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City of Sacramento Sacramento, Ca
Sep 13, 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 #009113-18-4   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, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION Under executive direction, the Assistant City Manager performs administrative/executive work of unusual difficulty in the Office of the City Manager; provides executive direction to department directors and managers in major City functional and business lines; relieves the City Manager of administrative or supervisory details associated with the operation of City departments; may direct and/or manage staff who are responsible for Citywide operations or for specific department functions; assures City compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, and codes; oversees policy development activities; and serves as a member of the City's Executive Team.  If interested, please inquire here:  https://www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/acm-public-safety-sacramento/ .    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS   The Assistant City Manager performs administrative/executive work that is unusually difficult and complex. The incumbent has very broad independent authority and provides direction to department heads, executives, and/or senior managers. The incumbent plays a key role in the formulation and administration of City policy and strategic plans and acts on behalf of the City Manager in a wide variety of critical and sensitive settings. This classification is distinguished from the next higher-level classification of City Manager in that the latter is a charter officer classification that serves as the municipal head of government and is responsible for the overall operations of City functional departments and delivery of City services. The Assistant City Manager serves as Acting City Manager when designated to act in the City Manager's absence. As acting City Manager, the scope of authority is equal to that of the City Manager.   SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Executive direction is provided by the City Manager. Incumbent has broad executive authority over a large and diverse group of executive and senior management staff who, in turn, are responsible for a very broad range of City services and activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Confers with and provides recommendations and advice to the City Manager, City governing bodies, committees and department heads concerning legislative, planning, operational, fiscal, and personnel issues, the status of programs and issues involving City departments and development of City-wide programs and policies; confers with the public and civic groups on interpretations of City practices, services, and policies; identifies future trends/issues and formulates proposals for action; serves as Acting City Manager when designated in the absence of the City Manager and makes administrative decisions as necessary. Confers with representatives of County, State, and Federal agencies on matters pertaining to the activities of City government; negotiates and facilitates agreements between City departments and outside agencies, consultants, and developers. Facilitates agenda preparation for council meetings, briefings, and staff meetings. Develops information on and directs the preparation, planning, development, implementation, and control of the City's operating and capital improvement budgets; assists managers and others in department-specific and/or Citywide budget preparation; researches and gathers information; reviews plans and proposals; may assist with development and presentation of final documents. Participates in the selection, training, and evaluation of management and/or other employees as assigned, provides direction and leadership to subordinate executives and managers regarding general and specific administrative issues of concern in areas such as planning, programming, staffing, and organizing their departments/divisions; assigns projects; advises and works with department heads to recommend courses of action for improving operating methods, including use of performance measures and facilitating effective and efficient business practices. Represents the City Manager and confers with the public, civic groups, and others to provide interpretation of City practices, services, and policies; addresses inquiries and resolves complaints; participates on committees and boards and in community activities as assigned; attends meetings, conferences, and workshops as assigned. Monitors legislation and assures City compliance with laws, regulations, statutes, and codes. Directs and/or participates in the preparation of complex statistical and/or narrative reports, correspondence, and other documents, including those required by law; makes presentations to City officials, councils, boards, and others as required. Other related duties may also be performed. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Public administration with particular reference to municipal administration, including principles applied in the development and management of organizations providing various municipal and utility services. Functions of municipal government and the personnel, methods, materials, and techniques employed in the operation of such government. City Charter, general laws, ordinances, and regulations underlying the municipal corporation. Principles of public policy, local government finance, human resources and labor relations. Skill in: Organizing, directing, and coordinating the activities of various City Departments. Counseling on the development of long-term plans and programs, decision-making on matters of major policy and on complex technical and administrative problems. Meeting and communicating effectively with municipal governing bodies, civic groups, and the public as a representative of the City Manager. Negotiating and facilitating with City departments, outside agencies, consultants, and developers. Use of computers, computer applications, and software. Ability to: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and other City officials and to effectively counsel with both. Express ideas clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, and to speak effectively in public with regard to various City programs. Provide clear and appropriate policy direction to City departments. Identify, analyze and respond to issues, trends and legislation. Exercise professional judgment in recognizing and handling politically sensitive issues of public interest. Prepare written reports and communications that are succinct, grammatically correct, and free of errors. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION   Experience: Seven years or more of government senior management experience that included significant participation in budgetary development/administration, strategic planning, policy/procedure development/implementation, and personnel management. Ideally, such experience in either case should have been gained in a large (population 200,000 or higher) metropolitan jurisdiction.  Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, or closely related field. A graduate degree is preferred with specialization in business or public administration, or closely related field.   Substitution:                                                                                                                         Three years of experience as a city department head with full executive responsibility for budgeting, strategic planning, policy/procedure development/implementation and personnel management may substitute for the required experience.  SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS   Driver's License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's 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 Established: 09/01/2011 Class Code: 020003 (formerly 01913) For more details, or to apply, please visit:  https://www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/acm-public-safety-sacramento/ . 
