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Prothman, headquartered in the greater Seattle area, specializes in providing national, regional, and local recruitment services to small and large cities, counties, special districts, non-profits, and other governmental agencies throughout the United States.

 

26 job(s) at Prothman

City of Olympia, Washington Olympia, WA, USA
Jan 20, 2023
Full Time
Drinking Water Utility Director City of Olympia, Washington Salary :  $115,999 - $141,029   With freshwater and saltwater shorelines and nearby forests, Olympia, Washington, offers convenient access to an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Olympia is recognized for its outstanding quality of life, vibrant downtown, an active and engaged community, low crime rate, and family-friendly amenities. Olympia is the state capital and a port city, and is also the entertainment, arts and cultural hub for the Thurston County area and beyond. Olympia is within easy driving distance of major national parks, the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade and Olympic Mountains, and the urban centers of Seattle and Portland, Oregon.   The City of Olympia Public Works Department is divided into six divisions: Engineering, General Services, Waste Resources, Transportation, Drinking Water Utility, and Water Resources. The Drinking Water Utility provides the public with safe and sustainable drinking water and reclaimed water. It ensures a sufficient drinking and firefighting water supply and system capacity for the growing community. Program areas include operations and maintenance, water quality monitoring, cross-connection control, groundwater protection, water conservation, water treatment, water source and other capital facility development, and reclaimed water. The division functions with 34 FTEs on a budget of $16.3 million.   Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Drinking Water Utility Director will plan, organize, supervise, and direct all activities of the Drinking Water Utility. The new director will lead the planning, design, and operation/maintenance of the utility consistent with state and federal regulations, as well as the vision and direction contained in the city’s Comprehensive Plan and Water System Plan.   The ideal candidate will have graduated from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree in Public Administration, Planning, Engineering, or other fields closely related to drinking water and water resources, and have four years of progressively responsible experience in the management of drinking water utility projects, programs, and activities, including at least two years of supervisory experience. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Experience with a municipality or other public sector utility experience is preferred.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Olympia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: February 19, 2023 (open until filled).
City of Ferguson, Missouri Ferguson, MO, USA
Jan 13, 2023
Full Time
Community Development Director City of Ferguson , Missouri Salary :  $85,000 - $95,000   Located 13 miles northwest of St. Louis, Missouri, the City of Ferguson is home to more than 18,500 residents and covers approximately 6.2 square miles. Ferguson is a diverse community united by shared goals and values. “Our strong neighborhoods and thriving businesses are the result of the respect we have for one another, our ability to collaborate towards our future, and the importance we place on community. Committed to working together, we are building a proud and flourishing community for all who live and work here.”   The City of Ferguson Planning & Development Department has four essential functions: research and develop economic activity within the city; plan zoning regulations throughout the city; develop and implement long-term planning initiatives that solidify the success of the community; and additional functions, including city planning.   Under the direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all activities and staff related to the city’s community development functions, including building plans review and inspection, code compliance, floodplain management, current and long-range planning, site planning and economic development, and other related aspects of development for the Planning and Development, Code Enforcement, Building Inspection, and Plan Review sections of the department. The position also involves responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, and participating in such diverse activities as home improvement loan programs, CDBG programs, Streetscape and other improvement programs and landmark initiatives. Work also involves responsibility for evaluating and developing city housing strategies for council consideration. Work involves advising the City Manager, Council and citizen commissions on housing, and directing diversified assisted and affordable housing programs and housing counseling. General services are also provided by the position for housing maintenance, property restoration, occupancy services, and program planning and development. The incumbent also serves as the Director of the Ferguson Neighborhood Improvement Program. This position will also be involved in comprehensive and community planning projects, day-to-day planning and zoning tasks/inquiries, and developing/implementing a business retention program. It is anticipated that the responsibilities in this section will be undertaken by a coordinator at a later date.   Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in urban or regional planning, public administration, or related field; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least five (5) years of managerial level experience in urban housing, regional planning and urban development, code enforcement, building and site plan review, or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, abilities, and skills.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Ferguson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by February 12, 2023 (open until filled). Applications will be reviewed as submitted.
City of Cedar Falls, Iowa Cedar Falls, IA, USA
Jan 12, 2023
Full Time
Principal Engineer City of Cedar Falls, Iowa Salary :  $76,012 - $123,519   Located in Black Hawk County, Iowa, Cedar Falls is home to the University of Northern Iowa, one of Iowa’s three state universities, and is a close-knit community with big city appeal. Residents and visitors enjoy exploring the historic Downtown District which features unique local shops, breweries, restaurants, and entertainment. With events for all ages, including the Sturgis Falls summer celebration, Holiday Hoopla, College Hill Arts Festival, and much more, there is always something for everyone. Located next to the Cedar River, Cedar Falls offers an abundance of recreational opportunities.   The City of Cedar Falls Public Works Department’s Engineering Division is overseen by the City Engineer who reports to the Director of Public Works. The Engineering Division currently has an approved budgeted staff of 13 employees, not including the department director. The total annual budget is approximately $1.75 million. Engineering services include, but are not limited to, pavement management program, residential subdivisions, inspections of all right-of-way work, liaison with private consultants hired to design highway/bridge projects, storm water detention design and review, sanitary sewer design, project management, and public inquiries.   Under the direction of the City Engineer, the Principal Engineer exercises direct supervision over positions such as Civil Engineer I, Civil Engineer II, Engineering Technician I, Engineering Technician II, and Civil CAD Technician. The Principal Engineer will perform highly complex professional civil engineering work, including designing various projects, preparing cost estimates, drafting specifications and collecting site data. The Principal Engineer will supervise the design and construction of public infrastructure projects, review and approve consultant design plans for new city subdivisions and provide highly complex staff support to the City Engineer.   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in environmental engineering or a related field. Four (4) years of professional civil engineering experience and a Professional Engineering license issued by the State of Iowa, OR, six (6) years of professional civil engineering experience without a Professional Engineering license issued by the State of Iowa, and the ability to obtain an Iowa Professional Engineering license within six months of hire.   For a complete position profile, full job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Cedar Falls is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: February 12, 2023 (open until filled).
Garfield County, Washington Pomeroy, WA, USA
Jan 11, 2023
Full Time
Public Works Director / County Engineer Garfield County, Washington Salary: $125,000 - $150,000 Garfield County is located in southeastern Washington, with Lewiston, Idaho, and Clarkston, Washington, 30 miles to the east and Walla Walla 60 miles to the west. The county is bordered by Columbia County, Asotin County, the Snake River and the Oregon state line marks the county’s southern border. Garfield County is home to 2,346 residents and is the least populated county in the state. Pomeroy is the county seat and is known for its great school system, and family-oriented community that is constantly supporting school improvements. Residents and visitors enjoy year-round recreation activities, including camping, boating, hiking, berry picking, and winter sports. Garfield County’s Public Works Department operates with approximately 20 FTEs and includes five divisions: Engineering, Road, Planning, Building and Recycling. The department is responsible for the maintenance and operation of 447 miles of county roadways and 34 bridges. Department staff are responsible for coordinating the planning, engineering, design and construction of transportation / infrastructure projects, solid waste management, building permits, and county zoning and planning. Reporting to the Board of County Commissioners, the Public Works Director / County Engineer is responsible for the overall administration of the Public Works Department, performing supervisory, administrative and professional engineering work. This position administrates the planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating of all facets of the department, including road construction, maintenance, equipment maintenance, civil engineering, solid waste, land use planning, GIS services, and building inspection activities. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, and two (2) years of progressively responsible administrative, engineering or related managerial work experience associated with public works functions at a level equivalent to Assistant Director of Public Works or County Engineer. Must be currently registered with the State of Washington as a Professional Civil Engineer or have the ability to obtain such within six months of employment. For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Garfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by February 19, 2023 (open until filled). Applications will be reviewed as submitted
City of Mukilteo, Washington Mukilteo, WA, USA
Jan 11, 2023
Full Time
Finance Director City of Mukilteo, Washington Salary :  $132,036 - $148,488   Located 25 miles north of Seattle, Washington, Mukilteo is a scenic waterfront community situated on Puget Sound. Its population of nearly 21,000 residents enjoy panoramic views of the Olympic Mountains to the west and the Cascade Range to the east, both of which can be seen from cross-Sound ferries departing for Whidbey Island from the newly rebuilt ferry terminal. Mukilteo is known for its local shopping areas, restaurants, financial institutions, low property taxes, award winning schools, and nearly 500 acres of parks and open spaces for recreational opportunities. Mukilteo is a wonderful place to live, work and play. The community’s residents are extremely friendly, with a welcoming charm and have a great sense of pride, history, and traditional community involvement.   The City of Mukilteo operates with a Mayor-Council form of government. The City Administrator oversees the City’s daily operations. The City has seven departments: Planning & Community Development, Fire, Police, Executive, Public Works, Finance, and Recreation & Cultural Services. The City also owns and operates a stormwater utility. The City has an annual budget of over $40 million dollars and 137 FTEs.   The Finance Department provides financial and technology management information to all city departments, assembles the budget, and prepares the Annual Financial Report for the City. The department operates with nine FTEs on a 2023 budget of over $1.4 million dollars and is organized into two divisions: Finance & Accounting and Information Technology (IT). The Accounting Division fulfills all accounting and treasury functions, which include general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cash management, purchasing, auditing, investing, budgeting, and financial reporting. Accounting Division staff consists of an Accounting Manager, Staff Accountant, Senior Department Assistant, Accounting Technician, and a Payroll Coordinator. The IT Division manages all aspects of the City’s technology infrastructure. Division staff consists of an IT Manager, Network Engineer, and a Public Safety Network Engineer.   Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Finance Director manages departmental operations to achieve goals within budgeted funds and available personnel; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments, reviews progress, and modifies priorities and schedules to assure work is completed in an efficient and timely manner.   A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related field, and five years of progressively responsible fiscal and general management experience, including supervisory responsibility is required. The selected candidate must be bondable and obtain State Treasurer’s Certification. Candidates that possess any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job requirements will be considered. Municipal experience is preferred.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Mukilteo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: February 12, 2023 (open until filled).
City of Tacoma, Washington Tacoma, Washington, USA
Jan 09, 2023
Full Time
Deputy City Manager of Internal Services City of Tacoma, Washington Salary :  $215,259 - $303,056   The City of Tacoma is nestled along the shore of Commencement Bay in Washington State and offers many community parks, miles of beautiful waterfront, hiking and biking trails, golf courses, museums, and a world-class zoo and aquarium. Tacoma also serves as a gateway to some of the most magnificent natural wonders in the world, such as Puget Sound, Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic Peninsula.   The City of Tacoma operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager ensures that the City’s programs and operations meet the needs of Tacoma residents and serves as the connection between the City Council and City departments to ensure effective implementation of City policies. The Deputy City Manager of Internal Services role resides within the City Manager’s Office with assignment to oversee various departments, offices and functions, including the following: Safety Office, Office of Equity & Human Rights, Office of Media & Communications, Human Resources Department, Finance Department, Information Technology Department, Customer Support Center/Tacoma First 311, Liaison to the Municipal Court, Retirement Office and Library.   Under the direction of the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager of Internal Services assists with the day-to-day administration and operations of internal services departments and functions, as well as implementation of City Council priorities. Major responsibilities include consulting with and advising the City Manager on management of administrative matters, and community and operational needs, leading the execution of administrative initiatives, and enacting complex policies and programs set by the City Council to fulfill the goals and objectives of the City.   The City of Tacoma is seeking candidates who possess a relevant combination of education, demonstrated experience, and skills in some or all of the following areas: Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or a directly related field and fourteen years of relevant experience, including prior supervisory and managerial experience. The City is most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one from a less traditional background with transferable experience.   For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Tacoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce. First review of applications: February 5, 2023 (open until filled).
City of Troutdale, Oregon Troutdale, OR, USA
Jan 04, 2023
Full Time
Public Works Director City of Troutdale, Oregon Salary :  $122,096 - $148,428   Located on the south bank of the Columbia River, the City of Troutdale, Oregon, is a thriving and growing community of 16,000 residents. The city is 15 miles east of Portland and forms the eastern edge of the Portland metropolitan area. Troutdale is known as "The Gateway to the Columbia River Gorge" and the area offers an abundance of year-round recreational opportunities, including camping, mountain and road biking, hiking, whitewater kayaking and rafting, golfing, fishing, and world-class skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing at nearby Mt. Hood.   The City of Troutdale’s Public Works Department provides water treatment and distribution, sanitary sewer collection and treatment, storm water collection and conveyance, utility services, parks maintenance, street maintenance and repair, engineering, project management, construction inspection, environmental management, solid waste and recycling program management, geographic information services, issuance of erosion control permits, and issuance/administration of public works permits. The department includes the Public Works Management Division, the Water, Parks, and Streets Division, and Wastewater and Storm Sewer Services Division, and operates with 32 FTE’s and has a total 2022/2023 budget of approximately $34 million.   Working under the direction of the City Manager, the Public Works Director plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates, through subordinate supervisors, the delivery of public work services, including construction, operation, maintenance, and repair of streets, water systems, sanitary sewer systems, storm drainage infrastructure systems and utility services, and parks maintenance.   A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field, and 7 years of experience in a public works environment which has included supervisory responsibilities is required. The ideal candidate would have project management experience in the construction and maintenance of public works facilities.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Troutdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: January 29, 2023 (open until filled).
Kittitas County, Washington Ellensburg, WA, USA
Jan 04, 2023
Full Time
Planning Manager Kittitas County, Washington Salary :  $73,008 - $98,328   Situated in central Washington between the foothills of the stunning Cascade Mountains and the mighty Columbia River, Kittitas County is home to roughly 41,000 residents who enjoy limitless recreation opportunities year-round. Ellensburg, the largest city and county seat, is home to over 18,000 residents, including 11,000 students who attend Central Washington University. Ellensburg is well known for its friendly residents and rural lifestyle, along with summer music festivals, seasonal farmers markets and the yearly Ellensburg Fair & Rodeo.   Kittitas County’s Community Development Services Department (CDS) is made up of three divisions – Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement. The Building Division provides building plan review and inspections for new construction, remodels, and additions. The Planning Division provides long range planning and current planning services. Long range planning services include annual and periodic updates to the Comprehensive Plan and development regulations and addressing emerging land use issues. Current planning involves review of land use applications such as subdivisions, conditional use permits, variances, rezones and shoreline permits and providing information to the public. The Code Enforcement division enforces codes related to building, zoning, fire, health, safety, and public nuisances. CDS has a 2022 budget of $3.2 million and operates with 18 FTEs.   Under the general direction of the Community Development Services Director, the Planning Manager performs professional planning for Kittitas County, including modification of the countywide Comprehensive Plan and related ordinances, coordinates and implements current and long-range planning activities, and delivers presentations before the Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission, other boards and commissions, other departments, divisions, and the general public. The Planning Manager will supervise four planning positions, including three current planning, and one long-range planning position, which is currently open. This position is expected to be a working manager where the Planning Manager will take on certain projects to completion.   A bachelor’s degree from a four (4) year college or university in Planning, Geography, or closely related field. Five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional planning experience with at least one (1) year in public sector planning. Two (2) years of supervisory experience in a professional job classification. Experience with Washington or Oregon Growth Management planning processes, and experience working with Washington’s State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and Shoreline Master Programs is highly preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience with GIS, the ability to build a community network through outreach, and excellent communication skills. Successful experience in working with growth pressures in professional planning is desired.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Kittitas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: February 5, 2023 (open until filled).
