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!

 

 

 

 

27 job(s) at City of Spokane

CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TODAY! We are looking for temp-seasonal ATHLETIC LEAGUE SITE LEADS to be a part of our winning team! The primary responsibility of an Athletic Leagues Site Lead is to supervise the activities occurring at the work site assigned for that shift. Athletic League Site Leads are required to provide a high level of customer service, and professionalism for players, spectators, officials and other staff. Approx. 4 - 20 hours a week, based on availability. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary duties include, but are not limited to: Set-up/take-down of equipment Direct players to assigned areas Clean-up and oversight of facilities Other responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Record keeping Documenting game and/or incident reports Documenting accidents/injuries Conflict management Enforcing the league rules and policies set by Spokane Parks and Recreation MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Previous experience working with recreation programs, and/or previous team-sports experience; and/or customer service experience (desired but not required). Seeking outgoing and professional individuals who are able to greet those entering the gym, and assist or direct them in response to program or facility questions. Must be 18 years of age and have reliable transportation- CPR, AED, & First Aid certified desired or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire. Applicants are subject to background checks & drug testing. Have excellent communication skills and decision-making skills Ability to work as a team member and/or independently Availability to work evening and weekend hours Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation. 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs professional and technical Civil Service work for a public personnel merit system. Work includes planning, developing, and analyzing examinations for the selection of classified employees; conducting job surveys and desk audits; monitoring the status of all classified employees; and ensuring consistency in the application of the Civil Service Rules and internal policies and procedures. The City of Spokane Civil Service Commission's primary responsibility is to prevent political influence in the City's hiring, promotional and disciplinary processes. Read more about the Commission here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Prepares or assists in the preparation of examination announcements and in planning the procedures and mechanics for the administration of examinations. Assists in the development and administration of written, performance and oral tests for a wide variety of occupations. Assists in conducting job surveys, desk audits, and time and motion studies. Assists in the maintenance of a city-wide classification plan. Reviews applications and interviews applicants to determine their eligibility for examination. Assists in research and surveys in order to keep abreast of manpower needs, current trends, and new developments in Civil Service systems which adhere to the merit principle. Conducts item analysis studies. Assists in coordinating recruiting and placement programs with City departments. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Combinations of education and experience that are equivalent to the following minimum qualifications may be acceptable. Open-Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, personnel management, psychology, sociology, or related field. Substitution: Three years of experience in job classification, employment test development, or job analysis will substitute for the education requirement. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license or otherwise demonstrate ability to travel to and from multiple work locations as required. EXAMINATION DETAILS You must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the filing cut-off date. 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. The examination will consist of an online test with weights assigned as follows: Online Exam 100% EXAMINATION DETAILS You will receive a link to the Personnel Analyst I examination, via email, on the morning of Thursday, February 10, 2022. Please note that this email will be sent from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com). The test will be available until 4:00 PM Pacific time on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. The approximate duration of the test is 2 hours. The written test may include such subjects as: Classification Computer Skills* Mathematical Reasoning* Reading Comprehension* Reasoning* Research Processes Selection Processes Written Communication* An asterisk (*) marks the test subjects that will set the minimum passing score for the exam. All test subjects will be included to set the rank on the eligibility list for those who pass the exam. 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. Closing Date/Time: 2022-01-31
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 12, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The City of Spokane's HR Department is seeking a COVID-19 SUPPORT SPECIALIST Performs professional support work assisting in the administration of COVID-related policies, programs, and protocols. Work requires the application of independent judgment in making decisions in accordance with applicable regulations, guidelines, and policies to determine the proper course of action. Reports to the Director of Human Resources with limited supervision. Plans and arranges their own work, referring only questionable cases to the supervisor or appropriate professional staff. The duration of this position is expected to last up to 12 months, offering flexible hours for the right candidate! EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Conducts COVID case management from initial notification to return-to-work; responds to HR COVID Response team inquiries. Ensures compliance with COVID protocols including incident tracking, contract tracing and return-to-work requirements. Serves as point of contact for questions and information regarding safety protocols from City leaders and employees as well as for external agencies. Assists with the preparation, review, and implementation of departmental COVID-19 plans; works with Purchasing on identifying and procuring required supplies, equipment, and resources. In coordination with the Director of Human Resources, monitors, tracks and implements new/updated public health developments and guidelines as necessary. Collects and records information from various agencies such as Labor & Industries, the Department of Health, the Spokane Regional Health District, as well as employees. Assists in preparing updates to City buildings and facilities utilized by employees. Compiles or creates various documents and reports in response to requests from information related to the City's response to the public health emergency. Maintains and updates various documents for recordkeeping, monitoring, reporting and retention purposes. Provides administrative and technical support for projects by developing forms, conducting outreach efforts where needed, and drafting new or revised protocols and communications. Maintains confidentiality of employee information. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally this will include: Two (2) year Associates degree or relevant coursework in an accredited college or university. Two (2) years' experience managing programs and/or projects. COVID-19 coordinator or emergency management experience preferred. Successful candidates will have: Knowledge of: Contact tracing steps. Personal protective equipment (PPE) and standard safety precautions. Applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules, and regulations. Grammar, spelling, punctuation, and terminology commonly used in office settings. Policy, HIPAA, and procedure requirements to meet the goals and objectives of the City. Ability to: Learn specialized software applications related to records management. Collect, organize, and evaluate pertinent data and to prepare clear, concise, and complete reports, correspondence, and related documents. Exercise sound judgment within the confines of applicable laws, regulations, and department guidelines and policies. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and/or outside sources. Organize and work on multiple varied projects concurrently and meet deadlines. Skill in: Skill in the use of business software applications, such as word processing, database, email, and spreadsheets programs. EXAMINATION DETAILS First review of applications begins January 17, 2022. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 11, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY STREET DEPARTMENT TODAY! We are looking for temp-seasonal Winter Street Maintenance Crew Members to be a part of our winning team! The employee in this position will be responsible for performing semi-skilled manual work in the Street Department's Maintenance workgroup. Duties are routine requiring some independent judgment in making minor decisions. Employee will be responsible for performing winter operational maintenance tasks including: snow plowing, deicing, sanding and may perform other road maintenance tasks as needed to support Winter Operations. Job duties will include operating maintenance vehicles as well as performing foot-on-ground manual work including pothole filling support, barrier set up/take down, traffic flagging, and other related duties as assigned. 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. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Proficiently operate equipment to safely and efficiently apply anti-icing compounds, plows snow, sand, and other functions required of a truck driver. Repair and maintain, roadway surfaces, roadside hardware, guardrails, fences, shoulders, and right-of-way. Perform grounds keeping and shop care for maintenance facilities. Respond to emergency call outs and/or work overtime on short notice (days, nights, holidays, and weekends). Provide excellent customer service when interacting with the traveling public. Perform pothole repair and other labor tasks ABILTY TO: The ability to lift and transport materials and equipment up to 50 pounds. The ability to traverse uneven and steep winter terrain adjacent to traffic. The ability to operate heavy equipment in severe weather conditions, including snow and ice events. The ability to climb ladders and work at varying height levels. The ability to climb in and out of equipment, and work in confined spaces. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or Class B, without restrictions, and current medical card is required. Minimum of one (1) year experience performing highway maintenance, roadway construction, or related experience such as, landscaping, farming, forestry, construction, or heavy equipment operation. Basic computer/electronic tablet skills with the ability to communicate, capture, and retrieve information. Must agree to submit to a drug screening. 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The City of Spokane Engineering Services Department is looking to hire a driven, detail-orientated Engineering Technician III to join our team. The Engineering Services Department is the design and construction arm for the City of Spokane. We provide design and construction management for the utility and street projects. You would be responsible for assisting in the design of public works projects to include organizing, drawing plans, profiles, and specifications. A successful applicant possesses the ability to operate a personal computer requiring considerable knowledge of Autodesk AutoCAD software such as Civil 3D, Map 3D, and Land Desktop. In addition an Engineering Technician III should demonstrate a sound understanding of engineering terminology and strong interpersonal skills. This position offers guaranteed pay increases annually and opportunities for advancement. As a City of Spokane employee, you will also be part of an excellent work environment with a great compensation plan, including medical, pension and 457 plan. A career with the City of Spokane is more than a pathway to success. It's all of us, helping to build a better community, every day. If you find yourself wanting to pursue a career with the City of Spokane, then we encourage you to apply today! EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Organizes and draws plans, profiles, and specifications for public works projects. Prepares or assists in preparing labor and material estimates. Computes quantities, and prepares property and assessment district descriptions. Locates utilities, and assists in field checking plans. Assists in the design of public works projects. May assist in structural design. Checks plans for accuracy. Computes areas and percentage rates of assessment for properties and for local improvement districts. Computes costs for each property, prepares preliminary assessment rolls and prepares final assessment rolls. Performs difficult drafting work, and conducts studies and surveys relating to land use planning, zoning, or traffic control. Processes zone changes, permits, and petitions. May supervise part time or subordinate employees. May assist on a survey crew, perform other office work, or perform snow removal as required. Supervises maintenance of water distribution system records. Operates a calculator, computer, reproduction machine, and drafting equipment. 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: Completion of two years of college (90 quarter credit hours or 60 semester credit hours) in Engineering related field to include algebra, trigonometry, surveying and drafting. Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in Civil Engineering may substitute for the above requirements. Experience: At least three years of experience in operating modern computer-aided drafting/design program. Additional experience may substitute for the education requirements on a year for year basis. License: Valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. EXAMINATION DETAILS You must pass the examination for this classification to be eligible for employment by the City of Spokane. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the filing cut-off date. This examination consists of an online written test and a pass/fail performance test that are required, prior to hiring. Scoring weights are assigned as follows: Written Exam: 100% ONLINE WRITTEN EXAMINATION DETAILS Test Date: Continuous examination schedule, until all positions are filled. Test Location: Online Approximate Duration of Examination: 3 hours The written examination may include such subjects as: Plan Reading Mathematics Standards and Specifications PERFORMANCE EXAMINATION Test Date and Time: Determined by candidate availability. Test Location: City Hall, 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 992011 Approximate Duration of AutoCAD Examination: 1 hour 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. WRITTEN TEST DETAILS You will receive a link to the examination in a separate email, on the morning of the examination. Please note that this email will be sent from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com). The test will be available for log-in, until 4:00 PM Pacific time, five days after the examination was sent. PERFORMANCE TEST DETAILS The top 20 candidates based on written test scores will be contacted to schedule a performance examination. This is a pass/fail examination that is required, prior to hire. If a performance test is failed, the candidate will be removed from the Engineering Technician III - Office eligible list. 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. COVID 19 SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE The safety of our employees and community are our highest priority. All employees are educated and trained on how to use proper social distancing, enhanced hygiene techniques, and personal protective equipment (PPE). As a public agency we are following all state required procedures in regards to PPE and COVID 19. Precautions include: Remote work when available for certain positions Daily cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces Temperature checks In office social distancing Use of video conferencing Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Firefighter at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SFD is responsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigating the consequences from disasters, and rescue activities. In addition to emergency work, members provide a wide range of services to the community, including blood pressure screening, tours of fire stations and apparatus, and on-duty fire and life safety presentations within the community. Not only does a career as a Firefighter offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. The Spokane Fire Department operates 16 stations throughout the city and provides emergency response, prevention education, and training. Firefighters also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Responds to fire incidents with a company; lays hose; holds and directs nozzle and water streams; raises and climbs ladders; uses standard firefighting equipment; removes persons from danger; administers emergency medical treatment; performs salvage and overhaul operations. Performs fire prevention functions such as inspection of business establishments, apartment complexes and schools in assigned district. Assists residents in eliminating hazards and fire dangers. Performs general housekeeping and maintenance work in the upkeep of the assigned station and equipment. Participates in the recovery, cleaning and inspection of equipment after incidents. Drives and operates various automotive, mechanical, and auxiliary fire apparatus. May be assigned specialized duties in addition to regular duties. Responds to medical emergencies and operates emergency medical equipment and exercises clinical judgment within the licensed scope of practice. May be assigned as a member of any apparatus staffed or operated by the Fire Department. Periodically inspects assigned "first-due" area and become familiar with buildings, locations and condition of fire hydrants, streets potential fire hazards and dangers and to compile comprehensive pre-incident plans. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry (Open entry applicants must meet all requirements at the time of application.) Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: No previous experience necessary. Certifications : Possession of a valid driver's license. Applicants must have successfully completed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training and be eligible for Washington State EMT certification, at the time of application. Paramedic Applicants: In addition to the above requirements, paramedic applicants must currently possess the National Registry Paramedic credential or Washington State Paramedic license at the time of application. Procedural Requirements: Applicants will specify the certifications for which they are qualified. The Fire Department will specify on their requisitions the certifications required to fill a vacant position and only those on the eligible list meeting such specification shall be certified. NOTE: Minimum medical and health standards for this classification are established by state laws. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass the necessary examinations prior to appointment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print, such as maps, identify shapes at night such as house numbers and to distinguish shapes through smoky conditions. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse on a radio or telephone and give or receive orders in muffled conditions. Ability to climb a variety of ladders. Enough body mobility to maintain balance in precarious positions and to crawl in confined spaces.. Enough manual dexterity to maintain and operate necessary equipment and tools. Enough strength to rescue heavy people while in protective clothing and carry equipment up a ladder. Tolerance and stamina to work under adverse, hazardous conditions, such as smoke, gas, heat, cold and confined spaces, for extended periods of time. NEW: In compliance with the Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21-14-1, all employees in this classification shall be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the employee is granted a medical or religious exemption that the City can reasonably accommodate. EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. Firefighter applicants must pass the Public Safety Testing, Inc., examination to be eligible for hire by the City of Spokane. After you have completed the PST exam, you must apply through the City website for review and placement on the eligible list. PST scores must be less than one year old. City of Spokane offers one free test per year for those who apply only to City of Spokane and take the test on the designated "free testing" date at the Spokane, Washington, location. Sign up through the Public Safety Testing, Inc. website, here: www.publicsafetytesting.com . NOTE: The standard PST written test cost is $49, which allows applicants to choose up to two (2) 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, pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations. 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. 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Police Officer at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity. Not only does a career as a Police Officer offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. A day in the life of a Spokane Police officer means doing work, each day that is vital to our community. Police Officers also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . 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 . Police Officer - Entry Level Requirements (Applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education : Completion of high school or equivalent. General Requirements Must be 20 years of age at application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment; within 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. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be a United States citizen. A police record may be grounds for rejection. Physical Ability Test (PAT) All candidates must pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT). Click here for details. The PAT will be typically administered in the following order: 300 meter run Push-ups Sit-ups 1.5 mile run/walk EXAMINATION DETAILS Police Officer applicants 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. PST scores must be less than one year old. If you have not already taken the PST, you may sign up at www.publicsafetytesting.com . 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Have you successfully completed the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy? Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If you answered yes to these questions, a career as a Police Officer at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity. Not only does a career as a Police Officer offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. A day in the life of a Spokane Police officer means doing work, each day that is vital to our community. Police Officers also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . 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 . Police Officer - Certified Requirements (Applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education: Completion of high school or equivalent. Completion of the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy. Certifications: Valid WSCJTC BLEA certification, at the time of hire. NOTE: No prior law enforcement experience is required. General Requirements Must be 20 years of age at application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment; within 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. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be a United States citizen. A police record may be grounds for rejection. Physical Ability Test (PAT) All candidates must pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT). Click here for details. The PAT will be typically administered in the following order: 300 meter run Push-ups Sit-ups 1.5 mile run/walk 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you currently serving as a law enforcement officer, or have you recently left your officer position in good standing? Are you interested in continuing your career in public safety? If so, coming to work for the City of Spokane could be your next great career move! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity. SPD offers a generous compensation package that includes a pension plan and annual pay increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . 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 . Police Officer - Lateral Requirements (Applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Experience: Two years of sworn, non-military, patrol officer experience. Certifications: State-issued Basic Law Enforcement certificate. Status: Currently employed as a law enforcement officer or have left such employment in good standing and have a valid law enforcement commission, at time of hire . 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. General Requirements Must be 20 years of age at application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment; within normal weight range for height. Physical requirements for this position, including eyesight, hearing, and other physical abilities are consistent with state law and guidelines. Applicants must be certified by the police physician as physically fit to perform the prescribed duties. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be a United States citizen. A police record may be grounds for rejection. Physical Ability Test (PAT) All candidates must pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT). Click here for details. The PAT will be typically administered in the following order: 300 meter run Push-ups Sit-ups 1.5 mile run/walk 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Do you have one year of continuous experience (full time or equivalent) as a Police Radio Dispatcher? Have you been employed in the last 18 months as a law enforcement radio dispatcher utilizing a Computer Aided Dispatch System? If so, coming to work for the City of Spokane could be your next great career move! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD offers a generous compensation package that includes a pension plan and annual pay increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Receives operational calls and messages by police radio, telephone and computer. Provides requested information or transmits messages and 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 public safety support organizations. Assists in preparation and maintenance of records and reports. 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.) 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. 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 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TODAY! The Corbin Art Center is looking for a temp-seasonal Instructor to be a part of our winning team and contribute to the inspiration of our City's tomorrow. The Corbin Art Center is seeking energetic and artistic instructors to lead many of our offered programs . This position has the opportunity to instruct preschool classes, school age classes, adult classes, birthday parties, etc. You will be creating a fun, and positive experience for children, teens and adults to learn a skill or experience a fun event while enjoying the beauty of our historical building! EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provide general supervision and control of students and spectators in their classroom. Prepare art and craft supplies, equipment, and support materials for classroom use. Use proper care, cleaning, and storage of arts and crafts equipment and supplies. Attend mandatory instructor meetings to review policies, procedures, and responsibilities. Work with other parks and recreation staff. Ensure proper care of equipment and facilities. Complete lesson plans or a schedule of activities for each class/event scheduled. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Applicants must be 18 years or age or older. One year of experience working with children and/or adults in a teaching environment. Ability to work on your feet for the entire shift. Ability to lift 20lbs. Ability to pass a criminal background check. SCHEDULE: This is a part-time position with a varying schedule ranging from mornings, early evenings and some weekends. The typical hours for this position may be up to twelve (12) hours per week. 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN RIVERFRONT SPOKANE FOR THE ICE SEASON! You can be a part of the exciting 2021/22 season at the Numerica Ice Ribbon! We are looking for enthusiastic team members to cashier, operate the rental counter, serve as ice attendants, and provide excellent customer service. Opportunities to work at the Looff Carrousel, Riverfront Gifts, and the Numerica SkyRide are also available. https://my.spokanecity.org/riverfrontspokane/calendar/ Accepting applications until further notice . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs daily operation and cashiering of Riverfront Park attractions which may include but are not limited to: Skyride Carrousel Ice Ribbon Skate Rental Attendants will be responsible for providing friendly guest service, safe operations, informing guests of rules, cash handling and ensuring cleanliness of work areas. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Successful candidates will demonstrate strong attention to detail, responsibility, pro-activeness, and an out-going personality. 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL DEPARTMENT AND TURN WASTE TO ENERGY! The City of Spokane Solid Waste Disposal Department is looking for temp-seasonal workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the success of our city. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Performs daily operation at the Waste To Energy Scale House that may include but are not limited to: Assist permanent employees Use a computer program to weigh in private and commercial customers dumping various types of material Collect various types of payments Balance cash drawer Answer questions for the public and other City employees in person and on the phone MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS VARIABLE HOUR SHIFTS: Staffing from 7: 30 am to 5:45 pm Sites open 7 days per week DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS: Must be dependable Must be able to work well with others Must have above average communication and customer service skills Must have cash handling/cashiering experience Must have basic computer skills Must be willing to work weekends Must have reliable transportation (reliable public transportation not available to the site) EXAMINATION DETAILS Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT TODAY! Urban Forestry is looking for temp-seasonal Tree Workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the beauty of our city. CLASS SUMMARY: Performs skilled and technical field work in Urban Forestry. Tasks include assisting in the planting, pruning, care, maintenance, and removal of park, public, and street trees. Duties may also include inspections of permitted commercial tree work and updating the City tree inventory database. Physical demands vary from medium to heavy work and may require significant exertion dependent on tasks assigned. Duties are performed under all weather conditions and terrain. SUPERVISION: Employee works under general supervision utilizing standard procedures. Work is repetitive in nature, and once learned, is expected to be performed with less supervision. Follows established procedures and refers unusual or unfamiliar situations to the supervisor. Typical hours are Monday - Friday, 6:30am-4:00pm. Part-time and flexible hours and days can be accommodated. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Tending, watering, mulching, planting, and transplanting trees and shrubs. Maintenance of nursery operations. Pruning trees and shrubs. Removal of trees and shrubs. Assists in the diagnosis and treatment of tree and shrub diseases and pests. Assists in site evaluations and tree inspections related to permitted commercial tree work. Updates tree inventory database related to public and street tree work. Provides general support to Urban Forestry staff, projects, and events. Performs all work in compliance with current policies, specifications, standards of practice and standards of care established by the City of Spokane, the International Society of Arboriculture, and the American National Standards Institute. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Two years of high school, trade school, or equivalent, AND one year of work experience in arboriculture, horticulture, urban forestry, or closely related field. One year of college education specific to arboriculture, horticulture, or urban forestry may substitute for one year of work experience. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with no restrictions. ABILITY TO: Understand and follow oral and/or written instructions. Communicate effectively with tact. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other staff members and the general public. Perform tasks requiring moderate levels of physical labor, potentially under unfavorable weather conditions. Safely operate equipment around the public and co-workers. Stand for up to four hours consecutively with one 15-minute break, to read standard print and text displayed on a computer monitor, to operate a computer and other office equipment, and to exchange information by email, telephone and/or in person. Lift and carry, push and/or pull, or move items weighing up to 50 pounds. Perform related work as required. BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Respectful, courteous, and friendly to customers, citizens, other City employees, and City leadership. Effectively communicates with customers, citizens, other City employees, peers and managers. Positively represents the City, maintaining the trust City residents have placed in each of us. Values integrity; demonstrates honest and ethical behaviors. Values diversity; demonstrates equitable and inclusive behaviors. Values public service; demonstrates a growth mindset, collaborative approach, consistency, and teamwork. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT TODAY! We are looking for temp-seasonal Wastewater Maintenance workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the success of our City. NATURE OF WORK: The purpose of this position is to perform unskilled and semi-skilled manual work. This is a temporary-seasonal position that will work up to forty (40) hours per week (8 hours a day, 5 days a week) for six (6) months in duration. The work is heavy in nature, performed under various weather conditions, and requires normal attention to prevent errors. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists in the maintenance of grounds keeping. Assists journeyman level workers in the functions of their jobs. Be able to follow written and verbal instructions and work with a team. Performs related work as required MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess a valid driver's license without restrictions. 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 work as a team. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to read and understand manuals and specifications. Ability to operate motor vehicles. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (with or without reasonable accommodations): Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print such as maps. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse in person, over a two-way radio, and on the telephone. Enough body mobility to climb, crawl, walk, kneel, and work in confined areas. Enough strength to lift and carry heavy objects weighing up to 100 pounds. 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 weather conditions. 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOINT THE SPOKANE CITY PARKS DEPARTMENT AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY! The Grounds and Operations Specialist is responsible for cleanliness and general upkeep of facilities, green spaces and hardscapes as assigned. This position is located at Riverfront Park, Spokane's premier park in the heart of the city. Your contributions will provide a valuable service to our community and your efforts will help to maintain effective environmental stewardship of our magnificent Riverfront Park and the surrounding area. As a park employee, you will be part of a valued team where your contributions make a positive daily impact. Our valued employees receive ongoing training to enhance your skill and provide opportunities for upward mobility. As a team member, you will also receive a bus pass, flexible schedule options and the ability to enjoy concerts and events held at Riverfront park that occur during your shift. https://my.spokanecity.org/riverfrontspokane/calendar/ EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Maintains restrooms and picnic facilities. Operates small, motorized, hand-held landscaping equipment, including line-trimmer, power edger, and blower. Requires frequent interaction with public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be physically able to lift 50 lbs. Must be physically able to work on your feet for the entire shift (breaks allowed). Valid driver's license with no restrictions. Must be able to pass a drug test. Training will be provided. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Firefighter at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SFD is responsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigating the consequences from disasters, and rescue activities. In addition to emergency work, members provide a wide range of services to the community, including blood pressure screening, tours of fire stations and apparatus, and on-duty fire and life safety presentations within the community. Not only does a career as a Firefighter offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. The Spokane Fire Department operates 16 stations throughout the city and provides emergency response, prevention education, and training. Firefighters also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Responds to fire incidents with a company; lays hose; holds and directs nozzle and water streams; raises and climbs ladders; uses standard firefighting equipment; removes persons from danger; administers emergency medical treatment; performs salvage and overhaul operations. Performs fire prevention functions such as inspection of business establishments, apartment complexes and schools in assigned district. Assists residents in eliminating hazards and fire dangers. Performs general housekeeping and maintenance work in the upkeep of the assigned station and equipment. Participates in the recovery, cleaning and inspection of equipment after incidents. Drives and operates various automotive, mechanical, and auxiliary fire apparatus. May be assigned specialized duties in addition to regular duties. Responds to medical emergencies and operates emergency medical equipment and exercises clinical judgment within the licensed scope of practice. May be assigned as a member of any apparatus staffed or operated by the Fire Department. Periodically inspects assigned "first-due" area and become familiar with buildings, locations and condition of fire hydrants, streets potential fire hazards and dangers and to compile comprehensive pre-incident plans. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Lateral Entry (All requirements must be met at the time of application.) Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Minimum of five years of full-time experience as a professional firefighter. Must be currently employed or have been laid off or retired in good standing within the past 6 months. Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver's license Valid Firefighter 1 certification Hazmat Operations certification CPAT passed within the previous 12 months Current EMT or Paramedic certification (If certified outside Washington State, must have completed National Registry Certification as an EMT or Paramedic) Procedural Requirements: Applicants will specify the certifications for which they are qualified. The Fire Department will specify on their requisitions the certifications required to fill a vacant position and only those on the eligible list meeting such specification shall be certified. NOTE: Minimum medical and health standards for this classification are established by state laws. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass the necessary examinations prior to appointment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print, such as maps, identify shapes at night such as house numbers and to distinguish shapes through smoky conditions. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse on a radio or telephone and give or receive orders in muffled conditions. Ability to climb a variety of ladders. Enough body mobility to maintain balance in precarious positions and to crawl in confined spaces. Enough manual dexterity to maintain and operate necessary equipment and tools. Enough strength to rescue heavy people while in protective clothing and carry equipment up a ladder. Tolerance and stamina to work under adverse, hazardous conditions, such as smoke, gas, heat, cold and confined spaces, for extended periods of time. NEW: In compliance with the Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21-14-1, all employees in this classification shall be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the employee is granted a medical or religious exemption that the City can reasonably accommodate. EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. Candidates must pass the examination for this classification to be eligible for employment by the City of Spokane. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online. 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. Upcoming Public Safety Testing Spokane Dates: Saturday, November 20, 2021 - CPAT Orientation/Practice Test Sunday, November 21, 2021 - CPAT Test The examination will consist of a Training and Experience examination (T&E) with scoring weight assigned as follows: • T&E: 100% T&E Evaluation Details The Training and Experience examination with instructions will be emailed out from NEOGOV (info@governmentjobs.com) . You will be notified upon passing minimum qualifications. 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. 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The City of Spokane invites applicants to apply for the position of DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT PURPOSE Administers strategic and operational programs and services to employees and supports departments to positively impact the quality of services provided by the City workforce. POSITION PURPOSE Administers, plans, organizes, directs and reviews department activities including exempt recruitment, employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, employee development and training, workers compensation, and safety. Coordinates assigned activities with other departments, bargaining units and outside agencies. Provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Mayor and City Administrator. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Work is performed with considerable independence within the framework established by the Mayor/City Administrator or designee. Provides supervision to direct and indirect reports in professional, administrative and technical positions. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is conducted primarily in an office setting. It may involve frequent attendance at meetings to include some irregular hours and potentially out-of-town travel. Incumbents in this classification are expected to communicate verbally, in person and by telephone. A computer terminal is used and may require the use of repetitive arm-hand movements. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Plans, directs, supervises and coordinates the HR management activities of the City to maximize the strategic use of human resources. Maintains functions such as employee compensation, benefits, administration, employee and labor relations, personnel policies, regulatory compliance, training, workers compensation and safety. Analyzes statistical data and reports to identify and determine root causes of various issues; develops recommended action for improvement. Advises the Mayor on sensitive and high profile human resources issues, union relations, and the City's strategic plan for utilizing its human resources effectively. Serves as a member of citywide task forces and committees participating in the City's strategic planning efforts and addressing citywide policy and management issues. Provides human resources advice to City officials, providing information regarding the rights and obligations of the parties concerned and the recourse available to them. Prepares and administers departmental budget. Formulates and recommends policies, procedures, rules and regulations and strategies governing employee relations. KNOWLEDGE OF: Trends and practices of human resources administration. Organizational structure, compensation and benefits. Recruitment, selection and training. Labor relations and contract negotiations. Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, HR modeling, leadership techniques and coordination of people and resources. Human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation. Principles and processes for providing customer service, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Principles of supervision, training and performance feedback. ABILITY TO: Effectively lead and manage staff by developing and directing people as they work. Manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Work cooperatively with others and maintain positive relationships. Proficiently operate office equipment and programs including computers and supporting work processing, spreadsheet and program-specific applications. Gather, assemble, analyze and evaluate complex data and facts to draw logical conclusions and make proper recommendations. Compose clear, concise and accurate reports using data and research gathered by self and others to effectively present to various audiences both orally and in writing. Adapt to other duties as assigned and prioritize, organize and plan work as needed to meet objectives. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally, this will include: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work related to business administration, human resources, public administration, labor relations, or a closely related field; AND, a minimum of ten (10) years or more of increasingly responsible experience involving all aspects of HR administration, which should include a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience. Working with public safety collective bargaining units is preferred, but not required. 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. EXAMINATION DETAILS To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume. First review of applications begins November 1, 2021 Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY SPOKANE PARKS AND RECREATION-DWIGHT MERKEL SPORTS COMPLEX ANNUAL 5-6 MONTH PART TIME POSITION (NOVEMBER-APRIL) EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Cleaning restrooms Emptying trash cans/picking up litter Setting up for Soccer and Football Snow removal Locking up facility and putting away equipment after events ESTIMATED DAYS AND HOURS Weekdays, evenings. Minimum of 4 hours Weekends, split shift- open in the morning and close in the evening. Minimum of 6 hours Start times and hours vary depending on events scheduled MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Must be 18 years of age or older Must have a valid driver's license Must be able to work a flexible schedule and weekends Must be able to work with minimal supervision Must be willing to work outside in poor weather conditions Must be able to lift 50 pounds regularly 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. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
Jan 01, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY NATURE OF WORK: Performs routine custodial and minor maintenance work in the cleaning and care of a municipal building. Duties are routine and performed within prescribed limits. Possible errors are easily detected or minor in nature. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and waxes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpeting. Washes walls, inside windows and woodwork. May wash ground floor outside windows. Cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies; cleans stairs. Dusts, polishes, arranges, and moves furniture and equipment; removes rubbish and waste paper; cleans and polishes fixtures. Performs minor maintenance and repair tasks, such as painting small areas, repairing furniture, plumbing and plumbing fixtures, and replacing window panes and light bulbs or tubes; unstops lavatories and toilets. Polices and maintains area surrounding assigned building, such as sweeping walks, shoveling snow, or raking, mowing, and watering lawn. Uses hand tools or small power equipment applicable to the work. May assist in arranging furniture. Performs related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Knowledge of building cleaning practices, methods, supplies, and equipment. Ability to perform routine and repetitive custodial tasks without immediate supervision. Ability to maintain harmonious relations with other employees and the public. Ability to perform moderately heavy manual work. Ability to understand and use M.S.D.S. sheets PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print, such as labels. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse in person. Ability to climb ladders up to ten (10) feet high. Enough body mobility to walk, kneel, crouch, and bend in order to mop, sweep, buff, and dust. Enough manual dexterity to use small tools. Enough strength to lift and carry items weighing up to fifty (50) lbs. Tolerance to work under adverse conditions, such as among dust, dirt, and cleaning agent odors and outdoors in heat and cold. SCHEDULE: This position will perform duties four (4) hours per day with up to twenty (20) hours per week, Monday - Friday. Flexible schedules may be available throughout the normal workday hours of 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM. For example, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, etc. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE: Some previous janitorial experience is desirable but not required. May be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. 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. Closing Date/Time: