KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County is located on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State across the Puget Sound from Seattle. It comprises a total land mass of 393 square miles. Kitsap County ranks 36th in size among Washington counties.

Kitsap County was founded in 1857, and was originally named Slaughter County. The people of Kitsap County are represented by three County Commissioners, and are served by a variety of agencies and government departments. Kitsap County occupies a unique portion of the State of Washington, directly between the urban areas of Seattle and Tacoma and the wilderness of the Olympic Mountains. It is bounded by the Hood Canal on the west, Puget Sound on the east, and Mason and Pierce Counties to the south.

The current population of Kitsap County is estimated at a little over 250,000 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The County seat is located in the town of Port Orchard. Kitsap County is situated along the western shore of the central Puget Sound region. It comprises a total land mass of 393 square miles (or 0.6 percent of the state's total land mass). As such, Kitsap County ranks 36th in size among Washington counties and is the 3rd most densely populated county in the state.

22 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Poulsbo, WA 98370, USA
Apr 26, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW About Public Works Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play.Our mission is to provide the citizens of Kitsap County with quality service in the planning, maintenance and operations of public works facilities. We are committed to delivering these services in a courteous, expedient, and professional manner. We are accredited through the American Public Works Association. Position Overview The incumbent in the Sewer Utility Office Support Specialist position performs a broad range of moderate to complex clerical, financial, permitting, administrative support, and customer service duties. The incumbent is expected to develop and be responsible for the flow and completion of assigned duties with general instruction on established guidelines and procedures. Work is performed independently under established guidelines and precedents. The supervisor provides advice and guidance on new or changed procedures/ requirements. Work is reviewed periodically by the supervisor for accuracy and adherence to established policies and procedures. Work must be accurate and efficient. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment, and innovation. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; AND Three (3) years experience as administrative support or office support which includes proficient data entry, MS Office Suite including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project and SharePoint; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education and Experience One year experience working in a construction office: preparing and processing construction documents, permitting, contracting, accounting, billing, or public assistance. 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. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : General and specialized clerical, recordkeeping, and fiscal office practices and procedures. Organizational and filing system techniques and practices. Fundamental accounting and bookkeeping principles and practices. Fundamental business mathematics. Use of databases, data entry, and queries. Correct and effective use of English grammar, spelling and punctuation. Standard office software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Project, etc. 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, contractors and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Maintain and monitor complex records and documents. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Proficient computer skills. Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing. Excellent customer service Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Work independently and establish priorities. Perform the physical requirements 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 primarily in an office environment, but may require going out into the field. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. Ability to work in an open office environment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hostile or uncooperative individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Perform complex administrative tasks. Reviewing, verifying and updating of records and databases. Run and print various construction management logs (Submittals, RFIs, Change Order) for discussion at meetings. Take meeting notes and produce meeting minutes. Perform contractor employee wage compliance interviews. Reviews and coordinates various reports, forms and documents to ensure compliance with governing laws, rules, regulations and standards. Performing customer service of varying complexity and difficulty. Researching questions and issues and providing response and recommendations. Conducting quality control checks. Perform other duties as assigned OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Is non-union and covered under the Personnel Manual.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Apr 25, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. Position Overview Performs and applies highly technical office and field civil engineering and construction management assignments in sewer infrastructure construction and inspection. The incumbent is responsible for conducting office and on-site inspections of infrastructure construction, for assisting in the administration of contracts, for monitoring the quality of the work being performed by the contractor, and for ensuring quality control of the materials utilized in the project. Is expected to work independently, and together with project team members and stakeholders. Work will occur in both office and field environments. Work is reviewed periodically for timely completion of required tasks through reports, conferences and meetings. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related engineering field; and Two years related inspection/engineering work experience for sewer infrastructure, utility or road construction projects; and Experience utilizing various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Construction management or related coursework from a college, university or business school recognized by the US Department of Education Previous contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects. Experience with contracts and evaluations. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Vehicle Use Policy while operating the County business. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must receive : Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Basic civil engineering and construction management principles and practices as they relate to the construction and inspection of sewer system infrastructure including mechanical, electrical, and structural components. Basic engineering mathematics and construction surveying. Standard utility and roadway infrastructure construction methods and requirements. Procedures, methods and equipment used in the testing of soil compaction and composition, asphalt, and concrete. State guidelines such as Washington State Department of Transportation Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction and Department of Ecology Criteria for Sewage Design. State and local permitting requirements for buildings, roadways, and environmental impacts. Standard office software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Project, etc. 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, contractors and the general public. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Maintain and monitor complex records and documents. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications. Perform basic engineering and surveying measurements and calculations. Make responsible decisions on sewer construction projects. Monitor several projects at the same time. Perform, interpret, and understand material testing and prepare appropriate recommendations. Prepare draft technical material effectively and accurately for construction projects. Work independently and establish priorities. Perform the physical requirements of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 100 pounds occasionally and 50 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in the field environment conducting field or community inspection work; with some office environment work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Conducts on-site inspections of infrastructure construction projects to monitor the performance of the prime contractor and sub-contractors to ensure conformance with the approved plans and specifications. Documents daily project activity and material tracking. Maintains professional relationships with all project participants, including other departments and divisions, contractors, other agencies, and the general public. Participates as a design team member in reviewing construction design plans and specifications. Assists in the preparation of technical provisions for contract plans. Assists in coordinating quality control and contractibility reviews of County projects Attends and participates in pre-construction and weekly on-site progress project meetings. Supports various pre-construction and/or design activities such as coordination of utility meetings, coordination of utility potholing. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION: Classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled first review is the week of May 15, 2017 and then weekly thereafter.
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Apr 24, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. For more information about our Public Works Roads division please see the website at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/roads.htm Position Overview 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, County trucks and safety of others working in the immediate area. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 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. 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 testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. (Also required prior to each promotion.) 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. Prior to CDL driving assignment : Must pass a breath alcohol test and urine drug screen. (In accordance with federal regulations, and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures, no applicant will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed urine drug and breath alcohol testing.) 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 and appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within twelve months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: 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. Possess Washington State Industrial First Aid certification and Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification. Erosion Control and Sediment Certification. *All of the above certifications must be completed within twelve months of employment and prior to consideration to progress to the next classification M&O Technician. For specific regarding the automatic progression to the higher classification please see the Council Collective Bargaining Agreement at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/PersonnelManualBargUnits/CollectiveBargainingAgreements.htm 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. Learn and perform a 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 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. Please note: Candidates that interviewed for this position within the last six months and apply again their prior interview scores would be applied.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Apr 22, 2017
Part Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Assessor's Office The Assessor's Office establishes the assessed value of all real and personal property for property tax purposes. We are required by law to assess all taxable property at 100% of market value. These values are used to calculate and set levy rates for the various taxing districts in the county, and to equitably distribute tax responsibility among taxpayers. We also administer property tax exemptions and maintain tax parcels number, boundaries and subdivisions. To learn more about the Assessor's Office please visit: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/assessor/Pages/default.aspx Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification include determining the true and fair market value on technically complex and varied residential real properties for tax assessment purposes. Incumbents perform physical residential appraisals and inspections. Distinguishing Characteristics The Appraiser - Residential is the second level of a four level appraisal classification series. This classification is distinguished from the Commercial Appraiser series in that the Commercial Appraisers appraise commercial property and are responsible for capitalizing income into value. It is distinguished from the Appraiser Supervisor classification which has responsibility for assigning, monitoring and reviewing work. General Statement Incumbent is responsible for appraising residential real property in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington and the policies of the Kitsap County Assessor's Office. Work includes the collection and analysis of appraisal data from a broad range of sources, including other agencies. Work is performed under general supervision and the incumbent has relative independence and latitude for exercising independent judgment in the selection of courses of action within established policies, procedures, and objectives. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED AND; Three years of real property appraisal 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 : Obtain Washington State Real Property Assessment Accreditation or equivalent (RCW 36.21.015). Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Possess a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle to perform field work. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of relevant legislation and requirements of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Knowledge of appraisal techniques and procedures affecting real property assessments Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Ability to schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to work independently without regular direction. Ability to establish and maintain good public relations and effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Ability to work successfully within the context of a team as a team player. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the Assessor's Office. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Ability to operate a computer and 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. Ability to compile, prepare, and tabulate statistical data, reports, statements and summaries. Ability to read and understand maps, legal descriptions, and appraisal manuals. Ability to adhere to IAAO code of ethics. Ability to understand and apply appropriate appraisal principles and techniques. Ability to identify problems and take immediate action to resolve. Skill in reading and understanding building construction plans, specifications and blueprints. Skill in analyzing appraisal data and making accurate mass appraisal decisions in a timely manner. Skill in reading and understanding maps and legal descriptions. Skill in using and adapting computer technology for appraisal assignments. Skill in meeting the public and representing the County in a professional manner, sometimes under stressful situations. Skill in performing college-level mathematical calculations. Skill in oral and written communications. Skill in task and personnel coordination and interpersonal relationships. 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 a field and office environment. Positions in this class typically require: Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Walking and balancing on all types of terrain, Bending, stooping, twisting, and climbing steps, Reaching above and/or below shoulder, Handling/grasping documents or equipment, Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone; Hearing audible signals, traffic, & equipment. Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, see detail or color, Repetitive motions for computer use. Incumbents may be exposed to : Inclement weather (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces) Road and traffic hazards, Potentially hazardous conditions and/or violent or hostile individuals and/or animals when dealing with the public and property owners. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Examples of Duties (May vary by position) Prepare and defend appraisals before Board of Equalization and the Washington State Board of Tax Appeals and represent the County in a court of law as required. Research and use market and cost approaches to value. Explain assessments and procedures to taxpayers as well as to attorneys, agents or representatives. Analyze sales data for valid representation of market value. Prepare and maintain work and office reports, records and documents. Work independently in the field. Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and maybe subject to an initiation fee. Currently budgeted at .9 FTE.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Apr 08, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW A unique opportunity in the beautiful Pacific Northwest Kitsap County is located on the Kitsap Peninsula, just a short ferry ride across Puget Sound from the Seattle waterfront. Kitsap County is one of the most livable and pristine areas in the Pacific Northwest. You'll enjoy living in Kitsap with spectacular scenery, snow-capped mountain ranges, local lakes and County parks, preserved open space, and over 200 miles of saltwater shoreline. Kitsap offers something for everyone including family concerts, sporting events, extensive hiking and biking trails, natural recreational areas and unlimited opportunities for boating, fishing, sailing and water skiing. The Human Services Department is responsible for planning and development of human services programs, securing funding, providing direct services and contracting with local agencies to provide essential services through programs which impact the lives of over 20,000 thousand county residents each year. The Olympic Workforce Development Council (OWDC) Program Supervisor works to manage the implementation and on-going operation of the administrative entity for the OWDC. This position is responsible to the WDC Director and the Olympic Consortium Executive Board for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs for the three county Olympic Workforce Development Area of Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap Counties. The position will coordinate responsive workforce development services, support and assist with implementation of strategic planning activities, support the Director with the management and administration of funds for the program, and direct a comprehensive program of needs assessment, evaluation and analysis providing community and regional leadership and support for the publicly-funded workforce development system. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage the daily aspects of the OWDC, and to provide support and coordinate the development of the OWDC's strategic and operational plans that meet WIOA requirements. Must be able to professionally represent the WDC before local, state, and federal officials and offices, civic organizations, business, labor and other interested organizations. Must have thorough knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other pertinent local, state and federal laws. Must have knowledge of Workforce Sector Strategies based upon labor market data, including the number of jobs, quality of jobs, growth potential and location quotient. Required Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in business, public administration, management, or related field. Four years of progressively responsible professional experience in service program planning and administration. At least two years in the area of WorkForce Development programs or solid related workforce experience such as in an educational, nonprofit or private sector setting. Two years of supervisory or lead experience. 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 Master's Degree is highly desirable. Experience in the economic or business development in the local area Working knowledge of the WIOA programs and the workforce system 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. Must pass all requirements of the Fleet Risk Control Policy in order to operate a motor vehicle on County business. Driving abstract will be reviewed prior to hire. 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. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Under the direction of the OWDC Director, negotiate and write contracts with providers in the three county workforce development area. Develop quality assurance standards and agency reporting requirements to maintain compliance and monitor the quality and effectiveness of the services provided under the agency contracts. Assist OWDC Director with State and Federal Revenue contracts as needed. Provide on-site contract monitoring of provider agencies. Coordinate the service agencies to deliver Workforce Development Services in a coordinated and efficient manner. Work in partnership with the One-Stop operator and provider agencies to streamline service delivery. Provide planning and direction for Integrated Service Delivery design initiatives and coordinate information technology resources for the Career Development Center. Develop partnership through outreach to organizations and agencies in Kitsap, Clallam, and Jefferson Counties. Develop knowledge of resources available to benefit Olympic Consortium's Employment and Training service delivery system. Specifically coordinate Sector Partnerships in identified industry sectors such as Healthcare, Forest Products, Retail, Maritime and Construction. Monitor and pursue various WIOA and WorkForce Development grant opportunities at the National and State level and identify resources available to benefit Olympic Consortium's Employment and Training service delivery system. Develop and maintain extensive data analysis and reporting on workforce development activities and outcomes in the three county area and produce quarterly and annual reports. Produce Ad Hoc reports as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. THIS POSITION WILL BE REVIEWED WEEKLY, WITH FIRST REVIEW THE WEEK OF APRIL 24, 2017.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Apr 04, 2017
Seasonal
OVERVIEW This is a seasonal part-time position located in the Kitsap County Parks & Recreation Department and will be mainly working in the Parks Division at the Fairgrounds. The desired start date for these positions is April 2017. 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. Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification include performing basic and routine activities under close supervision in various County functions. Work involves following specific instruction in accomplishing one or more defined tasks. Distinguishing Characteristics The County Worker is a stand alone. Positions in this class may include short-term and training positions as well as positions in which basic/routine work allows for little or no judgment or discretion. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED. Preferred Education and Experience One year of related experience in park maintenance. Six (6) months of experience in event set-up, grounds keeping, facility/parks maintenance, athletic fields or turf maintenance, or related field. Current First Aid / CPR certification. Working with the public in a recreational setting. 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. 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. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of basic grammar, spelling and punctuation, math sufficient to perform the job. Knowledge of basic filing and maintenance techniques sufficient to perform the job. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Knowledge of basic knowledge of modern office practices. Skilled in greeting customers, clients and visitors; Skilled in basic office and/or maintenance 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 basic maintenance or office equipment. Ability to communicate, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Examples of Duties (May vary by position) Answers phones and greets visitors; takes messages and directs calls to appropriate parties. Directs visitors to appropriate destination. Opens, sorts, date stamps and distributes mail; prepares outgoing mail. Gathers, organizes, copies, binds, and prepares documents under supervision. Types and/or enters data into a computer for a variety of documents. Pulls and files documents under supervision; routes requested information. Performs basic cleaning duties such as sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, emptying waste baskets, clearing debris and washing dishes. Sets up and takes down equipment such as folding chairs and tables; opens and closes facilities including checking, securing and locking facility. Packs, loads, transports and unloads various supplies, meals or other materials at or to designated locations. Performs manual labor and operates equipment under supervision in maintaining County parks, facilities, roads or grounds. Performs public service work such as: serving meals, taking reservations or registrations; and basic cashiering task. Runs errands such as picking up mail and reports and distributing files. Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy.
Kitsap County Poulsbo, WA 98370, USA
Mar 28, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW About Public Works Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play.Our mission is to provide the citizens of Kitsap County with quality service in the planning, maintenance and operations of public works facilities. We are committed to delivering these services in a courteous, expedient, and professional manner. We are accredited through the American Public Works Association. The Sewer Utility Division The Sewer Utility Division operates four sewage treatment plants and maintains 58 pump stations, 148 miles of gravity pipe, 37 miles of force mains and 3,775 manholes in Kitsap County. Other services include construction plan review and inspections, sewer utility billing, community education and outreach, GIS mapping, maintenance of sewer records and responding to public information requests. It is our goal to protect public health and the environment while providing cost effective service for our customers. Position Information The incumbent as the Assistant Operations/Maintenance Supervisor plans, organizes, and supervises the Sewer Utility mechanics, electricians, instrumentation and control, and staff under Equipment Operator/Mechanic positions. The incumbent responsibilities include overseeing all the mechanical and electrical equipment and facility maintenance activities for the County's four wastewater treatment plants and 58 pump stations. The Assistant Operations/Maintenance Supervisor will provide supervision and direction to all the Sewer Utility Operations and Maintenance staff in the absence of the Utility Operations Supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Five years of experience performing mechanical or electrical work at a wastewater facility; or Five years of experience in mechanical or electrical equipment repair, maintenance, and installation; and Two years of lead worker/supervisory experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications . Vocational or related college courses. One year experience in a sewer conveyance systems/wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance. Washington State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade 1 certification Instrumentation Systems and Automation Society certification as a Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) or Washington State Journeyman Electrician's License. Experience with industry related software programs such as: SCADA and CMMS (Asset Management System). 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 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. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this positing, have a valid Washington State Drivers License and meet the qualifications and guidelines set forth by the County Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must receive : Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification. Washington State Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade 1 certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Supervisory principles and practices including hiring, discipline, evaluation and discharge. State and federal laws, regulations, and requirements applicable to wastewater treatment operations and equipment operations and maintenance. Principles, practices, and techniques of operating and maintaining Washington State regulated wastewater treatment plants, laboratory, sewage pump stations and related facilities. Mathematics as related to sanitary sewer equipment and wastewater treatment process. Chemical and physical processes involved in the activated sludge process. Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to wastewater treatment operations and equipment operations and maintenance. Standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in the electronics/electrical and mechanical trades for the operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment associated with wastewater treatment plant process, pump/lift stations, and related facilities. Skills and/or Ability to : Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Operate computers and related peripheral equipment. Read pump curve and equipment performance data. Organize and oversee work programs, including monitoring of budgets, funding and work schedules. Establish and maintain accurate records of assigned activities and operations. Utilize various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, asset management software, spreadsheets, SCADA for monitoring, tracking, and producing data and documents. Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications. Schedule, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Physically able to perform the essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, including on-call duty. 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 inside and outside the wastewater treatment plants and pump stations. Exposure to physical hazards associated with working around pumping equipment, generators, all forms of sewage (solid, liquid, gaseous) and large diesel/gasoline vehicles. Enter confined spaces under alternate entry procedures which ensure safety. Hazards associated with construction sites. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing and working high above ground, adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and operate equipment and prepare log books, and hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, speaking adequate to communicate effectively, manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. The exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Pull 50 ft. hoses, weighing at least 25 lbs. each, which includes bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling motions. Turn sometimes difficult large, 24 inch diameter, wheel valves up to 30 revolutions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Supervises assigned staff including but not limited to: setting work priorities, planning, organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, coaching, developing, motivating and training. Evaluates the work of assigned staff and participate in the selection of new employees including but not limited to: makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination, reviews and/or prepares work schedules and daily operational procedures, monitors operating procedures for efficiencies and effectiveness. Develops, implements and ensure compliance with a comprehensive program of preventive maintenance for assigned electrical and mechanical equipment; review work schedules and operational procedures. Assists in troubleshooting treatment process methods. Writes, Develops, and Reviews Policies, Procedures, Reports, and Documentation. Develop short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for assigned operations. Assist in the development, review and update of short and long term plans for the division. Coordinate assigned activities with other County departments and outside governmental agencies. Develop, update and implement safety regulations related to area of assignment to assure efficient, safe, and effective operations in compliance with legal requirements and departmental policies and objectives. Reviews and interprets reports, engineering plans, specifications, and operations and maintenance manuals. Supervise major maintenance and repair on all equipment associated with wastewater treatment plant process, sanitary sewer pump stations, telemetry, and electrical controls and SCADA systems. Manages system operations, planning, and budgeting. Monitor and make suggestions on the annual Sewer Utility's Maintenance budget and by identifying staff and resource needs for assigned areas. Provide technical assistance to staff on complex and atypical problems, processes, regulations, and all phases of plant and related facilities operation. Authorize requisition of parts, supplies and materials for assigned operations and maintenance needs. Inspect plants to determine efficiency of operation, cleanliness and maintenance requirements and implement any necessary corrective actions. Develop alternative process procedures and plan for changes in normal load and flow patterns for emergency conditions if and when they exist. Analyze and recommend improvements to existing facilities, equipment and operating systems of assigned functions. Records and Develops Documentation: Develop or supervise the development and maintenance of systems and records that provide for the proper evaluation, control and documentation of assigned operations. Update and maintain preventative maintenance software and database. Respond to, or supervise the resolution of, inquiries, complaints, emergencies, or requests for information regarding area of assignment from other departments and the general public, providing information within scope of knowledge and authority, or refers to appropriate individual. Supervise major maintenance on generators, and related machinery that is gasoline, propane or diesel powered. Supervise the operation of heavy-duty trucks, generators and other equipment associated with wastewater treatment plants, sanitary sewer collection/conveyance systems operations. Supervise the upkeep of the buildings and structures at the treatment plants and pump/lift stations. Reviews and Recommends Capital Improvements for Wastewater Treatment Plants and Pump/Lift stations. Reviews and comments on during design of capital projects. Reviews and provides feedback on equipment selection wastewater treatment and pumping facilities that will best meet the County's needs and requirements. Reviews planning documents and assists in developing an asset management program for the Sewer Utility's mechanical and electrical equipment. Participates in construction progress meetings and provides feedback on construction issues and sequencing for wastewater treatment plant and pump/lift station projects. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Classified as exempt and not eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled first review is April 17, 2017 and then weekly thereafter.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Incumbents are responsible for providing responsible support work in the field of alcohol and drug recovery services and are primarily responsible for detoxification and triage services. Incumbents are expected to be available to work all shifts and/or weekends for the 24-hour County Recovery Center. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the second level of a three-level treatment classification series. The Treatment Assistant 1 acts as a lead worker, when assigned, on weekend and night shifts. This position is distinguished from the Treatment Aide by experienced level activities related to the care and safety of alcohol and drug dependent patients.Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and may not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience One year of responsible support work experience including six months experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in alcohol or drug treatment facility. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there be no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Assistant. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must: Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance, and a positive work ethic/attitude. Alcohol and drug related problems. Terminology utilized in the alcohol and drug field. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear, and stay, for schedule work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately, maintain routine logs and records. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Report accurately, in writing, conditions noted during assigned shift. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Exercise good judgment skills and provide work direction to staff as assigned. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents to be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Admit and release patients from triage and detoxification program in compliance with proper procedures. Assure admission and discharge procedures are followed. Provide work direction to Treatment Aides, assist in training and provide input into evaluations. Monitor activities led by outside guests and speakers and intervene when necessary. Provide treatment services in detoxification, triage and intensive inpatient programs. Enforce all rules and regulations of the facility; maintain safety of patients and facility; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; respond to emergencies. Maintain patient information confidentiality and demonstrate respect for patient's right to privacy. Provide guidance, encouragement and support to patients in their treatment program. Maintain logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Provide phone support for crisis calls from the public and bed management/admission requests from health care facilities, such as Harrison Hospital, and other referral sources, such as family. Transport patients to appointments or other locations as needed. Observe urinalysis collection. Other Job Duties: May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. Perform other duties as required including assistance with food service to patients and resident guests, housekeeping and laundry duties as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help policy. THIS POSITION IS OPEN CONTINUALLY FOR ON-CALL WORK. IT WILL BE SCREENED PERIODICALLY FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL. IT MAY BE 6-8 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Assist in providing responsible alcohol and drug recovery services support work in accordance with established standards at Kitsap Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. In addition to working with alcohol and drug dependent patients, duties include assisting with light housekeeping, laundry, and food service for patients and resident guests housed in the facility. Employees must be able to rotate shifts, with varying days off, work nights and/or weekends and are expected to be able to perform the functions and duties of all shifts. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy 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 responsible support work experience in the area of health care and/or inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in or medical environment; AND/OR Experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there by no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Aide. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance and a positive work ethic/attitude. Ability to : Appear, and stay, for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately maintain routine/basic logs and records. Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Exercise tact, initiative and good judgment in performing duties. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents must be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends, and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards may occur occasionally when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Assist in delivery of treatment services in detoxification and intensive inpatient programs. Under supervision, assist in providing medication to patients. Assist administering the urinalysis (UA) testing process as well as completing and maintaining records and document in support of programs and services administered by the Kitsap Recovery Center. Assist in maintaining logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Assist in enforcing all rules and regulations of the facility; maintaining safety of patients, resident guests and facility and making regular security checks on rooms and facilities. Respond to emergencies. Interact with patients and provide encouragement and support in their treatment program. Perform light housekeeping and laundry duties. Assist with food service to patients and resident guests. Other Job Duties : May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. May assist with guest data collection and closer monitoring activities of the guests, such as reporting guest progress at staffing and assisting guests in problem solving. Assure guests are following program rules and requirements including management of guest room cleanliness, assuring guest follow-through with their daily activity plan, writing pertinent communications in the Guest Log Book regarding each guest. Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. This is a continuous opening, and is screened periodically as the need for additional on-call employees arises. Qualified applicants will be forwarded, as requested, to the department. If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified via email to schedule yourself through the online hiring system.
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Seasonal
OVERVIEW 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, submit incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates that submit closer to the closing dates also may not be considered, because this position 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 student worker's supervisor assists with determining the student's eligibility to continue in the program for the following years. The student 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". In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions are not eligible for Kitsap County benefits. 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 (27 summer positions) The Maintenance/Flagging Student 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. Student 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 (16 summer positions) The Sign Shop Maintenance Student 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. Stormwater Utility Laborers - Non union (24 summer positions) The Sewer Utility Laborer Student Worker 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. Stormwater Utility Assistants - Non union (3 summer positions) The Sewer Utility Assistant Student Worker provides support to SSWM Education/Outreach Coordinators and the Water Quality Manager. Job duties may include: work in the laboratory and/or office setting such as collating information into excel spreadsheets, data entry, copying, conduct surveys, laminating and filing; conducting water and soil test sampling; and work in the field such as marking storm drains (catch basins) and inspecting Mutt Mitt stations for compliance with established standards. Survey Engineering Assistant - Non union (2 summer positions) The Survey Engineering Assistant Student Worker works as a field crew member and may perform job duties which include: GPS surveying and flagging, carrying tools and equipment over uneven terrain; operating hand tools for bush cutting and digging; serving as aide to a survey crew performing government corner restoration; construction surveying; right-of-way staking; some topographic survey; and various office work such as data entry, word processing and scanning, checking and indexing new survey, survey image editing and scanning; and other duties as assigned. Position duties may require lifting/carrying moving objects up to 90 pounds. Construction Inspection Laborer - Non union (3 summer positions) The Construction Inspection Student Worker assists engineering construction inspectors in the inspection of major and minor road projects for drainage, grading, paving, or resurfacing to meet standards and specifications. Inspections include asphalt overlays, curb and sidewalks, sub-grade placement, storm sewer pipe, installation of box culvert. Students may be assigned to construction sites to perform daily work and they also work with staff in the Pavement Management Program. Job duties may include: ticket taking (rock and asphalt tickets); completing daily reports and inspections; attending meetings as directed (safety, pre-construction of staff meetings); laying out markings for roadway striping; inspecting utility relocation work; assisting in maintaining files and participating in accounting processes; assisting in project layout or staking; assisting in pavement condition rating; performing GPS tasks on all bridges and guard rails; data entry, word processing and scanning; and other duties as assigned. Position duties may require lifting/carrying/moving objects up to 90 pounds. Sewer Utility Laborer - Non union (5 summer positions) The Wastewater Laborer Student Worker assists in maintaining grounds at Wastewater facilities throughout the County and assists in inspecting, testing and performing preventive maintenance at pumping stations and 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 (2 summer positions) The Clerical Assistant Student Worker assists Administration in providing clerical support services to all divisions 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; working at the County Fair booth; 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 prior to the hire date and enrolled or accepted in a college or university program. 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 official transcripts and/or grade report from an accredited college, university or business school verifying enrollment status (required of participants if currently enrolled in a college program or if a returning participant.) (To be considered an eligible candidate the applicant must carry a minimum class load of 12 credits per quarter or the equivalent semester hours.) 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.) At time of appointment the successful candidate must: (These requirements apply to all positions in which the incumbent could have any occasion to drive any vehicle in the course of business for Kitsap County.) 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: 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 $27.00. 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 at 360.337.4490 or cbrooks@co.kitsap.wa.us If you are returning to the program and were employed in 2016, please do not complete an application, please contact Citas Brooks directly. Non-Union Union*Pending ratification and board approval. 1st Year $12.15 $12.76 2nd Year $13.41 $13.75 3rd Year $14.44 $14.80 4th Year $15.49 $15.88
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW IMPORTANT CANDIDATE INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETY TESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Review the job brochure: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sheriff/pdf_scripts/10024_sheriff_recruitment.pdf Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff 1 (Entry Level): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=881467&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Deputy Sheriff 2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=857542&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. Position Overview This is highly responsible and complex office and field support work for the Department of Public Works, Road Division. The incumbent is responsible for performing varied technical duties in a range of areas related to administration of the County roadway system. The incumbent is responsible for on-going development and maintenance of the County's Pavement Management System in compliance with Standards of Good Practice established by the County Road Administration Board (CRAB). Primary duties include the collection, compilation and maintenance of roadway inventories, maintenance histories, and pavement management data within existing database programs, including GIS centric Asset Management software. This information is utilized to determine motor vehicle tax revenues, to develop annual maintenance programs and to assist in the development of the 6-year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP). The incumbent assists with other technical duties within the Road Maintenance division, as assigned. This position requires extensive communication and correspondence with Public Works management and a range of outside agencies. Work is performed independently under limited supervision, is based on complex practices and procedures, and requires exercise of independent judgment and decision making within authorized limits. Work is reviewed in progress and on completion of assigned projects, or other activities for timeliness, thoroughness, adherence to standards and overall quality. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related engineering field; and Two years of roadway maintenance, construction or technical engineering experience to include one year of experience involved pavement management, pavement construction or pavement inspection. Experience utilizing various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with contract compliance monitoring. Experience with Asset Management Systems/Software. Experience working with a GIS database. 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. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Basic civil engineering and construction management principles and practices as they relate to the construction and inspection of roadway infrastructure. Standard roadway infrastructure construction methods and requirements. Principles and techniques involved in asphalt, bituminous, gravel, and Portland Cement roadway construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, repair and maintenance. Principles and concepts of pavement management and their application in extending the useful life of County roadways. County, State and Federal codes, standards, requirements, and regulations relating to roadway, bridge and sidewalk construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, repair and maintenance. County organization, operations, policies and objectives. Computer hardware and software used in County's Pavement Management System, asset management system, Mobility and GIS. Kitsap County's road system. Research and analytical methods, practices and procedures. Correct English grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Effective oral and written communication. Methods, tools, equipment and materials used in the operation, maintenance and repair of roadway systems. Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment including personal computers and related software with a focus in MS Office products. Reading and interpreting maps, drawings, plans, specifications, contracts, etc. Work hazards and applicable safety precautions in area of work. Principles and practices of training and motivating others. 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, contractors and the general public. Computer software and database applications, including MS Office products. Analyzing pavement condition and recommending cost effective treatments and solutions. Effectively organize and express ideas through use of oral and written communications. Utilize all available resources to identify and solve difficult problems. Maintain accurate records and preparation of reports and correspondence. Utilize interpersonal skills effectively and in a tactful, patient, and courteous manner. Application of time management skills. Plan and execute pavement management procedures and projects. Perform technical duties related to pavement management. Operate computers; oversee, update, and maintain databases and standard office computer hardware and software. Read and understand engineering plans, specifications and contracts. Perform cost estimates and computations. Work with field personnel to achieve pavement management and project goals and results. Interpret, apply, and explain local, state, and federal codes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to roadway construction, maintenance and repair. Work independently to meet schedules, timelines and commitments. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Effectively train and communicate work directives to staff. Read, interpret and apply documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, maps, and procedure manuals. Apply common sense understanding to interpret and to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, sketch, or schedule form; and solve practical problems. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Effectively present information in one-on-one situations to the supervisor and/or other employees of the organization; and to respond to inquiries from property owners or the public. Utilize proper telephone etiquette and techniques to properly assist a diverse assortment of inquiries and individuals. Understand the effects of changes to the County's roadway system. 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 .) The majority of the individuals time will be spent in an office environment but significant field time is required to complete necessary work. (Typically 65% office, 35% field). Exposure to a variety of weather conditions. Field activity requires exposure to traffic and roadside hazards. Regular exposure to heavy construction equipment. Requires lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling various inspection and testing equipment and materials up to 50 pounds about 10% of the time. Requires bending/stooping/climbing/twisting while traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites or collecting samples. Requires reaching, sitting, standing, mobility, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Develop, oversee, maintain and troubleshoot the County Pavement Management System. Update database with decision tree(s), field data, cost data, and inventory; ensure database integrity and accuracy; maintain an accurate, complete and current database of new roadways and roadway maintenance and repair; work with other Departments, divisions and agencies to ensure timely and accurate exchange of roadway data; maintain interface with other County applications, including GIS and Asset Management software. Technical field inspection of County roadways for surface condition; verification of condition ratings; collaboration with Road Districts in the preparation of roadway surfacing programs; train employees to properly inspect and assess pavement conditions and application of resurfacing methodologies. Assists in maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the County's asset management database. Preparation, processing and management of pavement rating contracts; preparation of reports and documents for submission to CRAB and County administration; preparation of written response to vendors, contractors, consultants and public; procurement of permits necessary and subsequent to resurfacing work. Provide technical assistance for other Road Maintenance related work, as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled with the first review conducted the week of March 6, 2017.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification are to provide shift supervision of Detention Officers and physical admission and release of detainees to and from the County's Juvenile Detention Facility, a confined, secure facility. Distinguishing Characteristics This classification is the second level of a three level professional series. It is distinguished from the Detention Officer in that the Detention Supervisor is responsible for supervision of duties including assigning, reviewing and scheduling work of Detention Officers and the accurate admission and release of juvenile detainees to and from the Facility. The Detention Officer classification is based on providing direct supervision, direction and guidance to juveniles housed in the facility and following well-defined written disciplinary procedures. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, Social or Behavioral Science, Law Enforcement or related field; AND Three years of recent detention experience with one year of experience as a supervisor or lead worker. -OR- An equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the required knowledge, skills and abilities as listed. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Test and Other Requirements Please Note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit a driving abstract from the appropriate State Department of Licensing to verify eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. (Please note: This position drives as a part of their essential functions of their position and more than 5 hours a workweek and must meet and follow the Fleet Risk Control Policies to operate a motor vehicle on County Business.) 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. Pass a pre-employment medical examination. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Complete Blood borne/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. Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current Food Handler's Permit. Within one year of appointment, the successful candidate must: Satisfy the training requirements established by RCW 43.101.220, the Criminal Justice Training Commission for Detention Officer and Custodial Supervisor Academy. Within two years of appointment, the successful candidate must: Complete the Kitsap County Supervisory Certification Program. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of safety procedures and self defense practices. Knowledge of criminal justice system rules and regulations; and juvenile behavior theories. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and the juvenile court system. Knowledge of detention facility operations, practices, policies, procedures and regulations. Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology. Skills in monitoring, evaluating and scheduling work for employees. Skills in performing pat downs and personal searches on detainees. Ability to use a hand-held radio and medal detector, surveillance equipment, automated locking devices, office equipment, fingerprinting and mug equipment, camera, corrections vehicle, hand and leg cuffs, restraint belt, keys, cell extraction shield and other specialized equipment. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Ability to compile, prepare, and tabulate statistical data, reports, statements and summaries. Ability to use independent judgment in deciding courses of action and to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing actual and potential dangers and determine an appropriate course of action. 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 primarily in the Juvenile Detention Unit of the Kitsap County Juvenile Department. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to: Violent or hostile individuals. Inclement weather (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces). Road and traffic hazards. Environmental hazards (list from JHA). Use personal protective equipment, including riot shields, spit shields, gloves, biohazard suits. Positions in this class typically require: Walking and balancing (short or long distances). Climbing. Bending, stooping, twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulder. Handling/grasping documents or equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Hearing audible signals, traffic, and equipment. Vision sufficient to read source materials, meters, gauges, computer screen data, see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer and equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 180 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 20 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials list equipment. Physical exertion may be required while supervising high-risk juvenile offenders. 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 the Juvenile Detention Manager in the development and administration of the detention facility. Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, work rules, safety requirements, performance standards, and manuals consistent with legal and safety requirements and County standards. Recruit, train, evaluate, mentor, supervise and discipline employees. Interpret policies and regulations. Reviews and verifies court orders and documents regarding conditions of confinement and release by determining legal criteria to accept a juvenile into detention. Coordinate, assess, and evaluate detainees brought into detention facility by law enforcement to ensure detainees meet mandated guidelines for admittance. Supervise, coordinate, evaluate and authorize detainee intake, custody, care, and release. Maintain a safe and secure of facility for detainees and employees; makes decisions regarding security measures by reading logs and incident reports. Coordinate the logistics and scheduling involved with the provision of educational, therapeutic, medical, and court escort services. Facilitate and coordinate various health care services and programs such as Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous, Alateen, Prison Fellowship, Aggression Replacement Therapy, and Independent Living Skills for detainees. Order operational supplies including detainee clothing, cleaning and personal hygiene supplies, paper products, and basic equipment and request maintenance work. Track staffing and supply expenditures to assure compliance with approved budget. Provide presentations for and facilitate court-ordered tours. Serve as liaison with supervisors, Court Services Officers, service providers, school staff, kitchen staff, medical staff, as well as members of other community agencies and law enforcement. Coordinate and oversee all maintenance, housekeeping and meal activities. Other Job Duties: Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Open until filled with a first review date of December 13, 2016. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. In accordance with the Kitsap County Inclement Weather Policy, Juvenile Department employees are required to report to work regardless of inclement weather conditions.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Seasonal
OVERVIEW About WSU Kitsap Extension WSU Kitsap Extension has been serving the citizens of Kitsap County since 1917. As the front door to the University, Extension programs build the capacity of individuals, organizations, businesses and communities and empower them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. WSU Extension engages people, organizations and communities to advance knowledge, economic well-being and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning and the applications of research. In addition, Washington State University provides over 2,200 publications, numerous online educational opportunities, and other statewide educational programs and technical assistance from four Research and Extension Centers, 15 Academic Departments and six of WSU's Academic Colleges. Noxious & Invasive Species Program 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 performing unskilled and semi-skilled labor related to the control of noxious weeds in Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six month's work experience in grounds keeping or a related field; 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 Previous experience with controlling noxious weeds. Previous experience using a GPS system. Previous community outreach work experience. Previous work experience keeping records. 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. 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 - including a pre-employment medical examination. 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: Techniques and methods of weed identification. General safety precautions for working on roadways. General safety precautions for working with chemicals and registered herbicides. Skills and/or Ability to: 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. Work with 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: 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 Perform unskilled and semi-skilled on-site weed control work. Other Job Functions: Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are: This temporary position is considered "Extra Help" and categorized as seasonal. 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. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is open continuously until filled. The first review of applications is the week of April 10, 2017. Applications will then be reviewed weekly thereafter, until a candidate is selected.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW 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 career path might be right for you! This extra-help detention officer position will provide the appropriate training and on the job experience needed for a potential career in the juvenile justice field. We want you to join our team if you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed. 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 Experience and Education Twenty-one years of age; AND High school Diploma or GED; AND Six (6) months of full-time experience mentoring and/or working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity. Preferred Experience and Education Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Science, Law Enforcement or closely related field. One year of full-time equivalent experience mentoring and/or working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity. Two years of full-time equivalent experience in security, military security, detention, residential treatment or related field. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check with includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities which include: physical agility, written test, skills test, interview, polygraph, medial and psychological examination. At time of employment the successful candidate must: Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business and possess the appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Within 30 Days of Hire: Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training. Receive the Hepatitis B vaccine series or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a current valid CPR/First Aid certificate. Within Six (6) Months of Hire: Incumbents are required to complete required training unless otherwise waived or extended by the Criminal Justice Training Commission. Complete County-sponsored Defensive Driving Training prior to assignment to transport of detainees. Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Knowledge of criminal justice system rules and regulations. Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology. Knowledge of basic safety procedures, self-defense techniques and security precautions. Knowledge of reporting writing, documentation, data collection techniques and principle. Skill in using personal computer and related software applications. Skill in interpreting disciplinary and facility procedures Skills in performing pat downs and personal searches on detainees. Ability to driving safely when transporting juveniles Ability to use a hand-held radio and metal detector, surveillance equipment, automated locking devices, office equipment, fingerprinting and mug equipment, camera, corrections vehicle, hand and leg cuffs, restraint belt, keys, cell extraction shield and other specialized equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with staff at all organizational levels, law enforcement personnel, social services personnel, parents, guardians and members of the general public. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Required Working Conditions Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : 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 Duties: Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of detainees. Search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; conduct regular security checks on rooms and facilities. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors and escort detainees. 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. Respond to emergency situations; physically control disturbed detainees and discipline for rule infraction; observe and record behavior. Prepare an electronic record and file on each detainee admitted and released from the facility, Maintain a written shift records of activities of detainees. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense hygiene and grooming items. Assist law enforcement officers or intake officers in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Transport youth when necessary to and from local or out-of-state agencies. 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. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. 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. 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 if extra help on-call employees work more than 347 hours per calendar year; union membership may be required. On-call according to the provisions of the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW ***UPDATED QUALIFICATIONS AS OF 4/14/2017*** KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound Restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. DCD is seeking a dynamic fire professional to fill our vacant Deputy Fire Marshal 2 position. Please learn more about the department at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/dcd/default.htm General Statement An employee in this classification investigates fires to determine origin, cause and circumstance, conducts criminal investigation of fires determined to be arson or involving other criminal activity, reviews fire alarm, sprinkler, building construction, fire protection and water supply plans for code compliance; inspects new construction projects and existing occupancies for code compliance; undertakes enforcement actions as required for conditions found to be out of compliance with adopted fire and building codes. Serves as a program lead. Works closely with and provides assistance to individuals in Community Development, other county departments, fire districts, law enforcement, other prosecutorial agencies, the public, and project applicants. Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification are to investigate fires, conduct criminal fire investigations, perform plan reviews and on-site inspections for permit applications and existing occupancies to determine for fire code compliance and provide information to the public related to fire safety requirements, new laws reduction of fire risk in existing buildings and businesses. Initiates enforcement actions as needed to assure compliance with applicable codes, regulations or ordinances relating to fire and safety. Provides guidance and direction to Deputy Fire Marshal 1. Distinguishing Characteristics This classification is the second level of a three level professional series. It is distinguished from the Deputy Fire Marshal 1 in that the assignments of the Deputy Fire Marshal 2 classification is responsible for fire investigation procedures, complex plan reviews, criminal investigations, knowledge of applicable criminal laws, fire and safety codes and acts as a lead worker to Deputy Fire Marshal 1, while the Deputy Fire Marshal 1 classification focuses on fire/occupancy inspections and plan reviews of less complex projects. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associate's Degree in Fire Prevention, Fire Science, Fire Technology, Fire Protection Engineering or related field; AND Three (3) years experience in fire prevention and investigation, plan review, existing occupancy and new construction inspection; AND ICC certified as a Fire Inspector II is required; AND Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Preferred Education and Experience Current Fire Investigator certification issued by either NAFI or IAAI. ICC certification in Fire Plans Review, Building Plans Review or Building Inspector. Bachelor degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Investigation, Fire Science, Fire Technology or a closely related field. One (1) year experience as a supervisor or lead worker. *** Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Must 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, including possessing and maintaining a valid Washington State Driver's License and the appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Must have a safe driving record, subject to verification. Prior to employment, the selected applicant must provide a copy of their State driving record. Must be able to pass Law Enforcement background check. Within 12 months of appointment: Incumbent must obtain a Fire Investigator certification issued by either (NAFI) or (IAAI). 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 the office, at construction sites, within existing occupancies and at fire and other emergency scenes. 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 require climbing steps and ladders, 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. Ability to occasionally fit into sometimes limited spaces like attics and crawl spaces. 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. Exposure to a variety of weather conditions may occur while driving or conducting field work. May be exposed to physical hazards from obstacles, heavy equipment, construction materials, locations at, above or below grade, various airborne pollutants including smoke, heat and the byproducts of combustion at fire scenes, chemicals, heavy metals, spray paints, loud noises, and domestic animals. May require climbing steps and ladders, traversing rough, slippery and / or uneven terrain on construction or other sites. Requires daily contact with other individuals some of whom may not be compliant with applicable regulations. The ability to don and use bunker gear or similar physical protection, SCBA, head, hearing, foot, eye, respiratory and fall protection (as needed) PPE is required. Ability to work in an open office environment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to individuals in stressful situations who may not be stable (physically or mentally) or who may become uncooperative or combative at fire and emergency scenes or during investigations. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of techniques and methods of fire and arson investigation. Knowledge of laws pertaining to fire and criminal investigations. Knowledge of techniques and methods used to identify, document, preserve, protect and secure evidence. Knowledge of principles and practices of effective fire prevention and inspection techniques. Knowledge of National Fire Codes and Standards and State and local fire and safety codes, ordinances, and regulations. Knowledge of fire sprinkler, alarm, and protection systems. Knowledge of fire and building code plan review processes. Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in fire suppression. Knowledge of chemistry and thermo-dynamics of fire. Geography of Kitsap County. Knowledge of fire, building, mechanical and plumbing codes. Physics, electricity and power supply systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products, SharePoint applications and database management. Knowledge of current principles and practices of fire prevention, plan review, inspection procedures, International Fire and Building Codes, National Fire Codes and Standards, State and local fire and safety codes, ordinances, regulations and building practices. Knowledge of physics, electricity and power supply systems. Knowledge of law enforcement techniques applicable to a criminal investigation. Knowledge of fire alarm and detection systems and devices, water supply requirements for fire protection. Knowledge of principles of combustion and fire growth, construction and occupancy classification. Knowledge of Kitsap County geography. Knowledge of reporting writing, documentation, data collection techniques and principle. Skill in reading, interpreting, comparing and evaluating a variety of documents submitted for new construction or projects to determine compliance with applicable codes, ordinance and regulations. Skill in comparing approved construction documents to conditions found on site during inspection to determine compliance with approved plans, design parameters and code requirements. Skill in evaluating conditions found in existing occupancies to determine their compliance with applicable codes and regulations. Skill in effectively analyzing fire scenes to determine point of origin and cause. Ability to bring about acceptable levels of fire and life safety as well as code compliance in the built environment while maintain effective, positive relationships with property owners. Skill in planning and organizing work. Skill in using personal computer and related software applications. Skill in interpreting regulations and procedures. Skill in performing a variety of recordkeeping tasks quickly and accurately including mathematical calculations. Skill in operating hand and light power tools, lighting equipment, radios, passenger vehicles, cameras, gas sniffers or other analysis tools. Ability in problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making. Interpersonal communication. Ability to serve in a standby capacity to respond 24/7 to fire scenes, building collapses or other emergencies as required to investigate fires and other situations in inclement and other weather conditions. Ability to appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Ability to schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Ability to work successfully within the context of a team as a team player Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations, including exercising skill and good judgment in dealing tactfully with the public in stressful situations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to act as a lead worker. Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all areas and aspects of investigations including report writing. Ability to obtain and maintain all required certifications related to position. Ability to utilize a computer to input, retrieve and manipulate data using software and specialized databases. Ability to analyze fire scenes to determine point of origin and cause. Ability to detect fire and life safety hazards, code violations and enforce corrective action. Ability to read, interpret and apply plans, specifications, maps and engineering drawings related codes, ordinances, legal property descriptions and regulations governing the building processes. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of investigation and inspection activities. Ability to accurately perform semi-complex mathematical calculations. Ability to lead, train and mentor other employees. 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 Perform on scene and follow up investigations as needed to determine the origin, cause and circumstances of fires; identify and secure evidence to support cause determinations; document fire scenes using photography and video or other formats and prepare detailed and accurate reports of findings and conclusions. Serve in a standby capacity to respond 24/7 to fire scenes, building collapses or other emergencies as required to investigate fires and other situations in inclement and other weather conditions Review all manner of applications and plans submitted for new building construction, land use activities, fire protection systems, operational and construction permits, temporary and special uses to determine compliance with applicable fire and building codes. Prepare detailed reports and necessary permit processing functions as needed to approve applications. Maintain records of application reviews in the department's electronic permitting system (SmartGov). Conduct on-site inspections of new and existing buildings and tenant spaces as needed to support construction or permitting activities. Approve, deny and/or make recommendations concerning applications based on inspection findings. Prepare detailed reports of inspection results and maintain inspection records in the department's electronic permitting system Conduct criminal investigations of fires determined to be caused by arson or other criminal activity in cooperation with the Sheriff's Office, the Prosecutor's Office and other law enforcement and/or insurance investigative agencies Provide expert witness courtroom testimony concerning facts and opinions about various fires as required. Investigate fires to determine point of origin and cause to evaluate fire trends and detect possible criminal activity, evidence of arson or other criminal activity. Identify and preserve collected evidence and prepare and maintain proper records of activities. Conduct criminal investigations of fires determined to be caused by arson or criminal activity in conjunction with the Sheriff's Department, Prosecutor's Office, other law enforcement and insurance investigators in order to identify and prosecute those responsible. Develop detailed case files and make expert opinion statements of fact to document the fire loss and prepare case reports for civil and criminal litigation. Provide expert witness courtroom testimony concerning facts and opinion regarding the point of origin and cause of fires. Issue notices identifying fire hazards, code violations and initiating enforcement action, setting time limitations for abatement and authorizing issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, permits and licenses. Coordinate inspections and identify violations or necessary code modifications for contractors, building, property and business owners. Perform acceptance testing for the installation of fire protection systems (fire sprinklers, alarms, water supply systems and fire flow). Document inspection and plan review findings and recommendations and maintain corresponding reports. Provide communication on code requirements, interpretations, rules or policy and on-site problems revealed by inspections. Act as lead worker over assigned employees: organizing, assigning, advising, motivating, training and making recommendations of the evaluation, discipline and selection of employees. Assist the public by phone and in person with fire and safety code questions regarding applications for permits and review of building plans. Maintain electronic files, databases and official files and records of inspections, complaint investigations, plan reviews and related documentation in accordance with record-keeping policies. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Subject to a rotating on-call schedule for fire investigations and other emergencies. May be required to work evenings and weekends and may be subject to come in for emergency situations. 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. **Applications will first be reviewed on 2/24/2017 and every week thereafter.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETY TESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Review the job brochure: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sheriff/pdf_scripts/10024_sheriff_recruitment.pdf Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=856943&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=882295&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent manages and performs a variety of advanced professional land surveying assignments using the principles of advanced cadastral surveying and elementary geodetic surveying. Establishes and implements County survey policy and standards in accordance with applicable statutes, standards and codes that govern the practice of Land Surveying. The incumbent acts as a resource to engineers and technicians on complex County Infrastructure projects. Work assignments are received with little technical instruction and require the selection of course of action and resolution of complex or unique problems with considerable latitude for independent judgment to develop procedures, systems and establish priorities working within the frameworks of established administrative guidelines. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Licensed as a Professional Surveyor and two years of supervisory or lead experience Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted . Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with organizational management principles, such as Lean Six-Sigma, Theory of Constraints. Advanced expertise in multiple land survey functions. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit a copy of Washington State Professional Land Surveyor License. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Working knowledge with AutoCAD, and other related surveying/engineering software; survey and data collection equipment; and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Principles, practices, and standards of land surveying as they relate to the specific area of assignment. Engineering mathematics, plans, maps, specifications, and drafting terminology and symbols. Principles and practices of project planning, budgeting, coordination, and evaluation. Application and interpretation of federal, state and local rules, regulations, codes and ordinances as they relate to area of assignment. Management and supervisory principles and practices including program planning, budgeting, direction, coordination and evaluation. 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. Organize and oversee work projects, including planning and monitoring work schedules, contract compliance, and progress reviews. 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. Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Analyze engineering plans, specifications and technical reports. Develop engineering plans and objectives for assigned area and perform planning and budgeting functions. Perform technical research work and complex technical computations to provide reliable advice on engineering problems. 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. 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 work which may be in and around roadways or construction sites. Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in an office environment with some field or community inspection work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Manage, review, and oversee the preparation of field surveys in preparation for design and construction of public work projects such as roadways, bridges, solid waste sites and other facilities, including: preparation of base maps; development of working drawings, special topographical, sectional, profiles; mapping of existing road and right of ways; research and writing of legal descriptions; conducting complex survey calculations. Manage, review, maintain, and oversee the establishment and maintenance of the countywide survey control system; including DNR permits for survey monument disturbances; survey records; archiving; County Road Log; and plat maps. Participate in pre-bid, pre-construction, and technical review meetings, which involve meeting with utility companies, developers, contractors, engineers, and representatives from County departments and State agencies; review and analyze plans for horizontal and vertical control and grade design, and related impact for County projects. Serve as a liaison and maintain professional relationships with the County departments and managers, interdepartmental committees, engineering firms, developers, contractors, utility companies and the general public on land surveying related issues. Supervise assigned staff including setting work priorities, procedures, planning, organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating and training as necessary. Evaluate the work of assigned staff, establish standards of performance, and participate in the selection of new employees, including making recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Develop and manage reclamation plans and SWPP plans for County surface mining permits. Researches and prepares pertinent data and reports for legal counsel for court actions; gives depositions and testifies in court regarding assigned area as required. Directs the resolution of inquiries, problems, complaints, or requests for information regarding the area of assignment; responds to sensitive or complex inquiries or service complaints. Evaluates new technology and develops procedures and purchases of new equipment to maintain the most cost efficient methods for providing surveying and mapping services. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual This position is open until filled with the first review the week of March 20, 2017 and then weekly thereafter.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Part Time
OVERVIEW Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for patrolling and ensuring the security of the campus at the Kitsap County Courthouse and other court facility locations, such as the Juvenile Detention Facility or Bremerton Municipal Court. Distinguishing Characteristics This is a stand alone classification utilized in Kitsap County distinguished by responsibility for ensuring security at various Kitsap County court locations. The position is governed by Sheriff's Office policies and directives as well as general Kitsap County policies and procedures. The employee works under the direct supervision of the assigned Sheriff's supervisory staff and the incumbent has considerable latitude for exercising independent judgment in the selection of courses of action within established policies, procedures and objectives. Work performance is reviewed through observations, meetings, timeliness of actions and results obtained. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years experience in investigative, law enforcement, criminology or a related field that displays the ability to perform the essential job functions is required; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Education can be substituted for only one year of experience. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Completion of a federal or state police academy, reserve academy or corrections academy. Experience working with the public in a security setting. Experience monitoring systems, monitoring assigned security areas, and responding to unusual occurrences. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. These tests may include, but are not limited to, oral interviews, medical examination, truth verification test, psychological evaluation and weapons qualification with passing scores set by Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Be able to obtain and maintain a valid and current Sheriff's Office limited commission as provided by the current Sheriff. 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 six months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess CPR, First Aid and AED certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing Courthouse security operations and search and seizure. Investigative techniques. Legal terminology, legal documents and court operations and procedures. Safe weapons handling practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships with the public, co-workers, law enforcement agencies and others using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Apply constructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information. Understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Successfully complete basic Defensive Tactics training. Exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in a security setting. Maintain routine paper and computer records. Deal tactfully, impartially and effectively with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds. Communicate effectively with a diverse population, both orally and in writing. Quickly comprehend and carry out oral and written instructions. Interview suspects to solicit relevant information. Safely use position equipment such as metal detection screening devices, tasers, handcuffs, pepper spray, and carry a firearm in the course of work. Operate a personal computer and use basic computer applications. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed both in an office environment and around the Kitsap County Courthouse or other court facility locations. Positions in this class typically require : Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Ability to climb, twist, stoop, bend, and reach (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), grasp, and occasionally run in response to emergency conditions. Substantial in-person contact with the public and law enforcement agencies require that the incumbent have the ability to communicate effectively. Ability to carry a firearm in the performance of assigned duties and to pass weapons qualification with a passing score set by the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. Hearing adequate to communicate on the telephone and in person and to hear and understand radio communications and audible alarms. Exertion of force up to 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potential hazards associated with all weather conditions. Exposed to hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue or apprehend violators of infractions. Required to confiscate forbidden articles and weapons. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment. Required to wear the issued uniform. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This recruitment is open continuously and applications will be reviewed periodically as needed to fill vacant positions. At the time of posting, there is one vacant part-time position and two extra-help positions. Applications may be reviewed for full-time, part-time or extra-help vacancies.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 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: http://www.kitsapgov.com/dcd/default.htm SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER General Statement Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs professional level planning functions to administer and coordinate complex work programs, development projects, and reviews as related to regional and community planning, growth management, environmental protection and use applications. In addition to environmental regulations review, the incumbent coordinates across functional areas of planning and project review processes such as residential or commercial land use regulations, stormwater regulations, site-specific and community level plans. Review of legislation, policies and state and local regulations applicable to growth and environmental management and land development is occasionally performed. The Planner classification is distinguished from the Associate Planner classification by the greater degree of technical knowledge and expertise, responsibility for technical, administrative and public policy elements of the department's work program and the comprehensive knowledge of a functional area of planning. The Planner classification is distinguished from the Planner Supervisor classification by the latter's responsibility for supervision of staff and by assignments which call for greater knowledge, judgment, discretion, decision-making and understanding of the functions than would normally be expected of the Planner. Work assignments are performed with general and limited technical instruction and require considerable independence in the selection of courses of action and resolution of complex or unique problems within the framework of department policies and procedures under limited direction. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor Degree in Planning, Environmental Planning or closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education; AND Two (2) years of full-time professional experience as an Associate Planner with an emphasis in community development, urban or regional plans; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with Washington Shoreline Management Act and critical areas regulations of the Washington Growth Management Act (GMA). Experience with reviewing projects subject to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Flood Insurance Program and flood hazard areas development. Experience using Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with organizational management principles such as Lean Six-Sigma, Theory of Constraints or similar principles. AICP 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: 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. At time of appointment the successful candidate must : 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. Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of planning principles, practices, regulations, and techniques as they relate to traditional functional areas of development project application review. Knowledge of technical aspects and methodologies of the functional area of environmental review and its relationship to development processes, as well as associated research and analysis methodologies and techniques. Knowledge of Washington State Shoreline Management Act, and critical areas regulation as governed under the Washington Growth Management Act. Knowledge of development project application review principles. Knowledge of advanced planning techniques for land use and environmental development proposals. Knowledge of principles and practices of State Environmental Programs Act, checklist review, and associated determinations. Skills in establishing and maintaining cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with others using tact, patience, courtesy and good judgment. Skills in maintaining a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Skills in maintaining confidentiality and adhering to policy and procedures of the department. Skills in independently preparing, researching, and administering proposals based on analysis of data, citizen participation, and agency consultation. Skills in reading, interpreting, and applying work-related codes, ordinances, legal property descriptions, and other regulations and guidelines applicable to area of assignment. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with the public, developers, contractors, Hearing Examiner, Board of County Commissioners, County departments and other governmental agencies. Ability to work independently and in teams without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Ability to 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. Ability to work various shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays when needed. Ability to work on both short and long term projects and may have more than one project assignment at any one time. Ability to work in excess of forty hours in a week when needed. 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 As part of review and recommendation on development proposals, review comprehensive plans, subarea plans, state and local ordinances, planning-related data from reports and field surveys, background information, applicable goals and policies, and alternative plan proposals. Meet statutory, legislative and other deadlines for updated plans, reports, interim and final products and ensure citizen participation aspects of planning processes and outcomes. Identify and define the need for new, revised or updated legislation, ordinances, or regulations applicable to land and shorelines development; conduct technical research analysis; prepare reports and project summaries; draft and present proposed ordinances to supervisor and/or other hearing or decision-making bodies. Negotiate and administer agreements and contracts with consultants, contracting agencies, and other organizations as necessary. Meet with technical advisory personnel to check results of study analysis and to verify applicability of data. Act as a mediator and negotiator in the planning process to find equitable solutions consistent with policies, goals, and regulations of the program and of the County, balancing public and private rights and interests, sensitive to political considerations. Prepare necessary documentation, present evidence, provide testimony, and recommend dispositions to hearing or decision-making bodies as required. Working Conditions & Physical Activities: (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Working primarily in an office with some field inspection work. Attendance at meetings outside of normal working hours at various locations throughout the County and occasional travel outside the County may be required. Walking and balancing (short and long distances) Climbing, including property slopes and banks and uneven ground Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting for extended periods of time Standing for long periods of time and the ability to walk through rough or uneven terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Hearing audible signals, safety warning devices, phones, traffic, and equipment Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, see detail or color, review plans, inspect field sites and discriminate color-coded safety information. Repetitive motions for computer, tool and equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally, 35 pounds intermittently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents and other materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions on construction sites, including machinery and forklifts. Violent or hostile individuals. Inclement weather while conducting field inspections (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces). Road and traffic hazards. Nuisance dust. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as not 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. May be required to work over 40 hours in a workweek. **This position will be open until filled. First review of applications will be March 24, 2017.**