Job announcement postings are complimentary for public agency members or $95 for non-members and executive search firms (payment is required prior to posting). To post a job to the Job Board, please contact our Vice President, Selina Zapien at selina.zapien@acwd.com or (510) 668-4223.

  • 02/10/2020 10:30 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: Continuous

    SALARY:

    $6,519.08 - $7,783.00 Biweekly

    $14,124.67 - $16,863.17 Monthly

    $169,496.00 - $202,358.00 Annually

    SUMMARY:

    AC Transit is looking for dynamic and experienced attorney candidates for the position of Assistant General Counsel. This position performs highly complex and responsible, professional legal work for the District; manages the day-to-day operations of the Legal department within the Office of the General Counsel; is responsible for oversight and management of programs as required by the General Counsel, and oversees completion of legal work performed by retained outside counsel. This position is the right hand to the General Counsel and serves as department head in the absence of the General Counsel. This is an excellent opportunity to work at one of the largest bus agencies in California. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan. The position reports directly to the General Counsel. This position is based in Oakland, CA.

    REPRESENTATIVE FUNCTIONS:

    • Provides comprehensive legal services to internal departments of the District as directed by the General Counsel and, when necessary, to the Board of Directors; performs or directs the development of legal strategy; prepares or directs the preparation of briefs, pleadings, motions and arguments; performs or directs the conduct of discovery and depositions in preparation for litigation; files motions and briefs; represents or directs representation of the District in litigation and administrative proceedings.

    • Assesses risk and/or exposure of administrative and management problems to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws and the District's policies and procedures.

    • Provides leadership to assigned staff; selects, trains, motivates, and directs department personnel; develops, mentors and guides staff in achieving goals and objectives; coaches and develops employees; provides constructive feedback on performance and behaviors; reviews and evaluates work; counsels and handles personnel actions as needed; works to strengthen the District through improving morale, team building and implementation of programs to develop and train employees.

    • Assists in manages, develops, and administers the department's annual budget; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; directs the monitoring of, and approves expenditures; directs and implements adjustments, as needed.

    • Oversees the work of professional legal staff; manages case assignment and acts as a resource to the department's litigators.

    • Directs the data collection, and analyses on a variety of studies, surveys, needs assessments, and cost benefits analyses to improve service performance and efficiency of the department..

    • Reviews, analyzes and may draft resolutions, administrative regulations, procedures, contracts, and other legal instruments.

    • Directs the work of outside retained counsel to represent or represents the District in litigation proceedings, including all phases of pretrial, trial and appellate work.

    • Prepares legal opinions at the request of the General Counsel.

    • Handles complex advisory matters up to and including litigation.

    • May handle personal injury lawsuits, including trial.

    • Represents the District in administrative hearings, legislative hearings and civil litigation matters.

    • May negotiate on behalf of the District at the direction of the General Counsel.

    • Confers with and assists other District departments in establishing departmental policies and procedures consistent with established legal principals and the District's policies and procedures.

    • May participate in labor negotiations in the absence of General Counsel.

    • Prepares a variety of periodic and special reports related to the Legal Department Counsel activities and legal cases.

    • Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law and other services as they relate to the area of assignment.

    • Monitors proposed legislation and court decisions related to the District and/or public sector law and activities; evaluate their impact on District operations and recommends appropriate actions.

    • Exercises considerable discretionary judgment in determining legal, administrative and management strategies.

    • May be required to temporarily replace or act in the position of the General Counsel, and may be required to perform some or all of the General Counsel's essential functions in such situations.

    • Performs related duties as required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education: Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited school of law.

    Experience: Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional legal experience in public sector law in either private practice or with a public entity, including two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    Physical Requirements: Must maintain the physical condition necessary to: (1) perform tasks in an office setting operating a personal computer, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment; and (2) possess physical mobility in order to attend off-site meetings, trials, hearings, and negotiations.

    THIS POSITION IS AN UNREPRESENTED AT-WILL POSITION

    To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/1811863

    The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job-related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation. Per Board Policy, selected candidates may require background checks performed on their criminal and/or financial records.

    Benefits: All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute 6% or more of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.

    ADA Compliant and Drug-Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.

    The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 02/06/2020 4:55 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: March 2, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. or first 100 applications (whichever occurs first)

    Salary: $66,564-$80,904 annually (4 day work week) plus full benefits, including CalPERS pension

    The City of San Pablo is seeking an extraordinary candidate to join its Human Resources Division. The Human Resources Division is responsible for essential support to the City staff who provide a wide variety of services and functions to the citizens of San Pablo.  The dynamic work environment will require the Human Resources Technician to be a self-starter who can take a customer service-oriented approach to problem solving.  Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the incumbent will provide a variety of technical and administrative support of the Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), benefits administration, training, worker’s compensation, recruitment support, and special projects. 

    About the position: In addition to the great salary and benefits, including a four-day work week the incumbent will serve as a member of the City Manager’s Office.  The incumbent of this position reports to the Human Resources Manager, takes direction from the City Manager’s Management Analyst, and interfaces with, and supports, City employees at all levels.  A successful Human Resources Technician should have good problem solving, judgement, analytical, and decision-making skills, as well as the ability to deal with a lot of divergent information and, concisely and succinctly convey decisions and information to other departments and divisions. For additional information about the position, see the Job Description page of the City’s website.

    Experience and Training: An ideal candidate must have demonstrated expertise in organizing, analyzing, and coordinating work in a Human Resources Division.  The Human Resources Technician is a key in making sure the HRIS/payroll system is running smoothly and optimally.  Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:  two (2) years of responsible technical human resources experience, and the equivalent of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, or a closely related field. Public sector experience is highly desirable.

    Required license and certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

    Benefits:   The City provides an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, paid vacation and holidays, life & disability insurance as well as CalPERS retirement pension. Please see the Benefits page of the City’s website for details. 

    How to apply:   Applications will only be accepted online at http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanpabloca.  For general questions, call the Human Resources Division at (510) 215-3000.  Applications must be submitted to GovernmentJobs.com by the date and time listed.  Applications not submitted by the posted date and time will not be considered.  The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the subsequent phases of the selection process. Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee the advancement in any phase of the selection process. Final selection will be made from an eligibility list.

    Recruitment timeline: Although dates may change we suggest planning your calendar accordingly, as these are currently the only interview dates. First Interview: week of March 23rd.  Estimated Start: beginning-to-middle of May 2020

    Background investigation and Pre-employment medical examination:  Successful candidates will undergo a complete background investigation, fingerprinting, and pre-employment medical examination, which may include a TB test. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Please contact the Human Resources Department on, or before, the filing deadline if special accommodations are necessary at any stage of the selection process. Every attempt will be made to consider your request (medical documentation must be provided upon request). Immigration Reform & Control Act: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all potential employees will be required to provide proof of United State Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States. Drug-Free Workplace Policy: In accordance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, it is the objective of the City of San Pablo to achieve a drug-free workplace.

    THE CITY OF SAN PABLO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  MINORITIES/WOMEN/INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  QUALIFIED APPLICANTS RECEIVE EQUAL CONSIDERATION, WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS, AND DISABILITY EXCEPT WHERE DICTATED BY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB.

    The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract of employment and these provisions are subject to change.

    SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

    Please respond in detail to the questions below, as they will be used as a screening criteria.  They are due at the submission of the application.

    This position will be the main entry for all payroll data into the Human Resources Information System (HRIS).  Technical accuracy is required to ensure that City payroll runs smoothly and without errors.  Please describe your experience with entering into databases and how you maintain accuracy with entries. 

    Please tell us about the most complex work problem you had to solve independently. How did you go about solving the problem and what was the outcome?

    The Human Resources Division is a small team.  Work assignments tend to be dynamic and fast paced.  Please tell us about a time when you had to manage multiple activities and/or projects simultaneously.  How did you manage to get everything accomplished?

    Why are you interested in the Human Resources Technician position with the City of San Pablo and what are you looking forward most to learning?

     

  • 02/06/2020 4:38 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Ralph Andersen & Associates is recruiting nationally for seasoned public sector executives to join our expanding senior recruiting team. The successful candidate must be able to develop strategic business partnerships with our nation-wide municipal clients, and successfully complete full-cycle recruitments from start to finish. This full-time position requires travel and a deep commitment to providing excellence.  Please review the firm’s website (www.ralphandersen.com) in detail before considering applying. Corporate office location is in Northern California (Rocklin), northeast of Sacramento. Multiple hires will be made at this location with responsibility for California and West Coast clients working from the corporate office location. An additional hire will be made for territory covering the East Coast and the Southeastern United States. Competitive salary with performance incentives. Benefits include health benefits, 401K Profit Sharing and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Prefer public sector, human resources/recruiting or consulting experience. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Send compelling cover letter and resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. Screening video interviews will be conducted following review and evaluation of qualifications. Flexibility on hire date for top candidate(s). Inquires directed to Robert J. Burg, Executive Vice President at 916-630-4900.   

  • 01/31/2020 3:17 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Final Filing Date: February 14, 2020

    The Marin Municipal Water District seeks an Ecologist or Senior Ecologist (Vegetation) to support implementation of watershed vegetation programs. This includes oversight of vegetation inventory, mapping, monitoring, environmental compliance, mitigation and restoration activities. The Ecologist or Senior Ecologist (Vegetation) will have the responsibility for providing direction to technical support staff and contractors during implementation of all phases of the District’s Vegetation Management Plan, as well as with other watershed natural resources programs, as directed. In addition, the Ecologist or Senior Ecologist (Vegetation) will establish and maintain collaborative relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and staff and will maintain a work environment that fosters positive employee engagement, high productivity and effective communication. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of botany, forestry, ecology, natural resources management and environmental compliance. The position will be staffed at a level commensurate with the qualifications of the selected individual and the needs of the District.

    THE JOB:

    This position (Ecologist) is responsible for the following:

    ·         Responsible for preparation and review of a wide variety of required technical studies and reports to meet the Districts needs;

    ·         Conducts applied research studies related to wildlife programs, vegetation management, roads and trails, environmental compliance, natural resources, and environmental education and volunteer programs;

    ·         Provides training for field crews conducting vegetation management, conducting biological monitoring, and/or facilitating volunteer and education events;

    ·         Participates in a planning and advisory capacity for District and community based projects consistent with programmatic goals and participates in technical working groups relating to other watershed programs as needed;

    ·         Assists with data collection for watershed Geographic Information System (GIS) and coordination with the California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB);

    This position (Senior Ecologist) is responsible for the following: .

    ·         Plans, develops, implements and administers the District's watershed and natural resources programs and projects;

    ·         Maintains and oversees maintenance of a variety of records, sensitive biological monitoring data, project budgets and statistical reports;

    ·         Identifies key natural resources and designs inventory and monitoring programs for these resources and/or volunteer program initiatives;

    ·         Designs and conducts applied research studies related to wildlife programs, vegetation management, environmental compliance, roads and trails, natural resources, and environmental education and volunteer programs;

    ·         Prepares or manages preparation of scope of work for contracts, solicits proposals, recommends selection, and reviews the work of environmental consultants preparing environmental documents, permits and special studies for District projects;

    ·         Prepares staff reports for presentation to the Board of Directors, and delivers oral presentations and annual reports before the District Board, committees and community based organization and the public;

    ·         Coordinates and/or contributes to the watershed Geographic Information System including documentation, data review, database design, and coordination with the California Natural Diversity Database (CNDDB) and Calflora;

