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.

13 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County W A St, Pasco, WA 99301, USA
May 19, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW CDP pay range is $23.91 - $32.96/hr CDPT pay range is $20.45 - $28.18/hr 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. Kitsap Recovery Center is hiring for a Chemical Dependency Professional to perform individual, group, and family counseling in our inpatient setting.The incumbent is responsible for providing individual, group and family counseling for persons dealing with alcohol and drug related problems; program development and administration; conducting educational classes and lectures to inpatients and families; assisting administering the UA testing process; conducting intake assessments and maintaining required paperwork per program policies and procedures and WAC requirements; as well as maintaining records and documents in support of programs and services administered by Kitsap Recovery Center, maintaining professional standards, including adhering to Kitsap Recovery Center Ethical Standards, following the treatment policies and procedures of Kitsap Recovery Center, and complying with Federal, State and local regulations. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in Port Orchard, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria. The facility housesinpatient treatment beds, sub acute detoxification beds, and triage beds. Employees include treatment staff, administrative support staff and two private consultants contracted to provide medical and dietary advice and assistance.Annually, approximately 2,000 adult men and women receive chemical dependency treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction. KRC serves primarily low-income and Medicaid-eligible clients. It also accepts clients with private insurance and provides information, education and referrals to all county residents. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Must be a Chemical Dependency Professional, registered in good standing with the Washington State Department of Health, with six months case management experience in a substance abuse/chemical dependency, mental or behavioral health treatment environment. Six months Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDPT) experience as an employee of Kitsap Recovery Center will be accepted as equivalent to the required six months case management experience. CDPT applicants must have completed all educational requirements towards advancement and attainment of the Washington State Chemical Dependency Professional certification and must have completed at least 500 hours of chemical dependency counseling training in accordance with the standards of Washington Administrative Code 246.811.030. Note: Education requirements must be supported by transcripts provided prior to appointment and may be met by: An associate's degree in human services or related field; or successful completion of ninety (90) quarter or sixty (60) semester college credits from an approved school.Coursework must include at least forty-five (45) quarter or thirty (30) semester credits relating to the chemical dependency profession and shall include the topics specific to alcohol and drug addicted individuals as listed in Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 246.811.030.2.All applicants, regardless of other degrees or licenses, must have completed the coursework listed. Applicants with Bachelor's degrees are preferred. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the effects of alcohol and drug addiction, and the ability to evaluate, assess, diagnose, and treat those with addictions. Must have skills and knowledge in group and individual counseling techniques, case management, HIPAA, and confidentiality requirements under state and federal law. 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 including continuing education requirements of Washington Administrative Code 246.211. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Provide a copy of Washington State CDP certification ordocumentation of training hours completed and a copy of Washington State Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDPT) certification. 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. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there be no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed at Kitsap Recovery Center. 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) 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 at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour, 7 day per week facility.The incumbent may be required to work over 40 hours in a week, and may be exposed to physical hazards while working with hostile clients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when preparing logs and observing clients. Position requires frequent sitting, standing and walking through the work area, occasional pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds. Speaking/talking on the telephone and in-person is required during frequent contact/communication with the public, patients, program graduates and other departments. Some holiday and overtime work may be required. 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. 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: Provide courtroom testimony as required. Ensure participant compliance with guidelines and individual treatment plans in accordance with the Treatment Court program. Enforce all program rules with participants and report any violations to the Court through the Treatment Court team. Conduct intake interviews/assessments and individual, group and family counseling sessions with clients. Administer drug testing (urine, sweat patches, oral swabs or other approved techniques), including observations when appropriate and according to applicable Treatment Court policy. Lead discussions and presents lectures and films for group sessions, including, but not limited to, the disease process of chemical dependency, physiological effects of alcohol and other drugs, family dynamics, recovery, etc. Enter, retrieve and maintain accurate client records and information using a computer. Maintain accurate and current records on each client in accordance with the agency procedure for client records including intake data, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries. Complete required Federal, State and local forms for each client. Provide appropriate contact with referring agencies including assessment centers, courts, probation officers and the Department of Social and Health Services. Coordinate efforts with local agencies and the community to provide necessary services for clients. Provide appropriate contact with referring agencies including assessment centers, courts, probation services and the Department of Social and Health Services. Give instruction on all program rules and expectations. Present written and oral reports to the appropriate Treatment Court team(s) regarding participant progress and compliance. Make recommendations regarding continuation in the assigned Treatment Court program. Regularly meet with the appropriate Treatment Court team(s) and make recommendations on possible, alternative plans of action. Work directly in consultation with the Treatment Court Team members. May oversee or assist with special assigned projects such as Emergency Homeless Housing Programs. Conduct quality reviews of charts and files completed by assigned program staff to insure compliance with established requirements and standards. Enforce the rules and regulations of the program without prejudice. Other Job Duties: May assist in maintaining database of detoxification, triage and emergency homeless housing program patients. 