City of Huntington Beach, CA
Huntington Beach, California, United States
HBPD IS LOOKING FOR QUALIFIED EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS. THIS RECRUITMENT IS CONTINUOUS AND FUTURE TESTING DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. Perform police duties in an assigned division; uniform, investigation, special services or administrative services. POLICE OFFICER (Experience/Lateral) - Lateral officers CURRENTLY working in an agency covered by CalPERS, who are determined by CalPERS to be CLASSIC members, would receive the benefit rate of 3%@50. Please see additional information by clicking on the "Benefits" tab. Examples of Essential Duties Generally, a police officer's first assignment is to the uniform division. After a sufficient period of patrol duty, the police officer becomes eligible for police assignments in traffic, the detective bureau, special services and administrative services division. Patrols an assigned area of the City by car, motorcycle, or helicopter and investigates suspicious conditions; responds to emergency calls and provides emergency assistance; conducts preliminary and/or follow-up investigations of disturbances, complaints, prowlers, burglaries, thefts, holdups, vehicle accidents, deaths, suicides, etc. and gathers and preserves evidence; prepares evidence, reports, diagrams and records for files and/or presentation in court and sets up and maintains case files; maintains a daily log including documentation of responses to emergency calls; issues warnings and citations and apprehends criminals; directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at fires, parades, funerals, and other emergencies or congested situations; searches for stolen property and missing persons; transports prisoners; serves warrants and subpoenas, and testifies in court; performs desk officer duties providing information and direction over the phone and in person; analyzes various bureau activities and reports on the efficiency of existing programs and system; compiles statistics; trains police recruits and other sworn personnel; performs other related duties. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed Qualifications Any combination of education, training, and experience that would likely provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform in the position is qualifying. A typical combination includes: Knowledge of: Public safety laws and rules; proper search and seizure and arrest procedures. Ability to: Apply public safety laws and rules to daily situations; analyze problems and to rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Education: Requires completion of twelfth grade or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills. Specific courses are required for advancement within the department. Experience: Requires one (1) year of sworn police officer experience AND successful completion of the probationary period. Out-of-state candidates must have completed Step 2 of the California POST Basic Waiver program prior to applying. Documentation of acceptance into the waiver program is required and must be attached. Contact POST at www.post.ca.gov for further information. License: Valid California driver's license or ability to obtain one prior to date of hire. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official online application must be completed in its entirety . Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education, and training. The top candidates best meeting the City's needs will be invited to the written test (Pass/Fail) , testing date(s) to be determined at a later time. Candidates meeting the minimum requirements may not necessarily be invited to test. The test consists of a report writing test. Successful candidates will be invited to the physical agility test immediately following the written exam. This test consists of four timed components: Dummy Pull - 165 lb dummy 35' in 10 seconds Vehicle Push - Fully equipped police vehicle 10' in 7 second Obstacle Course - including barriers, 6' wall/fence in 1 minute 20 seconds 1 Mile Run - 8 minutes 30 seconds Successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview, tentatively scheduled for later that same day and on the following two days if necessary. Successful candidates will be placed on an employment eligible list from which hires may be made. The employment eligible list is valid for up to one year, unless exhausted sooner. Candidates considered for hire must undergo a comprehensive background investigation, which includes (but is not limited to) LiveScan fingerprinting, polygraph exam, credit check, reference/employer checks, DOJ and FBI checks, etc. Upon a conditional offer of employment, a psychological examination and a pre-placement medical evaluation/drug screening must be completed with acceptable results. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. PLEASE NOTE: Our primary means of communication with applicants/candidates is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions COMMON DISQUALIFIERS Please review the following common disqualifiers. If any items listed pertain to you, you will be automatically disqualified in the background investigation. You may, at this time want to screen yourself and withdraw prior to starting the recruitment process. Illegal use or possession of drugs The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered automatic disqualifiers for applicants, with no exceptions: Any adult use or possession of a drug classified as a hallucinogenic within five years prior to application for employment. Any adult use or possession of marijuana within three years prior to application for employment. Any other illegal adult use or possession of a drug not mentioned above (including cocaine) within three years prior to application for employment. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug while employed in any law enforcement capacity, military police, or as a student enrolled in college accredited courses related to the criminal justice field. Any adult manufacture or cultivation of a drug or illegal substance. Failure to divulge to the Department any information about personal illegal use or possession of drugs. Any drug test of the applicant, during the course of the hiring process, where illegal drugs are detected. The following examples of illegal drug use or possession will be considered in relationship to the overall background of that individual and may result in disqualification: Any illegal use or possession of a drug as a juvenile. Any illegal adult use or possession of a drug that does not meet the criteria of the automatic disqualifiers specified above (e.g., marijuana use longer than one year ago or cocaine use longer than three years.) Any illegal or unauthorized use of prescription medications. Motor Vehicle Operations Receipt of three or more moving violations (or any single violation of a potential life threatening violation, such as reckless driving, speed contest, suspect of a pursuit, etc.) within three years prior to application. Moving violations for which there is a factual finding of innocence shall not be included. Involvement as a driver in two or more chargeable (at fault) collisions within three years prior to date of application. A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within three years prior to application or any two convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Arrests Conviction of any criminal offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law within three years prior to application. Conviction for two or more misdemeanor offenses under California law as an adult. Conviction of any offense classified as a misdemeanor under California law while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of having committed any act amounting to a felony (including felony-misdemeanor offenses) under California law, as an adult, within five years prior to application or while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers.) Admission(s) of administrative conviction of any act while employed as a peace officer (including military police officers) involving lying, falsification of any official report or document, or theft. Admission(s) of any act of domestic violence as defined by law, committed as an adult. Admission(s) of any criminal act, whether misdemeanor or felony, committed against children including but not limited to: molesting or annoying children, child abduction, child abuse, lewd and lascivious acts with a child, or indecent exposure. Acts of consensual unlawful intercourse accomplished between two minors shall not be included, unless more than four years difference in age existed at the time of the acts. Having any outstanding warrant of arrest at time of application. Conviction of a felony under Federal or California Law. Integrity Any material misstatement of fact or significant admission/omission during the application or background process may be disqualifying, including inconsistent statements made during the initial background interview (Personal History Statement or Supplemental Questionnaire) or polygraph examination or discrepancies between this background investigation and other investigations conducted by other law enforcement agencies. Any forgery, alteration, or intentional omission of material facts on an official employment application document or sustained episodes of academic cheating. Tattoos Employees shall not display any tattoos, body art, brand, scarification or mutilation while on-duty or when wearing any part of the Police uniform. All visible tattoos, body art, brands, scarification or mutilation shall be covered by an approved uniform or by wearing a skin patch of neutral tone. This policy also does not apply to Police Recruits while they are attending a Police Academy or participating in Academy sponsored functions. The policy will apply to Police Recruits while they are performing any official duty, in uniform, outside of the Police Academy. Body Art Body piercing or alteration to any area of the body visible in any authorized uniform or attire that is a deviation from normal anatomical features and which is not medically required is prohibited. Such body alteration includes, but is not limited to: Tongue splitting or piercing. The complete or transdermal implantation of any material other than hair replacement. Abnormal shaping of the ears, eyes, nose or teeth. Branding or scarification. Work Traits Having been disciplined by any employer (including military) as an adult for abuse of leave, gross insubordination, dereliction of duty, or persistent failure to follow established policies and regulations. Having been involuntarily dismissed (for any reason other than layoff) from two or more employers as an adult. Having held more than seven paid positions with different employers within the past four years, or more than 15 paid positions with different employers in the past ten years (excluding military). Students who attend school away from their permanent legal residence may be excused from this requirement. Having undergone personal bankruptcy more than once, having current financial obligations for which legal judgments have not been satisfied, currently having wages garnished, or any other history of financial instability. Uttering any epithet derogatory of another person's race, religion, gender, national origin or sexual orientation. Having been disciplined by any employer as an adult for fighting in the workplace.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Los Angeles, California, United States
EXAM NUMBER : Y5214U FILING START DATE : December 30, 2016 at 8:00 A.M. The examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY REBULLETIN INFORMATION : THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO RE-OPEN THE EXAM, AND UPDATE THE SALARY INFORMATION AND EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF EXAM RESULTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY CONTACT THE EXAM ANALYST TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE EXAMINATION NUMBER, AND EXAMINATION TITLE. DEFINITION: Develops specialized training programs or educational course content for a group of employees, presents this content in a formal learning situation, supervises its application in a clinical setting, and evaluates effectiveness of the training in achieving predetermined training objectives under technical supervision. Essential Job Functions Identifies and analyzes, on an ongoing basis, the training needs and problems of one or more categories of nursing personnel usually with reference to a specific type of training program (general orientation, basic skills training, paramedic training program.) Plans and develops course or training program content and structures individual sessions, incorporating teaching methodology designed to meet identified needs and established course objectives. Conducts formal didactic training. Plans and supervises staff performance in making application in a clinical setting of the principles and techniques of patient care taught in didactic training. Plans, develops and implements, with supervisory approval, the use of evaluative tools to measure the effectiveness of the training, modifying course or program content or methodology as indicated. Participates in studies and projects to improve course or curriculum content or interaction of trainees and patients, and drafts reports of findings Performs review and makes recommendations regarding approval of pre-hospital care training and education programs, and monitors approved programs. Conducts site visits, and monitors paramedic base hospitals and provider agencies for compliance with County agreements and policies and procedures established by the local EMS agency. Participates in development, implementation and monitoring of the collection and evaluation of pre-hospital care medical data for the EMS system. Serves as a member of committees related to nursing training and education. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS 1. Six years of experience, within the last ten years, as a registered nurse, two years of which may have been as a Clinical Instructor, and completion of 12 semester units, or their equivalent, of appropriate basic education courses* from an accredited college or university. 2. A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 3. Current certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. (SEE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION) License(s) and Certificate(s) Required: A current active license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing - OR - have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by a State Government Board of Registered Nursing, within the United States of America. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants, who have completed the exam process with a passing score, will not be added to the Eligible Register of certified candidates until they have obtained a license to practice as a Registered Nurse from the State of California. Current certification issued by the American Heart Associations' Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Class III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Completion of appropriate basic education courses is defined as: courses specific to the discipline of education, such as Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Development of Training Objectives, Needs Assessment or other relevant course work. Additionally, Twelve (12) semester units are equivalent to sixteen (16) quarter units. Applicants must provide legible copies of their official transcripts or grade reports from an accredited college or university to verify successful completion of the required courses at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Please ensure the License and Certification Section of the required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required licensed as specified in the Selection Requirements. Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of the required license/BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected. The required license and certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted ; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. The original license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing and BLS certification must be present during the selection process and/or prior to appointment. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualification: Bachelor's Degree** or higher in Nursing from an accredited college or university. **In order to receive credit for a college degree, such as a Bachelor's or Master's degree, you must include a legible photocopy of the official diploma(s), official transcripts, or official letter(s) from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing application. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: An evaluation of training and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications, weighted at 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the "APPLY" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or recession of appointment. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents to your application, you must email the Exam Analyst, Brenda G. Aguila at email@example.com at the time of filing, or within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE: All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR: (323) 914-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Brenda G. Aguila, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8261 firstname.lastname@example.org Closing Date/Time:
San Leandro, California, United States
Introduction This is a reinstatement, transfer or voluntary demotion opportunity for current and former regularly appointed employees of Alameda County. Reinstatement: Pursuant to Civil Service Rule 1744: On the request of a department head and approval of the Commission, a regularly appointed employee who resigned in good standing may, within three years after the effective date of his/her resignation, be reinstated in a position in the class from which he/she resigned or in a position in another class for which he/she may be eligible as determined by the Commission. Appointments by reinstatement following resignation are subject to the probationary period established for the class. You must have been a classified County employee in the same job code or in a job code at the same salary maximum and left the County in good standing. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Transfer: You must be a current County classified employee in the same job code or in a job code with the same salary maximum for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. Voluntary Demotion: You must be a current County classified employee in a job code which is at a higher salary maximum than the vacancy for which you are applying. In addition, you must meet the minimum and special qualifications of the specific position. DESCRIPTION THE AGENCY Alameda County's Health Services Program is administered by the Health Care Services Agency and includes the following program areas: Behavioral Health Care, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Agency Administration/Indigent Health. The ultimate mission of the Health Care Services Agency is to provide fully integrated health care services through a comprehensive network of public and private partnerships that ensure optimal health and well-being and respect the diversity of all residents. Health Care Services Agency currently has multiple career opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of a service delivery team dedicated to the optimal health and well being of Alameda County residents. THE POSITION Under direction, to provide professional level administrative, operational and organizational services to County departments and agencies; to plan and conduct a variety of studies and inquiries; to facilitate the implementation of a wide variety of programs and projects; and to do related work as required. Administrative Specialist I/II is a flexibly-staffed class series with the work normally performed at the II level, but with initial selection possible at the I (or entry) level. Incumbents hired at the I level will be expected to gain experience and demonstrate proficiency which qualifies them to promote to the II level after the equivalent of one year full time service. Appointment at the I level will not be extended beyond one year. Responsibilities of this broad administrative series normally encompass a variety of activities, such as planning and conducting organizational and policy studies, performing activities related to personnel, purchasing, contracting and budgeting and overseeing functions and staff in administrative services areas. Administrative Specialists may also supervise the work of a small support staff on a project or day-to-day-basis. Although the work is diverse, all positions are typically characterized by all of the following elements: • The necessity for independent decision making; • Project, activity and/or functional planning, oversight and evaluation; • The ability to significantly influence departmental policies, functions or service delivery activities; and • The limited availability or nature of supervision. TYPICAL DUTIES NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed. 1. Plans, oversees, reviews and personally performs a variety of administrative services in support of division, department or agency activities and functions. 2. Plans and conducts administrative or operational studies; determines information gathering processes; obtains required information for analysis; evaluates alternatives and makes recommendations; prepares reports and makes presentations. 3. Represents the division, department or agency and acts as liaison with other County departments, representatives of other public and private organizations, program participants and the public; serves on a variety of committees and task forces. 4. Makes revenue and expenditure projections for the unit's budget; compiles figures, prepares justifications and coordinates the budget development process; during the budget year, reviews expenditure reports, prepares internal reports and transfers funds as required. 5. Serves as the departmental personnel officer or provides support to the personnel function; interprets rules and regulations and memoranda of understanding; may direct or coordinate payroll, training, personnel recordkeeping or similar functions. 6. Coordinates purchasing activities; acts as liaison with County Purchasing; researches capital purchases and makes recommendations; ensures that proper funds are debited and invoices approved; follows up with vendors as required. 7. Administers or coordinates the administration of personal service or consultant contracts; ensures that contract provisions are met and that appropriate approvals are received. 8. Reviews a variety of documents related to the operations of the unit for conformance to program regulations and procedures; researches and makes corrections as required. 9. Interprets and applies a variety of policies, rules and regulations; provides information which may require tact and judgment to employees and others. 10. Performs such administrative tasks as modifying policies and procedures, acting as the office automation administrator, and coordinating activities of the unit with those of other departments. 11. Supervises the work of a small support staff, plans, assigns and reviews work; trains staff in work procedures; effectively recommends selection and disciplinary actions. 12. Prepares a variety of correspondence, periodic and special reports, policies, procedures and other written materials; may access varied data bases or use information from various sources to prepare such materials. 13. Maintains accurate records and files related to work performed. 14. Operates a variety of standard office equipment including a word processor and/or computer; may drive a County or personal vehicle to attend meetings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS I Experience: The equivalent of one year full-time experience in the class of Administrative Specialist I in the Alameda County classified service. OR II Education: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university (180 quarter units or 120 semester units) with major coursework in business or public administration, or a field related to the work. (Additional professional or paraprofessional administrative experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.) AND Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time professional-level experience in planning and conducting administrative, operational and organizational studies and providing varied administrative support at the level of or higher than that performed by the County class of Administrative Specialist I. NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS The most suitably qualified candidates will possess the following competencies: Knowledge of: • Principles of public administration. • Practices and techniques of administrative analysis and report preparation. • Computer applications related to the work. • Budgetary and financial record keeping techniques. • Office administrative practices and procedures, including records management and the operation of standard office equipment. • Basic supervisory principles and practices. • Basic public personnel, purchasing and contract administration practices. Ability to: • Plan and conduct administrative, organizational and operational studies. • Research, compile and summarize varied information, evaluate alternatives and reach sound conclusions. • Interpret, explain and apply complex policies, regulations and procedures. • Plan, assign and review the work of a small staff on a project or day-to-day basis. • Prepare clear and accurate reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials. • Represent the department and the County in meetings with others. • Organize and prioritize work and meet critical deadlines. • Maintain accurate records and files. • Exercise sound independent judgment within established policies and guidelines. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Licenses: Specified positions may require possession of a valid California driver's license. BENEFITS Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being. These benefits include but are not limited to*: For your Health & Well-Being Medical - HMO & PPO Plans Dental - HMO & PPO Plans Vision or Vision Reimbursement Share the Savings Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees) Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance County Allowance Credit Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance Short-Term Disability Insurance Long-Term Disability Insurance Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services Employee Assistance Program For your Financial Future Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan) Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan) For your Work/Life Balance 11 paid holidays Floating Holidays Vacation and sick leave accrual Vacation purchase program Management Paid Leave** Catastrophic Sick Leave Group Auto/Home Insurance Pet Insurance Commuter Benefits Program Guaranteed Ride Home Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts) Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.) Child Care Resources 1 st United Services Credit Union *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement. This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change. ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave. Conclusion TO APPLY: (1) Vacancy available in San Leandro. Please contact James Nguyen at (510) 618-2016 . You are encouraged to apply immediately as this posting is open until filled and may close at anytime. Alameda County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Closing Date/Time: Continuous