City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica is a beachside city of 8.3 square miles on the westside of Los Angeles County. Offering an environment of unparalleled natural beauty, the city is home to a mix of residential communities, commercial districts, and recreational venues. Recently named by National Geographic as one of the Top "10 Beach Cities in the World" and by TIME as one of the "Best Places to Live", Santa Monica features three miles of Pacific beaches and the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica’s residential population is approximately 93,000, increasing to an estimated 250,000 during the day with tourists, shoppers, and employees. Tourism attracts over 8 million visitors annually.

The City of Santa Monica was incorporated on November 30, 1886 and subsequently adopted a City Charter in 1945. In 1947, a City Council-City Manager form of government was established. The City Council consists of seven members elected by the community at large to four year terms.

The City of Santa Monica is a full-service city. City departments provide police, fire, a regional transportation network, water, refuse and recycling, streets, parking, planning, building, engineering, free public wifi, a high speed fiber optic network, parks, affordable housing, economic development, library, rent control, recreational, cultural, and educational services to the community.

The City-operated Big Blue Bus regional bus service provides over 16.5 million rides for customers each year, all powered by renewable natural gas. Breeze Bike Share was Southern California's first bike share system with 500 bikes at 85 locations. In 2016, the Metro Expo Line opened connecting Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles in under an hour.

The City of Santa Monica is a national leader in environmental, economic and social sustainability. The City is working toward aggressive climate action goals including: water self-sufficiency by 2020, zero waste by 2030, and carbon neutrality by 2050.

The highly-rated Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District serves both Santa Monica and Malibu residents. Santa Monica College (SMC), one of the state's top two-year community colleges, serves over 30,000 full-time and part-time students on several campuses and offers more than 90 fields of study. Santa Monica's strong education institutions are complemented by the 5-star rated Santa Monica Public Library system.

Public safety is a top priority in the City of Santa Monica. Santa Monica Fire Department continues to maintain a Class 1 ISO rating, the highest possible rating.

Santa Monica has a strong and diverse economy. Known as “Silicon Beach,” local businesses are at the leading edge of the nation’s creative economy and startup scene.

Sana Monica is also home to three renowned and respected health facilities, Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente.

Connect with the City of Santa Monica by visiting www.santamonica.gov, follow @santamonicacity on Twitter, or sign up for the City's newsletter and emergency alerts at www.smgov.net/newsletter.

12 job(s) at City of Santa Monica

City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 11, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills : Knowledge of : Principles, practices and techniques of public relations. Office practices and procedures.  Police radio operations and procedures, local streets, police beats, classification of crimes and recognition of common police codes. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to : Perform emergency dispatching methods using various communications equipment including Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) equipment or similar equipment. Operate various telephone, radio communication and Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) equipment simultaneously under stress. Learn to use law enforcement and telecommunications databases and other applications in an appropriate manner. Memorize numerous codes, streets, addresses and computer functions. Learn fire equipment and resource capabilities and develop strategy for various types and fire and rescue emergencies. Provide high quality, efficient and professional customer service while working in a fast-paced and stressful environment. Speak clearly in a well-modulated voice using proper diction. Maintain emotional stability and patience. Possess level-headed thinking while being able to react appropriately and quickly in crisis and routine situations. Work independently and exercise independent judgment, discretion, maturity and confidence. Work within an established chain of command organizational structure and accept constructive criticism. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public. Provide effective customer service. Skill in : Reading, writing legibly, spelling and communicating at an appropriate level. Speaking clearly, distinctly, calmly and correctly with even modulation. Type at a corrected speed of 40 words per minute. Multi-tasking by simultaneously talking on the telephone/police radio and typing into a computer. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications. Education, Training, and Experience : Fire Department : Graduation from high school or the equivalent. One year of recent, paid work experience as a certified emergency medical public safety dispatcher.  Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid Class C driver license.  Possession of a valid Emergency Medical Dispatch certificate from a recognized emergency dispatch program.  Possession of a valid American Heart Association or national/state accredited certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Police Department :   Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  One year of recent, paid work experience as a law enforcement emergency dispatcher. Licenses and Certificates : Possession of California POST basic dispatcher certification.  Possession of a valid Class C driver license. Major Duties Answers telephone requests and/or radio calls for service.  Analyzes the nature of the request, prioritizes requests/public safety needs and assigns/alerts appropriate resources. Operates a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) computer system, video display terminals, multiple radio frequencies and associated equipment. Receives and records emergency and routine business calls by actively listening, appropriately controlling conversations and expeditiously gathering pertinent and relevant information. Provides the public with basic instructions to safeguard persons in hazardous conditions, including first aid and medical emergencies prior to arrival of trained emergency response personnel. Dispatches City public safety and/or contacts other resource agencies, in accordance with prescribed procedures, often requiring immediate independent judgment. Provides training to new communications operators and other personnel in dispatch procedures, as required. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills : Knowledge of : Principles, practices and techniques of public relations. Office practices and procedures.  Police radio operations and procedures, local streets, police beats, classification of crimes and recognition of common police codes. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to : Perform emergency dispatching methods using various communications equipment including Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) equipment or similar equipment. Operate various telephone, radio communication and Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) equipment simultaneously under stress. Learn to use law enforcement and telecommunications databases and other applications in an appropriate manner. Memorize numerous codes, streets, addresses and computer functions. Learn fire equipment and resource capabilities and develop strategy for various types and fire and rescue emergencies. Provide high quality, efficient and professional customer service while working in a fast-paced and stressful environment. Speak clearly in a well-modulated voice using proper diction. Maintain emotional stability and patience. Possess level-headed thinking while being able to react appropriately and quickly in crisis and routine situations. Work independently and exercise independent judgment, discretion, maturity and confidence. Work within an established chain of command organizational structure and accept constructive criticism. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public. Provide effective customer service. Skill in : Reading, writing legibly, spelling and communicating at an appropriate level. Speaking clearly, distinctly, calmly and correctly with even modulation. Type at a corrected speed of 40 words per minute. Multi-tasking by simultaneously talking on the telephone/police radio and typing into a computer. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications. Education, Training, and Experience : Fire Department : Graduation from high school or the equivalent. One year of recent, paid work experience as a certified emergency medical public safety dispatcher.  Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid Class C driver license.  Possession of a valid Emergency Medical Dispatch certificate from a recognized emergency dispatch program.  Possession of a valid American Heart Association or national/state accredited certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Police Department :   Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  One year of recent, paid work experience as a law enforcement emergency dispatcher. Licenses and Certificates : Possession of California POST basic dispatcher certification.  Possession of a valid Class C driver license. Selection Process An on-line City application and required supplemental questions must be completed for this position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified for the position on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process. Testing will consist of the following: Typing @ 40 wpm (Qualifying)   Background Investigation : Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.  The investigation is used to determine a candidate's moral character and suitability for employment in law enforcement.  The investigation shall include, but is not limited to, the following checks: criminal record, polygraph, driving history, credit history, military record, previous employer(s), and references. NOTE :  If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list.  If fewer than three qualified city employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position. The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive.  Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our employees are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law.  We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces and diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for person with disabilities.  Call (310) 45-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only). Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time: 6/20/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 11, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Supports comprehensive city-wide integrated internal and external marketing programs designed to ensure communication of City priorities and promote key organizational services and programs to increase public awareness. Assists in providing comprehensive project management and administrative support, is closely involved in the daily oversight, implementation, and tracking of various marketing and communications programs.  Major Duties Assists in a variety of marketing projects, including scheduling and coordination of workflow and meetings, distribution of ongoing communication to broad stakeholder groups, documentation of project-based work, production of marketing tools, and tracking ongoing effectiveness.   Completes tasks related to a variety of digital and grassroots marketing and communications programs including drafting, production and distribution of marketing materials, establishing strong community relationships, identifying and communicating with key contacts, setup and breakdown of special events and promotions, representing the City at local events, and reporting milestones and tracking results.    Researches administrative problems, conducts studies and surveys, and recommends courses of action to solve problems and improve delivery of services.   Monitors and maintains accurate information on City's website and relevant marketing channels.  Tracks and reports ongoing website results.   Communicates effectively with marketing vendors, internal partners and community members via e-mail, phone, social media, and in person.   Administers the division's accounts payable function. Uses financial software to track and issue purchase orders, invoices warrants, and requisitions.   Composes, types, and proofreads a variety of complex material.   Organizes and maintains marketing and communication assets including guidelines, logos, contact databases and photo libraries.   Provides general office support and administrative assistance duties including, but not limited to, maintaining marketing contacts, copying, mailing, filing, stocking supplies, setting up meetings, answering phones and e-mails.   Assists with creating and distributing press releases.   Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:   Knowledge of:    Modern office procedures, practices and equipment. Business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar. Purposes, methods and practices of technical and financial recordkeeping. Recordkeeping principles and procedures. Effective customer service techniques. Marketing methods, tools and processes including brand guidelines and identities, grassroots and/or digital tactics. Community cultivation and outreach. Provide effective customer service. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public.   Ability to:     Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships. Maintain accurate files and records.  Prioritize work and meet deadlines. Follow oral and written instructions. Maintain confidentiality. Think critically, use independent judgment and initiative. Learn and use required software applications. Respond to inquiries and complaints in a tactful and courteous manner. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in:   Typing at a corrected speed of 45 words per minute. Marketing (grassroots or digital marketing) Public Speaking Working with personal computers including (e.g. Microsoft Office®) and other applicable software. Reading, writing and communicating at an appropriate level. Working effectively with persons from diverse social, cultural and economic backgrounds. Education, Training, and Experience:    Graduation from high school or equivalent.   Two years of recent, paid work experience in marketing or program support duties. An Associate's degree (or 60 semester units at an accredited college or university) may substitute for one year of the required experience.   Licenses and Certificates :   None. Selection Process This is a temporary hourly position without benefits. The City Of Santa Monica provides a deferred compensation (457) retirement plan for its as-needed (temporary) employees who are not eligible for coverage under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). The City and as-needed employee are each required to contribute 3.75% of wages to the deferred compensation plan. As-needed employee contributions will be deducted from paychecks on a pre-tax basis. NOTE :   You must submit a copy of your college level transcripts or diploma with your application if you wish for your education to substitute for one year of the required work experience. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. You may attach a scanned copy of your college diploma or transcripts to your online application, e-mail a copy to  rosie.cruz@smgov.net  or fax to the attention of Rosie Cruz at (310) 656-5705.  SELECTION PROCESS :  Application Review: All applicants must submit clear, concise, and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position. All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be  most qualified  on the basis of experience and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  HOW TO APPLY :    All applicants must submit an online City application and required supplemental questions to be considered for this position. Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Résumés, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process and should not be submitted. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS :  Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. NOTE :  Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application or supplemental application materials. All employees of the City of Santa Monica are designated by both State and City ordinance to be "Disaster Service Workers." In the event of a declared emergency or any undeclared emergency or natural disaster that threatens the life, health and/or safety of the public, employees may be assigned to assist rescue and relief workers. Such assignments may be in locations, during hours and performing work significantly different from the employees' normal work assignments and may continue through the recovery phrase of the emergency. Inclusion & Diversity Statement   The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.    The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time: 6/20/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Performs inspections on various public works construction projects to ensure safety and compliance with codes and regulations, plans and specifications, and policy and program requirements. Responds to and investigates complaints and enforces municipal code provisions.  The current vacancy is in the Street and Fleet Division of the Public Works Department.      Major Duties Inspects construction sites, materials, and methods for conformance with plans, specifications, municipal code requirements and safety laws.    Reviews plans and specifications in connection with construction and code requirements and recommends changes, as necessary.   Maintains records of work in progress and submits progress reports.    Collects and maintains records for review and preparation of cost/progress estimates of construction projects. Prepares periodic estimates for partial payments to contractors.    Solicits informal bids from contractors and suppliers for public works installations.   Inspects work of contractors and utility companies to ensure compliance with permit terms and conditions regarding sidewalk, driveway and street improvements; street repair; lighting and accessibility improvements; tree removal; house removal; street use, pedestrian barricades, and storage of construction materials and equipment on public property.   Investigates complaints, determines repairs or construction needed, and performs cost calculations to remedy problems.    Performs inspection and code enforcement of news racks, weeds/debris on private property, obstruction of public right of way, illegal dumping, abandoned vehicles, and encroachment of public property.   Issues notices regarding safety concerns, debris on public property, and replacement or repair of damaged public facilities to property and business owners.   Maintains accurate records of properties requiring weed abatement or sidewalk repair and prepares documentation to enforce applicable municipal codes and ordinances and assess charges to property owners.   Prepares and maintains reports, correspondence and various written materials for publication and posting.  Follows applicable safety rules and regulations.   Performs other related duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications   Knowledge of: Construction inspection techniques and methods. Materials and equipment used in maintenance and construction activities. Methods of repairing and maintaining asphalt, concrete and other appurtenant materials. Safety standards and safe work practices. Mathematical principles including algebra and geometry. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to: Read and understand engineering and architectural plans and specifications. Interpret and enforce state regulations and municipal codes and ordinances. Learn and use required software applications. Prepare clear and concise written reports. Perform estimates and quantity calculations. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Work independently under minimal supervision. Interact effectively with the others and resolve problems. Provide effective customer service. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public.   Skill in: Reading, writing, and communicating at an appropriate level. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications.     Education, Training and Experience :   Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Successful completion of 30 semester units or the equivalent of college level coursework in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Technology, or a closely related field.   Three years of recent, paid work experience inspecting public works construction projects and/or performing general construction work inspections. Additional recent, related work experience may substitute for the educational requirement (30 semester units or the equivalent is equal to one year of the required work experience).   Recent municipal inspection experience or related public sector work experience is desirable.   Licenses and Certificates :   Possession of a valid class C driver license.   Selection Process How to Apply:     Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position.  Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process.   You must attach a copy of your college level transcripts or diploma to your online application. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.   Selection Process:     All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding your work history and qualifications for the position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those applicants determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following: Oral Interview: 100% (Tentatively scheduled for the week of July 8, 2019) If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position. The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.   The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us!   Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination.   Background Investigation:   Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.   Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Supervises, schedules and coordinates the work of staff engaged in the construction, maintenance and repair of City streets, alleys, curbs, sidewalks, and parking lots, including traffic painting, sign installation and parking meter maintenance and repair.    Major Duties Supervises, selects, motivates, and coordinates crews involved in the construction, maintenance and repair of City streets in the right-of-way, traffic signs and markings, and parking meters.   Analyzes and sets work load priorities and assigns work. Schedules and monitors overtime and leave requests. Prepares employee performance evaluations and works with employees to correct deficiencies.   Interprets and applies department policies and procedures and provisions of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) to achieve goals, objectives and work standards.   Trains and/or coordinates training activities for assigned employees regarding policies, procedures and practices for safe and proper operation of vehicles, machinery and equipment.   Maintains comprehensive programs of street right-of-way maintenance which includes regular inspections of work performed by crews working with concrete and asphalt, street sign and marking employees, and parking meter repair technicians.   Participates in correcting operational and safety deficiencies and recommends changes to improve the quality, efficiency and safety of street services.   Oversees the maintenance, repair and installation of street and traffic signs and City parking meters.   Prepares budget requests and monitors expenditures. Reviews and prepares job estimates for accuracy.   Orders tools, supplies and materials.   Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports, including maintenance requests for work, maintenance instructions and schedules, construction progress reports, and accident reports.   Receives, investigates and responds to inquiries and complaints. Responds to requests for information and complaints and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.   Follows and enforces applicable safety rules and regulations.   Performs other related duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications   Knowledge of:   Principles and practices of supervision. Methods, techniques, materials and equipment used in street maintenance and repair. Construction and on-site inspection techniques. Use of hand and power tools and heavy equipment in asphalt and concrete work. Applicable federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations related to street maintenance and repair. Safety and traffic control procedures. Safe work practices and procedures.  Preventative maintenance practices. Recordkeeping, scheduling and work planning methods. Basic budgeting practices. Effective training and coordination techniques. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Select, supervise, motivate and train staff. Review and evaluate the work of others. Analyze information, identify problems and make recommendations. Schedule, coordinate and prioritize projects and work assignments. Learn and use street sign and traffic painting materials, tools and techniques. Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, diagrams and construction plans. Prepare cost estimates. Schedule and coordinate work with other departments, divisions and agencies. Utilize specialized software and database and GIS applications. Prepare clear and concise written reports. Maintain accurate records and reports. Interpret and apply policies, codes, rules and regulations. Use independent judgment and initiative. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Provide effective customer service. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public.   Skill in:   Reading, writing, and communicating at an appropriate level. Leading and coordinating the work of others. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications. Using a variety of hand and power tools and heavy equipment.   Education, Training and Experience :   Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Completion of 30 semester units or the equivalent of college level, vocational school coursework in Business, Environmental Science, Engineering or a closely related field.     