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.

81 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Parks and Recreation is recruiting a part-time, experienced, customer service oriented individual, to work at the front-desk/receptionist counter at Southwest Teen Life Center. The Department is organized into eight divisions. This position will be working in the Recreation Division and will work within the Teen and Young Adult Unit. Successful candidates will be responsible for providing customer service and assistance with inquiries from our many internal and external customers. These individuals, will provide information regarding recreational activities, process program registrations and scholarships. Recreation Attendants also assist in planning, organizing and supervising indoor/outdoor recreational activities. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) offers an amazing array of career opportunities. Regular employees 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. SPR works with all residents to be good stewards of the environment, and to provide safe, welcoming opportunities to play, learn, contemplate, and build community. SPR manages a 6,400-acre park system covering about 12% of the total land area of Seattle and a recreation system that includes programming at 27 community centers, eight indoor swimming pools, two outdoor (summer) swimming pools, four environmental education centers, three teen centers, two small craft centers, an indoor tennis center, an outdoor stadium, over 400 ball fields, and much more. Job Responsibilities Customer Service: Greet teens, young adults as well as other customers in-person and over the telephone, providing information regarding the facility, programs, events, recreation or other activities occurring within the facility or department. Explains policies, procedures and requirements related to class enrollment, program participation or facility use. Engages customers to resolve problems and complaints using program and operations policies and procedures. Financial Procedures and Cash Handling: Use a computerized point of sale/event registration system. In the event of power outages, positions will be required to accurately perform tasks manually using paper receipts and a calculator Collects associated fees and payments (made in cash, check, credit cards, vouchers and/or automatic debts) Uses a computerized database registration system to register payments of participants for various activities/classes. Programs and schedules facility space rentals and meetings. Provides receipts, refunds credits and/or change due to customers. Prepares bank deposits of collected receipts Counts money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts and/or ending of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change Balances daily cash, credit and debit cards in accordance with established procedures. Computer Registration Software and Report Printing: Generates and retrieves reports from computerized registration system and/or manually completes reports on admission, reservations, and attendance using basic math skills. Opens and closes customer accounts and responses to requests Verifies and/or changes customer information for proper billing and collections Collects payments and fees, entering required information into online database Provides needed information for reports and other requests Working with People: Ability to provide excellent communication to both internal and external customers in oral and written formats Provides accurate and prompt information to colleagues, customers, and teammates Excellent ability to work in a team environment with a "can do" attitude that is positive and welcoming Able to work effectively with teens, young adults and other customers form diverse backgrounds in a highly dynamic, fast paced environment. Other Duties: Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications No minimum requirements. Desired Qualifications: One year experience utilizing a computerized point of sale/event registration system in a customer service related capacity Ability to interpret and comply with policy and procedures including cash handling, and general SPR policy and procedure A solid customer service orientation and commitment to department values Excellent "people skills" with ability to effectively deal with a wide range of diversity and cultures within and external to the Teen Life Center and Recreation Division Excellent writing and oral communication skills. Experience working with teens and young adults from diverse backgrounds. Excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Skilled in fostering a safe, healthy and welcoming environment for all customers with a focus on teens and young adults. Additional Information License, Certification and Other Requirements: Current State of Washington driver's license American Red Cross Multi-Media First Aid Card and CPR certification within 30 days of employment Successfully complete Payment Card Industry (PCI) training and comply with standards
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Nov 16, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Services Division manages purchasing, inventory/storage, maintenance and repair of Seattle Fire Department equipment and supplies. Repair of various tools and supplies specific to the fire services industry, including personal protective equipment. The Services Warehouse team includes four Fire Equipment Technicians who report to a Chief Warehouser and Fire Lieutenant. Job Responsibilities Repair small gasoline engines, electrical repairs to equipment, and carpentry work. Receive and inspect equipment and supplies. Coordinating drop off and pick up of tools and equipment as needed/directed. Evaluate out-of-service fire equipment to determine method of repair. Complete maintenance records for equipment repairs and servicing. Repair and test fire hose. Accurately maintain a stock control and inventory system. Fill supply orders from fire department personnel. Use shop power, hand and welding tools to repair fire service equipment Fit test breathing apparatus facepieces. Operate compressor and fill station used for filling breathing apparatus cylinders. Repair and maintain radiation and air monitors. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Requires a minimum of two years breathing apparatus and air compressor repair experience (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). License, Certification and Other Requirements: Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Certified Technician . Oxygen Regulation Repair Technician. Current State of Washington driver's license. Additional Information Successful candidates will meet the following additional requirements: A pre-hire medical exam is required for this position. Washington State driver's license required. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Forklift certification desired. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel. Knowledge of standard warehouse operations including receiving, inventory control and documentation. Knowledge of shipping software desired (FED EX, UPS). Must be prepared for further training after hire. Experience operating fit testing equipment, fill station compressors, power tools. Must be able to accurately update inventory records using inventory management software. Must be able to apply judgment in determining appropriate method for repairing equipment. Experience repairing small gasoline engines, electrical equipment preferred.
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Nov 16, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) is in the midst of implementing an enterprise-level Pension Administration System (PAS) which is due to go live in Fall of 2018. This implementation requires extensive member data conversion. Through the data conversion process, areas of data clean-up are being identified. These clean-up projects must be completed ahead of go live to ensure an accurate, fully functioning system. The Data Specialist will be responsible for researching, compiling, and executing these member data clean-up projects as required by the PAS. This will work closely with SCERS's business analysts. There are two positions available. These are temporary, benefits-eligible positions which are expected to end December 2018 or January 2019. Candidates need to submit a cover letter and current resume' with the online application. Applications without both required attachments will be considered incomplete and will not be considered for review. Job Responsibilities Research individual member files and accounts to determine correct data. Perform calculations to arrive at the necessary data. Data entry of correct data. Research/audit data corrections made by other team members. Work collaboratively with Member Services, PAS Project Team, as well as other department staff. Meet project milestones and deadlines. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires three years of clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training, and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class). Desired Qualifications: Two years professional experience working with member data in a public pension system and a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, computer science, or a related field (or a combination of education, training or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Thorough knowledge of general office practices and procedures, specialized office equipment, and/or a specialized knowledge of the policies, procedures, and practices applicable to SCERS. Proficiency in EV5, RIS II, CRM, Access, and Excel. Strong attention to detail; analytical and logical thinking skills. Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment. Additional Information The hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records in compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. This position is open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. SCERS encourages people of all background to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. The Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist will prepare and manage contracts that provide case management support and related services to Medicaid Case Management clients. This individual will monitor agencies ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local fund source requirements and program guidelines while also providing technical assistance. This position will report to the Budget and Contracts Manager. Job Responsibilities Prepare and execute contracts with agenices, serve as lead for contracted case management services to the Medicaid Case Management client population. Monitor agency performance by completing on-site assessments and regular desk monitoring. Monitoring activities include evaluating agencies' adherence to state program rules and policies through review of records, verifying the accuracy of monthly billing, and addressing contract related complaints. Analyze and interpret case management policies and Washington Adminstrative Code regulations. Support agencies in meeting complex program requirements through technical assistance and training. Act as a resource for policy implementation to support high quality program operations. Act as a liaison between internal partners, external partners, agencies, and DSHS staff. Work effectively with all parties to collaboratively address issues, provide policy guidance, and share information. Lead or assist with the review of new provider applications to determine if agencies meet qualification requirements. Prepare reports and presentations on programs and services for internal and external stakeholders. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, a human services field, or related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Requires a minimum of two years professional experience in contract administration, budget management, planning, human services administration Desired Qualifications: Master's Degree in Public Administration, Contract Administration, Social Work, Public Health, or other human services related field. Experience working with Medicaid-funded aging supports, for example, long term services & supports such as case management or in-home care. Experience developing contracts and monitoring for compliance with fiscal and programmatic standards. Experience implementing, analyzing, and/or ensuring compliance with complex State/Federal laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in the provision of services to vulnerable populations. Experience in providing technical assistance to strengthen compliance with contract terms or service delivery. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with peers, external partners, and ADS leadership. Understanding of race & social justice principles and impacts of systemic racism and oppression on communities served by Aging and Disability Services division and Human Services Department. Demonstrated proficiency with standard computer software including Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, and Excel). Additional Information Hiring Process Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered. Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. By completing the supplemental questions, you are attesting that the information you have provided is true and accurate. Human Resources 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. 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 This recruitment process is to create a pool of qualified candidates who could be hired over the course of the next six months and the duration is subject to change depending on hiring needs.
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Nov 15, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Project Development Division of Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as a leader in the Project Delivery Unit working with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. This position is responsible for designing and project managing crew delivered projects that include Neighborhood Greenways, Safe Routes to School projects, Transit Spot Improvement, and other Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan implementation projects. Job Responsibilities Serve as project engineer/coordinator on multi-modal projects involving several design specialties including: channelization, signal modification, transit facility, and miscellaneous pedestrian, bicycle, and transit improvements along both arterial and non-arterial roadways Perform detailed CAD drawings as well as necessary computations in the preparation of preliminary and final plans Perform preliminary and final designs and/or prepare design criteria for roadways, signal and lighting systems, and other related public works projects Prepare cost estimates, and engineering and feasibility reports/studies for public works projects and utility improvements Prepare and monitor project and program schedules and budgets Review, evaluate, and correct final plans, specifications, and agreements; coordinate and oversee work of crews, contractors, affected public agencies, and utilities to ensure compliance Oversee project progress from design through construction Conduct field inspections of work done by crews and contractors to ensure compliance with plans and specifications Respond to inquiries from the public and other departments about the process, requirements, and procedures of the development process; investigate and resolve complaints from the public Develop plans, designs, specifications, and instructions for the installation, operation, and maintenance of traffic signals, signing, lighting, pavement markings, and design standards Review shop drawings, material sources, and specifications during construction Prepare a variety of reports, correspondence and official documents Coordinate and cooperate with other agencies, departments, divisions, and private utilities involved in or affected by projects Participate in presentations, special projects, and assignments as directed Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice These responsibilities are a summarization 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Three years of professional civil engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : At least three years of civil engineering experience in design of bicycle, pedestrian, and transit facilities, roadways, infrastructure, and signal and lighting improvements related to public works transportation facilities Strong proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, Adobe Professional, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D Familiarity with City of Seattle, WSDOT, NACTO, MUTCD, and City/County roadway design standards Experience administering public works construction contracts, including projects with Federal funding Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil and construction engineering, including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in civil engineering, construction, and inspection Ability to read and interpret plans, spec's, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Strong proficiency in using MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, and Adobe Professional Registration as an Engineer-in-Training in the State of Washington Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City field and office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed periodically. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Oct 19, 2017
Full Time
Position Description As part of our levy commitments, the Seattle Department of transportation is hiring. We are seeking a skilled and dynamic leader to help transform Seattle's public infrastructure into a world-class transportation system. Are you the next world-class leader ready to join our team? The Capital Projects & Roadway Structures division of the Seattle Department of Transportation presents an exceptional leadership opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality. Reporting to the Division Director, the Manager of Roadway Structures will manage the Bridge Operations, Structure Maintenance, and Asset Engineering groups, totaling 70 staff. The ideal candidate will manage an annual budget of approximately $14 million, as well as the operation and maintenance functions associated with $5.2 billion of asset inventory, to include condition assessment, program maintenance, and capital rehabilitation and replacements. In addition, the Manager of Roadway Structures will manage compliance with federal law associated with the National Bridge Inspection Standards and moveable bridge operations. Job Responsibilities Provide management and leadership to approximately 70 subordinate employees Manage transportation assets that pose significant public safety risk should a failure occur Ensure public safety through management of four SDOT asset groups - bridges, retaining walls, stairways, and areaways Manage an annual operation and maintenance budget Manage four movable bridges in compliance with the Coast Guard and federal regulations; ensure compliance with National Bridge Inspection Standards Maintain asset condition evaluation to insure public safety Provide management and leadership to professional and technical staff in compliance with Union contracts, consisting of seven different employee unions Represent the City and SDOT in litigation associated with the Roadway Structures asset group Make presentations to the Mayor, Council, and other executive positions within the City Manage and prepare for emergency response functions associated with Roadway Structure assets Support department goals in promoting diversity 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 : Bachelor's degree in engineering, public administration, transportation planning, urban planning, Project Management, Business Administration, Construction, or related field Ten years of progressively responsible experience successfully leading an infrastructure organization with staff consisting of diverse skill sets including engineering, technical, and skilled crafts Five years of supervisory or management experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : An advanced degree in engineering, public administration, transportation planning, urban planning, Project Management, Business Administration, Construction, or related field Experience working with transportation infrastructure including bridges, retaining walls, stairways and areaways Registration as a Professional Engineer, preferably in the state of Washington Experience managing staff represented by bargaining agreements Superlative verbal and written communication skills Ability to handle sensitive issues with diplomacy and poise Knowledge of public sector organizational practices Ability to effectively adapt to changing conditions as they arise Ability to provide performance management through feedback and coaching and address performance issues in a timely and responsible manner and effectively recognizes high performers Ability to support the development of employees that results in enhanced performance while creating and maintaining a work environment that builds talent to ensure the continuity of leadership for the organization Exhibit a high level of management and personnel expertise Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work will be performed in a normal City office environment. Additional Information Application Process: This is a continuous recruitment that will be opened until the position is filled. Applications are reviewed periodically. Do not hesitate to apply. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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 .
City of Seattle, WA City Light North and South Service Centers, WA
Sep 20, 2017
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 a seasoned safety professional to join the utility as a Senior Safety and Health Specialist assigned to our North and/or South Service Centers working with our high voltage workers. This position will report to the Safety, Health and Wellness Field Operations Manager. Job Responsibilities Provide Safety Support for assigned high voltage work units such as Line, Network and/or Stations. Perform field safety assessments on a regular basis. Analyze specialized work practices and develop safety and health standards that ensure the utility's compliance with complex federal and state regulations; Provide direction and technical expertise to supervisors and managers to facilitate, coordinate and implement health and safety practices, programs, activities and compliance; Ensure utility compliance to safety and health regulations through managers and line supervisors; Investigate, evaluate and analyze safety conditions, accidents and hazards; Work with management/employees to make the necessary improvements to ensure compliance safety standard/codes and employee protection; Act as a safety trainer for individual safety training classes; Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and outside agencies; Represent the department with external organizations and conduct front line risk management actions to protect the utility from litigations and interact with state compliance staff in these situations; Use professional contacts with regulatory agencies to anticipate, research, and resolve potential compliance actions against the utility; Ability to work independently and use discretionary judgment; Participate in utility and citywide safety committees and on special projects. This position may also be assigned to support generation operations at times in remote areas such as our Skagit, Boundary and Cedar Falls Hydroelectric projects Additional duties as assigned Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health, Safety, Engineering, Industrial Hygiene or a related field (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Minimum of three years of direct experience working in the safety and health field. Certification/License: Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver's license and satisfactory driving record. Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of principles and practices of electric generation, construction, maintenance and operations. Extensive knowledge of high voltage safe work practices. Experience in conducting incident fact finding and suggestions to provide detailed reports of findings to improve workplace safety. Experience in presenting information that promotes Safety Health and Wellness to large groups. CSP, CUSP, CIH Experience in networking with other utility safety organizations. Ability to communicate and work effectively as a team member, all levels of the organization. Ability to use discretionary judgment, work independently and be solutions oriented Required to wear protective equipment, follow safety procedures and exercise caution during inspections. Availability to work on call is expected. 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/ .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Sep 07, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) 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. This position will support a multi-discipline, multi-department, and multi-agency team in the initiation, execution, and close-out of our most complex, highly visible capital improvement projects and programs. This is professional work serving as an advisor and/or consultant in the strategic planning and strategic initiatives of the City. The focus of the work is the planning, analysis, and coordination of professional engineering and/or functions related to inspection and plan review for SDOT. Job Responsibilities Supervise three or more SDOT Project Managers Prepare and present highly authoritative transportation policy, project, or program recommendations to elected officials, department head, and executive management; develop policies with significant long-term impacts on the city's priority transportation capital projects and programs Strongly influence the scope of department capital project and program direction by acting as a key advisor to management and/or department head Communicate to internal and external clients and stakeholders as an authoritative representative of elected official(s), department head, and executive management on a variety of significant issues related to the City's priority transportation projects and programs Actively provide leadership, focus, and direction to cross-functional or departmental project teams as an authoritative representative of the department Act as a technical expert in a specific field involving independent technical decision-making, and advise on technical matters which is relied upon by the department to make decisions affecting the City's highly visible transportation projects Serve as Project Manager for the most complex and controversial transportation capital projects including, but not limited to, transit projects, arterial asphalt and concrete projects, bike/pedestrian facility projects, and other medium to large transportation capital projects Manage project scope, schedule, and budget from design through construction; lead coordinate consultant selection processes, negotiate and manage contracts, and evaluate consultant and contractor performance Facilitate and lead team meetings; monitor and coordinate project team activities to ensure responsibilities are fulfilled and problems are resolved or elevated in a timely manner Develop and negotiate agreements with other agencies and departments; review and approve invoices from consultants and agencies, process payments, change orders, and other documents Develop and defend policies affecting the department's ability to fund and deliver a wide portfolio of capital projects and programs; advise elected officials and/or department head, and management on policies which may involve long term impacts to the City's transportation infrastructure and operations Provide recommendations for development of significant transportation capital projects and programs to elected officials, department heads, or executive management Communicate to internal and external clients and stakeholders on behalf of elected officials, department head, and executive management on a variety of significant or highly controversial transportation related issues Act on behalf of and represent priorities and interests of the department on a variety of cross functional, departmental, or jurisdictional teams delivering transportation capital projects Assist Paving, Bike/Pedestrian, and ADA Program Managers along with other CPRS Program Managers with Program Management duties Provide monthly project status updates for reporting to management, department head, or elected officials; identify, track, and manage project risks; prepare project change forms to document changes in project scope, schedule, and budget Provide input on department policies related to transportation infrastructure, operations, or services, and provide recommendations on policy and procedures related to short term and long-term transportation operations Communicate and negotiate policy and procedural information with internal and external clients and stakeholders Participate in and assist with coordinating or facilitating cross functional, departmental, or jurisdictional teams for delivering and wide portfolio of transportation capital projects Operate regularly with technically related matters, and apply specialized knowledge in analyzing a variety of issues related to transportation capital improvements; lead and facilitate options analysis work or value engineering work on large, complex transportation capital projects Coordinate with public outreach communications lead to develop and implement inclusive public outreach and involvement efforts; respond to general questions, comments, and concerns about the project Support department goals in promoting diversity, racial equality, 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Public or Business administration, Urban or Transportation Planning, or related field Five years of experience managing the scope, schedule, and budget for transportation capital improvement projects from planning, design, and through construction 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 : Advanced degree in Civil Engineering, Public or Business administration, Urban or Transportation Planning, or related At least seven years of project management experience At least 2 years of supervisory experience Experience working for a municipal transportation department Experience working with and developing consensus with various constituencies Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, set goals and objectives, and re-prioritize as needed Excellent graphic, analytical, interpersonal, and writing and oral communication skills to support the development of urban design concepts and to deliver effective presentations to community groups, elected officials, and professional colleagues Ability to grasp complex issues, identify alternative approaches to problems and issues, develop policy recommendations, and exercise sound judgment Ability to work effectively in a multicultural workplace and with a diverse customer base Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Work is typically performed in a normal city/office environment. May be required to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, and travel overnight. Additional Information Application Process : This is a continuous recruitment that will be opened until it is filled. Applications are reviewed periodically. Do not hesitate to apply. Submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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 .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Sep 07, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) 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. Our Project Management team is responsible for leading and coordinating the efforts of a diverse team of City and non-City staff, consultants, and community members in an effort to deliver our projects on time and within budget. The Project Manager will manage the scope, schedule, and budget for transportation capital improvement projects from planning, design, and through construction. Job Responsibilities Facilitate communication to internal and external clients and stakeholders as an authoritative representative of department management on a variety of significant issues related to delivery of the department's priority transportation capital projects and programs Strongly influence the scope of department capital project and program direction by acting as a key advisor to management and/or department head Actively provide leadership, focus, and direction to cross-functional or departmental project teams as an authoritative representative of the department. Support other SDOT Project Managers with project management duties and tasks on large complex capital projects on an as needed basis. Serve as Project Manager for Transit Projects, Arterial Asphalt & Concrete projects, Bike/Ped Facility Projects, and other transportation capital projects; manage project scope, schedule, and budgeting from preliminary design through construction; facilitate and lead team meetings Lead and coordinate consultant selection processes, negotiate and manage consultant contracts, and evaluate consultant and contractor performance Monitor and coordinate project design team activities to ensure responsibilities are fulfilled and problems are resolved timely; develop and negotiate agreements with other agencies and departments Review and approve invoices from consultants and agencies, progress payments, change orders, and other documents Act as a technical expert in a specific field on public works projects providing independent technical decision-making and serving as a Strategic Advisor on technical matters relied upon by the department to make decisions affecting the City's transportation infrastructure and operation Assist Paving, Bike/Pedestrian, and ADA Program Managers along with other CPRS Program Managers with Program Management duties Develop project or department level agreements, policies, and procedures affecting the department's ability to fund and deliver transportation capital projects and programs and policies which may involve long term impacts to the City or department, or the public Provide recommendations for development of significant transportation projects and programs to elected official(s) and/or department head, and executive management Provide monthly project status updates for reporting to management; identify, track, and manage project risks; prepare project change forms to document changes in project scope, schedule, and budget Participate in coordinating or facilitating cross functional, departmental, or jurisdictional teams Deals regularly with technically related matters, and applies specialized knowledge in analyzing a variety of issues Strongly influence policies having significant and long-term resource implications and those which impact the conduct of business by the department and multiple City organizational units Coordinate with public outreach communications lead to develop and implement inclusive public outreach and involvement efforts Respond to general questions, comments, and concerns about projects and attend/facilitate meetings to present information to the public Support department goals in promoting diversity, racial equality, 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Public or Business administration, Urban or Transportation Planning, or related field Three years of experience managing the scope, schedule, and budget for transportation capital improvement projects from planning, design, and through construction 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 : Advanced degree in Civil Engineering, Public or Business administration, Urban or Transportation Planning, or related At least five years of project management experience Experience working for a municipal transportation department Experience working with and developing consensus with various constituencies Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, set goals and objectives, and re-prioritize as needed Excellent graphic, analytical, interpersonal, and writing and oral communication skills to support the development of urban design concepts and to deliver effective presentations to community groups, elected officials, and professional colleagues Ability to grasp complex issues, identify alternative approaches to problems and issues, develop policy recommendations, and exercise sound judgment Ability to work effectively in a multicultural workplace and with a diverse customer base Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Work is typically performed in a normal city/office environment. May be required to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, and travel overnight. Additional Information Application Process : This is a continuous recruitment that will be opened until it is filled. Applications are reviewed periodically. Do not hesitate to apply. Submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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 .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Sep 02, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Come join our team of highly capable and dedicated engineers in the Engineering Services Group within the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)! Reporting to the Bridge Design and Engineering Manager, the Associate Bridge & Roadway Structures Engineer (Civil Engineer, Associate) will serve the role of design engineer in the design delivery of complex roadway structures, retaining wall, and bridge painting projects. As a Project Engineer and structural design lead, staff in this position will employ a working knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of structural engineering for public works projects. Job Responsibilities Perform, under limited supervision, senior-level engineering design, cost estimating, specification writing, drafting, mapping, and computations, as well as read and interpret plans, specifications, and construction documents Serving as a Project Engineer, coordinate the technical design efforts of multi-discipline internal and consultant-lead design teams to complete construction documents for Capital Improvement Projects Work with inter- and intradepartmental, administrative, engineering, and construction personnel, elected officials and their staff, other government agencies, contractors, and the public to exchange information, coordinate work, answer questions, and respond to complaints Provide design support during the construction phase of projects, including review and preparation of submittals, review of Requests for Information and change orders, attending weekly construction meetings, and preparing design clarification sketches and responses to requests for information Serve as a Department technical expert for areas of bridge or structural engineering Support the following projects and programs related to the Move Seattle Levy: Bridge Seismic Retrofit Program (BSRP), Bridge Replacement Program (BRRP), and the Bridge Painting Program Provide in-house design support for retaining wall design, signal pole foundation design, reimbursable structural design work for other City Departments, and the Areaway Hazard Mitigation Program Provide support with the Bridge Load Rating Program and provide assessments and analysis of existing structures in accordance with AASHTO and FHWA requirements Provide support to supervisors and project managers for preparation of permit applications and accompanying plans/specifications packages Research existing conditions and perform technical field investigations and inspections as required to support a project through design and construction Support department goals in promoting diversity, racial equity, 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Three years of professional civil engineering experience 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 : Registration as an Engineer-in-Training, or Licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Washington Three to seven years of bridge and roadway structure engineering experience Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Demonstrated ability to successfully multi-task Demonstrated capability to actively manage the design of multiple projects and monitor and maintain the progress of schedules to meet milestones Knowledge and experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D Familiarity with City of Seattle, WSDOT BDM, and AASHTO Bridge and Roadway Structure design standards Experience with WSDOT Bridge Software, CSiBridge, LPILE, and SPCOL Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work will be performed in a normal office environment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Field assignments may entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50lbs and stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this opportunity: 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, pre-placement medical exam, driving history review, and reference and criminal history background checks. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 24, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Transportation Operations Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation presents an exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals focused on creating a safe, interconnected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. Reporting to the Transportation Operations Center Manager, the Traffic Data & Records Supervisor will supervise the Traffic Data & Records (TDR) groups, and is responsible for managing the data collection, entry, and analysis of collisions, traffic incident management, multimodal traffic, and assets. The position also serves as subject matter expert on our data repositories and performs advanced analysis on the data collected by our department. Job Responsibilities Supervise TDR staff and interns; lead hiring processes Develop work plans and goals for TDR group and meet with staff to monitor progress towards goals Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures Coordinate on project plans with other divisions, city departments, and outside agencies to ensure division functions and requirements are met Conduct research relating to transportation, traffic, big data, data analytics, data science, machine learning, data visualization and smart cities topics to build an understanding of best practices to shape future directions; ensure accuracy of completed analyses Research other transportation analytics and big data initiatives within other municipalities, other levels of government (provincial, national, international), other departments, and community agencies; conduct literature searches, and utilize other social, economic, and scientific research methods Plan and develop methods and procedures for collecting, organizing, and analyzing data and interpreting results for use in decision making Build tools and conduct analyses using programming languages and statistical software packages such as R, the Python data analysis stack, SQL, JavaScript, Ruby, Java, MATLAB, SAS, SPSS, GIS, and Tableau Develop and administer ongoing reports on the performance of the transportation network using innovative interactive reporting techniques Develop interactive web-based visualizations, reporting tools, and dashboards Perform on-demand, large-scale, exploratory, and targeted data research and analysis with integration and analysis tools of large datasets and apply statistical analysis and modeling for transportation applications Integrate third party sources of information when needed Present results of analysis and programs to internal and external audiences, including council and mayoral staff Support departmental goals in promoting diversity, racial equality, 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 : Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, computer science, or a related field Three years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research, or analysis Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : None Desired Qualifications : Advanced degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math, or related field At least 7 years' practical experience with data analytics, warehousing, processing, visualization, and database programming Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms Experience with common data science toolkits Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis, including "big data" Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills Proficiency in using query languages Ability to multi-task, flex, adapt, and produce high quality work within tight deadlines Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues Strong organizational, detail, time management, and customer service skills Ability to work effectively under strict timelines and constantly changing priorities Ability to solve problems and absorb and apply new information Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Work is performed in an office environment. 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, and reference and criminal history background checks. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 24, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Human Resources (SDHR) is seeking qualified candidates for a Benefits Supervisor in the Benefits Unit of the Division of Administration. You will be part of the leadership team of a small but dynamic unit that is responsible for the daily administration activities for all the City's benefits plans and programs. On a regular basis, you will interpret vendor relations, contracts, laws, rules, regulations, and policies and procedures for management, Human Resources Benefit Representatives, employees, beneficiaries, retirees, and the Plan's contracted providers. As part of the Benefits Unit's leadership team, you will participate in decisions affecting current and future unit operations. Some likely future projects include: supporting City-wide HR consolidation; providing input on the competitive bid process for the HRIS; evaluating potential Customer Service provision platforms for the unit; determining the feasibility of various approaches to Employee Wellness and Benefits Communications platforms; and digitizing employee benefits information. On a day-to-day basis, you'll be responsible for supervising the administrative and customer service aspects of the Unit. Primary responsibilities include overseeing the centralized benefits administration for small departments; oversee premium reconciliation processes; assist with contract and vendor management; manage work load of direct reports; monitor individual performance and development; and support leadership team in process improvement. Job Responsibilities You will be successful if you feel passionate about: Facilitating peak customer service and administrative performance for the team Helping employees understand the importance of City benefits for financial protection Improving administrative processes and identifying opportunities that make a significant impact Solving complex problems creatively and legally Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to: Manage the performance of the 7-member unit Communicate effectively orally and in writing Apply critical thinking to problem-solving in a fast-paced environment Deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with a variety of people Work independently as well as part of a team Lead during change and uncertainty You will feel prepared to take on this role if you have experience in: Supervising and managing team member performance Administering health and welfare benefit plans Maximizing administrative performance through the HRIS Analyzing contracts and monitoring vendor performance Researching technical and/or historical documents and interpreting rules, regulations, contracts, and policies and procedures Drafting policy/procedure recommendations for management review and approval Qualifications A baccalaureate degree in human resource management, business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field and three years experience in professional personnel administration (or a combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Experience with administration of health and welfare benefit plans Demonstrated experience supervising professional staff Proven ability to build and maintain positive team relationships Strong customer service skills with the ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with vendors and plan participants Proven professional judgment in determining eligibility, resolving conflicts, and providing assistance to employees and retirees Effective communication skills: written, oral and group presentation Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access experience In addition, all potential Human Resources team members are evaluated for the following department values: 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 differences and seek diverse backgrounds and perspectives; we are inclusive and pursue just outcomes Accountability - We take responsibility and follow through with intention; we take ownership of the process and results 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 As this position has access to personal identity information, 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. Please note: A letter outlining your interest in the position and resume is required to complete your application. Who May Apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. The City encourages people of all background to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with life experiences.
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 17, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division of Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as a design lead in the Engineering Services group with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. The Associate Multi-Modal Design Engineer will play a lead role in the design and construction of capital improvements projects within the City of Seattle, and serve as the technical designer for civil infrastructure projects likely focused on bicycle, transit, and pedestrian safety/mobility projects. Projects may include work related to Neighborhood Greenways, Bicycle Master Plan, Neighborhood Street Fund, Transit Master Plan, and Pedestrian Master Plan pedestrian and bicycle improvements. Job Responsibilities Perform preliminary and final analysis and design for intersection geometrics, ADA compliant curb ramps, sidewalk and roadway grading, drainage, traffic calming, street signage, bikeways, multi-use trails, Green Stormwater Infrastructure, pedestrian lighting, and pedestrian signal improvements Prepare plans utilizing AutoCAD Write and review technical specifications, reports, memoranda, transmittals, and other communications Perform quantity take-offs and cost estimating Participate in meetings and presentations, both public and internal Coordinate project activities with other staff including drafting specifications, surveys, project managers, project engineers, etc. Perform and document engineering analysis and calculations in support of design work and other related activities in support of projects Work with project managers and project engineers to coordinate, resolve issues, and support efforts to keep projects within scope, schedule, and budget Provide support to supervisors and project managers for preparation of permit applications and accompanying plans/specifications packages Research existing conditions and perform technical field investigations and inspections as required to support a project through design and construction Supports department goals in promoting diversity and social justice These responsibilities are a summarization 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Three years of professional civil engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : At least three years of civil engineering experience in design of bicycle facilities, transit improvements, pedestrian facilities, roadways, drainage infrastructure, and pedestrian signal and lighting improvements related to public works transportation facilities Strong proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint, Adobe Professional, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D Familiarity with City of Seattle, WSDOT, NACTO, MUTCD, and City/County roadway design standards Familiarity with WA State DOE and City of Seattle drainage ordinances and codes/regulations involving storm-water discharges are highly desirable Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 10, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division of Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as a leader in the Construction Management Unit working with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. This position will perform office engineering administration of public works construction contracts. Position will report to the Office Engineering Supervisor and support departmental goals in promoting diversity, race, and social justice. Job Responsibilities Prepare and process monthly and final contractor payments, including measurement and payment of force account work and materials on hand Review and process standard construction paperwork such as RFIs, design changes, field memos, materials submittals, serial letters, etc.; will require occasional field work to verify contract compliance and that work completed is being measured and paid per plans and specifications Read and interpret plans, specifications, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Track and process contractor submittals and other project correspondence Assist in project closeout and ensure that construction files, photos, and as-builts are archived appropriately Assist in preparation of back up documentation for change orders Participate and assist with pre-construction meetings as well as weekly progress meetings; prepare meeting minutes and solicit review comments Interact with a wide range of stakeholders such as contractors, property owners, businesses, designers, project managers, resident engineers, inspectors, etc. Set up and manage electronic and hard copy of construction project files Support department goals in promoting diversity 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 : Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Two years of Civil Engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Fundamental of Engineering (FE) also referred to as the Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification Previous experience administering public works construction contracts Proficiency in using MS word, MS excel, Adobe professional, and SharePoint Online Prior specialty contracting experience (GCCM, JOC, Design Build) Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 10, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) Project Development division's Project Design and Delivery group is seeking qualified candidates for the Senior Capital Projects Coordinator position. This position will develop SDOT projects for holistic transportation needs consistent with Citywide and Departmental objectives, right-of-way allocation priorities, modal plans, and public input to create comprehensive scopes, schedules, budgets, and preliminary design for delivery by Capital Projects. Projects may include Accessible Mt Baker, Rainier Safety Corridor, Bicycle Master Plan Implementation project, and other multi-modal projects. Job Responsibilities Manage and/or co-manage the conceptual design and planning phase of large-scale multi-modal corridors including the Accessible Mt Baker project and Vision Zero Safety Corridors Manage, and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, the public, and elected officials on highly visible, controversial, and complex projects Direct planning meetings to determine objectives, program plans, and project scopes Develop and negotiate schedules for preliminary design; manage and coordinate activities of internal staff and consultants Coordinate consultant selection process; prepare, negotiate, and administer, consultant agreements Prepare reports, correspondence, advertisements, and official docu-ments and give presentations Plan and develop a citizen participation plan to inform and explain project objectives and answer questions from the public, media, and other agencies Coordinate the preparation and review of multiple reports and studies including, but not limited to, public involvement plans, alternatives analysis, traffic analysis, pavement design, drainage memo, scope of work, project budget and schedule, planning-level cost estimates, and 10% design plans Manage scope, schedules, budgets, and deliverables for consultant contracts Supervise one or more staff in a matrix-managed environment Encourage collaboration across departments and divisions Participate in division or department wide efforts to address transportation, capital development, race and social justice, regional planning, growth management, environmental, and other issues Support departmental goals in promoting diversity, racial equality, 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 : Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning, or related field Four years of project management experience, construction management experience, or related experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 in planning and design of multi-modal transportation projects including bicycle, transit, pedestrian, freight, and transportation safety programs Experience in the oversight of projects in planning and design Experience working closely with multiple public agencies Proven success in public outreach especially with controversial projects; ability to approach challenges with diplomacy, flexibility, and strong negotiating skills Proficiency in using MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel, AutoCAD, GIS, Adobe Creative Cloud, SketchUp, and other planning and design related software Strong team member and willingness to collaborate with a variety of different teams throughout the department Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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 .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 10, 2017
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) 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. We are seeking a motivated and innovative individual to play a lead role in the design and construction of major capital improvements projects within the City of Seattle. This position will serve as the technical project engineer and design lead for various large, highly complex, and innovative roadway and bridge projects. Projects may include corridor improvements, transit, bicycle, and/or pedestrian facilities, bridge replacements, or similar transportation-based civil projects. Will direct both in-house and consultant designed projects. Job Responsibilities Perform professional roadway and drainage engineering work for SDOT's most complex and high-profile projects Perform preliminary and final analysis and design for stormwater collection, conveyance, GSI, flow control facilities, and water quality facilities, on complex urban transportation projects. Prepare plans utilizing AutoCAD and Civil3D Assist with preparation of scope of work and design criteria Review Stormwater Code Compliance Memorandum and PS&E prepared by consultants Write and review technical specifications, Stormwater Code Compliance Memoranda, reports, transmittals, and other written communications Perform quantity take-offs and cost estimating Participate in meetings and presentations, both public and internal Coordinate project activities with other staff including drafting specifications, survey, project managers, engineers, etc. Perform and document engineering analysis and calculations in support of drainage design work and other related activities in support of projects Work with project managers and other project engineers to coordinate, resolve issues, and support efforts to keep projects within scope, schedule, and budget Review shop drawings, submittals, responses to RFIs, change orders, and final inspection during construction on projects and help resolve design issues as they occur Provide support to supervisors and project managers for preparation of permit applications and accompanying plans/specifications packages Research existing conditions and perform technical field investigations and inspections as required to support a project through design and construction Maintain, document, and organize project files and electronic databases Support departmental 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Five years of professional civil engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of Washington or the ability to obtain by date of hire. Desired Qualifications : At least seven years of professional civil engineering experience Knowledge and experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D Familiarity with City of Seattle, WSDOT, and AASHTO drainage design and construction standards Working knowledge of City of Seattle Stormwater Code Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Demonstrated capability to actively manage the technical development of contract documents for multiple projects and monitor and maintain the progress schedules to meet milestones and budget objectives Experience supervising several people with different skill sets and abilities, including the direct supervision of technical work Demonstrated meeting management skills including the ability to negotiate, mediate, and facilitate contentious issues to a satisfactory conclusion within a charged atmosphere Flexibility, adaptability, and effectiveness in terms of work assignments with strict time lines and constantly changing priorities Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues Strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills Proficiency in Adobe Professional, as well as Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint Ability to work successfully with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization with diverse views, backgrounds, and interests Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work will be performed in a normal City office environment; may be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays and in field assignments with exposure to all types of weather, traffic conditions, hazardous/toxic substances, and construction sites. May be required to lift over 50lbs and stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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, a reference and criminal history background check, pre-placement medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 10, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) Capital Projects & Roadway Structures division is seeking qualified candidates for the Senior Communications Lead (Capital Projects Coordinator, Senior) position. This position will develop and coordinate the communication and public outreach elements for the successful implementation of transportation capital projects. Will work as part of a multi-disciplinary project team, develop public outreach plans and coordinate the communication of project elements to public and private stakeholders, affected communities, and other City staff and agencies. Job Responsibilities Serve as primary contact for public communication on transportation capital projects which includes working with constituents, community members, consultants, and other City staff to implement the outreach elements of transportation capital improvements projects Develop and make presentations or briefings on projects and issues to community groups, key City officials, review boards and permit agencies, providing clear and concise information on mitigation efforts or explanations for certain project design decisions Develop and implement public involvement plans, disseminate outreach materials (fact sheets, newsletters, fliers, web content, etc.); plan and organize public meetings Prepare routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, official documents, and reports; coordinate internal communication with other SDOT divisions, City departments and staff, and with City Council and Mayor's Office Execute consultant selection processes consistent with the City's Consultant Contract Procedures for Women and Minority Business Inclusion Plan; develop scopes of work and budgets for Outreach and Communications consultants, oversee consultants' progress; review and authorize invoices for accuracy and authorize payments Support departmental goals in promoting diversity and social justice; ensure that outreach materials are translated and interpreted as needed and culturally competent 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 : Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field Four years project or construction management experience, or related experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Demonstrated capability to actively manage multiple projects and monitor and maintain the progress of schedules to meet milestones and budget expenditure targets Experience leading or supporting public involvement processes Working knowledge of traffic planning, transportation projects, and familiarity with Seattle Proficiency in using MS Word, MS Project, and MS Excel with experience using project management software Moderate to advanced skill using PowerPoint, Adobe Pro, or other graphics software Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: 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 .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Aug 09, 2017
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. This includes 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. 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 : 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 negotiating contracts and inter-local agreements 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 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 .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Nov 14, 2017
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 has an opportunity for a Vegetation Management Supervisor (EC&M Supervisor) in the Transmission & Distribution Business Unit. This position is responsible for the daily supervision of Seattle City Light's (SCL) Power Line Clearance (PLC) and Transmission Rights of Way (TROW) Vegetation Management programs and personnel. Responsibilities includes general oversight, delegation of duties and direct engagement with NERC compliance, mitigation and restoration of TROW, urban PLC, customer care response and other tasks as assigned via specialized crews, through subordinate crew chiefs and support staff. This position will comply with and advance SCL's safety programs, strive to maintain an accident-free environment and participate in several committees involving employee safety, construction standards, emergency management, etc. that affect overall departmental operations. This position will report to the Power Line Clearance and Landscapes Manager and will report out of the South Service Center. Job Responsibilities Seattle City Light's Power Line Clearance and Landscapes Unit is comprised of four major programs; Distribution Power Line Clearance, Transmission ROW Maintenance, Landscapes Maintenance and Urban Forestry. Working together as a team, the Unit manages vegetation that is likely to impact the safe and reliable distribution of power to the City of Seattle and several franchise cities, as well as supporting other City Light working groups with vegetation-related tasks. The Vegetation Management Supervisor oversees a staff of 5 direct-reports and 12 additional indirect-reports, and is responsible for providing input and secondary oversight of a $6.5 million annual O&M budget. Staff are geographically spread over three reporting locations and manage vegetation along 656 transmission line-miles and 2337 distribution line-miles. Through subordinate crew chiefs and coordinators supervise the daily work of power line clearance related to trimming, and removal of trees and other vegetation near transmission and distribution substations, underground residential distribution, line services, substation and switching networks, and civil construction. Monitors work sites for job progress and employee safety. Holds monthly 1 -on- 1 meetings, quarterly "check-in"s and annual reviews for all direct reports. Strives to maintain an accident free environment. Pro-actively engages in, resolves/assists in resolving personnel matters. Supervises/approves purchasing and forecast resource requirements. Submits budget recommendations. Comply with company-wide Safety program and strive to maintain an accident-free environment. Participate in several committees involving employee safety, construction standards etc. that affect overall departmental operations. Review departmental operations and recommend changes to management for continual quality improvements. Conduct quarterly and annual performance reviews of staff. Assists in maintaining NERC-compliance documentation and makes recommendations for continual improvement of the TROW and PLC programs. Directly approves and tracks timesheets, leave requests, overtime requests, reimbursements, purchases, attendance and training requests. Participates on City-wide Urban Forestry related boards, committees and teams as needed. Qualifications Education: Completion of an electrical apprenticeship or college-level coursework in engineering, business, forestry, science, natural resource management or public administration equivalent to a two year certificate; or additional qualifying experience. Experience: Three years' experience in design, construction, maintenance and/or operation of electrical distribution systems, or associated facilities and/or assets including landscapes. Two years of supervisory experience. Ability and desire to work with a diverse work force. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate positively and effectively, both in writing and verbally. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Certification/License: Valid driver's license Ability to obtain International Society of Arboriculture Utility Specialist Certification and Tree Risk Assessment Qualification within 6 months of hire. Desired Qualifications: Experience with preparation and management of a multimillion dollar budget Experience resolving complex personnel and labor relations issues Experience with management and analysis of workload forecasting and planning Experience supervising or managing a diverse workforce in a utility setting Experience preparing, editing, and recommending policies and procedures that support Seattle City Light's strategic vision Experience identifying and implementing new processes and/or procedures to increase efficiencies and business practices. A proven record of successfully implementing organizational change. Additional Information To be considered for this vacancy, candidates must submit a completed application via this bulletin and attach: A cover letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required and desired for the position. Resume Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ .
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Oct 11, 2017
Full Time
Position Description The Department of Finance and Administrative Services ("FAS") is seeking a Strategic Advisor II for its Capital Development and Construction Management (CDCM) division. This senior-level professional position will assist with the City Workspace Design Initiative and manage large scale master space planning projects, programming and preliminary design projects, and provide early design services consistent with City-wide and Departmental objectives, client requirements and tenant department objectives to create comprehensive project scopes, schedules, and budgets. This position will serve as the Senior Project Manager to execute capital facility projects throughout all project phases. This position will work under the general direction of the CDCM Program Manager. The project portfolio will include leading the process of integrating City design guidelines and standards into all CDCM projects and a wide variety of projects ranging from space planning, tenant improvements, major maintenance and new design/construction. FAS's CDCM division is responsible for the planning and execution of the FAS 6-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which supports FAS's 100+ building portfolio consisting of public safety facilities (fire and police), Civic downtown campus and City shops and maintenance yards. CDCM oversees City workspace design in FAS-owned facilities, provides capital planning, architectural guidance and project management services to City departments seeking to redesign and remodel tenant spaces and execute client facility capital projects. Job Responsibilities • Serve as a lead designer for the City Workspace Design initiative and assist in developing and integrating the process across all CDCM projects. • Design and facilitate workshops to communicate and engage with clients. • Perform master use and space planning studies, programming, conceptual and computer-aided design test fits, and preliminary design projects for a wide variety of capital improvement projects. • Plan and develop project communication plans, employee engagement processes, move coordination plans, and budgets. • Work with various stakeholders, clients, and tenant departments to develop operational program requirements and meet end user objectives and City-wide goals. • Manage all phases of facility capital projects, including consultant selection, design, permitting, bid, construction, closeout, and warranty. • Manage design/engineering and specialty consultant selection process; prepare, negotiate, and administer consultant contracts. • Oversee selection and coordinate activities of vendors, contractors, and consultants. • Manage project budgets, and review and authorize payments to vendors/consultants/contractors. • Administer construction, including change orders, field directives and contingency management. • Execute projects via various purchasing and public works contracting methods. • Prepare reports, correspondence, presentations, and communication tools, and give presentations and facilitate workshops. 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: • Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management, or related field • Four years of project management, design, construction management experience • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, access) and working knowledge of Microsoft Project • Proficiency in auto-CAD skills Other combinations of education, training, and/or experience that provide an equivalent background required to successfully perform the work. Required Certifications/Licenses: Current WA driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Preference will be given to individuals with: • Experience managing facility projects and public works construction contractors in the public sector • Experience in the oversight of projects in master space planning and design • Architectural or interior design experience, particularly in large scale space programming, master space planning, and tenant improvement projects • Team leadership in an architectural, interior design or engineering environment, managing multiple disciplinary teams and/or project portfolios • Design and facilitation experience of master space planning processes and architectural design with clients, stakeholders, owners and tenants • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, customers, owners and regulatory agency personnel • Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects simultaneously Additional Information Offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a criminal background check. This applicant pool may be used for multiple Sr Project Manager positions. The first round of application review and interview selection will be conducted on November 1. Applications received after October 31 will be reviewed as they are received. We reserve the right to hire at any time and close the process.