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 department 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 Services, Police, and Public Works.

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

 

 

20 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 14, 2019
Full Time
The Records Technician is an entry level position for candidates with little or no Law Enforcement Records experience.  Candidates with Law Enforcement Records experience could be hired at the Records Specialist level depending on qualifications. With close supervision, performs a variety of clerical tasks and support functions within the Records Bureau of the Police Department; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Police Records Technician is an entry-level position in the class within the Records Bureau of the Police Department. Incumbents are proficient at typing and trained to perform a wide range of record processing, recording and retrieval and have no supervisory responsibilities. Examples of Essential Duties Types forms, letters, reports and other documents; records and files various documents and police reports; completes registration forms, receipts and other pre-printed forms; operates copy machine, teletype, fax machine, telecopier, cash register and industrial shredder; distributes teletype messages, police reports, and related court documents to appropriate personnel. Responds to requests for warrant checks, MCAPS, automated Jail system and similar information. May be assigned to word processing section on a regular basis; responds to questions and complaints from the public in accordance with departmental procedures. Provides information that assists detectives and officers in the field in conducting their investigations. Presents facts related to laws and ordinances; releases copies of police reports as required by law and answers general questions related to police programs. Accepts and processes private property impounds and repossessions; releases recovered stolen, impounded or stored vehicles; researches and responds to requests from insurance companies, probation officers, and other agencies; completes booking process of arrestees; processes temporary/permanent restraining orders. Performs data entry to the Automated Records System; processes special licensing applications and forwards information to the Department of Justice; registers narcotics/sex offenders. Performs basic teletype duties involving entry into CLETS/NCIC databases; may conduct body search of female suspects; may be required to maintain temporary control of minor children taken from unfit homes or adult offenders. 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 : City and Department policies and procedures; basic organization and operations of a police department; all clerical practices which relate to filing, verifying, word processing, checking, maintaining records and proper English usage; legal terminology; code books; word processing and Department manuals; federal and state codes for release of information/confidentiality; CLETS users guide; DOJ POST Records manual; computer manuals. Ability to : Function effectively in a complex work environment; learn assigned tasks readily; perform several tasks simultaneously; work courteously and professionally with the public and City personnel; read and understand code books and user manuals; produce a variety of documents; work cooperatively with others; follow written and oral instructions; operate computers, transcription equipment, teletype and other office equipment. Education : High school diploma or equivalent. Experience : One year in an office environment, with computer usage and typing speed of 30 wpm. Shift Assignment: Must be available to work all assigned shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Background Investigation: Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation including a polygraph. Reclassification: Current City employees who have successfully completed twelve months in the position of Police Records Technician and receive a recommendation from the Police Records Administrator and the Chief, may be eligible for reclassification to Police Records Specialist. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS An official on-line application must be completed in its  entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.      Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be sent an invitation by email to complete an online Criticall Typing Test. A minimum net typing speed of 30 WPM must be achieved in order to move forward to the next step in the process. Invitations to complete the typing test will be sent via email beginning Monday, January 13, 2020. Typing tests must be completed by Friday, January 17, 2020.  Those applicants successfully passing the typing test and who best meet the City's needs will be invited to a written exam (weighted 60%), tentatively scheduled for the week of January 27, 2020 Candidates receiving a passing score on the written exam and who best meet the City's needs will be invited to an oral board interview (weighted 40%), tentatively scheduled for the week of February 10, 2020. Candidates successfully passing the written and oral exams 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.   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, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to the "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will be placed on the "open" eligible list. 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 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.   Work involves exposure to potential physical harm. There is frequent need to stand, reach overhead, sit, stoop, walk, work in confined spaces, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Must be able to work any shift, including weekends and holidays. Employee accommodations for physical disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Dec 14, 2019
Full Time
The City is seeking an engineering technician with experience and knowledge of traffic engineering design, operations, and techniques.  Candidates must have a high school diploma (supplemented with related coursework) and three years or more experience in traffic engineering, including traffic signal design, signing and striping design, construction traffic control and preparation of specifications as well as a minimum of one year working with CALTRANS design standards.  JOB SUMMARY  With general supervision, assists in carrying out all aspects of traffic engineering and transportation planning activities, resolving traffic safety issues, and developing and implementing traffic engineering/traffic safety programs; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED  Reports to:    Transportation Manager or Principal Civil Engineer   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS  The Traffic Engineering Technician conducts traffic studies, documents traffic plans, and manages implementation of departmental projects.  It is distinguished from other technician levels by performing assignments that require specialized traffic engineering knowledge and expertise. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties Prepares preliminary and final design specifications for traffic engineering projects from field notes and data files, drawings, plotting profiles and cross sections; Calculates areas and performs other mathematical computations for engineering design development; Reviews bids, plans and designs submitted by contracting firms for completeness and conformance with established traffic engineering standards, ordinance codes, standard plans, department policies, engineering principles and conditions of approval; analyzes traffic engineering plans; Plan checks development, traffic control and detour, and signing and striping plans; Designs and drafts plans using computer software for construction and traffic signal projects, street striping plans, and traffic signal intercommunication plans; Calculates and produces engineering cost and quantity estimates for various traffic projects; Responds to citizen traffic concerns in person, by telephone, in writing, and by Email; Conducts field investigations for accident analysis, design projects, traffic control requests, and attorney's requests on liability issues; Develops applications for grant funding by preparing cost estimates and other support documentation; Assists in coordinating activities necessary for the execution and implementation of capital projects; Reviews, analyzes and summarizes memoranda, reports and other written materials for the purpose of developing statistical and narrative reports and recommendations; Prepares analyses of cost and effectiveness; Confers with and assists public, utility companies and private contractors having inquiries regarding traffic-related projects during the planning, implementation and follow-up phases; processes documents; Participates in in-depth study projects; Works independently on technical engineering assignments and provides support to professional traffic engineers; Provides work direction and on-the-job training to staff assigned to projects; Conducts speed studies, traffic counts, field surveys and investigations; Attends professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Maintains a regular and consistent attendance record; Travels to offsite locations within and outside the City; Performs other related duties 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 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 engineering as applied to traffic control designs, specifications and related projects - Traffic signals operation and maintenance - Design drafting - Applicable local, State and Federal regulations - Trigonometry - Safe working practices, procedures and regulations - Industry standards and developments related to traffic control - Record keeping systems - Principles and practices of effective customer service delivery - Personal computers and applicable traffic-related software including AutoCAD   Ability to: - Prepare traffic control designs and specifications - Conduct traffic counts and speed studies - Read, interpret, analyze and prepare construction drawings, diagrams, specifications, manuals and written materials - Perform mathematical calculations and computer-aided drafting for engineering design - Apply engineering practices and principles - Write reports, recommendations and correspondence - Analyze public works plans - Keep accurate records and files - Work according to prescribed safety and engineering standards - Work independently with minimal technical assistance, based on written or verbal instructions in support of a professional engineer - Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others - Operate personal computers running Microsoft Office and AutoCAD - Communicate effectively both orally and in writing   Education:   Equivalent to completion of twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college level coursework in civil engineering, drafting, surveying, mathematics, or related field. An Associate of Science degree in an engineering-related field as outlined above is preferred.   Experience: Three years' traffic engineering design, operations, and techniques; one year in CALTRANS design standards, traffic signals, signing and striping, and construction traffic and specifications.   Certifications/License:   A valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and during course of employment.   Certification in the use of Doppler and laser speed measuring devices preferred.   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. 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. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the appraisal process, which will include a written exam (Pass/Fail) - tentatively scheduled for February 7, 2020 , and an oral board exam (weighted 100%) -  tentatively scheduled for February 13, 2020. 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. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to the "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. 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 performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. Incumbents regularly and frequently sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift. May require moving tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less.  When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions, including inclement weather. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective, gear, including but limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices. Near vision required for reading correspondence, plans, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. This position performs work in the field that may require walking on even/uneven ground, walking around machinery, fumes, dirt and gas and in varying temperatures.   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
