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13 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 13, 2019
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing legal secretarial duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to, transcribing, preparing, processing, and e-filing pleadings/briefs in the various state and federal courts; preparing and processing correspondence, contracts, ordinances, resolutions, City Council memoranda, and other legal documents and instruments; maintaining calendars for attorneys; answering telephones and contacting other offices to provide, obtain, and/or coordinate information and/or appearances; and performing office filing; as well as organizing and maintaining a wide variety of information and materials in support of attorneys.  The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, quality, and attention to detail.  A strong knowledge base of legal procedures and court rules (federal and state) is desirable.  This position involves a variety of legal matters including civil litigation, workers' compensation, and all aspects of municipal law.  Incumbent must be proficient in the use of personal computers and able to work with various types of software in the Windows environment. The successful candidate will be hired at the Legal Administrative Assistant II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Administrative Assistant II is $62,899.20 to $76,440. Additionally, this classification also receives a 5% ongoing non-pensionable pay in addition to the salary listed.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 13, 2019
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing paralegal duties in connection with the Litigation Department requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills.  These duties may include, but are not limited to drafting discovery responses, preparing administrative records, responding to public record act requests, and assisting attorneys with day-to-day management of their case files. The ideal candidate will possess experience drafting discovery papers, performing legal research and fact finding, retrieving and collecting documents, interviewing witnesses, and summarizing depositions and/or medical records.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented with good analytical skills, a team player who possesses strong organizational and computer skills and will have good oral and written communication skills.   This position is funded through June 2020; however, there's a strong possibility that the position is likely to be extended. The extension of this position is subject to the City Manager's approval.    Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Analyst I or Legal Analyst II level.  The annual salary range for a Legal Analyst I is $69,139.20 to $84,073.60 and the annual salary range for a Legal Analyst II is $75,462.40 to $91,707.20. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Legal Analyst classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable pay. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 12, 2019
Full Time
About Integrated Waste Management ESD’s Integrated Waste Management (IWM) division leads one of the largest and most aggressive solid waste management systems in the United States through creativity and innovation. Division staff collaborate with other City departments and establish strong partnerships with private companies, other government agencies, nonprofits, and the community on a variety of key efforts. Experience fast-paced work and learn new skills that contribute to the bigger purpose of protecting the environment at a local level.   Position and Duties   ESD is seeking to fill Maintenance Worker II (MWII) positions as part of the Removing and Preventing Illegal Dumping (RAPID) team.   The RAPID team has a positive impact on the cleanliness of our streets and sidewalks, responding to concerns made by the public and proactively collecting illegally dumped materials.   RAPID’s MWII employees are passionate about beautifying San Jose, engage positively with residents, and contribute to a healthier environment. MWIIs work in small and large crews to collect reported and non-reported illegally dumped materials. MWIIs also work with educating the public on their options for appropriately discarding unwanted materials.   Under general supervision by a Senior Maintenance Worker and Supervising Environmental Service Specialist, employees in the Maintenance Worker II (MWII) positions engage in the abatement and response to illegal dumping complaints throughout the city and provide support to the Public Litter Can Program. MWIIs are major contributors to the Department's efforts to provide exceptional service to its customers and all have important field responsibilities.   MWII responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:   Employees are expected to work a five-day per week schedule, either Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday.   ILLEGAL DUMPING MAINTENANCE: The responsibilities of these positions include planning work and participating in small and large crews engaged in the response and abatement of reported and non-reported illegally dumped materials within public right-of-ways including streets and sidewalks. These positions will be expected to know/learn how to safely care for and operate our leaf body dump trucks, bucket trucks, and compactor vehicles.   More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Worker II. These positions require grasping, reaching, bending, pulling, kneeling/crouching/squatting, lifting, and carrying objects up to 100 pounds to complete the described job duties; standing and walking are performed intermittently.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 11, 2019
Full Time
