City of Huntington Beach

THE COMMUNITY

The City of Huntington Beach is located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in northwestern Orange County, 40 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. As the fourth largest city in Orange County, with a population near 200,000 residents, Huntington Beach is known as “Surf City USA” due to its abundance of beaches, sunny, warm Mediterranean climate and casual lifestyle. Huntington Beach covers 28 square miles of land, 26 square miles of water, and is the 24th largest city in California. With more than 8 miles of uninterrupted beach along the Pacific Ocean, the City also plays host to an annual visitor population of over 11 million people, especially during the summer, special events and weekends.

 

Huntington Beach has one of the largest pleasure piers in the world and has the longest concrete pier in the State. The City’s park system includes 58 public parks (with a dog park), riding stables and the largest city-owned and operated regional park in Orange County — Huntington Central Park. Also within the City’s boundaries are five recreation centers (including a senior center), three miles of equestrian trails, two golf courses, 72 tennis courts, a marina and a protected wildlife preserve. Running parallel to Pacific Coast Highway and just steps from the ocean is an eight-mile strand perfect for biking, inline skating, jogging or a leisurely stroll.

 The City is centrally located to all major attractions in Orange County including the Disney Resorts, the Orange County Performing Arts Center and Repertory Theater, and the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. The City is home to the International Surfing Museum, the Surfing Walk of Fame, Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Huntington Harbour and the Huntington Beach Art Center. Huntington Beach draws some of the largest crowds in the world to such professional sporting events as the U.S. Open of Surfing, Van’s World Championship of Skateboarding and AVP Pro Beach Volleyball.

 There are 35 elementary schools, five public high schools and one community college (Golden West College) located within Huntington Beach. The City has a world-class library located within the 365-acre Central Park as well as four additional branch libraries. In addition, Orange Coast College; the University of California, Irvine; and California State Universities at Long Beach and Fullerton are located in close proximity.

 There are over 117,000 households within a five-mile radius of the Huntington Beach Civic Center. The average family household income is $122,851, ranking one of the highest in the nation based on the top 100 largest cities in the country.

 

THE CITY GOVERNMENT

Founded in the late 1880s, Huntington Beach was incorporated as a Charter City in 1909. Huntington Beach has a City Council/ City Manager form of government. The City Council has seven members who are elected at large, on a non-partisan basis, to four-year overlapping terms. City Council members are limited to two consecutive 4-year terms. There are three elected depart-ment heads - the City Attorney, City Clerk and City Treasurer. The position of Mayor is filled on a rotating basis.

 The City of Huntington Beach is organized into 13 major departments including City Treasurer, City Clerk, City Attorney, City Manager, Community Development, Community Services, Finance, Fire, Human Resources, Information Services, Library Ser-vices, Police, and Public Works.

 The City has approximately 1,600 full and part-time employees and a total budget of approximately $345 Million

26 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 07, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Adult/Technical Services, and Children's/Branch/Media. The current vacancy is in   Administration. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Handles room rental inquiries, payment processing, and contracts for multiple large meeting rooms throughout the Library.  Works with spreadsheets to gather and compile information on library programs and services and uses calendaring software to schedule events. Works collaboratively on schedules to provide support and coverage for library programs and services.  Answers phone calls, emails, and in person requests providing directional assistance and information on library policies and services. Provides coverage for public information and public services desks. Note: The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Experience and Education:  The equivalent of a high school diploma is required.  Education, training, or experience equivalent to  three years  related experience with demonstrated technical skills. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California motor vehicle operator's license.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Full Time
NOTE:  This posting is a job series in which applications will be accepted, reviewed, and considered based on the qualifications listed on an application. The candidates that meet the minimum qualifications and  best  meet the City's current needs will be invited to test at the appropriate job level within this series. Only  ONE APPLICATION  needs to be submitted to be considered for this job series.  At the discretion of the department head, positions may be filled at the level of Risk Management Analyst or Senior Risk Management Analyst depending upon the level of skill and experience required by the department.   SALARY RANGE: Risk Management Analyst: $6,274.67 - $7,774.00 monthly Senior Risk Management Analyst: $7,143.07 - $8,852.13 monthly The Ideal Candidate has a Bachelor's or higher degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Safety/Industrial Engineering, Risk Management or a directly related field with at least two years (Risk Management Analyst) or four years (Senior Risk Management Analyst) of responsible risk management experience.  The ideal candidate must be a self starter and motivated to be independently responsible for assignments and various tasks as they arise.  The ideal candidate will bring creative and innovative solutions for issues surrounding the Risk Management Division.  The best candidate must have excellent and effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate in an effort to provide the best solution to all involved stake holders. JOB/DUTIES SUMMARY Under general direction, performs advanced professional and technical risk analysis and provides program oversight and risk management expertise in the administration of safety and risk management programs.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:   Risk Manager Supervises:   (Risk Management Analyst) Technical and clerical classifications (Senior Risk Management Analyst) Administrative personnel as assigned DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Risk Management Analyst performs the most complex and difficult duties relating to the identification, assessment and management of risk exposures, including oversight of employee safety programs and regulatory compliance. The Risk Management Analyst differs from Senior Risk Management Analyst in that Risk Management Analyst performs journey-level work while Senior Risk Management Analyst performs the most complex and difficult risk management duties. Examples of Essential Duties Plans, organizes, oversees and implements a variety of risk management program operations; Assists in developing, scheduling and administering meetings, activities and events related to workers' compensation, employee safety and liability program functions Responds to inquires from the staff and the public regarding risk management programs and policies (Senior) Applies risk management techniques and practices designed to effectively manage risk and minimize loss exposures Assists in the development and implementation of strategic goals, objectives, policies and priorities related to risk management, employee safety, and loss prevention Participates in a variety of safety and loss prevention activities with various departments; (Senior) including providing input regarding safety committees and meetings Develops and maintains a resource center for safety training aids, films, videos and literature on a citywide basis; develops, implements and assists departments in safety education and safety programs (Senior) Administers the City's Department of Motor Vehicle Employer Pull Notice program and Department of Transportation (DOT) random drug testing Stays abreast of new trends and innovations and state legislation in the field of employee safety programs Coordinates the implementation of and compliance with the City's Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Applies city, state and federal laws, rules and regulations pertaining to employee safety, workers' compensation, public liability and insurance and other applicable risk management programs, laws and/or regulations (Senior) Act as liaison with the City's third-party workers' compensation and liability program administrators;  Assists other risk management staff with claims handling, follow-up and investigations as needed (Senior) Keeps current on federal and state legislation and effectively applies and (Senior and Analyst) interprets City policies and procedures related to risk management programs and practices; communicates program regulations and requirements to staff and the public Partners with management to provide assistance to mitigate potential for loss and establishes insurance requirements (Senior) Monitors -  (Analyst) Assists with monitoring - the workers' compensation program Assists with planning, organizing and implementing a variety of City-wide safety and loss control programs Performs professional and technical work to implement and monitor occupational safety and loss prevention programs; develop, monitor and oversee the implementation of loss control and cost containment strategies and programs Prepares a variety of reports regarding liability and workers' compensation program outcomes and results;  creates regulatory and statistical reports of safety, liability, and property data Conducts surveys and performs statistical analysis related to areas of responsibility, performs special projects, as needed (Senior) Prepares Requests for Council Action regarding the disposition, status, and settlement of workers' compensation and liability claims; makes oral and written presentations as needed Participates in emergency response and disaster recovery planning, documentation, exercises and communication; Trains City staff regarding best practices related to a variety safety and loss prevention programs Provides responsive, quality customer service to City staff, the public, and outside agencies Operates a computer and uses applicable software and other related equipment to produce a variety of documents, correspondence and reports; Drives on City business/travels to offsite locations as necessary Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Reports to work as scheduled; maintains satisfactory attendance record Performs other related work as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: - Principles and practices of loss control and risk management program administration - Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, policies, and practices related to risk and insurance, employee safety, and workers' compensation - OSHA and Cal-OSHA mandates and reporting requirements - Research methods, complex quantitative and qualitative analysis - English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation - Techniques of business letter writing and report preparation - Principles and procedures of filing and accurate record keeping - Methods and techniques of public relations and customer service Ability to: - Read, interpret and correctly apply complex legislation, laws, regulations, and codes related to risk management administration - Apply risk management techniques and practices designed to effectively manage risk and minimize loss exposures - Prepare reports and documents for litigated and non-litigated liability claims; negotiate effectively with claimants and their attorneys to reach tentative settlements - Interview claimants and witnesses to obtain facts about the incidents; analyze and adjust claim reserves based on claim dispositions - Establish and maintain appropriate professional risk management office procedures - Read, interpret and apply laws, regulations and procedures applicable to employee safety in the workplace; interpret, explain and ensure compliance with City safety policies and procedures  - (Senior) Perform detailed analysis and reviews; analyze complex - (Analyst) analyze - risk management issues evaluate solutions, and recommend or adopt/implement effective alternative actions - Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues - (Senior) Multi-task, and continually (Senior and Analyst) assess and reorganize priorities to meet work deadlines - Report to work as scheduled; provide regular and predictable attendance - Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work - (Senior)  Work with minimum supervision and exercise independent judgment and initiative - (Senior) Work independently and as a team member - Research, compile, and prepare a variety of reports - Maintain confidential records and reports; implement and maintain filing systems - Operate and use modern office equipment, including a computer and various software packages Education: Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, safety/industrial engineering, insurance, risk management or a directly related field. Experience:   (Analyst) Two (2) years (Senior) Four (4) years of responsible risk management experience.  Public Agency experience is preferred/highly desirable. Licenses/Certifications:   Possession of a valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record, required by time of appointment and during course of employment. California Self-Insurers Administration Certificate, and/or Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities (ARM-P) and/or Certified Risk Management (CRM) designation, preferred. FLEXIBLE STAFFING/RECLASSIFICATION At the discretion of the department head, positions may be filled at the level of Risk Management Analyst or Senior Risk Management Analyst depending upon the level of skill and experience required of the department.  Risk Management Analyst incumbents may be recommended for reclassification upon meeting the minimum qualifications of the Senior Risk Management Analyst and proof of acquiring the professional designations/certificates for performance of the higher level duties.  The minimum requirements for reclassification consideration, subject to the review, recommendation and approval of the department head and human resources, includes all of the following: Four (4) years' increasingly responsible risk management experience working for a municipality or other public agency.   California Self-Insurers Administration Certificate, and/or Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities (ARM-P) and/or Certified Risk Management (CRM) designation required. Reclassification is not automatic.  Consideration is subject to the discretion of the department based upon operational and staffing requirements. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Supplemental Questions should be answered completely, as answers to these questions will be reviewed closely to help determine the "top group" of candidates. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which may include a written exam and/or performance exercise (Pass/Fail) - tentatively scheduled for 7/26/19 , and will include an oral board exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for 8/7/19 . Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is primarily performed indoors. In an office environment, the work requires sitting at a desk or table for prolonged periods of time and daily use of a computer, keyboard, mouse and screen. The incumbent uses a computer and related equipment and sits, stands, walks, climbs, stoops, crouches, twists, bends, pushes, pulls, reaches, grasps, lifts and moves tools and equipment weighing 25 pounds or less.  When work is occasionally performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to hard hats, respirators, and/or hearing protective devices when needed. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Full Time
The current vacancy will be assigned to  Business Analysis Application Development and Support . The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used for other assignments, should additional vacancies occur while the list is valid.  The common theme for all departmental efforts is "services and solutions delivery", so a high level of service support is essential. The primary focus of this assignment is to manage, design, configure, develop, maintain, and support business systems and multiple enterprise applications. The incumbent is responsible for the planning, acquisition deployment, development of technology solutions and ongoing support of departmental and citywide applications.  The City currently has a number of critical projects in various phases of implementation. The  ideal candidate  will have knowledge and hands-on experience with business process analysis, development and programming. The incumbent will be passionate about technology, team-oriented, collaborative, an independent thinker and able to establish positive relationships with staff, peers and other departments' staff. The ideal candidate is capable of communicating with management and employees at all levels of the organization. A creative thinker and solutions-oriented focus are essential capabilities for this position.  A background which includes a mix of private and public sector hands-on experience with IT business applications for software development projects and a solid understanding of Microsoft Sharepoint or SQL database administration is desirable .  JOB SUMMARY Under general direction, performs professional duties related to the analysis, development, maintenance and administration of computer hardware and/or software systems to meet business needs.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: Information Technology Manager; Senior Information Technology Analyst DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Differs from Information Technology Analyst IV in that the Information Technology Analyst III is the fully trained journey level within the series; incumbents are expected to independently perform the full range of information technology work.   Information Technology Analyst IV is the advanced journey level within the series; incumbents are responsible for the most difficult and specialized information technology work and may exercise lead authority when assigned to complex assignments and projects. Examples of Essential Duties Incumbents may be assigned to perform work in support of Business Systems or Infrastructure. Performs analysis and design of information systems in specified application areas Evaluates commercial software to determine utility in satisfying users' information systems needs Provides professional customer support for system-related software and/or hardware issues, needs, or requirements Interacts with clients to analyze system requirements; recommends technology solutions to improve operations  Maintains effective relationships with vendors and their technical support personnel. Provides technical and functional oversight of contractors in implementing and integrating new systems or updating existing systems Develops web applications, business objects, server components and data interfaces  Performs system administration tests such as database security management and disaster recovery  Writes computer programs and/or scripting based on established specifications using various computer languages and/or database platforms Performs database management and administration tasks; troubleshoots and resolves database problems; monitors and tunes database applications; verifies the integrity of data within the database Ensures maximum database availability and database protection, monitors and administers database security; creates and tests database backups; performs backup and recovery tasks Designs and modifies database structures, tables and files; implements design using established techniques Performs database queries and data analysis processes installs, configures, and administers database related reporting tools or software required for City applications Develops and maintains standards, procedures, and methodologies for effective operation, access and data integrity of City database systems Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of latest trends and innovations in technology field  Cross trains with other Information Technology Analysts to provide back-up coverage during absences. Reports to work as required; works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:   - Operational characteristics of computer systems, applications, and peripheral equipment   - Information systems security concepts, practices and methods - Principles and practices of quality assurance - Principles and techniques of project management - Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations - Advanced work flow analysis - Complex software tools, test equipment and measurement techniques - A broad range of operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, information systems program - Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing and implementing computer hardware and software systems - Principles and practices of troubleshooting computer hardware, software and network problems - Methods and techniques of developing and presenting technical documentation and training materials - Principles and practices of record keeping When assigned to Business Analysis Application Development and Support : - Information system development lifecycle and design principles using flowcharting techniques and prototype development tools - Basic principles and practices of business operations and work flow analysis - Basic programming methods and techniques When assigned to Server Analysis and Administration : - Server platforms and operating system components for mainframe, microcomputer and/or client server systems - Techniques and practices used in managing, designing, implementing, maintaining and operating information processing systems When assigned to Database Architecture/Administration :  - Database architecture and administration - Database design methods and techniques - Techniques for defining logical relationships among data, processes or events Ability to:   - Perform complex analytical tasks - Prepare clear and concise technical reports and diagrams - Identify, recommend and implement improvements to systems, applications and service delivery - Read, interpret and apply complex technical publications, manuals and related documents - Organize and prioritize projects and tasks - Conduct independent research, interpret highly technical documents, draw valid conclusions, develop technological solutions, take appropriate actions and/or make appropriate recommendation related to complex information systems problems - Analyze and troubleshoot problems and provide guidance to others in the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems - Analyze, identify and resolve systems and applications malfunctions; analyze, troubleshoot and remediate systems and application errors - Effectively communicate technical information to users - Exercise judgment and creativity in analyzing situations, identifying problems and recommending resolutions - Work independently and as a team member - Report to work as scheduled; provide regular and predictable attendance - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Communicate effectively, orally and in writing Education:      Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field.   Experience:     Three (3) years professional-level information technology experience in business analysis, server analysis and administration, or network design/administration.  License/Certificate:  A valid class "C" California driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Must be able to respond to emergency services call out Must pass a background investigation Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  on-line  job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants must clearly demonstrate meeting minimum education and experience qualifications and other supplemental question requirements by demonstrating proof or submitting the supporting information/documents or they may be subject to exclusion from further consideration. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which may include a written exam (Pass/Fail) - date to be determined, and will include an oral exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for 7/17/2019 or 7/23/2019 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc.   Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may be conducted, depending on the position. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.   Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  Moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less may be required. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective, gear, including but not limited to hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices.  Near vision required to read correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person.  Duties may require working in confined areas.  Off-site assignments and irregular work hours, including evenings and/or weekends, may be required.   Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent position.   Assists in performing general maintenance duties in support of the beach maintenance operation.  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS & HOLIDAYS.  Based on qualifications, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). Supervision Received and Exercised:  Receives direct supervision from beach maintenance crew leaders. The position may work independently while working under the overall supervision of a full time staff member in the beach maintenance operation.   Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.   Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Clean restrooms Shovel debris from fire rings Hand sweep stairs Pick up trash Blow stairs with mobile compressor Perform other related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.   A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Use of a variety of hand/power tools and equipment Safe work practices Safe motor vehicle operation. Ability to: Perform less skilled tasks with moderate supervision Understand and carry out both oral and written instructions Learn beach maintenance duties and responsibilities and other related duties in support of Public Works beach maintenance programs Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties Work flexible hours, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays, to meet the seasonal programs and services of the Public Works Department as required. Experience and Education: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Some high school and related experience or on-the-job training involving general maintenance duties. Knowledge and experience in beach maintenance is preferred , but not mandatory. Special requirements:   This position requires possession of a valid California Driver License and evidence of and ability to maintain an acceptable driving record during the course of employment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Sit to operate motorized vehicle; stand to perform tasks or operate tools and equipment; walk to carry/operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, and climb short distances; carry, push, pull and drag weight of at least 50 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; speak to answer basic questions from the public or ask questions of the supervisor.  Work is primarily performed outdoors with exposure to direct sunlight, rain, humidity, dust, and noisy equipment.     SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
May 29, 2019
Full Time
The City of Huntington Beach Fire Department is seeking career minded individuals who are prepared for a long-term career in the fire service profession. Ideal candidates will possess excellent interpersonal and multi-cultural skills, have a strong commitment to community involvement, as well as have a good understanding of basic teaching techniques. Firefighter Paramedics live and work in fire stations with peers, coworkers and supervisors while exercising good judgment, self-restraint and tact in dealing with a variety of issues and situations.  Current and future vacancies will be filled from the eligibility list established from this recruitment and examination process. APPLICANTS FOR THIS POSITION ARE REQUIRED TO:  Submit an ON-LINE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION to the City of Huntington Beach by the recruitment DEADLINE of 6/18/19 , 11:59 pm ; and  Schedule and COMPLETE job simulation testing with National Testing Network, Inc. by the testing DEADLINE of   6/18/19,  10:00 pm . (See "Selection Process" below for more details.) APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE EITHER OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS BY THE DEADLINES PROVIDED WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM FURTHER CONSIDERATION.   The Huntington Beach Fire Department (HBFD) is staffed by 198 members, of which 144 are sworn and 54 are civilian. The HBFD also has 150 seasonal lifeguards to support its full-time staff. We provide Firefighters with opportunities to gain exposure in a wide variety of fire service activities (e.g. technical rescue operations, truck operations, fire prevention and arson investigation). We are proud to manage a regional fire Training Center and the City's Emergency Operating Center. Examples of Essential Duties Under the direction of a Fire Captain, performs duties involving responding to medical, fire and environmental emergencies; Communicates medical information to the hospital; administers advanced emergency medical care to the sick and injured; documents emergency care rendered Engages in fire prevention, fire suppression, and salvage activities; Performs inspection and code enforcement activities; Conducts education sessions regarding fire/emergency safety practices and procedures; Maintains fire stations; drives department vehicles; operates department equipment; Attends instruction sessions related to job; participates in HBFD's physical fitness program; Performs other related duties as assigned. Note: The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications (Please note time sensitive requirements below) The following must be met by time of application: High School diploma or equivalent At least 18 years of age Valid Driver License Possession of a valid California State Paramedic license OR a valid National Registry EMT-Paramedic Certification. A valid current American Heart Association (AHA) issued BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider card issued by an American Heart Association Training Center.  AHA Instructor, PALS, or ACLS cards do not meet this requirement.  Military-level CPR certification is subject to review on a case-by-case basis.. Possession of Certificate of successful completion of Physical Abilities Test (PAT). Only CPAT or Biddle PAT, issued on or after June 18, 2018 , will be accepted. Must meet at least one of the following requirements by time of application: One year of continuous experience as a full-time paid firefighter with a federal, state, county or local agency, OR Possession of a California Firefighter I Certificate; OR Graduation from a California State accredited Firefighter I Academy (minimum of 348 hours). The following must be met by time of appointment: Valid California Driver License United States Citizenship or legally authorized to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The following must be met after appointment: Candidates possessing a Paramedic Certification through the National Registry must obtain a California State Paramedic License by completion of HBFD Firefighter Paramedic Academy. Orange County Paramedic accreditation within thirty (30) days of completion of HBFD Firefighter Paramedic Academy. California Class C Driver License with Firefighter Endorsement prior to completing probationary period. Note : The HBFD has a policy that applies to the general appearance of staff, which includes limitations in tattooing on areas of the body that would cause the tattoo(s) to be readily visible while wearing a short-sleeved uniform. SELECTION PROCESS: Each candidate is required to submit an on-line application and supplemental questionnaire to the City of Huntington Beach. No walk-ins will be permitted .    Applications will be reviewed for qualifications and completeness. Candidates are also required to schedule and complete a job simulation test through the National Testing Network, Inc.  To schedule a test, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com , select "Fire" and sign up for the Huntington Beach Fire Department.  What to expect at the National Testing Network website:   Completion of the application process for National Testing Network (this does NOT take the place of submitting an on-line application for the City of Huntington Beach). Review all information related to the Huntington Beach Fire Department Firefighter Paramedic position, including minimum requirements, salary and benefits. Detailed information about the testing process for both the entry level test and CPAT testing. Opportunity to take on-line practice tests at www.fireteamtest.com . Schedule your own convenient test time.  Tests are offered multiple times a week, including Saturdays. Take high quality job simulation tests in a standardized, fair testing environment. The examination components will include a job simulation test, a practical exercise, and an oral board appraisal. The top candidates successful in passing the job simulation test will be scheduled for a Practical Exercise, to take place  on July 9 or 10, 2019 .   Candidates receiving a passing score on the Practical Exercise will then be invited to the oral board appraisal, to take place on July 17 or 18, 2019 .   Any incomplete application or application not meeting qualifications will be disqualified from further participation in the examination process. Proof of required certifications (only those specified) must be submitted at time of application. Failure to provide copies will result in disqualification. Candidates successfully passing all the components of the examination process will be placed on the eligible list from which appointments will be made. This list will be in effect for one year unless exhausted sooner. COMPONENT / TENTATIVE DATES The entire selection process may take up to 5 to 7 months before a job offer is made, as it is comprised of the various components noted below. Upon appointment, new-hires are placed through a minimum of a six to eight week comprehensive training program and serve a one-year probationary period. Application Filing Period May 28, 2019 - June 18, 2019 Job Simulation Test  (30% weight): Schedule and complete testing by June 18, 2019 at 10 pm. Candidate must schedule their own testing by going to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com . Practical EMS Exercise (20% weight) July 9 or 10, 2019. The top candidates successful in passing the job simulation test will be invited to the practical EMS exercise. Candidates will be required to complete a paramedic assessment which may include simulated emergency scenarios and/or job knowledge assessment exercises. Oral Board Interview (50% weight) July 17 or 18, 2019. The top candidates successful in passing the practical EMS exercise will be invited to the oral board interviews. Employment Eligible List Placement on the eligible list is comprised of the combined weighted scores from the job simulation test (30%), the oral board interview (50%) and the practical E.M.S. exercise (20%). Candidates final composite scores will determine placement on the employment eligible list. Current Vacancies  The top candidates will be certified to the Fire Chief.  These candidates can expect to hear from the Fire Department shortly after notification.  The employment eligibility list is valid for one year unless exhausted sooner.  Additional names may be processed during the life of the list. Background Investigation Conducted after placement on eligible list and upon a conditional offer of employment.  A comprehensive background investigation will be conducted on all candidates considered for employment. Conditional Offer of Employment Upon conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical exam, including a drug screen, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and swim test will be conducted.  The swim test will be be conducted in a pool and will include a 50-yard swim (not timed), treading water for 5 minutes, and picking up an object from the bottom of a pool. APPLICATION PROCESS City of Huntington Beach On-line employment applications required. No walk-ins will be permitted . Respond to the supplemental questions to help us determine your qualifications for this classification. Applications will be screened for completeness, required qualifications and applicable certifications. Please include correct email address on your application as all communication will be sent via email. Please check any spam blocker you may have on your computer to enable your email account to receive our correspondence . Be prepared to upload and attach copies of all required certifications listed below to your on-line application. Copy of current driver license. Copy of California State Paramedic License OR copy of National Registry EMT-Paramedic card. Copy of current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider or BLS Provider card issued by an American Heart Association Training Center. Copy of required certifications (CA accredited Firefighter I Academy OR CSBFS Firefighter I OR copy of most recent paystub). Copy of CPAT or Biddle PAT certification. Follow the link to National Testing Network to schedule and complete job simulation testing prior to the June 18, 2019, 10 pm deadline. Note: Failure to provide copies of all required certifications as listed above at the time of application will result in disqualification. Expired or missing certifications will result in disqualification. Failure to schedule and complete job simulation testing by the deadline provided will result in disqualification. Please DO NOT attach documents other than those requested to your on-line job application. Doing so could result in disqualification.   SUMMARY OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Apply on-line by the posted deadline. No walk-ins will be permitted . Schedule and complete job simulation testing by contacting National Testing Network, Inc. at www.nationaltestingnetwork.com . All communication with candidates will be sent via email, therefore, please include correct email address on your application. Applicants who obtain a passing score on the job simulation test and who best meet the City's needs will be invited to the practical exercise scheduled for July 9 or 10, 2019.  Those passing the practical exercise will then be invited to the oral board interviews, scheduled for July 17 or 18, 2019. Be prepared to upload and attach copies of all requested certifications listed above to your on-line application.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
May 25, 2019
Temporary
The City is now recruiting for energetic, enthusiastic youth who have a desire to conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provide lifeguarding duties and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work.  Please Note:   Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed .  Excellent part-time job opportunities for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Programs & Services and Facilities & Development.  Current available positions include Pool Lifeguard and Swim Instructor. Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. Hours worked per week may vary.      "The City of Huntington Beach offers a  complete American Red Cross Swim Program" . Our program is designed to meet avariety of swimming needs. Whether it is learning new swimming techniques, or recreational enjoyment of the water, we have something for everybody. The swim courses follow the American Red Cross standards. Classes are offered to age six months through adult and teach skills from water adjustment through lifeguarding techniques. Classes consist of ten lessons unless otherwise specified. Our swim instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguards .   These are Non-Permanent, Part-Time positions. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, provides program information, customer service, may collect money or donations, and perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to the following:  Conduct swimming lessons, diving and lifesaving classes; provides lifeguarding duties and patrols pool decks and assists pool manager/aquatics supervisor in the total safety of pool operation and other related work.   The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications The qualifications vary depending on the position. Please see the "Supplemental Questions" for details.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
May 25, 2019
Temporary
Please Note: Vacancies for these positions occur sporadically. The hiring department will contact applicants as needed. Excellent part-time job opportunity for individuals to provide staff support and customer service for the City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department. The Community Services Department includes Programs & Services and Facilities & Development.  Current vacancies are at the Senior Center, City Gym & Pool, the Edison and Murdy Community Centers; and the Art Center.  Ideal candidates must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.   Hours worked per week may vary and may include evenings and weekends.   These are Non-Perm, Part-Time positions.   Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, provides program information, customer service both in person and over the telephone, may collect fee or donations for recreation programs, perform equipment set-up and break-down; and perform a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks including but not limited to the following:  Respond to customer inquires, provide information regarding community programs; register customers for recreational activities, plan, direct and coordinate activities and special events.   Note:   The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.  Qualifications Education & Experience :   Some high school and previous experience or related training required.  Volunteer service or school-related experience is accepted and should be reflected in the application.  Certifications : CPR/First Aid Certificates must be obtained within three months of appointment.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
May 25, 2019
Temporary
This is a  Non-Permanent, Part-Time position. The City of Huntington Beach is accepting applications for positions assigned to the City's beach parking operation and downtown parking facility.     Applicants MUST be at least 18 years of age or older. These are temporary, part-time positions working various shifts, including late evenings, holidays and weekends. Must have previous cash handling experience. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.   Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.   Examples of Essential Duties Under supervision, performs a variety of routine and semi-skilled tasks in the beach parking facility, such as: Receives monies from patrons and provides change when necessary. Maintains accurate account of revenue collected within the parking facility. Maintains records of all autos entering the facility. Answers questions from the public and performs some light maintenance. The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications ABILITIES:  Perform basic mathematical calculations with accuracy. Follow written and oral directions. Work cooperatively and effectively with the public. Operate cashiering equipment. Provide quality customer service. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At least 18 years of age or older. Some high school and previous cash handling experience or related cash handling training. Must be available to work weekends, holidays, late nights and various weekly shifts. LICENSE: Must have a valid CA Driver's License at time of appointment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be reviewed and those applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a written math test (scored on a pass/fail basis). Those passing the written test will be invited to a hiring interview from which appointments may be made. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may also be conducted. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
May 21, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Public and Information Services, Programs and Youth Services, Technology and Collection Management, Outreach and Training Services, and Facilities.   This position will be located at the Central Library. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.     This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Sorts and shelves a variety of material, including books, DVD's, CD's, magazines, newspapers and microfilm; checks in material electronically; interacts with the public to answer and refer patron inquiries; provide outstanding customer service while assisting patrons in locating books and materials; assists patrons with using the self-checkout and return stations; pushes heavy carts and book bins; inspects and repairs damaged books and magazines; performs other related duties. Note: The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.   Qualifications Education/Experience:  Requires some high school and previous experience or related training. Ability to: Learn basic library services and functions; follow oral and written instructions; read and file alphanumeric characters; reach above the head, bend and stoop to shelve materials. Lift 25 pounds and push heavy book carts and book bins.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
May 01, 2019
Temporary
UPDATED: April 30, 2019 11:32 AM City of Huntington Beach is seeking a Homeless Outreach Worker to perform outreach and case management to individuals deemed homeless residents of Huntington Beach, to provide intervention services, assist in obtaining resources from community organizations and government agencies. The primary initial focus of this assignment will be coordinating housing options with local rental professionals. General support of the City's Homeless Operations including, but not limited to, data analysis, analytical support, and report writing related to supporting the police department and City. This is a part-time position, requiring approximately 15-24 hours per week, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. The Ideal Candidate will possess computer skills, strong oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and have the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships and work effectively with persons of diverse ethnic, social and economic backgrounds and knowledge of working with governmental service organizations, non-profit and faith based community organizations. The position will perform case management and intervention services to Huntington Beach residents.The ideal candidate will have case management experience with a housing search emphasis. The position requires independent judgment and skillful application of paraprofessional consulting.  Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.    This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties This position serves as a liaison and advocate for assigned clientele as appropriate and needed. Establish and maintain effective and positive working relationships with clientele to provide paraprofessional counseling and case management services. Develop and maintain relationships with various public and private service agencies, community groups, and the faith-based community to obtain services for clients and stay abreast of new trends and practices in community outreach.  Assess client needs and characteristics; identify short-term and long-term needs, provide resources and referrals based on client needs and coordinate service delivery plans. Assist police personnel in non-enforcement situations involving homeless clients and obtain appropriate care for clients; assist safety personnel with non-psychiatric emergencies such as transporting clients to substance abuse treatment, may interface with hospital personnel regarding emergency services and recuperative care for homeless. Position includes operation of a variety of office equipment including computer, keyboard, printer, calculator, copier, facsimile or scanning machine; may perform some of the more complex specific functional duties relative to the area of assignment; performs related duties and responsibilities as required. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes; coursework in psychology, counseling, human services, social science, social work or a related field.    Knowledge of: Knowledge of the principles and techniques of interviewing and paraprofessional counseling.  Knowledge of social services programs and providers available; and networking approaches to identify client relevant support services.  Skill in social perceptiveness and service orientation.  Skill in communicating effectively in both orally and in writing.  Skill in critical thinking, problem solving and conflict management.      Ability to: Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships; ability to communicate effectively with persons displaying psychological and substance-induced behaviors such as depression, anger and confusion.  Ability to communicate orally and sufficiently to secure information from clients, convey information on services available and to make effective referrals to services needed.  Ability to operate a computer; document and record information electronically and in written format; maintain reports, logs and files and database; write clean and concise reports.    Education and Experience : Bachelor's degree (preferred) or equivalent in psychology, counseling, human services, social sciences, social work or a related field and the equivalent of three years of applicable work experience. License:   Possession of a valid Class C California Driver license and an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. Candidates best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to a writing exercise and/or oral interview (weighted 100%). Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The position requires going into the field and interacting with the homeless to collect data.  However, all encounters with the homeless will be accompanied by a sworn police officer. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time, want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time
NOTE :   The first review of applications will include those received on or before 5/17/19 .  The Ideal Candidate has a broad background in traffic engineering and transportation.  The ideal candidate must be proactive, motivated and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of the traffic engineering team.  The individual should have a strong background in development review and plan checking, based in a strong, core understanding of traffic engineering and transportation planning principles and standards.  The ideal candidate will also exhibit a desire to lead and develop skills in both project and personnel management.  Candidates with additional expertise in traffic signal operations and systems, street lighting design, traffic safety studies and grant application development will also have ample opportunities to use those skills in collaboration with other staff. JOB SUMMARY Under administrative direction, plans and designs major traffic projects including installation and maintenance of traffic control equipment and  conducts traffic engineering studies. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Reports to:  Transportation Manager Examples of Essential Duties  Plans, assigns, reviews and participates in the design review, preparation and checking of plans, site investigations, cost estimates, specifications and reports for the improvement and repair of new traffic control systems and devices  Provides guidance and direction in the design of street and highway improvement projects in relation to geometric design, signalization and alignment   Directs the planning and designing of computerized systems for traffic control   Oversees the activities of consulting engineering firms   May supervise the work of assigned technical staff   Provides professional support to higher level management at Public Works Commission meetings as required Operates, analyzes and upgrades the City's traffic forecast model  Reviews and analyzes reports of traffic surveys and the operation of traffic control devices  Makes engineering analyses of traffic flow conditions, accident locations and causes, and prepares reports and recommendations  Reviews development plan submittals for conformance with City requirements, including the circulation element of the General Plan, design standards and development conditions   Reviews plans and studies submitted by developers in conjunction with private property development including site, street improvements, traffic signal, signing, and striping, street lighting and traffic control   Confers with other department employees and representatives of government agencies, public utilities and contractors to obtain information pertaining to the preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates and to the coordination of traffic control contract requirements   Functions as a departmental representative at various City meetings   Schedules programs for review of speed zoning, traffic flow, parking regulations and surveillance of operational conditions  Travels to offsite locations  Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines  Reports to work as scheduled, maintains satisfactory attendance record  Performs other related work as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:  - Principles and practices of traffic and transportation engineering systems -  Preparation of plans and specifications for a wide variety of traffic control projects  - Traffic survey systems, methods and techniques  - Traffic control standards of safety as related to traffic pattern design and specifications - Traffic controller systems and operational methods  - California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) design standards as related to traffic signal, signing and striping and construction traffic control designs and specifications  - Municipal code and zoning and subdivision ordinances  - Project planning and implementation procedures  - Project management methods - Budget development and control techniques - Software related to traffic engineering, project management, and word processing - Supervisory and personnel methods and practices - Effective customer service practices Ability to:   - Adapt approved engineering methods and standards to the design and construction of a variety of traffic control projects  - Utilize data processing techniques to analyze traffic flow and capacity  - Make comprehensive recommendations for engineering problem solutions  - Oversee, plan and direct the work of others  - Review and provide comments for plans submitted for private development  - Analyze projects for feasibility, practicality and safety  - Stay current on changing regulations and design standards  - Develop workable local timing to be implemented in the field  - Prepare and review traffic impact analysis and capacity reports  - Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing  - Organize projects and activities - Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines - Travel to various locations within a reasonable timeframe  - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work  - Provide quality customer service  Education: Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university.  Experience: Four (4) years related engineering experience, with two (2) years in traffic engineering or transportation planning.  License/Certifications: A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and during course of employment. Registration in the State of California as a Professional Engineer required.  If licensed in another state as a Professional Engineer, California registration must be obtained with twelve (12) months of employment. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the assessment process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include oral board examination (weighted 100%),  tentatively scheduled for June 5, 2019 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require moving tools and equipment weighing 25 pounds or less.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to safety vests, hard hats, respirators, and/or hearing protective devices.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information.  Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person.  May perform inspections of work in the field requiring walking on uneven ground, working around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures. Reasonable accommodations for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 16, 2019
Temporary
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community Services Department working under the direction of the Summer Day Camp Coordinator in the Summer Day Camp program. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and work well in a variety environments. Excellent customer service skills and people skills are required. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties With direction of the Summer Day Camp Coordinator: Responds to customer inquires Disseminates information regarding the Summer Day Camp Program Assists with planning and coordination of Summer Day Camp activities Provides supervision of participants on excursions including overseeing the safety of participants. The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Current trends in recreation programs and activities. Ability to : Supervise program participants in a variety of environments, while creating positive relationships within the community; provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computer and related software; maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information; lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education and Experience : High school graduation required.  One year of college and one year of experience in recreation leadership or equivalent preferred. CPR/First Aid/AED Certificates : Must possess by time of appointment.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Temporary
This is Non-Perm, Part-Time position   This is a great part-time job opportunity in the Community Services Department working at the Huntington Beach Art Center. The ideal candidate must possess the skills and abilities to prepare galleries for exhibitions and fabricate display equipment in constructing gallery/display areas for the exhibition of art. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as son as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Design, construct, install and dismantle and prepare equipment and gallery areas, including resurfacing walls, for the exhibition of contemporary art in a variety of media and scale. Builds display areas and installs art work with consideration for aesthetics and safety. Creates movable walls and display cases.  Develops lighting for exhibitions. Prepares installation graphics, labels, text and signs. Collaborates with artists and staff on exhibition design of display areas. Maintains and operates audio visual and program equipment and tools. Transports artwork to and from the Art Center. Works as a member of the Art Center team. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of:   principals and practices of gallery design and art display; methods, materials, tools and equipment used in display fabrication; safe working practices. Ability to:   conceptualize, design, create and install lighting and artwork in virtually any media and/or scale; read and interpret diagrams, specifications and plans; follow written instructions; work according to prescribed safety and industry standards; operate tools and equipment; carry and climb 30 foot ladder; communicate effectively with work crews, staff and the public. Education/Experience:   Two years of related experience preferred, plus related education and/or training.  Possession of a Bachelor's  or Master's degree in Art is preferred. License:   A California Class C Driver license with an acceptable driving record.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program; due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 06, 2019
Temporary
UPDATED: March 14, 2019 at 4:38 PM This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community Services Department working under the direction of the Community Services Recreation Specialist in the Summer Day Camp program. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and work well in a variety environments. Excellent customer service skills and people skills are required. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties With direction from the Community Services Recreation Specialist: Assists Recreation Specialist in a formal training for all Recreation Leaders Coordinates responses to customer inquires pertaining to Summer Day Camp programs Plans, directs and coordinates Summer Day Camp activities Provides direction to Recreation Leaders Coordinates supervision of participants on excursions including overseeing the safety of participants. Recognizes and responds effectively to emergencies Enforces policies, procedures and regulations at all times during Summer Day Camp hours Conducts end of summer staff evaluations with the Recreation Specialist The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Current trends in recreation programs and activities. Ability to : Supervise program participants in a variety of environments, while creating positive relationships within the community; provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computer and related software; maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information; lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education and Experience : High school graduation required.  One year of college and two years of experience plus related education and or training in coordination of recreation programs, or equivalent. CPR/First Aid/AED Certificates : Must possess prior to appointment.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.  
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 05, 2019
Temporary
UPDATED: 3/6/19 at 7:52 AM This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the  Community Services Department  . The current vacancies are at City Hall and at the Senior Center in Central Park. If assigned to City Hall, the incumbent will receive direction from the Administrative Assistant. The incumbent that fills the current vacancy at City Hall will work a set schedule of Monday - Friday, 1pm - 5pm but should also have the flexibility to be scheduled other shifts. If assigned to the Senior Center, the incumbent will receive direction from the Recreation Supervisor and will receive various scheduling assignments between the hours of 9 am - 10 pm; including evenings and weekends. The    The ideal candidate  possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, outstanding customer service skills, and the ability to work well in a busy environment where attention to detail is important.  Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties With direction of the Administrative Assistant or Recreation Supervisor, responds to customer inquiries both in person and on the phone When assigned to the Senior Center, light custodial duties in the absence of the custodian Disseminates information regarding community programs Registers customers for recreational activities both in person and by mail Updates and proofs portions of the city's Community Services Guide Data entry of recreation activity information Preparation of daily deposits and monthly facility rental calendar Issuing Beach Parking Passes and park permits Assists in the completion of insurance renewals and preparation of new insurance application Set-up of multi-use class rooms for recreation or rental activities Performs related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as computer word processing and related software applications, effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques.  Knowledge of Safari registration software is highly desirable Ability to :  Work independently in the absence of a supervisor, provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computers and related software, maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information, lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education & Experience : High school diploma or equivalent and at least two years related skilled experience plus related education and/or training. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. CPR/First Aid Certificates :   Must be obtained within 3 months of appointment.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Part Time
UPDATED: February 7, 2019 at 5:16 PM UPDATED: March 12, 2019 at 4:36 PM This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. The City of Huntington Beach Management Assistant Intern Program is designed to attract and develop talented and aspiring graduate students and provide them with a unique opportunity to work in a local government in Southern California. Through this program, participants will gain professional work experiences and skills including a wide variety of professional development and networking opportunities to assist participants in becoming future public sector leaders. The first review of applications will take place on April 7, 2019 .  Click Here to visit our webpage for additional details regarding the Management Assistant Internship Program. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.  JOB SUMMARY Under close supervision, provides administrative and operational support on a variety of high-level, complex projects for various departments on a rotational schedule. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Department Director as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Management Assistant Intern positions are part-time, limited term positions open to individuals currently enrolled in a Master's degree program. Management Assistant Internships are a unique opportunity for experiential learning for students interested in public service. Students will rotate between various departments and gain insight in critical areas of local government. Students will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills as they gain valuable work experience.  Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants.   Examples of Essential Duties TYPICAL ASSIGNMENTS Assist with a variety of issues and projects and coordinate action Prepare reports, proposals and other documents Conduct research and summarize findings Prepare meeting materials; such as agenda development, scheduling, and note-taking Attend and participate in professional group meetings and committees Attend City Council and community meetings as needed in the evenings and/or weekends Attend and participate in professional development programs Maintain regular and consistent work attendance The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed.   Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of business, public administration, public policy, or environmental studies  Software programs such as Excel, Word and Power point Ability to:  Present a professional demeanor when representing the City and the department  Communicate effectively with staff and the public  Work up to 27 hours per week which may include evenings and weekends Other:  Strong computer skills   Excellent written and oral communication skills Education: Bachelor's Degree and current enrollment in a Master's Degree program in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy or Environmental Studies or directly related field, from an accredited college or university.  Experience: None required  Certifications/License:   A valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout employment.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed in a general office environment, requiring sitting for prolonged periods of time; standing and walking to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations; leaning, bending and stooping to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information; pushing, turning or twisting to move chair or body from desk; reaching to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets; light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard; and, hearing and speaking to answer the telephone or answer questions of co-workers and subordinates.  Work may necessitate some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10-20 pounds).    Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety.  Applications must have a resume, a cover letter, at least two  letters of recommendation, and a copy of your unofficial transcripts attached. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to oral interview(s) tentatively scheduled for the week of April 22, 2019 . Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 24, 2019
Temporary
Volunteer assignments are unpaid and non-benefitted.  VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT SUMMARY: Under the mentorship of professional fire prevention personnel, working as a Fire Prevention Volunteer provides the opportunity to gain an overall perspective of fire prevention activities.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Fire Prevention Volunteers serve at the pleasure of the Fire Chief. The Fire Prevention Volunteer performs activities under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal and Fire Prevention staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Fire Prevention Volunteer is an unpaid assignment.    The purpose is to provide exposure to a variety of activities related to fire prevention for individuals completing their education in Fire Prevention or Fire Technology or have already finished their related education. Volunteer activities may be applied towards completion of a State Fire Marshal Fire Inspector Task book. EXAMPLES OF VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: Assist with administrative tasks assigned by supervisors Assist with providing administrative support including, but not limited to: answering inquiries from the public, preparing special projects and reports, as well as data input related to fire inspection and prevention activities. Assist with special events Assist with public education programs Conduct follow-up evaluations activity with a limited scope Conduct Knox box review activity Perform other volunteer activity as assigned The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind volunteer activities and assignments as needed. Examples of Essential Duties N/A Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the volunteer activities is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to fire prevention Arithmetic and basic algebra Computer equipment and associated software programs Customer service principles Ability to: Assist Fire Prevention Division staff as needed Prepare reports and communications; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Communicate and deal effectively with fire personnel and the general public Ensure safety and professional work standards are met Establish and maintain cooperative customer service relationships with those contacted; and deliver quality customer service Represent the Fire Department in a professional manor at all times Meet and follow the Fire Department's uniform policies while conducting volunteer activities Education: Current enrollment or graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Fire Technology, Fire Science, Public of Business Administration, or related field is required. Experience: Completion of or current enrollment in Fire Inspection 1A is required. Previous customer service experience is highly desirable. Previous fire administration or prevention experience is highly desirable. Completion of Fire Inspector 1B, 1C and 1D is highly desirable. Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required at time of appointment and throughout the time of volunteer assignment.    Special Conditions: Volunteers regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of their volunteer assignment shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Must be 18 years or older Must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours per week and a maximum of 60 hours per month Upon being selected to be a volunteer, each candidate must complete and submit the following: Must pass a background check, which includes a Livescan. Must provide a DMV H6 print out showing 10 year driving history Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Volunteers must be able to meet the physical requirements of the activities assigned and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the volunteer activities to be performed. Volunteer activities involves considerable physical activity in an outdoor setting with exposure to weather conditions and potential exposure to physical harm. There is frequent need to walk, talk or hear, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and climb ladders or scaffolding. May also necessitate frequent exposure to weather conditions, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards.  Must comply with all California Occupational Safety & Health Act (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to respirators and/or hearing protective devices if and when required.  May climb, stoop, bend, crouch, kneel, and reach above and below shoulder level. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Application Process A volunteer application must be downloaded from the Fire Prevention Division's website at https://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/government/departments/fire/fire_prevention_code_enforcement/ .  Return the completed application along with an up-to-date resume to Fire Administration desk located on the 5th floor of City Hall, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA  92648 (Attn:  Assistant Fire Marshal). The department reserves the right to invite best qualified candidates to an oral interview based upon the number of openings available. Multiple oral interviews may be required. Those selected to move forward in the selection process after an interview, must submit the following completed documents (at the applicant's expense): Livescan A DMV H6 - 10 year driving history Applicants will also be subject to an abbreviated in house background check (paid for by the Fire Department).For any inquiries please contact Fire Prevention Inspector Jacob Worthy at jacob.worthy@surfcity-hb.org .
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 03, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary   This position will be located at Central Library, Adult Literacy Services.  The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people. This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Adult/Technical Services, Facilities and Children's/Branch/Media. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.    This is a part-time, on-call position. The hours are on a set weekly schedule; however, the incumbent must be flexible to work on-call, evenings, and weekends. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Staffs the literacy office Answers phones and responds to Literacy's email Assists literacy volunteers and adult literacy students Works on various projects for the literacy program (mailings, making phone calls, preparing educational materials for classes) Helps maintain collection of tutoring materials Keeps tutor sign-in book up to date Maintains spreadsheets of tutors' and learners' hours   Note:   The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.   Qualifications Strong communication skills in English. Excellent people skills and ability to work as a team.  Must have sufficient training and/or experience to clearly demonstrate the skills, knowledge, abilities and personal attributes required for this classification, as may be demonstrated by successful completion of high school or higher and two years' directly related experience.  Incumbent must be comfortable using personal computers and have familiarity with Microsoft Office.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE:   An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Oct 05, 2018
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the  Community Services Department   under the direction of a Department Assistant II in a busy rental facility.    The ideal candidate must possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, outstanding customer service skills, and work well in a busy environment.  Possible locations for work include, but are not limited to Newland Barn, Lake Park, and Harbour View clubhouses.  Primary work hours will be evenings, including most weekends often until midnight. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.  Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Provide oversight throughout the duration of an event Assist with trash disposal and maintenance needs, crowd control, and noise abatement Assume responsibility of maintaining the cleanliness of equipment and facilities Spot clean floors and restrooms as needed Vacuum carpets, empty trash, pick up and remove litter from properties, replace garbage can liners Set up tables and chairs for special events, classes or programs, and performs clean-up duties after the event, when necessary Pick-up and deliver maintenance supplies, as instructed Performs related duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; equipment and tools necessary for maintaining the cleanliness of buildings; safety precautions related to custodial work. Ability to :  Work independently and be in charge of a facility in the absence of a supervisor, follow oral and written instructions, operate assigned tools and equipment, follow safety practices and recognize safety hazards, establish cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work, provide excellent customer service to the community at all times, communicate clearly and concisely, lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience : High school graduation or equivalent and previous on-the-job training required. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. CPR/First Aid Certificates :   Must be obtained within 3 months of appointment.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Sep 28, 2018
Temporary
Public Works - Engineering is seeking College Interns who are majoring in Civil Engineering to assist in various areas.  This position requires current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment.   The I deal Candidate possesses effective communication and cooperative interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important,  excellent customer service skills, and be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week year round. This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of support duties as assigned Assists in researching, compiling, and analyzing data Prepares and/or processes routine reports, correspondence and records Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve department information Interacts with interdepartmental staff and other agency representatives in obtaining or providing data Performs routine clerical tasks as needed; including copying and filing documents, collating materials, answering telephones, etc. Performs routine field reconnaissance and inspections as needed Picks up and delivers documents, materials, supplies, etc., as needed Prepare plans and drawings as directed by supervisor and department staff members Performs related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; Autocad; Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to :  Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research, research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university majoring in Civil Engineering.  Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable.   License:   Must possess a valid California Driver license and an acceptable driving record by time of appointment.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.