City of Costa Mesa

The City of Costa Mesa boasts of being one of Orange County's leading cultural and business centers. Located 37 miles southeast of Los Angeles, 88 miles north of San Diego and 475 miles south of San Francisco, Costa Mesa encompasses a total of 16 square miles with its southernmost border only 1 mile from the Pacific Ocean. The current population of approximately 103,823 has grown from 16,840 at the time of incorporation in 1953. The dominant industries for the City are trade, services, manufacturing, finance/insurance and real estate. A general law city, Costa Mesa has a council-manager form of government.

Costa Mesa is a major commercial and industrial center of Orange County. The City, which formally adopted the slogan "The City of the Arts in late 1984, is home to a regional symphony orchestra and the South Coast Repertory Theater. Ground was broken in 1983 for the Orange County Performing Arts Center. This center includes a 3,000 seat facility which was completed in 1985, and a 1,000 seat auditorium slated for future development.

15 job(s) at City of Costa Mesa

City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Sep 11, 2017
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the position assists in supervising and conducting the daily operation of the City aquatics program site including the assistance in the planning and monitoring of aquatic classes and programs; and assists in the training and supervising of pool employees. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification assists in teaching of specific techniques to participants in the aquatics program; assists in required pre-testing programs to divide participants into classes, divisions, or ability groups; provides for safe and enjoyable program activities; completes required department paperwork; and sets up equipment. Work is closely supervised and reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports, and evaluations. This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, a Senior Lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, annual training dates, and annual fitness performance test. Incumbents will be required to attend : Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Thursday from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. scheduled after hire date. Times and dates subject to change. Pre-Summer Orientation/training - Tentatively scheduled for June 12 - 15, 2017, June 19 - 22, 2017 from 2:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m., and June 19, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Times and dates subject to change. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. To be considered for possible employment, the following must be completed: Submit an online application . Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews. Attend " In-Water Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews " on date you are scheduled. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted by the City and invited to participate in this process. Applicants will be notified by email if they meet the qualifications to attend the testing/selection process; at that time they will also be asked to sign a Registration/Waiver of Liability form. Applicants age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Fitness tests and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. TESTING CRITERIA: In-Water Physical Fitness Test: Tread water for 120 seconds using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands above water; 25 yard dive and approach swim (head up) in 18 seconds or less; Complete a timed event within 90 seconds Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed; Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound swim brick; Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps; and 200 yard swim in 3 minutes and 30 seconds or less (participants are scored based on 15 second increments). Applicants who complete the In-Water Physical Fitness Test will be invited to participate in the selection interviews. Interviews will begin after all the fitness testing is complete. Required Certifications: Applicants must provide proof of valid original certifications prior to the first day of employment. Minimum certification requirements are as follows: Lifeguarding with the inclusion of first aid and CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (ARC) or an equivalent certifying body, ARC Water Safety Instructor, and the ability to obtain ARC Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel within one year of hire date Desirable Certifications: The following certifications are not required but are considered as highly desirable: ARC Lifeguard Instructor ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer ARC First Aid for Public Safety Personnel Instructor Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline to be considered for upcoming testing and selection date. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
May 26, 2017
Full Time
UPDATED as of 5/17/17 to reflect salary information below. Lateral Police Officer: $6,792 - $9,101 monthly plus full-time benefits $6,995 - $9,375 (salary effective June 25, 2017) *Candidates who are hired as Lateral Police Officers are also eligible for a reduced ten (10) month probationary period; upon successful completion of the probationary period, employees are then eligible for POST PAY. In addition, candidates may be eligible for a sick leave bank of up to 80 hours upon hire. This recruitment is specifically for full-time Lateral Police Officer (this is not for entry level Police Recruit or Academy Graduate Officers or Reserve Police Officer). To apply for entry level Police Recruit or Police Officer (Academy Graduate), click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. To apply for Reserve Police Officer, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. COMMUNITY PROFILE: The City of Costa Mesa boasts of being one of Orange County's leading cultural and business centers. Costa Mesa encompasses a total of 16 square miles with its southernmost border only 1 mile from the Pacific Ocean. The City is home to a diverse population of approximately 113,440 residents. Costa Mesa residents enjoy an ideally mild Southern California climate. The City's location provides easy access to many major attractions such as beaches, mountain areas, high and low deserts, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Palm Springs and Los Angeles. Surrounded by the cities of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Santa Ana, Costa Mesa is in an area where it is wonderful to live and work. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department , click here . If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: THIS RECRUITMENT IS BEING CONDUCTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS IN ORDER TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE CITY AS VACANCIES OCCUR. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. NOTE: The City only sends candidate notifications by email. Please make sure your email address is updated before applying for this recruitment. Please check your email inbox periodically during the application process. Candidates must pass the following tests to be placed on the formal eligibility list: P.O.S.T. Written Examination with a T-Score of 50 or higher (pass/fail) Physical Agility (Pass/Fail) Interview Evaluations (100%) Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of your scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Appointment(s) will be made by the Chief of Police after passing the background investigation (which includes determination of recent drug use) and polygraph examination; and the post-offer pre-appointment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process. Compressed Testing Option: Please note: candidates that are active duty military, currently attending a police academy as an independent, require an approved accommodation, or can show proof of residency over 250 miles from the City of Costa Mesa, may be eligible for the compressed testing option subject to approval and availability. Testing will include the following components in a condensed version: physical agility test, oral interview, and a pre-background interview. Instructions for requesting compressed testing will be provided to candidates who pass the application screening phase. The established eligibility list may be used to fill future vacancies. The eligibility list may be used to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. The eligibility list is typically valid for one year, unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. Minimum Qualifications and Automatic Disqualifiers: Please click here for a list of minimum qualifications and automatic disqualifiers. If any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application for this position as you will be automatically disqualified from the selection process. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Aug 25, 2017
Full Time
The City of Costa Mesa is currently recruiting for the position of Finance Director. The City of Costa Mesa (population 112,377) has established a reputation as one of the area's leading cultural and business centers. With an ideal location, business-friendly atmosphere, and superior amenities, Costa Mesa represents the best Southern California has to offer. The City is currently seeking candidates to fill its Finance Director position. Appointed by the City Manager, the Finance Director serves as the chief financial advisor to City Council, City Manager, and City staff. The typical candidate will have extensive recent and progressively responsible finance administration experience, including at least three years at the management level; governmental experience in a similar size municipal agency is desirable. Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, public or business administration, or a related field; a Master's degree or registration as a CPA is highly desirable. The City Manager has the discretion to hire at top step $183,756 annually. Appointment will be made within the range of $137,136-$183,756 and is dependent upon qualifications and experience. The recruitment process for this position is being coordinated by Valerie Phllips with Bob Murray and Associates. Please clink on the below link for more information regarding this position: Finance Director Job Flyer If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. For questions regarding the position and the application process, please contact Valerie directly at (916) 784-9080.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
May 26, 2017
Part Time
Reserve Police Officer: $38.00 hourly This recruitment is specifically for part-time Reserve Police Officer candidates (this is not for entry level Police Recruit or Academy Graduate Officers or Lateral Police Officer). To apply for entry level Police Recruit or Police Officer (Academy Graduate), click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. To apply for Lateral Police Officer, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. COMMUNITY PROFILE: The City of Costa Mesa boasts of being one of Orange County's leading cultural and business centers. Costa Mesa encompasses a total of 16 square miles with its southernmost border only 1 mile from the Pacific Ocean. The City is home to a diverse population of approximately 113,440 residents. Costa Mesa residents enjoy an ideally mild Southern California climate. The City's location provides easy access to many major attractions such as beaches, mountain areas, high and low deserts, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Palm Springs and Los Angeles. Surrounded by the cities of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Santa Ana, Costa Mesa is in an area where it is wonderful to live and work. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department , click here . If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: THIS RECRUITMENT IS BEING CONDUCTED ON A CONTINUOUS BASIS IN ORDER TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE CITY AS VACANCIES OCCUR. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. NOTE: The City only sends candidate notifications by email. Please make sure your email address is updated before applying for this recruitment. Please check your email inbox periodically during the application process. Candidates must pass the following tests to be placed on the formal eligibility list: P.O.S.T. Written Examination with a T-Score of 50 or higher (pass/fail). Physical Agility (Pass/Fail) Interview Evaluations (100%) Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of your scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Appointment(s) will be made by the Chief of Police after passing the background investigation (which includes determination of recent drug use) and polygraph examination; and the post-offer pre-appointment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process. Compressed Testing Option: Please note: candidates that are active duty military, currently attending a police academy as an independent, require an approved accommodation, or can show proof of residency over 250 miles from the City of Costa Mesa, may be eligible for the compressed testing option subject to approval and availability. Testing will include the following components in a condensed version: POST written examination, physical agility test, oral interview, and a pre-background interview. Instructions for requesting compressed testing will be provided to candidates who pass the application screening phase. The established eligibility list may be used to fill future vacancies. The eligibility list may be used to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. The eligibility list is typically valid for one year, unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. Minimum Qualifications and Automatic Disqualifiers: Please click here for a list of minimum qualifications and automatic disqualifiers. If any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application for this position as you will be automatically disqualified from the selection process. Required Documentation: In order to move forward in the recruitment process, candidates must provide the following: Reserve Police Officer candidates who have successfully passed the P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Exam with another agency within the last 12 months may submit verification on agency letterhead indicating a T-Score of 50 or higher in order to be waived from the written examination. Please note that P.O.S.T. does not allow individuals to retake the test within 30 days of their last test with any agency. Documents may be faxed to Human Resources at (714) 754-4943 or mailed to City of Costa Mesa: Human Resources, PO Box 1200, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-1200. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
May 12, 2017
Full Time
SALARY: Effective July 9, 2017: $7,321 - $9,811 Effective July 8, 2018: $7,523 - $10,081 Effective July 7, 2019: $7,730 - $10,358 JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction, to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the operations and activities of the City's emergency services and disaster preparedness programs; ensure program compliance with federal, state and local laws, guidelines and regulations and perform related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is a one-position class that reports to a Police Captain, or his/her designee, and is responsible for directing the operations of the City's emergency services and disaster preparedness programs. The position requires specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience, and exercises independent judgment in the performance of their duties. Work is assigned and evaluated by a Police Captain, or his/her designee, through conference, reports and results obtained. Note: This classification is covered by Agency Shop provisions which require that employees pay union dues or service fees as a condition of employment. Qualified religious exemptions can be accommodated. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Thursday, June 1, 2017 . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Aug 30, 2017
Full Time
SALARY RANGE: Current: up to $101,580 annually (Salary Range: $75,792 - $101,580) Effective 07/08/18: up to $104,364 annually (Salary Range: $77,880 - $104,364) Effective 07/07/19: up to $107,244 annually (Salary Range: $80,028 - $107,244) There are currently two (2) vacancies: one (1) assigned to General Programming and one (1) assigned to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Under general supervision, performs work of routine difficulty in the development and modification of software application programs in support of the information processing needs of city departments; to perform both routine and complex technical and administrative tasks related to the development and operation of the system; and to perform related duties as required. Incumbents may be assigned to any of the following assignments: General Programming or Geographic Information Systems (GIS). CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This position receives functional supervision from the Systems and Programming Supervisor and performs a variety of software analysis functions in support of various user department needs. This position may receive technical direction from the Senior Programmer Analyst in completing particular assignments. This position requires knowledge of a broader range of applications programs, operating systems and division operations than the Programmer Analyst I classification. Note: This classification is covered by Agency Shop provisions which require that employees pay union dues or service fees as a condition of employment. Qualified religious exemptions can be accommodated. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Aug 19, 2017
Full Time
SALARY: Current: up to $68,712 annually (salary range: $51,264 - $68,712) Effective July 8, 2018: up to $70,608 annually (salary range: $52,680 - $70,608) Effective July 7, 2019: up to $72,552 annually (salary range: $54,132 - $72,552) Under general supervision, to perform skilled work in receiving incoming calls at the City's Communications Operations Center, including requests for police/fire protection services or information, and dispatching of necessary units and equipment for emergency service through the use of telephone, radio, or other communications equipment; and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is the entry level position in the Communications Officer series. Incumbents of this class are trained in department policies, procedures and systems by higher level communications staff. An employee in this class must be knowledgeable of local government operations, police/fire protection system, and geographical layout of the City. Although work is performed within established policies and procedures, it requires exercise of sound judgment in emergency situations. Supervision and assignments are received from a superior both orally and in writing. Work is reviewed by communications supervisors through observation, monitoring of operations, and review of records and reports. Note: This classification is covered by Agency Shop provisions which require that employees pay union dues or service fees as a condition of employment. Qualified religious exemptions can be accommodated. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Please click here to review a list of automatic background disqualifiers for this position. You must review this information before submitting an application. All applicants must complete an online City application and supplemental questionnaire. This recruitment may close at any time without notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. THE FIRST APPLICATION REVIEW DATE WILL BE MONDAY , SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background investigation, criminal history check (Live scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER: In addition to completing an online City application and supplemental questionnaire, applicants must also submit the following documents: To be considered for the position, a typing certificate (verifying a speed of 45 wpm corrected or better) must be submitted to the Human Resources Division. Please Click Here for typing certificate requirements and instructions. Applicants who are Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Certified must submit a copy of their Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate. Note: this Certificate is not the same as the one obtained from the POST Basic Course, rather it is awarded after completing probation as a full-time dispatcher at a POST participating agency. Applicants may be eligible to have the written exam waived. Applicants who have successfully passed the POST Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery (written exam) with a total T-Score of 48 or higher within the last 12 months are encouraged to submit proof (copy of your scores on the issuing agency's letterhead). Applicants may be eligible to have the written exam waived. Applicants who have completed the POST Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course must submit a copy of their Certificate of Completion. ** Please do not submit any other documents other than what is listed above (i.e., resume, etc.), as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Do not submit any documents until you have submitted your online application. The above documents(s) can be faxed, mailed, or personally delivered to: City of Costa Mesa Attn: Human Resources Division 77 Fair Drive P.O. Box 1200 Costa Mesa, CA 92628-1200 Fax (714) 754-4943 TO BE CONSIDERED, THE DOCUMENTS LISTED ABOVE MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION BY THE FIRST APPLICATION REVIEW DATE OF MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jun 14, 2017
Part Time
This classification performs a variety of routine technical and field assignments/activities in support of the total Police Department function. Work is performed under supervision within established procedures and policies and is reviewed by a supervisor during process and upon completion. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Monday, July 3, 2017. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
May 26, 2017
Part Time
RECREATION LEADER I/II/III/IV (Day Camps*/Teen Program*/Recreation on Campus for Kids*/The Ranch/Early Childhood Program/Youth Sports*/Facilities/Field Ambassador/Senior Center*) *Programs may require Class B Drivers License. Recreation Leader I: $10.50 per hour Recreation Leader II: $10.81 - 11.35 - 11.91 per hour Recreation Leader III: $10.76 - 11.30 - 11.86 - 12.46 - 13.08 - 13.73 - 14.42 per hour Recreation Leader IV: $12.65 - 13.28 - 13.95 - 14.65 - 15.38 - 16.15 - 16.95 per hour THE POSITION: Recreation Leaders perform responsible work related to various parks and community services related programs/activities. WORK SCHEDULE: Recreation Leaders are part-time positions that may work between 8 to 30 hours per week. Depending on program assignments, work schedules may require evening/night and weekend shifts and some assignments may be seasonal and/or year round. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Aug 31, 2017
Full Time
SALARY: Current: up to $109,512 annually (salary range: $81,720 - $109,512) Effective July 8, 2018: up to $112,524 annually (salary range: $83,964 - $112,524) Effective July 7, 2019: up to $115,608 annually (salary range: $86,280 - $115,608) Under direction, to supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing Crime Scene Investigation Unit services and activities including evidence collection, protection, preservation, photography, and identification; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is a supervisory classification and incumbent is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the crime scene investigations unit. This position exercises direct supervision over technical staff. There is currently one (1) full-time vacancy. Note: This classification is covered by Agency Shop provisions which require that employees pay union dues or service fees as a condition of employment. Qualified religious exemptions can be accommodated. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Please click here to review a list of automatic background disqualifiers for this position. You must review this information before submitting an application. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Mon day, September 25, 2017. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
May 26, 2017
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position monitors the use of the swimming pool and enforces safety rules. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification patrols the swimming pool and aquatics facility to ensure safe and enjoyable program activities; and completes required department paperwork. Work is closely supervised and reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports and evaluations. Year Round: This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, a lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, annual training dates and annual fitness performance test. Seasonal: This is a seasonal part-time position, working during the school year (September to May) or the Summer (June to August). Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of seasonal employment, a Lifeguard must be available for all in-service training, and during the entire seasoned worked. Incumbents will be required to attend : Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Thursday from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. within a month of hire date. Times and dates subject to change. Pre-Summer Orientation/training - Tentatively scheduled for June 12 - 15, 2017, June 19 - 22, 2017 from 2:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m., and June 19, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Times and dates subject to change. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. To be considered for possible employment, the following must be completed: Submit an online application . Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews. Attend " In-Water Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews " on date you are scheduled. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted by the City and invited to participate in this process. Applicants will be notified by email if they meet the qualifications to attend the testing/selection process; at that time they will also be asked to sign a Registration/Waiver of Liability form. Applicants age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. TESTING CRITERIA: In-Water Physical Fitness Test : Tread water for 120 seconds using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands above water; 25 yard dive and approach swim (head up) in 18 seconds or less; Complete a timed event within 90 seconds: Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound swim brick. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. 200 yard swim in 3 minutes and 30 seconds or less (participants are scored based on 15 second increments). Applicants who complete the In-Water Physical Fitness Test will be invited to participate in the selection interviews. Interviews will begin after all the fitness testing is complete. Required Certifications: Applicants must provide proof of valid original certifications prior to the first day of employment. Minimum certification requirements are as follows: Lifeguarding with the inclusion of first aid and CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (ARC) or an equivalent certifying body, and the ability to obtain ARC Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel within one year of hire date. Desirable Certifications: The following certifications are not required, but are considered highly desirable: ARC Lifeguard Instructor ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer ARC First Aid for Public Safety Personnel Instructor Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline to be considered for upcoming testing and selection date. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
May 26, 2017
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, this position teaches swimming lessons and/or specialized aquatic classes to the public. This position also monitors the use of the swimming pool; and enforces safety rules. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: An incumbent in this classification supervises and performs the more advanced work in the teaching of specific techniques to participants in the aquatics program. Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that the skills which are outlined in the course description are taught; assisting in any required pre-testing program to assign the participants into classes, divisions or ability groups; assisting in curriculum planning; providing safe and enjoyable program activities; evaluating participant progress/performance; and completing required departmental paperwork. Work is reviewed through regularly scheduled conferences, reports and evaluations. Year Round: This is a part-time position, working throughout the year. Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of employment, an Instructor Guard must be available to teach in the spring Monday/Wednesday and/or Tuesday/Thursday and Saturday classes during each session; AND/OR during the summer Monday through Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session, and for all in-service training, annual training dates, and annual fitness performance test. Seasonal: This is a seasonal part-time position, working during the school year (September to May), and/or the summer (June to August). Work schedules vary as needed. As a condition of seasonal employment, an Instructor Guard must be available to teach in the spring Monday/Wednesday and/or Tuesday/Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session; AND/OR during the summer Monday through Thursday, and Saturday classes during each session, and for all in-service training during the entire season worked. Incumbents will be required to attend : Orientation/training - Typically held Monday - Thursday, from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. scheduled after hire date. Times and dates subject to change. Pre-Summer Orientation/Training: Tentatively scheduled for June 12 - 15, 2017, June 19 - 22, 2017 from 2:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m., and June 19, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Times and dates subject to change. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Fitness test and interviews will be held on an as needed basis by appointment at the Downtown Aquatic Center. To be considered for possible employment, the following must be completed: Submit an online application. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications. Candidates who meet the qualifications will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process, Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews. Attend " In-Water Fitness Testing and Selection Interviews " on date you are scheduled. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted by the City and invited to participate in this process. Applicants will be notified by email if they meet the qualifications to attend the testing/selection process; at that time they will also be asked to sign a Registration/Waiver of Liability form. Applicants age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. TESTING CRITERIA: In-Water Physical Fitness Test : Tread water for 120 seconds using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands above water; 25 yard dive and approach swim (head up) in 18 seconds or less; Complete a timed event within 90 seconds Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound swim brick; Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. 200 yard swim in 3 minutes and 30 seconds or less (participants are scored based on 15 second increments). Applicants who complete the In-Water Physical Fitness Test will be invited to participate in the selection interviews. Interviews will begin after all the fitness testing is complete. Required Certifications: Applicants must provide proof of valid original certifications prior to the first day of employment. Minimum certification requirements are as follows: Lifeguarding with the inclusion of first aid and CPR/AED from the American Red Cross (ARC) or an equivalent certifying body, ARC Water Safety Instructor, and the ability to obtain ARC Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid for Public Safety Personnel within one year of hire date Desirable Certifications: The following certifications are not required, but are considered as highly desirable: ARC Lifeguard Instructor ARC Lifeguard Instructor Trainer ARC Water Safety Instructor Trainer ARC First Aid for Public Safety Personnel Instructor Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line by the specified deadline to be considered for upcoming testing and selection date. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process . Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Aug 22, 2017
Full Time
Senior Engineer: Current: up to $118,548 annually (Salary Range: $88,464 - $118,548) Effective 07/08/18: up to $121,812 annually (Salary Range: $90,900 - $121,812) Effective 07/07/19: up to $125,160 annually (Salary Range: $93,396 - $125,160) Principal Civil Engineer: Current: up to $124,464 annually (Salary Range: $92,880 - $124,464) Effective 07/08/18: up to $127,884 annually (Salary Range: $95,436- $127,884) Effective 07/07/19: up to $131,400 annually (Salary Range: $98,052 - $131,400) There are currently vacancies in: Engineering Division : one (1) full-time Principal Civil Engineer vacancy and two (2) full-time Senior Engineer vacancies Transportation Division : one (1) full-time Senior Engineer vacancy Note: Full-time positions in these classifications are covered by Agency Shop provisions which require that employees pay union dues or service fees as a condition of employment. Qualified religious exemptions can be accommodated. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted online. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Tuesday, September 12, 2017 . Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jul 11, 2017
Full Time
This recruitment is specifically for full-time entry level candidates (this is not for Lateral Police Officer or Police Reserve candidates). Police Recruit: $26.56 hourly plus part-time benefits Police Officer (Academy Graduate): $6,995 - $9,375 monthly plus full-time benefits To apply for Lateral Police Officer, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. To apply for Reserve Police Officer, click here to visit the Employment Opportunities page. COMMUNITY PROFILE: The City of Costa Mesa boasts of being one of Orange County's leading cultural and business centers. Costa Mesa encompasses a total of 16 square miles with its southernmost border only 1 mile from the Pacific Ocean. The City is home to a diverse population of approximately 113,440 residents. Costa Mesa residents enjoy an ideally mild Southern California climate. The City's location provides easy access to many major attractions such as beaches, mountain areas, high and low deserts, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Palm Springs and Los Angeles. Surrounded by the cities of Newport Beach, Irvine, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Santa Ana, Costa Mesa is in an area where it is wonderful to live and work. For more information about the Costa Mesa Police Department, click here . If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: This recruitment is being conducted on a continuous basis in order to meet the needs of the City as vacancies occur. Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. NOTE: The City only sends candidate notifications by email. Please make sure your email address is updated before applying for this recruitment. Please check your email inbox periodically during the application process. Candidates must pass the following tests to be placed on the formal eligibility list: P.O.S.T. Written Examination with a T-Score of 50 or higher (pass/fail) Physical Agility (Pass/Fail) Interview Evaluations (100%) Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of your scheduled test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. Appointment(s) will be made by the Chief of Police after passing the background investigation (which includes determination of recent drug use) and polygraph examination; and the post-offer pre-appointment psychological evaluation and medical examination. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process. The established eligibility list may be used to fill future vacancies. The eligibility list may be used to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. The eligibility list is typically valid for one year, unless it is exhausted sooner or extended for an additional period of time. Compressed Testing Option: Please note: candidates that are active duty military, currently attending a police academy as an independent, require an approved accommodation, or can show proof of residency over 250 miles from the City of Costa Mesa, may be eligible for the compressed testing option subject to approval and availability. Testing will include the following components in a condensed version: POST written examination, physical agility test, oral interview, and a pre-background interview. Instructions for requesting compressed testing will be provided to candidates who pass the application screening phase. Minimum Qualifications and Automatic Disqualifiers: Please click here for a list of minimum qualifications and automatic disqualifiers. If any of the automatic disqualifiers pertain to you, it is recommended that you do not submit an application for this position as you will be automatically disqualified from the selection process. Required Documentation: Both Levels : Candidates who have successfully passed the P.O.S.T. Entry-Level Law Enforcement Exam with another agency within the last 12 months may submit verification on agency letterhead indicating a T-Score of 50 or higher in order to be waived from the written examination. Please note that P.O.S.T. does not allow individuals to retake the test within 30 days of their last test with any agency. Police Officer (Academy Graduate) candidates must provide proof of graduation (within the last 12 months) from a CA P.O.S.T. Basic Police Academy. Documents may be faxed to Human Resources at (714) 754-4943 or mailed to City of Costa Mesa: Human Resources, PO Box 1200, Costa Mesa, CA 92628-1200. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please call the Police Recruitment Hotline at (714) 754-4955. NOTE: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.
City of Costa Mesa, CA Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jul 06, 2017
Part Time
SALARY: Effective July 9, 2017: $25.67 - $34.40 per hour ($4,449 - $5,962 per month) Effective July 8, 2018: $26.37 - $35.34 per hour ($4,570 - $6,126 per month) Effective July 7, 2019: $27.10 - $36.32 per hour ($4,697 - $6,295 per month) CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Under general supervision, to perform a variety of duties involved in providing safety seminars for the community including in the areas of crime prevention techniques, practices, and opportunities, bike, car, personal, and child safety, and drug and gang awareness; and to perform a variety of specialized clerical duties. May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level staff and volunteers. There is currently one (1) part-time vacancy. Note: This classification is covered by Agency Shop provisions which require that employees pay union dues or service fees as a condition of employment. Qualified religious exemptions can be accommodated. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: Applications must be completed and submitted on-line. This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close without prior notice, therefore prompt application is encouraged. The first application review date will be Friday, July 21, 2017. Candidates are requested to provide specific information regarding their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete . Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process. The eligibility list will be in effect for one (1) year, unless exhausted sooner. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be utilized to fill lower-level vacancies which occur during the life of the list. It is recommended you use a personal email address on your application instead of a work email address. Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the on-line application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your on-line application. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (livescan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen). Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.