DOT is accepting applications for the position of full-time benefited Maintenance Assistant. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may be required to pass a written exam and a practical exam.   Under immediate supervision, the Maintenance Assistant performs unskilled work in the maintenance and repair of streets, pavements, sewers, landscaping, traffic signs, and traffic signals. Duties include digging holes, trenches, and ditches. It also includes operating a wide range of hand, mechanical, and power tools, as well as a variety of light and heavy vehicles, trucks, and equipment relevant to work performed, ensuring compliance with safe working practices.   Maintenance crews provide services seven days a week. Individuals in this classification may be required to work alternate work shifts, including grave and swing, weekends, holidays, overtime, and on-call.   More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Assistant.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 10, 2019
Full Time
The San Jose Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Senior Crime & Intelligence Analyst, which is the higher of two levels in the Crime and Intelligence Analyst series and is a working, first-line supervisor position.   This essential position in the Crime Analysis Unit is responsible for supervising staff and performing crime and intelligence analysis utilizing administrative, strategic, operational, tactical, and intelligence analysis techniques.  The position provides accurate and timely crime and intelligence information in support of patrol operations, criminal investigations, crime prevention, and administrative functions.  The position extracts raw data from multiple law enforcement systems and utilizes specialized analytical software applications to identify and monitor crime trends and criminal activity.  The position assists investigators in solving criminal cases by translating data into viable intelligence information.  The position also provides statistics for Police and City Budget management reports, resource allocation, grant-funded initiatives, special programs, etcetera.   Key duties of the Senior Crime & Intelligence Analysts include but are not limited to:   -Supervising a team of Crime & Intelligence Analysts, including prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, training staff, and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.   -Reviewing incoming requests and determining the appropriate assignment based on the nature of the request, complexity, geographic area, staffing concerns, legal considerations, and deadlines.  This position works on highly confidential requests and/or conducts most complex crime and intelligence analysis assignments.   -Assigning daily requests for information and determining which systems and software applications to utilize for accessing, extracting, formatting, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data.   -Supervising the collection of official crime statistics to the Department of Justice per the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program as mandated by the State of California (and subsequent National Incident Based Reporting System) as needed.   -Providing support for the Chief's management operations; participating in regional data sharing and specialized briefings; and presenting training sessions to sworn and other civilian staff.   -Utilizing various law enforcement systems and software applications to develop comprehensive charts, graphs, tables, maps, timelines, telephone toll analyses, and related materials for use by various law enforcement personnel, City departments, and outside agencies.   -Conducting spatial and temporal analysis utilizing multiple databases within a geographic information system for use in identifying and depicting locations of serious offenders, crime patterns, trends, and series.   -Directing and assisting with special analytical projects dealing with crime, demographic resource allocation, budget, homeland defense, traffic enforcement, special operations, grant-funded initiatives, and event planning.   -Testifying in court as to methodology employed in gathering information used in crime analysis publications, as required.   This  recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this or other divisions or departments.    If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 05, 2019
Full Time
The City of San José's Planning, Building and Code Enforcement Department is recruiting to fill an Accountant I/II to manage the daily operations of the Fiscal section within the Administrative Services Division.  This position will be responsible for supervising a staff of four (4) employees and will report to the Administrative Officer in the Administrative Services Division.   Depending on their qualifications, the successful candidate will be hired as an Accountant I or Accountant II.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise, support, and mentor accounting staff responsible for the daily operations of the PBCE Fiscal section and performs complex and varied technical and professional accounting work including auditing, analyzing, and verifying fiscal records and reports, and preparing statistical reports.  This includes but not limited to: Reconciling department general ledger accounts Month and Year-end activities (adjusting entries, accruals and related schedules) Performs treasury functions including departmental cash flow analysis, monitoring and reconciling funding sources (wires, online payments, etc.), and manage list of authorized signers. Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, procurement (contracts and service orders), and grants  Monitor accounts receivable aging reports and collections; provide recommendations to management Provide professional and technical accounting guidance to department and staff on accounting pronouncements, standards, policies and procedures, and in resolving complex accounting and financial problems Develop, implement and evaluate fiscal policies, procedures, and internal control practices and initiate action for improvement in compliance with generally accepted accounting practices and the City of San Jose's accounting practices. Lead or participate in a variety of special fiscal projects and perform other duties and assignments, as required This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 04, 2019
