CITY OF SPOKANE, WA
808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
CLASS SUMMARY DEPARTMENT PURPOSE Provide safe and reliable drinking water services for the health and safety of the community by maintaining the water system infrastructure and ensuring adequate water for fire protection. POSITION PURPOSE Responsible leadership of the Water and Hydroelectric Services Department by setting policy and directing various functional units of the department including maintenance and construction, taps and meters, and planning coordination. Also manage the operation of the City's Upriver Dam, a FERC regulated hydroelectric project, wells and pump stations. Provide continuous review of operational procedures in the various divisions and initiate changes as necessary. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Has complete responsibility for guidance and direction of all employees in the Water and Hydroelectric Services Department. Provide leadership to direct and indirect reports in professional, administrative, and technical positions. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is conducted primarily in an office setting. It involves frequent attendance at meetings to include some irregular hours and potentially out-of-town travel. Incumbents in this classification are expected to communicate verbally, in person, and by telephone. A computer terminal is used and requires the use of repetitive arm movements. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Stay current with Public Potable Water Regulations set forth by federal, state, and local government including pending legislation; Stay current with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Washington Industrial Safety & Health Administration (WISHA), and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations and provide compliant supervision, direction and control for the employees and the public; Direct, supervise and control the operation of the city's water distribution system, municipal water and hydroelectric facilities; Directs the preparation of extensive studies related to current capacity planning, rate setting, programming and development. Analyze their affect and develop plans for the present and future; Attend applicable meetings and hearings regarding various public utilities functions. Work with local, regional, state and federal agencies and organizations regarding drinking water standards, aquifer protection, water conservation, and regulatory compliance. Knowledge of: Operations, personnel, and fiscal management of municipal water systems; Water quality and public health protection requirements of a public water system and legal requirements for its operation; City regulatory codes, ordinances and safety-related regulations; Cross connection control; Fiscal budgeting and funding process. Ability to: Meet deadlines and work under pressure; Work cooperatively with other and maintain positive relationships; Adapt to other duties as assigned and prioritize, organize, and plan work as needed to meet objectives; Analyze planning studies and formulate substantive recommendations; Proficiently engage in public speaking to a diverse audience. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally this will include: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in a field such as Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration with eight (8) years' experience in progressively responsible operational positions related to public utilities that includes four (4) years' responsible supervisory experience. Cross Connection Control Certification or the ability to obtain both within one year. Advanced degree in business or public administration is desirable. A valid driver's license or otherwise demonstrated ability to get to and from multiple work location as required. BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS As an exempt employee of the City of Spokane, the Water & Hydroelectric Services Director is subject to the City's Code of Ethics set forth in Chapter 1.04A of the Spokane Municipal Code. As such, "it is the policy of the City of Spokane to uphold, promote, and demand the highest standards of ethics from all of its employees who shall maintain the utmost standards of responsibility, trustworthiness, integrity, truthfulness, honesty and fairness in carrying out their public duties, avoid any improprieties in their roles as a public servant including the appearance of impropriety, and never use their City position, authority or resources for personal gain." EXAMINATION DETAILS Position will remain open until filled.
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
Description: Working Title Associate Vice President, Strategic Marketing & Communications Administrator Level This position is an Administrator IV in the California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP), reporting to the Vice President of University Advancement. SF State University San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager. Applicants may visit titleix.sfsu.edu for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing email@example.com. San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties. The person holding this position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. Department* Strategic Marketing & Communications Time Base* Full-Time (1.0) Anticipated Hiring Range* $13,334.00 to $13,750.00 per month ($160,008.00 to $165,000.00 annually) Salary is commensurate with experience. Position Summary* Reporting to the Vice President of University Advancement, the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Strategic Marketing and Communications leads efforts to elevate the University's profile and steward its reputation with global, national, and regional news media; prospective students and their families; and other influencers. This position also coordinates and/or manages internal campus-wide communications. In collaboration with the University President, Vice President for Advancement, and other administrative and academic leaders, the AVP guides the development and implementation of strategies and activities that enhance the University's visibility, promote and protect its brand and reputation among external and internal constituents, and ensure strategic alignment among all external and internal communications deployed across multiple platforms and channels. The AVP is a member of the University Advancement senior leadership team. Position Information Partnering with stakeholders and leaders across campus, the AVP is the guiding architect of the University's efforts to increase enrollment, raise awareness of the University, promote its reputation, and inspire alumni and donors. In leading and working with the Marketing and Communications team, the AVP's work will include: - Guiding the efforts of a team of integrated communications and marketing professionals - Developing and implementing a strategic communications program