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City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Jul 03, 2018
Full time
The City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities is seeking to fill an Instrumentation Technician II position.  Incumbents in this classification perform technical duties in the installation, servicing, and repair of electronic and pneumatic instruments and instrument systems such as chemical analyzers, pressure sensors, telemeters, and computer-based process control and data logging and remote control equipment. Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conduct preventive maintenance, calibration and testing program to carry out a continuous program of instrument inspection and maintenance in an effort to preclude equipment failure and related process control problems. Repair, correct, and adjust equipment which does not meet predetermined standards of operating efficiency. Review work orders, blueprints, shop drawings, and maintenance schedules with supervisory personnel as necessary as related to specific maintenance and repair projects. Plan tool and work sequences necessary for maintenance activities and coordinate plans with assigned personnel to assure mutual understanding about goals and methods. Assist in design and construction of new equipment or modification of existing electronic systems. Maintain inventory of tools, records, parts, and other material necessary for preventive maintenance of equipment. Provide instruction to operations and maintenance personnel to assure better understanding of equipment. Work may occasionally be performed in hazardous areas, including but not limited to, sewage sumps, elevated tanks, and high voltage equipment. Perform related work as required. For more detailed information about the position, eligibility requirements, and to apply online, visit our employment website prior to the filing deadline, 7/16/2018: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities/Career-Opportunities-Open ;  Job# 003649-18
City of Sacramento 2812 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA, USA
Jun 27, 2018
Full time
The Department of Utilities (DOU) is seeking a Billing Manager in the Business Services Division (BSD) of DOU.  This position oversees the activities of the DOU Billing Unit, which is responsible for the collection, monitoring and flow of funds derived from utility service fees for the City's water, wastewater, storm drainage and solid waste services, as well as revenue collection for Regional Sanitation.  Currently the DOU Billing section services over 135,000 water and 76,000 wastewater customer accounts.  This position supervises 19 professional, technical, and clerical staff assigned to the section.  This management level classification exercises a broad range of authority over development and compliance with utility billing policies and procedures. Specific responsibilities include: Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the DOU Billing Unit.  Assists City staff with communicating account information to affected customers in writing and orally in a clear and positive manner in order to resolve disputes and/or explain changes to City Code. Reviews, monitors and recommends changes and controls for the City's utility billing policies and practices in conformance with industry best practices and Sacramento City Code;  prepares, and recommends changes to Sacramento City Code. Works with vendors and suppliers; writes RFP/RFQs, contracts, and grant applications; negotiate terms, conditions, and performance standards and manages contracts related to the delivery of utility billing services.   Prepares and provides complex reports, correspondence, staff reports, to the City Council, committees, City Departments, outside agencies and the public; makes oral presentations and participates in organizational and community group meetings. 
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Jun 27, 2018
Full time
  DEFINITION  Under supervision, to perform general clean-up and maintenance tasks. Delivers and operates miscellaneous equipment as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Employees in this classification are non-career. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Immediate supervision is provided by higher level personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Dependent upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Sweeps, cleans, and maintains buildings and other facilities. Performs janitorial and ground maintenance. Disinfects and scrubs toilet facilities and showers. Assists in maintaining the City's water, sewer, and flood control system by picking up debris, clearing weeds, cleaning tanks, sedimentation basins, and screens. Prepares baseball and softball fields for games. Delivers and operates equipment. Assists in maintaining pool facilities. Assists as necessary in special programs relating to recreation activities. Performs related work as required. QUALIFICATIONS Ability to: Perform a variety of physically demanding cleaning and maintenance tasks for extended periods of time. Follow oral and written instructions. Work day shift, night shift, and weekends. Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees and the general public. DRIVER'S LICENSE Some assignments may require a valid California Class C Driver License. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE 1. Application:   (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit   online   a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline ( Open/Continuous ); Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. Human Resources will be communicating with you by email (so make certain that you have a valid email address that you check frequently - including your SPAM or JUNK folders). 2. Supplemental Questionnaire:   (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline   (Open/Continuous) ; Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted. Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire. 3. Screening Committee:   (Pass/Fail) - Human Resources will forward employment applications of individuals who submitted all the required documents (i.e. City of Sacramento Application and Supplemental Questionnaire) to the hiring department.  4. Hiring Interview:   Those candidates determined to be the MOST QUALIFIED will be invited to participate in an interview process coordinated by the hiring department. A hiring interview is not guaranteed. There will be no eligible list established, as positions will be seasonal and/or non-career part-time. 5. Conditional Hire:   Upon receipt of a conditional offer or hire, the candidates will go through the process of certification, finger print/background clearance and pre-employment medical clearance. QUESTIONS: For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:   Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities ; Send an email to  employment@cityofsacramento.org ; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 27, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION Note: This position is open until filled. Proof of education must be submitted with your online application in order to be considered. Applications submitted without proof of education will be rejected and considered incomplete. THE POSITION The City of Sacramento is seeking a Principal Applications Developer with sound project management and technical experience to lead the City's enterprise application system. This position is located within the Enterprise Applications Management Division of the Department of Information Technology and will be responsible for leading a team of application developers in providing complex innovative solutions to enhance business processes throughout the organization. This is a highly technical level position operating in a fast-paced environment. This position will be responsible for the development, configuration, and technical support efforts for managing various systems. The incumbent will be expected to work under tight timelines and competing priorities. This individual will also support the implementation of several large technology initiatives and projects that are aligned with the City's Digital Strategy.  THE IDEAL CANDIDATE  The Ideal Candidate will have advanced knowledge and hands-on experience with municipal software, business process analysis, configuration, programming, and project management. The Ideal Candidate will also establish, maintain and manage a city-wide project plan for all application functionality requirements including user interfaces and software customizations to meet the needs of the business staff across different departments and divisions. This position will also support new enhancements, and system/data reporting requirements and will make recommendations for implementing new system modules to better support the organization's mission.  DEFINITION Under general direction, the Principal Applications Developer performs a variety of high-level professional, technical, and analytical duties involving research, evaluation, planning, requirements analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, administration and support of new and existing small and large scale systems and databases in a multi-platform environment that includes mainframe, client server, distributed and web based systems. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is an expert professional-level classification populated with multiple incumbents. Principal Application Developers provide the highest level of business and technical expertise and knowledge in the performance of their duties. Incumbents are the recognized experts in their fields. The Principal Applications Developer is distinguished from Senior Applications Developer by the increased degree of difficulty of the work assignment, the greater level of business and technical knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the tasks, and the potential consequences of errors. The Principal Applications Developer provides project management and technical leadership, training and informal work direction to lower-lever Applications Developers. The Principal Applications Developer is distinguished from Information Technology Supervisor in that the latter is the first full supervisory level while the former, which may supervise as an incidental assignment, is the highest level technical expert. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General direction is provided by and Information Technology Supervisor, Information Technology Manager or other higher-level management staff. Responsibilities may include supervision of technical, administrative staff or project teams. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TYPICAL DUTIES Plans and manages major IT-related projects and leads project teams involving complex applications, systems and processes that have City-wide impact. Consults with city staff on software development principles and techniques in order to design, develop and implement complex software applications to meet specific City business needs. Monitors and tunes city databases and systems to obtain optimum performance; designs/creates database structures; develops and implements data migration/conversion techniques for system(s) conversions and/or upgrades. Applies analytical and design techniques in order to develop new software or systems or modify existing ones; evaluates vendor products for applicability to the City's needs, budget constraints, and business objectives. Prepares requests for proposals, feasibility studies, cost-benefit analyses, users requirements studies, policies, procedures and project plans. Functions as the City's technical expert in areas such as systems requirements and analysis; application design, development, testing and implementation; and database administration. Provides technical leadership to city wide IT personnel and end users through coaching, training and mentoring. Performs other or related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Advanced principals and concepts of business process and software design; relational and distributed database technology; networks and communications; and project management. Software development methodologies and life cycles. Project management and planning tools. Current trends in information technology software, business systems, hardware, networks and communications. Commonly used programming languages, databases and operating systems on multiple hardware platforms. Commercially available software, and application evaluation techniques. Applications development and structured analysis methods; data modeling theory and methods; disaster planning and recovery techniques; debugging and error detection; Software applications such as finance, human resources, utility billing, geographical information systems, permitting. Skill in : The use of design and testing tools and methodologies. The use of various desktop tools. A variety of complex programming languages, databases and operating systems on multiple hardware platforms. The appropriate use of relational and distributed database technology. Maintaining good working relationships with a variety of city staff at all levels. Ability to : Communicate effectively orally and in written format in a variety of situations and formats; make group presentations. Analyze and develop logical solutions and alternatives to complex problems. Train and guide others; coordinate and facilitate work with others. Plan and manage multiple tasks, projects, and various other resources simultaneously. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Education : Possession of a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. AND Experience : Six years progressively responsible professional experience in information technology including a minimum of three years at the advanced journey level. Proof of Education: Proof of education such as college transcripts and degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, or fax to (916) 596-1556. If submitting in person or via fax, please include your name and  Recruitment  # 001828-17-2  on your documents. An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted before you will be considered for any positions SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Driver License : Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders.  1. Application:  (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the Employment Office; Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified: If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the "Work Experience" section.  Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 paid hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week). If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section. Proof of required education and/or degree equivalency must be submitted online with your application, emailed to   employment@cityofsacramento.org , delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by fax at time you apply. 2. Supplemental Questionnaire:  (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire: Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted. Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire. Possession of the minimum qualifications is not necessarily a guarantee of further advancement in the selection process. 3.   Screening Committee : (Pass/Fail)– Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement. 4. Conviction Questionnaire : Human Resources will notify candidates who met the minimum qualifications by email to complete and submit the "Conviction Questionnaire". The notification will provide each candidate with instructions on how to sign into his/her  GovernmentJobs  account and retrieve the "Conviction Questionnaire". Promptly follow the instructions and respond to the questionnaire  within three (3) business days from the date of the email notification . Failure to complete this step by the deadline will result in your application not being forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration. 5. Interview Process : Human Resources will forward qualified applications to the hiring department. Those determined to be the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. The Director will review the results, if necessary conduct additional interviews, and forward the recommendation to the City Manager's Office for final action. QUESTIONS: For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process: Please visit  https://www.governmentjobs.com/Home/ApplicationGuide  for a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the application process. Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities ; Send an email to  employment@cityofsacramento.org ; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.
City of Sacramento 2812 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA, USA
Jun 27, 2018
Full time
The Department of Utilities (DOU) is seeking a Billing Manager in the Business Services Division (BSD) of DOU.  This position oversees the activities of the DOU Billing Unit, which is responsible for the collection, monitoring and flow of funds derived from utility service fees for the City's water, wastewater, storm drainage and solid waste services, as well as revenue collection for Regional Sanitation.  Currently the DOU Billing section services over 135,000 water and 76,000 wastewater customer accounts.  This position supervises 19 professional, technical, and clerical staff assigned to the section.  This management level classification exercises a broad range of authority over development and compliance with utility billing policies and procedures. Specific responsibilities include: Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the DOU Billing Unit.  Assists City staff with communicating account information to affected customers in writing and orally in a clear and positive manner in order to resolve disputes and/or explain changes to City Code. Reviews, monitors and recommends changes and controls for the City's utility billing policies and practices in conformance with industry best practices and Sacramento City Code;  prepares, and recommends changes to Sacramento City Code. Works with vendors and suppliers; writes RFP/RFQs, contracts, and grant applications; negotiate terms, conditions, and performance standards and manages contracts related to the delivery of utility billing services.   Prepares and provides complex reports, correspondence, staff reports, to the City Council, committees, City Departments, outside agencies and the public; makes oral presentations and participates in organizational and community group meetings. 
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
DEFINITION  Under supervision, to perform general clean-up and maintenance tasks. Delivers and operates miscellaneous equipment as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Employees in this classification are non-career. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Immediate supervision is provided by higher level personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Dependent upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Sweeps, cleans, and maintains buildings and other facilities. Performs janitorial and ground maintenance. Disinfects and scrubs toilet facilities and showers. Assists in maintaining the City's water, sewer, and flood control system by picking up debris, clearing weeds, cleaning tanks, sedimentation basins, and screens. Prepares baseball and softball fields for games. Delivers and operates equipment. Assists in maintaining pool facilities. Assists as necessary in special programs relating to recreation activities. Performs related work as required. QUALIFICATIONS Ability to: Perform a variety of physically demanding cleaning and maintenance tasks for extended periods of time. Follow oral and written instructions. Work day shift, night shift, and weekends. Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees and the general public. DRIVER'S LICENSE Some assignments may require a valid California Class C Driver License. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE 1. Application:   (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit   online   a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline ( Open/Continuous ); Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. Human Resources will be communicating with you by email (so make certain that you have a valid email address that you check frequently - including your SPAM or JUNK folders). 2. Supplemental Questionnaire:   (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline   (Open/Continuous) ; Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted. Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire. 3. Screening Committee:   (Pass/Fail) - Human Resources will forward employment applications of individuals who submitted all the required documents (i.e. City of Sacramento Application and Supplemental Questionnaire) to the hiring department.  4. Hiring Interview:   Those candidates determined to be the MOST QUALIFIED will be invited to participate in an interview process coordinated by the hiring department. A hiring interview is not guaranteed. There will be no eligible list established, as positions will be seasonal and/or non-career part-time. 5. Conditional Hire:   Upon receipt of a conditional offer or hire, the candidates will go through the process of certification, finger print/background clearance and pre-employment medical clearance. QUESTIONS: For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:   Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities ; Send an email to  employment@cityofsacramento.org ; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.
City of Sacramento City of Sacramento Department of Utilities, 35th Ave, Sacramento, CA, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
The City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities is seeking to fill a Senior Engineer position.  This position will serve as a Water Quality/Regulatory Senior Engineer providing essential technical expertise for the City's Combined Sewer System National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit, the Sanitary Sewer Waste Discharge Requirements (WDRs), and the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) NPDES Stormwater Permit.  The main areas of focus for the Stormwater Permit will be the Target Pollutant and/or Priority Water Quality Constituent (PWQCs) control strategies such as the Trash program. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE An ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the following: Federal Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Policy Federal Clean Water Act Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act Sacramento and San Joaquin River Basins Plan Statewide General WDR for Sanitary Sewer Systems Total Maximum Daily Loads Delta Methylmercury TMDL For more detailed information about this position and to apply online, visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities ;  Job Number: 001817-18-WQ; Filing deadline: Friday April 6, 2018,  11:59 PM Pacific
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
The City of Sacramento, Dept of Utilities, Operation & Maintenance Division, is seeking a Program Analyst for the Program Management Section, to help drive and support program performance and regulatory compliance. This position will be responsible for assisting with implementing strategies to ensure data collection meets regulatory and reporting requirements; performing data and cost analysis related to operational programs; providing support in the scheduling of proactive and reactive field activities ensuring data collection integrity; developing queries for special analysis; and contributing to the team to ensure program management best practices. These responsibilities will require the ability to develop comprehensive knowledge of the CMMS work order system and work collaboratively with other divisions/sections within the Department. For qualifying information and to apply online, visit the City of Sacramento's Employment website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities .  Application deadline is 11/21/17,  11:59 PM Pacific Time.  Recruitment # 014003-17-DOU-5.
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
The Department of Utilities, Business Services Division, seeks a Program Specialist to oversee the operations of the Department's Logistics section.   Primary responsibilities include: bidding and contracting duties for procuring services and supplies for the department; management of warehouse operations and computerized inventory tracking; fleet services for the department, including budgeting and billing for department vehicles and equipment; and development, standardization, implementation, and updates of the department's procurement policies and procedures.  This position participates in emergency response, serving as the Logistics Section Chief and providing logistical support to the department.  THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate has excellent organizational and leadership skills, with experience in logistics and procurement management while working within a team environment.  Required knowledge, skills, and abilities include: Knowledge and experience in material storage and warehouse management principles and procedures, Knowledge and experience in budget preparation and management, and Knowledge and skills using computerized inventory control systems Experience establishing inventory controls, auditing practices, and security procedures For more detailed information about the position, eligibility requirements, and to apply online, visit our employment website prior to the filing deadline, 6/24/18.  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities/Career-Opportunities-Open ;  Job #001799-18-DOU. Job viewed 27 times
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
DEFINITION Fire Recruit is a training-level classification used while participating in the Sacramento Regional Fire Academy. Incumbents undergo a formal training program in the Academy where they receive basic training in firefighting methods, equipment operation, emergency medical services, and physical fitness.  Additional training may include EVOC, rescue systems, swift water rescue, river & flood water awareness, and auto extrication.  This Academy must be completed even if similar training has been completed elsewhere. Upon successful completion of training and graduation from the Academy, a Fire Recruit is eligible for probationary appointment to Firefighter. Firefighters are sworn to protect life and property by combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires as well as performing emergency medical assistance. The majority of their time is spent on medical emergency and non-emergency situations. Firefighters generally work a 48/96 work schedule with an average workweek of 56 hours; however, some assignments may require 8-hour days with an average workweek of 40 hours. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Fire Recruit is a recruiting and training level classification used for candidates qualified to learn the duties of Firefighter or Firefighter-Paramedic. Incumbents undergo a formal training program in the Sacramento Fire Training Academy. Upon satisfactory completion of the training, and graduation from the Academy, the Fire Recruit will be given probationary status as a Firefighter or Firefighter-Paramedic. Failure to complete the Academy successfully will be cause for termination. Fire Recruit is distinguished from the Firefighter and Firefighter-Paramedic in that it is a recruiting and training level classification and incumbents do not perform emergency duties, while the Firefighter and Firefighter-Paramedic are journey level and incumbents are expected to perform the full range of duties of a Firefighter or Firefighter-Paramedic. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Immediate supervision is provided by higher level Fire personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Attend training sessions to learn fire fighting methods. Learn basic concepts of fire science. Learn basic defensive driving techniques of fire apparatus. Learn equipment operation and maintenance procedures and practices. Learn to operate fire extinguishers, fog nozzles, and similar equipment in extinguishing fires. Learn to raise, lower, and climb ladders. Learn salvage and overhaul operations. Learn fire fighting safety practices. Learn basic emergency medical procedures. Learn the organization, chain of command, and rules and regulations of the Sacramento Fire Department. Receive and participate in physical fitness training. Learn other related courses or programs as required. Other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school diploma or GED equivalent; twenty (20) semester units or thirty (30) quarter units from an accredited college or university; AND possession of a current Emergency Medical Technician I (EMT-I) Certificate or higher. -OR- High school diploma or GED equivalent; three (3) years as a paid professional firefighter; AND possession of a current Emergency Medical Technician I (EMT-I) Certificate or higher. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Age: Must be at least 21 years of age by the date indicated on the job announcement. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States by the date of appointment. Medical Examination / Drug Test: If considered for appointment, candidates must pass a medical examination and a drug test. Background: If considered for appointment, candidates must pass a background investigation, which includes a criminal history check for job-related convictions, fingerprinting, polygraph test and/or psychological evaluation, credit check, and drug use history. Tobacco Use Restriction: Applicants in this classification are required not to smoke or use any tobacco products during the twelve (12) months prior to the final filing date of the examination. Driver License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C License is cause for discipline. This requirement may be reviewed on a case by case basis for individuals with disabilities. Ability to obtain Class B Driver License with appropriate endorsements during the Sacramento Fire Training Academy. Failure to obtain the license will be cause for termination. Paramedic Certificate: Possession of a current California Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic Certificate (EMT-P), accredited by the County of Sacramento Emergency Medical Service Agency, prior to the completion of the Sacramento Fire Training Academy is mandatory for paramedic assignments. Respiratory Protective Equipment: Work in this classification requires wearing respiratory protective equipment at times. When assigned to such work, facial hair must be shaven when it interferes with the safe fitting of respiratory protective equipment. Residency Requirement: Must reside within 35 air mile radius from the freeway interchange at W-X Streets, 29th-30th Streets within one year following appointment as a Firefighter. Physical Performance Requirement: Those appointed to Firefighter as a result of this examination must pass an annual physical performance assessment. Refusal to take the assessment or failure to pass it will subject a firefighter to disciplinary action up to and including termination. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE To be considered for this challenging and rewarding career opportunity, you must be on the Firefighter Candidate Testing Center (FCTC) Statewide Eligibility list. Sacramento Fire is hiring directly off of this list. Visit   www.FCTConline.org   to register for upcoming CPAT and written tests, and to learn about the examination process, requirements, study materials, and other testing information including fees.   In order to be placed on the FCTC Statewide Eligibility List, the following criteria must be met:  Candidates must pass the FCTC Entry-Level Firefighter Written Test Candidates must possess a valid Cal-JAC Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) administered by FCTC Along with FCTC Statewide Eligibility List's minimum requirements, the City of Sacramento requires candidates to also meet the minimum qualifications as stated above on the job announcement.   QUESTIONS If you have specific questions regarding the Fire Recruit position, hiring process, Fire Academy, etc.: Go to the Sacramento Fire Department website at   http://www.cityofsacramento.org/Fire Send an email to   sfdhr@sfd.cityofsacramento.org For questions concerning this job announcement: Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at   http://www.cityofsacramento.org/hr/employment/index.cfm Send an email to   employment@cityofsacramento.org Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726. Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION DEFINITION  To attend and participate in the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy to receive basic training in answering telephone requests from the public for law enforcement services, including 9-1-1 Emergency calls.  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Dispatcher Recruit is a training classification used for candidates qualified to learn the duties of a Dispatcher I. Incumbents undergo a formal classroom setting, computer lab, and hands-on training program in the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy. Upon satisfactory completion of the training and graduation from the Academy, the Dispatcher Recruit will be placed on probationary status as a Dispatcher I and assigned to the Communications Center for further on-the-job training. Incumbents are tested throughout the Academy and must achieve passing grades in order to continue in the program. Failure to complete the Academy successfully will result in release from the academy. Dispatcher Recruit is distinguished from the Dispatcher I classification in that it is a classroom training classification, while the Dispatcher I classification involves on-the-job training. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Immediate supervision is provided by higher level Public Safety Communications personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES A Dispatcher Recruit attends training sessions to receive instruction and learn dispatching methods in: Handling emergency situations. Stress Management/Crisis intervention Computer systems/telephone systems. Telephone answering techniques. Distinguish between calls for service and referrals. Enter calls for service or provide referrals. Map reading and geographies of the City of Sacramento. Departmental policy and procedures. Civil and criminal law. Police codes and priorities and abbreviations. City, Departmental and Divisional organization. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: English grammar, usage, spelling and punctuation. Basic effective principles and practices of excellence in customer service. Skill in: The use of computer programs and keyboards. Ability to: Express him/herself in English in a clear, distinct, and understandable manner when speaking to individuals, before diverse populations, various public and community groups, and when testifying in court. Lean to effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens. Work under pressure and exercise good judgment in emergency situations. Exercise independent judgment and work with a minimum of supervision. Use a computer and keyboard to enter data provided verbally and in writing. Learn standard broadcasting rules and procedures. Learn City street system and physical layout of Sacramento. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Value customers and co-works through provision of excellent customer service. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Experience: One (1) year of paid customer service experience. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. And Completion of twelve (12) units from an accredited college or university. Substitution of Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and four (4) years of paid customer service experience. Proof of Education: Proof of education such as college transcripts and/or degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or e-mailed to   employment@cityofsacramento.org   by the final filing deadline.   If submitting in person or via fax, please include your name and   Exam #009113-17-4   on your documents. An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted before you will be considered for any positions. Experience with computer terminals and radio broadcasting equipment is highly desirable. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders.  1. Application:   (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit   online   a City of Sacramento employment application to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline; Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. Employment applications   will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified: If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the "Work Experience" section.   Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week). If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section. Proof of required education must be submitted online with your application, delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by fax or mail by the final filing deadline. 2. CRITICALL Test:   (Pass/Fail) - Candidates will receive further information regarding the CritiCall examination via e-mail following the final filing date of this posting. Examination options will include an online exam OR an onsite exam. Candidates who choose the online testing option and pass will be invited to a confirmatory onsite examination. Candidates who do not pass will not have the option to retest, and must reapply at a later date. The exam will be job related and may test your ability to: Follow rules and directions. Make decisions quickly and accurately based on rules you are provided. Enter data or information (such as names, telephone numbers, license plate sequences, etc.) into a computer using a keyboard. Hear, comprehend, summarize, and/or answer questions about information provided verbally in short story form. Use written information provided on lists (such as an alphabetically-sequenced telephone book). Recognize if bits of information, such as addresses or names, are similar or different. Quickly learn and later recognize information that is shown in writing, such as descriptions (e.g., red car, blue boat, green shirt). Perform basic arithmetic (such as addition, subtraction, percentages) without a calculator or other tools. Hear and remember pieces of information, such as telephone numbers or license plate numbers, for a short period of time. Evaluate information provided in order to prioritize or categorize incidents. Evaluate information and identify the most correct solution based upon that information. Determine routes and/or locations using very basic maps. (No prior map-reading training or experience is required to correctly respond to these questions.) Correctly spell commonly-used words which sound alike that might delay emergency assistance if misspelled (e.g., patience instead of patients). Communicate using sentences or phrases that clearly express the intended meaning. Read and comprehend written passages. 3. ELIGIBLE LIST:  Candidates who pass the CritiCall test, will be placed in the Dispatcher Recruit candidate pool for one (1) year with the possibility of the list being extended for an additional year. You are not required to re-apply for this position if you have successfully passed the CritiCall test and your name is in the current Dispatcher Recruit candidate pool. QUESTIONS   For questions concerning Drug Use Standards or the Background process: Visit the Police Department web site at   http://www.sacpd.org/   OR; Call the Police Recruiting Office at (916) 808-0880 OR; Send an email to   police_recruiting@pd.cityofsacramento.org For questions concerning the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy: Call the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy at (916) 277-1740. For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process: Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department's website at   http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities   OR; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726 OR; Send an email to the Human Resources Department at   Employment@cityofsacramento.org   OR; Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.  
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, United States
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION You must have experience as a Police Officer with a law enforcement agency to qualify for this position. Please review "Qualifications - Lateral Entry" within this job announcement. Police Officer (Lateral) duties may consist of patrolling a designated area of the city, answering radio dispatches or citizens' requests for police services, conducting investigations, testifying in court, providing traffic control, attending community meetings, evaluating and controlling violent situations and subjects, providing first aid, driving vehicles under hazardous and emergency conditions, and training new employees in proper police procedures. Police officers may be assigned to work any shift. *Appointments may be made between $4,955 - $6,025 based on qualifications and/or incentives. Incentive pay begins on the first day of employment. DEFINITION To provide services through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The classification of Police Officer is a journey level classification assigned full arrest and citation powers under the California Penal Code. Police Officer is distinguished from the Police Cadet classification in that it has full police authority to carry out the enforcement of laws and ordinances while the latter is a recruiting and training-level classification with no police authority. Police Officer is distinguished from the Police Sergeant classification in that it is a journey level classification which has no supervisory responsibilities except for training new employees while the latter has supervisory responsibility and directs work of subordinate personnel on a continual basis. Police Officers receive assignments and special instruction from higher ranking officers who also review the Police Officer's work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by higher level sworn personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Depending upon assignments, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Patrol a designated area of the city on foot, on a motorcycle, or in a patrol car, jeep or van to preserve order, prevent crime and discover criminal acts, and make arrests. Answer radio dispatched or citizens' request for police services at accident scenes, domestic disputes, law violations, and peace disturbances. Conduct investigations, gather evidence, interview witnesses, take statements, make arrests, or write citations and make written reports at crime or accident scenes. Testify in court at criminal hearings and trials. Provide traffic control at accident scenes, fires, and congested areas. May work in plain clothes to conduct follow-up investigations, and to suppress vice or narcotics activities. Conduct lineups for identification of suspects. Attend community meetings to discuss crime problems. Evaluate and control violent situations and subjects. Order and direct emergency equipment at accident and disaster scenes. Search for missing subjects. Drive vehicles under hazardous and emergency conditions. Train new employees in proper police procedures. Provide first aid to injured or sick subjects. Perform related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS *SEE LATERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS* Knowledge of:  Federal, state, and city codes and ordinances relating to law enforcement. Modern approved principles and procedures of police work. Department rules and regulations. General Orders and directives. City streets and principal locations. Court and evidence procedures. Court decisions affecting police practices. Radio procedures. Ability to:  Express him/herself in English in a clear, distinct, and understandable manner when speaking to individuals, to people of different socio-economic levels, before various public and community groups, and when testifying in court. Write clearly, accurately, concisely, and legibly using correct English, grammatical construction, and spelling. Read and interpret complex technical documents in English. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Observe, assimilate, remember, record, and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected knowledge (i.e., laws, statutes, court decisions, department policies, criminal investigation theories, etc.) in collecting, organizing, and analyzing a variety of information in order to decide on an appropriate and reasonable course of action. Deal with people of different socio-economic levels without arousing their antagonism. Analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Plan and effectively present material orally to diverse groups. Deal courteously but firmly with the general public. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and other City employees. Use firearms safely and accurately. Climb barriers, jump obstacles, and perform strenuous physical activities. Control resisting subjects with a minimum of force necessary to effect an arrest. Skill in:  Driving a vehicle under hazardous conditions. The use of ancillary police weaponry and weaponless defense. The use of first-aid, including Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation techniques. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION *LATERAL ENTRY*- (1)  High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and completion of sixty (60) semester units, or ninety (90) quarter units from an accredited college or university;  AND (2)  Possession of a valid P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate issued by the State of California; AND (3)  Current employment as a full- time sworn peace officer in a California P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement department; and two (2) years as a full-time sworn peace officer in a California P.O.S.T certified law enforcement department. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Age: Must be at least 2l years of age by the date of appointment. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States by the date of appointment. Driver License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver license at the time of appointment. Loss of the license is cause for discipline. Respiratory Protective Equipment: Work in this class requires wearing respiratory protective equipment at times. When assigned to such work, facial hair must be shaven when it interferes with the safe fitting of respiratory protective equipment. Felony Convictions: Free of felony convictions under California Government Code Section 1029. Residency Requirement: Employees in this classification must reside within thirty-five (35) air miles from the freeway interchange at W-X Streets, 29th - 30th Streets within one year following appointment. PROBATIONARY PERIOD Employees must complete eighteen (18) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE 1. Application Review:  (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit a City of Sacramento employment application   and   a valid P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate issued by the State of California to the City of Sacramento Employment Office   and   a completed Supplemental Questionnaire.  All necessary paperwork must be submitted before the application will be considered. Incomplete applications will not pass the application review; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. We will be communicating with you by email (so make certain that you have a valid address that you check frequently - including your spam or junk folders). APPLICATION DEADLINES: EXAM#02027-17-7 Open Date:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Cut-Off Date:  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 **Cut-Off dates are tentative and subject to change without prior notification.** 2. Supplemental Questionnaire : (Pass/Fail): - In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline: Response(s) to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaires will not be accepted. Incomplete supplemental questionnaires will not pass the review process, omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire. 3. Oral Interview Test:  (100%) – The oral interview test will consist of job-related questions. The Oral Interview Test is administered by the Sacramento Police Department. 4. Physical Agility Test:  (Pass/Fail) – Lateral applicants who pass the oral interview test will be required to pass the physical agility test which includes several sequential events that must be completed within a specified time and point limit. The Physical Agility Test is administered by the Sacramento Police Department. QUESTIONS   If you have specific questions regarding the Police Officer (Lateral) position, hiring process, etc.: Go to the Sacramento Police Department website at  http://www.sacpd.org/ Send an email to  police_recruiting@pd.cityofsacramento.org Call the Police Recruiting Office at (916) 808-0880. For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process: Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities ; Send an email to  employment@cityofsacramento.org ; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.