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.

37 job(s) at City of Sunnyvale

CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 14, 2024
Full Time
Description PRINCIPAL NETWORK & SYSTEMS ENGINEER Regular, Full-Time Employment Opportunity Future Salary Increases 3.5% effective July 2024 3.5% effective July 2025 Benefits: Eligible for overtime pay Retiree medical benefit California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Pension 11 paid Holidays, plus 30 hours* of Floating Holidays (*Prorated based on date of hire) Paid Time Off (PTO) accruals Generous medical contribution towards medical, dental, and vision. The City does not participate in Social Security. Potential hybrid schedule after probationary period Onsite gym Are you interested in leading a dynamic team responsible for networking, system administration and telecommunications? The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a service-oriented Principal Network & Systems Engineer for the Information Technology Department. This position supervises the Network & Systems team. The team focuses on voice and data networking, telecommunications, radio infrastructure and overall storage and system administration. The team balances competing demands between operational and project tasks. Strong customer service and exceptional communication skills are essential to interact effectively with IT and business staff, consultants, contractors, the public and project stakeholders. The art of translating business needs into technical solutions is a highly desirable skill. Experience in implementing and supporting a complex network (e.g., Cisco) and systems infrastructure (e.g. VMs), troubleshooting ideas, performing systems analysis, and multi-tasking are essential for this role. Join Sunnyvale's award-winning IT department and help lead the charge in driving innovation and excellence through the City. Under general direction of an Information Technology Manager, supervises, leads, coordinates, monitors, performs and supports multiple information technology areas that may include one or more citywide data center activities and systems of data, voice, radio, video networks, and/or server solutions; revises, improves, updates, and maintains existing systems under the appropriate Service Level Agreements (SLAs); participates in and/or manages infrastructure, system implementation or client services projects to include schedule and resource planning; provides training and technical support to technical staff and end users; closely coordinates and works with departmental managers, system owners, end-users, public officials, the public, vendors, and project teams; executes the Information Technology Strategic Plan; assists in the development and management of the unit's performance measures and budget; supervises and manages staff within the unit; operates as the subject matter expert; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Principal Network & Systems Engineer is the highest level in the classification series. The classification of Principal Network & Systems Engineer is distinguished from the higher-level Information Technology Manager in that the Information Technology Manager is responsible for the overall administration of the division. This classification is further distinguished from the lower-level Senior Network & Systems Engineer in that the Principal Network & Systems Engineer is assigned the most complex duties and responsibilities of the positions in the series, works independently to complete operational and project tasks, may lead IT projects, and/or may have full supervisory responsibility. The Network & Systems Engineer classification series has three (3) distinct areas of focus listed below and all are assigned to the appropriate unit within the Infrastructure Services Division. To be hired as a Principal Network & Systems Engineer classification, the candidate must demonstrate the minimum qualifications with an emphasis in all three of the areas of focus below: Voice and Data Networking: Responsible for configuring and modifying the configuration of the City's voice and data networks to meet evolving and ongoing functional needs of City departments. Telecommunications: Responsible for configuring and modifying the configuration of the City's telecommunications to meet evolving and ongoing functional needs of City departments. Radio Networking: Responsible for configuring and modifying the configuration of the City's radio networks to meet evolving and ongoing functional needs of City departments. System Administration: Responsible for configuring and modifying the configuration of the City's server and storage systems to meet evolving and ongoing functional needs of City departments. Automate data exchange between related, but separate systems, including external interfaces to transfer data to and from vendors Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Supervises assigned IT staff; provides mentorship, guidance and direction; prepares and delivers evaluations of assigned staff. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of assigned staff. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; motivate staff and manage effective teams. Assists in the development and implementation of department and unit goals, objectives policies and procedures and correspondingly aligns to goals of assigned staff. Oversees the planning, design, installation, and supports data center activities and systems of data, voice, radio and video network infrastructures, IT equipment, servers, storage and applications to achieve optimum performance and security. Communicates effectively with internal clients and vendors to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions. Performs structured and complex analyses, designs and develops integrated information flow. Completes own service requests in a timely manner and provides support to end users, assigns service requests, incidents and problem tickets to team members. Ensures team contributions to the department's performance/service metrics. Defines standards of appropriate usage and performance of systems accordingly. Researches, designs, develops security and integrity of infrastructure and client device systems to ensure protection from inappropriate access or destruction to include disaster recovery and business continuity. Develops and executes preventive maintenance programs identifying weaknesses of current system to determine critical server/storage or network issues, including cybersecurity. Develops contract specifications, coordinates services and monitors terms and agreements provided by vendors and independent contractors. Recommends, evaluates, and monitors the acquisition and operational cost of network and server related items to obtain the best results, meet budget guidelines, and ensure system compatibility. Manages and monitors tasks related to projects or system implementations. Coaches, mentors, and trains other city staff through both formal and informal training programs. Oversees, develops, and maintains technical system documentation and develops and provides training programs and materials to end-users and other technical staff. Ensures completion of technical documentation by subordinates. Develops and executes project plans based on standard Project Management guidelines, and leads or participates in projects according to the plan, to include carrying out the IT Strategic Plan (ITSP). Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommends improvements and modifications; prepares various reports on operations and activities. Participate in budget preparation and administration for projects, operations or technology investments; monitor and control expenditures. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, crawling, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires repetitive hand movement and fine motor coordination in performing computer installation and repair and preparing reports using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires both near and far vision when repairing and installing computers, and color vision is required to accurately interpret visual displays and voice and data wiring color code standards. The nature of the work also requires the ability to climb ladders, drive motorized vehicles and work in small spaces. Acute hearing is required when communicating by telephone and in person. The need to lift, drag and push equipment and materials 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 one of the following ways: A Technology Certificate from an accredited college or trade school in information technology, computer and information research science, computer engineering, computer information systems, network architecture, network and computer systems administration, telecommunications administrations, electronic engineering technology, technology project management or closely related field AND eight years of experience in any two of the focus areas; OR An Associate's degree or have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university in systems administration, network systems administration, business information systems, computer science, information technology or closely related field AND eight years of experience in any two of the focus areas; OR A Bachelor's degree or four years of full-time post-secondary education from an accredited college or university with concentration in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, engineering, or closely related field; AND seven years of experience in any two of the focus areas OR At least two of Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE), Palo Alto Networks (PAN) Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate, VMWare Certified Professional (VCP), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Engineer (MCSE) certification AND eight years of experience in any two of the focus areas NOTE: A Master's of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of excellent customer service. Principles and practices of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL). Principles and practices of IT Service Management (ITSM) systems to include Incident/Problem Management; Request Fulfilment; Knowledgebase; Asset Management and IT Service Catalogs. Network traffic and performance parameters. Principles of VoIP and standard telephony. Principles of radio networks and frequencies The installation and management of relational databases. Methods and procedures of systems administration and security and integrity maintenance. Connectivity, system integration, and network design. Structure development, features, and access including configurations protocol and interfacing. Current developments and trends of network technologies. Principles and methods of system and network storage management. Local Area Network wiring and distribution methods. Wide Areas Networking Connectivity utilizing leased services, fiber backbone, and wireless transports. Principles and practices of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Methods and techniques to motivate staff and manage effective teams. Applicable industry and safety codes and standards. Cybersecurity practices and procedures. Principles of project management. Ability to: Provide excellent customer service. Supervise, coach, guide and mentor team members. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Analyze network/system problems by developing and using appropriate test structures and related diagnostics. Assess the risks and costs of IT operations and developing cost-efficient solutions. Translate user defined requirements into specifications and features. Supervise the work of subordinate employees and maintain functional relationships with a variety of other technical and non-technical staff. Design and perform server administration activities. Lead complex network and server/storage design projects in support of the IT Strategic Plan and City goals. Establish, maintain, and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; work independently and as a member of a team. Effectively organize, prioritize, follow-up, and use good judgment on work assignments to meet established deadlines. Determine needs for and/or develop administrative/operational policy proposals. Perform alternative cost/benefit analysis for network or server/storage enhancement or replacement and provide recommendations. Develop and maintains technical system documentation. Assist in contract development and negotiation and manage vendor performance. Develop and provides training and materials to end-users and other technical staff. Respond to cybersecurity issues and remediate in a timely manner. Serve as a client liaison to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives. Develop project plans based on standard Project Management guidelines, and leads or participates in projects according to the plan, in support of the IT Strategic Plan. Willingness to: Provide emergency response to reduce downtime, correct errors or monitor vendor activity surrounding critical system failures, off-hours scheduled maintenance downtime or work on call on a scheduled and as needed basis. Provide services in different geographical locations throughout the City as requested by users or needed. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and 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. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Public sector employment experience. Proven track record of implementing new network or server solutions within an organization and/or successfully maintaining a complex network. Proven track record of motivating teams and providing supervision to high-performing teams. Possession and maintenance of Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate. Possession and maintenance of VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) certificate. Proficient in the following: Active Directory; Dell Server Hardware; Windows Server OS; VMWare vSphere; Storage Area Networks; Email Administration; SQL; DNS; DHCP. Possession of NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer (NCIE) certificate. Possession of NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA) certificate. Possession of Palo Alto Networks Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) certificate. Possession and maintenance of Palo Alto Networks Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) certificate. Possession and maintenance of Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certificate. Possession and maintenance of Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certificate. Possession and maintenance of Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure level. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS The application period closes on Thursday, July 11, 2024, 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 Monday, July 29, 2024 and/or Tuesday, July 30, 2024. (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 an in-person selection interview with the department tentatively scheduled on August 5-7, 2024 . 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: 7/11/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 08, 2024
Full Time
Description MAINTENANCE WORKER 2 Tree Maintenance Division Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity This position serves on a tree crew; prunes, sprays, feeds and fertilizes; stakes and otherwise cares for trees. This position climbs and prunes trees using rope and saddle and/or aerial lift equipment. The City of Sunnyvale currently maintains a street tree inventory of over 38,000 street trees. The Maintenance Worker 2 - Tree Maintenance position is a fully trained/skilled tree climber position. The qualified candidate shall have at least six months experience similar to an ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist. This position serves on a tree crew, prunes, sprays, feeds, fertilizes, plants, stakes and otherwise cares for trees. This position climbs and trims trees using rope and saddle and/or aerial lift equipment. Successful candidates shall be required to demonstrate proficiency in tree climbing using standard arboricultural climbing equipment, i.e. rope and saddle, to pass probation of the Maintenance Worker 2 position. Information on the certified tree worker climber can be obtained at the following link: Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. For a complete job description, please click here: Maintenance Worker 2 Definition 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. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Maintenance Worker II is the fully trained working-level class in the service field operations series. Under supervision, incumbents perform a broad range of duties in 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 and may, under direction, lead a small crew of trainees or temporary workers and assist with training. Incumbents may be subject to call-back for after hour emergencies. In the Water Distribution Division, the Water Distribution Worker classification is alternately staffed with the Maintenance Worker I/II classifications. Incumbents may advance to the higher-level Water Distribution Worker classification upon meeting the qualifications of that classification. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): In addition to the general duties listed below, the following duties are also performed in the Trees Section. As a member of a crew, incumbents participate in the following crew activities, independently performing certain tasks as assigned. Serves on a tree crew; prunes, sprays, feeds, and fertilizes; stakes and otherwise cares for trees and shrubs. Climbs and trims trees using rope and saddle and/or aerial lift equipment, removes brush, and uses brush clippers. Operates light equipment such as chipper, root pruner, tree stumper, root cutter, chain and concrete saws, air compressors and jack hammers. Removes dead or damaged trees and removes stumps with stump removing machines. Prunes, feeds, fertilize, stakes, waters and otherwise care for trees. Maintains chainsaws, pole saws, pole pruners, and small power tools. 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. 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. The base salary for this classification includes pay for potentially hazardous duties as listed in the essential job functions. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Maintenance Worker II A high school diploma or GED equivalent, AND Six months of experience performing duties comparable to those of the City's Maintenance Worker I classification. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Maintenance Worker I 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. Maintenance Worker II Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working level as required for the Maintenance Worker I, plus the following: Working Knowledge of: The basic techniques, equipment and materials used in the maintenance of water systems, sewers, trees and/or streets, as required by the program to which assigned. The safety procedures for operating equipment and power tools. Ability to: Work effectively alone and as a member of a crew. Locate utilities and understand Underground Service Alert (USA) procedures. Willingness to perform on-call duty assignment and call-back work as required. Licenses/Certificates Trees Section: Completion of the Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) requirements for a commercial driver's license (CDL) and possession of a valid California Class B driver's license is required within the probationary period. Continued maintenance of a valid California Class B driver's license and a safe driving record is required through the duration of employment. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS The application period closes on Monday, July 8, 2024 at 5:00pm (postmarks or faxes are not accepted). Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position in their application. 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 Monday, July 22, 2024. (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 oral 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 for the week of July 29, 2024. 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 (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) . For assistance on how to fill out your application, watch the following video: How to Apply for a City of Sunnyvale Job - YouTube (5:13) 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: 7/8/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Jun 06, 2024
Part Time
Description LIBRARY SPECIALIST II, Part-Time REGULAR PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (21 hours per week) The position opens Wednesday, June 5, 2024 and the final filing date is Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and complete applications, whichever is first. The City of Sunnyvale is seeking to fill the position of Library Specialist II, Part Time with a friendly, confident, energetic, and highly motivated individual with great customer service, technical and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have experience working closely with the public in a fast-paced customer-driven environment. They will possess strong communication, multitasking, and teamwork skills, and demonstrate the ability to provide excellent customer service to members of the public and staff alike. Under general supervision of an assigned supervisor, performs clerical work of moderate difficulty in support of library operations and programs; assists patrons in the use of library; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Library Specialist II is the second level in the series. This classification provides routine clerical support for Library operations and programs by sorting and shelving library materials, responding to the more routine patron questions and performing other circulation duties in accordance with standard procedures or with specific instruction as to methods to be used. This classification differs from the lower-level classification of Library Specialist I in that Library Specialist I performs routine assignments requiring limited knowledge of the clerical methods and procedures of the work unit and in the degree of public contact. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Sorts and shelves library materials and ensures correct arrangement of materials; identifies materials in need of mending. Moves books and assists in organizing collections. Retrieves materials for patrons and delivers materials from remote storage locations. Assists with setting up library facilities for special events and programs. Searches materials for missing items and items on reserve. Provides first point of contact customer service to patrons in person and on the phone. Conducts transactions with the public and employees including the acceptance of payments or fees, registration of new library cards, checking library materials in and out using either manual or automated circulation systems and updating patron records. Receives and resolves routine patron questions. Explains library circulation policies, including fines and loan periods. Receives materials donated by patrons. Receives and distributes mail. Prepares routine correspondence. Unpacks materials delivered to Library. May deliver materials to offsite locations. 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 files, paper, books, carts and documents 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, Six months of clerical, customer service or library work experience. Knowledge of: General library procedures and practices. Modern office equipment and designated specialized computer software and operating programs. Basic cash handling techniques. Principles of customer service. Ability to: Carry out routine clerical and library procedures. Consistently apply policies and procedures according to available guidelines. Learn to handle records accurately. Learn to file alphabetically and numerically. Operate modern office equipment and applicable software. Provide excellent customer service to the public and City employees. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Make simple calculations. Explain library policies and follow procedural manuals. Establish, maintain and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees and the public. Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in the performance of duties. Learn the operations, policy and procedures of the Library. 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: Work irregular hours, evenings and weekends as required. 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 Customer service and/or clerical experience. Experience in a public library environment. Ability to speak other languages that represent the demographics of the community. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS The application period closes on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 5:00 pm (postmarks or faxes are not accepted) or after receiving 100 qualified and complete applications, whichever is first. 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 written examination process scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2024. (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 . 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 Service Employees International Union (SEIU). 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 Service Employees International Union, Local 521 SEIU Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act)Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 31, 2024
