City of Hemet

The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth. Hemet is ideally located in western Riverside County in the beautiful San Jacinto Valley. Orange County and San Diego are just an hour away, and the beauty of the desert spa lifestyle of Palm Springs is yours within 45 minutes. 
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4 job(s) at City of Hemet

City of Hemet, CA Hemet, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2017
Full Time
THE CITY Public Safety Dispatchers are the unsung heroes and a lifeline for police officers. It's not a job for everyone, but the hundreds of people who call for help, depend on your voice, your directions, and your knowledge to get through an emergency. If you are a highly motivated public safety professional ready to be part of a strong, cohesive team, then join the City of Hemet Police Department where our dispatchers are considered the backbone of the department. With state-of-the-art equipment and training opportunities, you'll provide the excellent service and security people have come to expect from the City of Hemet Police Department. NOTE: The position is full time, located in the Police Department, and assigned to work rotating day, evening, and night shifts, including weekends and holidays. The City: The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is centrally located to Southern California's major metropolitan areas and attractions. Hemet is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth and is seeking extraordinary men and women who are pursuing an exciting, challenging, and demanding career in law enforcement. The Hemet Police Department offers great opportunities for career development and professional growth, and provides exceptional benefits. The city and surrounding areas offer affordable housing, excellent school districts, and family-oriented recreational activities. Summary Description Public Safety Dispatchers receive requests for fire and police services over the phone, screen incoming calls to determine necessity, priority, and type of response required. Incumbents monitor other radio frequencies to be aware of incidents elsewhere that may affect city police operations, and monitor alarm systems. Dispatches, as necessary, police and/or fire units in response to calls for service or requests from officers in the field. Incumbents will use law enforcement terminology and cite code sections by number, and may call public and private agencies, such as allied law enforcement, hospitals, towing services, and utilities and request mutual assistance when necessary. Dispatchers oversee fire and police unit locations and status, maintain constant radio communication with personnel in the field, run warrant checks on subjects, run registration checks on vehicles and property checks, and relay information and instructions to personnel in the field. Incumbents maintain accurate log of incoming service requests and actions taken, prepare other reports and records as directed, maintain files necessary for dispatch as assigned, and type routine logs and reports. Incumbents provide general information to the public as necessary, refer callers to appropriate agencies, calm angered or distraught callers, and maintain calm in radio transmissions during hectic, tense, and dangerous situations. Incumbents also provide temporary and vacation relief for other dispatchers as necessary and may perform matron duties. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of standard office equipment, office procedures, record keeping systems, forms, correspondence, reports, and other materials common to operation of a police department. Ability to learn to operate communications system equipment, computer-aided dispatch, and CAD system. Ability to orally instruct others, disseminate information both in typewritten and verbal form. Ability to speak clearly in a well-modulated voice to be understood when communicating over telephone and two-way radio; use computer keyboard and/or typewriter to type logs, memos, and forms; use computer keyboard to enter information on calls for service, warrant checks, identity, vehicle checks; hear and understand persons calling by telephone and two-way radio, read and accurately interpret various printed materials including: manuals, maps, and computer printouts; exercise independent judgment to make decisions and act quickly in response to emergencies, maintain the confidentiality of records, deal constructively with conflict and develop effective resolutions, work with minimum supervision; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships in a close, busy environment; type at a speed of 25 wpm net . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Education: Any combination of education and/or experience which has provided the Knowledge, skill, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience: Minimum of one year of recent, full-time Police and/or Fire Dispatching experience. Certification/License and /or Other Special Requirements: Possession of or ability to obtain a valid California Class C Driver's License and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Possession of a current typing certificate. (Online attained Certificates will not be accepted) For additional information regarding the typing certificate click HERE. Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to operate business machines, lift and carry moderate weight, bend, stoop, open/close full file cabinet drawers, arrange, retrieve and replace files, sort papers and documents, sit or stand and work in a small area for extended periods of time, use a keyboard, coordinate visual and muscular dexterity to operate equipment, move about the offices and between building, and reach above the head. NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below: http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/486 Supplemental Information Public Safety Dispatcher- Lateral Required Attachment Materials: Checklist: *Current Typing Certificate *ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AS ATTACHMENTS OR YOU WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED. *PLEASE NOTE: IT IS THE APPLICANT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO KEEP ALL REQUIRED CERTIFICATES CURRENT THROUGH THE ENTIRE SELECTION PROCESS. IF AT ANY TIME DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS ANY REQUIRED CERTIFICATES EXPIRE, THE APPLICATION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, generic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities. Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations. Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States. At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.
City of Hemet, CA Hemet, CA, USA
Nov 14, 2017
Full Time
THE CITY The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth. With a dedicated funding source, the Hemet Fire Department seeks an extraordinary individual who is pursuing a rewarding and challenging career opportunity. The department has maintained strong community support since its establishment in 1908, and offers employees exceptional benefits. Hemet is ideally located in western Riverside County in the beautiful San Jacinto Valley. Orange County and San Diego are just an hour away, and the beauty of the desert spa lifestyle of Palm Springs is yours within 45 minutes. THE POSITION: The City of Hemet Fire Department is seeking a highly competent, motivated, and goal driven Fire Captain with a proven ability to manage different operational and administrative assignments. The ideal candidate must lead by example, and have a strong background in the fire service and a high standard of leadership and integrity. The incumbent will plan, coordinate, assign, direct, and participate in emergency and non-emergency operations and activities of an assigned shift in a fire station; serve as incident commander on emergency scenes; ensure that adequate personnel are available for each shift; ensure that all assigned activities are carried out effectively, efficiently, and according to department guidelines and policies; and perform a variety of duties relative to assigned areas of responsibility. The purpose of this recruitment is to fill multiple vacancies and to establish an eligibility list for a one year period. Summary Description Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act may include, but are not limited to the following characteristics, duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. THE SELECTED CANDIDATE FOR THIS POSITION WILL: Direct, coordinate, supervise, and review the work plan for assigned personnel; assign work activities and projects; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems. Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; identify resource needs; review and implement improvements. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities; recommend and implement resulting policies and procedures. Train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; enforce departmental policies and procedures and recommend disciplinary action as necessary. Direct and participate in fire prevention, inspections, public education, and other operational and administrative assignments. Prepare, submit, and maintain reports on emergency calls and department activities; submit requisitions for required equipment and supplies. Supervise the maintenance and repairs of fire station buildings and grounds, equipment, and apparatus; test and inspect hoses. Respond to alarms involving fire, medical aid, gas leaks, hazardous substances, and rescue work; assume incident command, unless relieved; conduct incident assessment tactics, strategy development and implementation; direct and perform firefighting duties; place fire hoses, set ladder, operate fire streams, ventilate and enter burning structures to extinguish fires and perform rescue services; perform salvage and overhaul operations to remove hazards and prevent water damage; operate pneumatic and auxiliary equipment such as generators and pumps. Provide staff assistance to the Battalion Chief/Chief; participate on a variety of committees; prepare and present staff reports and other correspondence as necessary. Coordinate fire suppression activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of fire suppression, hazardous materials, urban search and rescue, emergency medical services, and other fields relevant to assigned responsibilities. May serve as Battalion Chief as assigned. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities THE SELECTED CANDIDATE FOR THIS POSITION MUST HAVE: Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a fire suppression and prevention program; modern and complex principles and practices of firefighting; methods and techniques of basic life support, rescue operations, and hazardous materials handling; hazardous materials and chemical spill response techniques; procedures and equipment used in modern firefighting and emergency response activities; geography and street layout of the City and surrounding area; operational characteristics, maintenance, and repair of various fire apparatus and equipment; principles of budget preparation and control; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations governing the handling and storage of hazardous materials. Ability to supervise, direct, and coordinate the work of subordinate staff; interpret and explain City fire suppression policies and procedures; render emergency medical care at the basic life support level; prepare clear, concise, and complete reports; analyze emergency situations and develop appropriate response; oversee and participate in firefighting and emergency response activities; inspect, maintain, and repair fire apparatus, equipment and station building and grounds; respond to requests and inquiries from the general public; prepare and present public information and educational programs; operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing and spreadsheet applications; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATES REQUIRED: Education and/or Experience: Five years of experience to include successful completion of probation as a Fire Engineer. Completion of an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in fire science or related field. CERTIFICATION/LICENSE AND/OR OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Possession of a valid California Class A, B, or C Driver's License with a "Firefighter Endorsement" card or a Class B Fire Apparatus Restricted License, and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Possession of a valid Emergency Medical Technician certificate and current Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. Possession of a California State Fire Marshal Fire Officer Certificate or certifiable required classes completed. NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below: http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/441 Fire Captain Required Attachment Materials: Current: State of California Emergency Medical Technician Certification (EMT) Current State of California Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR) Current State of California Fire Marshal Fire Officer Certificate or proof of certifiable required classes completed ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AS ATTACHMENTS TO YOUR APPLICATION OR YOU WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED. Supplemental Information WORKING CONDITIONS: Environmental Conditions: Emergency firefighting environment; hazards of emergency driving; work at various heights; work with water; exposure to heat, noise, dust, grease, radiant energy, toxic materials, and inclement weather conditions; work in confined spaces. Physical Conditions: Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for heavy or moderate or light lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling; walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time; operating motorized equipment and vehicles. The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, generic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities. Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations. Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States. At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity . The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.
City of Hemet, CA Hemet, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2017
Full Time
THE CITY Do you want to work for an agency where you can make a direct impact on your community? You can make a difference by joining one of the most progressive and professional police departments in Southern California. The Hemet Police Department is an advanced agency devoted to community policing through proactive enforcement of laws, crime prevention activities, and extensive community involvement. Our community has shown strong support of its police department throughout its 100 year history. The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is centrally located to Southern California's major metropolitan areas and attractions. Hemet is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth and is seeking extraordinary men and women who are pursuing an exciting, challenging, and demanding career in law enforcement. The Hemet Police Department offers great opportunities for career development and professional growth, and provides exceptional benefits. The city and surrounding areas offer affordable housing, excellent school districts, and family-oriented recreational activities. THE POSITION: The City of Hemet is seeking highly motivated, career and community oriented Police Officers to fill current and anticipated vacancies in the department. The ideal candidates should be able to apply the concepts of community oriented policing, while maintaining an effective enforcement profile. Hemet PD offers a variety of special assignment positions including motorcycle officer, school resource officer, investigator, narcotics officer, field training officer, gang officer, canine handler, and SWAT. Patrol officers currently work mixed 3/12 and 4/10 shifts. Other non-traditional work schedules have been implemented by various bureaus within the department. Currently the City also deploys an assigned vehicle program for officers. The City is offering a $15,000 bonus for qualified lateral officers and deputies who meet the high standards of the Hemet Police Department. Call 951-765-2403 for details. Summary Description Under general supervision, performs various law enforcement duties in order to protect life and property and provide service to the public. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of contemporary professional law enforcement techniques and practices. Ability to read and understand department rules, procedures, laws, and general literature pertaining to law enforcement activities. Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and communicate effectively orally. Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with various racial, ethnic, and economic groups. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Education: High school graduation or GED Certificate. Certification/License and/or Special Requirements: Successful completion or enrollment into a California P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy. Must have attained age 21 upon time of appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license and satisfactory driving record. Physical Requirements: Uncorrected vision of 20/100 or better in both eyes and must be corrected to 20/20 in one eye, 20/30 in the other eye. Normal color vision. Normal hearing. Ability to work under physical and mental pressures and in potentially hazardous situations. Ability to perform the essential job functions associated with law enforcement, i.e. run after fleeing suspects, accurately use and qualify with issued equipment including firearms and batons, drive a police vehicle for extended periods of time, have the strength and ability to defend against attacking suspects, take physical control of violent suspects, move, drag or carry persons from danger. NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below: http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/478 The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, generic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs and facilities. Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations. Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States. At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.
City of Hemet, CA Hemet, CA, USA
Nov 22, 2017
Full Time
THE CITY The City of Hemet, tucked in a valley surrounded by the Santa Rosa Hills and the San Jacinto Mountains, is embarking on a journey of revitalization and growth. With a dedicated funding source, the Hemet Fire Department seeks an extraordinary individual who is pursuing a rewarding and challenging career opportunity. The department has maintained strong community support since its establishment in 1908, and offers employees exceptional benefits. Hemet is ideally located in western Riverside County in the beautiful San Jacinto Valley. Orange County and San Diego are just an hour away, and the beauty of the desert spa lifestyle of Palm Springs is yours within 45 minutes. THE POSITION: Under general direction of the Fire Chief, the Fire Battalion Chief is the first management level position responsible for supervising an entire shift of firefighting personnel. As the senior officer on fire suppression duty, the Fire Battalion Chief is required to make decisions on deployment of staff and equipment and request additional resources as required from other agencies. Incumbents are required to make decisions on all administrative matters for an assigned shift, and perform a broad range of specialized functions requiring both technical and administrative fire skills. This is an outstanding opportunity for an energetic and experienced professional. The candidate will be a sophisticated strategic thinker, will be results-oriented, committed to best practices, and will have effective interpersonal and communication skills. The ideal candidate will join a dynamic, professional team committed to providing excellent customer service. NOTE: This recruitment is being conducted to fill an upcoming vacancy and to establish an eligibility list for a one-year period. Summary Description The Fire Battalion Chief directs a firefighting force comprised of regular full-time personnel engaged in a variety of structural, aircraft, and wildland fires, hazardous materials incidents, terrorism incidents, natural and man-made disasters, or other emergencies. As the senior officer on the scene, the Fire Battalion Chief determines the method of abating the emergency and the need for additional fire personnel and equipment and may put additional employees and equipment on standby duty during hazardous operations. The Fire Battalion Chief also evaluates staff performance, training, and professional development needs. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of contemporary professional firefighting and EMS techniques and practices. Skill in directing the activities of a firefighting shift, including specialized teams. Ability to demonstrate effective leadership and a management focus. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with major coursework in fire technology, public administration, or a directly related field is required by the end of probation. Completion of the National Fire Academy/Executive Leadership program (EFO) and/or Chief Officer Certification from the California State Fire Training is highly desirable. Experience: Five years of full-time fire suppression and prevention experience with a municipal fire department or fire district which must include a minimum of three years in the capacity of a Fire Captain or above is required. Certification/License and/or Other Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Class C California driver license with firefighter endorsement, and maintain a satisfactory driving record. Certifications for completion of appropriate Incident Command System (ICS), National Incident Management System (NIMS), and National Wildland Coordination Group (NWCG) coursework is required. Physical Requirements: Incumbents must be able to perform the work of fire suppression personnel whose duties demand good fitness, strength, and agility. This position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level and slippery surfaces, climbing, balancing, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, stooping, crouching, crawling, lifting, and driving in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement, fine coordination, near and far vision, and acute hearing. The ability to lift, carry, and push tools, equipment, and supplies weighing 25 pounds or more is also required. Fire suppression works in all weather conditions including wet, hot, and cold. NOTE: To review the complete job description please click on the link below: http://www.cityofhemet.org/DocumentCenter/View/4192 TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT TIMELINE: Application Review: 01/02/2018 - 01/04/2018 Assessment: 01/22/2018 - 01/24/2018 Panel Interview: 01/22/2018 Simulator/role play: 01/23/2018 Chief's Interview: 01/24/2018 Background/Medical Screening: 6-8 weeks Tentative Start Date: Early April 2018 The City of Hemet does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, ancestry, generic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, status as a veteran, handicapped status in employment or the provision of services. The City is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make all reasonable accommodations for the disabled to participate in employment, programs, and facilities. Any person with a disability will receive reasonable accommodations. Notify the Human Resources Department regarding the type of accommodations needed within three days following the closing date. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Hemet requires all new employees to show proof of their legal right to work in the United States. At the time of hire, the new employee must present original documentation to establish both work authorization and identity. The City of Hemet promotes a smoke, drug, and alcohol free working environment for their employees. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City reserves the right to rate applicants based on a review of the application materials and to invite only the most qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.