City of Seattle

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

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City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle wants every child to have the opportunity to succeed in their education. This journey starts with providing access to high-quality early education to our youngest learners. To achieve this goal, Seattle has created the Seattle Preschool Program, which is a pilot program that aims to create a universal high-quality prekindergarten education. Teachers need to provide instruction that builds on children's skills and develops their sense of engagement as lifelong learners. To ensure that we are providing teachers with the support they need, we need enthusiastic Early Learning Coaches to bring expert guidance, coaching, and training for our preschool and early learning programs. Working within the Department of Education and Early Learning, you will work with administrators and teachers to align their goals with City and state priorities, ensuring a high-functioning Instructional Leadership Team. You will use your evaluation skills to conduct program and classroom observations and analyze the overall performance of teachers, individual learners, and the program as a whole. To make sure educators have the resources they need, you will provide on-site instructional and reflective coaching to teachers, providing guidance through new curriculum implementation and ensuring that positive outcomes are achieved for all children and programs by using culturally and linguistically appropriate services and anti-bias practices. You will be required to continuously review current research and pertinent literature, as well as complete continuing education. This position requires you to be innovative and work independently, but also to work within a team environment to ensure that performance standards and monitoring requirements are met. Job Responsibilities Do you want to learn more about being part of this program? In this position: Your top 3 priorities will be: Ensuring the coaching approach is implemented with fidelity Supporting teachers in improving classroom quality and instruction to achieve greater academic gains for children Creating in-service professional learning modules and protocols Your day-to-day responsibilities will include: Provide continuous quality coaching, mentoring, training, and implementation of approved curriculum and research-based early learning best practices. Review, analyze, and interpret assessment data and support quality improvements for all preschool and early learning programs. Develop and implement professional development trainings for early childhood teachers, directors, and other staff. Facilitate inquiry groups of early learning professionals to inform teaching practices and curriculum implementation. Work with interdisciplinary and interdepartmental teams to coordinate health services, assessments, professional development, training, and coaching at all preschool and early learning sites. Develop and monitor contracts. Cross-train early education specialists on selected curriculum and assessments. Review state and federally required agency self-assessments and other documentation to develop quality improvement plans. Work with preschool programs to develop and monitor teacher professional development plans Qualifications In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): Master of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or Teaching Credential with emphasis on Preschool through 3rd grade education Four years professional experience in early learning, including teaching, coaching, and/or training OR Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or Teaching Credential with emphasis on Preschool through 3rd grade education Six years professional experience in early learning, including teaching, coaching, and/or training As well as the following requirements: A valid driver's license Ability to pass a criminal background and education check Ability to be approved by the Washington State Trainer Approval System Desired Qualifications: The most successful candidates will also possess: HighScope Preschool Curriculum Certification Classroom Assessment Scoring System certification (CLASS) Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scales certification Washington State MERIT-approved trainer Experience working with family child care providers Additional Information This position is classified as an Early Education Specialist, Senior and will require daily travel to coaching assignments in Seattle and cities that border Seattle. DEEL supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, we invite you to apply for this position. Please visit http://www.seattle.gov/education to learn more about the Department of Education & Early Learning. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your application, attaching both a cover letter and resume at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ . This job will be open until filled, with the first application review taking place at 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The Seattle Department of Education & Early Learning reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during this posting period. This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Department of Education & Early Learning values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Department of Education & Early Learning encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. If you have questions please contact Lindsey King at Lindsey.King@seattle.gov . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Emergency Management Advisor in Seattle Information Technology (Seattle IT). Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprises, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate city government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. The City's consolidated IT operation is 700 strong providing professional technology services across City government and beyond. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Position Description & Overview : This position will manage Seattle IT's Emergency Management programs and projects involving inter-agency, inter-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary planning and regional coordination. The role will be integral to planning and development for present and future services on behalf of Seattle Technology Department. This position involves interaction with senior-level leadership, elected officials, and multiple inter-governmental partners. The role requires a self-starter who is interpersonally and politically savvy, is a great problem solver and strategic thinker, and has a passion for emergency management programs and our community. This position reports to Seattle IT Chief of Staff. Job Responsibilities: The Senior Emergency Management Advisor will perform the following work: Serve as Seattle IT Department's primary point of contact to communicate Seattle IT's incident information to the elected officials, senior level leadership, and multiple intergovernmental partners. Develop, administer and manage multiple emergency management programs which may include: complex components of the County's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, Continuity of Operations Plans, Emergency Operations Plan, All-Hazards Mitigation Plan, Disaster Recovery Framework, etc. Lead planning and readiness efforts related to mitigation, regional coordination, performance management, and addressing the needs of vulnerable populations. Be a contributing/participating member of various emergency management and public safety committees. Engage in strategic planning activities and recommend legislative and other policy actions when necessary. Champion and contribute to Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) operational readiness activities including writing procedures, participating in training and exercises, and coordinating the use of equipment and systems, to include alert and warning and information management. Coordinate diverse and multifaceted perspectives and stakeholders in developing various plans requiring strong communication skills coupled with excellent writing and proof reading skills to produce accurate and vetted documents. Perform Staff Duty Office (SDO) responsibilities on a rotational basis providing oversight to all City-wide daily technology operations, including notification of an incident, determining the incident response and initiating Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for a coordinated response. Train a cadre of personnel from Seattle IT to represent department operations in the city's Emergency Operations center and on the Mayor's Emergency Executive Board. Participate in drills and exercises designed to test the validity of emergency plans. Contribute to the city-wide analysis of hazards, threats, and consequences. Validate and consolidate Seattle IT Departmental critical applications from City Departments. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education, experience and training will be considered for the required qualifications. Education: Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Planning, or a closely related field. Five+ years professional experience in emergency management planning, policy development and implementation, program development and management, public safety or a related field. Five+ years' experience developing, implementing, and managing an overall planning program in Emergency management, Disaster Recovery, and Continuity of Operations, combined with strong and effective communication, facilitation, collaborative planning and engagement skills. Ability to conceptualize, develop and implement strategies, systems, standards and plans for a wide variety of functions, utilizing continuous improvement techniques to accomplish these initiatives. Possess track record of developing and maintaining working relationships with a variety of constituents and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Proficient with office productivity tools in daily work (the City uses Microsoft Office and other online collaboration tools). NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Completion of: Professional Development Series, ICS 100, 200, 300, 400 and IS 700 and IS 800. Experience with Procurement, Contracting, RFI, RFP, or RFQ Process. Experience with Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations Planning or Business Impact Analysis in a Government, public sector utilities or information technology setting. Knowledgeable of NERC, CJIS, PCI, PII, HIPAA experience conducting business impact meetings and developing documentation. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Human Resources Manager in Seattle Information Technology (Seattle IT), in support of department-wide management and staff. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for Citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. The City's consolidated IT operations is 700 strong providing professional technology services across City government and beyond. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Position Overview & Description : A member of the Seattle Information Technology Executive Leadership, this position reports to the Deputy Director of Operations. The Senior Human Resources Manager partners with management, and staff to promote information technology solutions for the City and the public we serve. In addition, this person closely partners with Seattle Human Resources (SHR) Leadership teams to identify, support and/or deliver Human Resources services. To be successful, this person will need to be a results-driven and experienced HR professional, with a passion for service, community, and technology. Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities: Lead the HR division of the Department.Provide expert direction and guidance to 700+ regular and temporary employees. Implement and oversee human resources strategies, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, equity and diversity, performance management, and labor relations. Identify and resolve key business issues; in partnership with leadership and SHR develop solutions and manage implementation to achieve meaningful business impacts. Maximize the staffing budget by analyzing and recommending appropriate number and levels of staff based on understanding of City's class and pay programs, department's workload and changes in workforce and labor pool demographics that may affect recruiting and retention. Establish high functioning relationships across levels of the organization, understand working challenges and enhance customer focus and accountability. Align human resource services to business objectives, principles and values in service delivery. Resolve complex, sensitive, legal, and confidential personnel issues and ensure they are properly documented.Keep abreast of developments in employment law. Partner with SHR to ensure equitable recruitment and selection policies and practices that foster a strong and diverse work force and eliminates barriers to equity. Department lead for labor negotiations and contract administration. Coordinate and administer civil service/court hearings.Research, coordinate and lead Loudermill hearings, grievances and appeals. Manage investigations of employee relations issues and provide recommendations to resolve conflicts. Foster an environment that both delivers and receives diverse perspectives and the pursuit of inclusive and just outcomes. Oversee the human resources and administrative staff. This work will include performance appraisals and productivity assessments. Please note this job announcement 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 NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. BA degree or five years of progressively responsible professional experience in the human resources field, including significant supervisory experience, or additional qualifying experience. Able to demonstrate significant technical knowledge and expertise in human resource management, as well as, supervisory experience with the ability to effectively communicate at all levels tactfully and effectively. A reputation for retaining high-performing talent and solidifying and improving the relationship between employees and the organization. Experience in working within a complex, multi-stakeholder environment with success in working collaboratively and by aligning multiple interests and functions. Proven leadership, strategic thinking, problem-solving skills, and resolving solutions to critical and sensitive issues. Proven experience leading, supervising and building strong and effective teams. Ability to maintain and effectively deal with highly confidential matters and exercise sound judgment and decision making. Excellent skills in working effectively and sensitively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives to build mutual respect, fairness, and equity. Ability to communicate in both written and spoken formats to a variety of audiences, in clear, persuasive, and appropriate to the topic and situation, manner. Demonstrated successes in improving productivity and performance of large organizations through implementation of standard methods and best practices. Proficiency with MS Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Additional Information Desired Qualifications : Professional HR certification preferred. Work experience in a municipality or public sector. Work experience in a union environment. Experience in staffing successful and high-level candidates in the Information Technology field. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 14, 2018
Temporary
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. This position will be assigned to develop, execute and monitor multi-million dollar procurement projects for the Enterprise GIS Program, a part of Seattle City Light's Strategic Plan. This position is responsible for managing all the contracts in the program management office, which include developing the contract (i.e. working with subject-matter- experts to write the scope of work) and negotiating the terms and conditions. This position will develop reports to assist the program management office and the program manager in tracking contracts, monitoring results and ensuring that all requirements are met. Job Responsibilities Primary responsibility for developing and managing large contracts (Over $4 Million). Primary contact with contractors. Work with the appropriate staff to develop the scope of work to be contracted, detailed work authorizations, and coordinate the necessary steps to prepare executable contract documents. Insure compliance and accomplishment of all work tasks. Regularly interface with selected contractors to ensure that work is being accomplished to meet expected deliverables. Meet all procurement and management deadlines, and adhere to all policies and procedures. Monitor project budget and schedule, insure that all deliverables are met and review invoices to authorize contractor payments in a timely manner. Provide program level budget, schedule and reporting support for multi-year program involving multiple IT projects; regularly update the program manager and GIS and Asset Information Manager about program status. Develop contract and project specifications and negotiate contracts for design and implementation of projects; Prepare written, detailed work plans, schedules and budgets for consultant activity. Develop, negotiate and manage contracts. Track and evaluate costs to monitor progress and ensure compliance with specifications. Qualifications Education: Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning, Information Technology, Project Management (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Requires a minimum of four years project or Information Technology project management or related experience. Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in a related field and electrical utility experience preferred. Project Management Certification (e.g. Project Management Professional, Certified Assistant Project Manager) Ability to quickly learn and retain significant amounts of project information of a technical nature and use it in managing the project to a successful conclusion. + 5 years experience in contract/agreement management. + 5 years experience in inter-agency management. + 5 years project management experience. The ability to handle multiple projects concurrently. Self-directed and able to effectively function with limited supervision. Strong oral and written Communication Skills. Establish effective working relationships with SCL business units and other city departments. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Jan 31, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Municipal Court (SMC) is one of the highest volume courts of limited jurisdiction in the state with 7 elected Judges, 6 appointed Magistrates, and over 200 staff. The court adjudicates misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes, infractions, and civil violations. SMC is an innovative court with a community-based approach to judicial administration. For more information, visit us online at: http://www.seattle.gov/courts/ . The Judicial Operations division is committed to supporting the Court through the judicial process. This role is accomplished through courtroom clerks, jury operations and court records. These units play a critical role in supporting the administration of justice through courtroom sessions, jury selection and maintaining casefiles. Judicial Operations works closely as a team with judges, magistrates, bailiffs, attorneys, interpreters and other criminal justice partners. Judicial Operations is currently recruiting for a highly motivated and outstanding professional for our Judicial Operations Manager position. This is an exciting time to join the court as we move toward an implementation of a new Municipal Court Information System (MCIS). This position will report to the Chief Clerk/Director of Judicial Operations and will oversee three units: Court Services, Records Management, and Juror Services. The ideal candidate: Has a solid background in managing teams Is committed to engaging and developing employees Has a passion for the work of the court, and a hands-on approach to continuous improvement Has an aptitude for identifying needs, implementing changes and evaluating outcomes Can communicate effectively at all levels, with an openness to ideas and recommendations Job Responsibilities Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Manage the daily judicial operational support of courtrooms directly through four supervisors and indirectly through 35 support staff. Lead a diverse unit through: staff selection, training and development, counseling and coaching, performance evaluations, corrective action plans, compliance with collective bargaining agreements, sick leave review, staff problem resolution, and other administrative functions. Ensure the unit is meeting customer service standards in collaboration with stakeholders: staff, judges, attorneys (prosecution and defense), Seattle Police Department, Department of Licensing, and the public. Assess emerging issues, seek input, analyze source of problems, and develop and communicate proposed solutions. Improve processes and procedures by developing and implementing efficiencies. Respond to new legislation, court rules, and other changes that impact Judicial Operations by developing long-term program and policy recommendations. Develop and write directives, policies, procedures, manuals and memoranda to advise and guide employees. Serve as the Acting Chief Clerk/Director of Judicial Operations in the incumbent's absence. Qualifications Minimum Q u alifications: Bachelor's degree in a Business Administration, Public Administration, Court Administration or related field 5+ years of progressively responsible work experience in a Court or similar organization 2+ years of experience as a lead or supervisor Demonstrated ability to: Develop and motivate teams in goal setting and performance Address and resolve conflict Manage change in a fast-paced environment Plan, delegate and coordinate work Identify needs, implement changes and evaluate outcomes Communicate and express ideas and recommendations effectively Work effectively with a diverse population Desired Qualifications: Expertise in MCIS Strategic planning experience in a court setting Experience working closely with elected officials Ability to express innovative ideas and bring them to fruition Additional Information Hiring Proce s s Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered. Completed NEOGOV online application. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current resume indicating relevant experience and education. Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. By completing the supplemental questions, you are attesting that the information you have provided is true and accurate. The Court will review any information provided in your application package and misstatements or falsification of information will eliminate you from consideration and/or employment if discovered after selection for the position. Attaching or pasting a cover letter and resume alone is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. A job offer is contingent upon successfully passing the court's background check. The background check includes a criminal history background review, fingerprinting and reference checks. For more information on the Seattle Municipal Court, visit www.seattle.gov/courts . Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 16, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Are you a strategic thinker with big ideas who can lead a Human Resources functions that impacts employees at all levels across an entire organization? Are you a talented and capable people manager able to engage and lead a talented team of human resources professionals? Do you desire a role where you can influence workforce equity, diversity and inclusion and want to create an environment where everyone can do their best work? Is being part of a greater community dedicated to the improvement of the lives of many important to you? Seattle Parks and Recreation, (SPR) officially the Department of Parks and Recreation, is responsible for maintaining the city's 6,400+ acre parks system as well as swimming pools, golf courses, and environmental education and community centers throughout the city. It is our mission to provide welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn and contemplate as well as build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. An essential tool for us to deliver the above is an engaged and effective workforce. Currently we are looking for a seasoned HR professional to lead our HR function. With a workforce of over 2,000+ employees, we are a diverse organization facing a unique variety of challenges. Our employees are committed to delivering a positive experience to all of our stakeholders and we are committed to being an employer of choice to them. For some, SPR may represent a first job but to many it will be a long-term career and, regardless of tenure, we want to ensure that all employees experience a safe, equitable and positive work environment. Job Responsibilities This HR Leader will partner closely with the SPR and Seattle Human Resources (SHR) Leadership teams to identify, support and/or deliver Human Resources support and services in the following areas: • Identify and resolve key business issues; In partnership with Leadership and SHR develop solutions and manage implementation to achieve meaningful business impacts; • Establish high functioning relationships across levels of the organizations to build relationships, improve communications, understand working challenges, and enhance credibility; • Grow capabilities of existing HR team in areas such as labor relations, employee relations, safety, recruiting and development; • Collaborate to develop department wide strategies and programs with an equity lens to support the recruiting, growth and development of staff at all organizational levels; • Act as an internal consultant for complex, high profile organizational issues with executive teams, requiring a high level of technical skills in consulting, coaching and facilitation; • Establish a network across the city to understand and leverage existing resources on issues that Parks SPR is facing; • Deliver value-added HR services through constant process alignment and improvement; and • Identify and eliminate barriers to equity as it applies to recruitment, development and day to day operations. Qualifications Minimum qualifications for this position are: • Experience delivering HR support to an organization with the following characteristics: 900+ employees with significant additional seasonal employees; Represented environment; and Dispersed workforce covering multiple organizations • Leading a team of at least 5 HR professionals covering a variety of HR functions • BA degree in Human Resources or Business or equivalent work experience • History of leading and delivering enterprise- wide projects of increasing complexity that impacted labor relations, employee relations, recruiting and/or development. Desired qualifications for this position are: Experience operating in the public sector; Experience with delivering complex organization change projects; Willingness to champion change regardless even when it may be challenging personally and professionally; Meaningful experience working as part of a leadership team including Executive coaching and team facilitator; Demonstrated experience with eliminating institutional barriers to equity; and History of functioning as a role model for Human Resources and other Leaders. Additionally, all candidates should be prepared to demonstrate their proficiency with the following core Human Resources competencies: Respect: We demonstrate regard for ourselves and others; we are open minded, considerate, fully present, engaged and responsive Excellence: We perform and serve to the highest standards; we attain outstanding results through innovation, effort and personal commitment; Integrity: We are worthy of trust because we do the right thing; we are ethical, principled and transparent and behave consistent with our values; Equity: We honor difference and seek diverse backgrounds and perspectives; we are inclusive and pursue just outcomes; Adaptability: We are flexible and resilient; we respond readily to change and new conditions, seek solutions and do our work with optimism; Integration: We are a team; we work holistically and strategically, incorporate others and are mindful of impact; and o Accountability: We take responsibility and follow through with intention; we take ownership of the process and results. Additional Information The budget title for this posting is an Executive 2. 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. For questions and inquiries, please contact Pam Inch at (206) 684-7562 or Pam.Inch@seattle.gov . Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development and Construction Management Division (CDCM) in the Finance and Administrative Services Department (FAS) is seeking a senior Capital Project Manager/Designer (Senior Capital Project Coordinator). CDCM manages space planning, design and construction in FAS-owned facilities and provides City-wide facilities planning, design and project delivery services to City departments. The FAS 100+ building portfolio includes fire and police facilities, general government office buildings and shops and maintenance yard complexes. The professional will work under the general direction of a Program Manager and will manage a portfolio of complex space planning, tenant improvement and renovation projects through the planning, budgeting, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. The project portfolio execution will require extensive skills in managing client relations and performing operational program development, space planning/test-to-fit diagramming and furniture planning/inventories. The position is to combine these skills and knowledge with a project manager's professional judgment in order to execute capital projects on time, within budget, and in compliance with the governing laws and statutes. The position may also be required to manage complex capital facilities projects addressing major maintenance and building systems replacements. Job Responsibilities • Plan and manage all phases of capital projects, including schedules, consultant selection, design, permitting, construction, closeout, and warranty; • Manage space planning design studies to assess viability and funding considerations for strategic capital programs and development projects; • Perform early design test fit assessments; • Conduct preliminary engineering/design reviews to establish scope, schedule and budget for future projects; • Negotiate and administer design and specialty consultant contracts; • Execute projects via various purchasing and public works contracting methods; • Oversee selection and coordinate activities of vendors, contractors, and consultants; • Work with committees, community groups and tenants/end users during scoping, design, and construction in order to achieve project objectives; • Manage project budgets, review and authorize payments to vendors/consultants/contractors; • Administer construction, including change orders, field directives, and contingency management; • Establish, monitor, and report on project budgets and schedules; • Coordinate design reviews at appropriate project milestones with various stakeholders; • Work closely with Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure that projects will meet their needs and successfully transition to operations staff at end of project; Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management or related field; and Four years' experience in capital facilities project management, engineering, architectural/interiors design or construction management (or a combination of education and experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class.) Desired Qualifications: Preference given to project managers with experience in managing facility projects and public works construction contracts in the public sector; Architectural or interiors design experience, particularly in space programing and tenant improvements as owner's representative; Team member in an architectural, property management or engineering environment, managing multiple disciplinary teams and/or project portfolios for facilities; Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, clients and regulatory agency personnel; Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), CAD and working knowledge of Microsoft Project; Good customer service and the ability to develop project communication plans, budgets and schedules. Additional Information Certification/Licensure required: Driver's license or equivalent mobility. Additional Information: Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and the completion of a background check. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Policy & Planning (P&P) Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. The division helps shape Seattle's present and future transportation system to create vibrant communities connected by a transportation system that offers safe, affordable, and equitable choices for how and when to travel.We're a team of inquisitive planning and urban design professionals dedicated to meeting the needs and expectations of the public we serve through creative, cost-effective, and practical solutions. As a Principal Transportation Planner/Strategic Advisor, this position leads multi-disciplinary transportation planning projects.Thisincludes management of project scope, schedule, budget, risks, staff teams, and consultants; clear communication of goals to project stakeholders; and inclusive public engagement.The incumbent will conduct policy analysis, advocate the City's interests to other agencies, and promote the City's Race and Social Justice initiative.Additionally, this position will advise the Department Director, Mayor,City Council, and other stakeholders on recommended policies and projects to advance the City's and SDOT's vision for a fully connected, sustainable transportation system. This position reports to the Transportation Planning Manager within the P&P Division. Job Responsibilities Serve as project manager for large, multi-disciplinary planning studies.Develop and track project budgets, scopes, schedules, and performance measures; procure consultant services; manage staff and consultant teams; work with agency partners; and develop and implement public engagement strategies. Evaluate internal and external plans and proposals; analyze policy issues and advocate for City interests; maintain effective working relationships with colleagues within SDOT and other City departments, as well as those from federal, state and regional agencies; prepare briefing materials and present before management, Executive, City Council, external agencies and the public. Review, evaluate, inform, and coordinate traffic impact analysis reports, transportation studies, environmental impact studies, higher level transportation modeling, and financial models. Advise the Department Director, Mayor,City Council on transportation planning activities. Develop and implement work programs for citywide and community plans in partnership with other agencies. May supervise the work of transportation planners and interns. Support department goals to promote inclusion and social justice. These responsibilities are only a summary of typical functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications : Equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in public policy, transportation planning, architecture, engineering, urban planning, or a related field 7 years of progressively responsible work experience including 5 years of project management experience for large, multi-disciplinary transportation planning projects 5 years of experience in strategic planning, policy analysis, and development of recommendations for senior management 3 years of experience working with elected officials, members of the public, private organizations, and public agencies Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base Other combinations of education, training, and/or experience that provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class may be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Experience working with technical transportation planning tools such as traffic impact analysis, higher level transportation modeling, and financial models. Excellent analytical, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, set goals and objectives, and re-prioritize as needed Ability to grasp complex issues, identify alternative approaches to problems and issues, develop policy recommendations, and exercise sound judgment Graduate degree in relevant subject area Successful leadership of matrix-managed teams Member of the American Institute of Certified Planners Experience working for a municipal transportation department Experience working with and developing consensus with various constituencies Experience collecting and analyzing data.Experience using data to inform decisions and develop policy Experience negotiating contracts and inter-local agreements Experience conducting environmental compliance reviews Experience working with travel demand modeling data and other analytical tools Work Environment/Physical Demands : A background check may be required for this position. Will sometimes be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Submit the following to be considered for these vacancies: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: 3/13/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Police Department is seeking an experienced Equipment and Facilities Coordinator to perform functions requiring practical knowledge of warehousing procedures and operations, and knowledge of and the ability to operate and maintain the variety of equipment typically utilized in police operations. The work also requires knowledge of personnel practices in order to supervise staff and knowledge of safety practices, procedures and laws. Job Responsibilities Provide logistical support for the East Precinct by coordinating the timely and efficient maintenance and repair of vehicles, equipment and the facility. Keep manual and computerized records, compile reports, and participate in special projects related to the efficient functioning of the facility. Track and assign vehicles, transport vehicles to the City's vehicle maintenance facility for preventive maintenance and general repair. Prepare and maintain special-purpose police kits; prepare and maintain supplies for special police vans, truck and trailers. Inventory and issue ticket books, and maintain detailed records that are subject to audit by the Department as well the State of Washington. Order, stock, issue and distribute supplies and equipment ranging from clerical supplies to emergency equipment. Conduct physical inventory of traffic infraction and criminal citation books. Assist in preparation of specifications for capital purchases. Make requests and coordinate facility repairs; clean and maintain special police equipment (e.g. batteries for portable radios, etc.) Operate cameras for monitoring of service maintenance for all precincts. Perform clerical and administrative tasks and other duties as required or assigned. Qualifications Requires three-years of experience involving fleet coordination, full-service warehousing activities, building maintenance and logistical support. (Or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Must be able to safely handle dangerous equipment including but not limited to; Oleoresin Capsicum canisters (aka "pepper spray"), Taser cartridges, and live ammunition. Must satisfactorily complete a police department background investigation and possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. This position requires standing, walking, sitting, lifting, bending, and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Desired qualifications : Ability to use independent judgments regarding scheduling work and ordering materials for a facility and fleet operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Have the aptitude to troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment and facilitate repairs. Ability to effectively use department computers and programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Have a working knowledge of COBAN Digital ln-Car Video system. Be able to drive and understand the operational requirements of a mobile precinct. Work collaboratively with other city employees, external suppliers, and vendors to address requests for service and resolve problems. A valid Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL) are pluses. Additional Information The Seattle Police Department is comprised of approximately 2,100 dedicated law enforcement professionalsall committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. HOW TO APPLY : Apply online at http:// www.seattle.gov/jobs. A computer is available for use to complete an on-line application and is located at the Personnel Department, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA 98124-4028. Please refer to JOB# 2018-00261. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI)seeks a well-qualified Land Use Planner with an emphasis in Green Building and project management to join our team.In this position you will provide project facilitation for land use and building permit projects that have been identified as City priorities through the green building program. You will also review the full spectrum of discretionary applications that include SEPA, design review, shoreline, variances, and conditional uses.To be successful in this position requires analytical skills to assess conformance with policies and regulations related to land use, green building, transportation, urban design, shoreline management, and the environment. Job Responsibilities What We Are Looking For: The work requires a comprehensive working knowledge and experience in the administration of municipal and state policies and regulations governing land use development in an urban context. Land Use Planner II's: Analyze and coordinate the review of project proposals associated with development.This includes preparing written analyses, identifying mitigation measures, and serving as an expert resource to staff, department management, the public, and development professionals. Review project proposals for consistency with Design Review Guidelines; communicate design review issues to applicants, the public, and the Design Review Boards. Represent the department in matters before the City Hearing Examiner. Lead public meetings on weekday evenings focused on Design Review and SEPA (sometimes several during a week). Participate in the design and implementation of process improvements and land use regulations, specifically related to green building. Coach permit applicants and conduct pre-submittal conferences for project proposals. Use permit tracking software to manage and document reviews. Demonstrate excellent quantitative, written and oral presentation skills, and the ability to serve as project lead in challenging political and public decision-making processes generally related to Master Use Permit approvals. Use software tools to self-manage job tasks and operate a GIS program to create analytical maps. Create an environment of equity and inclusion by supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI), modeling behavior that promotes RSJI and applying the equity and inclusion lens to work. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in urban design, urban planning, environmental studies, law, architecture, building construction technology, or a closely related field. Two years of related professional experience to include either progressively responsible experience in land use, housing or environmental policy, or regulatory program development; and/or progressively responsible experience in the review and analysis of new land use developments, administration of land use or environmental regulatory programs or code interpretation. (Other combinations of education, training and/or experience which provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class will be considered). A valid Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility and the ability to staff and attend frequent night meetings is required. Desired Qualifications: Experience with green building and sustainability Able to read design and construction plans, review development proposals to ensure compliance with land use and environmental regulations, and demonstrate the ability to perform complex land use reviews, analyses, and decisions. Ability to manage a large workload consisting of a variety of projects, respond to public and applicants in a timely manner, and provide green building-related expertise to other staff. Willingness to work and thrive in a fast- paced, challenging environment and ability to adapt to change and respond positively to controversial issues. Emphasis on individuals with strong communication, negotiating and writing skills, who are innovative in their approach, proactive in problem solving and confident in their ability to resolve complex and often controversial regulatory matters. Knowledge and experience with local and state policies and regulations governing land use and the urban environment; and experience working with local area planning, transportation and zoning issues is preferred. Knowledge and experience with green building rating systems like Built Green, LEED, Living Building Challenge, Passive House, etc. Knowledge and experience working with technical codes like energy code, building code, etc. Additional Information The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity. We require a strong commitment to customer service and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. This position will join the Human Services Department Data, Performance, and Evaluation (DPE) team and assist by identifying data system or project process improvement needs and make a recommendation to implement needed change. This includes a variety of tasks working with internal and external stakeholders, such as data entry, research, organizing and/or gathering data, analysis and visualization of data. The work of this position assists the DPE Team to make program and policy decision recommendations for HSD. A small portion of responsibility will include supporting the DPE Manager with scheduling and meeting preparation. The Human Services Department, and specifically the DPE Team, leads with race and at all times tries to infuse this into their work and relationship building across internal and external stakeholders. Job Responsibilities Gathers and analyzes a variety of data sets for data quality, reporting and prepare data driven recommendations for HSD Documents processes for replication and reference Completes data entry for necessary applications and provides quality check on internal processes Organize documentation and processes utlizing SharePoint, Microsoft Suite software, Tableau and other applications necessary Provides training in operational procedures to staff and system users Acquires appropriate data sets from a variety of sources needed for analysis Prepares reports regarding work scheduling, problems and analysis in format required by target audience Assists data team manager with project logistics through document preparation, cataloging daily events, and organization Participates as a team on inter-departmental projects Supports DPE Manager in scheduling and meeting prep Participate in Race and Social Justice conversations and trainings Infuses Race and Social Justice into work Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires two years of course work in business or public administration, finance, computer science or a related field (or a combination of education, training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Proven experience in understanding and applying race and social justice concepts to work . Desired Qualifications: Experience collating varied data sets into one system for reporting Exhibit good knowledge of Microsoft Excel with skills in pivot charts Proven experience utilizing Microsoft Office Suite to make visualizations (PPT, Excel) Experience with Tableau visualization software a plus Ability to communicate with diverse groups both internal and external Experience managing SharePoint sites and libraries Ability to work independently and as a team High attention to detail Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines Strong language skills and ability to troubleshoot issues quickly, and find solutions to solving them independently in a timely manner Experience supporting a manager in complex scheduling and meeting preparation Knowledge of social service delivery data elements a plus Ability to infuse knowledge of race and social justice elements into previous work. Additional Information 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. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history review. Some positions also require a pre-employment exam. For more information on the Human Services Department, please visit: www.seattle.gov/ humanservices Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Position Purpose: The Seattle City Attorney's Office ("CAO") is comprised of approximately 200 employees in four divisions: Criminal, Civil, Precinct Liaisons and Administration. This position will be assigned a variety of projects, working with all divisions to design new processes, address workflow inefficiencies, and solve process-related problems to improve internal operations. The Business Process Analyst must interpret business requirements for IT staff and have knowledge of process mapping and business process reengineering. Prior experience working with legal case management software systems is preferred. This position will be responsible for training staff and documenting processes related to the office's legal software systems. Job Responsibilities Summary of Key Responsibilities: Liaison between divisions and internal IT staff related to business requirements and business priorities for IT related projects; Learning and documenting policies and procedures related to business processes (workflow) for IT systems and other business functions; Translating business requirements into IT solutions and implementation of best practices to meet business needs; Developing needs assessment of additional tools, technology and training to help streamline existing processes; Identifying areas for process improvement, eliciting process requirements, and facilitating process redesign workshops; Training staff on new and existing business processes, case management applications, and new tool implementation; Managing process change for new business processes; Monitoring, measuring and providing feedback on process performance; Serving as CAO's Data Steward to improve data governance and provide data management support for divisions to enable targeted and more efficient reporting; Working with Seattle IT and key criminal justice stakeholders within the City and County to increase data exchanges and information sharing; Provide high-level support of the Civil Division legal document application (Ringtail) with support for ingestion and productions. Qualifications Required Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in relevant field or equivalent experience; Minimum five (5) years Business Analyst experience or equivalent job duties; Effective communication and customer interaction skills; Strong knowledge of IT-related project development and management methodologies; Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; Sensitive to the needs of diverse audiences; Excellent oral and written communication skills to both end-user and management; Proven ability to work independently under tight deadlines and high pressure. Desired Qualifications: Familiarity with legal and litigation applications and their use; Familiarity with LawBase, Ringtail or Damion Prosecution applications; Experience with public sector performance measurement and program evaluation; Experience with Microsoft Access, SQL, and/or Tableau Desktop; Certifications such as Lean/Six Sigma or BPM certification. Additional Information Please submit a resumé and cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and outlining your relevant experience. Additional Requirements: Candidate hired for this position will be required to pass a criminal background check and be fingerprinted. Reports to : Deputy City Attorney in the Administration Division. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Penetration Tester with Seattle Information Technology's Security, Risk, & Compliance Office. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for Citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. The City's consolidated IT operation is 700 strong, providing professional technology services across City government and beyond. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Position Overview & Description: The Penetration Tester role reports to the Information Assurance Manager. This highly-technical role will conduct penetration tests to identify vulnerabilities, assess risk, and provide actionable remediation guidance to improve the security posture across over 40 City Departments and 13,000 employees. This individual will work cross-functionally with other Divisions within IT and assess a wide variety of technologies, including the assessment of network, application, and IoT technologies, to name a few. Additionally, the Penetration Tester will work together with key stakeholders within the IT department including directors, developers, project managers, network engineers, develops, system administrators, and security operations, to name a few. This position requires the ability to manage one's time effectively to complete both time-sensitive and ongoing responsibilities. These responsibilities include performing ongoing penetration tests against critical IT resources, penetration tests for new projects, threat modeling for risk assessments, proof of concept creation, remediation guideline development and review, and cross-functional presentations and security training. To achieve success, this candidate must be proficient in scripting routine tasks, developing a repository of common findings and remediation guidance, and quickly assess the real-world risk of discovered findings. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion not only for technology, but also for working collaboratively with others to reduce cyber security risks to the City of Seattle. Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities: Perform penetration tests, analyze and document findings, and prioritize and recommend remediation actions. Conduct threat modeling exercises by reviewing data flows, building attack trees, assessing threat actors, damage potential, and attack vectors. Conduct technical risk and architectural reviews to support IT project risk assessments. Prepare and deliver proof of concept demonstrations for IT applications, engineering, and operations teams. Develop best practices to mitigate against common threats. Manage multiple projects including ongoing penetration tests, security awareness, documentation, and technical reviews for projects. Develop ongoing penetration testing schedules and manage outside vendors for overflow assessments. Prepare assessment reports and remediation guidance. Qualifications Required Qualifications: NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered for the required qualifications. Five years' progressively responsible experience in information assurance, security operations, penetration testing, and/or vulnerability management. Ability to plan, manage, and execute multiple tasks and projects within defined timelines. Experience coding in multiple programming and scripting languages such as assembly, C, C++, .NET, Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, PHP, Java, Bash, etc. Experience in a broad range of penetration testing tools such as Kali Linux, NMap, Dirbuster, PowerShell Empire, Mimikatz, Responder, etc. Strong experience in Metasploit, including auxiliary and post-exploitation modules. Strong experience in Burpsuite Pro and plugins. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in exploitation tactics including, but not limited to, buffer overflows, heap overflows, format string attacks, cross-site scripting, SQL injection, LFI and RFI, cross-site request forgery, server-side request forgery, XXE, pass-the-hash, ARP poisoning, wi-fi injection, phishing, credential harvesting, MiTM, AP spoofing, brute forcing, etc. Strong understanding of IoT technologies, including protocols such as ZWave, Zigbee, and RF, security threats against CAN bus, and tools such as JTagulator, and HackRF. Able to demonstrate risk with post-exploitation tactics such as pivoting, data scavenging, privilege escalation, etc. Experience in testing APIs and mobile applications, including RESTful APIs, Java disassembly, and mobile proxies. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills.Ability to clearly articulate risk and provide actionable remediation guidance. Ability to work in fast-paced government technology environment; to work as a productive member of a professional team, as well as initiative to be a self-starter; ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and rapidly change priorities. Knowledge in application security, including format string attacks, heap overflows, and buffer overflows. Proven experience in the penetration testing lifecycle, including reconnaissance, scanning, exploitation, post-exploitation, and report deliverables. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Background investigation includes CJIS and NERC certification. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Current, relevant professional certification, such as GPEN, Network Assault, Application Assault, CEPT, OSCP, OSCE. Experience in binary reversing and custom shellcode development. Prior experience in public sector/government IT organization. Background in IT operations to include networking and/or system administration. Background in web application development. Exploit development experience, including bypassing/disabling ASLR, DEP, Canaries, etc. Ability to quickly assimilate the configurations and operations of IT and information security infrastructure. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) is hiring for a Permit Specialist II to be part of the Engineering Services Division, a work group responsible for assisting customers in preparing and facilitating the issuance of building permit applications. SDCI has a culture of continuous improvement and a tradition of providing excellent public service; we take pride in our work and have fun doing it. As stewards and regulators of land and buildings, we preserve and enhance the equity, livability, safety, and health in our communities. Job Responsibilities You will be successful in this position if you feel passionate about: Helping customers and co-workers understand the construction permit process Being an active, positive, and contributing member of the team Taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of your work Providing clear information about permit applications, process, and status Working in a fast paced often changing environment where no two days are exactly the same You will feel prepared to take on this role if you have experience in: Providing excellent customer service in person, over the phone, and in writing Working quickly and accurately in a fast paced office environment Reading and interpreting construction drawings Reviewing single family projects for zoning and land use code compliance Taking initiative to complete work with little direction Screening applications for completeness Verifying legal descriptions Using computers to accurately enter data into a computer database, research property information, view properties using GIS, and other tasks Working collaboratively with a variety of people (individually or in a team) Producing accurate and quality work Calculating permit fees based on the fee ordinance Qualifications In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): Permit Specialist II: Two years of experience as a Permit Specialist I or three years increasingly responsible experience as a Senior Permit Technician or equivalent position for a large permitting agency. A demonstrated ability to read and interpret information on plans A two-year degree in Construction Technology, Architecture, or similar field. Additional Information The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is a proud participant in the Race and Social Justice Initiative, a citywide effort to realize the vision of racial equity. We require a strong commitment to customer service and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation's Finance and Administrative Division is seeking qualified candidates for a Contracts and Procurement Specialist position. This position is responsible for reviewing and processing consultant contract invoices; administering and processing consultant rate and staff adjustments; developing and executing consultant contract instruments; processing purchase requests; and generating and distributing reports. This posting may be used to fill multiple positions. Job Responsibilities Provide support and guidance related to consultant solicitation processes and contract development and implementation, purchasing and agreement processes - work with staff to navigate consultant contract, purchasing and agreement processes; support planning, coordination and administration and solicitation processes; administer contract closeout, archival processes and insurance tracking; ensure Federal, State and local regulatory requirements are followed; respond to requests for information; and prepare correspondences and draft contract documents Review and process contract invoices - Review invoices to ensure adherence with policies; research and resolve issues; and ensure Federal, State and local regulatory requirements are followed. Administer and process consultant rates and staff adjustments - Work with staff and consultants to navigate rate and staff adjustments; and develop and implement adjustment worksheets. Develop and execute contracts and purchase requests - Develop and execute direct select contracts, contract amendments and time extensions, and work authorizations; and process large purchase requests Other contract and procurements services - Participate in development and implementation of processes and tools, including system testing and process documentation; and review, generate, and distribute reports. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Requires two years of administrative experience and a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration or related field (or a combination of education, training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background to perform the work of the class). Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Desired Qualifications Public contracting and/or purchasing experience Ability to actively manage multiple processes Proficient in using MS Word and Excel Multilingual Additional Information Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility A background check may be required for this position Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. We are looking for an experienced professional to join our team as the Director of Environmental Management and Real Estate Services to help us continue this tradition in the 21st century and beyond. This position will report to the Chief Environmental Officer at Seattle City Light. This executive position (Executive 2, Director) works directly with the Chief Environmental Officer to carry out the Utility's mission and implement the General Manager's priorities. This position provides leadership and strategic direction in varied and complex activities related to environmental and real estate programs and issues. The Director will provide leadership for the development and implementation of progressive and innovative environmental programs focused on utility distribution and transmission operations, compliance, remediation, Superfund, spill response, and environmental justice. Real Estate's line of business includes property management, obtaining easements, negotiating leases, issuing permits and licenses, addressing encroachments, obtaining street vacations, and the acquisition of and disposition of real property and property rights. Job Responsibilities Participates in the adoption and implementation of Utility-wide goals and objectives, strategic plans, processes, and policies as a member of the Utility's leadership team. Oversees both environmental management and compliance, and real estate for the utility to ensure City Light operates in an environmentally sound and responsible manner and protects and realizes the value of its real property. Oversees the acquisition, management, leasing, sale and remediation of the utility-owned real estate and property rights to protect the best interests of the utility including the legislative process and community involvement needed to complete property transactions. Recommends strategic goals, strategies, and policies to the Environmental Officer and governing bodies that are designed to foster, develop and sustain a high performing organization that is positioned to provide excellent performance and customer service. Oversees City Light's participation in Superfund cleanups costing 100s of millions of dollars. Ensures effective procedures for complying with applicable environmental regulations to ensure City Light is in compliance with all local, state, and federal environmental regulations. Anticipates changes in regulations to ensure the City Light is well-positioned for these changes. Recommends, communicates and ensures implementation of approved policies and procedures that support Utility goals and comply with City requirements and appropriate regulatory agencies. Recommends and implements environmental technologies and processes to provide the Utility with a competitive business advantage. Maintains positive relationships with agencies, tribes, environmental justice communities, and environmental stakeholders. Maintains positive relationships with management employees, bargaining unit agents, and executive management. Acts as a senior advisor to management in interpreting and appropriately applying City and regulatory rules, policies, and procedures. Provides progressive and effective leadership, integration and direction to the Environmental Management and Compliance, and Real Estate functional units within Environment, Land, and Licensing Business Unit. Oversees development of the division's budget, oversees and authorizes purchases and contracts, and provides guidance on determining resource needs. Directs and oversees the division's overall financial and performance management activities to ensure support of the goals and objectives identified in the Strategic Plan. Directs the development of performance expectations and the collection of performance data to support the allocation of resources in the Business Unit and the Utility. Ensures business unit is managed within budgetary and fiscal guidelines. Establishes and nurtures highly effective relationships with employees, customers, and stakeholders that support and advance business goals and objectives. Works to remove barriers that hamper inter- and intra-department communications. Supports the development of employees that results in improved performance. Creates and maintains a work environment that builds talent to ensure the continuity of leadership for the organization. Creates and sustains an environment which supports decision making and accountability at all levels in the organization. Qualifications Education: Ideal candidates will have a J.D. or Master's degree in public administration, urban planning, environmental studies, biological or physical sciences or related field. Experience: Substantial management and leadership experience in the utility industry, environmental compliance, or related area of responsibility typically gained through 15 or more years of progressively responsible assignments; at least 5 of which were a manager or supervisor in a large, complex multicultural and diverse organization. Demonstrable knowledge of techniques for operating within a regulated industry, recommending strategic environmental affairs and real property strategies, establishing a strategic plan, and overseeing large scope, and significant, broad impact issues. The candidate should have experience making significant policy recommendations, and translating vision into organizational policy and direction. Directors are expected to actively promote, support and manage key strategic City-wide initiatives including those related to fair and equal employment, diversity and justice in the workplace. Successful candidates must demonstrate their commitment to and involvement in activities that create and sustain a workforce free of racism and discrimination and that values multiculturalism and diversity as a workforce and community asset Desired Qualifications: This position serves as a Director on the leadership team of Seattle City Light. Policies, programs,and services under the direct control of this position have substantial risk factors and potential liabilities that are mitigated through pro-active, creative, consistent and ethically sound recommendations and decisions. Demonstrated experience with diverse real estate issues and environmental regulatory compliance. Demonstrable knowledge setting andstrategic direction for real estate services and environmental management. Experience working with highly sensitive and complex energy delivery systems and processes and with the formulation and communication of energy delivery policies and programs that support the goals of the Utility. Ability to actively promote, support and manage key strategic City-wide initiatives including those related to fair and equal employment, diversity and justice in the workplace. Successful candidates must demonstrate their commitment to and involvement in activities that create and sustain a workforce free of racism and discrimination and that values multiculturalism and diversity as a workforce and community asset. Demonstrable knowledge making decisions that impact the development and implementation of progressive and innovative programs, policies, processes,and procedures that support the strategies of the organization. Experience influencing the development and promotion of an innovative and effective energy delivery service model that supports and sustains the long-term growth and productivity of the organization. Ability to lead professionals through collaboration and influence, foster and model effective customer service; coach, counsel and develop employees, including those of different racial, cultural and demographic backgrounds. Ability to provide management direction in an environment of change, willingness to make difficult and challenging decisions. Ability to provide clear expectations and directions, foster creativity and problem-solving, and perform the physical requirements and essential functions of the job. Ability to successfully navigate the political approval process to implement transactions and policy. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 3/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Seattle City Light (SCL) is seeking an Accounts Payable Supervisor to lead, organize, manage, conduct and coordinate accounts payable functions. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, this position will oversee processing of more than 50,000 payment requests per year and provide direction, oversight and leadership to the Accounts Payable staff in Seattle and at remote locations. This position will provide direction, oversight and leadership to the Accounts Payable staff consisting of Accountants and Accounting Technicians. The Accounts Payable Supervisor also supports the payment processing and review of the decentralized accounts payable payment process at Boundary and Newhalem locations. The Accounts Payable Supervisor is the back-up in the absence of the Accounts Payable Manager. This position is also a key member of the incident management response team, which requires the employee to work non-standard work hours and weekends in the coordinating and supporting emergency payments. Job Responsibilities Supervise, Mentor, coach, provide leadership to staff. Plan, assign, review, approve and supervise the work Plan, coordinate, and train staff and Seattle City Light personnel on accounts payable processes related to payments, purchasing, general ledger, and sales/use tax. Address and resolve a wide variety of concerns and complaints; counsel employees; address performance issues. Provides one-on-one and group sessions as needed. Develops, implements, analyzes, provides policy expertise, monitors and oversees controls and performance to ensure efficiencies and effective operations Analyze, verify and audit accounts payable transactions and ensures compliance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standard Board (GASB) and applicable Federal, State, and City Laws, rules, regulations and departmental procedures and guidelines. Serve as a Seattle City Light accounts payable subject matter expert by providing procedural instructions and guidelines. In a lead capacity, provides guidance and assist internal and external customers and Accounts Payable staff in understanding Accounts Payable and purchasing policies, procedures and internal controls. Develop and facilitate formal training classes on Accounts Payable and purchasing policies and procedures to City Light employees. Streamline business processes to meet department goals and objectives. Prepares and maintains a variety of reports and records; monitor and review reports and records for accuracy. Develops and writes ad-hoc reports to support management and internal customer requests for information. Assist procurement and contracting activities, understanding local government procurement processes. Review contracts, purchase orders, memorandums of agreement or understanding, and other procurement documents to ensure all payment terms and conditions are in place before the execution of those procurement documents and / or related payments. Audit and review reconciled accounts in general ledger Works with city and state auditors in preparing requests for accounts payable information Coordinate and supervise implementation of new City initiatives that are related to Accounts Payable Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field (requires satisfactory completion of at least 24 semester hours or 36 quarter credit units in accounting with no substitution allowed) and/or professional certification as a CPA, plus four years professional experience in accounting, auditing, financial analysis, or related work with one year experience equivalent to a Senior Accountant (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications: Two years of lead level experience Three years of Full Cycle Accounts Payable Experience. Accounts Payable working experience in processing payments in an ERP system related to employee travel and expense reimbursement, commercial credit card transaction, sales and use tax, and reconciliations. Demonstrated experience leading account payable or procurement functions Demonstrated experience in staff development Demonstrated experience in training others Demonstrated working experience using Excel. Must have working experience using VLook-up, graphs, and pivot tables Understanding of relational database theory Demonstrated ability to coordinate and collaborate with cross functional work groups and implement new processes, policy and procedures Demonstrated experience working with large scale information systems (PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Lawson, etc). Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Rockport, WA, USA
Feb 07, 2018
Temporary
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Generation Operations & Engineering Business Unit is seeking safety focused temporary Maintenance Laborers to work out of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project grounds.Newhalem, Washington is located 116 miles northeast of Seattle, in a very remote, rural area nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range at one of Washington State's most beautiful and scenic hydro generating facilities. Positions in this class lead and/or perform semi-skilled and/or skilled work in a variety of locations such as street areas, solid waste transfer stations, landfills, shops, warehouses, and various City Light facilities. The Maintenance Laborer has the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects and participate in the operation and maintenance activities that strengthen, beautify, and improve the maintenance and reliability of hydroelectric plants. This position reports to the Grounds Maintenance Crew Chief. Job Responsibilities Assists a variety of skilled trade personnel in coordinating and performing skilled work; Assists in the maintenance, repair, and construction of buildings and other facilities Performs maintenance work on grounds including mowing, edging, and trimming lawns using power hand and small riding mowers, edger's, and sweepers; water and weed lawns, shrubs, and flower beds; rake and clear litter; saw, split, and stack wood; assist in other gardening assignments; Performs repair, maintenance and construction of buildings and other facilities and streets/walks for asphalt and concrete paving operations; Provide manual assistance to other workers and use various types of hand and small power tools such as hammers, saws, axes, drills, jackhammers, rotary drills, weed eaters, backpack blowers, shovels, and scythes; Operate hand held scrubbers and polishers; sweep floors and wash windows; Perform janitorial duties including picking up trash, sweeping floors, dust, wash, disinfect, and vacuum to keep public areas clean; May lead and/or perform office relocations and delivery, storage and disposition of materials, forms, furniture and equipment; Drives pickup trucks and other motorized vehicles or equipment in connection with work activities; Performs other building services work including assisting with motor pool operations, and event set ups; Assist in the participation of opening, backfilling, and shoring of trenches and other excavations; Assists and participates in the maintenance and repair of bridges, tunnels and drainage systems. Washes and chlorinates reservoirs and elevated tanks with high pressure water hoses; Maintains routine records and reports; and May serve as deckhand on passenger-carrying vessels. For the performance of these duties you must be enrolled in our US Coast Guard pool. Duties include loading of guests on the boats, maintaining safe operations onboard, and collecting fares. Work Environment / Physical Demands: May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/orholidays. Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Frequently required to lift objects up to 50 pounds. May occasionally be required to lift objects weighing more than 50 pounds. Occasionally requires handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances. Work may be performed in confined spaces and at heights up to 130 feet. Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Qualifications One year of experience performing general laboring/manual work involving the construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of public facilities (Combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Certification/License: Washington State Drivers' License Washington State Forklift Safety & Operation certificate may be required Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools, ability to operate various types of machinery and equipment, and employ proper techniques for leading a crew. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation's Maintenance Operations Division/Night Operations is seeking a Street Maintenance Crew Chief. This position is a first line supervisor responsible for supervising field crews, performing off hours street maintenance including emergency response, snow and ice response, storm response, alley flushing, street sweeping and other maintenance activities. The Crew Chief also must inspect work sites, evaluate employee performance, and provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers. This position reports to Street Maintenance Supervisor. This is the first level of a two-class series in the Rights-of-Way Maintenance Group, and employees in this class function as first-line supervisors over maintenance crews. Street Maintenance Crew Chiefs exercise judgment in interpreting, adapting and applying established departmental and Citywide guidelines, policies and procedures to specific circumstances or problems; they must have an overall knowledge of public works construction and associated equipment; and the work requires knowledge of the practices, methods and tools of street maintenance. Employees in this class are responsible for developing cost-effective estimates and for recommending new methods of operation due to changing technology. Street Maintenance Crew Chiefs receive broad, general direction from supervisors, with little review of daily activities, since supervisors are located away from field work locations. Personal contacts are maintained primarily within the department, with employees of other utilities and City departments and with the public to coordinate work, resolve problems and exchange information. Job Responsibilities Supervises, plans, schedules, coordinates and evaluates the work of subordinate crews which include employees in the Laborer class series, Truck Drivers, Construction and Maintenance Equipment Operators and other construction and maintenance related personnel, and participates in the hiring of subordinates and provides for their training Inspects work sites and reviews work orders prior to initiation of work, specifies work procedures necessary to handle non-routine work andinspects work in progress and completed work for acceptability, completeness and compliance with directions Assists Street Maintenance Supervisor in reviewing work orders, scheduling and assigning crew activities Coordinates with other sections, utilities and contractors to ensure continuity of work progress with a minimum of disruption or delay Inspects or directs subordinates to inspect work tools and equipment and ensures equipment maintenance and compliance with established periodic maintenance programs Evaluates suggestions of subordinates regarding materials, tools, equipment and work procedures Assists the Street Maintenance Supervisor in determining the need for new or different materials, tools and equipment; makes recommendations regarding the priority of needs and how they can be best satisfied Checks daily time and worksheets, requisition forms and work orders for correct time and material charges; maintains records for future reference Ensures that the work environment, tools and equipment of subordinates comply with state and federal safety regulations, conducts and participates in employee and supervisory safety meetings Responsible for emergency response including snow & ice, windstorms and other emergency issues that arise. This position is an essential employee and emergency response is required 24/7 when needed Support department goals in promoting diversity, race and social justice These responsibilities are only a summary of typical functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications : Three years public works experience in which the primary work of the unit was in road or street construction and maintenance, traffic channelization, installation of non-electric traffic control devices or roadway structure work Equivalent of education plus experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base Desired Qualifications : Prefer five years of experience in transportation/street maintenance Familiar with Hansen 8, Word, Excel, Groupwise and HRIS Familiar with pay codes and payroll system Ability to work with and supervise a work force represented by a variety of unions Multilingual ability a plus Additional Information Licensing/Certifications Requirements : Valid and current State Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility A background check may be required for this position A "complete" five-year driver's abstract (obtained at applicant's expense) must be submitted on request Other Position Requirements : Occasionally required to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions and in heavy traffic Occasionally required to be on call 24-hours Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 6th, 910 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Generation Operation & Engineering Business Unit is hiring multiple journey level Electrician Constructors to join our teams at our remote power generation facilities at the Boundary Hydroelectric Project in Metaline, Washington and the Skagit Hydroelectric Project based out of Newhalem, Washington.Electrician Constructors perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of equipment and facilities used in the generation, transmission and distribution of electric power.These positions report to the Electrical Constructor Crew Chief at their respective Hydroelectric Projects. Both appointments will provide an opportunity to live and/or work at our hydro generating facilities located amongstWashington State's most beautiful and scenic regions.The Boundary Hydroelectric Project is located approximately 100 miles north of Spokane near the town ofMetalineFalls and the Canadian Border in theSelkirk mountain range.The Skagit Hydroelectric Project is based out ofNewhalem, Washington, located 116 miles northeast of Seattle, and is nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range. Job Responsibilities Perform journey-level work in the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of equipment and facilities used in the generation, distribution and transmission of electrical power. The work requires expert knowledge of electrical theory and principles, familiarity with the tools and equipment used in the electrical trades, ability to interpret and apply drawings, electrical diagrams, specifications and codes, and knowledge of safety rules and procedures. Installs, maintains, tests and repairs generators, control equipment, electrical motors, power circuit breakers, voltage regulators, automatic generation control equipment, transformers, and other electrical equipment. Installs and repairs conduit and wiring in and around substations, powerhouses and other installations. Installs, inspects and repairs security systems, protection and control relays, station batteries, and chargers. Diagnoses, repairs and replaces water-level monitoring and control systems, hoisting equipment,spillgates, intake gates, overhead cranes, and elevator systems. Operates specialized mobile equipment and vehicles. Instructs and monitors the work of Electrical Helpers and Electrician-Constructor Apprentices. Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Works on or near energized high voltage equipment, at heights, and in confined areas. May be exposed to toxic/hazardous substances. Requires physical exertion and lifting or manipulating of objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. Qualifications Requires a minimum of three years experience in the electrical trades as an apprentice or helper, including one year working with 2200 volt or higher electrical equipment (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current Washington State Drivers' License. Commercial Driver's License with Class B endorsement may be required. Desired Qualifications: Three years journey level experience in electrical construction. Additional Information Initial screening will be based on the information contained in your application materials. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the first stage of the hiring process, which is the written exam. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: Continuous