City of Seattle

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City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. If you have intellectual curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together. We are looking to add a strong individual to develop and drive employee relations initiatives, including process improvement, training, conflict management, trending analytics, and organizational effectiveness. Our Employee Relations team works with employees to resolve workplace concerns and promote positive employee relations throughout the organization to ensure a high level of employee satisfaction and engagement. The right person will thrive in an "all hands-on deck" environment, loves solving people and employment related issues, and can pivot quickly. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Services Officer, the Employee Relations Manager is a key member of the Utility's leadership team providing advice on a wide variety of employee issues. This role is all about supporting the Employee Relations practices and people strategy across Seattle City Light and providing subject matter expertise in addressing employee relations situations. Job Responsibilities Advise, mentor and guide all levels of management around complex employee relations decisions, e.g., business conduct, performance management, and policies, guidelines and practices. Evaluate and review employment decisions in response to employee concerns. Create and conduct training on management best practices and policies at various locations organization wide. Proactively identify opportunities to enhance the employee experience and help develop and implement innovative solutions and policies. Collaborate with Administrative Services teams and managers to help facilitate organizational changes. Participate in or manage projects led by the Employee Relations team, including development and implementation of organization wide people programs, ensuring that change management best practices are applied. Identify, analyze and facilitate resolution of employee relations issues in alignment with cultural expectations; provide consultancy service to leaders on employee relations matters. Create and execute strategy and sustainable processes to advance employee engagement by partnering with leaders to analyze engagement data, communicate survey results effectively, and act to improve engagement, customer satisfaction, and leadership effectiveness. Use data points to create action plans that include recommendations and creative solutions to resolve concerns. Primary City Light contact and case manager for employment related claims and litigation led by the City's Law Department and represent City Light at Civil Service Commission employee appeals. Oversee and participation in the administration of ADA accommodations and FML administration. Oversee EEO and misconduct complaints and investigations. Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, public administration, or related field. Experience: Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in employee relations, dispute resolution, human resources or related legal experience with a minimum of three years of effective leadership experience. Certification/License: Current Washington State Driver's License. Desired Qualifications: Law degree, with membership in the Washington Bar Association. Experience in employment law, mediation, and/or legal background in the workplace. Experience working with labor unions/contracts. Experience improving and designing HR related processes, practices, and policies. Experience managing projects or successfully implementing programs. Strong problem-solving abilities and tenacity to build solutions from scratch. Ability to build strong working relationships and work collaboratively across all levels of the organization, including remote areas. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; must be an articulate and persuasive communicator. Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues. Ability to explain, question, actively listen, and facilitate the communication of others to leave participants feeling heard and respected. Strong analytical skills in order to accurately assess employees' needs, evaluate feedback, and translate those into actionable recommendations to improve the work environment. Critical thinking and exercise of sound judgment related to complex employee matters. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Flexibility to be proactive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment and self-directed with ability to manage/complete multiple projects with competing deadlines. Demonstrated experience effectively supervising employees in a complex, union environment. Limited supervision and direction are provided, as this individual can operate and drive results and set priorities independently. Successful candidates will have experience acting as a technical expert on employee issues and developing recommendations for senior management on policy options and program direction and participating in key strategic initiatives related to fair and equal employment, diversity and justice in the workplace, as well asexperience with alternative dispute resolution techniques. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws andtheability to interpret and apply EEO, ADA, andFMLAregulations, policies and procedures. Candidates must demonstrate their commitment to and involvement in activities that create andsustain a workforce free of racism and discrimination and that values a multicultural and diversity as a workforce and asset. Seattle City Light operates facilities throughout Washington State. Travel to remote work sites is required on an as-needed basis. Additional Information To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed application via this bulletin and attach the following: A cover letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required and desired for the position Resume 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: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Help us improve the health and well-being of all City employees! Are you passionate about making a difference in employee health and improving equity and access? Do you enjoy developing programs and employee communications to increase understanding and participation? Do you enjoy applying your problem-solving skills in a complex, multi-departmental organization? The City of Seattle is recruiting for a Health and Well-Being Advisor to support the implementation, communication and evolution of its health, wellness and well-being initiatives. You will be part of a team of benefit, economic, and vendor program development professionals responsible for this pilot project for approximately 9,000 employees and retirees. This assignment is currently funded for a maximum of two years and is benefits eligible. Job Responsibilities What You Need: You will be successful if you are passionate about: • Improving individual and collective employees' health • Building a work culture that supports health, well-being and access to services and information • Communicating equitably and effectively with all employees • Collaborative problem-solving and planning in a changing environment Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to: • Link employee data and vendor technology to create and implement relevant programs • Develop departmental relationships across the City to champion health and wellbeing • Be a curious listener and learner as the program evolves • Think strategically about how we get where we want to be from where we are now You will feel prepared to take on this role if you have experience in: • Strategically implementing programs across a diverse employee base • Facilitating siloed groups toward a common goal • Working collaboratively with labor, HR and other organization partners • Developing communications strategies, engagement campaigns and messages for organization-wide initiatives Qualifications A successful applicant will have a professional career that reflects a commitment to working with or for organizations leading, communicating and implementing projects/programs. This career orientation should be complemented by demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise in the following areas: • Behavioral change management • Teamwork and program management in complex organizations • Equity and access • Strategic communication planning and development, tactical messaging, and employee engagement A general knowledge of health benefits, wellness and employee well-being, including awareness of current issues and solutions, is also desired. Additional Information To be considered for this job, please complete the application fully and attach: A cover letter explaining your interest in this job and the knowledge, skills and abilities you would bring to it A current resume Questions? Please contact Kate Moore at kate.moore@seattle.gov This hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17.Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Who may apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time: 7/9/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Invitation to Compete #35-19 Temporary Custodian Facilities and Capital Improvement Programs 80 hours per pay period $20.28 - $24.53 per hour (2018 Pay Rates) *This position is open to the public and to employees of The Seattle Public Library.* All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2019. This is a full-time, non-exempt, temporary position with an anticipated end date on or before December 31, 2019. Hours for thisappointment will include early mornings, weekdays, and weekends. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. Overview The Seattle Public Library (SPL) employs a workforce of over 700, located in the Downtown Library, 26 neighborhood libraries and Mobile Services. The Library enjoys a reputation for being one of the most dynamic public library systems in the nation. It is a learning organization with staff and public service teams composed of highly qualified and motivated people who pride themselves on providing exceptional customer service and support to Seattle's diverse community. 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 Library also supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for this position. Primary duties for the Custodian position include cleaning and sanitizing; restocking supplies; vacuuming, shampooing, and spot-cleaning carpeted areas; cleaning, stripping, scrubbing and buffing hard surface floors; dusting; and waste/recycling disposal and collection. Candidates must be able to work efficiently, both independently and under supervision. Candidates must also be able to communicate effectively with others. Most of the time this position works independently during closed hours, but occasionally works when the public is present during open hours of operation. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications A valid Washington State Driver's License and must have access to a vehicle for transporting self to and from various branch work locations. Employees are reimbursed for mileage when driving in their personal vehicles between branches and for other business operations. (Finalists will be asked to provide a current Washington State Driver's Abstract.) A minimum of one (1) year commercial or institutional custodial/janitorial experience in a public facility, which includes cleaning public restrooms, windows, stairs, hard floor surfaces and carpets. A minimum of one (1) year experience providing customer service to the general public. Knowledge and an ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job, including lifting heavy objects, use of cleaning chemicals and operating cleaning equipment. Ability to plan and schedule own work efficiently, and to work independently with minimal on-site supervision. Knowledge of/or experience using Safety Data Sheets (SDS). Ability to follow oral and written instructions in manuals, on labels, etc., or in other work related materials. Effective communication and conflict resolution skills and the ability to work efficiently and cooperatively with others in a diverse team environment. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Basic competence with Microsoft applications, especially to read and send email. Ability to review work requests, order supplies, and complete timesheet using computer applications. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered for this vacancy candidates must submit an application via this bulletin by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 25, 2019. Note: Final candidates will be asked to provide a Washington State Driver's Abstract before a selection decision is made. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROUDLY PROMOTES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EMPLOYMENT. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Joint Use Wireline Engineering Team. As City Light utility pole managers, we are responsible for evaluating projects and designing work packages to adhere to NESC clearance requirements, civil and pole infrastructure, secondary systems and services that comply with City Light Construction, Material, and Design Standards. We are looking for an energetic and effective team member who is interested in making a positive impact on our customers. This position will report to the Joint Use Engineering Wireline Supervisor mainly at the North Service Center and may also report to the South Service Center. Job Responsibilities Joint Use is the sharing of space on a single set of poles with multiple utilities. City Light's Joint Use engineering team is responsible for the management, engineering, design, construction, regulatory, legal and contractual oversight of all third-party communications and power space attachments. The Associate Engineer will work with the staff in the Joint Use Engineering unit and will be responsible for the following duties: Design, plan, and determine requirements for the installation, maintenance, restoration and/or relocation of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems and services related to customer driven projects. Review engineering packets and sketches created by team members for completeness. Develop, document, and improve processes to govern the group's functions. Serve as project engineer on projects requiring reconstruction or adjustment of electrical power Prepare preliminary and long-range plans, estimates, budgets, material requirements, specifications, work orders and instructions, operating and maintenance instructions, special conditions and agreements. Perform electrical engineering mapping and computations Prepare construction documents and monitor construction progress Review final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements Coordinate and monitor the work of electrical contractors, affected public agencies, and line crews Provide instructions to field crews and answer questions concerning design issues Interact with inter and intra-departmental engineering and construction personnel, other government agencies, customers, contractors, consultants and the public to exchange information, coordinate work, answer questions and respond to complaints. Use AutoCAD, as well as necessary computations, in the preparation of preliminary and final plans, schematics, wire diagrams and drawings of the electrical features of distribution systems and related electrical systems. Produce pole load calculations Adhere to safety regulations, practices, and National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) rules Participate in presentations, special projects and assignments as directed Perform other duties of a comparable level/type as assigned Prepare preliminary and long-range plans, estimates, work orders and instructions, operating and maintenance instructions Review final plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements and coordinates the work of electrical contractors, affected public agencies, and crews Prepare progress reports and estimates Qualifications Education: A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or other combinations of education and/or experience which provides preparation to do professional electrical engineering work. Experience: Requires three years of professional electrical engineering experience. Work Environment: Field assignments may entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous or toxic substances, high voltage energized equipment, and work in or near construction sites.Work in underground utility facilities will require climbing ladders. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends or holidays. Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license. Desired Qualifications: Experience managing projects related to electric utility distribution engineering design and construction. Well-developed coaching skills. Familiarity with pole surveying equipment and structural analysis software. Knowledge of overhead and underground electrical distribution design and/or other related electrical service work Ability to work as a team member in a diverse workforce Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability and eagerness to learn and overcome new challenges Ability to handle shifting and multiple priorities and to work as a team member in a diverse work force Willingness to learn and accept responsibility, comply with safety rules and regulations, work efficiently, effectively and independently Ability to Utility or electrical work experience in underground and/or overhead electrical distribution design BSEE focused on power systems Good computer skills especially with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, WAMS, SpidaCalc, ikeGPS and JRM Notify or similar applications Ability to write clear, understandable and professional letters, memos and reports. Ability to give presentations to professional staff, management and government agencies. Knowledge of SCL infrastructure, construction specifications and work practices. Experience using and interpreting technical documents including the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), State regulations and SCL Standards. Possess a Fundamentals of Engineering (formerly EIT) certificate or Professional Engineering license. 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: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle Finance and Administrative Services Department (FAS) is seeking qualified candidates for a Principal Accountant position. FAS has the most diverse set of responsibilities of any City department. Our 630 employees are responsible for a broad array of operations, including but not limited to: building and renovating fire stations;negotiating contracts for City-funded construction projects; operating and maintainingmore than 100City facilities; managing the City's investments;overseeing its central accounting system; servicingpolice and firevehicles; issuing business licenses; collecting taxes; and advocating for animal welfare. FAS Shared Accounting Services also provides the accounting support services for fifteen Small Departments and Executive Offices (SDEOs). The Principal Accountant reports to the Accounts Payable (AP)/Shared Accounting Services Manager in the Finance & Budget Services (ABS) Division. This position supervises a team of seven staff and performs a variety of professional accounting functions and tasks for FAS and SDEOs, including manage and review Accounts Payable transactions, purchase orders, commercial cards transactions, project costing, grant expenditures; and interact with billings and accounts receivable, general ledger and other accounting functions. This position is responsible for overseeing and ensuring timely payments and proper accounting for approximately 50,000 invoices, 10,000 credit card transactions, and 2,000 purchase orders (PO) per year, recording entries against General Fund, Internal Service Fund, and multiple other Funds. Job Responsibilities Manage and responsible for the major AP/PO processing and Commercial Card (CC) functions. Ensure invoices and payments as well as purchasing complied with legislations and the Citywide and FAS guidelines, policies and procedures. Oversee AP/PO and CC accounting records maintenance and reporting in the City Financial System (PeopleSoft 9.2). Monitor and assure reconciliations between PeopleSoft 9.2 transactions with multiple FAS side systems' records. Work closely with SDEO Managers, the City Budget Office, and FAS Budget Unit on finance and accounting issues associated with invoice payments and budget encumbrances. Analyze business requirements, identify problems and develop solutions to ensure proper accounting and legal compliance with Citywide requirements. Responsible for accounting and reconciling of non-labor expenses of General Fund and other Funds by multiple Funding Sources. Monitor and reconcile Assets and Small & Attractive items capitalized or recorded in the Asset Management (AM) module through AP/PO purchases. Perform and oversee reconciliations of AP/PO and CC modules with all other PeopleSoft 9.2 modules, including Project Costing (PC), Billing and Accounts Receivable (ARBI), Asset Management, General Ledger (GL), and Commitment Control Ledger (GL/KK). Evaluate existing systems and procedures; develop necessary standards and financial controls; and recommend and implement process improvements for internal control, productivities and efficiencies. Perform month end and year end closing processes successfully in a timely manner. Assist management to review, monitor, and prepare the annual financial report (CAFR) as well as other ad-hoc management reports, schedules, and analysis. Advise, direct and support the staff on technical matters and complicated accounting practices. Lead and supervise the team in special assignments and projects. Provide training, guidance, and technical expertise to the team as needed. Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field (requires satisfactory completion of at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter credit units in accounting with no substitution allowed); and Four (4) years professional experience in accounting, auditing, financial analysis, or related work with one-year experience equivalent to a Senior Accountant (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 : Highly motivated self-starter who performs well in a continuously changing environment. Ability to identify and evaluate risks, errors, or questionable accounting practices. Can research and diagnose the conditions and environment that created the issue. Demonstrated problem solving ability. Can assess critical information needs, develop inquiries, and ask questions to obtain the key elements needed to resolve an issue. Ability to estimate timelines and resources to accomplish a task, effectively monitor progress, and make frequent status reports. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal). Ability to present complex material to varied audiences, to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, and to lead a team effort to adapt to changing and expanding work requirements. Results oriented, able to handle multiple priorities, takes pride in the accuracy, quality, and completeness of work, and success in a fast-paced environment with varied accounting responsibilities. Knowledge of PeopleSoft financial system and experience with using multiple modules i.e. AP, PO, GL, PC, AM, AR/BI, and GL/KK. Advanced-level skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Basic knowledge of SQL queries. Additional Information Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has an eleven ( 11) month temporary opportunity for an IT/Communications professional experienced in web content development to support its Web Producer to strategize, edit and publish web content in support of the department's external website redesign project. The Web Content Strategist is part of a team responsible for messaging, online brand implementation and other critical factors that shape Seattle's perception of SPU and its work. SPU's web content strategy is driven by our online customer experience, customer service, and overall communications strategy. This role will help plan, coordinate, write, edit, schedule and otherwise support the site's day-to-day textual, graphical, photographic and video content. This assignment reports to the Office of Administration Community Affairs Division Director. This temporary assignment will become benefits eligible at the 6 month mark. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is 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. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. SPU commits to Our City Values , Workplace Expectations , and Racial Equity and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We support and hold ourselves accountable by eliminating barriers to access, and providing employees with equitable opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Job Responsibilities Review, edit, and recommend changes to the external website, with emphasis on increasing the readability, usability, accessibility, and search optimization for customers; Edit the external website, associated blogs, and email newsletters using a content management systems; Respond to inquiries and routine web problems from SPU content owners; Support requests to create web pages, components within web pages and the navigation between them; Conduct quality assurance checks of content during redesign migration; Help develop best practices to improve the content development process across all branches within the Utility; Participate in developing and documenting content processes, guidelines, and standards. Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Information Science, Communications, English, or a related field and experience as a content strategist in the public sector, experience in video production, multi-media development and story-telling, an understanding of search engine optimization best practices, and web project management experience. The selected candidate must be able to employ flexibility while working within a team to accomplish shared tasks in an environment that requires professionalism to properly manage shifting and sometimes competing priorities. Required Qualifications Education: An Associated Degree in Computer Science, Communications, or a related field. Experience : Three (3) years experience with web content development and technologies. Experience & Education Equivalency : Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. 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. Additional Information As a part of the application process, please submit with your application your current Resume and a Cover Letter describing how your skills and experience align with this position. Incomplete applications may not be given further consideration. At Seattle Public Utilities, our job is to protect the area's quality of life. We pledge to meet community and environmental needs by: Maintaining some of the nation's best drinking water Preventing sewer backups, flooding, and landslides Helping Seattle residents and businesses be recycling leaders Protecting local waterways and the Sound from sewage overflows and polluted stormwater runoff. We do this while always keeping in mind that we need to spend customers' money wisely. We are also making sure that as Seattle grows, it's even better for future generations. A place where: Less garbage is shipped to the landfill The drinking water is protected Utility infrastructure is well-built and maintained And where salmon thrive in healthy waterways. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Learn more about Seattle Public Utilities at our web page www.seattle.gov/util/ Closing Date/Time: 7/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 98032, Washington, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)is one of the region's most highly respected and innovative public utilities, committed to bring world class services to the community. With an annual budget of over $800 million, SPUis a dynamic and multi-faceted department of the City of Seattle that is committed to delivery of high-quality water supply, essential wastewater, storm water, and solid waste services to more than 1.5 million customers in the greater Seattle metropolitan area. The Household Hazardous Waste and Landfill Division of SPUmaintains five (5) landfill sites in the Seattle area. SPU is seekinga Senior Environmental Field Specialistto be a part of the Household Hazardous Waste and Landfill Division team. This position will oversee the five (5) employees who perform specialized landfill monitoring that ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulatory agencies in order to reduce the potential for human and environmental health risks associated with landfill management. Job Responsibilities Supervise daily activities for three (3) Associate Environmental Analysts, one (1) Construction & Maintenance Operator Sr., and one (1) Facility Maintenance Worker Act as Project Manager to plan landfill maintenance projects, develop project cost estimates, and track project costs Provide input for biannual Operation & Management budget Meet with other agencies to negotiate work plan Meet with regulatory agencies to coordinate site auditing inspection and discuss necessary activity for landfill operation Comply with regulations and prepare permits, reports, site inspections, and site audits Provide oversight of landfill monitoring including gas well testing, groundwater sampling and testing, surface water sampling and testing, leachate sampling and testing Oversee daily calibration and maintenance of testing equipment Act as site safety officer; facilitate safety meetings and maintain safety related documents Backfill field operation tasks when staff is short Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in natural or physical sciences, environmental sciences, planning (with emphasis on environmental issues), public administration/policy (with emphasis on natural resources) or related field and a minimum of five years' experience in environmental research, environmental law, impact analysis, environmental compliance, toxic substance management, or a related field. Combinations of education, training, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. License, Certification and Other Requirements: Current Washington State driver's license Current 40-hour HAZWOPER certificate or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment Current Manager of Landfill Operation (MOLO) certification or ability to obtain within twelve (12) months of employment Confined space certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment Ability to participate in Respiratory Protection Program Desired Qualifications: Experience with landfill gas measuring, groundwater sampling, flare station control, calibrating test equipment Ability to communicate and work effectively within a multi-cultural workforce serving a diverse customer base Excellent supervisory experience Strong data analysis/evaluating skills Expert computer and administration skills Excellent negotiation skills with regulatory agencies Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands: Required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Required to drive between five (5) landfill locations. Application Process: A job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a pre-placement physical examination. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the term limited assignments of Sr. IT Business Analyst with Seattle Information Technology (IT). The assignments are expected to last between 6 months and up to 3 years. As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship and social justice amongst other things, making our City what it is today and shaping our exciting future. The organization's workforce plays a critical role in making this possible. Seattle IT is the technology backbone of the City of Seattle's complex operations and its ability to deliver a wide array of services for the residents of Seattle. The 700+ strong professionals in Seattle IT are involved in the full spectrum of a modern IT enterprise offering many dynamic career opportunities. Our vision is simple: be a Best-In-Class Digital Services Delivery Team and set best practices for others to follow. Position Overview: Senior level IT business analysts have a strong technical and analytical skills in requirements analysis and business process analysis related to technology implementation projects. Assigned projects range in duration from under twelve months to multi-year efforts. Senior IT Business Analysts are accountable for requirements elicitation, analysis, documentation, business process and workflow mapping, test plan development and execution and end-user training and documentation. This role supports all aspects of our four-pillar approach to business analysis, including adherence to the BABOK standards, organizational change management, performance metrics based upon balanced scorecard, and continuous process improvement when designing future state. Job Responsibilities Responsible for identifying and recommending solutions to operational problems by implementing new software systems, integration of business processes into existing applications and the evaluation of workflow processes of the organization. Engage and work closely with business customers at all levels from front-line to Executive leadership. Ensure business goals and strategies are reflected in the recommended solution. Identify, recommend, and document specific business and technology requirements. Develop software fit/gap analyses, functional specifications, preliminary and detailed business requirements, use cases/user stories, software requirements, and process/work flow diagrams. Communicate requirements and opportunities to all levels of the organization. Support business users by collaboratively helping develop user procedures and training materials; may also deliver training or develop training materials on the new system. Work with the quality assurance resources to deliver sound test plans and quality results by reviewing process and system changes. Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the business processes and the associated IT systems as informed by business staff. Build a strong working relationship with application owners, key business stakeholders, and all of the various IT resources to ensure the IT organization is delivering the right services and products required by the business. Gather and evaluate information from multiple sources for project planning, requirements gathering, including: interpreting high-level information; abstracting from low-level information to a general understanding; and evaluating user requests to perceive the underlying needs of the business. Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts on system design and documentation. Support the four-pillar approach to business analysis, including completion of deliverables following the BABOK standards, developing organizational change management plans and deliverables following the Prosci® model and ACMP standard, identifying and developing performance metrics, and support continuous improvement objectives. Qualifications Required Qualifications: NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. In depth experience in business analysis implementing technology projects Experience with business process modeling, workflows, and data analysis. Demonstrated experience working with implementing COTS systems and/or replacement of legacy systems Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business or Computer Science or equivalent education and/or experience. 5 or more years of business analysis experience implementing technology projects Business Analyst Certification (CCBA or CBAP). Government and/or public sector experience. Skilled in facilitation requirements gathering sessions with large groups with diverse perspectives; ability to bring groups to consensus Experience with developing end-user training materials and delivering training Experience writing project documentation and deliverables. Experience engaging with all levels of management including senior level executives. Ability to build trust and engagement with project team and business stakeholders. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with organizational change management, Prosci® model. Experience with Lean or other Continuous Improvement Processes. Experience with Performance Metrics, development and monitoring. Experience with RFP process (requirements definition, vendor evaluation, etc.).? Additional Information NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Seattle City Light is seeking a self-motivated, team oriented and positive Protection and Control (Relay) Electrician Is (PaCE I) to join the Transmission and Distribution Division. Protection and Control Electrician I work requires knowledge of the principles and theories of electrical power distribution, ability to read and interpret electrical drawings, familiarity with electrical codes, regulations, procedures, methods and tools used in working with 2200-volt and higher equipment, and safety rules and procedures. This two-level class is the first in the Protection and Control Electrician Class Series. Positions at the first level are electrical journey workers fully qualified to work on 2200-volt and higher equipment training for qualification as a Protection and Control Electrician II. A Protection and Control Electrician I usually works under the direction and oversight of a Protection and Control Electrician II. Job Responsibilities Conduct protective equipment commissioning by testing circuits, protection schemes and performing operational tests on the protection system, verifying implementation with blueprints, schematics and manuals. Inspect, test, calibrate and repair relaying circuits, relays, control circuits or load-measuring equipment in generating plants and substations according to routine maintenance schedules. Troubleshoot problems in protection and monitoring schemes of high voltage equipment using blueprints, schematics, manufacturer's drawings and a variety of different test equipment. Provide technical support to other units and utilities as requested. Communicate with and control test equipment (e.g., breaker time/motion analyzers, power system simulators, meters, oscilloscopes, insulation power factor test sets, microprocessor-based relays using computers and various proprietary software and hardware configurations).Prepares reports, graphs and charts to inform other units, divisions, utilities or manufacturers of test results, problems or issues resulting from equipment or circuit testing. Mark drawings to reflect changes made in the field (red line drawings). Load current transformers for operational and polarity checks to ensure equipment is not damaged or out of tolerance. Repair testing and load equipment. Execute engineer's test procedures. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Experience: The Protection and Control Electrician I work requires a minimum of four years in a high voltage electrical apprentice classification or program working under a journey-level electrician of which one year of experience is working on 2,200 Volt or higher voltage equipment, or electrical journey level standing with at least one year of experience working on 2,200 Volt or higher voltage equipment (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background). Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license Work Environment/Physical Demands: Qualified to work around energized high voltage equipment, ranging from 6.6 kV to 240 kV and work safely on energized circuits or equipment. Work at heights of approximately 40 feet or less on top of equipment. Lift and carry equipment weighing in excess of 50 pounds. Work awareness and understanding of potentially hazardous materials. Familiar with Arc Flash hazards and the precautions. Work out of town for extended periods of time at remote sites. Desired Qualifications: Experience working on 6 kV or higher electrical equipment in transmission, distribution, and generation of operation systems for an electrical utility. Experience with wiring and troubleshooting of AC and DC control circuits associated with high voltage utility protection schemes, electro-mechanical, electronic and digital relay and devices and the associated equipment. Experience taking high-voltage electrical clearances. Familiarity with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), especially Allen Bradley PLCs a plus. 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: 7/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. The Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes andpaving streets,tweaking traffic signals to help buses and freight deliveries run on time,creating enjoyable public spaces, to building a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities, are just a few of our mission-critical work items. In our quickly growing city, how we get around, how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. Position Overview : The Maintenance Operations Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) presents an exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals focused on creating a safe, interconnected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. Under general supervision, and reporting to the Asphalt Paving Crew Chief, the heavy truck driver drives truck/trailer or tractor/trailer combinations and may be assigned to provide lead direction and training other staff. Knowledge of City, Sate, and Federal rules and regulations governing the safe operation of combination vehicles is required to perform the work of this class. The heavy truck driver determines the appropriate routes between destinations, inspects trucks and equipment for defects, performs routine general maintenance as needed, and determines the most appropriate guidelines to follow such as operating procedures and safety regulations as they apply to a variety of trucks and equipment. Job Responsibilities Drives heavy dump trucks (in excess of 10,000 bls. GVW) with pup, tilt, or low boy trailers hauling construction equipment such as grinders, pavers, backhoes, loaders, excavators, rollers, and mowers or materials to construction site. Operates mechanical and hydraulic equipment attached to trucks such as trailers, winches, hoists, pumps, and compressors. Ensures safety regulations are observed during the loading, rigging transporting, and unloading of materials. Performs thorough inspection of combination truck or tractor/trailers prior to operation to ensure its safe condition, clean equipment and performs minor repair. Maintains records of mileage, servicing, and minor maintenance of equipment. Leads and works with a crew as assigned. Drives a variety of trucks requiring a Class "A" CDL. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Knows and understands proper Best Management Practices Supports department goals in promoting diversity and social justice in keeping with the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative These responsibilities are only a summary of typical functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience: One year of experience in the operation of heavy trucks, including multi-axle trucks and truck/trailer or tractor/trailer combination (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides and equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Knowledge of City, State, and Federal rules and regulations governing the safe operation of truck/trailer and tractor/trailer combinations. Desired Qualifications: Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Abilityto safely drive heavy dump trucks with pup, tilt, or low boy trailers hauling construction equipment to the job site. Ability to perform pre and post trip safety check on equipment and trucks to ensure that vehicles and equipment are safe to operate. Experience hauling construction materials to the job site or rubble to adump site. Understanding of SDOT Safety Policy. Other Position Requirements: A valid Washington State Commercial's Driver's License - Class "A", with the airbrake restriction removed, and a valid Medial Certificate. A "Full Employment" Abstract of Drive Record (obtained at applicant's expense) from the State of Washington Department of Licensing. Pre-employment tests in compliance with the Federal Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements. A valid Washington State Flagging Card, First/Aid/CPR card, and/or a defensive driving course certificate may be required within six months of employment. Work Environment/Physical Demands: May be required to be on call 24 hours/day to respond to emergencies. Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time; lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds; handle or work near toxic/hazardous substances; and work outdoors in all types of weather. Required to spend long periods of time driving trucks, often in heavy traffic and under adverse weather conditions. Drive in both urban street and rural environment, including unimproved roads. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. 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 as needed for up to six months, depending on hiring needs to hire qualified candidates for this position. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Energy Delivery Engineering is recruiting for an experienced distribution system engineer with the right combination of customer service focus, technical and project management expertise, energy, drive and focus on results to work on the most visible and complex customer electrical service projects in Distribution Engineering. This role requires the ability to partner closely with Customer Construction Services Division and Transmission & Distribution Division to equitably meet the demands of builders and property owners working and living within our service territory. The successful candidate is a champion for continuous improvement. This position reports to the Principal Electrical Power Systems Engineer at the North Service Center. Job Responsibilities Serves as a project engineer on long-term projects involving the planning, design and construction of electric power systems for the distribution electricity. Reviews customer requests for electrical service and distribution system modifications, determines customer requirements necessary for construction, prepares cost estimates, and prepares electrical designs for City Light crews. Surveys sites, determines design needs or problems and determines the location of equipment. Train and mentor employees inside and outside of the work group. Check and approve secondary electrical services designs. Participates on teams working on process and procedure continuous improvement efforts. Coordinates the work of customers, affected public agencies and utility crews. Serves as a technical expert in electrical power systems engineering. Provides instructions to field crews and answers questions concerning design issues for crews, contractors, engineers, customers and the public. May participate in the selection and hiring of staff. Qualifications Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or other combinations of education and/or experience which provides preparation to do professional electrical engineering work on major electrical power systems. Experience: Six years of progressively responsible, difficult and highly complex or visible electrical power systems engineering experience. Certification/License: Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of Washington. Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Experience designing customer electrical service projects. Experience with City Light standards and requirements for electrical service connection. Experience as a lead engineer, checking and approving other employees' work. Experience driving change through continuous improvement. Experience collaborating with several work units to achieve project completion. Experience developing computer applications and templates, and training employees how to use those tools. 