Davis is noted for its desirable quality of life, its seeming small town atmosphere, and an emphasis on parks and open spaces. Davis’ parks contain picnic facilities, ball fields and swimming pools. The Davis Farmers Market is held year-round on Wednesdays and Saturdays in Central Park. It is a unique shopping experience. In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables sold by local farmers, often organic, attendees can find gourmet foods, live entertainment, specialty products, and arts and crafts. Davis is also known for its innovation in all aspects of community life as a leader in fostering and implementing non-traditional approaches to traditional problems. Known as an environmentally aware and socially innovative city, Davis boasts more than 50 miles of bicycle paths and more bicycles per capita than any other city in the nation. Residents of Davis are active in local, national, and international political causes, sports, arts, and community organizations.

The Davis community combines the right blend of safe neighborhoods, convenient retail and service establishments, and cultural amenities for a variety of tastes and plentiful recreational activities. There are 31 parks and 453 acres of improved developed landscape owned and maintained by the city.

The area offers myriad cultural and entertainment attractions. A Northern California Mecca for artists of many media, Davis features a community-built Art Center, more than two dozen private and public galleries, a monthly downtown "Art-About", an exciting collection of unusual public objects d’art, and the restored downtown Varsity Theater. In almost any direction one turns, the stroke of the local artist is evident. Demonstrating the City’s dedication to art in public places, more then $200,000 of publicly owned art can be seen in a walk around downtown Davis.

Galleries like "The Artery", a local artists’ cooperative, provide an opportunity for artists to show and sell their work. Longtime downtown anchor, the "Pence Gallery" hosts exhibits year-round and the outdoor performing area is home to music concerts and theater productions. The Davis Musical Theater Company is a full time, year-round, musical theater company, and many other community theater groups offer seasonal productions. UC Davis' Mondavi Center brings world class entertainers to the area. More than a dozen major dance concerts are produced in town each year and the UC Davis Drama Department always has a top-notch theater season.

The International House is a haven for foreign visitors, scholars and students with facilities to welcome and serve guests from all over the world.

Sutter Davis Hospital and Kaiser Permanente Medical Facilities provide excellent primary and continuing health care for the residents of Davis. Private clinics and physicians’ groups are available to meet a variety of health care needs.

As a university town, Davis has the advantages of a small town coupled with the numerous intellectual, recreational and cultural activities serving a wide variety of interests.

20 job(s) at City of Davis

City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
Description DEFINITION To perform a range of technical, analytical, operational support, programming, coordination, and training services with a Web targeted competency; to create sites/pages and reports by manual and automated means; to create and maintain specialized Websites; to play an active role in the Information Systems (IS) Division, which is responsible for the planning, implementation, and support of information technology projects throughout the City of Davis. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Web Systems Analyst is distinguished from other System Analyst classifications within the Information Technology division due to possessing expertise in and focusing primarily upon websites in support of City operations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direction from the Information Technology Administrator or other designated supervisory or management personnel. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: Produces websites which satisfy departmental user requirements. Develops and maintains website procedure documentation. Troubleshoots and performs routine maintenance on web servers and related peripherals. Meets with users to define data needs, project requirements, project output, and/or develop applications. Analyze web content needs of departments; implements applications, training, databases, and related products. Analyze and evaluate other agency websites and processes to learn from their experiences and determine best practices. Coordinates interdepartmental data sharing and system integration; participates in teaching end users and provides support and expertise for web applications. Keeps abreast of technology advancements and disseminates the information to IS and user departments. Establishes operational controls to assure accuracy of data processed. Evaluates operations and makes recommendations about the website program direction and procedure modifications; develops or assists in developing policies and procedures for city websites. Participates in the building of the IS organization which may include development of IS goals, objectives and policies; budget administration; participates in software/hardware acquisition decisions. Uses PC based tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access to develop data capture and analytical models. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Maintains confidentiality of records and information concerning other city employees. Assists in the installation of terminals, personal computers, and related hardware, including the moving of equipment and lifting of loads weighing up to 50 pounds. Ensures effective communication occurs when interacting with co-workers, other city staff, and those contacted in the course of work. Performs related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Planning site design by outlining goals and designing functionality. Developing site navigation by categorizing content and priority. Developing site layouts and graphics by designing images, icons, banners, etc. Upgrading site by monitoring performance, results, introducing new technology and maintaining links. Maintaining site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards Maintaining job knowledge by reading professional publications and participating in professional organizations. Providing information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. Keeping servers operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies and performing preventive maintenance. Data maintenance and conversion techniques. Principles and techniques of software and systems quality assurance and control. Principles and practices of technical problem solving. Team dynamics. Principles, procedures, and practices of business operations from a user community perspective. Principles, practices, and techniques of providing customer service. Principles and practices of project management and workflow analysis. Principles and practices of producing effective project and technical documentation. Practices of effective communication of technical issues to user and client community. Principles and practices of securing web systems. Ability to : Code HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS. Manage Microsoft SharePoint Server. Maintain internet standards(ADA, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, and Section 508). Plan, organize, coordinate, and prioritize work. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Outline and systematically solve complex requests. Work independently and in a team environment. Integrate information technology systems. Recognize problems and develop recommendations and solutions. Work effectively with clients, users, and managers. Read, interpret, and apply technical publications and documentation. Design and develop processing of tasks and perform spatial analysis. Identify, evaluate and solve problems logically and under pressure. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Monitor computer information system utilization and recommend appropriate revision to processes, procedures, and operations. Operate a wide variety of computer system hardware and software. Prepare test data and test and debug application programs. On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation. Use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and through written means; and lift or carry weight of 50 pounds or less. Troubleshoot and perform routine maintenance on computer system and communications components. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Three years increasingly responsible experience operating, maintaining, and implementing websites. Training : Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in web design, computer science, information systems, or a closely related field. License or Certificate Must possess and maintain a valid California C driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Required to successfully pass background check process. Supplemental Information Physical/Sensory Requirement On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; Occasionally stand, kneel, climb and bend in the field; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; write or use a keyboard to communicate and occasionally lift or carry weight of 50 pounds or less. Incumbents will travel to and participate in various meetings, programs and events throughout the city, which may involve exposure to traffic and weather conditions. Requires effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: Making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing, and operating assigned equipment and vehicles. To be considered, you must complete an online City of Davis application. Closing Date/Time: 4/5/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
Description The Environmental Program Specialist for Integrated Pest Management in the City of Davis' Public Works Department's Environmental Resources Division is a full-time position dedicated to exploring and ensuring alternatives to conventional pesticide usage at City owned facilities and properties. The Specialist will also help promote pesticide alternatives to the community and the public. This position reports directly to the Wildlife Resource Specialist and coordinates work with the Environmental Resources Manager. The Environmental Program Specialist will make recommendations to field divisions in both the Public Works Department and The Parks & Community Services Departments. The Environmental Program Specialist will also make presentations to multiple City Commissions. DEFINITION Under general supervision, positions in this class are responsible for coordinating and implementing federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations related to protecting the environment; developing and implementing environmentally related programs and associated educational and outreach materials; and making recommendations for program enhancements to enable compliance with mandates and facilitate the protection of the environment. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This position is a journey level position in Environmental Compliance. The position is distinguished by the proficiency required to analyze and maintain technically complex environmental compliance programs. Positions in this class are assigned to specific areas of expertise but may cross fill as needed and as appropriately trained and licensed. Areas of expertise include programs related to integrated pest management (IPM), wastewater pretreatment program, storm water quality discharge program, water conservation program, solid waste program, or other environmental programs. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Environmental Resources Manager or other management staff. May provide technical guidance to staff in multiple divisions or departments and may be asked to supervise appropriate program related regular or temporary staff. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Duties may include but are not limited to the following: In General: Responds to and initiates contact with environmental program customers providing detailed information on a variety of complex topics in a clear, succinct manner; works with customers to identify and resolve environmental problems within area of specialty or violations of applicable permits, ordinances, and regulations; provides technical assistance and guidance to users and/or City staff. Observes, inspects, monitors, and evaluates the following as applicable to area of specialty: customer discharge conditions, water waste or solid waste system contamination, and other water waste or solid waste-related issues, management of pests using biological, cultural, mechanical, physical, and chemical controls emphasizing the least toxic approach; identifies noncompliance with local, state, and federal requirements; notifies system users of requirements and violations of agency regulations and initiates appropriate responses consistent with policies, procedures, practices, and guidelines, Performs or coordinates special studies requiring technical expertise within area of specialty such as: development of local limits, sewer flow monitoring, chemical mass balance analysis, effect of discharge on sewer and treatment system and possibility of pass through, feasibility of process enhancements, water reclamation; assessment of regulatory impacts, discharge prohibition and pollution prevention ordinance modifications, research of least-toxic or less toxic methods for pest management, service charges, and development of best management practices and measures public outreach effectiveness. Explains requirements for eliminating pollution associated with environmental regulations, municipal codes, ordinances, pollution prevention plans, program non-compliance, and policies to environmental program customers, City staff, private businesses, industrial site managers, agents of schools, and the general public. Provides instruction and training to City staff on areas of expertise such as; techniques of pollution prevention and control, adequacy of control measures; application of regulations, codes, ordinances and procedures governing implementation and enforcement of pretreatment and stormwater regulations; water waste and water use, safe practices in use of pesticide products, or other environmental programs. Initiates establishment of protocols and guidelines for records maintenance; updates and maintains records including inspection files, records, and logs. Reviews and evaluates compliance monitoring reports, spill prevention control and countermeasure plans, stormwater pollution prevention plans, erosion and sediment control plans, self-monitoring reports, sampling reports for compliance, pest management reports; prepares a variety of periodic and special reports. Initiates, administers, and implements enforcement response plans related to environmental programs. Plans and implements training and education of the general public, developers, schools, businesses, and City staff on area of expertise or general environmental awareness; participates in public education programs including workshops and presentations to citizen groups and contractors; assists owner-builders in developing and implementing source control programs to reduce pollutants and manage waste. Prepares informational brochures, pamphlets, posters, and supports website development and maintenance to publicize and promote educational programs. May work with outside vendors for development of outreach materials. May be required to initiate news releases and radio and television scripts. May draft and oversee contracts for independent consultants related to program responsibilities. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers and the public using principles of good customer service. Other related duties as assigned. Water and Solid Waste Specialties: Reviews and evaluates construction and demolition debris diversion plans and reports, performs site visits to ensure source separation of waste and protection of stormwater systems due to construction activities. Responds to water waste, water use, and waste contamination reports and other solid waste issues received from the public, investigates and substantiates reports of water waste, water quality, and waste contamination, and coordinates with others as needed to address identified issues. Determines appropriate sampling methods and locations; performs field work as required; collects representative samples of water, wastewater, or stormwater from industrial, commercial, residential, and institutional sources from water, wastewater, and storm drain systems. Investigates and traces the source of illicit and illegal waste discharges entering the sewer collection, storm drainage, or solid waste systems; maintains records of investigations and actions taken, sharing technical and/or specialized information with staff; responds to calls for investigation; may write letters to discharge violators, participate and testify in enforcement hearings and legal proceedings, participates and coordinates with City's hazardous waste response team and fire department, county environmental management, and other environmental agency representatives. Collects samples of stormwater and wastewater from a variety of non-categorical wastewater pretreatment dischargers, institutional establishments, commercial facilities, and industrial processes; verifies user classifications; writes reports and chronologies. Reviews and evaluates complex permit applications, discharge reports, facility modifications, and pretreatment systems; prepares permits for issuance; researches compliance history of facilities and dischargers. Evaluates data used to determine annual program revenue requirements, wastewater and storm drain system service charges, and industrial discharge fees, including calculation of production-based and alternative discharge limits; assists in development of program budgets and fiscal reports. Performs plan checks and provides comments for development review of new and redevelopment projects, municipal improvement projects, and other construction projects for wastewater pretreatment controls and stormwater pollution prevention control measures or other environmental programs. Plans and coordinates non-point source evaluation program to examine the level and source of pollution in stormwater runoff; participates in the development of control strategies for pollution reduction applicable to various land uses including construction sites. Collects and oversees sampling, conducts field screening and testing at stormwater detention basins, drainage channels, receiving waters, and Davis Wetlands stormwater cells to measure performance and insure compliance with the City's pollution source control programs. Integrated Pest Management Specialty: Develops and implements an integrated pest management program to prevent and control pests in City owned parks, trees, planters, public landscaped areas, rights-of-way, open space, drainage channels, wastewater treatment plant, retention/detention ponds, creeks, seasonal waterways, and facilities using a composite of techniques to include physical, chemical, mechanical, cultural, and biological methods. Coordinates the IPM Technical Advisory Committee; presents reports to the County Department of Agriculture, City Commissions, City Council, or other groups. Provide guidance to City staff and contractors engaged in pest management activities including analysis and diagnosis of pest-related problems, training in application procedure as needed, recommendation of application methods, oversight of functional activity during application as needed, application of treatments, data collection, and reporting with the goal to minimize pesticide use and assure adherence to the City's IPM Policy. Ensure all department IPM applicators have pesticide labels and Safety Data Sheets available in their departments for all pesticides used, train staff involved in application of pesticides or other products on safe practices in accordance with the Safety Data Sheets. Assist in the establishment and maintenance of citizen outreach programs to assist the community in understanding and implementing IPM practices, and recruit, train, and supervise community volunteers to assist in pesticide free park and greenbelt management. Provide expertise, assistance, and training to City staff, contract service providers, and the public about pest biology, the IPM approach, pest management strategies, and toxicology of pesticides. Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: In General: Pertinent safety practices and principles, including traffic control, use of personal protective equipment, chemical hazards, confined space entry procedures, industrial and stormwater environments. Federal, state, and local regulations, ordinances, permit requirements, and standards governing area of specialty, including water conservation and solid waste, the pretreatment, collection, treatment, and disposal of wastewater; industrial, municipal, construction stormwater discharges to surface waters, EPA regulations for pesticide use and application including human and environmental toxicity and exposure risk. Proper methods and procedures for conducting inspections, investigations, and studies. Methods and procedures used in inspecting, identifying, and correcting hazardous conditions associated with hazardous materials. Principles and practices of work safety, including the proper handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals. Proper record keeping methods and procedures. Principles and practices of developing educational, instructional, and training materials; basic measures to gauge the effectiveness of training and outreach programs. Business math and statistical techniques. Standard office practices and procedures, including the operation of standard office equipment such as computers and computer software programs relevant to assigned duties, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, in person or by telephone and other electronic communication media. Principles and practices of customer service and conflict resolution. Public speaking techniques. Water Specialty: Physical, chemical, microbiological, and bacteriological tests applied to water and wastewater. Environmental principles and practices related to both point source and non-point source water quality control. Principles, practices, and methods of industrial pretreatment and municipal collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater. Municipal stormwater program principles, elements, and available resources and non-structural and structural best management practices for pollution prevention and control technologies and techniques. Principles of hydraulic, instrumentation, and water and wastewater treatment equipment. Integrated Pest Management Specialty: Basic plant healthcare and integrated pest management practices and procedures. Safe pesticide work practices, procedures, and applications. Global Positioning System and basic mapping techniques. Basic ecology of pest plant, animal, and insect species. Identification and control measures of pests and disease. Pest control prevention and eradication techniques including source reduction, biological control, and chemical control. Current technology and trends in the profession. Formulas and procedures for mixing, loading, and using pesticides. Ability to: In General: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job.Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. Maintain safety awareness and follow proper safety procedures. Learn and apply federal, state, and local regulations, ordinances, permit requirements, and standards governing the implementation of pest management programs, pretreatment, collection, treatment, and disposal of wastewater and industrial, municipal, and construction stormwater discharges to surface waters. Work independently and assume responsibility for assigned duties. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing to express the objectives of the environmental programs related to assigned area, including preparation of reports and correspondence that is clear and concise; writing policies and procedures, making presentations, and training other staff. Exercise sound independent judgment within established guidelines. Deal cooperatively, tactfully, and effectively with the public, industrial and commercial dischargers, company officials, other agencies, and fellow employees. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Ability to interpret and apply complex local, state, and federal regulations, codes, and standards. Organize work, set priorities, establish attainable goals and objectives, and work on several assignments under time pressure and critical deadlines. Plan, develop, coordinate, and conduct public education and business outreach programs; prepare training programs and conduct classroom instruction for community members with diverse backgrounds. Supervise temporary or regular positions related to completing program tasks. Respond to inquiries and complaints from the public; exercise appropriate judgement in answering questions and releasing information including analyzing and considering consequences of decisions and/or recommendations. Use analysis, logic, and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems; compile and analyze statistical data. Provide training where needed to maintain an acute awareness of safety hazards and maintain a safe work environment for self and others. Integrated Pest Management Specialty: Calibrate pesticide application instruments; mix chemicals and prepare traps and baits according to label specifications and established guidelines; identify plant health indicators to determine plant vigor; identify, diagnose, and make recommendations for treatment of biotic and abiotic plant health problems. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience : Three years of journey level experience performing duties similar to those described in this class, within the area of specialty. Integrated Pest Management Specialty: Three years of experience in organic farming or organic park maintenance is desirable. Training : Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in environmental studies, chemistry, resource management, or closely related field of study to the relevant specialty area. Additional experience as outlined above may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Integrated Pest Management Specialty: Bachelor's degree may be substituted with completion of core course requirements for Agricultural Pest Control Advisor (PCA) license plus 2 years technical experience equivalent to an assistant to a PCA. License or Certificate Must possess and maintain a valid California class C driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Different certifications may be required depending on core function assigned to personnel in this class. Required licenses and certificates shall be maintained in a current status as a condition of employment with the City, including accruing any required continuing education units for certification renewals. Permit requirements may change from time to time and shall be maintained in compliance with State Permit Requirements. Typical certifications required are: For Pretreatment Program: Possession of or ability to obtain within probationary period, a Grade I Environmental Compliance Inspector certification issued by the California Water Environment Association. Possess the subsequent certification grades within twelve months of accumulating respective required eligibility experience for taking examination (in combination with education) up through and including Grade III Environmental Compliance Inspector certification issued by the California Water Environment Association. For Stormwater Program: Possession of or ability to obtain within probationary period, a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board. For Water Conservation Program: Possession of or ability to obtain within probationary period, American Water Works Association Water Use Efficiency Practitioner Certification For Solid Waste Program: Possession of or ability to obtain within probationary period, Solid Waste Association of North America or California Resource Recovery Association's Zero Waste Certification Program For Integrated Pest Management Program: Possession of a State of California Department of Pesticide Regulation Agricultural Pest Control Advisor (PCA) license with Categories B & C is required at the time of hire. Obtain PCA categories A, D, E, F, and G within one year of appointment. Possession of a California Commercial Applicator (QAC/QAL) which includes one or more of the following categories: Residential, Industrial and Institutional; Landscape Maintenance; Right-of-Way; Forest, Aquatics and Wood Preservation within one year of appointment Supplemental Information PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Physical Conditions: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting, use standard office equipment; vision to read fine printed material, computer screens, and field equipment; ability to verbally communicate and hear to communicate in person, over the phone, and distinguish noises unique to the job site; strength to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; mobility to bend, stoop, reach, twist, climb; kneel and squat to complete work and operate field equipment; use required respiratory protection equipment, and work in adverse physical and climatic conditions. Environmental Conditions: Work in both office and field environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, fumes, pollens; inclement weather conditions; exposure to vehicle traffic; work with computer and office equipment. Closing Date/Time: 3/29/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 12, 2019
Full Time
Description INITIAL REVIEW DATE: APRIL 3, 2019 AT 5:00 PM. IF THIS DATE IS EXTENDED, APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED. THIS POSITION IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 50 APPLICANTS. The City of Davis, CA is seeking an experienced and accomplished leader to serve as Fire Chief. The Fire Chief position is a key member of the executive management team of the City and requires well-developed leadership abilities, analytical skills, and management experience based upon consensus building, informed decision making and problem-solving. The successful candidate must be a highly motivated, self-starting, and confident individual with outstanding and genuine interpersonal skills. The City is seeking progressive candidates committed to excellence in the delivery of fire and first responder services. The Davis Fire Department is a professional department committed to fulfilling the needs of the community with quality services. The City seeks a skilled communicator who will quickly build positive working relationships within the department and with City leadership, the community, and partner agencies. The Fire Chief will be pivotal in providing stability to the department while heading up the development of a strategic plan informed by a recently completed standards of cover study. The ideal candidate will be expected to deliver sound departmental leadership, broker positive relationships with partner agencies, exercise informed policy analysis drawing on operational experience and industry best practices, and demonstrate budgetary and policy recommendation acumen in the context of the Davis community. DEFINITION Receives administrative direction from the City Manager in the planning, directing and reviewing of the activities and operations of the Fire Department including fire suppression, prevention and support services; exercises direct supervision over sworn, technical and clerical staff; coordinates assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager; and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the City Manager. Exercises direct supervision over sworn, management and technical staff. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Direct and participate in the development and implementation of policies, goals, objectives, and priorities for the Fire department. Direct, oversee and participate in the development of the Department's work plan. Plan, direct, coordinate, organize, supervise and evaluate the departmental operations of fire suppression and fire prevention. Coordinate and direct the provision of departmental support services of station and equipment maintenance and in service training. Improve departmental efficiency and effectiveness. Analyze problems, develop and evaluate alternative solutions, make recommendations, implement approved course of action in spirit with which it was approved. Respond to major fire alarms and personally direct fire suppression activities as necessary. Direct and participate in the preparation of a variety of technical and departmental activity reports and records. Direct and participate in the preparation and administration of the departmental budget. Respond to the most difficult complaints and requests for information concerning department operations. Manage outside fire protection contracts. Recommend new ordinances related to fire protection. Coordinate and administer the Hazardous Materials Planning and Emergency Response program. Manage the city's emergency operations. Coordinate Fire Department activities and programs with other city departments and divisions and other government agencies. Select, assign, supervise, train and evaluate staff. Represent the department to outside agencies and organizations; participate in outside community and professional groups and committees; provide technical assistance as necessary. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Build effective working relationships and work as a team with other city department heads. Coordinate public safety activities with the Police Chief. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Modern principles and practices of organization, administration, and budget. Modern firefighting and rescue principles, practices, techniques, and procedures, including the operation and maintenance requirements of various types of fire apparatus and equipment. Modern fire prevention and investigation principles, practices, and procedures. Modern hazardous material practices, principles, etc.. Modern organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs; rules, regulations, and operational procedures of the Fire Department and the Uniform Fire Code. Modern standards of coverage practices. Federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to fire suppression. Principles of supervision and performance evaluation, first aid, CPR, and other basic medical assistance techniques. Planning, directing, and coordinating fire suppression, and prevention activities. Ability to: Make effective use of staff, equipment, and apparatus in emergency situations. Plan, organize, direct and coordinate a large group of employees through subordinate supervisors. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and management controls. Supervise and evaluate assigned staff. Prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence and other written materials; make effective public presentations. Design and implement community organization and mobilization efforts that facilitate achievement of the department's mission, goals and objectives. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the assigned duties. Recommend improvements in departmental operation and in the rules, regulations, and policies governing the department. Properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies. Experience and Training Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Eight (8) years of increasingly responsible command and supervisory experience in an organized fire department, including five (5) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility in fire protection programs. Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in fire science, fire administration, public administration, business administration, political science or a related field. A Master's degree in public or business administration is preferred. License or Certificate Possession of California State Fire Marshall Fire Chief Certification highly desirable. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS On a continuous basis, work indoors in an office environment; intermittently travel in assigned vehicle; exposed to dust, noise, smoke, fumes, oil, grease, constant equipment vibration, machinery with moving parts, moving objects or other vehicles; may work unusual schedules during emergencies; exposed to varying climates and temperature conditions. Sit at desk, completing paperwork or forms. Twist and reach for equipment surrounding desk; use telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; perform various tasks that require standing, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; perform physical activities of a strenuous nature; see and hear with sufficient acuity to identify hazards. This position may require exposure to hazardous environments and work in intense, life-threatening conditions Closing Date/Time: 4/3/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Temporary
Description The Parks & Community Services Intern assists with the Department's social media and department web site, as well as a variety of communications and marketing tasks for the City of Davis Parks & Community Services Department. Candidates can expect to learn a wide range of recreation, community services, parks and urban forestry programming knowledge and skills while working on a variety of topics that directly impact the community and which utilizes their marketing and communication skills. Wages: $13.00 per hour - temporary, part-time position, no benefits. Must be able to pass fingerprint, background check, and TB test as part of the employment hiring process. Examples of Duties Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: Managing and engaging in a variety of social media platforms for the department; Capturing photos of programming in action to use for Rec Guides, social media and website; Writing press releases and other communication materials; possibly including website and social media information; Assisting with updating online program brochures, flyers and other print materials; Assist with updating customer bulletin boards promoting various program offerings; Assists with monthly and quarterly articles to local media and blog outlets; Assists with Department staff in community outreach events, such as the Children's Activity Fair, Celebrate Davis, Fourth of July Festival, park dedications, etc.; Assisting with Department presentations or public meetings for residents and community organizations as needed; Creating social media tool kits to assist with promotion; Assisting with Department mailings, updating Department databases, purchasing supplies and materials, etc. Assisting with other administrative duties as needed. Typical Qualifications Qualifications: College level student preferably majoring in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related major Minimum 3.0 GPA Flexible schedule, 5-20 hours/week, in office and out in field setting Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced work environment Commit to a minimum of three (3) months internship or equivalent to one semester Knowledge of and experience using social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) Graphic design skills Be responsible, show ability to work under supervision as well as independently Provide effective written and oral communication skills, demonstrate concise and creative writing skills, attention to detail Ability to multi-task Must be proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook) Photography and/or videographyexperiencehighly desirable Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions. Paper applications will not be accepted. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position(s) is filled.Applicants will be screened according to applicable past experience and those most qualified will be invited to interview. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email and/or phone . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Temporary
Description The City of Davis Parks and Community Services Department is seeking an organized and motivated individual to assist with registration for recreation programs and facility reservations, park maintenance requests and general customer service. The Temporary Part Time Office Assistant's essential functions include: assisting the public in person, on the phone, or via email using computerized software systems, answering phones and assisting the public with general department and city information, performing data entry, and providing general clerical support for department employees. Department: Parks & Community Services Hours: Approximately 15-20 hrs/week,Monday-Friday,range of hours: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Wages: $12.00 per hour Status: Temporary Part-Time, no benefits Examples of Duties Responsibilities: • Process registration and reservation requests. • Process park maintenance requests. • Communicate effectively with the public and city staff via the telephone and email. • Provide general office support, such as: data inputting, copying, phone calls, filing, etc. • Perform job tasks using MS Excel, Word, and Outlook. • Perform other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: • Must be at least 18 years of age & education equivalent to completion of twelfth grade. • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and email. • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public. • Advanced computer skills are highly desirable. • Knowledge of parks and recreation programs and services is desirable. • Ability to multitask. Physical/Sensory Requirements: On a continuous basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time. Intermittently twist and reach office equipment; write and use a keyboard to communicate through digital and written means; lift or carry weight of 10 pounds or less; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with the public and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations. Supplemental Information To Apply : A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this position; paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org/jobs PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description Join our team of aquatics instructors who are dedicated to providing a safe and exciting aquatic experience for participants of all ages and ability levels. We are looking for responsible, energetic individuals who enjoy working with young children and are serious about their job. If you are enthusiastic, love children and the water, this could be the perfect job for you! Position: SWIM INSTRUCTOR (CSS I)$12.00 per hour starting Temporary Part Time, No benefits. Applicants will be screened according to experience relevant to this position. Those most qualified will be invited to an individual or small group interview. Examples of Duties Responsibilities: Teach group and private swim lessons to all ages and ability levels Know and understand each swimming skill level and the skills that are taught Create a fun and inviting learning environment to ensure a positive experience for participants Complete progress reports Participate in training program Work effectively with swim aides and other swim instructors Perform other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be at least 15 years of age (or 14 if applicant has completed the Jr. Swim Instructor Program) Must be a good swimmer, competitive swimming background is preferred Experience teaching or working with children (examples include but are not limited to: babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant) Supplemental Information General Information Training Dates : Various training days will be scheduled for the month of May, including Swim Instructor specific trainings and all staff trainings. Mandatory trainings will be held the week of June 17-June 21 . If you would like to be considered for this position, you must be available for training during this week. In addition, staff meetings will be held bi-weekly throughout the summer. Spring/Summer swim lessons are scheduled from May 20 through August 15, 2019. Vacation is permitted during the summer however if your vacation falls during a 2 week session, scheduled work will be reduced. New instructors are required to work at least one out of the two spring sessions (May 20- June 14). Both sessions may be required depending on skill. Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is an active position requiring the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk frequently lift and/or move objects up to 20 lbs.; occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 100 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, smoke and pollens. Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens when rendering first aid. Slip hazards when working near water. To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted . To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org PLEASE NOTE: Initial review of applications begins February 8, 2019. Applications received after the initial review will be reviewed on a continuous basis until all positionsare filled. All applicants will be notified via email . For more information contact Aquatics Coordinator, Hollay Shayegi at hshayegi@cityofdavis.org or (530) 747-5867. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description A City of Davis online application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Paper applications will not be considered. To apply, please visit www.cityofdavs.org. This position is a continuous recruitment. Applications will be reviewed as needed to fill any vacancies within any division of the Public Works Department. DEFINITION To perform a variety of semi skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of streets, signs, sewers, storm drains, and related public works facilities; and to operate light and moderately heavy power driven equipment. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Public Works Maintenance Worker I: This is the entry level class in the Public Works Maintenance Worker class series. Positions in this class normally perform most of the duties required of the II level, but are not expected to function at the same skill level and normally exercise less discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits a pattern which has been established and explained before work is started. Generally, changes in work procedures are explained in advance as they arise. Under the flexible staffing concept, positions assigned to the Public Works Maintenance Worker I level may reasonably expect to progress to the Public Works Maintenance Worker II level with training, experience, and satisfactory job performance. Public Works Maintenance Worker II: This is the journey level in the class series. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Public Works Maintenance Worker I class, or when filled from the outside, require prior experience in the construction and maintenance of streets, sewers, and public works related facilities. Appointment to the higher class requires that the employee be performing substantially the full range of duties for the class and meet the qualification standards for the class, including the proven ability to assume full stand-by program responsibility. All positions assigned to this class require the ability to work independently exercising judgment and initiative. Duties will normally require the ability to operate the full range of mechanical equipment related to a specific assignment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Public Works Maintenance Worker I Receives immediate supervision from a Public Works Crew Supervisor. Public Works Maintenance Worker II Receives general supervision from a Public Works Crew Supervisor. May exercise technical supervision over less experienced personnel. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: Install and repair underground pipes; remove blockages from sewer and storm drain lines. Exercise valves; replace mainline valves. Test and install pipes; assist in maintaining and testing water main valves; clean and lube machinery and facilities of the Water Pollution Control Plant. Set up traffic safety devices and barricades as necessary. Perform sewer maintenance duties; operate maintenance equipment and tools such as power tools, sewer rodder, hydraulic jet cleaner, front loader, and related equipment and tools. Perform routine preventive maintenance on equipment as assigned. Maintain wells; check valves, meters, and oil level. Maintain and repair fire hydrants; flush hydrants. Perform street maintenance duties; operate construction and maintenance equipment such as trucks, tractors, and backhoes for a variety of construction and maintenance operations involving streets, sidewalks and gutters, sewer lines, and drainage channels. Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed. Read and interpret maps of underground sewer and drainage systems. Maintain storm drains and ditches; remove brush, trees, and weeds. Assist in maintaining lift stations; read meters, change filters, test run pumps. Paint traffic markings on streets, crosswalks, parking lots, and curbs. Manufacture and install traffic signs and remove signs no longer required. Design and manufacture special signs for municipal facilities. Maintain inventory of traffic safety related supplies. Spread asphalt in patching and repairing streets. Perform emergency street, sewer, storm drain or other public works maintenance work as required. May respond to hazardous material incidents. Participate in the city's stand-by program as required. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Public Works Maintenance Worker I Knowledge of: Basic methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in maintenance work. Basic construction and repair methods. Principles and practices of work safety. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules. Intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; explain jobs to others. Intermittently sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel or twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; lift or carry weight of 100 pounds or less. Perform semi skilled maintenance work. Learn to operate a variety of light and heavy mechanical equipment. Perform heavy manual labor. Understand and follow written and oral instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Some general maintenance experience. Training: Formal or informal education or training to ensure the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful performance. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATES Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate California driver's license. May need to possess a valid California Class A or B driver's license as required by the position. Per DOT regulation, positions that require Class A or B driver's license will be required to have a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random and other alcohol and drug testing. Possession of, or ability to obtain any other certificate required by other agencies in the area of assignment. Public Works Maintenance Worker II In addition to the qualifications required for Public Works Maintenance Worker I: Knowledge of: Methods, techniques, tools and the operational characteristics of mechanical equipment used in the construction and maintenance of streets, sewers, signs, storm drains, and related facilities. Procedures and techniques of concrete and asphalt work. Hazards associated with the work and proper safety precautions. Traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in truck and heavy equipment operations. Purposes and uses of a variety of vehicles, equipment, power tools and hand tools including motorized and hydraulic equipment. Standards relating to installation, location and required maintenance of traffic signs and pavement markings. Properties of backfill materials, construction materials, concrete, asphalt, hot patch, cold patch, oils, paints, and a variety of other materials used in maintenance work. Ability to: Perform skilled maintenance, construction and repair work in the area of work assigned. Operate a variety of vehicles and equipment in a safe and effective manner. Work effectively in the absence of close supervision. Use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, and power tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner. Read and interpret basic maps and blueprints. Assist in the training and supervision of others in the safe operation of equipment. Perform asphalt, concrete, and pipe work; work with paints and prepare surfaces for painting. Work safely and adhere to principles of safety when working near traffic or in other environments. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: Two years experience performing duties similar to a Maintenance Worker I with the City of Davis. Training: Formal or informal education or training to ensure the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful performance. LICENSEAND CERTIFICATES Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate California driver's license. May need to possess a valid California Class A or B driver's license as required by the position. Per DOT regulation, positions that require Class A or B driver's license will be required to have a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random and other alcohol and drug testing. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing maintenance or installation of equipment and parts; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; lift or carry weight of 100 pounds or less. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description Under the direction of the Community Services Program Coordinator, the Playfields Park Concession Stand Worker is responsible for the operational maintenance of the concession stand located at Playfields Park in South Davis. Duties include opening and setting up the facility, waiting on customers, working with both hot and cold foods, inventory control and cleaning of the facility. Most times employees will work alone on weekdays. Work hours are week nights after 5:00pm and weekends. ?Wages: $12.00/per hour, Temporary Part-Time, No benefits Examples of Duties Responsibilities: Open/close and set up the facility Provide customer service at the concession stand and Playfields Park Work with concession equipment and prepare both hot and cold foods Maintain inventory control Cleanand maintain the facility Ability to work independently Process cash payments and maintain appropriate cash handling procedures Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 17 years old Must be comfortable working alone or with other staff Must possess customer service skills and basic math skills Must be available week nights and weekends Ability to accurately process money transactions and maintain a variety of related records Ability to maintain inventory and cleanliness of self and area Ability to follow all regulations in regards to providing safe food service including passing an online food handling safety course Ability to work March through October (preferable) Prior food service experience preferred but not required Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is a moderately sedentary position requiring occasional walking, stooping, crouching, standing and reaching; occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 20 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation, identify size, shape, temperature and/or texture by touch; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with the public and other staff; visual acuity to read and record documents, operate equipment, and make observations. Work is done indoors with exposure to hazards such as heat, electrical current and moving mechanical parts. Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted . To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org FINAL FILING DATE: Ongoing recruitment. Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified via email of their application status. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description Under the direction of the Community Services Program Coordinator, the Adult Softball Scorekeeper is responsible for setting up the softball field, keeping score of multiple games, supervising the area, completing all necessary paperwork and cleaning the area after games. The season runs from early April through mid-October and games are played weeknights. Wages: $12.00/per hour, Temporary Part-Time, No benefits Examples of Duties Responsibilities: Set up softball field Keep score of multiple games. Supervise game area. Complete paperwork. Provide customer service. Ability to work independently. Clean general area after the game is finished. Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 17 years old. Must possess basic knowledge of softball rules and score keeping Must possess customer service, organizational and basic math skills. Must possess neat and clear writing to maintain score sheets and other paperwork. Prior slow pitch softball experience preferred but not required. Ability to work with the public and other staff. Ability to work April through October preferable. Must be available week nights. Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is a moderately sedentary position requiring occasional walking, stooping,crouching, standing and reaching; occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 20 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation; frequent repetitive motion of the wrist, hands and/or fingers; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with the public and other staff; visual acuity to read and record documents and make observations. Work is done outdoors with exposure to hazards such as heat, noise, dust and pollen Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted . To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org FINAL FILING DATE: Ongoing recruitment. Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified via email of their application status. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description This is a recruitment for two positions, the TPT Maintenance Aide II and TPT Maintenance Aide I - Field Attendant. perform field preps, restroom cleaning, general landscaping maintenance, and basic maintenance of the athletic fields at Playfields Park. Playfields Maintenance Aides performa variety of tasks in the maintenance and repair ofPlayfieldsPark, playgrounds, landscaped areas, and public facilities and receive technical supervision from the Parks Maintenance Worker II. TPT Maintenance Aide I Field Attendant $14.00/per hour. Temporary Part Time. No benefits. TPT Maintenance Aide II $14.00-$15.76/per hour. Temporary Part Time. No benefits Examples of Duties Essential functions for both positions may include but are not limited to the following: Maintain plantings and grounds, recreation and play areas, and irrigation systems by manual labor and/or with the assistance of small power tools, such as hedge clippers, weed eaters and trimmers. Perform general grounds cleaning, including picking up rubbish and paper. Plant, water, weed, trim, renovate, and fertilize lawns, shrubs, trees, and flower beds. Spade and otherwise cultivate ground around plants and shrubs, including mixing and applying fertilizers. Rake leaves, clean walks, fields, courts, and other facilities; load trimmings on trucks. Maintain and prepare athletic fields. Drive vehicles used to transport materials, tools, and equipment as required; clean and maintain park maintenance equipment. Assist in moving and installing park and recreation equipment such as bleachers, backstops, and playground equipment. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Additional Distinguishing Characteristics T PT Maintenance Aide I/II Assist in preparation, maintenance and restoration of grounds as directed, including any and all activities or tasks fundamental to sports field care. Mows, trims, edges, fertilizes, sods, aerates, and irrigates turf using commercial grade equipment. Performs general maintenance as necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in operable condition. Properly maintains infields on all athletic fields within Playfields Park grounds. Drags, rakes, conditions, and replenishes materials as needed to maintain infields. Prepares fields for games by grooming field, painting base path foul lines and marking batters boxes. Builds and maintains all bases, mounds, warning tracks and other field necessities. TPT Maintenance Aide I/II - Field Attendant Prepares athletic fields for games by grooming field, painting base path foul lines and marking batters boxes. Drag, line and prep infields between games as directed. Drags, rakes, conditions, and replenishes materials as needed to maintain infields. Operate powered equipment such as utility vehicle and infield groomer Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, dirt tamps and paint stripers Ensure proper use of equipment and adhere to safety standards and precautions. Maintain, clean and repair tools, equipment and structures. Gather and remove trash and litter. Ensure restroom and park cleanliness. Provide support in other athletic complex activities and special events. Perform other duties as assigned. Typical shift includes working nights and weekends Physical/Sensory Requirements: Intermittently sit, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; lift or carry weight of 75 pounds or less. Work both indoors and out with exposure to weather, traffic, dust, pollen. Must be able to exercise appropriate caution when working in or near parks, greenbelts and pedestrian or traffic areas. Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of: Basic methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in park maintenance work. Principles and practices of work safety. Basic construction and repair methods. Ability to: Perform heavy manual labor. On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules, identify and locate equipment, remember equipment location. Learn to operate a variety of small power tools. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Experience and Training Formal or informal education or training that ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. License and Certificate Possession of appropriate California Driver's license. Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted . To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description Paratransit Vehicle Driver (CSS II) Hours : Approximately 20 Hours Per Week; hours may vary as required by service Wages : $12.00 - $13.00 per hour Status : Temporary Part Time Requirement: Class C Drivers License Examples of Duties Essential functions may include, but are not limited to: Drive a 9 passenger bus adhering to the California Vehicle Code and to time schedules and route assignments. Receive daily driving assignments and schedules and makes modifications to routes as directed by the dispatcher based on customer cancelations, transfers, no shows or a change in service needs. Provide safe and courteous origin to destination transportation which includes assisting customers on and off the bus. Operate the wheelchair lift when necessary to board and disembark customers while complying with policies regarding the securing of customers using mobility equipment. Perform other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Because of the special licensing requirements of this position applicants must meet the following standards: Must have no more than one point against their license and no moving violations in the past year. All Applicants MUST Attach a current DMV printout with this application. Pre-employment drug testing; once employed, the employee is subject to random drug testing. Must possess a current classC California Driver's License for at least one year. Must be at least 18 years of age & education equivalent to completion of twelfth grade. Must have at least one year of driving experience. General Information: The service operates 365 days a year; availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays is a mandatory requirement. Knowledge of safe driving procedures and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people are key components of this position. Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is an active position requiring the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk up and down stairs, lift and/or move objects up to 20 lbs, perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and equipment securement; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with customers and other staff, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to various weather conditions. Supplemental Information To Apply: Go to www.cityofdavis.org and click on "Jobs" at the top of the page for information and link to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position(s) are filled.Applicants will be screened according to applicable past experience and those most qualified will be invited to interview. Questions? Contact Linda Alemania at(530) 747-8240. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email and/or phone . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description Paratransit Vehicle Driver (CSS IV) Hours : Approximately 20 Hours Per Week; hours may vary as required by service Wages : $14.00 - $15.00 per hour Status : Temporary Part Time Requirement: Current Class B License Examples of Duties Essential functions may include, but are not limited to: Drive a 14 passenger bus adhering to the California Vehicle Code and to time schedules and route assignments. Receives daily driving assignments and schedules and makes modifications to routes as directed by the dispatcher based on customer cancelations, transfers, no shows or a change in service needs. Provide safe and courteous origin to destination transportation which includes assisting customers on and off the bus. Operates the wheelchair lift when necessary to board and disembark customers while complying with policies regarding the securing of customers using mobility equipment. Perform other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Because of the special licensing requirements of this position applicants must meet the following standards: Must have no more than one point against their license and no moving violations in the past year. Attach your current DMV printout with this application. Pre-employment drug testing; once employed, the employee is subject to random drug testing. Must possess a class B California Driver's License. Must be at least 18 years of age & education equivalent to completion of twelfth grade. General Information: The service operates 365 days a year; availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays is a mandatory requirement. Knowledge of safe driving procedures and the ability to interact with a wide variety of people are key components of this position. Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is an active position requiring the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk up and down stairs, lift and/or move objects up to 20 lbs, perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and equipment securement; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with customers and other staff, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to various weather conditions. Supplemental Information To Apply: Go to www.cityofdavis.org and click on "Jobs" at the top of the page for information and link to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position(s) are filled.Applicants will be screened according to applicable past experience and those most qualified will be invited to interview. Questions? Contact Linda Alemania at(530) 747-8240. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email and/or phone . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description This position utilizes lifeguard training skills to ensure the safety of patrons at our aquatic facilities by preventing and responding to emergencies. Must be available to work days, evenings and weekends and participate in regular in-service trainings. We're looking for committed, reliable individuals to join our energetic team of lifeguards. Position: LIFEGUARD (CSS II) $13.00 per hour starting Temporary Part Time, No benefits. Applicants will be screened according to experience relevant to this position. Those most qualified will be invited to an individual or small group interview. Examples of Duties Responsibilities: Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency Enforce all pool rules, policies, and regulations Educate patrons and inform them of the purpose and need for rules and regulations Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical service Respond quickly to all emergency situations in the water or surrounding areas Take an active role in maintaining a safe environment and take steps to prevent accidents by eliminating potentially hazardous conditions Present professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintain a high standard of customer service Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility Complete incident & accident reports Perform other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be at least 15 years of age Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations Skill in the application of life guarding surveillance and rescue techniques Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skill evaluation Must possess the following American Red Cross certifications at the time of employment: Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR/AED First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) Please note : Certifications (or proof of enrollment) must be submitted if an interview is requested. Supplemental Information General Information Training Dates : Various training days will be scheduled for the month of May, including Lifeguard specific trainings and all staff trainings. Mandatory trainings will be held the week of June 17-June 21 . If you would like to be considered for this position, you must be available for training during this week. In addition, during the summer months Lifeguards are required to participate in bi-weekly staff trainings. The spring/summer pool schedule is May 20 through Sept 2, 2019. Hours of work are Monday - Sunday, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. Staff will not be scheduled to work seven days per week, each week. Any planned vacations must be approved by management before the summer session begins (maximum of ten days of vacation). Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is an active position requiring the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk frequently lift and/or move objects up to 20 lbs.; occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 100 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, smoke and pollens. Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens when rendering first aid. Slip hazards when working near water. To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted . To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org PLEASE NOTE: Initial review of applications begins February 8, 2019. Applications received after the initial review will be reviewed on a continuous basis until all positionsare filled. All applicants will be notified via email . For more information contact Aquatics Coordinator, Hollay Shayegi at hshayegi@cityofdavis.org or (530) 747-5867. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description Under the direction of the Community ServicesCoordinator, the Adult Softball Umpire is responsible for officiating adult softball league games for the City of Davis Parks & Community Services Department. Work hours are week nights between 5:30pmand 10:30pm during the months of April through October. Wages: $18.28-$21.19/per hour, Temporary Part-Time, No benefits Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old. Must be comfortable working alone or with other staff. Must be available week nights and months listed above Must be able to handle difficult situations involving players and spectators with patience, good judgment and tact. Must be willing and able to follow both oral and written instructions. Must possess a complete knowledge of game rules, regulations, strategies, technique and skills. Must possess strong conflict/resolution and customer service skills Must possess the ability to cultivate strong communication with co-workers and general public Previous experience in officiating adult sports is highly desirable. Certification Requirement: All umpires must be registered with and certified by USA Softball. Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is an active position requiring walking, running, stooping, crouching, standing and reaching; occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation, identify size, shape, temperature and/or texture by touch; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with the public and other staff; visual acuity to read and record documents, operate equipment, and make observations. Work is done outdoors with exposure to hazards such as heat, cold, winds and rain. Supplemental Information To Apply: Go to www.cityofdavis.org and click on "Jobs" at the top of the page for information and link to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position(s) are filled.Applicants will be screened according to applicable past experience and those most qualified will be invited to interview. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email and/or phone . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Temporary
Description Under the supervision of Reasonable Accommodations/Inclusion Senior Recreation Leader and Manager and Community Services Coordinator, the Reasonable Accommodations/Inclusion Recreation Leader I/II provides support to campers with special needs who participate in a variety of recreation activities for elementary, youth and teenaged children. Reasonable Accommodations/Inclusion Recreation Leaders must be able to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (schedules vary) from mid-June through August, attend staff meetings (some evenings/late afternoons), and participate in mandatory training on June 8, 2019. Community Services Specialist I - $12.00/per hour Community Services Specialist II - $13.00 - $14.00/per hour based upon experience Temporary Part Time. No Benefits. Applicants are screened according to experience relevant to this position. The most qualified applicants are invited to attend Individual or small group interviews. Examples of Duties Reasonable Accommodations/Inclusion (RA) Recreation Leaders assist in the provision of support to an individual with a disability registered for summercamps/activitieslisted in the City of Davis Rec Guide. Examples include, but are not limited to: Rainbow Summer, Summer Quest, Gymnastics & Dance, Teen Camp, Camp Putah, etc. RA Recreation Leaders will utilize support techniques provided by the Program Coordinator, Senior Recreation Leader, Camp Manager and parents. RA Recreation Leaders render first aid for minor injuries. Attend weekly staff meetings. Assist typical recreation leaders in keeping work environments clean and organized. Maintain positive communications with parents, program staff and other members of the public. Typical Qualifications RA Recreation Leaders I-must be at least 15 years old prior to start of program. This is an entry level position, but having some experience working with children is desirable. RA Recreation Leaders II-must be at least 16 years of age and have an interest in working with children/youth/teens with disabilities. This is an entry level position, but requires a minimum of one year of experience or comparable work experience. RA Recreation Leaders I & II must have CPR and First Aid certificates prior to the start of summer camp programs. Additional Qualifications: Must be energetic, enthusiastic, patient and flexible. Must have an interest in working with children/youth/teens with disabilities in recreation settings. Ability to recognize the capability of all campers and possess an understanding that differences are a natural part of life. Ability to communicate effectively with program participants, parents and co-workers. Ability to swim at a level considered water safe and be comfortable participating in pool activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other program staff and community members. Physical/Sensory Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is an active position requiring the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk and occasionally life and/or move objects up to 50 lbs.; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, pollens and slip hazards when near water. Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens when rendering first aid. Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this position; paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org Final Filing Date: Application deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Applicants will be notified via email of their application status. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description The City of Davis Parks and Community Services Department provides recreational programming at Playfields Park. Under the direction of the Community Services Program Coordinator, the Batting Cage Attendant is responsible for selling tokens, assisting customers as needed, fixing minor mechanical problems, supervising the area, filling out proper daily tracking sheets and keeping all other paperwork updated. Cages are open 6 days a week from mid-to-late February through October. One attendant is on duty during all operating hours. Shifts will be divided among employees depending on their availability. Wages: $12.00/per hour, Temporary Part-Time, No benefits. Approximately 5-25 hours per week as needed. Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 17 years old. Must be comfortable working alone. Must possess customer service skills and basic math skills. Ability to work March through October preferable. Must be available week nights and weekends. Ability to accurately process money transactions and maintain a variety of related records. Ability to maintain inventory and cleanliness of self and area. Minor mechanical abilities preferred but not required. Physical/Sensory Requirements: This is a moderately sedentary position requiring occasional walking, stooping, crouching, standing and reaching; occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping and fine manipulation; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with the public and other staff; visual acuity to read and record documents, operate equipment, and make observations. Work is done outdoors with exposure to hazards such as heat, sun, dust, pollen, electrical current and moving mechanical parts. Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted . To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org FINAL FILING DATE: Ongoing recruitment. Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified via email of their application status. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Temporary
Description The City of Davis Parks & Community Services Department operates four aquatic complexes, comprising of nine individual pools andone splash pad. The Pool Maintenance Aide position assists with basic pool maintenance and repair tasks associated with theongoing operations of the four aquatic complexes. This position is supervised by the Pool Crew Supervisor. This position is available year round, M-F between the hours of 6:00 am -10:00 am. Examples of Duties Responsibilities (includes but is not limited to): Cleaning pool deck equipment, splash pad features, slides and pool buildings and shower facilities Vacuums swimming pools, cleans pool tiles, and empties skimmer baskets Assists with portable vacuums, salt and other pool supplies Assists with needed repairs and equipment replacement as needed Assists with general grounds maintenance such as raking and turf maintenance, hosing of pool decks and emptying garbage and recycling containers Drives vehicles as needed to transport materials, tools, and equipment as needed; clean and maintain shared park maintenance equipment Assures that all equipment and facilities are safely and properly prepared and maintained Keeps work environments clean and organized Performs other related duties as needed Typical Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Must be available between the hours of 6:00 am-10:00 am, Monday-Friday. Must be 21 years of age or older Must have a valid California Class C driver's license Must have formal or informal education or training that ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance Knowledge of basic methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in swimming pool maintenance work Knowledge of basic principles and practices of work safety Ability to perform heavy manual labor, and follow oral and written instructions Ability to demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, and creativity in the job position Ability to swim at a level considered water safe and be comfortable being in and around swimming pools Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships and communication with co-workers, other City staff and community members Prior work experience or training in pool maintenance operations is highly desirable Physical/Sensory Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is an active position requiring the ability to sit, bend, squat, climb, balance, stoop, keel, crouch, crawl, twist, and reach extensively when installing or repairing equipment; occasional lifting of up to 75 lbs, frequent lifting or moving objects up to 50 lbs.; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with customers and other staff; and visual acuity to record information accurately and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, pollens, traffic, and slip hazards when near water, and exposure to blood borne pathogens. Must be able to exercise appropriate caution when working in or near parks, greenbelts and pedestrian or traffic areas. Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this position; paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Temporary
Description The City of Davis Parks & Community Services offers various summer camps for youth, 6 to 12 years of age. Camp programs include Rainbow Summer, Summer Quest, Arts & Crafts Camp, Voyagers, Kids in the Kitchen, Kinder Camp and PM Kids Club. The Senior Recreation Leader position is responsible ensuring a fun-filled, healthy, structured and comfortable environment for all. This position plans, oversees and evaluates all camp related activities, including supervision of camp staff and volunteers, youth participants and camp activities. Must be available to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (schedules vary) from June 17 through August 23, 2019, attend Monday and Tuesday evening staff meetings during the summer dates, and participate in mandatory trainings on June 8, 2019, with additional TBD trainings between June 3 - 14, 2019. Community Services Specialist III - $13.00 per hour (wages subject to City Council approval) Temporary part time, no benefits. Applicants will be screened according to experience relevant to this position. Those most qualified will be invited to an individual or small group interview. Examples of Duties Responsibilities: Supervises, schedules, motivates, evaluates and lead Summer Camp leaders and volunteers. Plan and coordinates special events, trips, and camp activities. Directs arts and crafts activities, sports, games, drama, music, dance, and other activities. Communicates with parents on a daily basis regarding participant behavior, injuries, and other relevant matters. Renders first aid as necessary. Attends weekly Senior Recreation Leader meetings and Tuesday night staff meetings during the weeks of camp Attends and facilitate weekly volunteer meetings as needed. Assures equipment and facilities are safely and properly prepared and maintained. Keeps work environments clean and organized. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other program staff and community members. Typical Qualifications Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older OR have education equivalent to the completion of high school. Must have a valid California Driver's License. Certified in CPR and Standard First Aid prior to the start of the summer camp program. Ability to direct and delegate assigned tasks to subordinate staff as needed. Ability to swim at a level considered water safe and be comfortable participating in pool activities. Ability to demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, and creativity in the job position. Ability to motivate and lead staff, volunteers and youth participants. Having knowledge of recreation activities, child development, behavior management practices, staff supervision techniques, and community resources is desirable. Ability to communicate effectively with program participants, parents and co-workers. Experience and Training : Must have a minimum of two years experience working in youth programs and supervising others, or an equivalent setting. Advanced education in recreation administration or similar coursework may substitute for a portion of the required work experience. Physical/Sensory Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is an active position requiring the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, pollens and slip hazards when near water. Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens when rendering first aid. Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions. Paper applications will not be accepted. FINAL FILING DATE: 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 OR until the first 25 qualified applications are received. Applicants will be notified via email of their application status. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email and/or phone . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Temporary
Description Within the Parks & Community Services Department (PCS), the Reasonable Accommodations /Inclusion Camp Manager works with the Alternative Recreation Program Coordinator as well as other PCS Program Coordinators to ensure that the City of Davis Recreation division is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This position requires extensive planning, organization, decision-making, and supervision of staff. Camp Manager must be available to work approximately 5 hours a week between the months of February and May. From June through September 1, work hours will be approximately 25-35 hours/week. Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 am - 6:00 pm, attend Tuesday evening staff meetings, and participate in mandatory trainings on June 8, 2019 with additional TBD trainings between June 3-14, 2019. Reasonable Accommodations Camp Manager (CSS IV-$15.00/per hour) Temporary Part Time, No benefits. Applicants will be screened according to experience relevant to this position. Those most qualified will be invited to an individual or small group interview. Examples of Duties The Manager assists the Alternative Rec Program Coordinator in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and scheduling camp leaders. Attends and participates in trainings for the Manager position as well as trainings of camp leaders. Assists or conducts participant intake interviews, depending on experience. Helps develop Reasonable Accommodation (RA) Plans. Creates weekly work schedules for staff. Maintains open communication with Alternative Rec Program Coordinator and other Camp Managers. In addition, communicate efficiently with other Program Coordinators and Supervisors as necessary. Further trains camp leaders as necessary. Effectively supervises, coaches and mentors camp leaders and/or volunteers. Assists Coordinator with camp leader evaluations and jointly develops improvement plans when necessary. Maintains data collection and develops RA reports as requested. Provides outstanding customer service to customers and participants. Typical Qualifications All applicants must be 21 years old prior to start of program and have an equivalent to completion of high school. Must have a valid California Driver's License. Certified in CPR and Standard First Aid prior to the start of summer camp programs. Excellent knowledge of the principals, philosophy and practices of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ability to develop reasonable accommodation plans. Leadership skills for a wide range of recreation activities and special events. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all the staff from the City of Davis and the community. The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Possess the ability to lead and work independently to accomplish program goals. All applicants must be able to swim at a level considered water safe and be comfortable participating in pool activities. All applicants must possess energy, enthusiasm, creativity, have the ability to motivate and lead staff and children, understand group recreation dynamics, and be able to communicate effectively with program participants, parents and co-workers. Experience and Training: Must have a minimum of two years' experience working in youth programs and supervising staff, or an equivalent setting. ?Must have keen understanding of disability adaptations and accommodations and behavior management strategies. Experience working with children in a recreation environment, specifically with youth with disabilities. A working knowledge of personal computers with Word and Excel programs is required. A working knowledge of recreation principals. Physical/Sensory Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is an active position requiring the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 lbs.; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations. Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, pollens and slip hazards when near water . Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens when rendering first aid. Supplemental Information To Apply: A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this position; paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, please go online at www.cityofdavis.org Final Filing Date: First 25 qualified applications received will be reviewed by February 15, 2019. Applicants will be notified via email of their application status. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact theHuman Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD(530)757-5666. The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities. Closing Date/Time:
City of Davis, CA Davis, CA, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Full Time
Description THE POSITION A City of Davis Online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this position; paper applications will not be accepted. *If currently enrolled in a Police Academy, you must provide proof of enrollment when submitting your application in order to be considered for this position. SUMMARY OF SWORN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Benefits are subject to negotiation with employee organizations. Standard benefits are listed below: CalPERS Retirement Safety - Classic 3% @ 50 Safety - New 2.7% @ 57 1% Salary Increase 07/01/2016 Flexible Cafeteria Medical Benefits Plan (medical, dental and vision) with up to $500 cash back. $30,000 City paidLife insurance plus AD&D Long-term disability insurance Medical for Life benefits up to 100% based on years of service Special Assignments with incentive pay: Investigations - up to 5% Motorcycle Duty - 5% while riding Trainer/Instructor pay -10% while training SWAT/EOD/HNT - up to 5% Educational/Certificate Incentive Pay: POST Intermediate - 3% POST Advanced - 3% POST Supervisory or ICI - 3% BA Degree - 2.5% Step 6 Police Officer - qualification based on education, training and collateral assignments. Longevity Pay up to 12.5%: After five (5) years of service with the City - 2.5% increase above base salary After ten (10) years of service with the City - 2.5% increase above base salary After fifteen (15) years of service with the City - 2.5% increase above base salary After twenty (20) years of service with the City - 2.5% increase above base salary After twenty (25) years of service with the City - 2.5% increase above base salary Bilingual Pay up to $200 per month Work schedules: 4/10 and 3/12 Specialty Assignments: Bicycle, Canine, Investigations, Motors, MAIT, YONET, SRO, FTO, SWAT, EOD, HNT, SAFE team, Arson Investigator, Public Relations Team, Recruiter, Special Needs Assessment Team, and Evidence Response Team. For more information, see Davis PD's MOU at City of Davis webpage. Examples of Duties DEFINITION To perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; to control traffic flow and enforce state and local traffic regulations; to perform investigative work; to participate in and provide support and assistance to special department crime prevention and enforcement programs; and to perform a variety of technical law enforcement tasks. Essential functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: Patrol city in radio equipped car; answer calls for the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of city, county, and state laws; may conduct both preliminary and follow up investigations of disturbances, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, hold ups, death, and other criminal incidents; respond to hazardous waste spills on city streets. Make arrests as necessary; interview victims, complainants and witnesses; interrogate suspects; gather and preserve evidence; testify and present evidence in court. Collect, process, photograph, and present evidence using scientific techniques including fingerprints, fibers, blood, and related physical evidence. Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigation of offenses. Prepare reports on arrests made, activities performed, and unusual incidents observed. Stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; warn drivers against unlawful practices; issue citations and make arrests as necessary.Check buildings for physical security. Search, fingerprint, and transport prisoners. Issue animal control citations. Direct traffic at fire, special events, and other emergency or congested situations. Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public. Assist in the performance of special investigative and crime prevention duties as required; schedule and implement crime prevention and educational programs. Perform duties as a field training officer; train new officers in areas such as traffic enforcement, safety, report writing and policy and procedures; supervise, train and prepare schedules for reserves. Transport prisoners to court; serve warrants and subpoenas; retrieve and request information involving arrests and subpoenas; file complaints and perform other work related to the processing of misdemeanor and felony complaints. Administer first aid as necessary. Coordinate and conduct complete and detailed investigations of crimes involving juveniles and adults, crimes against persons and property, and crimes involving vice, gaming, and narcotics violations; may supervise undercover agents. Prepare cases for trial; testify in court; coordinate activities of pre-trial investigation and preparation for the District Attorney's Office. Communicate effectively, courteously and tactfully during interactions with the public. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications Knowledge of: Police methods and procedures, including patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation and identification techniques, and equipment, jail operations, police records and reports, and first aid techniques. Criminal law and criminal procedure with particular reference to the apprehension, arrest, and custody of persons committing misdemeanors and felonies, including rules of evidence pertaining to the search and seizure and the preservation of evidence in traffic and criminal cases. Offensive and defensive weapons nomenclature and theory. Self defense tactics. Interviewing and interrogation techniques. Ability to: On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of a sworn police officer job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; remember accounts given by witnesses; identify crime suspects; interpret and apply the law to field situations; observe while conducting surveillance; problem solve crime situations; and explain law to the public. On an intermittent basis, sit at desk or in patrol vehicle; walk and stand during patrol activities; bend, squat and kneel during inspection of crime scene or conducting building searches; climb stairs and/or ladders while in the field; twist while making arrests; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation. Continuously wear utility belt and other police equipment of 30 pounds; intermittently carry weight of 100 pounds or less. Observe accurately and remember faces, numbers, incidents, and places. Use and care of firearms. Think and act quickly in emergencies, and judge situations and people accurately. Learn, understand, and interpret laws and regulations. Prepare accurate and grammatically correct written reports. Learn standard broadcasting procedures of a police radio system. Meet the physical requirements established by the department. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No experience required. Training: Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Supplemental Information License or Certificate Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate California driver's license. Possession of a POST Basic Certificate, or a certificate of graduation from a certified POST academy. EXAMINATION INFORMATION Based on the information provided on the application form, resume, POST certificates, proof of enrollment in a California POST academy, etc. the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the selection process. Selection for this position will include an oral board interview before a qualification appraisal panel to establish an eligibility list to be used by the Police Department to make the final selection. A written and/or practical examination may be required as part of the selection process. Additional testing for Police Officer includes a background check, CVSA or polygraph, psychological evaluation and physical examination. FILING YOUR APPLICATION Online applications will be received by the Human Resources Office on a continuous basis. A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this position; paper applications will not be accepted . You will find the online application on the City of Davis website: http://cityofdavis.org/ . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualification without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. NOTES Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and provisions are subject to change. According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens, or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact Human Resource Office at (530) 757-5644 or TDD (530) 757-5666 Closing Date/Time: