City of Austin

The City of Austin

This vibrant and dynamic city tops many lists for business, entertainment, and quality of life. One of the country’s most popular, high-profile “green” and culturally rich cities, Austin was recently selected the number one Best Place to Live in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report). In 2016, Forbes named Austin the city most likely to prosper over the next decade on their America’s Cities of the Future list, and the City of Austin ranked in the top ten on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for 2017. 

Austin continues to lead with its vision of being the Most Livable City in the Country, emerging as a player on the international scene with such events as SXSW, Austin City Limits, Formula 1, and being home to companies such as Apple, Samsung, Dell, and Ascension Seton Healthcare. From the home of state government and the University of Texas to the Live Music Capital of the World and its growth as a film center, Austin has gained worldwide attention as a hub for education, business, health, and sustainability. 

The City offers a wide range of events, from music concerts, food festivals, and sports competitions to museum displays, exhibits, and family fun. Austin is also home to a wonderful ballet, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind shopping, and beautiful outdoor spaces. You can just as easily spend your morning paddling the lake as you can strolling through a celebrated history museum. 

Located at the edge of the Texas Hill Country—rolling terrain of limestone bluffs, springs, rivers, and lakes—Austin’s temperate climate is ideal for year-round jogging, cycling, hiking on the City’s many trails, or swimming at Barton Springs or one of the area’s many other swimming holes. 

There are a number of excellent golf courses in the area as well as recreational opportunities for rowing, kayaking, canoeing, camping, rock climbing, disc golf, mountain biking, fishing, and more. Austin truly has something to offer for everyone.

City Government

The City of Austin is a progressive, full-service municipal organization operating under the Council-Manager form of government. Austin has a 10-1 council system with an at-large Mayor and Council Members that represent ten districts. The Mayor and Council Members may serve in their respective seats for four years with a maximum of two consecutive terms. 

The City Council appoints the City Manager who is the chief administrative and executive officer of the City. The City Manager is responsible for guiding and directing day-to-day operations, as well as providing strategic research, recommendations, and management leadership to the City Council on the city budget, programs, policies, and services. The City Manager implements the organization’s administrative responsibilities with a strong team of Assistant City Managers and department executives. Supported by a staff of more than 14,000 and a budget of $4.1 billion, the City Manager and staff deliver a broad range of services to the citizens of Austin. 

The City Council and City Manager of Austin are committed to the mission of delivering the highest quality, cost-effective services. Austin is a beacon of sustainability, social equity, and economic opportunity; where diversity and creativity are celebrated; where community needs and values are recognized; where leadership comes from its community members, and where the necessities of life are affordable and accessible to all.

145 job(s) at City of Austin

City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Engineer A Job Requisition Number COA080212 Position Number 117118 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Aviation-Planning&Engineering Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer. Licenses or Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas. Notes to Applicants The Aviation department will be filling multiple (three) positions via this posting. TRAVEL : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. ASSESSMENT : This position will require a computerized skills assessment. APPLICATION INFORMATION : A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. VETERAN : Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. GOOD STANDING - DEPARTMENT / DIVISION POSTINGS : Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal background check and security threat assessment. LANGUAGE : Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak in English. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Utilize eyes for long periods of time while operating computer keyboard, computers, copy machines, and other office equipment. Reasonable dexterity of hands and fingers to operate and/or manipulate computer keyboard, computers, and other office equipment, and safety equipment. Walk, climb stairs and ladders, kneel, and bend from waist to perform physical labor. Vision ability to see both near and far to identify objectives and/or activities Hearing ability to hear both near and far. Verbally and effectively communicate utilizing face-to-face contact, telephones, and radios. React quickly, physically and mentally, in response to events and/or emergencies. Utilize mental capacity for decision-making and comprehension. Must possess the physical and mental capacity to safely operate motor vehicle during daytime and / or night time. Able to put on personal protective equipment; e.g., hardhat, goggles, safety steel-toed shoes, long sleeve shirts and pants. Lift up to 50 lbs occasionally. Able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time. Sense of smell adequate to identify odors. Stay outdoors for long periods (day or night) under severe conditions including, but not limited to, high levels of noise from jet aircraft, glare, and extreme cold, heat, wind, or dust. WORK HOURS : Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work. OVERTIME : Overtime may be required with or without notice. DEPARTMENT MAY CLOSE THE JOB POSTING AT ANY TIME AFTER 7 DAYS . Pay Range $32.84 - $42.63 per hour Hours Core hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Shift may change according to departmental needs Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend Job Close Date 07/11/2019 Type of Posting External Department Aviation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 2716 Spirit of Texas Drive Austin, Texas 78719 Preferred Qualifications Experience with Facility Engineering ( MEP ) Experience with public utilities and/or pavement (Civil) Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Identify, evaluate, and provide improvement recommendations with preliminary and final designs and design criteria for assigned program or projects. Provides assistance in the preparation of preliminary and long range plans, schedules, estimates, budgets, detailed final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements. 2. Develop cost estimates/track expenditures, prepares cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports and studies for projects. Prepares and/or provides assistance with preliminary contract documents, specifications and plans. Prepares final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements and coordinates and oversees work of contractors, affected public agencies and utilities. Writes technical specifications for construction contracts. 3. Develop, analyze, and provide recommendation of engineering reports for a variety of audiences. 4. Inspect and monitor projects for legal compliance by reviewing work completed by contractors and ensuring compliance to specifications by completing complex calculations that are used to further provide analysis of preliminary results of a project. 5. Conduct field inspections of work done by contractors to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Drafts and recommends approval of contract change orders. 6. Research and perform statistical analysis for validation of reports and publication of results in various communication formats. 7. Develop standard operating procedures, policies, and ordinances for discipline area by researching, reviewing, analyzing and updating standardized policies and practices. 8. Develop and monitor performance criteria for various contracts and/or projects. May provide analysis and recommendation of performance of various personnel assigned by contract or projects. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of diversified, fundamental scientific and civil engineering concepts, phenomena, and relationships, and utilize such changes in solution of theoretical or practical civil engineering problems. Knowledge of advanced mathematical techniques such as trigonometry, calculus, and coordinate geometry. Knowledge of modern methods, materials, and techniques of assigned discipline. Knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: Civil,Environmental, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical and/or Electrical engineering terminology and techniques. Knowledge of City of Austin purchasing and contract policies and procedures. Knowledge of applicability of established engineering principles and methods. Knowledge of phases of the plans review and inspections processes. Knowledge of applicable computer software programs. Knowledge of preparation of cost estimates and engineering and feasibility reports. Skill in oral and written technical and/or general communication including preparation of written reports. Ability to perform more complex engineering computations, calculus, geometry, and trigonometry, rapidly and accurately. Ability to interpret and update maps. Ability to interpret and make decisions in conformance within established policies and practices. Ability to communicate and provide direction to peers and assigned personnel. Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and evaluate scientific civil engineering problems and provide practical, cost effective solutions. Ability to observe, compares, or monitors objects and data to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards. Ability to use graphic instructions, such as blue prints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids. Ability to use a personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The Engineer A position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years engineering experience acquired either before and/or after licensing as a professional engineer; and a State of Texas Professional Engineer License. The Graduate Engineer B position requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience; plus a Texas Engineer - In Training Certificate. Does your qualifications meet either of the above described positions? Yes No * Do you have experience with Facility Engineering (MEP)? Yes No * Please describe your experience with Facility Engineering (MEP). If None, put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with public utilities and/or pavement. If none, put N/A. (Open Ended Question) * The Transportation Security Administration (TSA-division of the USA Dept. of Homeland Security) requires all employees of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to pass a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment. Do you agree to a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Street & Bridge Operations Technician III (Public Works Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080438 Position Number 111840 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Utilities & Structure Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years experience in maintenance and/or construction, including two (2) years experience in operation of heavy duty equipment and/or concrete finishing. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) Physical Requirements: Continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity. Notes to Applicants This position will work in the Public Works Department District Maintenance Division. This position is assigned to the North, South, and Central District and will assist with a wide variety of street maintenance. This position will assist with the Right of Way ( ROW ) maintenance, cutting grass, picking up debris, sidewalk maintenance, filling pot holes, level ups, surface replacements, and evening up sidewalks. This position will also be responsible for responding to citizen and customer complaints and requests for service. The Street & Bridge Operations Technician III will be required to operate light and heavy motorized equipment for street, bridge mobility trail system, and sidewalk maintenance. A detailed, complete City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications. For each position, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected as the top candidate, starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience. Driving is considered an essential function of this position, and a valid Texas driver license and current driving record that meets the requirements of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program are required. To be considered for employment in this position, applicants must comply with Department of Transportation federal regulations and the City of Austin Alcohol and Drug Policy for Commercial Vehicle Drivers, including alcohol and drug testing as required. This position is considered "essential" to maintain critical operations and core services, including public health, safety and utility services, in the event of an emergency. This means employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations. This position may require a skills assessment. If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required. Pay Range $18.05 - $22.51 Commensurate Hours 6:30a.m. to 3:00p.m. Monday - Friday Hours may vary depending on work demands and business needs Job Close Date 07/10/2019 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Public Works Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2412 Kramer Lane, Austin, TX Preferred Qualifications Tanker Endorsement Experience operating the following heavy equipment: Loader, Skid Steer, Back Hoe, 12 Yard Dump Truck, Gradall, Paver, and distributor. Experience performing roadwork maintenance and repair Experience performing construction traffic control Experience working with asphalt Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Assists lower level technicians in the performance of tasks as necessary. 2. Operates specialized trucks such as the Hot Mix Patch Truck, Bucket Truck, Concrete Mixer, and Volumetric Cement Truck. 3. Operates specialized machinery such as Asphalt Distributor, Asphalt Paver and Screed, Vacuum Street Sweeper, Milling Machine, Chip Spreader, Crack Sealer, Gradall, Maintainer-Motor Grade, and Mini-Excavator. 4. Operates specialized heavy equipment such as Backhoe/Loader, Pneumatic Roller, Steel Wheel Roller, and Skid Loader; as well as other light/heavy equipment engaged in highly complex road reconstruction as assigned by the division. 5. Drives trucks and trailer rigs, requiring a Class A CDL , to haul equipment and materials. (ex: Oil Transport Trailer) 6. Operates and maintains trucks used for general road maintenance and repair work (ex: pick-up trucks, dump trucks, crew cabs, etc.) 7. Performs preventive equipment maintenance, minor maintenance and repairs to ensure proper operating conditions prior to leaving for the job site (ex: checks oil, water, fuel, tires, hydraulic system, etc.). Reports malfunctions and repair requirements to the crew lead or supervisor. 8. Operates and performs maintenance on gas/diesel/propane equipment (i.e., pneumatic jack hammer, air compressor, generator, chain saw, lawn mower, weed eater, lawn blower, hedge trimmer, gasoline tamper, walk-behind roller, arrow board, quickie cut-off saw). 9. Performs and may oversee traffic control at job sites; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic; sands bridges, sets forms, builds type III barricades & installs guard rails. 10. Seals roadway cracks, pours and finishes concrete, places hot or cold asphalt mix, and other materials required for general road maintenance and repairs to required standards. 11. Performs and may oversee landscape maintenance; including trimming trees, mowing grass, seeding, laying sod and erosion control. 12. May assist in assigning tasks during emergency situations such as floods, severe weather, and accidents. 13. Trains lower level technicians and other team members in preventive equipment maintenance, minor maintenance and repairs to ensure proper operating conditions prior to leaving for the job site (ex: checks oil, water, fuel, tires, hydraulic system, etc.); in sealing roadway cracks, pouring and finishing concrete, placing hot or cold asphalt mix, and other materials required for general road maintenance and repairs; in the preparation of daily documentation and other forms as required; and on-the-job and skill based training in order to meet team and department goals and objectives. 14. Participates in on-the-job and skill based training in order to meet team and department goals and objectives. 15. Takes the lead in responding to citizen requests; collecting information and forwarding to appropriate personnel for action. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge and application of the Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices ( TMUTCD ) provisions, as it relates to the job. Knowledge of safety regulations and the ability to demonstrate safety requirements in the performance of assigned tasks to include the safe operation of hand and power tools, light/heavy equipment, and two way radios. Knowledge and proper use of a surveyor's level to maintain elevation grades on project sites. Demonstrates skill and proficiency in street, bridge, and concrete maintenance and repair. Skill in producing finished quality maintenance and repairs with minimum rework. Skill in multiple facets of concrete finishing: such as broom, exposed, colored and stamped. Ability to take a leadership role in enforcing safety measures: ( i.e., crew wears proper safety equipment, and uses required safety devices on jobsites including traffic control barricades and signs, trench boxes, and adequate lighting for work at night). Checks jobsite for marked hazards. Ability to read, write, and follow written, oral and computerized instructions; log onto a computer, complete electronic forms, reports, and on-line training. Ability to train others. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in assigned tasks. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum requirements for this position are the following: High School graduation or GED, plus four (4) years of experience in maintenance and/or construction, including two (2) years of experience in operation of heavy duty equipment and/or concrete finishing. Do you meet these minimum requirements? Yes No * Do you have a current valid Texas Class "A" Commercial Driver License (CDL) or the ability to obtain one by the date of hire? Yes No * Are you a current City of Austin Public Works Dept. employee? Yes No * The minimum physical demands for working in this position are :continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity. Are you able to meet these physical demands with or without reasonable accommodations? Yes No * The work hours for this position will vary depending on business need, and may require overtime hours extending beyond the end of the regularly scheduled work shift and on weekends. This position is also considered Essential to maintain critical operations and employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations. Are you able to meet these schedule requirements? Yes No * Do you have a Tanker Endorsement? Yes No * Please describe your experience operating one or more of the following types of specialized heavy equipment for at least one year: Loader, Skid Steer, Back Hoe, 12 Yard Dump Truck, Gradall, Paver, and distributer. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience performing roadwork maintenance and repair. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience performing construction traffic control. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience working with asphalt. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Division Manager, Building Inspection (Commercial) (Current DSD Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080437 Position Number 107963 Job Type Full-Time Division Name DSD-Building Inspections Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in related field plus five (5) years of relevant related experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience with a large maintenance/construction type work group. One (1) year of additional work experience may substitute for one (1) year of college, up to a maximum of four (4) years substitution. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants The Commercial Building Inspections Division Manager will be responsible for the development and management of the Commercial Building Inspections activities and staff. This position will be the technical expert on building for all commercial construction and life/safety issues and will also provide recommendations that relate to building permit applications, plan examinations, and building inspections. In this senior role, the scope of responsibility spans across multiple city departments as the expert on technical code reviews and code interpretations as mandated by the Land Development Code. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. A detailed complete online City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. A cover letter and resume must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete online City of Austin employment application. Employment history dates must include month and year. Please verify that the employment history, dates, month, and year, on your resume exactly match the online employment application. Pay Range $32.84 - $42.63 Hours Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Additional hours, evenings, and/or weekends may be required based on business needs. Job Close Date 07/17/2019 Type of Posting Departmental Only Department Development Services Dept Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 5202 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741 Preferred Qualifications - Current Chief Building Official ( CBO ) Certification; - Current Certified Commercial Building Inspector; - Current Certified Residential Building Inspector; - One or more current trade certifications (e.g., Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical); - Experience with public presentation to audiences to include local Councils, boards and commissions and subcommittees on policy and planning related topics - Experience with City of Austin building codes, compliance regulations, and building permits; - Ability to travel to more than one work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1.Manages the building inspection programs /projects/activities and staff of the division/section 2.Implements inspection programs 3.Oversees on-site inspections and evaluations of building to determine the level of compliance with fire and life safety related codes 4.Draft and coordinate the review of technical codes with Boards and stakeholders 5.Interprets ambiguous building code sections and establish departmental policy 6.Researches, evaluates and document permit and inspection data 7.Set division policy and ensure division is aligned with Department goals 8.Delivers presentations on building codes and departmental processes 9.Represents the department in meetings with engineers and architects 10.Advises non-technical customers, architects and engineers on complex building construction methodologies 11.Prepare and monitors division/section budget 12.Assures quality and timely inspections 13.Mediates resolution of issues Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Hire employees Recommend termination when necessary Perform disciplinary actions when required Administer Success Strategy Performance Reviews (SSPR's) Conduct employee evaluations Establish expectations and counsel employees on their performance Train or arrange for training of employees as applicable Utilize available methods of reward and recognition whenever possible Monitor attendance, approve timesheets and requests for time off Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods. Knowledge of Federal, State, Local laws, and ordinances governing. Knowledge of city practice, policy, and procedures. Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation. Knowledge of the principals and practices of public administration. Skill in directing the activities of a large and complex organization. Skill in analyzing problems related to service delivery. Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in conducting presentations on behalf of a public entity. Skill in projecting needs for equipment and personnel and formulating operating budgets. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to train others. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are a Bachelor's Degree in related field plus five (5) years of relevant related experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience with a large maintenance/construction type work group. One (1) year of additional work experience may substitute for one (1) year of college, up to a maximum of four (4) years substitution. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * How many years of supervisory experience do you have, including hiring, training, assigning work, counseling, and evaluating employee performance? No Experience Less than 2 years 2-4 years 5-7 years More than 7 years * How many years of experience do you have with City of Austin building codes, compliance regulations, and building permits? No Experience less than 1 year 1-2 years 3-4 years 5 or more years * Describe your direct experience with public presentations to audiences to include local Councils, boards and commissions and subcommittees on policy and planning related topics. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have an ICC Commercial Building Code Inspector Certification? Yes No * Do you have an ICC Residential Building Code Inspector Certification? Yes No * Please list all current trade certifications. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement?" Yes No * Are you currently an employee of the Development Services Department? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Cover Letter Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Irrigation Specialist Job Requisition Number COA080436 Position Number 111545 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Natural Resources Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus three (3) years experience in installing and maintaining irrigation systems. Licenses or Certifications: Texas Class C Driver's License Texas Landscape Irrigator's License. Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester License, or the ability to obtain within ninety (90) days of employment. Notes to Applicants The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department ( PARD ) provides, protects and preserves a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The purpose of this position is to, under limited direction, manage the grounds irrigation, ponds, streams and water systems including potable, non-potable, and rain water sources of the 28 acres of the Zilker Botanical Garden. Additional assistance is provided in support of satellite sites on occasion. Additional Primary duties include: Operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, trenchers, excavators, rock saws, wire locators, pumps, etc. Maintain detailed records and reports on irrigation system audits, back-flow tests, blueprints, as-builts, controller programs and station descriptions, and seasonal water budgets. Assist horticulture staff with projects and maintenance around the garden, as necessary. Application Instructions: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application. Detailed, complete employment application is required to help better evaluate the applicants qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if the applicant is the top candidate that is selected for this position. Verify the employment history dates on resume exactly match the online application. Employment history dates must include month and year. Work/Location Schedule Notes: May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Physical Requirements: Tasks may involve bending, lifting, walking, carrying, or using a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be physically and mentally able to communicate, respond and work with participant's needs and safety issues. 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in other divisions/work locations within the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department. Decisions on assigned selection will be made at the time of hire based on the business needs of the department. Military/Veteran Preference for Interview Process: An applicant claiming Military/Veteran status must provide a copy of his or her DD-214(s), or valid comparable document, at the time of interview. Driver's License and Certifications : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Posting Closure: The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to close posted positions prior to the advertised close date, based on recruitment strategies and business needs. Pay Range $16.40 - $20.45 per hour. Hours Days and Hours This is a 40 hour per week position and shifts for this position are Tuesday through Saturday, 7 AM - 3:30 PM with one 10 AM - 6:30 PM shift during the work week. May be required to work during special events, evenings, weekends & holidays. Work schedule and location is subject to change based on department needs and programs. Job Close Date 07/17/2019 Type of Posting External Department Parks & Recreation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746 Preferred Qualifications Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in agronomy, environmental sciences or related field. Preferred Experience: Three (3) years experience designing, installing and maintaining irrigation systems for turf and complex landscape designs. Three (3) years experience managing non-potable water systems. Three (3) years experience with turf management. Two (2) years experience with the Toro Sentinel irrigation system. Two (2) years experience working with Rain Master irrigation systems, including computerized timers and controllers. Two (2) years experience mowing turf for display gardens. Demonstrated skill in proper maintenance of turf and irrigation equipment. Previous experience in training and/or providing education classes in the area of irrigation and/or turf management. Experience with minor plumbing repairs in sinks, restrooms, and other building areas. Other: Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Designs and develops specifications for irrigation systems.Installs, troubleshoots, inspects, audits, and repairs irrigation systems.Provides technical expertise to design professionals, gardeners, volunteers, vendors, and City staff.Plans and implements water conservation programs.Monitors water quality and ensures compliance with all laws, regulations and ordinances.Maintains detailed blueprints, diagrams, records, and reports associated with City irrigation systems.Creates accurate depictions of actual field installations (as-built drawings).Creates and oversees watering schedules with consideration to rainfall, solar radiation, wind speed, temperature and other factors.Operates all necessary equipment for the installation and maintenance of irrigation systems.Tests backflow devices.Performs cross-connection checks in accordance with City of Austin standards.Obtains local permits for new installs and repairs. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of power tools. Knowledge of installation and operation of irrigation systems. Knowledge of proper safety practices, procedures. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and ordinances applicable to work being performed. Knowledge of water conservation initiatives and methods. Knowledge of irrigation controllers. Knowledge of backflow principles. Skill in irrigation system layout. Skill in planning, directing or organizing the work of others. Skill in preparing simple reports. Skill in working from drawings, blueprints, plans, and specifications. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from high school or equivalent plus 3 years experience in installing and maintaining irrigation systems. Do you have the required experience for this position? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Landscape Irrigator or Irrigation Inspector license, or the ability to obtain one prior to hire date? Yes No * This position requires a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester License, or the ability to obtain one within ninety (90) days of employment. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Describe your experience working with non-potable water supplies. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your irrigation system maintenance and repair experience. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your work experience, including the brands and length of time, with irrigation controllers. If you do not have this experience, please indicate so. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires you to have a Valid Texas Class C Driver License. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Do you have experience in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems. Limited Experienced Extensive experience Extensive experience plus supervised staff in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems None * Describe your technical and management experience in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems. (Open Ended Question) * This position is responsible for overseeing the installation and inspection of in-ground irrigation systems. Describe your related experience. (Open Ended Question) * How would you describe your grounds keeping experience to include mowing, raking and mulching leaves, pruning, removing debris, operating irrigation systems and other landscaping activities? Basic Experienced in some areas, but not all Experienced in most areas Highly experienced in all areas and can train others * Please describe your education and experience in developing landscape construction drawings, writing specifications, managing installation of vegetation, irrigation and generating graphic renderings for proposed designs. (Open Ended Question) * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Airport Operations Supervisor II Job Requisition Number COA080435 Position Number 117230 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Aviation - Operations Minimum Qualifications For more information on the Minimum Qualifications for this job please - click here Notes to Applicants OVERVIEW OF THIS POSITION The Airport Operations Supervisor II position will be responsible for providing the day-to-day supervision and direction to operational staff who are responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the traveling public, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, City of Austin employees, and neighboring communities by recognizing and responding to violations of local, state, and federal laws and ordinances. In addition, the position will serve as Manager on Duty by overseeing all shift activities including the coordination and monitoring of all functions to ensure work is performed in a consistent manner with airport policies and procedures, regulations, and in accordance with airport standards and ensure the safety and security of passengers, tenants, and employees. ASSESSMENT : A skills assessment will be required for this position. ON- CALL / CALL BACK RESPONSIBILITIES : Position may require on-call or call back responsibilities. Over-time may be required with or without notice. DRIVER'S LICENSE : This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual will be required to drive a City vehicle. Position will also be required to drive on the AOA . Successful candidate must be in possession of a Texas driver's license as authorized by the Texas Transportation Code. A driving record verification will be conducted. Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver's license, proof of insurability, and no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information: http://cityspace.ci.austin.tx.us/departments/hrm/risk/downloads/rmm_vol4_dsp.pdf Driving on City business: This position must travel between various locations as part of the regular job duties and individual may be required to drive own personal vehicle or City vehicle. Successful candidate must be in possession of a Texas driver's license as authorized by the Texas Transportation Code. A driving record verification will be conducted. . Applicants for positions for which City driving is an essential function must meet the standards of the program: age 18 or older, current applicable driver's license, proof of insurability, and no more than six (6) points assessed on Driver Record Evaluation ( DRE ) based on Department of Public Safety ( DPS ) Driver Record Report. This position falls under the COA safe driver program requirements. Go to the Driver Safety Program for more information: http://cityspace.ci.austin.tx.us/departments/hrm/risk/downloads/rmm_vol4_dsp.pdf APPLICATION INFORMATION : A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. VETERAN : Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL : This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather at the airport if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal background check and security threat assessment. GOOD STANDING - DEPARTMENT / DIVISION POSTINGS : Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department/Division that the position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/ division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. LANGUAGE : Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak in English. SHIFT INCENTIVE : Shift work (to include shift differential incentive with evening/night shifts/weekends). OVERTIME : Overtime may be required with or without notice. WORK HOURS : Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Ability to sit for long periods of time to perform computer, administrative, technical related tasks (up to 12 hours). Ability to walk to observe existing facility conditions as well as driving to and from meetings and work sites (up to 12 hours walking). Ability to stand for prolong periods of time (up to 12 hours). Ability to bend forward and sideways to perform minor tasks. Utilize fingers and hands for long periods of time to perform computer, administrative, technical related tasks (up to 12 hours). Ability to see both near and far for safety requirements on the airfield as well as when driving city vehicles. Ability to hear both near and far for safety requirements on the airfield as well as when driving city vehicles. Ability to verbally speak to conduct presentations and other public speaking events as well as radio/telephone communication. React quickly, physically and mentally, in response to events and/or emergencies (up to 12 hours and possibly longer). Utilize mental capacity for decision-making and comprehension. Must possess the physical and mental capacity to safely operate motor vehicle during daytime and / night time (8, 10 or 12 hours). Occasionally lifting items weighing up to 50 lbs. Stay outdoors for the duration of a shift, under severe weather conditions including: extreme cold, heat, wind, dust, car fumes, etc. Mentally comprehend critical information and interpret written and verbal instructions Department may close the job posting at any time after 7 days. Pay Range $29.25 - $37.96 Hours Various shifts (day, evening, night) and various/rotating days off. Shift work to include shift differential incentive with evening/night shifts. Job Close Date 07/24/2019 Type of Posting External Department Aviation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location Austin Bergstrom International Airport Preferred Qualifications Experience working at a medium or large sized hub airport. Experience working in Airside and Landside or Terminal Operations Airport Duty Manager experience. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For more information on the Duties, Functions and Responsibilites for this job please - click here Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For more information on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for this job please - click here Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you meet the following minimum qualifications: • Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college with major coursework in Criminal Justice, Aviation Management, Airway Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field, plus four (4) years of airport security, terminal airport operations, or airside airport operations work experience, two (2) of which was in a leadership/supervisory capacity. One (1) year of directly related professional experience may substitute for one (1) year of the required education up to four (4) years? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications referenced above. Detail how you meet the educational requirements (if applicable), account for the years of related experience (if applicable), and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable). (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your work experience in a medium or large-sized airport. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your work experience working in Airside and Terminal or Landside Operations. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your Airport Duty Manager experience. If you do not have this experience, please write N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a valid Texas Driver License or the ability to acquire one by hire date? Yes No * The Transportation Security Administration (TSA-division of the USA Dept. of Homeland Security) requires all employees of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to pass a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment. Do you agree to a minimum 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Building & Grounds Assistant (Reserved for City of Austin Facility Services Division Only) Job Requisition Number COA080434 Position Number 115826 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Aviation - Facility Services Minimum Qualifications One (1) year experience related to janitorial or grounds keeping services. Licenses or Certifications: If assigned to operate vehicles, must possess the appropriate Texas Driver's License for those vehicles. Notes to Applicants THIS JOB IS FOR CURRENT BUILDING AND GROUNDS EMPLOYEES ONLY . OVERVIEW OF THIS POSITION : Performs custodial duties of restrooms, buildings, jetways, food courts, offices; floor care, stripping and waxing, burnishing and carpet extraction. Performs routine and administrative duties; time sheets. Collects sharp medical disposal boxes and replaces with new boxes. Assists with security of all areas to include checking for unattended packages and reporting any suspicious people to communications. Establish and maintain working relationships with all internal and external customers. Answer questions and provide assistance to the public. ASSESSMENT : A skills assessment will be required for this position. ON- CALL / CALL BACK RESPONSIBILITIES : Position may require on-call or call back responsibilities. Over-time may be required with or without notice. APPLICATION INFORMATION : A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume" or "see Linked In Profile"). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. VETERAN Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview. ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL : This position is categorized as an Essential Personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather at the airport if they are scheduled to work and in some cases when they are not scheduled. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : Top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal background check and security threat assessment. GOOD STANDING - DEPARTMENT / DIVISION POSTINGS : Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department/Division that the position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/ division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. LANGUAGE : Must have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak in English. SHIFT INCENTIVE : Shift work (to include shift differential incentive with evening/night shifts/weekends). OVERTIME : Overtime may be required with or without notice. WORK HOURS : Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : 1. Moderate frequency of carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 lbs. including but not limited to trash, luggage, supplies, propane tanks or other custodial equipment (Seldom: 51 - 75 lbs. with assistance) 2. Moderate to high frequency pushing or pulling items weighing up to 50 lbs. including trash, supplies, equipment or luggage (Seldom: 51 - 75 lbs. with assistance) 3. Moderate to high frequency climbing into or onto, including, but not limited to, stairs, ladders, equipment, or vehicle 4. Moderate frequency of sitting to operate equipment or in an office/classroom setting 5. High frequency of standing continuously on different surfaces while working or moving between work tasks, including, but not limited to, carpeted floors, tile floors, cement floors, etc 6. Moderately high frequency of kneeling or bending the knees to perform work tasks, including; cleaning, site preparation, climbing into vehicles or onto equipment, ladder use, etc. 7. High frequency of walking for extended periods of time during the work shift while performing work tasks 8. Ability to squat while performing cleaning functions and use of equipment 9. Moderately high frequency of bending / stooping to clean or lift items, including but not limited to, cleaning under fixtures or furniture or equipment to picking up items, such as trash 10. Moderately high frequency of reaching forward, sideways and above shoulder level to place or remove supplies, clean, dust, wipe or vacuum 11. High frequency of finger dexterity and manual dexterity while performing work tasks, including, but not limited to, placing supplies, cleaning such as dusting or wiping or vacuuming 12. High frequency of utilizing sight and hearing to perform work tasks, including but not limited to, understanding oral communications via radio or public address systems, reading job instructions, proper chemical preparation and use, operation of equipment & security needs 13. Moderate frequency of working outdoors for the duration of a shift, under severe weather conditions, including but not limited to; heat, wind, rain, snow, cold, dust, glare, car fumes, and aircraft noise 14. Ability to communicate and comprehend instructions during the work day and in emergency situations, including but not limited to, radio communications, training, verbal or written communications 15. Must possess the physical and mental capacity to perform in a safe, efficient, and professional manner to include interaction with customers, co-workers etc., and operation of motor vehicles, equipment, tools etc. DEPARTMENT MAY CLOSE THE JOB POSTING AT ANY TIME AFTER 7 DAYS . Pay Range $15.00 - $16.06 Hours Shift may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work. Job Close Date 07/10/2019 Type of Posting Division Only Department Aviation Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Austin Bergstrom International Airport Preferred Qualifications Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1.Clean building interiors 2.Mix, stir, and pour chemicals 3.Perform grounds maintenance 4.Perform minor building maintenance and repair 5.Operate and maintain assigned vehicles and equipment 6.Set-up and tear-down exhibit halls and ballrooms in compliance with applicable local codes and procedures, ensuring the specifications and needs for each event are met 7.Perform minor construction work such as erecting partitions, building or tearing down walls, painting, building or erecting storage sheds 8.Perform routine administrative duties, complete forms, and prepare reports 9.Maintain inventory of materials and supplies, making purchases when needed 10.Handle and account for cash 11.Train new employees to perform basic job duties 12.Perform other duties as assigned Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with others Skill in learning simple tasks Skill in operating power tools Skill in lifting and carrying equipment or materials applicable to the assigned work Ability to understand oral and written instructions Ability to read and write English Knowledge of equipment used in janitorial, grounds keeping, or other related work Ability to train others Ability to read and follow floor plan sketches and diagrams Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires at least one year experience related to janitorial or grounds keeping services, do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Are you a current employee of the Building and Grounds Department? Yes No * The Transportation Security Administration (TSA-A division of the USA Dept of Homeland Security) requires all employees of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to pass a 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment. Do you agree to a 10-year criminal background investigation and security threat assessment? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required DocumentsOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Street & Bridge Operations Technician III (Two Positions) Job Requisition Number COA080241 Position Number 110487 Job Type Full-Time Division Name District Maintenance Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years experience in maintenance and/or construction, including two (2) years experience in operation of heavy duty equipment and/or concrete finishing. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ). Physical Requirements: Continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying/lifting up to a minimum of 50lbs., client/ customer contact, and indoor activity. Notes to Applicants The Street & Bridge Operations Technician III position work in the Public Works Department, District Maintenance Division and will be assigned to Central, South, or North District. The Technician III positions will assist with a wide variety Street Maintenance. These Positions will support a 24/7 operation and will require open availability. These positions will assist with Right of Way ( ROW ) maintenance, cutting grass, picking up debris, sidewalk maintenance filling pot holes, level ups, surface replacements, and evening up sidewalks. This position will also be responding to citizen and customer complaints and request for service. The Street & Bridge Technician III will be required to operate light and heavy motorized equipment for street, bridge mobility trail system and sidewalk maintenance. A detailed, complete City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications. For each position, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience that is relevant to this position. If you are selected as the top candidate, starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience. Driving is considered an essential function of this position, and a valid Texas driver license and current driving record that meets the requirements of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program are required. Information regarding the City's Driver Safety Program standards can be found by clicking here. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. To be considered for employment in this position, applicants must comply with Department of Transportation federal regulations and the City of Austin Alcohol and Drug Policy for Commercial Vehicle Drivers, including alcohol and drug testing as required. This position is considered "essential" to maintain critical operations and core services, including public health, safety and utility services, in the event of an emergency. This means employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations. This position may require a skills assessment. If you are identified as a top candidate, verification of your education, which may include High School graduation or GED , undergraduate and/or graduate degrees, will be required. Pay Range $18.05 - $22.51 per hour Hours 6:30a.m. to 3:00p.m. Monday - Friday. Hours and/or days may vary depending on work demands and business needs. Job Close Date 07/10/2019 Type of Posting External Department Public Works Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 6301 Harold Ct; 4411 Meinardus Dr; 2412 Kramer Ln Preferred Qualifications Experience calculating materials needed for concrete and/or asphalt projects based on known specifications. Experience with concrete placement. At least one year of traffic control setup. At least one year operating one or more of the following types of specialized heavy equipment: Gradall, Motor Grader, Paver, Loader, Skid Steer, Backhoe, and/or a Haul Rig. Experience using MAXIMO or a similar Work Order Management System. Experience on rights of way projects, including road construction and maintenance. Tanker endorsement Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Assists lower level technicians in the performance of tasks as necessary. 2. Operates specialized trucks such as the Hot Mix Patch Truck, Bucket Truck, Concrete Mixer, and Volumetric Cement Truck. 3. Operates specialized machinery such as Asphalt Distributor, Asphalt Paver and Screed, Vacuum Street Sweeper, Milling Machine, Chip Spreader, Crack Sealer, Gradall, Maintainer-Motor Grade, and Mini-Excavator. 4. Operates specialized heavy equipment such as Backhoe/Loader, Pneumatic Roller, Steel Wheel Roller, and Skid Loader; as well as other light/heavy equipment engaged in highly complex road reconstruction as assigned by the division. 