Port Orchard, Washington, United States
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks a full-time Court Security Officer to join our team! Court Security Officers areresponsible for patrolling and ensuring the security of the campus at the Kitsap County Courthouse and other court facility locations, such as the Juvenile Detention Facility or Bremerton Municipal Court. The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission: Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision: To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. This position is governed by the Sheriff's Office policies and directives, and works under the direct supervision of Sheriff's Office supervisory staff. Our new team member will have knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations governing security operations, to include search and seizure. Must have solid investigative techniques and the knowledge and ability to follow safe weapons handling practices and procedures. The incumbent must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse public and with all levels within the County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years experience in investigative, law enforcement, criminology or a related field that displays the ability to perform the essential job functions Education can be substituted for onlyone year of experience. The ability to obtain and maintain a Sheriff's Office limited commission is required Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Completion of afederal or state police academy, reserve academy or corrections academy. Experience working with the public in a security setting. Experience monitoring systems, monitoring assigned security areas, and responding to unusual occurrences. Proven experience and certification with a firearm (ability to qualify with a weapon) Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submitofficial transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background checkthrough law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. These tests may include, but are not limited to, oral interviews,medical examination, truth verification test, psychological evaluation andweapons qualification withpassing scores set by Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Be able to obtain and maintain a valid and current Sheriff's Office limited commission as provided by the current Sheriff. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess CPR, First Aid and AED certification. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed both in an office environment and around the Kitsap County Courthouse or other court facility locations.Incumbents must be able to travel to otherlocations to assist as needed. Positions in this class typically require : Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Ability to climb, twist, stoop, bend, and reach (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), grasp, and occasionally run or climb/descend stairsin response to emergency conditions. Exposure to potentially hazardous conditions associated with dealing with hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations will require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically apprehend or subdue a person or to confiscate forbidden articles or weapons. Substantial in-person contact with the public and law enforcement agencies require that the incumbent have the ability to communicate effectively. Ability to carry a firearm in the performance of assigned duties and to pass weapons qualification with a passing score set by the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. Hearing adequate to communicate on the telephone and in person and to hear and understand radio communications and audible alarms. Exertion of force up to 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potential hazards associated with all weather conditions. Exposed to hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdueor apprehend violators of infractions. Required toconfiscate forbidden articles and weapons. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Greet visitors at the Kitsap County Courthouse, or other assigned location, and ensure visitors pass through screening. Patrol assigned location, watching for irregularities such as fire hazards, vandalism, property damage, loiterers, and/or persons engaged in criminal acts. Monitor surveillance system and respond to unusual occurrences. Enter data into a security log, including visual occurrences, suspicious visitors, and other information collected from campus inspections and visitor entry. Warn violators of infractions for possession of forbidden articles or rule violations. Provide for temporary storage of legal weapons. Expel persons engaging in suspicious or criminal activities. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Employees must wear the office issued uniform for Court Security Officers. This posting will be used to fill a current opening and to create a register for future openings. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: This position is being posted tofill a full-time opening and to create a newhiring register for future openings in the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office.In order to qualify for a position on the hiring register, you are required to successfully pass the following requirements:Review of qualifications and oral board interviews.An applicant must successfully pass each examination requirement before being able to proceed to the next process. APPLICATION REVIEW: CivilServicerepresentatives will review applications to ensure candidates meet the minimum qualifications. Applications will then be reviewed for the preferred education, experience, andcertificationsto rank order the top candidates to move to the interview phase. ORAL BOARD INTERVIEWS : The oral board interview score reflect 100% of the applicants overall score for register placement. Oral board interviews are tentatively scheduled to occur in June 2020. HIRING REGISTER : When an applicant on the hiring register is offered permanent employment it is contingent upon the applicant successfully passing a truth verification test, psychological and a complete reference and background investigation, executive board interview and any other process deemed necessary (which may include medical and drug testing)by the Sheriff's Office. Any conviction record may be disqualifying. The term of the hiring register shall normally be for six (6) months and in no event longer than two (2) years. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
City of San José’s
San Jose, CA, USA
The actual salary will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Associate Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.
The San José Fire Department (SJFD) is seeking to fill four (4 ) Associate Engineer positions in the Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP). Please note that three (3) positions are permanent and one (1) position is temporary limit dated, through June 30, 2020.The Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP) Development Division contributes to the Department’s mission through its primary focus on key areas of responsibility that include; public education and outreach services, investigation of fires to determine cause and origin, and code compliance activities such as plan review and inspection.
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Under the general supervision of a Senior Engineer, the Associate Engineer position performs a variety of professional engineering, plan review, and inspection work.
Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Examine plans, perform calculations and review specifications for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings for compliance with the California Building Code, California Fire Code, California State Fire Marshal regulations, and applicable NFPA standards and local ordinances.
Provide technical advice to consultants, architects, engineers, contractors, developers, department officers and staff, and the Fire Marshal on the application or interpretation of fire safety codes/regulations, and on the resolution of fire safety issues found in the preliminary design of buildings.
Analyze and evaluate proposals for alternate materials, methods of construction, and/or variances to fire safety codes and regulations.
Conduct field inspections to ensure that the finished construction complies with approved plans.
The subject of the incumbent’s tasks will be focused on one or more of the following Sections of BFP areas: Building Life Safety Systems, Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Detection/Fire Alarm Systems, Hazardous Materials and Site Development.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of Tacoma, WA
Tacoma, WA, United States
Position Description At this time the Tacoma Police Department is placing out-of-state lateral candidates at step 4 ($40.55) in the hiring range; in-state laterals will be placed at step 5 ($42.44) in the range. Please note, step placement is at the discretion of the hiring authority and is subject to change at any time. A Police Officer is responsible for crime prevention, criminal apprehension, and the general enforcement of laws and ordinances. This is general duty and investigatory police work involving the protection of life, property and preservation of the peace. Work involves an element of personal danger and employees must be able to act without direct supervision. Physical requirements include above-average physical endurance in running, climbing and lifting as well as good balance, hearing and vision. Qualifications Must be currently employed as a Law Enforcement Officer Must have12 or more months of continuous post-commissioned street patrol experience. The only exception is any Law Enforcement Officer, who was laid off due to budget or reduction-in-force issues. There may not be more than a 24-month break in service Non-patrol sworn officer experience, such as jail/corrections/court, or dispatch, does not count toward "street patrol experience" in calculating the total months of post-commissioned experience Must be a US Citizen Must be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D. NOTE: Applicants who failed probation, were terminated, resigned in lieu of termination, are about to be terminated, or would not be considered for rehire by their former department or agency, are not eligible for a lateral position. Knowledge & Skills Understanding of the principals, practices and procedures used in police work Up-to-date knowledge of State, County and City laws and ordinances, recent legislation and court decisions affecting police duties Geography of the city Traffic and crowd control techniques Operation of a variety of specialized police vehicles and equipment Crime scene preservation and investigation methods and techniques Preparing clear and concise electronic reports Exercising independent judgment when responding to emergencies Ability to multi-task Correct usage of English; grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary Physical requirements will adhere to the Tacoma Police Officer job classification specification. Selection Process & Supplemental Information Applicants must pass a Physical Fitness Ability Test (PAT) to remain on the eligibility list and proceed further in the selection process. The PAT will consist of a minimum of 5 push-ups, 14 Sit-ups, and completion of a 1 ½ mile run in 17.55 minutes. Applicants must pass all phases both before and after the eligibility list is established, including driving record, credit history, conviction/arrest record, work history, reference check, oral board interview and polygraph examination. Applicants may be removed from the eligible list for failure to pass the pre-employment interview, background investigation or any other screening element. Once a conditional offer of employment is made, all applicants must undergo a medical examination and psychological evaluation to determine if they meet the Tacoma Police Department standards in effect at the time of examination. The medical examination will include a drug screening. Please note, the lateral hiring process can take between three and six months. This position is covered by a Labor Agreement between the City of Tacoma and Local 6 Tacoma Police Union IUPA. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400. Possession of a Washington State Driver's License is required at time of appointment with maintenance thereafter. In addition, possession of a valid First Aid card and CPR card with maintenance thereafter are required prior to the end of the probationary period. An employee must successfully complete a twelve-month probationary period prior to obtaining permanent status in this classification. Closing Date/Time: