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.

$43.56 - $55.59 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 21, 2020
Full time
Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale's beautiful, clean suburban setting, efficient, high-quality city services, low crime rate, quality schools and 18 prize-winning parks. We are looking for an experienced Senior Buyer to join our purchasing division. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high level of proficiency with competitive bidding as well as cooperative, leveraged procurements. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment which emphasizes collaboration and innovation.  Working for Sunnyvale as a Senior Buyer will be both challenging and rewarding as the City continues to increase the number of capital projects implemented throughout the city. The centralized procurement division leads competitive bidding efforts for all goods and services, while the Senior Buyer will play a central role in leading complex public works and consultant procurements. Under general direction of the Purchasing Officer, the Senior Buyer engages in professional purchasing services including, but not limited to, purchasing supplies, materials and equipment and contracting for trade and professional/personal services and public works projects while performing related work as required.  All of this, plus a generous benefits package which includes a competitive salary, career development and training opportunities make the City of Sunnyvale a great place to work. A complete application packet consists of a City employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The recruitment closes on January 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this opportunity and to apply, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov, click on City Jobs.   Salary: $43.56 - $55.59 Hourly   Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in purchasing, marketing, public administration, business administration or related field; and Two years of journey-level buying experience using formal and informal competitive bidding processes and developing contracts, service agreements, leases or other written legal agreements. OR An Associate's degree or have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter units at an accredited college or university in purchasing, marketing, public administration, business administration or related field; and Four years of journey-buying experience using formal and informal competitive bidding processes and developing contracts, service agreements, leases or other written legal agreements.   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. 
$109,098 - $139,240 yearly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 16, 2020
Full time
The Environmental Services Department provides comprehensive and innovative utility services for Sunnyvale's residents and businesses and facilitates initiatives to achieve the City's sustainability objectives. The department brings together technical, operational, and administrative professional disciplines to form its dedicated and dynamic team.   We are currently recruiting for an Environmental Engineering Coordinator to join the City's Sustainability Program. This position presents an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to play a key leadership role in advancing Sunnyvale's local efforts to address climate change. The City's recently adopted Climate Action Playbook (CAP) is a framework for developing bold policies, creating engaging programs, and achieving ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reductions. This position has the unique opportunity to shape those efforts and have a meaningful impact on the local community.   The Environmental Engineering Coordinator for Sustainability Programs is primarily responsible for implementing and monitoring the CAP. This includes: developing new programs or continuing the implementation of existing programs to reduce emissions; monitoring and reporting CAP implementation progress; preparing greenhouse gas emissions inventories; conducting research and technical analyses for new programs or policies; and leading community engagement initiatives to encourage climate actions.   We are seeking a highly motivated, organized, and creative individual with strong quantitative and analytical skills, impeccable written and verbal communication skills, and a solid understanding of environmental science and policies to help take our City's sustainability programs to the next level!   Apply today to be a part of our collaborative team and participate in shaping Sunnyvale's sustainable future! The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver’s license and a safe driving record is required for this position. The position opens on January 9, 2020 and the final filing date is January 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS. Salary: $109,097.88 - $139,239.56 Annually     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. 
$16.05 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 16, 2020
Temporary
The Department of Library and Community Services, Community Services Division is seeking a qualified individual to provide temporary administrative/cash handling support at the Baylands Park Gatehouse.    Essential Job Functions: (May include, but are not limited to, the following) Collect vehicle entry fee at Baylands Park Gatehouse. Sell, log and distribute Season Passes. Perform general housekeeping inside gatehouse. Reconcile and prepare deposit at end of each day General customer service.   Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age Graduation from high school or tested equivalent Prior cash handling and customer service experience desired Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing Must be available to work 8 hour shifts on weekdays and weekends Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record, or the ability to provide alternative transportation as approved by the appointing authority. APPLICATION PROCESS If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your City of Sunnyvale employment application to the Department of Human Resources. City application forms, completed in full, are required, as well as responses to the required supplemental questions . Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 . Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. Resumes are optional and are not accepted in lieu of the application. Please submit application materials as soon as possible to be considered for this position as this announcement may close without notice.   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. 
$130,040 - $159,223 yearly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 14, 2020
The Department of Human Resources is developing citywide initiatives that have positive impacts throughout the organization. The Department has developed succession planning, employee wellness and employee engagement initiatives to support positive organizational advancement for the City of Sunnyvale. Become a part of this hard working and dynamic team of energetic and proficient employees. We are currently recruiting for the position of Human Resources Manager - Employee Relations/Employee Development. Under administrative direction of the Human Resources Director, the incumbent is primarily responsible for administering human resources policies and procedures, interpreting memoranda of understanding, and providing counsel regarding employee relations and organizational development matters, including performance evaluations, grievance and disciplinary investigations, and negotiation preparation.  The Human Resources Manager is also responsible managing for the Citywide Employee Training Program. Additionally, the City of Sunnyvale: contributes 4% of the 7% employee contribution to CalPERS for classic members; contributes 2% of an employee's gross pay to a deferred compensation plan, and provides fully employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits.   A complete application packet consists of a City employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The final filing date is  January 28, 2019  at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this opportunity, please visit:  www.Sunnyvale.ca.gov   Salary: $ 132,040 - $159,223 Annually (includes 3.5% confidential premium)   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.   
$122,441 - $147,649 yearly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Help modernize and reshape the infrastructure in City of Sunnyvale. We are looking for dynamic and flexible individuals to help deliver capital projects. The current workplan for delivering capital project infrastructure is at an all time high; we are renovating, updating, modernizing, and building new assets for our community. This is an excellent opportunity for project management engineers to apply and be a part of a creating the future. Ideal candidates have both strong project/program management skills and the ability to effectively and efficiently communicate across a variety of mediums. The current two positions are in the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works. Senior Engineers are working managers. One position will manage a team tasked with delivering a wide variety of capital projects through the design phase. The second position will work on a team that is delivering the new City Hall and Cleanwater Program (large capital projects associated with the City’s wastewater treatment plant.) This eligibility list created from this recruitment may be used for future Senior Engineer vacancies within the City.   The minimum qualifications for this position are a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a related field; AND Five years of increasingly responsible professional civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering experience, depending on assignment, including experience in a supervisory or project management role. Possession of registration as a professional civil or structural engineer issued by the State of CA as well as possession of a valid class C California driver’s license and a safe drive record are also required. The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. To be considered for this career opportunity, the City must receive a complete application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Thursday, December 12, 2019 and final filing date is Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.   Salary: $122,441.00 - $147,649.00 Annually 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.    
$50.92 hourly
City of Sunnyvale
Jan 06, 2020
The City of Sunnyvale is searching for a skilled and experienced Paralegal to perform legal research and transactional litigation duties. These duties may include drafting and editing contracts, resolutions and ordinances, coordinating with City departments in responding to Public Record Act requests, drafting discovery responses, preparing administrative records, and assisting attorneys with management of their case files.   The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Monday, December 9, 2019 and final filing date is Monday, January 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.   Salary $39.8973 - $50.9200 Hourly 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.    
$37.72 - $44.31 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
The current opening supports the City’s business license tax program in the Finance Department. Job responsibilities include data entry, calculation of tax, penalties and interest in accordance with the Municipal Code, maintenance of the business license database, posting daily cash receipts, creating journal vouchers, reviewing account adjustments, account reconciliation, and researching and resolving discrepancies.  This position will be responsible for the City’s business tax audit program, and the ideal candidate will possess strong data analysis and customer service skills. This position is very fast paced, and requires a high level of interaction with other departments and external customers. Excellent verbal and written customer service skills are required. A high level of attention to detail is imperative for success in this position. Under general direction, performs complex clerical duties related to major or specialized areas such as accounting, reconciliation, billing, auditing, and/or collections support functions; performs tasks related to the day-to-day operations of the assigned area including verifying and coding financial data, processing and tracking data, and answering questions; and performs related work as required.   Requires: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND Three years of progressively responsible technical accounting support experience, with at least two years specific to assigned functional area, including automated financial systems.   If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020 (postmarks or faxes are not accepted).  If interested in this position, you should apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified and complete applications will be considered.   The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Monday, December 9, 2019 and final filing date is Monday, January 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.   Salary $37.7195 - $44.3117 Hourly 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.    
$16.05 - $20.00 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jan 02, 2020
PART-TIME INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Engineering Division – Land Development   A current (dated within the last 30 days) Department of Motor Vehicles Record printout is required for this position at time of application. You can obtain a copy of your driving record at the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov . The DMV Record must be submitted at time of application.   A paid intern position is available with the Engineering Division – Land Development Section. Candidates will also be considered for open intern positions with the Engineering Division – Special Projects Section and Division of Traffic and Transportation. The position is an excellent part-time opportunity for a College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student wishing to obtain work experience in the Civil Engineering field. This internship will involve both field and office work.    Enrichment Opportunities  Learn basic principles and practices of civil engineering as related to land development, including the California Subdivision Map Act. Gain work experience and insight into local government work specific to your area of interest and educational background. Assist City staff on review of development projects, including design and construction inspection. Hours: Hours are flexible; a minimum of 20 hours per week is highly desired with a maximum of 25 hours per week. The selected candidate for this position will work under the supervision of a higher-level supervisor on weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. 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.