City of San Jose

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16 job(s) at City of San Jose

City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 19, 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 Enterprise Supervising Technology Analyst (ESTA) classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.   The Information Technology Department is seeking a strong Products-Projects Manager with a deep passion for building amazing civic products that engage the City’s residents and businesses. This position is a temporary, benefitted management position, with a standard 40 hours per week budged through June 2020. The City’s Products-Projects Managers are leaders in the City’s efforts to deliver a superior customer experience to residents, businesses, and staffs. If you are passionate about delivering valuable products, leading cross-functional teams in building features, re-engineering processes, and have amazing customer empathy, this may be a superb position for you! This team member will work with other members of the website delivery team to manage technical aspects associated with the City’s website redesign project. Last year, the website received 2.5 million unique visitors, an average of 7,000 daily visitors. As the City’s digital front door to the City of San Jose, the new website will strive to provide the public with up-to-date, accurate information and meet a high standard of usability consistent with the Smart City Vision for a “user-friendly city.” Responsibilities include establishing and managing an implementation plan that ensures all technical functionality and system performance requirements are understood met and tested prior to website launch.   The successful candidate will also work in tandem with the City’s Communications and Digital Services teams to deliver exceptional customer experience.      Key Responsibilities: Establishes and manages an implementation plan for ensuring all technical functionality and system performance requirements are understood met and tested prior to website launch.   Establishes and manages critical technical documentation including technical requirements and standards documents and technical architectural diagrams. Establishes an inventory with necessary technical documentation for all web based applications that interface with the city’s website. Establishes and manages a plan for ensuring all web based applications function appropriately in the redesigned website prior to launch. Establishes and manages a cutover plan for launching the city’s new website that includes technical change management protocols, domain management protocols, freeze dates and a rollback strategy. Establishes an ongoing support plan detailing handoffs, responsibilities and escalations.   Coordinates with the webmaster and UX lead to drive timeline and scope of deliverables with vendor, central team and the extended team. Coordinates with the contracted website solution Project Manager to ensure various technical components of complex apps work and are tested on a variety of devices and browsers across all of Vision’s technical environments. Escalates critical issues to other team leads and executive sponsor. Supervises technical testing resources. This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment. Competencies The ideal candidates will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this position include: Job Expertise Ability to expertly engage with internal and external customers to build meaningful products, services, and processes. Expertise in working across and balancing functional, technical, product owned, and customer inputs to set agreed direction. Technical acumen to work across teams to successfully deliver and sustain products and services. Translates requirements. Creates technical solutions and integrations. Coordinates processing with business units to render superior customer experience and communication. Strong project management ability to achieve schedule, cost, and scope/quality goals. Experience in diverse project and product management methodologies. Ability to lead agile implementations, drive releases through sprints. incorporate customer collaboration, and quickly resolve issues. Experience working with third party development partners, managing contracts and change orders, and administering project resources. Proficiency with Customer Centric Design, user stories, personas, customer journeys to create amazing customer experience.  Demonstrated success in enterprise-class product implementation, solutions built with omni-channel multi-faceted features: mobile, web, analytics, social media interface, google map interface, etc. Technical hands-on experience of applications development and operational support with Oracle cloud applications environment, Oracle Service Cloud, Integration Cloud Services is highly desirable. Project Management – Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives. Communication Skills – Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. Technology Use/Management – Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness. Leadership – Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction. Analytical Thinking – Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.   Selection Process The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process. Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which may include a practical/writing exercise. You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process.   Please note that there is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each text response.      1.      Please share with us a significant product implementation you led to completion. Please describe your role, the business objective, customer impacts and involvement, and scale of the implementation. What was the outcome? And what would you do differently?   You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration. In addition, please attach your resume as part of the application process. If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Devika Tandan at itdhumanresources @sanjoseca.gov      Benefits: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=707 .   Department Website : http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?NID=201      
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 17, 2019
Full Time
The San Jose Fire Department is seeking to fill a Senior Engineer (Fire Protection) in the Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP).  Under the direction of the Fire Marshal, the Senior Engineer will perform a supervisory role providing leadership to a group of staff to include associate engineers that perform plan reviews and inspections of life safety systems, fire alarm systems, and fire suppression systems.  The incumbent will also perform administrative duties in support of the engineering division needs, monitor performance of the division, coordinate with other city agencies, write policies and procedures, and exercise judgment in the application of applicable codes such as California Fire Code, California Building Code, Title 19 Public Safety Code, and NFPA standards.     This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Competencies   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include:    Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations.   Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.   Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.   Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.    Analytical Thinking - Approaching a problem or situation by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.   Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.   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.   Leadership - Leads by example; demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable and interacts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative work environment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivational supports and direction.   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.   Planning – Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives.   Project Management - Ensures support for projects and implements agency goals and strategic objectives.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
The San José Fire Department is recruiting for a Public Information Manager. This position is a unique opportunity to help deliver San José Fire Department's to the 10^th largest city in the nation.  The Fire Department Public Information Manager will provide accurate, timely, information internally and to the public to highlight the San José Fire Department's goals, policies, programs, services, and projects. The Public Information Manager reports directly to the Fire Chief and works with Senior Staff to ensure that the Department’s internal and external communication needs are fulfilled. The Public Information Manager position is a critical component of the Fire Chief’s office, regularly communicating with the Mayor’s Office, Council District Offices, City Manager’s Office, Media, other departments and agencies, and the Community. Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, responding to greater alarms and newsworthy incidents as the Public Information Manager, conceptualizing, developing, and managing internal communications, media advisories, press releases, public safety announcements, human-interest stories, public education and special events as well as managing the department’s social media presence.  This position must be able to attend City Council, community, and other meetings as an official representative of the Fire Department.   The ideal candidate will offer excellent speaking, writing, and research skills; high political acumen, professional competence and mastery of subject matters, strong interpersonal skills and work ethic, multi-tasking abilities, steady energy and enthusiasm, and the ability to meet tight deadlines.   The San José Fire Department is seeking a dynamic, forward leaning, candidate who wants to have a direct positive impact on how the Department communicates with its employees and is perceived by the Community and key stakeholders.   The starting salary will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Public Information Manager classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.   Competencies   The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include:   Communication Skills: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts. Computer Skills: Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel. Flexibility: Makes effective decisions and achieves desired results in the midst of major changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture, or work environment. 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. Multi-Tasking: Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s). Political Skill: In taking action, demonstrates an understanding and consideration of how it will impact stakeholders and affected areas in the organization. Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills: Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills. Technology Use/Management: Uses efficient and cost-effective approaches to integrate technology into the workplace and improve program effectiveness.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
