THE SELECTION PROCESS
Stage I: Application and Supplemental
Questionnaire Evaluation (Pass/Fail) –
The first stage in the selection process will consist of an application and supplemental questionnaire, appraisal review (pass/fail). Applications submitted without a completed supplemental questionnaire will not be given further consideration. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to the next stage.
Only the most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to Stage II.
Stage II: Assessment Examination (Weighted100%) – The second stage of the selection process may consist of a combination of job-related situational project exercises and a virtual oral panel interview designed to assess technical knowledge and any additional KSAs. Job-related situational project exercises may consist of written exercises, performance exercises, or other situational exercises that would assess the KSAs. The Assessment Examination is designed to test the applicant’s overall aptitude for the position. Candidates must achieve a scale score of 70 or more on this examination to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration. The Port reserves the right to modify the selection processes, as necessary, to conform to administrative or business necessity.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The Port’s compensation and benefits program ranks among the best in the region for public jurisdictions and is designed to reward performance and promote a balanced lifestyle, both at the workplace and away from the workplace, for our employees and their families. The Port is committed to the health and wellbeing of its employees and has been recognized as a FIT Friendly Employer by the American Heart Association.
The salary range for this position is $14,204 – $17,595 per month. Progression through thesalary range is based on performance.
The Port is part of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS is a defined pension provided to regular full-time employees that work for the Port. The CalPERS defined pension is based on a predetermined formula that factors in an employee’s earnings history, tenure of service and age. The retirement formula is 2% at 62 years of age or 2.5% at 55 for new hires with other CalPERS service and/or reciprocity.
The Port offers retiree medical benefits for employees and dependents after 10 years of CalPERS service (including 5 years at the Port).
The Port pays 100% of the premium cost for employees and dependent health insurance coverage not to exceed the Kaiser-HMO Family Plan; cash in lieu of medical benefit is also available.
The Port pays 100% of the premium cost for dental and vision coverage.
The Port pays 100% of the premium cost for Long Term Disability (LTD) coverage and reimburses employees for the State Disability Insurance.
The Port pays 100% of the premium cost for life insurance at one-time annual salary with certain limits.
The Port offers a pre-tax Deferred Compensation Plan allowing employees to save and invest money for retirement with tax benefits.
Time Away from Work
From 2 to 5 weeks of vacation depending on years of employment at the Port.
10 days of management leave for employees exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
1 paid Floating Holiday per year.
12 days of sick leave per year after three months of employment which includes 4 days of personal leave.
12 paid holidays as well as the second half of the shift on December 24 and December 31.
Immigration and Reform Control Act: In compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, the Port of Oakland will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Social Security card must be presented, and the name on it must match the name on the application.
Americans with Disabilities (ADA): In compliance with State and Federal Laws, the Port will employ and promote qualified individuals without regard to disability. The Port is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the selection process and in the work environment. Individuals invited to advance in the examination process will be provided the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.
DATE OF EXAMINATION
To be announced
PLEASE NOTE: The provisions of this announcement do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.
The Port of Oakland is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The purpose of this Supplemental Questionnaire is to assess the applicant’s qualifications, training, and experience in specific job relevant areas. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine if you move forward in the selection process. Incomplete responses (such as N/A or see application), false statements, omissions, or partial information may disqualify you from the selection process.
Therefore, please answer all of the questions thoroughly and truthfully. The applicant’s answers to these questions, along with the applicant’s completed application, will be used to select the most qualified candidates to advance in the selection process.
1. The Aviation Facilities Maintenance Manager plans and manages maintenance and repair work for over 2600 acres of airport assets, including electrical power distribution, equipment systems, roadways, runways, taxiways, landscaping, vegetation control, buildings and equipment. How would you approach resource management across this diverse infrastructure? Include examples of performance goals and measurements.
2. Please describe a past experience where you had to analyze, modify and modernize work methods and procedures to increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness. What were some of the challenges? Were these changes effective?
3. Please describe your experience planning an annual operating budget and capital budget program. What control measures did you put in place to ensure the approved budget remained within approval limits.
HOW TO APPLY
The final filing date for this position is FRIDAY, MAY 7th, 2021. To be considered, please apply here: https://portofoakland.com/business/jobcenter/employment-opportunity
No paper applications will be accepted.