Port of Oakland

We the Port of Oakland invest our resources in quality facilities and services for our airport, real estate, and seaport tenants and customers, so that through their activities we create economic vitality, jobs and waterfront enjoyment for Oakland and the region while generating earnings to reinvest in our activities.

The Port of Oakland headquarters is located at 530 Water Street, Oakland, California 94607. The Port of Oakland occupies 19 miles of waterfront on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, with 665 acres devoted to maritime activities and another 3,000 acres devoted to aviation activities.

3 job(s) at Port of Oakland

Port of Oakland Oakland, California, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
*** All completed applications for this position must be submitted online no later than 5:00 pm, on the closing date of the recruitment.   PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED .  Please follow all submission instructions to ensure your application is complete.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of online applications, therefore, it is important for online applications to be completed fully.  Late applications will not be accepted beyond the closing time and date for any reason, including any technical issues, such as system, browser, or computer failures, etc. *** SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION (ELECTRICAL) The eligibility list generated from this announcement will only be used to fill specialized (Electrical Engineer) positions in the Engineering Department, Maritime Project Design and Delivery. CLASS DEFINITION This is professional mechanical and electrical engineering work at the intermediate action level, involving drafting and the application of professional knowledge and skills to practical mechanical and electrical engineering problems. Under general supervision, a Port Assistant Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical Work) is expected to solve problems of moderate complexity with direct assistance available on the complex or more difficult assignment. The scope of the job requires some knowledge of the division's work and of Port operations. Contacts are predominately with other public agencies. Errors in judgment could result in serious consequences, but administrative controls limit the risk. Examples of Duties: Any one position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed. Incumbent may perform other related duties at the equivalent level. Performs detail drafting in preparing designs and plans for electrical and mechanical installations. Acts as inspector for electrical and mechanical construction projects, checking for conformity with plans and specifications. Prepares specifications, estimates of costs, quantities and work progress on electrical and mechanical engineering projects. Performs electrical and mechanical investigations and prepares reports. Prepares and maintains permanent office records and cost records. Performs related electrical and mechanical engineering work as required. Minimum Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE This position requires a combination of education and experience reflecting possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. A typical combination would include the following: One year of professional electrical and/or mechanical engineering experience and possession of a State of California Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate.   A Master's degree in electrical and/or mechanical engineering from an ABET (American Board of Engineering and Technology) accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of experience. Acceptable EIT certification includes states which have reciprocity with California. KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITIES To perform the typical tasks and duties of the position successfully, the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities listed below are required. Knowledge of: The principles and fundamentals of electrical and mechanical engineering, including the National Electrical Code. Modern electrical and mechanical engineering methods, materials and techniques as applied to the design construction, inspection and testing of various types of electrical and mechanical systems. Ability to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Use drafting instruments, calculators and available electronic computer equipment to solve engineering problems. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties and to work as a team. Apply engineering principles to the solution of professional engineering problems.   THE SELECTION PROCESS   Stage I: Application, EIT Certificate, and Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation (Pass/Fail) - The first stage in the selection process will consist of an application, EIT certificate, and supplemental questionnaire appraisal review (pass/fail).  Applications submitted without an EIT certificate and completed supplemental questionnaire will not be given further consideration. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to the next stage.  Only the most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to Stage II .   Stage II: Assessment Examination (Weighted 100%)  - The second stage of the selection process may consist of a combination of job-related situational project exercises and an oral panel interview designed to assess technical knowledge and any additional other KSAs.  Job-related situational project exercises may consist of written exercises, performance exercises or other situational exercises that would assess the KSAs.  The Assessment Examination is designed to test your overall aptitude for the position.   Candidates must achieve a scale score of 70 or more on this examination to be placed on the hiring list for employment consideration . The Port of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.   ADVISORIES   Immigration and Reform Control Act:   In compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the Port of Oakland will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.  Social Security card must be presented, and the name on it must match the name on the application.   Americans with Disabilities (ADA):   In compliance with State and Federal Laws, the Port of Oakland will employ and promote qualified individuals without regard to disability.  The Port is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the examination process and in the work environment.  Individuals invited to advance in the examination process will be provided the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.     The Port of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid California Class C Driver License at the time and for the duration of appointment. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 05/03/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Port of Oakland Oakland, California, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
*** All completed applications for this position must be submitted online no later than 5:00 pm, on the closing date of the recruitment.   PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED .  Please follow all submission instructions to ensure your application is complete.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of online applications, therefore, it is important for online applications to be completed fully.  Late applications will not be accepted beyond the closing time and date for any reason, including any technical issues, such as system, browser, or computer failures, etc. *** SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION (ELECTRICAL) The eligibility list generated from this announcement will only be used to fill specialized (Electrical Engineer) positions in the Engineering Department, Maritime Project Design and Delivery. CLASS DEFINITION Under general supervision, the employee is expected to handle with competence any engineering assignments.  The employee uses initiative and creativity to solve electrical and mechanical problems.  Performs other related work as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification is advanced-journey class in the Port Engineer (Electrical Mechanical Work) series.  This class differs from the Port Assistant Engineer in that incumbents of the latter class perform assignments of a less complex nature within a framework of established procedures.   Examples of Duties: Any one position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed. Incumbent may perform other related duties at the equivalent level.) Prepares designs, plans, specifications, estimates and reports for electrical and mechanical engineering projects. Makes electrical and mechanical engineering investigations. Inspects construction of electrical and mechanical systems. Reviews test reports of completed installations. Directs preparation and maintenance of permanent engineering and cost data records. Prepares correspondence and other material. Prepares project schedules. Performs related work as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE This position requires three years of professional experience in the field of electrical and/or mechanical engineering and possession of a valid California certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in electrical and/or mechanical engineering.  A Master's degree in electrical and/or mechanical engineering from an ABET (American Board of Engineering and Technology) accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES To perform the typical task and duties of the position successfully, the knowledge, skills and/or abilities listed below are required. Knowledge of: Electrical and mechanical principles and practices. The National Electric Code. The methods applied in inspections of materials used in electrical and mechanical engineering projects. The methods applied in testing of materials used in electrical and mechanical engineering projects. Principles of project management.   Ability to: Supervise and direct support staff. Use computer aided drafting programs. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties and to work as a team. Work under deadlines and coordinate several concurrent assignments. Work with minimum supervision.   THE SELECTION PROCESS Stage I:  Application, PE Registration and Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation (Pass/Fail)  - The first stage in the selection process will consist of an application, PE registration and supplemental questionnaire appraisal review (pass/fail).  Applications submitted without a PE registration and completed supplemental questionnaire will not be given further consideration. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to the next stage.   Only the most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to Stage II .   Stage II: Assessment Examination (Weighted 100%)  - The second stage of the selection process may consist of a combination of job-related situational project exercises and an oral panel interview designed to assess technical knowledge and any additional other KSAs.  Job-related situational project exercises may consist of written exercises, performance exercises or other situational exercises that would assess the KSAs.  The Assessment Examination is designed to test your overall aptitude for the position.   Candidates must achieve a scale score of 70 or more on this examination to be placed on the hiring list for employment consideration . The Port of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.   ADVISORIES   Immigration and Reform Control Act:   In compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the Port of Oakland will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.  Social Security card must be presented, and the name on it must match the name on the application.   Americans with Disabilities (ADA):   In compliance with State and Federal Laws, the Port of Oakland will employ and promote qualified individuals without regard to disability.  The Port is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the examination process and in the work environment.  Individuals invited to advance in the examination process will be provided the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.     The Port of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid California Class C Driver License at the time and for the duration of appointment. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 05/03/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Port of Oakland Oakland, California, United States
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time
*** All completed applications for this position must be submitted online no later than 5:00 pm, on the closing date of the recruitment.   PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED .  Please follow all submission instructions to ensure your application is complete.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of online applications, therefore, it is important for online applications to be completed fully.  Late applications will not be accepted beyond the closing time and date for any reason, including any technical issues, such as system, browser, or computer failures, etc. *** The Port is currently recruiting for the position of Airport Operations Superintendent, Landside.  The current vacancy is in the Terminal Services Unit.  Under general direction, the incumbent administers the inspection and maintenance of all terminal facilities, including roadways and curbsides, on a 24-hour basis; and supervises support staff in Landside Services.  The incumbent may act as a department manager in the manager's absence. Performs related work as assigned. Examples of Duties: Any one position may not include all the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.  Incumbent may perform other related duties at the equivalent level. Supervises the inspection and maintenance of terminal facilities, including tenant and concession areas and curbsides, jetways, and ramp areas of building exteriors to ensure that they are in safe operating condition. Supervises through the Terminal Services Supervisory staff the activities of assigned shift personnel engaged in custodial work in terminal facilities, including the procurement of supplies and equipment, training, and administering performance evaluations. Oversees the preparation and tracking of Bills to Others (BTOs), purchase orders, and work requests for the custodial unit. Assists in the preparation of the department budget for unit staffing and equipment needs. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE This position requires a combination of education and experience reflecting possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  A typical combination would include a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or a related field plus four years of progressively responsible experience in contract administration or an airport landside environment, of which one year must be in a supervisory capacity in an airport administration environment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES To perform the typical tasks and duties of the position successfully, the knowledge, skills and/or abilities listed below are required. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of contract administration. Airport and FAA rules and regulations, procedures, and policies relating to airport contract administration. Basic accounting principles and practices. Principles and practices of supervision, including training, coaching, and counseling, and team building techniques in a customer service environment Methods, materials and equipment used in custodial work. Ability to: Resolve concerns, complaints, conflicts and grievances with contractors, tenants, passengers, employees, industry contacts and the general public effectively. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing, database and spreadsheet software applications. Develop requests for proposal for airport parking, ground transportation and security contracts. Read, interpret and apply contract agreements, Port, airport, City, Civil Service and FAA rules and regulations; memoranda of understanding in contract administration; and Port Personnel Rules in supervision of support staff. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Develop and administer a budget. Train new airport employees regarding airport security in compliance with FAR 107 regulations. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties and to work as a team. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, work standards and internal controls. THE SELECTION PROCESS Stage I:  Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation (Pass/Fail)  - The first stage in the selection process will consist of an application and supplemental questionnaire appraisal review (pass/fail).  Applications submitted without a completed supplemental questionnaire will not be given further consideration.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to the next stage.   Only the most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to Stage II .   Stage II: Assessment Examination (Weighted 100%)  - The second stage of the selection process may consist of a combination of job-related situational project exercises and an oral panel interview designed to assess technical knowledge and any additional other KSAs.  Job-related situational project exercises may consist of written exercises, performance exercises or other situational exercises that would assess the KSAs.  The Assessment Examination is designed to test the applicant's overall aptitude for the position.   Candidates must achieve a scale score of 70 or more on this examination to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration .  The Port of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.      ADVISORIES   Immigration and Reform Control Act:   In compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the Port of Oakland will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.  Social Security card must be presented, and the name on it must match the name on the application.   Americans with Disabilities (ADA):  In compliance with State and Federal Laws, the Port of Oakland will employ and promote qualified individuals without regard to disability.  The Port is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the selection process and in the work environment.  Individuals invited to advance in the examination process will be provided the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.   The Port of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer  Additional Requirements: Incumbents in this job are expected to operate automotive vehicles in the performance of assigned duties.  Due to assignments and hours worked, public transportation may not be an efficient method for traveling to required locations.  Individuals appointed will be required to maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License.  The license is to be maintained throughout employment with the Port of Oakland. This classification requires each incumbent to successfully complete a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check, which will include a fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and a Security Threat Assessment (STA), prior to being considered for this position.  In addition, the incumbent in this position will be required to complete and pass a U.S. Customs Airport Security Program Check (19CFR122.182).  This status must be maintained for the duration of employment at the Airport.  Must be willing to work odd hours, weekends, and holidays as required. Must be available for on-call duty as required by emergency situations, or as required for uninterrupted Port operations.   Closing Date/Time: Fri. 04/12/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time