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.

27 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

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 Construction Manager 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 years of experience as a project lead/supervisor/manager or as 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), drafting and 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
Sep 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS - ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS DIVISION Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities a better and safer place to live, work, and play. Our mission is to provide the citizens of Kitsap County with quality service in the planning, maintenance and operations of public works facilities. We are committed to delivering these services in a courteous, expedient, and professional manner. We are accredited through the American Public Works Association. Kitsap County Public Works is seeking an exceptional individual who is detail orientated, highly organized, willing to learn and values being part of an effective team. Our ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience with construction contract administration, knowledge of pay estimates, federal highway projects and disadvantaged business requirements. If the you are willing to learn these critical components of this position or have similar knowledge and/or experience, we are looking for you to apply as well. This is a very critical role for our team to efficiently and effectively serve the residents of Kitsap County. To learn more about the department visit www.kitsapgov.com/pw . Position Overview 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. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; AND Three (3) years experience in roadway, bridge and/or utility construction contract administration; AND Two (2) years of experience working in an office environment utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel doing computer database entry and paper filing system. Preferred Education and Experience Two (2) years experience administrating construction contracts which includes working knowledge of pay estimates, Federal highway projects and disadvantaged business requirements. Previous contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects. Experience working with WSDOT related to inspection and construction. 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. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at the time of posting. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of: Standard office software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Adobe, etc. Correct and effective use of English grammar, spelling and punctuation. General and specialized secretarial, recordkeeping and general office practices. Data entry and retrieval methods. Application and interpretation of federal, state, and local regulations as they relate to road and bridge construction. Skills and Ability to: Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Read, review and understand specifications in technical documents. File routine reports accurately. Maintain and monitor records. Utilize various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records. Prepare meeting agendas and meeting minutes. Review and verify field quantities used. Monitor work accomplished by force account. Prepare field notes and pay notes and assist in the preparation of monthly progress payments to contractors. 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 primarily in an office environment, but may require going out into the field. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. Ability to work in an open office environment. Exposed to potentially hostile or uncooperative individuals. 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 Compile field notes, pay notes, force account reports and all other required reports necessary for the preparation of project progress pay estimates. Coordinate and schedule pre-construction meetings, conferences. Compile State Department of Labor and Industries prevailing wage reports and verify with classifications employed on job site. Verify weekly payroll information for compliance with Davis-Bacon Act. Ensure compliance with Public Works contracting requirements, prevailing wage laws, Local Agency Guidelines for federally funded projects, and all other applicable federal and state laws and regulations as they relate to road construction. Coordinate with the State Department of Transportation and other regulatory agencies with regard to contract compliance. Compile documentation and verify all EEO, Minority/Women/Disabled business and apprenticeship training requirements. Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Is non-union and covered under the Personnel Manual. ** First review of applications will be on October 6, 2017. **
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
Oct 12, 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 Information Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent supervises, assists crews and oversees in the operation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of assigned mechanical equipment and interior and exterior upkeep of facilities associated with wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump stations. A main function of this position is hauling and delivering wastewater sludge and biosolids within Washington State. This is a working supervisor position with responsibilities that include maintaining and repairing equipment, supervising crews, assigning and scheduling workloads, securing necessary parts and materials, and coordinating work with other supervisors. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Five years of progressively responsible work experience involving maintenance and repair of various types of equipment including gas and diesel engines, including two years of supervisory or lead responsibility; 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 Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook. 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: CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must obtain (and retain) within 12 months of employment a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Other 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 medical/physical evaluation, including audio metric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. 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 official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within six months of employment the successful candidate must : Possess Washington State Industrial First Aid certification Washington State and Traffic Flagging Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Proper crane rigging. Standard methods and proper use of tools and materials used in mechanical trades including: PVC, copper, iron, high density polyethylene, and other piping materials, pumps, generators, power tools, wrenches, air tools, hydraulic tools, mowing and yard tools, variety of coating systems, Water or wastewater treatment process and sewage conveyance systems. Safe working practices and procedures. Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to assigned area. Effective supervisory principles and techniques. Equipment, tools and materials used by workers. Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel and Outlook. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinates. Assist supervisor in planning for and accomplishing maintenance projects through the skillful use of personnel and equipment. Organize and oversee work programs, including work schedules and progress reviews. Carpentry and painting; Installing and repairing sheetrock; Installing and repairing siding; Repair and maintain equipment, vehicles, and tools. Troubleshoot and repair a variety of mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment, sewage pump stations, and lift stations. Read and understand construction drawings, specifications, flow diagrams, and equipment manuals. Write memos, procedures and other professional documents. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Assist in developing short and long range plans and objectives. Establish and maintain accurate records and documentation of assigned activities and operations. Utilize the computer to access and track data and information, prepare, and edit reports, enter data accurately and create presentations. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Monitor project progress and make adjustments to meet deadlines. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Mathematical skills to calculate slopes, grades, volumes, estimate quantities, and provide basic cost analysis. Wear protective gear as needed. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, including on-call duty. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. 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: 70% of the work is performed in the field at wastewater treatment plants, sewage pump/lift stations, or driving and 30% is in an office, shop or classroom environment. Sitting (when driving or in office) or standing for long periods of time. Bending, reaching, handling and grasping various items such as: documents, materials, hand tools, shovels debris, sewage lines. Walking, balancing over rough, uneven or undeveloped terrain. Visual acuity sufficient to drive, view computer data, read written sewage lines, materials and road signs, see detail of maps, gages and discriminate color. Sufficient physical strength, coordination, dexterity and mental alertness to assure safety and operate power equipment; Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 35 pounds. Incumbents may be: Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to toxic chemicals, noxious fumes and wastewater, work in confined spaces underground, and when exposed to traffic and road hazards. Work is also performed outdoors in inclement weather. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Supervise Assigned Staff, including setting work priorities, planning, organizing, scheduling, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating, and training as necessary. Provide performance evaluation of assigned staff, address performance issues, and interview and participate in the selection of new employees. Make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Responsible for the efficient and safe operation of work crews in various treatment plant and/or collection field operations Performs landscaping, grounds and building maintenance on all wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump or lift stations: pressure washing, landscaping projects, mow, control weeds, trim and remove trees and shrubs. Perform facility repair and replacement at all wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump or lift stations on: doors, locks, sheetrock, building siding, concrete and concrete block structures, gutters and drainage, sheet metal and roofs, fences and gates. Prepare, sand blast, needle gun, rebuild and paint mechanical equipment and buildings. Install and maintain sprinkler systems and biofilters. Corrective Maintenance and respond to alarms and performs operational checks and routine maintenance of: pumps, a variety of valves and gear mechanisms, motors, generators, blowers, boilers, and other equipment associated with wastewater treatment process and pumping systems including odor control, grit/solids removal, aeration, solids thickening and dewatering, gas scrubbers, ultra violet and chlorine disinfection system, and anaerobic digestion. Monitor and record data from meters, gauges, level indicators, and alarms associated with wastewater treatment process and sewage pump/lift station operations for: flow volume and levels, system pressures, fuel, lubrication, hazardous gases, and interruption to operations. Preventative Maintenance and performs routine maintenance on: lawn mowers, weed eaters, generators, pumps and motors, pressure washing and painting equipment, other gasoline, propane, or diesel powered equipment. Perform general maintenance on tools and smaller equipment. Pump and maintain septic tanks. Pre-trip trucks for tire pressure, brakes, fluid levels, belts, lights and winterize vehicles. Maintain coating systems on mechanical equipment. Refueling gas, propane, and diesel equipment. Operate a variety of small and large equipment: hydraulic/electric crane truck, dump truck, tandem axle and semi trucks, end dump trailers, front-end loader, fork lift, bucket truck, chipper, trencher, shop trucks, portable generators, portable pumps, lawn mowers, weed eaters and hand/power tools, pressure washing and painting apparatus. Transport and handle hazardous material to various location within the state: diesel fuel, sodium hypochlorite, polymer, wastewater sludge and slurry, biosolids for land application. Use of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for the following: track and schedule preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment, generate work orders for repairs, prioritize schedules and workloads to improve efficiencies, track and troubleshot mechanical problems, monitor parts and materials inventory, cost research and analysis for generating supply or service orders, verify field data is correct and complete, generate maintenance and repair documentation as scheduled. Review plan specifications, drawings and sketches of plant and/or sewer collections equipment or machinery. Recommend improvements and modifications to existing facilities. Responds to inquires and complaints from the general public; collects information to respond to Public Records Requests. Know and be able to explain policies and procedures related to assigned area. Remain current with relevant technological advancements as it relates to the field. Other Job Functions: Perform related work 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. ? This position is open until filled. The first review is scheduled for the week of October 30, 2017 and then weekly.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Oct 07, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Office of the County Auditor Serving the people of Kitsap County by providing essential services in a manner that ensures quality, accountability and accessibility. The Auditor's Office, located in Port Orchard, is responsible for conducting elections, auditing county payments, financial reporting, payroll, recording property records, licensing vehicles and vessels, and issuing marriage licenses. To learn more about working in the Auditor's Office please visit: www.kitsapgov.com/aud The Licensing and Recording Division of the Auditor's Office is seeking a detail orientated individual who enjoys repetitive job functions and being part of a face paced team. Items processed within the Auditor's Office are required to be accurate and timely for the residents of Kitsap County. Please apply if you value comparing information and accurate data entry. Applications submitted by October 13, 2017 will receive first consideration. This posting may also be used to fill future openings as well. General Overview The incumbent provides responsible complex customer support work for the Auditor's Office. Work is performed with minimal supervision and exercises independent judgment within established departmental and legal guidelines. The incumbent is expected to carry out assignments according to federal and state statutes, local ordinances, and established departmental standards, policies and procedures. Work is reviewed in process and upon completion for adherence to established rules, regulations and timeliness of completion. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; AND Three (3) years experience in a customer focused position as administrative support or office support which includes proficient data entry; OR Equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education and Experience Two (2) years experience in real estate, banking, loan processing or a closely 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: 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. Must acquire and maintain certification as a Licensing agent within two (2) years of employment. (Certification requires completion of a state qualifying exam and 1800 hours service as a qualified agent). 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 primarily in an office environment. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. Ability to work in an open office environment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hostile or uncooperative individuals. Knowledge/Skills (May vary by position) Terminology, laws, rules, regulations, and policies governing area of assignment Knowledge of proper English grammar, usage and spelling Skill in learning office practices and procedures Skill in operating office equipment Skill in following clearly stated oral and written instructions or procedures Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships as required by work assignments Knowledge of basic accounting and mathematics Keyboarding skills (speed required may vary according to position assignment) Word processing skills (knowledge of software programs varies according to position assignment) Oral and written communications skills Interpersonal and human relations skills Organizational skills Problem-solving skills Customer service skills Skill in prioritizing work load and adapting to changes in work load demand. 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.) Examples of Required Duties (May vary by position) Perform complex administrative tasks. Reviewing, verifying and updating of records and databases. Reviews and coordinates various reports, forms and documents to ensure compliance with governing laws, rules, regulations and standards. Performing customer service of varying complexity and difficulty. Researching questions and issues and providing response and recommendations. Conducting quality control checks. Perform other duties as assigned. Index real estate, marriage, and other legal documents by interpreting statutorily required information and entering the information into the Document Recording System. Open and sort Licensing and Recording mail; affix tab on vehicle renewals and mail; process marriage license applications and marriage certificates. Perform data searches using a computer, microfilm or microfiche to develop or recover information for the public, Washington State Archives and other agencies Knowledge and application of Revised Code of Washington (RCW) as it applies to legal documents and marriage licenses and any Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as it applies to the Licensing and Recording Division. Prepare correspondence to customer inquiries and document returns as directed. 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 maybe subject to an initiation fee.
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
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 Bremerton, WA, USA
Oct 04, 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, USA
Oct 03, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Information Services is the central information technology hub for Kitsap County, located in the County Courthouse. The group provides technology infrastructure, development, support and network solutions to all County departments and some other local government entities. Behind the scenes, the department provides and maintains: Core land based geographic system (GIS) of parcels, addresses and city boundaries Crime records database for law enforcement (Sheriff, Poulsbo Police, Port Orchard Police, Bainbridge Island, Bremerton Police and tribal police First responders network for police, fire and emergency management Fleet of Virtual Servers (saving costs as opposed to physical servers) Telephone and voice mail services for the County, Health District and the Housing Authority Video arraignment and conferencing Information Services Mission Statement Information Services is committed to applying technology resources to meet the County's operational business needs. We will use our technical knowledge, innovative solutions, Lean principles and project management skills to help the County be a leader in practical, cost-effective, secure and reliable automated systems. GIS GIS is a collection of computer hardware, software and geographic data for capturing, managing, analyzing and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. We provide professional services, data and information to meet the business needs of County departments, other County entities, and the public. Our services include development, maintenance and distribution of enterprise based and business-driven spatial data, applications and mapping. In collaboration with other divisions and departments, we provide GIS environment customization, web-based map and data development, and application support. Employment Opportunity Kitsap County IS/GIS has an opening for an individual to provide technical expertise to customers and/or staff members in the areas of GIS application development, database development, desktop environment and/or systems integration. This position is also responsible for web development using C#, Python, MVC, HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, and JavaScript. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The successful applicant will have an Associate's degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, or Software Engineering, and at least one year of experience in the area of Programming/GIS. The ideal candidate will have experience with C#, Python, and JavaScript and with building applications for GIS, a knowledge of structured design and programming methodology and current industry standard computer programming languages. Must have skill to troubleshoot software programming, including the ability to analyze and problem solve. Preference will be given to applicants with an Associate's in Computer Science, Computer Programming, or Software Engineering and at least three years of experience in Programming/GIS, or a Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience in Programming/GIS. Preference will be given to applicants with programming experience or college-level training in current Microsoft Net, JavaScript or GIS development. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Develop, configure, test, debug and implement in-house programs, commercial off-the-shelf systems, interfaces and changes to existing software application programs System and unit documentation to include all aspects of input/output controls and contribution to the creation of training, user manuals or guides Analyze existing small data processing systems and portions of larger systems to create specifications for system enhancements/modifications under close supervision of senior staff Administrative tasks involving but not limited to: providing project team task updates; customer, supervisor and team member communication; time tracking; training; and collaboration on new programming methods OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is classified as non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position is represented by AFSCME 1308. Membership is required within 30 days of employment. This position requires criminal background check (fingerprinting) through the Sheriff's Office. Any offers will be contingent upon passing this screen.
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 Port Orchard, WA, USA
Sep 26, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney seeks to hire a WSBA licensed attorney with a minimum of 5 years of experience in employment and labor law. Experience in public sector labor law, worker's compensation, and employment litigation is preferred. Applicants should also be skilled in drafting and reviewing a broad range of legal and commercial documents. 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 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, USA
Oct 11, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Facilities Maintenance The Facilities Maintenance Department is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of County buildings and properties. The division also responds to tenant issues for staff and the public who conduct business at the County. Key areas include electrical, plumbing, HVAC, building security systems, carpentry, painting, roof repairs, remodels, furniture, and the administration and oversight of the grounds and custodial contract. The Facilities staff members provide services for 17 buildings with over 542,000 square feet of building space. Kitsap County has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Mechanic 2, to perform a variety of journey-level work in the areas of building maintenance to include mechanical, electrical (high and low voltage), and plumbing. Work is performed in and around County facilities throughout Kitsap County, including the Kitsap County Corrections Center, Juvenile Detention Facility, Recovery Center and Coroner's Facility. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Three years of journey-level work experience in heating, ventilation and air conditioning or the electrical trade and/or the limited energy field; AND Three years experience in one or more of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, building or related trades; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Qualifications Experience in HVAC Experience with industrial controls (low voltage) Experience working in commercial or public buildings Experience working in a correctional facility Associate's degree from a trade or technical school 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 pre-employment physical. Pass a criminal history background check (fingerprinting) through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. 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.) Walking and balancing (short or long distances) Climbing Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment. Vision sufficient to read source materials, meters, gauges, computer screen data, and see detail or color Hand-eye coordination to utilize power tools and equipment, work with electricity, etc. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/ equipment use Requires exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, tools and equipment Incumbents may be exposed to physical hazards when working on roof tops, using hand and power tools, working with electricity, climbing ladders and lifting tools, equipment and materials or performing duties within the County correctional facilities. Incumbents will be exposed to all types of weather conditions. Occasionally requires exertion of force of 75 pounds ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Perform electrical work such as installing service and distribution equipment, circuits, light fixtures, switches and outlets. Repair or replace motors and motor controls. Order parts and supplies as needed. Make repairs to electronic security systems such as replacing defective video cameras, monitors, and door controls. Perform all types of tasks in the areas of mechanical functions: HVAC, electrical (high and low voltage), plumbing, security systems, and general building maintenance. Independently perform routine and preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment such as lubrication, filter changes, and belt adjustments. Read and interpret plans, blueprints, schematics, and sketches associated with the work assignment. Obtain required permits as directed. Complete plumbing projects (commercial, industrial, residential) including complete remodels as well as routine repairs to leaking faucets, water, and sewer pipelines, drains, toilets, sinks, and basins. Perform installations and/or corrective repairs on boilers, heat pumps, motors, HVAC systems, laundry and kitchen equipment, thermostats, low voltage equipment, sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers. Work as part of a team with other staff in the completion of department projects. Provide guidance and training to Maintenance Mechanic 1 and other staff. Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION All job offers for this position will be contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical and a background check (fingerprinting) with the Kitsap County Sheriff's Department. Should the Sheriff's Department indicate that an individual cannot have access to the any Sheriff's Office facility, Prosecutor's facility, Kitsap Recovery Center, or Juvenile Detention Center, the job offer will be revoked. This position requires "stand-by" duty on a rotating, 24-hour basis for emergency work. Incumbents in this position are considered "Essential Employees". Essential employees are expected to report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared. This position is classified as hourly, non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is eligible for overtime. This position is represented by AFSCME 1308 and is governed by the collective bargaining agreement with that union. Membership is required within 30 days of hire.
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 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.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 09, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. Position Overview 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. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Registered as an Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) or Registered as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS); OR Bachelor's Degree in land surveying, civil engineering or related field; OR Equivalent four years related surveying experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Land Surveyor (PLS). 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 Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT); or A copy of the Professional Land Surveyor License (PLS); 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 the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Land Surveyor, signature and 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 Land Surveyor, signature and stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. Additional education, licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be required. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted . Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in land surveying, construction staking, calculations, geodetic, and cadastral surveying. Experience with AutoCad and Carlson survey software. 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. 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 Vehicle Use Policy in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Extensive knowledge of the principles, practice, and statutory requirements of land surveying. Operation, maintenance, and understanding of surveying equipment. Engineering mathematics (geometry, trigonometry), plans, maps, specifications, and drafting terminology and symbols.Mathematical skills in the field of geometry, trigonometry, and coordinate geometry, as they relate to land surveying. 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 : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to make effective public presentations of technical, complex, and, often controversial, information. Interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Utilize various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, contractors, engineering firms, the general public, and representatives of other agencies. Attend evening meetings or work over 40 hours in a week as required. Able to prepare, review, and analyze complex surveying notes, data, maps, and drawings. Able to prepare property descriptions. Able to read, interpret, analyze, property descriptions from deeds, dedications, wavers, and other documents and determine parcel locations, dimensions, area, and shape and understand complex issues as related, such as overlaps, gaps, junior/senior rights, and ownership. 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 in an office environment with some field inspection work. 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 sitting 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 : Prepares and reviews calculations and property descriptions for construction projects, right-of-way plans, and boundary surveys for Public Works capital projects (roads, stormwater, and sewer), and for other county departments, including the Parks Department and the Commissioners Office. Prepares and reviews Record of Surveys and Right-of-Way Plans for county road and capital projects. Responds to research inquires from the public, engineering firms, surveyors, title companies, inter-departmental, and other county departments. Research includes Public Works project files, Recorded documents( including Records of Surveys, Subdivisions, Deeds, and Conveyances), aerial photographs, historical survey documents and books. Responds to research inquires from the public, engineering firms, surveyors, title companies, inter-departmental, and other county departments. Research includes Public Works project files, Recorded documents( including Records of Surveys, Subdivisions, Deeds, and Conveyances), aerial photographs, historical survey documents and books. Calculates, analyzes, and reviews field data and prepares section subdivisions accordance to surveying principles, practices, state and federal regulations and guidelines. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual This position is open until filled with the first review the week of August 28, 2017 and then weekly thereafter.
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.