    ·         Oversees the coordination and planning of work crews in the field; determines work assignments, scheduling, site selection, site evaluation, and crew make-up; monitors field staff by direct observation; summarizes field work progress and proposes modifications to methods or scheduling of staff as needed to supervisors and managers; reports performance of field staff to managers;

    In addition to the duties listed above, incumbents assigned to this classification may perform the additional duties listed below. The District may also assign incumbents to multiple areas, based on business need:

    Minimum Qualifications (Ecologist):

    Training and Experience: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be :

    EDUCATION:  Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, natural resources management, environmental science/studies, forestry, wildlife management, environmental planning, hydrology, environmental education, ecology or a related field;  AND

    EXPERIENCE:  Two years of increasingly responsible experience in botany, forestry, environmental compliance, biological monitoring, wildlife management, volunteer coordination and community engagement, and/or implementation of natural resources management programs.

    Minimum Qualifications (senior Ecologist):

    Training and Experience: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

    EDUCATION: Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, natural resources management, environmental science/studies, forestry, wildlife management, environmental planning, hydrology, environmental education, ecology or a related field;  AND

    EXPERIENCE:  Five years of increasingly responsible experience in botany, forestry, environmental compliance, biological monitoring, wildlife management, volunteer coordination and community engagement, and/or implementation of natural resources management programs.  OR

    EDUCATION:  Completion of a Masters degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, natural resources management, environmental science/studies, forestry, wildlife management, environmental planning, hydrology, environmental education, ecology or a related field;  AND

    EXPERIENCE:  Three years of increasingly responsible experience in in botany, forestry, environmental compliance, biological monitoring, wildlife management, volunteer coordination and community engagement, and/or implementation of natural resources management programs.

  • 01/27/2020 3:53 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    The City of Rocklin is located in Southern Placer County at the intersection of Interstate 80 and State Highway 65 and is characterized by rolling hill terrain with 360-degree panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range to the west. With an estimated population of 70,000 people, Rocklin is one of the fastest growing cities in California with approximately 65% of its growth occurring since the year 2000. The people who live and work in the City of Rocklin today are the heart of the community and have built a special place for residents and visitors.

    The City of Rocklin is an organization of approximately 263 professionals dedicated to serving residents, businesses and stakeholders.  City Departments include Police, Fire, Community Development, Public Services, Human Resources, Parks and Recreation, Finance, and the City Manager, City Attorney, and City Clerk Offices.  The candidate of choice will be a visionary leader with significant experience with all aspects of human resources, who will respect the abilities of the management team and value input from staff.  The Human Resources Director must have strong interpersonal skills, an ethical and honest approach, effective communication and listening skills, and a desire to promote a culture of employee engagement. The annual salary range for this opportunity is from $135,142 to $186,295 with excellent benefits, and appointment will be made depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

    Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:

    Peckham & McKenney

    apply@peckhamandmckenney.com

    Call Phil McKenney at (866) 912-1919 for more information or to request a detailed brochure that describes in greater detail this tremendous opportunity.  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.

    The brochure is also available on our web site at www.peckhamandmckenney.com.

    Resume filing deadline is February 24, 2020.  


  • 01/22/2020 2:15 PM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    “Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” – Khalil Gibran

    City of San Bruno is seeking a forward-thinking, creative strategist to be its next Assistant City Manager/Chief People Officer.  If you are a proven municipal leader with human resources expertise who is known for collaborative and proactive problem solving and is adept at growing/inspiring a strong, customer service focused team, this may be the perfect position for you!

    The City of San Bruno is an ethnically and culturally diverse city with over 42,000 residents, with San Bruno maintaining a small-town feel within a large metropolitan area. Located approximately 12 miles south of San Francisco, San Bruno is a full-service city responsible for a wide range of public services including Fire, Police, CityNet Services, Water and Wastewater.  San Bruno has a General Fund budget for FY 2019-2020 of $50.5 million and a workforce of 265 full-time employees.

    The successful candidate will report to the City Manager and partner with the City Manager to lead and direct all city departments.  The ACM/CPO will provide guidance and support to all department heads, handle special projects that require interdepartmental coordination, participate in establishing models of performance excellence to achieve the Mayor and Council’s strategic outcomes, and represent the City Manager, Mayor and Council on boards and committees.

    The ACM/CPO also serves as the City’s Chief People Officer. The ACM/CPO supervises the Human Resources Manager and serves as the City’s expert and key advisor on all human capital matters, including labor relations.

    Competitive candidates will have demonstrated experience in organizational development, broad municipal management skills and experience, solid people and HR management skills, commitment to civic engagement and passion for public service. Candidates will need a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of six years of executive management experience and two years of HR management experience.

    Interested individuals should submit a compelling letter of interest and resume by February 28, 2020 electronically to sanbruno.acm@thehawkinscompany.com. The position is open until filled.    Resumes received by February 28, 2020 will receive first consideration.  A complete profile is available at www.thehawkinscompany.com.

  • 01/08/2020 9:32 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

    Initial Review Date: 02-18-2020

    Chancellor, Office of the [300]

    JOB #: 1909268

    Full time; Career [2]

    Starting Salary Range: $67,900-$99,900/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

    This position reports to the individual who serves as the campus equal employment opportunity/affirmative action (EEO/AA) director. The Affirmative Action and EEO Specialist (AA/EEOS), with relative independence, performs or arranges for a variety of institutionally important and at times complex workforce data statistical and other administrative analyses, providing information to the EEO/AA director, Executive Vice Chancellor/Campus Provost, Chancellor, principal officers, diversity officer/s and others. The AA/EEOS performs advanced and responsible activities in the areas of monitoring, program planning, evaluation and implementation of UC Santa Cruz's staff and academic employee affirmative action programs.

    The AA/EEOS is responsible for producing and/or working with external consulting firms to produce federally mandated staff and academic employee affirmative action plans and for monitoring and, when appropriate, implementing, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations and audit provisions. The AA/EEOS, upon request or direction, conducts or arranges for workforce data statistical analyses aimed at identifying and ultimately addressing areas of potential improvement.

    The position serves as a campus workforce data leader and technical affirmative action compliance adviser and is a pivotal contributor to the campus EEO/AA efforts. The position serves as a liason and works closely and collaboratively with colleagues, diversity officer/s, Staff Human Resources (SHR), Academic Personnel Office (APO), Office of Institutional Research, and academic and administrative divisions on affirmative action compliance activities. The AA/EEOS supports campus diversity and inclusion efforts through provision of data and workforce composition graphics as requested and appropriate.

    The AA/EEOS is responsible for leading and participating in EEO initiatives including but not limited to outreach efforts to potential applicants who are veterans and those with disabilities.

    The AA/EEOS serves as the technical, administrative support and logistical lead for office fair hiring efforts including the fair hiring training working closely with those responsible for training content and delivery.

    The position also has responsibility for some outward facing communications such as the EEO/AA content of websites, and other communications.

    Under the guidance and direction of the EEO/AA director and/or principal investigator, the AA/EEOS provides research, logistical, analytical and data analysis support for EEO complaints and problem resolution, as needed. The AA/EEOS may also, once trained, conduct appropriate level workplace discrimination investigations.

    The AA/EEOS will reside in a newly established unit that reports up to the Chancellor. The Chancellor's Office advances the University's teaching, research and service mission and commitment to excellence by working collaboratively throughout the institution to promote a campus climate that values diversity, equity and inclusion, and works to mitigate and address discrimination, bias and harassment.

    Office initiatives and activities are designed to cultivate a climate in which all students and employees are treated fairly and able to thrive and succeed; and everyone including current affiliates, alumni, supporters and community members is welcomed.

    Office staff members work to ensure that UC Santa Cruz is compliant with nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies and laws for academic and staff employees and all applicants and employees are afforded equal opportunity in employment.

    APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS

    View full job description and access on-line application:

    https://apptrkr.com/1762650

    To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • 12/27/2019 10:24 AM | Selina Zapien (Administrator)

     

    Final Filing Date: Open until filled

    Salary: $120,971-$147,046 annually 

     

    The Alameda County Water District located in Fremont, CA is seeking one highly qualified, experienced individual to fill the Workplace Health and Safety Officer (WHSO) position. This position reports to the Human Resources and Risk Manager and is critical to the District’s goal of maintaining a healthy and safe work environment for its employees as well as the public.  The WHSO is expected to independently plan, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive occupational health and safety program for the District; initiate complex analyses and studies resulting in recommendations and implementation of systemic changes to workplace health and safety programs. The WHSO is also responsible for oversight and policy direction of various risk management programs, including Workers’ Compensation and property and liability insurance programs.  The WHSO is responsible for developing trend analysis and to provide consultation and expertise to District management and staff on occupational health and safety programs, legal requirements and regulations, and industry best practices. The position exercises functional authority over District staff in essential matters of health and safety; and performs other related work as required.

    The Workplace Health and Safety Officer is a specialized professional classification. Under general direction within a framework of established policies and procedures, the incumbent performs a full range of routine to complex duties related to the planning, coordination and implementation of a comprehensive health and safety program for the District as well as management of the Workers’ Compensation and property/liability insurance programs.  Assignments are given in general terms and subject to review upon completion. There is significant latitude for discretion and independent judgment in the selection of work methods to achieve established goals.

    Ideal Candidate:

    The Ideal Candidate will:

    ·         Be a self-starter, with energy and initiative to develop new programs and build out existing programs related to workplace health and safety and risk management;

    ·         Possess extensive training experience, including managing a training program, developing training materials, conducting staff trainings,  and performing needs assessments and identifying areas for training development;

    ·         Be able to build positive working relationships with staff at all levels and across the entire organization;

    ·         Have extensive background and knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations and best practices related to workplace health and safety;

    ·         Have experience administering Workers’ Compensation and property/liability insurance programs and claims processes;

    ·         Possess strong writing skills with the ability to develop a strong written business case and associated recommendations;

    ·         Possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to analyze data and trends, and form recommendations based on this analysis and other research;

    ·         Possess experience integrating workplace health and safety programs with overall organizational risk management;

    ·         Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a closely related field, as well as training and certification in industrial health and safety; and

    ·         Possess extensive experience administering and developing workplace health and safety programs, as well as workplace wellness programs, in the water, wastewater or construction industry.

    Education and Experience - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be the equivalent of: Possession of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent education from an accredited college or university with major course work in industrial engineering, safety engineering, occupational health or closely related field and four (4) years of responsible professional experience in workplace safety and employee training work, with at least two years’ experience in the administration of a comprehensive safety and accident prevention program.  Experience in a water or wastewater utility is highly desirable. Certification as an Associate in Risk Management, Associate Safety Professional and/or Certified Safety Professional is desirable.

    Additional Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of employment, a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid certificate.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Knowledge of: principles and practices of industrial and occupational health and safety program administration; federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations governing workplace health and safety compliance; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; principles and techniques of employee training; report preparation and statistical analysis; safe work practices and the ability to identify workplace hazards and/or unsafe conditions and take appropriate corrective action. Skill and Ability to: plan, organize, promote, and implement a comprehensive health/safety program; on a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; act quickly and calmly in emergency situations; analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action; exercise functional authority over District staff in essential health and safety matters; explain District policies and procedures and safety/risk management concepts and practices to the general public, consultants, and District staff; develop and recommend policies and procedures; prepare reports and manuals interpreting and summarizing technical and/or complex health and safety information for use by less experienced individuals; identify, plan, conduct or provide for training of District staff in a variety of safety, health and other risk management related areas; prepare and administer a budget for areas of assigned responsibility; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. For a complete job description, please visit www.acwd.org.

     

Address: 909 Marina Village Pkwy #191, Alameda, CA 94501

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