Four years of recent work experience performing journey-level street maintenance, construction and repair work which has included asphalt paving and/or concrete finishing responsibilities. Recent experience in traffic painting and traffic sign installation and marking is desirable. At least three years of the recent, paid work experience must have included leading and coordinating the work of others. Successful completion of the City of Santa Monica's Pre-Supervisory Academy may substitute for one year of leading and coordinating the work of others. Additional recent, related work experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year for year basis. (Successful completion of 30 semester units or the equivalent is equal to one year of the additional work experience.)    Licenses and Certificates :   Possession of a valid Class C driver license.     Possession of a forklift operator's certificate or have the ability to obtain a certificate within six months of date of hire.   Selection Process How to Apply:     Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position.  Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process.   You must attach a copy of your college level transcripts or diploma to your online application. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.   Selection Process:     All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding your work history and qualifications for the position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those applicants determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Testing may consist of the following: Oral Interview: 100% (Tentatively scheduled for the week of July 8, 2019) If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position. The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.   The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us!   Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination.   Background Investigation:   Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.   Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Ensures the safety of the public and other users at various aquatic facilities in the City. Performs emergency care as necessary.  Performs pool maintenance duties.  Assists the Chief Pool Lifeguard in pool operation activities, as required. *This position will teach various aquatic classes including but not limited to swimming, diving, water polo and other aquatic activities. This is a temporary position without benefits.  Major Duties   Teaches swimming lessons to children and adults.  Teaches specialty aquatic classes.   Assists with coordinating various aquatic activities.   Enforces swimming pool rules and regulations.  Maintains order in and around the pool.   Recognizes and performs aquatic emergency rescues, administers artificial respiration, CPR, and first aid, when necessary.   Keeps pool, decks, and dressing rooms safe, clean and orderly.   Performs minor facility clean up and maintenance.   Completes various forms and paperwork pertinent to the day-to-day operation of an aquatic facility.   Completes chemical checks of the pool water.   Follows and enforces all applicable safety rules and regulations.   Performs other duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications Knowledge of:   Water safety practices.  Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Teach proper swimming techniques and water safety to youth and adults. Respond and handle emergency incidents in an appropriate manner. Perform lifesaving techniques. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the public. Swim with proficiency and endurance. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in:   Lifeguarding, first aid and CPR techniques. Reading, writing and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Basic computer operations with applicable software.   Education, Training and Experience:   Currently enrolled in high school or the equivalent.   Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid American Red Cross or state recognized certificate in the following: CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider), Lifeguard Training First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) is required within 6 months of hire. Water Safety Instructor Obtain a valid work permit, if applicable.    Selection Process HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must file a clear, concise, completed online City Application along with any required supplemental applications with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline.    NOTE:  You must upload copies of your certificates (CPR, Lifeguard Training and WSI).to your online application All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date.Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.   SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  Following the application review, the most qualified candidates will be forwarded to the Community and Cultural Services Department for further evaluation which may include demonstration of the ability to physically perform the duties of the position.   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.   The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Closing Date/Time: 6/17/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Assists pool lifeguards with swimming instruction programs. Performs other related pool duties. Position functions as an apprenticeship toward pool lifeguard position. *Note: This is a temporary position with no benefits. Major Duties Assists the Swim Instructor/Lifeguards and Pool Lifeguards with administering swimming instruction.   Assists in enforcing swimming pool rules and regulations. Helps to maintain order in and around the swimming pool.   Assists Pool Lifeguards and Chief Pool Lifeguards with class rosters and other related duties, as required.   Assists with the coordination of various aquatic activities.   Helps to perform first aid within the appropriate standard of care, when necessary.   Keeps pool, decks and dressing rooms safe, clean and orderly.   Provides effective customer service.   Follows applicable safety rules and regulations.   Reports potentially hazardous conditions and situations to immediate supervisor.   Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications   Knowledge of:   Basic water safety practices. Basic teaching principles. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Swim with proficiency. Assist in teaching proper swimming techniques and water safety. Enforce pool rules and regulations. Perform routine pool maintenance and cleaning. Follow oral instructions. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with the public, user groups and City staff. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in:   Basic life saving techniques, Community First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Reading, writing and communicating in English at an appropriate level.   