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 non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is eligible for overtime. Non-represented and governed under the policies of 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. Closing Date/Time: 5/25/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Feb 26, 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): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=881467&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=857542&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County W A St, Pasco, WA 99301, USA
May 26, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW We are currently recruiting for three positions. One of the positions is open for male applicants only. 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: 6/8/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
May 19, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Coroner's Office Information Nationally Accredited Agency with International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners. The Kitsap County Coroner's Office is instrumental in the investigation as well as the prevention of deaths. Coroner's Office personnel are involved in prevention groups such as Survivors of Suicide, Mothers against Drunk Drivers, Kitsap County Traffic Safety Task Force and Reduce Under Age Drinking. Position Information The responsibilities of thisposition include performing technical work to investigate all deaths within the County to determine the cause and manner of death. Duties include screening reported deaths, body and scene investigation, collaborating with other agencies, identifyingand notifying next-of-kin, interviewing witnesses, assisting at autopsies, maintaining the facilities and vehicles, and performing other duties as assigned including clerical functions to support the effective operation of the office. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma/GED, and Two years of paid or volunteer experience in a law enforcement position (Commissioned Offer), firefighter/EMS, military investigation experience, medical field (such as: EMT/Nursing LPN or RN), or funeral home; OR Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the applicant with the skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the work. Note: Relevant post-secondary education from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in biology, physiology, forensic studies and anatomy may substitute to up to one year of required experience. Preferred Education, Experience and Other Qualifications Completion of courses in biology, physiology, forensic studies and anatomy from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Six months of experience conducting death investigations for Coroners, Medical Examiners or Law Enforcement. Possession of National Death Investigators Certification through American Board of Medico-legal Death Investigation (ABMDI). 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. 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 and psychological evaluation. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record 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. Within six months of employment the successful candidate must: Possess a current Washington State First Aid/CPR certification Within three years of employment the successful candidate must: Possess National Death Investigators Certification through ABMDI (American Board of Medico-legal Death Investigators). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: State and local laws regarding deaths and human remains. Methods, techniques, equipment and practices of handling decedents, property and evidence. Basic techniques used in interviewing, photography, investigation and report writing. Procedures necessary to inspect, prepare, and transport a body for autopsy, preservation and collection of evidence. Equipment and supplies necessary to maintain the office, morgue facility, coroner vehicles and forensic photography. Medical terminology, prescription drugs and their application. Office procedures, practices and equipment. Law Enforcement operations in Kitsap County and the Kitsap County road system are desired. Skills and Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, predictable and punctual attendance. 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.Write comprehensive reports and business correspondence. Effectively present information and respond to questions from law enforcement, fire departments, grieving and sometimes hostile families, and the general public in order to advance the quality of community service. Analyze and evaluate death scene evidence and make preliminary finding as to the cause and/or manner of death. Conduct thorough and complete interviews and investigations of death scenes. Make independent judgments and initiate appropriate action. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of activities. Demonstrate empathy with surviving families. Assist in autopsies as required. Operate standard office equipment such as a computer, copy/fax machine, calculator. Type accurately and efficiently. Safely drive an automobile. Physically perform the essential functions of the position. Work holidays, during inclement weather conditions, weekends, over 40 hours in a work week, and all shifts as needed. 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 in a variety of settings office and field. Sitting (when driving) or standing. Bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, handling and grasping various items while conducting investigations. Walking, balancing sometimes over rough, uneven or undeveloped terrain. Visual acuity sufficient to drive, read written materials and road signs, see detail of maps, gauges, etc., Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Exertion of force of 100 pounds with or without assistance occasionally,and/or 35 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to unfavorable working conditions such as in inclement weather, accident scenes, infectious disease, or blood-borne pathogens. Exposed to hazards while driving. Subject to 24-hour availability and must be willing to work non-standard hours, including long shifts, rotating shifts, holidays and week-ends, as required. 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: Participate in the development and modification of methods, techniques, and procedures for death investigation services, protocols, methods and procedures. Receive calls on every death occurring within the County.Confer with physicians, police agencies, fire departments or other involved parties to determine whether or not to investigate each death. Respond to calls relating to violent or sudden deaths.Examine death scenes and confer with appropriate parties including witnesses, next-of-kin, law enforcement officers and medical personnel to ascertain circumstances, medical history and the cause of death. Photograph death scenes.Make positive identification and take possession of or secure and account for personal effects of deceased. Secure, protect, and retain the chain of evidence at crime scenes; coordinate investigation with law enforcement, prosecutor or other involved agencies. Gather and transport human remains and evidence to the County morgue; may coordinate transportation arrangements of human remains and evidence. Prepare complete and comprehensive documentation of investigations and complete other reports to support the cause and manner of death.Fill out and sign death certificates indicating classification and method of death. Determine need for an autopsy and sign autopsy authorizations.Witness and may assist in autopsies including body preparation, collection of tissue and fluid samples.Assist with the collection and preservation of physical and biological evidence and testify in court as needed. Secure, package, and send body fluid samples to the toxicology laboratory and notify appropriate parties of the results, when applicable. Identify and locate next-of-kin and make in person notification when in Kitsap County.Identify and request local jurisdiction to make in-person death notification, when not located in Kitsap County. Maintain cleanliness of the office and morgue facilities, equipment, and vehicles; check equipment, order supplies and maintain appropriate records. Serve as office liaison with other agencies such as law enforcement, fire, funeral homes, etc. Perform clerical functions such as maintenance of case logs and reports, typing of correspondence and other reports. Train or assist in training of new personnel and at times give presentations to the general public, the military and other law enforcement agencies in the proper techniques of death investigation or general guidelines of death investigation and coroner duties. Other Job Duties: May serve as a leadDeputy Coroner inabsence of the Chief Deputy Coroner or Elected Coroner. Perform other related duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 26, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW 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. Positions Information Kitsap County offers challenging and exciting careers for Corrections Officers at one of the most beautiful areas in Washington State. When you become part of the team, you are welcomed into our close-knit family. Our department is progressive and prides itself on keeping up with the latest technology and equipment. Our personalized approach to your future growth includes progressive job-related training, development of leadership skills and on-the-job training. This position is working inside our correctional facility performing booking, searching, releasing, transportation, supervision, and security work. Employees are responsible for the operations of the jail on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis in order to keep our community safe! Join our team and have a career where what you do really matters. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=856943&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=882295&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
May 21, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Civil Division is the chief civil legal office for Kitsap County. Its deputy prosecuting attorneys are guardians of the law and charged with protecting the legal interests of the public. The Civil Division provides legal services to more than 57 County departments, divisions, and affiliated agencies, covering virtually every aspect of civil law. Deputy prosecuting attorneys have legal, ethical, and professional obligations to provide legal services at a level that exceeds minimum legal standards. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs highly responsible office support and advanced administrative support work in the provision of legal services in a the Civil Division of the Prosecutor's Office. For more information about the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office visit: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/pros/Pages/default.aspx QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Three years of clerical experience to include two years experience working as a legal secretary/ assistant, paralegal or legal clerical support; AND Accurate and proficient data entry and typing skills, and word processing experience using Microsoft Office. One year of college, business school or equivalent level course work from a college, university or school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education in basic legal practices or closely related field may be a substituted for up to one year of experience. OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Previous work experience providing clerical support for either the prosecution or defense. Previous work experience working for a public (Government) entity. Completion of a legal assistant/secretary course. 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. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. (This position requires a security clearance.A thorough background check through law enforcement agencies and previous employers will be conducted on all applicants based on information supplied on the application and supplemental questionnaire.Kitsap County reserves the right to independently determine the applicant's prior criminal conviction record within the last ten years.) Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Demonstrate ability to be bonded and ability to obtain notary license. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess a valid Washington State Drivers 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. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : General and specialized office practice and procedures with specific training or education within the legal secretarial profession. Correct and effective use of legal terminology and business arithmetic. The jurisdictional levels of courts. Court rules and requirements for filing documents, scheduling hearings and service of process. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary and legal terminology. Microsoft Word or Word Perfect software or equivalent. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Work successfully within the context of a team as a team player Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Complete assigned tasks under pressure within a minimum period of time, and sometimes under distracting conditions. Compose and draft documents and clear written explanations of legal procedures utilizing basic office and word processing equipment. Effectively employ principles of good legal correspondence. Interpret and implement local, State and Federal Statutes and codes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and use good judgment in handling operational requirements for which guidelines are limited or unavailable. Utilize effective interpersonal skills with adults and children. Communicate effectively with clients, legal staff and laws enforcement agencies. Maintain the highest level of trust and confidence working with sensitive materials. Prioritize and organize a heavy workload and frequently reprioritize according to changing demands. Type/keyboard accurately at 60 w.p.m. Safely operate a motor vehicle and other equipment. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as needed 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 : Requires exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other case material. Walking and short distances Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents. Sitting and/or standing for extended 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 and computer screen data. Repetitive motions for computer use. Requires exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, lift/carry/move objects, files/documents and other case material. May be required to lift/transport file boxes weighing up to 50 pounds, in which case assistance is available. Work is performed primarily in an office or courtroom environment with off-site visits as necessary. Incumbents may be : Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when traveling to off-site locations. Exposed to violent or hostile individuals. Road and traffic hazards when traveling to off-site locations. 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 : Prepare, organize, assemble and maintain case files. Review local rules, and State and Federal mandatory time lines to assure timely action or review by attorney, and initiate preparation of appropriate documents and pleadings at each stage of case progress. Provide assistance and serve as a liaison to witnesses, county clients, law enforcement, victims and experts as each respective case is processed through the justice system. Interview and assess witness and client needs, educate on court procedures, answer questions, coordinate testimony for hearings/trials, coordinate the scheduling of depositions, hearings, and appointments between attorneys, witnesses, and other law offices, and provide notification of depositions as instructed. Coordinate depositions, interviews, testing, hearings, travel arrangements and meetings. Respond to inquiries regarding status of pending cases, routine inquiries from attorneys, agencies and the public. Prepare correspondence, reports, legal pleadings, subpoenas and notices of appearance, motions, affidavits, briefs and other material with high standards of accuracy, style of presentation, completeness and correctness of content. File documents in appropriate court . Serve documents or arrange process service. Utilize computer based calendar to post appointments, court dates, tasks, reminders, as well as maintain attorney's calendars as directed. Analyze and act upon incoming mail/fax/email, scanning, copying, filing. Respond to general inquiries. Take steps to locate all parties whose whereabouts are unknown, using various state agencies and Internet resources. Conduct searches utilizing Court databases. Gather pertinent documents, affidavits, subpoenas and interview records for case files, including litigation, discovery, correspondence, opinion, information and research files. Request additional records based on review of documents and/or attorney request. Provide assistance to Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys in case preparation, coordination, and disposition of cases, projects and/or hearings and trials, or as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered by the Kitsap County Personnel Manual This position must pass a criminal background check prior to hire. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
May 19, 2018
Seasonal
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." Kitsap County Parks and Recreation is seekingskilled individuals whoare 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. This positionis an on-call, extra help position to sell event tickets and provide customer service and cashier for the golf shop. Please learn more about the department at: www.kitsapgov.com/parks. Screening of applications will begin on May 25, 2018. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MinimumQualifications High School Diploma/GED, and Three (3)months customer service experience which includes some cashiering experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Qualifications Previous computer experience utilizing Microsoft Office Suite and web based programs. Previous work experience in ticket sales and/or clerical support work experience at a golf course, parks and recreation department, athletic or sports facility or equivalent. Six months cashiering experience. 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 ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License or ability to provide own transportation to job site. Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of basic grammar, spelling and punctuation, math sufficient to perform the job. Knowledge of counting and counting backmoney, reconciling a cash drawer and cashiering duties. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Knowledge of basic knowledge of modern office practices. Skilled in greeting customers, clients and visitors; Skilled in basic office techniques. Ability to learn and follow instructions including new work processes and procedures such as computer data entry or operation of equipment; Ability to use office equipment. Ability to communicate, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in an office setting within a Parks facility and/orinside a ticket booth located in an environment that can be loud, distraction and dealing with various customer service situations. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Duties Appear for scheduled work withreliable and punctual attendance. Work a non-standard work week, primarily evenings and weekends. Sells tickets to customers at various county functions. Greets and directs visitors to appropriate destinations. Types and enters data into a computer and/or database. Performs basic cleaning duties such as sweeping, emptying waste baskets andclearing debris. Sets up and takes down computerizedequipment andsecuring and locking facility. 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. Learn assigned tasks and adhere to prescribed office and ticket selling routines. Respond appropriately, within guidelines, to emergency and unforeseen situations. Maintain neat personal appearance (may be required to wear a prescribed uniform). Present a courteous attitude toward public and co-workers. Operate computer terminal or laptop, cash register, credit card machine and other office equipment. Receive and collect cash and credit card payments. Prepare accurate cash reports and inventory records. Work a flexible schedule that will primarily involve weekends, nights, and holidays. Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is defined as a non-regular at-willpositionfor the entire period of employment and may be terminated at any time by the Employing Official or designee. This positions schedule and hourswill vary week to week. The incumbent must be able to work holidays, evenings and weekends. Extra-help employees receive only those benefits required by federal or state laws. Temporary positions are considered Extra Help and categorized as either on-call,seasonal or limited term in compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 26, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) DCD focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building quality, affordable, structurally and environmentally safe developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Please learn more about the department at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/dcd . CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 GENERAL OVERVIEW An employee in the Construction Inspector 1 classification performs basic general and discipline specific plan review and on-site inspection work in support of a variety of residential, commercial, development engineering, fire, land use or other applications, projects, inquiries or compliance actions. Maintains inspection records in electronic and paper formats as required. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2GENERAL OVERVIEW An employee in Construction Inspector 2 classification reviews plans submitted for residential, commercial, engineering, site development, fire or construction permit applications to assure compliance with the applicable codes, ordinances and regulations. Authorizes issuance or denial of permits and directs, coordinates, supervises and monitors the work of staff assigned to the construction review team to assure that building permits and related applications are processed consistent with adopted procedures and within established time frames. This position also may be assigned to perform field inspections of approved and issued building permits. Answers citizen requests for information within established timeframes, performs code research as needed and proposes code, process and procedure changes as needed. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; AND Two (2) years residential or commercial construction inspection or plan review experience; OR Equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education and Experience Associate or higher Degree or technical certificate in engineering, fire protection, building construction or related field. Current certification from the International Codes Council (ICC) in Building or Residential Inspection or Plans Examiner. Current certification from the International Codes Council (ICC) as a Plumbing or Mechanical Inspector. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2 Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in Construction Management, Building Construction, or closely related field; AND Two (2) years of combined experience in building plan review or building construction inspection that includes commercial and residential projects; AND Must possess at least two (2) of the following certifications: Commercial Plans examiner certification issued by the by I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Plans Examiner certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Commercial Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council); AND Equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education and Experience One year of supervisory or lead worker experience. Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Fire Protection, Building Construction or related field. Additional certifications from the International Codes Council (ICC) in Residential or Building Inspection. Building, Mechanical and/or Plumbing Inspector Certification issued by International Code Council (ICC). Experience in building plan review that includes commercial and residential projects and building construction inspection in a County or City jurisdiction. 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. 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 required ICC certification (Construction Inspector 2) Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a medical evaluation that includes a physical, fitness audiometric testing. Construction Inspector 1 Within six months of appointment, the successfulcandidate must: Obtain at least one of the following International Code Council (ICC) certifications: Commercial Plans examiner certification issued by the by I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Plans Examiner certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Commercial Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Working Conditions/Physical Activities (Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in an office environment and in the field at construction sites. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting, Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. May occasionally be exposed to physical hazards from obstacles, heavy equipment, construction materials, locations at, above or below grade, various airborne pollutants, chemicals, heavy metals, spray paints, loud noises, and domestic animals on construction sites. May require climbing steps and ladders, entry into attics and crawl spaces, traversing rough, slippery and / or uneven terrain on construction or other sites. Field inspections or evaluations may require extended periods of walking or standing, driving or riding in a passenger vehicle, keyboarding, looking up or down and handling small hand tools like flashlights and clipboards. Don and use head, hearing, foot, eye and fall protection (as needed) Personal Protection Experience is required. Ability to crawl, climb ladders or temporary scaffolding stoop, duck, kneel, twist, extend arms above head to accomplish required examinations; and, balance sufficient to traverse walkways, uneven or slippery surfaces, ascend and descend ladders and stairs. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions at constructions sites. Required Knowledge of: Construction practices, applicable codes, ordinances, regulations and techniques relative to residential, commercial, and civil construction activities. Requirements, responsibilities and authority of county and local governments regarding land development, building construction, fire protection and land use. Skills and/or Abilities to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Operate a computer with specialized permit management software and the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Read, interpret and evaluate construction or other documents (plans, specifications, maps, engineering drawings, calculations, reports and similar to determine compliance with applicable regulations or design parameters. Correctly apply the requirements of the applicable codes, standards and regulations to materials submitted in support of permit applications. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of plan review activities. Perform semi-complex mathematical calculations. Interact effectively with applicants and the public to provide general information and answer specific questions relative to applications. To learn the geography of Kitsap County. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 Essential Job Functions Evaluate proposed plans and specifications for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Inspect structures being constructed for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Perform mathematical calculations such as allowable building height, number of stories, heat loss, stress compliance factors, composition of structural components, soils, and load bearing capacity. Check fire-resistive construction for required exterior walls, occupancy and area separations, floor-ceiling assemblies, including fire doors and erosion control and backflow prevention. Authorize issuance or denial of permits. Prepare a list of corrections or clarification of reviewed plans and communicate this to applicant, contractor and/or engineers orally or in writing as required. Prepare a post-inspection list for applicants regarding corrections required. Respond to public inquiries in person, in writing, and on the phone, regarding construction related matters and permit process procedures, translating technical and building code information and available alternatives. Participate in staff consultations advising applicants of code requirements and trouble-shooting potential construction problems. Maintain regular office hours and meet with applicants and the public during office hours. Provide code interpretations, research questionable issues, providing necessary office and field support as needed. Perform building inspections. Perform site evaluations as required to determine adequacy of submittals. Use the department's record-keeping and permit management system to track permit activities, building inspection results, permit files, permit status, and related records. Keep current on changing codes and building practices through continuing education (seminars, classes, meetings) and reading of applicable journals. Maintain required certifications. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2 Essential Job Functions Perform Journeyman level inspections of proposed residential and commercial plans and specifications for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Perform Journeyman level inspections of residential and commercial structures being constructed for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority May assign, delegate, coach, develop and train subordinate staff. Investigates complaints by verifying that site conditions or usages comply with County ordinances; and determines if proper permits have been obtained. Reviews construction plans and details; determines code compliance; and identifies critical details for field investigations. Notifies property owners of deficiencies and safety hazards; issues final notices of non-compliance; sets forth time limitations; and writes follow-up letters. Recommends abatements or condemnations where public health, safety and welfare may be in jeopardy; cleans and secures nuisance properties, recommends contractors, scrap processors and tow companies and directs them on abatement and clean up procedures. May contribute to performance appraisals to evaluate subordinates; assist and/or give input regarding employee selection and discipline. Participate in or lead process improvement efforts applicable to the mission, goals and objectives of the department. May assign, delegate, coach, develop and train subordinate staff. Investigates complaints by verifying that site conditions or usages comply with County ordinances; and determines if proper permits have been obtained. Notifies property owners of deficiencies and safety hazards; issues final notices of non-compliance; sets forth time limitations; and writes follow-up letters. Recommends abatements or condemnations where public health, safety and welfare may be in jeopardy; cleans and secures nuisance properties, recommends contractors, scrap processors and tow companies and directs them on abatement and clean up procedures. May contribute to performance appraisals to evaluate subordinates; assist and/or give input regarding employee selection and discipline. Participate in or lead process improvement efforts applicable to the mission, goals and objectives of the department. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and maybe subject to an initiation fee. May be required to work evenings and weekends and may be subject to call back for emergency situations. Important Recruitment Information This position is open until filled; applications will be reviewed weekly. This position may be utilized for future openings and limited term project positions. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
May 26, 2018
Seasonal
OVERVIEW **Reopened from May 25, 2018 - June 15, 2018 to create a register for vacancies that occur through out the summer** The Public Works Summer Employment Program positions performs varied tasks under the direct supervision of a regular Public Works employee to assist the department and assigned division with seasonal needs. Important Recruitment Information: Interviews will be held in February, March and April . This is an ongoing recruitment; positions are filled as applications are received. Once candidates are screened and meet all of the criteria, the department will be contacting them for interviews. Candidates that do not meet the criteria or who submit incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates that submit closer to the closing dates also may not be considered, because these positions may already be filled. Distinguishing Characteristics The Public Works Summer Employment Program positions are distinguished from regular Kitsap County classified positions by the temporary work assignment and training provided to the participants. The training provided for up to four summers allows participants to progress from entry level to more skilled duties and responsibilities, depending upon assignment, years of participation and training progress.Work is performed under immediate supervision and the participants are expected to learn tasks and to carry out assignments as directed. An evaluation completed by the worker's supervisorassists with determining eligibility to continue to return for summer employment in the following years. Thesummer worker is evaluated on: ability to work without constant supervision, willingness to perform assigned tasks, punctuality and dependability, self-motivation, safety habits, ability to get along with co-workers and supervisors, and contribution to the County program assigned. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as either "on-call", "seasonal" or "limited term".Initial employment is typically designated as "seasonal". Position Statement (Participants are assigned to specific temporary work assignments in various divisions of the Public Works Department.) Road Maintenance/Flagging - Union membership required (26 summerpositions) The Maintenance/Flagging Worker performs a wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of the County roads and bridges. The work involves physical manual labor while performing road repair, preventative maintenance and traffic control (flagging) tasks. Employees will operate a County vehicle and miscellaneous light equipment and practice good safety habits. Job duties may include: driving and flagging; setting up and moving signs; moving fences and setting mailboxes; asphalt work (raking and shoveling); loading and unloading materials; filling pot holes for utilities, shoveling rock; cutting brush and weeds/feeding chipper; mixing cement; rip rap headwalls; and other duties as assigned. Sign Shop Maintenance - Union membership required (18 summerpositions) The Sign Shop Maintenance Worker performs manual labor duties assisting full-time staff which may include: striping roads with yellow and white paint; placing pavement markings; replacing signs, installing new signs, and repair of flashing lights; traffic control (flagging); setting out road signs; driving pilot car; cleaning equipment, shop and yard; filling bead tanks; performing daily service of trucks and vehicle inspections; loading equipment and materials; marking pavement and painting; various sign maintenance tasks; assisting with making of signs; data entry, word processing and scanning; and other duties as assigned. StormwaterUtility Laborers - Non union (27 summer positions) The Sewer Utility LaborerWorker performs manual labor and operates miscellaneous power tools while working with a team and assisting in the maintenance of the storm water detention and retention ponds. Job duties may include: driving and flagging, setting up and moving signs, using a weed eat brush, removing and clearing small trees and brush; mowing in uneven areas; cleaning and maintaining equipment; and other duties as assigned. Sewer Utility Laborer - Non union (4 summer positions) The Wastewater LaborerWorker assists in maintaining grounds at Wastewater facilities throughout the County and assists in inspecting, testing and performing preventive maintenance at pumping stationsand treatment plants. Work is primarily performed outside and includes cleaning and painting buildings and equipment indoors or out. Job duties may include: mowing grass, applying and raking out beauty bark, operating weed eaters, weeding landscaped areas, washing vehicles; preparing for painting; maintaining buildings; cleaning and maintaining equipment; and other duties as assigned. Clerical Assistant - Non union (1 summer positions) The Clerical AssistantWorker assists Administration in providing clerical support services todivisions of the Public Works Department. Job duties may included: Data entry, word processing and scanning; delivering mail; ordering supplies; copying, faxing and filing; answer phones (reception); archiving records; assisting with the resource library; and other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, High School Diploma or GED, and have a valid driver license. 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. 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.If selected for a position, students will not be able to begin work unless these certifications are current, no exceptions . 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. Complete classes for flagging and First Aid/CPR each year prior to the beginning of the summer work sessions. (Classes are provided by Public Works.) 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. For some positions in this classification, the successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Equipment used in area of assignment. Basic safety precautions. First Aid/CPR.Flagging 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. Learn, interpret and implement procedural and technical instructions. Work in a team environment. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public. Safely operate a motor vehicle and other equipment if in a driving assignment. Operate a computer if applicable to assignment. Commit to work a minimum of 480 hours (approximately 12 weeks), excluding overtime and approved time off. This commitment is necessary for scheduling purposes, as the construction season has a limited time frame. Exceptions may be made when a short work schedule fits with a supervisor's specific work needs. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Physically perform the assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in a County office or facility or in the field, depending upon position assignment. All positions require clear speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present for some positions when traveling to off-site locations or working in roadways or field locations. All positions typically require: reaching, handling/grasping documents or materials, sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, walking short distances, vision sufficient to read source materials or computer screen data and repetitive motions for computer or hand tool use. All positions require exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other material. Some field positions may require lifting/carrying/moving objects or materials up to 90 pounds. All physical exertion is performed under the supervision of a regular Public Works employee who provides on-site training or assistance to ensure appropriate safety precautions. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classifications are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) May be covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment; as well as a $150.00 yearly initiation fee. Monthly union dues for union positions are $29.00. Important Recruitment Information Qualified candidates must be available to interview (via phone or SKYPE) during February, March and April . Positions are filled by returning qualified students first. Point of Contact for the Summer program is Citas Brooks at360.337.4490 or cbrooks@co.kitsap.wa.us Non-Union Union *Pending ratification and board approval . 1st Year$12.83 $13.48 2nd Year$14.17$15.52 3rd Year$15.25$15.63 4th Year$15.64 $16.03 Closing Date/Time: 6/15/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
May 19, 2018
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Summary Under immediate supervision and established guidelines, the incumbent performs temporary, routine entry level work involving food preparation and service work for individuals housed in a Kitsap County secure facility.Duties may include: cooking, baking, and otherwise preparing food, setting up and serving a variety of meals, and performing related cleaning tasks under established guidelines of the highest sanitation and safety standards. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience One yearof experience and/or training in food preparation, including the set up and operation of basic kitchen equipment, is required; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in large scale food preparation or in an institutional food service setting. Food Science degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education and Safe Servecompletion. Possession of a Safe Serve Certificate. Custodial or high standard kitchen cleaning experience. Experience with commercial scale laundry equipment. Familiarity with the loading, washing/drying, and offloading to and from commercial washers and dryers, and the use of a scale cart is preferable. Universal precautions are emphasized in the handling of all detainee clothing and footwear. 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 or preferred qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. (Fingerprinting for positions at the Juvenile facility.) Possess and submit verification of a valid and current food handler's permit. Be able to fulfill all of the 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. Juvenile Within 30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Obtain or possess current First Aid and CPR certification. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter.) Complete Blood borne/Airborne Pathogens training. Receive the Hepatitis B vaccine series or sign a waiver. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Methods, materials and equipment used in large scale or institutional cooking operations. Portion control methods. Time scheduling, sanitation and safety procedures used in food service operations. Operation of standard institutional kitchen equipment. Standard safety precautions for food service industry. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work including shift work with regular and punctual attendance. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet regular deadlines. Work independently under established guidelines. Read and follow recipes, menus and serving instructions. Observe and report food service production discrepancies. Communicate any complaints, compliments and concerns to supervisor. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Physically perform assigned duties. Operate food service equipment in a safe manner in compliance with policies and procedures. Work during various shifts including weekends, evenings and holidays as required. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in a kitchen area of a secured facility.Positions in the class typically require: Adequate vision and coordination to operate food service and preparation equipment. Sufficient physical strength, coordination, dexterity and mental alertness to assure safety. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately. Walking and standing for extended periods. Bending, stooping, reaching, handling/grasping tools. Requires exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 20 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move food service equipment, and materials.Assistance is typically available for the heaviest lifting. Incumbents may be : In contact with individuals housed and fed in the facility such as juvenile detainees or clients of a drug and alcohol recovery center. Exposed to environmental hazards associated with food preparation and service and chemicals related to sanitation of the equipment and food service 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 : Operate food service equipment in cooking and baking. Clean equipment such as stoves, kettles, pots and pans, dishes, cooler, storage and food service areas. Wash and sanitize dishes, kitchen equipment and appliances, kitchen and dining area; sweep and mop floors according to established procedures. May set up lunch and dinner food service line and serve meals. May clean kitchen, dining areas or perform light housekeeping in the facility. Record required information for documentation as requested by the supervisor. Observe and report any problems, discrepancies, and suggestions regarding the food service operation in a timely manner Folding of towels, hand towels, washcloths, blankets, kitchen towels/potholders, and detainee outer/underclothing will be required. Some light (sewing machine) mending may be required. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: FLSA - Non-exempt - At will Work hours of this position may be restricted in compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific