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

31 job(s) at City of Huntington Beach

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, 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
Mar 19, 2019
Seasonal
NOTE: This is an in-house recruitment that is open only to City of Huntington Beach Recurrent Lifeguards who meet the minimum qualifications. Duties Summary :    Under direction, supervises the activities of an assigned group of Junior Lifeguards; assists in supervising the activities of a group of Junior Lifeguard Instructors; and, performs the principle duties and responsibilities of a Recurrent Ocean Lifeguard I. Distinguishing Characteristics :   This position acts as a Group Leader for the Junior Lifeguard Program and reports to the Junior Guard Coordinator.  This position exercises direct supervision for an assigned group of Junior Guard Instructor I and is responsible for an assigned division of the Junior Guard Program.  Candidates for Junior Guard Instructor II must pass selection criteria for appointment.   Typically, positions are filled from a pool of current Junior Guard Instructor I incumbents. Examples of Essential Duties Under direction, supervise, and train the activities of a group of Junior Lifeguard Instructors within an assigned division of the Junior Guard Program. Evaluate and prepare written performances evaluation reports of subordinate personnel (Junior Lifeguard Instructor I). Coach, counsel, and instruct an assigned group of Junior Lifeguard participants. Aid Instructors in the development of lesson plans and activities. Interact with all program Instructors on the handing of daily program needs and coordination of events. Organize, recruit, and prepare program participants for Junior Guard competitions as assigned. Assist with the organization and coordination of program field trips. Assist with programming and scheduling and events. Assist with the development of interactive lectures, practical activities, and materials for program instruction. Ensure the safety of program participants through effective judgment and decision making. Makes recommendations for disciplinary action as needed for both program participants and assigned subordinate staff. Prepares lists of suggested materials and equipment required for the assigned group within the program. 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 of towers, vehicles, equipment, and other facilities within an assigned area. Maintains daily records of activities and completes reports. Operates specialized lifesaving equipment and performs various first aid practices of a highly skilled nature. Participates in all rescues, first aid, and aquatic emergencies as necessary until relieved by a supervisor. Interacts with the public on the beach and maintains an excellent relationship with the parents of program participants. Performs other related job duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of :   City of Huntington Beach Junior Guard Program procedures and Marine Safety Division organization and protocols; principle and practices of modern lifesaving techniques and division safety standards and training, small boat safety, and operation of Marine Safety equipment and apparatus used; small tools; first aid and CPR practices and principles including highly specialized first aid techniques; and, principles and practices of basic training and educational techniques. Ability to :  Safely swim, and paddle in adverse weather and surf conditions for extended periods of time and to perform ocean rescues under prevailing conditions; size up emergencies and adopt effective course of action; understand the principles of teaching and learning methods as they pertain to the program's particular age group; effectively instruct youth in the educational aspects of the Junior Lifeguard Program as directed; operate general office equipment; follow both verbal and written instructions; adhere to established program guidelines, rules, and procedures; and, maintain excellent public relations. Education :   A high school diploma or equivalent preferred. Experience :  Minimum 720 hours work experience as a Huntington Beach Recurrent Ocean Lifeguard I, II, or III and one year experience as a Junior Lifeguard Instructor or equivalent (evaluated on a case by case basis).  A teaching or instructional background is helpful, but not required. Licenses/Certifications Required :   Valid California Driver's License and an acceptable driving record due to the performance of field duties which may require the operation of a City vehicle, Valid American Red Cross First Aid Certification Card, valid CPR Certification Card, Huntington Beach Lifeguard Training Certificate or equivalent (evaluated on a case by case basis).  A valid Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification is preferred. APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applicants are required to provide proof of required certifications/licenses/diploma to Human Resources by the application deadline. Copies of these items may either be uploaded and attached to your online job application prior to submittal OR may be delivered in hard copy form to the Human Resources Department. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the selection process that may include, but is not limited to, a department interview, development of a written lesson plan, and a performance simulation, on a date to be determined. Final placement on the hiring list will be determined by Marine Safety Management based on the results of the selection process, department review of past performance, and input from supervisory staff. Offers for reassignment to Junior Guard Instructor II may be subject to the applicant's availability to accept a full schedule.  Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions An incumbent must successfully complete with acceptable results the City of Huntington Beach Marine Safety yearly review and re-qualification standards; be in excellent health and physical conditioning; and possess 20/40 vision required to monitor program participants and the public for an assigned beach area.  Duties and responsibilities are performed primarily in an outdoor environment with exposure to varying climate and water temperatures during the summer months with frequent and/or prolonged standing, walking, and sitting activity.  Duties require ocean swimming, running, paddling, and jumping from the pier.  Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds is required.  Adverse weather and surf conditions involve the exposure to potential for physical harm and infectious disease.  Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.     SPECIAL CONDITIONS : Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate has completed college level coursework in mathematics and natural sciences, which includes geometry, trigonometry, drafting, design, architecture and/or civil engineering, and has the desire for professional growth. The ideal candidate possesses a positive attitude, works well with others, and is responsible and dependable. DUTIES SUMMARY Under close supervision, assists in performing land surveying duties and field data collection. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Supervision Received From: Survey Party Chief Survey Technician I differs from Survey Technician II in that Survey Technician I is not required to possess the certifications necessary to perform the work of the journey-level Survey Technician II. Examples of Essential Duties Performs technical duties in support of an engineering field survey crew Acts as the instrument operator  on a traditional land surveying crew Cleans, adjusts and maintains survey instruments, including but not limited to  theodolites, levels and electronic distance measuring instruments Uses manual and electronic instruments to determine points, lines, elevations and distances for property right-of-way, construction, triangulation, precise traverse, topographic and seismic movement surveys Files, indexes and researches survey documents, assists in setting survey monuments and accessories to the same (tie points); Accurately measures distances and sketches and describes what was set and measured; sets construction stakes or hubs during construction stakeout. Clears brush and uncovers survey points for survey party Sets up safety equipment to protect survey party including cones, delineators, signs or other protective devices; performs flag duties for survey party Operates a vehicle in the course and scope of work 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 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: - Principles and procedures  of modern land survey methods and techniques applicable to construction, property and topographic surveying - Digital data management and computer applications related to land surveying work - Mathematics, including trigonometry and geometry, as applied to land surveying - Basic drafting principles; - Preparatory procedures for performing survey work - Application and maintenance of survey instruments and equipment - Laws, statutes, and ordinances applicable to legal aspects of boundary surveying Ability to: - Accurately perform field measurements and accurately sketch and record field notes and computations - Read and interpret complex maps, construction drawings, property descriptions and engineering field notes in preparation of engineering survey plans - Perform engineering-related mathematical computations - Properly use survey equipment, including theodolites, levels, electronic distance measuring instruments, and global positioning instruments - Follow oral and written instructions - Research, index, maintain and update records and files - Follow safety practices and recognize hazards - Work safely in close proximity to vehicular traffic and construction sites - Communicate effectively in oral and written form; - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Experience: One year field survey experience.  Two years' accredited post-secondary education in a land surveying or related program may be substituted for the required experience Certifications/License:   A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record are required. Completion of the state-accredited Apprenticeship-Surveying/Chief of Party program or Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT) or Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate issued by the State of California is desirable.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  on-line  job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include a written exam (Pass/Fail) -  tentatively scheduled for April 26, 2019 . The top candidates who receive a passing score on the written examination will be invited to an oral board exam (weighted 100%) -  tentatively scheduled for 5/9/19. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. 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. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may be conducted, depending on the position. IMPORTANT: In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require  using tools and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices. Requires near vision for reading correspondence, plans, maps, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. This position is also expected to perform field work requiring walking on uneven ground, working 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. 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Part Time
UPDATED: February 7, 2019 at 5:16 PM UPDATED: March 12, 2019 at 4:36 PM This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. The City of Huntington Beach Management Assistant Intern Program is designed to attract and develop talented and aspiring graduate students and provide them with a unique opportunity to work in a local government in Southern California. Through this program, participants will gain professional work experiences and skills including a wide variety of professional development and networking opportunities to assist participants in becoming future public sector leaders. The first review of applications will take place on April 7, 2019 .  Click Here to visit our webpage for additional details regarding the Management Assistant Internship Program. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.  JOB SUMMARY Under close supervision, provides administrative and operational support on a variety of high-level, complex projects for various departments on a rotational schedule. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Department Director as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Management Assistant Intern positions are part-time, limited term positions open to individuals currently enrolled in a Master's degree program. Management Assistant Internships are a unique opportunity for experiential learning for students interested in public service. Students will rotate between various departments and gain insight in critical areas of local government. Students will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills as they gain valuable work experience.  Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants.   Examples of Essential Duties TYPICAL ASSIGNMENTS Assist with a variety of issues and projects and coordinate action Prepare reports, proposals and other documents Conduct research and summarize findings Prepare meeting materials; such as agenda development, scheduling, and note-taking Attend and participate in professional group meetings and committees Attend City Council and community meetings as needed in the evenings and/or weekends Attend and participate in professional development programs Maintain regular and consistent work attendance The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed.   Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of business, public administration, public policy, or environmental studies  Software programs such as Excel, Word and Power point Ability to:  Present a professional demeanor when representing the City and the department  Communicate effectively with staff and the public  Work up to 27 hours per week which may include evenings and weekends Other:  Strong computer skills   Excellent written and oral communication skills Education: Bachelor's Degree and current enrollment in a Master's Degree program in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Policy or Environmental Studies or directly related field, from an accredited college or university.  Experience: None required  Certifications/License:   A valid California Class C driver license and an acceptable driving record are required by time of appointment and throughout employment.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach City employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed in a general office environment, requiring sitting for prolonged periods of time; standing and walking to retrieve work files or to other departments or office locations; leaning, bending and stooping to perform work behind a desk or to retrieve information; pushing, turning or twisting to move chair or body from desk; reaching to place or retrieve files or open file drawers or cabinets; light grasping to hold a writing instrument or documents; firm grasping as needed to lift and carry work files or operate office equipment; finger dexterity to type on a computer keyboard; and, hearing and speaking to answer the telephone or answer questions of co-workers and subordinates.  Work may necessitate some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10-20 pounds).    Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  online  job application must be filled out in its entirety.  Applications must have a resume, a cover letter, at least two  letters of recommendation, and a copy of your unofficial transcripts attached. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to oral interview(s) tentatively scheduled for the week of April 22, 2019 . Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note:  Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jan 24, 2019
Temporary
Volunteer assignments are unpaid and non-benefitted.  VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT SUMMARY: Under the mentorship of professional fire prevention personnel, working as a Fire Prevention Volunteer provides the opportunity to gain an overall perspective of fire prevention activities.  SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Fire Prevention Volunteers serve at the pleasure of the Fire Chief. The Fire Prevention Volunteer performs activities under the supervision of the Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal and Fire Prevention staff. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Fire Prevention Volunteer is an unpaid assignment.    The purpose is to provide exposure to a variety of activities related to fire prevention for individuals completing their education in Fire Prevention or Fire Technology or have already finished their related education. Volunteer activities may be applied towards completion of a State Fire Marshal Fire Inspector Task book. EXAMPLES OF VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES: Assist with administrative tasks assigned by supervisors Assist with providing administrative support including, but not limited to: answering inquiries from the public, preparing special projects and reports, as well as data input related to fire inspection and prevention activities. Assist with special events Assist with public education programs Conduct follow-up evaluations activity with a limited scope Conduct Knox box review activity Perform other volunteer activity as assigned The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind volunteer activities and assignments as needed. Examples of Essential Duties N/A Typical Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the volunteer activities is qualifying.  A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations pertaining to fire prevention Arithmetic and basic algebra Computer equipment and associated software programs Customer service principles Ability to: Assist Fire Prevention Division staff as needed Prepare reports and communications; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing Communicate and deal effectively with fire personnel and the general public Ensure safety and professional work standards are met Establish and maintain cooperative customer service relationships with those contacted; and deliver quality customer service Represent the Fire Department in a professional manor at all times Meet and follow the Fire Department's uniform policies while conducting volunteer activities Education: Current enrollment or graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Fire Technology, Fire Science, Public of Business Administration, or related field is required. Experience: Completion of or current enrollment in Fire Inspection 1A is required. Previous customer service experience is highly desirable. Previous fire administration or prevention experience is highly desirable. Completion of Fire Inspector 1B, 1C and 1D is highly desirable. Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required at time of appointment and throughout the time of volunteer assignment.    Special Conditions: Volunteers regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of their volunteer assignment shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Must be 18 years or older Must be willing to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours per week and a maximum of 60 hours per month Upon being selected to be a volunteer, each candidate must complete and submit the following: Must pass a background check, which includes a Livescan. Must provide a DMV H6 print out showing 10 year driving history Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Volunteers must be able to meet the physical requirements of the activities assigned and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the volunteer activities to be performed. Volunteer activities involves considerable physical activity in an outdoor setting with exposure to weather conditions and potential exposure to physical harm. There is frequent need to walk, talk or hear, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and climb ladders or scaffolding. May also necessitate frequent exposure to weather conditions, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards.  Must comply with all California Occupational Safety & Health Act (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear including but not limited to respirators and/or hearing protective devices if and when required.  May climb, stoop, bend, crouch, kneel, and reach above and below shoulder level. Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Application Process A volunteer application must be downloaded from the Fire Prevention Division's website at https://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/government/departments/fire/fire_prevention_code_enforcement/ .  Return the completed application along with an up-to-date resume to Fire Administration desk located on the 5th floor of City Hall, 2000 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA  92648 (Attn:  Assistant Fire Marshal). The department reserves the right to invite best qualified candidates to an oral interview based upon the number of openings available. Multiple oral interviews may be required. Those selected to move forward in the selection process after an interview, must submit the following completed documents (at the applicant's expense): Livescan A DMV H6 - 10 year driving history Applicants will also be subject to an abbreviated in house background check (paid for by the Fire Department).For any inquiries please contact Fire Prevention Inspector Jacob Worthy at jacob.worthy@surfcity-hb.org .
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
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
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate has journey-level experience in land surveying, including experience interpreting and recording collected survey data. The ideal candidate must be able to perform complex calculations, have familiarity with AutoCAD, be team-oriented, responsible, dependable and strives for continuous improvement in delivering quality work. Under general supervision, performs office and field land surveying and engineering work.  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Supervised by:  Survey Party Chief Survey Technician II differs from Survey Technician I in that the Survey Technician II performs field survey work at the journey-level requiring proper certification.  Examples of Essential Duties Participates in the work of a field survey crew; operates theodolite, level, and electronic survey and data collection instruments Collects digital data pertaining to lines, corners, elevations, grades, curves or other surveys and enters data collected using AutoCAD systems Operates a geographic positioning satellite receiver to accurately stakeout assigned projects and to collect accurate data pertaining to the City's infrastructure system Updates the geographical information systems database Files, indexes and researches survey documents, assists in setting survey monuments and accessories to the same tie points Accurately measures distances and sketches what was set and measured Performs stakeout operations for construction surveying Assists or performs computations and calculations for various projects including legal description preparation and Records of Survey and Corner Records Observes standard operating practices and safety procedures; identifies and corrects safety hazards Operates a vehicle in the course and scope of work 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 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: - Principles and procedures  of modern survey methods and techniques applicable to construction, property and topographic surveying - Laws, statutes, and ordinances applicable to legal aspects of boundary surveying - Land Surveyors Act, and Subdivision Map Act, - Mathematics, including trigonometry and geometry, as applied to land surveying - Basic drafting principles - Operation and maintenance of electronic surveying equipment - Manual and electronic drafting techniques - Functions and capabilities of software programs used in drafting and engineering such as AutoCAD and Geographical Information Systems - Application and maintenance of survey instruments and equipment - Safety methods and techniques applicable to survey work Ability to: - Accurately perform field measurements - Read and interpret complex maps, construction drawings, property descriptions and engineering field notes in preparation of engineering survey plans - Accurately sketch and record field notes and computations - Perform engineering-related mathematical computations - Properly use survey equipment, including transits, theodolite, levels, electronic distance measuring instruments, and global positioning instruments - Research, index, maintain and update accurate records and files - Operate standard office equipment including calculators, drafting equipment, personal computers and software applications for drafting - Utilize computer databases to maintain and update records and files - Work safely in close proximity to vehicular traffic and construction sites - Communicate effectively in oral and written form - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED), supplemented by two years' formal education in an accredited land surveying or related program or the equivalent number of college-level courses in civil engineering, land surveying or other closely related field. Experience: Three (3) years' field surveying experience. Certifications/License:   A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record are required. Completion of the state-accredited Apprenticeship-Surveying/Chief of Party program or Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT) or Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate issued by the State of California   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  on-line  job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Please scan and attach a copy of your certificate of completion for state-accredited  Apprenticeship-Surveying/Chief of Party program  or  Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT)  or  Engineer in Training (EIT) certificates issued by the State of California . You may also submit this document in hard-copy form to Human Resources. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which may include a written exam (Pass/Fail) and will include an oral board exam (weighted 100%), tentatively scheduled for April 18, 2019 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. 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. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may be conducted, depending on the position. IMPORTANT: In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Incumbents must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is performed indoors and outdoors. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment. Incumbents sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, crouch, twist, bend, push, pull, reach, grasp, and lift.  May require moving tools and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. When work is performed outdoors, there is full exposure to various weather conditions. Must utilize approved safety equipment and protective gear, including but not limited to, hard hats, respirators, life vests, and/or hearing protective devices. Requires near vision in reading correspondence, plans, maps, specifications and other information. Acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. This position is also expected to perform field work requiring walking on uneven ground, working 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. 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.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
This is a continuous recruitment.  We will continue to accept applications until the hiring department determines enough qualified applications have been received.  However, we will begin the testing process when 100 applications have been received and will continue periodic testing after that as sufficient numbers of applications are received. DUTIES SUMMARY The fundamental reason for the existence of this classification is to receive and transmit information in the Police Communications Center via telephone, radio calls, written and coded information using a computer aided dispatch system (CADS). DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is assigned to the Police Communications Center, which is a 24-hour, seven-days-per-week operation, requiring shift coverage. Incumbents must work assigned shift and must be proficient at multi-tasking. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees. Examples of Essential Duties Under immediate supervision, operates a computer aided dispatch system to send police units in response to emergency calls and other public service needs; determines priorities of all calls and prioritizes responses when police units are needed in a number of situations which exceed available units; evaluates situations to determine appropriate units to dispatch based on availability, priority and location of units; dispatches backup units if appraisal of situation suggests the need for such support or is requested by officers; with the aid of detailed maps may direct the police units to locations; obtains required information in discussion with emergency caller; uses Orange County radio system in dispatching units; performs complaint writer function which requires receiving telephone and radio calls and typing information including codes into the CADS to create a call for service; monitors Police Building entrances on audio and visual security systems to prevent unauthorized entrance; transfers emergency information to other agencies based on information extracted from the caller; performs other related duties as assigned. Communication Operators receive and record calls on the Public Safety Computer system, dispatch police units to emergency and public service calls. There is a high premium placed on the accuracy and speed of information gathering and maturity in decision making of employees in the Communications Center. Cooperative work relationships are essential. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed within this job classification. City Council/Administration at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. 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 Degree or equivalent. Experience : Type 40 words per minute Other: Must be available to work ALL assigned shifts, weekends and holidays; Pass comprehensive background investigation and psychological examination. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official on-line application must be completed in its entirety .  Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Testing will begin after 100 applications have been received. Only one application per person may be submitted. Applicants best meeting the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the examination process.  The testing will consist of the following CRITICALL - Qualified candidates will be required to participate in the on-line Criticall examination.  This includes testing skills required to be successful in the position.  It will also include a typing test.  A minimum net typing speed is 40 WPM. Those meeting the minimum scores on this exam will be invited to take the written exam. WRITTEN EXAM - The Written Exam is the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Test Battery.  A passing T-Score of 55 is required. T-SCORE TRANSFERS  - The written exam may be waived if you have achieved a minimum T-Score of 55 on a POST approved Dispatchers Entry Level examination taken no less than 30 days and no more than six (6) months from the date of our scheduled written exam. You  MUST  attach to this job application the T-score letter, on agency letterhead from the agency where the exam was taken. ORAL EXAM - The oral exam, weighted 100% of the total score, will determine the ranking on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a pre-placement medical evaluation, psychological exam and drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.   Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions See Physical task questionnaires. Employee accommodations for physical or mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:   In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. COMMON DISQUALIFIERS - Civilian Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process.  Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within three years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within one year prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification:    Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to:    Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty , or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate is able to manage a variety of administrative tasks, with strong emphasis on records management; is technically experienced with software applications designed to store electronic data and deliver information in response to California Public Records Act (CPRA) requests; is technically experienced with software applications designed to compile report material through electronic workflow; is able to exercise independent judgement and take initiative to assign and oversee tasks related to core office practices and procedures; and, the ideal candidate will conduct themselves in a flexible, professional manner, exercising care and tact when dealing with members of the public, elected officials and City staff. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs complex paraprofessional and administrative duties in support of the Office of the City Clerk and the City Council. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Senior Deputy City Clerk is the journey level classification within the Deputy Clerk series.  This classification is distinguished from the entry level Deputy City Clerk by the performance of the full range of duties paraprofessional and administrative work and the level of independent judgment and initiative exercised in performance of complex assignments. Examples of Essential Duties Assists in organizing and composing the City Council agenda, packet materials and meeting minutes Attends City Council and Public Financing meetings in lieu of the Assistant City Clerk as required Uses software to live stream City Council meetings and record actions taken Edits, proofreads, and submits in finished form meeting minutes for City Clerk approval Conducts follow-up actions taken by the City Council Reviews and compiles City Council staff report information submitted by departments Posts meeting agendas pursuant to State Law Publishes public hearing notices and ordinance synopsis according to applicable codes and statutes In the absence of the City Clerk or Assistant City Clerk, attends Agenda Review meetings with City Council, City Administration and department heads to review proposed agenda  items Interacts with departments to coordinate agenda preparation; makes revisions and adds documentation as required May attend post-meeting briefings to discuss City Council action Procures goods and services as needed Acts as department records coordinator/manager Performs notarial duties and certifies official copies of department records Electronically records documents with the County of Orange Administers oath of office Provides customer service at counter and over the phone in response to requests from the public and staff May  provide work direction to Deputy City Clerks Responds to public and staff inquiries regarding policies, procedures, elections, Fair Political Practices Commission and City Council actions Researches databases, zoning and municipal codes, microfiche and other records to answer public, inter-agency or intra-agency inquiries Oversees delivery of information for compliance with the California Public Records Act Certifies published affidavits for ordinances Coordinates the execution, certification, publication and recording of documents, and processing of contracts, bids, public hearings and deeds Communicates with outside vendor responsible for codification of the City's municipal and zoning codes Reports to work as scheduled and works a variety of schedules including evenings, weekends and holidays as required; maintains regular and consistent attendance record Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  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: - City Charter and other municipal codes, regulations and statutes - Laws, rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to notices, minutes, records, reports, agendas, materials and correspondence for a municipality - The Ralph M. Brown Act, the California Public Records Act, and other laws, rules, and regulations governing the proper protocol for conducting City Council meetings and general public meeting laws, including Roberts Rules of Order - Notary Public processes and regulations - Processes for developing and preparing agendas and minutes - Recordkeeping principles and practices - Public procurement policies as they relate to bid opening and communication processes - Principles of business correspondence - Effective public relations/customer service principles and practices - Functions and organization of municipal government - Election, campaign and conflict of interest filing regulations required by the State, the County and the City Ability to: - Prepare, edit, and submit City Council meeting minutes - Coordinate agenda preparation activities - Ensure the proper posting and publication of meeting and public hearing notices - Perform diverse duties requiring a wide variety of contact with all levels of employees and government officials and entities - Perform election procedures Research issues, compile data  and information and prepare reports of findings - Prioritize and organize tasks with competing demands to ensure work is completed in a timely manner - Prepare clear and concise reports, memoranda, and correspondence - Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing - Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax machine, document imaging equipment, printers, copiers, computers and associated software - Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Report to work as scheduled and maintain and acceptable attendance record Education:   High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by two years college-level coursework in business or public administration or other related field.  An associate's degree in business or public administration preferred. Experience:   Four (4) years' increasingly responsible paraprofessional, administrative or secretarial experience working with an elected/appointed City Council, Governing Board or Board of Directors.  License/Certificate -  Possession of: A valid California driver license and an acceptable driving record required at time of appointment and throughout employment in this position. Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation State of California Notary Public Commission Passport Agent Certification*  *The Passport Agent Certification will be required to be completed prior to the conclusion of the probationary period. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which may include a written exam (Pass/Fail) - tentatively scheduled for 4/19/19 - and will include an oral board exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for 5/1/19 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. 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. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may be conducted, depending on the position. IMPORTANT: In-house candidates who did not apply by the closing date of the promotional recruitment may apply to this "open" recruitment. However, they will compete based on the standards established for the "open" recruitment and if successful, will place on the "open" eligible list. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions 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 in an office environment and involves sitting, standing, and walking for prolonged or intermittent periods of time.  Work requires reaching, bending, and twisting at the waist to perform desk work and operate general office equipment.  The operation of a personal computer requires finger and wrist dexterity. Near vision required for reading correspondence and other pertinent documents.  Acute hearing required to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone.   Employee must be able to safely lift and carry books, files and reports weighing up to 25 pounds from desks, counter tops or file drawers.  Reasonable accommodations for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate has journey level experience with water systems industrial equipment, instrumentation and SCADA systems, has a forward-thinking problem-solver mentality, possesses welding and fabrication skills, engine and pump maintenance and troubleshooting skills, and promotes and thrives within a team environment. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled mechanical and electrical control system work to operate, maintain and repair various machinery, components, and facilities of the City's water production and flood control systems.    SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Reports to:  Water Production Supervisor   DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Water Systems Technician II is the journey-level class in the Water Systems job series and performs the full range of water systems work. Water Systems Technician II is distinguished from the Water Systems Technician III in that the latter is the advanced journey-level within the series and performs specialized water systems work. Examples of Essential Duties Travels to various locations to conduct daily inspections of all water production facilities, water storage facilities, and flood control stations; identifies any improper functioning of equipment or operations  Maintains and repairs natural gas engines, chlorine gas-feed systems, computer based control and telemetry devices, power transmission components and drivelines, and pumps used in municipal water supply production and flood control systems Installs and maintains water, gas, air and other plumbing and hydraulic lines Monitors reservoirs; observes and records readings from various reservoir measuring devices Participates in the construction, operation and maintenance of chemical treatment stations  and filtration systems Removes and replaces chlorine cylinders and maintains record of chlorine consumption Computes dosage and concentration of various chemicals for maintenance of the system Troubleshoots and repairs Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer systems Transports and offloads fluoride to water system facilities Maintains accurate logs, records and files of work performed and materials and equipment used Supports and actively promotes the City's safety programs  Assists with periodic safety inspections; identifies and corrects safety hazards  Reports to work as scheduled; maintains a regular and consistent attendance record  Responds to emergency calls for service on a call-out basis; works outside of normal business hours, as needed. 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 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:   - State and federal water treatment regulations - Principles, practices, tools, equipment and materials/supplies required to maintain, operate and control water production systems, reservoirs, and flood control stations - Operational and maintenance practices of electrical motors, pumps, and circuitry - Principles of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems - Principles and methods of water testing and treatment - Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to maintenance and repair work Ability to:   - Perform journey-level work in the maintenance and repair of water production and flood control facilities and systems - Read and follow work orders and instructions  - Perform a variety of maintenance tasks using hand, pneumatic, and power tools - Follow safety practices and recognize hazards  - Carry out work assignments as instructed  - Maintain accurate and complete records  - Communicate effectively orally and in writing  - Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work - Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe - Use personal computers and office software, including word processing and spreadsheet applications Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience:   Two (2) years' experience in the mechanical, electrical, and chemical maintenance and repair of water production systems. Certifications/License:   A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record at time of hire and throughout employment.   California Class B driver license with HAZMAT Handler permit required within one year of hire/appointment to position.  Grade 2 Water Treatment Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board required.   Must obtain Grade 1 Water Distribution Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board required within one year of hire/appointment to position. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Positions in this classification are deemed safety sensitive under Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) regulations and subject to drug and alcohol testing. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  on-line  job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training.  Please scan and attach a copy of your  State of California Water Treatment Grade 2  certification to your job application. You may also submit this document in hard-copy form to Human Resources. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which may include a written exam (Pass/Fail) - tentatively scheduled for April 12, 2019 - and will include an oral board exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively schedule for April 17, 2019 OR April 23, 2019 . Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. 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. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may be conducted, depending on the position. 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. 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 The incumbent must be able to meet the physical requirements of the class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Work is primarily performed outdoors (field work) with exposure to the weather and may also include contact with hot and cold surfaces, loud noises from equipment and vehicle engines, vibrations, working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts (mechanical hazards), electrical current (electrical hazards), vehicular traffic and confined spaces. Exposure to potential natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, and sawdust.  Exposure to chemicals including but not limited to gasoline, diesel, chlorine, fluoride, motor oil, grease, ammonia, bleach, cleansers, volatile organic compounds, fertilizers, and non-restricted pesticides.  Must be able to stand for long periods and/or walk long distances; some walking may occur on sloping, slippery and/or uneven surfaces. Requires mobility to sit, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, crouch, stoop, reach, and bend.  Requires ability to twist at the lower body, at the waist, and at the upper body.  Requires mobility of both arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small and large objects or tools from overhead or ground positions. Work involves grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and dragging of objects which may weigh approximately 50 to 100 pounds with the use of proper equipment or assistance. Requires hand, arm, and upper body strength to operate power equipment.  Required to wear protective apparel including hardhats, gloves, goggles, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), respirators, face protectors, ear protection, aprons, coveralls, and steel-toed shoes. May be required to work at heights above ground level or in confined spaces.  Incumbent may be required to respond to after-hours emergencies within a reasonable time period.   Reasonable accommodations for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 16, 2019
Temporary
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community Services Department working under the direction of the Summer Day Camp Coordinator in the Summer Day Camp program. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and work well in a variety environments. Excellent customer service skills and people skills are required. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties With direction of the Summer Day Camp Coordinator: Responds to customer inquires Disseminates information regarding the Summer Day Camp Program Assists with planning and coordination of Summer Day Camp activities Provides supervision of participants on excursions including overseeing the safety of participants. The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Current trends in recreation programs and activities. Ability to : Supervise program participants in a variety of environments, while creating positive relationships within the community; provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computer and related software; maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information; lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education and Experience : High school graduation required.  One year of college and one year of experience in recreation leadership or equivalent preferred. CPR/First Aid/AED Certificates : Must possess by time of appointment.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Temporary
The Senior Services Department Aide-Meals is an entry-level position that implements the Home Delivered Meals Nutrition Program  for older adults.   The current vacancy is at the  Senior Center  in Central Park.   Incumbent must be available to work a varied work schedule as work schedule changes with demand for social services.   Note:  This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties   Typical duties include but are not limited to: Intake and assessment Information and referral Training and coordination of volunteers Preparing and maintaining statistical records Coordinating and mapping delivery routes. 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 : Basic social services needs of older adults and families; basic factors which support older adults and families' social and physical well-being such as healthcare, household management and material needs; knowledge of assessment skills and counseling techniques; public and private social service agencies and other community resources available to meet clients' needs, standard office principles and procedures; personal computer and standard business software. Ability to : Communicate effectively with older adults, families and professionals; work closely with staff in a team environment; maintain effective relationships with clients; assess and support clients' efforts in working towards the accomplishment of mutually agreed upon goals, pack and lift 20 pound meal coolers. Possess: Strong computer skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Enjoy working with an aging population Patience, tact and diplomacy in a highly demanding environment. Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent with 30 college semester units in Social Welfare, Social/Human services, Sociology, Gerontology or other behavioral sciences. One year of social work or case management working with older adults, or in meals delivery. Fluency in a second language preferred, but not required.   Certifications/License : Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license.  Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.  CPR/First Aid Certificates must be obtained within three months of appointment.    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 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. Will be required to provide your current Driver License Record, obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles, to Human Resources prior to completing other pre-placement processes. 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 work in a demanding environment, use hands and arms repeatedly to pack items in coolers and lift 20 pounds.   SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Temporary
This is Non-Perm, Part-Time position   This is a great part-time job opportunity in the Community Services Department working at the Huntington Beach Art Center. The ideal candidate must possess the skills and abilities to prepare galleries for exhibitions and fabricate display equipment in constructing gallery/display areas for the exhibition of art. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as son as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 to June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Design, construct, install and dismantle and prepare equipment and gallery areas, including resurfacing walls, for the exhibition of contemporary art in a variety of media and scale. Builds display areas and installs art work with consideration for aesthetics and safety. Creates movable walls and display cases.  Develops lighting for exhibitions. Prepares installation graphics, labels, text and signs. Collaborates with artists and staff on exhibition design of display areas. Maintains and operates audio visual and program equipment and tools. Transports artwork to and from the Art Center. Works as a member of the Art Center team. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of:   principals and practices of gallery design and art display; methods, materials, tools and equipment used in display fabrication; safe working practices. Ability to:   conceptualize, design, create and install lighting and artwork in virtually any media and/or scale; read and interpret diagrams, specifications and plans; follow written instructions; work according to prescribed safety and industry standards; operate tools and equipment; carry and climb 30 foot ladder; communicate effectively with work crews, staff and the public. Education/Experience:   Two years of related experience preferred, plus related education and/or training.  Possession of a Bachelor's  or Master's degree in Art is preferred. License:   A California Class C Driver license with an acceptable driving record.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program; due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.   Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time
The Ideal Candidate has experience with mechanical and industrial equipment, with basic knowledge of electrical operation, can work in a team environment, strives for continuous improvement, and is motivated to obtain additional certifications. JOB SUMMARY Under close supervision, performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled mechanical tasks in the maintenance of the City's water facilities. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED   Reports to:   Water Operations Crewleader  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Water System Technician I is the entry-level class in the Water Systems job group and performs the basic range of water systems semi-skilled and skilled mechanical tasks. Water System Technician I differs from Water System Technician II in that the Water Systems Technician I performs most duties required of the Water Systems Technician II, but are not expected to function at the same skill level and exercise less independent discretion and judgement. Water Systems Technician II performs the full range of duties as assigned, working independently and receives only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise.   Examples of Essential Duties Travels to various locations as a crew member to conduct daily inspections of all water production water storage facilities, and flood control stations; identifies any improper function of equipment or operations Assists other crew members with the maintenance and repair of natural gas engines, gas-feed systems, computer based control and telemetry devices, power transmission components and drivelines and pumps used in municipal water supply production and flood control systems Fabricates and installs hydraulic and pneumatic piping Assists in the construction, operation and maintenance of chemical treatment and filtration equipment  Monitors dosage and concentration of various chemicals such as chlorine, chloramines, and fluoride for operation of the water system   Troubleshoots and repairs controls and instrumentation used at water wells and booster stations  Transports and offloads fluoride to water system facilities Reports to work as scheduled; maintains a regular and consistent attendance record  Responds to emergency calls for service on a call-out basis;  works outside normal working hours as needed 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 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:   - Principals of electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and equipment - Practices,  procedures, tools and materials used in the operation, maintenance, and repair of pumps, engines, and electronic equipment and controls  - Occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment  Ability to:    - Assist with the repair and maintenance of industrial engines, chemical water treatment equipment, electronic devices and other water system equipment  - Perform heavy manual labor  - Operate a variety of hand, pneumatic and power tools - Read, comprehend and utilize instruction and repair manuals, specifications, material safety data sheets, and schematics  - Read and follow work orders and instructions  - Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work  - Learn and utilize new information and techniques - Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe  - Maintain accurate and complete records - Communicate effectively orally and in writing  Education:    High school diploma or equivalent. Experience:   Two (2) years' experience in the repair and maintenance of industrial or automotive equipment. Certifications/License:    A valid California Class C driver license with an acceptable driving record at time of hire and throughout employment  Must obtain Class B driver's license with HAZMAT Handler permit within one (1) year of hire. Must obtain Grade 1 Water Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board within one year of appointment. FLEXIBLE STAFFING/RECLASSIFICATION At the discretion of the department head, positions may be filled as Water Systems Technician I or Water Systems Technician II depending upon the level of skill and experience required of the department. Water Systems Technician I incumbents may be recommended for reclassification upon meeting the minimum qualifications of the Water Systems Technician II and proof of acquiring the professional designations/certificates for performance of the higher level duties.  The minimum requirements for reclassification consideration, subject to the review, recommendation and approval of the department and human resources, includes all of the following: - Two years' experience in the mechanical, electrical, and chemical maintenance and repair of water production systems - Grade 2 Water Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board  - California Class B driver license with HAZMAT Handler permit Reclassification is not automatic.  Consideration is subject to the discretion of the department based upon staffing requirements. SPECIAL CONDITIONS Positions in this classification are deemed safety sensitive under Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) regulations and subject to drug and alcohol testing. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a City or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice Program. Public Employee Disaster Service Worker:  In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach  on-line  job application must be completed in its entirety, including all Supplemental Questions. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Depending on the applicant pool, all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will NOT necessarily be selected to participate in the hiring process. Applicants who BEST meet the City's needs will be invited to participate in a qualifications assessment, which will include a written exam (Pass/Fail) - tentatively scheduled for April 12, 2019 . The top candidates who receive a passing score on the written examination will be invited to an oral board exam (weighted 100%) - tentatively scheduled for 4/23/19. Candidates successful at obtaining a passing score on all components will be placed on the employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list may be valid for one year, unless exhausted sooner. 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. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Other background reports may be conducted, depending on the position. 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. 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 primarily performed outdoors (field work) with exposure to the weather and may also include contact with hot and cold surfaces, loud noises from equipment and vehicle engines, vibrations, working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts (mechanical hazards), electrical current (electrical hazards), vehicular traffic and confined spaces. Exposure to potential natural irritants such as vegetation, dust, soil, tree pollens, and sawdust.  Exposure to chemicals including but not limited to volatile organic compounds, fertilizers and non-restricted pesticides, gasoline, chlorine, fluoride, diesel, motor oil, grease, ammonia, bleach, cleansers.  Must be able to stand for long periods and/or walk long distances; some walking may occur on sloping, slippery and/or uneven surfaces; requires mobility to sit, stand, kneel, crawl, climb, crouch, stoop, reach, and bend; requires  ability to twist at the lower body, at the waist, and at the upper body.  Requires mobility of both arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small and large objects or tools, from overhead to the ground positions. Work involves grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and dragging of objects which may weigh approximately 50 pounds and up to 100 pounds with the use of proper equipment or assistance. Requires hand, arm, and upper body strength to operate power equipment.  Required to wear protective apparel including hardhats, gloves, goggles, respirators, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), respirators, face protectors, ear protection, aprons, coveralls, and steel-toed shoes. May be required to work at heights above ground level or in confined spaces. Incumbent may be required to respond to after-hours emergencies within a reasonable time period.   Reasonable accommodations for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 06, 2019
Temporary
UPDATED: March 14, 2019 at 4:38 PM This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community Services Department working under the direction of the Community Services Recreation Specialist in the Summer Day Camp program. The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and work well in a variety environments. Excellent customer service skills and people skills are required. Note: This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.   This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS Retired Annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties With direction from the Community Services Recreation Specialist: Assists Recreation Specialist in a formal training for all Recreation Leaders Coordinates responses to customer inquires pertaining to Summer Day Camp programs Plans, directs and coordinates Summer Day Camp activities Provides direction to Recreation Leaders Coordinates supervision of participants on excursions including overseeing the safety of participants. Recognizes and responds effectively to emergencies Enforces policies, procedures and regulations at all times during Summer Day Camp hours Conducts end of summer staff evaluations with the Recreation Specialist The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The City at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of : Current trends in recreation programs and activities. Ability to : Supervise program participants in a variety of environments, while creating positive relationships within the community; provide excellent customer service to the community at all times; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; operate personal computer and related software; maintain accurate records; record and retrieve information; lift or move up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as heavier objects with assistance. Education and Experience : High school graduation required.  One year of college and two years of experience plus related education and or training in coordination of recreation programs, or equivalent. CPR/First Aid/AED Certificates : Must possess prior to appointment.   APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. If you do not have paid work experience, please list any relevant volunteer or leadership experience. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to a department interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen (select positions), TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.  
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 05, 2019
Temporary
This is a great opportunity to obtain hands-on experience providing assistance in a variety of Help-Desk/Desktop support functions. This vacancy is located in the Information Services Department, which provides centralized information technology support service for all City Departments.  Note : This recruitment will close when the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received.  The ideal candidate must possess: Effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills Work well in a busy office environment where attention to detail is important Possess excellent customer service skills Be available to work 20 hours per week, 12:00 PM (Noon) - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. 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 Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Assists supervisor and department staff members with a variety of HELPDESK/Desktop support, technical and/or clerical 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, answering the telephone, collating materials Attends meetings as appropriate 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 equivalent and some college or vocational education or equivalent work experience. Experience : General office, public contact, or government-related experience highly desirable.     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 pre-placement drug screen, TB Screening, DOJ Live Scan fingerprinting, and background investigation 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 Work is performed indoors. Acute hearing is required. Incumbents use a computer keyboard and related equipment, with or without an 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
Mar 05, 2019
Temporary
CURRENT VACANCY :  The Public Works Department is searching for office aides to assist with reception activities (both in person and on the phone), calendaring of meetings, and general office clerical work.  This is a part-time position, with typical hours  between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday-Friday.   The IDEAL CANDIDATE has strong communication skills and interpersonal skills, works well in a busy environment, and familiarity with various office software applications. Note:  This recruitment may close at any time, and will close once 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 Annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties Answers multi-line telephone and routes calls to the appropriate personnel; provides front counter assistance and information within area of assignment; responds to requests for information and distributes appropriate forms; receives, sorts, and distributes incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence; maintains accurate and up-to-date logs, files, calendars and records for assigned area; sorts, cross-indexes, codes and files various materials using established procedures; copies, collates, and binds documents; enters data into computer from various sources; inputs corrections and updates; verifies data for accuracy and completeness; operates a variety of office equipment including computer keyboard, calculator, copier, facsimile or scanning machine; may perform some of the more routine specific functional duties relative to the area of assignment; performs related duties and responsibilities as required. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of works performed within this job assignment.  The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of:  Modern office procedures, methods, computer equipment and software; methods and techniques of proper telephone etiquette; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; basic mathematical principles; customer service principles and practices. Ability to:   Learn to correctly interpret and apply City policies and procedures; perform general clerical work including maintaining files and compiling information for reports; type and/or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance; effectively respond to requests and inquiries from the general public and City staff; operate and use modern office equipment including computer; learn to use various software packages including Microsoft Office Suite; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; deliver quality customer service. Education and Experience:   Equivalent to a high school diploma and two years experience in clerical support, reception, and customer service in an office environment.   APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE An official City of Huntington Beach on-line job application must be filled out in its entirety. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to 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. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions Public Employee Disaster Service Worker : In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.
City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Temporary
This is an excellent opportunity to work for the Community Services Department working under the direction of a Recreation Supervisor, assisting with the daily operation, supervision and light maintenance work for the Central Park Sports Complex Batting Cages and athletic fields. Note:  This recruitment may close at any time, and will close as soon as the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is a Non-Perm, Part-Time position. Temporary/part-time employment is restricted to 1,000 hours within a 12-month period (July 1 - June 30) and does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice.  Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants.  Examples of Essential Duties Frequency of duties performed may vary due to areas of assignment, and will generally include: Use of mechanical equipment to drag and level the infield, proper watering, and placing the appropriate marks on each field Place and secure bases on each field and generally provide a facility safe for play Secure assigned facilities after use Maintain and stock supplies Perform janitorial duties in assigned work area Assist in other general maintenance duties 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 The ideal candidate must possess effective and cooperative communication and interpersonal skills and work well in a variety of environments. 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: Knowledge of: Various types of athletic field equipment; proper maintenance and preparation of athletic fields; basic rules of related sports; use of a variety of hand/power tools and equipment; safe work practices; and, safe motor vehicle operation. Ability to: Perform less skilled tasks with moderate supervision; understand and carry out both oral and written instructions; perform proper maintenance of athletic fields; learn and perform related duties in support of Community Services adult sports programming; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties; lift and move items weighing up to 50 lbs; lift and move items heavier than 50 lbs with assistance; and, work flexible hours, including evening and weekend hours to meet the seasonal programs and services of the Community Services Department as required. Experience : Education, training or experience equivalent to three years  related experience involving general maintenance duties. These duties can include, but are not limited to: athletic field preparation; operation and use of a tractor or similar; supervision of programs; light janitorial work; operation of batting cages; and, use and operation of power tools and equipment. Athletic field maintenance experience is highly desirable. Certifications/License: Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle.  CPR/First Aid Certificates must be obtained within three months of appointment. 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 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. Will be required to provide your current Driver License Record, obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles, to Human Resources prior to completing other pre-placement processes. 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 Lift and move items weighing up to 50 lbs; lift and move items heavier than 50 lbs with assistance.   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.