Nov/29/2011 Kimbell Playground

Posted by cwilliams • November 29th, 2011

Hope all is well.   Wanted to make sure that you received the meetingnotice for the Kimbell Playground Project.    Attached belowis a pdf copy for your use.     I also wanted to check in andsee if you have an email contact for the Marcus Garvey group and any othermajor stakeholder that might be interested in  the park.    Isent notice to all the folks that attended the first meeting and cast awide net to neighbors around the park (approx.  3600)     As you know,  outreach is always difficult.    Ifyou could please pass this info to any contacts that might be interestedor share those contacts  with me I’d be happy to make contact withthem.     I hope that I have most groups covered but just doublechecking.

Kimbell Public Notice Meeting mtg _2

Much thanks

Nov/29/2011 Administra​tive Assistant, Alameda County

Posted by cwilliams • November 29th, 2011


Administrative Assistant
Recruitment #11-1142-03

Date Opened 11/15/2011 9:15:00 AM
Filing Deadline 12/10/2011 5:00:00 PM
… Salary $24.04 – $29.18/hour; $1,923.20 – $2,334.40/biweekly; $4,166.93 – $5,057.87/month; $50,003.20 – $60,694.40/year
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time Employment

HR Analyst Melissa Heitz
Work Location Oakland


Applications will only be accepted from 8:30am December 6th, 2011 until 5:00pm December 10th, 2011. All applications must be submitted via the online application system.

On December 6th the “Click Here to Apply” button will appear on this page. Be aware that if you only complete an application template and fail to submit it to apply for this position, your application will not be accepted.

The County of Alameda’s Behavioral Health Care Services has several immediate openings for Administrative Assistants. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment and selection process may be utilized for future vacancies which may arise within the next year for this and other County Departments.

It is the mission of Behavioral Health Care Services to maximize the recovery, resilience and wellness of all eligible Alameda County residents who are developing or experiencing serious mental health, alcohol, or drug concerns. We envision communities where people realize their potential, and where stigma and discrimination against those with mental health, alcohol and/or drug issues are a thing of the past.

The examination will consist of the following steps:

1.A review of candidates’ applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process.
2.A review of supplemental applications to assess the candidates who are deemed best qualified. Only candidates who are deemed best qualified will be invited to the panel interview process. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not always guarantee further advancement in the selection process; only the “best qualified” applicants may advance to the next steps of the examination.
3.A panel interview, tentatively scheduled for the days of January 4th, 5th & 6th 2012, which will be weighted as 100% of the candidates’ final examination scores. The oral interview may contain situational exercises.
Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. We reserve the right to make changes to the announced selection process.See More

Job Announcement: Administrative Assistant – County of Alameda

Applications will only be accepted from 8:30am December 6th, 2011 until 5:00pm December 10th, 2011. All applications must be submitted via the online application system.


Nov/29/2011 Alameda County Superior Court- Court Attendant

Posted by cwilliams • November 29th, 2011

The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda is accepting applications for the position of Court Attendant. Under general supervision, the Court Attendant monitors the courtroom to ensure that the order and silence are maintained in and near the courtroom; ensures the security of the courtroom and the integrity of the jury; provides assistance to judicial officer, court staff, attorneys, jurors, litigants and members of the public; and performs various courtroom activities and other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Option I

Experience: Equivalent to two years of full-time clerical and security services experience in a courtroom, corrections, law enforcement, probation and/or private security company that includes heavy and direct contact in person with customers or the public.

Or Option II

Education: Successful completion of 30 semester units or 45 quarter units of course work in criminal justice administration, law enforcement administration or legal studies from an accredited college or university.


Experience: Equivalent to one year of full-time clerical and security services experience in a courtroom, corrections, law enforcement, probation and/or private security company that includes heavy and direct contact in person with customers or the public.

A properly completed supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with your application. The supplemental questionnaire and the application form are used to evaluate your qualifications and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2011. Failure to submit the application form and supplemental questionnaire will result in disqualification. Send to Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, Human Resources, 1225 Fallon Street, Room 105, Oakland, CA 94612. To apply online, visit our website at: For help with the application process due to disability, call Human Resources at (510) 891-6021. EOE
·        Compensation: $40,657.50 – $48,516.00 Annually

Nov/29/2011 Nov 29, 2011: 2011 Town Hall on Disability Issues

Posted by cwilliams • November 29th, 2011

*Meet your Local Legislators*

*Share your Opinions*

*Protect and Improve Critical Services*

Please Join The Arc San Francisco for an informative, important forum on
current issues facing people with developmental disabilities, and the role
state and municipal governments and advocates play in ensuring vital
resources are protected and improved.

