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22 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
  Senior Office Specialists perform a variety of office clerical tasks of moderate difficulty which can include customer service duties in a major call center or a major customer service function where public contacts involved require more knowledge of the work of the division than the giving of routine information.  Senior Office Specialists may act as a lead to the classifications of Office Specialist I and II.   Duties may include but are not limited to:   Provides customer service duties requiring knowledge of organization and applicable procedures, laws, rules, and regulations. Customers may be employees, the public, or other departments. Acts as receptionist, refers individuals to the appropriate staff member, gives out a variety of information and written materials; helps the public fill out a variety of forms, responds to complaints and questions by finding out what issue is and then researching and providing information.   Answers and screens telephone calls, takes messages, and refers telephone calls to appropriate person; answers questions and provides a variety of information over the telephone that requires knowledge of the organization, applicable, procedures, laws, rules, and regulations.   Assembles and verifies data and information in complex reports (such as financial or statistical reports and contractual agreements), records and databases; gathers information and data from other sources such as other departments, or outside agencies; independently prepares summaries, tabulations, or reports of data and information. Daily   Performs data entry and types documents, including utilization of word processing, spreadsheets, database systems, presentation software and other systems; reviews documents for accuracy; may also review for content.   Sets up complex filing systems and procedures, including retention control procedures and automated recordkeeping systems; maintains and updates files, forms, records, inventories and documents, including personnel files and complex files such as those of a legal or technical nature; updates logs and tracking systems; retrieves records and documents as requested.   With very little review, codes items for posting, entering or listing; makes arithmetical calculations; maintains diversified records, including employee time and assignment records; prepares and distributes a variety of documents with legal implications and deadlines.   Independently prepares and drafts basic memorandums, meeting notes and other documents; answers correspondence, prepares summaries of records, minutes, and other documents without destroying the meaning; compares a variety of documents such as purchase orders, receiving clips and others to check for arithmetical accuracy and general completeness.   Operates a variety of standard office equipment including but not limited to computers, telephones, computer terminals, duplicating machines, fax machines, and calculators.
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
The Public Information Officer is an at-will position that reports to the Mayor’s Chief of Staff and interfaces directly with the Mayor to provide communications and messaging on a broad range of public policy matters.   The PIO serves on the Mayor’s senior leadership team, developing and executing communications strategies for initiatives, programs, and the annual budget messages. The PIO serves as the Mayor’s Press Secretary and will be the principal contact in the office for interfacing with the press. The position will also be responsible for coordinating with the City’s Public Information and Communications staff regarding media inquiries, communications, coordinating events on behalf of the Mayor’s office, and representing the Mayor’s office to City staff. The PIO oversees a team that currently includes staff responsible for media relations, social media and graphic design. The PIO has responsibilities for writing speeches, press releases, web content, social media posts, Op-Eds and columns, and serves as the editor for all office communications.   The ideal candidate will have the background, experience, and knowledge to demonstrate: Effective use of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of public/community relations, media relations, social media, and program management in a diverse community. A strong commitment to public service. Significant experience in high-profile press and media relations, including effective communications with the press on complex topics. The capacity to function in a dynamic and fast paced environment, including crisis communications. Extensive interaction with elected and appointed officials including business executives, regulatory agencies, community groups, employees, and the general public. The ability to formulate and accomplish strategic communication goals. The ability to present sensitive and/or complex issues, both orally and in writing, to large diverse groups in a persuasive fashion. The ability to make sound decisions and communicate effectively with the press with little advance notice. A track record of outstanding accomplishments and superior performance, including excellent judgment and decision making, planning and organizational abilities. Ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders. Ability to serve effectively as a member of a management team, including mentoring and supervising staff.
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Sep 05, 2018
Full Time
The San José Fire Department is seeking to hire a qualified individual to fill a Senior Systems Applications Programmer position.  The Fire Department’s Information Technology Team supports 33 fire stations and 2 field offices, ensuring availability and reliability of their critical software/hardware systems.  The individual hired into this job classification will provide significant technical assistance with major computer systems that support Fire operations such as:  developing and maintaining programming and associated tasks for application systems, including integrated software and hardware application configurations; analyze and define business processes for application functional requirements and technical specifications; and will participate in and direct  software release and installation tasks. The Senior Systems Applications Programmers will be under general supervision, and may provide specific guidance to others on complex assignments.  The individual assigned to these divisions require excellent command of verbal and written communications skills.   Specific duties include: *Understanding and experience using enterprise relational database tools such as: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM’s Informix or other similar platforms.  *Understanding of software application development including Web development environment and the understanding of industry standard object oriented programming methods and practices.   *Demonstrated experience maintaining and/or performing maintenance of existing software applications. *Understanding complex database concepts as well as the implications of different database designs on future report generation. *Prepares and supervises preparation of testing of new or updated programs. *May supervise and train front-line staff. *Maintains systems software and trains others on new software releases and upgrades.   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, CA
Sep 03, 2018
Full Time
The Planner IV position in the PBCE Department supervises and leads a staff team as well as manages complex planning projects of considerable complexity and difficulty. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Provides frontline supervision to a team of professional Planners, Planning Technicians, and/or interns. Contributes to the evaluation and determination of recommendations on private or City initiated General Plan, Zoning, land use, subdivision, and other Planning applications based on applicable General Plan, Zoning Code, Council Policies, and other relevant guidance documents. Meets with applicants and other interested parties to problem-solve on issues associated with Planning applications. Reviews, edits, and writes reports to the Planning Commission, City Council, and other audiences. Manages the development of specific or area plans, and policies and ordinances related to land use and development. Makes presentations before the City Council, Planning Commission, neighborhood groups, or other agencies. Represents the City at meetings and/or conferences. Collaborates and coordinates with other City departments, government agencies, and other entities on matters relating to San José's Planning programs. Communicates clearly and demonstrates excellent customer service consistent with PBCE standards. Contributes ideas and develops proposals for Council consideration to modify the Zoning Code, streamline processes, improve service delivery, conduct staff training, etc. Uses performance data to guide the work of the team. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. The current position to be filled through this recruitment is the Planner IV position that will lead the Urban Village Team (See http://sanjoseca.gov/planning/urbanvillages for information on this team). In addition to this position, this recruitment will be used to fill Planner IV positions on other teams in the Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement as positions become available. The teams within the Department includes Citywide Planning, Environmental Review, Development Review and Permit Center Planning Services. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that could be filled utilizing this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
This position functions as a facilities coordinator, coordinating maintenance and repairs with Public Works and outside service providers for the police campus. This position is the key point of contact for Police Department staff requesting maintenance and repairs as well as working with maintenance and repair vendors. this position is responsible for building maintenance for the Police Campus, including the Southern Police Substation.  This position works closely with Program Managers and other city departments to ensure maintenance and repair work is scheduled and completed in a timely manner.    Specific duties include but are not limited to:   Central contact person for all facility issues for Police campuses (PAB, PAC, Special Operations, and the Health Building).   Works with: Command Staff, Sworn, and civilian Police Personnel City General Services Other City Departments (i.e. DOT) City IT Outside Contractors  Outside Vendors Makes minor repairs that do not require work order requests. Submits work order requests (to General Services and/or IT HELPDESK) for building maintenance, building repair, safety issues, or telephone repair issues. Works in conjunction with General Services in prioritizing and determining the level of repairs needed. Orchestrates and assists in the placement of temporary heavy equipment. Makes Department wide notifications regarding major repairs and affected areas. Keeps Unit Commanders informed of issues that directly affect their unit or personnel. Works with custodial supervisors and staff. Transports unnecessary furniture to City Surplus. Transports large discard items to City corp. yard for disposal. Maintains battery recycling infrastructure. 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, CA
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
The San José Police Department is seeking to fill a Principal Office Specialist position in the Internal Affairs Unit.  The Internal Affairs (IA) Unit is responsible for the process of receiving allegations from members of the public against Police Personnel in a courteous and professional manner, demonstrating sincere responsiveness to concerns of members of the public, taking allegations seriously, and meeting legal and ethical requirements for taking and investigating complaints.   The ideal candidate has knowledge and experience with case management or database software, and the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with a high level of ethics and integrity.   The key responsibilities of the Principal Office Specialist include but are not limited to: Maintains case files and records, develops filing systems and procedures for file use; and ensures retrievability of filed information. Maintains automated records and case files in IAPro (case management software); tracks status of all cases. Enters and updates information; generates reports, correspondence, and templates. Prepares new case files and ensures any/all documentation needed is received and filed appropriately. Gathers and prepares files for Pitchess Motions and make proper notifications. Works closely with the IPA's office for notifications of case closures and completion of closing letters. Enters traffic accident and use of force entries into IAPro and prepares quarterly traffic reports. Prepares and maintains discipline related correspondence. Trains incoming staff on entering cases and preparing documents. Maintains and updates various unit logs. Compiles statistics and reports for Department Commanders Work closely with other Police and City departments; notifications, file requests/review, and schedules meetings. Orders office supplies and equipment; processes incoming/outgoing mail. Assists with various front desk reception duties; answers phone calls, greets public and department visitors. Utilizes a wide variety of computer applications, including online computer systems, word processing software, database systems, automated recordkeeping systems, automated tracking programs, spreadsheets, and presentation software.   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, CA
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing legal secretarial duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, transcribing, preparing, processing, and e-filing pleadings/briefs in the various state and federal courts; preparing and processing correspondence, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, City Council memoranda, and other legal documents and instruments; maintaining calendars for attorneys; answering telephones and contacting other offices to provide, obtain, and/or coordinate information and/or appearances; and performing office filing; as well as organizing and maintaining a wide variety of information and materials in support of attorneys.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, and attention to detail.  A strong knowledge base of legal procedures and court rules (federal and state) is desirable.  This position involves a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, workers' compensation, and all aspects of municipal law.  Incumbent must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  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, CA
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
The Information Technology Department is currently recruiting for a Senior Systems Applications Programmer to be a part of the Enterprise Financials team. This position delivers and manages essential financial and business solutions to the enterprise, provides application support, and designs new solutions. Key duties include but are not limited to: Supports the City’s key financial systems Works with team members, vendors and database administrators to address issues/defects and enhancements Provides technical support for application: troubleshoot problems and take corrective action on a timely, effective basis Works with users to troubleshoot and resolve issues in dev and test environments before implementing in production Tracing transactions through previous accounting/billing actions to determine the source of discrepancies and following appropriate procedures to correct them Performs research using SQL queries on data and functionality issues using IT knowledge base, vendor assistance, and user information to support problem resolution and system enhancements Understands dependencies across multiple modules/applications when developing, maintaining, and making enhancements to applications. Participates in month-end and year-end processes for financial systems Monitors daily upkeep and access to applications Monitors data interfaces to financial applications from Citywide systems and troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner Creates and provides tools that will empower users to get more with less work Creates new solutions using a variety of technologies that streamline and improves the flow of information with actionable data – SQL, MS .Net , PowerShell, JavaScript Examines current business processes and data patterns to re-engineer a better solution delivery for users using vendor based solutions and custom designed solution Collaborates in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications, and enhancements to existing applications. Creates business data layers from application data in SQL for users to consume and visualize it using a variety of tools Creates flexible reports using a variety of reporting tools – Crystal Reports, SSRS, PowerBI, Tableau 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, CA
Sep 15, 2018
Full Time
Salary Information   The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic I is $65,187.20 - $79,268.80, hourly range is $31.34 - $38.11.   The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic II is $72,196.80 - $87,984.00, hourly range is $34.71 - $42.30.    The City's Environmental Services Department (ESD) is seeking individuals whose values align with the values of the City's employees to fill the vacancies of Wastewater Mechanics for the Maintenance Division and the Energy and Automation Division.   Wastewater Mechanic - Maintenance Division   The Wastewater Mechanics for the Maintenance Division are responsible for a large variety of repairing, rebuilding, overhauling and preventative maintenance of the Facility's industrial wastewater and mechanical equipment to high standards of performance and reliability, located above and below ground including some machinery housed in various buildings. Applicants should be well versed in the inspection, testing, troubleshooting, dismantling, installing, repairing, and overhauling of Industrial equipment. This is a diverse workgroup with many different skill sets to include carpentry, welding, metal fabrication, rigging, excavation, fluid pipping systems, and compressed air systems. The Maintenance Division is comprised of four groups working as a team to provide consistent reliable Wastewater Treatment for the seven cities we service.    Wastewater Mechanics in the Maintenance team also perform the following but not limited to: Preventive maintenance and inspections of all industrial equipment on site, below ground, and in remote areas. Inspections, repairs, and overhauls of Industrial Wastewater equipment. Inspections, repairs, and installations of our collection and distribution piping system. Excavations, shoring, and confine space entry work. Interpret drawings, service manuals, and part manuals. Operations of aerial man lifts, industrial forklifts, industrial vacuum truck and other equipment. Perform various metal fabrication, welding processes (such as arc, tig, and mig). Operations associated with bridge cranes, mobile cranes, hoists, chain falls, and rigging. Operations associated with shop equipment drill presses, iron worker, band saws, pedestal grinders, hydraulic shear, and brake. Attend all safety trainings.       Wastewater Mechanic - Energy and Automation Division   The Wastewater Mechanics (also known as Co-Gen Operator/Mechanic) that reside in the  Energy and Automation Division are responsible for operating, maintaining and overhauling the Facility's industrial mechanical and electrical equipment related to large stationary diesel-ignited/spark-ignited engine driven blowers and/or power generators, gas compressors and gas storage such as commonly found in municipal power plants, natural gas pipeline compressor stations and large marine propulsion systems. This team provides 24/7 staffing and are assigned to rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. The Wastewater Mechanics (Co-Gen Operator/Mechanics) often work in teams of two while performing preventative maintenance, repairs, and overhauls on Facility equipment. Applicants for this position must be available to work nights, weekend and holidays.   The Co-Gen Operator/Mechanics also perform the following but not limited to: Preventive maintenance and inspections of all equipment in the Power and Air (P&A) section.  Use precision measuring tools, granite table, non destructive testing, Prussian blue, polishing stones, fitting bearings to shafts. Various welding disciplines (such as arc, tig, mig) as well as oxy-acetylene and plasma/carbon arc cutting.  Fabrication of specialty tools, obsolete engine parts, and fixtures. Operate bridge cranes, chain falls, lever hoists and all associated rigging.  Interpret drawings, service manuals and parts manuals. Operate seat grinder, valve grinder, drill press, band saw, vertical mill, engine lathe, iron worker, sheet metal brake and surface grinder as well as forklift and man lift. Repair, and inspection of low and high pressure-piping systems. Work with electricians, instrumentation technicians, painters, HVAC and other mechanics  Attend all safety trainings.     San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) link: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/documentcenter/view/10754 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.   Physical Requirements  Duties require a heavy level of physical exertion, including exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be required to utilize self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) equipment, which requires the ability to pass an annual fit and spirometry test. Ability to perform the essential physical functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services.