The Department of Public Works is currently seeking to fill one Division Manager position to oversee the newly formed Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Delivery division.  This newly formed Division will create and oversee systems, processes and data to ensure the effective and efficient management of the City of San Jose’s nearly $4 billion CIP program.  Additionally, this Division will focus on ensuring the successful delivery of Measure T projects. Measure T, an infrastructure bond program approved by voters in November 2018, authorizes $650 million in infrastructure spending over the next several years.  Reporting to the Deputy Director, the CIP Delivery Support Division Manager leads all the Division activities, participates in the leadership of the Department, works collaboratively with the other City development partners, and manages public infrastructure projects funded by private development, utility companies, and other governmental agencies. This position manages a division of professional and technical staff and is the primary decision-maker regarding Division priorities, programs, and procedures. In addition to technical expertise in the City’s Project Delivery process, outstanding leadership and the ability to establish an excellent working relationship with all stakeholders are required to be successful in this position. The Division Manager is responsible for multiple programs within the Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Delivery Support Team. This position will support a growing team that will manage upcoming and future workload related to the delivery of Measure T bond-funded infrastructure projects. Public Works has begun coordination and collaboration efforts with partner departments to identify, verify, scope, and proceed with projects related to Measure T. Specifically, this Division is responsible for Developing and driving forward a workplan to ensure that the City of San Jose is second to none in regard to CIP project delivery people, processes and technology. Driving the Measure T program and projects forward to completion CIP Internal training program; Contractor and consultant procurement Contractor, labor, and business community outreach and training CIP reporting, data collection/analysis, benchmarking and tracking Collaborating with the Technology division on CIP delivery system The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills and a strong work ethic. The position requires excellent judgment, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in the delivery of public infrastructure and private development projects. Key Responsibilities The Division Managers in Public Works are part of the Department's Senior Staff and will have the key responsibility to ensure the delivery of Division services. Resource management is critical for success. In addition to technical expertise in the City's Project Delivery process, outstanding leadership and the ability to establish an excellent working relationship with all stakeholders will be required for incumbent to be successful in this position. 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
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
The Department is currently recruiting Engineer positions of different disciplines (including Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical) and may be assigned to work in the following areas:   Transportation and Hydraulic Services Division The Transportation and Hydraulics Services Division is responsible for the design, construction, and master plan of bridges, culverts, streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, pump stations, streetlights, landscape and hardscape improvements, traffic signals, and supports construction and engineering, upgrade and revitalization of the San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. In addition, this division provides general engineering plan review for general projects and electrical engineering review for projects constructed by private developers.   Engineering Services Division The Engineering Services Division is comprised of four sections: Construction Management Services, Structural Engineering and Code Inspection, Material Testing Laboratory, and Survey.  This division provides technical support services to City Capital Improvement Programs and Projects, development/utility permit projects, and other citywide customers.   Developmental Services Division The Development Services Division provides development plan review and construction of City infrastructure in conjunction with the private development process, administers permits for work within City’s streets, and provides utilities services.   City Facilities Architectural Services Division CFAS Division has the primary responsibility for the delivery of capital improvements projects on City properties and provides design and construction services for public buildings, landscape improvements, and capital maintenance projects, including recreational facilities, parks, trails, libraries, public safety facilities, and various cultural facilities.   The ideal candidate will possess a high level of professionalism, excellent customer service skills, and supreme work ethic. The position requires excellent judgement, initiative, perseverance, integrity, organizational skills, flexibility, and written and verbal communication skills. Under the direction of an Associate Engineer, these candidates will perform the key responsibilities (but are not limited to) listed below:   Key Responsibilities (Dependent upon the position/discipline for which they may be selected.) Develop, review, and interpret plans and specifications for conformance to established standards for major City projects  Prepare resource and/or cost estimates Perform field investigation Prepare and administer consultant agreements Supervise, schedule, assign and direct activities for Inspectors and/or Engineering Technicians, Student Interns, and Engineering Trainees Review and make recommendations concerning proposed projects and resolve disputes between contractors, inspectors, developers, utilities, and consultants Work collaboratively in a group or team environment and communicate clearly and effectively Prepare a variety of correspondences and reports Utilize various computer programs to analyze data and produce presentations Generate and maintain project information in the City's database system Ability to perform CAD drafting using AutoCAD or MicroStation Review storm pump station circuit and motor control diagrams Review engineering to support pump station upgrades, force mains and miscellaneous structures Review designs, improvement plans, estimates, specifications, and contract documents for capital improvements projects Assists