City of Sacramento

As the State Capitol, the City of Sacramento is the center of state government and has the highest concentration of government jobs per capita than anywhere else in California.  Health care and professional services are also major clusters that comprise the city and the region’s job base. Understanding the need to diversify, the city in partnership with other jurisdictions and the private sector are working collectively to broaden industry sectors.

The City of Sacramento's Department of Utilities provides and maintains water, sewer collection, and storm drainage services. We have a variety of programs to promote water quality protection, water conservation and a variety of other essential services.

Jun 26, 2019
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, USA Full time
Jun 26, 2019
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 Full time
Jun 26, 2019
$59,537 - $83,775 yearly
The City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities is seeking to fill the position of Generator Technician in the Operations and Maintenance Support unit.  Under general supervision, the Generator Technician performs a variety of skilled and technical tasks in the inspection, repair, preventive, and corrective maintenance and modification on Internal Combustion (IC) engines, diesel generators, and other IC gaseous engines; tests, replaces or adjusts engine components such as valves, pistons, bearings, emissions systems, and other related systems; and, interprets schematic wiring and modifies diesel control circuits.  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification.  Incumbents perform routine task and as proficiency increases incumbents, under general supervision or technical guidance may perform more difficult assignments.  The Generator Technician class is distinguished from the Senior Generator Technician in that in addition to the latter having independent responsibility for completing task of a complex nature, Senior Generator Technicians may also serve as team leader and provide technical insight over projects. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by a Supervising Generator Technician or a higher-level administrative or division manager.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist and participate in routine inspections and make modifications to IC engines, diesel generators, and associated equipment. Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS) and annunciator panels.   Perform load testing on units to identify possible problems and prevent wet stacking.  Make electrical and mechanical wiring modifications to diesel control circuits.   Rebuild and repair gas compressors (turbochargers) used for forced-induction of IC engines, head gaskets, seals, water pumps, catalytic converters, torque heads, belts and hoses. Conduct automatic and manual transfer tests of simulated power outages to ensure generators are functioning properly.  Test batteries, fuel coolant, and oil; ship oil samples for analysis.  Transport and dispose hazardous materials. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification.  QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Basic electrical, mechanical, thermal, and hydraulic principles and practices.  Engine Control systems and other program logic controls that are associated with IC power generation. Electrical and mechanical safety procedures. Applicable local, state and national regulations such SMAQMD, CARB and EPA. state and national regulations. Natural Fire Protections Codes. Lockout/tagout Procedures. Appropriate electrical and mechanical personal protective equipment (PPE). IC Diesel and other  gaseous IC engines. Technique in tracking, transporting, and disposing hazardous materials. Rigging standards and principles of safe and efficient methods for handling heavy objects. Computer technology.                        Skill in:      Interpreting electrical and mechanical drawings.  Identifying and repairing problems with engine control systems. Interpreting schematic diagrams and wiring.          Correcting wet stacking conditions.    Rigging for the handling of heavy objects. Troubleshooting and diagnosing electrical problems. Maintaining records manually and electronically.   Ability to: Read electrical and mechanical drawings and prints. Use electrical testing and calibration equipment to include but not limited to:  Digital-Volt-OHM-Meters, DVOM), Mega-ohmmeters, Oscilloscopes, Power Quality Meters, and Loop Calibrators. Use calibrated mechanical tools to include but not limited to: torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, and vacuum and pressure manometers. Use stationary machine tooling to include but not limited to: drill presses, grinders, band saws, pipe threads/cutters, lathes, iron workers and hydraulic presses.  Follow applicable state and national regulations; safety guidelines; and procedures. Rebuild engines. Interpret and analyze characteristics of oil samples. Identify wet stacking problems in gasoline and diesel engines. Record and track the transporting of materials. Rig and handle heavy objects. Operate cranes and forklifts. Climb into confined spaces that may contain hazardous gas. Lift moderately heavy objects weighing up to approximately 50 pounds. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Education Successful completion of a two-year technical electrical or mechanical trade school; or military training/apprenticeship. -AND- Experience One year of experience in the general maintenance, servicing, and repair of diesel and gas engines and other electrical systems related to light and heavy duty machinery and mechanical equipment.  -OR- Three years of experience in the general maintenance, servicing, and repair of diesel and other gaseous  IC engines and other electrical systems related to light and heavy duty machinery and equipment.    PROOF OF EDUCATION Should the combination of experience/education you are using to qualify for this position include education, then proof of said education in the form of college transcripts, certificates, 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 Job #006061-19-DOU on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies 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 Requirements 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. Ability to obtain a valid California Class A Driver License with appropriate Hazardous Material and Tank Vehicle Endorsements during the probationary period. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.   Ability to attain California state issued Crane and Forklift Certifications by the end of the probationary period. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.   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. .  EXAM #006061-19-DOU Closing Date:  4/24/2019
City of Sacramento City of Sacramento Department of Utilities, 35th Avenue, Sacramento, CA, USA Full time
Jun 26, 2019
THE POSITION The City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities, is seeking Associate Civil Engineers with a focus in water resources and utilities infrastructure related to water distribution and treatment and wastewater and storm drainage collection systems. Areas of focus include design of capital improvement projects, engineering construction support, operation and maintenance support, asset management, regulatory (water quality) compliance, development review, floodplain management, master planning, and hydraulic modeling. The ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of the focus areas listed above, the ability to work well in a team environment, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. DEFINITION: To perform professional civil engineering work in the planning, design, technical investigation, and construction of projects in the areas of public works, transportation, hydraulics, and structural engineering. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the full journey level class in the civil engineering series requiring registration. Positions in the class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower class of Assistant Civil Engineer, or, when filled from the outside, require prior advanced professional civil engineering work experience. An Associate Civil Engineer works under general supervision and is expected to complete complex civil engineering assignments requiring the use of judgment and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments. Work in this class is distinguished from that of the Assistant Civil Engineer class by the greater complexity of the assignments received and by the greater independence with which an incumbent is expected to operate. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Direction is provided by a higher level professional engineer or a division head level position. Responsibilities of an Associate Civil Engineer may include the direct or indirect supervision of lower level professional engineers and technical personnel.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:   Supervise and participate in the preparation of plans and specifications for the construction of water utility, street, storm drain and sanitary sewer pump stations, street lighting, traffic signal, buildings, and related public works and City building projects; research project design requirements; perform complex calculations and prepare estimates of material costs and time considerations. Assign routine inspection, investigation, design, and drafting tasks to technical subordinates; review completed work; assist in the solution of difficult problems. Research building codes, publications and industry information sources. Develop and revise design and construction standards. Participate in the implementation of the City's traffic and transportation engineering programs; prepare and revise plans and specifications for traffic related projects; prepare special studies and reports and coordinate major projects. Participate in the City's Building Code Compliance program. Investigate field problems affecting property owners, contractors, and maintenance operations. Order survey, mapping, and data collection. Prepare estimates and feasibility reports for new or modified services and structures. Administer contracts for construction projects. Participate in the plan check, review, and processing of plans for private developments affecting streets, sewers, drains and related public works facilities and ensure that they meet all City imposed requirements. Check building plans for compliance with City building codes and ordinances. Prepare special engineering studies and reports. Serve as staff to a variety of City commissions, boards, and committees on public works, utility matters, or building code appeals issues. Coordinate planning, design, and construction activities with other City departments, divisions, and sections, and with outside agencies. May supervise, train, and evaluate lower level professional, technical and clerical subordinates. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed may necessarily be performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS ASSISTANT CIVIL ENGINEER Knowledge of: Principles and practices of civil engineering as applied to public works, utilities, traffic, or building construction projects. Methods, materials, and techniques used in the construction of public works, building and utilities projects. Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding civil engineering and building codes and ordinances. Ability to: Make complex engineering computations and to check, design, and supervise the preparation of engineering plans and studies. Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Use and care for engineering and drafting instruments and equipment. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: One year of experience in professional civil engineering work in one of the areas of assignments and Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major study in civil engineering. -Or- Possession of an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate. All education requirements must be verifiable from records of satisfactory completion of courses. Proof of Required Education:   Proof of education such as college transcripts, degrees, and verification of possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California 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 by the final filing deadline.   If submitting in person or via fax, please include your name and Exam #011012-18-DOU 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. ASSOCIATE CIVIL ENGINEER In addition to the qualifications for Assistant Civil Engineer : Knowledge of: City engineering policies and procedures. Principles of supervision and training. Ability to: Perform complex professional engineering work with a minimum of supervision. Supervise and train subordinates. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience Two years of experience comparable to that of an Assistant Civil Engineer in the City of Sacramento. License or Certificate: Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California. Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer must be verifiable. PROBATIONARY PERIOD Employees must successfully complete twelve (12) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status. 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 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 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 certification, education and/or degree equivalency 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. 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 score high enough on 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. 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 Full time
Jun 26, 2019
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, USA Full time
Jun 26, 2019
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, USA Full time
Jun 26, 2019
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, USA Full time
Jun 26, 2019
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.
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA Full time