KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County employs over 1100 employees in jobs that allow employees to make their mark and make a difference in their local community.  The County strives to provide effective and efficient services by continually assessing its purpose, promoting and rewarding innovation and fostering employee development.  Kitsap's Human Resources team provides the employee programs and benefits to keep Kitsap a great place to work.

​- Nancy Buonanno Grennan, Human Resources Director

Our Mission

​Human Resources recruits talented, career-minded leaders; supports employee development; builds trust; celebrates teamwork; works with integrity and clear communication.

Our Vision

 If we are successful, Kitsap County will be a trusting & competitive organization that employs and develops the most effective, professional & friendly staff available.

Our Values

We make decisions out of a sense of fairness & we will remember the "Human" part of HR.
We focus on the needs of our customers & work to earn their trust.
We do the right thing, no matter who is involved.
We are relentlessly positive.

22 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County W A St, Pasco, WA 99301, USA
Sep 11, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Incumbents are responsible for providing responsible support work in the field of alcohol and drug recovery services and are primarily responsible for detoxification and triage services. Incumbents are expected to be available to work all shifts and/or weekends for the 24-hour County Recovery Center. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the second level of a three-level treatment classification series. The Treatment Assistant acts as a lead worker, when assigned, on weekend and night shifts. This position is distinguished from the Treatment Aide by experienced level activities related to the care and safety of alcohol and drug dependent patients.Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and may not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience One year of responsible support work experience including six months experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in alcohol or drug treatment facility. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there be no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Assistant. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must: Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance, and a positive work ethic/attitude. Alcohol and drug related problems. Terminology utilized in the alcohol and drug field. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear, and stay, for schedule work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately, maintain routine logs and records. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Report accurately, in writing, conditions noted during assigned shift. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Exercise good judgment skills and provide work direction to staff as assigned. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents to be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Admit and release patients from triage and detoxification program in compliance with proper procedures. Assure admission and discharge procedures are followed. Provide work direction to Treatment Aides, assist in training and provide input into evaluations. Monitor activities led by outside guests and speakers and intervene when necessary. Provide treatment services in detoxification, triage and intensive inpatient programs. Enforce all rules and regulations of the facility; maintain safety of patients and facility; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; respond to emergencies. Maintain patient information confidentiality and demonstrate respect for patient's right to privacy. Provide guidance, encouragement and support to patients in their treatment program. Maintain logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Provide phone support for crisis calls from the public and bed management/admission requests from health care facilities, such as Harrison Hospital, and other referral sources, such as family. Transport patients to appointments or other locations as needed. Observe urinalysis collection. Other Job Duties: May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. Perform other duties as required including assistance with food service to patients and resident guests, housekeeping and laundry duties as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help policy. THIS POSITION IS OPEN CONTINUALLY FOR ON-CALL WORK. IT WILL BE SCREENED PERIODICALLY FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL. IT MAY BE 6-8 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Dec 05, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW DCD focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building quality, affordable, structurally and environmentally safe developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Please learn more about the department at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/dcd/ The Fiscal Support Tech position performs a variety of accounting and financial support activities which apply complex regulations with numerous deadlines for the Kitsap County Community Development Department. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The incumbent is responsible for preparing and processing departmental payroll and accounts payable, conducting and tracking physical inventory, assisting with general personnel administration and training related to fiscal, personnel and administrative operation areas. This position is responsible for payroll functions for the department, including but limited to, data entry; reviewing and auditing payroll records; tracking employee pay records, time entry, leave, schedules, holidays, and absences; and researching and resolving issues related to employee pay and leave balances. In addition, this position coordinates with supervisors and other departments on personnel, hiring, recruitment, and termination or retirement issues. REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Two years of work experience in a fiscal office performing accounts maintenance including use of a computerized financial system; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work; Completion of college level or specialized vocational-technical coursework in bookkeeping, accounting or a related field from a college, university or school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience. Preferred Education and Experience Timekeeping, including verification of time entry, leave balances, and cost accounting for payroll processing is highly desired. Accounts payable and payroll experience. Computer experience using the most current version of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access). Experience using JD Edwards software and KRONOS payroll system. Experience in governmental accounting. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Standard fiscal office functions, methods, procedures and equipment; generally accepted accounting principles, practices and standards; and theory and practice of accounting, general bookkeeping and mathematics. Data entry and retrieval methods. Keyboard and 10-key accurately. Basic principles in cost accounting. The ability and knowledge to reconcile daily work performed at month and/or year end, and maintain detailed books of account and prepare related reports. Compile, prepare, and tabulate statistical data, reports, statements and summaries. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete multiple tasks and meet regular deadlines. Maintain and uphold the utmost level of confidentiality where required. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily in an office environment. This position requires exertion of force up to 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Positions in this class typically require bending, stooping, reaching, handling/grasping documents, sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, walking short distances, vision sufficient to read source materials and computer screen data, and repetitive motions for computer use. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Payroll submission, review, and audit Employee pay records tracking Assist staff and management with Kitsap County's E-Appraisal system Process department's accounts payable Purchase department supplies, equipment, registrations and maintain asset inventory Prepare contracts, submit, and monitor contract process OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Nov 01, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Court Security Officers are responsible for patrolling and ensuring the security of the campus at the Kitsap County Courthouse and other court facility locations, such as the Juvenile Detention Facility or Bremerton Municipal Court. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years experience in investigative, law enforcement, criminology or a related field that displays the ability to perform the essential job functions is required; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Education can be substituted for only one year of experience. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Completion of a federal or state police academy, reserve academy or corrections academy. Experience working with the public in a security setting. Experience monitoring systems, monitoring assigned security areas, and responding to unusual occurrences. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. These tests may include, but are not limited to, oral interviews, medical examination, truth verification test, psychological evaluation and weapons qualification with passing scores set by Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Be able to obtain and maintain a valid and current Sheriff's Office limited commission as provided by the current Sheriff. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess CPR, First Aid and AED certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing Courthouse security operations and search and seizure. Investigative techniques. Legal terminology, legal documents and court operations and procedures. Safe weapons handling practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships with the public, co-workers, law enforcement agencies and others using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Apply constructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information. Understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Successfully complete basic Defensive Tactics training. Exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in a security setting. Maintain routine paper and computer records. Deal tactfully, impartially and effectively with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds. Communicate effectively with a diverse population, both orally and in writing. Quickly comprehend and carry out oral and written instructions. Interview suspects to solicit relevant information. Safely use position equipment such as metal detection screening devices, tasers, handcuffs, pepper spray, and carry a firearm in the course of work. Operate a personal computer and use basic computer applications. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed both in an office environment and around the Kitsap County Courthouse or other court facility locations. Positions in this class typically require : Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Ability to climb, twist, stoop, bend, and reach (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), grasp, and occasionally run in response to emergency conditions. Substantial in-person contact with the public and law enforcement agencies require that the incumbent have the ability to communicate effectively. Ability to carry a firearm in the performance of assigned duties and to pass weapons qualification with a passing score set by the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. Hearing adequate to communicate on the telephone and in person and to hear and understand radio communications and audible alarms. Exertion of force up to 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potential hazards associated with all weather conditions. Exposed to hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue or apprehend violators of infractions. Required to confiscate forbidden articles and weapons. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Required to wear the issued uniform. Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This recruitment is open continuously and applications will be reviewed periodically as needed to fill vacant positions.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Oct 04, 2017
Full Time
Under the direction of the Emergency Management Council, the incumbent serves as chief staff advisor to the elected jurisdictional officials that comprise the Emergency Management Council, various other departments and multi-jurisdictional public safety agencies on all emergency preparedness matters in the County.  The incumbent directs the overall administration, management, planning, organizing, and staffing of the department and the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards. The Director is the key County official for managing emergencies/disasters in Kitsap County.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Sep 26, 2017
Full Time
This position is responsible for performing technical tasks involving contract administration and compliance for public works construction projects. Schedules pre-construction meetings, reviews certified payrolls, prepares statement of working days, ensures compliance with prevailing wage standards, intent to pay and affidavit of wages paid, reviews equipment rates and prepares force account reports, and prepares monthly project pay estimates for construction projects. In addition, the position is responsible for contract compliance with all Federal Aid and WSDOT Requirements.
Kitsap County W A St, Pasco, WA 99301, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW The mission of Kitsap Recovery Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and communities through superior, responsive, cost-effective chemical dependency treatment services leading to improved quality of life for those involved in or affected by chemical dependency. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in East Bremerton, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria. Treatment Aides assist in providing responsible alcohol and drug recovery services support work in accordance with established standards at Kitsap Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. In addition to working with alcohol and drug dependent patients, duties include assisting with light housekeeping, laundry, and food service for patients and resident guests housed in the facility. Employees must be able to rotate shifts, with varying days off, work nights and/or weekends and are expected to be able to perform the functions and duties of all shifts. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six months of responsible support work experience in the area of health care and/or inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in or medical environment; AND/OR Experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there by no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Aide. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance and a positive work ethic/attitude. Ability to : Appear, and stay, for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately maintain routine/basic logs and records. Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Exercise tact, initiative and good judgment in performing duties. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents must be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends, and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards may occur occasionally when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Assist in delivery of treatment services in detoxification and intensive inpatient programs. Under supervision, assist in providing medication to patients. Assist administering the urinalysis (UA) testing process as well as completing and maintaining records and document in support of programs and services administered by the Kitsap Recovery Center. Assist in maintaining logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Assist in enforcing all rules and regulations of the facility; maintaining safety of patients, resident guests and facility and making regular security checks on rooms and facilities. Respond to emergencies. Interact with patients and provide encouragement and support in their treatment program. Perform light housekeeping and laundry duties. Assist with food service to patients and resident guests. Other Job Duties : May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. May assist with guest data collection and closer monitoring activities of the guests, such as reporting guest progress at staffing and assisting guests in problem solving. Assure guests are following program rules and requirements including management of guest room cleanliness, assuring guest follow-through with their daily activity plan, writing pertinent communications in the Guest Log Book regarding each guest. Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. This is a continuous opening, and is screened periodically as the need for additional on-call employees arises. Qualified applicants will be forwarded, as requested, to the department. If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified via email to schedule yourself through the online hiring system.
Kitsap County Public Works Port Orchard, WA, United States
Jun 15, 2017
Full Time
The incumbent plans, organizes, and provides project leadership in the design and implementation of the various components of the County's asset management system and Geographical Information System (GIS).  The employee performs higher-level computer programming, advanced database management, advanced geo-processing and spatial analysis, GIS and asset management related project management and/or higher-level systems administration, development and testing to support operations of the Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management and GIS layers.  Responsibilities include implementing Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management systems.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Sep 29, 2017
Full Time
Kitsap County has an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Maintenance Manager to plan, schedule, and manage maintenance and improvement activities by directing the work of maintenance crews and inspecting County buildings, facilities, grounds and other public property to assure that they are well-maintained.  The incumbent also is responsible for the planning and budgeting of annual maintenance activities and costs as well as recommending and managing capital Building Repair and Replacement (BR&R) projects. 
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Aug 04, 2017
Full Time
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETY TESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision : To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Review the job brochure: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sheriff/pdf_scripts/10024_sheriff_recruitment.pdf Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=856943&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=882295&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee.
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW IMPORTANT CANDIDATE INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETY TESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision : To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Review the job brochure: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sheriff/pdf_scripts/10024_sheriff_recruitment.pdf Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff 1 (Entry Level): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=881467&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Deputy Sheriff 2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=857542&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Dec 08, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office -- Pursuing Justice with Integrity and Respect The Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has an exciting opportunity for an Attorney 1 to join our team in the Criminal Division. The incumbent will represent the State in criminal matters, including all hearings, fact findings, bench trials, jury trials, and appellate arguments. The Deputy Prosecuting Attorney 1 classification is the entry level in a four level professional attorney classification series utilized in the Prosecuting Attorney's Office. Incumbents work under the supervision and direction of the Prosecuting Attorney, Division Head and with the assistance of higher level prosecuting attorney staff. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Graduation from a recognized and accredited school of law Membership in the Washington State Bar Association Admission to practice before Washington State Courts Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a criminal history background and driving record check through law enforcement agencies. (This position requires a security clearance. A thorough background check through law enforcement agencies and previous employers will be conducted on all applicants based on information supplied on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Kitsap County reserves the right to independently determine the applicant's prior criminal conviction record within the last ten years.) Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The successful applicant will have knowledge of adult and juvenile criminal laws as well as basic municipal laws of the State of Washington; rules of the court; and advanced techniques of preparation of criminal cases. Must have trial experience and knowledge of the ethical and professional responsibilities of an attorney. Applicants should have knowledge of the structure and operations of local government, as well as its relationship to other levels of government and public agencies. Employees must have the ability to appear for scheduled work; meet deadlines and work independently without regular direction. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Review, screen, charge, file felony cases in Kitsap County Superior Court. Perform legal research and writing for trial and appellate courts. Review, screen, charge, and file juvenile cases in Kitsap County Superior Court. Represent the State at Involuntary Treatment Act hearings in Kitsap County Superior Court, including fact-finding hearings, bench trials and jury trials. Review and prepare appellate briefs and represent the State in appellate courts. Represent the State in treatment and rehabilitative courts, including Drug Court, Juvenile Drug Court, Veterans Court, Human Trafficking Court, Felony Diversions, and Juvenile Diversions. Represent the State in motions for post conviction relief, including motions to restore firearm rights, vacate convictions, sealing records, and relief from sex offender registration. Review and evaluate evidence, including expert witness and forensic evidence, and present same in fact findings, bench trials and jury trials. Provide support, education and coverage to DPA I positions. Assist Deputy Prosecutors III and IV upon request and with minimal supervision. Work with law enforcement officers, citizens, and witnesses to provide legal advice and counsel in the investigation, preparation, testimony and status of cases. Provide after hours support and consultation to law enforcement, including weekend probable cause hearings as necessary, including search warrants and special inquiries.. Respond to citizen inquiries regarding criminal cases and case dispositions; Attend trainings both in-state and out-of-state, and remain current on Continuing Legal Education credits. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This is an appointed, at-will position and continued employment with the County is at the discretion of the elected Prosecutor. The appointment of an incumbent in a position in this classification may be revoked at any time with or without cause and without right to appeal. This position is classified under the Fair Labor Standard act as exempt from overtime. This position is represented by the Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Guild and membership is required within 30 days of hire.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Dec 05, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes. The Kitsap County District Court is currently seeking individuals to serve as a Court Clerk. Court Clerks, under the direction of the assigned supervisor, perform complex legal, administrative, and accounting duties. Court Clerks play an integral part of the District Court team, by creating, preserving, and protecting the official record of the court. Accuracy is vital to protect the rights of participants and to maintain the integrity of the judicial process. Court Clerks work closely with the four elected judges, staff, defense attorneys, prosecuting attorneys, interpreters, and other criminal justice partners. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Successful applicants for this position will have: 2 years clerical or office experience including cashiering or cash handling, preferably in the courts, legal, or criminal justice fields. 2 years computer experience, preferably with Microsoft Office. Any equivalent of experience and education that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. The ideal candidate will have recent (within five years) experience working in the Washington Courts. Must have knowledge of Court procedures and strong customer service skills.. Knowledge General and specific knowledge of court and legal methodologies and case flow management. General office functions including methods, procedures and equipment. Standard English, spelling, proper grammar and punctuation. Application of court rules and procedures, cultural diversity, and the dynamics of domestic violence. Business and accounting practices, and use of a personal computer and peripheral equipment including video equipment. General safety rules and procedures. Skills and Abilities Effectively prioritize responsibilities to meet changing deadlines. Maintain accurate court records. Read, interpret and implement legal documents, statutes, codes and local court rules. Effectively assist attorneys, law enforcement and the general public. Handle several tasks simultaneously. Proficiency using multiple computer programs designed specifically for courts. Maintain composure and communicate effectively with people who may be angry, upset, confrontational and/or abusive. Quickly troubleshoot and respond to computer, audio and video equipment errors. Willingness to learn and adapt to constant changing procedures and laws. Act independently and evaluate situations that affect the safety of the general public, and respond appropriately. Work independently and alongside the judge to plan, organize and execute responsibilities. Communicate effectively and tactfully in an adversarial environment. Follow and enforce courtroom procedures. Maintain and uphold the utmost level of confidentiality where required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Performs oversight of certain legal processes to ensure the timely release of defendants from custody, the issuance and quashing of arrest warrants, and assignment of legal counsel, without which said diligence would cause future arrests, unlawful imprisonment, law suits and the violation of constitutional rights. Proficiently utilize multiple computer/software programs simultaneously to independently evaluate, input and disseminate legal documents pursuant to governing state statutes, and state and local court rules. Read, interpret and apply a variety of legal documents while upholding the utmost level of confidentiality where required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Union Membership This position is covered under AFSCME Local 1308 Courthouse Employees collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee. To view the bargaining agreement please visit our website: http://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/PersonnelManualBargUnits/CollectiveBargainingAgreements.htm
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Nov 16, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Emergency Management Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management vision is an emergency management program that anticipates and responds to emergencies through effective coordination of response networks and the ability to serve the needs of all citizens after a disaster. The Director of Emergency Management must be an effective communicator, successful at collaboration, strategic planner and a proven leader. They will be faced with the challenge of preparing the community for the next earthquake as well as a myriad of natural and manmade hazards that may affect the safety and security of the its citizens. The next Director will manage an energetic expert staff, an Emergency Operations Center, and over 500 volunteers who serve the community proudly. Position Information Under the direction of the Emergency Management Council, the incumbent serves as chief staff advisor to the elected jurisdictional officials that comprise the Emergency Management Council, various other departments and multi-jurisdictional public safety agencies on all emergency preparedness matters in the County. The incumbent directs the overall administration, management, planning, organizing, and staffing of the department and the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards. The Director is the key County official for managing emergencies/disasters in Kitsap County. Required Education and Experience Bachelors' Degree in Emergency Management, Business, Public Administration or a closely-related field accredited by the US Department of Education; AND Five years of progressively responsible work experience in emergency management coordinating and managing emergency management services with County, City, State, Federal and/or district agencies to include two years of management/supervisory experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Management and/or supervisory experience in the emergency management/public safety field. Possess a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) from the International Association of Emergency Management (IAEM) Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Must agree to carry a department cellular telephone for 24 hour accessibility. Must have access to an operating vehicle or guaranteed, reliable transportation on a 24 hour basis. Within two years of appointment, the successful candidate must : Possess a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or Associate Emergency Manager (AEM) from the International Association of Emergency Management (IAEM) Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Emergency Management principles, methods and techniques. Practices and principles of public administration and government fiscal management, including budget preparation, expenditure control, contract administration, and recordkeeping. Applicable Federal (including FEMA), State and local laws, rules, regulations and policies. Research, development and planning techniques and methods. State-of-the-art community emergency preparedness programs. Community preparedness programs effective teaching skills and training methods. National Incident Management System to include Incident and Unified Command Governmental structure and functions during emergency situations. Community resources available to emergency management. Volunteer management and administration practices Emergency Operations Centers activation to include processes, direction and control and situational assessments Grant writing and application process, as well as accounting principles used in grant accounting. Skills and/or Ability to: Accountability, Professionalism, and Initiative Application of Policy and Law - Understand and consistently apply relevant laws, regulations, resolutions, ordinances, codes, rules, policies, and procedures. Coordinate County public safety response personnel, professionals and volunteers during emergency situations in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) environment. Service to Others/Building Successful Relationships - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with special interest groups, elected officials and County, City, and District department heads, appointed police and fire chiefs, other government agencies, and County departments, using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Communications - Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups regarding complex or sensitive issues or regulations. Conflict Management - Remain objective in sensitive situations and maintain constructive working relationships while seeking conflict resolution. Problem Solving - Analyze and evaluate department operation, applying judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Collect, assimilate, and analyze data and information related to operations, equipment, and functions, and prepare appropriate recommendations. Decision Making - Apply judgment and discretion in making strategic decisions and taking action affecting emergency management programs, operations and staff. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Make effective decisions in stressful situations. Interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Productivity and Quality Output - Gather, analyze, evaluate, and prepare clear and concise reports or recommendations. Create high quality work product. Employee Supervision - Set work priorities and train, direct, motivate and evaluate the work of staff. Provide timely, effective, objective, fair and constructive feedback. Leadership - Delegate responsibilities and empower associates to take action within delegated responsibilities ensuring their understanding of assignments. Organizational Awareness - Interpret and maintain organizational vision and values when making decisions, recommendations and taking operational action. Understand and maintain sensitivity to interests of multi-agency partners. Planning- Develop, prioritize, balance and complete long and short term goals. Develop related departmental projects, budgets, and objectives. Leverage resources and coordinate with internal and external partners to achieve goals. Program Administration- Develop and maintain effective financial management and other systems to support program goals. Analyze and apply current emergency management technology to meet the needs of Kitsap County. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Performed in the office, on-site of incidents, and at meeting location throughout the County, State, or U.S. Work may be performed in evening hours or on weekends to support the departmental or emergency mission. Substantial in person contact and thorough use of electronic communications with special interest groups, federal, state, and local officials Must be able to work in an emergency environment during adverse and stressful working conditions Work under hazardous conditions as an essential employee that may require travel during emergencies and working in the Emergency Operations Center during arduous conditions Be able to conduct repetitive computer use, stand for extended period of time during training, exercises and real emergencies Incumbents may be exposed to hazardous conditions at an emergency incident, may deal with violent or hostile individuals, exposed to inclement weather and road and traffic hazards while traveling to meetings or during an emergency incident. Essential Job Functions: Direct Department of Emergency Management (DEM) functions to achieve operational goals within budgeted funds and available personnel; provide effective leadership and direction in the administration of Emergency Management activities; ensure proper functioning of assigned staff; effectively plan and organize workloads, schedules and assignments; review overall operational effectiveness and direct changes in priorities of schedules as needed to assure professionalism, adequacy, accuracy and timeliness of services provided. Coordinate DEM activities with elected County, City, and district officials, appointed fire and police chiefs and other external agencies to promote continuity of effort, efficiency of function and standardization; negotiates and mediates to resolve conflicting demands for service; develop, coordinate, and implement the emergency management training and education programs and activities for County/City government officials, department heads; develop and conduct operational training and exercises for County and local public safety agencies; coordinate emergency management activities with military installations; coordinate emergency management activities with community volunteers; coordinate rapid, effective deployment of manpower/emergency resources during special emergencies. Develop, analyze for improvement, and implement emergency orientation, planning and safety team training for local businesses, schools, and neighborhoods. Identify, recruit, and train local professional people to be instructors in emergency preparedness training. Analyze, identify and implement improvements in organization and staff management; develop plans for achieving program objectives and operational goals; draft or modify procedures and guidelines as necessary to meet challenges, legal issues and changes; develop short and long-range plans with input to the annual future planning process; develop and implement project management system(s) and assign responsibility. Supervise assigned staff, including setting work priorities, planning, organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating and training as necessary. Evaluate the work of assigned staff and participate in the selection of new employees, including making recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Coordinate with Human Resources during the testing, confidential screening and selection process of new employees: supervise and evaluate work performance of assigned staff; define and delegate authority of subordinates; recommend pay step increases, promotions and personnel actions in conformance with Union contracts and personnel policies and procedures; exercise approval of employee leave, overtime, sick leave, scheduling, etc. Administer the labor contract and personnel rules. Develop and implement approved work rules and performance standards; initiate or improve and execute disciplinary actions as warranted; investigate and resolve employee grievances or other sensitive personnel matters within approved guidelines; provide for the training and motivation of subordinates to make full use of individual capabilities and to meet changing demands. Responsible for being knowledgeable of and implementing related technology, equipment, trends, innovations, etc., to meet State and Federal emergency planning standards and funding criteria; participate in specialized training, conferences and seminars as appropriate and available; Develop the Department's Strategic Plan; Develop, review, and verify accuracy, currency, publication and distribution of policy and procedures manuals, SOPs, training manuals and related documents. Analyze and implement improvements to facilities, equipment, project management and operating systems; conduct periodic evaluations of department program effectiveness, researching and integrating alternatives and remedial actions as required. Develop and maintain systems and records that provide for proper evaluation, control and documentation of operations; perform data collection, research and analysis to justify proposals; and prepare technical, statistical, analytical, operational and administrative studies or reports as needed or directed. Perform extensive public speaking engagements; participate in staff functions and chairs or serves on various internal/external committees and user groups. Oversee the resolution of inquiries, problems, complaints, or emergencies affecting availability or quality of services; respond to the most sensitive or complex inquires or service complaints. Other Job Duties: Perform other related duties as requested. Perform other related duties as assigned the Commission such duties as may be assigned by the Commission or the Board of County Commissioners. Positions in the classification are : Classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Classified as "at will." Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Emergency Management Council and Board of County Commissioners. Important Recruitment Information ************************************************************************************ This position is open until filled. The first review for this position is scheduled for the week of October 23, 2017 and then weekly until filled. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Oct 04, 2017
Full Time
Performs bridge and road construction inspection. Position duties include: coordinating, assigning and conducting on-site inspections of road and bridge construction to monitor the quality of the work being performed by the contractor and quality control of the materials utilized in the project for conformance to approved plans and specifications; supervising, assigning, coordinating and reviewing for compliance required materials testing as specified in the plans and specifications of projects; representing the County as the principal inspector on large and complex road and bridge projects; coordinating and conducting safety inspections of existing bridges in accordance with mandated timetables and requirements; applying civil engineering principles to solve problems as they arise in the construction process including making "in-field' engineering decisions in collaboration with the Construction Engineer to generate necessary change orders. This position typically serves as a lead on large scale, complex engineering projects; and/or lead worker to lower level engineers; and/or supervisor to the technicians.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Sep 26, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney-Civil Division seeks to hire a WSBA licensed attorney to practice employment, labor, and workers' compensation law. The Civil Division serves as the legal advisor to county officials and their departments and represents the county in litigation. The successful candidate will serve as the primary legal advisor to the Kitsap County Sheriff in matters such as collective bargaining, discipline and discharge, wage and hour laws, family medical leave, civil service, and discrimination laws. In addition, the candidate will represent the County in grievance and interest arbitration, employment litigation, and workers compensation matters. Five years' experience in public sector labor matters and/or advising in human resource matters is preferred. Appointed positions in this classification are at-will and the incumbents' continued employment with the County is at the discretion of the elected Prosecutor. The appointment of an incumbent in a position in this classification may be revoked at any time with or without cause and without right to appeal. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample with your application. Prosecuting Attorney's Office Pursuing Justice with Integrity and Respect Responsibilities of the Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Civil Division: Providing legal advice to all elected officials and county departments and defending or prosecuting civil cases on behalf of county government. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association Licensed and in good standing by the Washington State Bar Association Admission to practice before state and federal courts Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal history background and driving record check through law enforcement agencies. (This position requires a security clearance. A thorough background check through law enforcement agencies and previous employers will be conducted on all applicants based on information supplied on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Kitsap County reserves the right to independently determine the applicant's prior criminal conviction record within the last ten years.) Successful candidates will have knowledge of municipal and civil law, rules of the Court, the structure and operations of local government, and the ethical and professional responsibilities of an attorney. Must have skill in legal research, as well as the ability to maintain a professional demeanor and handle a substantial volume of litigation and/or advisory responsibilities. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Illustrative Example of Duties: Represent the County in civil litigation in Superior Court, the State Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, Federal District Court, Federal Court of Appeals and administrative tribunals. Meet with and advise County officials and departments, as well as other public agencies for which the Prosecuting Attorney provides legal representation under contract, on all legal matters, and prepare memoranda of opinion. Review or draft legal documents, such as contracts, deeds, leases, resolutions, and ordinances. Advise assigned County clients on recent developments in the law that affects them. Evaluate evidence and present same in fact-finding hearings. Advise on and respond to requests made under public records laws. Advise on and represent clients in public sector labor law, worker's compensation, and employment litigation. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Are non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual Classified as "at will." Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Elected Official Starting salary will depend on qualifications
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Oct 03, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Overview Performs bridge and road construction inspection. Position duties include: coordinating, assigning and conducting on-site inspections of road and bridge construction to monitor the quality of the work being performed by the contractor and quality control of the materials utilized in the project for conformance to approved plans and specifications; supervising, assigning, coordinating and reviewing for compliance required materials testing as specified in the plans and specifications of projects; representing the County as the principal inspector on large and complex road and bridge projects; coordinating and conducting safety inspections of existing bridges in accordance with mandated timetables and requirements; applying civil engineering principles to solve problems as they arise in the construction process including making "in-field' engineering decisions in collaboration with the Construction Engineer to generate necessary change orders. This position typically serves as a lead on large scale, complex engineering projects; and/or lead worker to lower level engineers; and/or supervisor to the technicians. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) or ConstructionManager Professional; or Engineer in Training (EIT) and four years of related engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer; or Bachelor's Degree in related engineering field and four years related engineering* work experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE); and One year of lead worker or supervisory experience. *"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted. *Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following is a breakdown of the verification requirement: Certification: A copy of the Professional Engineer Certification; or Certification and experience: A copy of the Engineer in Training Certification and complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; or Education and experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering and complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form PE Registration form available at: http ://www.dol.wa.gov/business/engineerslandsurveyors/engapply-exam.html includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with bridge safety inspections and evaluations. Experience with organizational management principles, such as Lean Six-Sigma, Theory of Constraints. Three yearsof experience as a project lead/supervisor/manager oras a Superintendent or Forman for Infrastructure construction. Washington State Bridge Inspection Certification. Certified Erosion Control Lead. Experience with contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Engineering principles, techniques,practices, materials (plans, maps and specifications), draftingand equipment involved in the design and estimating of civil construction projects. Hardware, software and applications relating to engineering. Principles, procedures, and practices of contract administration and construction management processes. Application and interpretation of federal, state and local rules, regulations, codes and ordinances as they relate to area of assignment. Skills and/or Ability to : Perform technical research work and complex technical computations to provide reliable advice on difficult engineering problems. Complete assigned tasks within prescribed timeframes. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. To serve as a lead to subordinate employees by training, assigning, prioritizing, reviewing and monitoring the workflow of staff to ensure quality of work and services; provides guidance in processing of legal or other documents requiring specialized knowledge. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with internal and external staff and clients using tact, patience, courtesy and good judgment. Communicate effectively orally and in writing with the public, developers, contractors and other governmental agencies and County departments; understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Operate a computer, utilizing various computer applications specific to the Department including standard databases, permit-tracking databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web-based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Prepare memorandums, staff reports and participate in technical reviews, hearings and presentations to the public, Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners. Effectively respond to and reconcile competing interests of governmental entities, community and service organizations, public representatives and the development community as they affect the planning and operation of programs. Read, interpret, and apply work related codes, project descriptions, legal property descriptions, site plans, maps, ordinances, and other regulations and guidelines applicable to area of assignment. Make effective public presentations of technical, complex, and often controversial information, programs and projects. To utilize related computer software including: MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook Evaluate priorities and organize a variety of projects without jeopardizing project continuity or project deadlines. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Work various shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in an office environment with some field or community inspection work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Manages assigned projects activities, which include preparation of designs, plans, drawings, specifications, estimates, spreadsheets, and graphic materials, recommending and approving materials, approving schedules, resolving problems, negotiating change orders, collecting, gathering and interpreting engineering data, and recommending pay estimates and providing quality control. Provide technical work direction, coordinate activities/tasks of assigned staff; may assist/or prepare work schedules and monitoring work quality and quantity for adherence to standards on specific tasks. Coordinating, assigning and conducting on-site inspections of road and bridge construction to monitor the quality of the work being performed by the contractor. Conducts safety inspections of existing bridges in accordance with mandated timetables and requirements. Applies civil engineering principles to solve problems as they arise in the construction process including making "in-field' engineering decisions in collaboration with the Construction Engineer to generate necessary change orders. Coordination and participation in pre-bid, pre-construction and technical review meetings. Reviews construction plans prepared by consultants and county engineering staff to assure completeness and accuracy. May be assigned to both short and long term projects and may have more than one project assignment at any one time. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled. The first review for this position is scheduled for the week of November 6, 2017
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Nov 07, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County, located on the Kitsap Peninsula, is a short ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle. The "natural side of Puget Sound," Kitsap is a beautiful place to live and experience spectacular vistas: over 200 miles of saltwater shoreline, snow-capped mountains, estuaries and lakes, and forests and parks. Communities -- from Bainbridge Island, Kingston, Poulsbo and Port Gamble to Silverdale, Bremerton, Port Orchard, Manchester, and Olalla -- feature entertainment venues, artists and specialty shops, and so much more. Bounded on the west by the scenic Hood Canal, Kitsap County is also home to Kitsap Naval Base and Olympic College. The region offers abundant housing options and strong school systems. Residents can easily access major urban areas while experiencing an excellent quality of life in their home community. Kitsap's diverse cultural functions include theater and family concerts, as well as outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and water skiing. KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for its permitting system, public disclosure request system and fire risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound Restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. DCD focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building quality, affordable, structurally and environmentally safe developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. DCD is seeking dynamic professionals to fill our vacant positions. Please learn more about the department at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/dcd/default.htm General Statement Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs specialized, complex technical review of engineered surface/stormwater management plans using regulations unique to Western Washington. The incumbent also performs field and office engineering work that requires advanced knowledge and skills in the technical review of engineering designs related to traffic mitigation, road standards, and utilities for land development projects. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Certified as an Engineer in Training (EIT); OR Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering field; OR Equivalent four full-time years related engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). (*"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020.) Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies will be accepted. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following information is required to meet the minimum qualifications for this position: Certification: A copy of the Engineer in Training Certificate; OR Education: Official transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering; OR Experience : Complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of work performed under the direct supervision of a Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; OR Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering and complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. Preferred Qualifications One year or more of technical experience in site development practices involving design, review, or plan preparation. One year or more of technical experience dedicated to surface/stormwater management, including design, plan review or stormwater drainage construction. Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field is highly desirable. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from a college/university/business school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent and ABET if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. At time of appointment must: Possess a valid Washington State Drivers License. The appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices as they relate to the review of roads, stormwater facilities, grading, erosion control and site development proposals. Knowledge of principles, practices, and instruments used in civil engineering design; engineering mathematics applicable to areas of assignment. Knowledge of engineering plans, reports, maps, specifications and drafting terminology and symbols applicable to areas of assignment. Knowledge of engineering principles, practices, materials, and equipment involved in the design and estimating of assigned projects. Knowledge of hydraulic modeling used in Western Washington. Knowledge of computing software for analysis of development proposals. Knowledge of development codes, practices, materials, tools and nomenclature. Skill in reading and interpreting narrative project descriptions, legal property descriptions, site plans and engineer drawings and specifications, maps, and quantitative analysis. Skill in conducting effective discussion of technical, complex, and often controversial information, programs and projects. Skill in accurately perform difficult technical computations, make accurate estimates and tests, and compile engineering data and statistics. Ability to determine adherence to engineering specifications on a variety of construction projects. Ability to prepare accurate technical engineering plans, analyses, specifications, estimates, and drawings. Ability to inspect development in the field to ensure it is in accordance with approved plans. Ability to promote, support and adapt to a culture of fast-paced organizational and operational changes, and identify organizational and process efficiency improvements regularly and when needed. Ability to complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Independently prepare, research, and administer permit reports based on analysis of data, citizen participation, and agency consultation. Ability to organize and oversee work programs, including monitoring work schedules and progress reviews. Ability to effectively respond to, assist and reconcile competing interests of governmental entities, community organizations, service organizations, and public representatives as they affect routine development permit approvals. Ability to read and interpret engineered plans, development and design code, specifications, maps, and civil drawings. Ability to read, interpret, and apply work-related modeling, codes, ordinances, legal property descriptions, and other regulations and guidelines applicable to area of assignment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, property owners, developers, contractors, public officials, the general public, and representatives of other agencies. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to make effective public presentations of technical, complex, and often controversial information. Required Working Conditions / Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Exposure to a variety of weather conditions while driving or conducting field inspections. Exposure to physical hazards from traffic, field site environment and construction equipment. Requires lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling various inspection and testing equipment and materials up to 50 pounds (to 10% of time). Requires bending/stooping/climbing/twisting while traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites or collecting samples. Requires reaching, sitting, standing, mobility, and grasping; talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions Review preliminary and final residential and commercial development applications and site plans for compliance with local and state regulations and plans. Evaluate requirements and engineering specifications for stormwater, grading and erosion control, and traffic impacts. Compute hydrological and hydraulic analysis and other stormwater calculations relating to storm drainage plans, runoff rates and conveyance sizes. Review projects for compliance for Western Washington Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit. As project lead for assigned site development permits, review and direct field inspectors during construction, review and approve construction changes, manage permit closeout, including applicable bonds, certifications, as-built drawings and fees. Provide information to property owners, investors, real estate developers and other interested parties pertaining to site development and grading applications, ordinances, codes and related community development information. Performs residential building plans review for adherence to local and statewide building codes. Performs field inspection for building projects ensuring development adheres to approved plans. Answers general development inspection questions for the public and staff. Assists zoning and building inspectors and enforcement staff in assuring compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Works with the staff for legal action to resolve troublesome or non-complying cases. Prepares necessary documentation, presents evidence, provides testimony, and recommends dispositions as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee. **OPEN UNTIL FILLED FIRST REVIEW 11/17/2017**
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Aug 11, 2017
Full Time
Performs professional office land surveying activities requiring the application of surveying principles and practices for Public Works road, bridge, and capital projects. Duties involve professional and technical complex work in preparing and reviewing surveys, plats, section subdivisions, right-of-way plans, and property descriptions for parcel boundaries, right-of-ways, road vacations, easements, annexations, and other county projects. Work assignments are received with general and limited technical instruction and require considerable independence in the selection of courses of action and resolution of complex or unique problems within the framework of accepted surveying and departmental policies, procedures and applicable regulations. Work is reviewed by the County Surveyor for effective management through conferences, reports, and successful project completion.