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City of Pacifica, San Francisco/Peninsula


For more info contact:
(650) 738-7402
Close Date: May 1, 2013
Salary: $4,533.00 - $5,405.00 Monthly

The Public Works Department is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of RANGER. This position works under direction and performs a wide variety of duties related to the operation of the municipal fishing pier, reactional facilities, parks, playgrounds, trails and beaches, including the enforcement of the City's ordinances and Municipal Codes. The position is responsible for the Sheriff's Work Furlough program on weekends, provides first aid for minor accidents, and is familar with water rescue operations.

With general supervision of the Park Superintendent, this position ensures the steady flow of traffic by enforcing all parking regulations set for by the California Vehicle Code and City Municipal ordinances; provides clear communications with the general public regarding parking regulations; beach regulations; and performs other duties as required within the scope of the classification.

You must be willing to work on a shift basis, weekends and holidays, and be willing to appear in court as necessary for citations issued under the Municipal Code.

This recruitment closes either on May 1, 2013 or upon receipt of the first 200 qualified applicants, whichever occurs first.  EOE

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate must have excellent communications skills to deal effectively with the public. A must is the ablity to interpret sections of the Pacifica Municipal Code and issue citations to violators. This individual must be a high school graduate or equivalent and college work towards administation of justice, park management or recreation administration is desired. Experience in dealing with the public is a necessity. Individuals that currently hold a PC832 certificate are highly desirable.

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: The ability to drive and possess a valid California driver's license; ability to do heavy lifting, vigorous custodial duties, and a great deal of walking and standing; must have excellent communication and interpretation skills. Must possess a valid standard first aid card and a CPR certificate or the ability to obtain them within three months of appointment. May be required to qualify for and obtain a Class A or B license, and, therefore, be subject to random drug and alcohol testing under the Department of Transportation regulations. The position also requires both near and far vision when making inspection, reading written reports and work related documents.  This is an outdoor position that works in all weather conditions, including wet, hot and cold.  Imcumbents may frequently deal with irate members of the public.  The incumbent is required and often works with constant interruptions.

Holidays: Thirteen (13) days per year.
Vacation: From 11 to 27 days per year, depending on length of service.
Sick leave: Accrual is one day per month, with no limit on accrual.
Retirement: In addition to salary, the City shall contract with Cal-PERS to provide a retirement plan that utilizes formula for 2.5% at 55 for Classic Cal-PERS eligible and 2% at 62 for NEW-CalPERS members.
Insurance:  The City provides its employees with a cafeteria plan allowance that allows employees to purchase health care benefits through either Teamsters Union #856 Health and Welfare or CalPERS medical benefits plan. 
The City contributes toward a dental insurance plan for employee and all eligible dependents.
The City pays premiums for:
·         Life insurance premium in the amount of $30,000.
·         Long term disability insurance (to begin sixty days after onset of non-work-related illness or injury).
Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in a choice of three deferred compensation plans.
Union Membership: Union membership is required.
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