City of San Jose

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16 job(s) at City of San Jose

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, California, United States
Nov 08, 2018
The Water Resources Division (Division) is comprised of three sections: Municipal Water System (MWS), South Bay Water Recycling (SBWR), and Operations and Maintenance (O & M). The Division provides potable water service through the MWS to the communities of Evergreen, North San José/Alviso, Edenvale, and Coyote. The MWS consists of 350 miles of pipeline, 15 pump stations, 14 wells, and 18 reservoirs, and serves a growing population of over 115,000 in a 33.3 square mile service area. The Division also provides recycled water service through the SBWR system to the cities of San José, Santa Clara, and Milpitas. In addition, the Division also leads water conservation efforts for the City of San José.  The Division is currently seeking to fill one Senior Engineer position in the MWS section. This position is located at the MWS office, at 3025 Tuers Road, San Jose.   This position is responsible for work of considerable difficulty in managing and supervising the MWS, a group of engineering and technical staff performing work related to the operation, improvement, and long-term reliability planning for the MWS. The position reports to the Principal Engineer of the MWS.     The Senior Engineer manages and implements a water supply master plan to serve current and future customers; develops new water supply infrastructure; manages the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), and ensures continued compliance with water quality standards. The Senior Engineer is also responsible for preparing the annual CIP budget and ensuring that projects are completed on time and on budget in accordance with AWWA Standards. Duties will also include the planning and implementation of infrastructure installation and replacement projects and/or programs, and local and regional water coordination for San Jose MWS. The goal is for incumbent to acquire the necessary knowledge, experience, and certification as necessary to effectively support the growth of a mid-sized drinking water utility.   Appointments to this position require disclosure of outside investments, real property interests, income, and business positions through Form 700. More information on requirements and disclosure can be found at this website - http://www.fppc.ca.gov/Form700.html   Typical duties include but are not limited to: Leads and manages the work group including: prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff is trained, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. Directs and reviews CIP projects, including assessment of plans and specifications for conformance to established standards. Leads and/or oversees the formulation, preparation, and implementation of master plans, water operation plans, and water quality monitoring plans. Represents the City with contractors, consulting firms, and/or public agencies at meetings concerning City policy and/or engineering projects. Work effectively and tactfully in associated communications. Performs technical research and complete thorough analyses of engineering and financial data and reports, as needed to identify and implement recommended actions. Directs the collection and analysis of field data and prepare recommendations. Ability to obtain California State Water Distribution Operator Certification. 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
Oct 25, 2018
The City of San José is creating the civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive every day. Do you have the skills and sense of service it takes? If yes, read on… This is an exciting opportunity in the Information Technology Infrastructure service area.  The Enterprise Information Technology Engineer will be a lead engineer in the Infrastructure and Customer Support team.  The ideal candidate must be able to provide support for IT Infrastructure and services, including Active Directory, Servers and desktop virtualization and mobile client devices. As an Enterprise Information Technology Engineer, you will need to have strong technical leadership skills, be able to work well with both technical and non-technical staff, and have excellent communication skills. In this position, you will need to be able to own, manage, and complete projects from beginning to end in a timely fashion and must be able to work in a dynamic environment with a mixture of operational tasks and project assignments. 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:   1.      Job Expertise ·         Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with, implementing, supporting and troubleshooting at least two of the following technologies in an enterprise infrastructure: 1.      Windows Server 2008/2012 R2 2.      Active Directory 3.      Group Policies 4.      Virtual Server Management (VMware or Hyper-V) 5.      VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) 6.      MDM (Mobile Device Management)   ·         Experience managing Windows infrastructure service such as DHCP, DNS, subnets, gateways, etc. ·         Experience implementing and managing Microsoft Active Directory & Windows 2012/2008 servers. ·         Experience managing and troubleshooting client devices including desktops, laptops, and tablets. ·         Experience installing and supporting client devices' operating systems and standard applications. ·         Experience managing mobile devices using MDM. ·         Experience managing Windows security patches (WSUS) and Antivirus servers (TrendMicro). ·         Powershell scripting and automation is desired. ·         Experience in reviewing and analyzing system logs, identifying system. issues, applying remediation, and performing system preventative maintenance. ·         Experience creating and updating technical documentation. ·         Ability to work independently and in a team environment. ·         Ability to document procedures, configuration details, and network topology design.     2.      Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach. 3.      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. 4.      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. 5.      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 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, California, United States