Full Time
Description BAYLANDS PARK GATE HOUSE ATTENDANT (Job Code: 9325-Recreation Assistant) Hours: 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 to June 30). The City of Sunnyvale is seeking self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals interested in part time employment to provide temporary administrative/cash handling support at Baylands Park Gatehouse. This position is required to work 8 hour shifts on weekdays or weekends. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Collect vehicle entry fee at Baylands Gatehouse Sell, log and distribute Season Passes Perform general housekeeping inside gatehouse Reconcile and prepare deposits at end of each day General customer service Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing 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 is 18 years old Licenses/Certifications: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C CA driver's license and a safe driving record OR the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Prior cash handling and customer service experience desired Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full and responses to the supplemental questions are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. *Relevant work experience must be listed under the Work Experience section of the application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application, please do not indicate "see resume." Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will also 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 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. 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 Jessica Truong, Recreation Coordinator 1, at 408-730-7331 or by email to jtruong@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. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 30, 2024
Full Time
Description SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER Regular, Full Time Employment Opportunities The City of Sunnyvale offers: City paid 2% contribution to a deferred compensation plan. Classic CalPERS members have 4% of the employee contributions paid by the City, leaving only 3% for the employee to contribute. Comprehensive City paid family medical, dental, and vision benefits. Excellent Retiree Medical Benefits. The City of Sunnyvale is actively seeking highly enthusiastic, innovative, and creative individuals to join the Environmental Services Department in various divisions. The ideal candidates will have a passion for excellence, a commitment to serving the community and outstanding interpersonal skills. Candidates must exhibit excellent problem-solving skills; a strong ability to communicate effectively and proactively both orally and in writing; and the capability to establish and maintain effective work relationships. We are currently recruiting for the following Senior Environmental Engineer positions: Regulatory Programs Division: Under general direction from the Regulatory Programs Division Manager, the Senior Environmental Engineer - Wastewater Treatment will focus on regulator support to the Water Pollution Control Plant for NPDES discharge requirements and for air, safety, and hazardous materials compliance programs for the Plant. * Water Pollution Control Plant Division: Under general direction from the Water Pollution Control Plant Division Manager, the Senior Environmental Engineer - Wastewater Treatment will provide engineering services to support process control and coordinate CIP activities at the Plant. * Water and Sewer Division: Under general direction from the Water and Sewer System Division Manager, the Senior Environmental Engineer - Civil Utilities provides engineering services for the City's water system, sanitary sewer collection system, and stormwater collection systems including development review and system CIP. *These are new positions included in the recommended budget for FY 2024-25, which will be considered by the Sunnyvale City Council on June 18, 2024. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The position of Senior Environmental Engineer is a supervisory classification. The classification of Senior Environmental Engineer is distinguished from the higher-level Division Manager classifications in that the latter have overall responsibility for management of various services or programs. Essential Job Functions ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Conducts a variety of studies and analyses of engineering projects or problems. Assists in the preparation Division's budget. Compiles engineering data, tabulates field data, and makes calculations. Assists in managing utility construction projects, schedules, and contract administration. Handles public relations and inter-utility coordination on the phone and in person. Writes, reviews and edits City Council agenda reports and engineering reports. Develops and supervises complex engineering research programs, and presents regarding various phases of work. Coordinates, oversees, and participates in investigations, studies, research, analyses, programs and projects for environmental projects. Monitors data gathering to ensure completion and conformance to requirements and business needs. Prepares and provides operations performance data and related summaries. Prepares estimates and calculations for process parameters, operations and maintenance costs, hydraulic calculations and/or coordinate the efforts of contracted consultants performing said work on behalf of the assigned division. Coordinates work requirements of capital improvement and other engineering projects with other departments. Works with utility customers to provide guidance and direction in establishing utility service requirements. Represents the division, department, and City at public and professional meetings and conferences; confers with the public and representatives of other agencies. Oversees or participates in the preparation of various complex technical regulatory reports required by State and Federal agencies. Takes an active part in the establishment of policies, standards, and procedures and assist in long-range planning in the assigned division. Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the work of staff working on assigned programs. Supervise staff, as-needed labor, contractors, or volunteers. Participates in the selection of staff; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures. Serves as a technical resource in assigned technical area; provides technical advice to field operations, other City departments, and the public related to assigned area as required. Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitors and controls expenditures. Investigates and develops technical requirements and specifications for establishment of maintenance purchase orders, material purchase orders and contracts. Prepares preliminary and final cost estimates; performs cost-benefit calculations related to operational changes and return-on-investment analyses for projects. Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; establishes schedules and methods for performance of professional and technical activities; implements policies and procedures. Authorizes the procurement of necessary supplies, materials, and equipment. In addition to the above, if assigned to the Senior Environmental Engineer - Civil Utilities duties may include, but not limited to: Prepares engineering designs, plans, specifications, cost estimates and recommendations for a variety of water and sewer utility construction and maintenance projects, including but not limited to services, pipelines, storage tanks, wells, pumps, engines and control systems. Performs drafting involved in the preparation of maps, drawings and plans. Reviews plans and specifications for compliance with Water and Sewer Utility requirements. Represents the Water and Sewer Division in the community and at professional meetings and seminars as required. Prepares reports on water quality, supply and sales and other water related topics. Reviews legislative issues and environmental impact reports related to water quality and water supply planning. Checks plans submitted by private engineers and other public agencies for compliance with City Standards related to infrastructure. Evaluates regulations and assesses impacts to water and sewer operations and makes recommendations on City response to regulations. In addition to the above, if assigned to Senior Environmental Engineer - Wastewater Treatment duties may include, but not limited to: Analyzes wastewater process and operational data and recommends modifications to process design and/or operations to address regulatory compliance, efficient operation, or other operational objectives. Investigates problems and formulates strategies for treatment to assure cost effective operation and compliance with discharge requirements. Evaluates regulations and assesses impacts to wastewater operations and department services; makes recommendations on City response to regulations. Oversees or participates in the development, implementation, and troubleshooting of process controls systems. Plans and guides implementation of data management methods to address regulatory requirements. Applies statistical techniques in the interpretation of process testing results. Develops and maintains an intimate knowledge of the Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) treatment systems allowing for a strong understanding and ability to explain to others how the systems function and evaluating impacts for presentation to affected departments, consultants and other stakeholders. Remains knowledgeable about developments in wastewater treatment techniques and processes, as well as changes in regulations and discharge standards. Develops and maintains a strong understanding of stormwater and wastewater regulatory requirements including NPDES, BAAQMD, Title 22 and CFR Part 503 Regulations. Revises operations and maintenance manuals as required. Prepares preliminary designs and specifications for the construction of small "in-house" projects. Reviews plans and specifications for wastewater operations and maintenance projects. Prepares environmental impact reports, planning studies, and other technical reports and correspondence. 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 also requires near and far vision in reading written 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, carry and push files, paper, books and documents up to 25 pounds is also required. Some duties require field visits to inspect and monitor projects with exposure to inclement weather. 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 civil, chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or a related field, AND Five years of increasingly responsible professional civil, mechanical, chemical, or environmental engineering experience, depending on assignment, includes experience in a supervisory or project management role. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations. Methods and techniques for data and map collection, presentation and record management. Methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation. Principles and practices of budget monitoring. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Fundamentals of physical, biological, and chemical wastewater treatment processes. Knowledge of the fundamentals of physical, biological, and chemical wastewater treatment processes. Knowledge of current technological developments in sanitary engineering. Knowledge of research methods. Knowledge of wastewater treatment plant unit operations and unit processes. Knowledge of state and local rules and standards governing the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Knowledge of administrative and organizational principles. Knowledge of supervision principles and practices. Ability to organize and present formal written reports and technical oral presentations in an effective manner. Ability to deal effectively with the public and other employees. Federal, State, and local rules and standards governing water quality protection and wastewater management. Knowledge of instrumentation logic and its relationship to data management and wastewater process control. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct assigned engineering and operations activities. Perform difficult and complex engineering computations and analysis and make comprehensive and sound decisions. Prepare and present administrative and technical reports and presentations. Effectively manage projects and consultants. Read, interpret and analyze maps, engineering design plans, estimates, technical manuals, specifications and reports. Apply City design requirements, standard details, specifications and other design guidelines. Negotiate effectively to ensure the best interests of the City are met. Solve difficult engineering problems. Interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish, maintain, and promote positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. 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 perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour workday and attend evening meetings. 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. Possession and maintenance of registration as a professional civil, structural, mechanical, or chemical engineer issued by the State of California. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working as an engineer in a public agency. Possession of a Collection System Maintenance Grade II certification issued by the California Water Environment Association 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 no later than 5:00 pm on June 25, 2024. 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 clicking 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 examination process, which may consist of an oral examination scheduled on July 10, 2024. Note: The examination process may be changed as deemed necessary by the Director of Human Resources. 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. 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 Managers Association (SMA). 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 Management SMA Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 30, 2024
Full Time
Description NEIGHBORHOOD PRESERVATION MANAGER Regular, Full-Time Employment Opportunity Under general direction of an assigned Public Safety Captain, plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Neighborhood Preservation Unit within the Division of Investigations & Community Services of the Public Safety Department; coordinates unit activities with other divisions or departments; provides highly responsible technical support to the Public Safety Captain; and performs related work as required. The Department of Public Safety provides fully integrated public safety services to the community. We uphold our commitment and responsibility to the public and each other by adhering to the shared values of Excellence, Professionalism, Accountability, and Community Engagement. This position in the Community Safety Services division offers an opportunity to better the community by c oordinating with citizens, neighborhood groups, City Council staff, City Departments and outside agencies to develop equitable solutions to difficult problems . Distinguishing characteristics of this position include, but are not limited to: Recommending and implementing unit goals and objectives; establishing performance standards and methods for the enforcement of municipal, State and Federal codes. Developing and implementing policies and procedures in accordance with current code enforcement trends, legislation, regulations and internal direction. Planning, developing and overseeing the work of staff involved in the investigation of code enforcement issues and interpretation and enforcement of ordinances and codes. For the Neighborhood Preservation Manager the City of Sunnyvale: contributes 4% of the 7% employee contribution to CalPERS for classic members; contributes 2% of an employee's gross pay to a deferred compensation plan, and provides fully employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification is distinguished from the lower-level Senior Neighborhood Preservation Specialist in that the Neighborhood Preservation Manager is responsible for the overall administration of the unit. This classification is further distinguished from the higher-level classification of Public Safety Captain in that the Public Safety Captain is a sworn position with responsibility for administration of the Community Safety Services Division. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Recommends and implements unit goals and objectives; establishes performance standards and methods for the enforcement of municipal, State and Federal codes; develops and implements policies and procedures in accordance with current code enforcement trends, legislation, regulations and internal direction. Plans, develops and oversees the work of staff involved in the investigation of code enforcement issues and interpretation and enforcement of ordinances and codes. Evaluates operations and activities of the unit; implements improvements and modifications; prepares various reports on operations and activities. Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitors and controls expenditures. Participates in the selection of staff; coordinates staff training; conducts performance evaluations; recommends discipline; implements discipline procedures. Receives and responds to inquiries and complaints received by City Council, the City Manager, other departments, residents, property owners, businesses, and outside agencies; investigates and researches issues and develops a correct course of action. Assists staff with the more complex cases; assists with the interpretation of codes and develops strategies to obtain compliance; works with other City departments as necessary. Reviews administrative citation appeal hearing staff reports and abatement hearing staff reports. Prepares a variety of technical and administrative reports, documents and correspondence; presents information to the City Council and City Manager. Regularly drives through the City to identify and monitor problem properties, areas and open spaces. 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. The position also requires near and far vision when performing tasks such as field inspections, in reading written 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, carry and push files, paper, books and documents up to 10 pounds is also required. Additionally, when performing field inspections, the incumbent may be exposed to biohazards and work in a variety of working conditions and inclement weather conditions, such as wet, heat and cold. The nature of the work also requires the incumbent to climb ladders and steep slopes, and walk around potentially unstable properties, houses and businesses. 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 planning, public administration, or a closely related field; AND Four years of experience interpreting and enforcing a variety of codes, including two years of supervisory experience. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of code enforcement and code interpretation. Pertinent local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws. Methods for bringing properties into compliance through the enforcement of municipal, Federal and State codes. Land use concepts and zoning principles. Principles and practices of budget development, implementation and monitoring. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Techniques of negotiations and conflict resolution. Current trends and developments in code enforcement. Office methods, procedures, software and equipment. Ability to: Organize, implement and direct Neighborhood Preservation operations and activities. Interpret and explain pertinent local, State, Federal and department policies and procedures. Assist in the development and monitoring of the program budget. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Conduct thorough investigations of potential code violations and reach a sound conclusion. Interpret and apply complex codes. Prepare and present technical and administrative reports. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Communicate effectively, 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: Perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour workday or more than five days per week, and on nights, weekends, or holidays. Travel to remote sites within the city to conduct inspections. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Certification as a Code Enforcement Officer by the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO). Previous experience supervising code enforcement staff. 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 by 5:00 pm on Monday, June 24, 2024 (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 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 examination process, which may consist of an oral examination scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2024. (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 of Public Safety. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a comprehensive background investigation, 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. 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 Managers Association (SMA). 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 Management SMA Benefits Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 29, 2024
Full Time
Description ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS SPECIALIST I Regulatory Programs, Solid Waste, and Water and Sewer Divisions Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunities The recruitment opens on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, and the final filing date is Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at 5:00 pm or after receiving 100 qualified and complete applications, whichever is first. Please note: Only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered for this position. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The Environmental Services Department provides comprehensive and innovative utility services for Sunnyvale's residents and businesses, including initiatives to achieve the City's sustainability and zero waste objectives. The department brings together technical, operational, and administrative professional disciplines to form its dedicated and dynamic team. We are seeking energetic, creative, organized program professionals to advance our environmental goals by engaging the community and designing responsive programs. We are currently recruiting for the following Environmental Program Specialist positions: Regulatory Programs Division: Implement Watershed stewardship programs focused on pollution prevention practices for stormwater and wastewater management. *Regulatory Programs Division: Implement Sustainability programs (e.g. building or transportation electrification) including policy development, program design and implementation, and community engagement. *Solid Waste Division: Implement Zero Waste programs including SB1383 compliance, waste management technical assistance, outreach and enforcement for multi-family dwelling and commercial businesses. *Water and Sewer Division: Implement Water Conservation programs to support “Water Conservation as a Way of Life.” *These are new positions included in the recommended budget for FY 2024-25, which will be considered by the Sunnyvale City Council on June 18, 2024. The eligibility list from this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies in the classification. All positions are responsible for developing, planning, and implementing environmental programs, and are expected to become knowledgeable about all of the Department's service areas, regardless of which division they are assigned to. The positions provide an opportunity for candidates to enhance their marketing, engagement, and collaboration skills as well as build a solid understanding of City policy and program development and implementation. Definition Under the general supervision of an Environmental Programs Manager, plans, coordinates, monitors, and oversees environmental programs in the Regulatory Compliance and Sustainability Division. Incumbents follow federal, state, and local laws, guidelines, and regulations; performs professional-level technical and analytical work; coordinates community outreach events; assists with compliance and regulatory reporting in assigned program areas and performs related work as assigned. The incumbent participates as a responsible, proactive, and professional team member. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Environmental Programs Specialist I - Incumbents perform assigned duties under general supervision. Incumbents develop and implement environmental-based programs; actively participate as a key leader/member; demonstrate successful performance of assigned programmatic duties; demonstrate strong technical and analytical background to analyze and interpret pertinent data and documentation. As experience is gained, there is the greater independence of action within established guidelines. The classification is flexibly staffed with Environmental Programs Specialist II. Incumbents are not automatically promoted to the higher level; the needs of the department determine the level of assignment. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Assist in the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies, and procedures by providing leadership and cooperative participation on programmatic work teams; contributing input and expertise in highly complex and technical program area(s) as necessary and upon request. Develops outreach materials and coordinates with graphic designers, printers and mail house services for printing/mailing/distribution of final collateral pieces. Writes clear, concise articles on program topics for a variety of outreach pieces including social media, web posts, and newsletters ensuring Environmental Services Department branding and messaging is consistent and coordinated. Use Community Based Social Marketing techniques, incorporating the techniques and evaluation methods in the City's environmental outreach campaigns. Educates and trains City staff, property and business owners, tenants and the public through individual contact in the field, over the phone, at workshops or community events or other appropriate means. Schedules and conducts presentations at schools and various meetings. Prepares administrative and technical reports related to assigned program area including for regulatory agencies. Responds to phone and written requests for information. Conducts tours of water, solid waste/recycling, and wastewater treatment facilities. Serves as staff liaison with community advisory committees and other groups. Plans and participates in meetings with the Environmental Services Department or City staff to share information and coordinate projects. Participates in meetings, organizations, committee workshops and conferences. Keeps abreast of environmental trends, issues, and the impact of local, state and federal legislation and regulations on programs, services and facilities and the impact on the community. May direct and supervise staff, volunteers, or the public in developing, implementing, and administering programs. 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 files, paper, books and documents weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. Some duties require incumbents to climb rungs attached to debris boxes, open and sort bags of garbage and recycled materials during waste audits, and work outdoors in various weather conditions. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education & 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 environmental studies environmental science, sustainability, or a related field; AND One year of experience in environmental program development, coordination and/or implementation or related field. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of environmental sciences. Principles and practices of program and policy development and implementation. Principles and practices of outreach and education methodologies including Community Based Social Marketing. Federal, State, County and City regulations and programs concerning environmental issues. Basic research, data collection, and data analysis techniques. Office methods, procedures, software, and equipment. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public and City staff, in person, via email, and over the phone. Ability to: Plan, organize and implement environmental programs in a specialized area. Facilitate meetings, presentations, and other activities in support of assigned programs. Speak effectively in front of groups. Conduct meetings with customers to review and resolve recycling/garbage challenges and/or address other environmental services issues. Analyze and understand difficult issues in an assigned area of responsibility. Understand, follow and communicate clearly, concisely, and tactfully both written and oral instructions. Coordinate and physically conduct field work such as waste audits at customer sites or the SMaRT Station, or trash hot spot cleanups. 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 initiative, ingenuity and sound judgment in solving problems and developing effective solutions within the role of an Environmental Services Specialist. Understand, interpret and explain relevant portions of the Municipal Code, as well as relevant laws and regulations to technical and non-technical audiences. Work independently and as a team member; recognize and set priorities and meet deadlines. Operate a computer using word processing and business software and other office equipment. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Willingness to: Work weekends and attend night meetings when needed. Attend professional workshops and conferences as resources allow. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California class C driver's license or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Fluency in one or more languages other than English. Public sector work experience. Application and Selection Process APPLICATION PROCESS The application period closes on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at 5:00pm or after receiving the first 100 qualified and complete applications, whichever is first (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 Tuesday , July 16, and Wednesday, July 17, 2024 . (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 for Wednesday, July 24, 2024. 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 (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) . For assistance on how to fill out your job application, watch the following video: How to Apply for a City of Sunnyvale Job - YouTube (5:13) 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: 6/25/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 25, 2024
Full Time
Description PUBLIC WORKS CREW LEADER - URBAN FORESTRY Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity Effective July 7, 2024: 3.5% increase to advertised rates The City of Sunnyvale is looking to hire a Public Works Crew Leader - Urban Forestry in the Public Works Department, Parks Division. This person is driven to continuously make a positive impact on the organization and believes that as a team we accomplish more. As an organization, we are motivated to produce the highest level of service possible. We provide maintenance services for about 40,000 street trees. Working in the Public Works Department, Parks Division for the City of Sunnyvale as a Public Works Crew Leader - Urban Forestry provides an opportunity to improve the landscape in the community and see the results of your work. All of this, plus a generous benefits package which includes: a competitive salary, career development, and training opportunities, make the City of Sunnyvale a great place to work. Under direction, supervises and actively participates in the field, works with and leads field crews and individuals involved in the Urban Forestry program maintenance activities including the care and maintenance of trees; and performs related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Public Works Crew Leader: Urban Forestry is a working supervisor responsible for coordinating the work of the Urban Forestry program field crew. Incumbents perform the most complex duties related maintenance and care of city trees primarily street trees including planting, pruning, removal, hazard evaluation and may operate heavy equipment and supervise others in such operation. The work requires the application of specialized knowledge of the tools, equipment and techniques used in the Street Tree Services programs and the ability to coordinate and direct the work of subordinates. This position frequently requires contact and communication with the public as well as staff from other divisions and departments in the city. This classification is distinguished from the higher level classification of Public Works Supervisor in that the latter is the full supervisory level which plans and supervises the work of several crews, and is called upon to exercise greater degrees of responsibility and judgment. It is further distinguished from the next lower level of Senior Park Utility Worker in that the latter leads a single two to three person crew. It is also distinguished from the lower level Utility Worker in that Utility Worker is an individual member of a tree crew. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Coordinates and supervises the activities of a crew engaged in the care and maintenance of trees; trains crew members in all aspects of job performance; assists in the performance evaluations of workers. Develops schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. Receives and distributes daily assignments either through written or verbal communications. Effectively resolves on-the-job problems as they occur; troubleshoots complex maintenance issues and develops solutions or makes recommendations. Operates and oversees the operation of equipment used in tree maintenance. Monitors and ensures conformance with all Safety Standards. Leads and participates in tree maintenance activities using aerial lifts, rope rigging, chippers, pruning equipment, stump grinders, root pruners, sprayers, chain saws, and other such specialized tree maintenance equipment. Provides and coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies. Provides applicable information and education to the public. Responds to public inquiries regarding tree care of public trees. Performs a variety of skilled tasks related to Arboriculture. Assist in maintaining work records in computerized and/or written format as required by division policy and procedures. Participates and contributes to division, departmental and City-wide safety programs; ensures safety rules and regulations are followed by subordinates. 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, drive motorized vehicles, work in confined spaces and work in heavy traffic conditions. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations. The base salary for this classification includes pay for potentially hazardous duties as listed in the essential job functions. 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 Four years of tree maintenance experience. Knowledge of: Proper use of equipment, ropes, rigging, methods, and materials used in tree maintenance operations. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) tree pruning standards. Occupational hazards and job safety precautions as related to tree maintenance operations, including the most current edition of ANSI Z133.1 Arboricultural Operations Safety Requirements and ANSI A300- (All Parts) Tree, Shrub, and other Woody Plant Management - Standard Practices. Operating and maintaining tools and equipment used by the City in tree maintenance operations. Principles and practices of supervising and training. Ability to: Supervise, coordinate, and direct the work of a field crew. Read and interpret engineered plans, sketches, diagrams, and construction markings. Identify and prepare sites for the marking of utility locations. Safely and effectively operate construction equipment such as backhoes, front-end loaders, trucks, root pruning machines, aerial lifts, and other tree equipment. Ability to climb and care for trees using rope and saddle as well as aerial lift devices. Resolve technical problems as appropriate for the situation. Take accurate measurements and perform mathematical calculations. Prepare and maintain accurate paperwork and/or computer files, such as records, logs, orders, surveys, and routine reports. Use a computer to perform administrative tasks. Safely perform heavy manual labor. Safely handle toxic materials. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Follow oral and written instructions. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Establish and maintain and promoted positive and effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, 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: Wear a uniform. Wear personal protection equipment. Travel to various locations with the City. Perform on-call duty assignments and call-back work as required. Work irregular hours, shifts and weekend. Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Commercial class B driver's license and a safe driving record. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA): Certified Tree Climber or Certified Arborist credential within six months of appointment. State of California Department of Pesticide Regulations Qualified Applicator Certificate in the Category of Landscape Maintenance or Right-of-Way Pest Control within six months of appointment. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Work experience in a municipal setting. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA): Certified Arborist. 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 no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, June 24, 2024. 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 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 examination process, which may consist of an oral examination scheduled for Thursday , July 11, 2024. (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 of Public Works tentatively scheduled for July 18, 2024. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a comprehensive background investigation, 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. 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 Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA For assistance on how to fill out your job application, watch the following video: How to Apply for a City of Sunnyvale Job - YouTube (5:13) 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. Summary of Sunnyvale's Employees Association SEA Notice of CFRA (California Family Rights Act) Rights and Obligations Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 23, 2024
