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12 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 20, 2019
Full Time
The San Jose Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Senior Crime & Intelligence Analyst, which is the higher of two levels in the Crime and Intelligence Analyst series and is a working, first-line supervisor position.   This essential position in the Crime Analysis Unit is responsible for supervising staff and performing crime and intelligence analysis utilizing administrative, strategic, operational, tactical, and intelligence analysis techniques.  The position provides accurate and timely crime and intelligence information in support of patrol operations, criminal investigations, crime prevention, and administrative functions.  The position extracts raw data from multiple law enforcement systems and utilizes specialized analytical software applications to identify and monitor crime trends and criminal activity.  The position assists investigators in solving criminal cases by translating data into viable intelligence information.  The position also provides statistics for Police and City Budget management reports, resource allocation, grant-funded initiatives, special programs, etcetera.   Key duties of the Senior Crime & Intelligence Analysts include but are not limited to:   -Supervising a team of Crime & Intelligence Analysts, including prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, training staff, and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.   -Reviewing incoming requests and determining the appropriate assignment based on the nature of the request, complexity, geographic area, staffing concerns, legal considerations, and deadlines.  This position works on highly confidential requests and/or conducts most complex crime and intelligence analysis assignments.   -Assigning daily requests for information and determining which systems and software applications to utilize for accessing, extracting, formatting, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data.   -Supervising the collection of official crime statistics to the Department of Justice per the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program as mandated by the State of California (and subsequent National Incident Based Reporting System) as needed.   -Providing support for the Chief's management operations; participating in regional data sharing and specialized briefings; and presenting training sessions to sworn and other civilian staff.   -Utilizing various law enforcement systems and software applications to develop comprehensive charts, graphs, tables, maps, timelines, telephone toll analyses, and related materials for use by various law enforcement personnel, City departments, and outside agencies.   -Conducting spatial and temporal analysis utilizing multiple databases within a geographic information system for use in identifying and depicting locations of serious offenders, crime patterns, trends, and series.   -Directing and assisting with special analytical projects dealing with crime, demographic resource allocation, budget, homeland defense, traffic enforcement, special operations, grant-funded initiatives, and event planning.   -Testifying in court as to methodology employed in gathering information used in crime analysis publications, as required. This  recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this or other divisions or departments.   If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Messenger Clerk classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Messenger Clerk performs, under immediate supervision, perform work of routine difficulty in the collection and delivery of documents and materials to City departments and locations throughout the City. Performs routine clerical tasks as required.     This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Competencies   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include: ·     Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations.  ·     Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts. ·     Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. ·     Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. ·     Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Network Engineer classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  Public Works Department is seeking to fill a vacant Network Engineer-HVAC Controls position. This position deals with local/wide area networks with multiple servers and network segments, systems administration and system maintenance.   Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Evaluates and specifies personal computer hardware. Upgrades operating systems, specifies and configures hardware/software. Design control systems and Lon/Bacnet/Modbus networks. Monitors system performance for availability, speed, capacity, storage issues and security problems. Change the performance of systems and prevent the items shown above from becoming problems. Examples of actions include applying security patches, ensure security best practices are followed and restoring lost data (including data that is the most difficult to receive). Implements a preventive maintenance routine identifying weaknesses of current system to help identify critical server issues. Sets up maintenance schedule. Resolves a variety of problems with servers such as lack of storage space, communication problems with Ethernet switches, Echelon network problems and other critical server/network issues. Coordinates resolution of problems. Creates/reviews/modifies controls sequence of operation statements and in some cases implements by writing custom algorithm in controllers as needed to accomplish control strategies. Develops and recommends design plan for LON/Bacnet/Modbus/LAN/WAN networks, including research and developments of a capacity plan (number of users, applications needed, logistics, switch connectivity, routers, etc.). Consults with outside vendors, establishes and maintains vendor purchase orders, evaluating performance and suitability with regard to the technical nature of installed system wide HVAC BMS system. Adjusts control algorithms, settings and/or replacing failed controllers as needed in response to customer complaints. Researches suitable replacements for obsolete control equipment to ensure interoperability. Must have knowledge of fire alarm systems and how they integrate with the building automation system. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. 
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jan 29, 2019
Full Time
Purchasing The Department of Finance is hiring one (1) Senior Analyst for its Purchasing Division. The Purchasing Division is responsible for the procurement of all supplies, materials, equipment, non-consultant services, and IT (software, hardware, and services) that are required to support City operations and provides Citywide guidance for the procurement of consulting services.   The Senior Analyst position is a management-level position that reports to the Procurement Manager and is responsible for strategic procurement activities, projects, and agreements on behalf of various City departments.  Responsibilities for the position may include,but are not limited to, the following: Work with various City departments to prepare, issue, and oversee complex Requests for Proposal (RFPs), Requests for Information (RFls), and other solicitation methods as appropriate and required. Manage strategic and complex procurement activities, including developing specifications and facilitating the evaluation process. Develop, negotiate, and execute strategic and complex contracts. Administer contracts, including negotiating and preparing amendments, change orders, and options. Draft and prepare Council Memoranda and responses to protests. Train and educate City staff on Citywide purchasing rules, procedures, and processes. Assist departments with vendor management and contract management activities as required. Perform data and financial analysis for purchasing and contracting activities. Clearly express ideas verbally and in writing. Perform other duties and special projects as requested.  The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non- pensionable compensation pay.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in the Purchasing Division or other divisions or departments within the City. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Competencies   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include:   Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies, and federal and state rules and regulations.   Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.   Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.   Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promote job performance.   Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor.   Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.   Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jan 23, 2019
Full Time
This position is a full-time salaried position with an approximate starting annual salary of $65,297 and an excellent benefits program.  The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in this classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    This position performs professional level administrative work for the Office of Employee Relations.  Some of the duties of the position may include: ·       Researching, interpreting, and analyzing labor contract issues ·       Conducting surveys of other employers regarding pay and benefits ·       Consulting with and advising supervisors on employee performance and conduct issues ·       Participating in various aspects of labor negotiations, including attending labor negotiation sessions, drafting proposals/correspondence, and conducting cost analysis of proposals ·       Developing and interpreting employee-related policies ·       Conducting training for employees and supervisors on employee relations issues ·       Conducting investigations involving potential employee misconduct, including writing investigative reports, and assisting departments with the disciplinary process when needed ·       Carrying out other special projects as assigned    
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 07, 2019
Full Time
The City of San Jose's Environmental Services Department currently has vacant Environmental Inspector I/II positions for which the City is recruiting. Qualified candidates identified through this process may also be used to fill subsequent and possible future Assistant Environmental Inspector vacancies, if and when they become available. If you are interested in being considered for employment in these classifications, please apply to this job announcement to ensure you are considered for current and future opportunities.   To learn more about Cascade Opportunity, please visit City of San José Human Resources Employment website at: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/36988     Current City of San José Employees Frequently Asked Questions are also available at: http://www.sjcity.net/FAQ.aspx?QID=245   The Environmental Services Department is currently recruiting for Assistant Environmental Inspector and Environmental Inspector I/II positions in the Watershed Protection Division within the Watershed Enforcement, Food Service Facility Inspection, Source Control, and Environmental Engineering work groups. The Watershed Protection Division provides services that support the City's efforts to protect water quality in local creeks and the Bay. These services are integral to the City's management of both wastewater and stormwater. The Watershed Protection Division is comprised of more than 100 employees with four key functions: Stormwater Management, Environmental Enforcement, Industrial Pretreatment, and Laboratory Services.   The work groups for these positions are described below.   WATERSHED PROTECTION DIVISION: ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM   Watershed Enforcement - This group is responsible for stormwater inspection programs, which include inspection of San José businesses and active construction sites for implementation of practices that protect stormwater quality. This group also responds to incidents of illegal discharge to the storm sewer system. These programs are required under the City's Stormwater National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. On an annual basis, this group inspects more than 2,500 businesses, approximately 200 stormwater treatment measures, and more than 100 construction sites, as well as responding to approximately 600 complaints of illegal discharge.   Food Service Facility Inspection - This group is responsible for an inspection program focused on food service facilities with an emphasis on controls for Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG). This program is required under both the City's Stormwater NPDES permit and the Sanitary Sewer Management Plan (SSMP). This program provides detailed inspections of more than 4,000 food service facilities across the City of San José.   WATERSHED PROTECTION DIVISION: PRETREATMENT PROGRAM   Source Control - This group is responsible for implementing the Pretreatment Program for industrial discharges to the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (Facility). The program is required by the Facility's NPDES permit and is aimed at ensuring that certain dischargers have adequate treatment prior to discharge in order to protect water quality and the integrity of the wastewater collection and treatment system. On an annual basis, this group inspects approximately 350 businesses, collects more than 1,900 water quality samples, reviews more than 900 self-monitoring reports, and issues an average of over 200 enforcements.   Environmental Engineering - This group, which includes Sanitary Engineers and Environmental Inspectors, provides engineering and technical support to the Environmental Enforcement and Pretreatment Programs. This work group's responsibilities include issuing and renewing approximately 100 Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permits annually, performing Plan Checks for industrial facilities within the Facility's service area, developing procedures and policy documents in support of Watershed Protection programs, and providing other technical duties as needed.   Assistant Environmental Inspectors:   Assistant Environmental Inspectors are responsible for collecting samples and performing basic inspection tasks at industrial, commercial, and food service facilities to determine compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations. They also assist with the review of pretreatment systems and grease removal devices, including evaluation of pretreatment system performance and review of maintenance and cleaning records.     Environmental Inspectors I/II:   Environmental Inspectors are responsible for conducting a variety of professional inspection and investigation duties to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal environmental regulations.   They interpret and enforce regulations by assessing environmental data, reviewing self-monitoring reports, performing inspections, and overseeing specialized compliance assessments and investigations.   Environmental Inspectors prepare a variety of technical and regulatory reports and maintain program records.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
Electrician I: annual salary range is $80,246.40 - $97,656.00, hourly range is $38.58 - $46.95    Electrician II: annual salary range is $84,302.40 - $102,564.80, hourly range is $40.53 - $49.31 NOTE: The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Electrician classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The City of San José is accepting applications for the position of Electrician I/II. Written exams are conducted monthly. Candidates passing all phases of the examination process will be placed in a qualified candidate group to be considered for filling present and future vacancies.  Electrician I is the entry level class in the Electrician series. Incumbents are provided with training and experience to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the full range of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment. Electrician I incumbents must complete training, be appointed and pass probation as an Electrician II to retain employment. Electrician II is the journey level class in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment, working independently under general supervision. Electricians are responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting, repairing, and operating high and low voltage/amperage electrical components, systems and equipment including: locating problems; determining appropriate courses of action; and coordinating repairs with affected parties. They design, fabricate, and install electrical systems and components and install wiring and electrical equipment, ensuring code compliance. Electricians review work orders, maintain activity logs, prepare requisitions and obtain approval for various projects. Duties may also include purchasing electrical supplies, including: filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases; and, choosing vendors. They are responsible for responding to occasional emergencies, evaluating and taking required actions and determining if support is needed. Electricians may perform other duties of a similar nature or level. Electricians in the Department of Transportation are responsible for the ongoing maintenance and improvements of San Jose's streetlight and traffic signal systems. Responsibilities may include installation and maintenance of fiber optic cable, speed radar signs, video detection, traffic monitoring cameras, and 'smart' LED streetlights. Electricians at the Airport are responsible for a wide range of equipment and systems in a 24/7/365 operation, including repair, installation, operation, and maintenance. Responsibilities may include airfield/airport specific systems and equipment such as series lighting circuits, constant current regulators, airfield lighting control systems, and airfield lights. In addition, responsibilities may include interior and exterior lighting fixtures (including high mast ramp lighting, street lighting, parking lot lighting, etc), lighting control systems, building management systems, access control systems, fire alarm systems, power management systems, building distribution systems and equipment up to 12kv, motor control equipment, baggage handling systems, emergency generators, vehicle gate operators, pump stations and fiber optics. Shift schedules are based upon the needs and requirements of the Airport, and may require rotation assignments or assignment to a specific shift. Weekend and holiday work may be required, and standby time may be required. Public Works electrician duties include: new construction, remodels, small tenant improvement projects, lighting retrofit projects, maintenance of pump stations (includes motor controls and PLC's and computerized alarm and monitoring of pumps, etc.), emergency generators, fire alarm systems, vehicle gate operators, badge access controls, lighting control systems, electrical building distribution systems and equipment up to and including 12kv, installing cat 5 and fiber optic networks and maintenance of all City buildings. They also set up temporary power for numerous special events on weekends and public address setups. PW provides standby Electricians 24/7. Depending upon assignment, Swing Shift, Graveyard Shift, weekend, and holiday work may be required. Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and  practices,Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations. Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive and respectful manner;  written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper  grammatical form. Computer Skills - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS  PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.  Electrical Safety and Safe Work Practices - demonstrates familiarity and experience with Lock Out/Tag Out, safe operation of tools  and equipment, and proper use of personal protective gear.  Problem Solving - approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s);  collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility along with the ability to develop effective  relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution  skills.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 13, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Building Inspector Combination (certified and non-certified) shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Department of Public Works is seeking candidates to fill multiple vacancies as a Building Inspector Combination (certified and non-certified) – Plumbing and Mechanical and Electrical Specialties.    Typical duties for this position: Conducts inspections of industrial, commercial, manufacturing, and facilities to ensure compliance with codes, regulations, ordinances, standards, and contract agreements which includes: setting up inspection schedules; gathering information and evidence; and, ensuring conformance to plans, specifications, and safety regulations. Investigates building, construction, and land use changes in the field by: gathering factual data to ascertain present use of land and location of structures; conducting background investigations and research; and, preparing reports to use as evidence. Provides technical assistance for development of codes and policies. Generates written reports and enforcement orders which includes noting deficiencies in standards and submitting final documentation. Reviews plans and specifications for compliance with codes which includes assisting in projects in complying with regulations, prioritizing deficiencies, and preparing timetables. Provides technical support for agencies and the public which includes inputting data into system for general public access. Meets with architects, engineers, City officials, and building contractors to discuss construction projects. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.   This classification requires a yearly filing of a Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests disclosure of outside interests and investments.    This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Competencies:   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations; technical knowledge of building construction codes and practices. Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts Conflict Management - Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people, by presenting the facts, analysis, and conclusions or solutions that show command of content and perspectives and interests of the audience. Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor. Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Flexibility - Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment. Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 09, 2019
Full Time
The Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement, Code Enforcement Division, is hiring an Environmental Inspector I/II in its Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) Program. This environmental professional is one of four members of San José's CalRecycle, State Certified Local Enforcement Agency. This position will be responsible for facility inspections of Solid Waste Permitted facilities to assure compliance with State Public Resource Codes and California Code of Regulations Titles 14 & 27, complaint investigations, enforcement activities, random gas monitoring at closed landfills, and review and approval of Solid Waste Facility Permits and technical documents. The incumbent will be expected to maintain positive and open communication with facility operators, other City, County, State Agencies and to attend required training(s). Typical duties for this position include but are not limited to: -Inspects open landfill, materials recovery facilities, closed landfill sites, composting operations, construction & demolition debris recycling facilities for compliance with Federal, State and Local Regulations. -Intake, review, determine if technical documents/applications are complete and correct per State Regulations. -Consult with LEA supervisor and CalRecycle to determine appropriate enforcement actions to take against facility owner/operator per investigations. -Prepare and present enforcement case violations to the City of San José and LEA hearing officer for further actions. -Provide education on program policies and regulations at community meetings (SWEP, CEQA, etc.), technical conferences, Division Code Enforcement Academy, etc. as needed/requested by management. -Participate in developing and implementing policies, procedures and technical protocol specific to the LEA program. -May be responsible for the application, completion and/or monitoring of the annual EA grant to CalRecycle. -Must learn and become proficient in the CalRecycle Solid Waste Information System (SWIS) processes/procedures and Decade Envision Connect procedures. -Respond to and investigate odor complaints relating to compost facilities within the designated areas immediately or within the same day the complaint was received. -May be assigned to responsibilities associated with annual updates to the Environmental Enforcement Plan (EPP). Provide ongoing monitoring to ensure all approved changes are updated immediately, formatted per CalRecycle recommendations and sent to CalRecycle for EPP update. -Required to participate in the Annual Medical Monitoring Program to assure proper health and fitness are monitored and maintained to do the job.   -Maintain daily activity log, daily record keeping updates of pertinent facility documents to maintain a complete facility history. -Work with LEA supervisor and CalRecycle to enforce regulations/conditions specific to SWFP and associated technical documents. -Draft and issue solid waste facility permits for new sites and revise permits at existing facilities when there are changes as well as perform five years of all permitted facilities. -Prepares enforcement cases for the City and district attorneys, including preparing analytical data reports and interpreting analyzing, data laws, rules and regulations. -Responds to emergency spills, overseas cleanup, ensures clean up compliance.   A Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) is highly desirable. *Work Condition Incumbents may be required to participate in an annual physical This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 19, 2019
Full Time
The Department of Public Works is seeking to fill a vacant Air Conditioning Supervisor position. This position reports directly to the Building Management Administrator for various facility management operations. The Air Conditioning Supervisor manages and supervises a staff of six (6) that provides services to mechanical equipment for City Facilities. The core responsibility of this position is to assign work, deploy staff in an effective and efficient manner, perform all aspects of supervision, measure performance and make recommendations for the direction and vision of the Air Conditioning Section.Typical duties include, but are not limited to:   Recruitment of new staff Administration of performance appraisals Training, developing, and motivating staff Manage complex mechanical equipment replacement projects     This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Competencies    The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.   Desirable competencies for this position include:   Job Expertise – Knowledge of asset performance management, which includes lifecycle analysis, cost-benefit analysis, preventative/corrective/predictive maintenance strategies, long-term capital replacement strategies, knowledge of using energy management systems effectively and efficiently; knowledge of City procurement policies and methods. Communication Skills – Communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive, and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form. Leadership Skills - Leads by example; serves as appropriate role model, demonstrates high ethical standards. Remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, encourages and rewards risk-taking, allowing others to learn from mistakes. Problem Solving – Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s), collects information, uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome. Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Supervision – Sets effective long term and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills – Demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility along with the ability to develop effective relationships with coworkers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Customer Service – Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customer’s needs and delivers services effectively and efficiently in a timely manner; accurate, respectful and friendly manner. Understands stakeholder perspective to seek the most reasonable and effective resolution to issues. Political Skill – In taking action, demonstrates an understanding and consideration of how it will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization. Creativity – Addresses objectives and problems while questioning traditional assumptions/solutions in order to generate creative ideas and new ways of doing business; exhibits creativity and innovation when contributing to organizational and individual objectives; seeks out opportunities to improve, streamline, reinvent work process.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Feb 12, 2019
Full Time
The City of San Jose's Planning, Building and Code Enforcement (PBCE) Department is recruiting to fill one Senior Engineer position in its Building Division. The Building Division is a part of the Development Services team, and consists of four Core Groups. These four Groups are: Permit Center, Plan Review, Expedited Review, and Inspection Groups.    This position is currently approved through June 30, 2019; however, the department has proposed to extend the position to June 30, 2020.  Additionally, the position is added to the proposed budget as a permanent position for fiscal year 2019 - 2020, which is subject to approval.   The Senior Engineers in PBCE’s Building Division perform a variety of professional and supervisory assignments including, coordinating and directing the activities of a group of engineers and inspectors in reviewing complex professional plans and calculations to ensure compliance with uniform codes, engineering principles, Federal, State and local ordinances and regulations.   As a working senior engineer, typical duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Leads and supervises engineers, architects, building inspectors in reviewing complex professional structural and architectural plans and calculations to ensure compliance with the technical codes (e.g. Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical), structural engineering principles, disabled access regulations and other state and local ordinances and regulations. Assigns and monitors staff workload. Evaluates job performance of plan check engineers and architects, inspectors assigned to plan review, and/or non-technical personnel. Advises professional engineers, architects and others concerning code requirements, engineering and planning problems arising in the preliminary design of buildings and structures. Develops, directs and/or implements technical training programs. Prepares written guidelines and policies to facilitate consistent application of the technical codes, ordinances and regulations within the work group. Coordinates and directs technical and non-technical staff in the issuance of building permits. Understands, promotes and supports City Service Area’s Business Plans and the core services of the Department by implementing "Superior Customer Service through Successful Partnerships". Coordinates with other City departments and agencies, and confers with elected officials. Meets with professional and business groups. Conducts safety assessments of unsafe buildings and leads programs in enforcing compliance with the all Building Ordinance. Leads program assessment efforts in streamlining of the current plan review process and evaluating/implementing software for the electronic plan review. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.