City of Paramount
 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

$85,952 - $104,475 per year.

PERS Retirement - 2% at 62 retirement formula for new CalPERS members, 2.5% at 55 retirement formula for CalPERS members covered under pre-2013 rules.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Requires Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field. Requires previous Public Works or Public Service experience including significant administrative and supervisory responsibilities.

FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled (faxed applications not acceptable). City application must be completed and submitted.

Job Description
City of Paramount

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS

Under the general direction of the Director of Public Works, the Assistant Public Works Director will be responsible for the daily operation and supervision of the City's Public Works Department. Oversee and direct the daily operations of three Divisions: Water, Facility Maintenance and Landscape Maintenance. Develop, implement and coordinate divisional goals and objectives, policies and procedures; evaluate the operations and activities of the Department. Participate in the implementation and coordination of the public works maintenance management process. Participate in the preparation of the annual operating budget for the entire Public Works Department including individual Division budgets. Supervise and participate in a variety of personnel actions, including selections, promotions, performance evaluations, disciplinary measures, and dismissals. Respond to public inquiries and requests relative to maintenance services. Oversee the preparation of plans and specifications for improvements and modifications to water systems, streets, parks, public buildings, and other public works facilities. Prepare RFP's and RFQ's for professional and maintenance related services and monitor contract work. Prepare specifications for the purchase of new equipment. Prepare written reports regarding operations, personnel, budget and a variety of other subjects. Coordinate with other City management staff to meet the overall goals and objectives of the City. Develop/conduct training programs for staff. Perform the duties of the Director of Public Works in his/her absence. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Ability: Operational characteristics, services and activities of a public works program including engineering, traffic, waterworks, maintenance and source control functions. Principles and practices of program development and administration. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications. Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration. Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation. Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; and make presentations before public groups. License Required: Valid Class C California Driver License and acceptable driving record.

The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the testing process administered by the City. Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a background investigation. The top candidate will be offered employment conditionally upon satisfactorily passing a health screening conducted at City expense. Proof of legal right to work in the United States will be required prior to employment. This position is exempt from the Personnel rules and is not eligible for overtime. The City reserves the right in its absolute discretion to change any of the selection procedures or cancel the recruitment based upon its business needs. The City may change the duties of the position at any time.

Application and information may be obtained from the Personnel Office, 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. Telephone: (562) 220-2080. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday.

RECREATION LEADER-STAR AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM

SALARY: $10.12 - $12.31 per hour. Appointment is generally made at the beginning step.

HOURS: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 1:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30. Attendance at monthly Saturday trainings is required. Approximately 20-25 hours per week. This position works only during the school year. Hours for part-time positions are not guaranteed.

FILING DEADLINE: Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:30 p.m. (postmarks and faxed applications not accepted). City application must be completed and submitted either in-person, via mail or to the City email account jobs@paramountcity.com.

Job Description
City of Paramount

RECREATION LEADER-STAR AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM

QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent; experience/training in education, recreation, physical education or related field preferred.

Position: Success Through Academics and Recreation (STAR) is a grant-funded after-school program operated in partnership with the Paramount Unified School District. STAR is designed to enhance children's overall academic performance, reduce absenteeism, improve behavior, and re-engage the child in the educational process by providing homework assistance, mentoring, physical fitness, and recreational activities in a safe, supervised environment.

Knowledge and Ability: The successful candidate will have the ability deal with youth and organize recreational activities and special events; supervise, assist, and safeguard children participating in STAR programs; read and write fluently; and communicate clearly and concisely.
License/Certification Required: Must possess (within 30 days of hire) and maintain certification in CPR and First Aid.

GENERAL DUTIES: Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the successful candidate will be assigned to work in the STAR After School Program at elementary and middle schools in the City of Paramount, will facilitate the delivery of the LitART Literacy Curriculum including the literacy, math, enrichment, recreational, and homework assistance; maintain clean and organized classroom areas; actively participate in professional development activities including training workshops and coaching; supervise and ensure the safety of students; implement and assist in the supervision of recreation activities, sports programs, special events, and excursions; employ positive classroom management and discipline techniques; consistently support the mission of the STAR program; communicate with parents and volunteers as needed; and perform other duties as assigned.

SELECTION PROCEDURES: The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the City's testing process. Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of a background investigation. The top candidate will be offered employment conditionally upon satisfactorily passing a health screening, which will be conducted at City expense. Proof of legal right to work in the United States will be required prior to employment. The City reserves the right to change any of the selection procedures or cancel the recruitment. The City may change the duties of the position at any time.
HOW TO APPLY: Application and information may be obtained from the Personnel Office, 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. Telephone: (562) 220-2027. Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday. City website: www.paramountcity.com. City application must be completed and submitted either in-person, via mail or to the City email account jobs@paramountcity.com.

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Human Resources

16400 Colorado Avenue
Paramount CA 90723
(562) 220-2027

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Call this number for all current job openings.
(562) 220-2080

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Applicants must submit a completed job application and any required supplemental forms to the Human Resources Office by the filing deadline (must arrive by deadline). Postmarks and faxed applications are not acceptable.

Please note that the City of Paramount will never request personal information such as Social Security Number via telephone.  All such information requests will occur in person at the time of hire.

 

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