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.

$23.38 - $29.84 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jul 03, 2019
Temporary
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This responsible position is characterized by developing new and innovative presentations (marketing collateral) with limited structure or routine work. Work assignments are performed in collaboration with various divisions and levels of staff, independently, with responsibility for following through on development. Contacts are regularly made both internally and externally at all levels of the organization involving tact, discretion, good listening and customer service skills. The position requires creative ability, knowledge of how to generate graphics using the computer and the ability to exercise a reasonable degree of independent judgment. This classification assists with development and implementation of standards for consistency in materials, written and posted on the Internet. Additionally, the position requires good written communication skills, public relations, interpersonal, and problem solving skills and abilities. The Marketing Associate receives direction from program supervisors and management staff. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (May include, but are not limited to, the following): Design and produce effective and stylish graphic work for print and display (edit electronic newsletter articles, blurbs and program descriptions for activity guide/fliers/online descriptions, and social media posts). Produce highly creative work within an established organizational style (related to branding and writing (Associated Press style). Develop graphic presentations (written content) for brochures, reports, logos and other marketing and presentation materials (design and produce effective collateral for digital and print to promote programs, events. Design and produce graphics materials using computer-based and traditional methods to meet organizational standards and deadlines. Consult with City staff and provide technical graphics advice. Oversee or participate in the planning, development and production of graphics materials. Review and approve final graphic production. Assist staff in the development of presentations using PowerPoint and other presentation software. Assist in the development of Websites. May be responsible for transferring and maintaining content of relevant portions of web-based publications and web sites. Perform other duties as required (e.g., develop and monitor posts and comments for social media accounts; promote community services programs and services by representing the division at community outreach events such as fairs, special events, etc.)   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in graphic arts or a closely related field; AND One year of related work experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Knowledge of: Computer programs utilized in the production of graphic representations (specifically, the Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Publisher, Word, and Excel). Dynamics of development of Websites (social media sites). Basic principles, best practices and trends in graphic design (Associated Press Writing Style). Ability to: Follow general instructions, directions and procedures. Accomplish assigned work and administrative tasks working independently or with a minimum of supervision. Process information and data in a relevant manner to reach reasonable conclusions and make practical decisions. Demonstrate flexibility of style relative to specific job assignments, working environments, shift schedules and hours. Interact well as part of a team. Perform relatively complex computer applications. Communicate with high proficiency in both written and spoken English. Use independent reasoning to solve programs of moderate complexity. Perform the essential functions of this position.   Skill in:  Utilizing a personal computer and software relevant to this classification. Using design software packages (including Adobe Creative Suite and Dot Net Nuke, Microsoft Publisher, Word and Excel). Working effectively with others, as a contributing group or team member on multiple assignments. Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with a variety of people, including City staff, the public, and outside consultants. Prioritizing assignments and workload appropriately and responding to multiple deadlines. 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. DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience in graphic and web design (experience in writing marketing collateral, and social media management and development). Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in marketing, or communications. 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.     
$36.98 - $47.20 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jul 02, 2019
Full time
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Building Inspector I to provide building construction inspections. The Building Safety team works as one solution-driven, cohesive team, and encourages leadership from the ground-up (are you the next Building Inspector I to join the team?) This position is part of a 12-person building inspection team working on a variety of projects from single-family maintenance, remodel and commercial tenant improvements in existing and new buildings, new construction of large development projects of townhomes, apartments, hotels, and Class A office buildings.   Under supervision of the Chief Building Official, performs responsible technical duties related to the review of construction plans and the conduct of field inspections on structures during various stages of construction for compliance with approved plans and municipal codes; performs plan and specification reviews; issues building permits; and performs related work as assigned.   The ideal candidate will have strong technical knowledge of the building codes, is a good communicator to coworkers, contractors and other members of the public, and will be able to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other required documents; maintain forms, records and field reports relative to inspection activities and to document findings. The Building Inspector I requires Graduation from high school or tested equivalent and two years of journey-level trades or contractor experience in a variety of building construction and inspection activities. 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 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 and final filing date is Monday, July 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.   Salary $36.98 - $47.20 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. 
$50.43 - $64.37 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Jul 02, 2019
Full time
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Plan Check Engineer to provide building construction inspections. The Building Safety team works as one solution-driven, cohesive team, and encourages leadership from the ground-up (are you the next Plan Check Engineer to join the team?) .  This position is part of a 21-person building safety team that includes plan checking, inspection and administrative staff; the team works on a variety of projects from single-family maintenance, remodel and commercial tenant improvements in existing and new buildings, new construction of large development projects of townhomes, apartments, hotels, and Class A office buildings. The City of Sunnyvale is known for a focus on service including the timely processing of permits and development plans. Under supervision of the Senior Plan Check Engineer, performs professional duties involving the review and checking of building and site plans to ensure compliance with City codes and ordinances and performs related work as assigned.   The ideal candidate will have strong technical expertise in plans, specifications and structural calculations for a range of residential, commercial, office and industrial buildings, is a good communicator to coworkers, contractors and other members of the public, and will be able to prepare clear, concise and comprehensive reports, correspondence and other required documents. The candidate will advise professional engineers, architects and others concerning code requirements, engineering and planning problems arising in the preliminary design of buildings; assists building inspectors in difficult or unusual code interpretation; ensure safe construction of building based on structural adequacy and compliance with building codes; and other related duties of a plan check engineer.   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 Tuesday, June 25, 2019 and final filing date is Monday, July 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.   Salary $50.43 - $64.37 Hourly | $104,901.89 - $133,884.19 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. 
$38.29 - $48.87 hourly
City of Sunnyvale
Jul 02, 2019
Part time
The City of Sunnyvale is seeking a Parks Supervisor who under general direction of an assigned supervisor, organizes, assigns and reviews the work of a large crew or multiple crews engaged involving the performance of a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the construction, repair and maintenance of park and open space facilities, structures and grounds.   Requires: Education: Graduation from high school or tested equivalent; AND college level coursework equivalent to three classes in Horticulture and one class in Management/Supervision. Experience: Five years of experience as a skilled worker involving the maintenance, construction and repair of landscaped areas and park equipment and facilities, with two years as a lead worker . Licenses/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record. Possession of a State of California Qualified Applicator's Certificate for pesticide applications in the Categories of Landscape Maintenance or Right of Ways is required.   The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application, DMV Driver Record and responses to the supplemental questionnaire. The position opens Tuesday, June 25, 2019 and final filing date is Monday, July 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm . For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS.   Salary $38.29 - $48.87 Hourly | $79,638.42 - $101,641.49 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.