5. Drives trucks and trailer rigs, requiring a Class A CDL , to haul equipment and materials (ex: Oil Transport Trailer). 6. Operates and maintains trucks used for general road maintenance and repair work (ex: pick-up trucks, dump trucks, crew cabs, etc.). 7. Performs preventive equipment maintenance, minor maintenance and repairs to ensure proper operating conditions prior to leaving for the job site (ex: checks oil, water, fuel, tires, hydraulic system, etc.). Reports malfunctions and repair requirements to the crew lead or supervisor. 8. Operates and performs maintenance on gas/diesel/propane equipment (i.e., pneumatic jack hammer, air compressor, generator, chain saw, lawn mower, weed eater, lawn blower, hedge trimmer, gasoline tamper, walk-behind roller, arrow board, quickie cut-off saw). 9. Performs and may oversee traffic control at job sites; places and gathers cones, warning signs and barricades; flags traffic; sands bridges, sets forms, builds type III barricades & installs guard rails. 10. Seals roadway cracks, pours and finishes concrete, places hot or cold asphalt mix, and other materials required for general road maintenance and repairs to required standards. 11. Performs and may oversee landscape maintenance; including trimming trees, mowing grass, seeding, laying sod and erosion control. 12. May assist in assigning tasks during emergency situations such as floods, severe weather, and accidents. 13. Trains lower level technicians and other team members in preventive equipment maintenance, minor maintenance and repairs to ensure proper operating conditions prior to leaving for the job site (ex: checks oil, water, fuel, tires, hydraulic system, etc.); in sealing roadway cracks, pouring and finishing concrete, placing hot or cold asphalt mix, and other materials required for general road maintenance and repairs; in the preparation of daily documentation and other forms as required; and on-the-job and skill based training in order to meet team and department goals and objectives. 14. Participates in on-the-job and skill based training in order to meet team and department goals and objectives. 15. Takes the lead in responding to citizen requests; collecting information and forwarding to appropriate personnel for action. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge and application of the Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices ( TMUTCD ) provisions, as it relates to the job. Knowledge of safety regulations and the ability to demonstrate safety requirements in the performance of assigned tasks to include the safe operation of hand and power tools, light/heavy equipment, and two way radios. Knowledge and proper use of a surveyor's level to maintain elevation grades on project sites. Demonstrates skill and proficiency in street, bridge, and concrete maintenance and repair. Skill in producing finished quality maintenance and repairs with minimum rework. Skill in multiple facets of concrete finishing: such as broom, exposed, colored and stamped. Ability to take a leadership role in enforcing safety measures: ( i.e., crew wears proper safety equipment, and uses required safety devices on job sites including traffic control barricades and signs, trench boxes, and adequate lighting for work at night). Checks jobsite for marked hazards. Ability to read, write, and follow written, oral and computerized instructions; log onto a computer, complete electronic forms, reports, and on-line training. Ability to train others. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in assigned tasks. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position include graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years' experience in maintenance and/or construction, including two (2) years' experience in operation of heavy duty equipment and/or concrete finishing. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * Do you have a current valid Texas Class "A" Commercial Driver License (CDL) or the ability to obtain one by the date of hire? Yes No * The City of Austin Driver Safety Program requires that applicants have a current driving record with no more than six (6) Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) points. Please indicate if you have reviewed the City of Austin Driver Safety Program standards (link provided in the "Notes to Applicant" section), and indicate if you meet the requirements of the program, including a current driving record with no more than six (6) Driver Record Evaluation (DRE) points. Yes No * The minimum physical demands of this position include continuous outdoor activity, frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, exposure to extreme heat, cold, inclement weather, noise, mechanical hazards, fumes/odor/dust hazards, electrical hazards, occasional kneeling, crawling, carrying lifting up to a minimum of 50 lbs., client/customer contact, and indoor activity. Are you able to meet these physical demands with our without reasonable accommodation? Yes No * The work hours for this position will vary depending on business need, and may require overtime hours extending beyond the end of the regularly scheduled work shift and on weekends. This position is also considered Essential to maintain critical operations and employees in this position will be required to report to work even in the event of bad weather, natural disaster, or other unforeseen circumstances that necessitate an emergency closure of City operations. Are you able to meet these schedule requirements? Yes No * Please describe your experience calculating materials needed for concrete and/or asphalt projects based on known specifications. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with concrete placement. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with at least one year of traffic control setup. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience operating one or more of the following types of specialized heavy equipment for at least one year: Gradall, Motor Grader, Paver, Loader, Skid Steer, Backhoe, and/or a Haul Rig. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience using Maximo or similar work order management system. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience on rights of way projects, including road construction and maintenance. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a Tanker Endorsement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Cover LetterOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title IT Project Manager Senior (IT Planning) Job Requisition Number AE501935 Position Number 100462 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Information Technology Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus six (6) years of experience in a related field Experience may substitute for education for up to 4 years Master's Degree in a related field may substitute for two (2) years of experience Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants Austin Energy's Information Technology (AE-IT) seeks an IT Project Manager Sr. to execute operational technology projects related to capacity planning and life-cycle management efforts that will: Comply with vendor software licensing requirements Ensure sufficient licensing is available when needed Meet future project needs Meet future technology needs for IT managed technologies Improve budget forecasting for data storage, network capacity, applications, middleware and equipment (servers, network devices, etc.) EOS and EOL to plan replacement and decommissioning WHEN COMPLETING THE CITY OF AUSTIN APPLICATION : The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as "see resume" will not be accepted. You may use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions must reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information. We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s). If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference. www.austintexas.gov VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE : Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference. CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK : The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10-year criminal history background check. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT : This position is classified as EXEMPT . Pay Range $41.78 - $55.31 Hours Mon-Fri; 8 AM - 5 PM Schedule is based on business needs and may change according to departmental needs. Work hours may include after-hours, holidays, and weekends, as needed, for operational or project support. Position is considered "Essential Personnel". You may be required to work during inclement weather or other situations where it is imperative that operations continue 24×7. Job Close Date 07/22/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 2500 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741 (SCC) Preferred Qualifications Experience creating and maintaining a resource-loaded dynamic project schedule Experience identifying, assessing and controlling project risks and issues Experience leading project teams (technical and business) Experience working in a utility environment Experience working with City of Austin purchasing Experience with Microsoft Project Experience with NERC CIP projects Experience working with system development life-cycle methodologies Experience working with an IT Capacity Management Program Active project management professional ( PMP or other) certification Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Direct and manage enterprise/corporate level information technology project development from beginning to end including highly complex or at risk projects submitting proposals, and recommend subsequent budget, scope and schedule changes and/or contingency plans where necessary 2. Develop project scope, cost estimates, human resource requirements, work plans, time schedules, communication plans, and makes work assignments to meet complex project or program objectives 3. Write Request For Proposals for external services and manage contracts and vendor performance, deliverables, and payments 4. Develop full scale complex project plans and associated communications documents, identify and manage project dependencies and critical path, and track and report on project milestones and deliverables 5. Develop written business requirements and models 6. Provide leadership in discussions of project management department goals and objectives with IT senior management 7. Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the City of Austin 8. Define the project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle 9. Effectively communicate project expectations to sponsor, team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, and facilitate project management and project status review meetings 10. Develop successful transition, training plans and recognition for resources on the project team Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. • Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation • Knowledge of information technology project management principles, concepts and practices • Knowledge of system development lifecycle used for the development of new systems and enhancements to existing systems • Knowledge of application programming, database and system design • Knowledge of XML and data interfaces • Knowledge of internet and network architecture • Knowledge of operating principles and information systems hardware and software • Skill in using project management software • Skill in developing process models and data flow diagrams • Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts • Skill in facilitating meetings of diverse stakeholders • Ability to develop written business requirements and models • Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs • Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals • Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability • Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding • Ability to inspire, motivate, and influence others to achieve individual and collective goals • Ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner that solve issues and stand the test of time Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The IT Project Manager Sr. position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus six (6) years of experience in a related field. Experience may substitute for education for up to 4 years. Master's Degree in a related field may substitute for two (2) years of experience. Do you meet the minimum qualifications? Yes No * Please describe how you meet the minimum qualifications referenced above. Detail how you meet the educational requirements (if applicable), account for the years of related experience (if applicable), and explain any substitutions of experience for education, or vice-versa (if applicable). (Open Ended Question) * If identified as the top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * Do you have experience working in a utility or other similarly regulated entity? Yes No * Do you have experience working with City of Austin purchasing? Yes No * Do you have experience with Microsoft Project? Yes No * Do you have experience with NERC CIP projects? Yes No * Describe your experience managing projects in the information technology field. Be sure to include: a) the organization at which you obtained this experience as listed in the Employment Record section of this application, b) the type of project, c) what deliverables you produced for the project, and d) the number of individuals on the project team and their roles. (Open Ended Question) * Describe the most complex technology project that you managed. Discuss your implementation management experience including but not limited to specifics on i) budget, ii) complexity, iii) duration, iv) team size/roles, v) technology layers, and vi) vendor/product/system/release. What were the key lessons learned? (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience performing vendor and contract management. Specifically include experience as it relates to: a) Statements of Work, b) Service Level Agreements, and c) Requests for Proposals. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a PMP certification? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Inventory Control Specialist II Job Requisition Number COA080428 Position Number 107444 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Police Headquarters Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus three (3) years of experience in a warehouse/inventory control related field. Education may substitute for experience up to the maximum of two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas Class C Driver's License, if required for the position If required for the position, legally mandated training must be completed within 1 year of employment. Notes to Applicants The Inventory Control Specialist II position is located within the Forensics Bureau. This position is responsible for the care, custody, and control of all evidence and seized property collected by the Austin Police Department. The Inventory Control Specialist II will collect evidence/property in person and from unmanned evidence submission points around Austin. Specialist will inventory, package, properly document, and maintain proper storage of all evidence. Top candidate will be required to successfully complete a Basic Evidence/Property Technician training course from an accredited training program such as TAPEIT or TEEX within the first year of employment. The top candidate/s must pass a comprehensive pre-employment background investigation that will be comprised of: - A grammar comprehension test - Drug Screen - Polygraph Examination - Criminal Background Check(Comprehensive Reference Check). This position requires tasks that involve bending, lifting, walking and carrying or using a force equal to lifting fifty pounds or heavier. In addition, you must be able to work outdoors and in extreme weather conditions. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. A resume must be submitted to be considered for this position, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. Please verify the employment history dates on your resume exactly match the online application. Pay Range $15.82 - $18.57 Hourly Rate Hours Shift assignments and days off rotate and are varied to meet the needs of a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation in an emergency response environment. To be considered for this position, candidates must be available for various shifts and various days off. Weekend and holiday work required. Job Close Date 07/18/2019 Type of Posting External Department Police Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 4708 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd Preferred Qualifications • Completion of Basic Property/Evidence Technician training course from an accredited training program such as TAPEIT or TEEX . • Experience working in a law enforcement evidence room, forensic science setting, or commercial warehousing operation. • Experience working with Versadex Property Management System or other similar evidence management or asset tracking system. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Receives, ships and verifies items assuring items received are accurate; inspecting condition of items; performing operational checks on equipment in inventory, comparing count/measure of items to purchase orders and packing lists, resolving discrepancies, and tracking delayed orders. Documents goods/services purchased, received and/or issued by recording identifying information using the appropriate tracking method and providing status updates to stakeholders on variances. Prepares items for shipment to ensure safe delivery and determines most economical and efficient shipping method. Documents items shipped by recording identifying information of items and transport information. Completes purchase requests by verifying inventory and specifications of purchase requests; preparing stock and equipment requisitions, inputting purchase orders, quotes and service requests, expediting deliveries and assisting with invoice processing. Replaces or repairs damaged or obsolete items using the appropriate tools and following internal guidelines. Resolves discrepancies in receiving by identifying damaged items and shortages and quantity of materials; placing materials in inventory, conferring with various entities to make adjustments; correcting the shortages and obtaining credits. Monitors and/or maintains inventory by applying fundamental control techniques; monitoring inventory level and replenishment lead times, anticipating needed items, updating inventory forecasts, minimum and maximum stock levels, and performing periodic cycle counts / inventories. Monitors inventory by identifying idle, excess and obsolete stock and coordinates disposition as directed. Supports inventory and/or warehouse operations by providing on-the-job training, troubleshooting issues at various phases of the receiving and shipping cycle, and serves as liaison among purchasing, vendors and other staff members to resolve operational issues. Operates various types of equipment including a pallet lift and/or fork lift. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: None Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of fundamental inventory control procedures and systems. Knowledge of office and administrative practices related to purchasing. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in record keeping and performing detailed work. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in using computers and related software applications. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Ability to use various types of equipment, including a pallet lift and/or fork lift Ability to perform detailed work in an accurate and organized manner. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent plus three (3) years of experience in a warehouse/inventory control related field. Education may substitute for experience up to the maximum of two (2) years. Licenses and Certifications Required: • Valid Texas Class C Driver's License, if required for the position.• If required for the position, legally mandated training must be completed within 1 year of employment. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class C driver's license or the ability to acquire by hire date? Yes No * Have you successfully completed a Basic Property/Evidence Technician training course from an accredited training program such as TAPEIT or TEEX? Yes No * Describe your experience working in a law enforcement evidence room, forensic science setting, or commercial warehousing operation. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience working with Versadex Property Management System or other similar evidence management or asset tracking system? Yes No * Describe your experience working with Versadex Property Management System or other similar evidence management or asset tracking system. (Open Ended Question) * If selected as a top candidate, you must pass a comprehensive pre-employment background investigation that will be comprised of, but not limited to: a criminal background check (CBI); an extensive background history check; a polygraph examination; and a drug screen. Do you agree to these conditions? yes no Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator Job Requisition Number COA080439 Position Number 102440 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Lib Administration Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in related field, plus four (4) years of experience in the assigned area of specialization. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas Driver License. Notes to Applicants IMPORTANCE OF JOB APPLICATION : A detailed and complete job application is REQUIRED and helps us to better evaluate your qualifications. In completing your job application, please be sure to provide a COMPLETE employment history regarding any and all relevant work experience that you would like for us to consider. This information will also be used to determine salary in the event that you are selected for this position. You will not be given the opportunity to provide additional work experience once you complete and submit your job application. Furthermore, if selected as the top candidate, you will not be permitted to present additional work experience for salary calculation purposes. NOTE : A cover letter and/or resume will NOT be used to substitute for an incomplete job application; hence, any and all information that you would like for us to consider must be included on your job application. TRAINING : All new employees are required to attend City of Austin and Austin Public Library training as scheduled, and should arrange their outside schedules to accommodate such training. WORK LOCATION : The Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator position will be required to travel to other work locations. ASSESSMENT : Candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process may be required to successfully complete an assessment. Pay Range $29.25 - $37.96 Commensurate Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Note: Hours may vary based on operational or business needs. You must be able to occasionally work weekends, holidays, and extended shifts as required. Job Close Date 07/17/2019 Type of Posting External Department Library Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 800 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78701 Preferred Qualifications Strong verbal and written communication skills. Experience creating and delivering safety-related training to employees at all levels. Experience overseeing driver safety programs and conducting related training. Experience handling Workers Compensation cases. Experience recommending process improvements and efficiencies to prevent and reduce accidents/incidents. Knowledge and experience conducting accident/incident investigations and writing fact-finding reports. Experience in CDL /heavy fleet equipment operations and regulations including but not limited to the following: DOT / OSHA , NFPA , and NEC codes. Experience with a wide variety of safety programs (i.e. COOP , Hazard Communication, JHA , Confined Space, injury/vehicle accident prevention and investigations, and ergonomic assessments). Experience managing safety training assessments, conducting trends analysis, tracking, training, reporting on all safety-related items. Proficiency with computers and experience using Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Develops and implements comprehensive safety and training programs to ensure adherence to safety practices and procedures. Establishes standards and procedures, and performs facility and job site inspections to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, or departmental safety policies and procedures. Participates, as necessary, in the preparation and monitoring of budget and contracts/contractors, and in the implementation of the departmental budget; and recommends and justifies capital expenditures. Conducts accident and incident investigations to determine root causes, and develops plans to prevent recurrence by inspecting or reviewing areas, equipment, processes, and work activities for hazardous conditions. Provides advice and counsel to management and other employee groups on a broad range of occupational safety issues and decisions. Develops and conducts occupational safety training for various workgroups, including evaluation and modification of programs to meet Local, State, and Federal OSHA requirements. Coordinates occupational safety activities which may include conducting safety drills, inspections, investigations, or other safety program events. Directs and reviews the analysis of accident or injury data by identifying trends, creating related reports, and including financial impact in an effort to develop proposed solutions to problems and identify the needs for new or modified occupational safety programs. Researches occupational safety information to assure the best available methods and equipment are adopted to minimize the hazards in the work place. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May be responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing occupational Safety. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of safety policies and procedures. Knowledge of safety and risk management principles, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of training and learning principles. Knowledge of financial analysis methods. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in conducting investigations. Skill in identifying safety and risk hazards. Ability to handle hostility, conflict, and uncertain situations. Ability to present oral presentations and training. Ability to use the computerized tools, databases, and communications techniques used in human resources within the City of Austin municipal government. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to develop and maintain current knowledge of occupational health and safety programs. Ability to develop and facilitate training sessions. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in related field, plus four (4) years of experience in the assigned area of specialization. Experience may substitute for education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * Describe your experience and role in conducting workplace accident/incident investigations. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience in creating and delivering safety-related training to employees at all levels, as well as evaluating workplace hazards and mitigation techniques. In your answer, please include the position(s) on your application where you gained this experience and what specific role you played. If you do not have this experience, please record "N/A" as your response. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills. Describe your experience effectively communicating with different levels of staff within and outside the organization. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your proficiency in using computer software to complete work tasks. Please include any experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and any other databases utilized. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in CDL/heavy fleet equipment in operations and regulations including but not limited to the following: DOT/OSHA, NFPA, and NEC codes. In your answer, please include the position(s) on your application where you gained this experience and what specific role you played. If you do not have this experience, please record "N/A" as your response. (Open Ended Question) * What experience do you have with recommending process improvements and efficiencies to support a reduction in safety accidents/incidents? In your answer, please include the position(s) on your application where you gained this experience and what specific role you played. If you do not have this experience, please record "N/A" as your response. (Open Ended Question) * This position will require traveling to various work locations to perform duties. Are you able to travel to different work locations? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * This job may require working weekends and evenings, and the schedule may change to accommodate business needs. Are you able to meet the schedule requirements for this position? Yes No * My job application is detailed and complete, and I understand that if I am selected as the top candidate for this particular job, my salary will be determined based on the experience submitted on my job application. Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Budget Analyst III (Budget Office Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080430 Position Number 108312 Job Type Full-Time Division Name FASD-Budget Office Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the following (or closely related) fields: accounting, auditing, budget preparation/analysis, financial, statistical analysis. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants 90 Day Provision for Additional Vacancy: This posting may be used to fill other similar vacancies within the Budget Office. 1. To be considered, you must be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience that is relevant to this position. Be sure to include your specific work experience that relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position on your application. Please do not use phrases like "See Resume" within your online application. The information provided in your resume must match the information in the job application. Your resume will not substitute for a complete employment application. 2. Top Candidates may be subject to a skills assessment. 3. The candidate selected for this position may be required to provide proof of education. Pay Range $29.25 - $37.96 Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Job Close Date 07/09/2019 Type of Posting Division Only Department Financial Services Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Preferred Qualifications Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Prepares operating/grant/capital budgets with departments by basing budget on actual performance, previous budget figures, estimated revenue, expense reports and other factors. Provides oversight on the development of budget documents by reviewing narrative for content and verifying accuracy of data. Develops and monitors budgets at the fund level including revenue, expenditures, appropriations and fund balances. Develops current year estimates on departmental expenditures and revenue and reviews CYEs created by budget staff. Finalizes budgetary reports for stakeholders (i.e. city council, management and the public) by reviewing financial data, narratives and fund summaries. Prepares cost allocation models for internal and support services funds. Develops budget instructions, policies and procedures. Provides management with planning and control information by assembling and analyzing historical financial data; identifying trends; providing forecasts; explaining processes and techniques. Finalizes and approves requests for council action ( RCA ) by providing substantial assistance to departments and appropriate managers in the development of budget amendment RCAs. Completes data entry in the financial system for approved budget amendments. Serves as budget representative for corporate, interdepartmental, council-appointed or community-led committees or work groups as required. Provides training and assignments to staff and makes recommendations for operational changes. Serves as lead on special projects/assignments Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops;reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Maintains effective communication and good working relationships with all internal and external interfaces. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Serve in a leadership role providing work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of the processes and theories used for public budgetary and financial policies. Knowledge of business intelligence tools. Knowledge of governmental fiscal policies and procedures sufficient to develop and monitor an operating budget. Skills in anticipating and accurately predicting the results of alternate courses of action. Skill in the use of mathematics in forecasting trends, cash flows, revenues and expenses. Skill in giving public presentations. Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Skill in gathering and analyzing financial data. Skill in effective oral and/or written communication. Skill in processing large volumes of numerical data. Skill in resolving problems or situations requiring the exercise of good judgment. Skill in handling multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines. Skill in project management and/or oversight. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The Budget Analyst III position requires: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus four (4) years full-time experience working in the following (or closely related) fields: accounting, auditing, budget preparation/analysis, financial, statistical analysis. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job may substitute for two (2) years of the required experience. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * This position will be working in the City Budget Office. Briefly describe your work or educational experience as it relates to the duties of this position. (Open Ended Question) * Are you a current Budget Office employee? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Development Services Process Coordinator (4 positions) Job Requisition Number COA080429 Position Number 117265 Job Type Full-Time Division Name DSD Office of the Director Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus four (4) years of experience related to the job. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field may substitute for experience up to a maximum of two (2) years. Experience may substitute for a degree up to a maximum of four (4) years. Notes to Applicants The Development Services Process Coordinators are a part of the Development Services Department's Stakeholder and Community Engagement Unit. These positions will be responsible for assisting small business owners and homeowners with navigating the development process. The positions will provide continuous support and function as a resource to the referenced applicants, elected officials, City management, City staff, and a variety of other stakeholder groups, for all matters pertaining to the City of Austin's development regulations, processes and procedures. These positions will also be responsible for hosting community and stakeholder engagement activities, as well as recommending initiating, and leading department-wide process improvements based on the feedback received. Two of these positions will support residential applicants, two will support commercial applicants. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. If selected to interview, candidates may be required to complete an assessment. A detailed complete online City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. A cover letter and resume must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete online City of Austin employment application. Employment history dates must include month and year. Please verify that the employment history, dates, month, and year, on your resume exactly match the online employment application. Pay Range $27.61 - $35.83 per hour Hours Monday - Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Additional hours, evening, and/or weekends may be required based on business needs. Job Close Date 07/16/2019 Type of Posting External Department Development Services Dept Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Working knowledge of the City of Austin development process, including the Land Development Code and International Building Codes; Working knowledge of City departments involved in the development process; Strong analytical skills; Proven project coordination and project leadership skills; Strong presentation skills with the ability to convey complex and technical information to elected officials, boards and commissions, stakeholder groups, city executives and staff; Ability to develop and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders; Excellent written and verbal communication skills in writing and reviewing a variety of correspondence types that vary in complexity, and in handling sensitive verbal interactions with internal and external stakeholders; Excellent time management skills in managing multiple and changing priorities; Demonstrated conflict resolution skills; Ability to exercise good judgment, tact, and diplomacy in all dealings; Bilingual; Strong customer service skills; Experience with stakeholder and community engagement and knowledge of engagement principles; Experience with developing policies and procedures and initiating organizational change. Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Provides direct service, coaching, and technical advice to citizens and City management regarding the development process. Responds to and resolves sensitive inquiries and complaints from all internal and external members of the development stakeholder community. Coordinates land development code amendments, preparing reports, resolving conflicts, presenting land development improvement proposals to stakeholders. Develops goals and work plans; guides implementation for assigned projects, programs, and activities; and leads multiple process improvement teams. Identifies, initiates, and develops improvements to existing land development processes and assists in preparation of recommendations for implementation of new or revised policies, procedures, and/or process changes/improvements. Assists with preparation of financial summaries/reports for management review. Assesses development community concerns, facilitates public dialogue, and builds consensus to identify and resolve issues related to the development process in a variety of formats, including meetings, conferences, community events, and public forums. Consults with City staff to develop and deliver training materials, bulletins, and presentations in support of the development process, and communicates project and program information to all levels of the organization. Represents the City in a variety of public meeting formats, including City at Council meetings, boards and commissions, and community events, as directed. Facilitates the development of stakeholder analysis and communication plans for process improvement teams Identifies, collects, and conducts research to complete data analysis, compile data/information; and writes or presents informational reports that summarize findings, data collection techniques, implementation options, etc. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of case management and conflict resolution techniques. Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles. Knowledge of business strategies, objectives, planning, development and management processes, and process improvement techniques. Knowledge of performance measures, quality improvements programs, and project management methods. Skill in communication in a variety of formats including oral, written communication, and presentation formats. Skill in providing internal consulting services. Skill in project management methods. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Skill in planning, organization, and time management. Ability to engage all stakeholders and facilitate accurate requirements to identify and manage stakeholders' expectations. Ability to look at situations systematically. Ability to work independently and with teams. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply detailed and complex information. Ability to manage implementation of recommendations. Ability to make public presentations. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to review and research large volume of materials and summarize in easily comprehensible formats for City staff. Ability to develop new initiatives and work with service providers to plan and coordinate services. Ability to use conflict resolution and negotiation strategies. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds and experience, including community leaders, residents, service providers, local officials, elected representatives, and other City employees. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a related field, plus four (4) years of experience related to the job. Graduation with a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field may substitute for experience up to a maximum of two (2) years. Experience may substitute for a degree up to a maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * Select the statement that best describes your English/Spanish bilingual fluency level. I speak both English and Spanish fluently I speak some Spanish I understand some Spanish I am fluent in English only * Briefly describe your working knowledge of the City of Austin development process, including the Land Development Code and International Building Codes. Please include your knowledge of City departments involved in the development process in your response. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your project coordination and project leadership skills and indicate in your response which positions on your application you gained this experience from and for how long. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience making presentations that convey complex and technical information to elected officials, boards and/ or commissions, stakeholder groups, and City staff. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey information clearly to a variety of stakeholders. Please describe how your experience meets these preferred qualifications. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with stakeholder and community engagement, as well as your knowledge of engagement principles. In your response, please indicate which positions on your application you gained this experience from and for how long. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Cover Letter Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Development Services Manager Job Requisition Number COA080427 Position Number 116558 Job Type Full-Time Division Name DSD Office of the Director Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Sciences or related field plus five (5) years lead, supervisory or management experience in development services or planning related programs. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: None. Notes to Applicants The Development Services Manager is a part of the Development Services Department's Stakeholder and Community Engagement Unit. This position will be responsible for providing management and oversight of the Neighborhood Assistance Center. Key responsibilities include directing unit programs, projects, and activities; hiring, training, evaluating, counseling, employee development and evaluations; outreach and engagement; speaking as a city a representative before boards, commissions, and stakeholder groups; and coordination with applicants, elected officials, City management, City staff, and a variety of other stakeholder groups to address community questions and concerns. This position will be responsible for hosting community and stakeholder engagement activities, as well as recommending initiating, and leading department-wide process improvements based on the feedback received. This position will also manage other special projects as assigned by the Unit Manager. If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. If selected to interview candidates may be required to complete an assessment. A detailed complete online City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. A cover letter and resume must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete online City of Austin employment application. Employment history dates must include month and year. Please verify that the employment history, dates, month, and year, on your resume exactly match the online employment application. Pay Range $30.99 - $40.23 per hour Hours Monday - Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Additional hours, evening, and/or weekends may be required based on business needs. Job Close Date 07/16/2019 Type of Posting External Department Development Services Dept Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Working knowledge of the City of Austin development process, including the Land Development Code and International Building Codes; Working knowledge of City departments involved in the development process; Strong analytical skills Proven project management skills; Strong presentation skills with the ability to convey complex and technical information to elected officials, boards and commissions, stakeholder groups, city executives and staff; Ability to develop and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders; Excellent written and verbal communication skills in writing and reviewing a variety of correspondence types that vary in complexity and in handling sensitive verbal interactions with internal and external stakeholders; Excellent time management skills in managing multiple and changing priorities; Demonstrated conflict resolution skills; Ability to exercise good judgment, tact, and diplomacy in all dealings; Bilingual; Strong customer service skills; Experience with stakeholder and community engagement and knowledge of engagement principles; Experience working with Austin neighborhood groups; Experience with developing policies and procedures, and initiating organizational change. Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Directs operation of projects and programs. Develops policies and procedures. 2. Manages division/section activities. .Coordinates division and section activities with other divisions/ sections/ outside contractors, etc. 3. Prepares financial summary/reports for management review. 4. Develops and establish goals and priorities for departmental programs. Write technical reports. 5. Develops division/section budget. 6. Conducts needs assessment studies. 7. Evaluate program operations for effectiveness including workforce utilization, operating procedures, etc. 8. Evaluates program guidelines for effectiveness, etc. 9. Serves as member of boards, commissions, etc. 10. Provide technical advice and assistance to citizens, contractors, etc. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of modern principles, practices and methods of building construction and maintenance. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws. Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures. Knowledge of supervisory and management techniques. Knowledge of fiscal planning and budget preparation. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in using computers and related software. Skill in planning and organizing. Skill in data analysis and problem solving. Ability to interpreting specifications, plans and detail drawing to ensure compliance with building codes. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with other city employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for this position are graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Sciences or related field plus five (5) years lead, supervisory or management experience in development services or planning related programs. Experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Yes No * Select the statement that best describes your English/Spanish bilingual fluency level. I speak both English and Spanish fluently I speak some Spanish I understand some Spanish I am fluent in English only * Briefly describe your working knowledge of the City of Austin development process, including the Land Development Code and International Building Codes. Please include your knowledge of City departments involved in the development process in your response, as well as any experience you have working on development related issues with neighborhood groups. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your project management skills and indicate in your response which positions on your application you gained this experience from and for how long. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience making presentations that convey complex and technical information to elected officials, boards and/ or commissions, stakeholder groups, and City staff. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with stakeholder and community engagement, as well as your knowledge of engagement principles. In your response, please indicate which positions on your application you gained this experience from and for how long. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your experience with developing policies and procedures, and initiating organizational change. In your response, please indicate which positions on your application you gained this experience from. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Cover LetterOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Code Inspector C Job Requisition Number COA080321 Position Number 114823 Job Type Full-Time Division Name CC Executives Minimum Qualifications Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in public code enforcement, including one (1) year of case management experience in public code enforcement in one or more of the following code enforcement areas: structure/system maintenance or land use that includes site plan interpretation. Two (2) years of experience in building construction may substitute for the required experience in public code enforcement up to two (2) years. Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or in a related field may substitute for experience in public code enforcement or building construction trade up to two (2) years. Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas driver's license within thirty (30) days of hire. Criminal background check is required. Registered as a Code Enforcement Officer with the State of Texas within one (1) year of employment. Physical Requirements: Ability to bend, lift, walk, carry, or use a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds. Notes to Applicants This position will be primarily responsible for the performance of inspections for Short Term Rental ordinance complaints. Inspections include: residential structures ranging from single family to multifamily classifications. These inspections will include, initial inspections, research, and follow up inspections and preparation of cases to be processed through the judicial procedure. This position will include inspections and enforcement of complex substandard housing and zoning complaints that pertain to high profile cases. The inspector will be required to determine if the cases are in compliance and follow through with those that remain in violation as directed by the departmental standard procedures for case processing. This position also includes developing and coordination of community projects specific to particular neighborhood code concerns. The ability to demonstrate the use of computer skills related to system applications and databases as well as proper and detailed writing skills in order to document findings is required. This position requires flexibility in hours and assignments and availability to respond to various assignments that may be of emergency nature. Strong customer service is essential to serve the community and to preserve the Quality of life in the City of Austin. Criminal back ground check is required. While a cover letter and resume are required, they will not be used in place of a fully completed application. The posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Code Department outside of the division listed above. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. When completing the City of Austin employment application, any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Work experience must include month and year and a minimum of three (3) verifiable Supervisor or Human Resources phone numbers. References must be a minimum of three (3) verifiable references who can verify your work experience i.e. (supervisor or direct report). No relatives or friends are allowed to be noted in the reference section. Top Candidates are required to show proof of a valid TX Driver's License. A driving history will be conducted. Top Candidate must comply. Pay Range $22.83 - $28.69 Hours This position is part of a team that requires coverage 7 days a week. Hours will vary based on a rotating schedule, 8 and/or 10 hour shifts. Monday through Thursday will be covered from 8am to 8pm. Friday will be covered 8am to 11pm. Saturday will be covered from 2pm to 11pm. Sunday will be covered 9am to 1pm. These hours may be extended during peak times of the year. Job Close Date 07/16/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Code Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 5202 East Ben White Blvd, Austin Texas 78741 Preferred Qualifications •Registered as a Code Enforcement Officer •International Code Council's Zoning Inspector Certification •International Code Council's Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector Certification •Strong case management experience •Written and oral communication •Strong customer service experience Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Determines if violations are present at the reported properties, and enforces residential, commercial and multifamily complex nuisance complaints. Enforces moderate to complex substandard housing complaints and zoning complaints. Advises Code Inspectors through all phases of case management and field inspections. Conducts investigations on reported property code violations, which includes interviews with tenants/occupants, neighbors, contractors, workers, or property owners, to evaluate validity. Performs research of reported property to determine property ownership, current occupants, and extent of violations. Refers code violations to appropriate departments or agencies, and evaluates research findings to determine appropriate enforcement action. Coordinates the improvement or remedy of the violations with the property owners, violators, and/or other city departments. Coordinates with the notification of property owners or violators as required by code, regulation, or State statute for any action taken. Documents all actions, complying with all City standards, taken from initial investigation through the attainment of compliance, abatement, or judicial/administrative referral. Prepares complete cases for administrative, quasi-judicial, and judicial enforcement, which may include providing witness testimony. Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards pertaining to vehicles and personal safety. Responds to inquiries regarding registered complaints and results. Performs post-disaster assessment of debris volume for collection services. Attends special meetings, which may include presenting/providing information related to code enforcement. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of the principles, interpretation, and administration of applicable policies, codes, and municipal, State, and Federal regulations and guidelines. Knowledge of investigative techniques, procedures, and reporting. Knowledge of the methods required in reading and interpreting maps, building plans, and site plans. Knowledge of applying land use codes and ordinances, which includes, but is not limited to, research and the use of site plans. Knowledge of the coordination and integration of the investigative function with other operations, the department, and the City. Knowledge of data entry and retrieval procedures. Skill in evaluating research to determine applicable ordinances, codes, regulations, and statutes. Skill in written and oral communication of any violation and the requirements for its improvement or rehabilitation to architects, contractors, developers, other City staff, and the public to achieve voluntary compliance. Skill in making accurate measurements and computations. Skill in preparing clear and concise written reports, and in presenting data to provide timely management information. Skill in recordkeeping, organizational and time management to meet Federal, State, City, department, and division mandated deadlines. Skill in using a digital camera, laptop and/or notebook computer, and software applications. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus four (4) years of experience in public code enforcement, including one (1) year of case management experience in public code enforcement in one or more of the following code enforcement areas: structure/system maintenance or land use that includes site plan interpretation. Two (2) years of experience in building construction may substitute for the required experience in public code enforcement up to two (2) years. Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or in a related field may substitute for experience in public code enforcement or building construction trade up to two (2) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications? Yes No * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * This position requires that you be Registered as a Code Enforcement Officer with the State within one (1) year of regular employment. Are you able to meet this qualification? Yes No * Do you have a valid Texas Class "C" Driver's License or the ability to acquire one within 30 days of hire? Yes No * Are you able to lift 50 pounds, bend, and stoop to perform the duties of the position? Yes No * Do you have a current International Code Council's Zoning Inspector Certification (IZC)? Yes No * Do you have a current International Code Council's Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector Certification (IPMC) Yes No * Do you have experience with AMANDA or another Case Management system? Yes No Describe your experience in working with case management systems. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly explain your customer service experience. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Construction & Inspection Services Program Manager (Current DSD Site & Subdivision Insp Emp Only) Job Requisition Number COA080426 Position Number 101125 Job Type Full-Time Division Name DSD-Site & Subdvsn Inspection Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Sciences or related field. plus five (5) years of relevant related experience, two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Experience may substitute for education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: Certifications/training required by Department Career Development Plan. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Have or obtain required International Code Council certifications, if required. Notes to Applicants The Construction and Inspections Service Program Manager will be responsible for development and management of excavation, right-of-way, and pond activities and staff for the inspection of critical city infrastructure and city owned assets. This position will also manage activities and staff for Google Fiber and Small Cell infrastructure inspection programs and participate in the development and implementation of program goals, objectives, policies and procedures ensuring this section is in alignment with DSD department goals. This position will also monitor and evaluate the program's effectiveness and manage quality control activities, ensuring compliance with Land Development Code and Standards Specifications. A detailed complete online City of Austin employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications, and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. A cover letter and resume must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete online City of Austin employment application. Employment history dates must include month and year. Please verify that the employment history, dates, month, and year, on your resume exactly match the online employment application. Pay Range $30.99 - $40.23 per hour Hours Monday - Friday 7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Additional hours, evenings, and/or weekends may be required based on business needs. Job Close Date 07/09/2019 Type of Posting Division Only Department Development Services Dept Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 5202 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications 2 years supervisory experience working in site and subdivision work unit in the public sector; Knowledge or experience with developing city ordinances; Ability to convey complex and technical information to elected officials, stakeholder groups, and City staff Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 1. Ensure compliance with the Land Development Code or Standard Specifications. Resolve customer issues with development projects. 2. Manage quality control activities including the coordination of projects and processes with other divisions, departments, and outside contractors. 3. Prepare and present training program on technical codes, local amendments, Standard Specifications and other construction issues to inspectors, city staff and stakeholders. 4. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; and assist or lead projects and programs. 5. Coordinate with other departments and divisions during emergency situations. 6. Assist the Division Manager and act for the Division Manager in his absence. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling and recommendation for dismissal. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Sciences or related field plus five (5) years of relevant related experience, two (2) of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity. Experience may substitute for education up to the maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * How many years of supervisory experience do you have working in a site and subdivision work unit in the public sector? 0-2 years 2-4 years 4-6 years 6-8 years 8+ years * Please describe your knowledge of, or experience with, developing city ordinances. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your ability to convey complex and technical information to elected officials, stakeholder groups, and City staff. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have a valid Texas Class C Driver's License or the ability to acquire by hire date? Yes No * Are you currently an employee of the Site and Subdivision Inspection Division of the Development Services Department? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Cover LetterOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Code Inspector A or B (Temporary/MuniProg) Job Requisition Number COA080424 Position Number T58006 Job Type Full-Time Division Name CC Executives Minimum Qualifications For the Minimum Qualifications of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Code Inspector A Job Description Code Inspector B Job Description Notes to Applicants This position will be primarily responsible for the performance of inspections on residential structures ranging from single family to multifamily classifications. These inspections will include, initial inspections, research, and follow up inspections and preparation of cases to be processed through the judicial procedure. This position will include inspections and enforcement of complex substandard housing and zoning complaints that pertain to high profile cases, as well as short-term rental and other lodging establishment licensing. The inspector will be required to determine if the cases are in compliance and follow through with those that remain in violation as directed by the departmental standard procedures for case processing. This position also includes developing and coordination of community projects specific to particular neighborhood code concerns. The ability to demonstrate the use of computer skills related to system applications and databases as well as proper and detailed writing skills in order to document findings is required. This position requires flexibility in hours and assignments and availability to respond to various assignments that may be of emergency nature. Strong customer service is essential to serve the community and to preserve the Quality of life in the City of Austin. These positions will be filled at either the Code Inspector A or B based on experience. Code Inspector A Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in public code enforcement, code administration, or building construction trade. Graduation with an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or a related field may substitute for required experience up to one (1) year. Code Inspector B Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus three (3) years of experience in public code enforcement or building construction trade, including one (1) year of case management experience in public code enforcement. Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or in a related field may substitute for experience in public code enforcement or building construction trade up to two (2) years. Both Code Inspector A and B Required the following: Valid Texas Driver's license with in thirty (30) days of hire, Criminal background check is required and Registered as a Code Enforcement Officer with the State of Texas with in one (1) year of employment, Ability to bend, lift, walk, carry, or use a force equal to lifting up to fifty (50) pounds. The posting may be used to fill other similar positions within Austin Code Department outside of the division listed above. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. When completing the City of Austin employment application, any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Work experience must include month and year and a minimum of three (3) verifiable Supervisor or Human Resources phone numbers. References must be a minimum of three (3) verifiable references who can verify your work experience i.e. (supervisor or direct report). No relatives or friends are allowed to be noted in the reference section. Top Candidates are required to show proof of a valid TX Driver's License. A driving history will be conducted. Top Candidate must comply with the City of Austin Safe Driver Policy. Please note that all Austin Code Department locations are tobacco-free. Use of tobacco products and/or e-cigarettes is not permitted on any ACD work-site - including parking lot or in any personal vehicle located on the premises. Pay Range Inspector A - $18.05 - $22.51 Inspector B - $20.47 - $26.04 Hours Monday - Friday, 7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Employee's are required to work after hours and weekends due to community outreach or board / committee involvement. Job Close Date 07/16/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Code Regular/Temporary Temporary Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 1520 Rutherford Lane Bldg 1, Austin Texas 78754 Preferred Qualifications Registered as a Code Enforcement Officer. Experience applying Land Use Codes and Ordinances. Strong written and oral communication skills. Excellent Customer Service skills. Case Management Experience. Experience working independently in remote locations. Ability to work efficient and effectively in a very fast-past environment. Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize, effectively manage time, and meet all deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Ability to bend, lift, walk, or use a force equal lifting up to 50 pounds. Microsoft Office Suite, specifically with Word, Excel, and Outlook. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Code Inspector A Job Description Code Inspector B Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Code Inspector A Job Description Code Inspector B Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). This position requires graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in public code enforcement, code administration, or building construction trade. Graduation with an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Environmental, Engineering, Urban Planning, Criminal Justice, or a related field may substitute for required experience up to one (1) year. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? Yes No * How many years of Code Enforcement experience do you have? One (1) but less than three (3) Three(3) but less than seven (7) Seven (7) but less than ten (10) Ten (10) + * Are you a registered as a Code Enforcement Officer with the State of Texas? Yes No * This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills. Please describe how you have used these skills extensively in your current or past work experience. (Open Ended Question) * How many years of building construction work experience do you have and briefly describe the types of work you performed? (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience, with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. (Open Ended Question) * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents ResumeOptional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Building and Grounds Assistant - 4 openings (Temporary/MuniProg) Job Requisition Number COA080425 Position Number C96008 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Convention Center Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: One (1) year experience related to janitorial or grounds keeping services. Licenses and Certifications Required: If assigned to operate vehicles, must possess the appropriate Texas Driver's License for those vehicles. Notes to Applicants Pay Range $15.00 / hr. Hours This position is part of the overnight cleaning crew working Sunday through Saturday 9:30PM - 5:30AM with rotating weekends on schedule. Job Close Date 08/16/2019 Type of Posting External Department Convention Center Regular/Temporary Temporary (No benefits) Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Austin Convention Center / Palmer Events Center Preferred Qualifications Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the job description below: Building & Grounds Assistant Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the job description below: Building & Grounds Assistant Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * If selected as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background investigation? Yes No * This position requires one (1) year experience related to janitorial or grounds keeping services. Do you meet this requirement? Yes No * The schedule for this position may vary due to event needs and will include different shifts, days, weekends and holidays. Can you work a varied schedule if needed? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Parks Grounds Crew Leader Job Requisition Number COA080433 Position Number 112873 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Municipal Court Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus three (3) years of experience related to grounds keeping or general labor services, including at least one (1) year of crew experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Licenses or Certifications: If assigned to operate vehicles, must possess the appropriate Texas Driver's License for those vehicles. Certification/License may be required by trade or specialization. Notes to Applicants 1) Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant's qualifications - minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. 2) You must use "N/A" for fields that are not applicable. 3) Employment history dates must include month and year as well as the name and contact information for the supervisor and/or human resources department. 4) Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application. 5) Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application , not your resume or cover letter. 6) A criminal history check will be conducted on the selected candidates. Assessment: Assessment(s) may be administered as part of the interview process. Pay Range $17.21 - $21.46 Commensurate Hours Work schedule is: Saturday-Wednesday 6:30am to 2:30pm, off Thursday and Friday. Job Close Date 07/23/2019 Type of Posting External Department Downtown Austin Community Court Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location Downtown Austin Community Court, 719 E. 6th Street Preferred Qualifications 1) Experience driving a heavy duty truck while pulling a 24' trailer 90% of the work day. 2) Experience working with a diverse population of people. 3) Ability to read maps or other navigation tool to location job sites. 4) Experience working with basic grounds keeping equipment. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Assigns, directs, and performs grounds maintenance tasks. Assigns, directs, and performs minor and major repairs. Maintains and repairs rockwork, concrete. Operates department equipment. Operates hand tools. Operates power tools. Assembles and dismantles portable stages and seating arrangements. Drives and operates vehicles. Assists supervisor with the development of work schedules and plans work activities. Assists the public with questions/concerns. Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Fills in for supervisor in his or her absence. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of grounds keeping processes, policies, and procedures within the Parks and Recreation Department. Knowledge of equipment and vehicles used in grounds services. Knowledge of City practice, policy and procedures. Knowledge of construction techniques. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Skill in oral and written communication. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in planning and organizing. Ability to operate power tools. Ability to lift and carry equipment or materials to assigned work area. Ability to read and follow floor plan sketches and diagrams. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public. Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * This position requires graduation from high school or equivalent and three (3) years experience related to grounds keeping or general labor services, at least one (1) year of which includes crew experience. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? yes no * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have driving and safely parking a heavy-duty truck while pulling a 24' trailer. If no experience, then type N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Have you successfully performed work with little direction or supervision in a previous position? If so, please indicate which position (listed in your application) it was. (Open Ended Question) * Do you have experience successfully leading or supervising the following groups of people: college students, homeless individuals, probationers. If so, at what job did you perform this duty. If no experience, type N/A. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience in grounds keeping and utilization of equipment required to perform the tasks. (Open Ended Question) * Driving to different locations around the city of Austin is required, what resources or tools do you use to travel to unknown parts of the city. (Open Ended Question) Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Resume Optional Documents Cover Letter
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title IT Supervisor (Reserved for City of Austin Employees Only) Job Requisition Number COA080431 Position Number 108067 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Support Services Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus one (1) year of leadership or supervisory experience in a field related to the job. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years Licenses or Certifications: None Notes to Applicants This posting is reserved for City of Austin Employees Only. A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position. Essential duties and functions specific to this position: 1. Supervision of GIS data editing & maintenance of database 2. Reviewing decisions pertaining to administration of drainage fees 3. Assigning tasks and responsibilities to GIS teams 4. Management and implementation of Building permit review 5. Reviewing and setting GIS and Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) data standards, and Standard Operating Procedures for billing 6. Implementing automation projects 7. Reviewing parcel, impervious cover, and billing issues for customers 8. Checking CC&B billing reports to calculate revenue received 9. Making decisions regarding data validation issues 10. Working with Austin Energy to resolve issues relating to billing and GIS CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION : Job Offer is contingent on passing a Criminal Background Investigation. EDUCATION : Education verification will be conducted on the top candidate. TRAVEL : If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards of the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION (Please read carefully): When completing the City of Austin Employment Application: -Include details on the application of prior or current work history with the City of Austin. -A resume must be submitted with the employment application, but does not substitute for a complete employment application. -A detailed and complete employment application will help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. -Include any previous employment that you wish to be considered as part of your qualifications and relevant experience. -Your work history must include employer name and address, job title, supervisor's name and phone number, the month and year of employment and detailed description of the work you performed. We do not accept "See Resume" and your application will be considered incomplete. -Any relevant work history on the resume must be reflected in the employment application in order to be considered. Pay Range $32.84 - $42.63 Commensurate Hours 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday Job Close Date 07/18/2019 Type of Posting Reserved for City Employees Department Watershed Protection Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas Preferred Qualifications Proficient in using ESRI's worflow manager for GIS analysis and quality control Experience creating, modifying, and maintaining FME workpsaces Experience communicating with external customers, verbally and in writing Experience with Austin Energy's Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) system Ability to interpret and apply the drainage Ordinance and Administrative rules Experience supervising or leading diverse group of technical and non-technical staff Experience with preparing memos, presentations, and analytical documents to senior management Ability to travel to more than work location Duties, Functions and Responsibilities Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. Provides technical leadership integrating existing or new information system technologiesCoordinates and participates with other City departments, project teams, and agenciesImproves operations, decreases turnaround times, streamlines work processes, and works to provide quality customer serviceGuides and trains staff on work procedures and operating instructionsDevelops and prepares management and productivity reports, studies, and analysesAssists with the preparation of operating budgets and reviews on going expendituresAssists with the development of short and long range goals and monitors performance resultsPrepares, reviews and approves documentation for procurementEnsures compliance with city of Austin personnel, security and department proceduresResearches commercial products for possible use Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of budget processes Knowledge of current IT systems and data systems technology, security, operations and practices Knowledge of management and supervisory principles and practices Skills in organizing work effectively and efficiently Skill in understanding the organization and operation of the city and departments as necessary Skill in conducting hardware and software evaluations, performing selection and acquisition functions Ability to develop, implement, and administer a budget, prepare budget requests, and monitor expenditures for budgetary compliance Ability to read and interpret standard accounting and financial reports Ability to conduct research and analyze and interpret research findings Ability to compile data and prepare narrative and statistical correspondence, reports, and presentations Ability to assign and direct the work activities of assigned personnel Ability to understand complex program structure, strong analysis and problem solving skills Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for the IT Supervisor position include: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus one (1) year of leadership or supervisory experience in a field related to the job. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Do you meet the minimum qualifications of this position? Yes No * Are you a current City of Austin employee? Yes No * How many years of experience do you have analyzing GIS data and performing quality control using ESRI's Workflow manager? None 1 - 2 years 3 - 5 years More than 5 years * What is your level of expertise with FME? No experience Basic Intermediate Advanced * Briefly describe your experience with communicating with external customers. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your experience with Austin Energy's Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) system. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your experience with Drainage Ordinance and related rules or your experience with interpretation or application of any City Ordinance and rules. Please name the Ordinance and/or rules and how you were responsible for interpreting them. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your supervisory or team lead experience. (Open Ended Question) * Briefly describe your experience preparing and delivering memos and presentations to senior management. (Open Ended Question) * This position requires traveling to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Resume Optional Documents
City of Austin, TX Austin, TX, United States
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Posting Title Property Agent or Property Agent Senior Job Requisition Number COA080380 Position Number 100501 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Office of Real Estate Minimum Qualifications Property Agent: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years of related experience in a related field to real estate activities such as buying, selling, mortgage lending, commercial banking/commercial real estate, property management, real estate paralegal experience, or title conveyance. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Licenses and Certifications Required: None. Property Agent Senior: Education and/or Equivalent Experience: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years of experience in a related field to real estate activities such as buying, selling, mortgage lending, commercial banking/commercial real estate, property management, real estate paralegal experience, or title conveyance. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. Licenses and Certifications Required: None. Notes to Applicants • This position performs key functions for the Leasing and Property Management section of the Office of Real Estate Services including but not limited to identifying, negotiating, and closing the acquisition or real estate for lease or purchase. Other duties may include maintaining leases after execution, inputting lease information into databases, and processing monthly lease and utility payments. • A detailed, complete employment application helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Please list your complete employment history (to include all job duties responsibilities and employment dates) on your online application. The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (e.g., "see resume"). Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes. The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application. • A résumé and cover letter must be submitted, but will not substitute for a complete employment application. • Employees of the Office of Real Estate Services are prohibited from ownership of a business related to real estate and from conducting work related to real estate as this presents a conflict of interest for employment with the City of Austin. Real estate includes, but is not limited to, sales, brokerage, appraisal, contracting, and all related activities. • Employees, in Good Standing, who are Candidates within the Department/Division that the position resides in and who meet the Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified. • An assessment will be utilized during the hiring process. • If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations. Pay Range Commensurate Hours Monday -Friday, 8am -5pm. Job Close Date 07/10/2019 Type of Posting Department Office of Real Estate Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications Experience working with local, state, and/or federal government in a real estate capacity. Experience with commercial leasing or property management Experience working simultaneously on multiple projects with shifting priorities and deadlines. Experience in negotiating lease terms, rental rates, operating expenses, and lease agreements on behalf of local government entities or commercial landlords. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Ability to travel to more than one work location. Duties, Functions and Responsibilities For the Duties, Functions and Responsibilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Property Agent Job Description Property Agent Senior Job Description Knowledge, Skills and Abilities For the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of this position, please click the appropriate job description below: Property Agent Job Description Property Agent Senior Job Description Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445. Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * The minimum qualifications for the Property Agent Senior are: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus four (4) years of experience in a related field to real estate activities such as buying, selling, mortgage lending, commercial banking/commercial real estate, property management, real estate paralegal experience, or title conveyance. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. The minimum qualifications for the Property Agent are: Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job, plus two (2) years of related experience in a related field to real estate activities such as buying, selling, mortgage lending, commercial banking/commercial real estate, property management, real estate paralegal experience, or title conveyance. Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years. For which position do you meet the minimum qualifications? Property Agent Senior Property Agent Both None * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)? Yes No * Briefly describe your experience working with local, state, and/or federal government in a real estate capacity. Please indicate in your response the specific position(s) on your application where you obtained this experience. (Open Ended Question) * Describe your experience with commercial leasing or property management. Please indicate in your response the specific position(s) on your application where you obtained this experience and how many years of experience you have. (Open Ended Question) * The majority of work assignments in the Leasing and Property Management Section are very complex an detail-oriented. Please describe your approach to conveying complex and technical information to public officials, property owners, brokers, other project stakeholders, and co-workers. (Open Ended Question) * Describe in detail your experience working on project teams. Please indicate in your response the specific position(s) on your application where you obtained this experience. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe the most significant real estate transaction or lease agreement you have been involved in and your role in that transaction. (Open Ended Question) * Please describe your knowledge and experience reviewing and interpreting leasing terms, rental rates, operating expenses, and tenant improvement allowances. (Open Ended Question) * This position will require traveling to various work sites as part of the regular job duties. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No * Real estate includes but is not limited to sales, brokerage, appraisal, contracting, and all related activities. City of Austin employees are prohibited from engaging in outside work that presents a conflict of interest. Do you understand that if selected for this position you will be prohibited from engaging in any type of real estate or real estate related activity? Yes No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents Cover Letter ResumeOptional Documents