The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Neighborhood Services Coordinator vacancy within the City Administrator’s Office.
Under the direction of the Office of the City Administrator in conjunction with the Oakland Police Department, coordinates and provides crime prevention services and resources; develops and strengthens leadership skills of community members; facilitates resolution of neighborhood issues in direct support of the philosophy, strategies, and techniques of community policing; and performs related work as required.
The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill other vacancies that may occur within The City including full-time and permanent part-time positions.
Selective Language Certification: Although the current vacancy does not require bilingual skills it is highly desirable and the eligible list may be used to fill future vacancies that require bilingual skills.
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Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, communications, social science, political science or related field. Experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
Four years of progressively responsible work experience in community-based or crime prevention programs or community organizing with a high degree of public contact including identifying and developing leaders and providing training.
Bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin and Vietnameseare highly desirable and may be required depending on assignment.
Must pass a thorough background investigation
Working knowledge of:
The Selection Process
Stage I: The first stage in the selection process will consist of a review of each applicant’s employment application and signed supplemental questionnaire for minimum qualifications weighted as pass/fail. Applications submitted without all required materials will not be given further consideration.
Stage II: The second stage may consist of subject matter experts evaluating and rating the completed supplemental questionnaires. Applicant responses to the supplemental questions must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section of this announcement. The evaluation of supplemental questions may be weighted 100% of an applicant score (before residency and/or veteran points) and may determine rank on the eligible list. If a sufficient number of quality application packets are received, the supplemental screening may be followed by a third stage and the most qualified applicants will be invited to the next stage. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to Stage III
Stage III: The third stage may consist of an oral examination that may be preceded by a brief written exercise weighted 100% that will test the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section.
The ranked eligible list may be developed directly from the supplemental screening OR the results of Stage III. Candidates must earn a scale score of 70 in this examination process to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.
The City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.
How to Apply
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least an hour to submit your application if you are a new user on the system. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY. You may apply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm
If you do not have access to a computer, there are computer stations available at any City of Oakland Public Library. There are also work stations at the Department of Human Resources Management, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612. Work stations are available during regular business hours (normally 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Help Desk at (877) 204-4442.
You may also call the City of Oakland Department of Human Resources Management at (510) 238-3112 for information.
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The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.