in CEQA and other permits process Process invoices/pay letters, change orders and submittals Performs complex calculations and data management tasks using MS Excel Coordinates with contractors and/or other City departments to plan and develop City projects Performs a range of work in the field of design, project management or construction project management Assists in the revision of City of San Jose standard plans and specifications as needed Interacts, coordinates, and provides customer service to engineers, inspectors, consultants, contractors, local agencies, citizen groups, general public, and other City Departments Use EADOC construction management software for managing the documentation of capital improvement projects   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 José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility, Los Esteros Road, San Jose, CA, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Salary Information  The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic I is $67,142.40 - $81,640.00, hourly range is $32.28 - $39.25. The annual salary range for Wastewater Mechanic II is $74,360.00 - $90,625.60, hourly range is $35.75 - $43.57.               For Benefits information,  click here                    The City's Environmental Services Department (ESD) is seeking individuals whose values align with the values of the City's employees to fill the vacancies of Wastewater Mechanics for the Maintenance Division and the Energy and Automation Division. Wastewater Mechanic - Maintenance Division The Wastewater Mechanics for the Maintenance Division are responsible for a large variety of repairing, rebuilding, overhauling and preventative maintenance of the Facility's industrial wastewater and mechanical equipment to high standards of performance and reliability, located above and below ground including some machinery housed in various buildings. Applicants should be well versed in the inspection, testing, troubleshooting, dismantling, installing, repairing, and overhauling of industrial equipment. This is a diverse workgroup with many different skill sets to include carpentry, welding, metal fabrication, rigging, excavation, fluid pipping systems, and compressed air systems. The Maintenance Division is comprised of four groups working as a team to provide consistent reliable wastewater treatment for the seven cities we service.  Wastewater Mechanics in the Maintenance team also perform the following but not limited to: Preventive maintenance and inspections of all industrial equipment on site, below ground, and in remote areas. Inspections, repairs, and overhauls of industrial wastewater equipment. Inspections, repairs, and installations of our collection and distribution piping system. Excavations, shoring, and confine space entry work. Interpret drawings, service manuals, and part manuals. Operations of aerial man lifts, industrial forklifts, industrial vacuum truck and other equipment. Perform various metal fabrication, welding processes (such as arc, tig, and mig). Operations associated with bridge cranes, mobile cranes, hoists, chain falls, and rigging. Operations associated with shop equipment drill presses, iron worker, band saws, pedestal grinders, hydraulic shear, and brake. Attend all safety trainings.       Wastewater Mechanic - Energy and Automation Division The Wastewater Mechanics (also known as Co-Gen Operator/Mechanic) that reside in the Energy and Automation Division are responsible for operating, maintaining and overhauling the Facility's industrial mechanical and electrical equipment related to large stationary diesel-ignited/spark-ignited engine driven blowers and/or power generators, gas compressors and gas storage such as commonly found in municipal power plants, natural gas pipeline compressor stations and large marine propulsion systems. This team provides 24/7 staffing and are assigned to rotating shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. The Wastewater Mechanics (Co-Gen Operator/Mechanics) often work in teams of two while performing preventative maintenance, repairs, and overhauls on Facility equipment. Applicants for this position must be available to work nights, weekend and holidays. The Co-Gen Operator/Mechanics also perform the following but not limited to: Preventive maintenance and inspections of all equipment in the Power and Air (P&A) section.  Use precision measuring tools, granite table, non destructive testing, Prussian blue, polishing stones, fitting bearings to shafts. Various welding disciplines (such as arc, tig, mig) as well as oxy-acetylene and plasma/carbon arc cutting.  Fabrication of specialty tools, obsolete engine parts, and fixtures. Operate bridge cranes, chain falls, lever hoists and all associated rigging.  Interpret drawings, service manuals and parts manuals. Operate seat grinder, valve grinder, drill press, band saw, vertical mill, engine lathe, iron worker, sheet metal brake and surface grinder as well as forklift and man lift. Repair, and inspection of low and high pressure-piping systems. Work with electricians, instrumentation technicians, painters, HVAC and other mechanics  Attend all safety trainings.     San Jose-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility (RWF) link:   http://www.sanjoseca.gov/documentcenter/view/10754 This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.  Physical Requirements  Duties require a heavy level of physical exertion, including exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be required to utilize self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) equipment, which requires the ability to pass an annual fit and spirometry test. Ability to perform the essential physical functions of this position will be determined by a post-offer medical examination conducted by City of San Jose Employee Health Services.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
