Sacramento County, CA
Sacramento, CA, United States
The Position This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on: 4/10/20, 10/9/20 Associate Civil Engineer is responsible for a variety of civil engineering work in connection with the design, surveying, testing of materials and construction of public works projects. Public works projects include, but are not limited to roads and bridges; traffic control system design; drainage, water and wastewater collection, distribution and treatment; airports; new building construction and remodels; and other structures and projects. Associate Civil Engineer is the first level in the civil engineering series requiring registration as a civil engineer. Under direction, an Associate Civil Engineer performs difficult and complex engineering work and acts as supervisor to a small group of engineers and/or paraprofessional engineering staff. Associates may serve as project/resident engineers on a single major or several minor engineering projects. Watch to Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of The principles and practices of civil engineering Methods and materials used in the design and construction of varied civil engineering projects Budget preparation Principles and techniques of personnel management and supervision Laws and regulations pertaining to public works construction and design. Civil engineering principles and practices applicable to construction, and material testing administration, solid waste management Design of park facilities, parking lots and other miscellaneous civil engineering projects County surveyor and permit functions Laws and regulations pertaining to these programs Ability To Prepare detailed plans and specifications Perform technical research work and make detailed analysis Prepare complete and comprehensive reports Analyze engineering problems and adopt effective courses of action Lay out work and guide subordinate personnel in performance of projects Supervise and train professional and technical staff Maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, and the general public Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Current registration as a civil engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. General Qualifications License Requirement: A valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid California Driver's License, may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certification Requirement: Per Health and Safety Code, Sections 18949.25 - 18949.31, incumbents may be required to obtain a certification from a recognized state, national, or international association, as determined by the County, within two years of date of hire or assignment. Some positions in this class series require incumbents to complete one year of verifiable experience in the appropriate field and, within one year thereafter, to obtain certification from a recognized state, national, or international association, as determined by the County. Any person currently and continuously employed by the County as an inspector, plans examiner or building official, for not less than two years prior to January 1, 1996, is exempt from the certification requirements as outlined above. In addition, persons appointed to this class might be required to complete a minimum of 45 hours of continuing education every three years. The County may determine appropriate providers of continuing education such as community colleges or organizations affiliated with code enforcement. Note: Failure to meet the required certification requirements may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Physical Abilities Requirements: Sit for extended periods, frequently stand and walk Have manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination need to use a variety of office equipment such as computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and drafting equipment Have corrected vision in order to review plans and specifications and perform other essential functions of the job Occasionally walk on uneven terrain at construction sites, etc. Individuals who are unable to pass some of the physical requirements due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Working Conditions: May be required to work in excess of 40 hours a week and/or work irregular hours, particularly during emergency situations. Background/Criminal History: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment within this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedure B-5 and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the applicant's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained. Special Access: Some incumbents in this class must acquire and maintain an airport security badge allowing access to secure County airport locations. Probationary Period: The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months. Application and Testing Information APPLICATION Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply. County of Sacramento Department of Personnel Services Employment Services Division 700 H Street, Room 4667 Sacramento, CA 95814 Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667 www.SacCountyJobs.net Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date. Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified. A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response. Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question. For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed , therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete. FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%) All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination. This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job. All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) For information regarding County jobs: www.saccountyjobs.net Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, California, United States
THE POSITION THE IDEAL CANDIDATE A collaborative and visionary leader, the Cultural and Creative Economy Manager (CCEM) will be responsible for articulating and implementing the Creative Edge plan. Serving as the public face of the Cultural Services Division, the CCEM will direct the development and implementation of a broad range of policies, programs, and services to support, preserve, and strengthen Sacramento's diverse artistic and cultural community. The CCEM is an at-will management-level position working within the Convention & Cultural Services Department and overseeing the Cultural Services Division, which currently manages programs for public art, art grants administration, and art education and outreach. Cultural Services Division is responsible for administering City arts programs such as the Cultural Equity Grant program, Cultural Arts Awards, Arts & Facilities Grants, and the City's Public Art Program. The CCEM is responsible for managing and providing staff support to the Sacramento Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy Commission, whose members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The CCEM will interact with and advocate for a broad range of artists, arts organizations, educators, business leaders, community leaders, and City and County officials. The CCEM will also oversee the new Sacramento Film Office and will be integral in developing and supporting comprehensive film and media production programs. The position will provide leadership for new initiatives such as the Mayor's Innovation + Creative Economy Task Force, identifying and supporting cultural districts within the region, establishing a technical assistance program to help artists and arts organizations build capacity and strengthen their business, and increasing the City 's internal infrastructure to support the arts. This position will report to the Director of Convention & Cultural Services and manage a committed team of seven professionals with an annual budget of $2.3 million. This role will provide an extraordinary opportunity for a dynamic, experienced arts professional and organizational manager to provide strong leadership and creativity in a city that has become a hub for artists and a creative economy. Under general direction, the Cultural and Creative EconomyManager (CCEM) is responsible for the overall administration of the Cultural Services division which includes the City/County funded Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission; directs the development and implementation of programs, policies, procedures, and objectives in support of the Department of Convention and Cultural Services mission, vision, and goals; responsible for budgets, facilities, capital improvements, and revenues; researches the needs of the local arts community and general public and applies the results to long-term planning; locates and sources funds; prepares and submits grant proposals; negotiates and manages contracts for art projects; and, supervises staff assigned to the Cultural Services division. To apply for this position, please visit: https://jobs.crelate.com/portal/artsconsultinggroup/job/7turdpae1ehc5d83jbd91fx37a . DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a single-position management classification. The CCEM is distinguished from the Director of Convention and Cultural Services in that the former requires specialized training in the arts and is responsible for overseeing the activities of only the Cultural Services division while the Director of Convention and Cultural Services is a department head with broad management responsibility over a wide variety of services. This classification is distinguished from lower level classificationsin that the formeris responsible foramajor divisionof theConvention and Cultural ServicesDepartmentand has broader scope of contact. SUPERVISIONRECEIVEDAND EXERCISED General direction is provided by the Director of Convention and Cultural Services or higher-level staff. Responsibilitiesinclude the direct andindirect supervisionofprofessional, technical, and clerical personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform related duties as needed. Establishes department goals and objectives; develops and implements policies and procedures required for effective development and implementation of action plans in support of mission, vision, and goals; directs, assigns, monitors, and evaluates the department and CIP budgets; monitors and evaluates expenses and revenues; makes adjustments to meet budgets; makes recommendations on long-term and short-term development of the City's Cultural Plan and other changes as necessary. Serves as the Manager of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, the City/County local arts agency and liaison with SMAC, a City/County advisory Commission; establishes and monitors priorities for five primary programs; provide technical, professional, and mentoring guidance; connect staff and volunteers to industry leaders; recommends professional development; coordinates with other local arts activities, and maintains liaison between existing arts groups and the Commission; plans and directs the work of the Agency staff and non-profit support organizations. Assists in the development of a five-year Commission master plan for the growth of the arts in Sacramento by researching the arts and community needs, utilizing national research to educate the community, and by facilitating community arts priorities; prepares annual operating budget and revenue projections for submission to the Commission; develops, negotiates, and manages contracts; evaluates proposed and ongoing projects for cost effectiveness and terminates unproductive programs. Conducts grant research, development, and cultivation; compiles inventories of local, State, Federal, and other funding sources for the arts, and actively participates in securing such funds for support of the arts; prepares and evaluates grant proposals for funding. Prepares comprehensive reports on cultural activities for submission to the Commission; may represent the Commission on administrative and arts matters before legislative bodies, civic groups, and the Commission's advisory committees. Convenes regional conventions, forums and panels for community education and development; actively engaged in arts field working with national arts leaders, philanthropists, foundations and corporations. Confers with department head, division managers, members of professional staff and other officials concerning the administrative needs and requirements related to the Cultural Services division; represents the program in contacts withnews media, business and civic organizations, other City departments, and various outside public and private agencies. Interprets new policies,procedures, and regulations, and develops new or amended programs or projects as need dictates; monitors program objectives to assure compliance with program guidelines as well as with federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Selects, assigns, supervises, reviews, and evaluates staff engaged in the administration, operation, and maintenance of the Cultural Services division; provides staff with professional and technical guidance as required. Participates in and/or coordinates the preparation of various reports as required including, but not limited to, memoranda, City Council Reports, and budgets. Provides exceptional customer service to those contacted in the course of work. NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES Participates in and reviews site development and design of local government public building projects to preserve the architectural and environmental heritages of the City and County. Perform related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public art. Principles and practices of cultural grant programs. Principles and practices of collaboration with non-profit organizations. Methods and practices of event management, customer services and facility management. Principles and practices of public administration, organization and personnel management. Principles and practices of budgeting and accounting. Principles and practices of community engagement and public relations. Principles and practices of program management and administration. Report writing techniques; usage of English syntax, language mechanics, punctuation and grammar. City, County and State government activities related to the functions of the Commission. Non-profit and philanthropic organizations. Methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations. Principles and practices of supervision. Computer applications including spreadsheet, database, word processing and presentation software. Skill in: Grant writing and fund raising. Arts assessment and evaluation. Managing multiple tasks and deadlines. Executive level customer services, including dealing with people under stress, problem solving and working with high profile clients. Facilitation and education as method of leadership. Standard office practices and procedures, including the operation of modern office equipment including computers, computer applications, and software programs relevant to assigned duties. Writing. Public speaking. Ability to: Work with artists from various cultural disciplines (visual, performing, history, etc.). Effectively plan, develop, and implement a comprehensive program with a broad scope and high degree of complexity. Analyze a variety of administrative, organizational and fiscal problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals; make sound policy and procedural recommendations. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify andinterpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. Prepare, analyze, and administer the Commission's annual program budget. Manage panel processes; budget for multiple funders. Interpret and explain arts, government, education philanthropy, finance, and non-profit issues among various sectors. Coordinate information between several stakeholder groups. Work in a diverse environment. Write clear, organized reports and make effective oral and written presentations to public officials, committees, and outside agencies. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, employees, department heads, city officials, and the general public. Negotiate effectively; work effectively with groups and individuals. Plan, organize, assign, and coordinate the activities of a professional, technical, and clerical staff; build a high-performance workforce. Supervise, direct and evaluate professional, technical and clerical staff. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Coordinate multiple projects and complex tasks simultaneously. Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies,procedures, laws and regulations. QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCEAND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Six years of progressively responsible administrative experience managing a major division (e.g. arts, cultural services, facilities, operations, etc.); and at least three of which were in a supervisory capacity. Additional experience as an artist is desirable.. -AND- Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in art, art history, arts management,businessadministration,public administration,ora closelyrelated field. Substitution: Additional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The conditions herein are typically required of an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Physical Requirements: On an intermittent basis sit at a desk; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulations; write and use a keyboard; incumbents may travel and participate in various events throughout the City which may involve exposure to traffic and inclement weather conditions. Requires effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading, and writing. Environmental Conditions: Work is performed in the field on occasion and could include standing, kneeling, and bending. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE To learn more about this great opportunity, or to apply, please visit: https://jobs.crelate.com/portal/artsconsultinggroup/job/7turdpae1ehc5d83jbd91fx37a .