City of Seattle

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You might be surprised by the variety and range of opportunities that are available at the City of Seattle. We have more than 1,200 job titles in 24 different departments, from the Office of Immigrant and Refugees Affairs or the Office of Arts & Culture to the Public Utilities and Department of Transportation. Our positions range from seasonal work at the City’s parks and recreation facilities to skilled trade workers, accounting, communications and information technology professionals, and middle and senior-level management. Whatever your line of work, we hope you consider the City of Seattle in your job search. We likely have the opportunity for you.

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78 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Rockport, Washington, United States
Jan 16, 2019
Temporary
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. We are seeking temporary Camp Service Aides to work out of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project, one of Washington State's most beautiful and scenic hydro generating facilities. Positions in this class perform cleaning, serving and other support services for the dining and overnight guest facilities at the Skagit power facility.The work of the Camp Service Aide includes basic housekeeping duties associated with services for overnight guests and food preparation, service and clean-up tasks in support of City Light's dining room operation at Skagit. These assignments are limited to 1040 hours each season. The Camp Service Aides support a variety of projects and participate in the operation and maintenance activities that strengthen, beautify, and improve the maintenance and reliability of hydroelectric plants. This position reports to the Skagit Maintenance Manager. Job Responsibilities Performs housekeeping duties such as sweeping, mopping, waxing floors, washing windows, making beds, distributing linen, cleaning furniture and appliances, emptying garbage, and cleaning restrooms. Makes coffee and assists cooks in the preparation of salads, sand-wiches, beverages, fruits and vegetables. Cleans kitchen, dining room, and other cookhouse areas. Sets up, clears and washes tables and serves food. Stores foods, paper products and cleaning supplies. Scrapes and rinses dishes, runs dishwasher and scours and cleans pots and pans. Performs other related duties of a comparable nature as assigned. Qualifications Experience: Requires an ability to learn routine housekeeping and food service tasks in a camp setting. Certification/License: County Food Handlers Permit. Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Required to work nights, evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Required to work varying hours. Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Frequently required to lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds. Desired Qualifications: Good customer service skills; Works well independently and in a team setting; and Ability to multi-task 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: 2/5/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 10, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle City Attorney's Office is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant City Attorney position in the Contracts & Utilities Section of the Civil Division. The Section advises all City Departments and represents the City in litigation in the general business matters of the City, including providing legal services at all stages of contract formulation, implementation, and enforcement. This position will perform specialized attorney tasks critical to providing legal services for the City. Job Responsibilities Review, draft and negotiate contracts on a variety of projects that may include real estate transactions, insurance, public works construction, procurement of goods and services, provision of municipal utility services, and municipal finance; Litigate contract, real property and procurement disputes in state and federal courts, including condemnation on behalf of the City; Draft/review legislation; Provide legal counsel to City departments. Qualifications The ideal candidate for this position is an attorney with 5-8 years of comprehensive experience in one or more of the following areas : procurement contracts, construction contracts (including public works and construction defect claims), real property (including condemnation), municipal finance (including bond issuance and local improvement districts), software and information technology contracts, municipal utility law. Must have demonstrated the ability to handle complex assignments in a lead role and work independently Must have excellent research, writing, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously. Washington State Bar License in good standing.Licensed attorneys from other jurisdictions may also be considered if Washington State Bar membership is pending or can be obtained within six months of hiring. Additional Information Please Note : The Civil Division of the City Attorney's Office seeks to set salaries based on objective measures of experience. Salaries typically are not subject to negotiation. To be considered, all candidates must complete the application and attach the following: Cover letter Resume Writing Sample Applications that are not complete or that don't have the required documents will not be considered . Closing Date/Time: 2/5/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Dec 27, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Customer Construction Services Division is recruiting for an experienced leader with the right combination of customer service focus, technical, project management expertise, and personnel management skills to oversee the Electrical Service Engineering organization responsible for designing, delivering, and maintaining electrical service installations to the Utility's large institutional customers. This role manages ~10 employees and reports directly to the Customer Construction Services Director. Job Responsibilities The successful candidate will demonstrate the skill and ability to prioritize resources by partnering with counterparts in engineering and operations to equitably meet the demands of builders working within our service territory. The ideal candidate will have the fortitude to follow industry and customer trends in technology and land use, and work to prepare the organization for any industry changes such that Seattle City Light can continue to serve all our customer's needs. We're looking for a leader who is an excellent communicator, a champion for and leader of continuous improvement and has experience developing teams in adopting project management approaches and best practices. The successful candidate shall have leadership and personnel management skills. Technical knowledge of electric utility services is also strongly desirable for this partner within our leadership team: • Provide leadership to and manage the Electrical Service Engineering and Plan Review teams • Plan, develop, and implement service delivery to ensure outstanding customer service and operational efficiency • Develop and maintain measures of key business activities and outcomes • Ensure that customers and stakeholders receive accurate information, timely service, and appropriate engineering assistance • Work as part of the Customer Construction Services Leadership team to identify opportunities for improvement and implement division and Utility wide priorities and strategies. • Manage customer and stakeholder relationships and represent the section on behalf of City Light. • Manage human resource activities for all subordinates, including recruiting, development and training, setting expectations, labor relations, and evaluating the performance • Plan and manage a multi-million dollar annual budget, allocating financial and staffing resources to achieve successful customer and operational outcomes Qualifications Education: A bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Engineering, or related field Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible experience managing programs or services in a public-sector agency (or) an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position Certification/License: Driver's license or equivalent mobility Desired Qualifications: • Experience in providing effective customer and stakeholder relationships that result in positive outcomes. • Project Management and or workload planning background • PE license - Experience managing professional and technical employees • Experience in electrical engineering, electrical services or power systems • Experience with electrical utility operations and practices. • Experience working with a multitude of customers across a diverse service territory. • Experience managing work teams and implementing operational and process improvements • Experience working with both union and non-union employees and public sector human resources practices • Experience managing and coaching teams and personnel by providing clear expectations and performance management. • Experience with business process redesign and performance metrics leading to operational and process improvements • Ability to promote, support and manage key strategic City-wide initiatives including those related to fair and equal employment, diversity and justice in the workplace. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA 98112, Washington, United States
Jan 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Invitation to Compete #01-19 Supervising Librarian Montlake Branch Library Full-time, 80 hours per pay period $37.32 - $45.25 per hour (2018 pay rate) Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 18, 2019. This is a regular, full-time, FLSA-exempt, and benefited position. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. Overview The Seattle Public Library is a dynamic urban library system that consists of the Central Library and 26 branch libraries, and is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff members are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service, and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library's organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity, transparency, and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning, and staff development. The Seattle Public Library is also firmly committed to Intellectual Freedom and the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI). To this end, all staff embrace Intellectual Freedom as a core value of the library and understand the role that the Library plays in creating a more equitable community with increased opportunity for historically marginalized individuals and families in Seattle. If you share these values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for this position. Cozy in winter and bright in summer, the Montlake Branch Library is a vibrant hub for neighbors looking to read, study, work, and play. The Betty Bennet Simpson reading area provides an appealing space to read the paper or browse magazines. Tables are often taken by adults, tutors, and college students. Community groups, including two long-time book groups, use the Don G. and Jane Markham Abel meeting room. Children gather for story time and to try out the newest craft or activity. An ongoing relationship with Boyer Children's Clinic ensures children of all abilities are invited to explore resources and attend programs. The Supervising Librarian position is responsible for managing operations and staff, performing higher-level administrative duties, and providing direct services at their respective branches. The Supervising Librarian also plays a key role in developing community relationships and collaborations, and ensuring that the branch is visible and engaged in the community it serves. This is an entry-level library management position that will contribute to meeting the community's educational, recreational, and cultural needs by providing Library services to the neighborhood. The position reports to a regional manager, works collaboratively with a regional management team, and supervises a branch staff of up to 6 people. The Supervising Librarian plays a key role in supporting regional community engagement, outreach and other regional and system-wide efforts. Successful candidates for this position will have demonstrated mastery of the essential functions of a public service Librarian. These include proficiency in providing professional library services to diverse patrons of all age groups, abilities, and socio-economic status; assuming a leadership role when required including taking charge of the public services environment to effectively respond to service, safety, and operational issues; and contributing to and participating in the Library's learning and strategic service delivery environment. The Seattle Public Library is firmly committed to Intellectual Freedom and the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI). To this end, all librarians are expected to understand and support of Intellectual Freedom as a core value of the library and understand the role that the Library and librarians play in creating a more equitable community with increased opportunity for low income and historically marginalized individuals and families in Seattle. Additionally, all librarians are expected to understand that the degree to which librarians support Intellectual Freedom and the pursuit of equity are essential to the mission of the public library. Additionally, the candidates must have demonstrated interest in their own as well as others' professional development through engaging in mentorship, participating in on-the-job training, or in continuous learning activities such as attending conferences, formal training classes, and/or educational programs. Job Responsibilities Essential Duties Supervision: Provide a variety of supervisory activities designed to facilitate the effective and efficient operation of the branch. Participate in short- and long-range planning, staff development, resource allocation, and service delivery planning activities. Organize and coordinate the work of others; monitor and evaluate work performance; and oversee the development of individual work plans of staff in the designated branch. Hire and train staff. Secure appropriate administrative guidance and recommend, develop, and implement performance improvement activities; conduct performance appraisals; develop corrective action plans; and assist with disciplinary actions. Conduct coaching and training for staff on key operation functions, including circulation, as appropriate and as needed. Information Services: Ensure the effective and efficient provision of library services in the branch. Provide a full range of professional library services including all levels of reference, general readers advisory, information, and referral. Under the leadership of the Regional Manager and as part of the regional Librarian team, plan, coordinate, develop, and implement library programs and services, including instructional, educational, and cultural/recreational programming for all ages. Outreach: Independently and through collaboration with regional and system-wide teams, identify and foster relationships with key community partners to engage the community; develop responsive public services; and promote the Library. Maintain effective relationships with current library users. Circulation Management: Serve as lead at the branch for all circulation functions and for handling and resolving patron circulation issues and complaints. Provide training to staff at the designated branch, as needed. Circulation includes organizing and overseeing the flow of materials, deliveries, shelving, routing, and other materials control functions; library card registration and borrower account issues; check out and self-check-out; branch holds and reserve issues; returns; overdue fines; and damaged and lost item charges. Provide public information services at the Circulation Desk as needed. Administrative: Perform complex, specialized, technical activities, and administrative support activities directly related to the accomplishment of the branch objectives, including: local-level branch scheduling; preparing time sheets and payroll inputs; ordering supplies; preparing reports, compiling statistics, and planning; and scheduling and facilitating branch unit meetings. Assist with the management of disability accommodations functions, worker's compensation claim requirements, family and medical leave requirements, and similar staff services. Participate in and contribute to the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and objectives for the designated branch. Ensure Library policies and procedures are understood and complied with by communicating and interpreting them to staff and/or the public at the designated branch. Participate in and contribute to the development and implementation of regional goals and plans. Leadership Support: Provide leadership support to the Library through collaborative problem solving; implementation of policies, procedures, and initiatives; and project coordination. Engage in effective teamwork to achieve commitment to system-wide goals through positive collaboration and effective facilitation of meetings and decision-making processes, as required. Support front-line staff in resolving customer service issues. Assume a leadership role to address emergency situations, and take ownership of the public service environment to create a welcoming environment while working to ensure the safety of staff and the public. Intellectual Freedom: Support intellectual freedom. Assume responsibility for how the Library is perceived by staff and the public. Respond to patron questions and concerns about collection development, public internet use, and patron confidentiality. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications MLS: Must have an MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited Library School and/or Washington State Certification as a Librarian. Information Services: Minimum of one year of experience providing information services in a public library setting. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience working with children and youth, and with culturally and economically diverse populations. Experience developing and providing formal and informal instruction and programming for youth and adults is also highly desirable. Accountability and Autonomy: Demonstrated experience working independently or with minimal supervision to successfully perform tasks and solve problems. Must be able to recognize problems and assess situations, recall and/or gather and evaluate relevant information, and take appropriate action. Performance Management/Staff Development: Demonstrated aptitude and interest in achieving organizational goals through directing work and managing the performance of others. A willingness and ability to supervise librarians, paraprofessional information service providers, circulation staff, and shelving staff. Staffing duties will also include interviewing and screening applications; selecting candidates; orienting and training new staff; assigning work; reviewing work quality; and coaching and evaluating performance. Organization Skills: Demonstrated ability to recognize and set priorities; and plan, organize, and coordinate own work and that of others. Teamwork: Strong facilitation and listening skills as well as an ability to work collaboratively in a team environment to find solutions to problems. Technology and Informational Resources: Must have current working knowledge of computers in a Windows environment; library applications; and be able to use on-line, Internet searching methods, and information resources. Familiarity with social media platforms and other digital and online information tools and platforms is desirable. Experience with Horizon library automation or a similar system is preferred. Exemplary Customer Service: Minimum one year of experience providing customer service and/or instructional or outreach services to the general public. The successful candidate will demonstrate a real commitment to public service and providing exceptional customer service. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal communication, problem solving, customer relations, and teamwork skills; a sense of humor; and the ability to demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic commitment to public service. Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Experience in public speaking and formal writing skills are highly desired. Must be able to clearly, diplomatically, and effectively communicate policies and procedures to Library staff and Library users from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds, as well as with neighborhood-based or special interest groups. Intellectual Freedom: Applicants must have a strong commitment to intellectual freedom as defined by the Library's policies. Project Management: Experience planning, developing, and implementing a project; or a minimum of one year of service on a working committee or task force. Familiarity with, and the ability to apply outcomes-based planning and evaluation methods is desired. Other Required Skills and Abilities: Candidates must be flexible; able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks; adaptable to change; and able to work innovatively and effectively in a small, neighborhood-focused branch setting. Commitment to collaboration and ability to adapt to changing needs. Commitment to Race and Social Justice--and the ability to work with staff to increase equity in our services and programs. Skilled at working with a branch team to effectively manage the environment with compassion and care. Ability to provide programming, outreach and other community engagement work for families and children, such as story times, Global Reading Challenge, and Summer of Learning is highly desired. Language abilities in Vietnamese, Spanish, and/or an East African language, in addition to English language skills, are desirable. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered for this vacancy candidates must submit an online application via this bulletin and include: A Cover Letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position Resume All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019. If you have questions about this bulletin or general questions regarding employment at the Library, please call 386-4121 or email jobapplications@spl.org. The Seattle Public Library proudly promotes diversity and inclusion in employment programs. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time: 1/18/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 10, 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. This position will shape critical transportation policy and programs at the City of Seattle. You will serve as the liaison between the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and the Seattle City Council members and will be the primary resource to respond to policy, project, or program questions. In this position, you will be a senior adviser to the SDOT Director and will report directly to the Chief of Staff. This work includes managing all the Department's legislation and briefings to the City Council, as well as shepherding SDOT issues in the Council's annual budget adoption process. The role will develop and advance relevant partnerships with local, regional, and federal stakeholders. You will also promote the Department's goals at the state and federal level on several topics, including promoting diversity, race, and social justice efforts. Note: This position is exempt from Civil Service. Job Responsibilities Write and edit all SDOT legislation and manage legislation through the review of the Law Department, Department of Finance and the Seattle City Council. Examples of priority legislative issues include oversight of the Levy to Move Seattle, transit speed and reliability projects, Vision Zero and related safety legislation, and major capital projects like the Lander Street Bridge and the Seattle Streetcar, etc. Develop proactive strategies for building awareness and ownership of SDOT projects, programs, and policy among Council members, their staff, and other key stakeholders as appropriate Confer directly with the SDOT Director and Mayor's office about politically-sensitive transportation matters related to Council Provide strategic and confidential advice on policy direction, strategy, and implementation as a member of the Department's senior leadership team Shape policy recommendations for the SDOT Director and provide strategic guidance on presenting new policies and programs to the Mayor and City Council Serve as the Department's liaison on state and federal transportation issues, including leading review of state and congressional legislation and development of agenda items and policy positions Manage special projects related to transportation funding and other priority issues Research and respond to critical transportation issues raised by city residents via elected officials Support Department goals in promoting diversity, race, and social justice Qualifications Required Qualifications: The equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Urban Planning, or related field Seven years of progressively responsible experience successfully managing or working directly with legislative bodies at any level of government to craft, pass, or adopt legislation or budgets May be required to work occasional nights, evenings, or weekends Ability to work effectively in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base Desired Qualifications: Experience acting as an accountable representative of elected officials or Department leadership on significant issues related to priority programs and services, especially in educating, garnering support, advocating challenging positions, and achieving important objectives Experience with highly complex capital and operating transportation policy and budgets for a governmental agency including managing legislation through the departmental and city review process Ability to work in a fast-paced, politically-sensitive environment; the incumbent would ideally possess strong analytical, interpersonal, communications and problem-solving skills and good judgment, the ability to work on multiple issues simultaneously under tight deadlines and shifting priorities Demonstrated written communication skills, good oral communication skills Able to work with a high degree of independence and initiative Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered. Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Some positions also require a pre-employment exam. To learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation, check out our webpage . Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Center, a department of the City of Seattle, is seeking a qualified electrician to join its facilities team. Seattle Center offers a unique variety of challenges and stimulations within the electrical industry. The 74-acre campus is comprised of multiple and assorted size buildings, theaters, sporting venues, museums and an outdoor park-like campus. The facilities staff is challenged with a wide variety of support needs to accommodate the multitude of events throughout the year. The variety of festivals, cultural, theatrical, culinary, and music events all contribute to a wide array of challenges and rewards. Seattle Center has a wide variety of challenging electrical systems and both indoor and outdoor work, on an attractive campus. This position will work closely with other trade leads and among the public to provide production support of events as well as regular facility maintenance. Job Responsibilities Diagnose and repair malfunctions in electrical equipment or control systems such as boilers, pumps, motors, generators, air compressors, fire alarms, refrigerators, overhead doors, electrical equipment on bridges or other electrical devices Install, repair and maintain all electrical systems under the direction of the electrical crew chief Teamwork and clear, concise, communication with staff, venue operators and the public are essential for safe and efficient operations Troubleshoot systems which include some electronics Install lighting fixtures, power outlets, control devices, heaters, thermostats, computer cables or cathodic protection equipment Run conduit and pull wire for new and/or existing electrical installations Modify or rewire existing electrical installations Conduct preventative maintenance on electrical and electronic equipment Purchase and/or order electrical supplies or parts from vendors, warehouse or distributors Review blueprints, electrical schematics, project plans and specifications of electrical equipment installations Replace ballasts, drivers & fuses, changes lamps in LED, fluorescent, HID and incandescent lighting fixtures Install temporary power systems for special events Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Requires completion of an accepted four-year apprenticeship training program and journey-level electrician status (or an equivalent combination of education and/or training and/or experience). License, Certification and Other Requirements Washington State Driver's license Work Environment/Physical Demands Stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time Lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds Work outdoors in all types of weather Work in confined spaces or at heights from ladders and scaffolds The shop operates 7 days a week, 18 hours per day, requiring staff to participate in off-shift work Desired Qualifications: The optimal candidate possesses proven ability and experience in the following areas: Ability to work collaboratively with other work units and clients Comprehensive knowledge of current electrical systems, including a working knowledge of computerized lighting and control systems Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex ideas and issues to multiple audiences both verbally and in writing Ability to assess and plan work tasks and provide progress reports Ability to navigate computer-based email, timekeeping, materials management, work order management system and progress reporting Monitor and communicate clear and concise on phones and VHF radios Highly motivated to fulfill the high standards of the Seattle Center maintenance division Excellent customer service skills and experience Knowledge and skill in observing safety issues and requirements Washington State Electrical License Continuing history of industry development Additional Information This Temporary position is currently scheduled for 2 years. How to Apply: Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Submit the following items to be considered for this vacancy: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Note: Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Note, simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical . Selected candidates will be required to submit a Full Driver's Abstract (at your own expense) that demonstrates a good driving record. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons offered employment are required to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States at time of hire. About Seattle Center: With over 12 million visitors each year, Seattle Center is one of the top tourist attractions in Seattle. The various venues and event types happening on campus reflect the rich diversity of our community. Seattle Center employees directly impact the way people see, understand and experience the City of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest region. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment performing a critical function that offers complexity, variety and fun - all while contributing to the legacy of an iconic Seattle community asset. For additional information about Seattle Center, please visit: www.seattlecenter.com Closing Date/Time: 1/22/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 10, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides solid waste and drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses, and drinking water for the 1.3 million regional customers both in Seattle and the 26 municipalities and special water districts also served by the Utility. "Our Promise" to the community is to deliver efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. Our customers depend on us to be there for them - to deliver utility services reliably and to spend their dollars wisely. SPU is seekingtwo (2) Construction Managers to perform all the duties ofResident Engineers and act as technical authority on the most difficult and complex capital improvement (CIP) projects or on a wide variety of multiple projects simultaneously. This position will report to a Civil Engineering Supervisor within the Construction Management Division of the Project Delivery Branch. Job Responsibilities Carry out direct field inspection and administration of construction contracts to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, project manuals, permits, local ordinances, state and federal laws, and other governing agencies Identify the need for, negotiate, and prepare change orders and all necessary supporting documentation, including the independent engineer's estimate Maintain required field documentation and construction diaries, field notes, test reports and work records necessary to verify adherence to contract documents, to make contractor progress payments, and maintain as-built records Coordinate work with other SPU divisions,City Departments,agencies, and businesses and nearby communities who hold vested interest in the projects Prepare responses to correspondence from contractors May have a lead roleto monitor and review work performed by field inspectors Monitor and adhere to project budget constraints Review and approve construction engineering plans Observe and promote construction site safety for City staff and the general public Examples of assignments include: Dam projects based on FERC requirements, Superfund cleanups based on EPA requirements and water main inspection based on DOH requirements. 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/Physical Demands: Most work is performedin the field at construction sites. 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/or holidays as construction projects require. Overnight travel may be required to attend training and/or conferences. Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years of professional civil engineering experience Education: A Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Management or related fieldfrom an accredited college or university, or a certified equivalency for foreign studies 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. Licensure: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington or eligibility to be licensed in the state of Washington by comity at the time of appointment is required. At the time of appointment must hold a valid Washington State Driver License in order to operate a City vehicle to travel to construction sites. Additional Information The ideal candidates should possess: Recent experience in field construction inspection for large, complex Pubic Works in one of the following areas: water, sewer/drainage, solid waste, stream or creek restoration, and/or low impact development projects Construction Manager certification Experience working in a lead capacity or overseeing the work of others Ability to work independently or as part of a team with little on-site supervision Ability to work within the organizational framework of SPU Workplace Expectations including our values on Safety, Respect, Diversity, Trust, Humor, Productivity, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership and Accountability Ability to communicate and work effectively within a multicultural workforce serving a diverse customer base. The successful candidate(s) will be required to passa pre-employmentphysical examas a condition of employmentfor theposition(s). Closing Date/Time: 1/22/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 03, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Council Central Staff Division is looking for two individuals who are energized by working in a fast-paced, political environment; performing research; conducting high-level, independent fiscal and policy analysis; improving and documenting processes; and presenting recommendations to City Councilmembers on a wide range of municipal issues. One position will report to the Central Staff Supervising Analyst for Budget, Finance & General Government section focusing on budgeting and Council's oversight of selected departments. The other position will report to the Central Staff Deputy Director and work in the Capital Projects, Public Safety & Education section focusing on Council's review of municipal labor contracts and Council's adoption of labor standards for employers doing business in Seattle. In this role, the two Strategic Advisor - Legislative Analysts will: Analyze data; evaluate regulations, rules and procedures; and make recommendations to the Central Staff management. Analyze fiscal and policy proposals, develop and evaluate alternative budget and policy choices, and present options for the Council's consideration. Prepare thorough and concise draft legislation and written reports of various styles, including issue papers, decision agendas, and executive summaries. Prepare and deliver oral presentations summarizing key elements of analysis and recommendations. Build professional working relationships where conflicting viewpoints exist through open communication. Juggle multiple projects and meet concurrent deadlines. Job Responsibilities Evaluate, develop, and coordinate budget process improvements for City Council. This involves the development of policies, procedures, and documentation. Coordinate Central Staff review of proposed budgets and related materials. Lead meetings and training sessions on budgeting policies and processes. Work on non-budget projects and legislation as needed and/or assigned. Draft legislation and written reports of various styles, including issue papers, decision agendas and executive summaries. Prepare and deliver oral presentations to Council and others summarizing key elements of analysis and recommendations. Other duties as required. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in public administration, economics, finance, business, or applicable field; graduate degree is preferred. Graduate degree in public administration, public policy, law, finance, urban planning, or related field may substitute for up to two years of public policy development and analysis experience. Five years of work experience involving public policy analysis and budgeting in the public sector, including analyzing budget proposals, estimating future financial needs, evaluating organizational or program performance, and providing financial advice to decision makers. Experience conducting quantitative analysis as applied to budget, finance, or economics. Experience with improving and/or streamlining complex processes. Experience developing written reports and making presentations. Experience meeting tight deadlines and managing multiple priorities. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external audiences Ability to use discretion and care in handling confidential and sensitive information. Possess strong technical writing abilities. Ability to work in a highly scrutinized environment. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications: Word, PowerPoint, Excel DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree in public administration, economics, finance, public policy, law, or related fields. Experience working for elected officials and working with multiple City departments and other jurisdictions or agencies. Understanding of and experience working on a broad range of public policy and fiscal issues. Experience analyzing and developing municipal budgets, revenue forecasts, including estimating future financial needs, evaluating performance, and providing financial advice to management. Experience negotiating labor contracts with represented employees, evaluating policy options related to employment standards, and/or enforcing employment standards. Additional Information Application Instructions: Complete the online application by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 ( www.seattle.gov/jobs ). Submit a cover letter and resume describing how your education and experience meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position. Please provide clear, concise responses to the following two questions (no more than one-half page per question): Describe the breadth and extent of your experience conducting policy, financial and budget analysis in a government, private or non-profit setting. Please be specific in describing the project(s) and your role(s). Describe the breadth and extent of your experience: (1) working on public policy issues where you handled several diverse projects at one time; (2) exercising independent judgment; and (3) completing work successfully in an environment with competing and controversial views. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Jane Park, HR Specialist, at jane.parkLEG@seattle.gov , or at (206) 233-2025. The City of Seattle's Legislative Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences. People of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Telecommunications Technician in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Engineering & Operations' Communications Shop. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. Seattle IT manages the City's technology infrastructure which includes the City's data center, communications networks, end user support, cable office, municipal television channel, and customer service activities. The City's consolidated IT operations is 700 strong providing professional technology services across City government and beyond. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Position Description & Primary Job Duties: The Senior Telecommunications Technician position reports to Seattle IT's Radio System Manager & Communications Shop Supervisor. This role performs installation, testing, maintenance and repair of two-way radio systems and equipment including the King County regional Motorola SmartZone 4.1 800-MHz trunked simulcast radio network, Seattle 7.11 P25 system, VHF/UHF base stations and other radio transceivers, simulcast site controllers, antenna systems, multi-site microwave links, dispatch consoles, associated government and public safety telecommunications network equipment. This senior position requires a solid understanding of IP networks and interconnecting devices and experience with Ethernet backhaul as it applies to Land Mobile Radio networks. This role creates and presents plans for radio, microwave and IP network infrastructure, and assists in the specification of individual devices and circuits. Individual in this position analyzes and resolve performance and network failure issues related to OSI Layers 1-3 using network testing and management resources and the successful candidate will have mid-level knowledge of layer 2 and layer 3 networking. The Senior Telecommunications Technician performs related communications system planning and design duties commensurate with this classification level. This employee coordinates the work of personnel performing less complex installation, maintenance and repair of land and mobile-based communications equipment and performs the more involved or technically complex facility and infrastructure system installations and maintenance tasks. This role serves as the technical expert in major installation and upgrade projects. Perform job duties commensurate with the classification level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education, technical training, and work experience that provides an equivalent background will be considered for the required qualifications. The successful candidate will have: Education equivalent to an AA degree in Electronics, including specific coursework involving communications systems and equipment. Minimum eight (8) years of experience in installation, maintenance and repair of commercial FM 2-way radio communications, cellular, microwave, or other directly electronic equipment and systems. Senior-level expertise in multiple wireless technology disciplines; may include LMR, microwave, trunked LMR Core, cellular/LTE technology, and/or data networking. Specialized knowledge of electronics theory, circuit design, antenna systems, and FCC Rules and Regulations necessary to support the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of various communications and electronic equipment. Demonstrated ability to exercise considerable independent judgment in diagnosing and resolving complex or non-routine technical problems, including addressing multiple critical issues simultaneously. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, including Visio, to maintain system documentation and assist in training peers, express technical ideas, and comprehensively document work in a collaborative effort to resolve problems and optimize the network. Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate at both technical and inter-team level. Strong customer service skills, and a demonstrated ability to work with both internal and external customers at all levels in a professional and supportive manner. Ability to work in fast-paced and rapidly changing technology environment; to work as a productive member of a professional team, as well as the initiative to be a self-starter; willingness to share knowledge, ability to work under pressure, to multi-task and rapidly change priorities and ability to work with diverse populat A demonstrated history of reliability and availability to support emergent responses to critical technology system issues and customer needs. Participation in 24/7 on-call rotation, carrying radio, cell phone and pager, for responding to emergency repair requests. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Background investigation includes CJIS. NOTE: Pre-employment physical required; ability to lift and move 50#s. NOTE: Current valid Washington State Drivers' license and/or evidence of equivalent mobility. NOTE: This position is affiliated with a collective bargaining unit; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 77. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Expert-level expertise in one or more technology disciplines including LMR, microwave, trunked LMR Core, and data networking. Direct experience with Motorola SmartZone infrastructure, up to and including expert level knowledge of Motorola 4.1 and 7.x infrastructure, P25 system technology, microwave networks, and industry-standard software. Motorola MCC7500 console, GTR8000 base station, 7.11 or newer release of Motorola trunked system controller product experience and/or training. Aviat (formerly Harris) Networks Constellation microwave radio product experience and/or training. Nokia (formerly Alcatel Lucent) 7705/7710 product experience and/or training, including MPLS configuration. Cisco CCNP, CCNA or CCDA or equivalent certifications. Experience with Distributed Antenna Systems and Bi-Directional Amplifier systems. Experience with current North American cellular technologies, including UMTS and LTE. Being a self-starter is important, including the ability to find and use relevant information, including the ability to conduct basic research and self-training. Ability to represent the Communications Shop and/or City of Seattle in meetings with internal and external customers and radio system peers (King County Washington State Patrol, etc.), and the ability to effectively communicate with peer technicians and installers, and guide staff and vendors who may be less technically experienced. Closing Date/Time: 1/22/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Entry Level Police Officer describes a candidate with no prior law enforcement experience and those who have completed a self-sponsored academy and have not worked as a commissioned officer/deputy for a law enforcement agency. Exceptional Entry Police Officer describes a candidate who has successfully completed a basic law enforcement academy and FTO, but who does not have the required 24 months of full-time service as a law enforcement officer in the last 36 months in order to qualify as a lateral applicant. Exceptional Entry Police Officer candidates must test with the entry-level candidates, and are not eligible to take the Lateral entry exam. Exceptional Entry candidates should bring their completed PHI packet to the written exam to turn in at that time. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship, OR have legal permanent residency in the U.S. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Individuals may not have been discharged from military service under dishonorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the exam date. The written/video Police Entry exam will be administered on April 13, 2019. Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission rules limit applicants to testing once every six months. Individuals who took the entry level Police exam on January 12, 2019 are not eligible to take the April 13, 2019 exam. Individuals who took an exam in October 2018 are welcome to test again on April 13, 2019. Minimum Employment Standards: The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written/video exams are scheduled to be administered on April 13, 2019. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Personnel Department regarding location, time and exam administration details. Individuals traveling from outside Washington to take the written exam will be scheduled to take the Physical Agility Teston April 13, 2019 (in the afternoon) if they pass the written and video exams that morning. Out of state candidates who pass the physical agility test will have their Personal History Information Packet collected by a Background Detective. Out of stateapplicants who aresuccessfully screenedwill then be scheduled to participate in their oral board interview on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Out-of-state candidates who pass their oral board interview will be scheduled to participate in aone-on-one interview with a Background Detective on Monday or Tuesday, April 15 or 16, 2019. After a conditional offer of employment,an out-of-state applicant will need to travel to Seattle a second time to complete the polygraph, psychological andmedical exams.In-state candidates who pass the written and video exams will be scheduled to participate in the Physical Agility Test on April 20, 2019 and their oral board interview on April 27 or 28, 2019. Immediately upon successfully completing the Physical Agility Testall candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day you take the Physical Ability Test. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. The Seattle Police Department is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in its workforce. Closing Date/Time: 3/29/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle's Office of Housing works to build strong, healthy communities and increase opportunities for people of all income levels to live in our city. We are looking for a Multifamily Housing Lender to help the City decide which projects should or should not be funded. With oversight, you will review and evaluate multifamily and bridge loan applications for policy and regulatory compliance, underwrite projects' financial feasibility, and determine the viability of proposed operating and service budgets. You will also prepare credit materials for the Director, present funding recommendations, and assist with workouts of troubled projects with Asset Management. In addition, you will monitor City-funded projects, from pre-development, through development and construction, and closing out of completed projects. You will report to the Office of Housing's Lending Manager and be part of a highly skilled, collaborative team. With an emphasis on strong project analysis, regulatory compliance, and clear communication, our team seeks to ensure City resources are deployed effectively, maximizing our capacity to help Seattle's low-income residents access safe and affordable homes. Job Responsibilities H ere's more about what you'll be doing, with oversight: You will assist in all aspects of the financing process for affordable housing projects, including: Monitoring pre-development from fund reservation through closing Coordinating pre-closing fund source conditions, such as an environmental review with the Department of Human Services Preparing and negotiating legal loan documents for real estate closing Coordinating with the borrower, counsel, Title Company, and other funders to ensure timely closings and proper City lien position Overseeing the development and construction phases of City-funded projects Reviewing and approving borrowers' requests for disbursement of City loan funds Coordinating disbursements with other funders and project investors Monitoring close-out of completed projects, assuring that all necessary documentation and compliance materials have been received prior to final disbursement Passing down completed projects to Asset Management Assisting in compliance with labor standards (Prevailing wages and Davis Bacon) in coordination with the Department of Finance and Administration You will participate in a range of team efforts, including: Identifying appropriate ways to integrate Office of Housing funding with service and operating funds, including coordinating with other local, state, and federal funders Helping to further develop policies, procedures, and underwriting criteria Providing technical assistance to prospective borrowers and coworkers You will be successful in this role if you possess the below abilities, experience, and knowledge: Abilities: Maintaining professionalism in controversial, complex, and public situations Explaining technical information to an audience of varying levels of expertise Conducting meetings and speaking publicly Working with a diverse population Writing in a clear and effective manner Experience: Affordable housing finance involving public and private sources Community development Development of affordable housing for homeless or special needs residents Real estate development lending, including bridge and permanent loans Working at the local government level with a variety of constituents and in community participation Knowledge Multifamily subsidy sources, including low-income tax credits, state housing fund, Community Development Block Grant, and HOME Housing construction, rehabilitation, land use, and building codes Qualifications In addition to the qualities mentioned 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): Two years of progressively responsible experience in affordable housing finance, community redevelopment, real estate finance, or a related field Bachelor's Degree in business or public administration, urban planning, finance, real estate, human services, or a related field Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility OR Three years of progressively responsible experience in affordable housing finance, community redevelopment, real estate finance, or a related field Associate Degree in business or public administration, urban planning, finance, real estate, human services, or a related field Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility OR Four years of progressively responsible experience in affordable housing finance, community redevelopment, real estate finance, or a related field Washington State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility Additional Information This position is classified as a Community Development Specialist. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, please submit your complete application, resume, and cover letter at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 . This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Office of Housing 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 Office of Housing 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: 2/12/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Embrace Excellence! We believe that no one should ever come to work with thoughts of spending the day mired in mediocrity. The City of Seattle's Compensation and Classification team is experiencing an exciting transformation where operational excellence and service is the expectation, standard and culture. We are currently seeking a highly energized, highly skilled, individual to share in this experience by joining our team as a Classification/Compensation Analyst in the City's centralized Human Resource Department (SDHR). If you would like to contribute to this evolution, please read on for more information. Job Responsibilities To be successful, you will have a good foundation in: • The technical aspects of classification and compensation work • Critical thinking and analysis • Professional level writing and oral communication You will have a passion for: • Service delivery excellence • Workforce equity • Working on complex projects and delivering quality timely results Qualifications In addition to the knowledge, skills, and focus listed above, this position also requires: Experience : Two years' experience in professional personnel administration Education : A baccalaureate degree in human resource management, business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field Equivalency : A combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform this job CCP and experience working in a union environment is desirable 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 A representative sample of a staff report related to your work in classification and/or compensation that you've independently prepared, which represents both your writing and analytical skills 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: 2/5/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Legislative Department has an outstanding opportunity for a Legislative Assistant in the office of Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, citywide). This is a position in a fast-paced, hard-working and collaborative office that provides an opportunity for you to develop public policy, communications and public service skills. You will join a team of three other Legislative Assistants and an intern and will dual-report to the Chief of Staff and the Councilmember. The position's primary functions are to develop public policy, identify emerging issues, conduct research and analysis, recommend policies and a course of action, aid in public dissemination of information, and provide input on decisions. The position serves as an advisor to the Councilmember on issues of policy, politics, and community needs, with an emphasis on housing, energy, and transportation issues. This person represents and promotes the interests of the Councilmember through collaboration with and listening to community organizations, stakeholders, and Seattle residents, and in collaboration with City and other governmental employees as well as through social and earned media. The at-will appointment serves at the discretion of the Councilmember. The Councilmember seeks an organized, creative, collaborative and hard-working individual with experience in policy development who can hit the ground running. This is a position in a fast-paced, hard-working office that is working to amplify the voices of impacted communities. Job Responsibilities Research, investigate, and survey available sources of information, including community expertise, related to a variety of complex policy issues, including housing, energy, and transportation policy. Compile data; perform or assist in the organizing, analyzing and interpreting of data; summarize and present compiled data in report or table form. Respond to inquiries from constituents, stakeholders, and City of Seattle Councilmembers and staff. Stay informed about policy issues and legislation before the Council, in the City and emerging issues in other jurisdictions. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and work well with the general public, stakeholders, and agency staff. Develop outreach and engagement strategies on policy issue areas. Prepares speeches, talking points, issue briefings on policy areas. Assist with constituent services including screening and responding to Councilmember's paper and electronic mail, answering telephone calls. Available to support team in times of high needs, including during periods of short-staffing. Regularly and consistently uses social media to promote Councilmember's policy issues and engage in a tone and voice consistent with the Councilmember's priorities. Coordinate and staff legislative committees. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three years of experience in a policy, legal, economic, or organizational research; community organizing; urban planning; or public relations through work or educational experience. Policy background and expertise in housing or another city-policy area. Strong research and analytical skills, and the ability to decipher complex issues. Effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to connect with community members and community organizations. Have the attitude and competencies to align with the Councilmember's priorities and strategic vision. Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and accomplish objectives with minimal supervision or oversight. Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise discretion, and remain calm under pressure; a track record of reliability, hard work, cooperative style, the ability to contribute as a team player but can also work independently. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook or similar scheduling tools. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Background or field work in a political environment. Demonstrated commitment to public service, appreciation for vigorous discussion, and willingness to work hard to accomplish meaningful goals. Demonstrated ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Ability to shape innovative solutions to difficult challenges. Commitment to continue to work toward achieving gender equity and anti-racist policies. Additional Information This job bulletin is open until filled. The initial review of applications will take place for those submitted by 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible a t https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle . Submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample based on a current issue of your choosing (300 words maximum) including the conflict, opposing points of view and your recommended course of action along with your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Jane Park, HR Specialist, at jane.parkLEG@seattle.gov , or at (206) 233-2025. The Legislative Department and Councilmember Mosquedavalues diverse perspective and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 09, 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 Customer Construction Services Division is a newly formed organization at Seattle City Light focused on delivering construction projects and services to our residential, commercial and industrial customers. We are currently recruiting a manager experienced in leading diverse teams responsible for the coordination and delivery of customer electric service projects while providing excellent customer service. This role requires the ability to prioritize resources by partnering with counterparts in engineering and operations to equitably meet the demands of builders and homeowners working and living within our service territory. We're looking for a leader who is an excellent communicator, a champion for and leader of continuous improvement and has experience using project management tools and techniques. The successful candidate shall have leadership and personnel management skills. Technical knowledge of electric utility services is also desirable for this partner within our leadership team. This position currently will oversee the delivery of new or revised electric services for residential and small commercial customers in City Light's North service area. This position manages ~30 employees, including 3-4 supervisors and reports to the Director of Customer Construction Services. Job Responsibilities Provide leadership and manage the Electric Service Representative North workgroup. This group is responsible for the design and delivery of new or upgraded electric service for residential and small commercial customers in Seattle City Light's North service area. Plan, develop, and implement service delivery to ensure outstanding customer service and operational efficiency. Work with management and peer teams to develop and maintain measures of key business activities and outcomes. Lead and support efforts to develop and improve standardized work processes. Ensure that customers and stakeholders receive accurate information, timely service, and appropriate engineering assistance. Work as part of the Customer Construction Services Management team to identify opportunities for improvement and implement division and utility-wide priorities and strategies. Manage customer and stakeholder relationships and represent the section on behalf of City Light. Manage human resource activities for all subordinates, including recruiting, development and training, setting and managing expectations, evaluating performance and labor relations. Plan and manage the operations budget, allocating financial and staffing resources to achieve successful customer and operational outcomes. Provide accurate and timely verbal and written correspondence and reports to various audiences. Support the City's objectives of enhancing the community, social equity, environmental stewardship, economic opportunity, and security for residents and customers. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in engineering, project management, planning, business administration, public administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience: Five years of management and leadership experience in customer electrical engineering services or a related area of responsibility, at least three of which were as a manager or supervisor in a large utility or other similar organization. Certification/License: Driver's licenses or equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Experience in providing effective customer and stakeholder relationships that result in positive outcomes. Project Management and or workload planning background PE license - Experience managing professional and technical employees Experience in electrical engineering, electrical services or power systems Experience with electrical utility operations and practices. Experience working with a multitude of customers across a diverse service territory. Experience managing work teams and implementing operational and process improvements Experience working with both union and non-union employees and public sector human resources practices Experience managing and coaching teams and personnel by providing clear expectations and performance management. Experience with business process redesign and performance metrics leading to operational and process improvements Ability to promote, support and manage key strategic City-wide initiatives including those related to fair and equal employment, diversity and justice in the workplace. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development and Construction Management Division CDCM) of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) has an incredible opportunity for a confident professional with an aptitude for cost accounting and project/program coordination. In this role some of your responsibilities will include working on project cost and procurement tasks related to requisitions, capital financial management, planning, project performance, and cost reporting for the division's combined $70 million budget. In addition, you will partner with the Controls Section's public works unit to maintain and develop automated processes that enhance the analytical capacity of the division's reporting capabilities through various technical software applications. Your efforts will directly support the success of the City of Seattle in Capital Development and Construction Management to better serve the great communities of Seattle. The City of Seattle offers premium benefits that include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid holidays, vacation, pay premiums, and an incredible opportunity to build a rewarding, meaningful career with true work/life balance. FAS focuses on Excellent Customer Service, A Respectful and Equitable Workplace, Continuous Improvement and Financial Accountability, Economic Opportunity for All Our Communities, and Dedicated Stewardship of City Assets. Job Responsibilities Process procurements, requisitions and invoicing using PeopleSoft 9.2 and CDCM's Capital Projects Information System (CPIMS). Develop documents in support of divisional presentations, reporting and/or other related outreach. Monitor and create reports for the CIP budget, expenditures, and encumbrances for capital projects, programs, and funds distribution. Prepare supporting documentation for CIP performance monitoring, fund structure, and cost reporting to align with the divisions' internal and external performance metrics. Support the division as required in the analysis and maintenance of its CPIMS with the Information Technology Department (ITD) to equip the division with the necessary planning, budgeting and financial management tools to execute its CIP program so that it syncs with PeopleSoft 9.2. Collaborate with Accounting and Budget Services (ABS) regarding continuous learning initiatives and reporting methodologies in the coding and transactional methodology of PS 9.2. Provides guidance, process and systems training to senior project management staff. Develop interactive and scalable Tableau dashboards. Perform tasks related to records management and administration related to the Controls Section and other division functions, including; scanning of procurement and contract documents and electronic records management within the established file structure. Support and perform back-up responsibilities for other administrative staff within the division, including calendar management, meeting coordination and similar duties for the Division Director. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice in keeping with the City's - Race and Social Justice Initiative. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications 2 years' experience in systems, operational, procedures, research or analysis and a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, computer science or a related field (or a combination of education, training and/or experience that provides a clear equivalent required to perform the work of the class). Proven ability to be a self-starter who can work independently yet be a strong team player with excellent attention to detail. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. Exceptional ability to build and maintain amiable and effective work relationships with a diverse array of business partners. Desired Qualifications: Working-level knowledge of Tableau, project management and accounting software, and other information systems. Experience with Enterprise Project Management and Microsoft Project Server. Proficient in writing SQL queries using complex joins in several database environments (MS SQL, Oracle SQL). Additional Information Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter in the Attachments section of your application clearly describing how you meet the qualifications of this position . If you have questions, please contact Peter Asai at peter.asai@seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Web Developer in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Office of Digital Engagement. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. The City's consolidated IT operations is 700 strong providing professional technology services across City government and beyond. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Program Overview: The Digital Services Team is responsible for all public-facing City of Seattle web properties and plays a significant role in helping coordinate digital content strategy, user experience, and social media management throughout the City. The Digital Services Team includes three work groups, each led by a Team Lead or Supervisor who reports to the Digital Services Manager: Production, Usability & Design, and Development & Integration. Position Responsibilities: Position reports to the Supervisor of the Development & Integration Team. The successful candidate will perform the following job duties: Assist with the development of new features within the City of Seattle's Enterprise Web Content Management System using .NET MVC, jQuery, and Bootstrap; Troubleshoot and test new features; Respond to routine Web user problems; Troubleshoot and independently resolve Web application and/or Web coding-specific problems; Perform various web tasks or projects commensurate to professional level as assigned. Individual must be service-oriented with strong interpersonal and analytical skills. Developers must possess excellent communication skills, as well as strong organization, planning, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Note : Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Minimum three years of experience writing application software including presentation tier, Web services, database programming, and technical troubleshooting experience. Advanced knowledge in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery. Experience using responsive design frameworks such as Bootstrap and/or Foundation. Proficient in ASP.NET, , C#, SQL, or similar programming languages. Proficient using ASP.NET Razor templating. Experience developing and maintaining code within a Web Content Management System framework. Comfortable working with Web-based API's and Web Services. Knowledgeable in all phases of the software development life cycle. Knowledgeable with software development methodologies including Agile and Waterfall. Aptitude for learning new tools and technologies quickly. Strong oral and written communication skills in order to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers. Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines, maintain confidentiality and a sense of humor, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse workforce within the City and other agencies throughout the region. Ability to be innovative, resourceful and reliable. Must work well in a fast-paced, collaborative, team-oriented environment. Self-directed, well-organized, and able to maintain high levels of production with minimal supervision. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. NOTE: This position is affiliated with a collective bargaining unit; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 77. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer technology, or related field or equivalent work experience. Experience developing within a Web Content Management System. Experience using development frameworks and technologies such as Angular/Angular2, TypeScript, and GIT. Experience developing unit testing and UI/UX testing using Selenium or other frameworks. Basic knowledge of City structure and major issues involving the City. Closing Date/Time: 2/5/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Dec 28, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Opportunity: The City of Seattle has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced PeopleSoft Analyst within our venerable Citywide Accounting and Payroll Services Division of the Finance and Administrative Services Department (FAS). This position reports to the PeopleSoft Support Manager and provides both business and functional analysis support for the City of Seattle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management system that includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, asset management, purchasing, general ledger, project costing, eCommerce and labor distribution. Your primary focus will be with the PeopleSoft Purchasing Suite. A little background: The City went live with a PeopleSoft re-implementation effort in January 2018 and this project saw the City through a business process redesign effort: A Citywide Accounting standardization initiative and a PeopleSoft system upgrade from version 8.8 to version 9.2. The ideal candidate has extensive knowledge and experience with supporting the PeopleSoft Financial application. Experience with both the 8.8 and 9.2 versions of PeopleSoft is a huge plus. A significant portion of the work involves user/stakeholder support that requires exceptional customer service and communication skills. Job Responsibilities PeopleSoft system design and configuration, as well as development and maintenance of documentation that supports design and configuration. PeopleSoft user support (research and resolution of user helpdesk tickets). Design financial management reports and queries. Using My Oracle Support network to create and manage service desk tickets with Oracle to resolve PeopleSoft bugs as well as leverage solutions posted for other Oracle customers. Developing and maintaining training materials, using the UPK developer tool. Train users, which includes in-class training, one-on-one training and development of UPK training lessons that can be published for virtual training. Develop formal business case, options analysis and business requirement documentation to support decisions by governance for both special projects and for issue resolution. Implement new functionality within the PeopleSoft Financial Application. Master data maintenance and documentation. Change management and change communication. Project Management duties as assigned. Executing test scripts for assigned change/update projects (this involves configuration/design changes, business process changes, system modifications, or implementation of any new interfaces that integrate with Accounts Payable and Financial Gateway). Work with departmental testers to ensure they have access to the testing environment to receive buy off to move the change forward to production. Perform quality assurance validation on peer Functional Analyst work, prior to migration to production. Build and execute ad-hoc data extracts for data sets that roll up under the Purchasing and eP2P modules. Write functional specifications for Purchasing and eP2P reports, queries, modifications and interfaces. Year-end coordination of activities that involve Purchasing and eP2P. Work with development staff and the City's hosting vendor to identify PUM updates and work with the team to have the appropriate PUM, or patches within a PUM applied to the City's demo environment for testing and possible migration to production. Work with development staff to compare PUM images and identify potential retrofit requirements. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Minimum five years using PeopleSoft Purchasing and/or eP2P. To be successful in this position candidates will have: Deep understanding of all the functionality, the data elements, systems that interface with and systems that extract data from the PeopleSoft Purchasing and eP2P modules. Exceptional skills in building and maintaining effective work relationships. Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Desired Qualifications: Experience with supporting PeopleSoft applications. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Science or any equivalent combination of experience and/or education. Experience using Quest STAT for change control. Experience using Oracle's My Oracle Support network. Experience using and/or supporting BI Publisher, PeopleSoft Query and PeopleSoft Pivot.Grids. Experience using PS User Productivity Kit (UPK). Expertise with conceptual foundations and best practices for software development. and support as well as change control. Experience in managing complex projects. High level of curiosity and creative approach to developing solutions to problems. CPA license, Oracle PeopleSoft certification is a plus. Additional Information *** Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter in the "Attachments" section of you online application If you have questions, please contact Peter Asai at peter.asai@seattle.gov. This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Dec 28, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Please Note : This position is open until filled. The Department of Finance & Administrative Services is comprised of eight unique divisions with very diverse lines of business including administration and collection of various taxes and fees. The City Finance division, License and Tax Administration unit administers and collects taxes including business & occupation, utility, gambling, commercial parking, admission, sweetened beverage, firearm/ammunition and implements new taxes. In addition, the Regulatory Compliance and Consumer Protection Division (RCCP) and Seattle Animal Shelter administer and collect various license fees. The Business License and Tax Administration unit is seeking a dynamic Tax Outreach Specialist (Strategic Advisor 2, Gen Gov) to join our team to develop and implement an outreach and education plan for existing and new taxes and provide outreach support to RCCP and Seattle animal shelter divisions as needed. The Tax Outreach Specialist will develop outreach strategies to a variety of tax and fee-paying communities which may include, but are not limited to, changes in tax policy, new taxes, licensing requirements or fee changes. The work is hands-on including correspondence management, design and maintenance of the taxpayer website, and development and maintenance of job aids for taxpayers and tax preparers and training staff to utilize tools provided. To be successful, the tax outreach specialist must be self-starting, experienced, decisive and able to adapt to changes quickly. A thorough understanding of complex databases and web services is crucial. Not only do we have to have systems ready to collect and monitor the different tax types, we must be able to interpret the tax and communicate the information to a customer base of nearly 100,000 businesses. The ideal candidate will be able to strategize and develop training and outreach programs in an ever-changing environment and meet the needs of a diverse audience. This position reports to the Business License Manager. Job Responsibilities Design, develop, implement, and coordinate education and outreach activities for new and existing taxes, regulatory and license fees, including outreach and education activities using media relations, translation services, community outreach, presentations, trainings, community meetings and other networking strategies. Manage the design, implementation and maintenance of a new multi-channel taxpayer engagement capability, which will include chat, mobile and text communication. Develop, implement and maintain a training protocol for existing employees, as well as for on-boarding future employees to ensure that unit knowledge-based materials are available for easy reference and consistent responses to taxpayer inquiries. React to an increasingly data-driven world by ensuring that License and Tax Administration unit understands its customers' needs and protects the privacy of their data. Develop policies regarding data ownership, data access, and continued use of customer data analytics. Ensure that taxpayers, general public and stakeholders are aware of all parameters of new taxes, including tax filing, payment deadlines, notification requirements and compliance obligations. Develop "plain talk" communication tools to ensure that the external audience understand the implications of all new tax proposals and understand the application of existing taxes. Design, develop and implement a communications strategy for tax-related materials for audiences who may not have access to technology, are uncomfortable utilizing digital channels, need translations services, or if unable to complete their tasks they want the ability to seamlessly transition to direct engagement. Manage the public hearing process required for any new tax proposal, which involves a great deal of public/taxpayer interaction and coordination. Provide leadership, focus and direction to cross-functional or cross-jurisdictional teams to ensure a thorough understanding of existing tax policies or new, emerging tax proposals. Develop and implement confidentiality training. Develop strategies to ensure that all pet owners are aware of all required pet licenses. Support outreach strategies for regulatory license fee changes as required. Make recommendations regarding financial commitments needed to support outreach activities including printing, distribution, and translation of education and outreach materials. Act as an expert resource and spokesperson regarding taxes and pet licenses at community and other public events. Research and interpret the Seattle Municipal Code, Seattle Tax Rules, and other legislation. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in communications, business or a related field. Two years of experience in communications and website development/maintenance. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Successful Candidates will have the following: Strong leadership, teaching and curriculum development and writing capabilities. Proven ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups and establish ongoing relationships. Knowledge of design, implementation and maintenance of records management and archival systems. Ability to be a self-starter and work independently. Ability to speak publicly to various audiences. Desired Qualifications: Graduate degree in communication, business or a related field. Emphasis in taxation or finance preferred. Forward thinking regarding technology. Experience with technical writing and documentation. Additional Information *Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter in the Attachments section of your application clearly describing how you meet the qualifications of this position . *** Attach examples of your work in the Attachments section as well. If you have questions, please contact Peter Asai at peter.asai@seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Dec 22, 2018
Full Time
Position Description (THIS IS A SPECIAL ADMINISTRATION OF THE ENTRY-LEVEL EXAM (FOR APPLICANTS WITH NO LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE) IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA.) The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Entry Level Police Officer describes a candidate with no prior law enforcement experience and those who have completed a self-sponsored academy and have not worked as a commissioned officer/deputy for a law enforcement agency. Exceptional Entry Police Officer describes a candidate who has successfully completed a basic law enforcement academy and FTO, but who does not have the required 24 months of full-time service as a law enforcement officer in the last 36 months in order to qualify as a lateral applicant. Exceptional Entry Police Officer candidates must test with the entry-level candidates, and are not eligible to take the Lateral entry exam. Exceptional Entry candidates should bring their completed PHI packet to the written exam to turn in at that time. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship, OR have legal permanent residency in the U.S. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Individuals may not have been discharged from military service under dishonorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the exam date. The written/video Police Entry exam will be administered on March 23, 2019. Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission rules limit applicants to testing once every six months. Minimum Employment Standards: The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written/video exams are scheduled to be administered on March 23, 2019. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Department of Human Resources regarding location, time and exam administration details. Individuals who pass the written and video exams will be scheduled to take the Physical Agility Teston March 23, 2019 (in the afternoon). Out of state candidates who pass the physical agility test will have their Personal History Information Packet collected by a Background Detective. Applicants who aresuccessfully screened may be scheduled to participate in an oral board interview on March 24, 25, or 26, 2019. After a candidate passes the oral board, travel to Seattle will be required to complete the pre-employment screening process. Immediately upon successfully completing the Physical Agility Testall candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day you take the Physical Ability Test. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. The Seattle Police Department is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in its workforce. Closing Date/Time: 3/15/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Dec 22, 2018
Full Time
Position Description (THIS IS A SPECIAL ADMINISTRATION OF THE ENTRY-LEVEL EXAM (FOR APPLICANTS WITH NO LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE) IN HOUSTON, TEXAS.) The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Entry Level Police Officer describes a candidate with no prior law enforcement experience and those who have completed a self-sponsored academy and have not worked as a commissioned officer/deputy for a law enforcement agency. Exceptional Entry Police Officer describes a candidate who has successfully completed a basic law enforcement academy and FTO, but who does not have the required 24 months of full-time service as a law enforcement officer in the last 36 months in order to qualify as a lateral applicant. Exceptional Entry Police Officer candidates must test with the entry-level candidates, and are not eligible to take the Lateral entry exam. Exceptional Entry candidates should bring their completed PHI packet to the written exam to turn in at that time. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship, OR have legal permanent residency in the U.S. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Individuals may not have been discharged from military service under dishonorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the exam date. The written/video Police Entry exam will be administered on March 28, 2019. Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission rules limit applicants to testing once every six months. Minimum Employment Standards: The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written/video exams are scheduled to be administered on March 28, 2019. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Department of Human Resources regarding location, time and exam administration details. Individuals who pass the written and video exams will be scheduled to take the Physical Agility Teston March 28, 2019 (in the afternoon). Out of state candidates who pass the physical agility test will have their Personal History Information Packet collected by a Background Detective. Applicants who aresuccessfully screened may be scheduled to participate in an oral board interview on March 29, 30, or 31, 2019. After a candidate passes the oral board, travel to Seattle will be required to complete the pre-employment screening process. Immediately upon successfully completing the Physical Agility Testall candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day you take the Physical Ability Test. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. The Seattle Police Department is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in its workforce. Closing Date/Time: 3/15/2019 4:00 PM Pacific