The Office of Retirement Services is seeking a Department Information Technology Manager (“IT Manager”) who is an experienced, creative, and knowledgeable information technology professional.  The ideal IT Manager will have the ability to translate business needs into IT solutions. Candidates should possess superior long-term planning and project implementation experience and a commitment to high quality, effective customer service. Experience in the rollout and maintenance of major new initiatives is expected, as well as the ability to explain complicated IT issues in understandable terms. The position requires the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders within the City of San José’s organizational structure.  Attention to detail and a strong customer service perspective are critical. The position requires a creative thinker who is willing to develop and implement strategies to meet Retirement Services’ ongoing IT needs. The Department Information Technology Manager reports directly to the Deputy Director and provides leadership and direction to highly technical employees in the IT group, in addition to supporting the other work groups within the Office of Retirement Services. The actual salary shall be determined by the final candidate’s qualifications and experience.  In addition to the starting salary, employees in the Department Information Technology Manager classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 07, 2019
Full Time
The DPW is seeing to fill a vacant Senior Air Conditioning Mechanic position. This position is responsible for managing the HVAC maintenance duties at facilities serviced by the City of San Jose.   Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:   ·          Supervision of HVAC maintenance crew, equipment maintenance, maintenance program administration, and computer controlled systems operation. ·          Operate, maintain, and repair state-of-the-art pumping, heating, refrigeration, ventilating and cooling systems and related equipment found in modern large scale office and public buildings. ·          Must have knowledge of modern Building Automation Systems. ·          Maintain and troubleshoot automatic air-conditioning control systems and software. ·          Maintain and troubleshoot low pressure boilers. ·          Respond to and resolve HVAC mechanic personnel issues. ·          Assess problems, devise quality solutions, and provide budgetary estimations for resolution. ·          Review work performed by HVAC mechanics, facility repair workers and support contractors performing air conditioning related work. ·          Specify, plan, review and inspect work by contracted mechanics and controls specialists to ensure adherence to plans and specifications. ·          Review operational energy efficiency of equipment maintained by contractors to ensure adherence to City Energy Management guidelines. ·          Correspond with Public Works Engineers to ensure equipment procurement is properly specified for PWD Operations. ·          Manage preventative maintenance schedules for HVAC and related equipment. ·          Interact and communicate tactfully with staff, customers, and the public. ·          Manage multiple assignments, prioritize and reprioritize work when resources are not available.
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Full Time
The Laboratory provides critical analytical services for monitoring operations, compliance, and industrial discharges at the Wastewater Facility; and the support of various studies monitoring water quality issues in the Bay and urban tributaries. Our state-of-the-art facility provides analysis for trace metals, organics, microbiology, toxicological bioassays and other tests for air, soil, and wastewater. The lab operates 365 days a year and processes more than 50,000 samples annually for internal and external customers. The 28-member laboratory team includes chemists, microbiologists, and laboratory technicians.   Laboratory Technician I is the entry level in this classification series. Under immediate supervision, technicians in this class perform standardized qualitative and quantitative physical, chemical, biological and bacteriological analyses of wastewater, industrial waste and related materials.   Incumbents in this class normally advance to the Laboratory Technician II class which is involved in the performance of more difficult or complicated analyses and may provide assistance in directing and instructing incumbents of the Laboratory Technician I class.   Assignments may be to any shift in and around-the clock operation, and incumbents must be available for work on weekends and holidays.   Key responsibilities of the Laboratory Technician include:   -        Prepares samples for chemical analysis, including pH adjustment, sample homogenization and acid digestion.   -        Prepares bacteriological growth media and cleans and sterilizes glassware, equipment, and supplies.   -        Performs physical measurements, including pH, temperature, conductivity, salinity, and turbidity.   -        Performs routine chemical, biological, and bacteriological analyses of water, wastewater, industrial wastes and related materials, following specific procedures.   -        Conducts vertebrate and invertebrate biomonitoring procedures.   -        Assists in ordering, receiving, and maintaining an adequate supply of chemicals and related equipment.   -        Compiles and records data for a variety of logs, reports, and records, performing calculations as required.   -        Maintains clean and organized work areas, equipment, and devices   -        Inspects screening equipment, sampling equipment and collects varied wastewater samples from specific locations.     -        May assist in sample collection programs for special or short term projects.     -        May need to lift 50 lbs sample containers   -       Other duties as assigned   The annual salary range for the Laboratory Technician I level is $53,601.60-$65187.20.   The hourly range is $25.77-$31.34   The annual salary range for the Laboratory Technician II level is $64,209.60- $78,041.60.  The hourly range is $30.87-$37.52
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
Jun 02, 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 $61,068.80 to $74,214.40. 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
May 30, 2019
Full Time
The City of San Jose is recruiting for a part-time School Crossing Guards in the Police Department during the normal school year.  Work involves providing for the safe conduct of elementary and junior high school children across heavily traveled streets and reporting problems requiring possible police action. Positions may involve substituting at different corners or a regular location assignment.  IN GENERAL, THESE ASSIGNMENTS ARE A SPLIT SHIFT WITH APPROXIMATELY 10 HOURS PER WEEK.  School Crossing Guards are required to work outside regardless of weather conditions and must be able to provide a uniform as specified by the Police Department.   Work includes outside duties and exposure to weather.  Work may include the physical ability to sit, stand, walk quickly, step up/down from the curb, reach, push and/or pull, twist and or rotate, bend, lift and carry up to 10 pounds, use hands hold and use a stop sign the entire shift, use other hand to stop traffic and use a whistle at the same.  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.  For more information about Police department, School Safety unit, visit http://www.sjpd.org/BFO/Community/SchoolSafety/. Applications will be available on a continuous basis until our current vacancies are filled.  To facilitate filling these positions, interviews will be conducted whenever sufficient qualified applications are received.  EFFECTIVE 7/1/2018 THE RATE OF PAY PER HOUR IS $22.98 - LIVING WAGE INCREASE 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 communicate effectively in English both verbally and writing  *Ability and willingness to work in all-weather situations  *Experience working with children  *Knowledge of traffic laws of California and City of San Jose  *Knowledge of traffic control techniques and procedures  *Ability to recognize traffic hazardous  *Ability to have access to motor vehicle on a daily basis  *Able to read city maps  *Automobile insurance coverage of at least $35,000 ($15,000-$30,000 bodily injury,   $5,000 property damage.)   *Be able to work morning and afternoon shifts every school day during school start and end times  *Ability to give and follow oral instruction  *Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with children, parents, school officials and law enforcement  *Ability to remain calm and use judgment and initiative in an emergency situation  *Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently in a timely, accurate, respectful and friendly manner.  *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.   *Reliability- Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate *Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills   *Communication Skills - Communicates and listens effectively and responds in an timely, effective, positive and respectful manner; written reports and correspondence are accurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form responds to statements and comments of others in a way that reflects understanding of the content and the accompanying emotion; asks clarifying questions to assure understanding of what the speaker intended, ensures consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility.   
City of San Jose San Jose, California, United States
May 30, 2019
Full Time
The Permit Center Supervisor (Program Manager I) manages the section within the Development Services Permit Center that is responsible for providing development services information to the public.   Under limited managerial direction, he/she manages, plans, and organizes the daily activities, scheduling, and workflow of the Permit Center operations by leading a multi-disciplinary team of Principal Permit Specialists, Senior Permit Specialists, Permit Specialists, Inspectors and Plan Checkers who are directly responsible for a variety of intake and permitting processes and public information services.   The Permit Center Supervisor assists in developing and executing goals and process improvements to ensure good customer service through efficient permit services and coordination with multiple departments and agencies.   He/she is also responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the Department’s policies and procedures, exercising a considerable degree of independent judgement.   Duties for this position may include, but are not limited to:   Overseeing the permit application process:   ensuring permit quality assurance, proper tracking and coordination of permit applications between divisions and departments; responding to customer feedback.   Answering inquiries and resolving conflicts and complaints that require independent judgment and the interpretation and application of policies, rules, legal requirements and procedures.   Setting work priorities, directing and reviewing the work of Permit Specialists and permit counter support staff; assigning work, arranging training and employee development, evaluating performance and recommending selection and discipline.   Evaluating services and operations and recommending improvements.   Developing and overseeing the distribution of information handouts, brochures, and web site materials related to the Development Services Permit Center.   Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, building owners, contractors, general public and other departments within the City.   Analyzing technical and interpretive problems and making final decisions. May act as Development Services Permit Center Division Manager in his/her absence. Preparing reports and correspondence. 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
