City of Seattle

As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible.

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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155 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Through the lens of racial equity, the Human Services Department (HSD), a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people in our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, people experiencing homelessness, older adults, and persons with disabilities. Aging and Disability Services (ADS), a division of HSD and designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for King County , plans, coordinates, and advocates for a comprehensive service delivery system for older adults, caregivers, and adults with disabilities. ADS partners with King County and a network of community-based organizations to provide adult day services, case management, caregiver support, elder abuse prevention, health promotion, information and assistance, legal support, nutrition, senior center, and transportation services. The position works collaboratively across the division, department, county, and community leading projects related to ADS programs, health, housing, and service delivery. The position will report to the ADS Planning Manager. It is anticipated this position working in the office 1-2 days a week. Job Responsibilities Project Work Research, develop, design, implement, and evaluate programs and projects Analyze population and program data to better inform policy and drive to results Serve as team lead and facilitate cross-unit and inter/intra departmental work groups Write reports, develop presentations, and keep leadership informed Coordinate investment processes in accordance with state and HSD policies and procedures Lead community and partner engagement activities Build, strengthen, and expand relationships with providers, advocates, community advisory boards, and partners A successful candidate will be skilled in: Project management and Results-Based Facilitation Navigating a political and complex landscape (city, county, state) Addressing systemic racism and ensuring policies and processes are equitable to BIPOC communities Clear communication and setting expectations Managing ambiguity and uncertainty, and the ability to be flexible, and resilient Understanding the aging network and Medicaid programs for older adults and adults with disabilities Aptitude to lead with humility Independently solving problems and developing creative solutions Proficient in technology and ability to learn new systems Understanding and interpretation of legislation, code, rules, regulations, requirements, etc. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires three years of experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation; or other work directly related to City planning and development activities; and a baccalaureate degree in planning, urban design, environmental studies, public administration or related field (or a combination of education and/or experience and/or training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). OR: An equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties. Desired Qualifications: Strong written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of providers, policy makers, partners, and agency staff. Experience using data for policy decisions, service delivery, and continuous quality improvement. Experience developing policies, services, and programs that serve vulnerable populations. Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Health or related field. Enjoy working in multi-disciplinary teams. Experience with program budgets. Additional Information Additional Requirements: Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application.Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Supplemental questionnaire responses Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, and full driver's abstract. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Are you an information professional who is passionate about public access to government information and about equitable public service? The Legislative Department is looking for a Legislative Information Specialist II to join the Office of the City Clerk (OCC). The OCC is central to government transparency and strives to instill public confidence and encourage public engagement by ensuring that the highest standards of integrity are met throughout the legislative process and in management of the public record. Policymakers, lawyers, architects, planners, scholars, students, and members of the general public throughout the city and across the country rely on our resources to do their work and accomplish their goals. The Legislative Information Specialist II contributes to this mission by providing timely access to legislative documents and other City information; exercising responsible stewardship of records filed with our office; offering courteous, comprehensive, and outstanding service to the public and to City staff; and ensuring the quality and accuracy of the information we make available. This is an exciting opportunity to put your skills to use managing legislation and other records and helping people navigate and use them. YOU WILL BE MOST SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION IF YOU: Are passionate about providing respectful and equitable public service Can understand the characteristics of a wide variety of types of documents, and understand the way people engage with and use them Can clearly communicate complex information to customers with varying levels of subject matter background knowledge Are organized, can plan your work to meet timelines, and work on multiple assignments simultaneously Enjoy working independently in a team setting and taking initiative to suggest process improvements Job Responsibilities Provide research assistance in person, over the phone, and by e-mail, to users of City records including current and historical legislation, Seattle Municipal Code, Council meeting records, and other materials in a variety of formats (textual and audio, digital and analog) Staff a service desk, providing assistance and referrals to City employees and members of the public Provide informal guidance and formal instruction in effective use of City Clerk’s Office resources, tools and equipment Respond to complex research requests for paper and electronic documents, and process cash, check, and online payments Analyze and report on the results of research into programs, processes or required filings Assist in responding to public records requests Track, file, manage and report on a wide variety of paper, microfiche and electronic documents Enter and edit information in multiple databases, and review data entry performed by other staff for accuracy Index legislative records using the City Clerk’s Office controlled vocabulary Catalog paper and electronic documents (text and audio) Prepare historical documents for microfilming, scanning and long-term preservation Scan recent or historical paper records for short-term access and long-term preservation Research, troubleshoot and resolve database errors or discrepancies Assist with the administration of City civil service elections and public ballot measure processes Participate in teams working to improve processes, develop procedures, implement enhancements to access, or resolve problems Other duties or projects as assigned Qualifications You will be effective in this role if you have the experience, skills, abilities, and knowledge listed below through a combination of work, education, and life experience as demonstrated in your resume, cover letter, and answers to supplemental questions: Two (2) or more years of experience in customer or information service Bachelor's Degree in public administration, public policy, library/ information science, or a related field Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills Demonstrated commitment to a high level of customer service Demonstrated commitment to equity in the workplace and in the provision of public services Demonstrated ability to work effectively and equitably with diverse colleagues and customers Excellent keyboarding skills (typing speed of at least 50 WPM) Proficiency with MS Office suite You may be even more prepared for this role if you have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of public affairs and government organizational structure Experience working with legal documents, property records or historical documents Experience creating and editing database records, and indexing or working with descriptive metadata The ability to discern a customer’s information need and match it to the resources available Ability to effectively present materials to groups in meetings or instruction sessions Additional Information Work Environment/ Physical Demands This position will primarily be onsite at the Seattle City Hall: 600 Fourth Ave. 3rd Floor, Seattle, WA. Alternative Work Arrangements, including telework, may be considered, and will be based on operational needs. Occasional lifting of up to 40 lbs. may be required. COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Failure to submit proof of vaccination or qualify for a reasonable accommodation will result in withdrawal of the job offer. Why work at the City? The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. Total Compensation and Benefits The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental vision, life, and long-term disability insurance for employees. For more information, review the City’s " Benefits at a Glance Guide .” Application Instructions: Complete a NEOGOV online application and supplemental questions by 4 PM on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.Attach a PDF of your cover letter.Attach a PDF of your resume. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Position Description About Seattle Parks and Recreation Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate, b uild community, and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment, and strong communities. Delivering excellent customer service to each visitor and participant is a core value. Our commitment: SPR commits to Our City Values, Workplace Expectations , and Racial Equity and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We support and hold ourselves accountable by striving to eliminate barriers to access and provide employees with equitable opportunities for professional growth and advancement. About Recreation : The Recreation Division eliminates barriers through responsive, exceptional recreation services. We operate over 50 recreation facilities (community centers, teen centers, pools, school-based learning centers, environmental learning centers, boating and sailing centers) and provide opportunities for people to play, learn, and lead healthy, active lives. Our programs and events include fitness and athletics, licensed childcare and preschool, swimming and boating, youth development and job preparation, academic enrichment, and more -- including programs designed for older adults and people with disabilities, as well as grant and partnership programs designed and implemented with communities . SPR Grants Team: SPR utilizes Seattle Park District and General Funds to provide over one million in funding to community annually . Our grant funds focus on providing recreation programming to communities furthest from racial, educational, economic, health, and social equity. This position will supervise and support two Grants and Contracts Specialists, manag e a sub-set of funded contracts determined by the Mayor’s Office, City Council, and the Parks and Recreation Superintendent . T his opportunity requires an innovative, diplomatic, organized , community oriented , equity and data driven champion leader . A n inspirational leader that develops systems, coordinates timelines with competing priorities and can respond to rapidly evolving environments using business acumen and diplomacy . An authentic listen er with an eye for detail that has capacity to work independently across City departments, and with in varying divisions of Parks and Recreation to support community in the implementation of programs, classes, and events. Our grant programs are of the community, for the community, by the community to ensure cultural competence and culturally responsive recreational opportunities are available and accessible . The SPR Grants Team is a member of the Outdoor Activation and Mobile Recreation Unit. This position is a member of the leadership for the unit supporting all team members and programs including Big Day of Play, Rec in the Streets, and other program activations. This position will report to the Outdoor Activation and Mobile Recreation Manager. Job Responsibilities Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the work of Grants and Contracts Specialists responsible for developing, preparing, negotiating, and administrating contracts . P erform program research , development, and analysis to support SPR. Prepares work plans and strategies for grant team ; oversees provision of technical assistance to subcontractors; and approves changes in contract scope and funding. Leads billing and fiscal monitoring. Directs and approves the negotiation and preparation of contracts and agreements. Coordinates process for determining allocation of discretionary funds to project areas. Manages decision-making processes involving the community, intergovernmental representatives, and the City . Recommends project funding, revision, and extension. Directs provider/community appeals processes. Directs contractor selection and Request for Proposal (RFP) processes for unit. Directs the development of and approves project standards, RFP format, selection criteria, and rating panel members. Oversees development of division recommendations, presentation of recommendations to the Superintendent and development of work programs and monitoring procedures. Provides leadership in advocacy and coordination efforts with internal SPR units, city departments, organizations , community groups, recreation providers, and community. Prepares a variety of budgets, program plans, contract documents, financial, and narrative reports, and other written material s for internal and external review. Lead hiring processes Participate in division or department committee work and or tasks. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires a minimum of three years professional experience in budget management, contract administration, planning, human services administration, including one year equivalent to a City of Seattle Grants and Contracts Specialist and a Bachelor's Degree in a human services field, Business, or Public Administration or a related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Work is mostly performed in office, Monday-Friday. May be required to work evenings and weekends with varying hours to attend grant funded programs or events and to provide quality customer service to awarded programs. Requires a valid driver's license and clean driving record. You will be a competitive candidate if you have the following..... Experience in grant administration and/or management Experience in data management, data tracking, and reporting both in writing and orally Experience in contract development Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Experience working with individuals and communities furthest from racial, educational, economic, health, and social equity A commitment to Race and Social Justice and to serving BIPOC communities, LGBTQIA communities, People with Disabilities, and Immigrant and Refugee Communities. Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite Additional Information SPR's Core Competencies are... Accountability & Action: Holding yourself accountable for achieving goals, completing tasks, and delivering quality work. Demonstrating thoughtful initiative in actions and decision-making, and promoting high quality standards. Equity and Inclusion: Supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative and the City's commitment to workforce equity. Communication : Sharing and exchanging information and ideas with people in a variety of ways to help them understand and remember the information. Service: An ongoing commitment to base decisions and actions on the needs and priorities of the City . Teamwork : Participating as an engaged member of a team to achieve group goals. Effectively working with internal and external people to complete tasks and achieve work group goals. **Please upload a .pdf of your current resume and a cover letter to this application. ** The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/4/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Position Description As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship and social justice among other things, making our city what it is today and shaping our exciting future. The organization’s workforce plays a critical role in making this possible. Seattle IT is a trusted partner that provides secure, reliable, and compliant technologies enabling the City of Seattle to deliver equitable and responsive services to the residents of Seattle. This purpose statement is a simple declaration of who we are and why we do our work. It is intended to be a guide that helps us to not lose sight of why we perform everyday tasks or to invest effort to solve difficult problems. It emphasizes that our existence as a department is to support our City partners. It reminds us that we are part of a larger organization that collectively is working to improve the lives of the residents of our city. The 600+ strong professionals in Seattle IT are involved in the full spectrum of a modern IT enterprise offering many dynamic career opportunities. We hope you’ll join us. Seattle Information Technology is seeking candidates for a FULL-TIME position as HRIS Support Developer , (ITP-B BU). The role reports to the HR and Finance Applications Team Manager and provides technical support to time & labor and payroll applications. In this role, the HRIS Support Developer will work with Application Developers, Business Analysts and other IT professionals. In this position you will collaborate with other departments at the City of Seattle and maintain applications, interfaces, databases, and technical infrastructure. Successful candidates will have a proven background in database management, be detail driven, and have excellent problem solving and communication skills. You should not only be passionate about delivering innovative IT solutions but should also be obsessed with continuous improvement, contributing to the development of high-performing teams and individuals. Job Responsibilities Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities may include: Provide technical support to time & labor applications. Support heavily customized payroll processes that ensure timely delivery of payroll data for the City of Seattle. Provide Incident Management support when outages or incidents occur for supported technologies and ensure that support meets service level expectations. Collaborate between the HR & Finance Application teams, other IT teams within the Apps Division (TI teams, Security team etc.) as well as citywide departments (FAS) to resolve issues with payroll processing. Ensure support and maintenance of applications owned by the team. Communicate optimally with Citywide customers on technical and business tasks. Assist with modernization efforts and transitioning to newer technologies. Perform multifaceted job assignments commensurate with the ITP-B level. Qualifications Required Qualifications: NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Minimum of three years of experience as an application developer. Minimum three years’ experience in database management with SQL/Oracle products, including cloud-based offerings. Demonstrable experience in an object-oriented programming language. Proven experience in a scripting language (PowerShell, Autosys etc.). Demonstrated knowledge of Unix. Ability to work independently and manage time well to meet deliverable/project achievements, while maintaining appropriate communications with the manager about progress and issues. Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Desired Qualifications: Experience with SQR, PL/SQL. Experience with COBOL. Experience with payroll processes in large organizations (ADP, Workday knowledge preferred). Prior experience in Information Technology. Ability to thrive in upbeat, fast-paced organization with high expectations for service delivery and professional staff standards. Complete discretion and ability to work with confidential information. Flexible with the ability to work with changing schedules and priorities. Self- motivated with desire to grow within the organization. Culturally aware and have experience in supporting a diverse team. Additional Information Why work at the City of Seattle ? The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. Employees of the City of Seattle enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package generous leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play. Explore City of Seattle?- Benefits at a Glance (Download PDF reader) for more information. Application Process: For optimal consideration, we encourage you to include a cover letter and resume with your application. We encourage you to use your cover letter to discuss why you want to do this work and how you meet the qualifications for the position. Your resume should summarize the talent, experience, knowledge, and skills you bring to this work. Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate: All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Workplace Environment (Telework Expectation): Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment; however, due to the ongoing pandemic and Covid-19 this team is currently working remotely. This is subject to change as circumstances dictate. 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 experience. If you have questions, please contact: Alfreda.Wilson2@seattle.gov Unions NOTE: This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 77. For information explore Local 77’s website . #LI-MV1 The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same . Within the City, Seattle Human Resources (SHR) provides services for the City of Seattle’s diverse workforce, using our expertise to define and direct strategic Citywide human resource policies and practices. We constantly pursue excellence to best meet the needs of our clients and ensure we are taking care of the City’s greatest asset: its people. We are looking for a Workforce Equity Director who will lead the City’s Workforce Equity efforts with these values in mind. In this role , you will direct, coordinate, lead, and measure all citywide efforts to provide equitable policies, processes, and procedures to the employees and applicants of the City of Seattle. Your work will include identifying, advising, and coordinating with departments and teams on opportunities to integrate human resources and workforce equity principles more broadly. You will be an approachable, inclusive, and trusted advisor for employees at all levels across the City. Your work will have intersections with the full employee lifecycle, including recruitment, retention, outreach, training, and professional development, as well as the full range of HR services, including HR Operations, Labor Relations, and Employee Relations. This position will provide you with an opportunity to act as a key leader, building and sustaining collaborative and effective relationships with citywide partners, motivating and inspiring colleagues to make lasting changes that operationalize equity in our work. You will create strategies and recommend, direct, and implement programs to reach equitable treatment of employees. You will directly lead the strategic vision and implementation of the Workforce Equity Strategic Plan and manage the Citywide Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action and Language Premium programs. You will utilize your experience to help quantify the value of these programs and measure their progress and success. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. Job Responsibilities Some of your key priorities will include : Work ing to improve citywide workforce equity service quality, ensuring that Race and Social Justice objectives are embedded into all strategies, programs, and activities Facilitating the development and implementation of workforce equity policies, practices, and programs aligned with the City's strategic objectives Partnering with citywide equity focused departments to advance the impact of programs from the Seattle Office for Civil Rights, Office of the Employee Ombud, and the Office of Labor Standards Acting as a collaborative and strategic member of the SHR Executive Team and citywide Human Resources Leadership Team Providing direction and leadership to staff, including the Language Premium/EEO/AA Advisor and Workforce Equity Program Advisors Proposing and responding to policy and program initiatives emerging from the Executive, City Council, SHR Director, and citywide employee input regarding the Workforce Equity Strategic Plan Acting as a thoughtful and enthusiastic spokesperson to encourage l eaders and employees at all levels to participate in workforce equity initiatives and join RSJI Change Teams by celebrating positive change, both big and small Qualifications You will be most successful if you have demonstrated significant experience in operationalizing workforce equity, as well as human resources operational processes and functions. A commitment to listening, creating space for diverse perspectives, and the pursuit of inclusive and just outcomes must be at the center of your professional practice. The ability to utilize your strategic thinking will also contribute to your success. Your strong problem-solving, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal skills will be essential. Specifically, you’ll be prepared to take on this role if you have: Experience in: Assuring the alignment of workforce equity principles to business operations Proven Experience in advancing diversity and inclusion goals and metrics Encouraging a collaborative approach to problem solving Championing equity initiatives from conception through operationalization and measuring and reporting outcomes Fostering and developing respectful and collaborative relationships with people at all levels of an organization Leading a team of passionate and dedicated employees The ability to: Look across Citywide departments, to identify where work intersects to create opportunities for partnership and collaboration Build strong, thoughtful, and collaborative relationships and lead through influence Think critically, creatively, and strategically Coach, counsel, and develop employees, including those of different racial, cultural, and demographic backgrounds Communicate effectively and tactfully at all levels Demonstrate the value and impact of workforce equity work Ask thoughtful questions to challenge how things have always been done and inspire growth and positive change Additional Information This position is classified as an Executive 1 and is exempt from the Civil Service System. This position reports to the Seattle Human Resources Director. To learn more about the Workforce Equity Strategic Plan, please visit https://www.seattle.gov/documents/Departments/HumanResources/Workforce Equity/WFE_Strategic-Plan.pdf . The first round of interviews for this position are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, October 26 and Friday, October 28, with the second round taking place on Tuesday, November 1 or Thursday, November 3, 2022. This position offers the flexibility of a hybrid work schedule. Employees will be expected to be in-office twice a week. Individual schedules will be based on agreement between the employee and their supervisor. Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 , applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, attaching both a cover letter and a recent copy of your resume, to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, October 18, 2022. 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The City of Seattle 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 . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/18/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
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. As a member of City Light’s Paint Shop Crew, this position will perform skilled painting work in the maintenance and protection of public buildings, bridges, towers, energized high voltage transmission and switching equipment, dams, streetlight stands and other related facilities and equipment for Utility. This position will report to the Structural Painter Crew Chief. Job Responsibilities Surface preparation and application of paint and other protective coatings in the maintenance and protection of public buildings; facilities; energized high voltage transmission and switching equipment; furniture and equipment; and related facilities. Prepare surfaces by sandblasting, scraping, washing, sanding, filling, and by applying all types of protective coatings to a variety of exterior and interior surfaces. Work at heights exceeding 60 feet. Work with and around toxic chemicals using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. Rig and work from scaffolding and swing stage apparatus such as power spider staging or other manually or motor-operated swing staging. Work inside and outside in all types of weather. Remove graffiti from City Light buildings and related structures, using chemicals, caustics and abrasives. Organize work, solve medium to complex problems and interact with internal and external clients while managing competing and often inflexible deadlines. Purchase and order supplies and estimate time for repairs and remodels review blueprints and specifications. Operate equipment required to fully execute assigned work. Work requires standing, walking, bending, stooping or crawling for long periods. Considerable physical exertion is required. Required to work around and in energized electrical yards including substations, powerhouses, and dams. Qualifications Required Qualifications: In addition to the skills and experience mentioned below, a successful applicant will have experience that reflects a commitment to creating fair and equitable outcomes and has: Education/Experience: Completion of an approved painter apprenticeship program, including one year of high structural painting experience, is required. This may be substituted by three years of painting experience under the supervision of a qualified journeyman painter, including one year of experience in high structural painting (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current Washington State Driver’s License. Required to have normal color vision. Desired Qualifications - You will be successful if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities: Three years of high structural painting experience. Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite; proficient computer navigation. Experience safely working around and in energized electrical yards, including substations, powerhouses, and dams. Experience with graffiti removal. Experience with drywall (mudding and taping). Excellent communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively within a diverse team. Training and/or certification in confined spaces, fall protection, hazardous spill response, lead abatement, scaffolding, and rigging. Effective in a team setting or alone after receiving oral or written instructions. Demonstrates a continuous learning style Additional Information 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 Application Process. Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement A current resume of your educational and professional work experience. Who May Apply : This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light 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. Seattle City Light 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. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance , SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 . A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020 . Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same . Within the City, Seattle Human Resources (SHR) provides services for the City of Seattle’s diverse workforce to ensure employees are recruited equitably, managed fairly, are well-trained, supported, and assigned job duties to accomplish City business goals. We constantly pursue excellence to best meet the needs of our clients and ensure we are taking care of the City's greatest asset: its people. Within the department, the Talent Acquisition Services Division is looking for a Talent Acquisition Manager who will lead the Talent Acquisition and Executive Recruiting teams with these values in mind. In this role, you will be managing the budget for the Talent Acquisition Team and the Executive Recruitment Team and providing day to day leadership and management to both teams, as well as acting as a strategic partner to the Talent Acquisition Services Director. Executive Recruitment is a new team, created at the end of 2021 to provide Executive Recruitment services Citywide. This role will provide you with the opportunity to help grow that program and demonstrate the value of the service it provides to all City departments. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. Job Responsibilities Your work will have three main focus areas: Managing the Talent Acquisition Team : Leading professional development and succession planning initiatives for the team Acting as a secondary escalation point for problems and concerns that arise throughout the hiring process Providing management and support to a team of four, including two Senior Talent Acquisition Analysts, a Talent Acquisition Team Lead, and a Recruiting and Administrative Analyst Building relationships with the Service Delivery Team to ensure a seamless handoff from recruiting to onboarding for new employees Helping team members identify their individual and team goals, as well as how to measure them Managing the Executive Recruitment Team : Providing management and support to a team of three, which consists of a Senior Executive Recruiter, an Executive Recruiter, and an Executive Recruitment Analyst Working alongside the Executive Recruitment Team to standardize and document processes Acting as a partner and consultant of the Mayor’s Office through executive recruitment cycles Helping drive community engagement and involvement to build strong relationships and gain valuable feedback and input for public-facing executive recruitments Attending day, evening, and weekend community functions with the team to provide support Driving Citywide Talent Acquisition Process Improvement in Partnership with Talent Acquisition Services Director : Assessing current processes and identifying areas for improvement to increase efficiency and ensure best practices in Talent Acquisition Leading projects and provide strategic expertise to the Talent Acquisition Services Director on special projects and Citywide initiatives Presenting to the Executive team and members of the Citywide HR community on Talent Acquisition matters as needed Leading regular Citywide recruitment meetings with rotating topics Attending meetings on behalf of the division and/or department Acting as a Citywide subject matter expert for the City’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS), NeoGov Designing, planning, and executing employer branding activities in partnership with Workforce Development Qualifications You will be most successful if you have demonstrated significant knowledge and expertise in human resources, data-driven process improvement, and project management. A commitment to listening, creating space for diverse perspectives, and the pursuit of inclusive and just outcomes must be at the center of your professional practice. The ability to utilize your strategic thinking will also contribute to your success. Your strong problem-solving and emotional intelligence will be essential. Specifically, you’ll be prepared to take on this role if you have a combination of the following: Experience in: Leading, growing, and mentoring a team of professional-level employees Partnering with organizational leadership to assess talent needs Strategic planning and project management Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion goals Change management Breaking down silos to bring teams together Fostering and developing respectful and collaborative relationships with people at all levels of an organization Solving complex problems creatively and responsibly The ability to: Think critically, creatively, and strategically under the pressure of tight deadlines Act as a trusted partner and consult on talent acquisition related matters Form and maintain trusting relationships with the community Identify skill gaps and opportunities for growth within the team Communicate effectively and tactfully at all levels Quickly switch gears when emergent issues arise Create a comprehensive talent strategy from attraction to day 1 of employment Additional Information This position is classified as a Manager 2, Exempt and is exempt from the Civil Service System. This position reports to the Talent Acquisition Services Director. The first round of interviews for this position are tentatively scheduled for Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21, with the second round taking place on Tuesday, October 25 or Wednesday, October 26, 2022. This position offers the flexibility of a hybrid work schedule. Employees will be expected to be in-office twice a week. Individual schedules will be based on agreement between the employee and their supervisor. Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 , applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, attaching both a cover letter and a recent copy of your resume, to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Seattle Department of Human Resources 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 . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is seeking an experienced Maintenance Laborer to work at its Transfer Stations. The successful candidate provides leadership in work groups to ensure customer safety and provide customer focused service to all City residents and business operators who use the transfer stations. This position is a part of the Solid Waste Line of Business and will report directly to a Recycling and Disposal Crew Chief. Candidates hired may be assigned to work at: North Transfer Station, 1350 N. 34th St, Seattle South Transfer Station, 130 S. Kenyon St, Seattle About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to foster healthy people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. SPU commits to Our City Values and Race and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase service equity. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting, hiring and promotional opportunities. We know work isn't only about what you do it’s also about who you work for and with! SPU provides a fun and family-friendly work environment that supports a work life balance, including: Multicultural work environment Generous benefits package Free public transportation options City pension plan with employer/employee contributions Growth potential and advancement opportunities Job Responsibilities Lead, train, and direct coordination of other floor staff. Operate the Division’s high-volume and complex computerized trash compactor that fills rail containers. Provide exceptional service to customers and direct traffic within the transfer station. Complete the loading process of materials and troubleshoot errors during the process. Play a significant safety role for equipment operators, other staff, and customers by assessing items disposed of by customers. Set up barricades, monitor floor activities and provide general cleanliness activities. Operate skid steer/bobcat equipment. Assign task to staff, ensure adequate coverage on the floor for optimum safety. Assist operators loading the commodity containers. 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. Qualifications Experience: One (1) year of experience performing laboring/manual work involving the construction, installation, repair and maintenance of public facilities. Education/Experience Equivalency : Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis of comparability to the experience requirements. Licensing and/or other requirements : Current Washington State Driver's License is required. If you are selected to advance in this hiring process, you will be asked to obtain and provide a complete 5 Year driving record from the Department of Licensing. Ideal Candidate has: Experience operating Bobcats. Ability to lead, train, and give accurate information. Willingness to learn new skills, grow within the field, and make sound decisions. Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to communicate respectfully and professionally with upset customers. Demonstrated reliability, follow through, and troubleshooting skills. Critical thinking skills for anticipating events and solving problems, both independently and in collaboration with others. Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with diverse co-workers, community members, vendors and agencies. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Will be required to work weekends, and/or holidays. Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Able to lift objects up to 50 pounds or more & works at heights up to 40 feet. Occasionally requires handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances. Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Exposure to dust, dirt, high noise levels, fumes, odor pests and exhaust. Work occurs in a solid waste transfer station with exposure to garbage and recycled waste. Additional Information Application Process Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online applicationResume Letter of Interest should detail your background and describe how you meet or exceed the requirements listed in this job announcement. ~Candidates submitting incomplete Application Packages will NOT be considered~ A working test will be administered as a part of hiring process. Job offers are contingent on passing a pre-placement physical. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. The Contracts Administrative Specialist will support the Aging and Disability Services Division Budget & Contracts Manager and the contracts team. Work includes supporting management and team members with administrative support, serving as the technical expert for all contracts communication, and special projects. Position will respond to confidential and complicated contract or grant inquires, provide clerical support to management and team members, compose contract letters and reports. This individual will coordinate with other City department staff, other agencies, community groups, and the public on contract related issues. This position will report to the ADS Budget & Contracts Manager. Job Responsibilities Perform administrative duties and clerical work supporting contracts team management and team members. Serve as the technical expert for all contracts communication, requires discretion due to confidentiality. Maintain the division contracts filing & tracking system(s) (materials are highly sensitive and confidential in nature). Research and compile information on special assignments that require a high degree of program knowledge and independence; prepares reports with a high degree of sensitivity or confidentiality. Organize and coordinates administrative support operations and procedures; evaluates procedures and revises as necessary; devises new forms to improve efficiency. Provide training and advising team members on office/administrative procedures; Ability to make judgments and decisions within established guidelines and alternatives such as those required to revise work procedures, re-order priorities and work schedules, interpret and apply specific department/program rules, procedures and criteria; Types narrative reports, contracts, invoices, forms, charts, and correspondence using word processors, personal computers, and typewriters; provides editing, formatting and proofreading services in the course of preparing finished copy; Querying databases to create ad hoc reports including financial reports in People Soft 9.2; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project). Assist with procurement of equipment and tools; Develop written reports, briefs, presentations and other documents for internal and external audiences. Experience working with or interest in learning SharePoint to maintain project sites falling within the responsibility of the Contracts team; and Utilize clear, concise, and professional communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Qualifications Experience: Three years of clerical support experience in human services environment OR A combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class Desired Qualifications: Experience in aging/long-term care services, non-profit, human services, public health or other public services; Proficiency in contracts/business communication and the ability to write clear, professional correspondence, letters, memos, reports; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Good organization skills, ability to prioritize work, and ability to multi-task in a busy work environmental; Strong written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, policy makers, partners, and agency staff. Strong level of knowledge and experience with MS Outlook, scheduling meetings and maintaining multiple calendars. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite including Excel to record and/or analyze data and Word to create professionally formatted documents. Experience collaborating with teams in a fast paced hybrid working environment. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application.Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check. Hiring process involves background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/4/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA WA, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Part Time
Position Description Invitation to Compete #89-22: Children’s Services Librarian Columbia Branch , 4721 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle Temporary; FLSA non-exempt; part-time (72 hours per pay period) $37.99 - $46.07 per hour The temporary assignment listed above is expected to end on December 20, 2022. Hours will include weekdays, evenings and weekends. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. This position is open to the public and to The Seattle Public Library’s employees. Please submit your application, cover letter and resume in NEOGOV by 5:00 p.m. on October 3, 2022 to be considered. Overview The Seattle Public Library’s mission is to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We view Seattle as a city where imagination and opportunity continue to thrive. Since 1891, we have grown from a single reading room in Pioneer Square to a world-class library system with 27 locations. The Library works every day to foster and support a healthy city and a healthy democracy. We do this work guided by the principles of intellectual freedom, literacy and the love of learning, racial equity, privacy and confidentiality, respect for the community, strong partnerships and innovation. We are an active and committed partner in the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative. Library employees are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. As a workplace, we value respectful and transparent communication, partnership and engagement. We are enriched individually and organizationally because of our diversity and growth mindset. We take time to recognize and celebrate the achievements of others. If you share these values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for the Children’s Services Librarian position. The Seattle Public Library is actively seeking innovative librarians who see community engagement as essential to all aspects of developing, delivering, evaluating and improving programs, services and content. Successful candidates are creative, self-directed professionals who have a strong work ethic, a collaborative work style, a good sense of humor, and the ability to thrive in an environment that requires supportive teamwork to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for patrons and staff. The Library supports youth in their academic success, career readiness and life. Children and families engage in library programs and services that are culturally relevant, utilize community partnerships and support traditional and emerging literacies, such as social, mathematical, digital, media, information and text based. Librarians develop and create programs with youth and families to elevate their voices and center their needs and interests. Children’s Services Librarians serve the whole family and are able to provide innovative services that are consistent with the developmental needs of children and the needs of parents, families and caregivers. The Columbia Branch , which is located in the heart of Columbia City, provides a full range of library services, which include programs for youth and families inside the building and in the community, information and circulation services, and meets other needs from the residents in this rapidly developing neighborhood. The Children's Services Librarian works with a branch team and a regional team to implement system-wide programs, develop locally-responsive services, and build collaborative community relationships across the Southeast Region's five branches. Job Responsibilities Cultural Competency: Recognition of the need to continually develop and practice cultural competence in customer service, reference services, readers’ advisory, program development, community engagement, team work and leadership with communities and staff that a librarian does not identify with. Community Engagement and Partnerships: Understand the role of community engagement in identifying community needs and goals, and develop relevant and responsive programs, services, and content that meet those needs. Engage with community members and organizations to develop and maintain both formal and informal relationships to realize outcomes that further community and Library goals. Understand the importance of bringing Library resources to where people are, both inside the library and spaces in the community. Reference Services and Readers’ Advisory: Assist patrons of all ages and interests in finding information they need and materials that surprise and delight. Support system-wide service initiatives and strategic priorities. Develop and deliver local targeted programming for area-specific populations. Develop and maintain expertise in a wide range of information resources in order to deliver high quality reference and readers’ advisory service in a variety of modes (in person, phone, virtual). Ensure that information resources and the Library’s collection reflect the range of information needs in the community and effectively serve the city’s diverse and growing population. Program and Service Design, Development, Delivery and Evaluation: Commitment to continually support community needs and interests.Use community information to create relevant programs, services and content that responds to specific community interests and needs. Design and deliver relevant training and instruction for the public and library colleagues. Create and give presentations to colleagues and peers, stakeholders and/or Library administration to market programming or obtain funding for future programming. Use evidence-based practices, data-driven decision-making, and outcomes-based evaluation practices to review and ensure programming is meeting expectations. Programmatic Leadership: Understand how therole of the librarian functions within the context of the system-wide service initiatives and local service delivery. Initiate conversations with staff about service delivery and lead staff, volunteers, patrons, community partners, vendors and others. Operational Leadership: Knowledgeable in the effective use of the Library’s facilities, equipment, services, and programming. Cultivate healthy working relationships with colleagues locally and regionally; engaging with them in support of Library program and services. Working effectively under thesupervision of the Regional Manager, the Children’s Services Librarian will regularly serve as a staff lead. Together with the Supervising Librarian or Assistant Manager, they will coordinate programming and service logistics with site supervisors to provide consistent service to all patrons. Project Management : Create, execute and manage all aspects of project planning for designed services delivery including budget, resources, timeline and outcomes based evaluation. Coordinate all administrative and logistical details, such as coordination of volunteers when needed, marketing and advertising, budget tracking and leading project teams. Qualifications Information Services: At least one year of experience providing information services to the general public. Programming: At least one year of experience providing programming to children and families and demonstrate the ability to develop, plan, implement and evaluate a program using youth and family voice. Exemplary Customer Service: At least one year of experience providing customer service in person, via online chat, or over the phone; and/or instructional or outreach services to the general public. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven commitment to public service and providing exceptional customer service. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal communication, problem solving, customer relations and teamwork skills; a sense of humor; and the ability to demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic commitment to public service. Intellectual Freedom: Applicants must have a strong commitment to intellectual freedom as defined by the American Library Association’s Bill of Rights. Race and Social Justice Initiative: Applicants must be able to support the City of Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Initiative and have a strong commitment to providing equitable services to marginalized or underserved populations throughout Seattle. Project Management and Team Work Skills: Experience planning programs and designing outreach, developing and implementing a project, and evaluation; preferably using outcome-based evaluation methods. Experience serving as a member on a working committee or project team in lieu of the above experience may be considered. Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Experience in public speaking and formal writing skill is highly desired, as is fluency in a second language (particularly Somali or other East African languages, Chinese or other Asian languages, or Spanish). Must be able to communicate clearly, diplomatically, and in a friendly and positive manner with staff and library users from diverse language, ethnic, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, as well as with neighborhood-based or special interest groups. Commitment to Continuous Learning: Acquire and maintain the necessary skills to better serve our patrons and help our organization evolve. A commitment to develop and grow a racial equity practice; this includes but is not limited to focusing on and addressing the emerging needs of specific age groups and understanding the impacts of race and intersectionality in our larger systems, library policy, programs and services. Resiliency: Applicants must be resourceful and able to deal with evolving and emerging dynamics in the community as well as the workplace, cope with pressures, and learn from failures in ways that respond to patron needs and help the organization move forward. Must have the ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and customer service while enforcing the Library’s Rules of Conduct, working in public areas, and when confronted by aggressive or challenging patrons. Leadership: Applicants must be able to utilize their knowledge, skills, and abilities to effect positive change. They must actively seek out information from the library industry and other industries; pursue opportunities to develop networks with the intent to learn about best practices from other organizations and share SPL’s best practices; take initiative in helping the organization to meet its goals; and be able to communicate how the Library is fulfilling its mission. Technology and Informational Resources: Must have current working knowledge of PCs in a Windows environment and library applications, and be able to use online Internet searching methods and information resources. Familiarity with social media platforms and blogging software is highly desirable. Experience with Horizon library automation or a similar system is preferred. Other Required Skills and Abilities: Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks, adaptable to change, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. An ability to incorporate and apply newer/emerging technologies in support of creative, effective programming and information services is desirable. Education: Must have an MLS or a MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school and a Washington State Librarian Certification. (Washington state law prohibits an individual from being hired as a librarian unless they have obtained a Washington State Librarian Certification.) Additional Information How to Apply Candidates who meet the qualifications are asked to submit the following items in NEOGOV by 5:00 p.m. on October 3, 2022 to be considered for this position. Online application with responses to the supplemental questions.A cover letter that describes how your experience and skills align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Please let us know why you are interested in this position.Current resume that summarizes relevant education, professional experience, training and skills. Applications that do not include a cover letter resume, and completed online application will not be considered. If you have questions regarding this bulletin or employment at The Seattle Public Library, please send an email to job.applications@spl.org . The Library promotes diversity and inclusion in employment. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please contact us. Please keep in mind that job offers are contingent on a review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/3/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The Department of Facilities and Administrative Services (FAS) Consumer Protection Division (CPD) is seeking qualified applicants for an Accounting Technician III position. The successful candidate can expect to work in all aspects of accounting, including the Wheelchair Accessible Services (WAS) Fund, processing of voucher and ledgers, preparation of payroll, and assisting in implementing new accounting procedures and methods. This position will serve as a lead for Accounting Tech II position. It will work with all aspects of accounting as well as provide guidance to Accounting Tech II's regarding departmental guidelines, procedures contracts and ordinances related to accounting record maintenance. Work will be performed in a multicultural workplace and with diverse customers where English may not be their preferred language, emphasizing communication, collaboration, and inclusiveness in support of department goals to promote diversity and social justice. Facilities and Administrative Services (FAS) is the backbone of the City of Seattle and a dynamic organization comprised of eleven divisions and 450+ employees that provides $375 million a year in services to the City through an exciting portfolio of lines of businesses . FAS is a collaborative workplace with collective accountability to promote equity, respect, civility, integrity, inclusiveness and fairness for all employees. First round of applications will be reviewed on 8/17/22. Job Responsibilities Serve as a lead in developing and implementing new accounting procedures related to the proposed expansion of the Wheelchair Accessible Services Fund (WASF) reimbursement. Reconcile City of Seattle/King County WASFs; coordinate, review and prepare City and King-County related WASF requests for reimbursement. Prepare reimbursement summary reports for management and King County; provide guidance and customer service for Wheelchair Accessible Taxi (WAT) owners/drivers regarding reimbursement program. Coordinate and lead maintenance of the monthly dashboard update. Work with taxicab associations on the remittance of WAT data. Prepare and send quarterly private property impound invoices; work with Seattle Police Department (SPD) on remittance of quarterly data and any related data issues. Review and prepare monthly false alarm billings and statements; review waiver credit transactions and distribute credit invoices; coordinate with SPD on customer waiver credit inquiries. Create obligations in Seattle Licensing Information System (SLIM) and send payment remittance forms to Transportation Network Companies (TNCs); prepare summary reports for management and King County. Prepare monthly County licensing fee invoices. Order and complete payment for background check processing through the WATCH (Washington Access to Criminal History) website for various regulatory licenses. Research and resolve more complex reimbursement and billing inquiries account and budget information requested by the department or public. Qualifications Required Qualifications Three (3) years of previous accounting and/or bookkeeping experience, or one year of work experience as an Accounting Technician II. (Or a combination of education/experience/training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class.) Desired Qualifications Understanding of the City’s Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) Bachelor's Degree or higher in accounting, business, or a related field Proficient in Excel, Word, and QuickBooks Pro Experience working with PeopleSoft is highly desirable Experience/knowledge of WAS fund reimbursement guidelines Ability and knowledge to process, validate, and report financial information Exceptional attention to detail Experience tracking AR/AP accounts, invoices, and refunds Additional Information Application Process For optimal consideration, we encourage you to include a cover letter and resume with your application.We encourage you to use your cover letter to discuss why you want to do this work and how you meet the qualifications for the position. Your resume should summarize the talent, experience, knowledge, and skills you bring to this work. A test, including written and math skills, will be administered as part of the selection process to the most qualified applicants with experience that most closely matches the duties of this position. 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 This position requires onsite work. Alternative Work Arrangements and hybrid telework schedules for work conducted in a normal office environment may be considered and will be based on operational needs and consistency with FAS policies. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate: All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Applicants must successfully pass a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be given a chance to explain or correct background information and provide verifiable information of good conduct and rehabilitation. Why work at the City of Seattle ? The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. Employees of the City of Seattle enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package generous leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play. Explore City of Seattle - Benefits at a Glance for more information. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/4/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Transmission & Distribution division is looking for an Admin Spec II to join their team. The work includes supporting on-site management and personnel with administrative support, travel arrangements, and special projects. The work of this class requires advanced knowledge of general office practices and procedures and requires comprehensive knowledge of departmental or program policy/procedures. Assignments are completed independently with minimal guidance and some work assignments require handling complicated tasks where the cost of correcting errors would be substantial in either time or money. The work requires solving special problems and making reliable decisions. Only sensitive issues and problems are referred to management or supervisor. This position will report to the Operations Manager. Job Responsibilities - General admin support for field operations (clerical, reporting, invoicing, scheduling, ordering, note-taking/dissemination, process oversight/review (documentation), etc). - Ongoing data entry, spreadsheet maint. and reporting relative to field operations. - Tracks, prepares and distributes and records of official meetings and proceedings. - Reviews and evaluates required program or department documents for completeness. - Tracks assignments delegate to division staff and monitors progress. - Ongoing data entry, spreadsheet maintenance, and reporting relative to field operations. - Tracks and monitors red files (customer claims) from acceptance to completion. - Review and prepare monthly organizational charts for multiple groups within the division using Visio. - Takes, prepares, and distributes minutes and records of official meetings and proceedings. - Proposes and establishes office procedures and implements, subject to approval by supervisor. - Assists in developing/monitoring budgets and contracts for unit. - Responsible for ordering office supplies and maintaining office equipment such as printers, scanners, plotters, etc. - May be asked to assist during emergency outages and events with general administrative support. - Perform the duties of the lower level. - Performs other related duties as required. Qualifications Required Qualifications: In addition to the skills and experience mentioned above, a successful applicant will have experience that reflects a commitment to creating fair and equitable outcomes and has: Requires two years of clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class). Desired Qualifications - You will be successful if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities: Proficiency in business communications and the ability to write clear, professional letters, memos, reports. Ability to work as a team member in a diverse work force. Experience working with field crews or a utility with a large population of analytical minded staff and/or engineers is highly desired. Excellent communication skills. Good organization skills, ability to prioritize work, and ability to multi-task in a busy environment. Ability to identify process improvements; Ability to prioritize work and revise plan modifications to meet project deadlines and adapt to shifting priorities. Experience with setting up audio/visual equipment and experience with Microsoft Teams and Webex. Advanced experience with WAMS (Work Asset Management Systems) and Microsoft Office Suite such as Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook, etc. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Work is performed in an office environment Additional Information 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 Application Process. Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement A current resume of your educational and professional work experience. Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light 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. Seattle City Light 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. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3. A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 24, 2022
Temporary
Position Description The Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) is seeking motivated and progressive Animal Care Technicians to work with shelter animals and their owners. If you are a compassionate, motivated team player who is dedicated to providing top-level care to shelter animals and empathetic customer service to our community members, this is the job for you! As an Animal Care Technician, you will work in the shelter to provide daily cleaning, care, and enrichment to the animals in our custody and will work hand in hand with a dedicated team of staff and volunteers to provide our shelter pets and our community with exceptional care and support. SAS is hiring for multiple part-time and full-time temporary roles with varying and flexible schedules. These temporary assignments are expected to last through the end of 2022 and may be extended. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the positions may be filled at any time. ABOUT US: SAS is a nationally recognized animal welfare organization that promotes public safety and animal welfare and protects animals from cruelty and neglect in the City of Seattle. SAS runs animal sheltering and adoption programs to reunite lost animals with their owners and places animals in forever homes. SAS hosts a spay and neuter clinic providing low-cost services serving more than 4,000 animals per year and manages pet licensing for City residents. And SAS’ animal control field services staff enforce Seattle’s laws regarding animals, helping keep animals and people safe. SAS is a division of the Facilities and Administrative Services (FAS) is the backbone of the City of Seattle and a dynamic organization comprised of eleven divisions and 450+ employees that provides $375 million a year in services to the City through an exciting portfolio of lines of businesses . FAS is a collaborative workplace with collective accountability to promote equity, respect, civility, integrity, inclusiveness and fairness for all employees. Job Responsibilities Provide high quality care to animals in the shelter system to maintain a healthy and humane environment for animals, employees, and visitors. This includes, but is not limited to: Feeding, watering, walking, monitoring, and providing enrichment. Disinfecting shelter areas, animal areas, enclosures, and equipment. Following established animal care, cleaning, feeding and veterinary protocols. Work around animals who may be ill, injured, stressed and/or aggressive. Commit to an inclusive culture rooted in commitment to racial equity and community engagement.Provide compassionate, equitable and professional customer service, education, and support.Build collaborative, respectful relationships with colleagues and volunteers.Maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situations.Detailed, accurate and consistent record keeping and data entry.Must be able to work weekends. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: One-year experience in care, handling, or treatment of animals. All combinations of education, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class will be considered. Desired Qualifications: Prior professional or volunteer shelter or veterinary experience performing work comparable to this position is highly desired. Knowledge of proper animal husbandry. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Multitasking skills in a fast paced and sometimes stressful environment. Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand, walk, bend, and stoop. Must be able to lift over 50 pounds. License , Certification and Other Requirements: Current Washington State driver's license. Additional Information Note: The work involves frequent exposure to agitated and fearful animals who may be ill or injured, feces, bodily fluids, zoonotic disease, and parasites. APPLICATION PROCESS: For optimal consideration, we encourage you to include a cover letter and resume with your application. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate: All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Work Environment This position requires onsite work. Alternative Work Arrangements and hybrid telework schedules for work conducted in a normal office environment may be considered and will be based on operational needs and consistency with FAS policies. Background Check/Pre-Employment Physical: Applicants must successfully pass a background check and pre-employment physical exam, which will be conducted in accordance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be given a chance to explain or correct background information and provide verifiable information of good conduct and rehabilitation. Why work at the City of Seattle ? The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 23, 2022
Temporary
Position Description The Legislative Department is looking for a temporary Human Resources Specialist (Personnel Specialist, Sr.) to join the HR-Finance Division. This is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and experience with the principles and practices of human resources management. The Legislative Department is comprised of the Seattle City Council and four divisions that support the work of the City Council, as well as partners with city departments, the public and other stakeholders to ensure effective and responsive public policy. The Council and Legislative Department are part of the legislative branch of government, which also includes the Office of City Auditor, the Office of Hearing Examiner, and the Office of Inspector General. In this position, you will be an integral member of the HR team assisting in all aspects of recruiting and hiring regular and temporary employees and interns in the Legislative Department, as well as onboarding new employees, updating staff training records, making HRIS data entries, addressing employee relations situations, and supporting other human resources functions as needed. The ideal candidate will be organized, customer-focused, and a great communicator with a passion to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers while maintaining an appropriate level of confidentiality. YOU WILL BE MOST SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION IF YOU: Are passionate about human resources in the public sector. Are a great communicator with a passion to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers while maintaining an appropriate level of confidentiality. Are organized, can plan your work to meet timelines, and work on multiple assignments simultaneously. Enjoy working independently in a team setting and taking initiatives. Are committed to race and social justice and are motivated to work towards ending institutional and systemic racism. This position is a temporary, part-time opportunity at 25-30 hours per week expected to last through December 30, 2022. Initial review of applications will take place for those who apply by 4 PM on Friday, September 30, 2022. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Job Responsibilities Assist the HR team with managing and performing full-cycle recruitment for the Legislative Department, Office of City Auditor, and the Office of Inspector General by using the City’s online applicant tracking system, NEOGOV, in administering and managing recruitment activities in collaboration with hiring managers. Examples of this work include, but are not limited to, drafting job announcements, screening applications, scheduling interviews, and ensuring a smooth candidate experience. Lead tasks that support the hiring of new employees, such as drafting offer letters and facilitating the new employee onboarding process. Lead coordination for the department's contingent workforce by identifying needs with division directors and supervisors and submitting requests for temporary staff resources to SDHR. Perform HRIS data entries and maintain personnel files. Coordinate the year-end LEG Employee Service Awards Program. Perform related duties of a comparable level and type as assigned. Qualifications You will be effective in this role if you have the experience, skills, abilities, and knowledge listed below through a combination of work, education, and life experience as demonstrated in your resume, cover letter, and answers to supplemental questions: A Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, human resources management, business administration, or related field, and two years of responsible professional public personnel administration experience (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). You may be even more prepared for this role if you have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Strong understanding of human resources policies and procedures. Strong research and analytical skills, and the ability to decipher complex issues. Effective written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Experience in multi-faceted operation or department with more than 50 employees Experience working with elected officials in a political environment; municipal government experience. Additional Information COVID VACCINE MANDATE All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Failure to submit proof of vaccination or qualify for a reasonable accommodation will result in withdrawal of the job offer. WORK ENVIRONMENT The Legislative Department is located at the Seattle City Hall: 600 Fourth Ave. 3rd Floor, Seattle, WA. Alternative Work Arrangements, including remote work, may be considered, and will be based on operational needs. WHY WORK AT THE CITY The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. HOW TO APPLY Complete an online application and supplemental questionnaire Attach a PDF of your Cover Letter Attach a PDF of your Resume Initial review of applications will take place for those who apply by 4 PM on Friday, September 30, 2022. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 4200 Airport Way South, Washington, United States
Sep 23, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Vision: Seattle is a thriving and equitable community powered by dependable transportation. Mission: To deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all. SDOT's core responsibilities include maintenance and operations of the city's transportation right-of-way, the expansion of the city's bicycle and pedestrian network, care of over 240 bridges, permitting the use of public spaces, and enhancing access to the regional transit system. With approximately 1,200 dedicated staff, SDOT maintains an operational presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions to serve and ensure Seattle's public mobility. Position Overview This is a lead position within the Traffic Signs & Markings Team. Employees in this class coordinate, lead and participate in the daily work activities of the crews involved in the installation, maintenance, repair, and removal of traffic markings, Street Signs, Guard rails, and crash cushions. The work of this class includes the operation of a Road Striping Truck and other vehicles/equipment (including combinations) that may exceed 26,000 lbs. GVW. Employees in this class follow established guidelines and standard procedures and must use some judgment in adapting guidelines to different situations. Job Responsibilities Train subordinate crew members and lead crew as assigned. Determine daily work location based on traffic and surface conditions of the particular streets, following an overall listing of streets to be marked each year. Set up and operate a Road Striping Truck Maintain truck by cleaning the paint guns, ensuring all pumps and dryers are operational, and ensuring the truck is in safe operational condition. Install, remove and maintain steel and wood guard rails and crash cushions & guardrails - Install, remove and maintain traffic control signs and traffic islands. Set up temporary or emergency traffic signs for bridge closures, tunnel closures, and special events. Apply hot thermoplastic & perform thermoplastic materials in marked crosswalks and legends. Install lane line markers. Interpret blueprints, maps, and diagrams of streets and intersections when painting lines and performing other work including sign installation. Troubleshoot and perform in-field repairs of related equipment. Clean, repair and maintain equipment related to the tasks performed. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Two years of public works experience including one year in traffic marking or work operations involving non-electrical traffic control devices; and six months experience in the operation of a variety of trucks in excess of 10,000 lbs. GVW (may be concurrent if performed in public works setting) or completion of a recognized course in Driver Training which includes practical driving experience and instruction in mechanical principles and allied rules and regulations. Or combinations of education, training, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. Desired Qualifications: Two years’ experience operating a liquid thermoplastic applicator Two years’ experience operating a Road Striping Truck Two years’ experience installing traffic Signs. Experience working with Preform Thermoplastic License, Certification, and Other Requirements A valid State of Washington Driver's License is required for employment. This license must be maintained throughout employment. Require a valid Washington State, "Class B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL), with the airbrake restriction removed, within 120 days of appointment. If required, this license must be maintained throughout employment. Provide a "Full Driver Abstract Record" to the State of Washington Department of Licensing. Comprehensive drug testing in accordance with the Federal Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Program, is required. A valid Washington State Flagging Card, First Aid/CPR card, and/or a defensive driving course certificate may be required within six months of employment. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application.Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education.Provide a "Full Driver Abstract Record" to the State of Washington Department of Licensing. ( It will be required at the working test stage at the applicant's expense ).Supplemental questionnaire responses. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/18/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 23, 2022
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. We believe our employees are our most valuable asset at City Light. We are looking for a seasoned safety professional to develop and lead our Human and Organizational Performance and Continuous Improvement Programs. This role provides leadership, support, and vision to City Light’s Safety, Health and Wellness programs and is a part of the leadership team for the Safety, Health and Wellness (SHaW) Division. This position will report to the Safety, Health and Wellness Director. As our ideal candidate, you will possess strong interpersonal, listening, and communication skills, and experience in policy and process development and implementation. You will demonstrate critical thinking skills and work independently and use discretionary judgment. You will welcome the opportunity to work both in office environments and harsh physical environments. You naturally strive for the best performance, have the willingness to learn, and the ability to resolve complex issues that involve diverse staff units and functions. Job Responsibilities Here is more about what you’ll be doing: As a working supervisor, plan, develop, and implement initiatives and programs to drive and support a mature safety culture that encompasses safe behaviors, learning and continuous improvement. Introduce Human and Operational Performance (HOP) concepts to work units as applicable, including (but not limited to) Operations, Generation, Facilities and other operational, environmental, and engineering functions. Design, develop and facilitate and/or coordinate HOP and related training to support and encourage the well-being of employees, limiting the impact of incidents and accidents. Work closely with Workforce Development (WFD) to plan and schedule HOP/culture related training. May be the primary SHaW representative for groups actively involved in implementation of HOP principles. Develop, implement, and support safety and health standards and elements of an effective safety management system, providing the ongoing guidance to ensure continuous improvement of the utility's SHaW program and conformance with principles related to HOP and continuous improvement. Act as the program manager and primary subject matter expert for all HOP programs and initiatives and related continuous improvement functions. Work in a matrixed organization to provide ongoing support of compliance with and functionality of the systems/programs. Work closely with and support the Field Safety Operations Manager in maintaining and improving SHaW effectiveness. Provide backup to the FSO Manager as needed. Lead and participate in Learning Teams and Incident Reviews, as applicable, evaluating safe practices and opportunities for improvement; make recommendations based on best practices for human performance concepts and regulations. Work with all levels of the organization to implement health and safety programs and activities. Participate in utility safety meetings, committees, and special project meetings. Supervise SHaW Senior Safety Specialists as needed. Be responsible for understanding and working within budget. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications: In addition to the skills and experience mentioned below, a successful applicant will have experience that reflects a commitment to creating fair and equitable outcomes and has: Requires four years of experience in a safety or health related field of which at least one year is in supervision or lead work and a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Toxicology, Public Administration, Environmental Health, Education or a related field (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current WA Driver's License Desired Qualifications - You will be successful if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities: The successful candidate will have curiosity, enthusiasm, and the ability to interact positively with people across the organization and to learn and grow their skills. This position requires good organizational, communication and collaborative skills needed to function in a matrixed organization with complex technical and cultural challenges. Must have the interpersonal and technical skills and knowledge to work with other personnel to recognize and find solutions for behavioral, chemical, electrical, and physical hazards in the workplace. Requires a good understanding of OSHA/LNI regulations as well as Human and Organizational Performance concepts, Leadership, and learning team facilitation. Must be able to analyze risk and human behaviors and assist in the performance of learning teams and incident reviews. Ability to understand and implement Human and Organizational Performance concepts and practices. Experience participating in and leading Learning Teams. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with individuals at all levels of the organization. Experience in presenting information that promotes Safety Health and Wellness to large groups. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice . Additional Information Application Process Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement A current resume of your educational and professional work experience. Who May Apply : This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light 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. Seattle City Light encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process, including the completion of a background check and COVID-19 vaccination verification. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance , SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 . A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020 . Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 23, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The Office of the Mayor of Seattle’s Vision Statement is: One Seattle . This vision is accompanied by our Accountability statement, which is: Bringing everyone together to inspire the best in one another, One Seattle is a city where our strength and excellence are defined by leading with equity, kindness, inclusion, humility, and accountability. Additionally, the Mayor's Office is mandated by City Charter to provide citywide leadership to address Seattle’s housing and homelessness crisis; deliver a safer, more just, and equitable city; build economic opportunity by connecting young people to free college and jobs; and, create a greener city with fewer cars and more transit. We are looking for a Mayoral Assistant to join our team and provide high-level administrative support and, from time to time, coordinate projects on behalf of members of the Mayor’s Executive Team. In this role, you will leverage technology to provide senior level support to multiple executives, coordinate calendars, create agendas, take minutes, and participate in editing documents, conducting research, and writing correspondence while maintaining unquestionable integrity and confidentiality. Our office believes professional and constructive communication creates a work environment where we learn how to address issues in a professional, respectful, and solution-oriented way, thereby, promoting a positive and professional work environment. With this in mind, you will actively contribute to creating a workplace where every employee feels safe, secure, respected, and appreciated. Job Responsibilities You will support executive officers by : Managing the administrative functions for appointed executive officers, including maintaining complex calendars, preparing correspondence, and creating presentations Monitoring and tracking key action items and ensuring follow-up Prioritizing requests, ensuring time is spent efficiently and cost-effectively Serving as a liaison between your executive team members, the Executive Team, and the Mayor’s staff Coordinating travel for executives, including travel itineraries, conference registration, booking flights, making hotel reservations, arranging transportation, and reconciling expense reports You will support the Mayor’s Office as a whole by : Drafting agendas, preparing materials, taking meeting minutes, and following up on action items for certain committees, workgroups, and key meetings Assisting with developing lists and other SharePoint site components Assisting with organizing employee events and department all-staff meetings Interacting both internally and externally (constituents, vendors, elected officials, executive leadership throughout the City, peer team members, etcetera) in a diplomatic and professional manner Assisting with other administrative activities (such as timekeeping, coaching, and training) You will be most successful in this role if you have a combination of the following: Experience : Providing senior level administrative support to an executive, or multiple executives, under minimal oversight. Identifying and managing highly sensitive and confidential matters with unquestionable integrity and ethics, both internally and externally Working effectively with multi-cultural communities Skills : Using technology to organize work, research details/issues, manage projects with tight deadlines, and solve problems. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and Teams. Writing correspondence and other documents for internal and external use with diverse groups Building respectful and collaborative relationships with people at all levels of an organization The ability to : Think critically, creatively, and strategically under the pressure of tight deadlines Provide guidance to executives in an environment of change Flourish in a demanding work environment Bring a positive energy and professionalism into all interactions with a diverse workforce, executives, and external agencies Understand and interpret policies and procedures Qualifications In addition to the skills, experience, and ability to perform the tasks described above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications: Four years of experience as an administrative staff assistant, administrative staff analyst, budget analyst or in a related field Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or other field related to administrative work OR Five years of experience as an administrative staff assistant, administrative staff analyst, budget analyst or in a related field Associate degree in business or public administration, or other field related to administrative work OR Six years of experience as an administrative staff assistant, administrative staff analyst, budget analyst or in a related field Additional Information This position is classified a Mayoral Staff Assistant 2 and is exempt from the Civil Service System. Additional positions may become available over the next six months. This applicant pool may be revisited to fill those roles. Applicants must successfully pass a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be given a chance to explain or correct background information and provide verifiable information of good conduct and rehabilitation. The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, cover letter, and resume at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 . The first review of applications will take place at 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. This position is open to all applicants 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The City of Seattle 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 . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 23, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is currently recruiting for a Security Systems Engineer. This position is responsible for the Integrated Security System's (ISS) hardware operations and maintenance. This position’s primary responsibility is to manage physical servers, virtualized servers, storage arrays, support systems management tools, and equipment of the ISS to ensure safe, secure, reliable operations of the Water, Drainage & Wastewater, Solid Waste and Dam Safety infrastructure, as well as future expansion or change. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to foster healthy people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. SPU is committed to increasing racial equity, diversity, and inclusion through our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase service equity. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting, hiring and promotional opportunities. Job Responsibilities Responsible for the oversight of the deployment, configuration, and operations of ISS Servers, Storage Arrays, and Brocade Switches to ensure stability and security of centralized and distributed physical and virtual servers Coordinate with other System Engineers, Network Engineers, and Network Security staff to ensure hardware standardization and network security policies are followed Oversee quality check and quality assurance of ISS data, ensuring that calibration compliance meets benchmark requirements Manage configuration of vCenter Server and VMware client software Provide Technical backup to the Security System Administrator Provide project management support for ISS capital project upgrades Manage installation and licensing of Microsoft Server 2008-2019 Serve as a 24/7 emergency on-call resource and support. 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. Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience managing windows server/storage systems such as, vCenter and VMware. Education: An Associate Degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, or related field OR one (1) additional year of relevant experience. The ideal candidate should possess some or most of the following: Extensive knowledge of laptops, desktops, software, and computer applications related to ISS, Access Controls, and Video Management Systems VMware professional certification MCSE Certification Strong network security and networking background. Additional Information All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Failure to submit proof of vaccination or qualify for a reasonable accommodation will result in withdrawal of a job offer. Who may apply: The City of Seattle encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Workplace Environment: Telecommuting is currently not offered for this positionMost of the work will be conducted in an office environment. 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. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 23, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is seeking a Controls Analyst for its Internal Controls team. The Internal Controls team leads the Utilities' development, implementation, and monitoring of internal controls and business processes throughout the Utility and ensures appropriate accounting for and allowable expenditures of Utility ratepayer funds. The successful candidate will serve as a technical expert to complete complex analytical duties and conduct operational assessments to identify, develop, and implement solutions to internal control, procedural, and financial policy gaps. Additionally, you'll play a critical role in ensuring proper handling of utility financial transactions to avoid negative impacts to revenue, security, public trust, and workforce productivity. This position reports to the Internal Controls Advisor within SPU's Financial and Risk Services Branch. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to foster healthy people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. SPU commits to Our City Values and Race and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase service equity. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting, hiring and promotional opportunities Why join us? We know work isn't only about what you do it’s also about who you work for and with! SPU provides a fun and family-friendly work environment that supports a work life balance, including: Hybrid work schedule opportunities Family-friendly and multicultural work environment Generous benefits package Free public transportation options City pension plan with employer/employee contributions Growth potential and advancement opportunities Job Responsibilities Perform analytical tasks to identify opportunities and solve business challenges: Develop and perform queries to mine and extract data from multiple systems. Compare, analyze, and reconcile financial/other quantitative data and non-quantitative information between systems. Evaluate, interrelate, and interpret complex data/information to assess accuracy, completeness, patterns, and trends and develop conclusions and recommendations. Prepare summary reports of findings or recommendations. Communicate results to end users (department staff, senior level management, other City departments and auditors) to drive decision-making and action. Field questions and provide expert advice. Serve as a subject matter expert to assess, design, or modify, and implement improved financial internal controls: Identify and assess current financial internal controls within business processes, procedures, and workflows. Lead the design or modification and implementation of improved procedures and financial controls for business functions and financial transactions throughout the organization. Lead the development and implementation of specialized tracking and reporting to monitor and assess financial transactions and financial internal controls. Review, analyze, and revise or develop policies and procedures: Collaborate with department staff to comprehensively understand, document, and interpret business requirements and processes. Identify gaps in operations or internal controls and draft, finalize, and communicate necessary policies and procedures. Review and provide input on strengthening activities and processes that involve financial transactions. Assist impacted work units to implement new business processes and financial internal controls. Monitor and report on the performance of business/financial processes and policies. Qualifications Experience: Three (3) years of experience in operations, procedures, research or analysis, or other relevant experience. Education: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, or a related field OR two (2) additional years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate should possess some of the following: Experience assessing and developing financial internal controls or risk management Experience developing and implementing business process changes to result in organizational improvements and success Demonstrated ability to build relationships in difficult situations Experience performing complex and technically difficult accounting tasks Project management experience Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets, pivot tables, formulas, VLOOKUPs, etc. Strong critical thinking and analytical skills Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills Ability to collaborate within a team as well as carry out work independently to successfully complete assignments. Additional Information All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Failure to submit proof of vaccination or qualify for a reasonable accommodation will result in withdrawal of a job offer. Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment; however, due to the ongoing pandemic and Covid-19 state and local restrictions, hybrid /telework/office/field assignment work will be available consistent with HR guidelines, and as circumstances dictate. We continue to seek guidance from local public health agencies and will proceed accordingly with any necessary changed or needs regarding "workplace location" expectations. Who may apply: The City of Seattle encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. In addition to submitting your on-line application, please attach your cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should address how you meet the qualifications of the position. 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. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 11/1/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Human Resources (SHR) endeavors to promote an equitable and engaging work environment so City of Seattle employees can do their best work and make a difference for the people and communities we serve. SHR focuses on providing high quality services to all City employees and departments and works collaboratively with department leaders to align policies, practices, and programs citywide to fulfill the vision of equity and excellence. Within the department, the Workers’ Compensation unit delivers customer service and proactive claims management to City employees. This unit is responsible for administering the City’s self-insured and self-administered workers’ compensation program with a human centered focus. We are looking for two (2) compassionate and capable Worker’s Compensation Analysts to adjudicate and effectively manage workers’ compensation claims. The work of this position requires a hybrid combination of in-office and telework. Additional occasional onsite work and meetings may be required, as dictated by business needs. Job Responsibilities You will be successful in this role if you have a passion for: Delivering customer-focused service to all claim parties to achieve positive outcomes Acting in a fair and equitable manner with employees throughout an organization Successfully resolving open claims of varied complexities Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to: Adjudicate workers’ compensation claims through well-developed action plans and appropriate and timely resolution in accordance with Title 51 Maintaining claims management organizational practices, file coding, case management, and record keeping Be self-motivated while utilizing sound judgement and independent decision-making in your claims management Maintain confidentiality and professionalism while creating positive working relationships Manage multiple priorities quickly while ensuring deadlines are satisfactorily met You will be prepared for this role if you have experience or certification in: Washington State workers’ compensation claims handling and management, including pertinent guidelines, laws and rules Adjudicating workers compensation claims through developed action plans, managing timely reserve adequacy throughout the life of the claim Reading and interpreting medical terminology and the Washington Labor and Industries Medical Treatment Guidelines Calculating and paying timely benefits as owed, approving timely claim payments and adjustments Communicating with a wide variety of people and perspectives, including in situations that require confidently upholding your decision-making Managing claim recoveries, including but not limited to subrogation, Second Injury Fund excess recoveries, and Social Security and Medicare offsets Prepare claims for litigation, including providing testimony as requested, in consultation with the City Attorney Office and unit supervisor Certified Claims Administrator (through Washington Department of Labor and Industries) Washington Workers’ Compensation Professional designation (WWCP) preferred 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. Qualifications You will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class): Any combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to two (2) years of college coursework in general education, paralegal studies, law, social science, nursing, medical coding, business administration or a related field and two (2) years directly reviewing, evaluating, investigating, and processing Washington workers’ compensation claims. AND Consistent with WAC 296-15-350: When a new person is hired into the classification, if they are not already a Certified Claims Administrator, within six months of hire, the new person must begin working toward achievement of certification through a comprehensive goal-oriented curriculum approved by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries to achieve certification within two years. OR Hold, at time of appointment, and maintain throughout tenure in this classification, professional designation as a (self-insured) Certified Claims Administrator in the State of Washington. Additional Information Why work at the City? Employees of the City of Seattle enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package generous leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play. Explore City of Seattle - Benefits at a Glance (Download PDF reader) for more information. Our City culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. We seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle policies and procedures that are the result of structural or institutional racism, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. APPLICATION PROCESS: This job will be open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as they are received. Seattle Human Resources reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during this posting period. Applicants should apply immediately for optimal consideration. For inquiries or questions about the recruitment process, please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov To be considered for this position, please submit your application, to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle We encourage you to use a cover letter to discuss why you want to do this work and how you meet the qualifications for the position. A resume should summarize the talent, experience, knowledge, and skills you bring to this work. Who may apply: This position is open to all candidates who 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Seattle Department of Human Resources 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. Job offers are contingent on review of 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. COVID 19 Vaccine Mandate: City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 4:00 PM Pacific