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City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT The City of Seattle is pleased to announce that Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has signed an ordinance authorizing a hiring incentive in the amount of $7,500 for entry-level Police Officers. This incentive pay will be disbursed as follows: 50% will be paid on a Police Recruit's first paycheck, and 50% will be paid upon successful completion of probation A 3-year commitment to remain employed with the Seattle Police Department is also required. EXAMINATION PROCESS Candidates who pass all portions of the exam will be placed on an eligible list according to their performance on the written exam (including veteran's preference points). Candidates will be informed of their final score and ranking on the eligible list by approximately July 17, 2019. The role of the Seattle Department of Human Resourcesis to establish an eligible list and, upon request by the Seattle Police Department, to certify candidates from the eligible list. The Police Department will directly contact and schedule eligible candidatesfor all of the steps in the pre-employment screening process. The Seattle Police Department makes all hiring decisions after apre-employment selection process, which includes a background investigation, additional interviews, physical agility exam, and psychological and medical exams. POSITION DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Entry Level Police Officer describes a candidate with no prior law enforcement experience and those who have completed a self-sponsored academy and have not worked as a commissioned officer/deputy for a law enforcement agency. Exceptional Entry Police Officer describes a candidate who has successfully completed a basic law enforcement academy and FTO, but who does not have the required 24 months of full-time service as a law enforcement officer in the last 36 months in order to qualify as a lateral applicant. Exceptional Entry Police Officer candidates must test with the entry-level candidates, and are not eligible to take the Lateral entry exam. Exceptional Entry candidates should bring their completed PHI packet to the written exam to turn in at that time. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship, OR have legal permanent residency in the U.S. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Individuals may not have been discharged from military service under dishonorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the exam date. The written/video Police Entry exam will be administered on July 13, 2019. Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission rules limit applicants to testing once every six months. Individuals who took the entry level Police exam on April 13, 2019 are not eligible to take the July 13, 2019 exam. Individuals who took an exam in January are welcome to test again on July 13, 2019. Minimum Employment Standards: The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Medical, psychological, and polygraph examinations are administered after a conditional offer of employment is made. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written/video exams are scheduled to be administered on July 13, 2019. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Personnel Department regarding location, time and exam administration details. Individuals traveling from outside Washington to take the written exam will be scheduled to take the Physical Agility Teston July 13, 2019 (in the afternoon) if they pass the written and video exams that morning. Out of state candidates who pass the physical agility test will have their Personal History Information Packet collected by a Background Detective. Out of stateapplicants who aresuccessfully screenedwill then be scheduled to participate in their oral board interview on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Out-of-state candidates who pass their oral board interview will be scheduled to participate in aone-on-one interview with a Background Detective on Monday or Tuesday, July 15 or 16, 2019. After a conditional offer of employment,an out-of-state applicant will need to travel to Seattle a second time to complete the polygraph, psychological andmedical exams.In-state candidates who pass the written and video exams will be scheduled to participate in the Physical Agility Test on July 20, 2019 and their oral board interview on July 21 or 28, 2019. Immediately upon successfully completing the Physical Agility Testall candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day you take the Physical Ability Test. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. Applicants who are bilingual may request to be tested for proficiency in another language (after passing the written and video exams). Candidates who successfully pass the language proficiency test will have language preference points added to their exam score. The Seattle Police Department is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in its workforce. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR) envisions a city of liberated people where communities historically impacted by racism, oppression, and colonization hold power and thrive. SOCR's mission is to end structural racism and discrimination through accountable community relationships and anti-racism organizing, policy development, and civil rights enforcement. The SOCR advances civil rights and removes barriers to equity by enforcing illegal discrimination laws in Employment, Housing, Public Places, Fair Contracting, Title VI and ADA Title II in the City of Seattle. We also work to realize the vision of racial equity by leading the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative. The Civil Rights Investigator is responsible for receiving complaints, investigating, and negotiating settlements involving Seattle's non-discrimination and civil rights laws. This role is responsible for enforcing non-discrimination under local and federal laws in employment, housing, public places, and contracting. The position enforces local civil rights protections such as Seattle's all-gender restroom ordinance, the ban on providing conversion therapy to minors ordinance, and the fair chance housing ordinance. In addition to carrying a caseload, the Civil Rights Investigator conducts trainings, participates in outreach, and provides technical assistance to educate the public on civil rights. This role reports to the Civil Rights Supervisor and is part of the Enforcement Division. Job Responsibilities Here is more about what you will be doing: Intake, Investigations, and Settlement Negotiations: Conduct intake interviews to gather information to support filing a complaint; Conduct party information searches to identify correct businesses and individuals for service; Draft charges based on the reported allegations in accordance with local and federal law; Process signed complaints for case investigation; Investigate complex and systemic complaints of discrimination that begins with planning case strategy; Interview parties and witnesses and prepare statements and affidavits; Conduct fact-finding and settlement conferences; negotiate predetermination settlements and conciliation agreements; Collect and analyze evidence. Write findings of fact. Apply legal theories of discrimination; Maintain case files and manage a caseload. The work product of the Enforcement Division is ultimately subject to judicial scrutiny and must meet procedural and technical standards to withstand challenge. Trainings, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Facilitate trainings on civil rights laws to businesses and community; Participate in outreach events that educate and promote civil rights and equity; Provide information and technical assistance on civil rights laws to City departments, private employers, housing providers, businesses, community organizations, and members of the public. Race and Social Justice Initiative Adhere to and apply RSJ competencies to intake, investigations, trainings, and other enforcement duties.Use RSJ tools and resources and support RSJI activities throughout the city. You will be successful in this role if you have experience in: Investigating discrimination complaints and enforcing non-discrimination laws and civil rights law. Community outreach and training. Settlement negotiation. Legal and/or human resources background. Civil Rights, social justice and/or advocacy background. You will be prepared to taken on this role if you have: Strong people skills with a high level of empathy and emotional intelligence for the parties involved. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong attention to detail for documentation and report writing. Strong legal analysis skills. Interviewing skills. Knowledge of discrimination laws. Strong critical thinking and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage stressful situations. The ability to contribute positively to a diverse working environment. Proficiency in in Microsoft Office 2000 or later (Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel), Skype for Business, and Adobe Connect. Qualifications In addition to the ability to perform the tasks described above, you will need to possess the following required qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations,Political Science or closely related field.Law degree (JD) is desired. Experience: Two (2) years of professional experience with major work assignments emphasizing civil rights law enforcement, equal employment opportunity, complaint investigation, affirmative action program implementation, personnel administration, labor relations, mediation, or work in a related analytical discipline Or Equivalency : A combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform this job will be evaluated. License: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Additional Information This position is classified as a Civil Rights Analyst.It is an overtime eligible, full time status position. To be considered for this position, please submit your complete application, resume, and cover letter at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday April 23, 2019 .In your cover letter, please clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in this job announcement. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Who may apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. Questions? Please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov To learn more about the Office for Civil Rights, please visit: https://www.seattle.gov/civilrights Closing Date/Time: 4/23/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Dec 02, 2018
Full Time
Position Description This position will be open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on September 25, 2018 andqualified applicantsinvited tointerview. A hiring decision may be made at any time following September 25, 2018. The Assistant Director, in collaboration with the Library Programs and Services Division (LPSD) leadership team, is responsible for overseeing the delivery of system-wide services to Library patrons and the implementation of the Library's service priorities. Specifically, the Assistant Director leads the Public Services Management Team (PSMT) to shape and implement the goals of Public Services as guided by the Library's Strategic Direction; and oversees, guides, and directs staff in the operations of the Library's 27 locations as well as delivery of system wide programs and services to Seattle's diverse community. This position reports to the Director of Library Programs and Services Division. The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development. Library staff is highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to and demonstrate the Library's organizational values of Respect, Partnership, Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, and Transparency in their communications, intentions and behaviors. Additionally, the Library supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access. The Library strives to provide the staff and public with equitable opportunities for growth while developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share these values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for this position. Job Responsibilities Programs and Organizational Development: Provide leadership and participate fully in the development of the Library's programs and service deliverables. Continually assess the public's needs and interests, and work collaboratively with administration, managers, staff, external stakeholders and the community to develop responsive program and service strategies of the future that meet traditional and non-traditional