Education, Training and Experience:   None required. Must be at least 14 years of age.   Licenses and Certificates:   Possession of a valid work permit, if applicable.   Possession of a valid American Red Cross or national/state recognized certificate in Basic Water Rescue within one month from date of hire. Community First Aid and Safety, Community CPR and First Aid or Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer within one month from date of hire.   Selection Process   The work is regularly performed indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions. Must be able to work in an outdoor public pool environment. May be required to work a varied schedule which may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Will be required to wear a uniform while on duty.                                                            HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must file a clear, concise, completed online City Application along with any required supplemental applications with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline.    NOTE:  You must upload copies of your certificates (CPR, Lifeguard Training and WSI). All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date. You must upload scanned copies of your certificates to your online application. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.   SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  Following the application review, the most qualified candidates will be forwarded to the Community and Cultural Services Department for further evaluation which may include demonstration of the ability to physically perform the duties of the position.   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.   The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination.   Closing Date/Time: 6/17/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jun 03, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Operates radio, telephone and related communications equipment to receive and relay information; prioritizes and assigns appropriate resources for emergency and non-emergency service calls for assigned area of responsibility.  Maintains logs and records to police officers, fire units, the general public and other public safety agencies as required. Major Duties Answers telephone requests and/or radio calls for service.  Analyzes the nature of the request, prioritizes requests/public safety needs and assigns/alerts appropriate resources. Operates a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) computer system, video display terminals, multiple radio frequencies and associated equipment. Receives and records emergency and routine business calls by actively listening, appropriately controlling conversations and expeditiously gathering pertinent and relevant information. Provides the public with basic instructions to safeguard persons in hazardous conditions, including first aid and medical emergencies prior to arrival of trained emergency response personnel. Dispatches City public safety and/or contacts other resource agencies, in accordance with prescribed procedures. Performs other related duties, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:   Knowledge of:   Principles, practices and techniques of public relations. Office practices and procedures. Police radio operations and procedures, local streets, police beats, classification of   crimes and recognition of common police codes. Effective customer service techniques.   Ability to:   Perform emergency dispatching methods using various communications equipment including Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) or similar equipment. Operate various telephone, radio communication and Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) equipment simultaneously under stress. Learn to use law enforcement and telecommunications databases and other    applications in an appropriate manner. Memorize numerous codes, streets, addresses and computer functions. Learn fire equipment and resource capabilities and develop strategy for various types  and fire and rescue emergencies. Provide high quality, efficient and professional customer service while working in a  fast-paced and stressful environment. Speak clearly in a well-modulated voice using proper diction. Maintain emotional stability and patience. Possess level-headed thinking while being able to react appropriately and quickly in  crisis and routine situations. Work independently and exercise independent judgment, discretion, maturity and   confidence. Work within an established chain of command organizational structure and accept  constructive criticism. Provide effective customer service.   Skill in:   Reading, writing legibly, spelling and communicating at an appropriate level. Speaking clearly, distinctly, calmly and correctly with even modulation. Typing at a corrected speed of 40 words per minute. Multi-tasking by simultaneously talking on the telephone/police radio and typing into a  computer. Using a personal computer and applicable software applications.   Education, Training, and Experience:   Fire Department :   Graduation from high school or the equivalent.    One year of recent, paid general clerical work experience involving public contact.  Experience in public safety emergency communications or related work is desirable.     Licenses and Certificates :   Possession of a valid Class C driver license. Must obtain an Emergency Medical Dispatch certificate and a valid American Heart Association or national/state accredited certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation within six months from the date of hire. Police Department :   Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  One year of recent, paid work experience involving heavy public contact.  Public contact should include assisting the public by telephone.  Successful completion of 30 units or the equivalent of college level coursework in communications or criminal justice is desirable.  Recent, paid work experience performing radio dispatching and call center duties is desirable.  Experience working with computers is desirable. License and Certificates : Possession of a valid Class C driver license.  Must obtain and thereafter maintain a POST basic dispatcher certification within twelve months from date of hire.   Selection Process An on-line City application and required supplemental questions must be completed for this position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified for the position on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process. Testing will consist of the following: Typing (Qualifying) Practical Examination (Qualifying) Oral interview: 100%   BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS : Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation. The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive.  Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams for all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law.  We aim to create a workplace that  celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only). Closing Date/Time: 6/20/2019 5:30 PM Pacific
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
May 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Assists in the coordination and the promotion of the day-to-day activities of the City's Farmers' Market program. *The current vacancy is an 18 hour a week, temporary position.   Major Duties Note: Duties may vary dependent upon assignment.   Assists in the day-to-day operations of the Farmers' Market program by recruiting farmers, regulating the number of booths and product mix and coordinating the physical layout of the booths at the market.   Enforces City, County, State and Federal regulations pertaining to Farmers' Market operations.   Familiarizes and implements Farmers' Market rules and regulations.   Collects market participants' load sheets. Tracks weekly sales data from load sheets and inputs market summary reports.   Accurately tabulates and records total number of market participants. Tracks and follows up on late payments with market participants.    Assists with batch reports of weekly receipts and monthly billing statements and inputs market sales data. Assists with summaries and financial reports and periodic payments and reports to regulatory agencies, as assigned.   Prepares a variety of correspondence and materials related to the operation of the Farmers' Market including creating informational flyers and memos to farmers, patrons, and local businesses.   Prepares and maintains reports and completes a variety of forms and applications.   Schedules and conducts farm and/or Farmers' Market tours and audits, and inspects farm sites for compliance with Farmers' Market regulations, as assigned.   Maintains inventory of supplies used in the operation of the Farmers' Market including safety barricades, signage, maintenance equipment and office supplies. Orders supplies as needed.    Coordinates the clean-up of the Farmers' Market and monitors general maintenance such as street repairs and safety hazards.   Responds to inquiries from participating farmers and the general public.   Assists with planning festivals and special events as well as coordinating operational issues related to the Farmers' Market. Assists in developing programs that support Santa Monica's Sustainable City initiatives.   Collaborates with other City departments and outside agencies and local business and community groups on a variety of issues related to the operation of the Farmers' Market.   Recommends solutions to the Farmers' Market Supervisor in response to problems related to the operation of the Market.   Enforces and follows applicable safety rules and regulations, including setting up signage for street closures.   Attends professional conferences and meetings, as assigned.    Performs other related duties, as assigned.   Minimum Qualifications   Knowledge of:   Planning events, programs and projects. Modern office practices, methods and computer equipment. Recordkeeping and cash handling procedures. Safe work practices.   Ability to:   Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with a wide variety of individuals. Coordinate a large scale public event. Recruit and retain eligible program participants. Prepare and effectively distribute promotional materials. Lead and coordinate the work of others. Lift and carry heavy and light equipment. Enforce rules and procedures. Operate a City vehicle. Use independent judgment and make sound decisions consistent with policies and procedures.   Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with farmers, other Market managers, enforcement representatives, City employees, volunteers, community groups and the public. Provide effective customer service. Use effective conflict resolution skills.   Skill in:   Working cooperatively with others. Communicating effectively with a wide range of individuals. Event facilitation. Using a personal computer and related software applications.   Education, Training and Experience :   Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Two year of recent, paid work experience coordinating a certified Farmers' Market or large scale public event(s) which included frequent contact with the general public. An Associate's degree (or 60 semester units at an accredited college or university) may substitute for one year of the required experience.   Licenses and Certificates :    Possession of a valid class C driver license. CPR and First Aid training to be completed within six months of hire.   Selection Process How to Apply:     Applicants must submit a clear, concise, completed on-line City Application along with any required supplemental application materials with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. If you do not submit your on-line application by the filing deadline, you will not be considered for this position.  Please note, applications may be rejected if incomplete. Resumes, CVs and cover letters are not reviewed as part of the application screening process. Selection Process:     All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding your work history and qualifications for the position.  All applicants will be reviewed and only those applicants determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. If you would like to substitute your education for one year of experience, you must upload a copy of your college level transcripts or diploma to your online application. Applicants who indicate receipt of college level coursework or degree from a foreign institution must provide United States credential equivalency verification along with a copy of your college diploma/transcripts. Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified.  The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact.    The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call (310) 458-8246, TDD (310) 458-8696 (Hearing Impaired Only).   Please note the request for reasonable accommodations must be made to Human Resources at least three work days prior to the examination. Background Investigation:   Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.   Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Mar 15, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary SALARY:   Depends on Qualifications OPENING DATE:   3/14/19 CLOSING DATE:   Open until filled About the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office   The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office (SMCAO) strives to provide the highest level of legal representation to the City of Santa Monica and the People of the State of California.  