May 24, 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 Senior Accountant classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay. The Finance Department is seeking a Senior Accountant (Payroll) within the Payroll section of the Accounting Division. Under general supervision from the Principal Accountant, the Senior Accountant will provide the necessary resources to ensure appropriate internal controls for implementation and customization to the City’s payroll system including non-pensionable compensation increases that will help mitigate risks of incorrect pay and benefits calculations while ensuring employees are paid in timely manner. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for processing accounting and payroll transactions, preparing the journal entries, and reconciling the entries between Labor Distribution and the City’s Payroll system. The Senior Accountant will supervise and manage an Accountant and an Accounting Technician responsible for biweekly payroll production. Other responsibilities include communicating issues and organizational changes related to the payroll processes in City publications, Finance websites, payroll training programs, ensuring compliance with the requirements of the City’s bargaining unit agreements, as well as defining and documenting internal procedures, and working with the Information Technology Department to implement changes required in the Oracle PeopleSoft HR / Payroll System.   The essential duties of a Senior Accountant include the following:  - Performing monthly analysis between reconciled Payroll Bank Account and Labor Distribution entries, ensure that uncashed checks within specified time will go through escheatment process. - Reconciling various accounts related to Payroll. - Coordinating various audits with external CPA firms and internal City Auditors. - Supervising, mentoring, and training staff. - Overseeing the operations of complex systems used to generate the City of San Jose’s bi-weekly payroll.   - Preparing and completing the payroll reports as required by the federal, state and other regulatory agencies (State Controllers Report). - Implementing and complying with the regulation related to IRS, Department of Labor, State and other governmental agencies as well as negotiated labor agreements. - Coordinating special payroll related projects. - Performing other duties and assignments as assigned. 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
May 23, 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 Survey Field Supervisor classification shall also receive an approximate five percent (5%) ongoing non-pensionable compensation pay.    As part of Engineering Services Division, the Survey Section of the Public Works Department of the City of San José is responsible for delivering land surveying services on a variety of City projects including street widening/improvements, storm & sanitary facilities, library/community center/fire station sites, and airfield projects. These land surveying services include, but are not limited to the following: topography, property acquisition, construction staking, pavement marking layout, and monument preservation. The Survey Section is currently recruiting to fill a Survey Field Supervisor position. The position requires a working knowledge of all the phases of surveying and is responsible for the overall performance of the field/office crew. Specific duties including but not limit to:  * Supervises, directs, reviews, and coordinates the activities of subordinates in conducting preliminary, boundary, or construction surveys in the field or in an office environment. * Reads and interprets maps, plans, and real property descriptions. * Makes calculations, computes, and adjusts angles, distances, bearings, traverses, and elevations. * Provides on-the-job training for survey section members. * Researches and acquires needed data for survey work from reference field books, survey files, central files room, and County files. * Responsible for producing high-quality, computer-generated topography maps and tables using sophisticated engineering software. * Places boundary and street monuments in accordance with recognized industry standards. * Responds to citizen complaints and inquiries regarding engineering projects.  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
May 21, 2019
Full Time
The Office of Retirement Services Investment Program is seeking an exceptionally talented and high-performing individual to manage the operational activities of the $6.0 billion in multi-asset portfolios. The Financial Analyst will work closely with the Chief Investment Officer ("CIO"), Investment Operations Supervisor ("IOS") and Investment Officers. This is a unique opportunity to join a highly collaborative, professional, and forward-thinking team.   The Office of Retirement Services is recruiting to fill one (1) vacant Financial Analyst position.    Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Analyze and prepare investment fees and expense reports. Complete monthly cash flow analysis and projections. Monitor account holdings and perform compliance audits in accordance with investment policy, prepare and summarize exception reports for CIO/IOS/Investment Officers' review. Custodian oversight and monthly bank and manager reconciliations. Prepare capital calls and other funding initiatives. Support annual audits and the development of annual financial reports. Monitor and prepare trading cost analysis reports. Monitor proxy voting and corporate/class actions and take appropriate action. Monitor contract status, assess and report on service level of outside service providers, ensures that expiring contracts are renewed in a timely manner, and coordinate legal and contracting processes. Develop processes for monitoring and review of investment product reporting forms (e.g. annual reports, K-1s, ADVs). Provide ongoing compliance investigations and audits of existing managers (i.e. periodic checks of FINRA/SEC registrations, etc.). Review investment committee and board agendas and official minutes for accuracy and completeness. Maintain document management system. Supervise staff on certain duties. Perform other duties as assigned. 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
May 21, 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.