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: 6/18/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. We strive to deliver excellent customer service to each visitor and participant. SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism. The Recreation Division operates over 50 recreation facilities (community centers, teen centers, pools, school-based learning centers, environmental learning centers, and boating and sailing centers) and provides opportunities for people to play, learn, and lead healthy, active lives. Our programs and events include fitness and athletics, licensed childcare and preschool, swimming and boating, youth development and job preparation, academic enrichment, and more--including programs designed for older adults and peoplewith disabilities, as well as grant and partnership programs designed and implemented with immigrant and refugee communities. The current priorities of the Recreation Division are to build positive workplace culture, advance racial equity and social justice, provide excellent customer service, proactively address staff and patron safety, and strengthen our performance management systems. The Strategic Advisor 1 is a key part of the Director's office of the Recreation Division , working closely with the Director, Deputy Director, and Administrative Specialist, under the supervision of the Division's Strategic Advisor 2. The position's focus is on performance management, budget development and monitoring, and strategic analysis in support of successful operations. This position is very important to the daily operation of the Recreation Division; as issues arise they need quick resolution. The ability to provide clear analytic information and to develop thoughtful recommendations in a fast-paced environment is critical to the success of this position. A successful candidate for this position must be able to: Build and maintain relationships and open lines of communication with staff at all levels of the organization. Coordinate processes to gather, synthesize, and communicate information (about budget, performance data, and other issues including HR, policy, accounting, etc). Provide technical assistance and training to staff at all levels, translating complex information related to performance management, budget, equity, contracts, policy, and more. Maintain administrative systems related to hiring, accounting, contracts, and more, to keep the division running smoothly. Job Responsibilities Performance Management . This position will have a lead role in the division's performance management efforts, focused on measuring our impact in order to (i) better tell our story and (ii) empower staff to plan with data for program improvement. This work includes: Working with the performance management work group to establish a system to track, monitor, assess, and report on the division's performance measures. Coordinating quarterly data collection, analysis, and reporting processes for dozens of programs, with an eye toward data quality and timeliness. Leading workshops, division-wide communication, and other efforts geared toward building the capacity of staff to mobilize performance data for program improvement. Budget. This position will assist the Strategic Advisor 2 in developing, submitting, and monitoring the Division's annual operating budget. The division has a $35 million expense budget, including $9 million in Seattle Park District funds, an $11 million cost recovery goal, and significant private and public grant funds. This work includes: Analyzing data and problem-solving for the Division's monthly budget monitoring. Developing and leading training for staff related to budget and financial management. Assisting with division grant-making and receiving processes. Supporting the budget process through planning, analysis, and data-preparation. Serving as a liaison between line staff and the Finance and Accounting teams, helping to translate and navigate on complex issues. Strategic Analysis, Policy Development, and Change Management. This position will play a key role in developing and implementing policy direction and special initiatives for the Division, with an eye toward organizational excellence and making progress toward the Division's priorities. This work includes: Providing research, analysis, input, and recommendations on financial and policy issues for the Division as a member of the senior management team Promoting equitable policy development through use of the Racial Equity Toolkit, collaboration with the department's Equity and Engagement Strategic Advisor, and more Communicating to internal and external audiences about financial management, policy decisions, and program and procedural direction. Participating in (and sometimes coordinating or facilitating) cross-functional, departmental or jurisdictional teams. Representing the Recreation Division in discussions with community groups, labor unions, DPR's Budget office, the City Budget Office, and Council Central Staff. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: The equivalent of a Bachelor's degree in public administration, business management, recreation management or related field(or a combination of education, training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Two years of experience in business management, operations, and/or recreation, including progressively responsible experience for monitoring performance measures and budgets. Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Desired Qualifications: Five or more years of experience in parks and recreation or a closely related field. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with staff of all levels in an organization. Experience developing data-informed recommendations for senior management on policy options and program direction. Strong project management skills, with a demonstrated ability to achieve results. Two years of experience with staff training or group facilitation. Significant experience with performance management efforts, including developing and tracking performance measures, and engaging staff in understanding performance reporting. A demonstrated ability to create and use Excel for data analysis (including pivot tables), and proficiency with data visualization software (Excel, Tableau, PowerBI). Strong commitment to equity, and engagement with the Race and Social Justice Initiative or similar organizational effort toward undoing institutional racism. A track record of working positively with colleagues, the community, elected officials, partners, and diverse neighborhood and advocacy groups. Additional Information License/Certification and Other Requirement: Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility required Working Environment: Work is usually performed in an office environment SPR's Core Competencies are: Accountability & Action: Holding yourself accountable for achieving goals, completing tasks, and delivering quality work. Demonstrating thoughtful initiative in actions and decision-making, and promoting high quality standards. Equity and Inclusion: Supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative and the City's commitment to workforce equity. Communication : Sharing and exchanging information and ideas with people in a variety of ways to help them understand and remember the information. Service: An ongoing commitment to base decisions and actions on the needs and priorities of the City. Teamwork : Participating as an engaged member of a team to achieve group goals. Effectively working with internal and external people to complete tasks and achieve work group goals. Closing Date/Time: 7/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. We strive to deliver excellent customer service to each visitor and participant. SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism. SPR manages a 6,400-acre park system of over 485 parks and extensive natural areas. SPR provides athletic fields, tennis courts, play areas, specialty gardens, and more than 25 miles of boulevards and 120 miles of trails. The system comprises about 12% of the city's land area. SPRs also manages many facilities, including 27 community centers , eight indoor swimming pools , two outdoor (summer) swimming pools , three environmental education centers , two small craft centers , four golf courses , an outdoor stadium, and much more. We are seeking a qualified candidate to fill the Parks Concession Coordinator position at Warren G. Magnuson Park. Warren G. Magnuson Park is a 306-acre park located on the former Naval Air Station Puget Sound military base. The Parks Concession Coordinator will oversee the management of approximately 65 contracts of tenants (office spaces, artist studios, and recreation organizations) operating out of the former navy-era buildings located in the park. Job Responsibilities Contract Development: A working knowledge of writing, negotiating, and administering concession and tenant contracts; developing bid packages, requests for proposals (RFPs) and property management. In addition, this position may become a public notary. Customer Service: A demonstrated ability to provide high-quality internal and external customer service to a variety of audiences. This position provides customer service to tenants, private sector businesses, park visitors, SPR staff, Mayor's office staff, and City Council staff. This position responds to questions, coordinates work efforts, and resolves problems, related to contract negotiation and other required activities. Contract Management: This position manages and monitors Magnuson Park contracts and ensures contract compliance requirements such as insurance coverage, public benefit requirements, capital improvement tracking, and annual rent increases along with coordinating and troubleshooting long-term tenant's activities with event rentals. Financial Analysis: The Parks Concession Coordinator provides multi-year financial analysis and projections related to all aspects of tenant contracts The Parks Concession Coordinator provides a timely response toinquiries regarding tenancy; negotiates contracts and leases for office space, artist studios and other lease space of Park facilities at Magnuson Park; manages financial reports; processes tenant and lease payments and is responsible for site security management. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: day-to-day interaction with tenants, addressing general park operation issues and concerns, building maintenance coordination; writing drafts of reports and contract correspondence, and managing a complex campus key and lock system. All applicants should be comfortable working across teams and Departments to accomplish the work. Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a minimum of three years' experience in negotiating, preparing and monitoring contracts for a variety of concessions and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field (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: Three or more years of experience creating multi-year financial analysis related to concessions and contracts. Three or more years of experience using Microsoft Word and Excel to draft contracts and develop financial analysis. Three or more years of experience in negotiating, developing, and writing contract documents, including legislative, financial, and legal materials. Background in delivering high-quality customer service Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team; Ability to communicate clearly in writing and orally; Ability to prioritize work and meet multiple and changing deadlines; Strong organizational skills; Ability to work effectively with staff at multiple levels within an organization to resolve operational issues; Ability to work independently with general supervision. A desire to work in a community setting with a variety of park stakeholders and visitors. Additional Information License, Certification and Other Requirements: Washington State Driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Work environment/physical demands: Work is performed in a normal city/office environment. Additional Information: This position may require occasional work on evening and weekends. SPR's Core Competencies: Accountability & Action: Holding yourself accountable for achieving goals, completing tasks, and delivering quality work. Demonstrating thoughtful initiative in actions and decision-making, and promoting high quality standards. Equity and Inclusion: Supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative and the City's commitment to workforce equity. Communication : Sharing and exchanging information and ideas with people in a variety of ways to help them understand and remember the information. Service: An ongoing commitment to base decisions and actions on the needs and priorities of the City. Teamwork : Participating as an engaged member of a team to achieve group goals. Effectively working with internal and external people to complete tasks and achieve work group goals. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle Human Services Department is seeking to hire a Director to lead the Division of Homeless Strategy & Investment. Homelessness is a top priority for the City of Seattle. The Homeless Strategy & Investment Division focuses on the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness and long-term strategies to create impactful change. This position works in partnership with department staff, the Mayor's Office, community partners, private funders and many other stakeholders to recommend strategies, implement programs and direct a continuum of services to increase the stability and welfare of all in need of shelter and related services.This position is a temporary long-term assignment and expected to last for at least one year. The Human Services Department has a mission 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 ." HSD is one of the largest investors to the Seattle safety net, investing more than $89 million annually to community-based organizations that provide services to the most vulnerable neighborhoods and communities. The department's work involves planning, grant-making to nearly 200 community agencies, and providing direct services. The department's work is focused on making impact in six areas: 1) all Seattle youth are successful; 2) Seattle is affordable and livable; 3) all people in Seattle are sheltered; 4) all older adults can age in place; 5) all people in Seattle experience optimum health; and 6) all in Seattle are free of gender-based violence. The Homeless Strategy & Investment Division Director leads a division of approximately 45 staff and has overall responsibility for program, policy, contractual, and fiscal oversight of over $85 million in funding for human services programs in areas of Homeless Investments, Planning, Policy and Strategy to ensure a safety net services for adults and families experiencing homelessness is in place for Seattle residents. This division focuses on 1) responding to the needs to people who are living without shelter, 2) addressing housing affordability and stability, and 3) improving our homeless system response. The director allocates resources, develops policies and oversees program execution. This position is highly interactive with community, local and national government partners, elected officials, the private sector to leverage resources, streamline processes and improve service delivery. This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate and visionary leader to pave the way and pioneer program strategies and service delivery designed to improve the lives of many who are homeless in our community. We are looking for an individual who has an inherent commitment to race and social justice, a business partner who utilizes best practices and evidence-based methods to achieve measurable outcomes, a leader who embraces a work culture that cultivates the rich talent of staff, and an innovator who is strategic, politically savvy and manages courageously to impact change. Job Responsibilities Collaborate with service providers and client advocates to develop and support direction on a continuum of care for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. Direction over program policy development, planning, initiatives and implementation with a lens of racial equity, understanding of the current political landscape and in alignment with the department's strategic plan. Present program strategies and direction to the Department Director, Deputy Director, Mayor, City Council, and community groups. Develop and implement a results-based accountability model to support current and future program direction. Direction over program budget, 200 contracts and agreements of over $85 million annually, homeless-related investments. Implements fiscal controls to meet department expectations and mitigate audit findings. Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with City departments, government entities, private sector agencies, community-based groups, human services advocacy groups, clients and others to develop program strategies and direction, and garner program support. Oversee operations with a staff of 45 and a management team of three. Manage and enhance workforce development, team relations, communications between cross-functional work groups, etc. Model a commitment to eliminate inequity and racial disparities. Hire and supervise direct reports, evaluate staff performance, provide feedback, coaching and corrective support as needed. Foster an environment that aligns with and supports the Director's vision and direction. Provide status on programs and critical issues to HSD Director, Deputy Director and others. Represent the City as the lead expert on the department's homelessness strategy and investments. Foster regional partnerships to garner support on program direction and program endeavors (All Home, Seattle Human Services Coalition, Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, etc.) Qualifications Minimum Qualifications : Education: Bachelor's degree in human services, public administration, business, or related field (or an equivalent substitution of qualified experience as described in this job ad.) Work Experience: Five (5) years of experience directing human services programs in one of the following areas: homelessness, social services, low-income housing and community development, and/or administration, to include leadership over operations, program development, negotiation, business partnering, management of operating budgets and managing staff. Work experience should also include building community consensus and demonstrated ability to work in partnership with stakeholders and constituents. Skills: Proven leadership skills -ability to successfully lead and guide others in a meaningful way during times of change, clear on identifying goals and measurable objectives, passionate about your work and the work of others you lead, develop trust with employees and business partners, and manage courageously Excellent strategic writing ability and presentation skills, must be able to analyze issues, be quick and sound to problem-solve and respond to controversial questions in a political environment. Experience utilizing data to gauge trends, support program direction, monitor program effectiveness and outcomes. Demonstrated ability to manage large complex projects with multiple stakeholders. Knowledge of race and social justice principles and their application to this body of work Critical analysis and creative problem-solving skills Courage to rapidly resolve conflict Ability to communicate information succinctly in a compelling manner Ability to manage multiple competing priorities Political savvy Required Commitment: Successful candidates have strong a commitment to community development and capacity building, are passionate about contributing meaningfully to address homelessness, value the opulence of a diverse workforce with authentic perspectives, and have firm work ethic and integrity to "do the right thing" on behalf of the City of Seattle. Additional Information Desired Qualifications Master's degree in social work, human services, public administration, business, or related field (or an equivalent substitution of qualified experience as described in this job ad.) Direct experience leading work in homelessness intervention and prevention, addressing hunger, and other related areas. Experience working with federally funded community development and homeless / housing programs, including compliance with applicable regulations and negotiating with federal agencies. Experience communicating with elected officials, community-based organizations, navigating political, controversial, and contentious environments. Experience working with elected officials, community-based organizations, and government agencies. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the term limited temporary assignments of IT Business Analyst with Seattle Information Technology (IT). These assignments may last from 6 months up to 3 years. As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship and social justice amongst other things, making our City what it is today and shaping our exciting future. The organization's workforce plays a critical role in making this possible. Seattle IT is the technology backbone of the City of Seattle's complex operations and its ability to deliver a wide array of services for the residents of Seattle. The 700+ strong professionals in Seattle IT are involved in the full spectrum of a modern IT enterprise offering many dynamic career opportunities. Our vision is simple: be a Best-In-Class Digital Services Delivery Team and set best practices for others to follow. Position Overview: IT Business Analyst Team members are responsible for following the departmental approved best practices, processes and templates to deliver services to our business customers. The IT Business Analyst Services include, but are not limited to, support in delivery of Concept Consultation Services, Business Process mapping, Business Requirements following BABOK® standards, Organizational Change Management following the ACMP® best practices, Performance Metrics development for the projects we deliver, Continuous Process Improvement related services and recommendations. Seattle IT's IT Business Analyst role requires highly motivated and qualified professionals to support delivery of our Services to business customer / partners. This position will report directly to the Strategy & Planning IT Business Analysis Manager and/or the IT BA Supervisor. IT Business Analyst Team members are responsible for following the departmental approved best practices, processes and templates to deliver services to our business customers. The IT Business Analyst Services include, but are not limited to, support in delivery of Concept Consultation Services, Business Process mapping, Business Requirements following BABOK® standards, Organizational Change Management following the ACMP® best practices, Performance Metrics development for the projects we deliver, Continuous Process Improvement related services and recommendations. Job Responsibilities Skills demonstrated while delivering various IT/BA service offerings include : Under direct supervision, develop workplans that capture tasks, dependencies, and deliverables to support existing assignments and submit weekly utilization and progress reports to supervisor, manager and project manager; Demonstrate understanding of concepts such as dependency, effort and duration-based tasks, deliverables and utilization management; Work with IT Project Manager and Supervisor utilizing formulas, charts, and graphs to illustrate and communicate meaningful conclusions from data, in easily understandable presentation formats; Author documents using established templates; uses formatting, revision tracking, and other features appropriately; Independently create presentations using defined templates; convey information at an appropriate level of detail for the audience; create presentations that are easily read and understood by a peer or management group; successfully incorporate meaningful visual aids into presentations and reports to support the main ideas of the communication in alignment with the IT Project Manager; Create easy to understand flowcharts and use case models from often complex data and processes; Successfully navigate team and project SharePoint sites; request access as necessary; successfully use check-in and check-out functionality to edit and contribute documents; successfully upload content and create list items; successfully create personal views; may create public views, document libraries, and lists as needed; Demonstrate understanding of the organization's, department and business customer's mission and strategies; identify themes, trends, and goals; understand how day-to-day activities feed into the big picture; integrate and balance big-picture concerns with day-to-day activities; Demonstrate understanding of the organization's performance expectations; demonstrate awareness of one's own capabilities and development needs; seek opportunities to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills on the job; seek and accepts feedback openly; Welcome and acknowledge the ideas and input of others; recognize different communication, work, and learning styles; demonstrate an ability to adapt to different styles; make productive contributions to meetings; assist others in doing so; ability to lead interdepartmental meetings successfully; contribute and lead steering committee meetings successfully; contribute productively to group outcomes; assist others in recognizing their contributions; lead groups to positive outcomes; Provide value to customers beyond their expectations; address customer needs by involving the right people (resources) at the right time; demonstrate empathy with the customer; follow-up with customers to ensure problems are solved; assist in the development of metrics to gauge customer satisfaction; Schedule meetings for project team, set up and appropriately run technical systems, i.e.: Skype, Surface, projectors, etc.; follow agenda and support successful outcomes for the meeting, develop and present material to business and project peers successfully, and keep on topic and manage time to achieve meeting objectives; Contribute to and independently adhere to requirements management standards outlined for the department or project; perform impact analysis for medium complex requirements changes; manage medium complex traceability relationships for a project's requirements set; consistently identify and appropriately escalate instances of scope creep; demonstrate an ability to identify minor threats to project scope and escalate appropriately; Treat others with respect; maintain positive relationships, even under difficult circumstances; accept responsibility for one's own performance and actions. Perform job duties commensurate with classification level. Qualifications Required Qualifications: NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Significant experience in business analysis and/or related experience implementing technology projects. Experience with organizational change management, performance metrics, business process mapping and/or modeling, workflows, and data analysis. Demonstrated experience working with implementing COTS systems and/or replacement of legacy systems. Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business or Computer Science or equivalent education and/or experience. 2+ years experience in business analysis and/or related experience implementing technology projects. Business Analyst Certification (CCBA or CBAP). Government and/or public sector experience. Skilled in facilitation requirements gathering sessions with large groups with diverse perspectives; ability to bring groups to consensus. Experience developing end-user training materials and delivering training. Experience writing project documentation and deliverables. Experience engaging with all levels of management including senior level executives. Ability to build trust and engagement with project team and business stakeholders. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Experience with organizational change management. Experience with RFP process (requirements definition, vendor evaluation, etc.) Additional Information NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Transmission & Distribution Division is looking for a strong Administrative Specialist II to support the Division Administrator. This position requires advanced knowledge of general office practices and procedures and requires comprehensive knowledge of departmental or program policy/procedures. Assignments are completed independently with minimal guidance and some work assignments require handling complicated tasks where the cost of correcting errors would be substantial in either time or money. The work requires solving special problems and making reliable decisions. Only sensitive issues and problems are referred to management or supervisor. Responsibilities require making judgments and decisions within established guidelines and alternatives, such as those required to revise work procedures, re-order priorities and work schedules, accept or reject work products of other employees, interpret and apply specific department/program rules, procedures and criteria. This position will report to the Division Administrator. Job Responsibilities • Performs specialized administrative support functions in support of department or program activities requiring interpretation of program guidelines within established limits. • Assigns work; instructs subordinates in unit regarding content, format and priority of assignments; reviews and evaluates work for quality, completeness and adherence to procedures and instructions. Assists in training and orienting new employees. • Provides assistance to higher level management on special projects, involving gathering and compiling information or data of a specialized nature. • Reviews and evaluates required program or department documents for completeness, appropriateness and/or to determine program eligibility; processes documents according to guidelines. • Provides administrative support functions to division director. Coordinates and tracks assignments delegated to division staff and monitors progress. Provides liaison between director, staff and other divisions to maintain operational efficiency. • Proposes and establishes office procedures and implements, subject to approval by supervisor. • Assists in developing/monitoring budgets and contracts for unit. • Takes, prepares and distributes minutes and records of official meetings and proceedings. • Sorts and/or batches data and documents requiring independent interpretation of document content, or data, and/or requiring amendment to document content. Assists lower level employees to properly classify documents. • Perform the duties of the lower level. • Performs other related duties as required. Qualifications Experience: Requires two years of clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class). Desired Qualifications: 2 years providing clerical support in a warehouse or construction organization. 2 years' experience in a customer service environment. 2 years' experience working in Accounts Payable or like environment. Proficient with Microsoft Office products. 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: 6/18/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle wants every child to have the opportunity to succeed in their education. This journey starts with providing access to high-quality infant and toddler care and early education. To achieve this goal, Seattle's Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) invests in a child care program (Child Care Assistance Program), several preschool programs (including Seattle Preschool Program) and is launching new work in support of families and children from birth to three years of age. The Early Learning (EL) division director oversees the entire Early Learning body of work, liaises directly with other division directors from the department and from other City departments, and is a primary point of contact for many community relationships. To support the mission of the Early Learning division, we are looking for an Administrative Staff Assistant (ASA) to supports the overall work of the division. Reporting to the Early Learning Division Director, you will act as a member of the department-wide administrative team and will work collaboratively with other members to ensure smooth and efficient processes across the department. DEEL strives to embed the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative into its education objectives and seeks staff that value the importance of working together as a community and government to eliminate racial disparities and achieve racial equity. Job Responsibilities Here's more of what you'll be doing to support the division: Coordinating and maintaining calendar and scheduling for the division director Supporting scheduling for other Early Learning (EL) staff members as needed Managing all logistical needs for early learning meetings, including room reservations, preparing materials, setting up rooms, and other related tasks Managing the Early Learning Management Teams' weekly meeting agendas, preparing meeting minutes, and providing follow-up to action items Monitoring and responding to DEEL's education email account Coordinating and providing all onboarding processes for EL new hires Managing credit card expenditures and processing invoices for payment Coordinating and arranging all travel plans for EL director and other staff as necessary Providing writing and editing support for EL team and producing both internal and external written communications for EL team Developing and maintaining the EL SharePoint site Providing administrative support for EL Request for Investment processes Participating fully in all department all-staff meetings, EL division meetings, and administrative staff meetings Supporting EL director and other staff with special projects as needed Performing other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned What You Need: Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to: Provide strong, effective, and friendly customer service Organize, prioritize, and take initiative Successfully interact with members of the department at all levels, as well as other City entities, families, and the public Use critical thinking to solve administrative problems and issues as they arise Write clearly and effectively, as well as review and edit the work of others Be an active, positive, and contributing member of a team Take responsibility for the accuracy and timeliness of your work Be flexible and adaptable The most successful candidates will also possess the following : 1 year of experience supporting director-level staff Advanced SharePoint skills Fluency in Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, and PowerPoint) Qualifications In addition to the ability to perform the tasks described above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education and/or experience and/or training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, or a closely-related field 1 year of experience in administrative analysis, budget administration or preparation, office management, personnel administration, program administration, as a staff assistant, or in a closely related field OR An Associate Degree in Business or Public Administration, or a closely-related field 2 years of experience in administrative analysis, budget administration or preparation, office management, personnel administration, program administration, as a staff assistant, or in a closely related field OR 3 years of experience in administrative analysis, budget administration or preparation, office management, personnel administration, program administration, as a staff assistant, or in a closely related field Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Additional Information This position is classified as an Administrative Staff Assistant. DEEL supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, we invite you to apply for this position. Please visit http://www.seattle.gov/education to learn more about the Department of Education & Early Learning. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, including all supplemental questions, and attach your resume and a cover letter at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 . The Seattle Department of Education & Early Learning is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial and social equity. 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, medical condition or pregnancy. The Seattle Department of Education & Early Learning encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. If you have questions please contact Lindsey King at Lindsey.King@seattle.gov . Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities. And that's just a snapshot. In our quickly growing city, how we get around - how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. Position Overview: The Street Use Division of SDOTpresents an opportunity to working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality.Street Use accomplishes these goals by managing activities and construction occurring in the rights of way through issuing permits, inspection, project coordination, public outreach, and plan review. The Inspections Manager oversees approximately 35 Street Use District Inspectors and support staff that inspect the use of, and construction within, the public right-of-way (ROW). This position reports to the Operations Manager of Street Use and ensures the following objectives: Maintains safe public access around construction zones. Ensures construction of City infrastructure meets or exceeds all applicable standards. Provides efficient inspection services. Provides customer service, code enforcement, and general information to the public. Job Responsibilities Manages a group of thirty-five (35) staff, including supervisors, team leads, and inspectors and support staff that are responsible for the inspection of various construction activities within the ROW associated with private development and public works projects. Directs day to day operations of supervisory staff including assignment of projects, technical guidance and ensure City goals and policies are addressed. Provides leadership and resolution to complex inspection and construction coordination challenges. Creates policies that ensure inspection processes and procedures are maintained, transparent, documented and adhered to by all inspection staff. Supports and develops any new code requirements, policies and procedures. Acts as the Street Use representative to the media and elected officials on matters related to construction inspection. Coordinates with other City departments and within SDOT divisions to ensure construction impacts and issues are rectified and meet compliance with City standards. Collaborates with contractors, developers and other applicants on using construction methods to minimize construction impacts in the ROW. Investigates and follows up on inquires and complaints from the public, other agencies, and elected public officials. Provides leadership and decisions regarding personnel matters; apply City and department policies and procedures and resolve controversial personnel issues. Supports department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires five (5) years of experience in Construction and/or Civil Engineering, includingthree (3) years of management/supervisoryexperience, and a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Public Administration, or related field (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 or ability to obtain one by start date. Additional Desired Qualifications: Experience in managing staff with different skill sets and abilities, including the direct supervision of work performed by engineers and/or technical staff. Proficient in reading construction plans, interpret and articulate applicable codes, ordinances, and rules and regulations to internal and external customers. Experience working on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) projects. High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, and permitting databases/apps (e.g. Accela, Hansen). Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. Must be able to work under tight timelines and high stress, lead with poise and confidence, and communicate appropriately to staff at all levels of the organization as well as the public and outside consultants/vendors. Be dynamic and decisive, and excel in both high-performing internal management and external relations including the ability to successfully work through highly collaborative community processes. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Additional Information Please attach both a cover letter and resume when applying. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check. 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. Closing Date/Time: 7/2/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities is seeking a Water Services Supervisor (Civil Engineering Specialist Supervisor) for the Development Services Office (DSO). The Water Services team manages water tap sales and other water infrastructure projects related to development. Reporting to the Service Delivery Manager, this position is responsible for the supervision of the Water Services team, ensuring that the DSO's exceptional customer service standards and project timelines are met. Our City Values The City of Seattle is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are and can do their best work. As City employees, we commit to the citywide values of equity, inclusion, learning, accountability, and stewardship so that we can each thrive in the workplace. Our values shape how we create and maintain a work environment that is based on care, consideration, and respect so we can best serve our communities and support one another as colleagues. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements, and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence, and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.5 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. Job Responsibilities Supervise Water Services staff by assigning and prioritizing work, setting and evaluating performance and facilitating mentorship and training opportunities. Develop training and maintain tools that ensure staff comprehension of all policies, internal control, and QA/QC procedures. Responsible for oversight of all new installation projects and system improvement contracts from intake to completion guiding projects through construction to successful installation and reconciliation. Participate in the development and maintenance of a quality assurance program ensuring all projects meet SPU reporting standards, all critical events and documents in the project life cycle are completed. Oversee system improvement projects and the reconciliation and refunding or invoicing of customers as appropriate. Actively participate as a DSO Leadership team member, contributing to the overall success of the DSO and acting as a subject matter expert for internal and enterprise projects and initiatives. Act as a first point of contact for escalated customer complaints. Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of processes and actively propose and contribute to business process improvements. 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. Work Environment: Work generally performed in an office setting with regular visits to external locations. Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm work schedule with occasional weekend and evening obligations. Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years increasingly responsible professional level experience in civil engineering or related field experience, including two (2) years supervisory experience. Education: An Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology. Education and Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. The ideal candidate has: Experience in utility infrastructure related work order creation, field operations team and/or project management team coordination and customer communication. Demonstrated experience in effectively leading and managing a project team. Exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated negotiation and consensus-building skills. Proven ability to successfully address internal and external customer concerns. Additional Information SPU commits to our City Values, Workplace Expectations, and Racial Equity and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We support and hold ourselves accountable by eliminating barriers to access, and providing employees with equitable opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Closing Date/Time: 6/18/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) provides pension benefits administration to City of Seattle employees, retirees, and their beneficiaries. There are approximately 12,000 active employee members and 6,500 retired employee members who participate in the plan. SCERS stewards just over $2.9 billion in assets as of the latest reporting period. SCERS's Information Technology (IT) team is responsible for the planning, implementation, maintenance and operations of departmental business applications used by SCERS and its members. SCERS IT is an innovative, service-oriented team that works closely with SCERS's leadership and staff to ensure technology supports the advancement of SCERS's mission and business objectives. SCERS recently implemented a new Pension Administration System (PAS) to support the full pension benefits cycle from member enrollment and contributions through full pension benefit payment. Built on Vitech V3 Version 10 software, the system interfaces with the City of Seattle's human resources/payroll system and SCERS's financial institution. We are seeking a collaborative, flexible, and personable professional who thrives in a small team environment for the position of Senior Systems Analyst. This position will support the administration, enhancement, and maintenance of the SCERS's Pension Administration System, Electronic Content Management (ECM), Kofax, SharePoint, and other department applications. The successful candidate is expected to develop in-depth, hands-on expertise with V3, understand SCERS's business processes, perform data analysis and complex problem-solving, provide end-user support, analyze new software solutions, and manage small projects. This position reports to SCERS's IT Manager. Candidates must submit the following information to be considered for this position : Completed on-line application. Cover letter. Resume'. Reference information to include reference name, position, company, and contact information (both email and phone number). Job Responsibilities Administer, maintain and enhance SCERS's Pension Administration System (PAS) including configuring system queries, workflows, documents, and business rules and security, and performing system audits. Collaborate with developers and vendors on solution development and review vendor deliverables. Participate in the planning and testing of periodic maintenance releases and system upgrades. Perform advanced data analysis and generate ad hoc queries and reports to support business operations. Provide end-user support, documentation and training for systems used by SCERS and assist operations with developing new business processes and procedures. Guide business users through the software development lifecycle including business requirements development, prototyping, and user-acceptance testing. Develop system documentation such as function and technical specifications, data, process and architecture diagrams, and detailed procedures. Serve as a department focal point with the City's IT department for Citywide enterprise applications and projects, and to coordinate code deployment and production schedules. Troubleshoot and report issues, coordinate users, vendors and staff from other City departments to triage and achieve resolution. Perform research and options analysis and recommend new technology solutions to address SCERS's business needs. Independently plan and manage small projects. Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Education : A Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Systems (i.e.. informatics) or a closely related field (or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the ability to perform the work required). Knowledge, Skills, and Experience : Three years' experience as a systems analyst. Strong data analysis and critical thinking skills with attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proficient knowledge of SQL. Experienced in developing business requirements and functional specifications. Experienced in a formal testing methodology including test plan and test script development. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five years' experience as a systems analyst, developer, or business analyst for a line of business application. Experience with Vitech V3, Kofax, SharePoint, ECM/imaging, pension administration, EV5 or other HR/payroll software, financial institution, accounting or member self-service applications. Advanced SQL skills. Experience with Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse applications. Experience with PL/SQL, Oracle, Java, HTML, Jira, and Visual Studio Team Services. Experience with vendor management and incident resolution in a vendor hosted environment. Intermediate skills in SharePoint, Word, Access, and Excel. Working knowledge of PowerShell scripting, Windows Manager, and SFTP software. Additional Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Work is performed in a small City office environment, and involves an often-heavy workload, pressure of deadlines, and frequent interruptions. The position will need to have a flexible working schedule to work outside of normal business hours to support operational responsibilities, i.e.., systems maintenance that must be performed after business hours. The hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. This position is open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) 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. SCERS encourages people of all background to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 4:00 PM Pacific