Oct 19, 2018
The City of San José is creating the civic technology foundation that helps our community thrive every day. Do you have the skills and sense of service it takes? If yes, apply here…   This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with a passion for networking and security. We currently have vacancies in the Infrastructure Division supporting a multi-vendor enterprise network conducting network design, configuration and implementation as well as reporting on all aspects of network performance metrics and ensuring compliance with the information security policy based on the City's security governance model.     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 and expertise to include: Firewall configuration and policy management, security service configuration such as IDS/IPS, antivirus and anti-bot, and other security appliance configurations such as VPN and load balancers Software defined networks configuration and management. Configures and manages Enterprise cloud platforms Experience with CheckPoint, Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks firewalls and unified threat management architecture Working knowledge of well-known networking protocols and services (TCP/IP, LDAP, Radius, IPX, NETBUI, IPSEC, HTTPS, SSL, SSH, SFTP, SMTP, PPTP, PPP, SMB, SNMP, RIP, Windows, UNIX, Linux) Desirable knowledge of and experience with designing, implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting multi-vendor enterprise networks, including network optimization, dynamic internal and external routing such as BGP and OSPF, switching, Spanning Tree, and/or VoIP technology.     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.   Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.   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.   Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.   Selection Process   The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise.     You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process. Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response.       1.      Please describe one (1) major security incident that you were involved in remediating. What was the root cause and how did you resolve the issue? You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Devika Tandan at devika.tandan@sanjoseca.gov.      Salary Information: Enterprise Information Technology Engineer I (EITE I) - $91,790.40 - 111,633.60 Enterprise Information Technology Engineer II (EITE II)- $97,240.00 - 118,456.00 The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the EITE I and EITE II classifications shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.     
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 09, 2018
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Senior Account Clerk classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The City of San Jose is currently recruiting for Senior Account Clerk. This classification performs a variety of bookkeeping and accounting clerical work.  Senior Account Clerk positions are located in all City departments.   Typical duties may include the following:   -Review, post and balance ledgers and other documents; process and review revenue, review and balance petty cash and/or change funds.   -Conduct and maintain inventory of stores, equipment and supplies.   -Compile and process payment and/or requisitions for various financial transactions; assign payment to cost centers.   -Prepare worksheet, financial charges and invoices, issue and maintain records.    -Prepare special checks.   -Generates or receives phone calls to and from internal and external customers to explain bills, obtain correct information for credit card payments and other related payment matters, including processing bills.   -Summarize data and prepare reports; prepare routine correspondence.   -Prepares and inputs data into computer terminals or applicable database.   -Prepare payroll and serve as department timekeeper.   -Operate MS Office software, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Access; computerize financial software applications; and a variety of office machines.   -May serve as Lead worker as assigned.     -Performs other related duties as required.   Current City of San Jose Senior Account Clerks must apply to this recruitment to be considered for future transfer opportunities.   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, even if you have applied in the past, 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
Nov 09, 2018
The Public Works Department is currently recruiting to fill two vacant Engineering Trainee part time benefited positions. The Engineering Services Division is comprised of five sections, Construction Management Services, Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, Survey and Technology Services Sections, that provide engineering support to all Public Works projects. Typical duties include performing a variety of sub-professional engineering work of routine difficulty under the immediate supervision of an Engineer or higher-level Engineering Technician. Duties and responsibilities associated with the position in Material Testing Laboratory Section: Assist construction inspectors and technicians sample construction materials. Perform laboratory work often involve hot, dusty, and outdoor environments. Perform field and laboratory testing such as asphalt, concrete, and soil in compliance with appropriate test methods, contract specifications, and conform to MTL Quality Assurance practices. Assist in pavement designs and soil investigations. Compile and prepare material test reports, pavement design reports, inspection reports, plans, and other documents. Assist lab facility and test equipment maintenance, replacement, calibrations, and improvements. Perform traffic control on city streets when fieldwork is in progress. Duties and responsibilities associated with the position in the Survey Section: Searches title and assessment records, compiles reports, and keeps simple clerical records. Holds target for level or transit, relocates old survey markers, makes and drives hubs and stakes, and cuts brush. Indexes and files field survey notes, maps, and plans; mends tapes and other simple survey equipment. Performs simple drafting and tracing under the direction of a professional engineer or skilled engineering draftsman. 