City of Seattle

The City of Seattle, also known as the Emerald City, offers an amazing array of career opportunities, with more than 1,100 job titles from 26 operating departments. The nearly 10,000 employees of the City of Seattle enjoy competitive pay and benefits packages, generous leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play.

84 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle wants every child to have the opportunity to succeed in their education. This journey starts with providing access to high-quality early education to our youngest learners. To achieve this goal, Seattle has created the Seattle Preschool Program, which is a pilot program that aims to create a universal high-quality prekindergarten education. Teachers need to provide instruction that builds on children's skills and develops their sense of engagement as lifelong learners. To ensure that we are providing teachers with the support they need, we need enthusiastic Early Learning Coaches to bring expert guidance, coaching, and training for our preschool and early learning programs. Working within the Department of Education and Early Learning, you will work with administrators and teachers to align their goals with City and state priorities, ensuring a high-functioning Instructional Leadership Team. You will use your evaluation skills to conduct program and classroom observations and analyze the overall performance of teachers, individual learners, and the program as a whole. To make sure educators have the resources they need, you will provide on-site instructional and reflective coaching to teachers, providing guidance through new curriculum implementation and ensuring that positive outcomes are achieved for all children and programs by using culturally and linguistically appropriate services and anti-bias practices. You will be required to continuously review current research and pertinent literature, as well as complete continuing education. This position requires you to be innovative and work independently, but also to work within a team environment to ensure that performance standards and monitoring requirements are met. Job Responsibilities Do you want to learn more about being part of this program? In this position: Your top 3 priorities will be: Ensuring the coaching approach is implemented with fidelity Supporting teachers in improving classroom quality and instruction to achieve greater academic gains for children Creating in-service professional learning modules and protocols Your day-to-day responsibilities will include: Provide continuous quality coaching, mentoring, training, and implementation of approved curriculum and research-based early learning best practices. Review, analyze, and interpret assessment data and support quality improvements for all preschool and early learning programs. Develop and implement professional development trainings for early childhood teachers, directors, and other staff. Facilitate inquiry groups of early learning professionals to inform teaching practices and curriculum implementation. Work with interdisciplinary and interdepartmental teams to coordinate health services, assessments, professional development, training, and coaching at all preschool and early learning sites. Develop and monitor contracts. Cross-train early education specialists on selected curriculum and assessments. Review state and federally required agency self-assessments and other documentation to develop quality improvement plans. Work with preschool programs to develop and monitor teacher professional development plans Qualifications In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): Master of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or Teaching Credential with emphasis on Preschool through 3rd grade education Four years professional experience in early learning, including teaching, coaching, and/or training OR Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or Teaching Credential with emphasis on Preschool through 3rd grade education Five years professional experience in early learning, including teaching, coaching, and/or training As well as the following requirements: A valid driver's license Ability to pass a criminal background and education check Ability to be approved by the Washington State Trainer Approval System Desired Qualifications: The most successful candidates will also possess: HighScope Preschool Curriculum Certification Classroom Assessment Scoring System certification (CLASS) Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scales certification Washington State MERIT-approved trainer Experience working with family child care providers Additional Information This position is classified as an Early Education Specialist, Senior and will require daily travel to coaching assignments in Seattle and cities that border Seattle. DEEL supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, we invite you to apply for this position. Please visit http://www.seattle.gov/education to learn more about the Department of Education & Early Learning. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your application, attaching both a cover letter and resume at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ . This job will be open until filled, with the first application review taking place at 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The Seattle Department of Education & Early Learning reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during this posting period. This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Department of Education & Early Learning 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Department of Education & Early Learning encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. If you have questions please contact Lindsey King at Lindsey.King@seattle.gov . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full Time
Position Description With the passage of the new police accountability legislation in May of 2017, the scope and authority of the Office of Police Accountability (OPA) has greatly increased, and its composition has shifted to a fully civilianized leadership team. Consequently, OPA is seeking applicants to supervise teams of investigators and oversee investigations. The OPA Investigation Supervisors are responsible for managing and overseeing complex, sensitive and high profile investigations into allegations of police misconduct. This position will be responsible for ensuring thorough, timely and objective investigations conducted by a team of highly skilled investigators. This position will report directly to the OPA Deputy Director of Investigations. ABOUT THE OFFICE OF POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY: The Office of Police Accountability is an independent office within the Seattle Police Department (SPD). With a staff comprised of both civilian and sworn individuals, OPA is a unique hybrid police oversight agency that investigates complaints of police misconduct made by members of the community and SPD. The mission of OPA is to provide for civilian oversight of the complaint process; promote public awareness of and full access to that process; advance accountability within SPD; and strive for procedural justice for all involved in the accountability system. The Mayor appoints the civilian OPA Director, who reports directly to the Mayor. OPA has independent budget authority from SPD. To find out more about OPA visit http://www.seattle.gov/opa . Job Responsibilities The Investigations Supervisor will be expected to: Supervise and manage complex, sensitive and high profile investigations into allegations of police misconduct. Ensuring thorough, timely and objective investigations conducted by a team of highly skilled investigators. Responsible for implementing policies, procedures, and operating guidelines related to investigating complaints of police misconduct, including: intake; scope; investigation plans; interviewing; collecting and analyzing evidence; applying facts to SPD policies, constitutional and state law, and police training; writing reports and findings; and closing out investigation processes consistent with applicable collective bargaining agreements. Directly supervise a team of four to five investigators. Be detailed oriented and have the ability to analyze cases presented by investigators and identify gaps in the investigations. Be able to conduct fair and unbiased investigations in accordance with the tenets of procedural justice. Understand the legal standards of preponderance of the evidence, clear and convincing evidence, and beyond a reasonable doubt and be able to appropriately apply those standards. Under the direction of the OPA Deputy Director of Investigations, supervise intake, classification, and investigation processes to ensure complainants, named employees, and the public receive consistent, fair, and equitable treatment. Qualifications The minimum qualifications required for this position include: A law degree and at least 3 years of working in criminal, civil, employment, constitutional, or another related area of law. OR A professional degree with at least 5 years of working in criminal, civil, employment, constitutional, or another related area of law. AND A history of strong team leadership. Experience as a detective, investigatory supervisor and/or demonstrated skills in case management Ability to analyze complex information and develop logical conclusions based on evidence. Ability to weigh evidence and credibility of witnesses. Ability to keep an open mind, maintain objectivity and mitigate the effects of personal bias. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to dynamically lead both sworn and civilian employees. May NOT have been formerly employed by the Seattle Police Department as a sworn officer. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications desired for this position include: A demonstrated interest in the field of police accountability. A demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written work despite short timelines. A demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with community leaders, institutions, and organizations. Demonstrated experience working with marginalized communities and communities of color. Position Requirements: The individual in this position must pass a background investigation. Additional Information HOW TO APPLY: Please complete your application at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle and attach a cover letter, resume and answers to the required questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have questions, please contact Charles Gilmore at charles.gilmore@seattle.gov . Please refer to: JOB #: 2018-00649. OPA 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. Closing Date/Time: 5/15/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Street Use Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation presents an excellent opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, interconnected, vibrant, affordable, innovative, and equitable transportation system. These positions are within the division's Public Space Management Program, a program charged with promoting and regulating a vibrant, safe, accessible, and attractive shared right-of-way. This is a part-time (20 hours a week) Shoreline Street End program coordinator. Shoreline street ends are designated portions of public right of way that serve as community assets and thrive through robust community partnerships. Each one tells a different story of Seattle's cultural and environmental history and provides everyone the opportunity to experience and enjoy the splendor of Seattle's shorelines. The Shoreline Street Ends program improves public access, protects unique views, enhances habitat, supports maritime industry, and fosters stewardship to create long- lasting community assets. The position will lead Shoreline Street End program public outreach and community engagement, policy and program development, capital project development and implementation, collaboration with external and internal partners, and permit enforcement. The position will foster community involvement and stewardship of shoreline street ends, craft and guide small-scale physical improvements to sites, create and refine policies for managing these special places, and oversee enforcement of permitting regulations and billing. Job Responsibilities Work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment to implement the mission of the Public Space Management program; Provide a high level of customer service to business owners, community groups, design professionals, and other internal and external stakeholders; Coach and advise applicants on permit processes and requirements; Collaborate with other city staff and departments; Perform research and interpret state laws, the Seattle Municipal Code, City ordinances and resolutions, the Right-of-Way Improvements Manual, and City of Seattle Standard Plans and Specifications; Coordinate legislation and document review and routing with SDOT, other City departments, advisory groups, and the public; Prepare legislation for presentation to Council; Draft administrative Director's Rules, Client Assistance Memos, inter-departmental agreements, contracts, and MOA/MOUs; Manage small-scale capital projects in shoreline street ends; Foster opportunity for volunteer and community involvement in shoreline street end maintenance and activation; Work with community shoreline street end stakeholders and prepare correspondence relating to shoreline street end complaints, requests for information, and shoreline street end policies and procedures; Refine and implement policies and initiatives that support the shoreline street end work plan; Oversee shoreline street end program budget and annual work plan, including maintenance activities; Work closely with and support City reviewers and inspectors to ensure permit compliance for shoreline street end permits. Support department goals in promoting 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 Education/Experience Two years of experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation; or other work directly related to City planning and development work; Bachelor degree in planning, urban design, environmental studies, public administration, landscape architecture or related field; Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. 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. Licensing/Certification/Other Requirements Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility A background check may be required for this position May requires working nights/weekends to attend public meetings and community events Desired Qualifications Master's degree in Architecture, Environmental Studies, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration or Public Policy, Urban Planning; At least one-year experience in program oversight or management; Experience implementing policy and program initiatives, including preparing legislation; Experience in customer service and community outreach; Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to quickly learn new computer applications; Experience with Microsoft Access, Adobe Creative Suite and with GIS/mapping programs; Demonstrated meeting management skills, including the ability to mediate and facilitate contentious issues to resolution within a charged atmosphere; Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and articulate applicable ordinances, municipal codes, plans and specifications, and street improvement manuals; Ability to switch tasks quickly and to maintain flexibility with work assignments; Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues; Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills; Detail oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills; Experience in working with all occupational levels of the organization, the public, and difficult customers; Multilingual. Work Environment/Physical Demand Most work will be performed in a normal office environment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/orholidays. Additional Information How to Apply Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Submit the following items to be considered for these vacancies: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Attaching or pasting a cover letter and résumé alone is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include a criminal history background check, a pre-placement medical examination, a review of driving history, and reference information. To learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation, check out our website at: http://www.seattle.gov/jobs . Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 05, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Street Use Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation presents an excellent opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, interconnected, vibrant, affordable, innovative, and equitable transportation system. These positions are within the division's Public Space Management Program, a program charged with promoting and regulating a vibrant, safe, accessible, and attractive shared right-of-way. This position will coordinate new and developing PSM programs, including emerging right of way activation programs. This position will develop PSM goals and objectives, plan program functions, as well as monitor/audit program activities and make appropriate recommendations for process improvements. Duties will also include research, analysis, and preparation of reports, recommendations, and legislation on a range of strategic projects. This work may also include planning and design of evaluation methods for performance monitoring, including collecting data and administering surveys on-site to evaluate programs. The position conducts outreach for new initiatives including administration of public comment periods, maintenance of program websites, and general program promotion to neighborhoods and the media to provide information about program benefits and opportunities. The position includes policy work associated with pilot programs and refinement of existing programs, and working with department staff, other agencies, and community groups; and present recommendations and updates of programs to senior management, elected officials, and advisory groups. The successful candidates will demonstrate a high level of initiative and will be an energetic problem-solver with good judgment and strong communication skills. An individual familiar with the legislative process, landscape design and maintenance, who is comfortable working directly with business owners, community groups, and design professionals will be an excellent fit. Job Responsibilities Work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment to implement the mission of the Public Space Management program; Provide a high level of customer service to business owners, community groups, design professionals, and other internal and external stakeholders; Coach and advise applicants on permit processes and requirements; Collaborate with other city staff and departments; Perform research and interpret state laws, the Seattle Municipal Code, City ordinances and resolutions, the Right-of-Way Improvements Manual, and City of Seattle Standard Plans and Specifications; Coordinate legislation and document review and routing with SDOT, other City departments, advisory groups, and the public; Prepare legislation for presentation to Council; Draft administrative Director's Rules, Client Assistance Memos, inter-departmental agreements, contracts, and MOA/MOUs; Coordinate and facilitate new program requirements with other SDOT and other City staff; Implement policies and initiatives that promote activation of the right-of-way, support community projects, and develop business opportunities; Prepare correspondence relating to complaints, requests for information, and City policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and requirements. Support department goals in promoting 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 Education/Experience Two years of experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation; or other work directly related to City planning and development work; Bachelor degree in planning, urban design, environmental studies, public administration, landscape architecture or related field; Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. 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. Licensing/Certification/Other Requirements Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility A background check may be required for this position May requires working nights/weekends to attend public meetings and community events Desired Qualifications Master's degree in Architecture, Environmental Studies, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration or Public Policy, Urban Planning; At least one-year experience in program oversight or management; Experience implementing policy and program initiatives, including preparing legislation; Experience in customer service and community outreach; Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to quickly learn new computer applications; Experience with Microsoft Access, Adobe Creative Suite and with GIS/mapping programs; Demonstrated meeting management skills, including the ability to mediate and facilitate contentious issues to resolution within a charged atmosphere; Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and articulate applicable ordinances, municipal codes, plans and specifications, and street improvement manuals; Ability to switch tasks quickly and to maintain flexibility with work assignments; Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues; Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills; Detail oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills; Experience in working with all occupational levels of the organization, the public, and difficult customers; Multilingual. Work Environment/Physical Demand Most work will be performed in a normal office environment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/orholidays. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 29, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) presents an exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality. We are seeking multiple project managers who will serve as SDOT's lead for policy, planning, and project delivery functions related to some of the largest and most technically complex interagency capital projects and programs. Job Responsibilities Lead and coordinate SDOT and City team efforts related to planning, design, permitting, and construction of major capital projects constructed by other public agencies with significant impacts to City infrastructure, including: Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement WSDOT's SR-520 Project Other interagency projects as they arise Primary funding for this position comes from reimbursement agreements with other public agencies and private parties. Develop objectives, program plans, and project scopes Develop and negotiate schedules and budget for design and construction of projects Work proactively to monitor and coordinate activities of other City staff, other public and private agencies, contractors, consultants, and community organizations during planning, preliminary engineering, design and construction Coordinate City staff review of design and construction submittals performed by consultants and contractors and resolve inconsistencies among review comments between departments Conduct project associated public outreach, and provide information to the public at public meetings and hearings to explain project objectives and answer questions Coordinate consultant selection process; prepare, negotiate and administer consultant agreements Prepare regular project updates/briefings, and advise the Interagency Program Manager and Director, SDOT Director, Mayor, and Council members on transportation policy and program issues related to capital projects Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with senior staff in other SDOT divisions, other City departments, and other public agencies and private organizations Address complex issues that involve multiple, conflicting goals and shifting priorities, move quickly between complex detailed technical issues and broad policy issues, and function effectively with a high degree of independence and initiative Act as the single point of contact during construction and be responsible for the on-site construction coordination Supervise, coordinate, and monitor the construction of city infrastructure to ensure contractor compliance with contract documents, that client objectives are met, and project documents are in accordance with approved plans and specifications Perform and oversee quality assurance inspections and ensure overall compliance with contract requirements and permits Review monthly and final contractor progress payments, review change orders, and complete project documentation for contract close-out Manage all phases of small to medium CIP projects that may be needed to support interagency projects. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, or related field Five years of experience managing the scope, schedule, and budget for transportation capital improvement projects from planning, design, and through construction Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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 An advanced degree in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, or related field Seven to ten years of project management and/or construction management experience Registration as a Professional Engineer, preferably in the state of Washington Construction Management and/ or Project Management certification. At least one year of experience working with agency permitting and plan review processes Experience negotiation and administering significant interagency agreements, including reimbursement agreements Proficiency in the principles and practices of civil and construction engineering, including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in civil engineering, construction, and inspection Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Experience administering public works construction contracts Demonstrated meeting management skills including the ability to negotiate, mediate, and facilitate contentious issues to a satisfactory conclusion within a charged atmosphere Flexibility, adaptability, and effectiveness in terms of work assignments with strict time lines and constantly changing priorities Ability to work independently, resolving issues at the lowest level, while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues Strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills Proficiency in Adobe Professional, as well as Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint Excellent graphic, analytical, interpersonal, and writing and oral communication skills to support the development of design concepts and to deliver effective presentations to community groups, elected officials, and professional colleagues Multilingual Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands Work will be performed in both a normal City office as well as a field environment; may be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays and in field assignments with exposure to all types of weather, traffic conditions, hazardous/toxic substances, and construction sites. May be required to lift over 50lbs and stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Overnight travel may be required. Other Requirements Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility A background check may be required for this position Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as a leader in the Construction Management Services unit working with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. Reporting to the Construction Engineering Manager, this position supervises one or more teams of resident engineers, field inspectors, and office engineers in the implementation and administration of construction contracts for SDOT's largest and most complex public works projects. Job Responsibilities Provide supervision and oversight to Resident Engineers (RE) and inspectors; may be assigned and act as RE on projects Participate in the selection, hiring, and performance appraisal of subordinates and perform other personnel/administrative tasks Provide training and mentoring to the Construction Management field staff and others for successful delivery of projects Negotiate problems of changes, errors, or deficiencies and ensure compliance with project specifications and requirements Serve as primary contact for coordination of technical issues with other City departments, outside agencies, and the public Supervise the performance of contract administration activities to include reviewing monthly progress reports, processing monthly and final payments to contractors, verifying final quantities and costs, compiling requisite documentation, reviewing change orders, and auditing as-built records Write, review, and provide oversight of change order (CO) process; participate in the approval of COs Supervise field work to inspect, monitor, and verify information for construction and engineering-related projects, and provide assistance on design work Write, review, and participate in the approval process for contractor payments Prepare or assist in the preparation of scopes of work and work authorizations for consultant CM services; assist in the preparation of information for the advertising of requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for qualification (RFQs); prepare and track labor estimates, create and manage budgets for consultant CM services Participate and/or lead preconstruction meetings as well as weekly construction progress meetings; review shop drawings, material sources, and specifications during construction Prepare, review, and track cost estimates and engineering reports Perform constructability and biddability reviews; provide design phase assistance related to the preparation of contract documents, technical specifications, and plans Provide oversight and monitor project schedules and budgets during construction; support design by working with teams to develop construction schedules and budgets during design phase Perform structural inspections and prepare condition appraisal reports Assist with and coordinate for materials testing and analysis during design and construction Investigate, respond, and resolve complaints and/or claims from the public related to construction impacts Participate in meetings with community groups and with representatives from other agencies and City Departments to discuss current or proposed projects; coordinate and cooperate with other agencies, departments, divisions, and private utilities involved in or affected by project(s) Support department goals in promoting diversity, racial equity, 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 Required Qualifications : An Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Five years of civil engineering experience, including two years at a supervisory level Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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. Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : At least ten years of experience administering public works construction contracts, including projects with both Federal and FTA funding Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil and construction engineering, including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in civil engineering, construction, and inspection Ability to develop, read, and interpret plans, specs, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Construction experience with major utility construction, new and/or existing bridges, passenger light rail (street car), and working on large, complex projects in an urban environment At least five years of experience supervising, training, and mentoring employees with different skill sets and abilities Strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills Construction experience with alternative methods of construction delivery Strong proficiency in using MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, and Adobe Professional Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 09, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as a leader in the Construction Management section with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. We are seeking a motivated and innovative Resident Engineer Specialist to oversee in-house or consultant field inspectors and/or office engineering specialists in the implementation and administration of public works construction contracts and projects. Job Responsibilities Supervise, coordinate, and monitor the construction of capital projects and programs to ensure contractor compliance with contract documents, that client objectives are met, and project documents are in accordance with approved standards Supervise and direct work by inspectors to monitor construction activities for compliance with plans and specifications Review monthly and final contractor progress payments, review change orders, and complete project documentation for contract close-out Develop and maintain project scope, schedule, and budget for the construction phase of capital project delivery Work proactively with project managers and project engineers to monitor the status of scope, schedule, and budget changes during construction Provide senior oversight/constructability reviews and mentor staff to expand capabilities in the Capital Projects Construction Management Unit Participate in the coordination of processes to select and hire consultants and may supervise consultant work during construction Serve as a contact for coordination of technical issues with other City departments, outside agencies, and the public Prepare regular project updates, and prepare briefings or make presentations on controversial projects and issues to community groups, senior managers, and permit agencies Support departmental goals in promoting diversity, racial equality, 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 Required Qualifications : Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Four years of civil engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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. Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering Fundamental of Engineering (FE) also referred to as the Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification At least five years of civil engineering experience Proficiency in the principles and practices of civil and construction engineering, including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in civil engineering, construction, and inspection Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Experience administering public works construction contracts, including project with Federal funding At least one year of experience working with agency permitting and plan review processes Experience supervising several people with different skill sets and abilities, including direct supervision of technical work Demonstrated meeting management skills including the ability to negotiate, mediate, and facilitate contentious issues to a satisfactory conclusion within a charged atmosphere Flexibility, adaptability, and effectiveness in work assignments with strict timelines and constantly changing priorities Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues Strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills Proficiency in Adobe Professional, as well as Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Work will be performed in both a normal City office as well as a field environment; may be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays and in field assignments with exposure to all types of weather, traffic conditions, hazardous/toxic substances, and construction sites. May be required to lift over 50lbs and stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, a reference and criminal history background check, pre-placement medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 02, 2018
Full Time
Position Description We are seeking a skilled and dynamic leader to help transform Seattle's public infrastructure into a world-class transportation system. Are you the next world-class leader ready to join our team? The Transportation Operations Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) presents this exceptional opportunity to work with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality. Reporting to the Transportation Operations Division Director, the Signal Design & Field Operations Manager will manage several groups including signal operations, signal design, and signal and ITS field operations. Under general direction this individual will direct, manage, supervise, and coordinate the activities and operations of the section and coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the public. The incumbent will be responsible for the long-term planning, budget preparation, and overseeing of the day-to-day operations of the group, and will exercise direct and indirect supervision over lower level supervisory, technical, operations, and/or clerical staff. Job Responsibilities Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the design and engineering section of Transportation Operations Manage all staff in the division responsible for engineering, design, and/or design review of infrastructure that supports traffic signals, street lighting, and ITS operations, in compliance with applicable union contracts Recommend and administer policies and procedures related to traffic design and operations consistent with SDOT'smission and vision, regulatory requirements, and best practices Identify opportunities for improving service delivery quality, methods, and procedures Identify resource needs of section consistent with workload, deliverables, and other commitments Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the section services and activities Assign work activities and projects; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods, and procedures; meet with direct reports to identify and resolve problems Directly, or through supervisory staff, select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures Lead the development of the section annual budget; participate in forecasting for work programs and staffing, monitor and approve expenditures; implement adjustments Attend and participate in divisional manager and supervisor meetings Stay abreast of new trends and innovations related to the field of traffic signals, street lighting and ITS; incorporate new technologies and methods as required to support projects and attain organization goals Prepare reports on operations and activities Coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the public Support department goals in promoting 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 Required Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in engineering, public administration, transportation planning, urban planning, Project Management, Business Administration, Construction, or related field Eight years of experience in engineering, project management, transportation operations and planning, and/or construction management, or related field or equivalent experience Three years of supervisory or management experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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. Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : An advanced degree in engineering, public administration, transportation planning, urban planning, project management, business administration, construction, or related field Registration as a Professional Engineer, preferably in the state of Washington Experience managing staff represented by bargaining agreements Experience working in a public service environment Effective verbal and written communication skills Ability to handle sensitive issues with diplomacy and poise Knowledge of public sector organizational practices Ability to effectively adapt to changing conditions as they arise Ability to provide performance management through feedback and coaching and address performance issues in a timely and responsible manner and effectively recognizes high performers Ability to support the development of employees that results in enhanced performance while creating and maintaining a work environment that builds talent to ensure the continuity of leadership for the organization Exhibit a high level of management and personnel expertise Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work will be performed in a normal City office environment. Overnight travel may be required. May be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Additional Information Application Process: Applications will be reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 02, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development and Construction Management Division (CDCM) in the Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) Department is seeking a Project Scheduler/Controller (Sr. MSA)to support the delivery of its FAS Capital Improvement Program and City Project Services. This professional position will work under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer and will maintain a program portfolio of complex capital facility improvement project schedules and budgetary tools through the planning, budgeting, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. Managing the program portfolio will require expert skills in MS Project, and other related project management and accounting software. The position will be required to coordinate with multiple project managers to maintain a large, cost-loaded project schedule program portfolio which includes complex capital facilities projects addressing major maintenance, system replacements and renovations, space planning, tenant improvements, major projects, master planning studies and test- to-fit option analysis. The objective of the position is to assist the division with overall project controls goal of creating a proactive environment using a foundation of existing tools, processes, and analytics. The position will partner with the financial unit to maintain and develop automated processes that enhance the analytical capacity of the division's reporting capabilities through various technical software applications. Job Responsibilities • Perform as subject matter expert for use of MS Project, integration/development of program plan with project plans, and project management scheduling methodology. • Monitor and evaluate each step of a project to ensure that it is meeting budgetary and deadline goals, and discuss progress and options with project team. • Ensure compliance with consolidated intake methodology to facilitate portfolio planning process. Ensure MS Project plans are suitable for consolidation into program level views. • Ensure project tasking and cost loading produce accurate project performance metrics for thorough analysis. • Ensure accurate project and program reporting of scheduling, budgetary and cost control information. Serve as the project scheduler / controller with project managers relating to project scheduling and reporting requirements. • Assist with refinement and implementation of, and compliance with, schedule planning and progress monitoring procedures. • Create MS project schedules in coordination with project managers including application of appropriate precedence logic and cost/resource allocations. • Prepare project status/performance reporting and analytics. • Develop interactive and scalable Tableau dashboards. • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in construction management, business or public administration, finance, computer science or a related field (or a combination of education, training or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). • Three years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research or analysis. Desired Qualifications • Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Project and Excel. • Must be a self-starter who can work independently yet be a strong team player with excellent attention to detail and customer service skills. • Professional Certification from PMI, PMP, or AACEI. • Expert-level knowledge of Tableau, project management and accounting software. • Experience with Enterprise Project Management and Microsoft Project Server. Proficient in writing SQL queries using complex joins in several database environments (MS SQL, Oracle SQL). • Team member in a construction, consulting or Owner's Representative environment managing schedules for multiple projects and program portfolios for facilities. • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, customers and regulatory agency personnel. • Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time. • Ability to develop project communication plans, budgets and schedules. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and the completion of a background check. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 01, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development and Construction Management Division (CDCM) in the Finance and Administrative Services Department (FAS) is seeking a senior Capital Project Manager/Designer (Senior Capital Project Coordinator). CDCM manages space planning, design and construction in FAS-owned facilities and provides City-wide facilities planning, design and project delivery services to City departments. The FAS 100+ building portfolio includes fire and police facilities, general government office buildings and shops and maintenance yard complexes. The professional will work under the general direction of a Program Manager and will manage a portfolio of complex space planning, tenant improvement and renovation projects through the planning, budgeting, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. The project portfolio execution will require extensive skills in managing client relations and performing operational program development, space planning/test-to-fit diagramming and furniture planning/inventories. The position is to combine these skills and knowledge with a project manager's professional judgment in order to execute capital projects on time, within budget, and in compliance with the governing laws and statutes. The position may also be required to manage complex capital facilities projects addressing major maintenance and building systems replacements. Job Responsibilities • Plan and manage all phases of capital projects, including schedules, consultant selection, design, permitting, construction, closeout, and warranty; • Manage space planning design studies to assess viability and funding considerations for strategic capital programs and development projects; • Perform early design test fit assessments; • Conduct preliminary engineering/design reviews to establish scope, schedule and budget for future projects; • Negotiate and administer design and specialty consultant contracts; • Execute projects via various purchasing and public works contracting methods; • Oversee selection and coordinate activities of vendors, contractors, and consultants; • Work with committees, community groups and tenants/end users during scoping, design, and construction in order to achieve project objectives; • Manage project budgets, review and authorize payments to vendors/consultants/contractors; • Administer construction, including change orders, field directives, and contingency management; • Establish, monitor, and report on project budgets and schedules; • Coordinate design reviews at appropriate project milestones with various stakeholders; • Work closely with Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure that projects will meet their needs and successfully transition to operations staff at end of project; Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management or related field; and Four years' experience in capital facilities project management, engineering, architectural/interiors design or construction management (or a combination of education and experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class.) Desired Qualifications: Preference given to project managers with experience in managing facility projects and public works construction contracts in the public sector; Architectural or interiors design experience, particularly in space programing and tenant improvements as owner's representative; Team member in an architectural, property management or engineering environment, managing multiple disciplinary teams and/or project portfolios for facilities; Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, clients and regulatory agency personnel; Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), CAD and working knowledge of Microsoft Project; Good customer service and the ability to develop project communication plans, budgets and schedules. Additional Information Certification/Licensure required: Driver's license or equivalent mobility. Additional Information: Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and the completion of a background check. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 01, 2018
Full Time
Position Description 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. Lateral Entry Police Officer candidates are experienced police officers who have worked for other municipal, county, or state agencies for at least 24 of the past 36 months (post academy experience) at the time of testing, with full police powers and duties. If you are currently a police officer but do not meet the experience requirements of a Lateral Police Officer, you may qualify to test as an Exceptional Entry candidate. Exceptional Entry candidates should apply as an Entry Level Police Officer. 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. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Two (2) years of post-academy experience as a certified law enforcement officer (municipal, county, state) with FULL law enforcement power and duties during the last 36 months. For individuals who have been discharged from military service, discharge from military service under honorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the written exam date. The written exam for Lateral Entry Police Officer will occur on May 18, 2018. Candidates who pass the written exam will be scheduled for an oral board interview on May 19, 2018. Out of state candidates who pass both the written exam and oral board exam will be scheduled for an extensive interview with a background detective on May 19 or 20, 2018. 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. 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. 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 exam is scheduled to be given May 18, 2018. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Personnel Department regarding location, time and exam administration details. Immediately upon successfully completing the oral board interview on May 19, 2018, 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 of the oral board exam. 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. The City of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time
