City of Spokane

The City of Spokane has about 2,000 employees and operates a Mayor-Council, or “strong mayor,” form of government. The Mayor is the head of the executive branch, similar to the governor's role at the state level and the President's role at the federal level. The City Administrator, meanwhile, serves in the capacity of the City's chief operating officer. The other key elected members in our government are the seven members of the City Council, who make up the legislative branch of the City's government.

The Spokane community is nestled in the stunning inland Pacific Northwest and known for its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and world class colleges and universities. Spokane’s vibrant downtown features a rich food scene and a plethora of breweries and wineries. Spokane has all the perks of a big city, without the big city inconveniences.

With four distinct seasons, the outdoor actives are limitless. There are 76 lakes within 50 miles of Spokane and 5 ski resorts within 2 hours. We have 86 parks and 7 public golf courses, as well as 12 conservation areas within 10 miles of downtown. With an average commute time of 19 minutes, Spokane locals spend less time commuting and more time living. Our community has 29 unique neighborhoods and is truly one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Spokane is a great place to live and play. Learn more about our city, here!

 

 

 

 

10 job(s) at City of Spokane

CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Sep 19, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Spokane Riverfront Park is looking to fill Mulitple Temporary/Seasonal positions! This position will work up to 29 hours per week up to a 9 month period. This position will be responsible for the daily operation and cashering of Riverfront Spokane attractions which may include the Numerica SkyRide, Looff Carrousel, Riverfront Gifts, the Numerica Ice Ribbon and Skate Rental. This position may also perform light maintenance duties such as surface cleaning, litter removal, window washing, weeding, ice maintenance, and leaf removal. The employee will interact with immediate team members as well as the public. Repectful, courteous, and friendly interactions with customers and other employees is expected. Additionally, the employee is expected to work outdoors when attending to the the Ice Ribbon. Basic proficiency in ice skating is preferred but not required. A math test must be passed in order to perform cashering duties. The scheduling of hours for this position is contingent on the approval of the Spokane Regional Health District to open the Numerica Ice Ribbon or Looff Carrousel to the public. The position starts at $14 per hour. Accepting applications until October 7th, 2020. Interviews are expected to occur during the first week of October 2020.
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Sep 07, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY If you are a data focused records professional that wants to make a difference in your community, City of Spokane Police Records team may have the job you've been looking for. The City of Spokane Police Department is looking for a Police Records Specialist. We need someone that is organized, has a sharp-eye for details and is meticulously accurate. If you are someone with solid experience maintaining records, coupled with strong data management skills, you may be the perfect fit for this job. You are a motivated team player who is open to accepting feedback and opportunities to grow. You quickly identify data on source records and translate into entry data. You can perform highly detailed records management, disseminating and providing critical information. You are able to provide independent judgment, within the limits of regulatory laws and policy. You want to develop a solid understanding of Police Department record management. Our Police Records Specialists have excellent advancement opportunities, professional development, annual pay step increases and great employee benefits, including a pension plan! Please visit the City of Spokane Career Center at governmentjobs.com/careers/spokanecity , for the full job specification and compensation details. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Provides records management for multiple law enforcement agencies and criminal justice agencies throughout Spokane County. Receives counter and telephone inquiries, answers questions of a general and law enforcement nature, and refers individuals to appropriate sources of information. Assigned to two or more of the five distinct work groups within the section consisting of: hot seat/data entry, court document management, public records disclosure, public window, and processing, but will be expected to learn and perform in all work group areas as needed. Hot seat/data entry. Reviews, verifies and processes reports, warrants, requests, teletypes and faxes. Enters, updates and corrects multiple databases as required. Reports processed include, but not limited to, runaway/missing person reports, stolen vehicle recoveries and warrants, offender based tracking system, ineligible to possess firearm. Court document management. Reviews court orders, enters information into databases and updates databases as the court orders are served or status is changed. These could include no contact orders, temporary protection orders, permanent protection orders, anti-harassment orders, sexual assault protection orders, vulnerable adult protection orders and restraining orders. Public record disclosure. Processes requests for public records; redacts the requested records according to applicable Washington State codes and provides the records to the requestor. Public window. Reviews applications for gun licenses, conducts criminal background checks for concealed pistol licenses, gun transfers, special commission officers, firearm dealers, and perspective military. Performs cash transaction duties handling funds, change, receipts, reconciliation, deposits, and disbursements. Processing. Receives, sorts, reviews, scans, indexes, makes copies, corrects and disseminates documents as required by applicable laws, policies and procedures. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Combinations of education and experience that are equivalent to the following minimum qualifications are acceptable. Open-Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply) Education : High school diploma or equivalent. Experience : Two years of clerical experience involving records maintenance. A year of business or clerical education above the high school level may substitute for one year of the experience requirement. Typing : Ability to type at the rate of 40 words per minute. Promotional Requirements: (Current employees of the City of Spokane may meet the promotional requirements. All promotional requirements must be met at the date of the examination.) Experience: Two years of regular employment with the City at the level of Clerk II (SPN 002) or higher clerical classification. Typing : Ability to type at the rate of 40 words per minute. Note: Current, non-probationary City employees within the line of progression may apply for this promotional recruitment if they meet either the open or promotional requirements (Rule VI Section 5 of the Civil Service Rules). Upon notification that you have passed through the minimum qualifications, you will receive a Personal History Packet to complete and submit. This documentation will be used to conduct a background investigation. It is a MANDATORY MINIMUM REQUIREMENT to complete the packet by October 5, 2020. If the Personal History Packet is NOT received in Civil Service by October 5, 2020, you will be unable to proceed through the testing process. Note: Applicants are required to submit to a polygraph examination, fingerprint, and background investigation prior to appointment and obtain ACCESS II certification within the probationary period. EXAMINATION DETAILS Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position, to be eligible for hire. The examination will consist of a written test weighted at 100% for open-entry candidates and 80% for promotional candidates, and a pass/fail performance test for all candidates. Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. PERFORMANCE TEST DETAILS Keyboarding performance tests will be conducted online, September 24-29, 2020. Candidates who have taken and passed the Civil Service typing exam or the typing portion of the Criticall performance exam within the past 12 months do not need to retake the performance examination. WRITTEN TEST DETAILS The written test will be conducted online, October 8-13, 2020. The approximate duration of the test will be 2 hours. Online access is required, throughout both the orientation and examination. Qualified candidates will be instructed to self-schedule their written test following acceptance of their application. The written examination may include the following subjects: Accuracy & Error Detection Basic Computer Literacy Grammar Fundamentals Interpersonal Relations Proofreading Records Management Vocabulary & Spelling PROMOTIONAL EVALUATION DETAILS Pursuant to Civil Service Rule VI, Section 9, an evaluation of an employee's job performance [in the form of a Performance Appraisal Review] shall be a subject in all promotion exams. The PAR should be administered by the employee's supervisor, within the past year. The employee's most recent PAR is the Promotional Evaluation for this position. If the most recent PAR is expired (older than one year), the employee's payroll clerk and supervisor are notified. The supervisor is responsible for submitting an updated PAR to the HR department for approval prior to the closing date. If an updated PAR is not received by the closing date, the most recent PAR on file will be used, regardless of date administered. We encourage you to apply immediately. Online applications must be completed and submitted before 4:00 p.m., on the closing date. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions.
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Aug 30, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations. Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations. Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities. Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court. May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc. Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS NOTE: Before applying, please read the City of Spokane Police Department Hiring Standards . Open Entry Requirements: (Open entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education: Completion of 45 quarter or 30 semester credit hours of course work from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of C or 2.0, which includes at least 5 quarter or 3 semester credit hours of college English. Experience: Successful completion of the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy. Licenses: Possession of a valid driver's license; and a valid Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission Basic Law Enforcement Academy certification. Other Requirements: Candidates must be 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Must be a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident. Must be within the normal weight range for height. Physical requirements for this position, including eyesight, hearing, and other physical abilities are consistent with state law and guidelines. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass a post-offer physical and psychological examination prior to appointment. A police record may be grounds for rejection. EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. You must complete both the online application and the Training and Evaluation examination (T&E), in order to be eligible for hiring by City of Spokane. T&E Examination Details: The Training and Experience examination with instructions will be emailed out via a link from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com) upon review of the applicant's minimum qualifications. You will have two weeks to complete the examination. The T&E has a scoring weight of 100%. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each examination question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See Above", etc., are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills.
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Aug 24, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs responsible supervisory work and/or specialized professional plan examination work in connection with reviewing plans and specifications of proposed buildings and structures and site development for conformance with City Building and Fire Codes and accepted engineering practices. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Reviews and approves plans and specifications of proposed buildings, structures, and site developments. Performs engineering calculations and evaluates layout and design proposals to assure compliance with policies, standards, procedures, and codes. Authorizes the issuance of Fire Department permits. Provides instruction, advice, and guidance to subordinates and associates on the proper methods of reviewing designs for buildings, fire protection and life safety systems. Assists in developing plan checking and inspection policy. Assists the inspection staff regarding more technical code interpretations and problems. Consults with, and provides counsel and advice to, architects, engineers, developers, property owners, and contractors regarding interpretation and conformity with codes and regulations. Evaluates performance based engineering proposals for fire and building code equivalencies and makes determinations as to effectiveness of achieving anticipated results. Inspects proposed developments and existing buildings. Submits reports and recommendations on building conditions and interpretation of code requirements necessary for construction projects. Advises and assists private and public organizations in safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards. Studies industrial, mercantile, and public buildings, and other property before construction, considering such factors as, fire resistance of construction, occupancies and storage array of contents in buildings, water supplies and delivery, and egress requirements. Reviews materials or equipment, such as building components protection, fire-detection equipment, fire alarm systems, and fire extinguishing devices and systems, and advises on location, handling, installation, and maintenance. Reviews materials, equipment, or methods for alleviation of conditions conducive to fire. Evaluates laws, ordinances, and regulations affecting fire prevention, fire protection systems, life safety systems, fire or life safety, and recommends modifications to or creation of new regulations. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Combinations of education and experience that are equivalent to the following minimum qualifications are acceptable. Open Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer - Fire Protection Engineer. If current licensure is from another state, Washington State license must be obtained during the probationary period. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. The examination will consist of a training and experience evaluation (T&E) with scoring weight assigned as follows: T&E: 100% T&E EVALUATION DETAILS The T&E examination is presented as a Supplemental Questionnaire. The questions may be viewed online under the tab marked "QUESTIONS" on the job announcement page. The T&E must be submitted online at the time of application. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details, and are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments to the application will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See above", etc. are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Changes or corrections to your responses cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. TIP : It may be more efficient to develop your responses in a word processing document and then paste them into the online questionnaire to be submitted. Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions.
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Aug 15, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The City of Spokane is Hiring! The Water Department is currently looking to fill multiple Temp Seasonal positions This is a Temporary/Seasonal position that will work up to 40 hours per week and typically last for 6 months. Must be experienced in grounds keeping maintenance, mowing, weed-eating, edging, trimming bushes, maintaining planter boxes and beds and installing sod. This work is heavy in nature, performed in varying weather conditions, and requires normal attention to prevent errors. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Assists in the maintenance of sprinkler systems, and performs work in conjunction with the remodeling of systems currently in operation. Repairs and replaces sprinkler heads and related irrigation and sprinkler equipment. Equipment repair and maintenance of tools. Be able to follow instructions and work independently. Operates automotive equipment and a two-way radio. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Requirements of Work: Knowledge of methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in which work is assigned. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions. Ability to get along with fellow employees. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to read and understand manuals and specifications. Ability to operate motor vehicles. Applicants must be over 18 and have a State Driver's License. Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print such as irrigation maps. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse on a two-way radio. Enough body mobility to crawl into confined areas. Enough strength to lift and carry 50 lbs. Enough stamina to stand, kneel, and crouch for up to four hours at a time with only one 15-minute break. Tolerance to work under adverse outdoor conditions.
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Lateral Police Officers start at $55,269.36 - $75,418.56 annually, depending on experience. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations. Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations. Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities. Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court. May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc. Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS NOTE: Before applying, please read the City of Spokane Police Department Hiring Standards . Open Entry Requirements: (Open entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education :Completion of 45 quarter or 30 semester credit hours of course work from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of C or 2.0, which includes at least 5 quarter or 3 semester credit hours of college English. Experience :Two years of sworn, non-military, patrol officer experience. Licenses : Applicants must possess a state-issued Basic Law Enforcement certificate and a valid driver's license. NOTE: Two additional years of experience as a police officer may be substituted for the college education requirement. Other Requirements: Applicants must be currently employed as a law enforcement officer or have left such employment in good standing, and have a valid law enforcement commission at the time of hire. Candidates must be 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be within the normal weight range for height. Physical requirements for this position, including eyesight, hearing, and other physical abilities are consistent with state law and guidelines. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass a post-offer physical and psychological examination prior to appointment. A police record may be grounds for rejection. NOTE: Applicants from states other than Washington must have the ability to obtain Basic or Equivalency Law Enforcement certification by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission within the probationary period. EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. You must complete both the online application and the Training and Evaluation examination (T&E), in order to be eligible for hiring by City of Spokane. T&E Examination Details: The Training and Experience examination with instructions will be emailed out via a link from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com) upon review of the applicant's minimum qualifications. You will have two weeks to complete the examination. The T&E has a scoring weight of 100%. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each examination question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See Above", etc., are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills.
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs responsible and skilled communications work receiving and transmitting over police radio, intercom, and telephone. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Receives operational calls and messages by police radio, telephone, and/or computer; provides requested information, or transmits messages or information to mobile units; dispatches additional police units on trouble calls as directed; relays messages between mobile units, portable units, and other City departments; operates an electronic message recorder; maintains an operational log, monitors other City department radio frequencies, and takes indicated action in an emergency; prepares and maintains necessary reports, records, and files; performs extensive operation at computer terminals. Receives emergency calls transferred through 911 operators. Dispatches emergency personnel and equipment in accordance with departmental policy or as directed. Enters, updates, and receives information, emergency and non-emergency, using the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) computer. Assists in maintaining appropriate radio files; maintains radio, telephone and computer contact with other agencies and/or public safety support organizations. Assists in preparation and maintenance of records and reports. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry (Must be met at time of application.) Experience: One year of continuous experience (full-time or equivalent hours); and employed within the last eighteen months as a law enforcement radio dispatcher utilizing a Computer Aided Dispatch System. Note: Within one year of appointment, employees in this classification must have the ability to type a minimum of 200 keystrokes (40 words) per minute. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. The examination will consist of a training and experience evaluation (T&E) with scoring weight assigned as follows: T&E: 100% T&E EVALUATION DETAILS The T&E examination consists of a Supplemental Questionnaire. The questions may be viewed online under the tab marked "QUESTIONS" on the job announcement page. The T&E must be submitted online at the time of application. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online in order to be considered. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answersare subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments to the application will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See above," etc., are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Changes or corrections to your responses cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. TIP: It may be more efficient to develop your responses in a word processing document and then paste them into the online questionnaire to be submitted. Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions.
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Candidateswho have taken andpassed the Public SafetyTesting, Inc.Law EnforcementExam and have sent their scores to City of Spokanewill be invited to apply for the position of Police Officer. PST score must be less than one year old. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations. Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations. Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities. Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court. May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc. Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS NOTE:Before applying, please read the City of Spokane Police Department Hiring Standards . Open Entry Requirements: (Open entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education :Completion of 45 quarter or 30 semester credit hours of course work from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of C or 2.0, which includes at least 5 quarter or 3 semester credit hours of college English. Experience :None Licenses :Possession of a valid driver's license. Other Requirements: Candidates must be 20 years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be within the normal weight range for height. Physical requirements for this position, including eyesight, hearing, and other physical abilities are consistent with state law and guidelines. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass a post-offer physical and psychological examination prior to appointment. A police record may be grounds for rejection. EXAMINATION DETAILS Police Officerapplicants must pass the Public Safety Testing, Inc. examination, to be eligible for hire by City of Spokane. After you have completed the PST, you will be invited to apply for the position. If you have not already taken the PST, you may sign up at www.publicsafetytesting.com . City of Spokane is offering two free tests in 2020, for those who apply only to City of Spokane and take the test at the designated time and location. The first test date is Saturday, August 29 and the second test date is Sunday, August 30. Testing will be held at the Spokane Police Academy (2302 N. Waterworks, Spokane, WA 99212). Please refer to the PST website, for more information. NOTE:The standard PST written test cost is $50, which allows applicants to choose up to two agencies to receive their results. Applicants may select more agencies, for additional fees. Applicants who apply to agencies other than City of Spokane, or who take the test at a date or location other than the designated free test date in Spokane, are responsible for all costs incurred. Additional examinations shall be administered as applications are received, with results merged into one eligible list, according to final ratings and pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations. Upon request and at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests, to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The employee in this position will be responsible for performing semi-skilled manual work in various Streets departments. Duties are routine requiring some independent judgment in making minor decisions. Employee will be responsible for assisting the sealing crack crew with various tasks, shoveling asphalt, flagging, cutting weeds and driving six (6) wheel dump trucks primarily for the asphalt crew when needed. Employee may have contact with other than immediate associates and the public. Duties are very heavy in nature requiring considerable physical activity, and are performed under hazardous or adverse weather conditions. BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS Respectful, courteous, and friendly to customers, other City employees, and City leadership. A team player that helps the organization meet its objectives. Takes initiative to meet work objectives. Effectively communicates with customers and other City employees. Gets along with co-workers and managers. Positively represents the City, maintaining the trust City residents have placed in each of us. Demonstrates honest and ethical behaviors. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent. Possession of a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake endorsement required for some positions. Candidates without CDL or endorsement are also encouraged to apply Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation): Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read standard print. Ability to speak with sufficient volume to be heard and understood over loud noise. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, well enough to converse in person or on the telephone, and to hear a two-way radio conversation. Enough sense of smell to detect equipment damage. Enough manual dexterity to operate tools and equipment. Enough body mobility to climb, crawl, walk and kneel. Enough stamina for heavy and awkward lifting, sustained walking and standing for up to four hours at a time with only one fifteen minute break. Enough strength to lift and carry heavy objects weighing up to 100 lbs.
City of Spokane 808 West Spokane Falls Boulevard, Spokane, WA, USA
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria in the development, investigation, and construction of Public Works projects and systems. Assignments require analyzing facts to determine the proper course of action within the limits of standard procedures. Uses judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications. Employee has regular contact with both internal and public sources to obtain or supply information. Duties are sedentary in nature, occasionally performed under varying weather conditions, and require more than normal concentrated attention. Most work is reviewed by others; but if not detected, errors would cause a serious loss of production or waste of materials involving a considerable financial loss to the City.