use patterns in new and innovative ways. Work in conjunction with other city departments, the community and external stakeholders in creating an organization free of institutionalized racism. Maintain and enhance Outcomes Based Planning and Evaluation (OBPE). Manage the Outcomes Reporting process and supervise reporting on outcomes to the Board, the Seattle Public Library Foundation, Friends, library staff and community stakeholders. Staff Development and Administration. Develop and implement staffing models and plans to support service goals. Provide general staffing administration and support managers in the coordination and supervision of staff. Participate in and/or support the recruitment, selection and onboarding of new staff members. Engage in teambuilding and model and develop the competencies of managers and staff. Monitor and track staffing activities and maintain needed systems and records. Develop, coach and support the mentoring and professional development of Public Services direct reports and Public Services staff . Develop staffing budgets, reports and studies as needed. Coordinate staffing activities and development with Human Resources, Labor, Library Administration, managers, and other stakeholders. Coordinate unit and individual work plans with overall divisional priorities and objectives. Plan for and develop regular status reports. Conduct analytical studies and develop narrative materials. Assist the Director with annual and long range planning, including setting goals and recommending strategies. Operations and Resource Management. In collaboration with the Library Programs and Services Operations Manager evaluate and continually improve systems for the management of essential operations, analyzing resource needs, and directing staff effectively to support Library objectives. Maintain a continual practice of process improvements to gain efficiencies in work processes. Develop and maintain a collaborative process that seeks input from affected stakeholders such as frontline staff and cross divisional peers. Assist with developing operations, staffing, project and other budgets and coordinating them with overall division budgets. Monitor expenditures and develop financial reports and studies in collaboration with the Finance team. In coordination with the director of LPSD, develop an annual budget for Public Services. Compile and analyze statistics, outcomes and impacts along with other relevant data in support of budget requests. Project Management. In collaboration with the Assistant Director of Collections and Access, assist managers and the Public Services Management Team in setting short- and long-term objectives, and planning and implementing unit and individual projects. Represent the director at project-related meetings and ensure timely communication between divisions, teams, task forces, administrators, and other stakeholders. Create and maintain project information and communications and make formal and informal project-related presentations to individuals and groups. Develop and monitor project budgets. Relationship Management. Maintain and enhance the Seattle Public Library Foundation (SPLF) and Friends of the Library relationships, including managing Foundation and Friends funds, providing reports on programs and services funded by these two non-profit groups, and maintaining channels of communication with the Foundation CEO, Friends President and staff to develop donor interest and support. Participate in community activities, collaborate internally to identify and build on collaborative opportunities, establish, support and maintain relations with community partners and stakeholders, and support managers and staff in responding to public concerns and interests. Policy Development. Recommend and participate in the development of Library policies, guidelines and practices. Stay abreast of changes in the library profession that will support the service delivery changes proposed by the Library. Seek out best practices of other library systems, as appropriate, and analyze their potential application at the Library. Qualifications Candidates must be able to demonstratethat they possess the following: A minimum of five years of library management experience and a master's degree in library science; experience with urban public libraries and Central/Branch system structures is highly desirable. Excellent leadership and management skills, including a successful track record of managing library services and a unionized staff through significant change. Must be familiar with current professional trends and issues in public library services and management. Demonstrated experience in recruiting, developing and mentoring a diverse staff that reflects the communities served by SPL and experience removing barriers to advancement for people of color and other marginalized groups. Demonstrated experience developing supervision and management expectations. Ability to both formally and informally coach direct reports and other staff within the library system. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including written and formal communications, presentation skills, skill with group and team dynamics, and the ability to motivate, persuade and negotiate with diverse individuals and groups. Demonstrated experience in equity analysis of library programs and services and an understanding of race and social equity issues Ability to apply this analysis to affect change in program and service deliverables from an equity perspective. Knowledge and experience communicating the Library's intellectual freedom role to patrons, partners, stakeholders and staff. Ability to recognize, communicate and lead staff through the inherent tension between upholding intellectual freedom principles while working towards the elimination of institutionalized race and social inequities. Knowledge of and experience with principles and methods of organizational administration, including staffing administration, budgeting and analysis, communications, and records management. Ability to apply such principles, policies and procedures in the performance of job duties. Knowledge and understanding of personnel and labor relations principles, policies and procedures. Experience supervising and administering in a union environment. Knowledge of organizational theory and various leadership models. Demonstrated experience of innovation in library programs and services and experience with change management, project management and distributive leadership methods. Knowledge of and experience in implementing, providing and evaluating a broad range of library services such as reference, information, reader's advisory, outreach and engagement, and program and service design. Ability to assess and recommend new and improved policies, processes and procedures relating to these functional areas. General knowledge of collection development, analysis and maintenance. Knowledge of and experience in communicating the value of a broad range of library access services such as collection access, and library technologies and operations, in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Collections and Access and the Library Technology Officer Knowledge of and experience in Outcomes Based Planning and Evaluation or similar evaluation planning systems. Ability to understand and analyze a variety of data types and prepare and edit reporting to a variety of audiences. Knowledge and experience with principles and methods of project management from ideation to scale, including planning and evaluation, budgeting, scheduling and monitoring, coordinating multiple projects, and project communications. Must be able to use information management tools, including office PCs and communications, word processing, spreadsheet, database and project management applications, and analytical methods required for managing large, complex and multiple projects. A commitment to meeting the needs of diverse communities and staff consistent with the Library's Internal Organizational Values, mission and strategic direction. Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and the public. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered all candidates must complete the application and attach the following: Cover letter Resume. Applications that are not complete or that don't have the required documents attached may not be considered. This position will be open until filled. First review of applications will be conducted on September 25, 2018 andqualified applicantsinvited tointerview. A hiring decision may be made at any time following September 25, 2018. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROMOTES DIVERSITY AND PRACTICES INCLUSION. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time
Position Description SPU's Corporate Performance Group has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join our team as a Program and Process Improvement Advisor. This position will be closely working with a diverse group of professionals representing SPU lines of business, finance, policy and other corporate functions on development and implementation of improvement projects and initiatives across the utility. The position will support development and implementation of SPU Strategic Business Plan and other key priorities and play a key role in integrating continuous improvement principles into the utility management practices and culture. The position will directly engage in project management, performance management and monitoring, planning, policy analysis, process and program evaluation and assessment, and process redesign. The position will work with challenging and complex issues, will be responsible for formulating successful strategies for moving forward supported by robust data-driven analysis of options, opportunities, and risks. WHO SHOULD APPLY? SPU is interested in a highly-motivated self-starter, with a passion for continuous improvement and learning. The successful candidate will possess strengths in process improvement, strategic planning, change management, analytics, organizational performance metrics and project management. Strong collaborative skills and ability to effectively bridge stakeholder differences to achieve desired outcomes are essential for this position. If these attributes describe you, and you are enthusiastic about learning, continuously improving, and finding innovative solutions to problems, apply now. Our City Values The City of Seattle is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are and can do their best work. As City employees, we commit to the citywide values of equity, inclusion, learning, accountability, and stewardship so that we can each thrive in the workplace. Our values shape how we create and maintain a work environment that is based on care, consideration, and respect so we can best serve our communities and support one another as colleagues. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements, and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence, and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and the other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable utility services and to provide value for dollar. With that goal in mind, we pursue everything we do with the following core areas of focus: Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery Increase Affordability and Accountability Improve Investment Value Enhance Public Health and Environment Ensure Equity and Inclusion Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships. In addition to submitting your on-line application, applicants must attach a current resume and cover letter which addresses relevant work experience, education, and training. Job Responsibilities Lead and implement multiple high-visibility, high risk improvement projects that significantly affect operational results and level of service delivered to customers. Provide leadership, focus and direction to cross-functional teams to achieve important objectives related to SPU's priority programs, business practices and services. Convey complex ideas and issues in a simple and visual format that underlines key decision points, identifies strategic opportunities and presenting risks. Foster trust and facilitate open exchange of ideas, encourage innovative approaches and solutions. Conduct analytical research, present best practices, and support adoption of new approaches to service delivery. Present complex data and information in a simple, visual and understandable format, produce process flow maps, customer journey maps, maps value streams, and utilize available software tools in managing projectsand presenting reports and recommendations. Develop and track metrics to evaluate project performance, demonstrate achieved efficiencies and impact of process and program changes on operational and strategic objectives. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, organization development, organization leadership, planning, finance, economics, or a closely related field. Experience: Five (5) years' experience managing complex projectsand providing planning and strategic recommendations. Education/Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Additional Information The ideal candidate shall possess: Certification in LEAN/Six Sigma or other improvement methods and demonstrated experience developing successful problem-solving approaches using a range of methodologies and tools. Knowledge and experience developing and applying LEAN Six Sigma or other similar methods to complex service delivery processes and problems. Knowledge of strategy development, strategy deployment, daily management and the use of metrics and key performance indicators in strategy execution and process improvement. Knowledge of process improvement tools to identify causality relationships between operational measures and strategic outcomes. Project management, Agile or Scrum training, ability to use visualization techniques to demonstrate project status and progress. Quantitative analysis skills - ability to extract, display and interpret data to produce recommendations for future action. Ability to research and analyze a variety of complex operational issues, present findings and make recommendations to senior management. Ability to understand, anticipate and communicate operational, financial, legal, regulatory and political ramifications of an issue to the organization. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage shifting and completing priorities and meet deadlines. Comfort with ambiguity, ability to be self-driven, with collaborative and inclusive style working with internal and external stakeholders. Knowledge of organizational behavior and change management principles Passion for learning and improvement, intellectual curiosity, and willingness to engage and embrace multiple perspectives. Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Police Department is seeking a creative, dynamic, and customer-focused EEO Investigator and Employee Relations Advisor, which is a key position reporting to the Executive Director of Human Resources. The SPD Human Resources department is a fast-paced team that requires the highest degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and collaboration. As the department's EEO investigator, this role will conduct workplace investigations, draft and finalize investigation reports, and resolve workplace complaints. This position is charged with conducting equitable, consistent, timely, thorough, and empathetic intakes, investigations, and communications with a focus on conflict resolution and employee satisfaction. Additionally, the role will provide employee and labor relations advice and direction to managers and supervisors of both civilian and sworn personnel. The EEO Investigator and Employee Relations Advisor is the first line of communication with City employees. This is an incredible opportunity to provide a compassionate and effective resource for City employees, so they can do their best work. The successful candidate will enjoy juggling multiple tasks throughout a typical day. These tasks may include scheduling and handling intake interviews, conducting ongoing active investigations, addressing conflicts between employees, collaborating with HR representatives across the City of Seattle, Law Department, Senior HR Leadership and more. This position is also responsible for developing and delivering training components on EEO and HR topics to the Department's 1,387 sworn and 534 civilian personnel, represented by multiple bargaining units. This is a highly-specialized role, requiring specialized knowledge and technical proficiency, particularly when performing the day to day functions of conducting intake or investigation activities, including drafting reports and communicating findings. Job Responsibilities Investigate employee complaints under the department's EEO policy, including complaints of discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, and retaliation. Prepare investigative reports, applying legal standards and city/department policy to factual findings. Provide advice and direction/recommendations to management and supervisors regarding employee and labor relations matters. Conduct training across all levels and functions of the department, regarding EEO and personnel issues. Draft and/or update policies related to EEO issues. Represent the department with external stakeholders such as Mayor's Office, City Council, Seattle City Attorney's Office, and Seattle Department of Human Resources, among others. Act as Department liaison regarding litigation and claims. Other projects and duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resources Management, or another discipline related to human resources management, or equivalent training and/or experience. Four or more years of progressively responsible workplace investigations experience. Demonstrated competence with employee relations. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to research issues and develop policies. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and prioritize among competing and often complex assignments. Ability to communicate effectively with elected officials, union representatives, other departments and agencies, and employees at all levels of the organization regarding complex, confidential and sensitive issues. Demonstrated fluency with Microsoft productivity software and file management in the Windows environment. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of labor laws relevant to workplace investigations, such as notice requirements, Weingarten rights, Loudermill rights, and other common due process principles applicable to represented employees. Demonstrated ability to observe and apply union contract provisions relating to investigations and grievances. Conflict resolution experience. JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Human Resources experience in the public sector or union-represented environment. Experience working in a confidential environment. Demonstrated experience working independently and using good judgment. Exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Position Requirements: Must be able to pass SPD civilian background investigation. Additional Information The Seattle Police Department is comprised of approximately 2,000 dedicated law enforcement professionals all committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. The mission of the Seattle Police Department is to prevent crime, enforce the law, and support quality public safety by delivering respectful, professional and dependable police services. Preventing crime includes everything from strengthening neighborhoods and families to using crime data to identify patterns and suspects. Enforcing the law includes not just the measures of arrest and warnings but also educating the public about their responsibilities. Supporting quality public safety means being a full partner with other parts of the criminal justice system and assisting witnesses and crime victims throughout the process. Delivering respectful police services means treating people the way you want to be treated. Professionalism is our hallmark and it means knowledgeable, competent, and ethical policing. Dependable means that we keep our promises and serve with courage and dedication. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Dec 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Fleet Management Division (FMD) has an incredible opportunity for mechanics to perform automotive and heavy equipment maintenance work in a fantastic team environment. FMD purchases, maintains, diagnoses, and repairs over 4,000 vehicles and equipment for all City departments. This includes cars, heavy trucks, firefighting apparatus, police vehicles, electric/hybrid vehicles, specialized equipment, and much more. The variety of mechanical work will fully utilize your skills and help you to become a more valuable mechanic. *** Mechanics may be eligible to receive pay premiums for night shift, swing shift, and heavy-duty assignments. For more details about the City of Seattle's comprehensive benefits or pay premiums, please contact the recruiter listed below. Due to the huge variety of vehicles and equipment, we provide ongoing training and advancement opportunities to keep up with the latest skills of the trade and technology. This is your opportunity to support the great City of Seattle as your work in this position directly maintains the critical services provided by Seattle Fire, Police, Department of Transportation, City Light, Parks and Recreation, and many other departments ensuring the success of the communities. Besides ongoing training and career opportunity, FMD has been named both the "#1 Best Fleet" and "Best Green Fleet" in America. Our fleet maintenance shop operations have earned a Four Star EnviroStar rating for their environmental stewardship. The City of Seattle offers premium benefits that include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid holidays, vacation, pay premiums, and an incredible opportunity to build a rewarding, meaningful career with work/life balance. Job Responsibilities Perform diagnosis, servicing and repair of the mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems on gasoline, electric and diesel-powered light and heavy motorized vehicles. Road test and inspect light and heavy duty vehicles to verify complaints, effectiveness of repairs and ensure compliance with safety standards. Service, diagnose and repair all types of gasoline and light and heavy-duty diesel powertrains, brake systems, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems and related components, generators and electronic accessories, chassis, steering, suspension, emergency lighting and fuel systems. Align wheels, re-line brakes and perform other mechanical, electrical and electronic adjustments. Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on a wide variety of heavy and light duty vehicles and equipment. Maintain electronic records of work orders, completed repairs, materials used, and labor time used. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Four years of experience working under a journey-level Automotive Mechanic or completion of an accredited apprenticeship program. (A combination of education and/or training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work may be considered). License, Certification, and Other Requirements: Current State of Washington driver's license with combination endorsement within six months of hire date. Desired Qualifications: Two years of experience as a mechanic (automotive/equipment).. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) CDL-A Endorsement. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and/or Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Certification. Team oriented, flexible, and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service. Knowledge of engine and brake repair & maintenance, adjustments and overhaul of power trains. Electronic and hydraulic systems experience with light and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. Additional Information Finalists must pass a commercial driver review and pre-placement physical. A written and working test will be administered as part of the selection process to the most qualified applicants with experience that most closely matches the duties of the position. Candidates not initially selected may be considered for future vacancies. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA City Light North and South Service Centers, Washington, United States
Apr 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. This position, under general supervision, conducts research and data collection for special assignments; coordinate, prepare and monitor the unit's budget and participate in various personnel related activities; direct and coordinate special programs or projects; coordinate and direct a variety of general office functions; and supervise subordinate's work. A working knowledge of standard office practices and budget procedures is required. Guidelines are available in the unit budget and in departmental and City policies and procedures. Positions in this class use judgment to make decisions about day-to-day office, budgetary and personnel problems or activities and to interpret and apply policies and procedures to day-to-day situations.. This position will report to the Division Administrator. Job Responsibilities •Coordinates and participates in a variety of personnel related activities such as the hiring processes and the investigation of personnel problems; coordinates the writing of job descriptions and performance evaluations; participates in the development of interview questions and procedures and serves on interview boards. •Conducts research and data collection on special assignments and projects; coordinates the unit response to inquiries and proposals from other sections of the department or other departments. •Coordinates and directs a variety of office management functions and activities such as preparing purchase request for supplies and equipment; and oversees the maintenance and processing of payroll and attendance records; and develops and implements office procedures. •Supervises subordinate's work; and directs the preparation of appropriate personnel forms. •Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Experience: Requires one year of experience in administrative analysis, budget administration or preparation, office management, personnel administration, program administration, as staff assistant, or in a closely related field; and a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or another closely related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications: 2 years' experience with warehouse, inventory control, or equivalent systems. 2 years' experience with invoice processing and tracking systems. 1 year experience with hiring processes and investigation of personnel matters. 1 year experience conducting research, data collection, and database input. ?Expert level in MS Office. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 12, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. The Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes andpaving streets,tweaking traffic signals to help buses and freight deliveries run on time,creating enjoyable public spaces, to building a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities, are just a few of our mission-critical work items. In our quickly growing city, how we get around, how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. Position Overview Under the direction of the Grant & Contract Compliance Manager, this position's major responsibilities include (1) managing interdepartmental MOAs, including billing processes per City guidelines and reconciliations, and (2) asset accounting, including coordination with Procurement and Accounts Payable, and preparing and working with project managers on infrastructure calculations. This long-term temp assignment is needed at least 1 year andbenefits will be provided. Job Responsibilities Plan, organize, and manage SDOT billing operations for Interdepartmental Memorandum of Agreements (MOA's). Review complex agreements to ensure bills are issued timely, accurately and in accordance with GAAP, bills are paid timely, and ensure compliance with MOA contract terms and reporting. Support SDOT divisions in reviewing complex agreements (services rendered and certain MOA's for services purchased) prior to execution to ensure appropriateness of terms, including SDOT's ability to comply with stated regulations, reporting, billing or other terms. Monitor excess costs related to reimbursable work to ensure accuracy of assigned activities. Review new activity set-up requests related to MOA's to ensure compliance with established guidelines, completeness and accuracy. Prepare and maintain interdepartmental receivable/payable and/or other reconciliations as assigned. Work with various governmental customers, City departments, SDOT management and SDOT employees to resolve issues in a timely manner. Support management information and reporting requirements through the maintenance of standard reports, development of new reports and writing ad-hoc reports as required. Design and develop a variety of queries, macros and complex spreadsheets from data downloaded from various financial systems or sources. As Asset Management (AM) Accounting lead, responsible for managing the Procure, Accounts Payable, Project Costing and manual online data entry of asset records via PeopleSoft 9.2 interface processes and procedures. Review and approve that data within the AM interface tables to create assets daily. Coordinate with SDOT Procurement and Accounts Payable to enable proper recording of "small & attractive assets" through the AM interface tables. Coordinate with Project Managers and Finance Analysts to develop and enter asset integration rules and asset definitions for each Project and Activity upon inception of each CIP Project. Develop and maintain a working knowledge of SDOT's Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll, Project Costs Accounts Payable, Equipment Cost Recovery (ECRS) and other financial systems and processes, and division policies and procedures. Develop, modify, implement and maintain internal accounting/financial controls, accounting systems, accounting policies, accounting procedures and accounting standards necessary to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, city policies and generally accepted accounting principles. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field (requires satisfactory completion of at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter credit units in accounting with no substitution allowed)and/or professional certification as a CPA. (Or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Four years professional experience in accounting, auditing, financial analysis, or related work with one year experience equivalent to a Senior Accountant. Desired Qualifications: Current licensing as a CPA and/or CGFM Extensive experience with an ERP financial reporting system similar to the City's PeopleSoft 9.2 system. Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and governmental accounting standards. Experience with query writing and report creation. Prior experience with capital asset accounting. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to take initiative in detecting and anticipating problems and develop solutions. Ability to use sound judgment. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. Excellent organization skills, ability to respond to unanticipated requests, prioritize work, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Excel, Access and Word. Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. Closing Date/Time: 4/23/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description With an annual budget of over $1 billion, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a dynamic and multi-faceted, rate-payer funded utility. Our promise focuses on providing efficient and forward-looking utility services for our residential and business customers and keeping Seattle the best place to live. SPU is committed to the delivery of a high-quality water supply and providing essential wastewater, storm water and solid waste services to more than 1.5 million customers we serve in the greater Seattle metropolitan area. SPU is seeking a Water Strategic Planning Advisor to support the work of the Water Planning and Program Management Division. The position will be the liaison to the SPU Water System Advisory Committee, support administration of SPU's wholesale water contracts and franchise agreements with other local governments, and lead and support policy review and development. To learn more about SPU's drinking water system, see our 2019 Water System Plan at www.seattle.gov/util/WaterSystemPlan As City employees, we commit to the Citywide values of equity, inclusion, learning, accountability, and stewardship so that we can each thrive in the workplace. SPU supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers. SPU strives to provide staff with equitable opportunities for professional growth while providing our customers with equitable access to services. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to work respectfully and inclusively within internal and external multicultural communities. If you possess these values and meet the qualifications, SPU invites you to apply for this position. Job Responsibilities • Serve as liaison for SPU's Water Systems Advisory Committee to set agendas and work with committee members to obtain meaningful feedback • Support SPU's Wholesale Contracts Manager in administering contracts and maintaining relationships, including handling of the logistic and staffing of monthly Seattle Regional Water System Operating Board meetings, document management and other tasks as assigned • Support administration of franchise agreements that SPU has with local governments • Lead or support water-related policy review and development • Support strategic planning efforts for the Water Line of Business • Represent Seattle's interests in local and regional water planning forums and with stakeholder groups • Review and comment on state and federal rules and regulations relating to water issues and utility services, and participate in rule-making and stakeholder working groups on behalf of SPU Qualifications Education: A Bachelor Degree in public administration, engineering, environmental studies, finance, or a field related to drinking water planning, treatment and supply. Experience: Five years of experience in developing or implementing water utility rules and regulations, developing and implementing policy, planning for water resources and water systems, working with public officials and the general public, staffing boards or committees, or managing politically sensitive customer and public relationships. Education/Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. The ideal candidate should also possess: An understanding of drinking water utility regulations, issues, and business practices The ability to interpret complex contract language The ability to facilitate discussions and resolve conflict with diverse groups Excellent skills at interacting with the general public, elected officials, senior management and colleagues The ability to communicate clearly and articulately, both orally and in writing Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple, concurrent priority tasks License, Certification and Other Requirements Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Special Conditions :Will be required to attend evening meetings and travel to off-site meeting locations. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds. Additional Information Our City Values and Workplace Expectations are described below: Racial Equity and Social Justice : To help break down systemic barriers, City employees prioritize racial equity and social justice when creating policies, making decisions, and in our daily work and interactions. Inclusion : Nobody gets left out. City employees must work to ensure that the people who will be impacted by our work have a say in how that work is carried out. Learning : City employees are always learning. Our curiosity inspires us to find ways to improve and grow. Accountability : City employees own our work - as individuals and as an institution. We also must be accountable to each other, and everyone is responsible for building a culture of acceptance and trust. Stewardship : We must be ethical caretakers of public resources. We promote inclusive and collaborative practices in our utilization of resources to best serve the public. At Seattle Public Utilities, our job is to protect the area's quality of life. We pledge to meet community and environmental needs by: Maintaining some of the nation's best drinking water. Preventing sewer backups, flooding, and landslides. Helping Seattle residents and businesses be recycling leaders. Protecting local waterways and the Sound from sewage overflows and polluted stormwater runoff. We do this while always keeping in mind that we need to spend customers' money wisely. We are also making sure that as Seattle grows, it's even better for future generations. A place where: Less garbage is shipped to the landfill. The drinking water is protected. Utility infrastructure is well-built and maintained. And where salmon thrive in healthy waterways. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Learn more about Seattle Public Utilitiesat our web page www.seattle.gov/utilities/ . Closing Date/Time: 5/7/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Rockport, Washington, United States
