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.

10 job(s) at City of Costa Mesa

City of Costa Mesa Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Mar 21, 2017
Full Time
Police Recruit: $26.56 hourly plus part-time benefits Police Officer (Academy Graduate): $6,792 - $9,101 monthly plus full-time benefits This recruitment is specifically for full-time entry level candidates (this is not for Lateral Police Officer or Police Reserve candidates). 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 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Feb 08, 2017
Full Time
Assistant Engineer: $5,395 - $7,230 per month ($31.13 - $41.71 per hour) Associate Engineer: $6,383 - $8,553 per month ($36.83 - $49.34 per hour) * 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. There are currently vacancies in Engineering and Transportation divisions. * Positions may be filled at either the Assistant Engineer or Associate Engineer level depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the above vacancies as well as any future full-time and part-time vacancies in any classification in any Department that may occur during the life of the list. THE POSITIONS: Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and/or professional level civil engineering work in the field and office associated with the design, development, investigation, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. Incumbents may be assigned to any of the following divisions: Engineering or Transportation Services. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: ASSISTANT ENGINEER: This is a sub-professional classification in the professional engineering series. Work involves the application of basic and technical engineering practices and principles to a variety of public works engineering projects. Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of good judgment in making technical decisions. Work is reviewed by an Associate Engineer or Senior Engineer regularly to determine general progress. An incumbent may train and functionally lead entry-level engineering and clerical staff members. ASSOCIATE ENGINEER: This is a journey level professional classification in the professional engineering series. Work involves the application of complex engineering principles, practices, and techniques to a variety of public works engineering projects. Assignments are usually broad in scope and require the use of considerable judgment in making complex technical decisions. It differs from the Assistant Engineer class by its responsibility for independent analysis and project management responsibilities. Work is reviewed by the Senior Engineer, Principal Civil Engineer, City Engineer, or Transportation Services Manager through conferences and reports. Supervises subordinate engineering, field and clerical staff members. 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 , March 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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jan 28, 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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jan 28, 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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jan 28, 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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jan 28, 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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jan 18, 2017
Full Time
Lateral Police Officer: $6,792 - $9,101 monthly plus full-time benefits* *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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Jan 18, 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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Dec 12, 2016
Full Time
Under general supervision, performs a variety of specialized technical duties involved in processing crime scenes including collecting, protecting, and preserving evidence for criminal prosecution; and maintains records and prepares reports regarding activities. Exercises no supervision. There are currently three (3) full-time positions and one (1) part-time position within the Crime Scene Unit of the Costa Mesa Police Department. 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 Tuesday, January 3, 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 that 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 Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Nov 01, 2016
Full Time
This is highly skilled work in securing and maintaining compliance with municipal codes and regulations governing existing and new construction codes; and performs related duties as required. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: Work involves participating in effecting compliance with legally established codes and regulations of the municipal construction codes. Work also involves the application of discretion and judgment in the interpretation of pertinent codes and regulations; coordinating work with other inspectors; performing the more complicated inspections. Work is performed with considerable independence under the supervision of superiors through conferences 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: 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 has been extended to Friday, December 16, 2016 . 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 full-time, part-time and 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.