City of Palmdale

6 job(s) at City of Palmdale

City of Palmdale, CA Palmdale, California, United States
Oct 12, 2018
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Housing Coordinator performs responsible professional and technical work in the coordination of housing and neighborhood development and/or rehabilitation programs within the housing division; and provides responsible staff assistance to the program managers. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a full journey-level classification. Positions at this level perform the full range of duties, tasks and responsibilities assigned. Assignments may vary from general support of several staff to specialized support in a technical area. Incumbents are expected to perform independently under general supervision and are reviewed for end result of product. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED The Housing Coordinator receives direction from the Sr. Housing Coordinator. This position may exercise technical and/or functional supervision over assigned staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in formulating division and program goals, objectives, policies, and priorities. Compile relevant data supporting recommendations. Perform responsible professional and technical assignments in the development, administration, and implementation of programs and projects funded by housing asset funds, housing authority funds, and federal, state, and county grant funds; monitor compliance with funder regulations regarding use of funds and program administration; review and selection of applications for program and project funding; and process draw requests. Development of new program elements and program modifications in order to meet stated goals and objective. Maintain recorded funded documents for affordable housing stock to adhere to compliance requirements; interpret and apply regulations; coordinate the inspections of properties and investigate violations; and provide private owners with technical assistance. Liaison with contracted property management and the management of Housing Authority owned and City grant funded properties including apartments, mobile home parks, commercial, and vacant land held for development or resale. Oversee and coordinate housing development and rehabilitation programs; and prepare, revise, and monitor project budgets, financing plans, and financing sources including but not limited to tax credits, grants, and bonds. Oversee and coordinate neighborhood engagement programs; coordinate services with social service agencies, nonprofits, and community groups; and develop community resources and identify referral agencies. Identify grant opportunities, and prepare grant applications; and administer grants and prepare reports and related grant documents. Prepare and/or review requisitions, warrants, payments, and wire requests for accuracy in account coding, available budget, and sufficient documentation. Oversee and coordinate the rent control ordinance for mobile home parks; investigate rent complaints; provide responsible staff assistance to the Mobile Home Park Rent Control Board; assist in preparing reports and studies; and provide technical information to the Board, as requested. Develop and implement citywide housing program(s); counsel loan applicants; and review loan applications for feasibility and eligibility. Prepare requests for proposals and bid packages for consultants, projects, programs, and rehabilitation projects; follow-up on progress reports, inspections, and payments; and certify the completion of improvement projects. Audit the Neighborhood Services general ledger accounts, budget, and transactions; and recommend account structure, evaluate department processes and internal controls, and request reclassification of expenditures and revenues. Research and analyze rehabilitation needs and alternative funding sources for housing. Prepare and submit a variety of reports and memoranda related to housing rehabilitation program activities, rent control, and other housing programs. Create, foster, and build relationships within a highly diversified community. Create, foster, and build relationships within the organization and liaison between developers, nonprofits, and private property owners, and City departments to resolve program and project challenges. Perform related duties, as assigned. EXPERIENCE & TRAINING / LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of experience in the administration of Federal and State housing and/or redevelopment programs. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, urban studies, planning, or a related field. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver license and legally required vehicle insurance. Must also be able to meet driving record standards set by the city's driving policy. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Function of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies and procedures and their application to municipal operations, grant programs, and projects. Principles and practices of public administration, project and program budgets, financial planning, revenue estimating, contracts, grants, and community relations. General principles and practices of data processing and its applicability to grant, project, and program operations. Ordinances, resolutions, and laws affecting grant, project, and program funding and operations. Principles and practices of public speaking. Housing finance, real estate practices and procedures, and loan origination and servicing. General financial procedures and regulations relating to real estate acquisition, property improvements, and property management. Statistics and mathematics applicable to funding and proforma analysis. Comprehensive project management. Ability to: Coordinate, monitor, develop or review a financial plan and implement a housing development project, housing assistance program, and/or rehabilitation program; including set up of new project/program guidelines, procedures, documents, and monitoring plan. Effectively write a grant proposal, administer state and federal grant projects, programs and assigned programmatic responsibilities including report requirements. Understand, interpret, explain, and apply applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and keep abreast of current trends. Understand principles and practices of general urban planning in relation to assigned projects and programs. Effectively evaluate and apply housing finance, real estate practices and procedures, and loan origination and servicing principles. Analyze work papers, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and statistical information and trends; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. Evaluate and develop improvements in operations, procedures, policies, or methods. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Develop and maintain a program and project budgets. Implement and apply practices and procedures for loan origination and servicing. Represent the City, as assigned, on various boards, commissions, and committees. Respond to, and resolve, difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints. Effectively handle multiple assignments. Build and maintain spreadsheets. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Be a self-starter, professional, problem solver, resourceful, approachable, flexible, customer focused, results oriented, and trustworthy. Supervise, train and evaluate personnel. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mobility: frequent use of keyboard; frequent sitting for long periods of time; occasional climbing, bending and squatting. Lifting: frequently up to 10 pounds; occasionally up to 40 pounds. Vision: constant use of overall vision; frequent reading and close-up work; occasional color and depth vision. Dexterity: frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, and reaching. Hearing/Talking: frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone. Emotional/Psychological: frequent decision-making and concentration; frequent public and/or coworker contact; occasional working alone. Environmental: frequent exposure to noise. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a typical temperature-controlled office environment subject to typical office noise. This position may require occasional overtime; weekend work and travel are rare. Closing Date/Time: 10/25/2018 12:00 PM Pacific
City of Palmdale, CA Palmdale, California, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Public Works Inspector performs public works construction and landscaping inspections for conformity with approved plans and specifications; inspects work quality and materials used in a variety of public works construction projects and subdivisions to ensure conformity with approved plans, specifications and departmental regulations; and maintains records and prepares reports pertaining to the projects inspected. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Public Works Inspector I This is the entry-level class in the Public Works Inspector series. Positions at this level are distinguished from the Public Works Inspector II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the journey level class. This class is typically used as a training class in that incumbents have only limited related work experience. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. Public Works Inspector II This is the journey-level class within the Public Works Inspector series, and it is distinguished from the Public Works Inspector I level by the performance of the full range of duties assigned, with only minimal instruction or assistance. Incumbents work independently, performing complex inspection work and seeking assistance only as new or unusual situations arise. Positions in this classification are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from Public Works Inspector I. This classification is further distinguished from Public Works Inspector III in that the III level performs the most complex or sensitive inspections and may serve as a lead over Public Works Inspectors I and II. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Public Works Inspector I Receives close to general supervision from an assigned supervisor. This position exercises no supervision. Public Works Inspector II Receives general supervision from an assigned supervisor. This position exercises no supervision. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Inspect work quality and the materials used in a variety of public works projects to ensure compliance with approved plans, specification, codes, and ordinances. Review plans and specifications of assigned projects; and attend pre-construction conferences, as assigned. Inspect materials for identification and conformity to specifications. Inspect various structures such as utilities, streets, sidewalks, gutters, and other offsite construction; check line, grade, size, elevation, and location of structures for conformity with specifications and regulations. Take samples of materials for examination or analysis by laboratories; and perform routine materials and field tests to assure material/workmanship quality. Observe work during progress and upon completion; and ensure that safety procedures are followed. Monitor, inspect, and approve completion of work done under encroachment permits; and ensure that all specified conditions are met. Record the amounts of materials used and the work performed; and prepare necessary reports for progress payments. Indicate the location of various appurtenances on as-built plans. Prepare activity records and reports. Coordinate design alterations between City staff and the developer. Perform related duties, as assigned. EXPERIENCE & TRAINING / LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Public Works Inspector I Experience: Two years of experience in public works construction or inspection. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by courses in Geometry, Trigonometry and Algebra. Public Works Inspector II Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience in public works inspection or in a closely related field. Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by courses in Geometry, Trigonometry, and Algebra. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license and legally required vehicle insurance. Must also be able to meet driving record standards set by the city's driving policy. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Public Works Inspector I Knowledge of: Principles, methods, materials, equipment and safety hazards of public works construction, including roadways, storm drains, sewers, utilities, and grading. Defects and faults in public works construction. Basic mathematics, including Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry, as applied to construction inspection work. Basic soil mechanics and geology. Principles of engineering as applied to construction inspection. Engineering mechanics of structures. Methods and techniques of recordkeeping. Ability to: Learn applicable laws, regulations, codes, and departmental policies governing the construction of assigned projects. Learn to understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications and prepare accurate engineering records. Deal firmly and tactfully with contractors, engineers and property owners. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Detect and locate faulty materials and poor work quality and determine the stage of construction during which defects are most easily found and remedied. Analyze construction plans, specifications, and maps. Prepare technical reports. Public Works Inspector II In addition to Public Works Inspector I: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of mathematic as applied to construction inspection work. Methods and techniques of construction inspection. Ability to: Interpret and apply applicable laws, regulations, codes and departmental policies governing the construction of assigned projects. Understand and interpret engineering plans and specifications and prepare accurate engineering records. Conduct complex construction inspections. Train others. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mobility: frequent standing for long periods of time; frequent climbing, bending and squatting. Lifting: frequently up to 25 pounds; occasionally up to 50 pounds. Vision: constant use of overall vision; frequent reading and close-up work; occasional color and depth vision. Dexterity: holding and reaching. Hearing/Talking: frequent hearing and talking in person. May be required to wear ear protection or hear in noisy conditions. Emotional/Psychological: frequent decision-making and concentrating; frequent public and/or coworker contact; occasional working alone. Environmental: frequent exposure to noise; frequent exposure to chemicals, fumes, and other environmental substances. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is often performed in an outdoor construction environment with year-round exposure to varying weather conditions. Work is subject to construction site noise and environment, including exposure to loud equipment and machinery. Work is performed at various locations. This position may require occasional overtime; and weekend work and travel are rare. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Palmdale, CA Palmdale, California, United States
Aug 17, 2018
Part Time
DESCRIPTION Hiring Experienced Theatre Lighting Technician: must possess a good working knowledge of all aspects of board programming and operation and the ability to perform a complete hang and focus for shows, concerts and stage performances of all types. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Stage Assistant assists in planning and implementing theatrical activities and provides clerical support to professional theatre staff. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from senior staff. Stage Assistant I will generally not supervise any staff member. Stage Assistant II will act as team leader in their specific area. Stage Assistant III is more administratively oriented and will assist in supervision of Stage Assistant I and II. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform a variety of duties related to the planning and implementation of theatrical activities; administer one or more assigned areas of responsibility. Assist with the set-up and safety of the stage and theatre for planned activities. Complete rental reservations, track reservation progress, recognize and resolve minor reservation issues. Assist with basic marketing and promotions. Conduct auditions for community productions. Prepare classrooms for use; set up and take down tables and chairs; assist with youth programs and theatre camps. Assist with general clerical duties including ticket and concession sales, program registration, handling payments, updating/creating documents, and filing. Answer questions from program participants and the public by telephone and in person. Assist in technical work relating to audio, lighting, and stage management such as operating audio or lighting equipment, conducting scene changes during performances, directing performers, and constructing set pieces and props. Ensure all students, performance attendees, and renters conform to the established policies and procedures; maintain backstage procedures. Assist with basic facility maintenance. Maintain adequate supplies and inventory; assist with budgeting for assigned areas of responsibility. Perform related duties as assigned. EXPERIENCE & TRAINING / LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: STAGE ASSISTANT I Experience: Some experience in working in a theatrical environment is highly desirable. Training: Completion of formal or informal education sufficient to assure the ability to read and write at the level required for successful job performance. STAGE ASSISTANT II Experience: Two years of experience in working in a theatrical environment. Training: Completion of some college courses in a related field is highly desirable. STAGE ASSISTANT III Experience: Three years of experience in working with children or young adults in a recreational environment. Training: Completion of some college courses in a related field. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license and legally required vehicle insurance. Must also be able to meet driving record standards set by the city's driving policy. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS STAGE ASSISTANT I Knowledge of: Basic methods, procedures and practices of theatre. Basic principles and practices of working with children and young adults. Basic principles and practices of coordinating activities. Safe work practices. Ability to: Learn the principles and objectives of theatre. Deal effectively with a variety of groups and individuals. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Use professional speech while conducting City business with the public. Use proper grammar and sentence construction when preparing written materials. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Work varying schedules including weekends and evenings. The work schedule varies and is dictated by uses of the Palmdale Playhouse. Lift up to 50 pounds, stand for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, sit, walk on uneven ground as required by programs. Provide technical direction to lower level staff. STAGE ASSISTANT II Duties may include, but are not limited to, the duties required of a Stage Assistant I plus the ability to give direction to lower level staff. Knowledge of: Methods, procedures and practices of theatre. Principles and practices of working with children and young adults. Principles and practices of coordinating activities. Ability to: Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. STAGE ASSISTANT III Duties may include, but are not limited to, the duties required of a Stage Assistant I and II plus the ability to develop programs and work in an administrative capacity including resolving the more minor issues with the public and with staff. Knowledge of: Methods, procedures and practices of theatre. Principles and practices of working with children and young adults. Principles and practices of coordinating activities. Ability to: Learn the principles and objectives of recreational activities. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Deal effectively with a variety of groups and individuals. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mobility: frequent use of keyboard; frequent walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, and sitting; occasional climbing, bending, standing, and squatting. Lifting: frequently up to 10 pounds; occasionally up to 50 pounds; pushing and pulling up to 80 pounds. Vision: constant use of overall vision, color and depth vision; frequent reading and close-up work. Dexterity: frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, and reaching. Hearing/Talking: frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone. Emotional/Psychological: frequent decision-making and concentration; frequent public and/or coworker contact; occasional working alone. Environmental: frequent exposure to noise. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a temperature controlled office and theatre environment subject to noise, machinery and moving objects. Positions may require occasional overtime. Positions are required to work nights, holidays, and weekends; travel is rare. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Palmdale, CA Palmdale, California, United States
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Senior Civil Engineer plans, supervises, coordinates, assigns, and participates in the traffic engineering section; provides complex professional and technical engineering support relative to traffic engineering. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the supervisory level in the Civil Engineer series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classifications within the series by the level of responsibility assigned, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, amount of time spent performing the duties, nature of the public contact made, and direct supervision. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible duties assigned to classes within this series, and may provide direct supervision over assigned staff including Registered Engineers. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED The Senior Civil Engineer receives direction from the Director of Public Works and City Engineer or his/her designee. The position exercises direct and technical and/or functional supervision over professional technical and clerical staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide complex professional and technical engineering support services in Traffic Engineering. Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, and review the work of staff involved in transportation planning and traffic engineering. Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives, establish schedules and methods for the performance of technical and professional traffic engineering related duties. Participate in the review of development plans and recommend conditions to help mitigate transportation/traffic impacts in the City roadway network. Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and conduct appropriate traffic engineering studies and recommend corrective actions as needed. Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for new staff, equipment and materials; monitor and control expenditures. Direct or conduct various traffic studies and prepare reports and correspondence on traffic control issues for presentation to City Council, Planning Commission and other bodies. Represent the City in legal affairs related to traffic and transportation issues; coordinate and prepare answers to legal inquiries. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Direct the research of new traffic engineering practices, applications, trends, control devices, capacity enhancements and traffic operations improvements for implementation. Direct or conduct the application of various grant applications related to traffic and transportation engineering. Monitor the operations and suitability of existing traffic facilities; recommend and assist in the implementation of new traffic control facilities. Direct or design traffic signals, signing and striping plans; intersection and roadway improvements. Direct or conduct traffic signal coordination plans; traffic signal timing plans; work with our traffic signal and street lighting maintenance staff. Establish and maintain liaison with appropriate governmental bodies, private firms, organizations or individuals to assist in achieving City objectives and ensuring compliance with appropriate guidelines and technical standards affecting traffic engineering. Participate in the selection of staff; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures; write performance evaluations. Check plans for accuracy, suitability, and completeness, and make recommendations for revision and improvement. Review specifications for composition and accuracy. Administer and/or oversee the administration of contracts; review and approve all payments and billings for contracted services. Perform related duties as assigned. EXPERIENCE & TRAINING / LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible traffic and transportation engineering experience including significant supervisory responsibilities. Training: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil/traffic/transportation engineering. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of California or the ability to obtain within six months. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license and legally required vehicle insurance. Must also be able to meet driving record standards set by the city's driving policy. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of traffic and transportation engineering as applied to new development and municipal public works. Applicable laws and regulatory codes related to development, design, and construction. Methods and techniques used in the design, construction, and surveying of a variety of public works projects. Principles of organization, administration, and personnel management. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluations. Principles and practices of budget monitoring. Principles and practices of safety management. Pertinent local, state, and federal laws, ordinances, and rules including CEQA regulations. Recent developments, current literature, and sources of information regarding traffic and transportation engineering. Principles and practices of project management. Ability to: Interpret and apply applicable codes, ordinances, rules, and regulations related to development and construction related to traffic and transportation. Interpret, review, and analyze development proposals, plans, and specifications. Make complex engineering computations and check, design, and supervise the construction of a variety of public works projects. Perform professional and technical support services relative to assigned area of responsibility. Organize, implement, and direct professional traffic engineering operations and activities. Assist in the development and monitoring of an assigned program and project budgets. Develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations. Conduct comprehensive engineering studies and prepare reports with appropriate recommendations. Administer contracts. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mobility: frequent use of keyboard; frequent sitting for long periods of time; occasional climbing, bending, and squatting. Lifting: frequently up to 10 pounds; occasionally up to 40 pounds. Vision: constant use of overall vision; frequent reading and close-up work; occasional color and depth vision. Dexterity: frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, holding, and reaching. Hearing/Talking: frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone. Emotional/Psychological: frequent decision-making and concentration; frequent public and/or coworker contact; occasional working alone. Environmental: frequent exposure to noise. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a typical temperature controlled office environment subject to typical office noise and environment. Positions may require occasional overtime; weekend work and travel is rare. Closing Date/Time:
North Los Angeles County Transportation Coalition (JPA) North L.A. County Subregion
Apr 30, 2018
Contractor
To access the Request for Qualification/Proposals (RFQ/P 685-18) go to: http://www.cityofpalmdale.org/Portals/0/Documents/HR/RFQP%20685-18%20Transportation%20Consultant.pdf
City of Palmdale, CA Palmdale, California, United States
Oct 11, 2018
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Apply Immediately! Applications will be accepted for approximately three weeks from the open date or until a sufficient number of applications are received. The City of Palmdale Recreation and Culture Department is seeking a highly motivated and professional Recreation Coordinator to plan, promote and coordinate a variety of recreation programs, events and activities. The City of Palmdale has some of the most unique facilities in Southern California including the Palmdale Amphitheater, Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, DryTown Waterpark, Best of the West Softball Complex, Palmdale Playhouse and Legacy Commons for Active Seniors. Possible work assignments include an exciting opportunity to work at the award winning 6-acre DryTown Water Park. Experience in customer service, sales, marketing, and staff development is highly desirable along with a wiliness to take on new challenges and assignments. Additional potential work assignments include securing partnerships to offer adaptive programs, facilitating youth sports leagues, and overseeing preschool age programs. Due to size of the department, a variety of future programming opportunities are available. Seeking adaptable candidates with varied recreation work experience and an eagerness to accept new challenges. The Recreation and Culture Department provides a full range of recreational and educational activities for youth and adults including, community building events, diverse programs and services to enhance quality of life in Palmdale. This employment opportunity will provide a unique career building opportunity where growth and development is encouraged. Qualified candidates must have developed interpersonal skills and a customer-focused leadership style that enhances community relations and strengthens partnerships. Ideal candidates understand the principles of supervision and have experience motivating large groups of employees and volunteers to work as a cohesive team. They will also have a demonstrated ability to "multitask" in competing priorities and demands. The position requires the flexibility to work irregular hours and a non-standard scheduled including mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays The Recreation Coordinator performs professional and technical work in recreation programming; to plan, evaluate, promote, organize, coordinate; to provide direction and oversight for one or more recreation programs and/or facilities; and to provide administrative support and technical staff assistance. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from a Recreation Supervisor or the Director of Recreation and Culture. This position may exercise direct supervision over part-time staff. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for recreation programs and facilities. Plan, evaluate, promote, organize, implement, and evaluate a variety of recreation programs, including youth, preschool, after school, tiny tot, and senior programs, aquatics, sports, and community events; ensure safety of program participants. Operate and supervise day-to-day operations at City facilities; which may include the senior center, recreation centers, the airpark, museums, and aquatics facilities. Manage facility rentals; monitor and coordinate maintenance schedules. Prepare and distribute marketing and promotional materials. Solicit and coordinate sponsorships or in-kind services. Provide administrative support; prepare reports, letters, and other written communications; make presentations; and maintain files and records. Identify community needs and recommend appropriate programs. Coordinate and supervise special events; work with vendors, service providers and entertainers. Develop contracts and lease agreements; hire contract instructors. Prepare purchase requisitions; order supplies and materials. Prepare and administer program budgets. Receive and review reports from staff members and take appropriate action. Respond to difficult complaints and requests for information. Coordinate recreation activity programs with other City departments, divisions, outside agencies, and service providers. Meet with public groups, clubs, organizations, and agencies to explain and promote services, activities, and programs that encourage community participation. Assist peers with their facilities; and in the implementation of their programs or events. Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff. Perform related duties as assigned. EXPERIENCE & TRAINING / LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years of increasingly responsible experience overseeing recreation programs, activities and facilities. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in recreation administration or a closely related field. LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver's license is required. Positions responsible for aquatics programs and facilities may require one or more of the following certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer, American Red Cross Title 22 Instructor, Certified Pool Operator, National Aquatics Safety Company Instructor Trainer. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Mobility: frequent use of keyboard; frequent sitting for long periods of time; frequent bending, walking, standing and squatting; occasional climbing, reaching, stooping, kneeling and crouching. Lifting: frequently up to 10 pounds; occasionally up to 50 pounds. Vision: constant use of overall vision; frequent reading and close-up work; frequent color and depth vision. Dexterity: frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing; frequent grasping, twisting, holding, balancing and reaching. Hearing/Talking: frequent hearing and talking, in person and on the phone. Emotional/Psychological: frequent decision-making and concentration; frequent public and/or coworker contact; occasional working alone. Environmental: frequent exposure to noise, and may have exposure to fumes, chemicals and pesticides. May work with machinery, in water, and on slippery and uneven surfaces. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is generally performed in a typical temperature controlled office environment subject to typical office noise and environment. This position is exposed to extreme weather during the course of performing the essential duties. Positions will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Travel outside of the City of Palmdale is rare. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations affecting areas of responsibility. Standard methods, techniques, principles, and procedures used in the planning, development and administration of recreation programs. Common recreational and social needs of various age groups. Principles and procedures for implementing and directing a wide variety of recreation activities and the development of programs through community participation. Principles and practices of public administration, budgets, contracts, customer service, and staff motivation and training. Standard office procedures, methods and computer software applications. Ability to: Develop and administer recreation programs suited to the needs of the community. Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the development and implementation of recreation programs and activities. Respond effectively to urgent or emergency situations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Negotiate and resolve differences. Analyze, interpret, and explain section laws, standards, policies and procedures. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supervise, train, and evaluate subordinates. Closing Date/Time: 10/31/2018 12:00 PM Pacific