Our office has been recognized as the outstanding public law office of the year by the American Bar Association, and our lawyers have been honored with the California Lawyer of the Year Award.   Join the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office   The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office is currently seeking exceptional candidates for the following attorney positions: Deputy City Attorney, Municipal Division City Hearing Officer I/II (As-Needed) We also accept applications for law student externships on an ongoing basis.  This page offers details and application requirements. City Hearing Officer I/II (As Needed)   The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office seeks an attorney with at least five years of legal experience to serve as an as-needed City Hearing Officer I/II (As-Needed) for the City of Santa Monica.    The City Hearing Officer I/II will conduct a variety of administrative hearings on behalf of the City. Working independently, the City Hearing Officer I/II will admit and hear evidence, examine written submissions and documents, conduct legal research, rule on evidentiary questions, facilitate and conduct quasi-judicial hearings, prepare written decisions with appropriate findings to support determination, and perform other duties, as assigned.   The successful applicant will have a combination of required and preferred qualifications, including high ethical standards and the skills and abilities necessary to conduct administrative hearings fairly, independently, and without bias.     Required qualifications: Minimum of five years of experience interpreting landlord/tenant, housing, land use, or general municipal laws, or similar experience. License to practice law in the State of California. Knowledge of: Administrative hearing procedures and rules of evidence;  Mediation procedures and techniques; Relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations related to housing, land use, municipal and administrative laws; Legal research techniques;  Legal terms and forms;  Principles and practices of public administration;  Modern office procedures, practices, and equipment, including software applications used in modern legal environments;  Recordkeeping principles and procedures;  Effective customer service techniques; and Conventions of written English, including proper grammar, syntax and punctuation. Ability to: Interpret and apply relevant laws, regulations, and procedures; Analyze and draw logical conclusions from and apply legal principles to documentary evidence and oral testimony, forming the basis for a defensible legal conclusion; Impartially consider evidence and determine facts; Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively, orally and in writing; Conduct hearings and mediation conferences with skill and tact; Evaluate credibility of parties and witnesses; Understand and interpret numerical and statistical data; Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with all segments of the public and City staff; and Provide effective customer service. Skill in: Dealing effectively with individuals from diverse social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds; Using a personal computer and applicable software applications; and Performing work requiring accuracy and attention to detail.  Preferred qualifications: Completion of at least twenty-five hours of mediation training; and Recent, paid professional experience conducting administrative hearings, arbitrations, mediations, settlement conferences or similar evidentiary proceedings in the areas of civil, municipal, landlord/tenant, or administrative law.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and the names of three references.  These materials should be submitted in a single pdf document by email to CAO.Opportunities@smgov.net with the subject line: "Application - City Hearing Officer I/II."  Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by close of business on Thursday, March 28, 2019 , when consideration of applicants will begin.  The position is open until filled.    Division and work assignments of Deputy City Attorneys are subject to change based on the needs and workload of the City Attorney's Office overall.  A background check will be required prior to beginning employment.  Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience; excellent benefits.   The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive.  Our goals is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law.  We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Closing Date/Time:
City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, California, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Join the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office is currently seeking exceptional candidates for unpaid externship positions. Law Student Externship Opportunities The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office has unpaid externship opportunities available over the summer and during the school year for qualified law students.  Opportunities are available across the Civil Liability, Consumer Protection, Criminal, and Municipal Divisions.  Externs must abide by the highest ethical and professional standards.  Candidates will be considered based on qualifications including excellent in oral communication and writing skills, proficiency in legal research and interest in public service.  Start and end dates are flexible.  Externs should be available a minimum of 10 hours per week. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and the names of two references by email to CAO.Opportunities@smgov.net with the subject line: "Application - Externship".  A background check may be required prior to beginning the externship.   Applications for externships during the Fall of 2019 must be submitted by second week of June; Applications for externships during the Spring of 2019 must be submitted by second week of October; Applications for externships during the Summer of 2020 must be submitted by second week of February.   Equal Opportunity Employer The City of Santa Monica is a progressive, inclusive and culturally-rich community.  As leaders in public service, we strive to be an employer of choice by attracting and retaining a highly-talented workforce where people of diverse races, religions, cultures and lifestyles thrive.  Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff are empowered to perform at their highest level and where their differences make a positive impact. The City is an equal opportunity employer and strives to build balanced teams from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law.  We aim to create a workplace that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our employees.  Join us! Closing Date/Time: Continuous