When: November 29, 2011, Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Where: The Arc San Francisco

1500 Howard Street 94103

RSVP: Elisabeth Clobucker at 415 255-7200 X124

Ray Leung*

*Founder & CEO** * *
Neighborhood Vision Project
*Office:* (415) 397-9230 | *Cell:* (415) 613-7247

NOTICE: The information and any attachments contained in this message may
be privileged, confidential, and/or protected from disclosure or
unauthorized use. If the reader of this message is not the intended
recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or
copying of this communication is prohibited. If you have received this
communication in error, please notify Neighborhood Vision
Projectimmediately by replying to this message and then deleting it.
All emails
sent to this address will be received by Neighborhood Vision Project or one
of its subsidiaries/affiliates and may be archived or reviewed.
Neighborhood Vision Project accepts no liability for any loss or damage
arising from this email, any virus transmitted, or its attachments.

Town Hall Meeting 11 29 11 flyer

Nov/29/2011 9916 Public Service Aide series are designed to offer security and customer service training

Posted by cwilliams • November 29th, 2011

9916 Public Service Aide Recruitment #TEX-9916-058420

Department: Municipal Transportation Agency

 Analyst: William Miles II

 Date Opened: 11/17/2011 8:00:00 AM

 Filing Deadline: 11/29/2011 5:00:00 PM

 Salary: $25,766.00 – $30,186.00/year

 Job Type: Temporary Exempt

 Employment Type: Full-Time

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 The following information describes the civil service classification for which applications are being solicited.
Make sure you read the entire announcement before completing the application form.

 The purpose of this announcement is to fill 3 vacant positions in this classification.

 The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Security Division is currently accepting applications for temporary exempt appointments in Class 9916 – Public Service Aide, for the SFMTA System Safety Section.

 The positions in the Public Service Aide series are designed to offer security and customer service training.  These positions provide an introduction to career objectives and mentoring by role models while allowing incumbents to learn about the transit work environment.  Some positions may be allocated for participants in special programs designed to reach disadvantaged individuals, those who have encountered difficulty in obtaining employment, or other special populations.

 DUTIES: Under direct supervision, the Public Service Aide provides support to the Manager of SFMTA System Safety in the following areas: perform basic data entry; collect and compile public transit information such as revenue vehicle accident and employee injury data; enter compiled data into TransitSafe computer program; handle a wide range of confidential information related to transit incidents; write daily and weekly reports; update project logs, and maintain and generate project documentation; answer and screen telephone calls; sort mail;  organize and maintain official files and records, archives, manuals, databases and resource materials; greet visitors; search and provide information for inquiries; candidates may be required to work weekends, holidays, part time, nights, and/or overtime.;perform other duties as required.



1.   A high school diploma or GED equivalent; AND

2.   Six (6) months of community service, AND MUST be referred through a community-based organization; OR

3.   One (1) year of any paid/unpaid work experience; AND

4.   At least 21 years of age.


NOTES:  A community-based organization is a non-profit organization providing services to the community.  Some examples of community-based organizations are: Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Arriba Juntos, PICS (Private Industry Council of San Francisco), RAP (Real Alternative Program), Samoan Community Development Center, and Young Community Development.


·        Working knowledge of TransitSafe Program

·        Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007 or  2010 including Word, Excel, and email programs

·        Experience with a large public service or government agency

·        Experience handling confidential legal materials

·        Ability to work independently and as a team member

·        Ability to work flexible hours

·        Good written and verbal communication skills

·        Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·        San Francisco Resident


The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency employment applications for this position will be accepted through an on-line process only.

 Applying Online:

* Visit to begin the application process
* Click and select “9916 Public Service Aide” (TEX-9916-058420) from a list of job opportunities
* Click on “Apply” located under the position salary information, read and acknowledge the information
* Click on “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or on “I have Registered Previously”
* Follow instructions given on the screen

 Computer kiosks are available to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) to file online applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco and in the lobby of SFMTA Human Resources office, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 6th Floor, San Francisco.  It is recommended that applicants arrive by no later than 4:30 p.m. to allow time to complete the application.

 Upon successful submittal of the application online, the applicant will receive a notification on the screen, as well as in the applicant’s e-mail inbox, acknowledging receipt of the application.  If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, please contact us at (415) 701-5003 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).


NOTE:  The SFMTA Human Resources Department will beclosed from November 23, 2011 to November 25, 2011.


Applicants may be required to submit verification (proof) of qualifying experience and education at a later date. Verification of experience, if requested, must be on the employer’s letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer. A copy of High School Diploma, GED certificate, or California High School Proficiency Certificate must be submitted for the required education.  Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver when requested will result in disqualification.


Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience.  Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications.  Only those applicants who most closely meet the need of the Agency will be invited to participate in the selection process.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.

Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must contact the Agency by phone at (415) 701-5003 or, if hearing impaired at (415) 701-5043 (TTY) or in writing to the SFMTA Human Resources Merit Unit, 1 South Van Ness, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 (Specify Class 9916).


Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment.  Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes.  Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not  be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications.



All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employeesare required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:
Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.

We encourage you to submit your application on-line as this is the preferred application method. If you experience difficulties, please contact the exam analyst at the phone number listed on the above announcement.

 Contact us via conventional means.

You may contact us by phone at (415) 557-4800, or apply for a job in person at the Department of Human Resources.

Nov/28/2011 Job Openings with Toys R Us (San Mateo)

Posted by cwilliams • November 28th, 2011

There are still a number of open positions with Toys R Us in San Mateo. Please refer interested candidates to the company website and have them follow the process listed below.Thanks very much for your help in this matter.


Here is the link to our careers page:

Click on the green link on the right side of the page that says full time and part time positions.

1)Click on California.

2)Use the drop down menus to select Store Team Member for Job Field and San Mateo for the city.

3)Then Search.

We are looking for Sales Team Members.  The starting pay is $8.75 per hour.

Nov/28/2011 City Student Architectu​re/Enginee​ring Program- 5380,5381 & 5382 series

Posted by cwilliams • November 28th, 2011

Positions may be available in the following Areas:

– Architecture
– Civil Engineering
– Computer Science/Information Services
– Construction Management
– Electrical Engineering
– Environmental/Sanitary Engineering
– Geographic Information System
– Hydraulics
– Landscape Architecture
– Mechanical Engineering
– Planning
– Project Management
– Structural Engineering
– Surveying
– Traffic/Transportation Engineering
– Traffic/Transportation Planning
– Utilities Engineering
– Water Resources
Below is the link to the Citywide Student Engineering Program- 5380, 81, 82 series.

Nov/28/2011 Recent Teen Suicides in San Francisco

Posted by cwilliams • November 28th, 2011

Dear CBO Partners,

 DCYF is deeply saddened and concerned about the recent suicides of two San Francisco high school students—one student attended an SFUSD school and the other student attended a private school. SFUSD prepared the attached letter, which was distributed to families this week (in English, Spanish and Chinese.)

 We are sharing this letter with you because your agency plays an important prevention role in your work with youth. The letter contains excellent facts and resource information from SF Suicide prevention; we encourage you to share this information with your staff. Please note the following:

 If you are working with a youth in crisis, please contact one or both of the following resources:


or TTY for the Deaf 415/227-0245,

Wellness Program Contact Sheet

Letter to community-11 14 11



24- hour crisis assessment and phone consultation. For parents, teachers and other adults to report a concern about a young person.


In a non-crisis situation, please feel free to contact the Wellness Program at the student’s high school. A roster of contact information for these programs is attached.


Thank you for all your efforts to ensure that San Francisco youth are healthy and safe.



Maria Su


Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF)

City and County of San Francisco

1390 Market Street, Suite 900

San Francisco, CA 94102

Tel. 415-554-3547

Fax. 415-554-8965


Executive Assistant: Emily Davis (415-554-8991;

Nov/28/2011 Informatio​n for Young People

Posted by cwilliams • November 28th, 2011

Target is offering a free pair of eyeglasses for any child that is 12 years and younger.

The free eyeglasses requires a valid eyeglass prescription for child from the doctor.

You can find Target stores with optical departments


Young adults between the ages of 18 – 31 with a High School Diploma can apply now and may earn up to $100,000 with benefits.

TheFederal Aviation Association is taking applications for Air Traffic School.

Please visit the website for more information


Harvard University is offering free tuition to families of Honor Students and their income is less than $125,000 per year.

Visit the website atwww.fao.fas.harvard.edc/


Syracuse University School of Architecture is desperately seeking young women and men of color interested in pursuing a 5 year professional degree in Architecture.

Please contact Mark Robbins, Dean of the School of Architecture, 201 Slocum Hall, Syracuse, New York 13244


Wake Forest University is seeking minority students to attend its MBA program for FREE…the response has been poor.

The contact person is:

Derrick S. Boone, Ph.d

Associate Professor of Marketing

Room 3139 Worrell Professional Center

Babcock Graduate School of Management

Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, North Carolina


Black males who are seniors in High School are being sought by 4 historical black colleges in South Carolina.

Students with an interest in becoming a teacher can take advantage of this opportunity to go to college for free out of state.

The Call Me Mister Program is being offered by Benedict College, Chaflin University, Morris College and South Carolina State University

Visit the website



Mandy Zamani, M.S.

Case Manager

City of Fremont, Aging & Family Serv.
510-574-2068 phone
510574-2070 fax

Nov/28/2011 Program Manager II – Employment and Training

Posted by cwilliams • November 28th, 2011


Program Manager II – Employment and Training
Health & Human
$7,641 – $9,377/month
November 28 5:00 PM