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.

City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 19, 2020
Full time
THE POSITION You must have experience as a Police Officer with a law enforcement agency to qualify for this position. Please review "Qualifications - Lateral Entry" within this job announcement. Police Officer (Lateral) duties may consist of patrolling a designated area of the city, answering radio dispatches or citizens' requests for police services, conducting investigations, testifying in court, providing traffic control, attending community meetings, evaluating and controlling violent situations and subjects, providing first aid, driving vehicles under hazardous and emergency conditions, and training new employees in proper police procedures. Police officers may be assigned to work any shift. *Appointments may be made between $4,955 - $6,025 based on qualifications and/or incentives. Incentive pay begins on the first day of employment. DEFINITION To provide services through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The classification of Police Officer is a journey level classification assigned full arrest and citation powers under the California Penal Code. Police Officer is distinguished from the Police Cadet classification in that it has full police authority to carry out the enforcement of laws and ordinances while the latter is a recruiting and training-level classification with no police authority. Police Officer is distinguished from the Police Sergeant classification in that it is a journey level classification which has no supervisory responsibilities except for training new employees while the latter has supervisory responsibility and directs work of subordinate personnel on a continual basis. Police Officers receive assignments and special instruction from higher ranking officers who also review the Police Officer's work. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by higher level sworn personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Depending upon assignments, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Patrol a designated area of the city on foot, on a motorcycle, or in a patrol car, jeep or van to preserve order, prevent crime and discover criminal acts, and make arrests. Answer radio dispatched or citizens' request for police services at accident scenes, domestic disputes, law violations, and peace disturbances. Conduct investigations, gather evidence, interview witnesses, take statements, make arrests, or write citations and make written reports at crime or accident scenes. Testify in court at criminal hearings and trials. Provide traffic control at accident scenes, fires, and congested areas. May work in plain clothes to conduct follow-up investigations, and to suppress vice or narcotics activities. Conduct lineups for identification of suspects. Attend community meetings to discuss crime problems. Evaluate and control violent situations and subjects. Order and direct emergency equipment at accident and disaster scenes. Search for missing subjects. Drive vehicles under hazardous and emergency conditions. Train new employees in proper police procedures. Provide first aid to injured or sick subjects. Perform related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS *SEE LATERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS* Knowledge of:  Federal, state, and city codes and ordinances relating to law enforcement. Modern approved principles and procedures of police work. Department rules and regulations. General Orders and directives. City streets and principal locations. Court and evidence procedures. Court decisions affecting police practices. Radio procedures. Ability to:  Express him/herself in English in a clear, distinct, and understandable manner when speaking to individuals, to people of different socio-economic levels, before various public and community groups, and when testifying in court. Write clearly, accurately, concisely, and legibly using correct English, grammatical construction, and spelling. Read and interpret complex technical documents in English. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Observe, assimilate, remember, record, and recall pertinent facts and details. Read maps and mapped information. Apply selected knowledge (i.e., laws, statutes, court decisions, department policies, criminal investigation theories, etc.) in collecting, organizing, and analyzing a variety of information in order to decide on an appropriate and reasonable course of action. Deal with people of different socio-economic levels without arousing their antagonism. Analyze problems and rationally and calmly take effective action in emergency and stress situations. Plan and effectively present material orally to diverse groups. Deal courteously but firmly with the general public. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and other City employees. Use firearms safely and accurately. Climb barriers, jump obstacles, and perform strenuous physical activities. Control resisting subjects with a minimum of force necessary to effect an arrest. Skill in:  Driving a vehicle under hazardous conditions. The use of ancillary police weaponry and weaponless defense. The use of first-aid, including Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation techniques. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION *LATERAL ENTRY*- (1)  High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and completion of sixty (60) semester units, or ninety (90) quarter units from an accredited college or university;  AND (2)  Possession of a valid P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate issued by the State of California; AND (3)  Current employment as a full- time sworn peace officer in a California P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement department; and two (2) years as a full-time sworn peace officer in a California P.O.S.T certified law enforcement department. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Age: Must be at least 2l years of age by the date of appointment. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States by the date of appointment. Driver License: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver license at the time of appointment. Loss of the license is cause for discipline. Respiratory Protective Equipment: Work in this class requires wearing respiratory protective equipment at times. When assigned to such work, facial hair must be shaven when it interferes with the safe fitting of respiratory protective equipment. Felony Convictions: Free of felony convictions under California Government Code Section 1029. Residency Requirement: Employees in this classification must reside within thirty-five (35) air miles from the freeway interchange at W-X Streets, 29th - 30th Streets within one year following appointment. PROBATIONARY PERIOD Employees must complete eighteen (18) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE 1. Application Review:  (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit a City of Sacramento employment application   and   a valid P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate issued by the State of California to the City of Sacramento Employment Office   and   a completed Supplemental Questionnaire.  All necessary paperwork must be submitted before the application will be considered. Incomplete applications will not pass the application review; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. We will be communicating with you by email (so make certain that you have a valid address that you check frequently - including your spam or junk folders). APPLICATION DEADLINES: EXAM#02027-17-7 Open Date:  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Cut-Off Date:  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 **Cut-Off dates are tentative and subject to change without prior notification.** 2. Supplemental Questionnaire : (Pass/Fail): - In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline: Response(s) to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaires will not be accepted. Incomplete supplemental questionnaires will not pass the review process, omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire. 3. Oral Interview Test:  (100%) – The oral interview test will consist of job-related questions. The Oral Interview Test is administered by the Sacramento Police Department. 4. Physical Agility Test:  (Pass/Fail) – Lateral applicants who pass the oral interview test will be required to pass the physical agility test which includes several sequential events that must be completed within a specified time and point limit. The Physical Agility Test is administered by the Sacramento Police Department. QUESTIONS   If you have specific questions regarding the Police Officer (Lateral) position, hiring process, etc.: Go to the Sacramento Police Department website at  http://www.sacpd.org/ Send an email to  police_recruiting@pd.cityofsacramento.org Call the Police Recruiting Office at (916) 808-0880. For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process: Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities ; Send an email to  employment@cityofsacramento.org ; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 19, 2020
Full time
The City of Sacramento, Dept of Utilities, Operation & Maintenance Division, is seeking a Program Analyst for the Program Management Section, to help drive and support program performance and regulatory compliance. This position will be responsible for assisting with implementing strategies to ensure data collection meets regulatory and reporting requirements; performing data and cost analysis related to operational programs; providing support in the scheduling of proactive and reactive field activities ensuring data collection integrity; developing queries for special analysis; and contributing to the team to ensure program management best practices. These responsibilities will require the ability to develop comprehensive knowledge of the CMMS work order system and work collaboratively with other divisions/sections within the Department. For qualifying information and to apply online, visit the City of Sacramento's Employment website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities .  Application deadline is 11/21/17,  11:59 PM Pacific Time.  Recruitment # 014003-17-DOU-5.
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 19, 2020
Full time
THE POSITION DEFINITION  To attend and participate in the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy to receive basic training in answering telephone requests from the public for law enforcement services, including 9-1-1 Emergency calls.  DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Dispatcher Recruit is a training classification used for candidates qualified to learn the duties of a Dispatcher I. Incumbents undergo a formal classroom setting, computer lab, and hands-on training program in the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy. Upon satisfactory completion of the training and graduation from the Academy, the Dispatcher Recruit will be placed on probationary status as a Dispatcher I and assigned to the Communications Center for further on-the-job training. Incumbents are tested throughout the Academy and must achieve passing grades in order to continue in the program. Failure to complete the Academy successfully will result in release from the academy. Dispatcher Recruit is distinguished from the Dispatcher I classification in that it is a classroom training classification, while the Dispatcher I classification involves on-the-job training. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Immediate supervision is provided by higher level Public Safety Communications personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES A Dispatcher Recruit attends training sessions to receive instruction and learn dispatching methods in: Handling emergency situations. Stress Management/Crisis intervention Computer systems/telephone systems. Telephone answering techniques. Distinguish between calls for service and referrals. Enter calls for service or provide referrals. Map reading and geographies of the City of Sacramento. Departmental policy and procedures. Civil and criminal law. Police codes and priorities and abbreviations. City, Departmental and Divisional organization. Other related duties may also be performed; not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual holding this classification. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: English grammar, usage, spelling and punctuation. Basic effective principles and practices of excellence in customer service. Skill in: The use of computer programs and keyboards. Ability to: Express him/herself in English in a clear, distinct, and understandable manner when speaking to individuals, before diverse populations, various public and community groups, and when testifying in court. Lean to effectively communicate with and elicit information from upset and irate citizens. Work under pressure and exercise good judgment in emergency situations. Exercise independent judgment and work with a minimum of supervision. Use a computer and keyboard to enter data provided verbally and in writing. Learn standard broadcasting rules and procedures. Learn City street system and physical layout of Sacramento. Understand and carry out oral and written directions. Value customers and co-works through provision of excellent customer service. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Experience: One (1) year of paid customer service experience. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. And Completion of twelve (12) units from an accredited college or university. Substitution of Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and four (4) years of paid customer service experience. Proof of Education: Proof of education such as college transcripts and/or degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or e-mailed to   employment@cityofsacramento.org   by the final filing deadline.   If submitting in person or via fax, please include your name and   Exam #009113-17-4   on your documents. An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted before you will be considered for any positions. Experience with computer terminals and radio broadcasting equipment is highly desirable. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders.  1. Application:   (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit   online   a City of Sacramento employment application to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline; Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. Employment applications   will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified: If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the "Work Experience" section.   Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week). If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section. Proof of required education must be submitted online with your application, delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by fax or mail by the final filing deadline. 2. CRITICALL Test:   (Pass/Fail) - Candidates will receive further information regarding the CritiCall examination via e-mail following the final filing date of this posting. Examination options will include an online exam OR an onsite exam. Candidates who choose the online testing option and pass will be invited to a confirmatory onsite examination. Candidates who do not pass will not have the option to retest, and must reapply at a later date. The exam will be job related and may test your ability to: Follow rules and directions. Make decisions quickly and accurately based on rules you are provided. Enter data or information (such as names, telephone numbers, license plate sequences, etc.) into a computer using a keyboard. Hear, comprehend, summarize, and/or answer questions about information provided verbally in short story form. Use written information provided on lists (such as an alphabetically-sequenced telephone book). Recognize if bits of information, such as addresses or names, are similar or different. Quickly learn and later recognize information that is shown in writing, such as descriptions (e.g., red car, blue boat, green shirt). Perform basic arithmetic (such as addition, subtraction, percentages) without a calculator or other tools. Hear and remember pieces of information, such as telephone numbers or license plate numbers, for a short period of time. Evaluate information provided in order to prioritize or categorize incidents. Evaluate information and identify the most correct solution based upon that information. Determine routes and/or locations using very basic maps. (No prior map-reading training or experience is required to correctly respond to these questions.) Correctly spell commonly-used words which sound alike that might delay emergency assistance if misspelled (e.g., patience instead of patients). Communicate using sentences or phrases that clearly express the intended meaning. Read and comprehend written passages. 3. ELIGIBLE LIST:  Candidates who pass the CritiCall test, will be placed in the Dispatcher Recruit candidate pool for one (1) year with the possibility of the list being extended for an additional year. You are not required to re-apply for this position if you have successfully passed the CritiCall test and your name is in the current Dispatcher Recruit candidate pool. QUESTIONS   For questions concerning Drug Use Standards or the Background process: Visit the Police Department web site at   http://www.sacpd.org/   OR; Call the Police Recruiting Office at (916) 808-0880 OR; Send an email to   police_recruiting@pd.cityofsacramento.org For questions concerning the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy: Call the Sacramento Police Department's Public Safety Communications Academy at (916) 277-1740. For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process: Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department's website at   http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities   OR; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726 OR; Send an email to the Human Resources Department at   Employment@cityofsacramento.org   OR; Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.  
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 19, 2020
Full time
DEFINITION  Under supervision, to perform general clean-up and maintenance tasks. Delivers and operates miscellaneous equipment as required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Employees in this classification are non-career. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Immediate supervision is provided by higher level personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Dependent upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Sweeps, cleans, and maintains buildings and other facilities. Performs janitorial and ground maintenance. Disinfects and scrubs toilet facilities and showers. Assists in maintaining the City's water, sewer, and flood control system by picking up debris, clearing weeds, cleaning tanks, sedimentation basins, and screens. Prepares baseball and softball fields for games. Delivers and operates equipment. Assists in maintaining pool facilities. Assists as necessary in special programs relating to recreation activities. Performs related work as required. QUALIFICATIONS Ability to: Perform a variety of physically demanding cleaning and maintenance tasks for extended periods of time. Follow oral and written instructions. Work day shift, night shift, and weekends. Establish and maintain effective relationships with employees and the general public. DRIVER'S LICENSE Some assignments may require a valid California Class C Driver License. THE SELECTION PROCEDURE 1. Application:   (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit   online   a City of Sacramento employment application by the final filing deadline ( Open/Continuous ); Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted. Human Resources will be communicating with you by email (so make certain that you have a valid email address that you check frequently - including your SPAM or JUNK folders). 2. Supplemental Questionnaire:   (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline   (Open/Continuous) ; Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted. Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed. A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire. 3. Screening Committee:   (Pass/Fail) - Human Resources will forward employment applications of individuals who submitted all the required documents (i.e. City of Sacramento Application and Supplemental Questionnaire) to the hiring department.  4. Hiring Interview:   Those candidates determined to be the MOST QUALIFIED will be invited to participate in an interview process coordinated by the hiring department. A hiring interview is not guaranteed. There will be no eligible list established, as positions will be seasonal and/or non-career part-time. 5. Conditional Hire:   Upon receipt of a conditional offer or hire, the candidates will go through the process of certification, finger print/background clearance and pre-employment medical clearance. QUESTIONS: For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:   Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities ; Send an email to  employment@cityofsacramento.org ; Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level, Sacramento, CA 95814.
$65,827 - $93,012 yearly
City of Sacramento Sacramento, CA, USA
Mar 13, 2020
Full time
The City of Sacramento, Department of Utilities is seeking to fill the position of Water Quality Chemist in the Water Quality Lab.  The Water Quality Chemist performs analysis of physical, chemical, and bacteriological constituents present in treated and untreated domestic water supply at a water treatment laboratory; maintains detailed records of analytical activities both manually and electronically; diagnosis, troubleshoots, and coordinates maintenance and repair of instruments and equipment.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *Coordinate and perform chemical, physical and bacteriological analysis of water and wastewater on schedule using Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Standard Methods methodology to determine regulatory compliance. *Interpret and evaluate analytical results; determine reasons for problems and recommend corrective measures; report findings as required. *Investigate and analyze customer water quality complaints; communicate and report findings. *Research and test new lab techniques and procedures and recommend changes in operating processes; prepare Standard Operating Procedures as required. *Assist in the development and implementation of the laboratory's Quality Assurance and Quality Control standards. *Prepare analytical and quality control reports as required. *Conduct performance testing on samples as required for maintaining the laboratory's certification. *Diagnose, troubleshoot, and coordinate maintenance and repair of a variety of complex instruments and equipment. *May provide lead direction and review work for laboratory technicians and less experienced staff. *Assist with the training of less experienced staff in developed methodology, instrumental analysis and related work procedures. *Assist Operations with troubleshooting of issues; special testing and methods/procedure development as required. *Maintain inventory and order supplies; research and recommend new equipment as required. Experience and Education Experience: Three years of experience in an analytical laboratory using standard methods for chemical, physical or bacteriological analysis. -AND- Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in chemistry, bacteriology, biology, microbiology, or closely related field This recruitment is open from 3/17/2020 to 4/14/2020.  For additional information and to apply for this position, please visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website at  http://www.cityofsacramento.org/HR/Career-Opportunities