Grant Transit Authority Moses Lake, Washington, USA
Jan 03, 2023
Full Time
General Manager Grant Transit Authority Moses Lake, Washington Salary :  $85,000 - $120,000   Grant Transit Authority (GTA) is a Public Transportation Benefit Area located in Grant County, Washington, covering the entire county. Being centrally located in the state, majestic mountains, shopping and numerous attractions are just a short drive away. Grant County is a leading agricultural and manufacturing area, and continues to experience tremendous growth, within family-friendly communities and small-town atmospheres. The county’s 95,000 residents enjoy 300 days of sunshine each year, more than 140 lakes and reservoirs, world-class fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, bird and wildlife watching, boating and water sports, and many spectacular golf courses. GTA is headquartered in the city of Moses Lake, which is the county’s largest city. The main attraction in Moses Lake is the lake that shares the city's name and many visitors come to enjoy water sports activities. The lake has 120 miles of shoreline, covering 6,500 acres, and is one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in the state.   GTA operates under the direction of a ten-member board of directors and with 42 employees who support and provide Fixed-Route, Paratransit/Demand Response and Vanpool services throughout Grant County. GTA’s 2022 budget was $6 million. Although GTA is smaller in size, this transit agency provides a great deal of rural transportation service. With a total service area of 2,791 square miles, GTA fixed-route service operates over 1 million miles per year. Grant Transit Authority operates out of three locations, which include the Ephrata Transportation Center in Ephrata, an Operation’s Base in Moses Lake, and a Multimodal Transit Center in Moses Lake.   The General Manager will work under the Grant County Board of Directors to direct and oversee the efficient business and operations of the GTA system(s). The General Manager will represent GTA throughout the community, state and nationally. The ideal candidate will have a good foundation in all aspects of management, have the ability to work well with diverse populations, and is a positive visionary.   A bachelor's degree in transportation management, public administration and/or business administration or a closely related field, and 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the areas of public transportation, labor relations, budget preparation and administration, grant writing, marketing and public relations is required, with 10 years being highly desirable. Candidates must have 5 years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience in transit operations, preferably in a union environment, which produced broad knowledge of operational policies and procedures, good performance and work history, and relevant leadership and decision-making skills. Any equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree, per board discretion.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Grant Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: February 5, 2023 (open until filled).
City of Port Townsend, Washington Port Townsend, Washington, USA
Dec 16, 2022
Full Time
Deputy Public Works Director / City Engineer City of Port Townsend, Washington Salary :  $113,072 - $124,220 Plus excellent benefits, including $6,000 sign on bonus   Port Townsend, Washington, is a charming Victorian seaport on the Olympic Peninsula, located approximately two hours from Seattle. Founded in 1851, the city has maintained its historic character while embracing a creative culture. The town’s 10,148 residents and thousands of visitors enjoy spectacular views of the water and mountains. Port Townsend’s natural beauty, access to nearby Fort Worden State Park and Conference Center, Olympic National Park, beaches, rain forests, spectacular festivals, and vibrant cultural scene attract over a million visitors each year. Port Townsend is the only incorporated city in Jefferson County and is the county seat.   The 6 FTE Engineering Division of the City of Port Townsend’s Public Works Department supports O&M and capital project development for the City. The 37 FTE Public Works Department covers a broad area of services, including water distribution, water treatment and supply, wastewater treatment, compost, streets and collections, fleet, facilities, and parks maintenance. The Deputy Public Works Director / City Engineer will work closely with the Finance Department in supporting and helping manage operation and capital funds. Reporting to the Public Works Director, this role will lead engineering staff to collaboratively provide internal support to other city departments, the public, and in the execution of capital projects. The City Engineer provides an important statutory and technical role in assisting the entire City team on a diverse array of engineering issues, including working with the Planning & Community Development Department to represent public works in development review. A key emphasis for this position is applying creative engineering solutions in an environment with a high level of interaction with team members, members of the public, stakeholder groups, boards and commissions, and the City Council. This position is a key leadership role with a focus on building teamwork. A successful candidate also has the opportunity to move into the Public Works Director role as the City looks toward succession planning.   The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field, and registration as Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. Candidates must have a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience, at least four (4) of which are at a management and supervisory level. The ideal candidate will have experience in a public sector municipality or working as a consultant fulfilling the role of a City Engineer or similar role. The candidate must show experience with the design and construction of public works projects and management of capital construction programs.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Port Townsend is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: January 15, 2023 (open until filled).
Ben Franklin Transit Richland, Washington, USA
Dec 10, 2022
Full Time
Senior Manager of Customer Experience Ben Franklin Transit Richland, Washington Salary:  $78,358 - $117,538   Located among the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) is a municipal corporation which provides public transportation services in a 616 square mile area in Benton and Franklin Counties. BFT administration offices are in Richland, which, along with its sister cities of Kennewick, Pasco, and West Richland, make up the Tri-Cities (population 283,000). The area is in the heart of wine country and averages 300 days of sunshine a year, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, including water sports, golf, wine touring and outdoor theater.   BFT is governed by an appointed ten-member board of directors. The overall management of BFT is divided into five departments: Fleet & Facilities, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Marketing & Communications, Planning & Service Development, and Administrative Services. BFT has a 2022 operating budget of $58.8 million and a current capital budget of $83.6 million. BFT employs 374 full and part-time employees, both union and non-union. BFT provides fixed-route service, paratransit (Dial-A-Ride) services to the Public Transit Benefit Area (PTBA), Night & Sunday Service, and Demand Response services, as well as connector services for outside of BFT’s PTBA. In 2019, combined ridership for all modes of service totaled 3,126,689.   Under the direction of the Chief People Officer, the Senior Manager of Customer Experience will plan, manage, and direct activities that promote positive customer experience to the community to increase and retain customers while working to strengthen the Agency’s brand and reputation. This position will also oversee communications, customer service, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) community operations, and build strategy and vision related to marketing and communication of outreach programs designed to increase public awareness and ridership. This position will establish Key Performance Indicators for continuous operational and customer satisfaction improvement and determine methods of correction necessary to achieve and sustain desired results.   A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field, and five (5) years of experience in a customer service environment with two (2) of those years in a supervisory role, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training is required. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a public sector environment.   For a complete position profile, full job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Ben Franklin Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: January 8, 2023 (open until filled).
Ben Franklin Transit Richland, Washington, USA
Dec 09, 2022
Full Time
Senior Manager of Human Resources Ben Franklin Transit Richland, Washington Salary:  $78,358 - $117,538   Located among the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) is a municipal corporation which provides public transportation services in a 616 square mile area in Benton and Franklin Counties. BFT administration offices are in Richland, which, along with its sister cities of Kennewick, Pasco, and West Richland, make up the Tri-Cities (population 283,000). The area is in the heart of wine country and averages 300 days of sunshine a year, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, including water sports, golf, wine touring and outdoor theater.   BFT is governed by an appointed ten-member board of directors. The overall management of BFT is divided into five departments: Fleet & Facilities, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Marketing & Communications, Planning & Service Development, and Administrative Services. BFT has a 2022 operating budget of $58.8 million and a current capital budget of $83.6 million. BFT employs 374 full and part-time employees, both union and non-union. BFT provides fixed-route service, paratransit (Dial-A-Ride) services to the Public Transit Benefit Area (PTBA), Night & Sunday Service, and Demand Response services, as well as connector services for outside of BFT’s PTBA. In 2019, combined ridership for all modes of service totaled 3,126,689.   Under the direction of the Chief People Officer, the Senior Manager of Human Resources manages employment-related programs and processes related to recruiting, training and performance, employee experience, metrics, benefits, and compensation. This position will develop and maintain personnel-related programs and procedures, ensure agency compliance with internal processes and applicable employment laws, and develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy. The Senior Manager will partner with the leadership team to understand and execute human resource and talent development, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.   A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited institution, and five (5) years of progressive experience in a human resource environment, or an equivalent combination of experience, training, and education is required. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree and have PHR, SPHR, or equivalent certification, and have experience in a unionized environment.   For a complete position profile, full job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Ben Franklin Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: January 8, 2023 (open until filled).
Port of Olympia Olympia, Washington, USA
Nov 20, 2022
Full Time
Finance Director Port of Olympia Olympia, Washington Salary:  $125,000 - $152,155   Headquartered in Olympia, Washington, the Port of Olympia serves the Thurston County community in a variety of ways, leading and participating in many of the area’s economic development efforts. Olympia is the state capital, the Thurston County seat, and is the southern gateway to Puget Sound’s metropolitan region. It is home to a wide variety of industries, including state government, health care, retail, military, education, construction, farming, fishing, and logging, and has an active arts community. With an economic engine fueled to a great extent by state government, as well as three higher education institutions, Olympia enjoys the benefits of a stable workforce, an engaged and educated community, and a well-supported school system.   The Port of Olympia is governed by three elected commissioners who appoint the Port’s Executive Director. The Port operates with 49 FTEs, utilizing 2022 budgeted operating revenues of $14,352,204 and a capital budget of $2,871,726. The Port’s departments and business units include Operations (Marine Terminal, Airport, Swantown Marina & Boatworks, and Unified Maintenance), Business Development & Real Estate, Executive Services (Communications, Marketing & Government Affairs, Planning & Environmental, and Administrative Services) and Finance.   The Finance Director is the chief financial officer of the Port and reports directly to the Executive Director. The Finance Director develops and implements financial strategies for the Port, including budgeting and capital planning, debt management, asset liability management, and cash management. Also provides financial management, particularly in the areas of new business ventures and the treasury function. The Finance Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the Port’s finance, accounting, information services and audit, and will participate in the management of the Port’s insurance and risk management program.   Education & experience: A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration. An advanced degree in business or public administration, such as an MBA or MPA is preferred. Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in accounting or financial management. Extensive Excel knowledge and experience. CPA or equivalent preferred. Experience with Solomon Accounting Software and Management Reporter for MS Dynamics reporting preferred.   For a complete position profile, full job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The Port of Olympia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: December 11, 2022 (open until filled).
City of Sandpoint, Idaho Sandpoint, Idaho, USA
Nov 18, 2022
Full Time
Civil Engineer City of Sandpoint, Idaho Salary:  $81,515 - $112,611 (Moving allowance/reimbursement may be provided.)   Nestled in the northern panhandle of Idaho, Sandpoint is known for its magnificent lakes, stunning mountains, vast forests, and vibrant community. Sandpoint is just 63 minutes south of the Canadian border, 46 miles from Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, and 72 miles from Spokane, Washington. The City of Sandpoint has a population of 10,000, and is the county seat and largest city in Bonner County. The city is snuggled at the base of three mountain ranges which offer year-round outdoor recreation, from hiking and biking to skiing and snowboarding. This charming city is located right on the banks of Lake Pend Oreille, the largest lake in Idaho, and Sandpoint attracts a large number of tourists and seasonal residents.   The City of Sandpoint’s Infrastructure & Development Services (IDS) Division is comprised of the Engineering, Planning and Building, and Streets service groups. IDS functions with a total of 18 FTEs, and its 2022 budget was $2,369,810, plus capital projects. The Engineering Service group assists property owners, developers, and the public in technical matters primarily related to civil engineering. This includes providing information on the regulations and guidelines that apply to property and projects; reviewing and processing development applications; reviewing plans for compliance with various codes and performing infrastructure inspections/acceptance. The Engineering Service group supports capital construction projects and may assist other service groups, such as, but not limited to, Utilities and Parks & Recreation, with project delivery. The two-year, citywide capital project list totals nearly $20 million.   Under the direction of the Infrastructure and Development Services (IDS) Director, the Civil Engineer is a staff liaison to the City Council and Planning & Zoning Commission and educates members of the public and elected officials, compiles data, maintains records, and completes analyses and studies as the basis for policy recommendations. This position processes, reviews, and approves various private development proposals related to subdivisions (plats), streets, stormwater management plans, water and sanitary sewer improvements, and related infrastructure. Additionally, the Civil Engineer participates in review of capital improvement development including, but not limited to, utility infrastructure and transportation projects.   A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or a related field is required. Candidates must have at least five (5) years of professional engineering experience. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Candidates must possess a State of Idaho Professional Engineer License, or if licensed in another state, the ability to acquire a license through the Idaho Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers within 90 days of hire.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Sandpoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply by February 13, 2023. (Applications will be reviewed upon submission. Position is open until filled.)
Ben Franklin Transit Richland, Washington, USA
Nov 16, 2022
Full Time
Chief People Officer Ben Franklin Transit Richland, Washington Salary:  $98,926 - $148,390   Located among the Columbia, Yakima, and Snake Rivers in southeastern Washington, Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) is a municipal corporation which provides public transportation services in a 616 square mile area in Benton and Franklin Counties. BFT administration offices are in Richland, which, along with its sister cities of Kennewick, Pasco, and West Richland, make up the Tri-Cities (population 283,000). The area is in the heart of wine country and averages 300 days of sunshine a year, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, including water sports, golf, wine touring and outdoor theater.   BFT is governed by an appointed ten-member board of directors. The overall management of BFT is divided into five departments: Fleet & Facilities, Human Resources & Labor Relations, Marketing & Communications, Planning & Service Development, and Administrative Services. BFT has a 2022 operating budget of $58.8 million and a current capital budget of $83.6 million. BFT employs 374 full and part-time employees, both union and non-union. BFT provides fixed-route service, paratransit (Dial-A-Ride) services to the Public Transit Benefit Area (PTBA), Night & Sunday Service, and Demand Response services, as well as connector services for outside of BFT’s PTBA. In 2019, combined ridership for all modes of service totaled 3,126,689.   Under the direction of the General Manager, the Chief People Officer (CPO) is responsible for the management, administration, and coordination of BFT’s Human Resources and Labor Relations, Training, and Communications teams. This position will oversee labor and employment relations, recruitment and selection, classification, compensation, benefit program administration, and drug and alcohol testing. The CPO will ensure compliance with employment laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and affirmative action requirements, and identify and implement practices and procedures of compensation, organizational planning, safety, training, and employee engagement and development.   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Organization Development, Industrial Psychology, Business Administration, or related field, and seven (7) to ten (10) years of professional human resource work experience, including experience in a unionized environment, is required, with five (5) years at an Executive/Senior level; or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree and have PHR, SPHR, or equivalent certification.   For a complete position profile, full job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. Ben Franklin Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: December 4, 2022 (open until filled).
City of Ridgefield, Washington Ridgefield, WA, USA
Oct 27, 2022
Full Time
Public Works Director City of Ridgefield, Washington Salary :  $130,000 - $165,000   Located in northern Clark County, approximately 10 miles north of Vancouver, Washington, and 14 miles north of Portland, Oregon, the City of Ridgefield, Washington, encompasses nearly seven square miles and is a rapidly growing community of 14,500 residents. Ridgefield is expected to double the current population in the next 10 years. Ridgefield is notable for the significant Native American and Lewis & Clark Expedition history of the area and is also the home of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, a primary reserve for migrating waterfowl on the Pacific Flyway. The area offers an outstanding quality of life with affordable housing, excellent schools, a very low crime rate, extraordinary outdoor recreation opportunities, a rich history, a mild climate, wineries, art galleries, unique shopping and restaurants, and much more.   The City of Ridgefield’s Public Works Department supports the community’s quality of life and economic vitality by managing the planning, design, construction, and operation of all city-owned public infrastructure to meet the needs of the community. As the city of Ridgefield continues to rapidly grow, the Ridgefield Public Works Department has and will be responsible for designing, managing construction of, and maintaining, a variety of key assets including streets, sidewalks, water rights/wells, stormwater facilities, community parks, and a city cemetery. The Public Works Department is currently organized by activity, with divisions for facilities, engineering, utilities, and stormwater, with a total of approximately 25 FTEs, and operating on a 2022 budget of $8.3 million.   Under the direction of the City Manager, the Public Works Director assumes full leadership and management responsibility for all Public Works Department services and activities. The position will develop and implement department goals, objectives, and policies, and review and evaluate work methods and procedures to improve organizational performance, enhance services, and meet goals. The Public Works Director will be responsible for preparing and managing the public works budget, preparing forecasts for necessary funding, developing grant funding applications, and monitoring expenditures. The Director coordinates engineering activities, conferring with staff as needed in preparing and reviewing plans and specifications, inspecting and supervising projects, and resolving construction contract problems.   A bachelor’s degree in a job-related field and at least six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in a public works setting are required. It is preferred that candidates be registered as a Professional Engineer. Experience in strategic planning, team building, and regional partnerships is desirable. Any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the level of required knowledge and abilities may be considered.   For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Ridgefield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: November 20, 2022 (open until filled).
City of Bainbridge Island, Washington Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
Oct 26, 2022
Full Time
Treatment Plant Supervisor City of Bainbridge Island, Washington Salary :  $98,603 - $123,644 (2023 salary increase to be determined)   Located 35 minutes by ferry from Seattle and connected to Kitsap County by bridge, Bainbridge Island, Washington, enjoys a wonderful combination of scenic vistas, urban forests, trails, farms, wineries, and local arts, and more than 25,000 people call Bainbridge Island home. The city, with input from the community, has managed to preserve its friendly aura, small-town charm, and natural environment. Islanders value the sense of country living and nearby access to Seattle's business and cultural resources. Cultural sites include the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, Bloedel Reserve, Islandwood, Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, and Bainbridge Performing Arts.   The City of Bainbridge Island’s Public Works Department plans, designs, constructs, operates, and maintains public improvements, facilities, and equipment owned by the City and the public. The Department includes 48 full-time equivalent employees. The Department manages a 140-mile network of roads, and operates three utilities: water, sewer, and stormwater. The Department operates on a 2022 budget of $12.4 million. The Operations and Maintenance Division includes 28 FTEs and oversees the operations of the City’s utilities, along with the maintenance and upkeep of City roadways, public facilities, and fleet. The City operates an island-wide stormwater system, and a water and sewer system concentrated in the downtown core, which includes a wastewater treatment facility. The Engineering Division is made up of a capital projects group, a water resource group, and a team of development review engineers. The Wastewater Treatment Plant is a Class 3 secondary-activated sludge plant, located in Winslow near the ferry terminal, that employs dissolved oxygen for solids treatment and ultraviolet light for disinfection. Each year, the plant treats 150 million gallons of wastewater with typical conventional pollutant removals above 97%. The treated wastewater is discharged east of Wing Point into the Puget Sound. Plant activities are regulated by the State of Washington Department of Ecology, and the plant maintains an accredited water quality laboratory.   Reporting to the Public Works Manager, the Treatment Plant Supervisor oversees the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Along with the supervisor, the plant is run by four operators. The Treatment Plant Supervisor has day-to-day responsibility for supervising the plant staff, operations and regulatory compliance. This position works closely with the Public Works Field Supervisor and Public Works Manager to ensure effective system administration, contract and project work planning, coordination, scheduling, emergency operations and other related duties. The Treatment Plant Supervisor will collaborate with staff and outside consultants as a member of the capital project team which will oversee replacement of the aging ultraviolet disinfection system, rebuilding of system pumps, and extension of the plant outfall to Puget Sound.   A bachelor’s degree in public administration, construction, engineering, or a related field, and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public works, with three (3) or more years of supervisory experience; OR any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability is required. (See full job description for additional requirements.)   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Bainbridge Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications accepted through November 20, 2022 . This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as submitted.
City of Bainbridge Island, Washington Bainbridge Island, WA, USA
Oct 26, 2022
Full Time
Public Works Manager City of Bainbridge Island, Washington Salary :  $119,304 - $149,616 (2023 salary increase to be determined)   Located 35 minutes by ferry from Seattle and connected to Kitsap County by bridge, Bainbridge Island, Washington, enjoys a wonderful combination of scenic vistas, urban forests, trails, farms, wineries, and local arts, and more than 25,000 people call Bainbridge Island home. The city, with input from the community, has managed to preserve its friendly aura, small-town charm, and natural environment. Islanders value the sense of country living and nearby access to Seattle's business and cultural resources. Cultural sites include the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, Bloedel Reserve, Islandwood, Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, and Bainbridge Performing Arts.   The City of Bainbridge Island’s Public Works Department plans, designs, constructs, operates, and maintains public improvements, facilities, and equipment owned by the City and the public. The Department includes 48 full-time equivalent employees. The Department manages a 140-mile network of roads, and operates three utilities: water, sewer, and stormwater. The Department operates on a 2022 budget of $12.4 million. The Operations and Maintenance Division includes 28 FTEs and oversees the operations of the City’s utilities, along with the maintenance and upkeep of City roadways, public facilities, and fleet. The City operates an island-wide stormwater system, and a water and sewer system concentrated in the downtown core, which includes a wastewater treatment facility. The Engineering Division is made up of a capital projects group, a water resource group, and a team of development review engineers.   Reporting to the Public Works Director, the Public Works Manager oversees the Operations & Maintenance Division of Public Works and holds a key position in the department's leadership team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to continue and expand the City’s practice of delivering quality maintenance services to the community, while providing exemplary leadership and mentorship to the employees in the O&M division. Additionally, this individual will help develop new strategies for planning, executing, and reporting on operations and maintenance work. Supporting major capital projects - such as the replacement of the City’s water system storage tank and sewer pump station upgrades - is another key component of this position’s portfolio.   A bachelor’s degree in public administration, construction, engineering, or a related field, and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in public works, with three (3) or more years of supervisory experience; OR any combination of experience, education and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability is required. (See full job description for additional requirements.)   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Bainbridge Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications accepted through November 20, 2022 . This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as submitted.
City of South Lake Tahoe, California South Lake Tahoe, California, USA
Oct 25, 2022
Full Time
Human Resources Analyst City of South Lake Tahoe, California Salary :  $80,640 - $98,040   Located 190 miles northeast of San Francisco, California, and 60 miles southwest of Reno, Nevada, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains along the southern edge of the largest alpine lake in North America, the City of South Lake Tahoe offers residents world-class scenery and activities with 300 days of sunshine a year. South Lake Tahoe, (pop. 22,525), allows residents the opportunity to live, explore and experience on a daily basis what brings over one million visitors each year to the Lake Tahoe region.   The City of South Lake Tahoe is a general law city in El Dorado County, California, utilizing the Council/Manager form of government. South Lake Tahoe provides a wide range of services, including police and fire protection, street maintenance, airport, management, parks and recreation, planning, building and safety, public improvements, and general administration. The City employs 207 FTEs of which 67 FTEs are assigned to the Police Department and 41 FTEs to the Fire Department. South Lake Tahoe has a 2023 General Fund budget of approximately $56.9 million, with a healthy reserve of $12.7 million.   The City of South Lake Tahoe Human Resources Department is responsible for coordinating recruitment efforts for the City, including creating eligibility lists for departments to use in making hiring decisions and for ensuring the integrity of the process. Human Resources also provides support to employees at all levels on a variety of issues. Examples include career development, benefits, interpersonal working relationships, retirement, policy interpretation, performance, training, and health insurance. Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Analyst plans, supervises, implements, and coordinates specific human resource operations within the Human Resources Department, performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility, and provides support to the Human Resources Manager.   A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, business, public administration, or a related field is desired. The ideal candidate will have two (2) years of increasingly responsible technical, paraprofessional, or professional experience in personnel or human resources. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.   For a complete position profile, full job description, and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of South Lake Tahoe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: November 20, 2022 (open until filled).
City of McMinnville, Oregon McMinnville, OR, USA
Oct 06, 2022
Full Time
City Engineer City of McMinnville, Oregon Salary :  $87,312 - $130,968   McMinnville is an easygoing, progressive city nestled in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The city’s historic downtown has been recognized by the American Planning Association as one of its prestigious Great Streets in America. McMinnville’s central location means its nearly 35,000 residents aren’t far from the scenic Oregon Coast, the state capital, the “Big City” of Portland, or the slopes of Mt. Hood. Home to world-class Pinot Noir, McMinnville attracts winemakers and food and wine tourists from around the globe.   Operating on a 2022 budget of $60 million, the City of McMinnville’s Public Works Department is made up of the Airport, Operations, Engineering, and Wastewater Treatment facilities. The Engineering Division is responsible for providing project management, design, construction surveying, bid and specification development, contract administration, inspection, and other technical assistance in support of McMinnville’s capital improvement projects. The Engineering Division works closely with the Planning Department, Operations, and all City departments working on capital projects. The Engineering Division manages the City’s transportation, wastewater, storm sewer, and airport infrastructure and systems, provides project management services for capital improvement projects, monitors public infrastructure improvements on privately funded development projects, and performs utility locates/”Call Before You Dig”. The Engineering Division has 7.32 FTEs comprised of the City Engineer, the Engineering Project Manager, the GIS/CAD Specialist, two Engineering Technicians, and seasonal interns. The annual operating budget in the Engineering Division is just over $1M. Reporting to the Public Works Director, the City Engineer will lead the Division through capital improvement and infrastructure projects. The City Engineer will also work closely with the full Public Works Department and alongside the Planning Department.   Typical qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and at least six years of increasingly responsible experience in engineering, construction management, or project management with at least two years of supervisory experience. A professional engineering license in Oregon is required for this role and may be obtained within the first six months on the job. Any combination of education and experience that has prepared an applicant for the role will be considered.   For a complete position profile, full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of McMinnville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: November 6, 2022 (open until filled).