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.

Oct 22, 2018
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
Oct 22, 2018
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
Oct 22, 2018
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
Oct 22, 2018
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
Oct 22, 2018
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
Oct 19, 2018
THE POSITION Under general direction the Program Specialist plans, directs, and supervises all of the activities of a major department or Citywide program or project with moderate visibility and impact; conducts studies and makes recommendations; monitors program compliance; represents the department in contacts with media, internal and external agencies, and organizations. IDEAL CANDIDATE STATEMENT The City of Sacramento's Human Resources Department is seeking their next Program Specialist! The ideal candidate will be a Human Resources professional experienced in project management; writing and coordinating the implementation of policies and procedures; coordinating Human Resources activities with other departments; preparing and maintaining a variety of statistical records; and developing and implementing strategic plans.  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This advanced journey level class in the professional series is populated with multiple incumbents. The Program Specialist is distinguished from the next lower class of Program Analyst in that the Program Specialist manages multiple programs or moderately visible programs with greater department or Citywide impact. This class is distinguished from the next higher classification of Program Manager in that the Manager is responsible for administration and management of programs and projects with high visibility and substantial Citywide impact. This class is distinguished from the class of Administrative Officer in that the latter is responsible for all internal administrative functions for a department. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General direction is provided by a department or division head. Some assignments require responsibility for direct or indirect supervision of lower level professional, technical, and clerical personnel. Some positions function as internal consultants and require coordination among multiple divisions in a department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Plans, coordinates, and administers, a project or program with department or Citywide impact; supervises, trains and evaluates the work of professional, technical and clerical staff.   Confers with department heads, division managers, members of professional staff, and other officials concerning the administrative needs and requirements related to the program or project; represents the program in contacts with news media, business and civic organizations, other City departments, and various outside public and private agencies.   Interprets new policies, procedures, and regulations, and develops new or amended programs or projects as need dictates, monitors program objectives to assure compliance with State and administrative regulations and program guidelines.   Conducts studies and surveys, performs research and analysis and prepares recommendations for department management; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness and outcomes; creates and implements program policies and procedures; develops guidelines, forms and related documents.   Reviews grant opportunities; compiles and analyzes information for preparation of grants, contracts and agreements; negotiates terms; implements, monitors and prepares reports on conduct and performance of grants.   Identifies program, project or system enhancements; selects and coordinates installation of new and revised programs and systems.   Provides exceptional customer service to those contacted in the course of work.   Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration and governmental finance, budgeting, and accounting.   Procurement methods.   Research techniques, methods and procedures.   Methods and practices of modern office management.   Principles and practices of program management and administration.   Technical report writing.   Methods of analysis.   Principles and practices of supervision. Skill in: Managing multiple tasks and deadlines.   Customer service, including dealing with people under stress, and problem solving.   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.   Supervise and direct 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.   Make program or project changes based on analysis of results, new legislation, or departmental changes.   Meet multiple deadlines. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Experience: Four years of progressively responsible professional-level administrative 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. Note:  It is highly desirable the required years of professional-level experience be attained in a governmental jurisdiction.    Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required 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, 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 #001799-18-HR  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 Full time
Oct 19, 2018
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 Full time
Oct 19, 2018
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 Sacramento, CA, USA Full time
Oct 19, 2018
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
Oct 19, 2018
THE POSITION Performs highly skilled work in the set up and operation of a variety of machine tools to produce and repair precision parts, instruments and tools. This includes fabricating, modifying and repairing mechanical instruments and industrial machines. Incumbents must employ knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures.  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The class of Machinist performs journey-level Maintenance Machinist duties under general supervision and is distinguished from the next lower class of Machinist Helper in that the latter performs semi-skilled work under close supervision. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED  General supervision is provided by a Machinist Supervisoror a higher-level administrator or division manager . ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Depending upon the assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:   Perform precise repair, maintenance, and installation work on a variety of waterworks facilities. Set up and operate a variety of machine tools such as metal lathes, mills, drill presses, grinders, and other machine shop equipment in manufacturing, fabricating, and repairing machinery and equipment such as large industrial pumps, compressors, hydraulic equipment, motors, valves, chlorinators, clarifiers, gauges, chemical feeders, engines, hoists, and blowers. Cut and shape metal to precise dimensions within close tolerances. Sharpen and repair machine shop tools. May assist with training and directing work of new and lower level staff; and, make certain proper safety precautions are observed. Install, dismantle, maintain, inspect, and repair equipment used with water, gas, oil, chemical, heating, and sewage systems. Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment to diagnose malfunctions and determine need for adjustment or repairs. Work from sketches, drawings, blueprints, and written or verbal instructions; prepares scaled sketches of work to be performed and/or documented. Perform acetylene, tungsten inert gas, metal inert gas, and electric arc welding and cutting operations. Maintain and manufacture parts for mechanical systems of electrical power plants. Maintain heating and ventilating systems. Install pipe lines, valves, chemical feeders, screens, gates, tanks, and bases. Make concrete forms; mix and pour concrete for installation or repair of equipment or facilities. Load and unload trucks carrying hazardous materials; work on operating systems containing hazardous materials. Drive and operate trucks and trailers, dump trucks, cranes, and forklifts. Write reports and maintain records of projects and maintenance. Respond to emergencies on an on-call basis as required. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: Standard practices, materials, tools, and methods of the Machinists' trade. Mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. Occupational hazards and safety requirements of the trade. Qualities, adaptabilities, and uses of a variety of metals and alloys. Welding techniques and practices. Ability to:   Perform a wide range of machinist and mechanical repair and maintenance activities, using standard methods and equipment. Interpret and work from sketches, plans, blueprints, and worn or broken parts. Do precision work within close tolerances. Diagnose and troubleshoot problems in operating machinery. Work in confined spaces, on temporary scaffolding, on high structures, and in sewage wet pits. Recognize and deal with hazardous situations. Read and write the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance. Estimate labor and materials for proposed work and keep complete and accurate records. Work effectively with others.   Skill in:   Setting up and operating a variety of machine tools and equipment. The care and maintenance of machine tools and equipment. Diagnoses of problems in machinery. The repair of a variety of machinery, equipment, and facilities. Use of standard hand, electric, and pneumatic tools of the mechanical trades. Oral and written communications.   Experience: One year experience as a journey-level Machinist following completion of a recognized four year machinist training program, such as apprenticeship or military training. OR Five years experience as a Machinist Helper with the City of Sacramento and 15 units of directly related training from an accredited or trade school. Courses shall consist of Machining and Manufacturing Processes, Fabrication and Welding. 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) 808-8567, 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 #006009-18-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. 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.  Loss of the Class C license is cause for discipline. Certifications:   Possession of a Water Distribution Operator Grade II Certification issued by the State of California is highly desirable. 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 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) 808-8567, 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 #006009-18-DOU  on your documents. 2.  Supplemental Questionnaire : (Pass/Fail) – 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. Performance Test:  (Weighted 100%) – Qualified candidates will be notified by email of the test date, time, and location approximately one to two weeks prior to the test. The performance test will be job related and may include, but not limited to, the knowledge and abilities as outlined above. 4.   Eligibility  - Candidates who pass the performance test will be placed on an eligible list. The hiring department may contact those on the eligible list for an interview at any time during the life of the one-year list. 5.   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.   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 Full time