Apr 18, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Generation Operations & Engineering Division is looking for Temporary Right of Way Maintenance Workers to support work in and around the Skagit Hydroelectric Project. These positions perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks under high voltage wires along City Light transmission line right of way, and on reservoirs and access roads. This position will report to a Skagit Generation Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Compliance work on or around transmission lines Trims, cuts and fells trees using power saws, axes and loppers; disposes of debris of debris using chipper and burning; Sprays noxious weeds and tree stumps with herbicides; Builds and maintains bridges, installs culverts, installs and repairs gates, and constructs and repairs roadways; operates heavy trucks, trailers and heavy equipment; Operates jackhammer and pavement breaker; uses explosives in the blasting of stumps, trees, rocks, and other obstacles; Cleans debris out of lakes and reservoirs; sweeps lake with equipment towed by an open diesel powered boat. Qualifications Education/Experience: Requires one year of rights-of-way maintenance experience or work in a related field such as logging, forestry, or heavy outdoor construction (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Required to be on call 24 hours/day to respond to emergency situations. Current Washington State Driver's License with endorsements as specified by state law is required after employment. State of Washington industrial first aid certification required after employment. Explosive User's Permit Issued by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries may be required after employment. Washington State pesticide licensing required after employment for some positions Work Environment/Physical Demands: Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Frequently required to lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds. Requires handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances. Required to work above ground level in all types of weather and terrain. Required to work at heights under electrical transmission lines. Desired Qualifications: Experience working for a utility is desirable. Other: Bunkhouse rental housing may be available on-site. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 5/7/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Various, Washington, United States
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time
Position Description About Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. We strive to deliver excellent customer service to each visitor and participant. SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism. The Seattle Parks and Recreation is looking for Heavy Truck Driver to work with a team of professionals whose vision is "to be innovative and responsive Citywide." This position will provide support to Park districts, Natural Resources Unit, homeless encampment and trades city-wide. This position reports to the Heavy Equipment Crew Chief and supports departmental goals in promoting diversity, race and social justice initiatives. The Heavy Truck Driver work will also focus on the removal and cleanup of homeless encampment in and around natural areas, parks and other City owned properties Citywide. The Heavy Truck Driver will regularly drive truck/trailer or tractor/trailer combinations and may be assigned to provide lead direction and training of other staff. Knowledge of City, State, and Federal rules and regulations governing the safe operations of combination vehicles is required to perform the work of this class. Heavy Truck Drivers under general supervision, determine the most appropriate routes between destinations; inspect trucks and equipment for defects, perform routine general maintenance as needed; and determine the most appropriate guidelines to follow such as operating procedures and safety regulations as they apply to a variety of trucks and equipment. Personal contacts are primarily intradepartmental for the purpose of exchanging information. Job Responsibilities Job Responsibilities: Drives a truck/trailer combination hauling materials and heavy equipment from maintenance yard or job sites to assigned destinations. Drives heavy dump trucks (in excess of 10,000 lbs. GVW) with pup, tilt, or low boy trailers hauling equipment or material to construction sites. Operates mechanical and hydraulic equipment attached to trucks such as trailers, winches, hoists, pumps, and compressors. Ensures safety regulations are observed during the loading, rigging transporting, and unloading of materials. Performs thorough inspection of combination truck or tractor/trailers prior to operation to ensure its safe condition; cleans equipment and performs minor repair. Maintains records of mileage, servicing, and minor maintenance of equipment. Leads and works with a crew as assigned. Drives a variety of trucks requiring a Class "A" CDL. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: One year of experience in the operation of heavy trucks, including multi-axle trucks and truck/trailer or tractor/trailer combinations (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Knowledge of City, State, and Federal rules and regulations governing the safe operation of truck/trailer and tractor/trailer combinations. License, Certification and other Requirements: A valid Washington State Commercial's Driver's License - Class "A", with the airbrake restriction removed, and a valid Medical Certificate. A "Full Employment" Abstract of Driving Record (obtained at applicant's expense) from the State of Washington Department of Licensing. Pre-employment tests in compliance with the Federal Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements. A valid Washington State Flagging Card, First Aid/CPR card, and/or a defensive driving course certificate may be required within six months of employment. May also require appropriate crane certification as required by law. Additional Information Work Environment / Physical Demands: May be required to be on call 24 hours/day to respond to emergencies. Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time; lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds; handle or work near toxic/hazardous substances; and work outdoors in all types of weather. Required to spend long periods of time driving trucks, often in heavy traffic and under adverse weather conditions. Drive in both urban street and rural environment, including unimproved roads. May be required to operate trucks on undeveloped roads. Desired Qualifications: Five year experience as a Heavy Truck Driver. Background working in construction. Basic Computer skills. Experience working in a team environment. Experience working in a flexible environment in order to achieve organizational goals. Driving knowledge of the Seattle area. Experience with traffic control set-ups. Experience working with trades, contractors and/or other government agencies. Load and unload heavy equipment on and off trailer. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Police Department (SPD) is actively recruiting a Compliance Program Manager to support the Professional Standards Bureau. SPD has been in compliance with the Federal Consent Decree since January 2018 and is now in a two-year sustainment phase. This position will manage, organize and monitor inter-connected projects related to the sustainment of the Federal Consent Decree. The Compliance Program Manager will play a critical role in ensuring that SPD meets the requirements outlined in the Sustainment Plan and continues to address best practices in professional policing beyond the Consent Decree. This position works directly for the Assistant Chief of the Professional Standards Bureau who oversees the Education and Training Section, Force Review Unit/Force Review Board, Force Investigation Team and the Audit, Policy and Research Section. Job Responsibilities Attends a wide variety of meetings with accountability partners such as Office of Police Accountability, Community Police Commission, the Office of the Inspector General, City Attorney's Office, members from the Monitoring Team and the Department of Justice. Tracks all Force Review Board Action recommendations that arise from weekly Force Review Board meetings including troubleshooting, ensuring due dates are met and closed in a timely manner. Reviews and edits Use of Force Findings that are produced from the weekly Force Review Board meetings. Coordinate with the Office of Police Accountability regarding all the Management Action Recommendations made to the SPD Chief of Police based on outcomes of investigations conducted by the Office of Police Accountability; track Management Actions throughout the entire SPD and prepare bi-monthly reviews.This position will finalize and prepare all Management Actions for closing by SPD Management and the Chief of Police. Maintains master schedule for all mandatory training for SPD employees and verify attendance and research using various data system the reasons for non-compliance if individuals fail to complete training. Manage the compliance and sustainment of activities and deliverables related to the Sustainment Plan of the Consent Decree. Research Strategic Plan for police reform. Prepare Bi-monthly reports. Develop, maintain and write content to Professional Standards Bureau Website. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field. A combination of education and/or training and work experiences to produce equivalent background required to perform duties Four or more years of professional experienceoverseeing compliance program development and/or program management Full understanding of the laws and ordinances of the City of Seattle Technical and working knowledge of the Federal Consent Decree and the Sustainment Plan Strong data analysis with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, disseminate and present significant amounts of information to make recommendations to stakeholders Course work and/or solid experience doing policy analysis, development and recommendation Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and prioritize among competing and often complex assignments Ability to communicate effectively with elected officials, SPD management that includes Chief of Police, Assistant Chiefs, Chief Operating Officer, Directors and Captains, other departments and agencies, and employees at all levels of the organization regarding complex, confidential and sensitive issues Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Strong writing and oral communication skills with attention to detail Strong organizational and time management skills DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Knowledge of IA Pro/Blue Team Data Systems. Familiar with the Federal Consent Decree and the Sustainment Plan. Full understanding of the laws and ordinances of the City of Seattle. Strong writing and oral communication skills with attention to detail. Strong organizational and time management skills. Experience developing and organizing business process and best practices. Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. POSITION REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to pass SPD civilian background investigation. Additional Information The Seattle Police Department is comprised of approximately 2,000 dedicated law enforcement professionals all committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. HOW TO APPLY : Apply online at http:// www.seattle.gov/jobs. A computer is available for use to complete an on-line application and is located at the Personnel Department, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA 98124-4028. Please refer to: JOB # 2019-00658. To find out more about the department visit: http://www.seattlepolicejobs.com Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City's consolidated IT department is a 700-person strong organization, providing professional technology services across Seattle City government. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community and technology, to join our exciting team as theWork, Asset and Inventory IT Applications Manager. In this role, you will be provided the opportunity to establish best in class applications development and support processes that will allow our organization to scale and support multiple programs. The right candidate will possess a strong applications development background, will have demonstrated experience leading technical project teams, and be passionate about developing others. This position supervises a team of senior IT staff focused on supporting enterprise and operationally critical applications. This team provides a wide spectrum of services (i.e. designing, developing, integrating, system analysis, implementing and supporting) for Work, Asset and Inventory Management (WAI) applications citywide. We are seeking strong leadership to be part of the cross-functional team that ensures the city delivers reliable and trustworthy systems to its internal departments and public constituents. The successful candidate will partner closely with technology teams and business units to drive the engineering and delivery of advanced IT solutions. Must have a strong technical background, be detail driven, and have excellent problem solving and communication skills. This role and team will evolve to support to reflect organization's needs from enterprise priorities, integrating, transitioning, optimization of staffing and process maturity as technologies shift. You should not only be passionate about delivering leading-edge IT solutions, but should also be obsessed with contributing to the development of high-performing teams. Job Responsibilities Play a key leadership role within WAI to develop and execute a strategy that meets business objectives, enables critical decision making and supports current/future initiatives. Build the roadmap for strategic implementations of WAI applications, in partnership with the Enterprise Architecture team and Key Business Stakeholders. Build and develop a cross functional team responsible for product development and support initiatives that is innovative, adaptable, responsive and agile. Work collaboratively throughout the organization on the execution of the product portfolio vision and strategy to ensure success. Act as both internal customer and product advocate, leading and directing internal and external teams. Identify new product ideas, monitor customer trends, develop and test concepts, and measure performance. Execute product strategies and create/maintain product roadmaps that prioritize customer needs and lead to cost effective service delivery. Lead, inspire, manage and motivate a team of direct reports who develop, test, implement and support WAI technologies. Develop and manage the strategic product lifecycle, through roadmaps, Decision Papers, etc.) from opportunity assessment, initial planning phase, and tactical activities thru implementation and deployment. Larger more complex projects may require Project Manager support from the Project Management Office. Assist the IT Client Services Directors with translating business goals, feature concepts, vendor solutions and customer needs into comprehensive requirements, compelling business plans and budget workbooks. Manage scope, resources, timelines, expectations and deliverables to deliver quality and balanced products on time and budget through tools such as service ticketing system and Azure Dev Ops. Build consensus and drive collaboration across teams, stakeholders and external business partners (vendors). Articulate and drive resolution to issues and foster communication in all directions. Adeptly deliver tough messages in a way the builds partnerships and inspires action. Manage vendors, vendor software and consulting partnerships that support WAI technology. Prepare and present business cases that clearly describe strategy and tactical objectives to stakeholders and all levels executive leadership to define continual product improvement. Define and analyze comprehensive metrics to inform the success of products post implementation and ongoing strategic planning. Manage communication at all level of leadership regarding product goals and progress to goals. Build partnerships and relationships with key business stakeholders. Constantly evaluate and improve the tools and processes used to effectively deliver WAI products rapidly and cost effectively. Manage multiple annual budgets and ability to forecast expenditures each year that impact bi-annual City budgeting. Capable of handling incidents when they arise and take the lead role of Incident Commander through resolution and long-term mitigation Build and manage annual WAI Work Plan for support work efforts. Qualifications Required Qualifications : NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications except where specifically noted. Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience: Five+ years of proven leadership and advancement in IT Applications Management Three+ years' experience engaging with all levels of management including senior level executives Three+ years of work, asset and inventory management applications/systems, possibly something which aligns to functionality of these types of applications/systems Demonstrated experience with application development and support methodologies (i.e. ITIL, Lean, etc.) Demonstrated strong vendor management skills Proven leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills Detailed knowledge and capability of project management related to application development Demonstrated experience with Waterfall, Agile and Iterative development. Experience with enterprise applications, COTS, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions and complex systems integrations Experience with service ticket applications, work prioritization and break-down Demonstrated experience managing small projects, O&M support work and incident management for proper resource allocation. Capability : Ability to build trust and engagement with executives, customers, peers and team. Seizes opportunities to learn. Understands the importance of teamwork, building relationships and facilitation. Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Experience creating strong working relationships with co-workers in business units, technology teams and across all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a project team. Strong oral and written communication skills to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers, commitment to excellent customer service and outstanding customer relationship skills. Proven ability to proactively solve problems and recommend solutions. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Process orientation with strong attention to detail. High energy; able to deal with demanding pace and changing priorities with the ability to remain calm under pressure. Ability to maintain confidentiality and a sense of humor, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse workforce within the City and customer base. Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Human Resources and/or specialization in Work, Asset & Inventory Management or Project Management Experience with Managed Services Contracts, Service Level Agreements and Vendor Contracts Working knowledge of Oracle (include APEX) and, Microsoft applications and systems Government/public sector experience Experience with Oracle Utilities platform of applications (i.e.WAMS), IBMMaximo, Hansen Technologies, ABB Asset Suite Experience implementing enterprise applications with complexintegrations Additional Information Special Conditions : Ability to work non-business hours when necessary Ability to work On-call and handle incidents for WAI applications Occasional travel to offsite facilities and remote locations may be necessary. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Office of Economic Development (OED) is a Mayor's Executive Office, responsible for working with the Mayor and City Council develop, analyze and implement policies and programs that support the City's economic development agenda. As well, our organization is committed to creating equitable and inclusive work environments to support the success of the full range of our employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our diverse community. As a diverse staff, OED supports the City's economic agenda by delivering programs that support local talent development, provide technical assistance and financing opportunities, support Seattle's neighborhood business districts, and develop policies supportive of an equitable and diverse economy. These programs include the work of the Small Business Development Team, Workforce Development Team, the Neighborhood Business District Team, Startup Seattle, and Entrepreneurship and Industry (E&I) Team. The Startup/IT Advocate is part of our E&I Team and reports to the E&I Team Director. The Startup/IT Advocate is tasked with addressing the changing needs of Seattle's Startup/IT sectors, as well as developing deep relationships across this community.OED's Startup/IT Advocate position is focused on thesemain elements: Identifying public-private partnerships that further OED's mission to advance access to economic opportunity for businesses and communities in Seattle by thinking and operating through the lenses of youth empowerment, equity, and race and social justice, and serving as a liaison regionally, nationally, and internationally. Tracking trends in Startup/IT industries - primarily jobs, policies, and applications across sub-sectors (cloud, AI, and e-commerce), in emerging industries (blockchain, mixed reality, etc.), and across other industry verticals (healthcare, manufacturing, etc.). Creating and managing programs that serve Seattle youth, and serve technology startup founders, workers, and investors, as well as technology startup community leaders and organizations. Job Responsibilities Here is more about what you will be doing: Work with stakeholders to inform policy decisions and long-term strategies that promote opportunity and remove barriers for youth, workers, and businesses. Work with community partners and cross-functional teams within OED and the City of Seattle. Take a consultative and customer service-oriented approach to entrepreneurial problem-solving. Support local and regional workforce initiatives to create a robust and coordinated workforce strategy in support of family-wage career pathways. What you will need to be successful in this position: Youwill be successful if you feel passionate about: Working towards equity by addressing disproportionality within Startup/IT industries. Putting Seattle on the global map of innovation and becoming known as the best place in the world to start a technology company. Shortening entrepreneurs' paths to success (and discovery). Listening to innovators in order to inform policy decisions, that in turn promote entrepreneurial success. Working with the community and doing outreach to promote entrepreneurship in startup / IT industries. Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to: Have a deep understanding of the challenges faced by businesses and entrepreneurs, particularly those from racially and ethnically diverse communities Communicate effectively, orally and in writing across broad audiences, while working in a political and fast-paced environment on a cross-functional team. Create, nurture, and leverage deep relationships inside the City of Seattle, the IT industry, and the business community-at-large. Implement programming sensitive to the needs of diverse clients in a culturally competent framework. Take a consultative and customer service-oriented approach to entrepreneurial problem-solving. Work effectively with diverse cultural, business and technical groups and individuals from the full range of differences reflected in our community, including but not limited to: ableness/disability, age, economic/social class, English proficiency, ethnicity, family status, gender identity and expression, national origin/citizenship status, race, religion/spiritual expression, and sexual orientation. Successfully manage competing priorities. You will feel prepared to take on this role if you have experience in: Public/private partnerships Running and/or supporting technology startups as either a founder or CEO. Coaching/screening/advising startups, particularly in the areas of marketing, financing, and leadership. Understanding of key economic success factors and ability to analyze and communicate trends. Developing and implementing programs, services, courses, etc., that are designed to meet the needs of our diverse population. Collaborating and partnering with colleagues and partners from diverse backgrounds and the full range of experiences and identities. Qualifications In addition to the ability to complete the tasks mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications or show equivalency with a combination of education, training, or experience: A Bachelor's degree (arts or sciences) or equivalent work, education or training experience At least five years of progressively responsible experience in professional-level technology, investment, entrepreneurial or economic development organizations. Additional Information This position is classified as aStrategic Advisor I - Exempt. To be considered for this position, please submit your complete application, resume, and cover letter at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday April 30, 2019 .In your cover letter, please clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined inthis job announcement. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Who may apply: The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience.This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Questions? Please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov To learn more about the Office of Economic Development, please visit: https://www.seattle.gov/economicdevelopment Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people in our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. This position will perform professional nutrition specialist duties, monitoring and assessing nutrition services to licensed family child care providers who contract with the City of Seattle Child Care Nutrition Program (CCNP). This job requires the ability to monitor and train family child care providers so they remain in compliance with program guidelines as outlined by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), the State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI), and the Division of Early Learning's (DEL) minimum licensing requirements. This position performs activities to promote community involvement and participation in the CCNP program and activities. This position will report to the Human Services Program Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Reviews menu and attendance records submitted by family child care providers for payment Provides technical assistance and corrective action information directly to providers Plans and conducts on-site meal reviews and training for approximately 45 family child care providers Requires knowledge of and ability to interpret various child nutrition mandates and licensing capacity requirements Identifies specific problem areas of individual child care providers through home and menu reviews, and documents meal observations Provides realistic suggestions to ensure provider consistently meets USDA requirements Monitors the quality of meal service and meal compliance with USDA guidelines Provides menu planning information based on USDA guidelines Prepares and presents program orientations at workshops, conferences, or fairs Recruits new family child care providers to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) with the City of Seattle Trains and orients new providers on the rules and regulations of the CACFP Reviews and amends handouts and handbooks to include new USDA regulations Assists with developing and implementing trimester training topics for child care providers Prepares monthly reports and correspondence Assists in the preparation of a program newsletter Conducts on-site meal reviews and provider trainings that are frequently held in the evening and occasionally during the weekend Other duties as assigned Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degreein Social Sciences, Human Services, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field is required (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Requires one year of experience in human services administration, service delivery, community organizing, contract administration. Certification/License: Current State of Washington driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Experience in the child care field, early learning service delivery, child care nutrition and/or contract administration. Highly organized, motivated and a self-starter Experience monitoring the Child and Adult Food Program or other USDA funded programs Experience working with children in a family home child care setting or other child care setting Ability to work effectively with persons from culturally, socio-economically and ethnically diverse backgrounds Knowledge of nutrition, menu planning, and food safety Ability to work with minimum supervision Detail oriented Ability to adapt to changing situations Able to meet deadlines Excellent oral and written communication skills Experience training individuals and/or in group settings Creative problem solving and conflict resolution skills Ability to identify program needs and plan and implement solutions Working experience in Minute Menu or similar database and Microsoft Office products Second language fluency such as Somali, Russian, Ukranian, Arabic, or Spanish A commitment to providing culturally competent services Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Some positions also require a pre-employment exam. For more information on the Human Services Department, please visit: www.seattle.gov/humanservices. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Temporary
Position Description About SPR: Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. We strive to deliver excellent customer service to each visitor and participant. SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism. About SPR Recreation: SPR's Recreation Division provides opportunities for people from all backgrounds to play, learn, and lead healthy, active lives through programs and facilities. People gather, take classes and play sports in SPR's 27 community centers. They learn to swim, swim laps, and have fun with the whole family at SPR's 10 pools, learn boating and participate in boating activities at the Green Lake and Mt. Baker small craft centers. Recreation programs and facilities like Teen Life Centers, the Late-Night program, and Community Learning Centers focus on helping youth and teens. Offered throughout many of our facilities are Lifelong Recreation programs for older adults and Specialized Programs for people with disabilities. The Recreation Division is also focused on serving and actively engaging diverse communities through Seattle Park District funded initiatives such as Art in Parks, Get Moving and Recreation for All. About Summer Food Service: This summer, SPR will offer the Summer Food Service Program, a free summer meal program for any child 18 and younger. The Summer Food Service Program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), helps ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. We are currently seeking a short-term, temporary Recreation Leader to support the daily operation of the Summer Food Service Program. This position is expected to work from June 5th - September 10th, 2019. NOTE: All candidates will be required to complete a background check and physical exam prior to employment. Job Responsibilities Assist in the preparation and planning for the Summer Food Service and Expanded Recreation Programs which includes: preparation of sites, marketing of programs, equipment and supply distribution, performance monitoring of United Way of King County AmeriCorps Volunteers, and supporting the planning and delivery of orientation and trainings. Provide day to day support for both programs including: monitoring staff/volunteers, coordinating program coverage, coordination with Human Services Department on summer food service program issues, developing program reports, and the tracking and processing of invoices. Assist in coordination of the youth 'Leaders In Training' (LIT) program and provide support to LIT youth at Summer Expanded Recreation locations. Lead planning for the Summer Expanded Recreation Program End of Season celebrations. Provide routine updates to supervisor on programs and complete reports such as incident/accidents as necessary. Ability to resolve conflicts and ensure program guidelines are met. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires one-year experience in a community-based recreation program or one year of youth programming, and an associate degree in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, or related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or ex-perience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Skills : Reliable, excellent communication skills, ability to problem solve, organized, ability to multi-task. Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands: •May be required to work evenings and weekends. •Requires working outdoors in all types of weather. •Normally required to lift up to 50 pounds. •May require strenuous physical activity. License, Certification and Other Requirements: •Current State of Washington driver's license or valid driver's license and ability to drive a city vehicle. •First Aid and CPR Certificate required within 2 weeks of hire. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 15th Avenue West, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Animal Shelter is committed to providing compassionate and quality care to pets and low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to animals in need. We are currently looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Under the direct supervision of a Veterinarian, the Licensed Veterinary Technician prepares and monitors animals for surgery, administers anesthetics and other medications and treatments, assists with collection and preparation of laboratory samples, digital radiographs, medical examinations and procedures, prepares prescription medication and food, cleans and assembles surgical and medical materials and equipment, administers vaccinations and preventative care, and provides support along with the Veterinarian to the shelter and foster animals in our care. Job Responsibilities Prepares and administers pre-anesthetics, vaccines, microchips and other drugs/medications to animals under the direction of the Veterinarian; administers and monitors intravenous, intramuscular and inhalation anesthetics; intubates animals for gas anesthesia. Restrains animals of varying sizes and temperaments when loading them into individual cages and when administering pre-anesthetics, vaccines and other drugs/medications and during examinations. Prepares animals for surgery by shaving, vaccinating, scrubbing, and disinfecting the surgical site. Assists veterinarian during surgery by monitoring rate and depth of animal's respiration, heart rate and color of mucous membranes; administering antibiotics and vaccines as indicated; providing supplies and adjusting anesthetic levels. Monitors post-operative condition; alerts and assists veterinarian with emergencies. Cleans, disinfects, or sterilizes surgical supplies and equipment such as towels, wraps, drapes, instruments, clinic attire, and syringes. Monitors supply inventory and orders supplies when needed. Admits and discharges animals and gives pre-and post-operative instructions. Clean, feeds, waters and exercises animals; cleans animal cages. Washes clinic linens; loads washing and drying machines with cloths. Stocks supply cabinets and maintain inventory. Sells animal licenses. Assists the Shelter's veterinarian in examining, diagnosing and treating various medical conditions related to animals in the Shelter's care. Operates and oversees the maintenance of the autoclave, anesthesia machines, oxygen generators, and other veterinary equipment. Performs collection of laboratory samples includes urine, blood, feces and other bodily fluids; prepares samples for interpretation or processing; operates in-house laboratory equipment and performs routine equipment maintenance. Obtains digital radiographs using proper safety techniques and prepares images for evaluation. Performs dental prophylaxis and assists Veterinarian with veterinary dental procedures. Performs tonoscopy, tear tests, skin scrapings fecal and urine microscopic evaluation, ear cleanings, nail trims, and other routine medical procedures under Veterinarian supervision. Assists with shelter animal intake as needed. Assists with foster and shelter animal medical appointments, medication and food refills, medical record keeping, controlled drug record keeping, and inventory. Administers medications and treatments to shelter animals and applies medical protocols under the direction of the Veterinarian; participates in daily shelter health rounds. Assists with animal cruelty investigations through animal examinations, documentation, on-scene observations and testify in court as needed. Performs humane euthanasia under the direction of the Veterinarian and Animal Care staff. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Performs occasional administrative duties commonly found in a clinic setting. Qualifications Required Qualifications • A minimum of two years of experience as a licensed veterinary technician in the care and treatment of animals, at least one year of which was in assisting a licensed veterinarian in an animal clinic or hospital. • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds. • Ability to lift and carry over 40 pounds with mechanical and/or personnel assistance • Must be Licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Washington. Desired Qualifications • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and PetPoint. • Familiarity with small animal dentistry procedures and techniques. • Proficient with Idexx laboratory machines and software programs including VetConnect Plus, VetMedStat and VetLab. Additional Information • The work involves frequent exposure to agitated animals, feces, blood and disease. • Selected candidates may be required to complete a background check. Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Are you looking to join a team of talented, skilled, and dedicated professionals who are committed to providing excellent service? As stewards and regulators of land and buildings, the Department ofConstruction and Inspections is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the equity, livability, safety, and health in our communities. We are very pleased to announce an opportunity to join the SDCI team as an Elevator Inspector, Journey. Each inspector independently conducts the required inspections on elevators, escalators, and conveyance equipment within an assigned geographic area. Inspections are performed on all new and altered conveyance installations and annual certification inspections of over 6600 existing conveyances are performed. Job Responsibilities You will feel prepared to take on this role if youcan : Use your independent judgment and ability to interpret and apply the relevant code requirements to evaluate the safety and compliance features of widely varied installations. Resolve problems and assist contractors with technical advice on equipment changes or alterations concerning code compliance and take equipment out of service as determined to be appropriate. Communicate effectively with contractors, repair and maintenance personnel, owners, and the public to resolve property violations and non-compliance, and provide advice and interpretation of regulations. Check and test elevator equipment upon completion of construction of major installations or alterations to determine compliance with ASME and other applicable codes and regulations and may lead a team of inspectors in such inspections. Inspect existing installations to ensure proper operating condition and safety of equipment. Perform follow-up inspections of installations placed out of service to determine compliance and suitability to be placed back into service. Maintain files on new installations, major modifications, and annual certifications. Write annual reports on code violations and potentially unsafe conditions. Review new technology relating to elevators and similar equipment for compliance with codes. Review proposed new codes for adoption. Observe and evaluate safety tests performed by elevator maintenance contractors for approval. Inform owners, operators, and contractors regarding applicable code provisions and violations. Post such notices as "Unsafe" and "Stop Work" as necessary. Remove unsafe conveyances from service when required. Perform fire service tests, life safety tests, and emergency power tests for elevators and related equipment. Enter inspection information electronically. Your effectiveness and ability to succeed in this position will be enhanced by your : Ability to work independently and under limited supervision. Ability to interpret and apply guidelines and specifications to resolve complex elevator issues and problems. Your excellent customer service and strong writing and communication skills. Your basic knowledge of computers and MS Outlook and Word and your project management and leadership skills. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Four years of experience as a Journey level elevator mechanic (two years equivalent to an elevator inspector entry level and two additional years of progressively responsible and recent experience), or as an elevator inspector for a public sector organization enforcing elevator safety codes in relation to a wide variety of equipment. Any other combination of equivalent education, training and experience providing the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Must exercise caution in working at heights in elevator shafts or open hoist ways, inspecting silent moving equipment, climbing ladders to gain access to roof-top machine rooms, and crawling into hoist way pit areas. Climb near and work around very high (480) voltage, wiring and equipment. Sometimes exposed to hazardous/toxic chemicals and materials. Desired Qualifications: Attend certification for QEI within 12 months of hire date. Learn and perform SDCI plan review and permitting process and assist when needed Occasional overtime may be required. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including a pre-employment physical, a driving abstract, and a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity. We require a strong commitment to customer service and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Citywide Accounting & Payroll Services Division of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services is seeking an experienced Financial Reporting Manager to lead the Citywide Accounting Financial Reporting team. Reporting to the Director, this leadership role will manage 7 employees within the unit. The team is responsible for generating the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), establishing Citywide accounting policies and procedures, conducting reviews of City departments' financial information and reports to ensure reasonableness and adherence to accounting pronouncements and City, State and Federal regulations, and providing operational accounting for various fiscal functions within the City Job Responsibilities Leads the preparation and issuance of the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and other mandated State and Federal reports. Oversees the financial audits conducted by the Washington State Auditor's Office. Leads the implementation of new accounting standards. Provide leadership in the application of accounting and reporting standards by managers of decentralized departmental accounting operations. Manages the monitoring and analysis of financial data for City funds for compliance to accounting policies and compliance to ordained budget limits. Provides reliable financial information to external users, City finance analysts, planners and decision makers. Develop and maintain citywide accounting policies and procedures in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and which comply with legal, grant, and regulatory requirements. Monitors best practices and new standards and leads citywide implementation. In partnership with this division's financial system business owner function, provide direction of the use of the City's financial systems to meet the reporting needs of elected officials, central finance and policy staff, departmental finance and operation managers. Also to meet the needs for City's CAFR reporting, compliance with adopted policies and procedures; and utilize effective controls to ensure data integrity. Manage the month end and year end closing Accounting processes and calendars to insure timeliness of financial reporting. Qualifications Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field. Substantial course work at the collegiate-level in accounting, ideally 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours in accounting. Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in an accounting, controller, or financial management entity responsible for enterprise-wide compliance to accounting standards Minimum of 3 years ofexperience with responsibility for the annual financial reporting function, the management of financial policies and procedures. Desired Qualifications Proven experience in successfully managing a professional accounting staff that is responsible for enterprise-wide compliance to accounting standards. Experience in governmental accounting standards, evaluating new standards, and implementing those that are applicable to a public entity's operations. Thorough knowledge of generally-accepted accounting principles, accounting controls, State of Washington's Budgeting Accounting and Reporting System (BARS), grant, audit and other regulatory requirements affecting government financials. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively develop and oversee strategic initiatives. Ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently and to successfully meet deadlines. Strong interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel. CPA or MBA preferred. Experience with PeopleSoft Financial System or large enterprise financial system. Additional Information To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume with your application. Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities. And that's just a snapshot. In our quickly growing city, how we get around, how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. Position Summary: Work in the Urban Forestry unit of the Maintenance Operations division of the Seattle Department of Transportation performing skilled and complex work in propagation, planting, soil preparation, pruning, fertilizing, weeding, and caring for annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, and turf areas within the city of Seattle. The gardener teams with other gardeners in close proximity to the public, performing work in SDOT landscapes located within the right-of-way (ROW). This position reports to the Landscape Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Work independently and occasionally lead small crews of intermittent and regular laborers and assistant gardeners; Evaluate conditions and situations in the field and take appropriate action without direct supervision on a regular basis; Utilize Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices in order to control invasive and noxious weeds; Operate and perform minor maintenance of small hand and power tools such as hedge trimmers, string trimmers, edgers, mowers, and chainsaws; Plant, transplant, weed, prune, and care for annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees and turf areas; maintain landscaped areas along high-volume transportation corridors where traffic control measures are required to protect the safety of the work crew and the public; Estimate, plan, and coordinate work for safety and efficiency; Prescribe and oversee the management of traffic control set-ups as well as the transport of materials and equipment to and from worksites; Implement projects to install new or renovate existing landscaped areas based on work instructions and project plans; Responsible for the proper use of safety gear and work practices to ensure safety for all work activities including work in highly urban areas where it is common to encounter refuse for which specific safety measures, handling, and disposal techniques are required; Communicate effectively with the public and community groups and oversee volunteer-supported efforts; Respond to emergencies in the ROW involving vegetation, landslides, or other weather-caused events Work in a multicultural work place and with diverse customers, emphasizing communication for cooperation, collaboration, and inclusiveness in support of department goals to promote diversity and social justice. These responsibilities are only a summary of typical functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Two years' work experience in landscape construction or maintenance or in the propagation and maintenance of flowers, plants, shrubs, and trees at a conservatory, greenhouse, or nursery. (Or other combinations of education, training, and/or experience that provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class may be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Desired Qualifications: One-year lead experience overseeing the maintenance of landscaped areas along high-volume transportation corridors or similar sites where pedestrian and traffic control measures are required for work operations; Six months experience operating commercial riding mowers; One-year experience in the prescription and implementation of Integrated Pest Management strategies for the management of invasive weed species and other pests specific to Pacific NW plant materials; Experience in the interpretation of work instructions including landscaping plans; Class B CDL with tanker endorsement and airbrake restriction removed; ISA Certified Arborist. WSNLA CPH (Certified Professional Horticulturalist). Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license WA State Public Pesticide operator's license and Flager Certification are required within one year of appointment. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Required to lift objects that weigh 50 pounds or less. Handles or works with toxic/hazardous substances. Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Required to work in areas of high vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. In addition to filling the vacancy advertised, this recruitment may be used to fill additional, short term assignments on a temporarybasis as needed for up to six months. Closing Date/Time: 4/23/2019 4:00 PM Pacific