Full Time
Description For information on this exciting opportunity and to apply, please go to: City Manager Recruitment - Peckham and McKenney Please see the City Manager brochure for benefits information. Closing Date/Time: 6/17/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 18, 2024
Full Time
Description SENIOR WATER POLLUTION CONTROL OPERATOR Regular Full-Time Employment Opportunity Effective July 7, 2024: 3.5% increase to advertised rates. 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 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 no later than 5:00 pm on June 17, 2024. 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 clicking 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 examination process, which may consist of an oral examination scheduled on July 2, 2024. 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. 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. 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: 6/17/2024 12:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
May 18, 2024
Full Time
Description PRINCIPAL WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PLANT OPERATOR Regular, Full-Time Employment Opportunity Effective July 7, 2024: 3.5% increase to advertised rates. The Principal Water Pollution Control Plant Operator, reporting to the Water Pollution Control Operations Manager, undertakes supervisory responsibilities at the Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant (SWPCP). Their duties include providing instruction, troubleshooting, and maintenance related to plant operations, supervising training programs, ensuring efficient operation and maintenance of equipment, and coordinating with various stakeholders. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This Principal Operator position is the advanced journey-level classification in the Water Pollution Control Operator series. Incumbents are responsible for the coordination efforts between the Operations and Maintenance sections of SWPCP, administering the Operations portion of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), and ensuring preventative maintenance is performed as required. Incumbents supervise the Operator in Training (OIT) Program. The Principal WPCP Operator is distinguished from the next lower classification of Senior Water Pollution Control Operator in that the Principal WPCP Operator performs a complex range of duties in the scheduling, training, operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment systems and has supervisor level responsibility. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Provides leadership for water pollution control operators; works in a collaborative manner with other staff such as maintenance, laboratory, administration, contractors and other city staff to ensure that all safety, compliance and optimization efforts are diligently pursued. Coordinates emergency response measures at the plant; notifies the Department of Public Safety as needed; familiarity with contingency plans, emergency operations, layout and activities in the facility, including the location of all pertinent records and documents; offers suggestions to improve safety protocols when needed. Monitors all plant treatment processes to ensure that local, state, and federal regulatory requirements are met, and documents process conditions as required. 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, flights, gates, valves, chlorinators, contact channels and other related equipment. Is proficient at the application, use, and administration of the SWPCPs CMMS and ensures that associated work orders are appropriate, properly submitted, approved, and issued in a timely fashion to ensure the SWPCP equipment is properly maintained. Reviews, adds critical relevant information if needed, and certifies logbook entries are accurate, complete and meet established guidelines. Performs and orders analytical tests as needed for pilot studies, process control evaluation or other troubleshooting efforts. Ensures cost effective operations through the control and monitoring of electrical loads, chemical usage, staffing overtime/training assignments, and other operations costs. Optimizes removal of all solids separation processes such as primary sludge pumping, sedimentation tank FOG skimming, programming of raw sludge pumping cycles, and algae float skimming treatment and disposal. Schedules work for all crews based on individual operator Shift assignment including annual vacation requests and other time off requests. Updates monthly schedule to ensure the plant is properly staffed at all times on all shifts every day of the year. Checks and reviews time cards, and ensures compliance with vacancy guidelines. Trains operations staff on new and existing systems and equipment, developing and modifying training materials as needed to keep up with existing and changing technology. Evaluates process control programs to ensure they work as designed, preform under extremes and tune/s the system/s when drift of the process is observed. 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 of 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. The base salary for this classification includes pay for potentially hazardous duties as listed in the essential job functions. 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 Five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant with at least 3 years at the shift supervisor level as defined by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). The Senior WPC Operator position at the SWPCP is considered equivalent to the SWRCB Shift Supervisor definition. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: Chemical, biological, physical and mechanical systems associated with the operation of: pre-treatment, primary treatment, oxidation (facultative) ponds, fixed growth reactors (Nitrifying Trickling Filters), dissolved air flotation tanks, dual media filtration, disinfection, neutralization and the production of recycled water. The application, control, monitoring, troubleshooting and the equipment to dose polymer, chlorine or sodium hypochlorite, sodium bisulfite , and other related wastewater and water reclamation chemicals. 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 (Co-Gen) Generation Facility, electrical distribution, and operation of related equipment. Regulatory agency guidelines as they apply to the collection, treatment and discharge of treated wastewater for both receiving waters and water reclamation supply. 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 Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems to monitor, adjust, and evaluate plant process control parameters to meet performance targets and meet or exceed effluent water quality goals for NPDES compliance. The use of computers; SCADA generated trends for wastewater treatment processes analysis, troubleshooting and process control. The use of hand, power, other mechanical, electrical and pneumatic tools and other equipment. Ability to: Supervise Operations and coordinate activities during normal business hours requiring a high degree of competence. Communicate and prioritize assignments to ensure routine or emergency maintenance activities, maintenance or Capital Improvement Construction, and routine, special or emergency operations are carried out in a safe, compliant and effective manner. Carry out the Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant standard operating procedures, and operations and maintenance requirements. Work with the mechanical support sections to ensure that required maintenance activities are completed in a safe, timely and effective manner. Read and interpret drawings, plans, schematics and specifications. Keep accurate records; prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and memoranda. Supervise the SWPCP Operations Training Programs and train/mentor assigned staff. Perform all plant operations without 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 an effective team leader offering support to all levels of staff. 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. Work with, in, and around influents containing municipal wastewater, plant treatment processes, wastewater treatment chemicals, hazardous materials, and residential, commercial and industrial sewage. Read and interpret gauges and other recording devices reflecting wastewater treatment plant operations and make complex operational adjustments based on recorded data. Be fit tested and wear/dawn and maintain the ability to use an air-purifying respirator and/or self contained breathing apparatus SCBA. Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner. Operate standard office equipment; use word processing and spreadsheet applications. Willingness to: Respond to emergencies at any time of the day or night, including weekends and holidays; occasionally perform duties for periods longer than the normal eight-hour work day or more than five days per week, or both. Travel to all areas around the Sunnyvale Water Pollution Control Plant, surrounding ponds and landfill area as needed to evaluate and ensure proper operation during normal and emergency events. 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 or above 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 no later than 5:00 pm on June 17, 2024. 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 clicking 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 examination process, which may consist of an oral examination scheduled on July 2, 2024. 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. 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. 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. copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Positions in this job classification are represented by the Sunnyvale Employee 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: 6/17/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Apr 21, 2024
Full Time
Description CARE MANAGER, TEMPORARY (Level 2-5) (Case Manager Job Code: 9584 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 a Care Manager (Level 2-5) to perform professional social work with older adults and/or families to obtain health, financial, and social services to provide assessments, develop and implement case management plans, and perform related duties as required. This position reports to the Recreation Services Manager and receives occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of operating procedures and policies within the department. What is the Senior Center Care Management Program? A care management program prepares individualized care plans and manages the coordination, procurement, and monitoring of services. In addition, the program provides professional Care Managers to advocate and support older adults (seniors) in their efforts to maintain independence, age successfully, and age with dignity. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to, the following: Support seniors' welfare by connecting them and their families to services and resources available from nonprofits and privately funded organizations; Provide a comprehensive assessment of culturally diverse clients to collect functional, environmental, psychosocial, economic, and health status to determine their needs and create a cost effective care plan; Conduct in-office or in-home visits; Provide comprehensive information and referral services; Provide comprehensive assessment to collect (psycho-social, functional, health, financial, and housing) care planning, service arrangement, and care monitoring; Prepare and present training programs and workshops; Develop support systems to meet client needs by identifying and coordinating a variety of available services; Intermittently interpret and explain simple or complex laws and regulations and elder service programs to clients and the general public; Organize and accomplish all tasks related to assessing the client, developing the care plan, implementing the service plan, conduct follow up, and monitoring of the plan. Maintain a professional relationship with each client; Maintain accurate records and documents. Maintain professional charting and documentation of client progress in a timely fashion. Prepare written reports for City and cooperating agencies. Carry a caseload of 30-45; The position requires good time management skills, organization, oral and written communication skills, and basic computer skills. The ability to work with diverse populations is needed; fluency in a second language is a plus. Familiarity with social services and community resources for older adults is needed; Analyze situations and determine proper course of action by making decisions and utilizing independent judgment, problem solve to assess needs of clients, observe seniors for assessment purposes, and explain regulations and findings to clients and families; Serve as an advocate and a community resource. Process referrals and consults to and from community sources and other Care Managers. Develop and coordinate promotional information for seminars and social service programs; Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner; obtain information through questioning; establish and maintain effective casework relationships with clients; Professional Development: Participate in workshops, seminars, and meetings which help increase understanding and growth in Care Management (continuing education); Assist in the recruitment, training, supervision, and support of volunteers and part-time staff; Function as a member of the Senior Center staff team. Participate in meetings and related activities as required. Ensure compliance with City policies and procedures; Provide on-going communication with the Recreation Services Manager regarding significant occurrences, problems, or potential problems affecting clients or staff; Establish and maintain knowledge of community resources. Establish a rapport with community agencies and representatives. 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 qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: Care Manager Level 1: Must be at least 18 years old. High School Diploma, GED or equivalent; Possession of or able to obtain a valid CPR and First Aid certification (course may be taken after hire); College/University student enrolled in an accredited program in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Rehabilitation or other related field; Able to use a computer, calculator, telephone, and photocopy machine; Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of social work as applied to senior populations; Principles and techniques of interviewing, mental health, diagnostic assessment, and a variety of counseling methods; Medical, psychological, educational, social service, legal, and community resources; Local, state, and national social service programs for older adults including but not limited to: Medicare, Medi-Cal, Social Security, State Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, Housing Assistance Programs, Immigration & Naturalization Services, US Citizenship Procedures, Food Programs, Low-Income Assistance Programs, In Home Supportive Services, and Transportation Services; Signs and symptoms of mental illness and diseases which cause memory loss; understand cultural influences on behavior; identify need for services; analyze and assess elders and caregivers by active listening and direct observation. Family dynamics and human behavior related to the aging process; Cultural influences on behavior in a multicultural community; Laws and regulations regarding elder abuse and functions of public assistance and social service systems. Care Managers Level 2-3: The above, plus A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Rehabilitation or other related field; Two (2) years of Care Management experience will be considered. OR A Master's Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Rehabilitation or other related field; One (1) year of Care Management experience with the older adult population. Care Managers Level 4-5: The above, plus A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Rehabilitation or other related field; Four (4) years of Care Management experience will be considered. OR A Master's Degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Rehabilitation or other related field; Two (2) year of Care Management experience with the older adult population. Licenses/Certificates Possession at time of hire and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C Drivers' License and a safe driving record. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full and responses to the supplemental questions 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." Applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will also 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 competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education.Qualified applicants 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 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. 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 Trenton Hill, Recreation Manager, at 408-730-7378 or by email to thill@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. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Apr 21, 2024
Full Time
Description **REPOSTING - PRESCHOOL HEAD TEACHER SALARY CORRECTION** Preschool Assistant (Casual Recreation Specialist - Job Code 9327) $19.40 - $23.60 Preschool Teacher (Casual Recreation Instructor I - Job Code 9522) $20.00 - $23.00 Preschool Head Teacher (Casual Recreation Instructor II - Job Code 9523) $23.00 - $27.95 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 qualified, self-motivated individuals interested in working with young children in a part-time preschool environment. Ages range from 3 to 5 years. The program goals include: teaching children to listen and react, to follow directions, to learn to take turns and share, to build self-confidence, to become aware of the world and think creatively, to make new friends, and to understand basic academic principles, like recognizing shapes, colors, the alphabet, and numbers. Staff will work in teams of two and share duties. Essential Job Functions Preschool Assistant (may include, but are not limited to the following:) Planning the day's activities, including crafts Assist in the arrangement and selection of special activities, events, and guest speakers. Request, maintain and organize supplies. Lead songs, games, crafts, activities, and stories Communicate with children, parents, volunteers and supervisor. Direct behavior and maintain order in class; Help children understand patience, and learn to delay satisfaction and deal with conflict; Teach socialization skills including sharing, manners and taking turns; Maintain a clean, safe environment. Preschool Teacher All essential job functions of a Preschool Assistant plus the following: Co-teach with another Teacher in absence of Head Teacher Preschool Head Teacher All essential job functions of a Preschool Teacher plus the following: Serve as Site Lead for the assigned classroom. Supervise Preschool Staff and Preschool Instructors working in their assigned classroom. Research, prepare and submit supply orders in timely manner; Manage and maintain classroom supplies, equipment and furniture. Prepare staff schedules and assist with identifying subs as needed. Lead curriculum planning meetings with other preschool staff and mentor staff on curriculum preparation Prepare class calendars for parents. Prepare and maintain class documentation. Ensure staff adhere to cleaning schedule. Assist Coordinator with leading teacher learning day meetings. Minimum Qualifications Preschool Assistant Must be at least 18 years old and possess a HS diploma or GED; 2 years or 2 summers experience working with young children; Able to walk, run, dance, lift, crawl and have energy to keep up with a group of small children and lift up to 10 lbs. Be reliable, positive, patient, understanding and caring with children; Be flexible and able to respond to change; Excellent communication skills; Project a positive, professional image; Good organization skills, a self-starter with problem solving skills and able to complete assignments on time; Has or able to obtain First Aid and CPR certification. Experience in a classroom setting desirable. Preschool Teacher All minimum qualifications of a Preschool Assistant plus the following: 12 ECE (Early Childhood Education) units; At least one year or summer of experience working in a classroom setting. Preschool Head Teacher All minimum qualifications of a Preschool Teacher plus the following: At least two years of experience working with children in a classroom setting. 6 additional Early Childhood Education units (plus 12 ECE units required for preschool Teacher totaling 18 ECE units) 2 ECE units of adult supervision and/or 24 total units desirable 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 these opportunities, please submit a City of Sunnyvale Employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to be considered for a position. City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's Employment page at Sunnyvale.ca.gov or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. 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 candidates 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 employment opportunity, contact Rene Huerta at 408-730-7355 or email: rhuerta@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. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Apr 21, 2024
Full Time
Description PUBLIC SAFETY CADET Casual (Part-Time) Positions (25 hours per week) (Job Code 9250) 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). Student Status Required: To be eligible for the Public Safety Cadet position, candidates must be currently enrolled as a college student with a minimum course load of six units per semester or ten units per quarter. Essential Job Functions Under supervision, performs clerical duties, tasks and assignments; assists with public safety training program(s); performs errands; and, other similar duties, as assigned, within the Department of Public Safety. There may be some lifting, loading and moving of heavy items. To watch a video with information on careers with the Department of Public Safety, please click on the following link: Recruitment and Careers . 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 files, paper, books, 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 Must be at least 18 years old; Must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a Community College or University (6 semester units or 10 quarter units Must possess a valid California driver's license; Ability to act in a courteous and effective manner when dealing with the general public both by telephone and in person; Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions; Ability to read, write, spell, and speak clearly in English; Ability to pass a comprehensive background investigation which includes a polygraph examination, credit history, driving record, criminal activity, military and employment records, and character references (in accordance with the minimum standards for employment issued by the California POST Commission); Willingness to abide by the Public Safety Cadet Code of Ethics; Willingness to wear a department-issued uniform; Willingness to work up to 20 hours a week, including some weekends and evenings. 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 your City of Sunnyvale employment application, supplemental questionnaire, a current (issued and printed within the last 30 days) DMV Record printout, and enrollment verification 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 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 Department of Public Safety for review. 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 that 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 are 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 . A copy of your driving record can be obtained via the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov . INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of current enrollment (i.e. copy of college/university transcripts or enrollment verification) . ADDITIONAL INFORMATION If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Steve Gorshe, Public Safety Lieutenant at 408-730-7100. 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
Apr 12, 2024
Seasonal
Description TEMPORARY GROUNDS WORKER - GOLF (SEASONAL) (Class Code: 9129) 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 golf courses, for up to 40 hours a week. Essential Job Functions (May include, but are not limited to, the following): General cleaning of golf courses, including litter pick-up and emptying of garbage cans Custodial care of golf buildings and restrooms Operation of various power equipment including mowers, blowers and line-trimmers Provide customer service for golf customers 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 Must be available to work between the hours of 4 a.m.- 7 p.m., Weekends shifts are possible. 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. Skill in: Performing unskilled and some semi-skilled construction work. Operating hand and power tools, equipment and light trucks. Basic maintenance and repairing of tools. Ability to: Understand and follow verbal instructions and procedures. Communicate effectively with co-workers and the public. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks Ability to work independently Work outdoors in any weather conditions. Work in, with and around chemicals, solvents, grease, oil, pesticides, water, wastewater and/or hazardous substances. Work in dry, dusty, smoky or humid atmospheric conditions. Work in a cold, wet or damp environment. Work with and in moving vehicles. Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Use and maintain basic hand and small power tools. Push, pull, lift and drag items weighing up to 75 pounds. Walk, stand, sit, kneel, crawl, bend and climb repetitively or over a long period of time. Reach above shoulder height and use both hands. Work in a noisy environment. 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 Applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page at https://sunnyvale.ca.gov , and click on 'City jobs'. This position is open continuous however, t his recruitment may close at any time without notice . Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Supplemental Questions: Candidates are asked to be detailed in answering the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be used to further identify those applicants who are best qualified to continue in the selection process for this position. 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. INFORMATION ABOUT CALIFORNIA DRIVERS REPORT A valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record is required for this position. 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. 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, GED equivalent, or college/university transcripts). ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Rodney Wilson, Golf Operations Manager at rodneywilson@sunnyvale.ca.gov or (408) 730-7592. 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 the 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
Apr 06, 2024
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). 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 Perform basic building maintenance and janitorial tasks (depending upon assignment). Learn to operate equipment including mowers, blowers and line-trimmers , as assigned. General cleaning of parks, including litter pick-up and emptying of garbage cans, as assigned. Provide customer service for park users Abate vandalism and hazard Clean drainage ditches and culverts. Perform other routine maintenance assignments, as assitned. 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 construction practices. Basic safety practices and procedures. Skill in: Performing unskilled and some semi-skilled construction work. Operating hand and power tools, equipment and light trucks. Basic maintenance and repairing of tools. Ability to: Understand and follow verbal instructions and procedures. Communicate effectively with co-workers and the public. Work outdoors in any weather conditions. Work in, with and around chemicals, solvents, grease, oil, pesticides, water, wastewater and/or hazardous substances. Work in dry, dusty, smoky or humid atmospheric conditions. Work in a cold, wet or damp environment. Work with and in moving vehicles. Work on ladders, scaffolds, and aerial lifts. Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Use and maintain basic hand and small power tools. Push, pull, lift and drag items weighing up to 75 pounds. Walk, stand, sit, kneel, crawl, bend and climb repetitively or over a long period of time. Reach above shoulder height and use both hands. Work in a noisy environment. Must be available to work between the hours of 4 a.m.- 7 p.m., Weekends shifts are required. Licenses/Certificates Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C Drivers' License and a safe driving record. Desirable Qualifications Paid or volunteer experience in landscaping/gardening 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. Applicants selected for hire will be required to turn in a current copy of your DMV driving record. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information regarding this employment opportunity, contact Dan Furton, Parks Manager at dfurton@sunnyvale.ca.gov or (408) 730-7539. 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
Mar 23, 2024
Seasonal
Description LIFEGUARD/SWIM INSTRUCTOR (CASUAL/CASUAL SEASONAL) (Job Code: 9421) H ours: 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 employment as a Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor to help with aquatic programs for youth, teens, families, and adults. The aquatic recreation programs are held at various aquatic facilities throughout the City of Sunnyvale. Essential Job Functions May include, but are not limited to, the following: Both positions Interacts and communicates effectively with children, parents, caregivers, volunteers and City staff Maintains constant surveillance over pool users. Attends and participates in in-service trainings and meetings Maintains and stores equipment and supplies Performs related work as required Swim Instructor: Organizes, instructs and helps evaluate swim lessons Sets up and cleans up for swim lessons Lifeguard: Enforces pool rules Keeps the facility clean, safe, and orderly Performs the duties of a swim instructor when required WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, kneeling, 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 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 Both positions: Minimum age is 16 years old Lifeguard: The above, AND A valid American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate (course may be taken after hire). Licenses/Certifications: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C CA driver's license and a safe driving record OR the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi Experience interacting with the public Ability to follow oral and written instructions Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a completed application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full and responses to the supplemental questions are required. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. *Relevant work experience must be listed under the Work Experience section of the application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application, please do not indicate "see resume." Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will also 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 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. 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 employment opportunity, contact Jessica Truong, Recreation Coordinator 1, at 408-730-7331 or by email to jtruong@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. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description TEMPORARY LABORER - GOLF CASUAL AND CASUAL SEASONAL (Job Code 9580) 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 providing basic customer service at a one of the City-owned golf pro-shop facilities and completing general cleanup of golf equipment. *Seasonal positions are up to 40 hours a week, in support of the Golf Tournament Season. 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, 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
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THEATER TECHNICIAN (Recreation Technician Job Code: 9328) Hours: 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 qualified, self-motivated, energetic, responsible individuals to join our team at the Sunnyvale Theatre, 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 is required to work evenings and weekends. 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 deck crew Training/supervising volunteer stagehands and house staff as needed Assisting with light building and equipment maintenance Lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and occasionally work in high or tight spaces Must attend mandatory theater training Minimum Qualifications Minimum age is 18 years old High School Diploma or GED Technical theatre experience, including lighting and sound board operation at college or professional level One (1) year or one (1) theater season of experience with theatrical lighting, rigging and sound set up and strike at college level or above Licenses/Certifications: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Class C driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternate transportation as approved by the appointing authority. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Ability to improvise lighting design/general theatrical lighting experience is a plus Sound engineering expertise (live music, theatre) Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Farsi Experience interacting with the public Ability to follow oral and written instructions Have excellent attention to details and deadlines College courses in theater, music, recreation or related classes 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 and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full and responses to the supplemental questions 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." Electronic applications may be submitted online through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Late or incomplete applications will also 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 competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Qualified applicants 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 at fbrand@sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-3015 for application 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 employment opportunity, contact Richard Hall, Assistant Recreation Coordinator, at 408-730-7354 or by email to rhall@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. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
CITY OF SUNNYVALE, CA Sunnyvale, California, United States
Mar 08, 2024
Full Time
Description THERAPEUTIC RECREATION INSTRUCTOR (Recreation Instructor 1) Note: Temporary non-benefited casual 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 a qualified, self-motivated, energetic individual interested in working for the Department of Library and Recreation Services. The Therapeutic Recreation Instructor will plan, implement and evaluate recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. Essential Job Functions As a Therapeutic Recreation Instructor, you will: Plan, implement and evaluate recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. Adapt activities to meet the needs of program participants; create a positive and safe environment; establish positive rapport with parents, participants and volunteers. Guide and direct volunteers. Maintain supplies and equipment. Attend staff meetings and trainings. 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 files, paper, books and documents 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 18 years old Work or volunteer experience with individuals with disabilities is desirable. 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 a City of Sunnyvale employment application and complete responses to the supplemental questions to be considered for a position. City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions . Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page, go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. Resumes are optional and are not accepted in lieu of the application. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, 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 at fbrand @sunnyvale.ca.gov or 408-730-2719 for 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 questions or more information about this position, please contact Susan Van Dyne, Recreation Services Coordinator 2, email to: svandyne@sunnyvale.ca.gov or call (408) 730-7359 . 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. No City benefits are offered with this Temporary Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous