City of Long Beach

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The City of Long Beach employs over 5,300 employees and has over 500 job positions. Positions range from entry level to professional, high skilled. Positions are classified or unclassified. Given the number of positions, employees have a variety of career paths to choose from. In addition, the City provides career guidance, mentoring and career ladders for planning a career with the City.

 

43 job(s) at City of Long Beach

City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 18, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Pre-posted for viewing beginningOctober 18 through October 24,2019. Accepting online applications beginning at 8:00 AM on October 25,2019 through November 1,2019. The Bureau The Commercial Services Bureau provides a range of customer and financial services to the City and its residents, including billing, collections, payment processing, and customer services. The Bureau consists of five distinct units, which include: Utility In-Person Services/Utility Collections, Ambulance Billing & Collections, Central Cashiering, Parking Citations and General Billing & Collections, and Administration. The Position The City of Long Beach, Department of Financial Management is in search for a Customer Service Representative II (Non-Career). This position is in the Commercial Services Bureau and works in the Cashiering Section. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, they may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Non-Career employees are limited to 1,600 work hours per service year and are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, part-time position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The primary job duties are as follows: Provide exemplary customer service Accurately process and balance payments by cash, check, credit and debit cards using a web-based cashiering system Retrieve, sort and process large volumes of mail Perform general office duties such as data entry, filing, faxing and scanning documents Perform other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Minimum Requirements: Six months of recent clerical, cashiering, data entry, or customer service experience or training; Ability to perform simple mathematics calculations; Skill in the operation of electronic/mechanical equipment; Ability to exercise tact, judgment and patience in assisting the public and client departments; Ability to work shifts, weekends and overtime as required. Desirable Qualification: Significant cash handling experience or experience working as a bank teller. SELECTION PROCEDURE Pre-posted for viewing beginningOctober 18 through October 24,2019. Accepting online applications beginning at 8:00 AM on October 25,2019 through November 1,2019. To be considered for this opportunity, apply online and include a letter of interest (cover letter) and resume in Word or PDF format online at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs Applications are due no later than 11:59 PM on Friday, November 1, 2019 . Submissions will be reviewed, and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. Interviews will be scheduled shortly after the close of the filing period. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please call (562) 570-6781. This information is available in an alternative format by request at the agency contact on the bulletin. If a special accommodation is desired, please contact the agency two (2) business days prior to the test, if applicable.Closing Date/Time: 11/1/2019 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 17, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Safety and security are top priorities at the Port of Long Beach. Since September 11, 2001, the Port and the other government agencies responsible for security have greatly expanded their efforts to protect the Port complex and surrounding communities. The Port takes a leadership role in the development of strategies to mitigate security risks in the port complex, working closely with multiple partners, both public and private, to plan and coordinate security measures. TheSecurity Division is seeking an Administrative Intern to perform routine, non-professional work. This is an unclassified (Non-Civil Service) position. Non-career positions typically average 29 hours per week, up to a total of 1040 hours in a year for a maximum of two years. Some schedule flexibility is offered within typical business hours. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES The Administrative Intern will perform a variety of administrative and professional duties in the Security Division. Cyber Security This position will report to the Security Project Team. The Security Project Team is responsible for procurement, implementation, and maintenance of technical security projects for the Security Division. This position will: Assist with asset inventories Monitor network security devices under supervision Assist with technical documentation Perform other duties as assigned The Port of Long Beach is one of the world's busiest seaports and is a leading gateway for international trade. Credited with moving $180 billion in trade, the Port serves as a critical hub for international commerce and is a major transportation center. Port-related international trade has wide-ranging economic impact, supporting millions of jobs that benefit the region and entire country. To learn more about the Port of Long Beach, visit our website: www.polb.com REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Open tocurrent students attending an accredited college or university,recent graduates (within the last 12 months),or students in a graduate program. A major in public administration, public policy, cyber security, computer science, homeland security or closely related field is preferred. A valid motor vehicle operator's license is required. Successful completion of a background check and physical examination will be required. QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent research and writing skills. Excellent verbal communication skills. Knowledge of principles and practices of local government administration, project management, grant administration, contract administration, budgeting and financial management. A general understanding of maritime and security terminology. Proficiency with general computer applications. Capacity to manage multiple projects, meet competing deadlines, and work in a team environment as well as individually. SELECTION PROCEDURE Click on the "Apply" linkto submit your application. Please be sure to attach a cover letter , resume and transcripts (unofficial transcripts accepted). Applications will be accepted until11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019. The Port reserves the right to extend the filing period, without notice, in order to accept additional applications, or to close the posting early. Following the close of the filing period, the Portwillreview the applications to determine the most qualified candidates. Those determined most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process. The Port of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 283-7500 or email humanresources@polb.com . The Port of Long Beachis an Equal Opportunity Employer.Closing Date/Time: 10/31/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 14, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Pre-posted for viewing beginningOctober 14 through October 20,2019. Accepting online applications October 21,2019 through October 27, 2019. About Us Ideally located on the Pacific Ocean, south of Los Angeles, the City of Long Beach, California (population 462,257) is frequently described as a series of strong, diverse, interwoven, smaller communities within a large city. Enjoying an ideal Southern California climate, Long Beach is home to an abundance of cultural and recreational options. Covering approximately 50 square miles, Long Beach is supported by a wide mix of industries with education, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade and professional services comprising the highest representation. Long Beach is the seventh largest city in California and celebrates its vibrant diversity. A superb climate, quality schools, vibrant downtown and a wide variety of neighborhoods help make Long Beach one of the most livable communities in the country. About the Department The Department of Financial Management administers the financial operations of the City and serves as a financial adviser to the City Manager and City Council. It is the responsibility of Financial Management to help keep the City financially strong. The Financial Management department is organized into seven bureaus: Administration, Accounting, Budgeting, Business Services, Commercial Services, Fleet Services, and Treasury. To learn more about Financial Management, visit: www.longbeach.gov/finance About the Bureau The Administration Bureau (FM-Admin) facilitates employee hiring for all of the Department's bureaus, provides administration services to department staff, addresses safety/disaster preparedness, provides budget forecasting and analysis, and oversees general office management. Historically, administration services for the Fleet Bureau's 120 staff was covered by the Public Works Department. Beginning October 2019, FM-Admin has taken over administrative functions for the Fleet Bureau. The Administrative Analyst II - NC is needed to help maintain operations during the Fleet transition period. The Administrative Analyst II - Non-Career This temporary position (estimated 6-9-month assignment) is needed to provide support to the FM-Admin team and is expected to work closely with the bureau's Administrative Officer/Financial Services Officer and Administrative Analyst. This position is responsible for leading departmental recruitment from start to finish. The Administrative Analyst II - NC will also be tasked with special projects related to safety, policy development, desk manuals, and other administrative needs. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, they may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Non-Career employees are limited to 1,600 work hours per service year and are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, part-time position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Duties for this position are as follows: Facilitates Department recruitment; Provides administrative support to the Administrative Officer and Administrative Analyst; Leads special projects related to safety programs,policy and procedure documentation, employee announcements, and/or budget development; Proposes and implements best practices for Department personnel and budget processes; and, Performs other duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Minimum Requirements for Administrative Analyst Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field. Two or more years of professional experience as an Assistant Administrative Analyst, or an equivalent position. A Master's Degree in one of the preceding fields may be substituted for one-year of the required experience. Experience offering specific and substantial preparation for the duties of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. A valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required. Desirable Qualifications Experience in recruitment / onboarding new staff Experience developing standard operating procedures Knowledge of safety best practices and relevant regulations Strong customer service, business writing, and interpersonal communication skills Proficiency with computers, internet, email, and the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, and Word). SELECTION PROCEDURE Pre-posted for viewing beginningOctober 14 through October 20,2019. Accepting online applicationsOctober 21,2019throughOctober 27, 2019. To be considered for this opportunity, apply online and include a letter of interest (cover letter) and resume in Word or PDF format online at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs Applications are due no later than 11:59 PM on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Submissions will be reviewed, and the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. Interviews will be scheduled shortly after the close of the filing period. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please call (562) 570-6781. This information is available in an alternative format by request at the agency contact on the bulletin. If a special accommodation is desired, please contact the agency two (2) business days prior to the test, if applicable.Closing Date/Time: 10/27/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 12, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION Calling all Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, and Aquatics Camp Counselors! Come join the City of Long Beach! Our Community Recreation Services Bureau, in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, is seeking amazing Aquatics Recreation Program Leaders to assist with at our beautiful pools. These positions can be filled at the following levels, depending on qualifications: RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST III - $ 12.34 / hour RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST IV - $ 12.71 / hour RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST V - $ 14.75 / hour The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas. The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities. Below are some of the aquatics programs offered: BELMONT POOL - Lifeguard/Swim Instructor needed! Belmont Plaza Pool is a year-round, outdoor facility. The pool is 50m x 25m in sizewith water temperature maintained between 80 - 82 degrees. The pool offers a variety of lap swim, recreation swim, water exercise classes and swim lessons to the public throughout a seven day per week public operating schedule. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PARK COMMUNITY POOL - Lifeguard/Swim Instructor needed! King Park Pool is a year-round, indoor facility. The site consists of a 25-yard pool and a secondary wading pool with water temperature maintained between 83-86 degrees. The pool offers a variety of lap swim, recreation swim, water exercise classes and swim lessons to the public throughout a five day per week public operating schedule. SILVERADO PARK COMMUNITY POOL - Lifeguard/Swim Instructor needed! The Silverado Pool is a year-round, indoor facility. The pool is a L-shaped 25-meter pool with a shallow water wading area. Water temperature is maintained between 83-84 degrees . The pool offers a variety of lap swim, recreation swim, water exercise classes and swim lessons to the public throughout a five day per week public operating schedule. LEEWAY SAILING CENTER - Lifeguard/Sailing Instructor needed! The Leeway Sailing Center was founded in 1929 to teach local youth the basics of sailing, and is regarded as one of the premier municipal instructional sailing programs in the country. The Center's mission is to provide a fun, safe aquatic experience and to teach good sportsmanship and water safety. In addition to the quality sailing instruction, kayaking, and canoeing are also taught. AQUATICS DAY CAMPS - Lifeguard/Swim Instructor and Camp Counselor needed! Aquatics Day Camps consist of Belmont Junior Beach Camp, Bayshore Beach Camp, Bay Club Teen Camp and the Model Boat Shop which offer various aquatic activities to kids ages 5 to 16. Camps vary in their offered activities and may specialize in age range or aquatic activity. Chaperoned field trips are offered each summer. All camps are fee-based and ensure an 8:1 ratio of campers to staff. (SUMMER ONLY--Accepting applications now for Summer 2020!) EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Design, plan,and implement various program activities; Participate with children of various ages during all activities; Attend all mandatory staff meetings and in-service and training sessions; Ensure the health, safety and well being of the children in your care at all times; Adhere to the department dress code by maintaining a neat and clean personal appearance; Implement the department and site administrative and record keeping policies and procedures; Perform all other assigned duties as requested by the lead staff and/or supervisor. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE These positions are open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications: Must have certification or be enrolled in certification course for American Red Cross Lifeguard for all programs; Must have certification or be enrolled in certification course for Water Safety Instructor for all programs EXCEPT Leeway Sailing Center; Must be at least 16 years of age (if under 18, must have valid permit to work); Musthave access toreliable transportation to and from work; Experience inaquatics, recreation,and/orother relatedareasis desirable. Successful candidates will possess the following: Be willing to work a flexible schedule and assist various programs at variouspool locations; Be able to relate well to children, parents and staff (school and agency); Be able and willing to adapt to a changing environment. These positions are temporary and scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis. From June through August, the successful candidates may work up to 40 hours per week. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, they may be eligible for sick leave benefits. SELECTION PROCEDURE All candidates must submit a complete application, including a letter of interest and resume, no later than 11:59 p.m., Monday, November 25, 2019. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Closing Date/Time: 11/25/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 11, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION BACKGROUND The City of Long Beach, Office ofSustainability, is recruiting for a part-time, unclassified Administrative Intern to support the Sustainable City Program. The City of Long Beach Office of Sustainability works to create a more sustainable community by engaging with individuals, neighborhoods and government to reduce our impact on the environment and protect our local natural resources. Sustainability reports to theCity Manager's Officeand supports theSustainable City Commission, an advisory body toCity Council. POSITION The Field Work Internposition works under the direction of the Sustainability Coordinator of the Office of Sustainability, which is responsible for supporting the Sustainable City Commission and implementing the Sustainable City Action Plan for Long Beach. The position will assist with tree planting, mulch deliveries, pilot compost pickup, and Willow Springs restoration maintenance, with the goal of creating opportunities for residents of Long Beach to engage in sustainability through these programs. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Plant trees in parkways which residents have requested following City code and communicating with residents about any requests. Schedule mulch deliveries for residents and communicate delivery schedule and special instructions to the delivery team. Assist in caring for the native plant restoration area at Willow Springs Park and growing the Native Plant Nursery. Pick up compost from restaurants participating in the pilot compost program and deliver it to The Growing Experience urban farm. Attend outreach events as needed. Perform other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from, or currently studying at, an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration, Environmental Science, Geography, or a closely related field. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator license, andbe able to lift 40 lbs. to a height of 3-4 feet. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Demonstrated interest in and/or knowledge of environmental sustainability issues, sustainable technologies, green living, energy conservation, recycling, and behavior change strategies. Ability to provide excellent customer service and comfortable communicating by phone, email, and in person. Comfortable working outdoors for most of the day and moving between work sites. Consistent and reliable attendance and work ethic. Ability to work independently and exercise strong judgment in carrying out responsibilities. SELECTION PROCEDURE The recruitment will close at11:59 p.m. on October 27, 2019. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an online application, cover letter, resume, and references. Online applications can be filed at www.longbeach .com/jobs . The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. Incomplete applications or candidates who do not meet the qualifications for the position will not be considered. Final appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a thorough reference/background check and a City-provided pre-employment physical. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations per the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please call (562) 570-6711. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: 10/27/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 10, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION THE COMMUNITY: Ideally located on the Pacific coast just south of Los Angeles and adjacent to Orange County, the City of Long Beach, California (population 470,000) is at once a Southern California seaside resort, an urban metropolis with a diverse economy, and a tapestry of small neighborhoods whose international cultures are woven into a tightly knit yet heterogeneous community. Long Beach enjoys a quintessential Southern California climate that makes its abundance of cultural and recreational options appealing throughout the year. It boasts six miles of beaches and numerous beautiful parks and open spaces, as well as The Long Beach Convention Center, Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, and the annual IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach. Along with a variety of other attractions that include two historic ranchos, three marinas, and five golf courses, the City's many offerings help to draw 5.5 million visitors every year. The community's economy is further supported by a wide variety of industries including education, health and social services, manufacturing, retail trade, and professional services, among others. The City is a hotbed for startup activity, education and ingenuity. Also located within the City are Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach, which has repeatedly been named a "Best Value College" in the nation by Kiplinger. Serving the K-12 student population, the Long Beach Unified School District consistently attracts international recognition for increasing student achievement and public education best practices and consistently ranks among the Top 10 urban school districts in the country in a variety of reports and rating systems. Committed to using technology to help deliver the best possible services, Long Beach has been named among the Top 10 "Digital City" in America for seven consecutive years. The seventh largest city in California and one of the most diverse in the country, Long Beach offers its residents and visitors all the amenities of a large metropolis while maintaining a strong sense of community and cohesiveness throughout a wide variety of unique and desirable neighborhoods. Long Beach is known for being bike-friendly and has been ranked the 10th most walkable city in the nation in both 2016 and 2017. For more information about the City of Long Beach, please visit our website at www.longbeach.gov THE CITY: Long Beach is a full-service Charter City governed by nine City Council members who are elected by district and a Mayor that is elected at-large. Elected officials also include the City Attorney, City Auditor, and City Prosecutor. The Council Members and the Mayor are subject to a three-term limit, which allows them to serve for a maximum of twelve years. The City Council appoints a City Manager and a City Clerk. The City Manager is responsible for the efficient administration of all City departments, excluding those under the direction of a separately elected official, Board or Commission. Long Beach is a full service City providing all traditional public services. In addition to its traditional services, Long Beach also maintains one of the world's busiest seaports, which serves as a leading gateway for international trade. The City also has its own full-service commercial airport, an Energy Resources Department, and is one of only three cities in California with its own Health Department. Long Beach is supported by a total FY 2019 budget of approximately $3 billion, with the General Fund budget totaling $499 million. More than 6,000 full and part-time employees support municipal operations with the majority being represented by eleven employee associations THE DEPARTMENT: The Health and Human Services Department has more than 340 employees located across nine sites. Its organizational structure holds seven bureaus: City Health Office, Collective Impact and Operations, Community Health, Environmental Health, Housing Authority, Human Services, and Physician Services. As of FY19, it operates with a $133 million annual budget, 87% of which comes from federal, state, county, and private grants. The mission of the Department is to "Improve the quality of life by promoting a safe and healthy community in which to live, work, and play." The Department values quality and excellence, innovation, teamwork, and diversity. THE POSITION: The Housing Authority is seeking an innovative, experienced, dynamic, and collaborative individual with Housing Authority expertise to serve as the Bureau's Special Projects Officer. Reporting to the Housing Authority Bureau Manager, this position will administer finance, technology, facilities operations, and complex and innovative special projects in the Housing Authority to facilitate the creation and preservation of affordable housing in the City of Long Beach. This at-will, management position will be located at the Long Beach Housing Authority, 521 East 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90802. SALARY AND BENEFITS: The salary range for this position is $76,000 to $110,000 annually. Placement in the range will depend on qualifications. The City's compensation package also includes an attractive benefits package that includes: Retirement - City offers CalPERS with a benefit of 2.5% @ 55 for Classic members or 2% at 62 for new members as defined by PEPRA, subject to the limitations set by PERS. Employee pays the employee portion. The City also participates in Social Security. Vacation - Twelve (12) days after one year of service; 15 days after four years, six months of service; 20 days after 19.5 years of service. Executive Leave - Forty (40) hours per year. Sick Leave - One day earned per month; unlimited accumulation; conversion upon retirement to cash credit toward health and/or dental insurance premiums, or to pension credits. Holidays - Nine designated holidays per year, plus four personal holidays to be used at the employee's discretion. Transportation Allowance Health and Dental Insurance - The City offers an HMO and PPO option for health and dental insurance coverage. The City pays major portion of the premium for employee and dependents depending on the health/dental plan selected. Life Insurance - City-paid term life insurance policy equal to three times annual salary to a maximum of $500,000. Disability - City-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance. Flexible Spending Account - Optional election for employees to reduce taxable income for payment of allowable childcare or medical expenses. Management Physical - Annual City-paid physical examination. Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan - Optional for employee contribution to a supplementary retirement savings program available through ICMA Retirement Corporation. Technology Allowance - Monthly phone stipend. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Supervises the Administrative Operations Division of the Housing Authority Bureau, consisting of three direct reports and three indirect reports; Prepares, monitors, and manages bureau budgets in accordance with policies and procedures outlined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the City of Long Beach, and various granting agencies; Monitors and manages personnel requests and expenses in line with bureau budgets, organizational structures, and City regulations; Oversees permanent, seasonal, and temporary employee onboarding, orientation, and training; Ensures administrative and programmatic compliance with contractual funding requirements, including budget and voucher utilization; Monitors, analyzes, and reports on current and anticipated changes in Federal, State, and local housing laws, regulations, and funding opportunities; Directs extensive data collection, reporting, and analysis functions related to federal, State, and City requirements and grant performance reporting, tracking, and management; Prepares, reviews, and submits housing commission agenda items and reports, including technical reports required by funding agencies; Oversees the development and implementation of Bureau policies, procedures, notices, and newsletters; Oversees facilities maintenance, space planning, and improvement projects for the primary Housing Authority building and associated parking lots and facilities; and, Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible professional experience overseeing operations and/or special projects for a Housing Authority Agency, including a minimum of three years in a supervisory capacity. Graduation from an accredited university of college with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Copy of degree or transcripts denoting degree conferment required as PDF attachment to application at time of filing . Willingness and ability to obtain City-sponsored certification in Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Executive Management within 180 days of employment. Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. A DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will be engaging, collaborative, inclusive, supportive, action and results oriented, adaptive, and accountable with an energetic management style. Furthermore, they will demonstrate the following traits: Knowledge of the current regulations governing the management and operations of a Housing Authority, including those related to Housing Choice Voucher, Shelter Plus Care, Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS, Family Self-Sufficiency, and Project-Based programs. Knowledge of public and financial reporting requirements, audits, and review standards, including Five-Year and One-Year Plans. Knowledge of the Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members, community partners, regulatory agencies, local officials, residents, and Boards of Commissioners. Ability to effectively build teams to achieve housing goals and address concerns. Ability to develop and promote a culture of quality customer service. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within an agency to increase collective impact. Knowledge of equity and social determinants of health. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, November 8, 2019. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must apply online under "Current Openings" with their Cover Letter , Resume , and Proof of Education as PDF attachments to their application at the time of filing at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs Following the close of filing, applications will be reviewed and candidates determined to be the best qualified will be invited to participate in the interview process, anticipated in November 2019, with a selection anticipated no later than December 2019. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver history, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or you would like to request this information in an alternate format, please call (562) 570-4102. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: 11/8/2019 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas. The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is seeking qualified candidates interested in applying for an After School Program Coordinator position. There are current openings atRamona, McBride, and Somerset Park. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Under direction, supervise subordinate staff, volunteers, and program participants; Plan, coordinate, market, implement and supervise all program activities, including workshops, field trips, special events, tournaments, classes, and fitness programs; Prepare documents and written reports for the park supervisor; Prepare and develop monthly program calendars; Maintain all program resources, including equipment and supplies; Utilize computer software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Publisher, for various administrative duties; Drive to offsite meetings and/or trainings; Perform other related duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications: Four years of experience working in recreation or a related field, including one year acting as lead staff in a recreation or related program (an equivalent amount of education in a related area may substitute for up to one year); Experience implementing recreation programs for youth ages 5-12 is desirable; Must be at least 18 years of age; Must possess a valid driver's license; Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word is required; proficiency in the use of Excel and Publisher is highly desirable; Current CPR and First Aid certification is desirable; The successful candidate will possess the following: Excellent written and oral communication skills, and organizational and program management skills; Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, if necessary; Experience working with children and adults with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds is highly desirable. This position is temporary and scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis. From June through August, the successful candidate may work up to 40 hours per week. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, they may be eligible for sick leave benefits. SELECTION PROCEDURE All candidates must submit a complete online application no later than 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2019. The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Closing Date/Time: 10/22/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting a Community Worker (Non-Career) position in the Community Health Bureau. Reporting to a Public Health Professional II or Public Health Associate III, this position will assist in the coordination and provision of community engagement and intervention activities for the Tobacco Education Program. Non-Career employees are allowed a maximum of 1,600 work hours available over a 12-month period, and are considered temporary, at-will employees who are not typically eligible for benefits. However, Non-Career employees may qualify for health coverage and sick leave accruals subject to applicable federal and state provisions. This position will be located at the Main Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815 or the Miller Family Health Education Center, 3820 Cherry Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Conducts community outreach and educational presentations at community events; Assists in conducting meetings and outreach to community partners; Assists with volunteer recruitment and retention; Assists in the preparation of documentation for progress reports and compliance activities; Assists with report writing and program evaluation; Assists in the maintenance of technical assistance logs and other program files; and, Performs other related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Six months of professional experience providing health education services to the public and/or interacting with community groups concerning health education. Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends as needed. Valid motor vehicle operator license. (Required to obtain a California motor vehicle operator license within 6 months of employment if license is out of state. DMV K4 driver license information report printout required during onboarding). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's Degree or higher in Health Education, Health Sciences, Public Health, or a closely related field. (Copy of diploma or transcripts denoting degree conferment required). Professional experience providing tobacco-related health education. Bilingual skills (Khmer and/or Spanish). SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE: Ability to work independently and as part of a team, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. An understanding of community health and public health related topics. Excellent organizational and administrative skills. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and populations by consistently exercising tact, good judgment, and a proactive, problem-solving focused style. Effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in the use of computers, including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.) SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, October 21, 2019. To be considered, please apply online under "Current Openings" with your cover letter , resume , and proof of education (for academic degrees) as PDF attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidate will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver history, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered . EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4102. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2019 4:30 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 04, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION The Office of Long Beach City Councilmember Al Austin II is seeking a full-time Legislative Assistant to work in the Eighth District Council Office. The Legislative Assistant will perform administrative, legislative, community relations, communications and constituency services. The Legislative Assistant will be actively engaged with community stakeholders on behalf of the Councilmember. This individual must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team on a flexible schedule. The position is full-time. Compensation is commensurate with experience, plus benefits. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Assist in planning and managing projects and initiatives. Coordinate councilmember's schedule, including responding to invitations and preparing background information for meeting requests. Respond to constituent inquiries. Attend meetings or events in the community, sometimes during evening hours and weekends. Assist in researching policy initiatives and proposals. Participate in community engagement efforts. Help produce communications for district events and maintain web pages and social media sites. Coordinate intern activities and projects Perform other or related duties as assigned Knowledge of: Government processes and procedures Practices and methodologies in community relations and engagement Strong interest in local government public policy Ability to: Balance conflicting priorities in a public office environment. Collaborate successfully with a wide variety of officials, constituents, city staff, and other organizations. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Respectfully and timely response to inquiries and concerns of the public. Effectively engage with other elected officials, city staff and the community. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Manage activities, programs, and projects within the scope of assignments. Produce public communications. Produce agendas, reports or summaries of meetings. Produce correspondence and reports. Use software programs for the production and maintenance of websites and social media profiles. Bilingual skills are desirable. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Education/Experience: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and two or three years of experience in a similar capacity, including administration, public or customer service, constituent services, community outreach, project management, public relations or communications. Paid and volunteer experience is appropriate. Please email a resume and cover letter describing your specific skills and availability with the subject line reading "Legislative Assistant Position" to: Jonathan Kraus Chief of Staff, Office of Councilmember Al Austin II jonathan.kraus@longbeach.gov . SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 11:59 pm, on Friday, November 1, 2019. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit an online application with their cover letterand resume. Cover Letters should be addressed to Jonathan Kraus, Chief of Staff. Incompleteapplications or candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements of the position will not be considered. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for the positions interacting with the public. This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6685. For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact jonathan.kraus@longbeach.gov . This position is an exempt, at-will position. The incumbent will not accrue any civil service tenure or contractual employment rights in such a position. The Legislative Assistant is appointed by, and serves at the pleasure of the Council Office, and may be removed without cause. Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Long Beach Long Beach, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
DESCRIPTION For the past 40 years, the City of Long Beach Management Assistant Program has been attracting the country's top graduate students to work in the exciting field of local government. The Management Assistant Program provides talented individuals with the experience needed to gain the knowledge and skills to be effective local government leaders. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Management Assistants will: Learn about the challenges and opportunities of managing a large organization by working under the direction of the City Manager in four different departments during the year as a Management Assistant, including the City Manager's Office and Financial Management. Take a leadership role on challenging citywide projects throughout the course of the program, developing lasting innovative solutions to serve a diverse community. Management Assistants are considered key members of the City Management Team and will have the opportunity to contribute to internal and external City priorities across departments. Work alongside highly accomplished career managers and be privy to the highest level of executive decision-making, including weekly engagement in Department Director meetings. The expectations and the workload for Management Assistants are very high, and program participants join a cohort of accomplished City leaders. Management Assistants gain invaluable experience and management skills, and are well prepared to compete for professional positions within the City. REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Applicants must have completed the requirements for a Master's Degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field by June 2020 and must have 6 months of paid or voluntary experience in government, finance, legislation, research or statistical analysis or equivalent experience. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume that clearly reflect the scope and level of their current/most recent positions and responsibilities, including any honors achievement and school/extracurricular activities. Applicants must also submit proof of their Master's Degree (copy of diploma or unofficial transcripts) and responses to the online supplemental questions. Incomplete applications or applications that clearly do not meet the minimum requirements willnot be considered. SELECTION PROCEDURE This recruitment will close at 11:59 pm on Monday, January 20, 2020. Following the deadline, all applications and supplemental questions will be evaluated to determine the most qualified applicants. The most qualified applicants will be invited to a preliminary interview and top candidates will be invited to the City of Long Beach in April 2020 for a full day Assessment Center. The City of Long Beach uses an Assessment Center as the last step in the process to select each year's Management Assistants. Skills that may be assessed during the City's Assessment Center include analytical, budgeting, communication and writing, interpersonal skills and presentation skills.The City will arrange and/or reimburse for travel and hotel accommodations for all those invited to the assessment center. The selection committee will make final job offers at the conclusion of the Assessment Center. If a final job offer is accepted, Management Assistants are responsible for their own relocation and housing expenses. The Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Management Assistant Program will begin on July 1, 2020. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonableaccommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-7457. For more information about the program, including FAQs, please visit: longbeach.gov/jobs/map/ . If you have any questions about this recruitment, please email: ManagementAssistant@longbeach.gov Closing Date/Time: 1/20/2020 11:59 PM Pacific