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
DOT is currently recruiting to fill full-time Maintenance Worker II (MWII) positions in the Infrastructure Maintenance Division.   Under general supervision by a Senior Maintenance Worker and Maintenance Supervisor, employees in the MWII positions provide lead direction to small crews engaged in the maintenance and repair of sewers and public facilities. MWIIs are major contributors to the Department's efforts to provide exceptional service to its customers and all have important field responsibilities. Individuals in this classification are required to work alternate work shifts, including grave and swing, weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call.   MWII responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:   PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE: The responsibilities of these positions include planning work and providing lead direction to, and participating in, small and large crews engaged in the maintenance and repair of pavement in public streets and right-of-ways, drainage systems, storm and emergency response, and special projects. Additionally, he/she will be expected to know/learn how to safely care for and operate our paving and heavy equipment vehicles.   ROADWAY MARKINGS MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction and participating in a crew responsible for the maintenance of approximately 5.4 million square feet of roadway markings throughout the City. Candidates will work in high traffic residential streets using various types of spray paint equipment to mark stop signs and handicap limit lines, bike lanes, crosswalks, double yellow lines, and other legends as well as remove and install reflectors.   TRAFFIC SIGN MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction and participating in a crew responsible for the maintenance, repair, and new installations of traffic control signs, street name signs, barricades, and guardrails.   TRAFFIC AND LIGHTING MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include repairing streetlight outages as well as assisting the streetlight electrician and wreck crew in traffic signal repairs. Responsible for installing and maintaining traffic signals and streetlights throughout the City under supervision of an electrician.   SANITARY SEWER & STORM MAINTENANCE: The essential duties of these positions include providing lead direction to crews responsible for keeping the sanitary lines free of blockage, performing scheduled preventative maintenance at sanitary and storm pump stations, and working towards reducing current backlog of sewer repair projects. Keeping the sanitary lines free of blockage may require the use of high pressure units, balling and rodding units, and vactor trucks.   LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE: These positions provide lead direction and work on crews responsible for maintaining the landscape of roadways, backups, and designated locations in the public areas throughout the City. They may participate in graffiti abatement, poster and sticker removal, enhanced debris and weed abatement, street furniture service and installation, enhanced cleaning of catch basins, illegal sign removal, sign repair, and tree and horticultural tasks.   More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Worker II. These positions require grasping, reaching, bending, pulling, kneeling/crouching/squatting, lifting, and carrying objects up to 100 pounds to complete the described job duties; Standing and walking are performed intermittently.   Some positions are currently approved through December 31, 2018 or June 30, 2019 with the possibility of an extension or becoming permanent, pending budget approval.   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, CA
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
The Public Works Department is seeking to fill a vacant Carpenter position. This position requires journey-level carpentry skill to maintain and carry out improvements to City owned facilities. The incumbent also needs the ability to recognize the correct tool for the task and be familiar with the safe and effective use of power and hand tools of the carpentry trade. This position is assigned to the Building Trades section of the Citywide Facilities Management Division, and works alongside the various trades consisting of carpentry, lock services, painting, and plumbing. Typical duties may include, but are not limited to: Construction and repair projects including wood and metal framing, and including aspects of rough and finished carpentry. Installation of doors and windows (metal, wood, fiberglass) and related hardware. Re-configuring and assembly of modular office cubicle and furniture including partitions.  Construction of floors, fences, benches, decks, ramps, stairs, and handrails. Perform minor cabinet construction and repair. Mounting of miscellaneous wall items (shelving, white boards, picture frames, clocks, etc.) Demolition and hauling of materials, as projects require. Work and communicate well with customers, including co-workers, other trades, client department personnel, management, and the general public. Follow written and oral instruction, interpret plans, construction drawings, and adhere to building codes and specifications to perform the work required.  Promote teamwork and work as part of a team, including taking the lead as well as a supporting role to complete projects. Provide project status as and when needed. Consistently lift construction related materials (approx. weight of up to 100 lbs.) Adopt appropriate safety working procedures.   This position will be expected to work varied hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.   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, CA
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
