Modesto Irrigation District

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6 job(s) at Modesto Irrigation District

Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Jul 07, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to perform a variety of technical engineering duties including drafting, surveying, and mapping; to perform varied calculations for the District's electrical and/or irrigation system; and to perform field inspections. Distinguishing Characteristics Engineering Technician I This is the entry level class in the Engineering Technician series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Engineering Technician I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Engineering Technician II This is the journey level class in the Engineering Technician series and is distinguished from the I level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level. This class is distinguished from the Engineering Technician III in that the latter is responsible for performing the more complex projects and provides technical and/or functional supervision. Supervision Received and Exercised Engineering Technician I: Receives immediate supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Engineering Technician II: Receives general supervision from a higher level supervisor or manager. Any qualified individual may apply. This is a non-exempt position and is part of the Administrative, Technical and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Engineering Technician I/II vacancies that may occur within the District through July 6, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepare, maintain and revise detailed drawings, maps, blueprints, files, records, tags, schematics, graphs and summaries per instructions, through the use of computers, CADD programs and other associated equipment; Conduct periodic and final inspection of construction projects performed by outside developers and contractors. Calculate estimates of relocation costs and coordinate construction projects with outside contractors and District construction crews; and monitor contracts with outside contractors and prepare billings as needed. Prepare engineering reports and studies and job packages. Determine, review, and administer requirements for service to specific plans, annexations, residential tracts and commercial and industrial developments. Assist with surveying field work including but not limited to staking for irrigation, electrical construction, and right-of-way. Prepare work authorizations. Make engineering calculations; take flow measurements on canal and stream channels; draft and design District facilities. Close and audit work orders and WBO's. Make field inspections ensuring District rules, regulations, and standards are adhered to. Maintain files and prepare reports. Provide technical direction and training for other department personnel. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees, outside agencies and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Engineering Technician I Knowledge of: Engineering principles, practices and terminology. Basic methods and techniques of engineering, drafting, surveying, and estimating. Algebra, trigonometry, and geometry as applied to technical engineering work. Use and application of computer aided design software (AutoCAD, GIS). Applicable equipment and instruments used in drafting, surveying, design, and mapping. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Principles and practices of safety management. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Learn to perform technical engineering including estimating, planning, surveying and designing electrical and/or irrigation systems. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policies and procedures. Prepare, maintain, and revise detailed drawings and maps manually and with CADD. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding elementary engineering problems. Perform elementary engineering calculations with speed and accuracy. Use and care for engineering and surveying equipment. Maintain records related to work activities; prepare reports. Coordinate and schedule assigned tasks. Maintain computer databases. Perform technical research. Plan, organize and prioritize assigned tasks and functions efficiently under time and pressure deadlines. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Experience: One year of experience performing technical engineering work that involved the design, survey and inspection of utility facilities is desirable. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include drafting, CADD, basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Engineering Technician II In addition to the qualifications for the Engineering Technician I: Knowledge of: Methods and techniques of engineering, surveying, drafting, and estimating. Survey techniques and practices. District functions, policies and procedures. State of California General Orders 95 and 128. District electric and/or irrigation service rules. Pertinent local, State, and Federal codes, regulations and laws, and District standards. Ability to: Independently perform technical engineering duties in estimating, planning, surveying, and designing electrical and/or irrigation facilities. Perform technical research and make recommendations regarding routine engineering problems. Perform complex engineering calculations with speed and accuracy. Prepare complete plans and estimates of projects. Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience similar to Engineering Technician I with the District. Training: High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of college with substantial course work in engineering to include drafting, CADD, basic electricity and mathematics at the trigonometry level. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. A resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Friday,July 20, 2018. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) written exam; (2) oral interview; and (3) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION TRANSCRIPTS, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular vacancy to assist in planning and implementing changes to computer hardware, network and software systems for the District, provide system level programming support, and ensure availability of all IT systems. Any qualified individual may apply. This is an exempt position and is part of the Management and Confidential Group. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Systems Programmervacancies that may occur within the District through September 12, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to: Investigation and isolation of computer and network system problems; Formulate and implement solutions to identified system problems; Identify and evaluate projects using computer technology; Identify and evaluate software to meet user needs; Install and configure software selected to support system users; Evaluate and select communications equipment for use with the District's computer systems; Consult with management and recommend possible solutions for upcoming projects; Evaluate and tune system performance; Document programs and procedures; Establish future hardware requirements and prepare plans for the timely acquisition. Perform other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or closely related field, with an emphasis in data processing. Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in data processing, communications or related field. Knowledge of: Data processing concepts to include software, hardware, and documentation practices; programming languages; operating systems. Ability to: Ability to provide support for the attachment of new equipment and devices; identify projects which could be facilitated by application of computer technology; assist users with specific and immediate problems; efficiently identify, isolate and implement solutions to computer system problems; work cooperatively with others. Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. A resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. The position is open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Friday,September 28, 2018. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION TRANSCRIPTS, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Waterford, California, United States
Aug 24, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position under general supervision of the Water Treatment Plant Operations Supervisor, to supervise, operate, monitor, inspect and maintain a water treatment plant and its related facilities. Any qualified individual may apply. This is a non-exempt position and part of the Utility Services and Maintenance Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Water Treatment Plant Senior Shift Operator vacancies that may occur within the District through August 16, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include but are not limited to the following: Operate all necessary Water treatment equipment essential in treating, transmitting, storing, and delivering potable water, compute chemical dosages and flow rates; Operate pumps, valves and other equipment manually and remotely; Inspect, adjust, and maintain equipment; Physical, chemical and bacteriological analysis of water; Maintain necessary records and reports; Observe and enforce District safety rules; Supervise and train personnel in plant operation and maintenance activities; Control plant operation using SCADA and PC based computer systems; Use proper chemical applications and storage. This job involves shift, weekend, and holiday work, including rotating or relief shifts. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education : High School diploma or equivalent. Formal course work in water treatment. Experience : Three (3) years of experience operating a water treatment plant as an operator in charge of a shift. Knowledge and Abilities : Knowledge of a conventional/direct filtration water treatment facility and appurtenances; Knowledge of membrane water treatment facility and appurtenances; Knowledge of safety rules and regulations; Knowledge of drinking water regulations; Knowledge of pumps, hydraulics, electricity and mechanical devices; Knowledge of basic laboratory and maintenance procedures. Ability to train and instruct personnel, assess changing conditions and initiate appropriate action; Ability to work with minimal supervision; Ability to prepare clear, complete and concise written reports; Ability to follow oral and written instruction; Ability to perform all duties in a safe manner; Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with others. Special Requirements : Must have a Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T3) and Water Distribution Operator Certificate (D2) issued by the State of California Department of Health Services at the time of appointment . Must obtain, within 18 months of appointment a Water Treatment Operator Certificate (T4) and maintain thereafter. Must have a valid California Class C driver's license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. A resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. APPLY IMMEDIATELY. Screening of applications will begin on or after, Friday,September 14,2018. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION TRANSCRIPTS, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Oct 30, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the Electric Engineering Department of the Transmission and Distribution Division toperform professional electrical engineering work related to the planning, design, and construction of generation, transmission, distribution, substation facilities, and renewable projects; to perform a variety of technical engineering studies. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Senior, Associate, Assistant) based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Any qualified individual may apply. This is an exempt position and isassigned tothe Professional and Supervisory Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Electrical Engineer vacancies that may occur within the District through October 29, 2019. Distinguishing Characteristics Assistant Engineer: This is the entry level class in the Engineer series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience. The Assistant Engineer class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the Associate level. Incumbents work under general supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to direction as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned. Associate Engineer: This is the journey level class in the Engineer series and is distinguished from the Assistant level by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new, unusual or unique situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Assistant level. This class is distinguished from the Senior Electrical Engineer in that the latter is responsible for serving as project manager over the most complex projects and/or functions and may provide indirect or direct supervision to professional and technical personnel. Senior Engineer: This is the advanced journey level in the Engineer series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time spent performing the duties, and by the nature of the public contact made. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series and may provide indirect and/or direct supervision over assigned personnel. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned areas of responsibility and possess registration as a Professional Engineer. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assistant/Associate Electrical Engineer Prepare plans and specifications for the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the District's electric system; ensure conformance to District standards and practices, and relevant codes and regulations. Ensure compliance through engineering design, specifications, operating bulletins and directions with District Safety Rules, policies and the rules and regulations of other agencies that apply to District operations. Prepare engineering studies and reports; prepare a variety of technical reports, documents, and correspondence; prepare technical specifications; assist with the preparation and revisions to design and construction standards; develop technical documents required by the local, State and Federal agencies related to the operation of the District's electric system. Coordinate and oversee the work of contractors for the construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with District standards, specifications, and applicable codes. Perform calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction and installation standards and specifications. Represent the District in meetings with regulatory agencies, Joint Power Agencies, and the public regarding District projects. Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software to perform engineering tasks. Inspect completed installations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and District standards. Review NERC standards; provide support in preparation of compliance activities including preparation of Reliability Standard Audit worksheets as per NERC standards. May serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME). Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Senior Electrical Engineer Plan, prioritize, and review the work of staff assigned to a variety of professional electrical engineering tasks associated with the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of District transmission and distribution facilities, generation facilities, and renewable projects. Develop schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner. Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Perform detailed and complex analysis of the District's transmission, subtransmission, distribution networks, and generation facilities, and provide power flow studies and recommendations related to the operation of the system. Work with outside utilities and the District's balancing authority to accurately build and supply an updated transmission system model with approved forecasted peak loads. Perform system import limit studies in compliance with NERC/WECC criteria; develop special protection systems to support import limits. Develop the District's Transmission and Distribution 5 - Year Plan and updates to the Plan; assist with determining if new capital projects are needed to meet loading requirements for the District's distribution system electrical system elements. Perform a variety of studies on the District's transmission, substation, generation, and distribution systems; design and specify equipment and settings. Review NERC standards; prepare responses to Compliance Questionnaires and Reliability Standard Audit Worksheets as per NERC standards. Perform duties and responsibilities of Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned area(s). Plan, design and oversee the construction of District generation facilities and/or upgrades to existing facilities. Provide engineering support to other departments and divisions, as necessary. Perform and support a variety of interconnection studies with outside utilities; evaluate the effect of new projects on the District's system. Prepare complex engineering studies and reports; prepare a variety of technical reports, documents, and correspondence; prepare technical specifications; oversee and participate in the preparation and revision of design and construction standards. Perform the most difficult work related to the management of electrical engineering projects related to the District's generation, transmission, distribution and substation facilities. Represent the District in meetings with regulatory agencies, Joint Power Agencies, and the public regarding District projects. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned. Typical Qualifications: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Assistant Electrical Engineer Experience: One year of professional electrical engineering experience related to the operation of District electric systems is desirable. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of electrical engineering as it relates to the operation of the District's electric systems. Mathematics used in the engineering field. Materials, equipment, and tools used in the construction industry. Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding the electrical engineering profession. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Perform professional electrical engineering computations and learn to check, design, and prepare engineering plans, studies, profiles, and maps. On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures. Learn and apply District standards and regulations and electrical engineering policies and procedures. Learn and apply applicable laws and regulations related to the District's electric system. Learn to prepare accurate cost estimates. Learn to analyze and prepare technical reports. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Associate Electrical Engineer Experience: Three years of responsible experience similar to Assistant Engineer (Electrical) with the District. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Possession of a valid Engineer-In-Training Certificate. Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer highly desirable. Knowledge of: Methods, materials, and techniques used in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of the District's electric systems. Budgeting techniques and project management. Pertinent local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws related to the District's electric system. Construction contracting practices including estimating, bidding, scheduling and organizing of construction activities. Ability to: Perform the full range of professional electrical engineering duties as related to the District's electric operations.. Interpret and apply District standards and regulations and engineering policies and procedures as well as applicable laws and regulations related to the District's electric systems. Prepare accurate estimates of costs, schedules, personnel and materials related to engineering project responsibilities. Prepare concise and understandable written reports, studies, and other written materials, including Requests for Qualifications and Proposals. Senior Electrical Engineer Experience: Three years of responsible journey experience similar to Associate Electrical Engineer with the District. Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Electrical Engineering or a related field. License and Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer. Knowledge of: Principles and practices of technical, functional and/or direct supervision and training. Principles and practices of electrical engineering as it relates to the operation of the District's electric system. Budgeting techniques. Pertinent local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws. Advanced project management methodologies. Modern developments, current literature and sources of information regarding the electrical engineering profession. Principles and practices of safety management. Modern office equipment including the use of applicable computer applications. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Ability to: Provide technical, functional and/or direct supervision over assigned staff; effectively train staff. Perform the most complex electrical engineering duties including the management of complex projects. Understand and interpret local, State, Federal rules, regulations and laws. Participate in evaluating the activities of staff, recommending improvements and modifications. Provide and coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application and responses to the attached supplemental questionnaire. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Apply immediately. Position will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview; and (2) reference checks to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE AND OFFICIAL EDUCATION TRANSCRIPTS, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Nov 14, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill one full-time regular position in the IT Applications Support Department, Information Technology Division, to analyze, design, develop, test, and maintain solutions and enterprise applications including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Advanced Meter Infrastructure(AMI) systems. Perform configuration of the control system/SCADA databases and construction (linking) of the real time single lines and overview displays used for control, monitor and maintaining of the electric grid. Perform analysis, and provide recommendations to address database and display issues as they relate to the operation. Either implement or work with the maintenance team to implement tools and utilities in order to enhance and automate the generation of databases, displays, real time calculations and configuration of devices. Establish standards for database and display convention, layout and organization. Write code in the c programming language to fill in gaps of functionality not provided by current SCADA-EMS system. The position will be filled at the appropriate level (Programmer Analyst III or Programmer Analyst IV) based on thequalifications of the successful candidate. Any Qualified Individual May Apply. This is an exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and ClericalBargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Programmer Analyst III/IV vacancies that may occur within the District through November 13, 2019. Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: PROGRAMMER ANALYST III : Perform single activities in support of information technologies, which may include assisting in developing, designing, modifying and maintaining software for applications. Activities may apply to applications software in support of various enterprise information systems including Customer Information Systems, Financial Information Systems, Human Resource Information Systems, Geographic Information Systems, Meter Data Management Systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), and Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI). Perform simultaneous activities in support of information technologies. This includes developing, designing, modifying and maintaining software for moderately complex applications having multiple components or interrelationships with other software. PROGRAMMER ANALYST IV: In addition to duties described in Programmer Analyst III, perform many simultaneous and interconnecting activities in support of information technologies. This includes organizing and providing lead support for a project team in the development, design, and maintenance of software for highly complex applications; conducting feasibility studies and ensuring that projects are completed within time and cost constraints. Other Related Duties Other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, knowledge and abilities may satisfy the necessary minimum qualifications. A typical way to obtain the education, experience, knowledge and abilities would be: Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics or closely related field. Experience: Program Analyst III: Five (5) years of related programming/analysis experience. Program Analyst IV: Seven (7) years of responsible programming/analysis experience. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of programming languages and environments utilizing structured techniques; system analysis, statistical methods, principles and techniques of programming and applicable programming software. Ability to create, adapt, integrate and deploy software to solve problems and enable new opportunities; update, modify, test and repair existing software to ensure continued utility; identify, test and monitor how problems affect function and performance; adapt, combine and improve existing products, processes and programs; contribute to and influence decisions regarding division policies and procedures. PROGRAMMER ANALYST III : In addition to the knowledge and abilities described above, ability to propose and implement solutions as appropriate. assist management in organizational planning. PROGRAMMER ANALYST IV : In addition to the knowledge and abilities described above, ability to define projects, organize a project team and direct project activities. Ability to work collaboratively and negotiate as needed to ensure the effective identification and resolution of issues having very complex systemic genesis or impact and to avoid competing with or jeopardizing other established priorities. Ability to contribute to and influence decisions regarding division policies and procedures; assist management in organizational planning. Progression for each level of Programmer Analyst will be based on proficiency in categories defined in the Information Technology Skill Comparison for Programmer Analysts Matrix. Special Requirement: Must have a valid California Class C driver license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application. In addition, a resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Application screening will begin on or after Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process, which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) oral interview and (2) contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the recruitment in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Modesto Irrigation District Modesto, California, United States
Nov 14, 2018
Full Time
The Modesto Irrigation District is currently recruiting to fill five full-time regular positions in the Customer Services Department, Finance Division to handle customer inquiries including billing, payment and collection functions and problems, and perform typical clerical and related customer service duties in a courteous and professional manner using various tools and computer information systems. Any qualified individual may apply . This is a non-exempt position and is allocated to the Administrative, Technical, and Clerical Bargaining Unit. The list established as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill other Customer Services Representative vacancies that may occur within the District through November 13, 2019. ** Please be advised that a typing certification verifying a minimum of 40 wpm must be received with your application prior to final closing date** Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Within the Call Center, Billing, and Cash Accounting, effectively and efficiently interact and answer inquiries from customers, district personnel, and other agencies Receive and record customer payments and provide accurate change, balance cash drawer and prepare bank deposits Prepare a variety of reports including customer correspondence, billing updates and adjustments and write-offs Complete a variety of requests and work tasks pertaining to service orders, billing, collections, data entry and month end closing; process bankruptcy filings and creditor claims Prepare accounts and schedules for disconnections and notifications Dispatch field calls Use related P.C. software. Other Related Duties Other related duties include: Verify accounts for payments in department computer system; other duties as assigned Typical Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the education, experience and knowledge and abilities would be: Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Three (3) years in a public contact/customer service environment desirable with one (1) year in a utility customer service environment preferred. Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of good customer service including dealing with hostile customers; electric meter functionality. Ability to prepare all required clerical documents in a clear, complete and accurate manner; make correct change and accurately prepare receipts; observe district safety rules, motor traffic laws, and read and interpret rules and regulations. Special Requirement: Possession of a California Class C driver's license. Supplemental Information: Qualified applicants must submit a completed District application to be received no later than 5:00 pm Tuesday,November 27, 2018. A resume describing experience and qualifications for the position is recommended. Applications will be reviewed on a comparative basis and only those most qualified will be invited to continue in the selection process which will consist of an overall assessment of the individual's skills through (1) typing 40 wpm (as evident through attached typing certificate), (2) written exam (3) oral interview and (4) and contacting of references to include current and former supervisors. The applicant must perform successfully in each phase of the testing in order to continue in the selection process. Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact Human Resources at (209) 526-7341. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-3933 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. The Modesto Irrigation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED AND APPLICABLE HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE, PASS A MEDICAL EXAM INCLUDING A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN, AND A COMPLETE BACKGROUND CHECK PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.