that reflects the insights, needs and input of a highly diverse, intellectually sophisticated, and actively engaged university and surrounding community - Marketing and communicating initiatives supporting student enrollment and retention; philanthropy, alumni and constituent engagement; community and government relations; major university events; and internal communications - Leading and supporting a campus-wide marketing and communications framework for student recruitment and retention that support the University's enrollment goals, in close collaboration with Student Affairs and Enrollment Management - Promoting the University's mission and distinctions to multiple constituencies while ensuring consistent adherence to University brand guidelines and identity standards - Understanding, identifying and developing an appropriate mix of communication platforms including digital platforms and mobile apps - Identifying and implementing strategies and programs that inform internal audiences and enhance their engagement in and support of strategic university priorities - In collaboration with Director of Communications in the President's Office, offering strategic reputation counsel to university leaders and others, and helping address crises and/or reputational challenges - Serving as the campus's primary liaison to the strategic communications and public affairs team in the office of the CSU Chancellor - Collaborating closely with colleagues in development and alumni relations to support communications targeting alumni, as well as prospective and current donors - Managing major communications assets including the University magazine, electronic newsletters, annual reports, and enterprise-level digital platforms including websites and social platforms, and development of content appropriate to each medium - Leading proactive media relations programs and ongoing interaction with regional, statewide, national, and global media - Cultivating appreciation for strategic communications across a large, complex, decentralized campus community and collaboratively and intentionally engaging stakeholders in communications and marketing strategy Minimum Qualifications* A seasoned communications and marketing leader with a minimum of eight years senior-level experience in the communications/public relations field; demonstrated capacity to lead and perform effectively in a fast-paced and complex organization; experience developing and executing successful integrated marketing and communication plans and advising and counseling senior institutional leaders on reputation issues. Expertise or equivalent experience in marketing and communication strategies that are specific to student recruitment and retention. Must demonstrate the capacity to motivate, lead, nurture, and guide highly creative professionals and build a spirit of cohesive collaboration in a highly diverse work environment. Proven ability to build positive relationships with internal and external constituents, including media, public agencies and the community. A baccalaureate degree is required; a graduate degree is preferred. Pre-Employment Requirements This position requires the successful completion of a background check. Eligibility to Work* Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire. Benefits Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees. How To Apply **THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM WILL ALLOW ONLY ONE FILE ATTACHMENT FOR EACH SUBMISSION** Submit an online application and upload in ONE file attachment your resume, cover letter, describing your specific qualifications for each position AND three (3) professional references who can comment upon your education and/or job related experience. SF STATE IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS). Application Deadline This position is open until filled. Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER/WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FILING DATES: June 27, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: V0007E TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE: Permanent DEFINITION: Under direct supervision, performs inspections and enforcement activities related to Federal, State and local agricultural and/or weights and measures laws, regulations, ordinances, and policies for consumer and agricultural industry protection. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class perform inspection and enforcement activities under direct supervision and may assist higher level inspectors with more difficult or complex tasks. Incumbents have completed initial agricultural and weights and measures inspection cross training at an associate level, and are expected to exercise a knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, regulations and ordinances regulating the use of pesticides, quarantine, standardization, scales, meters and the labeling and packaging of consumer products. All positions must have knowledge of field sampling techniques, interpersonal skills including negotiation and persuasion, the ability to communicate applicable codes and explain violations, and basic investigative and interviewing skills. Incumbents are required to demonstrate and exercise a progressively increasing knowledge of inspection techniques and functions and may be required to rotate through any of the various departmental assignments prior to completion of a one-year probationary period. Positions in this class perform tasks such as bending, stooping, and lifting objects over 25 pounds in the performance of their duties. Essential Job Functions Gathers and compiles information and prepares reports, issues citations or violations and collects appropriate fees; interprets and enforces government acts and regulations and explain required standards to customers; warns violators of infractions or penalties; maintains records and prepares reports on inspections, pest control activities and related matters; uses a variety of hand-held or other equipment such as, but not limited to, refractometers, scales, graduated measures, hydrometers and laptop or tablet computers; receives and provides training in the safe and effective use of various tools and equipment utilized in any inspection, investigation or enforcement activities that may be assigned; responds to inquiries and complaints from other agencies and the public; collects samples from animals, plants, or products and route them to laboratories for microbiological assessment, ingredient verification, or other testing; visits establishments to verify that valid licenses, penalty notices, or permits are displayed and that licensing standards are being upheld; inspects produce cases, nursery stock, commodities, and other packaged goods weighing 25 pounds or more; inspects shipments for compliance with labeling, weighing and measuring codes, issues inspection certificates; uses a variety of mathematical formulae, including algebra; may act