San Jose Animal Care Services, a division in the Public Works Department is accepting applications for a full-time Animal Shelter Coordinator. The Animal Shelter Coordinator has the responsibility to provide humane handling and care for animals sheltered at San Jose’s Animal Care Center. This position reports to the Animal Shelter Operations Supervisor and has lead responsibilities for Animal Care Attendants and Animal Health Technicians. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: Acts as a lead in the animal shelter over lower level Animal Care personnel such as Animal Care Attendants. Assigns, schedules, inspects work, provides technical direction, determines priorities, and trains staff as well as volunteers. As a lead, may sign timecards and may give input to the supervisor regarding the employee’s performance evaluation, hiring, promotion, termination and discipline of employee. Performs duties similar to the duties performed by Animal Care Attendants. These duties include receiving and properly kenneling animals, collecting fees, feeding and caring for impounded animals, cleaning, disinfecting, inspecting and maintaining shelter facilities, assisting the public in claiming or adopting animals. Performs administrative duties such as completing and maintaining records (i.e; feeding, care needs and holding periods for impounded animals, etc.), generating operational reports, maintaining inventories of food, equipment, supplies, animals, etc. Explains, interprets, and makes presentations of ordinances, codes, laws, rules, and regulations to citizens, groups, agencies, businesses, and other entities; participates in and coordinates public education programs, rabies and spay/neuter clinics. Works cooperatively with other law enforcement groups when joint action is required; also collaborates with members of animal rescue and foster care groups. Monitors and observes animals for signs of illness or injury and seeks medical care as necessary, or separates sick and injured animals for observation; administers first aide or minor treatments to animals; assists the Shelter Veterinarian and/or Animal Health Technician in minor medical procedures such as vaccinations; Quarantines potentially rabid animals. Conducts behavior evaluations, for cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats, and makes recommendations to Shelter Operations Supervisor regarding placement. Humanely euthanizes and disposes of animals as necessary. Coordinates placement of animals including adoption, rescue, special needs adoption, etc. Advises public of legal rights and explains and interprets animal control laws, ordinances, regulations, procedures, and policies. Ability to handle animals humanely and safely using approved protocols and practices. Skill in using the proper control techniques on animals entering the shelter. This position may be required to work weekends, holidays, nights, rotating shifts, and respond to emergency animal services assignments during off-duty hours.   Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 100 pounds while handling animals and equipment. Employees may work outside and be exposed to inclement weather, may be exposed to blood borne pathogens while using hypodermic needles on animals, may be exposed to animal scratches and bites, and may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, fumes, odors, gases, chemicals, pollens, and other airborne irritants.   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 US-101, San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
The Public Works Department is looking to fill an Air Conditioning Mechanic vacancy. The Air Conditioning Mechanic position is responsible for performing HVAC duties at more than 200 civic building sites across San Jose. The position will be responsible for performing the operational support, adjustment, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning systems and auxiliary equipment. This position will require controls experience, mechanical equipment experience, and water treatment experience. Duties include but are not limited to: * Inspecting, repairing, performing preventative maintenance and routine testing of heating, cooling, air-conditioning, ventilating equipment and controls; and chiller and low pressure boiler maintenance. * Operating, diagnosing, and programming HVAC equipment and systems via computer controlled LON/BACKNET Energy Management Controls, such as Schneider Electric, Alerton, Johnson Metasys. * Servicing DX refrigerant and hydronic chilled/hot water distribution piping systems and components and HVAC units for commercial facilities. * Repairing/replacing actuators, valves, compressors, controls, etc. in a refrigerant or hydronic piping system or HVAC unit. * Using safe job practices, including wearing the proper PPE and making the job area safe before proceeding to work. * Conducting chemical tests on water and determining potential issues and causes of HVAC piping and connected components. * Maintains cooling towers and sump basins as well as filtration systems. * Responds to calls for emergency repair service. * Maintains operating logs and related records. * Replaces sub-assembly units; inspects safety cut controls. * Performs other related work as required. Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Incumbents should possess ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects averaging a weight of 50 pounds, or heavier weights, in all cases with the use of proper equipment. Ability to perform the essential functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services. Selected candidate will need to successfully complete a background check. 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, CA
Aug 29, 2018
Full Time
ESD is seeking to fill multiple Senior Engineer positions in support of the Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) Capital Improvement Program (CIP) division.  The CIP division of ESD is responsible for planning and implementing long-term capital improvement projects at the RWF. The RWF is an advanced wastewater treatment plan that serves approximately 1.4 million residents over a 300 square mile service area. The ESD CIP division is currently comprised of 50 full-time positions that perform program administration, budget planning, project delivery, and process engineering services. The division is also supported by a co-located team of consultant staff and staff from the Department of Public Works who provide program management and construction management services respectively. This integrated team is responsible for delivering a 10-year capital improvement program estimated at $1.4 billion. The RWF CIP is an exciting opportunity that stands among one of the largest construction programs in the South Bay.   Under general direction, the Senior Engineer will be responsible for planning, directing, and managing professional and technical engineering work in support of the RWF CIP.   This position reports to a Principal Engineer and will work closely with the Program Management Consultant (PMC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) staff in an integrated Program Management Office (PMO) to deliver a wide variety of capital improvement projects at the RWF. The Senior Engineer position is a management classification and will be responsible for supervising both in-house and consultant staff to deliver projects identified in the 2017-2021 CIP. These include but are not limited to: Headworks Improvements   and New Headworks, Primary Clarifiers Rehabilitation, Nitrification Clarifiers Rehabilitation, Secondary Clarifiers Rehabilitation, Aeration Tanks and Blower Upgrades, Filter Rehabilitation, Outfall Bridge and Levee Improvements, New Cogeneration Facility, Digester and Thickener Facilities Upgrade, Digested Sludge Dewatering Facility,   Digester Gas Compressor Upgrades, Cogeneration Facility, Emergency Diesel Generators, Advanced Facility Control and Meter Replacement, and Site Facility Improvements (e.g. yard piping, tunnel rehabilitation, facility-wide water systems improvements, support building improvements, etc.).   The Senior Engineer will serve as Project Manager through all phases of capital project planning and delivery from preliminary engineering/conceptual planning through start-up and commissioning for his/her assigned project(s). This includes defining project goals and objectives; developing the Project Work Plan; preparing consultant procurement documents (RFQs/RFPs) including contract negotiations and administration; evaluating technology selection and project alternatives; directing the preparation and approval of project deliverables such as business case analysis, conceptual design reports, preliminary design reports, detail design drawings and specifications, and engineer's estimate of probable cost of construction (OPCCs); managing the project scope, schedule, and budget from start to finish; identifying and mitigating project risks; organizing project meetings and preparing monthly project performance reports; and providing engineering support through construction completion. The Senior Engineer will be required to collaborate and work effectively with O&M staff, the City's Planning Department, Fire Department, Public Works Department, City Manager's Budget Office, City Attorney's Office, and other stakeholders as required. The Senior Engineer will have overall responsibility for on-time and on-budget delivery of his/her assigned project(s).   The Senior Engineer will also participate in resource planning, staff recruitment and development, and the annual CIP budget process.   He/she will be responsible for the hiring, training, developing, managing, and supervising professional engineering and technical support staff.   The Senior Engineer will also work closely with program budget and controls teams to develop the annual staffing plan and five-year CIP budget and participate in ongoing program/project performance reporting.   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, CA
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
The Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services Department is looking for highly motivated, personable individuals with strong leadership skills and innovative ideas to become part of a dynamic team of employees with a strong commitment to providing excellent service to our diverse community. Bilingual applicants speaking a second language such as Spanish or Vietnamese are encouraged to apply.     Under supervision, this classification performs duties of moderate difficulty including performing overall work in park operations and visitor services; resource and environmental protection; greeting visitors and explaining/interpreting park features; collecting and accounting for fees; performing rescue and fire suppression activities; administering first aid as needed; patrolling parks; enforcement of state and local laws; performing conservation programs and projects; providing lead direction to other park personnel; coordinating and leading volunteer and internship programs; providing traffic and parking control; and preparing written and oral reports and other communication.     The Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services Department  currently has approximately eleven vacancies of which five are full- time permanent positions, two full time positions with an end date of June 30, 2019, one PT benefited position and three PT Unbenefited positions.  There is a strong possibility that the end dated positions will be extended.   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.   WORK SCHEDULES FOR MOST POSITIONS MAY FLUCTUATE TO MEET PARK OPERATIONAL NEEDS AND WILL INCLUDE WORK DURING LATE AFTERNOONS/EVENINGS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS. ASSIGNMENTS CAN BE MADE TO ANY AREA OF THE CITY'S REGIONAL PARKS, TRAILS SYSTEM, OR OTHER PRNS FACILITY.  
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 25, 2018
Full Time
Salary Information   The annual salary range for Senior Engineering Technician is $69,700.80 - $84,801.60   Senior Engineering Technician Positions   The Environmental Services Department is recruiting for a Sr. Engineering Technician to work in the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Engineering Support Group at the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF).   The RWF is one of the largest advanced wastewater treatment plants in the nation serving approximately 1.4 million residents living in a 300 sq mile service area.  The RWF is now more than 50 years old and in need of a significant rehabilitation through capital improvement projects. O&M at RWF is an exciting opportunity that stands among one of the largest public improvement efforts in the South Bay.   Responsibilities include but are not limited to:   The Sr. Engineering Technician positions will be responsible for providing technical support to a variety of wastewater improvement projects from planning through detailed design, bid and award, construction management, and contract administration support in O&M, including a variety of procurement activities and document management. Organizational skills and SharePoint experience a plus. The Sr. Engineering Technician position is a middle level class in the Engineering Technical series. This position works under the general supervision of a professional engineer and may supervise Engineering Technicians. Typical duties for this position include the following: Assisting the Project Manager in delivery of projects related to Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Engineering; collect and analyze field, operational and technical data; and research wastewater equipment, material costs and specifications, contract administration and construction management support; assisting with the review and/or development of engineering plans, specifications, cost estimates, construction contracts, and bid summaries; preparation of CAD drawings, diagrams, maps, and other presentation material; performing field inspections, assisting consultants with condition assessment, site investigation and potholing; maintaining and updating CAD standards and record drawings, and interfacing effectively with consultants, contractors, operations and maintenance staff, and other city department staff.   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. Demonstrates knowledge of and experience of principles, techniques and terminology of civil, traffic, mechanical, structural, electrical engineering and/or architecture with construction experience; knowledge of analytical geometry; knowledge of the City material, details, and construction standards; understanding of and experience with interpreting, reviewing, and analyzing construction plans, infrastructure data, detailed drawings, charts and specifications, and the bidding process for projects.  Experience supporting the coordination of all phases of project delivery with contractors and consultants.  Ability to perform field inspections, engineering calculations, data analysis. Experience in engineering drafting using computer programs such as AutoCAD software and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. Experience supporting capital improvement project delivery is desirable.   Computer Skills - Experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Excel and Adobe Acrobat.   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 - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.    Supervision - Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Reliability  - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. 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.   Qualified candidates identified through this process may also be used to fill subsequent and future vacancies, if 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.
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 25, 2018
Full Time
The San José - Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) is one of the largest advanced wastewater treatment facilities in the nation and treats water from homes and businesses in the cities of San José, Santa Clara, Milpitas, Campbell, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, and unincorporated areas within Santa Clara County. The RWF serves a population of over 1.4 million people and has the capacity to treat 167 million gallons of wastewater per day. For more information visit our website at http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?nid=1663 .     The RWF is hiring Industrial Electricians . These positions will be located at the RWF at 700 Los Esteros Road, San Jose, CA 95134. The RWF is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The typical schedule for this position is day shift, Monday through Friday and infrequently the position may be required to work nights, weekends and/or holidays if needed. Upon completion of probation, employees may elect to work a flexible work schedule such as four, ten hour days per week or an alternate work schedule of working nine hours each day with one day off every other week.    The Industrial Electrician performs journey-level electrical work in connection with the construction, maintenance, installation, inspection testing, repair and alteration of electrical power generating plant and substation machinery and equipment and other electrical equipment and systems found in the Facility and performing related work as required.   Key responsibilities and typical duties include but not limited to: maintaining, operating and adjusting electrical primary power substations ranging from 4160 to 115kv, including circuit breakers, relays, batteries and controls; testing low and high voltage electrical equipment including circuits, transformers, variable frequency drives (VFD’s), high voltage switches, phase shifters, and electrical components of process control, telemetering, cathodic protection systems and electronic equipment boards; diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs or modifications; installing conduit and pulling wires for motors, control panels and lighting fixtures; reviewing work orders, maintaining activity logs, preparing requisitions and obtaining approvals for various projects; designing, fabricating and installing electrical systems and components to ensure  code compliance; installing wiring and electrical equipment; determining precautions and following safe and effective work procedures; checking job sites for potential hazards; attending various meetings and acts as a liaison with contractors, vendors, and other departments; purchasing electrical supplies and filling out paperwork; coordinating purchases and choosing vendors; responding to emergencies including evaluating and taking required actions and determining if support is needed immediately; performing other duties of a similar nature or level.   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 US-101, San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
The Department of Public Works is currently recruiting to fill one (1) Senior Construction Inspector position in the Engineering Services Division - Material Testing Lab (MTL) section. Materials Testing Laboratory The Senior Construction Inspector assigned to the MTL is responsible coordinating, supervising, and performing materials testing, inspection and sampling of various construction materials to ensure compliance with City and State Standards and Specifications. Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following: * Reviews plans and specifications and submittals for conformance to established standards for major construction projects. * Supervises laboratory testing personnel to ensure compliance with appropriate test methods, conformance to MTL Quality Assurance practices, and high productivity. * Reviews and approves all test reports for completeness, accuracy, including calculations, conducted by the MTL personnel. * Supervises and leads the work of Associate Construction Inspectors, Engineering Technicians, and Student Interns. * Evaluates and documents personnel competency. * Researches and implements new test methods to expand MTL testing capabilities and improves efficiency. * Provides formal and informal training of personnel in performing materials testing, construction materials inspection, construction materials technology, as well as safety and administrative procedures. * Manages personnel schedule to ensure testing needs are done and delivered on time and on budget. * Supervises internal and external equipment maintenance and calibration schedule and frequency. * Ensures all laboratory equipment conforms the standards of calibration/verification parameters. * Assists in preparing and maintaining records for MTL's accreditation programs. * Supervises proper handling and disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with the facility's Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP).
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time
About the Division   The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) division of ESD is responsible for planning and implementing capital long term capital improvement projects at the Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF). The RWF is an advanced wastewater treatment plan that serves approximately 1.4 million residents over a 300 square mile service area. The ESD CIP division is currently comprised of 53 full-time positions that perform program administration, budget planning, project delivery, and process engineering services. The division is also supported by a co-located team of consultant staff and staff from the Department of Public Works who provide program management and construction management services, respectively. This integrated team is responsible for delivering a 10-year capital improvement program estimated at $1.4 billion. The RWF CIP is an exciting opportunity that stands among one of the largest construction programs in the South Bay.   San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) link: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/documentcenter/view/10754 Capital Improvement Program link: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=1665   Duties and Responsibilities   This Capital Project Delivery/Project Management Associate Engineer Position at the RWF conducts feasibility studies, procures designers and contractors, prepares and/or reviews designs, improvement plans, estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvement projects that are prepared by subordinates and/or consultants engaged by the City. Typical duties include but are not limited to: managing projects, i.e., overseeing, controlling, and guiding the project; negotiating, preparing and managing consultant agreements and/or construction contracts; supervising the collection and analysis of field data and preparing recommendations; responsible for interfacing with the public, consultants, contractors, other City departments/sections, and other agencies, and responsible for timely response to the stakeholders' requests and concerns on projects; consulting with construction inspectors and attending field meetings regarding problems in the field during the construction of a public improvement project; assembling plans and specifications, preparing engineer's estimates and bidding documents, soliciting bids, awards contracts, administering the contract, interpreting plans and specifications, resolving field problems, and following through with acceptance of projects; participating in the formulation and preparation of Master Plans, program level budges, operating budgets and program controls; expenditure tracking and monitoring; scheduling tracking; contract management; program performance auditing and reporting; document management; stakeholder coordination; council memoranda activities; program control systems, tools, and procedures development.   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. Possession of a Certificate of Registration with the State of California in the required discipline is not required but highly desirable. Knowledge and experience planning, developing, and managing capital improvement projects/programs with emphasis on design of technical components, management of professional teams, budget development/management contract management, and performance reporting; Experience in preparing contract documents, bidding and/or construction of capital improvement projects; knowledge of principles of design for water/wastewater systems; Experience working with multiple stakeholders during design of capital improvement projects, including operations and maintenance staff, consultant staff, City planning and building code enforcement officials, etc.; Experience with construction/document management systems; Experience with SharePoint, or other cloud-based collaboration systems. 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.   Project Management: Ensures support for multiple projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives Directs, reviews, and approves the work of consultants. Responds effectively to unforeseen problems. Supervision: Sets effective long and short-term goals based on a good understanding of management practices; establishes realistic priorities within available resources; provides motivational support; empowers others; assigns decision-making and work functions to others in an appropriate manner to maximize organizational and individual effectiveness. Identifies necessary steps and work plans to achieve goals, establishes timeframes within dependencies Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills: Develops effective relationships with co-workers, and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. In addition, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other professionals, elected officials, contractors, consultants, and general public. Decision Making: Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions Uses logical, systematic, and sequential approaches Collaboration: Develops networks and builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities.   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. Seeks expert advice, when appropriate
City of San Jose San Jose, CA
Aug 24, 2018
Full Time
The San Jose Police Department is currently recruiting for a School Safety Supervisor position.  The School Safety Supervisor will be part of the San Jose Police Department's Support Services Division, School Safety & Education Unit. The School Safety and Education Unit provides administrative support and staffing for the Adult Crossing Guard Program for the City of San Jose. Additionally, the Unit coordinates the training and supervision of Student Safety Patrols at elementary schools located throughout the City. The unit comprises of 1 Captain, 1 Program Manager, 4 School Safety Supervisors and nearly 300 School Crossing Guards.  The work schedule for this position is a 4/10 schedule (10 hour work days/ 4 days a week). The duties of this position include (but are not limited to) the following:   - Supervises School Crossing Guards; including recruitment, interview of prospective candidates, training, scheduling, and discipline.   - Administers, schedules, and coordinates the activities of the school crossing guard program, including maintenance of timesheets, mileage forms, performance evaluations, within an assigned geographical area.   - Develops school safety patrol programs; conducts training in safety and advises on current state requirements.   - Designs, prepares, or obtains teaching materials including films, videos, brochures, and testing materials for educational programs in pedestrian safety, bicycle safety, personal safety, and prevention of child sexual assault.   - Works with Police Training and Traffic Operations to develop audio-visual instructional materials including slide and video presentations.   - Prepares and gives presentations to student, parent, and teacher groups in and monitors program effectiveness.   - Prepares and submits timecards for Crossing Guards.   - Observes and reports on unsafe physical conditions of streets, roads, signs, crosswalks, and sidewalks. Makes recommendations on adjustments to matters related to the safety of student pedestrian safety.   - Organizes and directs special events for school-age children.   - May perform duties of a School Crossing Guard on a relief basis, as required.   - Maintains personnel files for School Crossing Guards. 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.