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. Knowledge of mathematics, including algebra, trigonometry, and geometry; knowledge of elementary principle and terminology of civil engineering. Ability to make simple math/engineering computations. Ability to make accurate notes and sketches and to prepare satisfactory work and observation reports. Communication Skills - communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to read and interpret established test methods, and plans and specifications. Computer Skills - experience with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, Word, any database software (ORACLE, Access, SQL Server, etc.), Excel, and reporting software such as Crystal Reports. Customer Service - approaches problem-solving by focusing on customer first; demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely, accurate, respectful and friendly manner. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with the public and other employees. Reliability - completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate. 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 their tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.
Coty of San Jose San José City Hall, East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA, USA
Oct 29, 2018
Full Time
Reporting to the Director’s Office, the Deputy Director of Building provides leadership of all Building functions. S/he is responsible for the management of 170 employees and an annual budget of about $36 million. The position also contributes to the overall management of the Department through overseeing various interdivisional project teams. The Deputy Director of Building provides supervision to professional and specialized staff. The Deputy Director of Building manages, organizes, plans and coordinates the work of the Building Division including Plan Review, Field Inspection, and permit processing and the public counter staff serving the Development Services customers; provides highly responsible, professional technical expertise, guidance and support to assure compliance with standards to safeguard public safety and property related to construction, design, quality of material, use, occupancy, location and maintenance of structures and performs other job related work as required. The position also manages special projects/matters, as assigned from time to time. The Deputy Director of Building will be responsible representing the Building Division at meetings with the public, elected officials, other departments/agencies and various stakeholders. Reporting to the Director’s Office, the Deputy Director of Code Enforcement provides leadership of all Code Enforcement functions. S/he is responsible for the management of 72 employees and an annual budget of about $12 million. The Deputy Director of Code Enforcement provides oversight of all operations related to the Department’s Code Enforcement functions, including enforcement of various City codes and ordinances related to zoning, housing, blight and related health and safety areas; management of various programs including Multiple Housing, Tobacco Retail License, Off-Sale Alcohol, Neglected Vacant House, Auto Tow and Abandon Cart programs and coordination with the City Attorney's Office, and provides technical assistance in legal cases and ordinance development.   The Deputy Director of Code Enforcement oversees the organizational structure, the annual work program, and the budget and staffing of the Code Enforcement Division. In addition, the position will be responsible representing the Code Enforcement Division at meetings with the public, elected officials, other departments/agencies and various stakeholders. To view the full announcement for this exciting opportunity, please visit the City of San José’s employment page by clicking on the link below. Then click on the  “Management Recruitments”  link.  City of San José Employment Page
City of San Jose 1737 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA, USA
Nov 14, 2018
Full Time
THE POSITION The Deputy Director serves as the ORS Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for the Operations Division, including accounting, information systems, and benefits administration. Priorities include management of daily office operations, development of the annual work plan for the three functions, guiding staff in implementing and adhering to policies and procedures, implementing new benefit structures, and ensuring the pension administrative benefit system and office systems in general are up-to-date and working as intended, and keeping the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Boards apprised as needed.   The Deputy Director reports directly to the CEO and provides leadership and direction to the services and functions in various divisions she/he oversees. The position also plays a lead role in selecting, training, developing, and motivating highly qualified staff.   