KITSAP COUNTY

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

​- Nancy Buonanno Grennan, Human Resources Director

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

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

Our Values

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

17 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. The Public Works Department is looking for an outstanding "heavy duty" diesel mechanic to join our team! Our ideal candidate will be experienced in fabrication/welding andworking on diesel trucks, tractors and other related vehicles/equipment. A professional, can do it attitude is a must! Position Information Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs skilled mechanical work on gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and equipment, performing a variety of mechanical, preventive maintenance and related work to ensure effective readiness and operation of the County's vehicles and equipment. Other assignments include servicing and Diagnosing equipment, repairing and mounting tires, modifying and fabricating equipment and parts, welding broken items and maintaining tools and the shop area in a clean and orderly condition. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates degree in automotive/diesel technology or related field; and Two years recent experience as aheavy duty dieselmechanic; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Master Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certificate or equivalent. Fabrication, welding and/or machine shop experience. 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. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy of a current driving record/abstract to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain and retain a valid Washington state Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use policy. This position is categorized as: CDL Driver operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must have a current Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed required within 1 year of appointment into position. Priorto CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Pleasereview the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https: //www. d shs.wa.gov/sites/default/fi les/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary% 27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400 Submita copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority. Submitofficial 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. Within12 months employment the successful candidate must : Obtain Forklift Certification Obtain aWashington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Standard practices, procedures, tools, materials/parts, utilized in gasoline and diesel repair. Gas and electric welding and cutting. Vehicle/Equipment computer systems. Safety regulations, standards, wear tolerances and applicable replacement criteria. Hydraulic systems. Service and Repair HVAC systems. Parts ordering work-order's and fleet software systems. Safe working practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees and the general public. Provide outstanding customer service Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Read and understand technical materials such as repair manuals, parts catalogs, electrical and hydraulic schematicsand gasoline/diesel specifications. Maintain records and reports. Proficiently diagnose defects in and repair a wide variety of maintenance and construction equipment as well as general automotive equipment. Use fleet software, evaluate fleet data, and maintain work force performance. Operate diagnostic computers. Comply with safety standards concerning the wearing of personal safety clothing and protective equipment. Maintain a safe and clean work area. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required. Be available on standby work when required. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. 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 a vehicle repair shop and outside field and somemining locations. Test-driving of vehicles is required. Must be able to work safely around heavy equipment and work in awkward positions such as operating tools while lying on your back under a vehicle. Exposure to loud noises, exhaust fumes, power tools and equipment is inherent in the job. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing, adequate vision to operate power equipment, etc. Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Able to communicate instructions, diagnosis and other important information. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone. 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. 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 not do the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Perform Preventative Maintenance the County's vehicles and equipment using the tools required for the job. Inspect, diagnose and make repairs to OEM specification on all County vehicles and equipment such as; loaders, graders, dozers, compactors, medium and heavy-duty trucks and accessories, light duty trucks, automobiles using the tools required for the job. Inspect, diagnose and make repairs to Engine, Transmission and Emission systems also air, electric, hydraulic controls and circuits found on County owned vehicles and equipment using the tools required for the job. Fabrication (plasma cutting, oxygen / acetylene cutting and welding arc welding, mig welding) using the tools required for the job. Other Job Duties: Perform related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Who May Apply: Open to the general public . Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. Thisposition is classified as non-exempt and is eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Thisposition is covered under the Public WorksCouncil. The County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill other vacancies in this classification. Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Seasonal
OVERVIEW Enjoy working in the great outdoors? We've got the perfect spring/summer job for you! Join our Noxious Weed Team! http://www.facebook.com/kitsap.weeds https://extension.wsu.edu/kitsap/nrs/noxious/ Mission Statement The mission of the Kitsap County Noxious weed Control Board is to educate county residents, property owners and managers to be responsible stewards of the land and resources of Kitsap County by protecting and preserving all lands and natural resources of the county from the degrading impact of invasive noxious weeds Position Information Under direction of the assigned supervisor, the inspector assists in implementation of the Noxious Weed Board programs by performinglabor related tasks in the fieldtocontrol of noxious weeds in Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS No experience required! We will train you to become aWSDA licensed applicator! Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting - including a pre-employment medical examination. Within one week of employment: Obtain thethe license for a WSDAapplicator Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to learn techniques and methods of weed identification, general safety precautions for working on roadways, and general safety precautions for working with chemicals and registered herbicides. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and retain general procedures and workflow practices. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Comply with safety protocol. Operate weed eradication equipment. Work in adverse and physically taxing field conditions. Take good and legible notes. Read and apply directions from maps or GPS system and travel throughout Kitsap County. Follow labels and specific directions on them. Physically perform the work and workwith registered herbicides. Working Condition/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Positions in this class typically require: Work is performed primarily in a field environment with travel throughout Kitsap County to perform on-site weed control work. May be exposed to pesticides while performing on-site weed control. Positions typically require bending, balancing, reaching, and/or stooping while traversing all types of terrain. May be required to walk and stand for long periods of time while pulling weeds, etc.Must be able to safely operate power equipment/tools. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Dust, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Potentially hazardous conditions when driving or maintaining spraying at various locations in a variety of weather conditions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class). Essential Job Functions: Perform manual labor tasks, proper use of herbicides, light equipment maintenance, plant ID, data collection and record keeping, GPS/Smart phone infestation mapping, communicate rules/regulations/technical information to landowners. Work with the County Weed Coordinator to detect, identify and eradicate noxious weed infestations. Take notes and maintain records related to noxious weed reports and complaints. Assist with administrative duties associated with RCW 17.10 Other Job Functions: Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. This temporary positionis considered "Extra Help" and categorized asseasonal. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position is open continuously until filled.Applications will be reviewed weekly and interviews will be scheduled as soon as there is a qualified applicant pool. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services Juvenile andFamily Court Services is seeking a Court Services Officer to join our team. This position isresponsible toperform professional court services work to provide for statutory and support services for the Juvenile Department of the Superior Court. Duties include: probation counseling, investigating, assessing risk, developing case plans and monitoring casework services involving juveniles and/or families referred to the Court. Our new team member must have knowledge of the operation of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems and thetechniques and methods of client evaluation. The successful applicant must have experience withinterviewing, diagnosis, counseling, and assessing risk to re-offend, as well as theability to manage cases with an understanding of casework philosophy, methods and procedures. The ideal candidate will have knowledge ofsystems and resources in the community relative to children and families; cultural diversity issues; and family dynamics applicable to the juvenile justice system and field of court services work. About Our Department: Juvenile and Family Court Services of the Superior Court is committed to providing innovative, comprehensive, and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community by professional, caring staff. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, social or behavioral sciences, or closely related field AND Twoyears of progressively responsible experience in juvenile orsocial work, court services, probation, or counseling. Any combination of related experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with juveniles If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Must pass a multiphase screening to include a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies, DSHS background check, finger printing, a polygraph test, and a psychological examination Must 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 Drivers License and the appropriate amount of automobile insurance Must be able to satisfy the training requirements established by RCW 43.101.220 and the Criminal Justice Training Commission and by RCW 13.34.102 and the Office of Administrator for the Courts Must meet certification requirements, including Agency Affiliated Counselor and risk assessment certification Must pass annual criminal and DSHS background checks Within twelve months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess Agency Affiliated Counselor certification Complete Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting utilizing standard office equipment, client's homes,or courtroom setting May be required to lift at least 20 pounds. Incumbents may be exposed to hostile individuals while in the courtroom setting Incumbents may be exposed to unsanitary conditions in client's homes. Incumbents may be exposed to animals in client's homes (i.e. dogs or cats). ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role you will have opportunity to: Act as Guardian as litem (GAL) or custody investigator in dependency actions or superior court matters, such as dissolutions, non-parental petitions for custody, paternity, domestic violence and adoptions Review and evaluate assigned cases, petitions and other legal documents Determine if case and/or petition is reasonably justifiable and sustainable Formulate response plan and recommendations regarding disposition of case referrals and conduct interviews with all persons involved in issues regarding the child and family Assess family relationships and parenting abilities and request appropriate evaluations for child or parent Provide guidance to clients and families, including problem-solving, motivating participation in positive activities, and assessing skills, problems, physical and mental health, and any other special needs Provide direct crisis intervention until other intervention services can be obtained; refer to appropriate social service agency or resource as determined necessary Conduct announced and unannounced home visits of the child and family; gather physical evidence when necessary Participate in meetings or conferences with treatment providers and other professionals to review progress and plan Appear in superior court or juvenile court to present findings, testimony, and/or offer dispositional recommendations to the judge Participate in dependency fact-finding trials, shelter care, disposition, review, terminations of parental rights, permanency hearings, and all other dependency court matters Coordinate witnesses for contested modification hearings; Make recommendations regarding substantive issues to the court as to the child's best interest, striving to establish a permanent plan of care for children under the jurisdiction of the Court May recommend establishment or dismissal of dependency and/or termination of parent/child relationships Prepare, file and distribute motions, declarations, affidavits, warrants, and court orders Prepare case files, set hearings in a timely manner and notify parties of their rights and court process Ensure all legal documents are prepared and filed in a timely manner OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position is represented by AFSCME-1308JC and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the union. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Alternate schedules are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Facilities Maintenance Department has an exciting opportunity for a Crew Supervisor to join our team! Thisworking supervisordirects and leads the County's facility maintenance program, which includessmall works project management, oversight of craft workers,and grounds maintenance. The ideal candidate will have strong judgment and customer service skills, with the ability to liaison with all County departments, contractors, and regulatory agencies. Our new supervisor must have the ability to coordinate and meet deadlines for multiple assignments while fostering growth and creativity of the crew members. The incumbent is responsible for supervising and participating in the activities of maintenance personnel engaged in journey level carpentry; mechanical, plumbing and electrical repairs to buildings and facilities including heating, air conditioning and heat pumps;furniture moving and repair, and a variety of manual labor and skilled duties associated with public buildings and facilities. The incumbent of this position must possess knowledge of laws, regulations, ordinances and building codes applicable to building and mechanical maintenance; creation and implementation of preventative maintenance programs; and thestandards, materials,methods, tools and equipment used in building and mechanical maintenance and repairs. Must have the ability to work on and lead a team, as well asorganize and oversee assigned projects to include monitoring budgets, funding, work schedules and progress reviews. Must understand and interpret plans associated with projects. About our Department: Facilities Maintenance staff provide property maintenance and management services to all Kitsap County-owned buildings and related equipment such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical, tenant improvements/remodels, capital improvements, and new construction. Staff also provide 24/7 emergency response to protect and prevent property damage and reduce the County exposure to liability related issues. Facilities Maintenance staff provide these services for over 750,000 square feet of property. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED and Four years of experience in facilities maintenance and Two yearsof supervisory experience 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 QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree or trade/technical school certification Facilities maintenance experience in public and/or commercial buildings Five years ofsupervisory experience Demonstrated work experience in any of the following areas: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, general maintenance or construction Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal history background check (fingerprinting)through law enforcement agencies. Pass a pre-employment medical evaluation in accordance with WAC 296-817-400 which may include audiometric testing. 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. Within six months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess current and valid First Aid and CPR certification. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (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.) Standard office equipment is used in the performance of administrative tasks. Work is performed in all County buildings and facilities, including County corrections (adult and juvenile), the County Coroner, and the Kitsap Recovery Center. This position is classified as an "Essential Employee" and is expected to report to work even in the event of County closures due to inclement weather/emergencies. Exposure to all weather conditions and hazardous traffic conditions, including dust and exhaust fumes. Exposure to hazards associated with operating power and hand tools and using assorted chemicals for maintaining buildings/facilities. Substantial in-person contact with the public and County staff. Walking and balancing for extended periods. 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 fromtraffic or equipment. Vision and hand-eye coordination sufficient to perform duties utilizing power equipment and all types of construction tools. Vision sufficient to read blueprints and sketches and to see detail or color.Parts, wires, and plans may be color coded. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects. Repetitive motions for computer /tool/ equipment use. Operation of vehicles such as vans and trucks. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions while driving to County locations. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with violent or hostile individuals in public locations or within the County Jail. Inclement weather (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces) Exposed to physical hazards when working on roof tops, using hand and power tools, and working with electricity. Environmental hazards when working with cleansers, lubricants, solvents, degreasers, soaps, etc.Must wear appropriate protective gear when working with these materials. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Supervise County facility maintenance staff to include schedule and prioritization of workflow; organize, assign, and evaluate staff. Provide planning, leadership and direction in the development and implementation of short and long-range plans, goals and objectives for the Facilities Management Department. Manage and coach facility staff to deliver excellent service levels, within budget and with minimal disruption for the client county departments. Ensure all maintenance work complies with federal, state and local codes, regulations, and safety standards. Oversee and assist staff and outside consultants in the preparation of specifications for facility improvements and building system upgrades. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings to assist in identification and resolution of potential work and Union related issues. Coordinate with Facilities Manager to develop and implement staff training, cross-training, personal development and career path programs. In conjunction with the Facilities Manager, determine the appropriate balance between immediate response repair needs and longer-term planned projects. Analyze and determine "make or buy" decision for service delivery considering staffing adjustments or use of outside contractors or vendors. Develop, refine, implement, monitor and assess the preventative maintenance program to minimize unanticipated interruption to operations. Regularly research and implement appropriate new technology to improve operations efficiency. Participate in the preparation of the annual Facility Management Department budget. Participate in the preparation of the annual facility assessments. Coordinate with Facility Manager in the development of work standards for level-of-service delivery in maintenance, custodial and grounds services. Coordinate maintenance activities with other County departments, and permitting jurisdictions ensuring effective communication and adherence to policies, procedures, and applicable local building codes, state laws and federal regulations. Facilitate collaboration and customer service at all levels with sensitivity to diverse backgrounds, cultures and viewpoints. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308-S. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday,7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is part of the Facilities on-call rotation for after hours emergencies. Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Human Resources Department has an exciting opportunity for a customer-service minded professional to join our team. If you like a busy office environment, are relentlessly positive, and love to help create a delightful candidate and employee experience, this is the perfect opportunity for you. The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills, with the ability to communication effectively with a diverse customer base and across all levels of the County. The candidate must be able to handle interruptions and a variety of tasks and functions in a busy office environment. In addition to being technologically savvy, the candidate must work effectively as part of the larger HR team. Finally, because HR is entrusted with sensitive employee information and data, it is essential any team member can keep information confidential. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Three years of increasingly responsible office administration support work, including in-person customer service working with the public, word processing, and data entry, to include one year of support work experience ina Human Resources department or function, OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work; Optional: One year of Human Resources coursework may be substituted for up to one year of the office administration support work The ideal candidate will applypolicy and practices while supporting multiple departments that involve represented and non-represented employees.This position requires strong time management and organizational skills, This position will work on a team, supporting HR divisions and assigned County departments. Must have the ability toprioritize work assignments and ensure timely and accurate completion of tasks. The work in this position is performed primarily in the County Human Resources offices, with occasional off-site meetings with customers or for training. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Illustrative Example of Duties Serve as front-line contact for internal and external customers. Perform administrative support functions for the department, including assist new hires with paperwork; receive and distribute confidential HR documents; maintain forms, documents, and supplies; update office forms as needed with policy or law changes; prepareemployee orientation packets; reconcile billings; and create and maintain policies and procedures as they pertain to office administrative functions. Process lower level HR transactions for assigned departments, including entering data for new hires, step increases, and responding to basic questions and requests from employees. Respond to employment verification requests, initial unemployment claims, public disclosure requests, and requests for FMLA packets. Administrative support for the recruitment functions, including file maintenance, advertising, formatting interview questions, assembling interview packets, follow up with applicants, testing, and scheduling pre-employment physicals and background checks. Administrative program support of other HR functions, including employee investigations; imaging and archiving of HR records; formatting and routing contracts and resolutions; scheduling meetings; and assist with updates to various departmental databases (Halogen, JDE, HRIS). Maintain knowledge ofprograms and policies associated with assigned departments, andkeep theHR Analystsapprised of current and potential issues and problems. Maintain the confidentiality of sensitive communications, and maintain records and information in all forms, verbal, written and electronic. Ensure work is completed in accordance with applicable policy and procedure. Serve as contact for internal and external customers, elevating questions to HR Analyst as appropriate. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting, and may be required to lift at least 20 pounds. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is eligible for overtime. The position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. The hours for this position are normally M-F, 8am-4:30pm. Flexible workhours may be available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 8/16/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Due to an ongoing demand to recruit for this position, this position will be continually open to fill vacancies throughout the year as needed by the department. Applicants willbe screened on a continuous basis and interviews will be conducted when a valid applicant pool has been established. Once interviews have been completed, passing scores will be utilizedto establish a hiring register. Hiring registers are valid for only six months. Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomaking our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play . For more information about our Public Works Roads division please see the website at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/roads.htm M&O Worker (Apprentice) $16.98-$23.41 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are trainingto be able tolearna wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges. Successful incumbents may progress to the technician level upon receiving a satisfactory review, required certifications/licenses, successful completion of on the job training, and meeting all requirements of the M&O Technician position. M&O Technician (2nd level/Experienced) $20.45-$28.18 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are responsible for performing a wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges which includes progressively responsible semi-skilled to skilled tasks.The work involves heavy physical labor performed over extended periods of time, often under unfavorable working conditions and in inclement weather.Assignments involve responsibility for safe operation of equipment, Countytrucksand safety of others working in the immediate area. *Candidates may be hired into the higher classification (M&O Technician) if they meet all requirements at the time of appointment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS M&O WORKER Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Six months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Experience performing road maintenance, construction and drainage installation and repair work. M&O TECHNICIAN Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Twelve months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/test necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within 30 days of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess a CDL permit and medical card. Within 12 months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification. Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aide certification. Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control certification. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must [have a current or obtain within 12 months of employment] a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : The basic/standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Learnand performa wide variety of manual labor tasks. Operate various types of road equipment, heavy trucks and tools. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Operate equipment and tools such as motor vehicles, shovels, rakes, asphalt and concrete tools safely. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES : (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in the field maintaining roads and road rights of way, clearing roadbeds, and picking up litter and debris. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be : Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Dig ditches, clean culverts, cut brush and weeds. Repair roadways, roadway shoulders and related structures, such as bridges and guard rails.Patch, sweep, fill holes and level surfaces. Assist in installation of drainage facilities. Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow of traffic (upon certification). Load and unload supplies, equipment and other materials. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and hand tools. May operate County vehicles, light equipment in transporting, and single-axle trucks. May operate commercial vehicles upon completion of requirements and possession of the appropriate Class A driver's license. Promote good safety and public relations practices. Other Job Duties : May work with striping crew. Perform other manual labor duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Please note: Candidates thatinterviewed for this position within the last six months and apply again theirpriorinterview scores would be applied. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Due to an ongoing demand to recruit for this position, this position will be continually open to fill vacancies throughout the year as needed by the department. Applicants will be screened on a continuous basis and interviews will be conducted when a valid applicant pool has been established. Once interviews have been completed, passing scores will be utilized to establish a hiring register. Hiring registers are valid for only six months. Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Public Works prepares for Board approval the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Annual Construction Program.The purpose of the TIP is to update and coordinate the County's future plans for road and transportation improvements. For more information click on this link: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/sixyear_tip.htm Important Information This posting is to establish a register for M & O Specialist positions within the Public Works Roads Division for the next six months (the register may be extended up to one year upon the Public Works Director's request). Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges for the Kitsap County Public Works Department. The incumbent is progressively responsible for performing a wide variety of heavy physical labor, for driving single and tandem axle trucks to and from designated locations for the purpose of hauling materials, equipment and personnel, and for operating heavy duty or specialized construction equipment. The incumbent may work as part of a crew and/or as an individual performing various road maintenance work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED Three years of experience in road maintenance and construction, or related work which includesexperience operating heavy road maintenance equipment,and/or tandem axle trucks; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to appointment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude Within30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Posses CDL permit and medical card. Within twelve months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aid certification Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control certification Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must [have a current or obtain within 12 months of employment] a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with the operation and maintenance of construction equipment including safe lifting techniques. Safe operation of commercial vehicles. Applicable traffic laws, ordinances, and rules, including proper flagging techniques, proper and safe vehicle operation. Proper load distribution in loading vehicles. Methods, tools and materials used in maintaining equipment. Correct lifting techniques. Skills and/or Ability to: Operate equipment and tools such as commercial and standard motor vehicles, heavy equipment, shovels, rakes, and small tools. Apply appropriate safety measures and use of personal protective equipment. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and perform a wide variety of manual labor tasks. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Work independently, as well as part of a team, in the performance of assigned duties. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Safely operate and progress in the various types of road equipment, heavy trucks (CDL), and tools. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Accurately document work accomplished, materials incorporated, and equipment utilized. Plan and organize work assignments, and to complete them within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Physically perform the essential functions of the position under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in the field (outside) for extended periods of time under unfavorable weather conditions: maintaining roads and road rights of way, maintenance yard working with material stockpiles and equipment, and quarry mines processing materials. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 75 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to use and operate a variety of power equipment, shovel large quantities of materials, and operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Examples of Duties (May vary upon assignment) Heavy manual labor in the maintenance of County Roads and Bridges, such as digging ditches, cleaning culverts, cutting brush, raking materials, sweeping and operation of small tools such as chain saws, weed eaters, hedge trimmers and plate compactors. Operate heavy duty or specialized road construction equipment while in-training, as part of a crew or in isolation, such as: oil distribution truck, dozers, excavators, belt loader, loaders, ditching machines, graders, pavers, rollers, brush cutters, spray trucks, backhoe, rock screen, single axle trucks, tandem axle trucks, snow plow, brine truck, bucket truck, asphalt milling machine, etc. Traffic Control Flagging which includes: Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow. Maintain daily reports of time, equipment usage and material handling. Provide on the job training and mentorship to entry level personnel. Perform duties of lower classifications as needed. Other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Facilities Department has an exciting opportunity for a Custodial Supervisor to join our team and help us build the new crew of in-house Custodians! The Custodian Supervisor will be aworking supervisor responsible for supervising, evaluating, and coordinating the care, cleaning, and routine maintenance activities performed by the Custodians. The incumbent also performs independent custodial work of a physically demanding nature in the care and maintenance of county-owned and/or occupied public buildings, including administrative areas in the Kitsap County Jail and Juvenile Detention Facility. This is a new position and will be tasked with evaluating the custodial needs of County buildings, assist with setting up the newcustodialprogram, defining custodian functions, evaluating existing janitorial equipment, recommending new equipment purchases,and hiring a crew of custodians. The County would like the crew in place by the end of 2019.The schedule for the Custodial Supervisorwill be 7am to 3:30 pm, M - F, until January 2, 2020.Beginning January 2, 2020the hourswill be 3pm - 11:30 pm, M - F. In addition to having custodial work experience, the ideal candidate will have the ability to assist in setting up and supervising of this new service provided by the Facilities Maintenance Department. Must have strong supervisory and leadership skills, along with excellent customer service and communication skills. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Three years progressively responsible work experience in custodial or building maintenance field Two or moreyears experience workingin a supervisory capacity Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Must provide a driving abstract prior to hire to determine eligibility to drive a County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access toa vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a physical fitness test to determine ability to perform the essential functions of the job Take a baseline audiogram PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed primarily indoors but may require working outside in inclement weather. Standard office equipment is utilized in the performance of administrative duties. May be required to assist in loading, unloading, and moving of supplies, equipment, and furniture (up to 50 pounds). Work also requires exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals Must ability to perform duties using power equipment, etc. Physical hazards may exist when working with power scrubbers, buffers, waxers, and power tools, climbing on ladders, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Duties require that the incumbent be able to lift, bend, stoop, and/or reach while performing these duties. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this job, you will have the opportunity to: Assist with the design and implementation of the custodial services for the County 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 for each position supervised, and participate in the selection of new employees, including making recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer, and termination. Train and instruct custodial workers in proper methods and procedures of custodial work. Prepare and maintain necessary records and reports, including the compilation and retention of SDS records. Inspect and participate in the work of the custodians assigned to the cleaning and care of county-owned and/or occupied buildings. Inspect buildings to ensure cleanliness and safe and orderly conditions. InformManager of the status of custodial conditions, required maintenance activities and problems as they arise. Ensure that all offices and buildings are secure at the close of the shift. Ensure requisition and distribution of janitorial supplies for custodial activities; maintain supplies inventory to ensure supplies are on hand when needed. Supervise and assist in loading, unloading, and moving of supplies, equipment, and furniture. Supervise and/or perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance on vacuums, buffers, wet/dry vacuums, and carpet cleaning equipment, etc. Maintain scheduled program or maintenance on floors and carpets. Resolve issues related to service delivery complaints and provide customer service solutions. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308-S. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. This position is pending Board approval. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Human Services Division of Aging and Long Term Care has an exciting opportunity for a Fiscal Specialist to join our team! This position will perform grants accounting and financial support activities for the division. Make a difference in your community by serving the citizens where you live! About our team: As the Area Agency on Aging, we exist to serve the needs of older or disabled adults, their families and caregivers residing in Kitsap County.Our Mission is to work independently and through community partnerships to promote the well-being of older adults and adults with disabilities. About our position: We are looking for a new team member who can also work independently to support the financial activities of our division. The position requires ability to work with complex regulations and numerous deadlines. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of governmental and grant accounting, as well as auditing principles and practices. Our position requires knowledge of cost accounting and cost allocation, double entry bookkeeping, and the legal requirements related to the position. Must have skill in MS Word and MS Excel, as well as experience utilizing accounting software. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Four years of fiscal/accounting support experience involving bookkeeping, clerical accounting, auditing, or a related field At least one year experience with double entry bookkeeping and automated accounting systems Completion of college level or specialized bookkeeping, accounting or a related field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience. 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 QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Accounting Experience with grant/fund accounting Experience in governmental accounting Experience with fiscal monitoring of network agencies Experience reviewing independent agency financial audits Working knowledge of JDEdwards, Kronos,and Workday Working knowledge of State Aging and Disability Services Administration and Community Living Connections reporting systems. If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access toa vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting utilizing standard office equipment. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Assist with the development, implementation, and monitoring of annual budget for the division. Establish and maintain books of accounts, general and subsidiary ledgers, complex journal entries and special records to effect proper fiscal control utilizing cost allocation methodologies. Compile and assume responsibility for periodic balances and transaction summaries. Assist with financial management, grant accounting, and data reporting as required by the County and the State. Assist with payroll and employee leave balances, including reconciliation. Ensure complete and accurate data collection, analysis, and system administration within applicable database. Provide oversight and fiscal monitoring for subcontractors. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours may be available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 8/18/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Part Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Parks has an exciting opportunity for aFiscal Support Technician to join our team! This position is 30 hours per week, the schedule can be flexible and comes with full Kitsap County benefits. Kitsap County Parks Mission "We are committed to providing quality-of-life enhancing opportunities through the management of natural areas and stewardship, and offering an outstanding service-oriented environment." Summary of position: Under the direction of the Office Supervisor, the incumbent performs a variety of accounting and financial support activities with numerous deadlines in regards to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll. Please learn more about the department at: www.kitsapgov.com/parks QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; AND One year of general clerical experience and six months accounting related 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 and Experience Two years of work experience in a fiscal office performing accounts maintenance including use of a computerized financial system. Accounts payable, receivable and/or payroll experience. Experience using JD Edwards software and KRONOS payroll system. Governmental Accounting Experience. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Standard fiscal office functions, methods, procedures and equipment. Skills and/or Ability to: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, practices and standards. General bookkeeping and mathematics. Data entry and retrieval methods. Legal requirements related to the work of the department of office assigned. Operation of standard office equipment. Use of software including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, JDEdwards, Krono's and Share Point. Appear for scheduled work including shift work with regular and punctual attendance. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete multiple tasks and meet regular deadlines. Read and implement a variety of fiscal and legal documents. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain and uphold the utmost level of confidentiality where required. Apply complex regulations to daily transactions. Communicate efficiently orally and in writing. Maintain accurate accounting records. Perform a variety of tasks including mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Operate a personal computer to keep accounting records, entering and retrieving data. Process and audit computerized accounting transactions. Keyboard and 10-key accurately. Reconcile daily work performed at month and/or year end. Maintain detailed books of accounts and prepare related reports. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Compile, prepare and tabulate statistical data, reports, statements and summaries. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Physically perform assigned duties. Work beyond normal working hours, evenings and weekends, as required during peak workload periods. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Positions in this class typically require: Reaching above and/or below shoulders and handling/grasping documents. 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. Vision sufficient to read source materials,to read computer. Repetitive motions for computer. Requires exertion of force of20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents 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: Accounts receivable including preparation of billings, tracking and reconciling bills and payments, and preparing and processing inter-fund transfers and deposits. Accurately maintain customer accounts, including aging accounts and collection of past due balances. Accurate timekeeping in Krono's. Payroll processing in JDEdwards. Tracking/monitoring leave requests and usage. Maintain files ensuring that all documentation is filed appropriately and accessible. Files maintenanceincluding archiving and destroying files inpursuant to WA State retention schedule. Accounts payable including reconciliation of vendor statements, verification of invoices against supporting documentation, coding and submitting invoices for payment, investigating and resolving discrepancies. Coordinate department purchases and maintain purchase order records. Cash reconciliation including maintaining and monitoring thecash fund "bank", petty cash fund, credit card accounts and credit card users. Ticket-selling events including preparing ticket seller worksheets, individual change bags and reconciling sales using E-Tix (ticketing) program. Balance safe/cash after each use. Reporting includingmaintenance and monitoring of the receipt/use of sales tax, leasehold excise tax and prepare report information submitted to appropriate person in charge of reporting to WA State. Assist with asset inventory assignments and reporting. Assist with State audits. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Parks & Rec (589F). Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 05, 2019
Part Time
OVERVIEW **This position works 30 hours per week.** Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. The Human Services Division of Aging and Long Term Care exists to serve the needs of older or disabled adults, their families, and caregivers residing in Kitsap County. We have an exciting opportunity for an Office Support Assistant to join our team. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent will perform customer support services by telephone and in person. Duties include answering a multi-line or call center telephone system and performing clerical and general office support work of moderate difficulty such as maintaining files, imaging records and documents, entering and retrieving data in a computer system, typing, copying, recording and disseminating information. Examples of tasks may include supporting the Administrator with Aging Advisory Council communication and meeting preparations, entering information into multiple data bases, compiling outreach information packets, adding information to division web pages and maintaining contract files. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; AND 1 year of experience of general office and/or customer service 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 and Experience Two years of college course work in basic business administration. Data entry experience. Front reception experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in an office setting, and may be required to lift at least 20 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Provide administrative support to Senior Information and Assistance and Family Caregiver Support programs including: Answer phones, filing, forward information requested from phone line. Data entry for several programs. Maintain and update resource lists. Maintain, update and order brochures. Provide administrative support to Aging Advisory Councils, ALTC and Ombuds including: Maintain member rosters. Electronically compile and prepare copies of agendas and meeting materials. Email board members with meeting notices provided by program staff. Record meeting minutes. Provide administrative support to division program staff including: Maintain a provider filing system, contract filing system and log. Add information to division web page. Answer phones in reception area and greet people who come to reception desk. Assist to maintain contract files and contract log. Forward contract information to main office for routing. Assist with contract communications and program promotion materials distribution. Assist fiscal staff with data entry duties. Process and calendar meeting room reservations. Outreach activities including: Prepares outreach materials and packets. Assists with set-up and break-down of events/ booths. Support program staff activity. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Flexible work schedule during office hours of Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date/Time: 8/19/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Become a part of the Kitsap County Team! Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. Information Services is the central information technologyhub for Kitsap County, located in the County Courthouse. The group provides technology infrastructure, development, support and network solutions to all County departments and some other local government entities. We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer to join our team. The incumbent will provide engineering support, primarily in a Microsoft Windows, Cisco, and Check Point Security environment. This position is the technical IT contact for all CJI audits for the County, and supports network infrastructure in a complex LAN/WAN environment. The ideal candidate will be highly technically skilled, with the ability to operate independently while exercising considerable judgment within departmental policies. Must have thorough knowledge ofnetwork infrastructure,protocol analyzers, and expert level knowledge of Ethernet, TCP/IP, Cisco routers and switches, and current networking protocols and topologies with MS Enterprise System Suite. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Mathematics, or closely related field. Four years of progressively responsible experience in the design and engineering of enterprisenetwork environments Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent competency/training is preferred. Must obtain CCNP within 6 months of hire. Checkpoint Firewall Administrator (CCSA) or equivalent competency,SANS Security Training, andEthical Hacker Training are preferred Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work. Must have enterprise level experienceconfiguring and deploying Cisco core switches and routers, administrating local and wide area networks; configuring network encryption; creating and configuring VLANs; andcreating VPNs.Experience conforming to CJIS policies is preferred. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised accessto a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed primarilyin an office setting. Travel may be required to work at remote County sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Maintain and support a fleet of data network switches - routers, firewalls, and other security edge appliance equipment. Accomplish version upgrades and security patches, maintain and support local and wide area (LAN/WAN) regional network, to include Internet (ISP) and Inter-Governmental to State (IGN) redundancy and alternate path routing. Provide third-tier support to Network Administrator, I/S Customer Service Technicians, and Programmer/Analysts to assist in their support of County staff, cities, junior districts, health districts, fire districts, and law enforcement agencies. Evaluate new platforms and technologies as they relate to the county's technological and budgetary requirements. Collect, analyze, and report on operational and performance data for use in maintenance, tuning,and capacity planning. Provide disaster recovery support for the county data network. Develop and maintain appropriatenetwork documentation. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled. It will be screened weekly, with the first screening the week of 2/18/19. Posting modified on 2/15/19 to remove the sentence "supports software using MS Active Director, MS Exchange, and VMWare virtual services" from the summary of the position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Coroner's Office is seeking a seasoned professional to serve the county as the nextForensic Pathologist! The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Nationally Accredited Agency with anInternational Association of Coroners and MedicalExaminers. Position Information Performs investigations to determine cause(s) of sudden, unexpected, violent, suspicious or unnatural deaths using forensic medical knowledge, expertise and techniques. This position is at-will. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Certification as a forensic pathologist by the American board of pathology; or a qualified physician eligible to take the American board of pathology exam in forensic pathology within one year of being appointed. A physician specializing in pathology who is appointed to the position of forensic pathologist and who is not certified as a forensic pathologist must pass the pathology exam within three years of the appointment. Licensed as a Physician and Surgeon by the State of Washington. If not currently licensed by the State of Washington, Licensure must be obtained prior to the start of employment. Preferred Experience Experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle and a Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official certification. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a medical evaluation that includes a physical, audiometric testing, respirator testing, andpsychological exam. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Perform autopsy examinations; transcribe findings. Confer with attorneys and provide accurate testimony in court. Participate in regular review of cases accepted by the deputy coroners following death investigations, including decisions about jurisdiction and type of examination. Provide technical support and training for those staff performing forensic autopsy technician duties. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Autopsy procedures and practices, and human anatomy Equipment and supplies necessary to maintain and operate a morgue facility Pathology laboratory practices and procedures The use of and operation of photograph and x-ray equipment State and local laws regarding deaths and human remains Methods, techniques, equipment and practices of handling deceased individuals Approved methods and procedures for evidence collection and processing Standard safety procedures Standard office practices and chain of custody procedures Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Communicate Effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, the citizens and representatives of other agencies. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Perform autopsies Testify in court Execute the policy directives of the governing authority in an effective and timely manner Understand the problems surrounding the notification of the next of kin and application of methods of assistance Direct the development and implementation of office procedures and standards and evaluate their efficiency Plan, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates Understand and follow written and verbal instructions Work effectively and productively with others Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to audiences of various social, cultural, ethnic, educational, and economic backgrounds Effectively coordinate, perform, and complete multiple duties and assignments concurrently, and in a timely manner Meet the travel requirements of the position Physically perform the essential job functions of the classification Successfully complete all required background investigations Travel to death locations, if needed Take calls from home after regular office hours.Ability to make independent judgments and initiate appropriate action. Ability to safely drive Coroner's Office vehicles. Additional education, licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is classified as "at will."Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Coroner. This position is limited term and funding has been approvedthrough December 31, 2020. Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position is open until filled and the first review is schedule for the week of June 24, 2019. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works is currently recruiting for a seasoned Treatment Plant Operator! The ideal candidate will have a Washington State Wastewater Operator Group I or II Certification with the ability to obtain a Group III. Preference will be given to candidates in possession of a Group III certification. Reciprocity from another State is welcomed. The Sewer Utility Division The Sewer Utility Division operates fourwastewater treatment plants and maintains 58 pump stations, 148 miles of gravity pipe, 37 miles of force mains and 3,775 manholes in Kitsap County. Recycled water services are planned for future demand. 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. To learn more about what we do check out this video: https://vimeo.com/39645552 Position Information The incumbent is responsible for wastewater treatment plant and pump station operation and maintenance. Monitors and makes adjustments to the wastewater treatment process control, operates various equipment for the liquid and solid processes, and perform routine wastewater laboratory tests and analysis. Responsibilities include maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of a variety of wastewater treatment process equipment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Oneyear of treatment plant experience and GroupI Wastewater Operation Certification. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications GroupII Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note : In order to progress beyond pay grade step 8 of the pay scale an employee must obtain a Group II Wastewater Certification. Group III Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note: Employees within the classification of Plant Operator who are assigned to work at CKTP and who have obtained a Level III certification shall receive premium pay as follows: a. For work performed during the day shift on weekdays: five percent (5%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. b. For work performed during the swing or grave shifts on weekdays or for any work performed on a Saturday or Sunday: ten percent (10%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. Driving Requirements : The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400, medical evaluations. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within six months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications : Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) The standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in the mechanical trades. Processes involved in wastewater treatment. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Wastewater mathematics as related to process control Read and understand engineered drawings. Read meters and gauges correctly. Keep records and make reports. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other employees. Operate automotive equipment, generators and standard equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Maintain and repair various mechanical equipment for wastewater treatment processing. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evening, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call as required. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Wear protective gear as needed. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both inside and outside the wastewater treatment plants. 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. 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. To pull 50 ft. hoses, weighing at least 25 lbs. each, which includes bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling motions. To turn sometimes difficult large, 24 inch diameter, wheel valves up to 30 revolutions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Operate Wastewater Treatment Process Control: Collect samples, perform routine laboratory tests and analysis, interpret data for process control, make process adjustments based on laboratory analysis, examine micro-organisms for biological conditioning of the plant, filament identification to determine corrective action, chemical addition for process recovery, perform calculations for process adjustments, and understand and troubleshoot plant processes. Operate Wastewater Solids Process - Dewatering/Thickening/Septic Receiving: Operate: centrifuge for biosolids dewatering, rotary drum thickeners/gravity belt thickeners for sludge thickening, maintain and monitor septage receiving station Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, emergency generators and transfer switches. Observe variations in operating conditions and test results to determine processing requirements. Perform Plant Maintenance: Operate and troubleshoot plant equipment, Surface preparation and painting, use hypochlorite for cleaning and algae control, wash down, pressure washing and cleaning tanks, and grounds maintenance. Perform Preventative Maintenance and operate: motors, pumps, clarifiers, dewatering and thickening equipment, relevant mechanical equipment, exercise valves and rotate equipment, and UV disinfection system. Monitoring of Plant Systems: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer application for monitoring plant operations, Telemetry program and Plant PLC's. Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, and observe operating conditions Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Teamsters Local 589. The contract is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Documents/CBA-Teamsters589PublicWorksUtilities.pdf . Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. First review is scheduled for the week of June 24, 2019. Candidates that apply after June 24, 2019 will be considered only if the department is not able to fill the vacant position from the first review or if there is additional vacancies. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Apr 30, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community! Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth as a Juvenile Detention Officer. If you are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community and have a professional and caring demeanor, this careermight be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer toto join our team.Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities includeproviding direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate,and in accordance with well-defined procedures.If you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, value diversity, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the position for you! To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma; AND Two years offull-time experience working indetention, security,residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in the Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Law Enforcement or related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Must have at least one year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology, Knowledge of basic self defense techniques and security precautions, Knowledge ofmethods of data collection, documentation and report writing, Knowledge of and ability to preform First aid and CPR treatment. Skill in applyingconstructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information to detainees and others. Skill in planning andorganizing work and completing tasks within prescribed timeframes. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule, including irregular hours and possibly irregular days and be subject to on-call responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain routine paper and computer records. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Ability to successfully complete and pass all required tests, examinations and training. Working Conditions Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Twisting, stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, crouching, sitting, standing, walking and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist) in the course of the job. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Employees in this department are considered essential employees and must report to work regardless of inclement weather or other conditions. Open until filled and the applications received for this recruitment may bereviewedforfuture openings. If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 30, 2019
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. Make a difference in your community! Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is looking to create an extra help roster for all shifts. We are 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 might be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer to join our team. Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities include providing direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate, and in accordance with well-defined procedures. If you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, value diversity, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the position for you! To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma; AND Two years offull-time experience workingin detention, security,residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field. Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in the Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Law Enforcement or related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Must have at least one year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology, Knowledge of basic self defense techniques and security precautions, Knowledge ofmethods of data collection, documentation and report writing, Knowledge of and ability to preform First aid and CPR treatment. Skill in applyingconstructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information to detainees and others. Skill in planning andorganizing work and completing tasks within prescribed timeframes. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule, including irregular hours and possibly irregular days and be subject to on-call responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain routine paper and computer records. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Ability to successfully complete and pass all required tests, examinations and training. Working Conditions Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Twisting, stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, crouching, sitting, standing, walking and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist) in the course of the job. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Employees in this department are considered essential employees and must report to work regardless of inclement weather or other conditions. Open until filled and the applications received for this recruitment may bereviewedforfuture openings. If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: Continuous