City of Sunnyvale

Recognized as the “Heart of Silicon Valley,” Sunnyvale, with a population of approximately 149,000, is the fifth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area and the second largest in Santa Clara County Sunnyvale was incorporated in 1912 and has transformed from an agricultural community to a center for the defense industry and the current nexus of research, development, and manufacturing that created Silicon Valley. Sunnyvale is home to notable companies such as Amazon Lab126, Apple, Bloom Energy, Fortinet, Google, Intuitive Surgical, LinkedIn, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Mercedes Benz Research and Development, NASA Ames Research Center, NetApp, Twitter, and Walmart Labs. The draw of working in this dynamic community swells the City’s daytime workforce to 230,000.

Sunnyvale is located in the spectacular San Francisco Bay Area. The San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco international airports are easily accessible. The area is home to many museums, theaters, concert halls, and art galleries, as well as numerous professional sports teams.

In addition to its ideal location, Sunnyvale is also recognized for its park system and public recreation facilities, including eighteen prize-winning parks, two golf courses, fifty-one tennis courts, six public swimming pools, and a state of the art Community Center. The Baylands Park provides over seventy acres of developed parkland offering recreation activities, scenic pathways, and picnic areas for families. A wide variety of cultural and artistic events take place within the City, including the annual Art & Wine Festival, the Summer Wednesday Night Music Series, Jazz & Beyond Music Series, Hands on the Arts children’s art fair, a weekly year-round farmer’s market, and downtown holiday events. Additionally, the historic downtown business district is a vibrant commercial and entertainment hub.

Four school districts serve Sunnyvale, with twenty-six public and private schools. Sunnyvale includes its own community college campus: Foothill Sunnyvale. Stanford University, Santa Clara University, San Jose State University, two University of California campuses, and several community colleges are nearby.

$160,169 - $193,145 yearly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Dec 04, 2019
Full time
The City of Sunnyvale is actively seeking a Civilian Fire Marshal to manage the Fire Prevention Unit of the Department of Public Safety about the investigation of fires, fire prevention, code compliance, inspections, hazardous materials, the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA), and the review of proposed construction for compliance with codes and regulations. This person serves as the Department's highest level technical expert on hazardous materials, fire prevention and related regulations. The ideal candidate will have a passion for excellence, a commitment to serving the community and have outstanding interpersonal and technical skills. Other skills the City is looking for include strong leadership; ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships; and the ability to collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders. All of this, plus a generous benefits package and a competitive salary make the City of Sunnyvale a great place to work. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The final filing date is January 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this opportunity, please visit:   Salary: $160,169.00 - $193,145.00     When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.