City of LIvermore

Surrounded by rolling hillsides and rich vineyards, yet located only 50 miles east of San Francisco, Livermore is the epitome of California living with its urban amenities and relaxed lifestyles. Founded in 1869, Livermore is now home to a diverse population of 80,723. This progressive community has become the cornerstone of the Tri-Valley area and takes great pride in its outstanding school system, low crime rate, peaceful neighborhoods with homes in a variety of price ranges, and use of open space. Today, with vintage main streets, elegant restaurants, world-class wineries, and diverse housing opportunities, Livermore retains the charm of a smaller city with the cultural benefits usually reserved for communities much larger in size. Its character, heritage, and smart growth have made Livermore a great place to live, work, and play.

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City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Jul 06, 2024
Full Time
Description The City of Livermore is currently accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Manager. For more information, please refer to the job brochure . Apply by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2024. DEFINITION Under general direction, plans, organizes, directs, and supervises the Human Resources Division of the Administrative Services Department; directs and participates in the administration, development and analysis of human resources programs, policies and procedures in support of the City's employee and labor relations, benefits administration, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, training, and workers' compensation; participates as a member of the Department's management team and on City-wide teams; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Administrative Services Director; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Human Resources Manager has considerable latitude in the management of human resources programs and staff, within the general guidelines and professional and administrative standards. This classification is distinguished from the Management Analyst (Confidential) in that the Human Resources Manager is the division manager with overall responsibility for the Human Resources Division. It is further distinguished from the Administrative Services Director in that the Director has overall responsibility for the Human Resources Division, as well as the Finance and Information Technology Divisions. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General direction is provided by the Administrative Services Director. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Provides direct and indirect supervision to managerial, professional, technical, and temporary employees. Examples of Important and Essential Functions Human Resources Functions Develops goals, objectives, and performance measures to manage assigned programs; assesses the effectiveness of programs and services provided and seeks ways to improve services and programs; advises Director and managers using sound human resources strategies, practices and techniques to solve complex employee and organizational issues, and effectively plan for and manage the City's workforce; provides high quality information and consultation to staff and managers to address sensitive and controversial issues; ensures human resources programs, policies, and procedures are in accordance with City policies, goals and objectives and state and federal law; fosters teamwork to support the department's mission through leadership, open communication and creative problem solving; interprets labor agreements and other City rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; provides analytical and strategic support for labor relations matters, assists in determining proposal costs, and serves as an active member of the City's negotiation team, as assigned; administers the City's Equal Employment Opportunity programs; conducts investigations, such as grievances, employee misconduct, and claims of discrimination and sexual harassment; represents the City to regulatory agencies to address formal complaints and prepares appropriate documentation and written responses; conducts compensation and benefit studies, and recommends amendments to the classification plan; administers a comprehensive recruitment and selection program in accordance with applicable state and federal law; administers staff compliance with the Department of Justice/Federal Bureau of Investigations regulations concerning criminal offender record information; administers a comprehensive employee benefits program, such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Section 125 Plan, 457(b) and 401(a) deferred compensation plans, long term disability, employee assistance program, and other benefits; administers employee leave in accordance with applicable state and federal law and City policies, such as Family Medical Leave Act, Pregnancy Disability Act, California Family Rights Act, the City's Sick Leave Bank and Catastrophic Leave Policies, and other laws, regulations, and policies; administers the City's Commercial Driver's License Program under the Department of Transportation and the City's non-commercial driver's license program under the Department of Motor Vehicles; administers employee trainings, including mandatory sexual harassment prevention training under AB 1825, Department of Transportation Commercial Driver's training, and other trainings; may lead a team or committee in developing city wide policies and meeting continuous improvement goals; stays current of new trends and innovations in the field of human resources; and continually monitors the City's compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. Management and Administrative Functions Supervises, trains, coaches, and evaluates assigned staff, and addresses job performance issues; recommends the hiring of division staff; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures for all human resources programs and projects; prepares and administers the Human Resources Division budget, including forecasting future needs and monitoring and controlling expenditures; negotiates, selects, and monitors the work of third party administrators, such as contractors and brokers; participates in the administration of the City's Workers' Compensation Program in coordination with the City Attorney's Office; develops and/or revises human resources related rules, regulations, policies, and procedures in accordance with applicable laws and regulations; administers the human resources records retention schedule and personnel files; develops and determines costs for compensation and benefits proposals; prepares a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, analyses, and other written materials; makes effective and persuasive oral presentations; and performs assigned role in Emergency Operations Center for the City's disaster response plan. Job Related and Essential Qualifications Demonstrated Knowledge of : Principles and practices of human resources administration utilized in recruitment and selection, classification, salary and benefits administration, employee and labor relations, and providing high quality employee service; principles and practices of supervision, training, and human resources management; applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to human resources administration; Equal Employment Opportunity rules and regulations; principles and practices of administrative and statistical analysis as applied to human resources administration; and modern office technology methods and procedures. Demonstrated Skills to : Manage and prioritize a variety of competing assignments and meet deadlines; supervise, train, coach, and evaluate assigned staff; use tact and discretion in handling all matters; develop goals, objectives, and performance measures to assess program effectiveness; interpret complex and sometimes conflicting laws, regulations, rules, labor contracts, and policies; provide effective leadership to staff and committees; provide coaching and assistance to foster effective employee relations; prepare clear and concise reports, memoranda, policies, and correspondence; communicate effectively orally and in writing; make public presentations; develop comprehensive plans from general instructions; complete complex assignments independently; conduct research on a variety of issues; collect, compile, and analyze data; perform statistical analysis; develop and monitor budget data; work effectively with those contacted in the course of the work; work in a dynamic team environment; solicit the cooperation of others; operate modern office equipment including personal computers and associated programs utilized for word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications necessary in the performance of the work; and exemplify and foster an enthusiastic, resourceful, and effective service attitude with the public and co-workers. Ability to : Become knowledgeable of the City's policies and procedures, such as the Personnel Rules and Regulations, MOUs, Administrative Regulations, and other policies and procedures, and apply them to resolve problems and/or answer questions from employees and managers. Experience, Education and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience, education and training that provides the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience : Four years of progressively responsible, professional human resources work at a management level including two years of supervisory experience. Experience in a public sector agency is highly desirable. Education : Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources management, business administration, public administration or a related field. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. License : May require the possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work the hours necessary to accomplish the assigned duties; attend evening meetings; travel out of town and attend workshops, conferences, and seminars during work and non-work hours, including weekends. Certain activities may require working outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to work in a standard office environment; travel to off site locations; operate a computer; converse by telephone, in person, and to large groups and be clearly understood; stamina to work additional hours to meet deadlines and attend night meetings; and safely lift and maneuver office supplies and equipment weighing up to 30 pounds. Additional Information The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer. CITY OF LIVERMORE BENEFITS SUMMARY Confidential Management - Unrepresented Confidential Management is an unrepresented group and receives benefits similar to those of the Livermore Management Group. The information contained here is a summary of benefits. For a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. Updated 1/2024 CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION) $1,950/month towards medical, dental, vision, additional & supplemental life insurance; unused balance paid in cash. BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D) FT - $150,000 EE coverage, ER paid $1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000 (not to exceed 5x annual earnings). LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) ER paid 60% of base monthly earnings to $6,000/month max. 180 day waiting period PERS New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 2% at 60 formula or 2% at 62 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340. ClassicPERSMiscMember - 2% at 60 Member Rate = 7% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit NewPERSMiscMember - 2% at 62 Member Rate = 7.5% EE paid Employer Rate =34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86) EE paid 1.45% ER paid 1.45% RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS) EEs hired on or after 2/1/06 shall not be eligible for the retirement reimbursement health benefit and shall be enrolled in the RHS w/City contribution of 4% of base pay into account. VACATION ACCRUAL For eligible full-time EE. Prorated for 20 and 30 hour EEs. Years of Service (Accrual per Year) 1 year(80.6 hrs) 2-5 years (120.12 hrs) 6-10 years (135.98 hrs) 11-15 years (160.94 hrs) 16-19 years (180.18 hrs) 20+ years (192.4 hrs) Maximum accrual: 350 hours HOLIDAYS 12 observed holidays SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL Unlimited accrual 96.2 hours/year for FT 72.02 hours/year for ¾-time 48.1 hours/year for ½- time PERSbenefit for unused sick leave. SICK LEAVE USAGE: FAMILY SICK LEAVE : For immediate Family Illness- ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. Additional time upon approval of City Manager. PARENTAL LEAVE : EE who adopts or non-birthing parent- ½ annual sick leave accrual BEREAVEMENT/ FUNERAL LEAVE : 24 hours max to be used only for sister-in-law, brother-in-law, aunt or uncle. Extension of 16 hours with approval of Department Head. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE 24 hours max for immediate family: spouse, children of EE or of EE's spouse, other relative living w/EE or receiving full support from EE, mother, father, brother, sister, grandchild, grandparent, father-in-law, mother-in-law and registered partner. ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE Base:80- 112 hrs/yr. (Effective 1/1/19, no additional hours will be granted due to longevity.) No carryover. PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules & Regs Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act DEFERRED COMPENSATION Effective 7/6/20, ER contributes $185/per pay period, with required EE contribution of $75/per pay period 2024 Maximums : Normal = $23,000 Age 50+ = $7,500 Catchup Limits = $46,000 SECTION 125 PLAN No ER contribution 2024 Maximums Dependent Care*: Up to $5,000/year -- *See IRS Pub #503 Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $3,200/year Pre-tax Health Care Premiums FSA's for Dependent Care Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Other options offered by plan administrator SUPERVISORY DIFFERENTIAL PAY Minimum of 10% above base salary of non-mgmt subordinate, 7.5% above mgmt subordinate ACTING PAY If work minimum of 5 consecutive calendar days, paid @ lowest step of higher class with at least a 5% differential. If assignment > 12 months, optional increment of up to 7% or max of the range, whichever is less. SPECIAL PROJECT PAY If work minimum of 30 calendar days, 5%-7% differential. If full supervisory, additional % to reflect 2.5% over highest compensated subordinate. If assignment > 12 months, optional increase of up to 7% BILINGUAL PAY $50/pay period Must be certified by Department Head, approved by City Manager, and used on the job. CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE Standard = $40/month (If authorized) Enhanced = $90/month for exempt only See Administrative Regulation 36 for details. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT 75% reimbursement fortuition & books For undergraduate studies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS 100% reimbursement for required licenses and certifications EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Three (3) sessions per incident per family member. Unlimited telephonic consultations. PAY PERIODS 26 pay periods per year ER = Employer EE = Employee FT = Full-Time PT = Part-Time Closing Date/Time: 7/19/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Jun 12, 2024
Full Time
Description Click here for the job announcement! This recruitment will be open continuously with a first review date of July 5th, 2024 at 5:00 pm PST. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply early. This recruitment is subject to close at any time. The Water Resources Division provides a dynamic and supportive work environment providing critical services to the community. Come join the team at the Water Reclamation Plant - 101 West Jack London Boulevard in Livermore! There are three (3) Water Resources Instrument Control Technician vacancies to be filled. DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Water Resources Instrument Control Technician installs, operates, maintains, calibrates, and repairs computer hardware, process instrumentation, data logging, and telemetry; de-bugs, modifies, and customizes software; modifies, maintains, and repairs all components of a programmable logic controller (PLC) based supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems/distributed control systems; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification is distinguished by the specialized, technical assignments in support of SCADA systems, PLC's, distributed control systems, computer networking systems, software and instrumentation, telemetry, lab analytical equipment, safety systems, and other related systems. Incumbents will be expected to work independently in modifying, maintaining, and operating the above referenced systems. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by a Public Works Supervisor and the WR Coordinator - Electrical & Instrumentation Control. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None. Examples of Important and Essential Functions Technical Functions Installs, calibrates, programs, maintains, and repairs instruments, PLC based system/distributed control system components, meters, analyzers, recorders, control and feed systems, computers, monitors, printers, transducers, microprocessors, and data transmission systems; repairs electronics, electrical, pneumatic, mechanical, and hydraulic systems; maintains and repairs laboratory and safety equipment including gas detection, alarm systems, pH and DO meters; analyzes software problems; modifies computer programs to optimize plant operations and operator convenience; analyzes problems and repairs equipment to component level; analyzes problems and repairs 480 volt alternating current (AC) motor control centers; installs and configures security systems including access control and video system; performs service and maintenance work on a variety of electrical installations, systems, pumps, meters, and other equipment in City facilities; operates diagnostic instruments such as a voltmeter, megger, ammeter, ohmmeter, transistor checker, loop meter, and other electrical test equipment installs and repairs; replaces outlets, lighting fixtures, switches, ballasts, conduit runs and distribution panels; assists in planning and scheduling preventative maintenance programs; develops and implements emergency situation plans; performs all tasks in a safe manner observing all safety practices in performance of assigned duties; trains others in the operation of new or modified computer/instrumentation systems; and upgrades existing systems as needed. Administrative Functions Assists system users in solving data and systems problems and suggests alternative methods of operation; maintains accurate records and updates shop drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams as changes are made; maintains an inventory of parts, materials, supplies, and equipment used in everyday tasks; ensures that work orders are completed in a timely manner; provides information for budget preparation; may provide direction to temporary employees; and evaluates systems performance and recommends actions to be taken. Job Related and Essential Qualifications Demonstrated Knowledge of : Methods, practices, materials, and tools of computer/instrumentation trade; the theory, terminology, operations, equipment, and principles of electronics including practices, techniques, and tools used in the installation and maintenance and repair of electrical or electronic systems; electrical, pneumatic, instrumentation, computer, PLC, SCADA systems, and distributed control systems as they apply to wastewater treatment plant systems; applicable programming languages; computer operating systems; Electrical Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety, California Code, and the National Electric Code; effective communication techniques; and federal, state, county, and local regulations and safety practices. Demonstrated Skills to : Install, program, maintain, modify, and repair computer hardware, software, PLC, and SCADA/distributed control system components; install, calibrate, maintain, and repair process instrumentation, telemetry, communication systems, and other related equipment; maintain, calibrate, and repair laboratory and safety equipment, gas detecting and alarm systems; diagnose and repair motor control systems; interpret, use, and update technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics; keep accurate, up-to-date records and prepare reports; work independently with minimal supervision; maintain parts and equipment inventory; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; relate effectively to those contacted in the course of work; practice safe work methods when using hand tools, test equipment, and other related equipment; understand and work from oral and written instructions as well as procedural manuals; exercise initiative and creativity in performing assigned duties; and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, cooperative, and effective customer service attitude with the public, co-workers, and others contacted in the course of the work. Ability to : Effectively apply the knowledge and skills necessary for this position; and learn the systems, procedures, practices, and operations of the treatment facility and have a proactive approach to continually improve all assigned areas of responsibility. Additional Information Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : Three years of progressively responsible experience in a wastewater treatment facility or related industrial facility, including experience maintaining and operating computer and other electronic systems. Education : Vocational/technical school certificate or an Associate degree with course work in computer science, electronics, or process control/instrumentation is desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs, which are relevant to this job classification. Certification : Possession of a California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Plant Maintenance Technologist I certification is required prior to the completion of the probationary period. Possession of a CWEA Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist Grade II certification is required within 3 years of employment. License : Possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Requires possession of a valid California Class A license with the appropriate endorsements prior to the completion of the probationary period. Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) Requirement : Incumbents in this job classification may be called upon, at any time, to perform safety sensitive functions, and therefore, may be subject to the Federal Highway Administration D.O.T. regulations and the City's policy concerning drug and alcohol testing as a continuing condition of employment with the City of Livermore. Other Requirements : Must be willing and able to work scheduled and emergency overtime and be available on call as required; work under adverse conditions, such as in confined and awkward spaces, in the presence of noxious odors, toxic chemicals, biological agents, and sewage; work in potentially hazardous areas; work outdoors in all weather conditions; wear and use appropriate safety clothing and equipment, including self-contained breathing devices; and travel to and attend meetings, seminars, training schools, conferences, and workshops during work and non-work hours. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to read fine print and fine details with no color deficiencies; drive a motor vehicle; converse on the telephone and in person and be clearly understood; detect noises in electronic equipment; operate a computer keyboard and other electronic equipment necessary for this position; manipulate small parts and components; strength to safely lift and maneuver equipment and tools weighing up to 50 pounds; and bend, stretch, reach, stoop, and climb flights of stairs for prolonged periods of time and/or numerous times each day. CITY OF LIVERMORE BENEFITS SUMMARY Association of Livermore Employees Please click here for a copy of the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Association of Livermore Employees. The information contained here is a summary of benefits. For a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. Updated 1/2024 MOU TERM 10/01/2021 - 09/30/2025 SCHEDULED INCREASES 10/11/2021 2.0% + $725.40/year 10/10/2022 3.5% + $754.56/year 10/09/2023 2.5% + $777.36/year 10/07/2024 2.0% + $796.80/year CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL, DENTAL & VISION) $1,950/month towards medical, dental, and vision; unused balance paid in cash to employee. BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D) FT - $60,000 EE coverage or PT - $30,000 EE coverage, ER paid $1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000 (not to exceed 5x annual earnings). LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) ER paid 60% of base monthly earnings to $5,000/month max. (180 day waiting period) PERS New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 2% at 60 formula or 2% at 62 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340. Classic PERS Misc Member - 2% at 60 Member Rate = 7% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit New PERS Misc Member - 2% at 62 Member Rate = 7.5% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86) EE paid 1.45% ER paid 1.45% RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS) ER contribution of 4% of base pay into RHS account. VACATION ACCRUAL Years of ServiceTotal Accrual Per Year 180.6 hrs 2-5120.12 hrs 6-10135.98 hrs 11-15160.94 hrs 16-19180.18 hrs 20+192.4 hrs Prorated for part-time EE. Maximum accrual: 340 hours HOLIDAYS & HOLIDAY-IN-LIEU PAY Holidays: 12 observed holidays or in lieu day off or if work 2.5 times pay. Holiday-In-Lieu Pay: EE's assigned receive 7.5% of base salary, paid per pay period SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL 96.2 hours/year Pro-rated for part-time EE SICK LEAVE USAGE: FAMILY SICK LEAVE : For immediate Family Illness- ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. PARENTAL LEAVE : For non-birthing parentwho becomes a parent due to adoption, foster care placement, or birth of a child- 48 hours BEREAVEMENT/ FUNERAL LEAVE (non-immediate family) : 3 regularly scheduled workdays of sick leavecanbe used foraunt or uncle. FUNERAL LEAVE 3 regularly scheduled workdays max for immediate family. PERSONAL LEAVE Full-Time: 16 hours per year Pro-rated for part-time EE. PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules & Regs Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act DEFERRED COMPENSATION 457(b) ER contributes $75 per pay period, with required matching of $75 by EE 2024 Maximum : Normal = $23,000 Age 50+ = $7,500 Catchup Limits = $46,000 Voluntary EE Participation SECTION 125 PLAN No ER contribution 2024 Maximum Dependent Care*: Up to $5,000/year -- *See IRS Pub #503 Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $3,200/year Pre-tax Health Care Premiums FSA's for Dependent Care Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Other options offered by plan administrator UNIFORM ALLOWANCE $850 per year/ paid in equal amounts per pay period For Public Safety Dispatchers, Senior Public Safety Dispatchers, Supervising Public Safety Dispatchers, Police Clerks, Senior Police Clerk, Supervising Police Clerk, Animal Control Officers, Police Identification Technician, Supervising Property and Evidence Specialist, Property and Evidence Specialist, Community Service Specialists, Crime & Intelligence Analysts, and Crime Prevention Specialist. SAFETY SHOE ALLOWANCE Paid annually in July: $200/year for Meter Readers, and employees in Engineering Technician, Neighborhood Preservation Officer, and Building Inspector series who perform field work, and Public Works employees that are required to wear safety shoes or boots. PRESCRIPTION SAFETY GLASSES Reimbursement of up to $150/year for purchase of safety prescription glasses for EEs working in locations where there is a risk of eye injuries. SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL EEs regularly assigned to city facilities operating 24/7 - $2.50/hour for all hours worked when assigned to a shift requiring EE work at least 4 hours between 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 a.m. EQUIPMENT OPERATION Public Works EEs: $12.00/day for EE who operates Class A vehicle, min of 50%+ operation/day. STANDBY PAY 2 hours straight-time for standby on regularly scheduled work day 3 hours straight-time for standby on regularly scheduled days off and fixed City holidays CALL BACK PAY 3 hours min @ OT rate for FLSA nonexempt. First 3 hours can't be taken as comp time but paid to EE. WORK IN A HIGHER CLASS If work min of 3 consecutive workdays, paid @ 5% differential or the minimum of the salary range of the higher classification. COURT PAY/COURT CANCELLATION PAY If in connection with EE's usual official duties, 3 hrs min @ OT, or 4 hrs min @ OT for those required to appear on normal day off or on graveyard shift. SUPPORT SERVICES TRAINING OFFICER PAY $90/pay period for full pay period while assigned. BILINGUAL PAY $60/pay period for both written & conversational. Must be certified by Department Head and approved by Admin Services Director, and used on the job. $35/pay period for conversation level as certified by Department Head and approved by Admin Services Director. TELEPHONE PAY 20 minutes and for each minute exceeding 20 minutes at OT rate. CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE Standard = $40/month (if authorized) See Administrative Regulation 36 for details. COMMERCIAL DRIVERS' LICENSE PAY $35/pay period with valid CA Commercial Driver's License and valid DOT medical card. OT COMP & COMP TIME OFF OT for > 40 hrs/week or > 8 hrs/day in a reg scheduled day or hrs in excess of those normally scheduled & worked/day @ 1 ½ x reg. pay or Comp Time in lieu of OT for FLSA nonexempt. Accrued Comp Time in excess of 100 hours must be paid out. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT 75% reimbursement fortuition & books For undergraduate studies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS 100% reimbursement for required licenses and certifications EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Three (3) sessions per incident per family member. Unlimited telephonic consultations. FLSA WORK PERIOD 168 hour pay period beginning Monday at 12:01 a.m., ending 7 days later on Sunday at 12:00 midnight. If an EE is not on this work week schedule, something must be in writing documenting EE's work week. For WR Operator series : 168 hour period beginning Sunday at 12:00 midnight, ending 7 days later on Saturday at 11:59 p.m. PAY PERIODS 26 pay periods per year Benefits listed are for regular full-time employees. Benefits are prorated for 30-hour and 20-hour employees. ER = Employer EE = Employee FT = Full-Time PT = Part-Time Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Jun 08, 2024
Full Time
Description Please refer to the job announcement for information regarding this recruitment. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Apply early as the recruitment may close at any time. First review of applications will be 6/28/24. DEFINITION Under direction of the City Engineer or Assistant City Engineer, the Senior Civil Engineer supervises field and office work in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public infrastructure; manages land development processes; manages and performs engineering analysis; implements programs and administers projects; may supervise a major section in the Engineering Division; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Civil Engineer performs and supervises the most complex engineering assignments. It is distinguished from the Associate Civil Engineer which is the advanced journey level classification in the civil engineering series, working as a project leader and making recommendations to senior staff. It is further distinguished from the Assistant City Engineer which is an engineering program manager with broad responsibility over varying engineering functions including division budgetary functions and policy development. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Direction is provided by the City Engineer and/or Assistant City Engineer. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Provides supervision to professional, technical, administrative, and temporary employees. Examples of Important and Essential Functions Supervisory Functions Assigns, directs, supervises, and evaluates professional and technical staff engaged in a variety of public works projects, such as infrastructure, transportation, and land development from early planning stages through final implementation. General Engineering Functions Administers engineering aspects of land development processes including reviews for site plan approval, subdivision map processes for tentative and final maps; approves cost estimates and construction plans and specifications; conducts and manages engineering research; directs the collection of field data; prepares development documents; utilizes personal computer to perform CAD, word processing, project scheduling and resource allocation, GIS programs, and spreadsheet functions; administers public works design and construction contracts as well as State and Federally funded projects,; prepares requests for proposals for consultants, manages consultants, processes CEQA and NEPA environmental documents, prepares contract plans, contract boiler plate and technical specifications, prepares and monitors project budget, supervises and performs the preparation and maintenance of all required legal descriptions and documents necessary to acquire land, rights of way, and easements; processes encroachment requests; and supervises or performs traffic and transportation activities. Administrative Functions Assists in the preparation and monitoring of the capital improvement program and organizational planning and training; reviews, analyzes, and prepares reports and makes recommendations for modifications of policy and procedure; assists in the acquisition of land, easements, and rights of way; investigates claims against the city by contractors or developers on public works projects or by persons when requested by the City's insurance administrator; administers and supervises the implementation of assessment districts, including any amendments or redistribution of assessment district funds; provides administrative and engineering assistance to developers, contractors, consultants, other agencies, and the general public to resolve complaints and problems and ensure successful project completion; administers various fee programs; and attends meetings as assigned. Job Related and Essential Qualifications Demonstrated Knowledge of : Civil engineering principles, practices, and methods of planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects and public contract code; land development processes and procedures and Subdivision Map Act, transportation engineering practices, the strengths, properties, and uses of materials of public works construction; land surveying in municipalities; effective contract administration methods and procedures; hydraulics, hydrology, stormwater design, mechanical, traffic and transportation, structural, public facilities and sanitary engineering as related to public works projects; effective report writing requirements and techniques; personal computer usage and CAD, spreadsheet, and word processing applications; and principles and practices of effective supervision. Demonstrated Skills to : Manage a variety of engineering functions, such as the preparation of plans and specifications, mapping and drafting, field survey work, review of consultant design, purchase of right-of-way, contract administration, and engineering studies; supervise others in the completion of projects; make sound decisions regarding complex issues; utilize personal computers for CAD, scheduling, word processing, and to create spreadsheets; analyze engineering data and make complete and comprehensive reports; relate effectively with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, and effective customer service with those contacted in the course of work. Ability to : Effectively apply the required knowledge and skills in the daily performance of assigned duties; and learn the City's policies, procedures, rules, and regulations that are necessary for this job classification. Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines : Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : Four years of progressively responsible professional civil engineering experience. Supervisory experience is desirable. Education : Equivalent to the graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering. Master's degree in an applicable field is desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. License : Possession of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Certification : Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California with good standing. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work the necessary hours to accomplish the assigned duties; attend meetings, conferences, and seminars during work and non-work hours; and work under adverse conditions such as in traffic, around heavy construction equipment, and in inclement weather. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to work in a standard office environment; drive a vehicle; read fine print on blueprints and computer monitors; converse by telephone, two-way radio, in person, or around the noise of heavy construction equipment and be heard and clearly understood; move across rough terrain and bridge scaffolding; climb into and out of sewer holes and trenches, up 25 foot ladders, and several flights of stairs; use drafting instruments, calculators, and personal computers; and strength to lift and maneuver files and maps weighing up to 30 pounds. Additional Information The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. CITY OF LIVERMORE BENEFITS SUMMARY Livermore Management Group Please click here for a copy of the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Livermore Management Group. The information contained here is a summary of benefits. For a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. Updated 1/2024 MOU TERM 07/01/2021 - 06/30/2025 SCHEDULED INCREASES 7/5/2021 2.5% 7/4/2022 4% 7/3/2023 3.0% 7/1/2024 2.5% CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION) $1,950/month towards medical, dental, vision, additional & supplemental life insurance; unused balance paid in cash. BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D) $150,000 EE coverage, ER paid $1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000. LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) 60% of base monthly earnings to $6,000/month max. (180 day waiting period) ER paid PERS New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 2% at 60 formula or 2% at 62 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340. Classic PERS Misc Member - 2% at 60 Member Rate = 7% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit New PERS Misc Member - 2% at 62 Member Rate = 7.5% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86) EE paid 1.45% ER paid 1.45% RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS) City contribution of 4% of base pay into RHS account. VACATION ACCRUAL Years of ServiceTotal Accrual Per Year 180.6 hrs 2-5120.12 hrs 6-10135.98 hrs 11-15160.94 hrs 16-19180.18 hrs 20+192.4 hrs Maximum accrual: 375 hours HOLIDAYS 12 observed holidays SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL 96.2 hours/year SICK LEAVE USAGE: FAMILY SICK LEAVE : For immediate Family Illness- ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. Additional time upon approval of City Manager. PARENTAL LEAVE : 4 regularly scheduled workdays for non-birthing parentwho becomes a parent by adoption, foster care placement, or birth of a child. BEREAVEMENT/ FUNERAL LEAVE (non-immediate family) : 3 regularly scheduled workdays forsister-in-law and brother-in-law. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE 3 regularly scheduled workdays max for immediate family. ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE 80 hours per year. PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules & Regs Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act DEFERRED COMPENSATION ER contributes $185/per pay period, with required EE contribution of $75/per pay period 2024 Maximum : Normal = $23,000 Age 50+ = $7,500 Catchup Limits = $46,000 SECTION 125 PLAN No ER contribution 2024 Maximum Dependent Care*: Up to $5,000/year -- *See IRS Pub #503 Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $3,200/year Pre-tax Health Care Premiums FSA's for Dependent Care Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Other options offered by plan administrator UNIFORM ALLOWANCE Police Facility and Equipment Manager: $600/year (equivalent to $23.07 per pay period) SAFETY SHOE ALLOWANCE Following are eligible for up to $200 reimbursement per fiscal year: Assistant City Engineer, Building Official, City Engineer, Construction Inspection Manager, Inspection & Neighborhood Preservation Manager; Public Works Supervisor, Senior Civil Engineer, and Water Resources Operations Manager SUPERVISORY DIFFERENTIAL PAY Minimum of 10% above base salary of non-mgmt subordinate, 7.5% above mgmt subordinate ACTING PAY If work minimum of 5 consecutive calendar days, paid @ lowest step of higher class with at least a 5% differential. If assignment > 12 months, optional increment of up to 7% or max of the range, whichever is less. SPECIAL PROJECT PAY If work minimum of 30 calendar days, 5%-7% differential. If full supervisory, additional % to reflect 2.5% over highest compensated subordinate. If assignment > 12 months, optional increase of up to 7% BILINGUAL PAY $50/pay period Must be certified by Department Head, approved by City Manager, and used on the job. CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE If approved, $40/month or$90/month. AUTO ALLOWANCE $250/month for Building Official, City Engineer, Housing & Human Services Manager, and Planning Manager TUITION REIMBURSEMENT 75% reimbursement fortuition & books For undergraduate studies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS 100% reimbursement for required licenses and certifications EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Three (3) sessions per incident per family member. Unlimited telephonic consultations. PAY PERIODS 26 pay periods per year ER = Employer EE = Employee FT = Full-Time PT = Part-Time Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Mar 07, 2024
Full Time
Description Click Here for the job announcement. Trainees are initially hired in a non-sworn civilian classification and earning $40.40 per hour with benefits while attending the Police Academy. Upon graduation and at swearing in, the Trainee becomes a Police Officer. Annual salary for police officers including holiday-in-lieu (HIL) pay start at $124,010.68 with excellent benefits. For more detailed benefits, please refer to the "Benefits" tab of this job posting. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: As part of the application process, Police Officer Trainee applicants are required to complete the POST Entry Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB - written test) and the Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB - physical agility test) . Select police academies will administer these specific written and physical agility tests. Contact Human Resources at HR@LivermoreCA.gov with further inquiries regarding this requirement or test location recommendations. The following two scores must be submitted for your application to be complete: A passing score of 50 or higher on the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) written test dated within the last six months from the date of application submission. A passing score of 320 or higher on the Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) Physical Agility Test dated within the last six months from the date of application submission You may attach copies of your scores when submitting your online application. If you do not attach the documents at the time you submit your application, you must email them to HR@LivermoreCA.gov or fax to (925) 960-4105 in order for your application to be complete. (Note: After submitting your application, you are not able to edit your application after you have submitted it and therefore you must email or fax the required documents.) You must submit a complete application package in order to be considered and invited to an interview. ******************************************************************************************************************************* The below description is for the classification of Police Officer. DEFINITION Under direction, a Police Officer patrols an assigned area to protect life and property, prevent crime, maintain order, and enforce laws, ordinances and constitutional mandates; performs investigative work in detection of crime; performs public service tasks; and other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the sworn law enforcement series. Persons in this classification work within the framework of established law enforcement procedures and are expected to exercise independent judgment in dealing tactfully with the public in emotional situations and to react effectively in emergency situations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Direction is provided by a Police Sergeant or a higher sworn management position. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide direction to Police Cadets, Community Service Specialists, Reserve Police Officers, volunteers, temporary employees and other employees, as assigned. Examples of Important and Essential Functions Field Functions Patrols an assigned area of the City by vehicle, foot, or as designated by the supervisor; maintains law and order; responds to emergencies as directed over the radio and telephone; conducts investigations of complaints and crime reports to determine if a crime has been committed; investigates traffic accidents; administers first aid and gives assistance to the injured; makes arrests; serves subpoenas and warrants; guards prisoners; questions suspects; notes and reports unsafe conditions; prepares evidence and appears in court; searches for stolen property and lost persons; provides directions and information to the public regarding laws, ordinances, traffic safety, and available public services and resources; issues citations of traffic violators; analyzes facts, clues, and evidence and makes investigations to determine the identity of law violators and to locate their whereabouts; maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees, and the public; operates radio and other communication equipment; protects life, property, public order, and the constitutional rights of all citizens; and takes notes from verbal communication. Administrative Functions Writes and prepares reports and completes forms at a rapid rate of speed; collects and gathers data and information using electronic and other resources; and uses computers to perform various functions. Job Related and Essential Qualifications Demonstrated Knowledge of : Basic English grammar, composition, spelling, punctuation, and report writing techniques; basic mathematics; effective communication and public speaking techniques; problem solving techniques; effective interpersonal relations; computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; read, understand, explain, implement, and enforce technical material consisting of laws, policies, regulations, guidelines and orders concerning the protection of life, property, and the maintenance of law, order, and the peace; observe and accurately recall names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; think and act quickly in emergencies; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; use good judgment in making decisions, often under pressure; understand and carry out written and oral directions; speak clearly and concisely; write at a fast rate of speed to prepare accurate and factual written reports; perform basic math computations; safely operate motor vehicles; establish cooperative relationships with co-workers, supervisors, public officials, employees of other agencies; be mentally alert to make observations; relate effectively to the general public; utilize computers and computer software, as required; adhere to the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) Code of Ethics. Ability to : Work as a member of a team or autonomously with minimal supervision; learn and apply City and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and orders; and work effectively with the public, co-workers, non-sworn personnel, supervisors, and other local, state and federal government and law enforcement agencies. Experience, Education and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience : Experience working in a police program or police department is desirable. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College courses related to law enforcement are desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. License : Possession of a valid California Driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Age : Minimum 21 years old. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work any shift; work holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime; be available on call, as required; work under potentially hazardous conditions taking all necessary safety precautions; learn and retain a great deal of factual material; attend training classes during work and non-work hours, as required; wear a uniform; comply with department's grooming standards; maintain high moral character and integrity; and demonstrate a high desire for self-improvement. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to: lift, drag, and transport objects/individuals weighing up to 150 pounds; see well enough to drive vehicles, read small print, detect subtle shades of color with no color deficiencies and vision no less than 20/100 uncorrected in either eye and 20/30 corrected in either eye; hear well enough to detect unusual sounds, distinguish voices over background noise; speak and hear well enough to communicate over the telephone, radio, and in person at distances of up to 50 feet; voice volume and speech clarity to command during an emergency; use of hands and fingers to write, operate equipment, drive a vehicle, discharge various weapons, operate a personal computer keyboard; sit and/or stand for long periods of time; other physical requirements as in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual CITY OF LIVERMORE BENEFITS SUMMARY Livermore Police Officers Association FLSA Non-Exempt Positions The information contained here is a summary of benefits for Police Officers and Police Sergeants. Click here for a copy of the current Livermore Police Officers Association Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). For more a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.Updated: 1/2024 MOU TERM 5/1/2021 - 4/30/2025 SCHEDULED INCREASES 5/10/21 2.5% increase 5/9/22 3.5% increase 5/8/23 3.5% increase 5/6/24 3.5% increase CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL, DENTAL, & VISION INSURANCES) ER max =$1,950/month towards medical, dental & vision; unused balance paid in cash. BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D) $80,000 EE coverage, ER paid $1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000 LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) 66 2/3% of base monthly earnings to $7,000/month max. Cost per month: $29.70; ER pays $29.70 (Amount added to base pay and EE pays deduction) 30 day waiting period (60 if WC) CalPERS New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 3% at 55 formula or 2.7% at 57 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340. Classic CalPERS Safety Member - 3% at 55 Member Rate = 9% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit New CalPERS Safety Member - 2.7% at 57 Member Rate = 13.75%EE paid Employee Rate = 45.75%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86) EE paid 1.45% ER paid 1.45% RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS) ER contribution of 5% of base pay into RHS account, with a mandatory EE pre-tax contribution of 1% of EE base pay. VACATION ACCRUAL Years of Service/Total Accrual Per Year 1-4/102.96 hrs 5-11/137.28 hrs 12-14/171.60 hrs 15-16/188.50 hrs 17+/205.66 hrs Maximum accrual: 315 hours HOLIDAY-IN-LIEU PAY 7.5% of base hourly pay (paid per pay period) SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL 96.2 hrs/year SICK LEAVE USAGE FAMILY SICK LEAVE - Immediate Family Illness: ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. PARENTAL LEAVE - Non-birthing parentbecomesa parent by adoption or birth of a child - 44 hrs BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 work shifts max to be used for sister-in-law, brother-in-law, spouse's grandparents. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE 3 work shifts max for immediate family PERSONAL LEAVE 16 hrs per year. PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules and Regulations. Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, CA Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act DEFERRED COMPENSATION 457(b) 2024 Maximum : Normal = $23,000 Age 50+ = $7,500 Catchup Limits = $46,000 Voluntary EE Participation/ No ER contribution SECTION 125 PLAN No ER contribution 2024 Maximum DependentCare*: Up to $5,000/year;*See IRS Pub #503 Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $3,200/year Pre-tax Health Care Premiums FSA's for Dependent Care Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Other options offered by plan administrator UNIFORM ALLOWANCE $1,250 per year (equivalent to $48.08 per pay period) (New officers will receive a lump sum payment of $1,250 at time of hire for Uniform Allowance and will not receive the per pay period benefit for the first year.) STANDBY PAY Employees assigned to CID get 2.75 hrs/day assigned and will be provided a take home vehicle for assignment. Specific positions assigned: CIB (1 Sgt, 2 Detectives), Traffic (2 Officers), and Crime Scene (1 Officer). Unused leave paid out at end of calendar year CALL BACK PAY 3 hr min @ OT rate CANINE PAY $800 per month for canine assignment to handle, train, board, and provide care relating to the canine. Officer provided a take home vehicle as part of canine duties. COURT PAY/COURT CANCELLATION PAY Court Pay: 3 hr min @ OT rate 4 hr min @ MOU OT rate for graveyard shift or normal day off Court Cancellation Pay : If court appearance is cancelled within 24 hrs prior to event, 2 hrs @ OT rate. FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO) PAY $140 pay period while assigned as FTO BILINGUAL PAY $80.77/pay period. Must be certified by Chief of Police as meeting court interpreter standards Conversational bilingual pay: $45/pay period TELEPHONE PAY $0.25 hr pay @ OT rate CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE (If authorized) - See Administrative Regulation #36 for details Standard = $40/month LONGEVITY PAY 5-10 yrs. service: 3% 11+ yrs. service: 6% POST CERTIFICATION PAY Police Officers: POST Intermediate:$350/month POST Advanced: $450/month Police Sergeants : POST Intermediate, Advanced & Supervisory Certificates + 60 college credits: $600/month OT COMP & COMP TIME OFF 7K exemption, establishing a 28 day FLSA work cycle. Accrued Comp Time in excess of 200 hours is paid out. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT 75% reimbursement for tuition & books For undergraduatestudies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Three (3) sessions per incident per family member.Unlimited telephonic consultations. FLSA WORK PERIOD 28 consecutive calendar day period. Beginning Monday at 6:00 a.m., ending 28 days later on Monday at 5:59 am. PAY PERIODS 26 pay periods per year The benefits listed are for full-time employees. Part-time employees receive pro-rated benefits. ER = Employer EE = Employee FT = Full-time PT = Part-time Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Mar 07, 2024
Full Time
Description Click Here for the job announcement. The Livermore Police Department is looking for committed individuals who are ready to serve their community through a career in emergency services. DEFINITION Under general supervision, receives 911 system emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatches assignments according to police and fire procedures; provides support services and maintains records; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Public Safety Dispatcher provides technical communications support and computer information processing for police and fire activities as well as animal control and public services functions. In addition to call taking and dispatching, incumbents perform varied record keeping, information retrieval, and similar work in support of public safety activities. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties with minimum supervision. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by the dispatch supervisor with direction provided by other supervisory or management staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED As experience is gained, incumbents in this classification may provide direction and training to other Public Safety Dispatchers. Examples of Important and Essential Functions Call Taking and Dispatching Functions Answers 911 emergency and misdirected non-emergency calls, and a variety of other public safety telephone lines; communicates and relates effectively to those contacted in the course of the work; obtains essential information from reporting parties about the nature of the emergency; enters information into computer terminals; enters control codes and searches files to research and provide information; assesses urgency of call and assigns code; assesses the nature of the emergency, determines appropriate response level, determines closest available and most appropriate company, and dispatches police, fire, medical aid, rescue, and hazardous material calls via two-way radio or telephone; directly broadcasts critical police emergency calls and general information bulletins; enters, updates, and monitors information such as time assignment, en route time, arrival, clearance, and other related information for each emergency and non-emergency event; monitors location and verifies safe status of public safety and other specified City personnel; monitors and controls radio traffic; connects special hearing-impaired telephone lines to transcription apparatus; dispatches animal services assignments, as needed; refers non-emergency calls to other resources including other City departments, governmental, and private agencies; answers questions and provides information to the public, as appropriate; answers building intercom system and grants identified personnel access through remote-controlled security doors; calls in relief personnel to maintain public safety staffing levels; alerts other agencies and coordinates mutual response radio traffic; and initiates follow-up calls as requested. Administrative Functions Reviews and records case information; assigns case numbers; tallies assigned calls, balances police officer assignments, and coordinates break periods; may take brief, limited telephone reports of lost property; maintains logs and records; enters information into automated record files; reproduces computer generated bulletins; prepares letters and reports and other related forms and records; conducts radio equipment tests; may retrieve or review dispatch recordings; may classify and sort dispatch cards, as needed; and may be assigned to assist in processing arrested persons to jail. Job Related and Essential Qualifications Demonstrated Knowledge of : Modern office practices and procedures; proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; alphabetic, chronological, and numeric filing systems; effective communication techniques; community resources; map reading; and personal computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Analyze situations quickly and make sound decisions in emergency and routine situations; demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills including communicating effectively with those contacted in the course of work; perform multiple tasks concurrently; quickly read and retain information; quickly interpret maps and floor layouts; relate effectively to co-workers; speak in a clear and understandable voice; write basic letters, memos, and reports; utilize personal computers and computer software to perform word processing and spreadsheet functions; meet the City's keyboarding standard (35 net wpm); and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, and effective service attitude with co-workers and the public. Ability to : Learn the techniques, procedures, methods, and City dispatching codes used in the operation of a highly technical communications center; use patience, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public; recognize and discern various emotional states when dealing with citizens in person and while on 911, emergency, and business lines; recognize the voices of field units; and quickly operate electronic data processing equipment and radio consoles. Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines : Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : Two years of experience involving heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and using a computer. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College course work in communications, business administration, or a related field are desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. Certification :Possession of POST Public Safety Dispatching Certificate is required prior to the completion of the probationary period. License :May require the possession of a valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Other Requirements :Willingness and ability to work any shift in a 24 hour period, holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime, and be available for call back as required; attend classes during work and non-work hours as required; maintain the certifications necessary for this job classification; and wear a uniform and comply with departmental grooming standards. Special Requirements : Essential duties may require the mental and/or physical ability to quickly read fine print, charts, graphs, maps, and computer monitors; see fine detail with no color deficiencies; hear and understand radio and telephone transmissions through headsets, handsets, and speakers, sometimes with interference, static, and background noises, such as with others talking in the room, audible traffic noise, and telephone ringing; hear a telephone ring when the bell unit is located 30' away; discern various tones, rhythms, and series of “beeps” through a headset and over a speaker; discern when a person is speaking with varying degrees of volume, such as shouting or whispering including emotional states; speak quickly in a clear, understandable voice with sufficient volume and tone quality to project effectively over radio, telephone, and in person; move quickly about the building or to other buildings, as needed; stamina to sit for long periods of time and to work long hours; operate computer keyboards and complex radio computer equipment; strength to safely lift and maneuver up to 40 pounds; and quickly bend, reach, climb step stools, and stoop. Additional Information Non-Exempt. CITY OF LIVERMORE BENEFITS SUMMARY Association of Livermore Employees Please click here for a copy of the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Association of Livermore Employees. The information contained here is a summary of benefits. For a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. Updated 1/2024 MOU TERM 10/01/2021 - 09/30/2025 SCHEDULED INCREASES 10/11/2021 2.0% + $725.40/year 10/10/2022 3.5% + $754.56/year 10/09/2023 2.5% + $777.36/year 10/07/2024 2.0% + $796.80/year CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL, DENTAL & VISION) $1,950/month towards medical, dental, and vision; unused balance paid in cash to employee. BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D) FT - $60,000 EE coverage or PT - $30,000 EE coverage, ER paid $1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000 (not to exceed 5x annual earnings). LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) ER paid 60% of base monthly earnings to $5,000/month max. (180 day waiting period) PERS New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 2% at 60 formula or 2% at 62 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340. Classic PERS Misc Member - 2% at 60 Member Rate = 7% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit New PERS Misc Member - 2% at 62 Member Rate = 7.5% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86) EE paid 1.45% ER paid 1.45% RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS) ER contribution of 4% of base pay into RHS account. VACATION ACCRUAL Years of ServiceTotal Accrual Per Year 180.6 hrs 2-5120.12 hrs 6-10135.98 hrs 11-15160.94 hrs 16-19180.18 hrs 20+192.4 hrs Prorated for part-time EE. Maximum accrual: 340 hours HOLIDAYS & HOLIDAY-IN-LIEU PAY Holidays: 12 observed holidays or in lieu day off or if work 2.5 times pay. Holiday-In-Lieu Pay: EE's assigned receive 7.5% of base salary, paid per pay period SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL 96.2 hours/year Pro-rated for part-time EE SICK LEAVE USAGE: FAMILY SICK LEAVE : For immediate Family Illness- ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. PARENTAL LEAVE : For non-birthing parentwho becomes a parent due to adoption, foster care placement, or birth of a child- 48 hours BEREAVEMENT/ FUNERAL LEAVE (non-immediate family) : 3 regularly scheduled workdays of sick leavecanbe used foraunt or uncle. FUNERAL LEAVE 3 regularly scheduled workdays max for immediate family. PERSONAL LEAVE Full-Time: 16 hours per year Pro-rated for part-time EE. PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules & Regs Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act DEFERRED COMPENSATION 457(b) ER contributes $75 per pay period, with required matching of $75 by EE 2024 Maximum : Normal = $23,000 Age 50+ = $7,500 Catchup Limits = $46,000 Voluntary EE Participation SECTION 125 PLAN No ER contribution 2024 Maximum Dependent Care*: Up to $5,000/year -- *See IRS Pub #503 Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $3,200/year Pre-tax Health Care Premiums FSA's for Dependent Care Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Other options offered by plan administrator UNIFORM ALLOWANCE $850 per year/ paid in equal amounts per pay period For Public Safety Dispatchers, Senior Public Safety Dispatchers, Supervising Public Safety Dispatchers, Police Clerks, Senior Police Clerk, Supervising Police Clerk, Animal Control Officers, Police Identification Technician, Supervising Property and Evidence Specialist, Property and Evidence Specialist, Community Service Specialists, Crime & Intelligence Analysts, and Crime Prevention Specialist. SAFETY SHOE ALLOWANCE Paid annually in July: $200/year for Meter Readers, and employees in Engineering Technician, Neighborhood Preservation Officer, and Building Inspector series who perform field work, and Public Works employees that are required to wear safety shoes or boots. PRESCRIPTION SAFETY GLASSES Reimbursement of up to $150/year for purchase of safety prescription glasses for EEs working in locations where there is a risk of eye injuries. SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL EEs regularly assigned to city facilities operating 24/7 - $2.50/hour for all hours worked when assigned to a shift requiring EE work at least 4 hours between 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 a.m. EQUIPMENT OPERATION Public Works EEs: $12.00/day for EE who operates Class A vehicle, min of 50%+ operation/day. STANDBY PAY 2 hours straight-time for standby on regularly scheduled work day 3 hours straight-time for standby on regularly scheduled days off and fixed City holidays CALL BACK PAY 3 hours min @ OT rate for FLSA nonexempt. First 3 hours can't be taken as comp time but paid to EE. WORK IN A HIGHER CLASS If work min of 3 consecutive workdays, paid @ 5% differential or the minimum of the salary range of the higher classification. COURT PAY/COURT CANCELLATION PAY If in connection with EE's usual official duties, 3 hrs min @ OT, or 4 hrs min @ OT for those required to appear on normal day off or on graveyard shift. SUPPORT SERVICES TRAINING OFFICER PAY $90/pay period for full pay period while assigned. BILINGUAL PAY $60/pay period for both written & conversational. Must be certified by Department Head and approved by Admin Services Director, and used on the job. $35/pay period for conversation level as certified by Department Head and approved by Admin Services Director. TELEPHONE PAY 20 minutes and for each minute exceeding 20 minutes at OT rate. CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE Standard = $40/month (if authorized) See Administrative Regulation 36 for details. COMMERCIAL DRIVERS' LICENSE PAY $35/pay period with valid CA Commercial Driver's License and valid DOT medical card. OT COMP & COMP TIME OFF OT for > 40 hrs/week or > 8 hrs/day in a reg scheduled day or hrs in excess of those normally scheduled & worked/day @ 1 ½ x reg. pay or Comp Time in lieu of OT for FLSA nonexempt. Accrued Comp Time in excess of 100 hours must be paid out. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT 75% reimbursement fortuition & books For undergraduate studies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS 100% reimbursement for required licenses and certifications EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Three (3) sessions per incident per family member. Unlimited telephonic consultations. FLSA WORK PERIOD 168 hour pay period beginning Monday at 12:01 a.m., ending 7 days later on Sunday at 12:00 midnight. If an EE is not on this work week schedule, something must be in writing documenting EE's work week. For WR Operator series : 168 hour period beginning Sunday at 12:00 midnight, ending 7 days later on Saturday at 11:59 p.m. PAY PERIODS 26 pay periods per year Benefits listed are for regular full-time employees. Benefits are prorated for 30-hour and 20-hour employees. ER = Employer EE = Employee FT = Full-Time PT = Part-Time Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Mar 07, 2024
Full Time
Description Click Here for the job announcement. This recruitment is for Lateral Public Safety Dispatchers. To be eligible for lateral recruitment, you must be a current emergency dispatcher with a police agency. DEFINITION Under general supervision, receives 911 system emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatches assignments according to police and fire procedures; provides support services and maintains records; and performs other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Public Safety Dispatcher provides technical communications support and computer information processing for police and fire activities as well as animal control and public services functions. In addition to call taking and dispatching, incumbents perform varied record keeping, information retrieval, and similar work in support of public safety activities. Incumbents are expected to exercise independent judgment in the performance of their duties with minimum supervision. SUPERVISION RECEIVED General supervision is provided by the dispatch supervisor with direction provided by other supervisory or management staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED As experience is gained, incumbents in this classification may provide direction and training to other Public Safety Dispatchers. Examples of Important and Essential Functions Call Taking and Dispatching Functions Answers 911 emergency and misdirected non-emergency calls, and a variety of other public safety telephone lines; communicates and relates effectively to those contacted in the course of the work; obtains essential information from reporting parties about the nature of the emergency; enters information into computer terminals; enters control codes and searches files to research and provide information; assesses urgency of call and assigns code; assesses the nature of the emergency, determines appropriate response level, determines closest available and most appropriate company, and dispatches police, fire, medical aid, rescue, and hazardous material calls via two-way radio or telephone; directly broadcasts critical police emergency calls and general information bulletins; enters, updates, and monitors information such as time assignment, en route time, arrival, clearance, and other related information for each emergency and non-emergency event; monitors location and verifies safe status of public safety and other specified City personnel; monitors and controls radio traffic; connects special hearing-impaired telephone lines to transcription apparatus; dispatches animal services assignments, as needed; refers non-emergency calls to other resources including other City departments, governmental, and private agencies; answers questions and provides information to the public, as appropriate; answers building intercom system and grants identified personnel access through remote-controlled security doors; calls in relief personnel to maintain public safety staffing levels; alerts other agencies and coordinates mutual response radio traffic; and initiates follow-up calls as requested. Administrative Functions Reviews and records case information; assigns case numbers; tallies assigned calls, balances police officer assignments, and coordinates break periods; may take brief, limited telephone reports of lost property; maintains logs and records; enters information into automated record files; reproduces computer generated bulletins; prepares letters and reports and other related forms and records; conducts radio equipment tests; may retrieve or review dispatch recordings; may classify and sort dispatch cards, as needed; and may be assigned to assist in processing arrested persons to jail. Job Related and Essential Qualifications Demonstrated Knowledge of : Modern office practices and procedures; proper English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; alphabetic, chronological, and numeric filing systems; effective communication techniques; community resources; map reading; and personal computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Analyze situations quickly and make sound decisions in emergency and routine situations; demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills including communicating effectively with those contacted in the course of work; perform multiple tasks concurrently; quickly read and retain information; quickly interpret maps and floor layouts; relate effectively to co-workers; speak in a clear and understandable voice; write basic letters, memos, and reports; utilize personal computers and computer software to perform word processing and spreadsheet functions; meet the City's keyboarding standard (35 net wpm); and exemplify an enthusiastic, resourceful, and effective service attitude with co-workers and the public. Ability to : Learn the techniques, procedures, methods, and City dispatching codes used in the operation of a highly technical communications center; use patience, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public; recognize and discern various emotional states when dealing with citizens in person and while on 911, emergency, and business lines; recognize the voices of field units; and quickly operate electronic data processing equipment and radio consoles. Experience, Education, and Training Guidelines : Any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Experience : Two years of experience involving heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and using a computer. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College course work in communications, business administration, or a related field are desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. Certification :Possession of POST Public Safety Dispatching Certificate is required prior to the completion of the probationary period. License :May require the possession of a valid California driver’s license and satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Other Requirements :Willingness and ability to work any shift in a 24 hour period, holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime, and be available for call back as required; attend classes during work and non-work hours as required; maintain the certifications necessary for this job classification; and wear a uniform and comply with departmental grooming standards. Special Requirements : Essential duties may require the mental and/or physical ability to quickly read fine print, charts, graphs, maps, and computer monitors; see fine detail with no color deficiencies; hear and understand radio and telephone transmissions through headsets, handsets, and speakers, sometimes with interference, static, and background noises, such as with others talking in the room, audible traffic noise, and telephone ringing; hear a telephone ring when the bell unit is located 30' away; discern various tones, rhythms, and series of “beeps” through a headset and over a speaker; discern when a person is speaking with varying degrees of volume, such as shouting or whispering including emotional states; speak quickly in a clear, understandable voice with sufficient volume and tone quality to project effectively over radio, telephone, and in person; move quickly about the building or to other buildings, as needed; stamina to sit for long periods of time and to work long hours; operate computer keyboards and complex radio computer equipment; strength to safely lift and maneuver up to 40 pounds; and quickly bend, reach, climb step stools, and stoop. Additional Information Non-Exempt. CITY OF LIVERMORE BENEFITS SUMMARY Association of Livermore Employees Please click here for a copy of the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Association of Livermore Employees. The information contained here is a summary of benefits. For a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. Updated 1/2024 MOU TERM 10/01/2021 - 09/30/2025 SCHEDULED INCREASES 10/11/2021 2.0% + $725.40/year 10/10/2022 3.5% + $754.56/year 10/09/2023 2.5% + $777.36/year 10/07/2024 2.0% + $796.80/year CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL, DENTAL & VISION) $1,950/month towards medical, dental, and vision; unused balance paid in cash to employee. BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D) FT - $60,000 EE coverage or PT - $30,000 EE coverage, ER paid $1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000 (not to exceed 5x annual earnings). LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) ER paid 60% of base monthly earnings to $5,000/month max. (180 day waiting period) PERS New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 2% at 60 formula or 2% at 62 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340. Classic PERS Misc Member - 2% at 60 Member Rate = 7% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit New PERS Misc Member - 2% at 62 Member Rate = 7.5% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86) EE paid 1.45% ER paid 1.45% RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS) ER contribution of 4% of base pay into RHS account. VACATION ACCRUAL Years of ServiceTotal Accrual Per Year 180.6 hrs 2-5120.12 hrs 6-10135.98 hrs 11-15160.94 hrs 16-19180.18 hrs 20+192.4 hrs Prorated for part-time EE. Maximum accrual: 340 hours HOLIDAYS & HOLIDAY-IN-LIEU PAY Holidays: 12 observed holidays or in lieu day off or if work 2.5 times pay. Holiday-In-Lieu Pay: EE's assigned receive 7.5% of base salary, paid per pay period SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL 96.2 hours/year Pro-rated for part-time EE SICK LEAVE USAGE: FAMILY SICK LEAVE : For immediate Family Illness- ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. PARENTAL LEAVE : For non-birthing parentwho becomes a parent due to adoption, foster care placement, or birth of a child- 48 hours BEREAVEMENT/ FUNERAL LEAVE (non-immediate family) : 3 regularly scheduled workdays of sick leavecanbe used foraunt or uncle. FUNERAL LEAVE 3 regularly scheduled workdays max for immediate family. PERSONAL LEAVE Full-Time: 16 hours per year Pro-rated for part-time EE. PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules & Regs Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act DEFERRED COMPENSATION 457(b) ER contributes $75 per pay period, with required matching of $75 by EE 2024 Maximum : Normal = $23,000 Age 50+ = $7,500 Catchup Limits = $46,000 Voluntary EE Participation SECTION 125 PLAN No ER contribution 2024 Maximum Dependent Care*: Up to $5,000/year -- *See IRS Pub #503 Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $3,200/year Pre-tax Health Care Premiums FSA's for Dependent Care Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Other options offered by plan administrator UNIFORM ALLOWANCE $850 per year/ paid in equal amounts per pay period For Public Safety Dispatchers, Senior Public Safety Dispatchers, Supervising Public Safety Dispatchers, Police Clerks, Senior Police Clerk, Supervising Police Clerk, Animal Control Officers, Police Identification Technician, Supervising Property and Evidence Specialist, Property and Evidence Specialist, Community Service Specialists, Crime & Intelligence Analysts, and Crime Prevention Specialist. SAFETY SHOE ALLOWANCE Paid annually in July: $200/year for Meter Readers, and employees in Engineering Technician, Neighborhood Preservation Officer, and Building Inspector series who perform field work, and Public Works employees that are required to wear safety shoes or boots. PRESCRIPTION SAFETY GLASSES Reimbursement of up to $150/year for purchase of safety prescription glasses for EEs working in locations where there is a risk of eye injuries. SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL EEs regularly assigned to city facilities operating 24/7 - $2.50/hour for all hours worked when assigned to a shift requiring EE work at least 4 hours between 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 a.m. EQUIPMENT OPERATION Public Works EEs: $12.00/day for EE who operates Class A vehicle, min of 50%+ operation/day. STANDBY PAY 2 hours straight-time for standby on regularly scheduled work day 3 hours straight-time for standby on regularly scheduled days off and fixed City holidays CALL BACK PAY 3 hours min @ OT rate for FLSA nonexempt. First 3 hours can't be taken as comp time but paid to EE. WORK IN A HIGHER CLASS If work min of 3 consecutive workdays, paid @ 5% differential or the minimum of the salary range of the higher classification. COURT PAY/COURT CANCELLATION PAY If in connection with EE's usual official duties, 3 hrs min @ OT, or 4 hrs min @ OT for those required to appear on normal day off or on graveyard shift. SUPPORT SERVICES TRAINING OFFICER PAY $90/pay period for full pay period while assigned. BILINGUAL PAY $60/pay period for both written & conversational. Must be certified by Department Head and approved by Admin Services Director, and used on the job. $35/pay period for conversation level as certified by Department Head and approved by Admin Services Director. TELEPHONE PAY 20 minutes and for each minute exceeding 20 minutes at OT rate. CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE Standard = $40/month (if authorized) See Administrative Regulation 36 for details. COMMERCIAL DRIVERS' LICENSE PAY $35/pay period with valid CA Commercial Driver's License and valid DOT medical card. OT COMP & COMP TIME OFF OT for > 40 hrs/week or > 8 hrs/day in a reg scheduled day or hrs in excess of those normally scheduled & worked/day @ 1 ½ x reg. pay or Comp Time in lieu of OT for FLSA nonexempt. Accrued Comp Time in excess of 100 hours must be paid out. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT 75% reimbursement fortuition & books For undergraduate studies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS 100% reimbursement for required licenses and certifications EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Three (3) sessions per incident per family member. Unlimited telephonic consultations. FLSA WORK PERIOD 168 hour pay period beginning Monday at 12:01 a.m., ending 7 days later on Sunday at 12:00 midnight. If an EE is not on this work week schedule, something must be in writing documenting EE's work week. For WR Operator series : 168 hour period beginning Sunday at 12:00 midnight, ending 7 days later on Saturday at 11:59 p.m. PAY PERIODS 26 pay periods per year Benefits listed are for regular full-time employees. Benefits are prorated for 30-hour and 20-hour employees. ER = Employer EE = Employee FT = Full-Time PT = Part-Time Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of LIvermore Livermore, California, United States
Mar 07, 2024
Full Time
Description CLICK HERE FOR THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT You must be currently employed, or within the last six months, as a peace officer with a California Police or Sheriff's Department in order to be considered for this lateral recruitment. Top step pay is $150,735 (includes Holiday In-Lieu Pay). DEFINITION Under direction, patrols an assigned area to protect life and property, prevent crime, maintain order, and enforce laws, ordinances and constitutional mandates; performs investigative work in detection of crime; performs public service tasks; and other duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the entry level class in the sworn law enforcement series. Persons in this classification work within the framework of established law enforcement procedures and are expected to exercise independent judgment in dealing tactfully with the public in emotional situations and to react effectively in emergency situations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Direction is provided by a Police Sergeant or a higher sworn management position. SUPERVISION EXERCISED May provide direction to Police Cadets, Community Service Specialists, Reserve Police Officers, volunteers, temporary employees and other employees, as assigned. Examples of Important and Essential Functions Field Functions Patrols an assigned area of the City by vehicle, foot, or as designated by the supervisor; maintains law and order; responds to emergencies as directed over the radio and telephone; conducts investigations of complaints and crime reports to determine if a crime has been committed; investigates traffic accidents; administers first aid and gives assistance to the injured; makes arrests; serves subpoenas and warrants; guards prisoners; questions suspects; notes and reports unsafe conditions; prepares evidence and appears in court; searches for stolen property and lost persons; provides directions and information to the public regarding laws, ordinances, traffic safety, and available public services and resources; issues citations of traffic violators; analyzes facts, clues, and evidence and makes investigations to determine the identity of law violators and to locate their whereabouts; maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, employees, and the public; operates radio and other communication equipment; protects life, property, public order, and the constitutional rights of all citizens; and takes notes from verbal communication. Administrative Functions Writes and prepares reports and completes forms at a rapid rate of speed; collects and gathers data and information using electronic and other resources; and uses computers to perform various functions. Job Related and Essential Qualifications Demonstrated Knowledge of : Basic English grammar, composition, spelling, punctuation, and report writing techniques; basic mathematics; effective communication and public speaking techniques; problem solving techniques; effective interpersonal relations; computer operating systems and software applications. Demonstrated Skills to : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; read, understand, explain, implement, and enforce technical material consisting of laws, policies, regulations, guidelines and orders concerning the protection of life, property, and the maintenance of law, order, and the peace; observe and accurately recall names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; think and act quickly in emergencies; analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action; use good judgment in making decisions, often under pressure; understand and carry out written and oral directions; speak clearly and concisely; write at a fast rate of speed to prepare accurate and factual written reports; perform basic math computations; safely operate motor vehicles; establish cooperative relationships with co-workers, supervisors, public officials, employees of other agencies; be mentally alert to make observations; relate effectively to the general public; utilize computers and computer software, as required; adhere to the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) Code of Ethics. Ability to : Work as a member of a team or autonomously with minimal supervision; learn and apply City and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and orders; and work effectively with the public, co-workers, non-sworn personnel, supervisors, and other local, state and federal government and law enforcement agencies. Experience, Education and Training Guidelines Any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the best qualified candidates. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Experience : Experience working in a police program or police department is desirable. Education : Equivalent to graduation from high school. College courses related to law enforcement are desirable. Training : Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification. License : Possession of a valid California Driver's license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City. Age : Minimum 20 years old. Other Requirements : Willingness and ability to work any shift; work holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime; be available on call, as required; work under potentially hazardous conditions taking all necessary safety precautions; learn and retain a great deal of factual material; attend training classes during work and non-work hours, as required; wear a uniform; comply with department's grooming standards; maintain high moral character and integrity; and demonstrate a high desire for self-improvement. Special Requirements : Essential duties require the mental and/or physical ability to: lift, drag, and transport objects/individuals weighing up to 150 pounds; see well enough to drive vehicles, read small print, detect subtle shades of color with no color deficiencies and vision no less than 20/100 uncorrected in either eye and 20/30 corrected in either eye; hear well enough to detect unusual sounds, distinguish voices over background noise; speak and hear well enough to communicate over the telephone, radio, and in person at distances of up to 50 feet; voice volume and speech clarity to command during an emergency; use of hands and fingers to write, operate equipment, drive a vehicle, discharge various weapons, operate a personal computer keyboard; sit and/or stand for long periods of time; other physical requirements as in the P.O.S.T. Medical Screening Manual Additional Information Non-Exempt. CITY OF LIVERMORE BENEFITS SUMMARY Livermore Police Officers Association FLSA Non-Exempt Positions The information contained here is a summary of benefits for Police Officers and Police Sergeants. Click here for a copy of the current Livermore Police Officers Association Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). For more a more detailed summary of benefits for all employee groups, click here . Any errors or omissions do not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.Updated: 1/2024 MOU TERM 5/1/2021 - 4/30/2025 SCHEDULED INCREASES 5/10/21 2.5% increase 5/9/22 3.5% increase 5/8/23 3.5% increase 5/6/24 3.5% increase CAFETERIA PLAN (MEDICAL, DENTAL, & VISION INSURANCES) ER max =$1,950/month towards medical, dental & vision; unused balance paid in cash. BASIC LIFE INSURANCE& ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE (AD & D) $80,000 EE coverage, ER paid $1,000 dependent coverage, ER paid EE option to purchase $25,000 additional life insurance& supplemental life to $500,000 LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD) 66 2/3% of base monthly earnings to $7,000/month max. Cost per month: $29.70; ER pays $29.70 (Amount added to base pay and EE pays deduction) 30 day waiting period (60 if WC) CalPERS New City of Livermore EEs are enrolled in the 3% at 55 formula or 2.7% at 57 formula, depending on eligibility, as per AB 340. Classic CalPERS Safety Member - 3% at 55 Member Rate = 9% EE paid Employer Rate = 34.43%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit New CalPERS Safety Member - 2.7% at 57 Member Rate = 13.75%EE paid Employee Rate = 45.75%ER paid (includes unfunded liability; FY23/24) 36 consecutive months Final Comp Sick Leave Credit 4th Level 59 Survivor Ben. Military Service Credit MEDICARE (Hired after 3/31/86) EE paid 1.45% ER paid 1.45% RETIREMENT HEALTH SAVINGS (RHS) ER contribution of 5% of base pay into RHS account, with a mandatory EE pre-tax contribution of 1% of EE base pay. VACATION ACCRUAL Years of Service/Total Accrual Per Year 1-4/102.96 hrs 5-11/137.28 hrs 12-14/171.60 hrs 15-16/188.50 hrs 17+/205.66 hrs Maximum accrual: 315 hours HOLIDAY-IN-LIEU PAY 7.5% of base hourly pay (paid per pay period) SICK LEAVE ACCRUAL 96.2 hrs/year SICK LEAVE USAGE FAMILY SICK LEAVE - Immediate Family Illness: ½ Annual Sick Leave Accrual. PARENTAL LEAVE - Non-birthing parentbecomesa parent by adoption or birth of a child - 44 hrs BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 work shifts max to be used for sister-in-law, brother-in-law, spouse's grandparents. BEREAVEMENT LEAVE 3 work shifts max for immediate family PERSONAL LEAVE 16 hrs per year. PREGNANCY LEAVE & FMLA/CFRA EE may use accrued leaves in compliance with City Rules and Regulations. Benefit provided as per regulations: Federal Family and Medical Leave Act, CA Family Rights Act, and California Pregnancy Disability Act DEFERRED COMPENSATION 457(b) 2024 Maximum : Normal = $23,000 Age 50+ = $7,500 Catchup Limits = $46,000 Voluntary EE Participation/ No ER contribution SECTION 125 PLAN No ER contribution 2024 Maximum DependentCare*: Up to $5,000/year;*See IRS Pub #503 Unreimbursed Medical: Up to $3,200/year Pre-tax Health Care Premiums FSA's for Dependent Care Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Other options offered by plan administrator UNIFORM ALLOWANCE $1,250 per year (equivalent to $48.08 per pay period) (New officers will receive a lump sum payment of $1,250 at time of hire for Uniform Allowance and will not receive the per pay period benefit for the first year.) STANDBY PAY Employees assigned to CID get 2.75 hrs/day assigned and will be provided a take home vehicle for assignment. Specific positions assigned: CIB (1 Sgt, 2 Detectives), Traffic (2 Officers), and Crime Scene (1 Officer). Unused leave paid out at end of calendar year CALL BACK PAY 3 hr min @ OT rate CANINE PAY $800 per month for canine assignment to handle, train, board, and provide care relating to the canine. Officer provided a take home vehicle as part of canine duties. COURT PAY/COURT CANCELLATION PAY Court Pay: 3 hr min @ OT rate 4 hr min @ MOU OT rate for graveyard shift or normal day off Court Cancellation Pay : If court appearance is cancelled within 24 hrs prior to event, 2 hrs @ OT rate. FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO) PAY $140 pay period while assigned as FTO BILINGUAL PAY $80.77/pay period. Must be certified by Chief of Police as meeting court interpreter standards Conversational bilingual pay: $45/pay period TELEPHONE PAY $0.25 hr pay @ OT rate CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE (If authorized) - See Administrative Regulation #36 for details Standard = $40/month LONGEVITY PAY 5-10 yrs. service: 3% 11+ yrs. service: 6% POST CERTIFICATION PAY Police Officers: POST Intermediate:$350/month POST Advanced: $450/month Police Sergeants : POST Intermediate, Advanced & Supervisory Certificates + 60 college credits: $600/month OT COMP & COMP TIME OFF 7K exemption, establishing a 28 day FLSA work cycle. Accrued Comp Time in excess of 200 hours is paid out. TUITION REIMBURSEMENT 75% reimbursement for tuition & books For undergraduatestudies, $4,000 FY max; $16,000 lifetime max For graduate studies, $5,000 FY max; $10,000 lifetime max EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Three (3) sessions per incident per family member.Unlimited telephonic consultations. FLSA WORK PERIOD 28 consecutive calendar day period. Beginning Monday at 6:00 a.m., ending 28 days later on Monday at 5:59 am. PAY PERIODS 26 pay periods per year The benefits listed are for full-time employees. Part-time employees receive pro-rated benefits. ER = Employer EE = Employee FT = Full-time PT = Part-time Closing Date/Time: Continuous