City of Irvine

The City of Irvine was incorporated on December 28, 1971, under the general laws of the State of California. We operate under a charter law form of government which was adopted in 1975, meaning we have a City Council-City Manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to function as the chief administrator of the City. City Council sets the policy directions for the City, and the City Manager is charged with implementing those directions. Additionally, the City Manager keeps the Council informed of City operations, prepares the annual budget, oversees special programs, and coordinates the various department activities.

Irvine is one of the nation's largest planned urban communities and encompasses over 66 square miles. Our current population is 242,651. We contract for fire and medical services with the County of Orange, and have three independent districts: library, educational and utility services.

Other government services include: animal control; building and safety regulation and inspection; general administrative services; planning and zoning; police; public facility/capital improvement construction; recreation and cultural programs; refuse collection and recycling; street lighting; street maintenance; landscape maintenance and transportation management.

13 job(s) at City of Irvine

City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
Description The City of Irvine has remained America's Safest City for ten consecutive years. We take great pride in being a progressive, forward-thinking organization where police officers have the opportunity to grow and advance their skills in an environment that embraces diversity, creativity, and respect. The Department's geographic policing model ensures a high level of community collaboration, strategic partnerships, and progressive problem solving. The City of Irvine's Police Department has opportunities for individuals who are interested in growth potential and in becoming professional Police Officers. Those who are successful in the selection process will complete a P.O.S.T. approved basic academy. After successful completion of a six month POST basic police academy, you will be promoted to the position of Police Officer. Salary upon Academy Graduation Police Officer Salary $36.75 - $50.85 Hourly $2,940.00 - $4,068.00 Biweekly $6,370.00 - $8,814.00 Monthly $76,440.00 - $105,768.00 Annually Police Officers work under the direction of experienced Field Training Officers (FTOs) to prepare for patrol duties. Upon completion of an 18-week FTO Program, you will patrol designated areas of the City, investigate crimes against persons or property, make arrests, and enforce traffic regulations. Responsibilities of Police Officers also include writing police reports, testifying in court, and performing other related law enforcement duties. Irvine is committed to a full community oriented policing concept that will give you the opportunity to interface closely with all segments of the community. If you have what it takes for a career in law enforcement with a world class agency, apply with the City of Irvine! All applicants must be able to pass the Public Safety background check process. This is a continuous recruitment subject to close at any time and without notice. For additional information on the hiring process, including frequently asked questions, please visit http://www.cityofirvine.org/irvine-police-department/employment or click here .Please contact Training Officer Justin Patterson at jpatterson@cityofirvine.org , or call 949-724-7142 with any questions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. • Participates in and completes a prescribed law enforcement officer training program for entry level Police Officers, including training in report writing, laws of arrest and seizure, defensive driving, California Vehicle and Penal Codes, officer survival and physical fitness. • Prior to entering the law enforcement academy training program, performs a wide variety of police support duties as part of an orientation program, which may include dispatching and records maintenance, acting as desk officer, and/or assisting in planning and research activities. • Performs related duties as assigned. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions High school diploma or equivalent, completion of 60 college level units or an AA degree and or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires U.S. citizenship or the ability to obtain citizenship within three years of appointment. Requires possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver license. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 258,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine in 2014. The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employs almost 800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Public Safety Under the leadership of the Chief of Police, MikeHamel, the Irvine Police Department has an authorized sworn staff of approximately 226and 212 civilian personnel. The entire department is committed to a Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) philosophy and its workforce interfaces closely with all segments of the community, as well as with other City departments. The department is a full-service public safety agency that provides several special program areas including Emergency Management, Crime Prevention, DARE, School Resource Officer,K-9s, Traffic Enforcement, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, General Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Special Investigation (vice & narcotics), and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). The individual selected for this position will be expected to conduct him or herself in a manner that promotes and adheres to the Irvine Police Department's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement. Mission Statement Working in partnership with the community, we will preserve the peace, uphold the law with fairness and provide quality service. Vision Statement We will engage with our community through exemplary service and unparalleled professionalism, while employing a staff that reflects the growth and diversity of our community. We will commit to implementing the latest technology and best practices to meet the demands of modern policing. We will invest in the success of the men and women of the Irvine Police Department by providing unrivaled opportunities for training, advancement and personal growth. Core Values Integrity, Quality Service, Accountability, and Respect. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 24 hours prior to the first phase of the selection process. The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening, by a City physician to ensure their physical suitability to perform assigned duties. In addition, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in this classification. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 19, 2018
Part Time
Description The purpose of positions in this classification is to perform a variety of routine, non-sworn police and public safety tasks; to assist the public in one of the following capacities: Business Desk/Information Officer, Traffic Safety Aide, Crime Prevention Officer, Technical Services Aide or Investigative Assistant. The Emergency Management Public Safety Aide position performs a wide variety of non-sworn duties in support of the Office of Emergency Management. A primary function of this position is to provide and coordinate operation, care, and maintenance of the vehicles assigned to the Office of Emergency Management, such as: Mobile Command Post Vehicle, Mobile Communications Vehicle, and Mobile Power trailer. This position involves working scheduled events and spontaneous events in support of critical incidents. Weekend and nighttime hours are involved. This is a non-scheduled irregular position, which provides flexibility to work according to your availability while ensuring that among the group of Public Safety Aides the mission is accomplished. The ideal candidate will have some computer network operation skills, familiarity with radio operation and installation, ability to operate video systems, have mechanical aptitude and be comfortable driving and towing RV type vehicles. A Class B driver's license is a plus. All applicants must be able to pass the Public Safety background check process. This is a continuous recruitment and can be closed at any time. Certain City operational budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions; therefore, a qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment with the City of Irvine. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Each Public Safety Aide may be assigned duties from the following list; however, it is unlikely he/she will be responsible for all of these duties at any one time. • Meets with the public at a public information point to answer questions related to police activities. Presents facts related to laws and ordinances. Obtains and issues copies of police reports. • Completes police reports by recording information provided by members of the public; explains procedures relative to investigation of facts presented in reports. • Receives telephone calls from the general public; answers general questions related to police programs; researches difficult or complex questions and responds with appropriate information; refers callers to other information sources where appropriate. • Performs records checks. Obtains information on stolen property. Maintains files, tabulates and posts statistical information. • Fingerprints applicants and the general public, and photographs crime evidence and prospective employees. May operate radio equipment. • Processes and schedules police ride-alongs. • Assists Technical Services staff in recording and processing evidence, transporting police fleet vehicles for service, and assists in equipment change-over of police units. • Assists in preparing and mailing information packets to citizens and business groups. May assist in developing Crime Prevention Newsletter. Assists in setting up, staffing and taking down public displays. • Assists in maintenance of police vehicle fleet and routine police equipment repairs. • May assist with Department training by maintaining computerized files, conducting field exercises and updating the Department policy and procedure manual. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Equivalent to the completion of high school. Additional course work in specialized public service, police science, or a closely related field is desirable, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. May require a valid California driver's license. Supplemental Information Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 258,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine in 2014. The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employs almost 800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Public Safety Under the leadership of the Chief of Police, Mike Hamel, the Irvine Police Department has an authorized sworn staff of approximately 226 and 212 civilian personnel. The entire department is committed to a Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) philosophy and its workforce interfaces closely with all segments of the community, as well as with other City departments. The department is a full-service public safety agency that provides several special program areas including Emergency Management, Crime Prevention, DARE, School Resource Officer, K-9s, Traffic Enforcement, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, General Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Special Investigation (vice & narcotics), and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). The individual selected for this position will be expected to conduct him or herself in a manner that promotes and adheres to the Irvine Police Department's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement. Mission Statement Working in partnership with the community, we will preserve the peace, uphold the law with fairness and provide quality service. Vision Statement We will engage with our community through exemplary service and unparalleled professionalism, while employing a staff that reflects the growth and diversity of our community. We will commit to implementing the latest technology and best practices to meet the demands of modern policing. We will invest in the success of the men and women of the Irvine Police Department by providing unrivaled opportunities for training, advancement and personal growth. Core Values Integrity, Quality Service, Accountability, and Respect. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 24 hours prior to the first phase of the selection process. The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening, by a City physician to ensure their physical suitability to perform assigned duties. In addition, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in this classification. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 18, 2018
Full Time
Description The City of Irvine seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Director of Orange County Great Park, with a passion to plan, develop, preserve and protect the Great Park for the benefit and enjoyment of all of its visitors. Reporting directly to the City Manager, the Director will serve as a member of the City Manager's executive management team and provide highly responsible and professional assistance to the City Manager, Great Park Board of Directors and City Council. For more information regarding this position, please review the Director of Orange County Great Park brochure . To be considered, apply online at Bob Murray & Associates . This position will remain open until filled. This is a continuous recruitment and candidates are encouraged to apply early. The City reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time. Supplemental Information The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 18, 2018
Full Time
Description The City of Irvine seeks two experienced Facilities Maintenance Technicians. There is currently a Full-time vacancy and an Extended Part-time vacancy for this position. Salary Range: Full-Time Facilities Maintenance Technician:$20.62 - $32.43 Hourly Extended Part-Time Facilities Maintenance Technician: $20.62 - $28.45 Hourly This position will perform skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks in City buildings and facilities. The work typically is performed under the direction of a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor and/or a Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician. The ideal candidate will have plumbing, HVAC, electrical and carpentry repair and maintenance experience. Experience inspecting and repairing equipment, offices, athletic facilities, aquatic facilities, amusement rides, playground equipment or other structures is preferred. The qualified candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service and excel working within a team environment. The Extended Part-time position will provide operational and maintenance support in buildings and facilities at the Orange County Great Park. The Extended Part-time position has a schedule requirement of 30-32 hours per week. Thursday-Sunday availability is required. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Performs and assists in preventive and corrective building maintenance tasks which may involve carpentry, painting, flooring,plumbing, metal fabrication, welding, heating, air conditioning and electrical work. Installs and performs preventive and corrective equipment maintenance tasks, including appliances, fitness equipment, playground units, tables, chairs, fences, gates, security and safety equipment. Perform roughframing and finish work in remodeling offices andother structures. Installs and repairs doors, floors, partitions, locks, roofs and ceilings. Assists in troubleshooting various electrical problems involving electrical lines, lighting, switches and controls; replace or repair as necessary using a varietyof materials, tools, supplies and equipment. Cleans lightfixtures as necessary. Assists in performing the operation, adjustment and repair of air conditioning and heating units, fans, and their components. Prepares surfaces for painting;mixes and matches paint; applies paint to a variety of building and fixture surfaces. Inspects, repairs, and maintains playground safety surfaces and athletic court surfaces. Inspects, repairs, and maintains city pools and pump stations. Performsmetal fabrication tasks using saws, grinders, MIG and stick welding equipment, plasma cutter and gas cutting torches. Repairs and installs floor tile, carpeting, and other flooring materials. Mixes, pours and forms concrete. Inspects and maintains playground equipment, water quality equipment, facilities and other city structures and equipment for safety and compliance to regulations and codes. Inputs data to computerized maintenance management system to perform job related tasks and input, query and maintain data.Prepares work orders, inspection forms, and other documents as needed. May require working weekends, holidays and other alternative schedules as assigned and participate in on-call status. Prepares work orders, inspection forms, and other documents as needed. Replaces lamps in light fixtures and cleans fixtures. Monitors contractors for task completion. Performs other duties as required to include, but not limited to, periodic cleaning and janitorial tasks as needed. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical coursework in facilities/building maintenance/repair and two years related experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employs over 800 full-time and more than 700 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Public Works The mission of the Public Works Department is to develop, build, and maintain public infrastructure by effectively administering and managing the design, engineering, construction and maintenance of City-owned streets, facilities, landscape, and other assets. This dynamic department employs 139 full-time staff members. The Department is composed of nine divisions cooperating to create a highly effective team. The divisions include Administration, Signal Operations & Maintenance, Project Management, Environmental Programs, Development Engineering, Streets and Right-of-Way Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance and Fleet Services. Together these divisions provide essential services designed to meet City Strategic Business Plan goals. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 2 business days prior to the first phase of the selection process. Prior to appointment, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug screening by a physician to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties. This recruitment may establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in this classification. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 18, 2018
Part Time
Description The City of Irvine seeks candidates with demonstrated customer service and administrative skills to assist the public with their reservation needs and associated facility use at a variety of City parks and facilities. This position is Part-time with a schedule requirement of up to 19 hours per week. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assist the public and City staff with availability of classes, the class registration process, and reserving community parks, facilities, buildings and equipment for a variety of events and activities. Perform class and facilities reservations at the front counter and provide customer service via the computer, in person and over the phone. Process class registrations, facility applications, permits, payments, refunds, receipts, changes and cancellations utilizing a computerized reservation software. Take reservation requests and review applications, accompanying documents and fees to ensure completeness and adherence to applicable policies. Assist with categorizing reservation requests for appropriate fee schedules including calculating fees and deposits for facility reservations and troubleshooting bookkeeping errors. Perform a variety of general computer and clerical tasks, including typing, data entry/retrieval, copying, filing, faxing, e-mailing and handling heavy phones. Ability to successfully interact with the public, various community groups and all levels of City staff as well as work cooperatively with team members. Hours: Shifts will be scheduled weekdays during regular business hours, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Completion of High School or equivalent and some experience working with public and/or general office experience. Effectively listen and respond to customer needs in locating services, information and assistance in a professional, courteous and enthusiastic manner. Proficiency in word processing, data entry and reservation/registration software, a plus. Ability to learn and become proficient in facility reservations programs, policies and procedures. Manage multiple priorities in a busy work environment. Follow directions and accurately record/complete detailed requests. Ability to push, pull, drag, lift or carry equipment/supplies (weighing 50 lbs.); and ability to lean, stoop, twist and bend in the performance of job duties. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine .The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employsmore than800 full-time and 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Community Services The Community Services Department has developed over the City's history into an award winning mixture of programs and services. The Department employs 127 full-time and approximately 500 part-time personnel. Community Service programs/functions include Senior Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Orange County Great Park, Disability Services, Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts Center, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Development and Park Planning, Environmental and Open Space Programs, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Community Relations, Volunteer Coordination, Public Information and Special Events, and Transportation Services (TRIPS). The Department oversees development and maintenance of more than 700,000 square feet of high quality public facilities, creation of community and neighborhood park systems, and operation of existing parks and facilities, which includes: athletic fields and two aquatic centers, multiple community and neighborhood parks, three senior centers, eight community centers, a fine arts center, an adventure playground, a nature center, an animal care center and a skate park. The Community Services Department vision is to create a lasting contribution to the health and well-being of the community. The Department's mission is to provide exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 2 business days prior to the first phase of the selection process. Prior to appointment, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug screening by a physician to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 11, 2018
Part Time
Description The City of Irvine seeks an experienced and detail oriented professional to provide support to the Records Section of the City Manager's Office. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of records management and customer service functions, including operating complex document management systems, maintaining the integrity and security of vital records, assisting the public with access to information and coordinating outsourced services. This position is Part-Time with a schedule requirement of 19 hours per week. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Follow standard procedures for document preparation, scanning, processing and indexing. Perform quality control on complex imaged documents. Coordinate the pickup, delivery and tracking of documents outsourced for scanning services by vendors; prepare transmittal forms for records. Update status and pertinent information in the electronic document management system. Enter, revise and create reports from information on computer databases. Operate modern office equipment including a personal computer with current City software; MS Office suite proficiency required. Perform repetitive tasks in an efficient manner; prioritize assignments and projects. Maintain knowledge of overall City and Department/Division organization, responsibilities and activities, rules of grammar, spelling and punctuation. Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Demonstrate excellent time management, organizational and problem solving skills. Perform back-up reception duties for City Hall and Recordssection, when assigned. Hours: The exact schedule is flexible; four shifts will be scheduled during business hours, Monday-Friday. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions High school diploma or equivalent and some clerical experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. As this role highly utilizes many tools from the Microsoft Suite, the ideal candidate will be proficient in the software. May require a valid California driver's license. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine . The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employs over 800 full-time and more than 700 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT City Manager's Office The City Manager's Office is responsible for the implementation of decisions established by the Irvine City Council and the coordination of those efforts through the various City departments. The City Manager's office includes legislative support, policy implementation, budget development, strategic planning, economic development, elections, communication services and the legal service functions of the City. The City Manager's Office assists the City Council in the development and formulation of policies, goals and objectives, and keeps them informed of important community issues. It provides administrative direction to the City's executive directors and is responsible for managing the activities and operations of the City, ensuring the provision of quality services. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least two businessdays prior to the first phase of the selection process. Prior to appointment, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug screening by a physician to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Part-time employees are employed "at will" and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. As such, their services can be discontinued without cause. Certain City operational budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions; therefore, a qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment with the City of Irvine. Closing Date/Time: 5/29/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
Dec 09, 2017
Part Time
Description The purpose of positions in this classification is to perform a wide variety of non-sworn, administrative and field support tasks for the Public Safety Department, such as report writing, property and evidence processing, traffic investigation, crime prevention, and community relations activities. Work may involve patrolling assigned areas of the City, responding to citizen complaints and reports of crimes, enforcing applicable laws and preparing related reports, as well as assisting in the maintenance of evidence and property. Specifically, the position of the Public Safety Assistant assigned to the Great Park requires patrolling the Great Park and surrounding area 24 hours a day by vehicle, on foot or on bicycle. Additional duties include providing traffic control and security for large scale events, responding to emergencies, writing police reports, issuing citations, monitoring competitive/recreational sporting events and providing customer service. All applicants must be able to pass the Public Safety background check process. This is a continuous recruitment and can be closed at any time. Certain City operational budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions; therefore, a qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment with the City of Irvine. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Each position may be assigned duties from the following list; however, it is unlikely he/she will be responsible for all of these duties at any one time. Patrols areas of the City to identify and resolve parking violations and traffic hazards, and enforce applicable laws. Responds to citizen complaints regarding parking and abandoned vehicle laws. Tags and arranges transport of abandoned vehicles. Analyzes related crime trends to determine areas of enforcement. Assists with traffic investigation tasks. May interview traffic accident principals and witnesses. Assists in set up of site traffic controls and measuring accident scenes. Conducts traffic control and may provide first aid for injured persons. Clears obstructions and wreckage. Provides assistance, information and directions to motorists. Assists in the coordination of public safety support for special events in the community. Performs crossing guard duties as needed. Responds to non-emergency calls and service requests from the public. Researches complex questions/answers or refers callers to other sources. Gathers information to prepare crime reports, interviews victims, suspects and witnesses, and provides referral information as needed. May provide field support to officers on emergency calls. Provides support for the business desk and records functions. Takes information from citizens and prepares crime reports. Processes applications for licenses, subpoenas, and citation sign-offs. May take emergency calls and refer callers to appropriate staff or outside agencies for assistance. Conducts Neighborhood Watch meetings. Conducts detailed residential and commercial security surveys to determine how security can be improved. Provides information to interested citizens on neighborhood alert procedures. Assists in coordinating crime prevention public displays. May testify in court for related investigations. Receives, processes, indexes and safeguards property/evidence. Maintains evidence chain-of-command records and assists in coordinating evidence release. Implements property destruction according to law and department policy. Arranges secure transfer of evidence to crime labs. Inventories and issues uniforms and safety equipment to personnel. Assists in the organization of liquidation of property through police auction. Coordinates public education, safety and prevention programs related to assigned responsibilities. Fingerprints citizens and new employees as needed. Compiles crime statistics and data to identify trends, methods of operation and suspects. Assists Training Officer in development of internal training for staff. May assist with records management and matron duties. Prepares a variety of reports and maintains records, logs and files. Responds to information requests. Maintains knowledge of National, State and local laws, as well as department policies and procedures. Attends additional job specific P.O.S.T. certified schools, training courses, updates and seminars as required. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Associate's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field with at least one year experience in law enforcement activities, community service, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires a valid California drivers' license and certification in first aid and CPR. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 258,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine in 2014. The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employs almost 800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Public Safety Under the leadership of the Chief of Police, Mike Hamel, the Irvine Police Department has a sworn staff of approximately 226 and 96 civilian personnel. The entire department is committed to a Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) philosophy and its workforce interfaces closely with all segments of the community, as well as with other City departments. The department is a full-service public safety agency that provides several special program areas including Emergency Management, Crime Prevention, DARE, School Resource Officer, K-9s, Traffic Enforcement, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, General Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Special Investigation (vice & narcotics), and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). The individual selected for this position will be expected to conduct him or herself in a manner that promotes and adheres to the Irvine Police Department's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement. Mission Statement Working in partnership with the community, we will preserve the peace, uphold the law with fairness and provide quality service. Vision Statement We aspire to be a world-class leader in policing, a model for character, innovation, and service. We strive to protect our diverse and dynamic community with fairness, integrity, and respect for the rights of the individual. We resolve to develop a creative, forward-thinking workforce, dedicated to raising our level of excellence to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Core Values Integrity, Quality Service, Accountability, and Respect. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 24 hours prior to the first phase of the selection process. The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening, by a City physician to ensure their physical suitability to perform assigned duties. In addition, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in this classification. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
Description The City of Irvine has remained America's Safest City for ten consecutive years. We take great pride in being a progressive, forward-thinking organization where police officers have the opportunity to grow and advance their skills in an environment that embraces diversity, creativity, and respect. The Department's geographic policing model ensures a high level of community collaboration, strategic partnerships, and progressive problem solving. If you have what it takes for a career in law enforcement with a world class agency, apply with the City of Irvine! Successful candidates will complete field training, then will be qualified to patrol designated areas of the City, investigate crimes against persons or property, make arrests, and enforce traffic regulations. Responsibilities of Police Officers also include writing police reports, testifying in court, and performing other related law enforcement duties. This position involves community oriented policing and requires strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to work with a variety of individuals and maintain community relations. **You must be POST certified or have previous experience as a California Peace Officer to be considered for this position.** This recruitment will establish an eligibility list that may be used to fill future vacancies in this classification. All applicants must be able to pass the Public Safety background check process. *All applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be invited to take the written exam. All candidates passing the written will be invited to an oral interview. For additional information, please visit: http://www.cityofirvine.org/irvine-police-department/employment or click here . This is a continuous recruitment and interested applicants should submit their application as soon as possible. This recruitment may close at any time without notice. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. • Patrols assigned area in patrol car to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crimes, and to enforce traffic regulations. Responds to calls and complaints involving traffic accidents, robberies, disturbances, and other misdemeanors and felonies, and take necessary police action; make arrests; take charge of, and guide and direct the work of other law enforcement personnel in various situations until relieved by a supervisor officer. • Conducts motor vehicle accident investigations. Provides first aid for injured persons, and take safeguards to prevent further accidents. Interviews principals and witnesses. Takes written statements and examines conditions of accident scene. Clears or directs clearing of obstructions and wreckage. • Investigates crimes against persons and property. Interviews victims and witnesses. Searches for, evaluates and secures/collects evidence. Arrests suspected perpetrator(s). • Investigates complaints involving juveniles. Investigates reports of child neglect and persons reported to be contributing to the delinquency of minors. Checks business establishments and public places known to be frequented by juveniles. Arrests juvenile and adult offenders. • Processes warrants and apprehends or assists in the apprehension of wanted persons by court orders or actions in criminal cases. • Maintains knowledge of local ordinances and state laws, rules of evidence for criminal cases, crime prevention techniques, current investigation techniques, traffic control techniques, care and custody of persons and property. • Prepares and submits required reports. • Provides assistance, information and directions to motorists. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions High school diploma or equivalent, completion of 60 college level units or an AA degree and or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Requires U.S. citizenship or the ability to obtain citizenship within three years of appointment. Requires possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California driver license. Desirable Qualifications: Some experience in law enforcement is preferred. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 255,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine in 2014. The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employs almost 800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Public Safety Under the leadership of the Chief of Police, MikeHamel, the Irvine Police Department has a sworn staff of approximately 226 and212 civilian personnel. The entire department is committed to a Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) philosophy and its workforce interfaces closely with all segments of the community, as well as with other City departments. The department is a full-service public safety agency that provides several special program areas including Emergency Management, Crime Prevention, DARE, School Resource Officer,K-9s, Traffic Enforcement, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, General Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Special Investigation (vice & narcotics), and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). The individual selected for this position will be expected to conduct him or herself in a manner that promotes and adheres to the Irvine Police Department's Mission, Vision, and Values Statement. Mission Statement Working in partnership with the community, we will preserve the peace, uphold the law with fairness and provide quality service. Vision Statement We will engage with our community through exemplary service and unparalleled professionalism, while employing a staff that reflects the growth and diversity of our community. We will commit to implementing the latest technology and best practices to meet the demands of modern policing. We will invest in the success of the men and women of the Irvine Police Department by providing unrivaled opportunities for training, advancement and personal growth. Core Values Integrity, Quality Service, Accountability, and Respect. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 24 hours prior to the first phase of the selection process. The successful candidate will be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening, by a City physician to ensure their physical suitability to perform assigned duties. In addition, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in this classification. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 26, 2018
Part Time
Description The City of Irvine seeks a candidate to supervise and assist in the daily care and enrichment of shelter animals. Candidates will oversee and assist animal care staff with adoption counseling, behavior evaluations of shelter animals and customer service. This position is Extended Part-time with a schedule requirement of 30-32 hours per week. Future vacancies may be filled through this recruitment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Work with the management team and other staff members to assure the highest standards of animal husbandry and operations. Provide leadership and support to Animal Care Attendants for daily operations. Participate, implement and monitor designed behavior programs for behaviorally challenged animals Facilitate animal/animal introductions utilizing Center Protocols. Communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers, management, volunteers and the public at all times. Drive City provided vehicle to transport animals, materials, and animal care supplies to various locations Promote positive relationships with the public, volunteers and staff while promoting the Center's programs, and policies. Provide exceptional customer service to patrons that visit the Irvine Animal Care Center. Enter clear, concise data and notes utilizing database software. Actively engage in a professional manner with volunteers by providing training and supervision. Learn about the personalities and traits of the adoptable pets in our care in order to promote their great qualities to potential adopters. Assist Animal Services Officers when requested. Hours: 30-32 hours per week; weekday, weekend, evening and holiday availability is required. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of experience working with animals, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Animal shelter experience desired. Ability to multi-task in a busy animal shelter environment with exposure to a variety of domestic/wild animals with varying degrees of dander, fur and feathers; willingness to work with any animal species. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills including the ability to provide guidance, technical support and training to staff and volunteers. Ability to work cooperatively with community groups, volunteers and City staff, while utilizing excellent conflict resolution skills, interpersonal and written communication skills. Strong organizational and computer skills to maintain accurate records, files and schedules. Requires a valid California driver's license. Ability to push, pull, drag, lift or carry equipment/supplies (weighing up to 50 lbs.), and ability to lean, stoop, twist, bend, and kneel in the performance of job duties. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine .The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employsover800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.8 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Community Services The Community Services Department has developed over the City's history into an award winning mixture of programs and services. The Department employs 127 full-time and approximately 500 part-time personnel. Community Service programs/functions include Senior Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Orange County Great Park, Disability Services, Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts Center, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Development and Park Planning, Environmental and Open Space Programs, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Community Relations, Volunteer Coordination, Public Information and Special Events, and Transportation Services (TRIPS). The Department oversees development and maintenance of more than 700,000 square feet of high quality public facilities, creation of community and neighborhood park systems, and operation of existing parks and facilities, which includes: athletic fields and two aquatic centers, multiple community and neighborhood parks, three senior centers, eight community centers, a fine arts center, an adventure playground, a nature center, an animal care center and a skate park. The Community Services Department vision is to create a lasting contribution to the health and well-being of the community. The Department's mission is to provide exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 2 business days prior to the first phase of the selection process. Prior to appointment, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug screening by a physician to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Part-time employees are employed "at will" and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. As such, their services can be discontinued without cause. Certain City operational budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions; therefore, a qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment with the City of Irvine. Closing Date/Time: 6/8/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 26, 2018
Part Time
Description The City of Irvine is seeking experienced, professional and motivated individuals to oversee operations, manage part-time staff, provide outstanding customer service, and assist with special events, recreation programs and activities at the Orange County Great Park. These positions are Extended Part-Time with a schedule requirement of 32 hours per week. Two vacancies exist. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Essential Duties and Responsibilities for the Great Park Programs and Events assignment: Organize activity-based programs within established parameters, which may include a complement of sponsored programs, fee classes, special events, and service projects designed to meet the needs of a particular population or project area. Perform administrative support through research, statistics, purchasing preparation, and special projects as assigned. Support tour guide, volunteer and staff training programs through research and preparation. Assist with coordinating and leading related training and activities. Assist with coordinating, monitoring and providing support to various high-profile activities such as delegation meetings, art exhibitions, employee events and various ceremonies and receptions. Assist with on-site events and programs/activities, including client meetings, site walks, logistics, planning and development, and general facility preparation Serve as a backup to support fee classes including program support, staffing, on-site registration, reports, evaluations and supervision of contract instructors. Create publicity materials, including program announcements, newsletters, flyers and brochures; assist with the distribution of marketing materials. Hours: 30-32 hours per week; weekday hours with occasional weekend and evening shifts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities for the Visitors Center Operations assignment: Coordinate facility preparation for daily park operations and on-site events and programs/activities. Maintain knowledge of and effectively communicate park policies and procedures with staff, outside contractors, facility renters and park visitors. Proactively identify maintenance and safety concerns. Submit work order requests for Facilities Maintenance. May perform minor maintenance as needed. Monitor park cleanliness and assist with minor custodial tasks as needed. Serve as the point of contact and lead for all on-site emergencies, accidents, injuries and incidents. Follow park procedures and reporting guidelines. Must maintain First Aid, CPR, AED certification and administer as needed. Maintain certification as a Carousel Operator and Trainer. Adhere to federal government regulated tasks related to the operations including operation manual review, daily checklists, safety logs and scheduled/unscheduled safety inspections. Train staff to operate the carousel. Coordinate balloon operations including ticket sales and inventory and coordinating flight information with pilots. Collect program/service fees for all park programs and amenities, reconcile and report daily receipts, make daily deposits, and provide weekly financial reports as needed. Coordinate staff assignments to foster high quality programs which may include a complement of classes, special events and service projects designed to meet the needs of a particular population or project area. May also serve as support staff for special events and programs/activities. Hours: 32 hours per week; Thursday through Sunday, day and night shift availability required with some holidays and additional shifts as needed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities both assignments: Work effectively in a team environment requiring coordination and cooperation with management, staff, volunteers, contractors, participants and community groups. Assist in training and supervising part-time staff and volunteers. Coordinate assignments, prepare schedules, establish timelines, monitor work and provide leadership to program staff and volunteers. Provide information on a wide variety of programs, facilities, policies and procedures to program participants, facility use patrons and the public. May mediate and resolve conflict or complaints in order to address customer needs. Perform a variety of administrative duties such as research, compiling statistics, preparing reports, inputting data, maintaining records, monitoring equipment use, collecting fees and making deposits. Utilize word processing, spreadsheet, database and calendaring applications. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions: Two years of college or university level work in Recreation, Education, Facility Management or related field, and three years of related work experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Communicate clearly and successfully in both oral and written form and provide customer service in a courteous, sensitive, and enthusiastic manner. Understand and respond positively to the needs of residents of various ages, interests and cultural backgrounds. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and CLASS or other computerized registration software preferred. Ability to push, pull, drag, lift or carry equipment/supplies (weighing up to 50 lbs.) and ability to lean, stoop, kneel, twist and bend in the performance of job duties. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine .The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employsover800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.8 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Community Services The Community Services Department has developed over the City's history into an award winning mixture of programs and services. The Department employs 127 full-time and approximately 500 part-time personnel. Community Service programs/functions include Senior Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Orange County Great Park, Disability Services, Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts Center, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Development and Park Planning, Environmental and Open Space Programs, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Community Relations, Volunteer Coordination, Public Information and Special Events, and Transportation Services (TRIPS). The Department oversees development and maintenance of more than 700,000 square feet of high quality public facilities, creation of community and neighborhood park systems, and operation of existing parks and facilities, which includes: athletic fields and two aquatic centers, multiple community and neighborhood parks, three senior centers, eight community centers, a fine arts center, an adventure playground, a nature center, an animal care center and a skate park. The Community Services Department vision is to create a lasting contribution to the health and well-being of the community. The Department's mission is to provide exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 2 business days prior to the first phase of the selection process. Prior to appointment, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug screening by a physician to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Part-time employees are employed "at will" and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. As such, their services can be discontinued without cause. Certain City operational budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions; therefore, a qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment with the City of Irvine. Closing Date/Time: 6/8/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Irvine Irvine, California 92606, United States
May 26, 2017
Full Time
Questions? Call (949) 724-6781 or email hsmart@cityofirvine.org . The City of Irvine is seeking skilled and enthusiastic candidates with strong instructional skills to enhance our Community Services Contact Class offerings.   Typical COURSES will run 1 to 3 days a week, an hour a day and for multiple weeks. Courses are created quarterly. The City will have the option to continue course offerings subsequent quarters. This position is temporary contract without benefits.   Summer CAMPS will be held in the months of July and August. A typical camp runs 5 days a week, half day, and for one week. The City will have the option to continue camp offerings subsequent quarters. This position is temporary contract without benefits. Please consult the table by clicking on this LINK http://www.cityofirvine.org/jobs ​   for course date ranges and application deadlines: NOTE: you will need to click on the Contract Class Instructor​   link  to access the job bulletin. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Hold regular contract courses in a variety of locations as defined by contract Teach infants, children, teens and adults based on course focus/description Develop a course curriculum including course outline, description, lessons, checks for understanding and/or testing and all other related course materials for their proposed subject(s) Manage the classroom to ensure an optimum learning environment Assist in the promotion and marketing of contract courses Develop diverse and creative programming not currently offered by the City of Irvine   Job Requirements: Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent knowledge/experience Some teaching or presentation experience Familiarity and experience working with a diverse populace City of Irvine Business License for courses held in Irvine Fingerprinting through the Irvine Police Department Insurance as defined by contract
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
Nov 01, 2017
Full Time
Description Questions? Call (949) 724-6781 or email hsmart@cityofirvine.org . The City of Irvine seeks a skilled candidate with strong instructional skills to enhance our Community Services Contract Class offerings. Typical COURSES will run 1-3 days a week, 1-4 hours a day and for multiple weeks. Courses are created quarterly. The City will have the option to continue course offerings subsequent quarters. This position is temporary contract without benefits. Summer CAMPS to be held in the months of July and August. A typical camp runs five days a week, half day, and for one week. The City will have the option to continue course offerings subsequent quarters. This position is temporary contract without benefits. Specific Areas of Interest: Immediate need in Fine Arts: Instructors in jewelry, printmaking and fiber arts Enrichment courses for children in Kindergarten to 6th grade (not STEM) High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Balance and geriatric training to prevent falls Programs aimed at young adults ageds 18-30 Programs held at specialized non-city facilities; facilities with specialized equipment that the City does not own We are currently meeting the need for Tae Kwon Do (TKD), kindergarten readiness, yoga (all ages), youth dance, financial literacy and Pilates. Please consult the table below for course date ranges and application deadlines: *Summer 2018 classes will be listed online only. **Timelines subject to change. Check back before submitting an application. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Hold regular contract courses in a variety of locations as defined by contract Teach infants, children, teens and adults based on course focus/description Develop a course curriculum including course outline, description, lessons, checks for understanding and/or testing and all other related course materials for their proposed subject(s) Manage the classroom to ensure an optimum learning environment Assist in the promotion and marketing of contract courses Develop diverse and creative programming not currently offered by the City of Irvine Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent knowledge/experience Some teaching or presentation experience Familiarity and experience working with a diverse populace City of Irvine Business License for courses held in Irvine Fingerprinting through the Irvine Police Department Insurance as defined by contract Supplemental Information Contract class proposals will be reviewed by City staff as designated by the Director of Community Services. Proposals will be considered for inclusion as a City-offered program through the contract class program and promoted in the City Activity Guide, provided all criteria listed below have been met: Course is not a duplication of an existing course or program that sufficiently meets demand Course does not pose an unreasonable safety risk to participants Course title and subject matter are interpreted as an appropriate City Service consistent with the City's adopted policies, mission, goals and strategic plans Registration revenues based on projected course attendance are anticipated to be sufficient to recover costs borne by City The City will not contract for courses that fall into any of the following: Courses that subject participants to investment advice, ventures that may pose financial risks or solicitation, and/or sell products or services Courses that imply religious instruction, offer a religious-based program or service, and/or infer practices or rituals Courses that promote alcohol, illegal drugs, drug or weapon products, paraphernalia, firearms, tobacco, gambling, and/or adult-oriented or sexually explicit materials Please review these guidelines before submitting a course proposal: Review our current quarter's Community Services Inside Irvine Guide to see if your proposed course is already being offered. You can view our brochure online at http://www.irvinequickreg.org or pick up a current copy at one of our community centers or City Hall For Fine Arts courses, review our current quarter's Art Beat brochure to see if your proposed class is already being offered. You can view our brochure online at http://www.irvinefinearts.org or pick up a current copy at one of our community centers or City Hall Please note that workshops and courses cannot be designed to sell or recommend products from your business or promote your consulting services The revenue for courses held at City facilities is split 50/50 with the instructor, or as defined by contract. The City of Irvine cannot guarantee the number of courses, the number of students or the amount of revenue that a course may receive. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Irvine Irvine, CA, USA
May 03, 2018
Part Time
Description The City of Irvine's Disability Services section offers monthly recreational activities and provides temporary 1:1 accommodations for persons with disabilities. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who wants flexible part-time hours and the chance to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Multiplevacancies exist with the following schedules: Part-time: 19 hours per week; evening and weekend availability required Extended Part-Time: 30-32 hours per week; evening and weekend availability required Additional Part-time and Extended Part-time positions may be filled through this recruitment. This is a continuous recruitment. Interested applicants should submit their application as soon as possible.The City reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for these positions. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Provide 1:1 inclusion support for participants of the City's Community Services programs, camps and events. Assist with support and coordination of the City's disability services special events, and programs, ensuring safety of participants of activities and special events such as recreation classes, yoga, zumba, bowling, dances, movies and excursions. Greet, direct and assist participants and families, and facilitate volunteer efforts. Process registrations and payments for activities and events. Input and track information using the City's computerized system, online work schedule and email correspondence. HOURS: Part-time, 30-32 hours per week. Mornings and early afternoon preferred. Weekday hours will vary to assist with 1:1 inclusion and administrative support, based on program needs. Occasional weekends/evenings are required to participate in 2-3 special events per month. HOURS: Part-time, up to 19 hours per week. Mornings and early afternoon preferred. Weekday hours will vary from 1-3 days per week to assist with 1:1 inclusion and administrative support, based on program needs. Occasional weekends/evenings are required to participate in 2-3 special events per month. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Two years of college or university level coursework with an emphasis in Special Education, Human/Community Services, Social Ecology or a related field and two years experience as a Community Services Leader, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience and ability to positively interact with persons with disabilities, family members, business community sponsors and staff. Ability to supervise and ensure the safety of program and event participants. Ability to perform tasks efficiently, effectively and enthusiastically. Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. Excellent customer service, communication skills, patience and understanding. Prior to employment, applicants must possess a valid California Driver's License and proof of current negative Tuberculin test, within the past year. A standard First Aid and CPR certificate is required within three months of employment. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches. Irvine has also been recognized as one of the America's Best Cities to Live, according to Money Magazine .The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employsover800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.8 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Community Services The Community Services Department has developed over the City's history into an award winning mixture of programs and services. The Department employs 127 full-time and approximately 500 part-time personnel. Community Service programs/functions include Senior Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Orange County Great Park, Disability Services, Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts Center, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Development and Park Planning, Environmental and Open Space Programs, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Community Relations, Volunteer Coordination, Public Information and Special Events, and Transportation Services (TRIPS). The Department oversees development and maintenance of more than 700,000 square feet of high quality public facilities, creation of community and neighborhood park systems, and operation of existing parks and facilities, which includes: athletic fields and two aquatic centers, multiple community and neighborhood parks, three senior centers, eight community centers, a fine arts center, an adventure playground, a nature center, an animal care center and a skate park. The Community Services Department vision is to create a lasting contribution to the health and well-being of the community. The Department's mission is to provide exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces. SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 2 business days prior to the first phase of the selection process. Prior to appointment, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug screening by a physician to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Part-time employees are employed "at will" and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. As such, their services can be discontinued without cause. Certain City operational budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions; therefore, a qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment with the City of Irvine. Closing Date/Time: Continuous