as a witness in administrative, criminal and civil cases; evaluates applications, records, or documents to gather information about eligibility or liability issues; advises licensees or other individuals or groups concerning licensing and permit regulations; monitors pesticide use by commercial applicators including types of pesticides used and application techniques; reports law or regulation violations to appropriate boards or agencies; inspects orchards, farms, nurseries, mills, apiaries, and plant shipments for agricultural pests and diseases and ensures adequate plant pest quarantine measures are taken; inspects and enforces agricultural product standards for fruits, vegetables, and eggs; inspects, tests, seals or condemns weighing and measuring devices used in commercial transactions; performs test purchases or sales to verify accurate weight or measure; confers with or interviews officials, technical or professional specialists, or applicants to obtain information or to clarify facts relevant to licensing decisions; prepares correspondence to inform concerned parties of licensing decisions or appeals processes; directs or monitors the quarantine and treatment or destruction of plants or plant products. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited* college or university with specialization in one or more appropriate disciplines in agricultural science, biological science, chemical science, physical science, mathematics, and/or statistics, including the completion of at least one college level course in the field of Botany or Entomology** -AND- One year of paid, full-time work experience performing agricultural or weights and measures inspection functions for a public jurisdiction. Any remaining required Botany or Entomology course must be completed within one year from the time of appointment.*** OPTION II: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited* college or university with specialization in any discipline with a minimum of 30 semester units, or equivalent, in one or any combination of the following disciplines: agricultural science, biological science, chemical science, physical science, mathematics, and/or statistics** -AND- One year of paid, full-time work experience performing agricultural or weights and measures inspections for a public jurisdiction. OPTION III: One year of paid, full-time work experience as an Associate Agricultural/Weights & Measures Inspector**** in the service of the County of Los Angeles -AND- The successful completion of at least one college level course in the field of Botany or Entomology**. Any remaining required Botany or Entomology course must be completed within one year from the time of appointment.*** LICENSE: One valid State of California Weights and Measures license in either Weight Verification or Measurement Verification -AND- One Agricultural license in Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation -AND- A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. License Information: All successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment . License must not be suspended, restricted or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED. PHYSICAL CLASS IV - Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Accredited colleges and universities include all four-year colleges and universities that meet the accreditation guidelines indicated on the bulletin. **In order to receive credit for any college course work or for completion of a training program or seminar program, you must include a legible copy of the official college or university degree -AND- transcripts, official license, or official certificate of completion, respectively, with your application or within 15 calendar days of filing. ***Successful completion of the probationary period includes completion of the remaining required course work in the field of Botany -OR- Entomology. Failure to provide successful completion of the required course work prior to the end of the probationary period will result in being released from the position of Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector I. ****To qualify, applicants must have County status in the class, as evidenced by holding or have held such payroll title. NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE, VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTER (VOEL), AND WITHHOLD WILL BE ACCEPTED. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a written test weighted 100% that consists of both computerized and paper-and-pencil components covering Written Expression, Reading Comprehension, Data Analysis and Decision-Making, Office Practices and Procedures, Customer Service, Achievement Orientation, Dependability, Customer Service Potential, Customer Focus, Conscientiousness, Retention, and Professional/Technical Expertise. Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the written test in order to be placed on the eligible register. THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. TRANSFER OF SCORES: Applicants that have taken identical written test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their written test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months. TEST PREPARATION Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis. No person may compete for this examination more than once in a twelve (12) month period. FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE: Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g. 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Fill out your application and Job Specific Questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements . Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination process. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. We encourage you to apply online so you can track the status of your application and get notified of your progress by email. Many important notifications such as test invitation, and other special information are only communicated via e-mail. DO NOT select "off" under Email Preferences within your profile or click "unsubscribe" on our notices if you would like the County of Los Angeles to notify you regarding your application status, test schedules, and other important information pertaining to your candidacy for this position. 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Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . NOTE : If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 652-0740 or email them to Tanya Marchese at email@example.com within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on all the faxed documents. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. CONTACT INFORMATION: ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 575-5464 Teletype Phone: (626) 585-5520 California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Tanya Marchese Department Contact Phone: (626) 575-5464 Department Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Closing Date/Time: