City of Sunnyvale

Welcome to Sunnyvale: The Heart of the Silicon Valley Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale’s beautiful, clean suburban setting, efficient, high-quality city services, low crime rate, quality schools and prize-winning parks. Through its innovative and cost effective Public Safety Department concept, which combines traditional fire and police functions into one department, the city offers its citizens and businesses an award-winning record of safety and efficiency. City departments include: City Manager, City Attorney, Community Development, Environmental Services, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Library & Community Services, Public Safety (an innovative Police/Fire combination), and Public Works. The City also staffs the NOVA Workforce, which provides regional job-training programs to residents of Sunnyvale, San Mateo County and six other local municipalities. Sunnyvale’s commitment to every citizen within the community sets it apart. High quality parks, a full-service library, promotion of cultural arts activities and strong support for maintenance and repair of public facilities reflect this commitment. A wide variety of cultural and artistic events take place within the City, including the annual Art & Wine Festival, the Summer Wednesday Night Music Series, Jazz & Beyond Music Series, Hands on the Arts children’s art fair, a weekly year-round farmer’s market, and downtown holiday events. Additionally, the historic downtown business district is a vibrant commercial and entertainment hub.

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CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 10, 2022
Full Time
Description SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMIST Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity The Environmental Services Department provides comprehensive and innovative utility services for Sunnyvale's residents and businesses and facilitates initiatives to achieve the City's sustainability objectives. The department brings together technical, operational, and administrative professional disciplines to form its dedicated and dynamic team. This recruitment is to fill a current vacancy in the Senior Environmental Chemist classification in the laboratory but the eligible list may be used for future Senior Environmental Chemist vacancies in the laboratory . The laboratory performs a variety of physical, chemical, biological and bacteriological analyses to monitor operations and demonstrate compliance for the City's wastewater, drinking water and industrial pretreatment programs. Under general direction from the Laboratory Manager, the Senior Environmental Chemist plans, organizes, directs, and supervises the sampling, testing and reporting, quality assurance, and compliance monitoring activities of the environmental laboratory in the Environmental Services Department; performs a variety of technical tasks relative to an assigned area of responsibility; and performs related work as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Senior Environmental Chemist is a supervisory classification. Incumbents in this class perform difficult and complex work involving quality assurance and compliance monitoring, and provide day-to-day supervision to professional and technical level staff. It is distinguished from the lower-level of Environmental Chemist II by the complexity of worked performed and by the supervisory role assigned to it. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for the operation and compliance of the environmental laboratory; implements policies and procedures. Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the work of staff involved in environmental laboratory activities such as sampling, testing, and reporting. Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications; prepares various reports on operations and activities. Participates in the selection of staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures. Oversees the development of efficient sampling and analyses schedules, and develops new or revised standard operating procedures or testing methods. Implements the quality assurance program and ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations; ensures reliability of data and maintenance of laboratory accreditation. Reviews and analyzes laboratory test results, monitors the conduct of analytical procedures, and ensures the accuracy of both manually generated and computerized data. Gathers, analyzes, and compiles data for inclusion in various compliance reports for submission to management or regulatory agencies; prepares reports, memos and correspondence, using computerized software applications. Evaluates laboratory instrumentation and equipment; makes recommendations or writes specifications for the purchase of new equipment; manages preventative maintenance and service contracts for laboratory equipment. Takes a lead role in the conduct of analytical research, special studies, and investigations of environmental or health related issues. Represents the environmental laboratory in contacts with other staff at the Water Pollution Control Plant, City Departments, , outside agencies, and the public. Reviews scientific literature and publications to keep abreast of the current technical and regulatory developments; attends professional conferences and seminars. May serve as an expert witness in court or give legal depositions. Participates in community education programs, as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard and certain tools. The position also requires near and far vision when performing tasks such as testing and analysis work, in reading written work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag, carry and push equipment, tools and supplies up to 50 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent may be exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards, constant noise, and chemical exposure in the laboratory. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in chemistry, biology, or a closely related field, AND Four years of professional experience in a water or wastewater laboratory performing chemical, physical and bacteriological analysis of samples similar to an Environmental Chemist II with the City of Sunnyvale, which demonstrates a familiarity with advanced instrumentation and analytical techniques. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of operating and maintaining an environmental laboratory. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Principles and practices of safety management. Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules. Principles and practices of chemistry, biology and microbiology as applied to water, wastewater, industrial waste, and sludge. Methods and procedures of quality assurance programs. Proper laboratory sampling, chain of custody, and environmental laboratory analytical techniques and procedures. State and Federal regulations as applied to a water pollution control plant and public water distribution systems. Laboratory equipment operation and maintenance standards. Computer hardware and software used in the operation of analytical equipment and recording results. Data systems or tools to track, log, and manage laboratory data. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct environmental laboratory testing, analysis and compliance activities. Interpret and explain pertinent City and department policies and procedures. Prepare a variety of technical and administrative reports and correspondence. Develop and implement programs. Gather, analyze and interpret technical data and information; keep accurate and orderly records. Operate and maintain advanced laboratory instrumentation and analytical equipment. Conduct quantitative, qualitative, and statistical analysis of data. Analyze problems, evaluate alternative solutions, and make sound recommendations. Write correspondence, standard operating procedures, and technical instructions. Make presentations to management and to the public. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, public officials and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Occasionally work longer than a standard eight-hour day, or on weekends and holidays. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Possession of a valid Grade III Certificate in Laboratory Analysis issued by the California Water Environment Association. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS The application period closes on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 5:00 pm (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at https://sunnyvale.ca.gov , and click on 'City jobs'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the oral examination process scheduled for Tues day, June 14, 2022 . (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates that receive a passing score on the examination will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be invited to participate in a selection interview with the department tentatively scheduled on the week of June 20, 2022 . Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL HEAD LIFEGUARD (Job Code 9410) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as an assistant pool manager in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at various locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As a Head Lifeguard, you will: Assist in directing and supervising of the safe closure of the aquatic facility Maintains constant surveillance over pool users and staff. Participates in and assists with in-service trainings throughout season Assist the Pool Manager with supervising, scheduling, directing, and evaluating aquatics personnel, including lifeguards, cashiers, and volunteers in the instruction of lessons, recreation swim and special events. Assist Pool Manager with Jr. Lifeguard program Open and close facility, as well as maintain a clean, safe, and orderly facility. Ensure staff administers swim tests to determine participant's skill level Ensure staff plan and implement lesson plans Ensure the staff complete swimmer evaluations and certificates at the completion of each swim lesson session, and help with distribution Assist Pool Manager in keeping daily logs of rescues and other incidents involving the administration of pool rules for all aquatic facilities Ensure staff set-up pool and cleanup after instruction and recreation swim Perform the duties of a lifeguard/swim instructor when required due to staff deficits Monitor, train, and coach new lifeguards Perform related work as required WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push, or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age or older Two (2) summers of aquatics experience as a Lifeguard/Swim instructor and one (1) year of leadership experience. Leadership experience can be from being a team captain, student council representative, or serving in a leadership role in a club, sorority, or fraternity. A valid American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate Education: The minimum qualifications for education can be met in the following way: Graduation from High School or the tested equivalent. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Desirable Qualifications: WSI (Water Safety Instructor) certification preferred Bilingual (English/Spanish) Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov , click on CITY JOBS. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Initial review of applications will take place on March 1, 2021; qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730-7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in temporary employment providing basic customer service at a one of the City-owned golf pro-shop facilities and completing general cleanup of golf equipment. Essential Job Functions Provide excellent customer service by representing the City in a professional manner Handle customer transactions, including tee time reservations and grouping players Assist with timely opening, closing, and securing facilities, such as pro shop, restrooms, cart building Assist with moving golf carts from the storage facility to the customer staging area and return golf carts to the storage facility after use Clean golf facilities to provide for neat, safe, and secure workplace Vacuum, sweep, and mop flooring of facilities Clean and sanitize bathrooms Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner Perform other duties as required or assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required on the golf courses and in the pro shops. The ability to work in inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat, and cold. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 16 years old Basic knowledge of cleaning products and their use Good communication skills Ability to follow oral and written instructions Ability to prioritize multiple tasks Ability to work independently License/Certificate: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov and Click Jobs. (Application materials received after the recruitment closes are not accepted). Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this job posting may close without notice. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Rodney Wilson, Golf Operations Manager at 408-730-7592 or by email at rodneywilson@sunnyvale.ca.gov. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application . No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR (Job Code 9421) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a lifeguard, swim instructor or in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at varying locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As an Aquatics staff member, you will: Organize and instruct swim lessons and other water activities; Supervise youth and adult water activities; Take attendance and test swim participants based on American Red Cross guidelines; Interact with children, parents, care-givers, and City staff; Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants through American Red Cross standards of care. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications The minimum age is 16. Volunteer or paid aquatic program experience desired. Varying shifts available: (Winter/Spring) M - F between 5 am and 2:30 pm; S 6 am - 12pm; (During summer) Mon - Sun 7:30 am - 8:30 pm. Minimum Qualifications Lifeguard The above, plus: Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications are necessary before start date. *If applicant completes Lifeguard certification with City of Sunnyvale, and works for duration of summer, then the employee may be eligible for a reimbursement of certification fees. Desirable Qualifications: Water Safety Instructor certification Bilingual (English/Spanish) Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on "CITY JOBS". Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730-7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER ACADEMY ATTENDEE/GRADUATE Typical placement is made at the first step of the salary range Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate requirements, incumbents promote to Public Safety Officer I ($117,913 - $136,499). Upon successful completion of all phases of training, members of the Public Safety Officer I classification promote to Public Safety Officer II ($124,775 - $155,457 annually). This position has an excellent benefit package, including 2.7% at 57 retirement plan. Under immediate supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, either currently attends the California POST Basic Academy and is learning to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and basic life support activities; or has graduated from the California POST Basic Academy within the last 12 months; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate is the training level classification for general police and fire work for those incumbents not affiliated with an agency and currently enrolled in a police academy. Incumbents are not sworn personnel and are generally in this classification until successful completion of the police academy. Assignment to this classification is temporary. If incumbents do not successfully complete a police academy, they will be terminated. Incumbents hired after the graduation from the California POST Basic Academy are not sworn personnel and are generally in this classification until they are promoted to Public Safety Officer I. Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate is distinguished from the higher-level Public Safety Officer I in that the latter is a sworn position where incumbents continue training for both police and fire duties. Incumbents must successfully complete the police academy prior to being promoted to the classification of Public Safety Officer I. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Continued attendance and/or successful completion of the police academy to prepare for position of Public Safety Officer I. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and bodies weighing up to 165 pounds, the ability to run continuously for 500 yards and climb 6 foot high fences is also required. When in the field, positions are required to walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; wear police officer and firefighter clothing and carry equipment; climb ladders and work from elevated positions and enter confined spaces wearing appropriate breathing apparatus. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Attendees: Completion of 45 semester or 67 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Current attendance at a California POST Basic Academy with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. The completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university is required by the date of graduation from a California POST Basic Academy. Graduates: Associate's degree or 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Graduation from a California POST Basic Academy within the previous 12 months with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. Knowledge of: Basic principles of electricity. Principles of physics, chemistry of fire, and mechanics. Weights, measures and capacities. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Principles and practices of good customer service. Principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication. Ability to: Learn to apply principles and practices of law enforcement and fire protection. Learn to interpret and apply department policies and procedures and related State and Federal laws. Learn to perform firefighting, emergency response, and rescue and medical aid duties in response to calls for service. Write clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly and with correct English grammatical construction and spelling. Learn to safely use firearms and other modern police equipment and communication and information systems related to law enforcement. Make basic mathematical calculations as they relate to the essential functions of this position. Plan and present material orally to diverse groups. Read and interpret complex documents in English. Sketch such things as crime scenes and accident scenes. Observe, assimilate, remember and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected learned knowledge in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information. Speak with a wide variety of people, using tact, self-restraint, judgment, and strategy. Make quick and reasonable decisions under stressful emergency situations. Perform routine, repetitive work to completion. Exercise self-restraint and good judgment. Visually identify and accurately distinguish colors between various visual inputs at long and short ranges and in dark and smoky environments. Accurately identify and distinguish between colors. Hear and comprehend auditory inputs in radio transmissions, long range conversations, commands, and cries for assistance when obscured by background noises. Detect and distinguish the smell of different materials/chemicals, smoke/fires, and toxic gases. Speak in an understandable voice during in-person and radio conversations, to project voice, and to be heard over background noises. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish, maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and political situations. Use a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Adhere to ethics of law enforcement as stated in the "Law Enforcement Code of Ethics". Enforce all laws, policies and procedures regardless of personal ethics or feelings. Comply with department grooming standards and wear a uniform furnished by the department. Carry and use approved weapons, including (but not limited to) firearms and batons, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Take the life of another, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Work in, around, or with severely decomposed, burnt, or dismembered bodies. Train citizens as well as other employees. Work irregular hours, irregular days, overtime, weekends, holidays, variable shifts, evenings, on-call and 24-hour shift. Work at any location in the city on short notice. Attend meetings or classes both on and off duty. Licenses/Certificates: Possess and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years of age at time of application. Must provide letter from California POST Basic Academy verifying current enrollment or graduation. Must provide proof of T-Score. Must successfully complete a post-offer physical exam paid for by the City. Must successfully complete an extensive background check. Individuals who have been eliminated from a hiring process, either as a result of a background investigation or as the result of any psychological interview, are ineligible to re-apply until an 18 month period has elapsed since the final filing date of the last recruitment for which they have applied. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, you must complete the following steps. At time of application: Academy Attendees must have: Completion of 45 semester or 67 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND possess a valid Class C California driver's license with a safe driving record or driver's license from another state with a safe driving record. Current attendance at a California POST Basic Academy with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. The completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university is required by the date of graduation from a California POST Basic Academy. Academy Graduates must have: Associate's degree or 60 semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university, AND Graduation from a California POST Basic Academy within the previous 12 months with a minimum POST T-Score of 48. Submit a completed City of Sunnyvale application packet, which consists of: Supplemental Questionnaire; Physical Agility Requirement: Current (dated within one year of application) Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) results; Click here for more information about the WSTB: WSTB FAQs Click here for WSTB Physical Agility Practice Session Information Click here to view WSTB Physical Agility Test locations, dates and times Driving Record Requirement: Current (dated within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) printout . If you are an out of state applicant, please submit a current (issued and printed within 30 days prior to application) copy of your state's DMV printout. You will be required to possess and present a valid California Class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Click here to request your driver record . An electronic application may be submitted through the City of Sunnyvale website at sunnyvale.ca.gov . Please note: incomplete application packets will not be accepted. Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination at a date to be determined. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates pass the oral exam interview will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Department of Public Safety for the selection process, which will include oral interview(s), a comprehensive background history check, a polygraph test, a post-offer psychological and medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide proof they are "fully vaccinated” and have also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized by the federal Food and Drug Administration, prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department to move forward in the process will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts) at the time of the exam. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer-In Training PSOIT Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER I - LATERAL (Typical placement is made at the first step of the salary range. Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Officer I training requirements, incumbents will promote to Public Safety Officer II. The Public Safety Officer II salary range is $113,764 - $141,738 annually.) Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity For a full range of benefits information, including retirement benefits, please click on the Benefits tab above. A California DMV driver record printout, a copy of the California POST Basic certificate and a current WSTB are required for this position. Applicants in California must submit a copy of their current (dated within the last 30 days) California DMV driver record printout, California POST Basic certificate, and current WSTB in order for their application to be considered complete. Out-of-state applicants must submit a copy of their current (dated within the last 30 days) State DMV driver record printout and current WSTB with their application, and a copy of their California driver license and California POST Basic Course Waiver (in lieu of the POST Basic certificate) by time of appointment. Under close supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, learns to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services; and performs related work as required. To watch a video with information on careers with the Department of Public Safety, please click on the following link: Careers in Public Safety DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Public Safety Officer I is a sworn training position. Public Safety Officer I is distinguished from the lower-level classification of Public Safety Officer-in-Training in that the Public Safety Officer-In-Training is a non-sworn classification where the main duty is to complete a police academy. Public Safety Officer I is further distinguished from the higher-level Public Safety Officer II in that the Public Safety Officer II is the fully qualified sworn level where incumbents are capable of performing the full range of police and fire duties. Assignment to this classification is temporary. If incumbents do not successfully complete field training and a fire academy, they will be terminated. Upon successful completion of all phases of training, members of the Public Safety Officer I classification are promoted to the position of Public Safety Officer II. Although members of this classification are not necessarily required to use the full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics listed elsewhere in this document, they nevertheless must possess all of them in order to advance to the level of Public Safety Officer II. As with all public safety work, incumbents face an element of personal danger. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Successfully completes field training and fire academy to prepare for position of Public Safety Officer II. Patrols assigned area and preserves law and order through the prevention of crime and enforcement of laws. Responds to calls for service involving traffic accidents, robberies, disturbances, and other misdemeanors and felonies and takes appropriate action including making arrests. Investigates crimes against property and persons which include crime scene investigation, the collection and preservation of evidence, the identification and interrogation of suspects, and the pursuit and apprehension of suspects. Performs duties related to crime prevention and the correction of public hazards. Provides testimony in court related to assigned duties. Prepares and maintains investigative records. Actively enforces traffic laws through observation, use of radar, traffic checkpoints, and DUI suspicion stops; investigates traffic accidents; takes appropriate enforcement action. Plans, executes and participates in raids. Learns to perform the full range of public safety administrative duties, including, but not limited to, providing administrative and support services, field and on-the-job training, staff development, planning and research, problem resolution, internal investigation, disaster coordination, community education and crime prevention services, and other special duties as they occur or as assigned. Performs public education activities such as making presentations and providing demonstrations; participates in community events. Provides on-the-job training and evaluations for Public Safety Officers I and veteran Public Safety Officers II in new assignments. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision. Acute hearing is required to perform the duties of the Public Safety Officer. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and bodies weighing up to 165 pounds, the ability to run continuously for 500 yards and climb 6 foot high fences is also required. When in the field, positions are required to walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; wear police officer and firefighter clothing and carry equipment; climb ladders and work from elevated positions and enter confined spaces wearing appropriate breathing apparatus. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; AND Two years of experience in police work; AND Successful completion of a post approved police academy. OR Associate's degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; AND Successful completion of a POST approved police academy as a City of Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer in Training, Public Safety Officer in Training Academy Attendee or employment as a Public Safety Officer In Training Academy Graduate. Knowledge of: Laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures necessary to perform the essential functions of this classification. Basic principles of electricity. Principles of physics, chemistry of fire, and mechanics. Weights, measures and capacities. Principles of business letter writing and crime report preparation, including English usage, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Mathematical calculations as they relate to the essential functions of this position. Presentation techniques. Crime scene investigation techniques including sketching such things as crime scenes and accidents. Principles and practices of good customer service. Principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication. Principles and practices of risk assessment for public safety agencies. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Apply principles and practices of law enforcement. Successfully complete field training and a fire academy. Use firearms and other modern police equipment and communications and information systems related to law enforcement. Interpret and apply department policies and procedures and related State and Federal laws. Learn to perform firefighting, emergency response and rescue and medical aid duties in response to calls for service. Learn to drive and operate fire vehicles and equipment. Visually identify and accurately distinguish colors and between various visual inputs at long and short ranges and in dark and smoky environments. Hear and comprehend auditory inputs in radio transmissions, long range conversations, commands, and cries for assistance when obscured by background noises. Detect and distinguish the smell of different materials/chemicals, smoke/fires, and toxic gases. Speak in an understandable voice during in-person and radio conversations, to project voice, and to be heard over background noises. Observe, assimilate, remember and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected learned knowledge in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information. Speak with a wide variety of people, using tact, self-restraint, judgment, and strategy. Make quick and reasonable decisions under stressful emergency situations. Exercise tact, self-restraint and good judgment, and exhibit good moral character. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and political situations. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Comply with department appearance standards and wear a uniform furnished by the department. Adhere to ethics of law enforcement as stated in the "Law Enforcement Code of Ethics". Enforce all laws, policies and procedures regardless of personal ethics or feelings Carry and use approved weapons, including (but not limited to) firearms and batons, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Take the life of another, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures; Work in, around, or with severely decomposed, burnt, or dismembered bodies. Train citizens as well as other employees. Work irregular hours, irregular days, overtime, weekends, holidays, variable shifts, evenings, on-call and 24-hour shift. Obtain and maintain Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Certificate. Work at any location on short notice. Attend meetings or classes during regularly scheduled work hours as well as un-scheduled work hours. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession of a current California POST (Police Officers Standards and Training Commission) Basic Certificate. Physical health, strength and agility necessary to meet the physical demands of police and fire work, as determined by a physical ability test (CPAT) and a medical exam (based on current California POST Commission guidelines). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum vision of 20/200 correctable to 20/20; ability to wear soft contact lens if vision is less than 20/50. Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment. Must comply with citizenship requirements in effect at time of hire. Outside candidates who have been eliminated from a hiring process, either as a result of a background investigation or as the result of any psychological interview, are ineligible to re-apply until an 18 month period has elapsed since the final filing date of the last recruitment for which they have applied. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions, as well as a copy of your current (dated within 30 days) California driver record printout, California POST Basic certificate as listed below, and a current WSTB (dated within one year of application) to the Department of Human Resources (faxes are not accepted). Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at sunnyvale.ca.gov , click City Jobs. For information on the WSTB, click here: WSTB FAQ Out-of-state applicants: Out-of-state applicants must submit a copy of their current (dated within 30 days) State DMV driver record printout with their application in order for it to be considered complete. A California driver license and POST Basic Course Waiver in lieu of a POST Basic certificate will be required by the time of employment. Please send all materials to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (faxes are not accepted). Obtaining a POST waiver is a multiple step process. You must have your training and experience requirements evaluated by California Commission on Peace Officer Standards & Training (POST) and be considered eligible to participate in the Basic Course Waiver Examination (BCWE). Basic Course Waiver (BCW) is a multiple step process for evaluating prior law enforcement training and testing knowledge and skill levels. • To view detailed information about the BCW process, click here: Basic Course Waiver Process . • To access BCW process instructions, click here: Basic Course Waiver Process Instructions . • To access BCW Application, click here and scroll down to application: Basic Course Waiver Process Application . If POST determines that you meet the training and experience requirements of the BCW process, POST will send an eligibility letter with instructions for requesting the Basic Course Waiver Examination (BCWE). The BCWE must be taken within 180 days (six months) of the eligibility letter date. You must have your POST waiver submitted to the Department of Human Resources no later than time of appointment. Once you receive the eligibility letter from POST, submit a copy to the Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 (faxes are not accepted). EXAM PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, successful candidates will be invited to an oral exam interview. Those that pass the oral exam interviews will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. SELECTION PROCESS Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Department of Public Safety for the selection process, which will include oral interview(s), a comprehensive background history check, a polygraph test, and a post-offer psychological and medical exam administered by a City-selected physician before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide proof they are "fully vaccinated” and have also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized by the federal Food and Drug Administration, prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department to move forward in the process will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts) at the time of the exam. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION If you have any questions regarding the duties of this position or would like to schedule an informational interview, please contact Lieutenant Steven Gorshe at (408) 730-7164 at the Department of Public Safety Recruitment Unit. If you have questions, comments or concerns about the recruitment, hiring or selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (408) 730-7490. Full-time positions in this job classification are represented by the Public Safety Officers Association (PSOA) and are subject to agency shop provisions. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Public Safety Officer & Lieutenant PSO & LT Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 2 1 - 3 HOURS/WEEK Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Under general supervision of the Senior Center Community Service Coordinator II, the recreation instructor will lead a one-hour fitness class for adults 50 years and older. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following Teach fitness classes by leading and demonstrating moves and routines. Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive class environment for all participants. Adjust class as appropriate and needed to meet the various fitness levels of class participants. Responsible for bringing music to each class. Change routines and music to keep class interesting for regular participants. Maintain documentation of drop-in and class waiver signatures Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Current Group Fitness Certification or Specialty Certification Minimum one year experience of teaching in subject area Current CPR & First Aid certification Experience working with older adults High School diploma or tested equivalent License/Certificate: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions and required certification (i.e. Zumba Gold fitness, CPR, and First Aid certifications) to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Angela Chan by email to: angelachan@sunnyvale.ca.gov or call (408) 730-7803. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Seasonal
Description INTERN - RECREATION, MARKETING AND SPECIAL EVENTS Hours : 480 hours in a minimum of 12 weeks . The selected candidate for each season (Spring, Summer or Fall) will work under the supervision on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. with at least a daily 30-minute un-paid break. The City of Sunnyvale Department of Library and Recreation Services is seeking an Intern to assist with marketing projects (e.g. Activity Guide, fliers, social media), the production of special events (e.g. Hands on the Arts Festival, State of the City, Family Fall Fest) as well as assist in other work areas as needed (Arts - Gallery, Pottery Studio and Theatre; Youth, Teen, Adult and Senior recreation programming; Sports and Aquatics programming, Facility/Field Rentals and Customer Service Desk/Registration). Supervision Received and Exercised Receives general direction from the Recreation Services Coordinator 2 in the Department of Library and Recreation Services. This position may act as a lead with community members. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Creates marketing material to promote the Recreation Services recreation and social services programs successfully Maintains, enhances and provides content for social media pages on Facebook, Instagram and NextDoor Plans logistics for special events, including communicating with committee staff members, volunteers, vendors, artists and performers; ordering and organizing supplies and attending planning meetings and discussions Tracks and keep record of special event supply purchases Implements Special Events, including greeting the public and answering questions; helping with set-up and clean-up; and supporting vendors, partners, artists and performers by addressing equipment, technical, and other needs Performs a wide variety of task such as writing program descriptions, proofreading/editing marketing content, taking photos or selecting imagery to be used in marketing campaigns Prepares reports and presentations for Arts Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission or Library Board of Trustees Researches similar events in the Bay Area and beyond and suggests best practices Learns to follow all City standards related to branding and writing (Associated Press style), or as otherwise directed, and meet deadlines Represents the division at community outreach events (such as fairs, special events, etc.) by promoting recreation services programs and services Assists the Recreation Services Division with additional duties as assigned Professional Development Opportunities: Develop experience in special event planning and production Apply internet research skills and gain experience in social media marketing Improve writing skills through a variety of communication mediums (formal correspondence, marketing materials, web content) Gain experience in marketing programs and activities Gain exposure and experience in program planning in arts, sports, aquatics, youth, teens and older adult recreation Expand professional network in producing events WORKING CONDITIONS Position is required to work on the Community Center campus and may not work from home. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination when using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision when reading and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. The job duties may expose the employee to the outdoors, which may include exposure to fumes, dust, allergens and air contaminants. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a major in Recreation, Parks, Tourism, Hospitality, Marketing/Communications, Visual Arts, Performing Arts or Theater Arts Courses or experience in marketing, event planning, recreation, parks, tourism, visual or performing arts, theater or pottery Ability to: Follow general instructions, directions and procedures while working effectually with attention to detail; Process information and data in a relevant manner to reach reasonable conclusions and make practical decisions; Demonstrate flexibility of style relative to specific job assignments, working environments, shift schedules and hours; Work effectively with others, as a contributing group or team member on multiple assignments; Communicate with high proficiency in both written and spoken English; Prioritizing assignments and workload appropriately and responding to multiple deadlines Use independent reasoning to solve programs of moderate complexity: Establish and maintain effective professional work relationships with a variety of people, including City staff, volunteers, the public and artists/performers; Perform the essential functions of this position Internet research skills, including social media and networking sites Learn Associated Press writing style Creatively solve problems as they arise Knowledge of: Art, culture, theater, sports, aquatics, older adults programming in a recreation setting Computer programs utilized in the production of marketing collateral; specifically, Microsoft Publisher, Word and Excel (Adobe Creative Suite is a plus) Dynamics of development of social media sites Basic principles of graphic design Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions, and enrollment/course verification to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this internship, please contact Michele-Bridget Ragsdale by email to: MRagsdale@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description SENIOR WATER POLLUTION CONTROL OPERATOR Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. The next review date is Monday, May 16, 2022. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Senior Water Pollution Control Operator . The ideal candidates will have a journeyman level understanding of Wastewater Treatment and the associated equipment and controls required to operate those systems. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is a Class V Wastewater Treatment Facility with Recycled Water production. The Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant is undergoing an exciting transition, we are replacing original processes, structures, and equipment with the latest treatment technologies and we would like you to be part of that upgrade. The SWPCP is currently constructing new Screening, Pumping, Grit Removal, Sedimentation, Odor Control, Power Distribution, and SCADA system as the first major replacement effort. The Plant is also in design for a new Secondary Treatment process with Dewatering and Thickening to carry the city forward in our on-going effort to protect the bay and provide high-quality Recycled Water. The Senior Water Pollution Control (WPC) Operator provides support for their team members on an assigned shift. The Senior WPC Operator, as the shift supervisor, oversees the operation, inspection, and maintenance of the treatment process, plant equipment, and facilities. The Senior WPC Operator is a reliable communicator that prioritizes tasks and ensures that Operators, Maintenance, and other team members work in a safe and productive environment. For a complete job description, please click here: Job Description Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Performs all water pollution control operator duties including, operating centrifugal pumps, piston pumps, valves, sluice gates, blowers, mechanical bar screens, chemical feeders, chlorinators, collectors, aerators, channel masters or grinders; monitors, reads and calculates the flow of water through the Water Pollution Control Plant by meters, gauges and visual inspections. Oversees and inspects the work of assigned staff, and ensures the safe, compliant and effective operation of the plant. Coordinates emergency response measures at the plant; notifies the Department of Public Safety as needed; and is familiar with contingency plans, operations, layout and activities in the facility, including the location of all pertinent records and documents. Monitors all of the plant processes to ensure that local, state, and federal regulatory requirements are met. Reviews, comments and makes recommendations on plans and specifications for Capital Improvement Projects during design and construction at the Water Pollution Control Plant. Acts as liaison and coordinator for contractors and vendors on an as-needed-basis. Operates and makes minor repairs to engines, motors, pumps, sedimentation basins, chlorinators, contact channels and other related equipment. Becomes proficient at the use and application of the Plants Computerized Maintenance Management System and issues work orders in a timely fashion to ensure equipment is properly maintained. Certifies log books entries are accurate, complete and meet established guidelines. Performs analytical tests as needed. Performs confined space entry and may oversee such entries and ensure compliance with appropriate safety regulations Conducts sampling and monitoring by boat in the outfall channel, sloughs and ponds as necessary Ensures cost effective operations through the control and monitoring of electrical and chemical usage and costs. Regulates removal of primary sludge, sedimentation tank skimming and programming of sludge cycles. Checks and reviews time cards, and ensures compliance with vacancy guidelines; assists in training assigned staff and makes recommendations for improvement when needed. May act as the Designated Operator in Charge for the Water Pollution Control Operations Manager in his/her absence. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required in both the field and the office. The ability to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. Additionally, the incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather conditions, including wet, heat, and cold. The incumbent may be exposed to chemicals, hazardous materials, skin irritants, fumes, and solvents. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to perform confined space entries, climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, drive motorized vehicles and work in heavy traffic conditions. All the work at the plant requires the use of appropriate personal protective equipment and/or established safety programs to perform the job. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience : The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent, AND Three years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Chemistry, biology and operation of: primary treatment, oxidation ponds, fixed growth reactors, air flotation tanks and filtration; polymer, chlorine and sulfur dioxide additions, and other related wastewater and water reclamation technology, equipment and practices. Principles and practices necessary in the operation of filtration and disinfection for a Water Reclamation Plant. Principal and practices necessary in the operation of the Power Generation Facility and operation of related equipment. Regulatory agency guidelines as they apply to discharges of wastewater for both receiving water and water reclamation discharge. Mechanical, electrical and hydraulic principles. Safety procedures pertaining to plant operations, including the techniques for handling and storing hazardous chemicals, and responding to and reporting chemical spills and other emergencies. Skill in: The use of hand, power, mechanical, electrical and pneumatic tools, parts and support equipment including their proper identification and application. Ability to: Carry out all of Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant standard operating procedures, and operations and maintenance requirements. Read and interpret drawings, plans, schematics and specifications. Keep accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and memoranda. Supervise and train assigned staff. Perform all plant operations without direct supervision. Analyze and correct plant operations problems, and ensure continuous safe operation of the plant. Perform routine laboratory analysis for treatment and process control evaluation. Work as a an effective member of a team capable of listening, taking direction and offering support. Travel to various and remote locations in and around the Water Pollution Control Plant, surrounding ponds and landfill area. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Respond to emergencies at any time of the day or night, or on weekends or holidays; occasionally perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour work day or more than five days per week, or both. Work with, in, and around influents containing industrial wastes, plant process chemicals, hazardous materials, and residential sewage. Read and interpret gauges and other recording devices reflecting wastewater treatment plant operations and make complex operational adjustments based on recorded data. Wear a respirator or breathing apparatus. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Operate standard office equipment. Licenses and Certificates Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession of a valid Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate issued by the California State Water Quality Control Board. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources . This position is open continuous. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: 'CITY JOBS'. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. EXAM PROCESS Applications will be screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next stage of the examination process, which may consist of an oral exam Those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). If selected to continue in the process, a copy of your current California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record printout will be required. To obtain a copy, you can go to the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/online/dr to purchase your record on-line for $2.00. SELECTION PROCESS Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA). The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description POTTERY KILN TECHNICIAN (Recreation Technician) 10-18 HOURS/WEEK Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking 2 self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a pottery kiln technician. Under general supervision of the Recreation Services Coordinator, a kiln technician is responsible for firing participants' works (cone 06 and cone 10+), mixing glazes and general oversight of the pottery studio. Technician schedules are semi-flexible. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Load and off-load participant works. Fire 4 industrial sized kilns (2 electric and 2 gas) according to schedule. Order supplies and mix glazes for the studio. Oversee the maintenance and repairs for studio equipment. Oversee open studio hours assisting students with technical questions. Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive environment for all participants. Report to work in a timely manner and appropriately prepared. Drying slip for disposal. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND A minimum of 2 years of experience with loading and off-loading kilns; AND A minimum of 1 year maintaining pottery equipment or equivalent maintenance experience; AND A minimum of 2 years of glazing and firing experience Knowledge of: Pottery and ceramic techniques including centering, wheel throwing, slab rolling, wedging, glazing, hand-building and low- and high-firing is required. Desirable Qualifications: A degree in pottery/ceramics. Practicing potter/ceramicist. 1 year experience teaching pottery/ceramic classes by leading and demonstrating techniques associated with the subject matter. Ability to develop class curriculum for beginners. Knowledge of alternative firing techniques . License/Certificate: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternate transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions and required certification to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: Jobs. Application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Kristin Dance at (408) 730-7758 or by email to: kdance@sunnyvale.ca.gov. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL RECREATION INSTRUCTOR 1 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple recreation instructor openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Teach or lead specific activities or class such as preschool, fitness, specialty (art, robotics, etc.) Maintain a safe, friendly and inclusive class/activity environment for all Adjust activity or class as appropriate or needed to meet the various needs/levels of participants Responsible for activity/class set up, break down, preparation and equipment as needed Take attendance and administer/organize other paperwork and forms as needed Interact and communicate effectively with participants, families, caregivers, volunteers and City staff Other duties as assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years old High School Diploma or GED One year of experience in specific class/activity area (fitness, enrichment or specialty) and/or population (young children, youth, adults, older adults, special population) identified above Experience interacting with the public DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Possess a valid CA Class C driver's license and a safe driving record Willingness to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification (paid training). Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description RECREATION STAFF CASUAL RECREATION ASSISTANTS & SPORTS OFFICALS 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple program support staff openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other work commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Follow directions from a Program Lead in delivering high quality recreation programs/activities/classes (i.e., after-school programs, youth recreation camps, youth basketball league, senior lunch program, fitness room, facilities set up/break down) Provide excellent customer service, relating to a wide variety of people, situations and experiences Ability to work well with others in team setting or independently Assist with collecting fees, taking attendance and sign-in & out procedures Assist with program/activity/class set up and break down Other duties as assigned. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications The minimum age is 16 Experience interacting with the public Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision or in team with other staff DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi Possess a valid CA driver's license College courses in education, social service, recreation, human services, etc. Experience working directly with the public in a recreation or education setting. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook) Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL RECREATION SPECIALIST/LEAD 5 - 25 HOURS/WEEK (Flexible) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Recreation Services Division has multiple program lead staff openings across many recreation programs and activities. We serve youth, adults and older adults and have opportunities for flexible working hours (i.e., morning, after school, evenings, lunch time, weekends, etc.). Individuals may choose to work one assignment or multiple assignments and flexible work hours are possible to accommodate school schedules and/or other commitments. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to the following: Organize and lead activities such as arts & crafts, sports & games, health & fitness Supervise participants, volunteers and program support staff during programs/activities Take attendance and administer/organize other paperwork and forms as needed Issue, maintain and store equipment and supplies Suggest and develop activities as appropriate to enhance program/activity Interact and communicate effectively with children, parents, caregivers, volunteers and City staff Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants, support staff and volunteers Responsible for program staff development, training and supervision (i.e. staff meetings) Other duties as assigned WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires regular sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work-related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years old Two (2) years or two summers (2) of experience in specific program area (recreation, after school, health & fitness) or population (youth, adults, older adults, special population) identified above Experience interacting with the public Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Experience with staff/volunteer supervision or support DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma or GED Possess a valid CA Class C driver's license and a safe driving record Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi Willingness to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification (paid training) College courses in education, social service, recreation, human services, etc. Experience working directly with the public in a recreation or education setting. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook) Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application, supplemental questions, and resume to Human Resources Department. City of Sunnyvale employment paper application can be downloaded from the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide either proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination or receipt of a negative COVID-19 test within 7 calendar days prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Nancy Grove at (408) 730-7363 or email: ngrove@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description Theatre Technician ( Recreation Technician) The City of Sunnyvale seeks a qualified, self-motivated, energetic, responsible individual to join our Theatre staff. Sunnyvale Theatre is a state-of-the-art, fully equipped, 200-seat venue. Home to a resident theatre company, the facility is also in demand as a rental venue for smaller performing groups, dance and music school recitals, lectures and film screenings. This position will report directly to the Technical Coordinator. Essential Job Functions ( May include, but are not limited to the following ) Staffing rentals and City-presented performances on an on-call basis (typical call length is 4 hours). Operating lighting and sound boards during performances Supervising rentals, Setting up/striking sound/lighting equipment, Working as on-deck crew, Training/supervising volunteer stagehands and house staff as needed, Assisting with equipment maintenance. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years of age or older Graduation from high school or tested equivalent Technical theatre experience, including lighting and sound board operation, at college or professional level Ability to improvise lighting design/ general theatrical lighting experience is a plus Strong interpersonal communication skills (This position will include direct interaction with the public.) Good organization skills and demonstrated ability to work well both as a team member and autonomously References will be contacted License/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternative transportation as approved by the hiring authority. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Sound engineering expertise (live music, theatre) Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions, and education verification to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Experience and education must be listed on the application. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov , Search: Jobs. Application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. There are a limited number of positions and this job posting may close without notice. Employment is subject to change based on registration numbers. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in further Screening, which may include interviews and interactive assessment exercises. There are a limited number of positions and this job posting may close without notice. Employment is subject to change based on registration numbers. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Nathan Truitt at (408) 730-7472 or by email ntruitt@sunnyvale.ca.gov. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER - IN TRAINING Typical placement is made at the first step of the salary range. Upon successful completion of the Public Safety Officer Academy Attendee/Graduate requirements, incumbents promote to Public Safety Officer I ($117,913 - $136,499). Upon successful completion of all phases of training, members of the Public Safety Officer I classification promote to Public Safety Officer II ($124,775 - $155,457 annually). This position has an excellent benefit package, including 2.7% at 57 retirement plan ABOUT THIS POSITION The position of Public Safety Officer-In Training (PSO-IT) is a non-sworn, training classification while incumbents are attending the police and fire academies. Upon successful completion of the police academy, incumbents will be promoted to the sworn, training position of Public Safety Officer I. Upon successful completion of all required training, incumbents will be promoted to the sworn position of Public Safety Officer II. A Public Safety Officer II performs the full duties of both a police officer and a firefighter, which include preserving the peace; preventing and detecting crimes; protecting life and property; responding to fire, medical and other emergencies; enforcing laws and public ordinances; and, maintaining a public service approach towards the Sunnyvale community. To review the full job description and requirements of a Public Safety Officer-In Training, please click on the following link: Public Safety Officer-In Training ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY The Department of Public Safety (DPS) provides a fully-integrated police, fire and emergency response to the City of Sunnyvale community and residents. Because of the dual responsibilities, DPS offers a varied and exciting career. For more information about becoming a Public Safety Officer please call or text SDPSJOBS to 408-755-9686. For more information regarding the Department of Public Safety, please visit the DPS website at https://sunnyvale.ca.gov/government/safety/default.htm . ABOUT THE CITY OF SUNNYVALE The City of Sunnyvale is recognized as the "Heart of Silicon Valley," with a population of approximately 156,000. It is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County. For more information regarding the City of Sunnyvale, please visit the City's website at sunnyvale.ca.gov . DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Under immediate supervision of a Public Safety Lieutenant or Captain, attends police academy and learns to perform a wide range of public safety work involving the protection of life and property including law enforcement, crime prevention, fire suppression, rescue, and basic life support activities; and performs related work as required. The position of Public Safety Officer-In-Training is the training level for general police and fire work. Incumbents are not sworn personnel and are generally in this classification until successful completion of the police academy. Assignment to this classification is temporary. If incumbents do not successfully complete a police academy, they will be terminated. Public Safety Officer-In-Training is distinguished from the higher-level Public Safety Officer I in that the latter is a sworn position where incumbents continue training for both police and fire duties. Incumbents must successfully complete the police academy prior to being promoted to the classification of Public Safety Officer I. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Attends and successfully completes police academy to prepare for position of Public Safety Officer I. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading reports and work related documents and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal customer service. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and bodies weighing up to 165 pounds, the ability to run continuously for 500 yards and climb 6 foot high fences is also required. When in the field, positions are required to walk and stand during emergency situations, including on uneven and slippery surfaces; wear police officer and firefighter clothing and carry equipment; climb ladders and work from elevated positions and enter confined spaces wearing appropriate breathing apparatus. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: An Associate's degree or have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university. Knowledge of: Basic principles of electricity. Principles of physics, chemistry of fire, and mechanics. Weights, measures and capacities. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Principles and practices of good customer service. Principles and practices of effective interpersonal communication. Ability to: Learn to apply principles and practices of law enforcement and fire protection. Learn to interpret and apply department policies and procedures and related State and Federal laws. Learn to perform firefighting, emergency response, and rescue and medical aid duties in response to calls for service. Write clearly, accurately, concisely, legibly and with correct English grammatical construction and spelling. Learn to safely use firearms and other modern police equipment and communication and information systems related to law enforcement. Make basic mathematical calculations as they relate to the essential functions of this position. Plan and present material orally to diverse groups. Read and interpret complex documents in English. Sketch such things as crime scenes and accident scenes. Observe, assimilate, remember and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected learned knowledge in collecting, organizing and analyzing a variety of information. Speak with a wide variety of people, using tact, self-restraint, judgment, and strategy. Make quick and reasonable decisions under stressful emergency situations. Perform routine, repetitive work to completion. Exercise self-restraint and good judgment. Visually identify and accurately distinguish colors between various visual inputs at long and short ranges and in dark and smoky environments. Accurately identify and distinguish between colors. Hear and comprehend auditory inputs in radio transmissions, long range conversations, commands, and cries for assistance when obscured by background noises. Detect and distinguish the smell of different materials/chemicals, smoke/fires, and toxic gases. Speak in an understandable voice during in-person and radio conversations, to project voice, and to be heard over background noises. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Establish, maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and political situations. Use a Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Adhere to ethics of law enforcement as stated in the "Law Enforcement Code of Ethics". Enforce all laws, policies and procedures regardless of personal ethics or feelings. Comply with department grooming standards and wear a uniform furnished by the department. Carry and use approved weapons, including (but not limited to) firearms and batons, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Take the life of another, if justified by laws, policies, and procedures. Work in, around, or with severely decomposed, burnt, or dismembered bodies. Train citizens as well as other employees. Work irregular hours, irregular days, overtime, weekends, holidays, variable shifts, evenings, on-call and 24-hour shift. Work at any location in the city on short notice. Attend meetings or classes both on and off duty. Licenses/Certificates: Possess and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years of age at the time of hire. Must successfully complete a post-offer physical exam paid for by the City. Must successfully complete an extensive background check. Individuals who have been eliminated from a hiring process, either as a result of a background investigation or as the result of any psychological interview, are ineligible to re-apply until an 18 month period has elapsed since the final filing date of the last recruitment for which they have applied. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, you must complete the following steps. Review Minimum Qualifications and Job Description Public Safety Officer-In Training At time of application: have an Associate's degree from an accredited college or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units from an accredited college or university; possess a valid Class C California driver's license with a safe driving record or driver's license from another state with a safe driving record. Submit a completed City of Sunnyvale application packet, which consists of: City of Sunnyvale Employment Application;Supplemental Questionnaire; Written Test Requirement: Current (dated within one year of application) T-Score (a minimum score of 48) received on the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB); Click here for more information about PELLETB: South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium . Click here to view Applicant Preparation Guide for the Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery . Click here to view PELLETB test location, dates and times . Physical Agility Requirement: Current (dated within one year of application) Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) results; Click here for more information about the WSTB: WSTB FAQs Click here for WSTB Physical Agility Practice Session Information Click here to view WSTB Physical Agility Test locations, dates and times Driving Record Requirement: Current (dated within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) printout . If you are an out of state applicant, please submit a current (issued and printed within 30 days prior to application) copy of your state's DMV printout. You will be required to possess and present a valid California Class C driver's license at the time of appointment. Click here to request your driver record . An electronic application may be submitted through the City of Sunnyvale website at sunnyvale.ca.gov . Please note: incomplete application packets will not be accepted. Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process, which may consist of an oral examination at a date to be determined. (Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources). SELECTION PROCESS Those candidates pass the oral exam interview will be placed on an eligibility list for up to one year, in accordance with the City's Civil Service Rules and Administrative Policies. Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Department of Public Safety for the selection process, which will include oral interview(s), a comprehensive background history check, a polygraph test, a post-offer psychological and medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Individuals receiving offers of employment are required to provide proof they are "fully vaccinated” and have also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized by the federal Food and Drug Administration, prior to their start date. Individuals receiving offers of employment from the City who do not comply with this policy will have their offer of employment rescinded. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department to move forward in the process will be required to submit proof of education (i.e., original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts) at the time of the exam. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale Public Safety Officer-In Training PSOIT Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description POOL MANAGER (Job Code 9422) Note: Casual Seasonal non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than six (6) consecutive months and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in employment as a pool manager in aquatics programs serving the ages of 6 months to adults. The aquatic programs are held at 3 locations throughout Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions As a Pool Manager, you will: Observe pool areas to ensure cleanliness and safe, proper use of facilities and equipment Directs and supervises the collection of all fees, prepares daily records of receipts and deposits in accordance with agency policies Maintains constant surveillance over pool users and staff Enforces pool rules and regulations as they pertain to pool users and staff Participates in and assists with in-service trainings throughout season Supervise, schedule, direct and evaluate aquatics personnel, including lifeguards, cashiers, and volunteers in the instruction of lessons, recreation swim and special events. Oversee Jr. Lifeguard program at the pool site Open and close aquatics facilities and maintain in clean, safe and orderly manner. Ensure staff administers swim tests to determine participant's skill level Ensure staff plan and implement lesson plans Ensure the staff complete swimmer evaluations and certificates at the completion of each swim lesson session, and distribute them to parents Compile written accident reports to document rescues, injuries and other major incidents immediately after an accident occurs Keeps daily logs of rescues and other incidents involving the administration of pool rules for all aquatics facilities, and analyzes results to make adjustment to coverage when necessary Ensure staff set-up pool and cleanup after instruction and recreation swim Perform the duties of a lifeguard/swim instructor when required due to staff deficits Perform related work as required WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, stretching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate pool equipment and tools. The position requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to monitor and communicate appropriate pool activity. The need to lift, drag, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs. is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age or older Three (3) summers of aquatics experience as a Lifeguard/Swim instructor and one (1) year of leadership experience. Leadership experience can be from being a team captain, student council representative, or serving in a leadership role in a club, sorority or fraternity. Leadership experience in Aquatics is desired. A valid American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate Education: The minimum qualifications for education can be met in the following way: Graduation from High School or the tested equivalent. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Desirable Qualifications WSI (Water Safety Instructor) certification Bilingual (English/Spanish) Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's website at www.sunnyvale.ca.gov , click on CITY JOBS. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Initial review of applications will tentatively begin on March 1, 2022. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview for the position. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with additional interviews granted on an as-needed basis. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . If you have not heard back within five working days, please contact Faye Brand at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination . Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Kelsey Christian at (408) 730 7383 or email: kchristian@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at 408-730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description CASUAL LIBRARIAN - Children and Teen Services CASUAL LIBRARIAN - Adult Services (21 hours per week) The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the positions of Casual Librarian in Children and Teen Services and Casual Librarian in Adult Services. An energetic and highly motivated individual who possesses excellent customer service, technical and interpersonal skills is needed. The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with the public in a fast-paced full-service library environment. Key responsibilities include presenting story times, staffing the information desk, creating new and innovative programs for the public, using state-of-the-art technology to develop library content, and selecting interesting and relevant titles for the collection. Special projects may include working on plans for a new branch library and community center in north Sunnyvale and expanding the Library's community engagement and outreach activities. Librarians work under the direction of the Supervising Librarians of Adult Services or Children and Teen Services and other management staff in a team-oriented and forward-thinking environment. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Provides information, reference and reader's advisory services. Interprets and implements library policies, procedures and resources. Assists patrons in locating, selecting and using materials, and in answering a wide variety of questions. Participates in collection development activities, including selection, evaluation, merchandising and de-selection that meet the needs of the community. Participates in professional meetings, organizations, committees and workshops as resources permit. Participates in assigned library projects. Trains and directs the work of other library personnel. Seeks, writes and administers grant programs and other special projects. Maintains library materials and information on various databases. Adult or Children's/Teen Services: Plans and conducts programs on topics that include but are not limited to: computer applications, literature, book discussions, science, business and other topics of interest to the community. Organizes and carries out programs such as: storytelling, story times, book discussions, and school visits, recommendations of reading materials for children, teens, and parents. Speaks before community organizations and leads tours of the library. Plans and implements promotional activities for library events and services. Conducts database searches; adapts new technologies for improved library services. May maintain and develop the library's intranet and internet services, including the library website, mobile site, social networks, library catalog and other online resources. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision in reading written reports and work related documents. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, drag and push files, paper and documents weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience: The minimum qualification for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program. Knowledge of: Current practices, procedures and technologies used in professional library work. On-line data searching and other automated technologies used to access information. Book and non-book materials, reference resources, cataloging and classification plans and bibliographic utilities. Some assignments may need a basic understanding or familiarity with: Basic personal computer hardware and peripherals. Third party vendor online resources, web site development and associated computer applications, database maintenance and support of an integrated library system. Online social networking applications. Contemporary computer languages and application programming interfaces. Ability to: Carry out specific functions of the library system. Convey technical and resource information; advise and instruct library patrons in the use of library services and materials. Remain current and be aware of potential future technologies applicable to library services. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly, accurately, and concisely both orally and in writing. Plan and present material to diverse groups. Read and interpret complex technical documents and instructions. Develop innovative approaches to diverse library issues. Direct the activities of subordinate staff. Maintain accurate and orderly records. Work effectively as part of a group. Deal tactfully and effectively with the public and other City employees. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work shifts, nights, weekends and holidays. License/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternative transportation as approved by the hiring authority. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Ability to speak other languages that represent the demographics of the community. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application, responses to the supplemental questions, and education verification to the Department of Human Resources. (Postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on City jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates. You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Any successful candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (original copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). Documents may be attached to the online application or emailed to fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this position, please contact Nan Choi, Supervising Librarian at (408) 730-7301 or email nchoi@sunnyvale.ca.gov. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association (For Full Time Positions) SEA Benefits Summary of Service Employees International Union, Local 521 (For Part Time Positions) SEIU Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description TEMPORARY GROUNDSWORKER (Class Code: 9129) Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). *Seasonal non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than six (6) consecutive months and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in temporary employment to assist in the maintenance of public parks and open space. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): General cleaning of parks, including litter pick-up and emptying of garbage cans Custodial care of parks buildings and restrooms Operation of various power equipment including mowers, blowers and line-trimmers Provide customer service for park users Abate vandalism and hazard Other routine maintenance assignments. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking, crouching, stooping, squatting, reaching, crawling, twisting and climbing in the performance of daily activities. The need to lift and carry tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 75 pounds is also required. Incumbents work outdoors, in inclement weather, and the position may also require climbing. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Minimum age: 18 years old Education & Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A high school diploma or tested equivalent, AND Some experience in construction and/or maintenance laborer experience. Knowledge of: Basic safety practices and procedures. Ability to: Understand and follow verbal instructions and procedures. Communicate effectively with co-workers and the public. Ability to follow oral and written instructions Ability to prioritize multiple tasks Ability to work independently Work outdoors in any weather conditions Must be available to work between the hours of 4 a.m.- 7 p.m., Weekends shifts are possible . Licenses/Certificates Possession at time of hire and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C Drivers' License and a safe driving record. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit the required application materials to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms with the supplemental questions completed in full, are required . Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application, please do not indicate "see resume" on your application. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. I ncomplete applications will not be accepted. Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this job posting may close without notice. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. A valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record is required for this position at the time of appointment. Should you move forward to be hired for this position, you will be required to turn in a current copy of your DMV driving record. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Isaac Kirkpatrick, Parks Manager at ikirkpatrick@sunnyvale.ca.gov or (408) 730-7582. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description INTERN - YOUTH, TEEN AND FAMILY RESOURCES Hours : 480 hours in a minimum of 12 weeks . The selected candidate for each season (Spring, Summer or Fall) will work under the supervision on weekdays between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. with at least a daily 30-minute un-paid break. The City of Sunnyvale Department of Library and Recreation Services is seeking an Intern to assist the Youth, Teen and Family Resources unit with projects (e.g. benchmarking, implementation of new program, support program expansion efforts); Youth, Teen and Family Resources programming (e.g. After school, camps, pre-school, grant funded programs); and Customer Service Desk/Registration. Supervision Received and Exercised Receives general direction from the Recreation Services Coordinator 2 in the Department of Library and Recreation Services. This position may act as a lead with community members or in unit programs. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to, the following): Creates marketing material to promote Youth, Teen and Family resources and social services programs successfully Attends outreach events to communicate and promote programs Surveys public to ensure program quality and benchmark community needs Maintains, enhances and provides support to programs ran within the Youth, Teen and Family Resources Unit Plans logistics for special events, including communicating with committee staff members, volunteers and vendors; ordering and organizing supplies and attending planning meetings and discussions Tracks and keep record of program supply purchases Assists with monitoring program budget Direct support of programs, including greeting the public and answering questions; helping with set-up and clean-up; and supporting site staff with participant supervision or executing the lesson plan and other needs Performs a wide variety of task such as writing program descriptions, proofreading/editing marketing content, taking photos or selecting imagery to be used in marketing campaigns Prepares reports and presentations for Parks and Recreation Commission or Library Board of Trustees Research similar programs in the Bay Area and suggests best practices Learns to follow all City standards policies and meet deadlines Assists the Coordinators with creating a staff training Assists the Coordinators with creating staff schedules Attends all unit training and meetings Assists the Recreation Services Division with additional duties as assigned Professional Development Opportunities: Develop direct experience in areas such as Pre-k, Youth, Teen, Camp, Therapeutic, Event Planning and Staff Training Develop skills by attending City run staff development training Develop analytical skills Exposure to facility and staff scheduling Gain experience in budget planning and monitoring Develop skills in Office Suite software (Outlook, Publisher, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Gain experience in program and activity planning Gain exposure in direct program planning for youth, teens, therapeutic, staff training and benchmarking Expand professional network in producing events WORKING CONDITIONS Position is required to work on the Columbia Neighborhood Center or program sites, and may not work from home. Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination when using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision when reading and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. The job duties may expose the employee to the outdoors, which may include exposure to fumes, dust, allergens and air contaminants. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a major in Recreation, Parks, Tourism, Hospitality, Marketing/Communications or Public Administration Courses or experience in marketing, event planning, recreation, parks, tourism, youth programming (e.g. camp, afterschool, pre-school, grant funded programs) Ability to: Follow general instructions, directions and procedures while working effectually with attention to detail; Process information and data in a relevant manner to reach reasonable conclusions and make practical decisions; Demonstrate flexibility of style relative to specific job assignments, working environments, shift schedules and hours; Work effectively with others, as a contributing group or team member on multiple assignments; Communicate with high proficiency in both written and spoken English; Prioritizing assignments and workload appropriately and responding to multiple deadlines Use independent reasoning to solve programs of moderate complexity: Establish and maintain effective professional work relationships with a variety of people, including City staff, volunteers, the public and vendors; Perform the essential functions of this position Internet research skills Learn Associated Press writing style Creatively solve problems as they arise Knowledge of: Social, Youth, Teen, Therapeutic, Camp, Pre-School or After school programming in a recreation setting Computer programs; specifically, Microsoft Publisher, Word and Excel (Adobe Creative Suite is a plus) Basic principles of program development Basic knowledge of recreation principles Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application, the required supplemental questions, and enrollment/course verification to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience or skills relevant to this position. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and information regarding next steps in the recruitment process will be sent via email. Please check your email regularly for status updates . You may contact Faye Brand, HR Technician at: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for recruitment updates. Any candidate that is selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check, as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this internship, please contact Jesus Raygoza by email to: jraygoza@sunnyvale.ca.gov . For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description TEMPORARY MAINTENANCE WORKER I Note: Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Seasonal non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than six (6) consecutive months and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Under supervision, performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled assignments in the construction, maintenance and repair of City water, sewer, storm systems and streets; and performs related work as required. Maintenance Worker I is the entry and training level of the series. Under supervision and in a training capacity, incumbents are assigned routine, unskilled maintenance tasks while learning the basic construction and maintenance trades as necessary for the specific division to which assigned. Incumbents generally work as a member of a crew, but may be given independent assignments. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): General: Loads, unloads and operates pick-ups and trucks to transport maintenance supplies and materials. Places traffic control flags, signs and cones to direct traffic around work sites; may direct traffic. Uses general carpentry and mechanical hand tools such as brooms, rakes, shovels, ladders, hammers, screwdrivers, pliers, saws, drills and wrenches. Operates equipment such as air compressors, pneumatic hammers, power activated hammers, chain saws, concrete saws, pipe cutters, sprayers, compactors, forklifts, painting and spraying equipment and rollers. Performs routine maintenance and repair of hand and power tools. Tactfully responds to questions and comments from the public. Responsible for the safe operation of equipment and tools used. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. May prepare and keep written records and make material and equipment requests. May, under direction and on an irregular basis, operate equipment such as backhoes, front-end loaders and trucks. In addition to the general duties listed above, the following duties are also performed in the Sewer and Storm Section. As a member of a crew, incumbents participate in the following crew activities, independently performing certain tasks as assigned: Perform a variety of construction, repair, cleaning, and inspection work including rodding, hydroflush cleaning, television camera inspection, locating, and new pipe underground construction. Operate a variety of vehicles and equipment including loaders, pumps compressors, and heavy-duty trucks with trailers; set up and operate a variety of equipment including rodding, hydrovac, locating, and CCTV. Repair, replace, and install structures such as manholes, cleanouts, and pressure-relief valves. Calibrate, test, and operate air-monitoring devices. Depending on assignment, work in areas with the potential to contain biohazards. Assist with environmental cleanup; mitigate damage related to sewer spills. Read and interpret maps. Learn a variety of semi-skilled and manual work involved in the maintenance, cleaning, and closed circuit television (CCTV) inspection of sewer lines and structures. Perform heavy manual labor. Work outdoors in a variety of weather, terrain, and undergrowth conditions, with or around environmental hazards such as poison oak, stinging insects, and blood- and water-borne pathogens. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. The position also requires both near and far vision when operating assigned equipment. Acute hearing is required in both the field and the office. The ability to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 70 pounds, such as a jackhammer, is also required. Additionally, the incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather conditions, including wet, heat, and cold. The incumbent may be exposed to fumes, dust chemicals, biohazard materials and air contaminants. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to climb ladders, use power and noise producing tools and equipment, work in confined spaces, drive motorized vehicles and work in heavy vehicle traffic conditions. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Maintenance Worker I A high school diploma or GED equivalent, AND Six months of manual labor experience. Some knowledge of: The proper use and care of common hand tools. Ability to: Safely perform heavy manual labor. Learn the operation of power tools and equipment and the performance of a variety of semi-skilled tasks. Learn to safely handle toxic materials. Follow oral and written instructions. Work effectively as a member of a crew. Act in a courteous and diplomatic manner with members of the public. Willingness to: Wear a uniform. Licenses/Certificates Possession at time of hire and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit the required application materials to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms with the supplemental questions completed in full, are required . Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application, please do not indicate "see resume" on your application. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. I ncomplete applications will not be accepted. Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this job posting may close without notice. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. A valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record is required for this position at the time of appointment. Should you move forward to be hired for this position, you will be required to turn in a current copy of your DMV driving record. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Jerry Barajas, Wastewater Collection Supervisor at jerrybarajas@sunnyvale.ca.gov or (408) 730-7566. For information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov . The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: Continuous