City of Seattle

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City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements, and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence, and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and the other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable utility services and to provide value for dollar. With that goal in mind, we pursue everything we do with the following core areas of focus: Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery Increase Affordability and Accountability Improve Investment Value Enhance Public Health and Environment Ensure Equity and Inclusion Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships We have an exciting opportunity for aninnovative human resources leader to join our team in the role ofTalent Acquisition Manager. This person will play a vitalrole for the assessment, redesign, implementation, and management of a fully integrated talent acquisition framework to attract and retain a diverse high performing workforce. This position manages a team of talent acquisitionprofessionals, and reports to the Director of Human Resources. Job Responsibilities Develop innovative sourcing strategies to reach diverse and underserved communities by challenging the status quo. Assess and evaluate current employment programs to include recruiting, staffing, out of class, internships, summer hires, apprenticeships, succession planning, and workforce planning. Collaborate with utility business leaders, hiring managers, and City Human Resources to develop and implement effective talent acquisition strategies. Develop and deploy efficient recruitment, succession planning, and workforce planning strategies, tools, and processes that leverage technology, provide standardization and talent acquisition best practices that are fair and consistent. Develop resources/tools for hiring managers to continuously improve and attract talent. Manage and develop the Talent Acquisitionteam. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Communications, or a related field (or combination of education, training or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the position). Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resourcesto include full-cycle recruiting experience. This should include at least three (3) years of supervisory experience and demonstrated leadership/management skills with the proven ability to maximize performance. In-depth understanding of the talent acquisition landscape, tools, technologies, methodologies and practices. Experience developing and expanding staff capacity to achieve business results. Ability to develop and nurture productive customer and business relationships. Ability to drive efforts and projects through influence, relationships, and a broad knowledge base. Excellent consultative, interpersonal, and project management capabilities. Strong process and continuous improvement strategies. Certification/License: Washington State Driver's License is required. SPU operates facilities throughoutSeattle and King County. Travel to remote work sites is required on an as-needed basis. Competencies: Leadership - Promotes organizational mission and goals, and shows the way to achieve them. Customer Focus - Builds and maintains customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization. Accountability - Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight. Teamwork - Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables. Collaboration - Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect. Influencing Others - Influences others to be excited and committed to furthering the organization's objectives. Additional Information Please attach your resume and cover letter when applying. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered. Offers of employment are contingent on verification and completion of a background check, which include criminal history, and of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Please note that this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. With those goals in mind, we focus on the following in all we do: Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery Increase Affordability and Accountability Improve Investment Value Enhance Public Health and Environment Ensure Equity and Inclusion Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships We have an exciting opportunity for a visionary financial executive to join our team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) . Reporting to the General Manager/Chief Executive Officer (GM/CEO), the CFO will enhance the utility's affordability and investment strategies. The CFO is an essential business partner and counselor to the GM/CEO, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and executive team that contributes to and evaluates ideas and initiatives designed to advance SPU's mission and the interests of the utility's rate payers. The CFO is also a member of the utility's executive leadership team, collaborating on the development of departmental planning, policies, practices and initiatives. The position ensures that SPU secures and maintains cost-effective financing for capital projects, oversees the development and maintenance of strong, transparent financial reporting systems and controls, ensures the development and adherence to strong, balanced financial policies, provides financial data and analyses that allow for informed and responsible decision-making and oversight. Overseeing an annual operating budget of $1.2 billion dollars (with revenues of approximately $874 million) in operating across four funds: water, drainage & wastewater, solid waste, and general fund), the CFO will work with department leadership to leverage the impact of SPU's financial investments, control costs, and ensure sound fiduciary responsibility of financial resources. The CFO is the utility's lead financial representative and interacts regularly with Bond Rating Agencies, City Budget Office, City Council and the Mayor's Office. In addition, this position is also responsible for the accuracy, integrity, and quality of SPU's official annual financial statements for the Water, Drainage & Wastewater, and Solid Waste lines of business. The ideal candidate is ethical, knowledgeable, nimble, financially creative, and shares our interest in advancing equity, inclusivity, transparency, accountability, affordability and sustainability in all we do. The ideal candidate cultivates a connected, coherent, empowered, capable and resilient staff and is focused upon the interests of the utility's customers and community. The position is open until filled. Job Responsibilities Contribute to the development and implementation of SPU's Strategic Business Plan as well as other reports, studies and initiatives. Provide oversight of the delivery of accurate, timely and relevant financial reporting to the CEO, CAO, Deputy Directors and leaders of the department. Ensure the effectiveness of financial and accounting systems. Oversee the development of the annual budget in accordance with city procedures and departmental operating requirements, including revenue, expense and capital spending budgets. Direct performance for all three Enterprise Funds and related bond issuances. Maintain open and transparent relationships with rating agencies, representing SPU at presentations and other bond issuance and ratings related activities. Ensure that SPU develops and maintains an optimal capital structure, minimizing its cost of capital while maintaining financial flexibility. Coordinate SPU's financial responses to the City Budget Office (CBO), City Council, Mayor, rating agencies, and other as required. Provide executive oversight of SPU financial operations and other assigned functions, ensuring operational excellence. Manage the development of rates, in alignment with utility needs, SPU strategic business planning processes that include customer input, and city processes. Participate as a member of SPU's executive team, collaborating on the utility's planning, policies, procedures, conformance, compliance and culture building. Work to build a culture of affordability and accountability in budget development and rate setting where every employee seeks to control costs and maximize investment value. Provide oversight of asset management and decision-making analyses that inform investment decisions, including economic analysis. Work with SPU leadership to foster exploration of viable opportunities to leverage SPU financial capital through public private partnerships, grant funding and other alternative financing and project delivery approaches. Managing and empowering a team that includes: Accounting, Business Systems Management, Contracts & Procurement, Real Property, and Finance. Qualifications Experience : At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in financial management, financial analysis, accounting, auditing, budgeting, forecasting, treasury and investment management, debt issuance, rate making and management in a municipal, local, or other governmental entity and eight (8) years of supervisory and management experience over a related major division or organization. Education Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, CPA or a closely related field. Additional Information Seattle Public Utilities has three lines of business, which include: drinking water, drainage and wastewater, and solid waste. "Our Promise" is to provide efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. 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City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 18, 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 Operational Technology Cyber Security Specialist will support the implementation and maintenance of operational technology cyber security program initiatives, and compliance work required to meet the North America Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards for Seattle City Light's power transmission and distribution systems. These initiatives include development and maintenance of processes and procedures to ensure our various Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) automation and supporting systems meet cyber security and compliance objectives. This position will have technical and project support responsibilities in a wide range of cyber security and NERC-CIP compliance functions. This position will report to the Energy Delivery Engineering Cyber Security Program Manager. Job Responsibilities Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities: Support and monitor NERC-CIP cyber security compliance processes and maintain compliance evidence. Assist in the development and monitoring of security controls and processes to ensure the availability, confidentiality, safety, reliability, and integrity of a wide range of operational technologies to include SCADA systems, HMIs, RTUs, various IEDs, internal and perimeter communications, and other applicable devices or supporting services. Perform vulnerability assessments, analyze findings, and prioritize and recommend remediation actions. Maintain critical security patch monitoring and notification processes. Participate in various security enhancement projects to improve cyber security controls, ensuring operational technology practices comply with organizational policies, industry best practices, and NERC-CIP regulatory requirements. Support continuous development and maintenance of incident response plans, protocols, and procedures to continuously improve the organization's ability to detect and respond to potential security incidents Support incident response activities to minimize risk of compromised systems without impeding real time power grid operations. Support a wide range of system security tasks and associated NERC-CIP compliance documentation for substations operational technology, such as network port management, password development and maintenance, asset patching, antimalware methods, system security logging, tracking asset security baselines, configuration change management, recovery plans, etc. Work with the Communications Engineers, Communication Electricians, Automation Engineers, Relay Engineers, Relay Electricians and others to meet critical deadlines. Assist with identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical infrastructure and energy delivery automation systems. Keep abreast of technological advancements, compliance requirements, and operational technology cyber security best practices for the electric power grid. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Technology Management, SCADA/Communications Engineering, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience: At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience applicable to cyber security, regulatory compliance, information assurance, security operations, systems engineering, and security policy development/administration for Information Technology and/or Operational Technology environments, preferably in an electric utility. Technical Knowledge and Experience: Experience with NERC-CIP or other cyber security regulatory compliance. Strong understanding of technology trends, risks, and security methods. Experience identifying and mitigating system vulnerabilities. Strong understanding of cyber security best practices, preferably as applicable to Industrial Control Systems. Knowledge of ICS authentication, authorization, and access control methods. Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and ICS network security architecture. Ability to plan, manage, and execute multiple tasks and projects within defined timelines. Excellent analytical ability, problem-solving, and collaboration skills. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills. Preferred knowledge of SCADA architecture and design models, including topology, principles, and components. Knowledge of Industrial Control System (ICS) communications protocols and common communications technologies. For field assignments, incumbent must be willing and able to work in all types of weather and in or near construction sites where there is traffic, hazardous or toxic substances, and high voltage energized equipment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends or holidays. Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Preference will be given for applicants who possess the Desired Qualifications: Strong familiarity with NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Compliance. Experience in project management. Background in operational technology and industrial control systems for the power grid. Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written. Electric utility experience is strongly preferred. Willingness to learn and accept responsibility, comply with safety rules and regulations, work efficiently, effectively and independently. Current, relevant professional certification, such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, CIPP, and/or CIPP/IT. Knowledge of cyber operations activity and concepts (e.g., foot printing, scanning and enumeration, penetration testing, white/black listing, etc.). Knowledge of network and operating system hardening techniques. Ability to work in fast-paced government technology environment; to work as a productive member of a professional team, as well as initiative to be a self-starter; ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and rapidly change priorities. Prior electric utility experience preferred. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 4200 Airport Way South, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities. And that's just a snapshot. In our quickly growing city, how we get around - how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. The Transportation Operations Division of SDOT presents an exceptional opportunity to join a highly successful Signal Maintenance team to help build and maintain the largest inventory of municipal traffic signals in the State of Washington. Under the general supervision of the Traffic Signal Crew Chief, this position will install, maintain, and modify the City of Seattle's traffic signal and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) system. Job Responsibilities Install, repair, and maintain traffic signal systems and other related electrical and overhead systems, detection systems, communication networks including fiber optic, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, overhead signs, flashing devices, support systems (including poles, mast arms and spans) and ITS systems. Implement work plans and perform technical work to ensure compliance with electrical codes, City specifications and standards, and State safety laws. Identify and diagnose maintenance and repair needs and recommend corrective action to the Crew Chief; submit requests and specifications for equipment and supplies. Respond to emergency signal malfunctions, and customer service requests and inquiries regarding traffic signals. Participate in required training. Install, maintain, and repair traffic signal systems including wiring, conduits, traffic signal hardware, intersection controllers, intersection cabinets and their associated components and peripheries, and vehicle and pedestrian detection systems. Operate and maintain various electronic measuring and testing devices, to troubleshoot and repair signals, signal components and related signal equipment. Perform bench work including testing, fault finding and repair of all equipment associated with traffic signal equipment or ITS related devices, repair or replace components as necessary. May provide training to other Traffic Signal Electricians on specialized electrical and electronic components, software, or equipment associated with traffic operations. Prepare and maintain accurate reports and records. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Three (3) years journey-level electrical or electronic experience installing, maintaining and calibrating control or measuring devices comprised of solid state electronic or computer systems in the signal trade or an equivalent combination of related education and experience (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Current Washington State driver's license with the ability to obtain a Class A CDL Endorsement within the first 12 months of employment. Certification as a Level II Traffic Signal Technician by the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) is required within 12 months of eligibility to take the examination. May also require appropriate crane certification as required by law. Additional Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated responsibility for traffic signal maintenance capacity to include installing and repairing various types of traffic signal control systems. Current experience in the Traffic Signal Maintenance or Construction field, especially as a foreman or on-site lead worker. Licensed as a Washington State Journeyman Electrician (EL01). Current Class A CDL Endorsement. Experience constructing traffic signals in the City of Seattle. Experience in bench traffic signal controller construction and installation. Experience as electronics technician or industrial control technician. Extensive knowledge of transportation standards (e.g.MUTCD, NEMA, IMSA) and electrical codes (e.g. NEC, NESC). Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands: Work in all weather; under adverse conditions including noise, fumes, moving vehicles; in confined spaces and at heights around energized and high voltage equipment. Required to be on call for emergency situations. Must stand, walk, bend, and kneel for extended periods of time. Requires lifting in excess of 50 pounds. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and drug screen (drug screen for CDL Class A holders). Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This recruitment process may be used in the future depending on hiring needs to hire qualified candidates for this position. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) has an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced Urban Designer/Planner to join our Land Use Division. As a Design Review Planner, you will review complex and controversial project proposals associated with major development to ensure compliance with regulations related to land use, urban design, and the environment. SDCI has a culture of continuous improvement and a long tradition of providing excellent public service; we take pride in our work and encourage inclusion and engagement among our staff and in our community. As stewards and regulators of land and buildings, we preserve and enhance the equity, livability, safety, and health in our communities. We require a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. This position is posted in conjunction with 2018-01462 Design Review Planner (Land Use Planner II). Depending on the experience and skills of the preferred candidate, this position may be offered as a Land Use Planner II or Land Use Planner III (Senior Planner) position.If you would like to be considered forthe Design Review Planner (Land Use Planner II), you will need to apply to that job posting as well. Job Responsibilities In addition to all the job responsibilities of a Land Use Planner II: Analyze and coordinate the review of project proposals associated with development of all sizes. Facilitate special projects, and serve as an expert resource to staff, department management, and Design Review Boards. Assist in the review of proposed land use regulations. Coach permit applicants at pre-submittal conferences. Prepare written analyses, identify mitigation measures, and monitor sensitive projects through the construction process. Represent the department in matters before a Hearing Examiner. A Land Use PlannerIII is responsible for: Review of more technically challenging, complex, and controversial projects, including projects involved in the Design Review process. Identifying significant project issues and precedent-setting implications. Using a substantial amount of independent judgment to interpret and apply a variety of policies, codes, and guidelines to situations which have significant legal, political, and financial consequences. Planning and carry out assignments, resolving most conflicts, coordinating work with others and interpreting policies on their own initiative. Keeping management informed of progress and potential controversial issues. Acting as a technical resource to other Land Use Planners, including training and mentoring. Demonstrating a comprehensive working knowledge and advanced experience in the development and administration of Municipal, State and Federal laws and policies governing urban, environmental and land use affairs. Success in this position is determined by your ability to: Serve as project lead in challenging political and public decision-making processes, including design review and environmental review of proposed new development. Serve as a technical resource and mentor for other planners on your team. Demonstrate your extensive working knowledge and experience in the administration of municipal, state, and federal laws and policies governing environmental and land use development. Communicate with excellent written, verbal and graphic skills. Understand and commit to actively supporting the City and Department goals in promoting racial equity and social justice. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree in urban design, urban planning, environmental studies, law, architecture, building construction technology, or a closely related field and four years of related professional experience to include either progressively responsible experience in land use, housing or environmental policy or regulatory program development; and/or progressively responsible experience in the review and analysis of new development, administration of land use or environmental regulatory programs or code interpretation. (Other combinations of education, training and/or experience which provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class will be considered). Desired Qualifications: Ability to efficiently read design and construction plans, meet deadlines, and proactively problem solve. Extensive design review specific experience in Seattle or other jurisdictions, Extensive experience working with design review boards or commissions on large scale projects, preferably in downtown or dense urban environments, Architectural or similar design background and/or experience, Familiar and comfortable with the dynamics of working independently, on a team and in support of a design review board, Training and practice implementing racial equity and social justice strategies, Aptitude to facilitate multiple major project proposals, Ability to work independently to meet deadlines, Ability to act as a team resource offering technical knowledge related to urban design and architecture, Strong graphic and presentation skills, Strong written communication skills, with a focus on technical documents, Extensive knowledge of architectural and urban design concepts, Knowledge of construction techniques, and materials, Skilled in collaborating in a positive and constructive manner, and Strong negotiation skills. License, Certification, and Other Requirements: A valid Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility is required for site visits and evening meetings. Additional Information The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The mission of the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA) is to facilitate the successful integration of immigrants and refugees into Seattle's civic, economic, and cultural life. The ImmigrantOutreach and Program Advisor is essential to effectively implementing the goals and objectives of the department. In this role you will be both a "big picture" thinker and a doer. You will figure out what needs to be done, gain buy-in, determine how to implement plans, and manage to both budget and deadlines. To do this, you will need subject matter expertise in working to eliminate economic, social, education, language, and access barriers for youth and families of color, deep community engagement experience, and a track record for successfully managing and completing projects. Experience working with and on behalf of immigrants and refugees living in the United States, is especially helpful to success in this role.There are three primary functions that you will carry out: Leader You will lead the nationally-recognized Immigrant Family Institute. This is an 8-week program that brings together immigrant youth, their parents/guardians, and Seattle police officers to learn from each other. Advisor You will advise the OIRA Director, Mayor, and City Council on issues that improve the access to health and wellness, scholastic success, citizenship, safety, employment, and business interests of immigrant and refugee youth, adults, and communities.You willalso evaluate and improve the coordination of immigrant and refugee services across the City of Seattle as well as the quality and access to them. Partner You will serve as a direct link between immigrant and refugee communities and the City of Seattle. With a focus on deepening understanding of current and emerging issues by engaging in a variety of gatherings, meetings, and events. Job Responsibilities To be successful in this role You will need to have a passion for: • Advocating for the needs and priorities ofyouth and families of color, immigrantand refugee populations • Actively building long-term relationships with stakeholders in the community and in the City • Supporting race and social justice initiatives for equity and access • Developing innovative programs and practices that strengthen communities • Driving for results You will have a track record of: • Successful and on-schedule program development, implementation, and budgeting • Leading teams to achieve stated program, policy, and engagement goals • Identifying new and existing priorities, gaps, and needs in immigrant and refugee communities • Supporting/leading collaborative projects that increase access to services for immigrants and refugees • Skillfully representing your organization at community gatherings, meetings, and events • Building cross-organization capacity to improve coordination and delivery of immigrant and refugee services • Supporting the development of tools and resources for your organization and community partners • Exercising good judgment Qualifications A successful applicant will have a professional career that reflects a commitment to building collaborative, productive, and respectful relationships among community members, public institutions, and an array of organizations. This career orientation should be complemented by demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise in the following areas: • Immigrant youth and families • Juvenile justice • Community safety issues • Organizing within communities • Advocacy on behalf of youth and families of color • Immigrant and refugee community issues, trends, gaps, priorities, and needs • Working across communities and building partnerships and collaborations • Collaboration and relationship building • Grassroots and community-based organization in Seattle • Language fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Somali, or other languages • Meeting deadlines and producing deliverables Additional Information The working title for this job will be Community Outreach & Program Specialist. Please complete the online application fully and attach the following: •A letter of interest in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities outlined in this job advertisement •A current resume If you have questions, please contact Kate Moore at kate.moore@seattle.gov Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) has an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced Urban Designer/Planner to join our Land Use Division. As a Design Review Planner, you will review complex and controversial project proposals associated with major development to ensure compliance with regulations related to land use, urban design, and the environment. SDCI has a culture of continuous improvement and a long tradition of providing excellent public service; we take pride in our work and encourage inclusion and engagement among our staff and in our community. As stewards and regulators of land and buildings, we preserve and enhance the equity, livability, safety, and health in our communities. We require a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. This position is posted in conjunction with 2018-01463 Sr. Design Review Planner (Land Use Planner III).Depending on the experience and skills of the preferred candidate, this position may be offered as a Land Use Planner II or Land Use Planner III (Senior Planner) position. If you would like to be considered forthe Sr. Design Review Planner (Land Use Planner III), you will need to apply to that job posting as well. Job Responsibilities Land Use Planner II: Analyze and coordinate the review of project proposals associated with development of all sizes. Facilitate special projects, and serve as an expert resource to staff, department management, and Design Review Boards. Assist in the review of proposed land use regulations. Coach permit applicants at pre-submittal conferences. Prepare written analyses, identify mitigation measures, and monitor sensitive projects through the construction process. Represent the department in matters before a Hearing Examiner. Success in this position is determined by your ability to: Serve as project lead in design review and environmental review of proposed new development. Demonstrate your comprehensive working knowledge and experience in the administration of municipal, state, and federal laws and policies governing environmental and land use development. Communicate with excellent written, verbal and graphic skills. Understand and commit to actively supporting the City and Department goals in promoting racial equity and social justice. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in urban design, urban planning, environmental studies, law, architecture, building construction technology, or a closely related field and two years of related professional experience to include either progressively responsible experience in land use, housing or environmental policy or regulatory program development; and/or progressively responsible experience in the review and analysis of new land use developments, administration of land use or environmental regulatory programs or code interpretation.(Other combinations of education, training and/or experience which provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class will be considered). Desired Qualifications: Ability to efficiently read design and construction plans, meet deadlines, and proactively problem solve. Design review program specific experience in Seattle or other jurisdictions, Experience working with design review boards or commissions on review of new construction projects, Architectural or similar design background and/or experience, Familiar and comfortable with the dynamics of working independently, on a team and in support of a design review board, Training and practice implementing racial equity and social justice strategies, Aptitude to facilitate multiple major project proposals, Ability to work independently to meet deadlines, Technical knowledge related to urban design and architecture, Graphic and presentation skills, Strong written communication skills, with a focus on technical documents, Strong knowledge of architectural and urban design concepts, Knowledge of construction techniques, and materials, Skilled in collaborating in a positive and constructive manner, and Strong negotiation skills. License, Certification, and Other Requirements: A valid Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility is required for site visits and evening meetings. Additional Information The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 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. City Light is looking for an Engineering Aide to joinour team of professional engineers.The position is in Distribution Engineering at the South Service Center. Performs non-professional engineering support tasks within an engineering office, interpret engineering documents, calculating cost, field operation, or elementary drafting, performing computations, processes invoices and maintaining and updating engineering records work orders. This position reports to the Distribution Engineering Supervisor (Support Group). Job Responsibilities As part of Work Order Desk team, the incumbent will be responsible for the following: Responsible for reviewing, processing and distributing work order packages of engineering drawings, updates and maintains data files and records. Prepare, apply and transmit street use permits to multiple governmental agencies for approval. Send notification to jointly owned poles. Calculates charges, performs computations and measurements and maintains records Review, code and process incoming invoices. Keep record of work accomplished and report completed tasks monthly. Order office supplies; track purchase contracts and maintenance of the group printers and plotters. Revises maps and drawings, and maintains changes, deletions, or additions to engineering records. Perform drafting in the preparation and revision of electrical engineering sketches, charts, diagrams, graphs, layouts, maps, detail drawings, plans and records. Review and modify AutoCAD drawings Work and Asset Management asset entry and work order records research Updates and maintains data files and records Verify existing conditions in the field using cameras, maps and data extracts Assist field engineers by recording notes for work needed to provide clearance or correct violations Assist in the preparation of preliminary, periodic and final estimatesof quantities, materials, equipment and labor for assigned utilities projects. Prepare summaries, reports, graphs, drawings, plans and work orders / instructions for projects and for engineers, inspectors and contractors. Prepare reports and performance metrics for progress reporting to management and executives Assemble and distribute Engineering work orders packets Prepare and update billing requests, track and record payments Prepare and transmit street use permits with multiple governmental agencies Request traffic control plans Identify ownership of attachments and establish contact points for each Research, process and record pole transfer notifications and pole removals Employ superb team player and customer service skills Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned Qualifications Education & Experience: Satisfactory completion of high school mathematics including trigonometry (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments may entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, high voltage energized equipment and work in or near construction sites. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. Overnight travel may be required. License, Certification and other Requirements: Current State of Washington driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Experience performing work similar or equivalent to Engineering Aide duties Experience providing backend aide to Electrical Engineers Computer skills and experience with software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Work and Assessment Management Systems (WAMS), AutoCAD, ArcFM, Notification Systems or similar applications. Excellent written and oral communication skills are a necessity Must be a team player with a positive attitude and desire to make a positive difference Ability to read and interpret maps, plans, specifications, work order documents and asset records Ability to complete complex research in a timely manner Ability to handle shifting and multiple priorities and to work as a team member in a diverse work force. Ability to work independently under time constraints, stress and while managing multiple customer requests at the same time. Ability and eagerness to learn and accept responsibility, comply with safety rules and regulations, work efficiently, effectively and independently. Ability to apply critical thinking when reviewing and assessing technical information Ability to develop, cultivate and function as a member of a close-knit team Ability to organize and prioritize time, decisions and resources Ability to reset priorities while still achieving maximum customer service Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description This position is open until filled. The City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking a seasoned Federal Grants Manager to join the Homeless Strategy & Investment Division. Reporting to the Operations Director, this position provides leadership and planning expertise within a Department committed to connecting Seattle's most vulnerable populations to a full range of community-based human services. The Federal Grants Manager is responsible for the management of Seattle's federal Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG), including managing Consolidated Plan development, implementation and reporting processes. The position ensures compliance with all federal rules and regulations applicable to the CDBG program. As lead for the Consolidated Plan, the Supervisor is also responsible for ensuring adherence to the policy and reporting requirements for the HOME program, HEARTH/McKinney program, Emergency Solutions Grant program (ESG), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program (HOPWA) and is the point of contact with the USDepartment of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for questions or inquiries about these programs. Included in the CDBG Administration Unit are various projects that fund capital improvements for child care and other social services providers using CDBG and other City-generated funds. Job Responsibilities Management and supervision of eight (8) unit staff. Development of annual employee work plans, periodic performance evaluations, efficient deployment of staff resources, identification of training needs and opportunities. Ensure compliance with federal funding requirements for CDBG. In conjunction with program staff, ensure compliance with HOME, ESG and HOPWA program operations and reporting requirements. Assist program staff in ensuring compliance with HEARTH funding process and requirements. Supervise enforcement of federal Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and State Prevailing wage and labor requirements, environmental reviews and relocation requirements. Manage Child Care Bonus program to provide capital funds to expand quantity of child care slots available to moderate-income families. Manage City funding of capital for public facilities improvements. Supervise and provide program policy guidance to staff in program implementation. Negotiate terms of real estate financing with other financing agencies. Provide consultation to City Budget Office, Office of Housing, Office of Economic Development and others on eligibility of proposed projects and activities for federal funding. Help strategize approaches to proposed projects that could make them grant-eligible if they otherwise address City Consolidated Plan priorities. Oversee compliance with and implementation of the 2017 City of Seattle and Seattle Housing Authority's Joint Assessment of Fair Housing. Track changes in federal program regulations and adapt allocation and program priorities accordingly [e.g. federal Disaster Planning and Resiliency, Broadband Capacity and gender orientation equity, and Accessibility for people with different abilities (ADA) regulations]. Advise HSD's Budget Manager on the anticipated Federal Budget Awards and allocations for CDBG, HESG, HOME and HOPWA as part of overall department budget development. Manage the Federal Budget Allocation in the HUD Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS). Participate in the leadership of the Homeless Strategy & Investment Division. Supervise and review staff data entry work in IDIS and resolve issues flagged by the Program Reports compliance data for grants management. Authorize new users for IDIS and manage account access permissions. Provide leadership in the review of the City's use of CDBG and other federal funds to ensure maximum benefit from those funds. Ensure, via regular monitoring, that program staff in Human Services Department and other City departments are implementing CDBG projects in accordance with federal rules and regulations. Develop interagency memoranda of understanding to outline roles and responsibilities of CDBG Administration Unit and program staff. Conduct periodic monitoring and program audits of implementing departments and sub-recipients. Manage resolution of any findings or concerns raised by federal (Office of Inspector General, Congressional Budget Office, Housing and Urban Development, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity), state or local audits. Represent the City in appropriate national and regional forums for community, housing, economic development and services leadership (e.g. National Community Development Association). Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education: A bachelor's degree in housing development, community and economic development, human services, planning, public administration or a related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform the work of the class). Experience: Requires two years of experience in direct federal grants management. Requires two years of supervisory experience leading a team of professionals. Desired Qualifications: A master's degree in housing development, community and economic development, human services, planning, public administration or a related field. Proven leadership managing federal grants such as CDBG, McKinney, HOME, ESG and/or HOPWA. Knowledge of data-driven service delivery, with a focus on developing and tracking outcome-based service models including HUD proprietary databases such as IDIS, HEROES, FFATA, etc. Experience building community consensus with demonstrated ability to work with stakeholders and/or constituents. Strong written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to and with a diverse range of stakeholders and policy makers. Experience working with vulnerable populations including but not limited to communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities, neighborhoods experiencing gentrification, homelessness and low-income communities, and people with different abilities. Strongemployee/team management. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Renton, Washington, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description To connect people with resources and solutions during times of need so we can all live, learn, work, and take part in strong, healthy communities. Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people in our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. Aging and Disability Services division (ADS) manages the continuum of care that supports older individuals and those living with a disability, and their families.The mission of Aging and Disability Services is to develop a community that promotes quality of life, independence and choice for older people and adults with disabilities in King County. Our goal is to promote healthy aging, ensuring that our communities are great places for people to grow up and grow old. As the state-designated local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Seattle and King County, ADS work in partnership with King County to: Improve the health and quality of life for older adults and adults with disabilities Connect seniors and adults with disabilities with helpful resources. Provide help and support for caregivers. Job Responsibilities Assist Supervisor and case managers with development of person-centered client care plans to include providing education on available service plan options and other available programs to include waiver options PEARLS, Care Transition, Consulting Nurse Services, and Health Home engagement process to promote healthy life style options. Complete introductory visits (30-day visits) for new clients and client monitoring contacts in the home and on the phone. Under the direction of supervisor or case manager assist with monitoring and follow-up on individual provider and homecare agency performance issues e.g. caregiver changes, schedule updates, timesheet monitoring and corrections, and payment authorizations. Under the direction of the supervisor or case manager assist with identifying appropriate and available adult family homes, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. Complete forms and documentation related to placement and terminations. Under the direction of the supervisor or case manager create timely and accurate Provider One authorizations, research and resolve authorization error notices Assist in finding resources for clients, such as assisting with housing applications, food programs and other benefits the client may be eligible to receive. Update assessments to add or remove information such as equipment and update other information as directed by a case manager or supervisor. Please note, this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities, but to give a sense of the type of skills and experience necessary for success. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Two years of college or an associate degree in psychology, sociology, social welfare, counseling and guidance or a closely related field; AND Two years of full-time experience in a direct service delivery area such as interviewing, counseling, vocational or academic guidance; or a related field OR A combination of education, training and/or work experience, which provides the ability to perform the work of the class. Certification/License: Driver's license for the ability to make on-site visits to clients and attend meetings and training. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is strongly preferred for this position. You have experience working in major social service, health and/or government agencies. You are experienced working with elderly or disabled adults who have unstable health conditions and risk factors including multiple physical and/or mental health problems, long-term care needs, and/or drug/alcohol problems. You are experienced providing excellent customer service to diverse populations. Your technical skills You have a second language fluency in Spanish, Russian/Ukraine, Bosnian, Somali and/or Punjabi with the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in English and second language. You can use electronic mail and industry standard computer software including Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) Your interpersonal and job survival skills You work effectively within diverse workgroups and populations. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You manage conflict while maintaining relationships. You work well with challenging behaviors You enjoy fast-paced work environment and have excellent time management skills. You like a challenge and are skilled at proactive problem-solving. You work well under pressure. Closing Date/Time: 10/23/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 16, 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 Senior Power Analyst at Seattle City Light (City Light) serves as the technical and policy expert on the purchase, sale and transmission of power. City Light's power supply portfolio includes City Light's owned hydroelectric facilities, purchased hydroelectric power generation, non-hydro purchased power contracts and bulk transmission capacity contracts. The Senior Power Analyst manages and oversees the contracts associated with City Light's power supply portfolio in accordance with local and federal standards and regulations. The Senior Power Analyst also provides leadership, representing City Light's interests in local and regional forums to promote and defend City Light's policy, business, regulatory, reliability, and commercial interests. The position may act as a lead or supervise professional staff that review, recommend proposals or revisions to power supply contracts, or perform other technical power management studies and analyses. This position will report to the Manager of Wholesale Contracts. Job Responsibilities This position will be responsible for management of power supply contracts and transmission service agreements. This position will review, analyze, develop and recommend policy positions to management, and advocate, negotiate and coordinate with specific Pacific Northwest utilities and key regional entities to defend and promote City Light's commercial, operational, and reliability interests related to long term power and transmission contracts. Duties of the Senior Power Analyst may include but not be limited to: Develop, negotiate and manage complex long-term wholesale power and transmissions contracts, short term power and transmission marketing enabling agreements, environmental attribute contracts, exchange agreements. Contracts vary in length from 24 months to 50 years, and value between hundreds of thousands of dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars. Lead and coordinate with internal/external entities to monitor, review and analyze, potential transmission rate impacts, tariff, and business practice changes applicable to City Light's transmission and power contracts. Monitor regional Investor Owned Utility (IOU) related federal and state regulatory filings. Analyze and review the expansion of an ISO/RTO and/or changing power market structures to determine potential impacts related to City Light wholesale power and transmission agreements terms, conditions, and costs. Develop and recommend policy positions to management, and advocate, negotiate and coordinate with key intra/extra regional entities to respond to initiatives within the Western Interconnection, state and nation as well as federal legislation related to regulatory, commercial, operational, and reliability issues affecting long term power and transmission contracts. Lead negotiations with counterparties and act as project lead to coordinate with power marketing staff, power operations staff, NERC compliance staff, and system control center staff to develop proposals and recommendations to resolve differences between parties in contract interpretation and implementation. Lead and coordinate with all facets of City Light, the Law Department, and key regional utilities and entities to develop and submit FERC regulatory filings related to City Light's power and transmission agreements. Lead and coordinate with all facets of City Light and the Law Department to support regulatory compliance of all wholesale contracts with WECC, NERC and FERC standards. Review, analyze and approve power and transmission bills for accuracy and compliance with contracts, agreements and rate schedules. Develop and monitor individual annual multi-million dollar contract budgets. May perform or supervise technical studies or analyses related to various aspects of utility operations. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be willing to travel and work occasionally outside the Seattle area and to work Monday through Friday from 8AM until 5PM. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Math, Economics, Business or other scientific area (combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Experience: Five years' experience in power management, utility operations, hydrology, engineering, math, statistics, contracts management, or two years' experience as a Power Analyst. (Combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Knowledge and experience in monitoring regional Investor Owned Utility (IOU) related federal and state regulatory filings. Experience developing and/or administrating detailed, intricate contracts or projects with multiple or varied stakeholders. Experience representing organization at intercompany/agency or regional meetings, or with external clients regarding program/contract policy or strategy coordination and development. Experience negotiating contracts involving legal, policy, or programmatic issues. Experience leading and/or managing projects and/or programs. Experience presenting to senior managers and/or key business partners. Strong interpersonal, diplomacy and relationship building skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong critical thinking, analysis, and multi-tasking skills. Good judgment and conflict resolution skills. Ability to work and thrive in a fast paced environment. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/23/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 16, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is recruiting for a Pump Station Electrician. This position is responsible for operating and maintaining equipment such as: motors, starters, generators, lighting, heating, ventilation system, and telemetry/SCADA systems at SPU facilities. SPU facilities include: water pumps, storage facilities, wastewaterlift stations, solid waste transfer stations, and combined sewer overflowsites.This position reports to the Electrical Crew Chief in the Utility Operations & Maintenance Division within the Shared Services Branch. Job Responsibilities Repair and install electrical systems ranging from 12 volt DC to 4160 volt AC Maintainrecords, procure material, enter daily time and perform other computer-related work Provide input to update wiring diagrams, schematic, prints and as-builts Follow established NFPA 70E and other safety rules, National Electrical Code, and other guidelines. Work Environment/Physical Demands Successful candidate must be able to: Work outdoors in all weather conditions exposed to noise from motors, tools, generators, to deadly fumes, and unsanitary live sewage Work on and around potentiallydangerous machinery andhazardous voltage in all conditions Work in confined space, at heights up to 130 feet, and at depths up to 160 feet deep Be availableto be on-call 24 hours to respond to emergency situations Qualifications Experience: Two years journey level commercial, industrial or utilityelectrical experience. (Experience must be in a commercial, industrial or utility environment rather than residential.) Certificate/License : Possess a valid driver's license. Desired Qualifications: Washington State Journey Level Electrical License Completion of an approved apprenticeship program is highly desired Experience with Maximo or other computer maintenance management systems Basic computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) Experience with working with 4160-volt systems Knowledge of motor controls and ladder logic Possess excellent organizational and communication skills Ability to work within the organizational framework of SPU Workplace Expectations including our values on Safety, Respect, Diversity, Trust, Humor, Productivity, Integrity, Innovation, and Partnership Ability to communicate and work effectively within a multi-cultural workforce serving a diverse customer base. Valid First Aid Card Additional Information Application process: As a part of this application process, the most competitive candidateswill be invitedto take a written test, working test, and interview. A job offer is contingent upon verification and completion of a background check, which includes criminal history andsuccessful completion of a pre-placement physical examination. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 16, 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 Customer Care Division is recruiting for an experienced leader with a customer service focus, excellent management skills, knowledge of the utility services and a technical knowledge base.This position will oversee the delivery of new or revised electric service for residential and small commercial customers in City Light's North service area. This position manages ~30 employees. The selected candidate will work with managers, peers, and staff to identify, initiate and potentially managing process improvement and change management efforts. The ideal candidate will foster a culture of learning, ownership and continuous improvement. This position will report to the Customer Electric Services Manager. Job Responsibilities Provide leadership to and manage the Electric Service Representative North work group. This group is responsible for the design and delivery of new or upgraded electric service for residential and small commercial customers in Seattle City Light's North service area. Plan, develop, and implement service delivery to ensure outstanding customer service and operational efficiency. Work with management and peer teams to develop and maintain measures of key business activities and outcomes. Lead and support efforts to develop standardized work processes. Ensure that customers and stakeholders receive accurate information, timely service, and appropriate engineering assistance. Work as part of the Customer Care Management team to identify opportunities for improvement and implement division and utility-wide priorities and strategies. Manage customer and stakeholder relationships and represent the section on behalf of City Light. Manage human resource activities for all subordinates, including recruiting, development and training, setting expectations, labor relations, and evaluating performance. Plan and manage the operations budget, allocating financial and staffing resources to achieve successful customer and operational outcomes. Support the City's objectives of enhancing the community, social equity, environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, and security for residents and customers. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering, planning, business administration, public administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience: Five years of management and leadership experience in customer electrical engineering services or a related area of responsibility, at least three of which were as a manager or supervisor in a large utility or other similar organization. Certification/License: Driver's licenses or equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Project Management and or workload planning background PE license - Experience managing professional and technical employees Experience in electrical engineering, electrical services or power systems Experience with electrical utility operations and practices. Experience managing work teams and implementing operational improvements Knowledge of public sector human resources practices Ability to foster and model effective customer service and achieve excellent outcomes. Ability to manage change, make difficult and challenging decisions, provide clear expectations and directions, and foster creativity and problem-solving Experience with business process redesign and performance metrics Ability to promote, support and manage key strategic City-wide initiatives including those related to fair and equal employment, diversity and justice in the workplace. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 98126, Washington, United States
Oct 16, 2018
Part Time
Position Description Invitation to Compete #38-18 Children's Services Librarian High Point Branch Library Part-time, 72 hours per pay period $32.95 - $39.95 per hour To be considered for this opportunity, an online application, resume and cover letter must be received by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2018. This is a regular, part-time, FLSA non-exempt, and benefited position. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. Hours for this appointment will include weekdays, weekends and evenings. Note: Candidates for this recruitment who are not yet part of the Continuous Recruitment Process for consideration in Librarian recruitments, must participate in a pre-qualifying interview and be added to the Continuous Recruitment Process for Librarian if they are to be considered for selection process for this vacancy. Candidates who have already been qualified for the Librarian CRP and have submitted a letter of interest for this vacancy do not need to submit additional materials to remain under consideration for this vacancy. Overview The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff members are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library's organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development. The Seattle Public Library is seeking an innovative and community-oriented Children's Services Librarian for the High Point Branch location. Located in the center of southwest Seattle, the High Point Branch provides a full range of library services including robust programming for youth and families, targeted services for the culturally-diverse High Point Seattle Housing Authority community nearby, and convenient traditional programming and information and circulation services for the general population in this very rapidly-growing area. This Children's Services Librarian works with a branch staff team of 9 and a regional team of 12 librarians who work together to implement system-wide programs, develop locally-responsive services, and build collaborative community relationships across the region's 5 branches. The High Point Branch provides excellent opportunities to work with young families, a sizeable immigrant and refugee population, and a routinely youth-intensive afterschool service environment, as well as with the area's more general population of millennials, younger families, and older adults. The successful candidate will be a creative, self-motivated professional with a strong work ethic, a collaborative work style, a good sense of humor, and the ability to thrive in an environment that requires multi-tasking, emotional intelligence, and flexibility. The Seattle Public Library supports youth in academic success, career readiness, and life. Youth and families engage in library programs and services that emphasize equity, utilize community partnerships, center youth voices/interests, and support the following literacies: digital literacy, information literacy, reading, social literacy and STEAM literacy. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the developmental needs of infants, toddlers and children and able to provide innovative and proactive service consistent with those needs. The Seattle Public Library is also firmly committed to Intellectual Freedom and the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI). To this end, all librarians are expected to understand and support Intellectual Freedom as a core value of the library and understand the role that the Library and librarians play in creating a more equitable community with increased opportunity for low income and historically marginalized individuals and families in Seattle. Job Responsibilities General Librarian Essential Functions Reference Services and Readers Advisory: Assisting patrons of all ages and interests in finding information they need and materials that surprise and delight. Supporting system-wide service initiatives and strategic priorities. For this vacancy, delivering story times for baby, toddler, preschool, and family audiences. Program and service design, development, and delivery: Using community information to create relevant programs, services, and content that respond to specific community interests and needs. Designing and delivering relevant training and instruction for the public and library colleagues. Developing and maintaining expertise in a wide range of information resources in order to deliver high quality reference and readers advisory service in a variety of modes (in person, phone, virtual). Ensuring that information resources and the library collection reflect the range of information needs in the community and effectively serve the city's diverse and growing population. Community Engagement and Partnerships: Understanding the role of community engagement in identifying community needs and goals and developing relevant and responsive programs, services, and content. Engaging with community members and organizations to develop and maintain both formal and informal relationships to realize outcomes that further community and library goals. Understanding the importance of bringing Library resources to where people are, both inside and outside of Library buildings. Project management: Creating, executing, and managing all aspects of project planning for designed services delivery including budget, resources, timeline, and outcomes based evaluation. Coordinating all administrative and logistical details, such as coordination of volunteers when needed, marketing and advertising, budget tracking, and leading project teams. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications MLS: Must have a Master's Degree in Library (and Information) Science (MLS/MLIS) from an American Libraries Associattion-accredited library school, or Washington State Librarian Certification. (Note: Graduate students in an Accredited MLS/MLIS program in their final semester are eligible to apply; however, Washington State Law prohibits an individual from being hired as a librarian until the MLS/MLIS degree has been obtained.) Information Services: Minimum one year of experience providing information services to the general public. For this specific position, previous work experience that demonstrates a passion for services to children, families, and an ability to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate library programs that support digital, information, reading, social, or STEAM literacies are required. Must also have the ability to deliver story times for baby, toddler, preschool, and family audiences. Technology and Informational Resources: Must have current working knowledge of PC's in a Windows environment, library applications and be able to use on-line, Internet searching methods and information resources. Familiarity with social media platforms and blogging software is highly desirable. Experience with Horizon library automation or a similar system is preferred. Exemplary Customer Service: Minimum one year of experience providing customer service in person, via chat online, or over the phone; and/or instructional or outreach services to the general public. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven commitment to public service and providing exceptional customer service. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal communication, problem solving, customer relations and teamwork skills; a sense of humor; and the ability to demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic commitment to public service. Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Experience in public speaking and formal writing skill is highly desired, as is fluency in a second language (particularly Somali or other East African languages, Vietnamese, or Spanish). Must be able to communicate clearly, diplomatically, and in a friendly and positive manner with staff and library users from diverse language, ethnic, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, as well as with neighborhood-based or special interest groups. Intellectual Freedom: Applicants must have a strong commitment to intellectual freedom. Race and Social Justice Initiative: Applicants must be able to support the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative and have a strong commitment to providing equitable services to marginalized or underserved populations throughout Seattle. Project Management and Team Work Skills: Experience planning programs and designing outreach, developing and implementing a project, and evaluation; preferably using outcomes based evaluation methods. Experience serving as a member on a working committee or project team in lieu of the above experience may be considered. Other Required Skills and Abilities: Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks, adaptable to change, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. An ability to incorporate and apply newer/emerging technologies in support of creative, effective programming and information services is desirable. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered for this vacancy, all candidates who have yet to qualify for the Continuous Recruitment Process for Librarian must submit an online application via this bulletin by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2018. The online application MUST include: A Cover Letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position Resume Applications that are submitted without all of the required materials will not be considered further. The Seattle Public Library proudly promotes diversity and inclusion in its employment program. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time: 10/25/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 16, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. Aging and Disability Services division (ADS) manages the continuum of care that supports older individuals and those living with a disability, and their families.The mission of Aging and Disability Services is to develop a community that promotes quality of life, independence and choice for older people and adults with disabilities in King County. Our goal is to promote healthy aging, ensuring that our communities are great places for people to grow up and grow old. As the state-designated local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Seattle and King County, ADS work in partnership with King County to: Improve the health and quality of life for older adults and adults with disabilities Connect seniors and adults with disabilities with helpful resources. Provide help and support for caregivers. Aging and Disability Services is seeking an experienced supervisor to develop and support a team of administrative staff. This position supervises the administrative team supporting the Seattle office. This position reports to Strategic Advisor on the Management team. Job Responsibilities Monitor and supervise administrative team work flow and assignments for the Seattle ADS office. Conducts individual staff and unit meetings. Coordinates work schedules to ensure coverage of assigned work. Assist the Seattle ADS staff with workplace organizational needs, including purchase of office furniture and equipment, space planning, telephone installation and other office supplies. Serve as the ADS payroll, personnel, and telephone coordinator. Advise management of personnel and programmatic needs and issues, exercising judgment and using creative problem-solving. Provide administrative support to the Program Manager. Provide assistance to the Renton CMP administrative team and office as needed. Oversee client management databases and other systems that track client files. Coordinate with City IT staff to troubleshoot computer problems, order new computers and track replacement schedule. Update administrative support team policies and procedures as needed to provide clear expectations and guidelines. Apprise staff of program and procedure changes. Manage City credit card purchasing for the Seattle CMP office and oversee accuracy and timeliness of billings for equipment and client specific funds. Attend department, division, and program meetings. Qualifications Requires four years of clerical experience and the ability to supervise the work of others (or a combination of education, training and/or experience that provides evidence of the ability to perform the work of this class. Certification/License: Current State of Washington driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Five or more years of supervisory experience working effectively with culturally diverse staff and clientele and work experience with hiring, training, evaluating staff. Experience managing files with confidential client and staff information. Experience documenting business processes and policies and procedures. Commitment to the Department's mission of meeting the human services needs of Seattle/King County. Proficiency in computer software including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel as well as demonstrated ability to learn and apply program specific software. Strong verbal and writing skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving and professional conflict resolution skills, including experience handling controversial/sensitive issues, maintaining composure and displaying excellent judgement and flexibility in a high action environment while meeting tight deadlines. Ability to effectively complete and organize clerical functions and workload; be detail-oriented; manage multiple projects and priorities and be able to assess staffing needs and plan accordingly. Strong ability to interpret and apply policies, rules, and procedures. Demonstrated reliable attendance and punctuality with a work schedule of 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Closing Date/Time: 10/23/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 13, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Criminal Division of the Seattle City Attorney's Office (SCAO) represents the City in prosecuting misdemeanors. As a member of the Criminal Division's Prosecution Support Team, you will be a key player in supporting assistant city prosecutors with the Pre-Filing Diversion (PFD), Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), Legal Intervention and Network of Care (LINC), and Familiar Faces programs within the division. About Pre-Filing Diversion: We are partnered with Choose 180 to offer diversion to young adults accused of committing lower-level crimes and/or who have limited criminal history. https://choose180.org/ . Additionally, we are partnered with Legacy of Equality, Leadership and Organizing to offer diversion to relicensing support on some individuals accused of driving while their license was suspended in the third degree. https://www.lelorelicensing.org/prefiling . Furthermore, we are working on developing diversion for some young adults accused of committing domestic violence crimes. About Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion: In a LEAD program, police officers exercise discretionary authority at point of contact to divert individuals to a community-based, harm-reduction intervention for law violations driven by unmet behavioral health needs. In lieu of the normal criminal justice system cycle individuals are instead referred into a trauma-informed intensive case-management program. About Legal Intervention and Network of Care: LINC provides treatment in lieu of prosecution for individuals with behavioral health disorders who have been booked into jail for misdemeanors and low-level felonies. Services are tailored to provide effective diversion and intervention strategies for those individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system often due to lack of effective treatment services and other social service supports in the community. About Familiar Faces: The Familiar Faces initiative is work centered on creating a system of integrated care for complex health populations. Familiar Faces refers to a population defined as individuals who are frequent utilizers of a King County jail and who also have a mental health and/or substance use condition. Job Responsibilities Monitor and maintain all PFD/LEAD/FF/LINC databases and statistics; Analyze complex datasets using tools, such as Excel, and make appropriate recommendations for presentation; Organize respective PFD eligible cases/individuals, generate invitation letters to prospective participants and distribute necessary information to program partners; Process Driving While License Suspended in the 3rd degree citations, to include reviewing the person's abstract driving record to determine next steps based on internal policy; Generate monthly warrant list for respective programs; Create watch alerts and monitor in-custody status for program participants utilizing Jail Booking and Reporting System (JBRS); Analyze police reports and citations and verify information; Perform victim and witness contact and take notes accordingly; Request and track evidence from Seattle Police Department, government agencies, and victims and witnesses; Utilize various databases such as NCIC, MCIS, FORS, DOL to run address verifications and update DAMION (case management software) accordingly; Review dockets of pending cases in various jurisdictions; Assist and participate in program implementation, meetings (including note taking), policy/protocol decisions, Racial Equity Toolkit process and community engagement events, when necessary; Collaborate with stakeholders, to include King County Prosecutor's Office, REACH, LELO and Choose 180 and act as program liaison both internally and externally, when necessary; and Other duties as assigned. Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS : A Bachelor's Degree and two years experience performing paralegal duties or a certification from a nationally accredited paralegal training institution and three years related experience, or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS : Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and clearly, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, attorneys, victims/witnesses, defendants, government officials and the public; Ability to exercise good judgment; Ability to work independently and as a team player and also under pressure and/or stressful situations; Ability to manage large amounts of data and translate the data into easy to interpret summaries and/or graphs, tables, charts, etc.; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (including Pivot Tables), Power Point and Outlook; and Must be dependable. Additional Information The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check. Resume and letter of interest are required with application. Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 12, 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. This position will, under limited supervision, coordinate, design and develop comprehensive research plans for studying equipment, fuels and lubricants; identify equipment purchase needs and draft specifications for all equip-ment and vehicles; and coordinate policy and technical data. Limited guidelines exist in the form of City, State and Federal standards, policies and procedures. Judgement is used to interpret, apply and select the most appropriate guidelines. The work requires knowledge of automotive engineering theories, principles and methods. The ability to analyze and solve a variety of engineering problems and to plan comprehen-sive fleet analysis and product purchase systems is also required. This position is distinguished from the Automotive Engineer in that the Senior positions perform the more complex design work and direct, review, coordinate and supervise the work of subordinate staff. Personal contacts are primarily with internal City Light departmental customers, City purchasing personnel and vehicle and equipment manufactures' representatives for the purpose of ordering, maintaining and coordinating repair of vehicles and equipment. This position will report to a Fleet and Mobile Equipment Manager. Job Responsibilities Supervises the work of subordinates involved in the replacement and acquisition of vehicle and equipment. Creates vehicles and equipment specifications designed to support an Electric Utility Program. Administers purchase contracts for annual vehicle equipment replacements. Writes purchase specifications for custom complex fleet vehicles and equipment such as cranes, aerial man lifts, dump trucks, marine fleet, trailers, forklifts, vans and various other equipment. Evaluates user needs to determine equipment purchase requirements. Evaluates equipment to determine need for replacement. Evaluates or coordinates evaluation of manufacturers' and suppliers' bid responses. Performs design work related to the modification of equipment and/or the development of special equipment to meet the needs of the utility. Designs procedures for testing equipment, parts and products to ensure compliance with specifications. Working in conjunction with other City Light departments such as safety, ergonomics and environmental to create and establish fleet equipment standards. Apply the Federal Bridge Law when designing new equipment and monitor existing equipment for compliance. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Requires three years fleet equipment maintenance including two years of supervisory experience, or a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering (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 driver's license. Work is performed in an office environment. Required to regularly visit vehicle sites. Desired Qualifications: Experience with Microsoft Office products, Fleet Management Information System (FMIS), and Sustainable Fleet Implementation. Commercial Truck Drivers License (CDL) NAFA CAFM Certification NAFA Sustainable Fleet Certification Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/23/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 12, 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. This position will coordinate the projects that will take place under the Strategic Initiative for Business Process Improvements at Seattle City Light. This initiative begins in 2019 and will continue to be tracked until 2025. This position will coordinate and maintain an overview of all the individual projects that take place under this initiative. It will be responsible to report on improvements and evaluate the progress of the initiative to the executive level. The position will work as an integral part of the Continuous Improvement Team and will report to the manager of the team. Job Responsibilities Review reports from individual improvement efforts and present report of the program progress Manage individual improvement projects Verify that the standards of reporting and standards for documenting processes Create and execute communication plans for the initiative Manage the consultant list to assure qualified resources are available Make presentations throughout the Utility to inform and promote the initiative Facilitate meetings to further adoption of process improvement Qualifications Education: The equivalent of a Bachelors degree in Business, Public Administration, Planning, Organizational Development, Engineering or other relevant field . Experience: At least three years' experience managing projects, facilitating organizational change and/or managing process improvement efforts. Desired Qualifications: Experience in performing business analysis in support of business process changes Extensive experience in facilitating meetings Skills in conflict management and resolution Experience with management reporting tools Expertise in Excel and MS Office suite. Extensive Project management skills Abilities to work well both independently and collaboratively as part of a team Excellent communication and customer service skills Experience in management reporting tools including outcome measures and dashboards Analytical skills for both metrics review and Problem solving Experience in managing processes that operate across organizational silos Skills in developing and managing high performance work teams Skills in change management, conflict resolution and communication An advanced degree in Organizational Development, Business Administration, Public Administration, Engineering, or related field Experience Assessing work methods that improve customer service outcomes Working effectively in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Four years of coaching and/or facilitating groups in work management or process improvement Management and/or Leadership experience Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 11, 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. Seattle City Light is looking for a strategic leader to join our HR Team. This role provides leadership, support and vision to the talent acquisition team and leads the recruitment and hiring initiatives for the utility. The Talent Acquisition Manager creates strong partnerships with senior business leaders to develop and implement hiring strategies to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. Our ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal, listening and persuasive communication skills and experience in policy and process development, implementation and problem-solving.You naturally strive for the best performance, have the willingness to learn and the ability to resolve complex personnel and management issues that involve diverse staff units and functions. Additionally, you are a good team player, dynamic, optimistic, accurate, result oriented, hard-working and creative. This position will report to theDirector of Talent and Workforce Development. Job Responsibilities Lead a highly efficient and customer-facing Talent Acquisition Team by developing a team of respected specialists who are business knowledgeable, proactive, responsive and customer-focused Create talent acquisition strategies (internal & external) to achieve the most appropriate sourcing, evaluation, and selection of the most qualified and diverse talent Develop, deliver and maintain standardized full-cycle recruiting processes to ensure best practice and consistency Identify and drive continuous improvement to ensure speed while maintaining quality Coach and consult with hiring managers on recruitment best practices to ensure the utility meets and achieves its goals Advise senior leaders on recruitment, hiring, and other employee situations Oversee compliance with federal requirements including background check administration and required training Oversee executive recruitment for the utility Partner and support the Workforce Development Unit in planning and implementing succession planning strategies to meet future labor needs Oversee the utility's acquisition of temporary, intern, and other unique employment staff Actively promote, support and manage key strategic Citywide and City Light initiatives including those related to fair and equal employment, diversity and social justice in the workplace Qualifications Required Qualifications: Education: A Bachelor's degree in human resources, public or business administration, or a related field. Experience: Leadership experience in recruiting and hiring gained through five or more years of progressively responsible assignments in a large, complex multicultural and diverse organization. Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a culture of customer service excellence Coaching, counseling and developing employees to meet performance objectives Knowledge of large complex regulated organizational practices Skilled written and oral communicator A proven track record of success in a similarly sized, complex diverse organization Certification/License: Drivers License Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Ideal candidates will be self-starters, willing to step up to a challenge and define their own role while striving to prepare City Light for the employment challenges that confront us, both now and in the years to come. The most competitive candidates will have extensive leadership experience in policy development and improvement in large, complex organizations. Other desired skills include excellent oral and written communication, seasoned analytical skills, and superb judgment. The most competitive candidates will also have substantial related experience, including: Utility experience Knowledge of public sector organizational practices including experience working with labor unions and union contracts. Experience in the application of employment laws. Skilled in written and oral communication with experience in the delivery of presentations to a variety of audiences. Ability to communicate effectively with senior leaders and business stakeholders. Ability to manage major competing priorities with very little direction, in a rapidly changing environment. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/23/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Oct 10, 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: Continuous