Orange County Sanitation District

  • 10844 Ellis Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, United States

The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a public agency that is dedicated to maintaining world-class leadership in wastewater and water resource management.  OCSD operates and maintains the third largest wastewater treatment facilities east of the Mississippi River. 

Mission Statement

We, the employees and the board of directors of the Orange County Sanitation District, are committed to protect public health and the environment by developing, integrating, and implementing fiscally responsible solutions to wastewater, water reclamation, and watershed protection issues. We are a value-based organization dedicated to upholding and consistently demonstrating the attributes affirmed in our Guiding Principles. 

Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles are a declaration of who we are and the beliefs we affirm. They form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional code of ethics. 

Honesty, Trust and Respect

  • We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. 

Teamwork and Problem Solving

  • We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. 

Leadership and Commitment

  • We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. 

Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills, & Abilities

  • We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. 

Recognition/Rewards

  • We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees.

8 job(s) at Orange County Sanitation District

Orange County Sanitation District, CA Fountain Valley, CA, United States
Oct 19, 2017
Full Time
This is an opportunity for a Senior Information Technology Analyst (Maximo Administrator). Please apply online on our jobs page at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ocsd/jobs/1879302/senior-information-technology-analyst Under general direction, provides highly advanced professional level support to departments with highly complex systems and programs including the analysis, evaluation, design, development, and testing of software and hardware programs. Assumes technical responsibility for OCSD's Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Program and provides services in architectural design, integration, implementation, back-end administration, and troubleshooting. Integrates enterprise solutions for the maintenance management program, civil asset management program, corrosion program, asset assessment programs, and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Designs optimum system configurations, develops and implements testing plans, ensures system quality assurance, evaluates whether new programs meet users' business needs and technology requirements and makes adjustments where needed. Organizes and prioritizes a variety of Information Technical projects in an effective and timely manner.
Orange County Sanitation District Fountain Valley, CA, United States
Oct 19, 2017
Full Time
Under general direction, the Engineer performs a wide variety of complex engineering and design management duties involving the design and construction of wastewater treatment facilities and collection systems.    The position's principle responsibilities are to provide technical leadership and expertise to the project team during design, and serve as the project's primary interface for technical engineering issues with the designer, operations and maintenance, as well as other stakeholders in and outside of OCSD.    Tasks and/or assignments may include but are not limited to project management, coordinating the technical design phase of projects; working closely with the project manager regarding keeping the project on schedule and within budget; evaluating and reviewing drawings and designs for conformance with the scope of work, safety and regulatory requirements, design quality expectations, stakeholder needs, codes, policy and procedures, constructability, and Engineering Standards; scheduling and leading technical review meetings and design review workshops; coordinating projects requirements and impacts across departments and resolving conflicting stakeholder needs; preparing memos, studies and reports regarding wastewater collections and treatment facilities; participating in in-house engineering projects including design and preparing contract documents; inspecting and diagnosing plant and sewer system operation and maintenance problems and upgrade needs, developing corrective action plans; performing hydraulic modeling and calculations; performing utility searches and resolving difficult utility location conflicts during the design and construction of facilities; conducting inspections of wastewater treatment facilities and construction sites; participating in construction management functions such as shop drawing review, contractor's requests for information, and construction request for proposals, to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design intent and contract documents, as well as applicable permits and building codes; developing the scope of work for wastewater collection and treatment facility projects, and reviewing consultant proposals; participating in project gate meetings; researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, and preparing and presenting sound recommendations; identifying lessons learned; reviewing and improving Engineering Standards; and providing technical assistance to OCSD staff.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, CA, USA
Nov 18, 2017
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? Watch our Video to Learn About Employment with OCSD. At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of a Principal Safety and Health Representative (Safety & Health Specialist) . This position is the highest level in the professional series within Risk Management, and will be expected to exercise functional and technical leadership in assigned workgroups or teams and coach and/or mentor less experienced staff. Under general direction, coordinates and oversees activities in support of the safety and emergency response needs of the District including assistance with the development, implementation and administration of programs, policies and procedures; provides information and training, regulatory interpretation and technical support to District personnel; and performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Specifically, this person plans, organizes, coordinates, and oversees the development and implementation of various health, industrial hygiene programs, policies and procedures; establishes and environment of workplace safety for the employees by increasing safety awareness. This position is responsible for the development of programs objectives and designs and conducts safety training programs; develops and/or recommends purchase of training materials; conducts initial and refresher training classes for areas of assignment; develops and organizes specialized training as needed. This person will be responsible for the development, administration, and auditing of safety, health, and hazardous waste programs in accordance with federal, state, and local laws, and according to OCSD policies and procedures. This individual will act as a resource to OCSD personnel and provide technical support on safety and health related issues. In addition, the Principal Safety & Health Representative (Specialist) will develop and deliver employee safety and health training programs and workshops. Other duties will include reviewing federal, state, and local legislation to monitor its impact on OCSD programs; and performing other related duties as required. Qualifications & Requirements The successful candidate will have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree from a college or university which is accredited by the US Department of Education, with major course work in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, science, engineering, or a related field. This position requires a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, safety, or related experience. Detailed knowledge of safety and health regulations and knowledge of wastewater operations is highly desired. The ability to develop and conduct safety and health training is required. The ability to investigate accidents and unsafe working conditions and provide recommendations to ensure compliance with appropriate safety practices and regulations is required. The ability to train, coach, and mentor junior level staff is desired. Must obtain a specialized certification, such as Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) within 12 months of date of employment. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Friday, December 15, 2017, 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $103,043.20 - $113,588.80/year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to inspect various sites and to investigate accidents, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and make detailed inspections; color vision to identify materials and structures; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator, to operate standard office equipment, and appropriate inspection and/or safety equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work partially in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions, and partially in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, CA, USA
Nov 10, 2017
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is currently looking to fill the role of a Senior Scientist. This is the highest level technical (non-supervisory) classification at OCSD. Applicants with expertise in any one or more of the following areas: analytical chemistry, microbiology/molecular biology, oceanography, marine biology, ecology or wastewater processes are encouraged to apply. The candidate determined to provide the greatest level of technical expertise, in any one or combination of these areas and the ability to manage complex interagency projects will be selected to fill this position. Under general direction, Senior Scientists have senior-level technical and management responsibility for the quality and performance of assigned programs, special projects, and research activities that have regional impact and are recognized by peers within the industry and scientific discipline; assumes the role of subject matter expert and person-in-charge of large scientific projects and programs and sets goals, objectives, and direction through senior management approval; provides highly complex and specialized scientific expertise to senior management and serves as a mentor to less experienced scientific and other District staff; recommends policy to senior management; and performs related work as required. Specifically, the Senior Scientist will be responsible for writing technical procedures and validating analytical procedures; preparing technical papers and reports; providing quality control review of applicable compliance reports; ensuring that results are communicated appropriately; and preparing and making presentations to management, staff, the Board of Directors, regulators, and other public agencies, the public, and professional groups. In addition, this person will provide leadership and guidance to others. As a program and/or project leader, may direct, assign, train, monitor and review the work activities of team members; determine work priorities; oversee quality and quantity of work performed and ensure adherence to established procedures by instructing employees accordingly; and develop and implement work improvements. Qualifications & Requirements This position requires the possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in science and a minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible scientific experience. An advanced degree such as a Master's Degree or PhD is highly desired. The ability to effectively communicate in person and in writing is required. The ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines is also a must. The selected candidate must be proficient in all Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). The selected candidate must possess a valid driver's license by time of appointment. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Monday, December 14, 2017 at 5:00 PM (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $113,713 - $125,382/year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to inspect District development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points, to operate a motor vehicle, and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas and to conduct inspections may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may work in the field and occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER INFORMATION For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, CA, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an IT Analyst III (Maximo). Under general direction, provides moderate to complex support to departments and programs including the analysis, evaluation, design, development, and testing of software and hardware programs. This person will assist in the technical responsibility for OCSD's Enterprise Asset Management program and provides services in architectural design, integration, implementation, back-end administration, and troubleshooting. Integrates enterprise solutions for the maintenance management program, civil asset management program, corrosion program, asset assessment programs, and Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Designs optimum system configurations, develops and implements testing plans, ensures system quality assurance, evaluates whether new programs meet users' business needs and technology requirements and makes adjustments as necessary. Organizes and prioritizes a variety of Information Technology projects in an effective and timely manner. Qualifications & Requirements This position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems, or a related field. This position also requires four (4) years of increasingly responsible information systems or network programming and analysis experience, including two (2) years of experience at a level comparable to an Information Technology Analyst II at OCSD. The ideal candidate will have experience with: SQL Server, report development, scripting, Asset Life Cycle Management, knowledge of the principles and practices of planned maintenance and a general understanding of Maximo asset management software. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment is required. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Monday, November 27, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $95,742- $105,560/year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. Other Information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, CA, USA
Nov 02, 2017
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Engineering Supervisor (Planning). Under general direction of the Engineering Manager, the Engineering Supervisor assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of a staff of engineers and analysts in the Planning Division to support the Engineering Department. The Engineering Supervisor will be responsible for executing CIP projects; managing consultant and contractor contracts; developing scopes of work; producing technical recommendations; and developing long range planning for a CIP program; coordinating and negotiating contracts with other agencies and external parties; managing OCSD's program related to the California Environmental Quality Act; managing land records and sewer service connections. The Engineering Supervisor will also be responsible for identifying resource needs, reviewing needs with appropriate management staff, and allocating resources accordingly; guiding staff in professional development and encouraging a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with all departments; and participates in the development of policies and procedures. Duties also include the monitoring of work activities of engineering staff to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures; working closely with the Engineering Manager in implementing staff goals and objectives; establishing optimization strategies, and strategic initiatives; participating in the selection of staff, providing or coordinating staff training, working with employees to correct performance deficiencies and implementing discipline procedures when necessary. The Engineering Supervisor will also be responsible for performing the most technically complex tasks of the work unit as necessary; overseeing and assisting in the preparation of requests for proposals and related documents; negotiating professional services and change order agreements; developing and maintaining quality standards through field sampling calculations, benchmarking efforts; ensuring Federal and State regulations and statutes are maintained and participating in the development of emergency preparedness plans. This individual will be tasked with preparing analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities, collection system monthly flows, process optimization, etc.; presenting to staff, professional groups, governing bodies of other public agencies, and the general public regarding wastewater treatment facilities and management issues; providing technical assistance to field staff regarding equipment selection, root cause analysis, and troubleshooting of problems; attending and participating in professional group meetings; staying abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of engineering; researching emerging products and enhancements and their applicability to District needs and performs other related duties as required. Qualifications & Requirements This position requires a valid Professional Engineer (PE) license from the State of California (civil/environmental is highly desirable), a Bachelor's degree from a college or university which is accredited by the US Department of Education, with major course work in Engineering, or a closely related field; and eight (8) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience, Including a minimum of three (3) year's comparable to an engineer or two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience. The ideal candidate must have direct professional engineering experience with one of the following: capital and operations engineering projects, pretreatment projects, plant operation and maintenance improvements, emergency preparedness compliance and enforcement programs. Prior experience working in water/wastewater design or environmental/sanitary engineering for a local government utility or municipality is a plus. The individual in this position must have proven ability to administer complex, technical engineering programs, supervise, motivate and develop staff; and identify problems, analyze information and develop sound recommendations. This position involves a high level of independence and decision making within area of responsibility and requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, political astuteness, and diplomacy. Experience writing staff reports and making presentations for an elected Board is highly desired. This individual will be detail-oriented, highly organized, and will have experience using engineering software and Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid California Driver's License by time of appointment is required. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, November 22, 2017, by 5:00 P.M. (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Interviews: Interviews are expected to occur on or near December 19, 2017. Hiring Salary Range: $131,893 - $145,454 / Annually *starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to inspect District development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points, to operate a motor vehicle, and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas and to conduct inspections may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may work in the field and occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website . Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, CA, USA
Nov 18, 2017
Intern
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of two (2) Interns - Public Affairs. One (1) Public Affairs Intern One (1) Graphics / Multi-Media Intern Under direct supervision, the Public Affairs Intern assists the Public Affairs staff with writing, proofreading and editing announcements, visual communications, graphic design and print production materials such as brochures and newsletters; planning, coordinating and attending community outreach, plant, and employee events; and maintaining the website and updating social media sites to increase public awareness and education of residents, business partners, media and other stakeholders. Specifically, the Public Affairs Intern may assist with the following: Conduct research, gather information, and draft news articles and advertisements of organizational programs as well as community events and activities; Assemble and distribute information packets and collateral materials for the general public; Assist in the development and updating of media lists and other databases; Assist in coordinating with outside vendors regarding printing of materials, graphic arts services, videotaping and recording services; Assist in responding to a variety of public information related inquiries and requests; Assist in the coordination and conducting plant tours; Assist in the coordination, set up and presentation during evening and weekend outreach events; Participate in meetings, schedule and conduct presentations, assist with day-to-day administrative duties; and other related duties as assigned. Depending on experience may work with a variety of graphic software, graphic techniques, and desktop publishing techniques to prepare and/or design layouts and produce graphic materials. May utilize a wide variety of graphic software (Adobe Creative Suite using InDesign Illustrator, Photoshop), graphic techniques, desktop publishing techniques, production equipment to prepare and/or design layouts and produce graphic materials. Knowledge of these applications are highly desirable. Photography and multi-media knowledge, such as video recording, video editing using Adobe Premiere and Apple i-movie, are highly desirable. Qualifications & Requirements This position requires a high school diploma, current full-time enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or a related field. The ideal candidate for this internship will have a basic understanding of the methods and techniques used in public relations, media relations, and community outreach; excellent writing skills including proper use of grammar, spelling and punctuation; the ability to communicate effectively with the public and staff at all levels of the organization; and maintain a high level of customer service while interfacing with governmental agencies, community groups, and the general public. The person in this intern assignment must have excellent organizational skills, with the ability to take direction well and complete assignments under tight deadlines. Computer proficiency is required, including familiarity with MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); and experience with PC-based graphic design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and In- Design is desired. Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled full-time at a college or university, be in good standing, and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better to be eligible for a paid internship with the Orange County Sanitation District. Only students who have at least one year of school remaining will be considered. All applicants will be required to furnish a verification of enrollment from the registrar's office indicating "student in good standing" prior to employment with the District. Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from a professor, previous employer or internship supervisor as part of their application. Work Schedule: This internship will run concurrently with school and will require a minimum of 15 hours of work on-site each week (and up to 20 hours a week) typically during Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., however some flexibility is expected due to weekend and evening events. OCSD will also allow flexibility during final exam periods. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 2 Apply online at: www.ocsd.com/jobs APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 at 5:00PM Interviews are estimated to occur on Thursday, January 04, 2017. Application Process: In order to receive full consideration for an internship with OCSD, applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application: Verification of enrollment from the school, indicating full-time enrollment Letter of recommendation from a professor, previous employer or internship supervisor Compensation: Undergraduate Student: $17.00/Hour Graduate Student: $20.00/Hour Supplemental Information Physical Demands Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting or laboratory, if applicable, and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in work areas and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds. Environmental Elements Employees work in an office or laboratory, if applicable, environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Disaster Service Workers All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER information For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on the Class & Compensation page of our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of OCSD's pre-employment process, which includes a background investigation and a physical examination. For some positions, this may include a drug screen. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
Orange County Sanitation District, CA Orange, CA, USA
Nov 04, 2017
Full Time
Description What do you value in your next job? At the Orange County Sanitation District our Core Values form the framework of our organization and reinforce our professional work ethic. If the following values ring true with you, we'd love to invite you to explore our career opportunities further. Honesty, Trust, & Respect We aspire to the highest degree of integrity, honesty, trust, and respect in our interaction with each other, our suppliers, our customers, and our community. Teamwork & Problem Solving We strive to reach OCSD goals through cooperative efforts and collaboration with each other and our constituencies. We work to solve problems in a creative, cost-effective and safe manner, and we acknowledge team and individual efforts. Leadership & Commitment We lead by example, acknowledging the value of our resources and using them wisely and safely to achieve our objectives and goals. We are committed to act in the best interest of our employees, our organization, and our community. Learning/Teaching - Talents, Skills and Abilities We continuously develop ourselves, enhancing our talents, skills, and abilities, knowing that only through personal growth and development will we continue to progress as an agency and as individuals. Recognition/Rewards We seek to recognize, acknowledge and reward contributions to OCSD by our many talented employees. OCSD is currently looking to fill the role of an Engineer - Industrial Source Control Under general direction within the Resource Protection Division of the Environmental Services Department, performs a variety of engineering duties to implement the Federal Pretreatment Program; issues and renews industrial wastewater discharge permits to industrial facilities in accordance with Code of Federal Regulation (40 CFR) and Local Ordinance; conducts technical facility inspections to assess and verify permit application information; finalizes permit requirements and ensures compliance; interacts with industrial permittees and the public, both in person and by telephone; responds to permittees' requests regarding regulatory permit and enforcement issues; implements permittee industrial sampling and monitoring programs; evaluates sampling and monitoring data to determine compliance; performs evaluations of compliance histories; determines the level of enforcement action to be taken; issues notices of violations and scheduling requirements; ensures and monitors compliance; performs evaluations of corrective response plans and waste management proposals; prepares compliance agreements, administrative orders, administrative complaints and staff reports; prepares, finalizes and tracks correspondence including Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports; and assists in the development of policies, procedures and standards. Qualifications & Requirements The successful candidate will possess an education equivalent to a bachelor's degree from a college or university which is accredited by the US Department of Education, with major course work in chemical or environmental engineering. Possession of a valid and current professional engineering (PE) registration from the State of California is required, as is possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. A minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible engineering experience is required including one (1) year of experience at the registered level is preferred. Knowledge of the Federal Pretreatment Program is required. Advanced computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel are required. The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, is essential. Must portray strong business writing, verbal communication, leadership, teambuilding and negotiation skills, which include the ability to interface with District personnel, the public and other agencies in a professional manner. Recruitment & Selection Process Vacancies: 1 APPLICATION FILING DEADLINE: Friday, December 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM (or until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received) Hiring Salary Range: $108,243 - $119,350/year (starting salary will be within this range based upon qualifications) Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer, to inspect District development sites, including traversing uneven terrain, climbing ladders, stairs, and other temporary or construction access points, to operate a motor vehicle, and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas and to conduct inspections may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may work in the field and occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS All Orange County Sanitation District employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the Orange County Sanitation District requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. OTHER INFORMATION For the full range of duties, responsibilities, and essential job functions please review the Classification Specification for this position found on our website. Applicants must clearly demonstrate, through their application materials, that they meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the job announcement and class specification to receive further consideration. However, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. False statements may be cause for disqualification, removal from the eligible list, or discharge from employment. All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and verification. OCSD only accepts applications submitted via our online application system. Resumes submitted via mail, fax or email will not be accepted. The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.