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.

29 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Become a part of the Kitsap County Team! Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. Information Services is the central information technologyhub 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. We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer to join our team. The incumbent will provide engineering support, primarily in a Microsoft Windows, Cisco, and Check Point Security environment. This position is the technical IT contact for all CJI audits for the County, supports software using MS Active Directory, MS Exchange, and VMWare virtual services, and supports network infrastructure in a complex LAN/WAN environment. The ideal candidate will be highly technically skilled, with the ability to operate independently while exercising considerable judgment within departmental policies. Must have thorough knowledge ofnetwork infrastructure,protocol analyzers, and expert level knowledge of Ethernet, TCP/IP, Cisco routers and switches, and current networking protocols and topologies with MS Enterprise System Suite. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Mathematics, or closely related field. Four years of progressively responsible experience in the design and engineering of enterprisenetwork environments Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent competency/training is preferred. Must obtain CCNP within 6 months of hire. Checkpoint Firewall Administrator (CCSA) or equivalent competency,SANS Security Training, andEthical Hacker Training are preferred Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work. Must have enterprise level experienceconfiguring and deploying Cisco core switches and routers, administrating local and wide area networks; configuring network encryption; creating and configuring VLANs; andcreating VPNs.Experience conforming to CJIS policies is preferred. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised accessto 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, whichwill 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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.) The duties in this position are performed primarilyin an office setting. Travel may be required to work at remote County sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Maintain and support a fleet of data network switches - routers, firewalls, and other security edge appliance equipment. Accomplish version upgrades and security patches, maintain and support local and wide area (LAN/WAN) regional network, to include Internet (ISP) and Inter-Governmental to State (IGN) redundancy and alternate path routing. Provide third-tier support to Network Administrator, I/S Customer Service Technicians, and Programmer/Analysts to assist in their support of County staff, cities, junior districts, health districts, fire districts, and law enforcement agencies. Evaluate new platforms and technologies as they relate to the county's technological and budgetary requirements. Collect, analyze, and report on operational and performance data for use in maintenance, tuning,and capacity planning. Provide disaster recovery support for the county data network. Develop and maintain appropriatenetwork documentation. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled. It will be screened weekly, with the first screening the week of 2/18/19. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County WA 98366, Washington, United States
Oct 12, 2018
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW 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. 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. Employees in this position are covered under Kitsap County's Extra Help 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 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 Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Feb 14, 2019
Temporary
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY PARKS Our Mission: "We are committed to providing quality-of-life enhancing opportunities through the management of natural areas and stewardship, and offering an outstanding service-oriented environment." Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs a wide variety of routine and defined activities involving unskilled manual and general labor to assist in maintaining, improving and protecting Kitsap County Parks and Recreation grounds, athletic fields and facilities.Work is typically performed as part of a crew; however, the incumbent may be assigned routine independent work. Please learn more about the department at: www.kitsapgov.com/parks Distinguishing Characteristics Parks and Recreation Maintenance Worker is a stand-alone classification utilized in the Parks and Recreations department for seasonal, on-call and limited term temporary assignments. Incumbents perform routine maintenance duties under close supervision or specific defined instruction. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion for conformance with instructions and work standards and timeliness of completion.Most positions are seasonal and scheduled betweenMarch and September.Others are scheduled as needed. 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 are 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 Six months of experience ingrounds keeping, facility maintenance, athletic fields or turf maintenance, or related fields; OR Any equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Public contact experience in a recreational setting. Prior experience in area related to assignment; i.e.: parks, golf course or athletic field maintenance and/or event facility experience. Current First Aid certification. 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: Be 18 years of age. Pass a criminal history background check. 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 medical evaluations, which may include audiometric testing in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. 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: (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. Possess the appropriate amount of automobile insurance. 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: Materials, methods, techniques and equipment commonly used in building, grounds, ball fields,parks, facilities maintenance and construction activities. The principles and practices applied in the safe and efficient use of tools and equipment used in grounds and facility maintenance. The occupational hazards and safety standards applicable to the work. Fire prevention and suppression methods and equipment. Basic grounds keeping, lawn care and custodial practices. Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Effectively deal with the public in the enforcement of rules and regulations, and provide excellent customer service. Safely operate and maintain assigned tools and equipment with instruction. Understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Work outside for extended periods in all weather conditions. Perform heavy manual labor. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Work a non-standard work week including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible shift changes as needed. Wear protective gear as needed. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. 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 both in the field and inside Parks and Recreation structures and facilities. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Reaching, handling/grasping tools and documents. Walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, depending upon assignment. Vision sufficient to observe activities and elements of the work site and read source materials. Repetitive motions/manual dexterity for use of tools. Bending, stooping and reaching while cleaning facilities or maintaining grounds. Walking and balancing while traversing uneven terrain. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 25 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move tools and other materials. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions when operating power and hand tools, when driving or maintaining facilities at various locations in a variety of weather conditions, and when fertilizing grounds. Dust, exhaust fumes, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Inclement weather. 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 Functions: Attend scheduled staff meetings and training to receive direction and learn assignments. Perform assigned work to maintain standards for cleanliness and sanitation within parks or athletic complexes. Greet the public in a polite manner in the enforcement of department policies, procedures and rules as posted. Provide clear, concise verbal directions to meeting rooms within the buildings or exhibit spaces. Perform grounds maintenance including: maintaining landscaped areas, mowing, edging and trimming grass and watering or fertilizing lawns. Patrol grounds and facilities to prevent vandalism, fires, misuse of facilities, or other undesirable activities. Instruct the public in parks, grounds, facilities and sports area rules and regulations. Perform general parks and facility maintenance. Perform custodial work such as sweep, mop, scrub, strip, wax and buff floor surfaces. Vacuum and shampoo carpets.Collect and remove trash from offices, halls, restrooms, and grounds.Wash walls, windows, mirrors, light fixtures and drinking fountains.Dust, clean and maintain furniture, fixtures, window sills and railings.Replace light bulbs.Clean and disinfect toilets, wash bowls and urinals.Replenish towels, tissues, soaps and other restroom supplies.Unstop sinks, toilets and drains. Maintain the security of buildings at all times according to established procedures and guidelines. Secure doors and windows during non-business hours. Assist visitors while they are in the building.Promote good safety and public relations practices.Turn lights on and off.Lock and unlock doors. Provide on-sitemonitoring and building security for scheduled programs and facility rental users.Respond calmly and effectively to emergency situations.Act upon concerns or complaints from visitors (referring them to appropriate staff as necessary).Effectively use a cell phone for communication purposes. Safely operate assigned equipment and tools typically used for routine grounds keeping and/or facility maintenance purposes.Operate motorized equipment to include, but not limited to, riding lawn mowers, push mowers, line trimmers, pressure washers, buffers, floor scrubbers, sweepers, carpet shampooers, and forklifts. Report need for repairs.Make minor repairs as needed. Keep supervisor informed as to supply status. Other Job Duties: Perform other related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are: Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy and not eligible for employment-based benefits. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Classified as seasonal from April through September. Closing Date/Time: 3/3/2019 12:00 AM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 11, 2019
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The Kitsap County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes. These crimes carry a maximum penalty of 364 days in jail and/or a $5,000 fine. The most common criminal charges include criminal traffic charges such as Driving Under the Influence (DUI), and Driving with a Suspended License. Other misdemeanor charges of Assault, Theft and Misdemeanor Domestic Violence charges are filed in District Court. Most Traffic offenses (infractions)such as speeding, vehicle registration (tabs) charges and equipment violations are also heard in District Court. We are looking for Bailiffs to assist with jury trials. This on-callposition is responsible for assisting in the orderly and expeditious dispatch of court business by maintaining custody of and coordinating the movement of individual trial jury pools.This position will have substantial contact with all parties in the Criminal Justice system, including defendants, judges, lawyers, corrections staff and the public. This is a temporary, on-callposition classification used by Kitsap County to assist with court business. Positions in the classification are "relief/on-call" temporary positions and are covered by requirements of the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Two years experience working with the public in customer service, office environment, legal or in the court environment is required. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Previous experience serving as a trial juror at least once in the past three years Previous law enforcement experience Six months experience working in public hospitality Six months experience working in courts or courtroom processes Previous experience in public speaking or making presentations Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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. At least 75% of the work is performed in a courtroom. A degree of physical danger is inherent while working in potentially volatile situations in a courtroom. A degree of physical danger is inherent while working in potentially volatile courtroom situations; will occasionally be in environments in which highly-sensitive, graphic and or uncomfortable language, testimony, pictures, evidence and other materials are present; will need to escort jurors to areas in which tobacco use is permissible. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Assist judge in maintaining order and decorum in the courtroom; keep order and maintain court and jury facilities. Prepare, refresh and clean-up jury refreshments; refresh courtroom water pitchers and counsel table supplies; and, order and arrange for jury lunches. Assist the court and counsel with impaneling the jury; escorts jury to and from the courtroom; provide personal services to jurors (makes phone calls) during jury deliberations; transmit instructions and exhibits from court to jurors; remain outside jury room until a verdict is reached. Coordinate jail transports in courthouse with jail personnel. Provide regular jury orientation presentations for each new jury panel, ranging in size from 35 to 100 potential jurors at any given time; communicate juror expectations, court rules and instructive guidelines. Work within a highly confidential setting and maintain that level of confidentiality. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as "at will". Incumbents continued employment is at the discretion of the District Court Administrator. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position will vary, but incumbent must be prepared to work the entirety of assigned trials, which could last several days or weeks. Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2019 12:00 AM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 05, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Become a part of the Kitsap County Team! Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. Information Services is the central information technologyhub 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. We have an exciting opportunity for a Programmer Specialist to join our team. Our new team member will provide technical expertise in the areas of application development and documentation; database development; technical training; and program and system testing, integration, and maintenance. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of design and programming methodology and current industry standard programming languages for SharePoint Platform, Web/Cloud development, and Microsoft development. Must be able to troubleshoot software programming and successfully create code based on provided specifications. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, Software Engineering or closely related field AND One year software development experience OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work. Preferred Education and Experience: Programming experience or college-level training in current Web development and SharePoint development. O365 certification Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised accessto 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, whichwill 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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.) The duties in this position are performed primarilyin an office setting. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Develop, configure, test, debug and implement in-house programs, commercial off-the-shelf systems, interfaces and changes to existing software application programs Monitor and support applications / systems and triage issues as needed Responsible for system and unit documentation to include all aspects of input/output controls and contribute to the creation of training, user manuals or guides Analyze existing applications 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 Provide end user and staff training of small applications and development patterns and practices OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as non-exemptand eligible forovertime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 2/18/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Part Time
OVERVIEW Become a part of the Kitsap County Team! Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. Information Services is the central information technologyhub 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. We have an exciting opportunity for a GIS Technology Specialist to join our team. Our new team member will provide professional and technical expertise in moderate to complex geographical/spatial data administration, maintenance and analysis; map making; scripting automation; application development; geodatabase development; and system testing, implementation and maintenance. The ideal candidate willhave knowledge of geospatial data design, development and maintenance, as well as GIS industry standard automation methodologies including scripting, geoprocessing workflows, and model builder. Must have experience with the ESRI suite of GIS software, as well as knowledge and skill in project management including ability to define the technical requirements for a project and to meet prescribed deadlines. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Geography, Environmental Management, Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar field AND One year of experience using ESRI GIS software OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work. Preferred Education and Experience Experience using Python, MS SQL, and/or AutoCAD ESRITechnical Certification and/or ESRI GIS Professional Certification (GISP) Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised accessto 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, whichwill 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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.) The duties in this position are performed primarilyin an office setting. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Support existing technology solutions (software and database) and spatial data. Analyze and document errors and fix problems, or coordinate fixes with vendors. Repair data and database structures and software issues. Monitor systemperformance and plan and test upgrades to systems impacted by operating system changes, utilities and applications. Define needs, analyze and design, develop, test, train and deploy applications, database, mapping and geospatial data solutions. Develop and maintain technology and geospatial processes and documentation. Provide technical advice, expertise, and project coordination services in areas of assignment to County departments and outside agencies. 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. Provide end user and staff training of line of business applications, technology processes, and internal controls. Develop Requests for Proposals, define evaluation criteria, recommend vendors and applications and negotiate license and maintenance agreements. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as non-exemptand eligible forovertime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 2/15/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Feb 01, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Public Works prepares for Board approval the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Annual Construction Program.The purpose of the TIP is to update and coordinate the County's future plans for road and transportation improvements. For more information click on this link: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/sixyear_tip.htm Important Information This posting is to establish a register for M & O Specialist positions within the Public Works Roads Division for the next six months (the register may be extended up to one year upon the Public Works Director's request). Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges for the Kitsap County Public Works Department. The incumbent is progressively responsible for performing a wide variety of heavy physical labor, for driving single and tandem axle trucks to and from designated locations for the purpose of hauling materials, equipment and personnel, and for operating heavy duty or specialized construction equipment. The incumbent may work as part of a crew and/or as an individual performing various road maintenance work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED Three years of experience in road maintenance and construction, or related work which includesexperience operating heavy road maintenance equipment,and/or tandem axle trucks; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. 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 appointment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric 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 Within30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Posses CDL permit and medical card. Within twelve months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aid certification Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control certification 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 [have a current or obtain 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 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with the operation and maintenance of construction equipment including safe lifting techniques. Safe operation of commercial vehicles. Applicable traffic laws, ordinances, and rules, including proper flagging techniques, proper and safe vehicle operation. Proper load distribution in loading vehicles. Methods, tools and materials used in maintaining equipment. Correct lifting techniques. Skills and/or Ability to: Operate equipment and tools such as commercial and standard motor vehicles, heavy equipment, shovels, rakes, and small tools. Apply appropriate safety measures and use of personal protective equipment. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and perform a wide variety of manual labor tasks. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Work independently, as well as part of a team, in the performance of assigned duties. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Safely operate and progress in the various types of road equipment, heavy trucks (CDL), and tools. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Accurately document work accomplished, materials incorporated, and equipment utilized. Plan and organize work assignments, and to complete them within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. 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. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Physically perform the essential functions of the position under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. 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 the field (outside) for extended periods of time under unfavorable weather conditions: maintaining roads and road rights of way, maintenance yard working with material stockpiles and equipment, and quarry mines processing materials. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 75 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to use and operate a variety of power equipment, shovel large quantities of materials, and operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Examples of Duties (May vary upon assignment) Heavy manual labor in the maintenance of County Roads and Bridges, such as digging ditches, cleaning culverts, cutting brush, raking materials, sweeping and operation of small tools such as chain saws, weed eaters, hedge trimmers and plate compactors. Operate heavy duty or specialized road construction equipment while in-training, as part of a crew or in isolation, such as: oil distribution truck, dozers, excavators, belt loader, loaders, ditching machines, graders, pavers, rollers, brush cutters, spray trucks, backhoe, rock screen, single axle trucks, tandem axle trucks, snow plow, brine truck, bucket truck, asphalt milling machine, etc. Traffic Control Flagging which includes: Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow. Maintain daily reports of time, equipment usage and material handling. Provide on the job training and mentorship to entry level personnel. Perform duties of lower classifications as needed. Other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time: 2/17/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 01, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. The Public Works Sewer Utilities Division is looking for people to join our team! This ideal candidate is one that loves working outdoors and making a difference in our community! This position performs manual labor duties including operatingheavy equipment andCDLvehicles!This unique opportunity allows individuals withjust one year of experience to get their foot in the door and start training up to a specialist level. However, if you already haveexperience at the Specialist Leveland the certification required, this allows us to consider you at the higher level! Ifthis sounds like a perfect job for you...please apply and start working on your career at Kitsap County! Position Information This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of manual labor duties in(depending on area of assignment) construction and maintenance of sanitary sewage collection systems, stormwater drainage conveyance systems, detention/retention ponds or grounds mainly associated with the County Sewer Utility and Stormwater Divisions and provides assistance to the Solid Waste Division at times. Areas of Assignment There are four distinct work groups in this division and incumbents may be assigned to any of the four work groups during employment. The following is a general overview of each workgroup (duties may very based on the area of assignment): GSS/LID work group (Green stormwater solutions/low impact development): Enhanced ponds, swales, ditches, bio-retention systems, and modular wetlands. Horticulture and landscape experience that will include, but not limited to: pruning, spreading bark, compost, topsoil, weeding, applying herbicide and plant identification. Small equipment operation: chain saws, weed eaters, augers, backpack blowers, hydro seeder, mowers, and hand tools. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. Stormwater Retrofit/Construction work group- for Stormwater and Sewer Utility: Underground utility construction requires operating equipment/vehicles such as: excavators, track loader, backhoe, dozer, sweeper, loader, compactor and dump truck for installing pipe (sewer, storm, water); shooting grade; laying asphalt and concrete. Operate small tools/ equipment - compactors, roto-hammers, laser level, jackhammer, cut-off saw, plate compactor, etc. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. Stormwater Maintenance - Pond, swale and catch basin maintenance work group: Stormwater maintenance and systems requires operating equipment/vehicles such as: eductor trucks, dump trucks, loaders, mowers (slope and tractor), and operate the decant facility. Small equipment operations: weed eaters, loaders, hand tools, chain saws, hedgers, pole saw Work with the Public Works Summer program coaching and mentoring College students. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. Sewer Collections - system maintenance work group: Systems maintenance and sewer gravity and forcemain pipe repair/installation. Operate equipment and vehicles such as: eductor trucks, dump trucks and related equipment to include some small equipment repair. Conduct Closed Circuit TV/video to inspect sewer and stormwater conveyance. Some landscaping and herbicide. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveled right-of-ways. *All positions require the ability to operate pickup trucks, single/tandem axle trucks, and other related equipment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS M&O Technician Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and One year of experience in underground utilities, construction, repair, replacement and maintenance, road construction/maintenance or equivalent trade school. Valid Washington State driver's license and Washington State CommercialLicensePermit (CLP). M&O Specialist Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Threeyears of experience in underground utilities, construction, repair, replacement and maintenance, road construction/maintenance; one year of equivalent trade school may substitute for up to one year of experience. ValidWashington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed,Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification,Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification and Erosion and Sediment Control Certification. 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 [have a current or obtain within 12 months of employment] a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment(This is also required for individuals with the Commercial License Permit): 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 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 a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric and respirator testing (in accordance with WAC 296-842-150 and WAC 296-817-400). Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. 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. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. M&O Technician At time of appointment, the successful candidate must possess: Valid Washington State driver's license and Washington State CommercialLicensePermit (CLP). Within one year of employment, must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed. Erosion and Sediment Control Certification. M&OSpecialist At time of appointment, the successful candidate must possess: Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed. Erosion and Sediment Control Certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools and materials utilized in the construction and maintenance of underground utilities. Safe working practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Read and understand blueprints and specifications. Perform basic mathematical calculations. Learn to operate trucks, backhoe, sewer flushing unit, vacuum eductor and related equipment. Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required. 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. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24- hour standby duty.) Properly wear a breathing apparatus when working in confined spaces. 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 in the field maintaining roads, stormwater/detention ponds and road rights of way, in the maintenance yard arranging material stockpiles and equipment, and in gravel and quarry mines processing materials. Position requires traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites, and standing and balancing for extended periods of time when flagging traffic. Operate heavy equipment (controlled with using both hands and feet simultaneously), various standup mowers and drive a variety of CDL vehicle. Frequent climbing in and out of equipment and vehicles. Sitting for long periods of time when operating vehicles or equipment. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, climbing (ladders/stairs), standing, balancing, adequate vision to operate power equipment, and establish traffic control. Handling and grasping items such as; documents, materials, hand tools, debris. Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment, inspect roads/sewage/storm drainage lines, etc., and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, sirens, radio and telephone. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Must possess the physical strength, agility and coordination required to operate heavy equipment such as but not limited to: backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. regularly and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 25 pounds continually to lift/carry/push/pull/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment/tools, hoists, lifts, and vehicles. Working out of doors for extended periods of time under unfavorable inclement weather conditions (i.e. heat, cold, rain, wind, snow). Working around various hazards associated with vehicle traffic, vegetation, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, noxious fumes, pollen, grasses, vapors, sewage and dust. Frequent operation of heavy equipment and large trucks in areas of high traffic and confined spaces. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. 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: (Depending on Area of Assignment) Learn to operate and assist in the operation of dozers, backhoe, hoist truck, high velocity hydraulic sewer cleaners, sewer flushing unit, storm water drain flushing unit, vacuum eductor, closed circuit TV inspection equipment; sewer grouting or sealing equipment and related equipment used for construction, maintenance, repair of sanitary sewer systems water systems, drain-fields, and storm drainagesystems. Assist in the maintenance of storm water detention/retention ponds and sewage pumpstation wetwells. Operate and maintain stormwater decantfacility. Assist in the repair or replacement of culverts, catch basins, manholes, pipes, oil/water separators, emergency overflow spillways anddikes. Maintain valving and other appurtenances associated. Operate pickup trucks, single/tandem axle trucks, and other relatedequipment. Operate and install proper equipment to insure safe working conditions in all ditches, confined spaces and potentially hazardouslocations. Plan and direct the placement of traffic cones, barricades, signs and flagmen to protect both the public and the working personnel at a jobsite and in accordance with regulations regarding construction in traveledright-of-ways. Learn to calculate flow rates, volumes, etc. for sewer or storm work. Other Job Duties: May oversee and assign work of seasonal workers. Perform related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Local 589. For more information about the collective bargaining agreement: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Collective-Bargaining-Agreements.aspx. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions . Per the collective bargaining agreement: If hired as a Technician,candidates mustbe performing satisfactory and then within twenty-four {24) months of their date of hire or transfer the employee must obtain the necessary qualifications to be placed on the Duty Roster. Once an employee has been placed on the Duty Roster, they shall be moved into the M&O Specialist pay scale at the step which is closest to but not below their rate of pay as an M&O Technician. Work hours for this position are 7AM-3:30PM. In the summer the schedule changes to a 9/80 schedule which allows for every other Friday off. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time: 2/17/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jan 25, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW A unique opportunity to serve the citizens of Kitsap County as an Investment Officer managing the County and Junior Taxing Districts'Investments! Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! The Office of the Kitsap County Treasurer The County Treasurer holds a key position of public trust in the financial affairs of local government. Acting as the "bank" for the county, school districts, fire districts, water districts, and other units of local government; the treasurer's office receipts, disburses, invests, and accounts for the funds of each of these entities. The Position TheInvestment Officerprofessionally manages the investment activities of all participants in the Kitsap County Investment Pool and Kitsap County. Identifies investment opportunities, formulating strategy, and implementing approved plans to minimize risk and maximize return and liquidity for participants. The position provides short and long-term cash management for the County and its junior taxing districts. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for developing, analyzing and implementing and management of all financial service contracts and banking relationships. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, economics, finance, or closely related field, AND Six years of progressively responsible work experiencemanaging public funds or fixed income/money market securities and /or cash management activities. Note: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted year for year, for a maximum of two years of the educational. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Current Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA) Certified Treasurer Professional designation(CTP) Criminal Conviction/Credit CheckStandards: The successful incumbent will have unsupervised access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s) and/or information. As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies and due to the nature of this position a credit check will also be conducted. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school. 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. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Investment instruments and dynamics of fixed income and money markets. Principles, practices, regulations, and procedures of public finance. Treasurer operations. Statistical and cash flow analysis. Cash management strategies, including the use of financial services. Banking relationships and management. Standard practices of securities settlement and trade execution. Accounting principles related to investment accounting and reporting. Management and supervisory principles and practices including program planning, budgeting, direction, coordination, and evaluation. Skills and/or Ability to: Exercise professional judgment in evaluating investment instruments and banking services. Apply statistical analysis to monitor market conditions. Prepare cash forecast. Establish investment outlook and strategy and analyze yield curve. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Design systems to implement division objectives. Set goals, plan, establish procedures and anticipate and effectuate changes as needed. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with bankers, county officials, junior taxing district personnel, department headsand co-workers. Establish and maintain accurate records of assigned activities and operations. Competence in software applications including MS Office, Bloomberg, general ledger, and portfolio systems. Physically perform the functions of the job. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting and may be required to lift at least 20 pounds.Heavy focus on computer monitors and keyboards. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Functions: Manage the investment portfolio of the Kitsap County Investment Pool. Negotiate the purchase and sale of securities consistent with legal regulations, department and county policy. Process transactions through investment software, custodial instructions and wire transfer initiation. Developand monitor investment objectives. Financial Authority includes: Directly manages investment portfolio in excess of $400 million. Provides daily liquidity of county cash assets through analysis of $100 million in banking transactions monthly. Calculates and distributes investment earnings to 200+ individual funds. Research and identify investment opportunities, using computer-enhanced analysis to monitor market conditions, analyze yield, arbitrage, risk factors, and determine cash flows. Develop and recommend investment strategies and related financial investment instruments, providing worst case/best case scenario. Manage county cash liquidity and initiate transactions to provide short and long-term liquidity to the county andjunior taxing districts. Perform all accounting functions related to investment activity. Record all deposits, withdrawals and earnings. Reconcile all documentation from custodial agents, banks and broker dealers. Calculate investment earnings and distribute to pool participants. Provide monthly reports to Treasurer. Write, negotiate and implement Treasury and custodial investment services on behalf of the Treasurer and county. Recommend and implement process improvements in cash and banking to reduce costs. Perform administration of online banking access. Direct rights and permissions of county employees and junior taxing districts to online banking services. Initiate wire transfers on behalf of county departments and junior taxing districts. Provide assistance & direction to county departments and districts regarding investments and banking services. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours may be available, as approved by management. First review is scheduled for the week of February 11, 2019 and thenweekly. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County WA 98366, Washington, United States
Jan 05, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW WE HAVE TWO OPENINGS FOR THE TREATMENT AIDE POSITION. ONE POSITION IS OPEN TO MALE APPLICANTS ONLY, DUE TO SCHEDULING AND CLIENT REQUIREMENTS. THESE POSITIONS WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED. 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. 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 POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County WA 98366, Washington, United States
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents provide responsible support work in the field of alcohol and drug recovery services and are primarily responsible for detoxification and triage services.Duties include assisting in maintenance of case histories, files, logs, records and reports; enforcing all rules and regulations governing patients and resident guests housed in the facility, maintaining security; admitting and releasing clients from facility in accordance with established standards; providing work direction to Treatment Aides and assisting in the provision of intensive inpatient program treatment services.Act as a lead worker, when needed, on weekend and night shifts. Distinguishing Characteristics This is a stand-alone classification utilized at Kitsap Recovery Center, distinguished by experienced level activities related to the care and safety of alcohol and drug dependent patients.Duties are performed independently, within defined procedures and work is evaluated by the supervisor through observation, meetings, staff feedback, completion of assigned tasks, and results obtained. 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; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the work. 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. Physical strength and flexibility sufficient to physically subdue a patient undergoing withdrawal/detoxification from drugs or alcohol. 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. 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). Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community! Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth as a Juvenile Detention Officer. If you are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community and have a professional and caring demeanor, this careermight be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer toto join our team.Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities includeproviding direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate,and in accordance with well-defined procedures.If you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, value diversity, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the position for you! To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma; AND Two years offull-time experience working with at-risk youth in a leadership capacity, detention, residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Must have at least one year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity. Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in the Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Law Enforcement or related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. 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 a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. 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). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology, Knowledge of basic self defense techniques and security precautions, Knowledge ofmethods of data collection, documentation and report writing, Knowledge of and ability to preform First aid and CPR treatment. Skill in applyingconstructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information to detainees and others. Skill in planning andorganizing work and completing tasks within prescribed timeframes. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule, including irregular hours and possibly irregular days and be subject to on-call responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain routine paper and computer records. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Ability to successfully complete and pass all required tests, examinations and training. 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 : Twisting, stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, crouching, sitting, standing, walking and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist) in the course of the job. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. 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 : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Open until filled and the applications received for this recruitment may bereviewedforfuture openings. If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW IMPORTANT CANDIDATE INFORMATION: ENTRY LEVEL AND LATERAL APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETYTESTING! 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. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff1 (Entry Level) Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced) Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Feb 01, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY PARKS Our Mission: "We are committed to providing quality-of-life enhancing opportunities through the management of natural areas and stewardship, and offering an outstanding service-oriented environment." We are seeking a skilled individual who is willing to set a positive example by completing assigned duties in a timely manner, promoting teamwork, customer service andproblem solving with the assistance of their direct supervisor. We are looking for someone who enjoys working outdoors as a part of a teamand isexcited about maintaining and beautifying Kitsap County Parks to ensure our parks are properly maintained for the residents of Kitsap County to enjoy. Parks is seeking a dynamic professional who is verypassionate about parks and building positive relationships within our community. This position performs maintenance and/or operational activities in roads, traffic, solid waste, storm water, sewer utility, parks, facilities, and operations or in assigned area of responsibility. Responsibilities as assigned may include providing assistance to the public; road maintenance, maintaining grounds and facilities; performing routine maintenance and repair of equipment, infrastructure, and/or related items; operating motorized vehicles and equipment; entering data into computerized systems; and preparing logs and records. Please learn more about the department at: www.kitsapgov.com/parks QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; AND Six (6) months of manual labor, grounds maintenance orbuilding maintenanceexperience. Preferred Education and Experience One (1) year of manual labor, grounds maintenance orbuilding maintenanceexperience. Experience working in federal, state or county parks. Six (6) months experiencein customer service. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. 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 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. Be 18 years of age. Pass a criminal history background check. Pass medical evaluations, which may include audiometric testing in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass driving abstract evaluation. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of general purpose tools, materials and chemicals Knowledge of safety and security precautions necessary and applicable in area of assignment Knowledge of ordinary lawn maintenance tools and equipment Skill in effective communication, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information, and to receive work direction Skill in customer service techniques Basic computer skills required to enter and extract information from automated systems and related software applications Skill in the operation of automotive vehicles and equipment requiring less than a commercial drivers' license Skill using two-way radios and/or traffic control techniques Skill in the safe handling and proper disposal of general purpose cleaning chemicals Skill in working with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships Ability to work and stand outdoors for extended periods, under unfavorable weather conditions. Ability to learn and operate assigned equipment skillfully, safely and in conformance with applicable laws or regulations. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and with other County employees. Ability to physically perform the essential job functions. Ability to meet the assignment locations and travel requirements of the position. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Examples of Duties (May vary by position) Performs a variety of routine unskilled activities in maintaining County buildings, roads, right-of ways, parks and facilities clearing brush piles; picking up litter; cleaning culvert pipes; performing basic sprinklers, fence and other repair; directing traffic and/or visitors; and shoveling snow. Places traffic cones and signs; flags traffic. Operates equipment and vehicles (involving operation of vehicles which do not require a commercial driver's license) requiring minimal technical skill, such as hand and power tools, and small vehicles. Performs operational checks and simple maintenance activities; reports needed repairs. Maintains various records including work performed, time spent, materials used and related information; enters and extracts data using automated systems; maintain manuals records as required. Performs grounds maintenance activities on County right of ways, parks or other property such as mowing, trimming and planting vegetation. Performs cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, stripping, sealing, waxing, buffing, and/or vacuuming. Provides assistance to public including responding to customer inquiries, explaining program rules and regulations, and assisting with maintenance of public safety. Disposes of waste in a safe and appropriate manner; assesses waste category of materials to be disposed; places waste in appropriate containers for recycling; informs the public regarding proper recycling disposal areas. Employs any and all protective equipment necessary to perform tasks when working with chemicals or in the disposal of waste. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local 589. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time: 2/17/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 11, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The Kitsap County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes. The Kitsap County District Court is currently seeking an individual to serve as a District Court Supervisor. The District Court Supervisors, under the direction of the District Court Administrator, supervise the day to day operations of all aspects of the District Court Clerk's office. The incumbent will be responsible for supervising subordinates to includeprioritizing, assigning, and monitoring work and projects. The successful candidate will evaluate performance, and recommend and implement decisions regarding employee selection and discipline.Our new team memberwill ensure court rules are properly followed andwill assist the Administrator in the development, implementation, and oversight of policies and procedures. TheDistrict CourtSupervisors assume responsibility of the Court Administrator when he or she is absent. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED; AND Four (4) yearsof progressively responsible secretarial, technical or administrative workexperience in a court, legal, or criminal justice environment AND one (1) year of lead, supervisory, or coordinating experience; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the candidate with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Completion of college level or specialized vocational-technical school coursework in administration or a related field from a college, university or school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent may be substituted for up to one (1)year of the required experience. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Six(6) yearsof progressively responsible secretarial, technical or administrative workexperience in a court, legal, or criminal justice environment, including two (2) year of lead, supervisory, or coordinating experience Institute for Court Management Certified Court Executive certification. **If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions fo this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in alegal setting or courtroom environment. Incumbents may be exposed to hostile individuals while in the courtroom setting. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, the successful candidate will: Assist the Administrator in the development, implementation and oversight of policy and procedures that relate to the administrative services of the Court. Interpret results of new legislation passed. Develop and implement policy changes to ensure compliance with the current law, state and local court rules. Read and interpret a variety of legal documents to ensure clerk responsibilities are met, including forms, technologies, and best practices. Prepare and send appropriate legal notices, court orders, and correspondence to counsel and parties as required. Performs oversight of certain legal processes to ensure the timely release of defendants from custody, the issuance and quashing of arrest warrants, and assignment of legal counsel. Strategically plan, coordinate, delegate, assign, supervise, train, motivate, and evaluate the work of subordinates toward the accomplishment of court goals and objectives. Address and respond to questions from subordinates. Receives, investigates, and resolves or recommends solutions to the public's complaints, inquiries, and issues. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Other Position Related Information: Who May Apply: This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is covered under a collective bargaining unit with AFSCME 1308-S. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due toa disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact the Human Resources office. Work hours for this position are Monday-Friday,7:45a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date/Time: 2/25/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Feb 14, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomaking our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play . For more information about our Public Works Roads division please see the website at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/roads.htm M&O Worker (Apprentice) $16.98-$23.41 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are trainingto be able tolearna wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges. Successful incumbents may progress to the technician level upon receiving a satisfactory review, required certifications/licenses, successful completion of on the job training, and meeting all requirements of the M&O Technician position. M&O Technician (2nd level/Experienced) $20.45-$28.18 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are responsible for performing a wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges which includes progressively responsible semi-skilled to skilled tasks.The work involves heavy physical labor performed over extended periods of time, often under unfavorable working conditions and in inclement weather.Assignments involve responsibility for safe operation of equipment, Countytrucksand safety of others working in the immediate area. *Candidates may be hired into the higher classification (M&O Technician) if they meet all requirements at the time of appointment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS M&O WORKER Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Six months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Experience performing road maintenance, construction and drainage installation and repair work. M&O TECHNICIAN Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Twelve months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/test 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 30 days of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess a CDL permit and medical card. Within 12 months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification. Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aide certification. Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control certification. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must [have a current or obtain 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 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : The basic/standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Learnand performa wide variety of manual labor tasks. Operate various types of road equipment, heavy trucks and tools. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Operate equipment and tools such as motor vehicles, shovels, rakes, asphalt and concrete tools safely. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. 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. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. 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 the field maintaining roads and road rights of way, clearing roadbeds, and picking up litter and debris. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be : Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile 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 : Dig ditches, clean culverts, cut brush and weeds. Repair roadways, roadway shoulders and related structures, such as bridges and guard rails.Patch, sweep, fill holes and level surfaces. Assist in installation of drainage facilities. Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow of traffic (upon certification). Load and unload supplies, equipment and other materials. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and hand tools. May operate County vehicles, light equipment in transporting, and single-axle trucks. May operate commercial vehicles upon completion of requirements and possession of the appropriate Class A driver's license. Promote good safety and public relations practices. Other Job Duties : May work with striping crew. Perform other manual labor duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Please note: Candidates thatinterviewed for this position within the last six months and apply again theirpriorinterview scores would be applied. Closing Date/Time: 3/3/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Feb 14, 2019
Seasonal
OVERVIEW Enjoy working in the great outdoors? We've got the perfect spring/summer job for you! Join our Noxious Weed Team! http://www.facebook.com/kitsap.weeds https://extension.wsu.edu/kitsap/nrs/noxious/ Mission Statement The mission of the Kitsap County Noxious weed Control Board is to educate county residents, property owners and managers to be responsible stewards of the land and resources of Kitsap County by protecting and preserving all lands and natural resources of the county from the degrading impact of invasive noxious weeds Position Information Under direction of the assigned supervisor, the inspector assists in implementation of the Noxious Weed Board programs by performinglabor related tasks in the fieldtocontrol of noxious weeds in Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS No experience required! We will train you to become aWSDA licensed applicator! Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. 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 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 a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. 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 - including a pre-employment medical examination. Within one week of employment: Obtain thethe license for a WSDAapplicator Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to learn techniques and methods of weed identification, general safety precautions for working on roadways, and general safety precautions for working with chemicals and registered herbicides. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and retain general procedures and workflow practices. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Comply with safety protocol. Operate weed eradication equipment. Work in adverse and physically taxing field conditions. Take good and legible notes. Read and apply directions from maps or GPS system and travel throughout Kitsap County. Follow labels and specific directions on them. Physically perform the work and workwith registered herbicides. Working Condition/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 a field environment with travel throughout Kitsap County to perform on-site weed control work. May be exposed to pesticides while performing on-site weed control. Positions typically require bending, balancing, reaching, and/or stooping while traversing all types of terrain. May be required to walk and stand for long periods of time while pulling weeds, etc.Must be able to safely operate power equipment/tools. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Dust, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Potentially hazardous conditions when driving or maintaining spraying at various locations in a variety of weather conditions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class). Essential Job Functions: Perform manual labor tasks, proper use of herbicides, light equipment maintenance, plant ID, data collection and record keeping, GPS/Smart phone infestation mapping, communicate rules/regulations/technical information to landowners. Work with the County Weed Coordinator to detect, identify and eradicate noxious weed infestations. Take notes and maintain records related to noxious weed reports and complaints. Assist with administrative duties associated with RCW 17.10 Other Job Functions: Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. This temporary positionis considered "Extra Help" and categorized asseasonal. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position is open continuously until filled.Applications will be reviewed weekly and interviews will be scheduled as soon as there is a qualified applicant pool. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Director of Community Development Kitsap County is seeking an experienced leader and director for its Department of Community Development (DCD). The DCD Director, reporting directly to the three-member Board of County Commissioners, provides accessible, visible leadership, and strategic direction to the 73 employees of the department and the department's myriad of customers, partners and stakeholders. About the County Small communities, friendly people, and miles of waterfront - it's a great place to live, work and play! As more people move to Kitsap County, known for its natural beauty and livable communities, the County faces a range of new challenges, requirements and responsibilities. Kitsap, a short ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle, has over 200 miles of saltwater shoreline, snow-capped mountains, estuaries and lakes, and forests and parklands. Diverse and growing communities, including the County's largest urban growth area, Silverdale, rely on DCD for its permitting and land use. About the Department We foster the development of quality, affordable, safe, and environmentally sound communities. DCD is a nationally recognized, high performing governmental organization focused on the development of quality, affordable, safe, and environmentally sound communities. Its services include comprehensive planning and implementation, land use, crafting and implementing reasonable codes, fire investigations, code enforcement, and permitting. DCD has 73 employees and an operating budget of $10.1M for 2019. The Department has four main divisions: Building and Fire Safety, Planning and Environmental Programs, Development Services and Engineering, and Administrative and Permit Services. DCD has earned national awards for its permitting system, risk check fire inspection program and public records request response system. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its Natural Resource program by federal and state agencies as the "go to" organization for Puget Sound Restoration efforts. The department has worked to develop a lean culture and continuously improve its processes. The DCD staff's customer service and expertise are well-regarded. About the Position The DCD Director reports to the Kitsap Board of Commissioners. The role is both outward facing and internally focused. First, the Director is the face of the department, engaging with community stakeholders over key planning and land use initiatives. Second, the Director must ensure staff are well-resourced to execute the department's strategic plan. The Director is regularly required to solve problems having far-reaching impacts on and consequences for Kitsap County. This position is perfect for those who relish a challenge, value public service, and who want to make a visible and lasting impact on local communities. Opportunities and Challenges Kitsap is poised to grow exponentially in the coming decade, as more residents leave the surrounding Puget Sound counties to enjoy Kitsap's relatively affordable housing market. The new director will be partnering with external and internal stakeholders to recommend to the Board of Commissioners ways to address some of the department's key challenges, and to take advantage of its opportunities. Some of the challenges include working to implement new state regulatory requirements in a way that balances regulatory needs with maintaining affordability of housing. Further, as the impacts of climate change become clearer, climate hazards will need to inform planning efforts to foster resiliency. Finally, as communities want to achieve a more integrated, livable built form, the department needs to pivot from the current, conventional zoning code to a more efficient, flexible code. The Director will be at the forefront of meeting these challenges. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Qualifications Successful candidates will have a demonstrated combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and ability needed to perform the duties and responsibilities. Candidates should have at least eight years of progressively responsible executive leadership experience, ideally in community planning, development engineering, and/or construction management. Experience with Washington's Growth Management Act is preferred. Ideal Candidate Profile A positive, approachable, and collaborative leader, comfortable navigating the relationships between the County, its complex codes, the public, design professionals, builders and developers, attorneys and County officials and staff Ability to develop and maintain a high functioning team and foster a work environment that promotes and enhances collaboration, empowerment, and respect Ability to generate new, innovative and visionary approaches to thorny, long-standing challenges and new threats. Bring a fresh perspective on emerging planning/building trends and best practices while being responsive and appreciative of Kitsap's unique and valued communities Ability to inspire, persuade, engage and speak straight-forwardly about complex planning and development issues, make tough decisions and manage conflict well Ability to marshal and organize resources to get things done A commitment to embrace and love Kitsap County! ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Directing the day-to-day operations of the department to achieve the Board's stated goals and policy direction Managing the preparation of the department's budget with a focus on aligning resources with strategic priorities and evolving work load Collaborating with key stakeholders, and effectively and proactively communicating with customers on the status of major projects and initiatives Fostering a culture of innovation with a strong sense of how to continuously improve on meeting current and emerging customer needs Utilizing internal and external resources, technology and continuous improvement techniques to report metrics, improve process, create more capacity and deliver greater value OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Application Process Persons interested in this position should submit a cover letter and current resume to Mike Tayman at mtayman@co.kitsap.wa.us . If you have questions regarding this recruitment, please call Mike at 360-307-4349. This position will remain open until filled but we intend to move the recruitment process quickly. To be considered for the first round of interviews, please submit your materials by February 18, 2019. Kitsap County is committed to upholding and promoting equal opportunity in employment. We encourage people of all background, cultures and religions to apply, knowing that a diverse workforce is a strong workforce. We will provide aid in the recruitment, application and selection process to applicants with disabilities who require such assistance. Compensation The annual salary range for this position is $114K- $162K. Benefits include generous leave, highly subsidized health insurance and participation in the Washington State Public Employees Retirement System. The County also provides access to the State's Deferred Compensation Program and is providing matching funds in each of 2019 and 2020. Search Schedule Resume deadline for first consideration: February 18, 2019 Preliminary interviews (phone screening): February 22 and March 1 On site panel interviews: March 11 - 15 Finalist Interview process: March 19th - 20th The finalist interview dates are confirmed with the Board of County Commissioners, so please hold them on your calendar Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Position Overview Performs office professional 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 related projects. Additional duties include geo-processing and analysis functions, geodatabase development, data maintenance, map compilation, design in support of operations and projects which utilize the Kitsap County GIS system. Experience usingany of the following is required:GIS software, Autodesk CAD software and/or Carlson software. 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 yearsrelated 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); ora 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 offered the position and prior to placement. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Land Surveyor,signature andstamp/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. 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, Carlson survey software or any other related GIS software. 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 a driver operates County-owned vehicle . 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 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 theVehicle UsePolicy 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. 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. Prepare profiles, topographic maps from either traditional field surveying techniques or Laser Scanning technology using county CAD standards. Compile and interpret data sources, map surveying assets, design, and maintain electronic files to publish Kitsap County road log atlas. Analyze and interpret various plans to update county owned facilities for Kitsap County GIS database. Examine and interpret City/County annexation boundary changes and update within GIS database. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as non-exemptand eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Flexible workhours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled. The first review is schedule for the week of February 25, 2019 and then weekly thereafter. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Jan 30, 2019
Temporary
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship for a minimum of 40 hours per week during the 2019 Summer College Break. KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. Engineering Tech Internship Opportunity for the Public Works Sewer Utility Division: TheSewer Utility divisionhas an opportunity for a summer intern to grow and develop their skill set in the Mechanical/Civil Engineering field atKitsap County's4 Wastewater Treatment Plants! Position Description: Perform a variety of tasks associated with operation and maintenance the County's four wastewater treatment plants and 60 associated pumping stations, as well as a variety of entry level construction management and engineering assignments. Tasks and assignments are subject to include: Gathering equipment data for updating the Sewer Utility's computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Inspect new construction of gravity and pressure sewer lines, pump stations and manholes for compliance with construction documents and Industry or County standards. Assist with startup and testing verification of new Developer pump stations. Assist with facility operation and record documentation updates, e.g. draw downs, control strategies, Vendor O&Ms, etc. Help to troubleshoot issues or concerns that arise during construction with new equipment, treatment process operations, and potential maintenance problems Review documents for capital, developer and small works projects including pre-design reports, design drawings, specifications, and contract documents Participate in operations, maintenance, construction and technical review meetings with stakeholders. Perform technical research work and computations as required to provide reliable advice concerning treatment process operations, potential maintenance problems, project designs, and construction problems. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Engineering mathematics applicable to area of assignment. Basic ability to understand and interpret engineering plans, maps, specifications, drafting terminology and symbols. Ability to conduct research and gather data efficiently in a reasonably logical manner. Perform basic computer operations using MS Office Suite and SharePoint. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work successfully within the context of a team environment. Desired Majors and Class Level Mechanical Engineering orCivil Engineering Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) 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 a Category 1 Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge,Skills and Abilitiesof: Learn structure of an asset management system and basic knowledge of CMMS functionality. Interpretation of engineering drawings and specifications. Identification of field equipment and function. Interpret manuals and other documents to determine operations and maintenance requirements. Be an active participant in meetings. Work with staff to understand system operations and construction. Identify process improvements for system optimization. SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2019 11:59 PM Pacific