Dec 13, 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.  SALARY RANGE: Senior Deputy City Attorney: $10,649.60 - $13,192.40 monthly Deputy City Attorney III: $10,129.60 - $12,549.33 monthly The Ideal Candidate has been practicing law in California for approximately 3-5 years, with some civil trial experience, either in prosecuting or defending lawsuits.  The Ideal Candidate also has VERY STRONG legal research and writing experience, with extensive experience preparing written discovery, dispositive motions, and trial preparation documents and experience in briefing writs and appeals.  Having represented other government or public agencies at trial, including personal injury, City versus State law dispute, government and municipal law, and police use of force is a significant plus.  A Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and active membership in the State Bar of California is required.  JOB SUMMARY Under general direction from the City Attorney and Chief Assistant City Attorneys, performs a wide range of professional legal duties ranging in difficulty from intermediate to specialized and highly complex depending on level of assignment.  All attorneys who work in the office are expected to be highly competent and professional attorneys, taking a high level of ownership of his or her work, and be able to deliver, in a professional manner at all times, high quality work product and results, efficiently.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: City Attorney or Chief Assistant City Attorneys, as specified. Senior Deputy City Attorney - Supervises: Administrative support, part-time staff   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS   Senior Deputy City Attorney - This is a unique position from Deputy City Attorney I through III in that the Senior level is assigned in either a trial counsel position with emphasis in litigation and civil jury trial experience or assigned at a high level, advisory position with emphasis in complex transactions and serving as staff counsel to City boards, commissions and committees.   Incumbents may provide direction and assistance to less experienced attorneys at the Deputy City Attorney I-III levels and are assigned to handle high exposure litigation principally in areas of personnel, police, tort defense, inverse condemnation, and public works or high exposure transactional assignments principally in the areas of redevelopment, land use, public works and finance.  Employees at this level receive minimal instruction or assistance and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.  Deputy City Attorney III is the advanced journey level classification in the Deputy City Attorney series. Differs from Deputy City Attorney II in that Deputy City Attorney III performs the most complex legal work and functions as a highly experienced practitioner and may provide direction and assistance to less experienced attorneys at the I or II level while Deputy City Attorney II performs less complex legal work. Note:  This job description is currently being updated and is under review for final approval. Examples of Essential Duties SENIOR DEPUTY  CITY ATTORNEY Trial Counsel position Performs the full range of litigation work; Responsible for litigation, trials, damage or other civil suits in State and federal courts, including appellate work and the representation of the City's Police Department and its officers in Pitchess motions, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Represents management in hearings involving City employee disciplinary matters, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Handles all aspects of assigned cases or claims including investigation, pleading preparation, discovery, law and motion, court appearances, settlement negotiations, legal research, witness preparation, and trials for tort defense, writ actions, Pitchess motions, appellate work, civil rights actions, code enforcement, nuisance abatement, administrative actions and employee grievances, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys;   Advisory Position Performs the full range of advisory work; Explains City policies and issues to employees, elected officials and the general public; Performs a full range of legal research, analysis, interprets laws, ruling and regulations, and provides legal opinions to departments, boards, commissions, agencies and established committees, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Attends meetings with City staff and/or members of the public on behalf of the City and serves as legal advisor during meetings of public bodies, including the City Council, Personnel Commission and Planning Commission, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys;    Examples of Essential Duties for Both Senior Deputy City Attorney Positions Performs to prevent and minimize legal exposure by providing legal advice to City officers and employees; Makes decisions concerning the advisability to prosecute, compromise or dismiss civil citations or criminal violations; May supervise support staff and interns; provide work assignments and direction to other attorneys, review and evaluate work product, and participate in evaluating performance of assigned staff, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; May participate in selecting outside counsel to represent the City; as assigned, supervise outside counsel; Attends and participate in professional groups and committees; Responds to citizen inquiries regarding various types of legal issues including those concerning City business; Attends professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Commutes or travels to offsite locations for work within and outside the City; Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.  DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY III Timely responds to the needs presented while working in the City Attorney's Office in a professional, responsible, efficient manner in accordance with office policy as set by the City Attorney; Performs a full range of legal research, writing, and other law-related transactional duties; Drafts, reviews, and negotiates leases, contracts, and agreements; Drafts, reviews, evaluates, revises, and recommends City ordinances, resolutions, policies and procedures; Performs legal research, analysis, interprets laws, rulings and regulations, and prepares legal opinions to departments, boards, commissions, agencies and established committees as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Attends meetings with City staff and/or members of the public on behalf of the City and provides legal advice during the meetings as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; Handles all aspects of assigned cases or claims including investigation, pleading preparation, discovery, law and motion, court appearances, settlement negotiations, legal research, witness preparation, and trials for tort defense, writ actions, pitchess motions, appellate work, civil rights actions, code enforcement, nuisance abatement, administrative actions, and employee grievances, as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; May indirectly supervise other less experienced attorneys, support staff, and interns, provide work assignments and direction, review and evaluate work product as directed by the City Attorney or the Chief Assistant City Attorneys; May participate in selecting outside counsel to represent the City; as assigned, may supervise outside counsel; Attends and participates in professional groups and committees; Responds to citizen inquiries regarding various types of legal issues including those concerning City business; Attends professional training to stay abreast of industry best practices; Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; Commutes or travels to offsite locations for work within and outside the City; 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 Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position or assignment is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of:   - Laws, legal principles, practices and procedures of civil, constitutional, and administrative law Judicial procedures and rules of evidence - Duties, powers, and limitations of a city government - Methods and techniques of legal research, competent legal analysis, writing and grammar - Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations - Principles of basic supervision, training, and performance evaluation - (SENIOR) Trial counsel also requires knowledge of statutes and court decisions relating to civil rights and public labor law   Ability to: - Maintain and demonstrate in all conduct and work a high level of professionalism, responsibility, and efficiency - Be a skilled communicator who can translate complex or technical information into understandable terms and communicate concisely and clearly both orally and in writing - Perform the most complex and specialized legal work in assigned area of practice - Be dependable, self-motivated, highly ethical, and ready to provide competent and practical legal advice on a range of municipal topics - Conduct high-level legal research, analysis, and writing - Apply statutes and codes applicable to civil proceedings - Properly interpret and make decisions advancing the best interest of the City in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies - Present statements of law, fact, and argument clearly and logically - Effectively apply legal knowledge and principles in court - Prepare clear and concise legal documents and briefs - Conduct research on legal problems - Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction to assigned administrative/clerical support staff - Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships in the course of work and across departments - (SENIOR) As assigned, independently litigate or advise on the most complex types of cases or aspects of municipal law, including, but not limited to police civil rights cases and high exposure tort defense cases or land use, redevelopment, finance and public works with limited supervision.   Education:   Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate degree.   Experience:   Senior Deputy City Attorney - Five (5) years ' experience as a practicing trial or advisory attorney within a municipal law office, or a private firm that has contracted with a public agency for legal services.  State and Federal jury trial experience is desired for the trial counsel position. Deputy City Attorney III - Five (5) years' experience as a practicing attorney within a municipal law office, or a private firm that has contracted with a public agency for legal services.   License/Certifications:  Possession of a valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout employment.   Current member in good standing with the California State Bar Association.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS   Employees are 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.   Please attach 1. a cover letter, 2. an updated resume AND 3. a writing sample consisting of a dispositive motion, a brief on a writ or a brief on an appeal, to your online application. 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 an oral board examination (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for January 30, 2020. 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. Prior to making a final selection, additional interviews may be conducted with the top candidate(s) - tentatively scheduled for the week of February 3, 2020. 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 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 performed primarily indoors. The incumbent sits for prolonged periods.  Stands and walks to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations. Leans, bends and stoops to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information. Pushes, turns or twists to move chair or body from desk. Reaches 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.  Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, specifications, legal documents and other information.  Acute hearing and oral skills required when communicating by telephone or in person.   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
Dec 09, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate has an Associate Degree or equivalent in water utility science, biology, or other directly related field; at least three years of experience in water operations, preferably for a municipality, special district, or regulatory agency; State of California Water Distribution Operator Grade II; and experience at performing various water quality sampling and testing. DUTIES SUMMARY With general supervision, performs technical work assignments to implement and administer the water quality-monitoring program within the City's water facilities, and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Water Quality Technician is a single position job class with responsibility for performing journey level compliance work in monitoring the quality of the City's drinking water. This position does not have supervisory responsibility. Examples of Essential Duties Collects bacteriological samples at sampling stations throughout the distribution system. Collects water samples at all City sources including wells, reservoirs and import connections. Compiles and reports all monitoring data to various regulatory agencies.  Collects bacteriological samples after completion of repairs of existing water mains and fire hydrants. Performs various types of water analysis such as chlorine residuals, general physicals, nitrification, and fluoride. Coordinates water production activities with other divisions, outside agencies and organizations. Reviews the results of test samples and produces various public reports. Reads, interprets and implements changes in state and federal water regulations. Investigates and resolves water quality complaints.   Maintains records and files on tests conducted and in compliance with regulatory standards; attends training; supports and actively promotes the City's safety programs; assists with periodic safety inspections; identifies and corrects safety hazards. 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: - City policies and procedures; - City, state and federal Water Standards;  - Inspection criteria and testing techniques required in water quality sampling; - Common tools and test equipment used in water quality testing; - Occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to maintenance of water quality. Ability to: - Read and interpret diagnostic test results and regulations applying to water quality; - Use a variety of test instruments and equipment; - Respond quickly to critical situations, and carry out work assignments as instructed; - Maintain accurate records; communicate effectively orally and in writing; - Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Education:   The equivalent of an associate's degree in water utility science, biology or chemistry.  Experience: Three (3) years of experience in water systems, related experience in water operations for a municipality, special district, or regulatory agency preferred. Certifications/License:   Possession of a valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout employment.   State of California Water Distribution Operator Grade II.  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. 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. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the appraisal process, which may include job related assessments (Pass/Fail) and an oral board exam (weighted 100%) -  tentatively scheduled for January 8, 2020. 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. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to the "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 Work involves exposure to potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals, and infectious disease. There is frequent need to stand, sit, stoop, walk, and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Nov 26, 2019
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the  Community Services Department  . The current vacancy is at 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.  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 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 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 in a general office environment. Requires hearing and speaking skills to answer the telephone or converse with coworkers and the general public. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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
Nov 14, 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 as a Librarian Substitute to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries within the Library Services Department. The Library Services Department includes Administration, Facilities Rentals & Maintenance, Outreach & Training Services, Programs & Youth Services, Public & Information Services, and Technology & Collection Management. The ideal candidate must possess a Master's Degree in Library Science, effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to relate to a diverse group of people.     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 Provides quality customer service. Assists customers in the use of online resources. Educates patrons in the use of library resources. Provides reference and reader's advisory service to the general public. Researches and answers questions from the public and assists them in the use of the library. Provides reference services utilizing online catalogs, Internet, online databases and ebooks. Provides bibliographic and computer instruction to customers. Works on projects as assigned. 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 Requires a Master's Degree in Library Science and some related experience.    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
Nov 05, 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 Recreation, Human & Cultural Services; Facilities, Development & Concessions; Marine Safety; and Beach Operations. 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. 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.    Positions in this classification are deemed safety sensitive under Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations and subject to drug and alcohol testing. 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.    Examples of Essential Duties Delivers demand responsive transportation services to ensure timely, efficient and safe customer service. Drives various routes using guidance and direction from Senior Services Transportation Coordinator. Investigates complaints, accidents and personal injuries and completes necessary reports. Provides safe and efficient services needed to facilitate orderly movement of passengers. The Senior Services Driver transports seniors to medical and non-medical appointments and to the Senior Center in Central Park(C.S.S.) lunch program, activities and classes by city automobile, van or bus. The driver assists frail or handicapped clients with boarding the vehicle and upon arrival. Drivers must have sufficient strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to clients and a willingness to work with frail elderly. Performs routine vehicle maintenance. Keeps records and makes reports of travel schedules. Performs other related duties as required. 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 Knowledge of :  City and departmental policies and procedures; City geography; transportation routes; safe driving practices; California Vehicle Code; vehicle preventative maintenance; customer service methods and practices; senior program services and related referral sources; human development and psychology of the aged. Ability to : Operate a motor vehicle and two-way radio; drive in a safe and efficient manner; read and follow street maps; plan and adhere to route schedules; exercise good judgment and take effective action in responding to emergency situations; safely lift and move heavy objects; maintain accurate records; communicate effectively with clients, volunteers and staff; willingness and patience to work with seniors and the disabled; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; communicate effectively with others; and deliver quality customer service.   Education and Experience : Two years of related experience plus one year of social service experience desirable. Experience in working with seniors or disabled individuals is highly desirable. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid Class B California Motor Vehicle Operator's License .   You will be required to obtain  a passenger endorsement  within 6  months  of appointment. 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, 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. You will be asked to obtain a copy of your DMV driver record that will include all reportable information: convictions for three, seven or ten years, departmental actions and accidents in accordance with California Vehicle Code section 1808. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Positions requiring a Class A or B driver's license are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. 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 Sufficient strength and dexterity to provide physical assistance to clients and a willingness to work with frail elderly.   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 07, 2019
Full Time
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS.   THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND   FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. 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: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period.     Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the written test (Pass/Fail) , testing date(s) to be determined at a later time. Candidates meeting the minimum requirements may not necessarily be invited to test. The test consists of a report writing test. Successful candidates will be invited to the physical agility test immediately following the written exam.  This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull -  165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Vehicle Push - Fully equipped police vehicle 10' in 7 second Obstacle Course - including barriers, 6' wall/fence in 1 minute 20 seconds 1 Mile Run - 8 minutes 30 seconds Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day and on the following two days if necessary. 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. 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 psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification.  PLEASE NOTE:  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   COMMON DISQUALIFIERS 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 five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
***THIS RECRUITMENT IS ALSO OPEN TO THOSE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY ATTENDING A POST APPROVED FULL-TIME POLICE ACADEMY***   The ideal candidate will be at least 21 years of age by the end of the academy, will have good school/work history and have law enforcement experience such as Police Cadet, Explorer or experience performing other law enforcement related duties. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an entry level or trainee class where incumbents will be presented with a wide variety of training experiences while attending a state-mandated basic peace officer training as required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). After meeting all department, state-mandated and academy requirements, including graduation from the Police Academy, the incumbent will be reclassified to the class of Police Officer. Examples of Essential Duties Attends a basic POST-certified academy, the curriculum of which is mandated by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and/or the local Police Academy Advisory Committee. This training consists of an entire overview of the criminal justice system, which includes, but may not be limited to, various laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques, first aid and lifetime physical fitness. 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: Ability to:  Observe and learn such things as laws, police procedures, law enforcement techniques and first aid; analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stressful situations; undergo strenuous physical conditioning, meeting or exceeding required standards of performance; read and interpret highly complex written materials: laws, statutes, manuals, etc.; clearly and concisely present ideas orally and in writing. Education: Requires high school graduation or GED Certificate. Background Investigation:  Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation.  License:  Valid California driver's license.      APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE An official on-line application must be completed in its  entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed and those best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to the next step in the selection process. Invited candidates will be required to attend a  Mandator y  Orientation/test session. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy*   The orientation/test session will consist of the following: An overview of the Huntington Beach Police Department The Testing Process The Background Process The Academy The FTO Program Written Exam  Those attaining a passing score on the written exam will be invited to the Physical Agility Exam (pass/fail). PT/casual attire is recommended. *This requirement will be waived for applicants currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy* The PA exam consists of the following (not necessarily in this order): Dummy Drag   - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Agility Wall  - 1 successful climb in 30 seconds 1 Mile Run  - In 9 minutes or less In addition to the above exam, we will conduct an academy preparedness assessment with the following exercises: Push-ups  - Max amount in 2 minutes Sit-ups - Max amount in 2 minutes The above exercises are not considered part of the Physical Agility exam resulting in a pass/fail score. At the successful conclusion of the Physical Agility Exam, candidates will be invited to an Oral Interview (weighted 100%).  Candidates currently attending a POST approved full-time police academy will only be required to participate in an Oral Interview (weighted 100%).   Candidates successful at passing every testing component 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. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer/neighborhood checks, DOJ/FBI/Military checks, etc., Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, candidates must undergo a pre-placement drug screen, psychological evaluation and medical examination.  In addition, all   applicants in the background process will be encouraged to participate in a physical fitness training program in order to ensure success in the police academy.   Upon hire, employees are subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE:   OUR PRIMARY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANTS/CANDIDATES IS VIA E-MAIL; THEREFORE, PLEASE INCLUDE A VALID E-MAIL 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. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS 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 five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Temporary
This is a  Non-Permanent position. The City is seeking dependable and dedicated field laborers to assist in the performance of general maintenance in support of the Streets, Facilities and Beach maintenance, Parks, Trees and Landscape operations, as well as Water Utilities operations. The position works under the direct supervision of a full-time, permanent City employee working as part of a crew. Based on years of experience in related field, department has the discretion to determine hiring level at I, II, III, IV or V (Part-Time Level 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10). 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 and 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 Depending on the assignment area, typical duties may include: operating stationary and portable small tools; operating hand and power driven tools; setting up and/or cleaning up for various operations or projects; assisting full-time staff in removing obstacles, debris and litter; loading and unloading trucks; lifting and carrying items weighing up 100 lbs; following directions carefully; working diligently within safety parameters; performs other related duties as assigned. (The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.) Qualifications Ability to:  Read and listen to and follow instructions; learn construction zone traffic control and site safety procedures applicable to related maintenance repair work; use hand tools; carry out work assignments as instructed; communicate effectively orally; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work flexible hours which may include evenings, weekends and holidays; and perform physical labor in an unrestricted fashion. Possession of:   a valid CA Driver License and provide evidence of and 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. 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, 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 or operate tools and equipment; reach below and above shoulder level, turn, twist, lean, bend, stoop, crouch and squat to perform physical tasks, climb short distances; climb ladders; carry, push, pull and drag weight up to 100 pounds a distance of approximately 35 feet from a staging point to a work area (fertilizer bags 80 pounds, concrete bags 90 pounds, and asphalt bags 100 pounds), lift to waist height and dump heavy trash bags from stationary cans; light and firm grasping, including finger dexterity to hold and operate hand tools; foot manipulation to drive vehicle using accelerator pedal or brake pedal; and, 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. Odors from fertilizers, trash, and asphalt are part of the environment. Must possess unrestricted physical ability to perform tasks and duties outlined above.   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
Jul 16, 2019
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary. This is a part-time/on-call job opportunity within the Library Services Department. 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/On Call 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 7 1/2% 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 assignment is for Library Security Monitor and the duties for this assignment are: Provides general assistance to library visitors and staff, in matters relating to building security, safety and maintenance. Greets library users, makes them feel welcome, and directs them to appropriate service desks. Interprets, explains and enforces library policies to the public. Provides regular patrol and monitoring of Central Library building and grounds. Works to help diffuse difficult situations and if needed, escorts disruptive patrons from the building, and reports suspicious behavior to supervisors. Prepares and submits incident and accident reports. May assist with meeting room set-ups and take downs. Opens and closes library facilities, handles day-end cash procedures and operates alarm systems. Attends and participates in staff, department and other job-related meetings. 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 Knowledge of : Customer service, conflict resolution and emergency procedures. Ability to : Provide excellent customer service. Accept responsibility for the safety and well-being of library patrons. Make mature decisions. Work on an on-call basis. Education and Experience :   Requires education, training, experience equivalent to two years directly related experience with demonstrated technical skills.   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 Ability to lift 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.   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
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
This is a continuous recruitment.  We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received.  However, we will begin the testing process when 100 applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that as sufficient numbers of applications are received. DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. 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 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 : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Degree or equivalent. Experience : Type 40 words per minute Other: Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Testing will begin after 100 applications have been received. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process.  The testing will consist of the following CRITICALL - Qualified candidates will be required to participate in the on-line Criticall examination.  This includes testing skills required to be successful in the position.  It will also include a typing test.  The minimum net typing speed is 40 WPM. Those meeting the minimum scores on this exam will be invited to take the written exam. WRITTEN EXAM - The Written Exam is the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Test Battery.  A passing T-Score of 55 is required. T-SCORE TRANSFERS  - The written exam may be waived if you have achieved a minimum T-Score of 55 on a POST approved Dispatchers Entry Level examination taken no more than six (6) months from the date of our scheduled written exam. Note: You may not retake this exam if already taken within 30 days of the date of our scheduled exam.   If you are invited to the written exam phase of the process and would like to transfer your T-Score from another agency, please forward a copy of the T-score letter from the agency where the exam was taken to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org. ORAL EXAM - The oral exam, weighted 100% of the total score, will determine the ranking 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. 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, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.   Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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. 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
This posting is for applicants who already possess a Peace Officer Standards and Training ( POST) Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate AND are currently working (or have worked in the last 24 months) as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency, having completed two (2) years of employment . DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. 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 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 : During probation the following knowledge must be acquired: codes, practices and procedures used to transmit information to units in the field and locations of streets and buildings. Ability to : Ability to understand complex instructions which are presented orally or in writing; read street maps and quickly find locations; quickly evaluate an emergency situation and develop logical working solutions; keep up with fast pace of incoming calls and transmitted information; successfully perform multi-tasking duties; speak clearly and confidently; gain cooperation and cooperate with others; apply procedures for handling unique problems; exercise good judgment with memory for details; recognize and keep information confidential; be reliable and dependable; read, comprehend, interpret and utilize instructions, manuals and other materials applicable to this area; work all assigned shifts, including weekends and holidays; provide quality customer service. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice).  A copy of the certificate must be turned in at your oral exam. ( Please Note:  This is not the 120-hour Basic Public Safety Dispatch Course Certificate) Experience :  Must be currently working, or have worked in the last 24 months , as a public safety dispatcher in a California law enforcement agency AND have completed two (2) years of employment, including successful completion of the probationary period. Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. Must type 40 words per minute (net) .  A typing certificate, as described below, must be turned in at or before the oral exam. You may submit a copy of your typing certificate to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org.    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. A copy of your POST Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate (issued by the State of California, Department of Justice) must be turned in at the oral exam.   Certificates of Completion issued by a Dispatcher Academy is unacceptable. A typing certificate must be turned in at or before the oral exam.   Specific instructions regarding acceptable certificates are listed below.   All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training.  Not all candidates meeting the minimum requirements will necessarily be invited to the next phase which includes an oral exam (weighted 100%). Candidates successfully completing the oral exam 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. 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. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. TYPING CERTIFICATIONS : 1.  Candidates must provide proof of required typing skill of 40 wpm net (gross minus number of errors).  We will accept typing certificates issued within the last 12 months, from an employment or other public agency.   2.  Certificates must be on official letterhead from the agency and must include a phone number and name of contact person in order to verify information.   3. Typing tests may also be taken at the locations listed below.  Please call for appointments and costs. HUNTINGTON BEACH ADULT SCHOOL 17231 Gothard Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4227 FOCUS EMPLOYMENT INC. 2400 E. Katella Ave. Ste. 800 Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 848-6129 4. Alternatively, candidates may request to take a typing test on site on the day of their oral exam. Appointments shall be made in advance by sending an email request to: VNavarro-Martinez@hbpd.org.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 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. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS 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 the 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 28, 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
Jun 28, 2019
Part Time
UPDATED: March 12, 2019 at 4:36 PM UPDATED: October 28, 2019 at 11:04 AM   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. 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). 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
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 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
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.