Full Time
The Department of Public Works operates a full-scale animal shelter, including animal control and licensing. San Jose Animal Care Services is accepting applications for a full-time Supervisor, Animal Services Operations. This position has the responsibility to provide humane handling and care for animals sheltered at the San Jose Animal Care Center. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Plans and supervises a wide variety of Animal Services operations activities, including domestic animal intake, kenneling, feeding, cleaning of stray and owner surrendered animals; conducts adoptions, works with rescue and foster groups, and related shelter activities Recruits, hires, monitors, and evaluates Animal Services shelter staff engaged in the above animal shelter activities Assists in the development and implementation of animal shelter related policies and procedures Is fluent in Chameleon or similar shelter enterprise software system Collaborates with the public, animal rescue groups, and other animal control agencies to increase the live release rate and foster partnerships Prepares reports and analyses of shelter operations, population, outcome results, and monthly tracking to internal and external customers Skilled in the handling, care, and behavior evaluations of animals Supervises the public spay/neuter clinic operations and staffing Supervises shelter coordinator positions Works closely with the Field Captain, Veterinarians, and Business Manager on shelter operations   This position may be required to work weekends, holidays, nights, rotating shifts, and respond to emergency animal services assignments during off-duty hours. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and a supreme work ethic. This position requires excellent judgement, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 02, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  As of 10/6/2019, members of the OE#3 bargaining unit will also receive a 3% increase in addition to the salary listed.   Employees are expected to work a five-day per week schedule.   The shift here at the Regional Wastewater Facility for our landscape group is a Monday thru Friday - 6:30AM -3:00PM shift. The Facility Mechanical Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance of the facility mechanical infrastructure, facilities maintenance, warehouse services, landscaping, painting, and land management. The Division is organized into three sections: Mechanical Process Maintenance, Special Projects Training Scheduling, and Facilities Maintenance. Staff is located throughout the facility and provides preventive and corrective maintenance, painting of various equipment and infrastructures, stocking and warehousing of parts, landscape management, lands management, as well as emergency repair. The division provides support services for implementation of capital improvement projects, process optimization, and operations. The division also implements public works contracts for repair, equipment replacement, and new construction.   Under general supervision by a Senior Maintenance Worker and Wastewater Maintenance Superintendent, employees in the Maintenance Worker I (MWI) is the journey-level class in the Maintenance Worker classification series responsible for performing the full range of semi-skilled tasks for assigned maintenance operations and programs. Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.   MWI responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:   Landscape: The responsibilities of these positions include performing labor in the planting, cultivating, trimming, removing, watering, and spraying of lawns, plants and other vegetation, Picks-up garbage and litter around the City facilities and auxiliary area, Installs and repairs sprinkler lines and irrigation systems, Performs other related duties as assigned.   Facility Maintenance: Participates in, or performs, a variety of semi-skilled tasks such as cleaning catch basins and plugged sewers; repairing and unplugging sewer laterals, mains and storm drains; repairing and replacing water lines; Cleans and lubricates machinery, engines, and equipment using steam and solvents, works along side facility maintenance crews to performs other related duties as assigned.   More information on the typical duties can be found in the Class Specifications for Maintenance Worker I. These positions require grasping, reaching, bending, pulling, kneeling/crouching/squatting, lifting, and carrying objects up to 100 pounds to complete the described job duties; Standing and walking are performed intermittently.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 02, 2019
Full Time
The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience. In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Program Manager I classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. PRNS’ Recreation and Neighborhood Services Division is seeking an experienced leader and project manager to join its team as a Program Manager I and lead the Citywide BeautifySJ initiative. Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Recreation and Neighborhood Services, the Program Manager I-BeautifySJ will build, implement, and lead intra-jurisdictional efforts to reduce visual blight and help San José to continue to be a healthy and vibrant community. The position’s primary responsibilities and duties include, but may not be limited to the following: Inter-Departmental leadership and coordination of the BeautifySJ initiative; oversight of the City's Anti‐Graffiti and Litter Program (AGLP); and management of the City’s Neighborhoods Commission.  This is a position that presents an exciting opportunity for a community-minded individual who values team work, strategic planning, data analysis, and problem solving. The BeautifySJ initiative is a Citywide effort that will leverage and maximize intra-jurisdictional and internal City resources to address blight (litter, graffiti, illegal dumping, etc.), and aims to increase community pride by rallying residents to reclaim their public spaces. The major duties and responsibilities of the Program Manager I – BeautifySJ include, but are not limited to the following: Serve as the lead manager of an intra-jurisdictional effort to develop and build the relationships needed to leverage and coordinate resources to reduce blight Work across City departments to develop a comprehensive plan that identifies project priorities and strategies to address citywide blight concerns (graffiti, litter, and illegal dumping) that include identifying metrics for success Lead and supervise approximately 16 staff including 1 Community Services Supervisor (management classification) while building a culture of mentorship, celebration, high work ethic, and achievement Use and develop various tools, programs, and techniques to gather, analyze and understand data to make best use of resources Manage the City appointed Neighborhoods Commission Oversee the City's vendor‐based Graffiti abatement services model to ensure contract compliance and community satisfaction Manage the Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti’s community volunteer program to maximize resources and build community partnerships Author, review and present documents, reports, memoranda, and briefing materials at all levels of the organization This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Oct 01, 2019
Full Time
The San José Fire Department is seeking to hire a qualified individual to fill a Network Technician position.    Network Technician I salary range is $56,825.60 - $69,243.20.   Network Technician II salary range is $66,830.40 - $81,224.00.   Network Technician III salary range is $74,048.00 - $90,043.20.   The starting salary will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Network Technician I/II/II classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    The Fire Department’s Information Technology Team supports 33 fire stations and 2 field offices, ensuring availability and reliability of their critical software/hardware systems.  The individual hired into this job classification will provide significant technical assistance with major computer systems that support Fire operations such as:  supporting connectivity for the remote locations as well as fire apparatus, proactively and efficiently support the enterprise client environment, which includes the latest Windows Operating Systems, Office 365 suite, Mobile Devices, and other enterprise software.  Primary duties of this individual include day-to day system administration for the desktop hardware and software, Office 365, and mobile devices, as well as resolving end-user help requests.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:   Provide support for Windows desktop and office productivity applications such as Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365 suite, and client applications.   Provide support for mobile devices such as iPads, iPhones, Android devices, apparatus MDC’s and their associated applications.   WAN support for data network connecting 38 Fire Department facilities.   Create and update desktop, laptop, and mobile images.   Assist with managing and maintaining Fire Department file servers, print servers and application servers.   Respond to incoming incidents and/or help requests from end-users via telephone, email in a timely and courteous manner.   Prioritize and schedule help desk tickets and post resolutions.   Setup, troubleshoot, deploy, and maintain hardware and software for department PCs, printers, peripherals and network and communications hardware.   Create and manage Active Directory objects such as users and computers.   Apply drivers, patches and anti-virus/malware updates to PC’s and mobile devices.   Respond to and remediate desktop level security incidents.   Update documentation for service desk tickets, knowledge base, system administration procedure, etc.   Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems.   Perform duties with minimum supervision following Department standards and best practices to make good judgment calls for system issues resolutions or escalation.    This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments.  If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Sep 30, 2019
Full Time
The Wastewater Operator Trainee position is in the Wastewater Operations and Management Division. The Operator in Training (OIT) performs routine operational duties at the Facility including but not limited to the following: works closely with higher-level facility operation personnel to learn the various aspects of the wastewater treatment process and the control operations for the various sections of the Facility; learns basic operation of the distributed control computer system to obtain the ability to locate trends, graphics, and single points and make process or control changes as needed; takes samples of wastewater throughout the treatment process to perform simple tests for process control; learns to read and interpret gauges and other control instrumentation, recognize and diagnose alarms and other warning indications, and to follow corrective procedures to maintain a stable process control and meet government permit requirements; participates in the operation and periodic maintenance of a variety of process equipment such as valves, sluice gates, pumps, blowers, samplers, dissolved oxygen sensors, suspended solids meters, chlorination/dechlorination and other wastewater analyzers and related equipment.   The Facility is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Operations staff may work 12-hour shifts, nights, weekends and holidays. Shift assignments change every 12 weeks. Interested candidates with mechanical aptitude, math skills, good interpersonal skills, knowledge and use of hand tools, and are willing to work in different shifts, are encouraged to apply. Candidates selected for the OIT positions will be provided with on-the-job training through an Operator Trainee program. Some study time will be required outside of the regular work shift and trainees will be required to show satisfactory completion of required course work.   **About the Wastewater Operator Series: The Wastewater Operator Trainee is the entry-level classification into the Wastewater Operator series. Trainees who successfully complete the OIT training program may have an opportunity to be promoted to Wastewater Operator through the qualifying promotional process. The career path for Operators is Wastewater Operator I/II/III, Wastewater Operations Foreperson I/II, Wastewater Operations Superintendent I/II, and Division Manager of Wastewater Facility Operations.  More information about these classifications may be found in the Classification Specification section of the Human Resources website: http://ca-sanjose.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/21415 Competencies The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include:   Job Expertise: demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations; ability to follow oral and written instructions; knowledge of and the ability to effectively use common hand tools; knowledge of basic mechanical concepts; successful completion of college-level math courses a plus; successful completion of college-level science courses a plus; successful completion of wastewater treatment coursework is highly desirable.    Problem Solving: Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem; collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.   Initiative: Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.   Continuous Improvement: Actively identifies new areas for learning and regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities.   Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills: Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.   Computer Skills: Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel   Communication Skills: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.    Salary Information: The annual salary range for Wastewater Operator Trainee is $50,086.40 – 60,881.60, hourly range is $24.08 - $29.27 Physical Requirement:  Ability to perform the essential physical functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Sep 29, 2019
Full Time
     This position is responsible for performing transactional paralegal duties requiring both sound judgment and good technical skills. These duties may include, but are not limited to, drafting, reviewing and editing a variety of contracts, resolutions and ordinances, involvement in the City Council agenda process, coordination with City or other government departments or agencies, and responding to public record act requests. The skill level of this position places strong emphasis on accuracy, attention to detail, collaboration, and strong analytical skills. Incumbents must be proficient in the use of various types of software in the Windows environment.   Depending upon qualifications, the successful candidate may be hired at the Legal Analyst I or Legal Analyst II level. The annual salary range for a Legal Analyst I is $69,139.20 to $84,073.60, and the annual salary range for a Legal Analyst II is $75,462.40 to $91,707.20. This classification also receives a 5% ongoing non-pensionable compensation increase in addition to the salary listed.   This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this department.  If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.    
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Sep 27, 2019
Full Time
The Department is recruiting to fill several Groundsworker positions. The vacancies are full-time, including some positions that are full-time limit dated through June 30, 2020. Under general supervision, this position performs semi-skilled and skilled grounds maintenance functions of routine difficulty. The typical duties and responsibilities for Groundsworker are to maintain park grounds. This may include, but is not limited to: irrigation, cultivation, pruning, planting, and transplanting a variety of turf, shrubs, trees, and plants. The position may also operate mowing equipment in parks and athletic fields and operate triplex gang/rotary mowers, power edgers, tractors, rototillers, sprayers, dump and other trucks, power chain saws and other light power equipment and hand tools used in grounds and maintenance work. The position may also apply fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and fertilizers. The position may also maintain and make minor repairs to playgrounds, picnic areas, athletic fields and sport courts, park trails, and firebreaks as well as make minor repairs and adjustments to irrigation systems, mowers, and miscellaneous equipment. The position may also perform clean-up and litter pick-up functions, clean pools and fountains, schedule automatic irrigation controllers, maintain work-related records, and prepare corresponding reports. The position may also explain programs and policies to the public, provide lead guidance to less experienced workers, assist in firefighting and rescue duties in wilderness park areas, and may be responsible for vehicle and pedestrian traffic safety in work areas. Candidates must be willing and able to work weekends, holidays, and/or other shifts as needed.  This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.