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 13, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION DEFINITION Under general direction, an Administrative Officer plans, directs, and supervises centralized administrative services for a department operation; handles one or more major portions of centralized administrative services; conducts studies and makes recommendations. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This advanced journey level classification may be populated with multiple incumbents who perform human resources/personnel functions, fiscal analysis, resource development, and management functions. The Administrative Officer is distinguished from the next lower class of Administrative Analyst in that the former supervises professional level staff who perform support services work, or has the responsibility for handling major portions of centralized administrative services. The Administrative Officer is distinguished from the next higher classification of Support Services Manager in that the Support Services Manager is responsible for all administrative and regulatory processes for a departmental operation. The Administrative Officer is distinguished from the Program Specialist in that the latter has responsibility for the management and administration of large or complex programs within a department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General direction is provided by higher-level department or division administrative staff. Responsibilities include the direct or indirect supervision of professional, technical, and clerical staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plans, coordinates, supervises, and participates in administrative services including personnel, budget, methods and procedures, procurement, and various office services. Develops, amends, and interprets existing policies, procedures, and regulations concerning administrative matters. Confers with department heads, division chiefs, members of professional staff, and other officials concerning the administrative needs and requirements of departmental programs, policies, rules, and regulations. Performs fiscal analysis and prepares recommendations relating to the status of various enterprise fund balance projections, fiscal transactions, and related financial activities pertaining to the preparation and maintenance of the department's capital and operating budgets; analyzes and prepares enterprise rate setting recommendations; conducts studies, surveys, and collects information on department service fee structures; analyzes findings; prepares recommendations for department management. Represents the department in contacts with news media, business and civic organizations, other City departments, and various outside public and private agencies; serves as staff to City Council Committees and Commissions. Supervises, trains, and evaluates subordinate staff. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed may necessarily be performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration and governmental finance, budgeting, and accounting; personnel administration; procurement methods. Principles of program management. Technical report writing. Methods of analysis. Principles and practices of supervision. Skill in: Managing multiple tasks and deadlines. Use of computers, computer applications, and software. Ability to: Effectively plan, develop, and implement a comprehensive program with a broad scope and high degree of complexity. Exercise administrative supervision and direction over professional, technical, and clerical staff. Analyze fiscal problems and make sound policy and procedural recommendations. Make effective presentations to public officials, committees, and outside agencies. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public. Prepare technical and analytic reports. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Experience: Four years of professional-level analytical experience. -AND- Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or public administration or a closely related field. Substitution: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration or a closely related field may substitute for one year of the required experience. An additional four years of qualifying professional-level experience may substituted for the required education. 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, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to employment@cityofsacramento.org by the final filing deadline. If submitting in person or via fax/email, please include your name and  Recruitment #001702-18-CCS  on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable.  Important note:  Applications will be rejected without proof of education. 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 Special Selection Criteria: Some positions in this classification may require additional knowledge and experience in the following: Human Resources Auditing principles Basic methods of statistical analysis Procurement, contracting, or grant writing. 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. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox. 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 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 or mail by the final filing deadline. 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. 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. 5.   Conditional Hire:  Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete LiveScan / fingerprinting and receive Human Resources approval prior to receiving a start date from the Department. 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. For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. 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
Sep 11, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The Transportation Program Analyst will support the City's Transportation Planning Section. The ideal candidate will have project management experience. It is preferred the candidate have Master's in City Planning. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge of integrated multimodal transportation systems planning including roadways, bikeways, walkways, truck routes, transit and shared mobility. The candidate will preferably have experience navigating local, regional, state, and federal guidelines. The ideal candidate will have the skills to collect and analyze planning data, prepare reports and studies, and appropriately apply relevant guidelines and standards such as the Urban Street Design Guide and Urban Bikeway Design Guide published by the National Association of City Transportation Officials and the California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). The ideal candidate will possess a deep commitment to the City of Sacramento's goals and policies related to transportation including those in the General Plan, Vision Zero Action Plan and other transportation plans. DEFINITION Under general direction, the Program Analyst performs professional-level project work in the administration, coordination, and management of a single program or project of moderate visibility, or assists in managing one or more major programs; researches, compiles, and evaluates data and makes recommendations; prepares reports and budgets; and coordinates program activities with other departments or outside agencies. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This journey-level exempt classification is populated with multiple incumbents. Incumbents perform a broad range of functional program management duties for programs with department or citywide impact. Incumbents may independently perform moderately complex program management work and make independent decisions on routine activities, or may perform complex program management work under closer direction and exercise less independent judgment and discretion. Duties require complete knowledge of departmental and program or project operating policies and procedures. The Program Analyst is distinguished from the higher class of Program Specialist in that the latter manages multiple programs of greater visibility and impact. This classification is distinguished from the Administrative Analyst in that the latter is responsible for internal administrative functions for a department, while the Program Analyst has functional responsibility for a program or project. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by higher-level department or division administrative personnel. Responsibilities may include the indirect supervision of technical and clerical personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Performs research and analysis in the development of program or project activities, including program compliance and eligibility, regulatory issues, and funding requirements. Performs research and prepares studies as required; conducts surveys, compiles and analyzes data and formulates program policies and procedures; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness and outcomes; prepares periodic or specialized reports of program activities. Responds to program or project related complaints and requests for information; makes complex program eligibility determinations; conducts focus groups or meets with community or business groups regarding program; interprets and applies policies and procedures; hears and adjudicates complaints. Identifies program, project or system enhancements; participates in the installation of new and revised programs and systems; participates in the development and implementation of goals and objectives. Compiles materials and assists in the preparation of program-related grants, budgets, reports, manuals, and publications; coordinates procurement activities and related support functions for the program or project. Coordinates program or project activities with other departmental divisions or City departments and with outside agencies; represents the assigned program or project in committee meetings; oversees contract service providers. Prepares oral reports; makes oral presentations to a variety of City and departmental committees. Gathers, compiles, and analyzes information for preparation of grants, contracts and agreements; assists in negotiating terms; implements, monitors, and prepares reports on conduct and performance; prepares statistical data and graphs. Provides exceptional customer service to those contacted in the course of work. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed may necessarily be performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration. Principles and practices of program management, analysis, and coordination. Principles of program performance measurement, systems analysis, and statistical measurement. Research techniques, methods, and procedures; basic methods of statistical analysis. Methods of reporting information. Principles and practices of organization and public administration. Principles, methods, and practices of municipal finance, budgeting, and accounting. Principles, methods, and practices of basic methods of procurement, contracting, and/or grant writing. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. Skill in: Providing customer service, including dealing with people in sensitive situations and problem resolution. Making presentations and conducting meetings. Use of computers, computer applications, and software. Ability to: Communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Effectively administer assigned program responsibilities. Collect and analyze data and make sound recommendations. Review organizational and administrative problems; recommend and implement appropriate courses of action. Interpret and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Meet multiple deadlines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Experience: Two years of paid full time experience performing as a para-professional as it relates to report writing, research, analysis and/or technical support in the areas of administration, program management or system operations. Experience in the program area is desirable. And Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, economics, accounting, personnel, or a closely related field. Substitution of Education: An additional four years of paid full time experience performing as a para-professional as it relates to report writing, research, analysis and/or technical support in the areas of administration, program management or system operations may substitute for the required education. 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, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to employment@cityofsacramento.org by the final filing deadline. If submitting in person or via fax/email, please include your name and  Recruitment #014003-18-PW-TP  on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable.  Important note:  Applications will be rejected without proof of education. 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. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox. 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 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 or mail by the final filing deadline. 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. 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. 5.   Conditional Hire:  Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete LiveScan / fingerprinting and receive Human Resources approval prior to receiving a start date from the Department. 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. For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. 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
Sep 10, 2018
Full time
DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Systems Engineer performs a variety of professional, technical and systems programming and/or systems administration duties involving the implementation and maintenance of software and hardware infrastructure that provides Citywide connectivity capability between different platforms that manage information technology resources and support the execution of automated applications. The scope of systems includes all computing platforms from PCs to mainframes and associated networks. Incumbents may be assigned to duties in any one or a combination of platforms, operating systems and associated products. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This journey-level professional classification is populated with multiple incumbents. The Systems Engineer performs a variety of routine network administration and systems programming duties in support of centralized and departmental operations,including computing platforms ranging from PCs to mainframes and associated networks. Incumbents may be assigned to duties in any one or a combination of platforms, operating systems and associated products. The Systems Engineer is the journey-level professional class for network administration and systems programming. Incumbents typically work alone on routine or regular work assignments. The Systems Engineer solves non-routine problems while referring only unusual matters to the supervisor. This class is distinguished from that of the lower-level classification of LAN Administrator in that the latter focuses on performing such functions asperforms desktop software installation, debugging, testing and maintenance, documentation and upgrading; while the former performs similar duties in the more complex environment of network servers, mainframes, switches and routers. This classification is distinguished from the Senior Systems Engineer in that the latter is the advanced journey level with greater latitude in decision-making and greater responsibility in the areas of design and implementation. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by and Information Technology Manager, Information Technology Supervisor, Principal Systems Engineer or department management staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform related duties as needed. Provides technical assistance and phone support to users with computer hardware and software problems. Installs, tests, and maintains operating system software, proprietary application software and hardware infrastructure or connectivity capability; monitors and tunes systems for optimum performance. Monitors network switches and routers, analyzes data and recommends solutions on citywide network connectivity issues. Carries out system software installation, configuration and maintenance; identifies the need for and availability of downloads and applies software updates, patches, enhancements and fixes Researches new problems/issues on vendors' web for potential resolutions. Configures and installs new desktop computers and servers; participates in cost/benefit analyses for new system software and hardware Performs daily housekeeping tasks including adding, modifying and deleting of users, groups and objects for the Directory Service tree and/or other products in compliance with network security standards. Performs other or related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : Principles of and current trends in information technology design and implementation across all platforms from PCs to mainframes. Multiple operating systems, programming languages, tools. Network architecture and design fundamentals. Wide area network and local area network architecture and infrastructure; networking fundamentals, technologies and protocols. Backup and recovery methods. Fiber optics, wiring capacities/limitations and Intranet and extranet technologies. Human factors design and man-machine interface and training needs assessment techniques. Skill in : Performing a variety of professional, technical and system programming and/or systems administration duties. Using various operating systems and platforms that manage system resources. Operating System installation, troubleshooting, programming. Problem solving beyond a basic technical level. Ability to : Listen well and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Diagnose and resolve hardware and software problems beyond the basic level. Learn quickly and adapt to new technologies. Train and mentor lower-level IT personnel and provide training to end users. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Experience : Three years of hands-on networking experience, systems administration or operating system programming in a multi-platform, large scale application and operating system environment. Prior experience must include the testing, installation, documentation, and maintenance on system software and hardware/network configurations. Education : A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or a related field is preferred. Substitution : Additional qualifying experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis. 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  # 010714-18  on your documents. Unofficial transcripts or copies of documents are acceptable. 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. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.   Physical Conditions : On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; occasionally walk, stand, kneel, reach, stoop, and bend; push and pull to open and close drawers; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation; use telephone, and finger dexterity to use keyboard and to operate standard office equipment.    Environmental Conditions : Standard office setting with moderate noise levels; controlled temperature conditions.  Incumbents may interact with members of the public or with staff under emotionally stressful conditions while interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. 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. All e-mail notifications can be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox. 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 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 or mail by the final filing deadline.   2. Supplemental Questionnaire : The Supplemental Questionnaire is the Training and Experience Exam (Weighted 100%). Only the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will become candidates and their supplemental questionnaire will be rated and scored. This exam will evaluate the relevance, level, and progression of a candidate's education, training and experience. Therefore, your responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough and complete because the exam score will determine your ranking on the eligible list for this job. When completing the supplemental questionnaire, please note: Responses 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.   Eligibility  - Candidates who pass the Training and Experience Evaluation will will be placed on an eligible list. The hiring department may contact candidates for interview at any time during the life of the one-year list. 4.   Conditional Hire:  Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete LiveScan / fingerprinting and receive Human Resources approval prior to receiving a start date from the Department. 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. For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. 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 95822
Sep 10, 2018
Full time
The City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities is seeking to fill a new position, located within the Office of the Director.  This position is tasked with increasing the productivity of the office as well as improving communication to and from the office. On behalf of the Director, this position coordinates, plans, updates, and administers various projects. Additionally, the position assists the Director to manage various Department-wide projects and to ensure department compliance with applicable regulations and policies. This position is responsible for collaborating with management, assessing team performance, and monitoring project budgets and timelines. A major responsibility of the position will be communicating and overseeing the implementation of the Department's Strategic Plan. The position requires 4 years of progressively responsible professional-level administrative experience and a Bachelor's degree.  Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. For more detailed information about the position, eligibility requirements, and to apply online, visit our employment website prior to the filing deadline, 8/28/2018: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities/Career-Opportunities-Open ;  Recruitment #001799-DOU-2
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Aug 28, 2018
Full time
DEFINITION To perform skilled work in the operation of the City's drinking water treatment plants, wells, reservoirs and distribution system; combined wastewater control system, primary wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations; and to assist in monitoring and directing the pumping of storm water, wastewater, and potable water. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Plant Operator is the journey-level classification in the Plant Operator series. Positions assigned to this class are expected to independently perform the full range of drinking water treatment and wastewater plant operations and monitoring duties on an assigned shift. This class is distinguished from the next higher class of Senior Plant Operator in that the latter is the responsible shift lead operator. The next lower class of Junior Plant Operator is the entry-level class in the series assigned routine maintenance duties and plant equipment operational duties. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by a Superintendent and/or the Supervising Plant Operator. Technical or functional supervision and lead direction is provided by a Senior Plant Operator. Assignments may require technical direction of lower-level plant personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform and interpret standardized water quality tests such as chlorine residual, pH, turbidity, alkalinity, total suspended solids, settleable solids, chlorine residual, pH, dissolved oxygen and jar tests, and calculate and make dosage and related chemical feed equipment adjustments based upon the results from such tests. Operate and monitor the combined wastewater control system, potable and nonpotable water facilities, and outlying pumping stations on an assigned shift. Monitor water quality during treatment process through visual inspection and the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system and adjust influent flows, chemical dosages and filtration rates based on observations. Inspect and operate plant equipment and intake facilities including computer controls, telemetry systems, microprocessors, flow control devices, power-driven machinery, and chemical feed equipment. Adjust pump speeds and/or activate or deactivate pumps as necessary to regulate flows. Monitor and adjust water pressures in the City-wide water distribution system and operate finished water reservoirs and water treatment plant influents and effluents to maintain adequate water supplies. Monitor and inspect plant equipment and respond to treatment process and equipment alarms. Assist in performing various filter tests as part of the filter surveillance program. Perform efficiency tests on pumps, compressors, and related equipment. On a rotating basis, act as a trouble-call operator and assist a Supervising Plant Operator and/or Senior Plant Operator in monitoring and interpreting telemetry board, dispatching an assigned crew to inspect designated installations, and to take corrective action on problems identified including hazardous or toxic material spills that affect water supplies. Monitor the status of flows and equipment, using technical information such as force main pressure, wet well elevation, wastewater elevation in the flow control structure, electrical system voltages, and computer system outputs. Maintain control and water treatment system logs and records. Use SCADA and computerized maintenance management systems. Assist in performing efficiency tests on pumps, compressors, and related equipment. Troubleshoot and correct a variety of electrical and mechanical problems or potential problems involving pumping and measuring equipment and recalibrate equipment as required. Perform preventive maintenance duties, including painting equipment, cleaning of trash screens, filters, and custodial and grounds maintenance. Operate equipment, such as engine-driven pumps, generators, compressors, hoists, forklifts, cranes, and other heavy equipment as necessary. Work in confined spaces, on temporary scaffolding, and on high structures; using breathing apparatus and/or Level I Hazmat suits. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles, applications, functions, operation and maintenance requirements of pumps, motors, compressors, generators, valves, internal combustion engines, flow control devices and measuring instruments. General principles of water and wastewater treatment processes, including coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, fluoridation, corrosion control, and sludge handling. General mechanical principles and practices relating to plant equipment and machinery. Principles of mathematics, algebra, chemistry, and hydraulics as they apply to plant operations. Safe and efficient work practices. Hazardous materials related to plant operations. Ability to: Understand and apply the principles, theories, and operations of process control computers. Operate and monitor large pumps, compressors, generators and automated control equipment. Read instruments, measuring devices, and pressure gauges. Learn and interpret water-related trends, schematics, charts, prints, and specifications. Work with considerable independence and initiative. Perform a variety of physically demanding tasks on a regular basis. Work any shift (e.g., day, swing, relief, night), weekends, holidays, and standby that is mandatory for some assignments. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records and operation logs. Understand the location, function, operation, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting procedures for pumps, motors, chlorinators, alum, polymer and fluoride feeders, lime slakers and other associated equipment and machinery. Understand basic personal computer programs including inter/intranet access, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Understand SCADA and computerized maintenance management systems operation. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of progressively responsible experience in the operation of a drinking water treatment plant or wastewater facility. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Driver License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License is required at the time of appointment. Ability to obtain a valid California Class A or B Driver License with required endorsements during the probationary period is required for some assignments. Loss of the license is cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Certificate: Assignments to surface water treatment require a T-2 Water Treatment Operator Certificate from the California Department of Health Services. Assignments to groundwater operations require a T-2 certificate. For assignments to the combined wastewater control system, a T-2 certificate is desirable. Assessment: If considered for appointment, candidates must pass a pre-employment drug test for some assignments. Respiratory Protective Equipment: Work in this class may require wearing respiratory protective equipment at times. When assigned to such assignments, individuals must act in accordance with the regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 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. All e-mail notifications can be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox. 1. Application:  (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the 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. 2. Supplemental Questionnaire : The Supplemental Questionnaire is the Training and Experience Exam (Weighted 100%). In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Only the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing deadline will become candidates and their supplemental questionnaire will be rated and scored. This exam will evaluate the relevance, level, and progression of a candidate's education, training and experience. Therefore, your responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough and complete because the exam score will determine your ranking on the eligible list for this job. When completing the supplemental questionnaire, please note: Responses 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.   Eligibility  - Candidates who pass the Training and Experience Exam will be placed on an eligible list. The Department may contact candidates for interview at any time during the life of the one-year list. 4.   Conditional Hire:  Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan / fingerprinting review by Human Resources, a pre-employment controlled substance and / or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment. APPLICATION DEADLINES: (deadlines subject to change without notice)   EXAM #004001-18-WW/D Open Date: Tuesday, August 7 2018 Cut-Off Date: Friday, August 31, 2018   EXAM #004001-19-WW/D Open Date: February 1, 2019 Cut-Off Date: February 28, 2019 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. For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. 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, USA
Aug 28, 2018
Full time
Plans, assigns, schedules, directs, and evaluates the work of journey-level Machinists, semi-skilled Machinist Helpers and Maintenance Workers in maintaining and repairing a variety of machinery and equipment. May personally perform or assist with more complicated tasks. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This classification is distinguished from Machinist by the requirement for full-time supervisory and administrative responsibility. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Direction is provided by management personnel. Provides direct supervision over Machinists, Machinist Helpers, and Maintenance Workers. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:   Plan, assign, schedule, direct, and evaluate the work of Machinists, Machinist Helpers, and Maintenance Workers in maintaining, repairing, and installing mechanical equipment such as pumps, motors, engines, hoists, compressors, blowers, water and wastewater facilities, and related equipment. Supervise and participate in the manufacture of parts for the repair of mechanical equipment. Prepare sketches, drawings, and written instructions for various jobs. Establish and implement training programs for employees in safety, materials, and methods. Write specifications for new and replacement equipment. Contact vendors to order material and spare parts for inventory. Maintain work time, equipment, and material records; write reports on work performed. Perform related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: The principles and practices of supervision and leadership. The standard practices, materials, and methods of the Machinists' trade. The occupational hazards and safety practices of the Machinists' trade. The standards and practices of operation and maintenance of water and wastewater facilities. The qualities, adaptability, and uses of a variety of metals and alloys. Maintenance records management. Ability to: Plan, organize, schedule, lay out, supervise, and evaluate the work of subordinates. Prepare working drawings, written instructions, reports, and records. Interpret and work from plans, sketches, blue prints, and worn or broken parts. Read and write the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance. Skill in: Machine shop operations. The care of the tools and equipment of the Machinists' trade. The supervision and evaluation of personnel. Oral and written communications. Experience: Two years experience as a journey-level Machinist with the City of Sacramento. OR Three years experience as a journey-level Machinist, preferably including one year of experience in a supervisory capacity. Special Qualifications: 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. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. 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. 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. 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. All e-mail notifications can be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox. 1. Application:   (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the 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 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 or mail by the final filing deadline. 2.   Supplemental Questionnaire : (Weighted 100%) – The Supplemental Questionnaire is the Training and Experience Exam. Only the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will become candidates and their supplemental questionnaire will be rated and scored. This exam will evaluate the relevance, level, and progression of a candidate's education, training and experience. Therefore, your responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough and complete because the exam score will determine your ranking on the eligible list for this job. When completing the supplemental questionnaire, please note: Responses 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.   Eligibility   - Candidates who pass the Training & Experience evaluation will be placed on an eligible list. The hiring department may contact candidates for interview at any time during the life of the one-year list.   4.   Conditional Hire:  Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete LiveScan / fingerprinting and receive Human Resources approval   prior   to receiving a start date from the Department. 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. For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. 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
Aug 28, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION THE POSITION This position is located within the Enterprise Applications Division of the Department of Information Technology and is responsible for the overall management and administration of the City websites, online services and brand programs.  This is a highly collaborative position that provides a wide range of web content management related duties, user support and day-to-day website operational responsibilities. The position is expected to work closely with the City's public information officers, media and communication manager and citizens. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong user understanding and demonstrated expertise in web content, usability, accessibility, and design. Besides a good understanding, and prior experience, of writing content for websites, the ideal candidate is also expected to work on very tight timelines and with competing priorities.  DEFINITION Under general supervision, the Senior Applications Developer performs a variety of professional, technical, and analytical duties involving 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 advanced journey-professional classification populated with multiple incumbents. The Senior Applications Developer's work involves advanced concepts in the performance of their duties. The incumbents in this classification may provide oversight to other Applications Developers. The Senior Applications Developer is distinguished from that of the Applications Developer classification by the increased degree of difficulty of the work assignments, the greater level of business and technical knowledge required to perform the tasks and the potential consequences of errors by the incumbent. The work of this classification is distinguished from that of the Principal Applications Developer classification in that the latter classification is the highest level technical expert. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by an Information Technology Supervisor or other high-level manager. The Senior Applications Developer does not supervise. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plans and manages information technology related projects involving critical applications, large systems and sophisticated processes. Provides team leadership, guidance, business, and technical expertise on assigned projects involving citywide computer systems. Designs and/or creates database structures, data migration/conversion techniques for system(s) conversions or upgrades. Monitors and tunes databases in order to obtain optimum performance. Applies analytical and advanced design techniques in developing new programs or systems or modifying existing ones. Codes and/or tests programs and resolve related problems in large, complex systems. Provides technical guidance to lower-level IT personnel and contractors through training, mentoring, and coaching. Performs other or related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of : 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. 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, and permitting. Advanced level form, screen, and report design techniques. Skill in : The use of design and testing tools and methodologies. Project Management and planning tools. 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 problems. Train others; coordinate and facilitate work with others. Carry out multiple tasks, projects, and various other resources simultaneously. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Education : Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology or a related degree. AND Experience : Five years professional experience in information technology in a multi-platform environment doing one or more of the following: application development, database management, GIS programming, system analysis/development, and website design/development, project management. 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  # 001812-18-IT-WEB  on your documents. Unofficial transcripts or copies of documents are acceptable. 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. All e-mail notifications can be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox. 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 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 or mail by the final filing deadline. 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. 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 Chief Information Officer will review the results, if necessary conduct additional interviews, and forward the recommendation to the City Manager's Office for final action. 5.   Conditional Hire:  Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete LiveScan / fingerprinting and receive Human Resources approval prior to receiving a start date from the Department. 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. For technical support 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855) 524-5627. 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. AgencyCity of SacramentoAddress915 I Street Historic City Hall   Sacramento, California, 95814-2604Phone(916) 808-5726   Website http://portal.cityofsacramento.org/HR