Additional duties/responsibilities of the Deputy Director include:   Plans, directs, counsels, provides guidelines, and tracks progress of the divisions under his/her direction toward achievement of Departmental goals and objectives. Participates in and advise the CEO Director in the planning and formulation of Department policy. Works closely with other divisions and departments within the City to ensure an open line of communication and excellent customer service. Understands and plans for new GASB pronouncements and regulations. Develops monitoring and reporting systems to improve management controls. Directs and performs special projects and strategic planning programs. Creates and supports new concepts and innovations to improve operations and service delivery. Represents ORS in City Council meetings, community meetings, and intergovernmental and internal meetings as needed. Directs and controls personnel related matters within the Operations group, including but not limited to hiring, evaluating, discipline and termination.   THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, results-oriented leader and manager. The Deputy Director will be a mentor and coach who takes an active role in helping people grow and develop. He/she will challenge every member of staff to contribute at a very high level and will provide the training, encouragement, and support to help them succeed. The Deputy Director will enjoy working in a fast-paced, supportive environment where collegiality, professionalism and teamwork are valued. The ideal candidate is a “big picture” strategic individual with excellent general management skills and the ability to effectively build ORS’s organizational capacity. The selected candidate will also possess strong customer service, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. ORS also places importance on strong interdepartmental relationships and a team-oriented environment. Certain outcomes may be unavoidable or non-negotiable, but a politically astute individual will possess the talent for making others feel comfortable with these outcomes. The Deputy Director will lead a team in the implementation of Board policy to protect and grow the pension plans. This will require a keen understanding of the retirement operations in order to measure value and associated risk to the plans; a personal commitment to providing high levels of customer service; and demonstrated leadership in staff management, benefits, accounting, information technology, and actuarial principles. The new Deputy Director must have the ability to work cooperatively with the Boards on the development and establishment of policies and procedures and be politically astute-understanding the relationship between the city and the structure of the plan management. Effective communication skills are vital as the Deputy Director makes presentations to Board members, system participants, city staff and stakeholders in general.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 10, 2018
The Engineering Technician I/II incumbents in the Public Works Department work directlywith project managers in various divisions of the department. These positions provide directsupport to project managers including assistance in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation drafting,data collection, construction inspection, material sampling and testing, office engineering,performing site evaluations, and project reviews. These positions also support sections withpermit processing, project filing, faxing, USA locating, copying and receipt and delivery ofdrawings and related documents.and related documents.     The Department is currently recruiting Engineering Technician positions of different disciplines (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical) that may be assigned to work in the following areas: Development Services The Development Services Division provides development plan review and construction of City infrastructure in conjunction with the private development process, administers permits for work within City’s streets, and provides utility services. Engineering Services Division The Engineering Services Division is comprised of four sections: Construction Management Services, Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, and Survey. This division provides technical support services to City Capital Improvement Programs and Projects, development/utility permit projects, and other citywide customers.   Transportation and Hydraulic Services Division The Transportation and Hydraulics Services Division is responsible for the design, construction, and master plan of bridges, culverts, streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, pump stations, streetlights, landscape and hardscape improvements, traffic signals, and supports construction and engineering, upgrade and revitalization of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. In addition, this division provides general engineering plan review for general projects and electrical engineering review for projects constructed by private developers.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.)   Performs complex materials field sampling and laboratory testing conforming to stringent test procedures established by ASTM, CALTRANS or AASHTO.  Materials tested include Portland Cement Concrete, Hot Mix Asphalt, aggregate, soil and other construction materials. Prepares detailed material test reports and engineering reports for construction projects. Performs lab facility testing for equipment maintenance, replacement, calibrations and upgrading. Understands plans and specifications to ensure proper testing requirements and standards.  Assists in Geotechnical Operations. Develops and implements traffic control plans for field/geo operations.     Researches record drawing information, parcel maps and record of surveys. Prepares topographic maps showing the existing conditions of a project site which will be referenced by the designers as they prepare the improvement plans. Protects the location of existing monuments which are used to determine the alignment of streets, property lines, etc. Prepares layout of the proposed improvements during the construction phase such that a contractor can build them in the correct location. Performs field investigations. Reviews sewer video inspection data. Interprets survey data, utility and engineering plans. Prepares construction plans (using MicroStation and/or AutoCAD) and specifications. Assists in the construction management tasks. Reviews material specifications and submittal, and analyze test results. Performs basic engineering calculations Performs quantity take-off and prepare cost estimates. Establishes and maintains project files. Salary Information Engineering Technician I - $47,465.60 - $57,678.40 annually Engineering Technician II - $56,555.20 - $68,702.40 annually   In addition to the starting salary, there will be an approximate 5% ongoing non-pensionable pay.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 01, 2018
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Code Enforcement Inspector I/II classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.  The Code Enforcement Division is looking for self-motivated individuals with experience working in an inspection, regulatory, or enforcement environment with strong interpersonal skills, and a commitment to continuous improvement. In addition, candidate may be required to work a flexible schedule that may include working evenings or weekends. Applicants with bilingual skills are encouraged to apply.   As a Code Enforcement Inspector I/II, you would be performing a variety of inspection, investigative, and enforcement duties in relation to housing, building construction and environmental codes, zoning, land use, solid waste facilities, signs, health and safety, and state, federal, and municipal regulations and other laws, rules, and regulations as assigned. In addition, you would be tasked to  gather facts related to applicable ordinances, codes, laws, rules, and regulations to help determine and institute proper action to be taken.   Working with a variety of individuals and other entities, including citizens, business owners, homeowner groups, City, county and state offices and special districts is a constant, and as such, there may be instances when you may be required to explain, interpret, and make presentations of ordinances, codes, laws, rules, and regulations to citizens, group, agencies, businesses, and other entities.   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 for this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 03, 2018
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Recreation Leader classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The Public Works Department is recruiting to fill multiple part-time, unbenefited Recreation Leaders working as Event Captains in supporting coordination of events occurring at City Hall.  The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills and a strong work ethic.  The positions require excellent judgment, initiative, independence, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills.   Event Captains assist in monitoring and providing customer/client support for special events.  Event Captains may be required to provide technical assistance and set up of equipment on day of event, assist in resolving customer issues and complaints, and respond to emergency situations during events. Event Captains may be asked to perform a variety of clerical tasks in a timely manner in order to progress special events. The on-site Event Captain may coordinate with event staff such as ushers, ticket takers, security, crowd control, outside contractors, and performs facility safety checks which may include enforcing Safety and Fire Marshall Regulations.   Due to the nature of the job responsibilities, Event Captains must be able to: -Work extended/irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed -Stand and/or walk for extended periods of time -Lift and carry items weighting between 25 and 50 pounds on an as needed basis -Comprehend verbal and written instructions -Interpret floor plans -Prepare post event reports -Perform clerical and administrative tasks efficiently -Adhere to deadlines for administrative assignments     Ability to perform the essential functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer pre-employment TB test conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services.   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
Oct 27, 2018
The Department of Public Works Fleet Management Division is recruiting to fill multiple Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (EMA I/II) positions. The EMA I/II is responsible for performing inspections, communicating with other staff and customers, servicing, installation of electronic electrical equipment, ordering parts, entering data in the fleet management system, road testing and diagnosing problems to make various repairs and adjustments on automotive, heavy truck and/or heavy equipment. While working under general supervision, the EMA I/II will be expected to perform safely and follow all rules required by the City of San Jose. These positions, depending on facility assignment, will require working various shift hours and overtime.   The following position details are the areas of experience required for employment and a general description of associated duties. Applicants should identify clearly which area or areas align with their experience in the application process.    Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (SERVICE)   Equipment Mechanic Assistant Service position is responsible for scheduling, servicing, inspections, and repairs on City vehicles and equipment.   Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (INSTALLER)   Equipment Mechanic Assistant Installer position is responsible for the installation of emergency equipment such as lights and sirens, and various vehicle modifications on City vehicles and equipment.     Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (PARTS)   Equipment Mechanic Assistant Parts position orders, receives, and issues automotive, truck, and equipment parts. Researches and identifies select parts for issue, stocks and verifies inventories, and utilizes the fleet database to manage inventories. The salary range for this position is $46,758.40 - $62,337.60.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this classification. 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
Oct 31, 2018
In addition to the salary, employees in the Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The SJFD is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Radio Dispatcher - Trainee (PSRD Trainee). This is the entry-level training classification for a career in public safety dispatching within the City of San José. As a PSRD Trainee, you are provided with formal training, both in the classroom and in the Communications Center, in order to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of public safety dispatching functions. Trainees must successfully complete all formal academic and on-the-job training to be appointed to the class of Public Safety Radio Dispatcher (PSRD) and retain their employment.   Duties of the PSRD include: answering emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, complying with medical and fire call taking and dispatching policies and protocols, obtaining information from callers, providing emergency instructions over the telephone, entering data into the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system, dispatching fire and emergency medical personnel and equipment, providing telecommunications systems support, and performing other related work as assigned.   The PSRD Trainee Training Program includes Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) and Emergency Fire Dispatch (EFD) protocol training. The EMD and EFD certification is a condition of employment. If an employee fails to maintain San José Fire Department protocol compliance standards as established by the International Academy of Emergency Dispatch Board of Accreditation, the employee is subject to discipline up to and including termination.   These positions may require working weekends, holidays and/or assignments including swing, midnight, or other nonstandard shifts. Shifts are currently based on an alternate 9-hour schedule (every other set of days off includes three days off), or an 8-hour schedule (five days a week), based on the needs of the Department. You must be available to work the shift schedule assigned to you by the Department. There is a shift differential payment of $1.50/hour for swing shift and $1.75/hour for midnight shifts.   Mandatory overtime will be required during critical incidents or to maintain staffing levels.   Wearing a uniform is required.   Incumbents receive paid training beginning on their first day attending the Public Safety Radio Dispatch Academy. Employee benefits are provided in accordance with the applicable union agreement.   Laterals are encouraged to apply.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Nov 08, 2018
Retirement Services is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Analyst in the Benefits Division.  The position is currently budgeted through June 30, 2019, with the possibility of an extension or becoming permanent, pending budget approval.   Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:   Has oversight of all aspects of retirement benefits administration for active and retired members of the two retirement plans, such as, retirement planning and counseling; set-up of retirement payments; counseling in the event of member deaths, processing payments, calculating and setting up survivorship payments; administer retiree medical, dental and other insurances; disability retirement case management; calculate and set-up purchase service or redeposit contracts; calculate and set up various retirement benefit adjustments, such as worker’s compensation off-sets; review and processing all divorce documents, calculating impact and setting up accounts for payment to ex-spouse; research and reconcile data discrepancies and/or special contributions, such as military pay; other benefit related duties as required to ensure proper administration of retirement benefits   In addition to oversight of the services ORS benefits provides, the Senior Analyst supervises up to six staff.  This supervision includes; management of vacation and sick time; timecard approvals; performance appraisals; management of controls and policies/procedures; implementation of changing benefits and or code changes; maintaining performance standards; quality review of analyst and staff technician work; and management of any special projects as needed.   The ideal candidate will have experience with employee benefit programs.  Knowledge of public sector or large organization budget procedures and policies is also desired.   Although public sector experience is not required, a successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively in a unionized civil service environment.   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
Nov 06, 2018
NEW AT THE CITY OF SAN JOSE - HIRING INCENTIVE PILOT PROGRAM! Hiring Incentive Pilot Program – Effective January 1, 2017, new Electrician I/II hires will receive a one-time, non-pensionable lump sum payment of $5,000 (new Electrician I hires) or $6,000 (new Electrician II hires); employees receiving the incentive would be required to forfeit and/or refund it to the City if they leave City service or transfer to a City position not represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) on or before their one-year anniversary of passing probation as Electrician II. NOTE - The Hiring Incentive pilot program is currently scheduled to last for a maximum of two (2) years. 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.