City of Huntington Beach

THE COMMUNITY

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

THE CITY GOVERNMENT

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

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

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

24 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 12, 2019
Full Time
The  Ideal Candidate will have demonstrated an expert level of knowledge in concepts and procedures related to code enforcement through a solid work history in the enforcement of administrative rules and regulations at a government or quasi-government organization.  This knowledge will include legal procedures and requirements related to compelling compliance.  Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding abilities in persuasion and negotiating are necessary.  Exceptional logic and critical thinking skills are essential to effectively review and interpret municipal codes and determine compliance through field inspections.  A desire to lead and mentor other code enforcement staff is desired.   Ideal candidates will possess Penal Code 832 Powers of Arrest certification, and the CACEO Advanced examination certification.  Bilingual English/Spanish language skills and Building Certifications are desirable. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs technical office and field work involving the inspection, investigation and enforcement of state and City codes and ordinances relating to public nuisances, zoning, litter, weeds, and signs. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:   Code Enforcement Supervisor DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Senior Code Enforcement Officer is the advanced journey-level within the series, and is distinguished from the Code Enforcement Officer II by the performance of the most difficult and specialized code enforcement work, including the exercise of lead authority over other Code Enforcement staff members, as assigned.   Examples of Essential Duties Performs as lead in the implementation of a comprehensive code enforcement program  Enforces and applies the Zoning and Municipal Codes, Uniform Housing Codes, and other related codes and regulations related to community preservation, health and safety Conducts field investigations and site surveillance of residential, commercial and industrial properties to uncover possible violations of state and City codes and ordinances Issues infraction and misdemeanor citations for violations relating to public nuisances including zoning, litter, abandoned vehicles, weeds, debris accumulation, oversized trucks in residential areas and parking violations Photographs evidence, prepares diagrams and measurements, interviews potential witnesses, composes letters and follows-up to ensure remedial action has been taken Receives complaints from citizens and other sources  Issues correction notices; performs routine follow-up; effects removal if necessary Prepares memos and investigative reports; initiates procedures on suspected violations; explains and provides alternative mitigating measures to property owners to resolve violations Answers inquiries from public regarding code and ordinance requirements, interpretations, policies and applicability  Prepares code violation cases for presentation at public hearings, City Council meetings and judicial proceedings;  Files written complaints through the Office of the City Attorney to secure compliance; assists in the preparation of depositions, affidavits, stipulated judgments and inspection warrants; serves legal documents Participates in and coordinates joint inspections of properties with other agencies and City departments  Coordinates abatements with outside contractors Researches property ownership, and zoning, building and parcel histories Interprets building and planning project entitlements; compiles statistics and prepares periodic reports  Makes presentations to local civic, educational, professional, community and neighborhood groups Serves as team leader on assigned projects; exercises lead authority over other staff members, including field training and review of work products Reports to work as scheduled, works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required; maintains a regular and consistent attendance record Performs 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.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical 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:  * Building, zoning, and housing codes and regulations  * Legal descriptions and boundary maps  * Basic principles of land use planning * Research practices and techniques * Rules of evidence related to public hearings and judicial cases * Personal computer and standard business software * Departmental policies and procedures * Conflict resolution techniques * Quality service principles and practices  * Appropriate safety methods and techniques * Leadership principles Ability to:   * Perform advanced journey-level code enforcement work * Read, interpret and enforce applicable codes  * Analyze and compile technical information * Apply investigative techniques * Inspect properties with unknown hazards * Utilize appropriate interpersonal skills when interacting with diverse communities or confrontational individuals * Prepare clear and concise reports * Maintain and follow department processes and regulations  * Communicate effectively verbally and in writing  * Issue citations  * Operate standard office equipment including a two-way radio  * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work * Deliver quality customer service * Work independently and as a team member * Provide oversight and leadership to other staff Education: High school diploma or equivalent. College-level coursework in Code Enforcement or related field required. Experience: Two (2) years' experience in the job classification of Code Enforcement Officer II with the City of Huntington Beach or four (4) years' experience performing code enforcement or building inspection work governing residential, commercial and industrial properties or inspecting, investigating and enforcing municipal or other public jurisdiction laws and ordinances. License/Certification: A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position. Penal Code 832 Certification required at time of appointment Code Enforcement Officer Certification by the California Code Enforcement Officers Association (CACEO) or by the International Code Council/American Association of Code Enforcement (ICC/AACE) required.  Community College Code Enforcement Certificate of Proficiency may be substituted for the required certification.   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  online  application must be completed in its entirety. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the assessment process, which will include an oral exam (weighted 100%) and may include other job related assessments such as a writing exercise/writing sample, tentatively scheduled for  February 7, 2019 .  Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position.  Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.   Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents 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.  May require ascending and descending ladders/scaffolding and stairs.  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.  Incumbents are expected to inspect 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
Sep 07, 2018
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 requiring a Class A or Class B driver's license perform safety sensitive duties and are, therefore, subject to the City's random alcohol and controlled substance testing program in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. The DOT requires alcohol and controlled substance testing information related to a random DOT drug-testing program from a previous employer for the two years preceding City of Huntington Beach employment.   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. Typical 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 . (Rev. 10 30 18). A Department of Motor Vehicles H-6 printout MUST be included with the City Application.  The printout must be obtained and printed by the California DMV within the last 30 days. You may scan your Motor Vehicle H-6 printout and upload to your application, OR You may deliver it to City of Huntington Beach, Human Resources, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA. You will be required to obtain  a passenger endorsement  within 6  months  of appointment. (Rev. 11 9 18) NOTE:  Your application is not considered complete, and will not be reviewed by the hiring authority, until your H-6 printout is received. How to obtain your H-6 DMV printout: Visit local DMV office.  Make an appointment for faster service. Request a ten year driver's license printout called an "H-6" Provide your true full name or current Drivers License Number Pay the fee (approximately $5.00)   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Please scan your Motor Vehicle H-6 printout and upload to your application OR bring to Human Resources, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. Note: Your application is not considered complete, and will not be reviewed by the hiring authority, until your H-6 printout is received. 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. Should you be selected to interview, you will be asked to bring the original H-6 printout to the 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. 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
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
Ideal candidates will have a proven record of leading a building department or division to excellence.  Intimate familiarity with the California Building Code is essential.  Exceptional communication, analytical, adaptability and problem solving skills are essential.  A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, coach and mentor is critical.  The ideal candidate will be registered as a Professional Engineer and possess a Certification as a Building Official and Certification as a Building Plans Examiner. JOB SUMMARY Under administrative direction, oversees the operations, services and activities of the Building Division within the Community Development Department; serves as the City's Building Official.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to: Community Development Director Supervises: Inspection Supervisor, Principal Inspector, Permit and Plan Check Supervisor, Building Inspector, Senior Permit Technician, Plan Check Engineer   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is a division manager position in the Community Development Department having overall responsibility for the administration and interpretation of a variety of Federal, State and Municipal codes related to building inspection, plan check services, permitting and code enforcement.  Examples of Essential Duties Provides overall management of the Building Division, oversees the work of staff engaged in building inspections, plan check services, and permit issuance activities Applies advanced and complex technical knowledge in the review of plans and specifications for conformance to the requirements of building and other requisite codes, ordinances, and/or regulations adopted by the city Develops and implements division goals and objectives; recommends new policies and procedures and implements changes to existing operational policies and procedures Develops and administers the division budget; monitors expenditures Prepares written and oral presentations for the City Council, city administration, business and civic organizations regarding division projects and activities Directs the plan review of complex buildings and structures to determine compliance with pertinent codes, requirements and standards  Interacts with architects, engineers, designers, contractors and homeowners concerning pertinent building regulations, local building codes, State and Federal laws related to building, building safety standards and construction practices Assigns work activities, projects and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures  Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates work of assigned personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures Responds to difficult and complex inquires, disputes and complaints related to permitting, building codes and regulations Recommends and drafts model code and ordinance changes Prepares reports and provides systematic identification and assessment of earthquake hazards in existing structures and new construction Plans, directs and operates the Building & Safety emergency/disaster response program for building safety assessment and public assistance Acts as liaison between the division and other City divisions and department, and outside agencies; administers and directs coordination with fire and health agencies as required; serve as staff on a variety of committees as assigned; participate in professional organizations related to assignment Provides technical and administrative assistance to the Community Development Director Administers, interprets and enforces the provisions of the building codes, municipal regulations and other applicable codes as they relate to building inspection and plan check matters Collaborates with other department managers to achieve optimal departmental and City-wide performance and outcomes Conducts operational studies, develops and presents reports, memoranda, letters and other forms of correspondence Attends leadership, management, supervisory and other related training to stay abreast of industry best practices Develops processes to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster Travels to offsite locations Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Reports to work as scheduled; maintains satisfactory attendance record Performs other related duties as required The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical 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: - Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations including California Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical and Fire Codes - Municipal codes, zoning plans, ordinances regulations enforceable by the City - Professional standards, principles, and practices of building plan checking, inspections, permitting, and code enforcement - Building construction methods and materials, principles of structural design, engineering statistics, advanced mathematics and building inspection; - Adopted building code, disability and energy regulations and other applicable legislation - Principles and practices of public policy, organization, management, administration, budgeting, effective supervision, training and personnel management - Principles and practices of supervision - Modern office procedures and methods - Quality customer service practices - Safety issues and liability reduction Ability to:   - Exercise management authority over staff engaged in building inspections, plan check services, permit issuance, and code enforcement activities - Administer and conduct a variety of building plan check and related code activities; prepares or directs the preparation of enforcement complaints for legal action regarding code violations - Analyze and categorize and information, evaluate problems and identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and recommend implementation options - Read, interpret and analyze construction plans, blueprints, manuals and specifications; utilize consulting and advisory data and information involving technical, legal, economic, operational and organizational analytics - Develop and modify departmental budgets, policies, procedures and regulations - Exercise sound judgment, decisiveness and creativity in the performance of complex technical and analytical review processes and oversight of division programs; communicate effectively both orally and in writing - Write detailed reports, recommendations, correspondence and specifications; develop and effectively manage contractual agreements - Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Manage and direct staff, ensure professional work standards are met, deliver quality customer service - Act as custodian of records for Building Code Enforcement, Permitting and Plan Check Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil or structural engineering, architecture, construction technology or other directly related field.  A Master's degree is desirable. Experience:   Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience performing building plan checking, building inspection, or municipal building construction, including two (2) years' experience in a supervisory capacity. License/Certificate:   A valid California Class C driver's license with an acceptable driving record required by time of appointment and during course of employment. Certification as a Building Official by the International Code Council (ICC) or an equivalent nationally recognized organization required .   Certification as a Building Plans Examiner by the International Code Council (ICC) or an equivalent nationally recognized organization preferred. State of California registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) desirable.   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.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the assessment process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include oral board examination (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for February 21, 2019 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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. The incumbent uses a computer keyboard and related equipment, sits, stands, walks, climbs, stoops, crouches, twists, bends, pushes, pulls, reaches, grasps, lifts and moves tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather and temperature conditions. Exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes and gases; work at heights and/or in confined spaces.  Requires sufficient physical ability and mobility to stand or sit for prolonged periods, walk on uneven terrain, loose soil, and sloped surfaces.  Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators and/or hearing protective devices.  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
Sep 28, 2018
Temporary
Public Works - Engineering is seeking College Interns who are majoring in Civil Engineering to assist in various areas.  This position requires current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment.   The I deal Candidate possesses effective communication and cooperative interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important,  excellent customer service skills, and be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week year round. This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of support duties as assigned Assists in researching, compiling, and analyzing data Prepares and/or processes routine reports, correspondence and records Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve department information Interacts with interdepartmental staff and other agency representatives in obtaining or providing data Performs routine clerical tasks as needed; including copying and filing documents, collating materials, answering telephones, etc. Performs routine field reconnaissance and inspections as needed Picks up and delivers documents, materials, supplies, etc., as needed Prepare plans and drawings as directed by supervisor and department staff members Performs related duties as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; Autocad; Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to :  Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research, research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university majoring in Civil Engineering.  Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable.   License:   Must possess a valid California Driver license and an acceptable driving record by time of appointment.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. The City of Huntington Beach Information Services Department  is seeking a College Intern to assist with business systems support projects.  This position requires current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment.   The ideal candidate has familiarity with computers, MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), HTML, basic web development, operating systems such as Windows 7, and possesses effective communication and cooperative interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important, excellent customer service skills, and is available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week. Note:  This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of support duties as assigned Performs research to support business systems projects Maintains documentation relating to business systems projects Assists users with the proper use of business systems software Applies best practices to ensure data quality and integrity 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. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Computer operating systems/software, basic Website development, business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to :  Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research, research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university.  Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable.   License:   Must possess a valid California Driver license and an acceptable driving record by time of appointment.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Temporary
This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. The Community Development Department is seeking College Interns.  This position requires current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university. College transcripts/proof of enrollment must be provided prior to appointment. The ideal candidate  possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important,  excellent customer service skills, and be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week.  This recruitment may close at any time, once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.   Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of support duties as assigned. Assists in compiling and analyzing data Prepares and/or processes routine reports, correspondence and records Performs computer data entry to record and retrieve department information Interacts with interdepartmental staff and other agency representatives in obtaining or providing data Performs routine clerical tasks as needed, including copying and filing documents, collating materials, answering telephones, etc. Picks up and delivers documents, materials, supplies, etc., as needed 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. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to :  Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research; compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in college level courses at an accredited college or university.  Experience : General office, public contact, or government-related experience highly desirable. License:   Possession of a valid Class C California Driver license and an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Sep 07, 2018
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.) Typical 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. Positions requiring a Class A or B driver 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 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
Sep 07, 2018
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. Typical 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 Community Services 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 Community Services 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 abilities 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
Jan 15, 2019
Seasonal
The City of Huntington Beach is seeking to hire responsible men and women to provide first-line lifeguard protection at the City's beautiful beaches. Ocean Lifeguards primarily perform ocean rescues, perform preventative actions and provide medical aid as needed. Additional Compensation: 5% is paid to individuals with EMT certification 5% is paid to individuals with bilingual skills The MARINE SAFETY DIVISION of the FIRE DEPARTMENT is responsible for responding to all aquatic emergencies within the city limits. Over 16 million visitors enjoy the City's beaches annually, during which the Marine Safety Division averages more than 4,500 rescues each year. The division provides lifeguard services for approximately 4.75 miles of City-operated beach. The Marine Safety Division may respond to mutual aids and other aquatic emergencies throughout Orange County. All Recurrent Ocean Lifeguards work under the direct supervision of Marine Safety Officers who in turn report to Marine Safety Lieutenants and are under the direction of the Marine Safety Division Chief. Approximately 170 Lifeguards are employed each year. Examples of Essential Duties Lifeguards an assigned area from a tower or emergency rescue vehicle Performs ocean rescues, informs bathers and boaters of hazardous ocean conditions, and removes dangerous objects from the beach and ocean area Performs routine and preventative maintenance on towers, vehicle, equipment and other facilities within an assigned area Maintains daily records of activities and completes reports on same Interacts with the public on the beach; answers questions and assists patrons with problems and advises of Municipal Ordinances Operates specialized lifesaving equipment and performs various first aid practices of a highly skilled nature Participates in all rescue, first aid and aquatic emergencies until relieved by a supervisor Performs other related  Typical Qualifications Minimum Age: 17 by July 1, 2019 - Proof required   (Age 16 for HB City Beach Junior Guards who have received rank of Captain and are recommended by MS Management)   Vision: 20/40 uncorrected in both eyes or 20/40 corrected (by contacts only) in both eyes.   Health: Excellent, including good hearing   License: A valid CA drivers license with an acceptable driving record may be required. Other: A pre-placement medical exam and drug screening will be conducted upon a conditional offer of employment. PERFORMANCE EXAM DATES Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019 Time: 8:00 AM Location: Lifeguard Headquarters, 103 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA INTERVIEWS - Sunday, February 17, 2019 by invitation only PERFORMANCE EXAM EVENTS The performance exam tentatively consists of 3 physical events (subject to change): 1,000 yard ocean swim 500 yard ocean swim (surf sprint)  1,500 yard run-swim-run. All events are conducted in prevailing conditions around and through the Huntington Beach Pier. Applicants must satisfactorily complete all phases of the performance exam to be eligible for further consideration.   SELECTION PROCESS Candidates successfully completing all components of the Performance Exam will be placed on a list based on time results. The top qualified candidates will be invited to an assigned oral interview time between 8:00 AM and 6 PM on Sunday, February 17, 2019. Based on the combined results of the performance exam and the oral interview, the top qualified candidates will be invited into the Lifeguard Academy. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical exam, drug screen and Live Scan DOJ fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. The employment physical will be conducted by a physician designated by the City. Upon hire, employees are subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Recurrent Ocean Lifeguards are "At Will" employees who work on a seasonal, as needed, basis. Hours vary and will include weekends and holidays. Note: A second recruitment MAY be conducted in May of 2019 with a Lifeguard Academy in June 2019.  If  so, candidates may be required to resubmit applications/forms and may be required to participate again in the Performance Exams. LIFEGUARD ACADEMY Training classes are conducted at the Lifeguard Headquarters from 8 AM to 6 PM, March 30, 31, April 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 27, 28 and May 4, 5 2019. New Hires are required to attend all scheduled classes.  Any absences must be pre-approved by the Marine Safety Division Chief or designee. Lifeguards will be compensated during training at the rate of $18.65 per hour. New Hires will receive lifeguard equipment (i.e. uniform, fins, sunglasses, etc.) and an annual beach parking pass. CERTIFICATIONS: Upon successful completion of the Lifeguard Academy, candidates will receive certification by the Red Cross in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Emergency Medical Response. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Must have physical strength, endurance, and ability required to perform the essential functions of the job, including: swimming, running, walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, pulling, pushing, sitting for extended periods of time and the ability to drag up to 150 pounds. Must be able to withstand prolonged exposure to the beach and ocean environment, including prolonged exposure to cold weather, water, and sun. May be exposed to hazardous materials and communicable diseases.  Employees of this classification must be able to demonstrate upon hire and annually thereafter the ability to swim 1,000 yards within 15 minutes. 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.   The HBFD has a policy that applies to the general appearance of staff, which includes limitations in tattooing on areas of the body that would cause the tattoo(s) to be readily visible while wearing a line uniform. 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.  TO APPLY Applicants are required to submit a completed on-line Employment Application by February 14, 2019, 12:00 PM (Noon).  You may find the on-line Employment Application by following the link "Apply" above. Applicants are also required to submit a completed Performance Exam Form with signed waiver by February 14, 2019 to: Lifeguard Headquarters, 103 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA.  The form may be obtained by clicking  ( HERE) .
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 12, 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: Code Enforcement Technician: $3,681.60 - $4,560.40 monthly Code Enforcement Officer I: $4,425.20 - $5,482.53 monthly Code Enforcement Officer II: $5,460.00 - $6,761.73 monthly IDEAL CANDIDATES   Ideal Candidates at all levels will possess exceptional logic and critical thinking skills to effectively review and interpret municipal codes and determine compliance through field inspections, and will possess Penal Code 832 Powers of Arrest certification. Bilingual English/Spanish language skills are desirable.   Code Enforcement Technician: The ideal candidate will also demonstrate an eagerness to learn and excellent interpersonal skills via experience in the enforcement of administrative rules and regulations at a government or quasi-government organization, and will possess a CACEO Basic examination certification.   Code Enforcement Officer I:  The ideal candidate will also demonstrate an ability to quickly acquire concepts and procedures related to code enforcement through one or more years of experience in the enforcement of administrative rules and regulations at a government or quasi-government organization, and will possess a CACEO Intermediate examination certification.   Code Enforcement Officer II:  The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a high level of knowledge in concepts and procedures related to  code enforcement through a solid work history in the enforcement of administrative rules and regulations at a government or quasi-government organization, and will possess a CACEO Advanced examination certification. JOB SUMMARY    Code Enforcement Technician: Under close supervision, performs a variety of administrative duties related to Code Enforcement operations, including assisting with field inspections, investigations, and enforcement of state and municipal codes related to public nuisances, property maintenance, and zoning and housing code violations. Code Enforcement Officer I: Under general supervision, performs intermediate-level administrative, technical and filed work involving the inspection, investigation and enforcement of State and City codes and ordinances relating to public nuisances, zoning, and housing code violations, property maintenance, litter, weeds, and signs.  Code Enforcement Officer II: Under general supervision, performs technical office and field work involving the inspection, investigation and enforcement of state and City codes and ordinances relating to public nuisances, zoning, litter, weeds, and signs.    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED   Reports to: Code Enforcement Supervisor   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS   Code Enforcement Technician is an entry-level classification in the Code Enforcement job group.  Incumbents perform less complex, routine work in a learning mode while Code Enforcement Officer I has obtained the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform routine code enforcement work with greater independence. Code Enforcement Officer I is the intermediate-level class in the Code Enforcement job group. Code enforcement Officer I differs from Code Enforcement Technician in that Code Enforcement Officer I has acquired work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform work with greater independence. Code Enforcement Officer I differs from Code Enforcement Officer I differs from Code Enforcement Officer II by the scope and complexity of assignments.  Code Enforcement Officer II  is the fully trained journey-level class in the Code Enforcement job group and independently performs the full range of code enforcement inspections, investigations and activities. Code Enforcement Officer II is distinguished from the Senior Code Enforcement Officer in that the latter is the advanced journey-level within the series and performs the most difficult and specialized code enforcement work and may exercise lead authority over other staff members.  Examples of Essential Duties Code Enforcement Technician: Assists in the implementation of a comprehensive code enforcement program Conducts field investigations, takes on-site photographs, prepares diagrams and measurements of residential, commercial and industrial properties to assist with implementation of the City's code enforcement program  Issues infraction and misdemeanor citations for violations relating to public nuisances, including zoning, litter, abandoned vehicles, weeds, debris accumulation, oversized vehicles in residential areas and parking violations Issues violation notices Makes determination if development projects are in compliance with zoning ordinances and regulations  Advises applicants, homeowners or developers of the City's requirements and proper procedures to ensure compliance  Responds to citizen complaints Performs routine follow-up of outstanding issues; compiles data, prepares written daily reports and maintains accurate records and files  Assists with the preparation of code violation cases for presentation at public hearings, City Council meetings and judicial proceedings  May appear as a witness in court regarding violation cases Participates in joint inspections of properties with other agencies and City departments Researches property ownership and zoning, building and parcel histories  Interprets building and planning project entitlements  Reports to work as scheduled, works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required; maintains a regular and consistent attendance record Performs other related duties as assigned Code Enforcement Officer I/II : Enforces and applies the Zoning and Municipal Codes, Uniform Housing Codes, and other related codes and regulations related to community preservation, health and safety Conducts field investigations and site surveillance of residential, commercial and industrial properties to uncover possible violations of state and City codes and ordinances  Issues infraction and misdemeanor citations for violations relating to public nuisances including zoning, litter, abandoned vehicles, weeds, debris accumulation, oversized trucks in residential areas and parking violations Photographs evidence, prepares diagrams and measurements, interviews potential witnesses, composes letters and follows-up to ensure remedial action has been taken Receives complaints from citizens and other sources; issues correction notices; performs routine follow-up; effects removal if necessary   Prepares memos and investigative reports; initiates procedures on suspected violations; explains and provides alternative mitigating measures to property owners to resolve violations Responds to inquiries from the public regarding code and ordinance requirements, interpretations, policies and applicability  Prepares code violation cases for presentation at public hearings, City Council meetings and judicial proceedings  Files written complaints through the Office of the City Attorney to secure compliance  Assists in the preparation of depositions, affidavits, stipulated judgments and inspection warrants  Serves legal documents. Participates in and coordinates joint inspections of properties with other agencies and City departments  Researches property ownership, and zoning, building and parcel histories; interprets building and planning project entitlements  Compiles statistics and prepares periodic reports;  Makes presentations to local civic, educational, professional, community and neighborhood groups Reports to work as scheduled, work a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required; maintain regular and consistent attendance record In addition to,  Code Enforcement Officer II, answers inquiries from public regarding code and ordinance requirements, interpretations, policies and applicability. Performs 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. Typical 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: Code Enforcement Technician: Knowledge of: - Operations and organizational structure of municipal government  - Principles and practices of research and report preparation - Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including the use of computers and supporting software applications - English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation - Principles and practices of filing and record keeping  - Methods and techniques of public relations and customer service  - Safe and efficient work practices as they relate to code enforcement Ability to: - Learn, interpret and apply zoning and land use regulations and planning concepts to unusual or difficult zoning or municipal code violations;  - Learn and understand rules of evidence related to public hearing and judicial cases; - Compile and analyze technical information;  - Learn and apply investigative techniques  - Maintain and follow department policies and procedures;  - Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and various software packages;  - Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;  - Ensure safety standards are met;  - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work  - Deliver quality customer service  - Work independently and as a team member. Code Enforcement Officer I/II: Knowledge of:    - Building, zoning, and housing codes and regulations  - Legal descriptions and boundary maps  - Basic principles of land use planning - Research practices and techniques - Rules of evidence related to public hearings and judicial cases - Personal computer and standard business software - Departmental policies and procedures - Conflict resolution techniques - Quality service principles and practices  - Appropriate safety methods and techniques. Ability to:  - Read, interpret and enforce applicable codes  - Analyze and compile technical information - Apply investigative techniques - Inspect properties with unknown hazards - Utilize appropriate interpersonal skills when interacting with diverse communities or confrontational individuals - Prepare clear and concise reports - Maintain and follow department processes and regulations  - Communicate effectively in oral and in writing  - Issue citations  - Operate standard office equipment including a two-way radio  - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Deliver quality customer service - Work independently and as a team member - In addition to,  Code Enforcement Officer II , perform journey-level code enforcement work Education:   High school diploma or equivalent.  College-level coursework in Code Enforcement or related field desirable/preferred. Experience:   Code Enforcement Technician:  One (1) year's experience performing public contact work for a municipality or other public sector agency OR the equivalent of six (6) months' (full-time) assignment in an internship OR 1000 hours as volunteer code enforcement assignment with a public sector municipality.  Experience inspecting, investigating and enforcing municipal or other public jurisdiction laws and ordinances desirable. Code Enforcement Officer I:  One (1) year's experience in the job classification of Code Enforcement Technician for the City of Huntington Beach or two (2) years' experience performing code enforcement or building inspection work governing residential, commercial and industrial properties or inspecting, investigating and enforcing municipal or other public jurisdiction laws and ordinances.  Code Enforcement Officer II:  Eighteen (18) months' experience in the job classification of Code Enforcement Officer I with the City of Huntington Beach or three (3) years' experience performing code enforcement or building inspection work governing residential, commercial and industrial properties or inspecting, investigating and enforcing municipal or other public jurisdiction laws and ordinances.  License/Certificate:   A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position.   Code Enforcement Technician : Must obtain Penal Code 832 Certification within the probationary period. Code Enforcement Officer I/II : Penal Code 832 Certification required at time of appointment. FLEXIBLE STAFFING/RECLASSIFICATION At the discretion of the department head, positions may be filled at the level of Code Enforcement Technician, Code Enforcement Officer I, or Code Enforcement Officer II depending upon the level of skill and experience required of the department.  Code Enforcement Technician incumbents may be recommended for reclassification upon meeting the minimum qualifications of the Code Enforcement Officer I and proof of acquiring the required professional designations/certificates for performance of the higher-level duties. Code Enforcement Officer I incumbents may be recommended for reclassification upon meeting the minimum qualifications of the Code Enforcement Officer II and proof of acquiring the required professional designations/certificates for performance of the higher-level duties. The minimum requirements for reclassification consideration, subject to the review, recommendation and approval of the department head and human resources, includes all of the following: Code Enforcement Technician to Code Enforcement Officer I:  One (1) year's experience in the job classification of Code Enforcement Technician with the City of Huntington Beach or two (2) years' experience performing code enforcement or building inspection work governing residential, commercial and industrial properties or inspecting, investigating and enforcing municipal or other public jurisdiction laws and ordinances. Code Enforcement Officer I to Code Enforcement Officer II:  Eighteen (18) months' experience in the classification of Code Enforcement Officer I for the City of Huntington Beach or two (2) years' experience performing code enforcement or building inspection work or inspecting, investigating and enforcing municipal or other public jurisdiction laws and ordinances governing residential, commercial and industrial properties.  Code Enforcement Officer Certification by the California Code Enforcement Officers Association (CACEO) or by the International Code Council (ICC)/American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE) desirable. Reclassification is not automatic.  Consideration is subject to the discretion of the department based upon operational and staffing requirements. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An  online  application must be completed in its entirety. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the assessment process, which will include a written exam (Pass/Fail), tentatively scheduled for February 8, 2019 . The top candidates receiving a passing score on the written exam will be invited to an oral board interview (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for February 19, 2019. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position.  Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. IMPORTANT:  In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.   Work is performed indoors and outdoors.  Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment.  Incumbents 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.  May require ascending and descending ladders/scaffolding and stairs.  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.  Incumbents are expected to inspect 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
Sep 07, 2018
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. Typical 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 attached to your on-line application. ( 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 before or at the simulation exam.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications must be received on-line by the closing date and time.  Late 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 ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.   Applications without this documentation will not be considered.  Certificates of Completion issued by a Dispatcher Academy is unacceptable. A typing certificate must be attached to this application or turned in before or at the simulation exam.   Specific instructions regarding acceptable certificates are listed below.  NOTE :   Certifications issued through an internet service 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 a CritiCall simulation examination (Pass/Fail) . Not all candidates meeting the minimum requirements will necessarily be invited to test. Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview (weighted 100%), Candidates successfully completing both the simulation and 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. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent 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.  Typing Certificates must be presented before or at check-in for the simulation examination. 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.  ( NOTE:  Certifications issued through an internet service will NOT be accepted). You may take the test at any agency meeting this criteria.  The following locations may also be used.  Please call for appointment and costs. HUNTINGTON BEACH ADULT SCHOOL 17231 Gothard Street Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-842-4227 FOCUS EMPLOYMENT INC. 10055 Slater Ave., Suite 216 Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (714) 848-6129 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
Jan 11, 2019
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. The Fiscal Services Division of the Finance Department is seeking a Department Assistant.  This position will assist with customer service in a variety of duties and requires extensive  public contact and payment processing in a high-paced front counter setting.  The ideal candidate  possesses effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important, and excellent customer service skills.   Note:  This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.  Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists with inputting data into computer software Assists in compiling and analyzing data Prepares and/or processes clear & concise reports, correspondence and records Interacts with interdepartmental staff, customers, and other agency representatives in obtaining or providing data and/or explaining departmental policies Performs routine clerical tasks as needed, including copying and filing documents, collating materials Performs related support 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. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to :  Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research; compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education & Experience : A High School diploma or an equivalent, and at least three (3) years of related skilled experience.  General office, public contact, and government-related experience highly desirable.   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 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
Jan 11, 2019
Temporary
This is a Part Time, Non Permanent Position. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the  Community Services Department   under the direction of an Administrative Assistant. The incumbent that fills the current vacancy will be assigned to City Hall in Community Services and 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 Recreation Supervisor or office staff, 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 Set-up of multi-use class rooms for recreation or rental activities Light custodial duties in the absence of custodian 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. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : City and departmental policies and procedures; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as computer word processing and related software applications, effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques.  Knowledge of Safari registration software is highly desirable Ability to :  Work independently in the absence of a supervisor, provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computers and related software, maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information, lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education & Experience : High school diploma or equivalent and at least two years related skilled experience plus related education and/or training. License : By time of appointment, must have a valid California driver license with an acceptable driving record.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. CPR/First Aid Certificates :   Must be obtained within 3 months of appointment.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Oct 18, 2018
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. Typical 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
Oct 05, 2018
Temporary
Hours worked per week may vary This is an excellent part-time job opportunity for an individual to provide staff support and customer service to patrons of the City of Huntington Beach libraries in 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 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 General/Overall: Provides quality customer service to the public; interprets, explains and enforces library policies to the public; answers questions and assists patrons in person and over the phone; may perform other duties as assigned in more than one division. Public Services (Customer Service/ Circulation/ Children's): Work at a variety of service desks and public areas to welcome library users, answer questions and guide patrons of all ages in the use of library resources. Issue library cards, assist patrons with self checkout stations, handle cash and credit card transactions, and maintain borrower accounts. Assist patrons in using library computers, software and equipment, and educate patrons in the use of new technology. Typical Qualifications Requires education, training, or 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 SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Sep 07, 2018
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. Typical 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
Sep 07, 2018
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. Typical 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
Sep 07, 2018
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.  Typical 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
Sep 07, 2018
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. Typical 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
Jan 12, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate will have a proven record of leading a code enforcement division to excellence.  Exceptional communication, persuasion, negotiation, logic and critical thinking skills are essential.  A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, coach and mentor is critical.  The ideal candidate will possess Penal Code 832 Powers of Arrest certification, all CACEO Advanced examination certifications as well as be an active and engaged member in CACEO.  Bilingual English/Spanish language skills and Building Certifications are desirable. JOB SUMMARY Under general direction, plans and supervises the work and activities of the Code Enforcement section within the Community Development Department.    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Director of Community Development Supervises:  Senior Code Enforcement Officer, Code Enforcement Officer II, Code Enforcement Officer I, Code Enforcement Technician, other administrative support staff as assigned   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Differs from Senior Code Enforcement Officer in that Code Enforcement Supervisor is responsible for exercising supervisory authority over staff while the Senior Code Enforcement Officer oversees the work of other code enforcement staff in a lead capacity.    Examples of Essential Duties Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of staff responsible for the inspection, investigation, and enforcement of State and City codes and ordinances relating to public nuisances, including but not limited to zoning, building, weeds, and signs Establishes schedules and timelines for providing code enforcement services; determines staffing needs for assigned activities and projects  and identifies resource needs Coordinates work projects and programs with various city officials, department personnel, and other agencies Assists with the development and administration of the section budget; prepares annual CDBG Code Enforcement personnel funding request and quarterly report Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures; recommends and implements resulting policies and procedures Investigates complaints for compliance with municipal codes; issues notices and orders; issues citations Supervises the preparation of code enforcement cases for legal action; provides testimony for administrative hearings, City Council or Planning Commission hearings, and court proceedings Participates in and coordinates joint inspections of properties with other agencies and City departments; researches property ownership, zoning, building and parcel histories Interprets building and planning project entitlements Compiles statistics and prepares periodic reports; prepares and reviews staff reports Gives presentations on code enforcement activities to local civic, educational, professional, community and neighborhood groups, the City Council and Planning Commission Confers with commercial and residential property owners, developers, contractors, attorneys, homeowner associations, property managers, citizen groups, outside agencies and City staff to interpret codes and resolve problems; responds to public inquiries regarding code enforcement matters Performs personnel administrative functions; counsels subordinates on compliance with procedures, rules and regulations; evaluates performance and assesses discipline as needed Stays abreast of code enforcement disciplines, policies, safety techniques and methods, codes, standards and regulations, applicable laws, and City goals, practices and policies Travels to offsite locations Works various hours, including nights and weekends as deemed necessary by manager/supervisor, to conform with changing priorities and meet deadlines Reports to work as scheduled; maintains a satisfactory attendance record 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. Typical 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:  - Federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to municipal code enforcement - Uniform Building and Housing Codes, California State Administrative Code, and other local, state and federal laws regulating building construction, zoning, housing and occupancy standards - Local municipal, zoning, sign, housing and property maintenance ordinances and codes  - Principles and practices of municipal planning - Administrative principles and techniques, including budgeting, planning, safety, staff organization and development - Principles and practices of supervision  Ability to:    - Plan, organize, and monitor the work of code enforcement personnel  - Perform inspections and searches, issue citations, notices and orders - Read maps, plans, and legal descriptions - Interpret and explain legislation, zoning, law and policies related to coding enforcement - Prepare and maintain records and reports of code enforcement activities Communicate effectively orally and in writing - Exercise judgment and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations - Operate computers - Meet productivity demands - Analyze situations, identify problems, and recommend solutions - Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements  - Interact professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives  - Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe - Conduct on-site inspections and pursue compliance of violations Education: High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by one year (30 semester units or equivalent) of college level course work in criminal justice, public administration, planning, engineering and/or other directly related subjects.   Bachelor's degree in related field is preferred.  Experience:   Five years' experience inspecting, investigating and enforcing municipal or other public jurisdiction laws and ordinances governing residential, commercial and industrial properties, including two years in a lead or supervisory role.  License/Certification: A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position. Penal Code 832 Certification required at time of appointment Code Enforcement Officer Certification by the California Code Enforcement Officers Association (CACEO) or by the International Code Council/American Association of Code Enforcement (ICC/AACE) required.   Community College Code Enforcement Certificate of Proficiency may be substituted for the required CACEO or ICC/AACE certification. 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. 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  online  application must be completed in its entirety. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending upon the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants whose qualifications BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in the assessment process, which will include an oral exam (weighted 100%) and may include other job related assessments such as a writing exercise/writing sample, tentatively scheduled for  February 12, 2019 .  Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on the oral board exam will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. Upon a conditional offer of employment a pre-placement medical evaluation, drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position.  Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. The incumbent uses a computer keyboard and related equipment, sits, stands, walks, climbs, stoops, crouches, twists, bends, pushes, pulls, reaches, grasps, lifts and moves tools and equipment weighing 50 pounds or less. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators and/or hearing protective devices.  Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.