Position Description A national search is underway to identify highly qualified candidates to lead the Seattle Police Department. This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead one of the nation's most progressive police departments as the City embarks on a new era of constitutional and effective policing, reform, and civilian oversight. With the accountability structures defined and in place, the department emerges from a "Consent Decree" and moves to a period of sustainment and continuous improvement http://www.seattlemonitor.com/reports-resources/. Seattle seeks a reform-minded Chief of Police who will build on the hard work that has already taken place and lead the Department through the two-year sustainment period and beyond. Job Responsibilities The new Chief of Police will assume responsibility for a department with more than 2,100 employees and a $333 million budget https://www.seattle.gov/police . Reporting to and advising the Mayor, the Chief of Police will be accountable for performance outcomes determined through the community process that is being conducted concurrently with this search. Qualifications The position requires certification, or the ability to obtain certification, as a police officer in the State of Washington https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/# . Additional Information The salary for this at-will position is up to $270,000 and is augmented by an excellent benefits package. All interested parties should apply immediately to Public Sector Search & Consulting, Inc. by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@publicsectorsearch.com . This position is considered open until filled; applicants should apply early for optimal consideration. For confidential inquiries or questions about the recruitment process, please contact, Mr. Gary Peterson at (916) 789-9990. 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, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
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. The Transmission and Distribution Business Unit has openings for Journey Level Cable Splicers.Cable Splicers are responsible for splicing high voltage and secondary network systems (power cables used in underground distribution) and street lighting systems. This position installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring systems.The work requires an expert knowledge of electricity and electrical theory, the methods and tools used in cable splicing, and safety rules and procedures. The ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematic drawings and to use specialized hand and power tools is also required. This position will report to the Network Crew Chief/Supervisor and will report out of the North Service Center. Job Responsibilities Splices, maintains and terminates all types of high and low voltage power cables (lead-covered, gas-filled, oil-filled, etc.). Pulls, racks and secures high and low voltage cables in manholes, conduit, tunnels, vaults and other installations. Installs, maintains, repairs and removes high and low voltage conductors, transformers, network protectors, relays, switches, junction boxes and related electrical equipment. Installs, troubleshoots, maintains and repairs electrical equipment required for spot network distribution systems in high-rise buildings. Locates and repairs electrical faults in underground network distribution systems, substations and other distribution systems. Installs, reroutes, maintains and repairs street lighting systems and equipment. Bends, installs, maintains and repairs all types of conduits. Works with distribution system maps, feeder maps, and cut sheets to perform switching and tagging for power dispatchers to de-energize lines. Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs protection systems, such as fire, anti-corrosion, and cathodic protection systems. Performs high voltage D.C. tests on power cables and equipment. Inspects work done by private contractors. Performs other duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Work Environment/Physical Demand: Works outdoors in all types of weather. Works with energized equipment and cables in confined areas, at heights, and in heavy traffic. Works with toxic/hazardous substances and molten lead and insulating compounds heated to 700º F. Work requires extended periods of physical exertion, including lifting and manipulating objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. May work nights, weekends and holidays. Qualifications Education: Successful completion of a cable splicer or relevant electrical trades apprenticeship program. Experience: Requires three years of experience in the electrical trades working under the supervision of a journey level Cable Splicer with at least one year on a cable splicing crew (or a combination of education and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license. Desired Qualifications: 4 years or more of journey level Cable Splicer experience. Additional Information Candidates that meet the minimum and desired qualifications will be invited to participate in a written examination, and must score competitively in order to be considered for this position and advance in the hiring process. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and 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: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Feb 02, 2018
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. The Generation Operation & Engineering Business Unit is hiring multiple journey level Electrician Constructors to join our teams at our remote power generation facilities at the Boundary Hydroelectric Project in Metaline, Washington and the Skagit Hydroelectric Project based out of Newhalem, Washington.Electrician Constructors perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of equipment and facilities used in the generation, transmission and distribution of electric power.These positions report to the Electrical Constructor Crew Chief at their respective Hydroelectric Projects. Both appointments will provide an opportunity to live and/or work at our hydro generating facilities located amongstWashington State's most beautiful and scenic regions.The Boundary Hydroelectric Project is located approximately 100 miles north of Spokane near the town ofMetalineFalls and the Canadian Border in theSelkirk mountain range.The Skagit Hydroelectric Project is based out ofNewhalem, Washington, located 116 miles northeast of Seattle, and is nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range. Job Responsibilities Perform journey-level work in the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of equipment and facilities used in the generation, distribution and transmission of electrical power. The work requires expert knowledge of electrical theory and principles, familiarity with the tools and equipment used in the electrical trades, ability to interpret and apply drawings, electrical diagrams, specifications and codes, and knowledge of safety rules and procedures. Installs, maintains, tests and repairs generators, control equipment, electrical motors, power circuit breakers, voltage regulators, automatic generation control equipment, transformers, and other electrical equipment. Installs and repairs conduit and wiring in and around substations, powerhouses and other installations. Installs, inspects and repairs security systems, protection and control relays, station batteries, and chargers. Diagnoses, repairs and replaces water-level monitoring and control systems, hoisting equipment,spillgates, intake gates, overhead cranes, and elevator systems. Operates specialized mobile equipment and vehicles. Instructs and monitors the work of Electrical Helpers and Electrician-Constructor Apprentices. Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Works on or near energized high voltage equipment, at heights, and in confined areas. May be exposed to toxic/hazardous substances. Requires physical exertion and lifting or manipulating of objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. Qualifications Requires a minimum of three years experience in the electrical trades as an apprentice or helper, including one year working with 2200 volt or higher electrical equipment (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: Current Washington State Drivers' License. Commercial Driver's License with Class B endorsement may be required. Desired Qualifications: Three years journey level experience in electrical construction. Additional Information Initial screening will be based on the information contained in your application materials. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the first stage of the hiring process, which is the written exam. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and 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: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Jan 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Urban Forestry Division within Maintenance Operations of the Seattle Department of Transportation presents an exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality. This position performs tree care activities such as pruning and removing green belt, arterial and residential street trees. Tree care is conducted to provide for public safety, protection of property, and for the health and longevity of City trees. The Tree Trimmer reports to the Tree Crew Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Participates in the work of a tree crew Prunes, and removes green belt, arterial, park, and street trees to provide public safety and maintain healthy trees Climbs trees of varying heights using rope, saddles, spurs, ladders, or aerial hydraulic lift truck to safely prune or remove trees Fells trees and salvages fallen timber, removes trees and stumps Responds to emergency calls to remove damaged sections or entire trees Maintains, inspects, and operates a variety of equipment such as hydraulic aerial lift trucks, hand and power saws, compressors, wood chippers, winches, blowers, and stump cutters Evaluates tree health for potential hazard to property and public safety Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned Support department goals in promoting 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 Required Experience One-year experience in urban forestry, landscape maintenance, tree farming, or tree trimming which involves the use of safety harnesses, climbing equipment, aerial hydraulic lift trucks, rigging, and chain saws and includes the application of arboricultural practices, proper pruning methods, and related safety practices (combinations of education, training, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability) Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base Licensing/Certification/Other Requirements Current Washington State CDL driver's license Pre-Placement Physical: A job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam Ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR card, and Flagging/Traffic Control card within 90 days of employment Additional training and Washington Pesticide Operator's License may be required for some positions Familiarity with State and Federal regulations regarding tree trimming is required A background check may be required for this position Work Environment/Physical Demands Required to stand, walk, climb trees, or bend for extended periods Frequently required to lift objects weighing more than 50 pounds May require handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances Required to work outdoors in all types of weather Required to be on-call at all times in case of emergencies Required to work at varying heights and within legal/safe distances to electrical hazards and with the possible dangers of falling Required to operate machinery and equipment with extreme caution, including hydraulic aerial lift trucks, wood chippers, stump cutters, winches, chainsaws, and handsaws Desired Qualifications Journey Line Clearance Tree Trimmer ISA Certified Arborist or Certified Tree Worker Experience working along high-volume transportation corridors or related sites where pedestrian and traffic control measures are required for work operations Knowledge and practical experience in work site hazard/traffic safety setup Good interpersonal communication skills Multilingual Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and resumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle Human Resources Department 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 Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Dec 08, 2017
Temporary
Position Description Department Overview: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates to create a temporary On-Call pool to staff Computer Operations in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Engineering & Operations Division's Data Center. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. The City's consolidated IT operations is 700 strong providing professional technology services across City government and beyond, including the City's data center, communications, networks, cable office, municipal television channel, web site, open data and customer service activities. Seattle IT is focused on delivering powerful technology solutions to the City and public we serve. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Temporary - On Call Assignments (to cover scheduled & non-scheduled absences within various shifts ) Day, Swing & Graveyard Shift hourly rate + Premium Pay & Shift Differential Position reports to Seattle IT's Operations Supervisor. Position is responsible for working with the guidance of the Operations staff on site. Duties include wide range of technical support monitoring and scheduling tasks for large-scale IBM Pseries client/server systems and peripherals. Perform assigned computer operations activities; including daily processing of production application programs, monitor scheduled jobs and system/equipment availability, troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve problems with production application programs and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions using vendor support and on call technical analysts. Print, bundle and distribute reports to meet customer-directed delivery schedules; provide daily application processing status updates to customers; work within a diverse team environment. Provide support and monitoring of server hardware, software, operating systems, network hardware, data center facility equipment, and environmental and data center physical security monitoring. Perform other duties as assigned commensurate with Senior Computer Operator level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Equivalent of six months of experience operating computer equipment and peripherals. Ability to follow procedures for dispatching service support personnel to after-hours trouble calls; includes entering, assigning, updating, and closing problem management tickets. Excellent oral and written communications skills including electronic mail transmissions and providing customer service over the telephone. Work schedule includes evening or graveyard shifts, and weekend and holiday assignments; premium parking available at reduced rates for swing and graveyard shifts. Work involves extended periods of standing, walking, and bending, and may include lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds. NOTE: Pre-employment physical required; ability to lift excess of 50 pounds, stand for extended periods of time. NOTE: Assignment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Basic knowledge of scripting in a UNIX Shell (Bash, Korn, Bourne or C) preferred. Basic knowledge of networking hardware, large scale printing, CA Autosys, customer service and computing operations. Ability to work as productive member of a professional team, as well as independently with minimal supervision; initiative to be a self-starter. Ability to conduct research and problem resolution via multiple avenues. Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and change priorities in fast-paced technical environment. Ability to respond to customer phone calls and requests as needed. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work cross divisionally in the Project Development and Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. This position will serve in a leadership role in the delivery of Move Seattle Levy projects within the City of Seattle. Working within the Communication Services group as part of a multi-disciplinary project team, this position will work towards the successful implementation of transportation capital projects by developing public outreach plans and coordinating the communication of project elements to public and private stakeholders, affected communities, and other City staff and agencies. Note, this recruitment may be used to fill multiple openings within the Communication Services group of the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures Division. Job Responsibilities Serve as primary contact for public communication on transportation capital projects which includes working with constituents, community members, consultants, and other City staff to implement the outreach elements of transportation capital improvements projects Develop and make presentations or briefings on projects and issues to community groups, key City officials, review boards, and permit agencies, providing clear and concise information on mitigation efforts or explanations for certain project design decisions Develop and implement public involvement plans; disseminate outreach materials (fact sheets, newsletters, fliers, web content, etc.); plan and organize public meetings Prepare routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, and reports; coordinate internal communication with other SDOT divisions, City departments and staff, and with City Council and the Mayor's Office Coordinate consultant selection processes consistent with the City's Consultant Contract Procedures for Women and Minority Business Inclusion Plan; develop scopes of work and budgets for Outreach and Communications consultants, oversee consultants' progress; review and authorize invoices for accuracy and authorize payments Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice in keeping with the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative; ensure that outreach materials are translated, interpreted as needed, and culturally competent 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 Required Qualifications : Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning, or related field Three years of project or construction management or related experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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 : Working knowledge of traffic planning, transportation projects and familiarity with Seattle Moderate to advanced skill using PowerPoint, Adobe Pro, or other graphics software Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills Multilingual Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather and potentially hazardous construction sites. Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed periodically. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background checks, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 29, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Street Use Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) presents an exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality. The Street Use division is dedicated to permitting activities in the right-of-way and issues approximately 18,000 permits per year, over the counter or through an on-line permitting system and of various levels of complexity. This position is within the division's Public Space Management Program, a program charged with promoting and regulating a vibrant, safe, accessible and attractive, shared right-of-way. The Public Space Management team develops and implements new programs, coaches permit applicants, coordinates with internal and external stakeholders and reviews and issues permits for short-term and long-term usage of the right -of-way. Public Space permits include signs, sidewalk cafes, street food vending, parklets, festival streets, pole banners, fences and rockeries, material storage, building encroachment and a variety of other non-construction uses and activities. The Public Space Management Permit Inspector will join our team to inspect annually renewing permits and unpermitted uses of the right-of-way. The inspector also performs code enforcement activities, reviews and issues permits and works with customers at the Permit Center Counter. This individual will work closely with our permit reviewers/inspectors, the team leads and with our customers to support activation of the right-of-way while ensuring that mobility is maintained. An energetic problem-solver with good judgment and strong communications skills will be an excellent fit for the Public Space Management Program. This hiring process may fill multiple positions. Job Responsibilities Perform inspections of monthly renewal permits and process permit for billing or closure. Investigate complaints and communicate findings with complainant. Initiate code compliance proceedings as required. Provide service at counter per schedule to provide information regarding Public Space Management permit requirements. Coordinate alternate coverage in event of absence. Review new permit applications for signs, special activities, merchandise display, tables and chairs, play streets and block parties. Communicate with applicant to obtain necessary documents and maintain timely responses. Perform code enforcement patrols, including patrols outside business hours. Report on areas of concern and document in designated files. Escalate complex permitting and code enforcement to PSM reviewers for approval. Conduct initial assessment and determine recommendations for next steps. Follow processes consistently and ask questions when processes are unclear. Maintain accurate paper and electronic records and files for correspondence, permit applications, complaints and field reviews. Update Hansen in timely manner consistent with business process. Perform field work including field checks of dimensions and assessment of clearances required by SMC, ROW Improvement Manual or Standard Plans and Specs. Track permitting, code enforcement, and other actions for timely follow up and closure. Support department goals in promoting 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 Required Qualifications : Two years of experience in Civil Engineering or Associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Two years of college level course work in Engineering and construction Technology Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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. Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Experience working for a municipal transportation department. Computer proficiency with Microsoft office Suite Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and articulate Field Report Requests, applicable codes, ordinances, plans and spec, cut sheets, Right of Way Improvement Manual, street and sidewalk pavement opening and restoration rules, parts of the Land Use Code, and other applicable rules and regulations. Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Submit the following to be considered for these vacancies: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 17, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Transportation Operations division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) presents an exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals focused on creating a safe, interconnected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. Reporting to the Traffic Data & Records Supervisor, the Engineering Data Analyst will conduct traffic engineering studies on traffic flow, traffic accident locations, and other traffic related matters. The position also assists in the planning, development, justification, and implementation of various data gathering projects related to transportation, traffic, data analytics, data visualization, and smart cities topics. Job Responsibilities Provide essential functions for the Traffic Data and Records group including responsibility for the expanding pedestrian and bike data program. Specific job responsibilities include: Conduct traffic engineering studies on traffic flow, traffic accident locations, parking, and other traffic related matters Assist in the planning, development, justification, and implementation of various data gathering projects related to transportation, traffic, data analytics, data visualization, and smart cities topics Analyze data for completeness and statistical feasibility Select appropriate methods of presenting data and prepares charts, spreadsheets, graphs, maps, statistical tables, and other visual aids as necessary Assist in the design and development of information databases and spreadsheets Support on-demand, large-scale, exploratory, and targeted data research and analysis Assist with the installation of traffic data collection equipment in the field as required, and compile information from a variety of devices Organize and maintain reporting and public distribution system for the division's traffic data, including online distribution through the SDOT website and data.seattle.gov Update the asset management system regarding traffic collisions, sign creation, and road modification Participate in presentations, special projects, and other assignments as directed Meet with community groups and representatives of other agencies and City departments to discuss current or proposed projects Support department goals in promoting 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 Required Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, or a related field Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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. Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Experience in research, data collection, writing summaries, and visualizing data Experience in data analytics and statistical modeling using R, Python, SQL, or other equivalent tools Experience with databases and data warehousing including organizing, compiling, manipulating, analyzing, and summarizing large datasets Excellent oral and written ability to communicate effectively with other professionals and all levels within the organization and the ability to present research findings effectively Experience with GIS (Geographic Information System), spatial analysis, cartography, and mapping Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills, together with an ability to take initiative, multi-task, and work under time constraints Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment and under minimal supervision At least one year of experience in right-of-way engineering Able to read/understand plans and construction standards Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work will be performed in a normal City office environment; however, may be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays and in field assignments with exposure to all types of weather, traffic conditions, hazardous/toxic substances, and construction sites. May be required to lift over 50lbs and stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 10, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division of Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as a leader in the Construction Management Unit working with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. This position will perform office engineering administration of public works construction contracts. Position will report to the Office Engineering Supervisor and support departmental goals in promoting diversity, race, and social justice. Job Responsibilities Prepare and process monthly and final contractor payments, including measurement and payment of force account work and materials on hand Review and process standard construction paperwork such as RFIs, design changes, field memos, materials submittals, serial letters, etc.; will require occasional field work to verify contract compliance and that work completed is being measured and paid per plans and specifications Read and interpret plans, specifications, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Track and process contractor submittals and other project correspondence Assist in project closeout and ensure that construction files, photos, and as-builts are archived appropriately Assist in preparation of back up documentation for change orders Participate and assist with pre-construction meetings as well as weekly progress meetings; prepare meeting minutes and solicit review comments Interact with a wide range of stakeholders such as contractors, property owners, businesses, designers, project managers, resident engineers, inspectors, etc. Set up and manage electronic and hard copy of construction project files Support department goals in promoting 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 Required Qualifications : Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Two years of Civil Engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base 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. Required Certifications/Licenses : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Fundamental of Engineering (FE) also referred to as the Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification Previous experience administering public works construction contracts Proficiency in using MS word, MS excel, Adobe professional, and SharePoint Online Prior specialty contracting experience (GCCM, JOC, Design Build) Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous