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.

22 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 09, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. Position Overview Performs professional office land surveying activities requiring the application of surveying principles and practices for Public Works road, bridge, and capital projects. Duties involve professional and technical complex work in preparing and reviewing surveys, plats, section subdivisions, right-of-way plans, and property descriptions for parcel boundaries, right-of-ways, road vacations, easements, annexations, and other county projects. Work assignments are received with general and limited technical instruction and require considerable independence in the selection of courses of action and resolution of complex or unique problems within the framework of accepted surveying and departmental policies, procedures and applicable regulations. Work is reviewed by the County Surveyor for effective management through conferences, reports, and successful project completion. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Registered as an Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT) or Registered as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS); OR Bachelor's Degree in land surveying, civil engineering or related field; OR Equivalent four years related surveying experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Land Surveyor (PLS). Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following is a breakdown of the verification requirement: Certification: A copy of the Land Surveyor in Training (LSIT); or A copy of the Professional Land Surveyor License (PLS); or Education: Official transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering' or Experience: Complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Land Surveyor, signature and stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; or Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering and complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Land Surveyor, signature and stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. Additional education, licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be required. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted . Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in land surveying, construction staking, calculations, geodetic, and cadastral surveying. Experience with AutoCad and Carlson survey software. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Vehicle Use Policy in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Extensive knowledge of the principles, practice, and statutory requirements of land surveying. Operation, maintenance, and understanding of surveying equipment. Engineering mathematics (geometry, trigonometry), plans, maps, specifications, and drafting terminology and symbols.Mathematical skills in the field of geometry, trigonometry, and coordinate geometry, as they relate to land surveying. Application and interpretation of federal, state and local rules, regulations, codes and ordinances as they relate to area of assignment. Skills and/or Ability to : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to make effective public presentations of technical, complex, and, often controversial, information. Interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Utilize various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, contractors, engineering firms, the general public, and representatives of other agencies. Attend evening meetings or work over 40 hours in a week as required. Able to prepare, review, and analyze complex surveying notes, data, maps, and drawings. Able to prepare property descriptions. Able to read, interpret, analyze, property descriptions from deeds, dedications, wavers, and other documents and determine parcel locations, dimensions, area, and shape and understand complex issues as related, such as overlaps, gaps, junior/senior rights, and ownership. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some field inspection work. Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sitting for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in an office environment with some field or community inspection work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Prepares and reviews calculations and property descriptions for construction projects, right-of-way plans, and boundary surveys for Public Works capital projects (roads, stormwater, and sewer), and for other county departments, including the Parks Department and the Commissioners Office. Prepares and reviews Record of Surveys and Right-of-Way Plans for county road and capital projects. Responds to research inquires from the public, engineering firms, surveyors, title companies, inter-departmental, and other county departments. Research includes Public Works project files, Recorded documents( including Records of Surveys, Subdivisions, Deeds, and Conveyances), aerial photographs, historical survey documents and books. Responds to research inquires from the public, engineering firms, surveyors, title companies, inter-departmental, and other county departments. Research includes Public Works project files, Recorded documents( including Records of Surveys, Subdivisions, Deeds, and Conveyances), aerial photographs, historical survey documents and books. Calculates, analyzes, and reviews field data and prepares section subdivisions accordance to surveying principles, practices, state and federal regulations and guidelines. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual This position is open until filled with the first review the week of August 28, 2017 and then weekly thereafter.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 05, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Overview Performs office civil engineering activities requiring the application of basic engineering principles and methods associated with the design of Public Works infrastructure projects including: road, bridge, culvert and other transportation projects. Duties involve technical and analytical work in estimating and preparing contract specifications for Public Works capital improvement projects. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT); or Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering field; or Equivalent four years related engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). *"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following is a breakdown of the verification requirement: Certification: A copy of the Engineer in Training Certificate; or Education: Official transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering' or Experience: Complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; or Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering and complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer signature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license. Additional education, licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be required. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted . Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Two years of progressively responsible technical civil engineering experience in transportation design. One year of project lead experience. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Principles, standards and practices used in civil engineering and construction contract documentation. WSDOT Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge and Municipal Construction. Engineering mathematics. Infrastructure construction methods. Skills and/or Ability to : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to make effective public presentations of technical, complex, and, often controversial, information. Interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Organize and oversee work projects, including planning and monitoring work schedules, contract compliance, and progress reviews. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Utilize various computer applications MS Word, MS excel and specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, contractors, engineering firms, the general public, and representatives of other agencies. Attend evening meetings or work over 40 hours in a week as required. Read and interpret technical and complex engineering plans and prepare detailed contract documents for the same. Effectively plan, organize and oversee Public Work's contract bidding process. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with the general public and outside agencies. Compile engineering data and statistics. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some minimal field work which may be in and around roadways or construction sites. Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist, reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Environmental and physical hazards associated when in the field and/or on construction sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Develop and prepare preliminary and final contract documents to include invitations to bid, contract specifications, quantity and construction cost estimates. Prepare bidding documents and manage the bidding process for Public Works capital projects in accordance with State law and established policies, guidelines and procedures. Ensure projects are publicly advertised, competitive bid documents are received and reviewed for completeness, accuracy and determination of bidder responsibility criteria before recommending the lowest responsible bidder to supervisor. Input, update and maintain a database of engineering information relating to contract bidding, specifications and cost estimating. Coordinate assigned project activities with and assist other design engineers, professionals and agencies in researching, analyzing and resolving complex contract specification issues. Prepare the necessary documentation and manage the County Road Improvement District (CRID) program. Prepare CRID formation documentation, cost estimates, assessment rolls and evaluate public petitions for feasibility. Ensure property owners are kept apprised of the CRID status and submit viable CRID documentation to the approving authority and schedule public hearings as necessary. Prepare planning level construction cost estimates for County projects where scopes of work are not well defined. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 06, 2017
Full Time
General Statement Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs specialized, complex technical field and office engineering work that requires advanced knowledge and skills in the technical review of engineering designs related to surface water management, traffic mitigation, road standards, and utilities for land development projects. Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification include performing professional civil professional engineering work that is routine or basic in nature. Incumbents in this position apply basic engineering principles and methods in assigned project areas. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the first level within a two level Engineer classification series. It is distinguished from the Engineer 2 position in that Engineer 1 incumbent performs basic or routine professional engineering work requiring the application of basic engineering principles and analytical or highly technical methods in one or more assignment areas. Duties are based on broad academic knowledge of general engineering principles and practices. Work is typically performed under the direction and guidance of a Professional Engineer.
Kitsap County W A St, Pasco, WA 99301, USA
Aug 15, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW The mission of Kitsap Recovery Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and communities through superior, responsive, cost-effective chemical dependency treatment services leading to improved quality of life for those involved in or affected by chemical dependency. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in East Bremerton, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria. Treatment Aides assist in providing responsible alcohol and drug recovery services support work in accordance with established standards at Kitsap Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. In addition to working with alcohol and drug dependent patients, duties include assisting with light housekeeping, laundry, and food service for patients and resident guests housed in the facility. Employees must be able to rotate shifts, with varying days off, work nights and/or weekends and are expected to be able to perform the functions and duties of all shifts. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six months of responsible support work experience in the area of health care and/or inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in or medical environment; AND/OR Experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there by no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Aide. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance and a positive work ethic/attitude. Ability to : Appear, and stay, for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately maintain routine/basic logs and records. Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Exercise tact, initiative and good judgment in performing duties. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents must be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends, and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards may occur occasionally when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Assist in delivery of treatment services in detoxification and intensive inpatient programs. Under supervision, assist in providing medication to patients. Assist administering the urinalysis (UA) testing process as well as completing and maintaining records and document in support of programs and services administered by the Kitsap Recovery Center. Assist in maintaining logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Assist in enforcing all rules and regulations of the facility; maintaining safety of patients, resident guests and facility and making regular security checks on rooms and facilities. Respond to emergencies. Interact with patients and provide encouragement and support in their treatment program. Perform light housekeeping and laundry duties. Assist with food service to patients and resident guests. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 09, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent manages and performs a variety of advanced professional engineering assignments in the design and development of County infrastructure improvements, requiring advanced expertise in a specialized area of engineering or in multiple engineering-related functions. The incumbent acts as a resource to engineers and technicians on complex projects and manages or oversees projects, project components, and professional contracts. Work assignments are received with little technical instruction and require the selection of course of action and resolution of complex or unique problems with considerable latitude for independent judgment to develop procedures, systems and establish priorities working within the frameworks of established administrative guidelines. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE)* and two years of supervisory or lead experience; or Bachelor's degree in civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering and six years engineering** experience, including two years of supervisory or lead experience. *Industry specific certification such as a Project Management Professional, Construction Management Professional, etc. may substitute for the PE. **"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies accepted . Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Two years of contract administration and project management experience. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Principles, practices, and standards of civil engineering as they relate to the specific area of assignment. Engineering mathematics, plans, maps, specifications, and drafting terminology and symbols. Principles, practices, and design standards, for public infrastructure construction. Principles, procedures, and practices of contract negotiation, contract administration and construction management. Principles and practices of project planning, budgeting, coordination, and evaluation. Application and interpretation of federal, state and local rules, regulations, codes and ordinances as they relate to area of assignment. Management and supervisory principles and practices including program planning, budgeting, direction, coordination and evaluation. Skills and/or Ability to : Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to make effective public presentations of technical, complex, and, often controversial, information. Interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Organize and oversee work projects, including planning and monitoring work schedules, contract compliance, and progress reviews. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Utilize various computer applications MS Word, MS excel and specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, contractors, engineering firms, the general public, and representatives of other agencies. Attend evening meetings or work over 40 hours in a week as required. Organize and oversee work projects, including planning and monitoring work schedules, contract compliance, and progress reviews. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Analyze engineering plans, specifications and technical reports. Develop engineering plans and objectives for assigned area and perform planning and budgeting functions. Perform technical research work and complex technical computations to provide reliable advice on engineering problems. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, contractors, engineering firms, the general public, and representatives of other agencies. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some field inspection work which may be in and around roadways or construction sites. Positions typically require: bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking and standing, adequate vision sufficient to review plans, safely drive a vehicle and inspect work, hearing/speaking adequate to communicate effectively, and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Requires exertion of force of up to 25 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to lift, carry or move objects. Environmental and physical hazards associated when in the field and/or on construction sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Manage and coordinate the design and details for Capital improvements and modifications to the County's infrastructure requiring advanced engineering skills including: preparation and production of specialized design reports, studies, plans, working drawings, specifications, quantities, and cost estimates; preparation and submittal of permit applications; coordination with other sections, divisions, departments, agencies and all applicable utilities; consideration and evaluation of property impacts and right of way needs; confirmation of project scope, schedule and budget; assuring that work is performed in a timely and efficient manner according to appropriate guidelines, procedures, and legal regulations; and acting as a technical resource in the engineering arena to resolve complex design and construction problems, for structures such as roads, bridges, retaining walls, storm water controls, traffic controls, storm sewer collection and conveyance, and related structures and facilities. Manage, coordinate, and participate, in pre-bid, pre-construction, and technical review meetings, which involve meeting with utility companies, developers, contractors, engineers, and representatives from County departments and State agencies to review and analyze plans, specifications and related impact for County projects. Serve as a key liaison and maintain professional relationships with the County departments and managers, interdepartmental committees, engineering firms, developers, contractors, utility companies and the general public on assigned projects. Manage selection of qualified Engineering firms, negotiating contracts with Engineering firms, defining scope, schedule and budget. Manages, coordinates, and participates in the screening and selection of engineering consultants and contractors to perform work for assigned County capital improvement projects including: negotiating contracts; defining scope, schedule, and budget: reviewing for approval and tracking consultants' Scope of Work and Budget for the duration of the project. Supervise assigned staff including setting work priorities, procedures, planning, organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating and training as necessary. Evaluate the work of assigned staff, establish standards of performance, and participate in the selection of new employees, including making recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Attend public meetings and formal public hearings on proposed County construction projects related to area of assignment. Manage, coordinate, and prepare applicable maps, exhibits, drawings, charts, and graphs and provide technical testimony as required. Prepare and make public presentations of oral and visual reports to committees, community groups, special interest groups, elected officials, or the Board of County Commissioners to explain assigned projects and to present progress reports. Manage, oversee, and participate in the public bidding process for Roads' projects including: completing and reproducing plans, estimates, and specifications; preparation of advertisement; conducting bid openings; reviewing and recommending award of contract in accordance with the contract documents and applicable rules, regulations; and publish bid results. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 01, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Information Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent supervises and assists crews assists in the operation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of assigned mechanical equipment and interior and exterior upkeep of facilities associated with wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump stations. A main function of this position is hauling and delivering wastewater sludge and biosolids within Washington State. This is a working supervisor position with responsibilities that include maintaining and repairing equipment, supervising crews, assigning and scheduling workloads, securing necessary parts and materials, and coordinating work with other supervisors. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Five years of progressively responsible work experience involving maintenance and repair of various types of vehicles and equipment including gas and diesel engines, including two years of supervisory or lead responsibility; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. 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. Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed and a valid medical card. Possess Washington State Industrial First Aid certification,Washington State and Traffic Flagging Certification. Must pass a breath alcohol test and urine drug screen. NOTE : In accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures, no applicant will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening. At time of appointment the successful candidate must : Posses appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Positions in this class typically require: 85% of the work is performed in the field at wastewater treatment plants, sewage pump/lift stations, or driving and 15% is in an office, shop or classroom environment. Sitting (when driving or in office) or standing for long periods of time. Bending, reaching, handling and grasping various items such as: documents, materials, hand tools, shovels debris, sewage lines. Walking, balancing over rough, uneven or undeveloped terrain. Visual acuity sufficient to drive, view computer data, read written sewage lines, materials and road signs, see detail of maps, gauges and discriminate color. Sufficient physical strength, coordination, dexterity and mental alertness to assure safety and operate power equipment; Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 35 pounds. Incumbents may be: Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to toxic chemicals, noxious fumes and wastewater, work in confined spaces underground, and when exposed to traffic and road hazards. Work is also performed outdoors in inclement weather. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Proper crane rigging. Standard methods and proper use of tools and materials used in mechanical trades including: PVC, copper, iron, high density polyethylene, and other piping materials, pumps, generators, power tools, wrenches, air tools, hydraulic tools, mowing and yard tools, variety of coating systems, Water or wastewater treatment process and sewage conveyance systems. Safe working practices and procedures. Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to assigned area. Effective supervisory principles and techniques. Equipment, tools and materials used by workers. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinates. Assist supervisor in planning for and accomplishing maintenance projects through the skillful use of personnel and equipment. Organize and oversee work programs, including work schedules and progress reviews. Carpentry and painting; Installing and repairing sheetrock; Installing and repairing siding; Repair and maintain equipment, vehicles, and tools. Troubleshoot and repair a variety of mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment, sewage pump stations, and lift stations. Read and understand construction drawings, specifications, flow diagrams, and equipment manuals. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Assist in developing short and long range plans and objectives. Establish and maintain accurate records and documentation of assigned activities and operations. Utilize the computer to access and track data and information, prepare, and edit reports and presentations. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Monitor project progress and make adjustments to meet deadlines. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Mathematical skills to calculate slopes, grades, volumes, estimate quantities, and provide basic cost analysis. Wear protective gear as needed. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, including on-call duty. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Supervise assigned staff, including setting work priorities, planning , organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating, scheduling, discipline, evaluating, addressing performance issues, interview and participate in employee selection and provide training as necessary. Make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Performs landscaping, grounds and building maintenance on all wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump or lift stations: pressure washing landscaping projects, mow, control weeds, trim and remove trees and shrubs. ?Perform facility repair and replacement at all wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump or lift stations on: HVAC systems, doors, locks, sheetrock, building siding,concrete and concrete block structures, gutters and drainage, sheet metal and roofs, fences and gates. Prepare, sand blast, needle gun, rebuild and paint mechanical equipment and buildings. Install and maintain sprinkler systems and biofilters. Corrective Maintenance and respond to alarms and performs operational checks and routine maintenance of: pumps, a variety of valves and gear mechanisms, motors, generators, blowers, boilers, and other equipment associated with wastewater treatment process and pumping systems including odor control, grit/solids removal, aeration, solids thickening and dewatering, gas scrubbers, ultra violet and chlorine disinfection system, and anaerobic digestion. Monitor and record data from meters, gauges, level indicators, and alarms associated with wastewater treatment process and sewage pump/lift station operations for: flow volume and levels, system pressures, fuel, lubrication, hazardous gases, and interruption to operations Preventative Maintenance and performs routine maintenance on: lawn mowers, weed eaters, generators, pumps and motors, pressure washing and painting equipment, other gasoline, propane, or diesel powered equipment. Perform general maintenance on tools and smaller equipment. Pump and maintain septic tanks. Pre-trip trucks for tire pressure, brakes, fluid levels, belts, lights and winterize vehicles. Maintain coating systems on mechanical equipment. Refueling gas, propane, and diesel equipment. Operate a variety of small and large equipment: hydraulic/electric crane truck, dump truck, tandem axle and semi trucks, end dump trailers, front-end loader, fork lift, bucket truck, chipper, trencher, shop trucks, portable generators, portable pumps, lawn mowers, weed eaters and hand/power tools, pressure washing and painting apparatus. Transport and handle hazardous material to various location within the state: diesel fuel, sodium hypochlorite, polymer, wastewater sludge and slurry, biosolids for land application. Use manual and computer based preventative maintenance programs to: clearly document routine maintenance checks, generate work orders for repairs, help prioritize work and improve efficiencies, help troubleshoot mechanical irregularities, and use for ordering and maintaining inventory for parts and supplies Other Job Functions: Perform related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 01, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Information Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent supervises and assists crews assists and oversees the operation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of a variety of gasoline, propane, and diesel powered mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump stations. This is a working supervisor position with responsibilities that include maintaining and repairing equipment, supervising crews, assigning and scheduling workloads, securing necessary parts and materials, and coordinating work with other supervisors. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Five years of progressively responsible work experience as a maintenance mechanic, including two years of supervisory or lead responsibility; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Experienced welder. Sewer or water pump station maintenance experience. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. 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. Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed and a valid medical card. Possess Washington State Industrial First Aid certification,Washington State and Traffic Flagging Certification. Must pass a breath alcohol test and urine drug screen. NOTE : In accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures, no applicant will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening. At time of appointment the successful candidate must : Posses appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Positions in this class typically require: 75% of the work is performed in the field at wastewater treatment plants, sewage pump or lift stations and 25% is in an office, shop or classroom environment. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to toxic chemicals, noxious fumes and wastewater, work in confined spaces underground, and when exposed to traffic and road hazards. Work is also performed outdoors in inclement weather. Positions in this class typically require: working in areas with uneven terrain; adequate vision and coordination to operate power equipment, inspect sewage lines, etc.; sufficient physical strength, coordination, dexterity and mental alertness to assure safety and operate power equipment; clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone; climbing stairs or ladders, bending, stooping, reaching, handling/grasping documents, sitting (when driving or in office) and/or standing for extended periods of time, walking short distances, Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 25 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move tools, equipment, parts and material. Incumbents may be: Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to toxic chemicals, noxious fumes and wastewater, work in confined spaces underground, and when exposed to traffic and road hazards. Work is also performed outdoors in inclement weather. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Sound machine shop practices. Metallurgy and corrosion prevention. Proper crane rigging. Proper use of tools and materials used in mechanical trades including, but not limited to: PVC, copper, iron, high density polyethylene, and other piping materials, pumps, generators, power tools, wrenches, air tools, hydraulic tools, water or wastewater treatment process and sewage conveyance systems. Safe working practices and procedures. Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to assigned area. Effective supervisory principles and techniques. Equipment, tools and materials used by workers. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinates. Assist supervisor in planning for and accomplishing maintenance projects through the skillful use of personnel and equipment. Organize and oversee work programs, including work schedules and progress reviews. Welding (MIG, TIG and oxygen), fabrication, plasma cutting, operate pneumatic and hydraulic systems, operate and maintain milling equipment (mills, lathes). Troubleshoot and repair a variety of mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment, sewage pump stations, and lift stations. Read and understand construction drawings, specifications, flow diagrams, and equipment manuals. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Assist in developing short and long range plans and objectives. Establish and maintain accurate records and documentation of assigned activities and operations. Utilize the computer to access and track data and information, prepare, and edit reports and presentations. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Monitor project progress and make adjustments to meet deadlines. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Mathematical skills to calculate slopes, grades, volumes, estimate quantities, and provide basic cost analysis. Wear protective gear as needed. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, including on-call duty. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Supervise assigned staff, including setting work priorities, planning , organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating, scheduling, discipline, evaluating, addressing performance issues, interview and participate in employee selection and provide training as necessary. Make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Preventative/ routine maintenance on: pumps, a variety of valves and gear mechanisms, motors, generators, small tools, other equipment associated with wastewater treatment process and pumping systems including odor control, grit/solids removal, clarifiers, aeration, solids thickening and dewatering, gas scrubbers, ultra violet and chlorine disinfection system, and anaerobic digestion. Maintain coating systems on mechanical equipment. Refueling gas, propane, and diesel equipment. Check fluid levels, belts, gauges, meters all for proper operations. Troubleshoot and test backflow assemblies. Corrective Maintenance and repair and perform major overhauls on: pumps, a variety of valves and gear mechanism, motors, generators, small tools, other equipment associated with wastewater treatment process and pumping systems including odor control, grit/solids removal, , aeration, solids thickening and dewatering, gas scrubbers, ultra violet and chlorine disinfection system, and anaerobic digestion. Prepare and paint mechanical equipment. Operates Equipment such as: electric and hydraulic crane trucks for lifting equipment, equipment trucks, portable and fixed generators, portable pumps, milling machines, lathes, metal inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), and oxygen welders, hand and power tools . Use manual and computer based preventative maintenance programs to: clearly document routine maintenance checks, generate work orders for repairs, help prioritize work and improve efficiencies, help troubleshoot mechanical irregularities, use for ordering and maintaining inventory for parts and supplies. Other Job Functions: Perform related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW The mission of Kitsap Recovery Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and communities through superior, responsive, cost-effective chemical dependency treatment services leading to improved quality of life for those involved in or affected by chemical dependency. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in East Bremerton, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria. Treatment Aides assist in providing responsible alcohol and drug recovery services support work in accordance with established standards at Kitsap Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. In addition to working with alcohol and drug dependent patients, duties include assisting with light housekeeping, laundry, and food service for patients and resident guests housed in the facility. Employees must be able to rotate shifts, with varying days off, work nights and/or weekends and are expected to be able to perform the functions and duties of all shifts. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six months of responsible support work experience in the area of health care and/or inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in or medical environment; AND/OR Experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there by no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Aide. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance and a positive work ethic/attitude. Ability to : Appear, and stay, for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately maintain routine/basic logs and records. Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Exercise tact, initiative and good judgment in performing duties. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents must be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends, and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards may occur occasionally when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Assist in delivery of treatment services in detoxification and intensive inpatient programs. Under supervision, assist in providing medication to patients. Assist administering the urinalysis (UA) testing process as well as completing and maintaining records and document in support of programs and services administered by the Kitsap Recovery Center. Assist in maintaining logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Assist in enforcing all rules and regulations of the facility; maintaining safety of patients, resident guests and facility and making regular security checks on rooms and facilities. Respond to emergencies. Interact with patients and provide encouragement and support in their treatment program. Perform light housekeeping and laundry duties. Assist with food service to patients and resident guests. Other Job Duties : May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. May assist with guest data collection and closer monitoring activities of the guests, such as reporting guest progress at staffing and assisting guests in problem solving. Assure guests are following program rules and requirements including management of guest room cleanliness, assuring guest follow-through with their daily activity plan, writing pertinent communications in the Guest Log Book regarding each guest. Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. This is a continuous opening, and is screened periodically as the need for additional on-call employees arises. Qualified applicants will be forwarded, as requested, to the department. If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified via email to schedule yourself through the online hiring system.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Seasonal
OVERVIEW About WSU Kitsap Extension WSU Kitsap Extension has been serving the citizens of Kitsap County since 1917. As the front door to the University, Extension programs build the capacity of individuals, organizations, businesses and communities and empower them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. WSU Extension engages people, organizations and communities to advance knowledge, economic well-being and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning and the applications of research. In addition, Washington State University provides over 2,200 publications, numerous online educational opportunities, and other statewide educational programs and technical assistance from four Research and Extension Centers, 15 Academic Departments and six of WSU's Academic Colleges. Noxious & Invasive Species Program Mission Statement The mission of the Kitsap County Noxious weed Control Board is to educate county residents, property owners and managers to be responsible stewards of the land and resources of Kitsap County by protecting and preserving all lands and natural resources of the county from the degrading impact of invasive noxious weeds Position Information Under direction of the assigned supervisor, the inspector assists in implementation of the Noxious Weed Board programs by performing unskilled and semi-skilled labor related to the control of noxious weeds in Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six month's work experience in grounds keeping or a related field; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Previous experience with controlling noxious weeds. Previous experience using a GPS system. Previous community outreach work experience. Previous work experience keeping records. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting - including a pre-employment medical examination. At time of appointment the successful candidate must: Possess a valid Washington State Drivers License. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Techniques and methods of weed identification. General safety precautions for working on roadways. General safety precautions for working with chemicals and registered herbicides. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and retain general procedures and workflow practices. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Comply with safety protocol. Operate weed eradication equipment. Work in adverse and physically taxing field conditions. Take good and legible notes. Read and apply directions from maps or GPS system and travel throughout Kitsap County. Follow labels and specific directions on them. Work with registered herbicides. Working Condition/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Positions in this class typically require: Work is performed primarily in a field environment with travel throughout Kitsap County to perform on-site weed control work. May be exposed to pesticides while performing on-site weed control. Positions typically require bending, balancing, reaching, and/or stooping while traversing all types of terrain. May be required to walk and stand for long periods of time while pulling weeds, etc. Must be able to safely operate power equipment/tools. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Dust, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Potentially hazardous conditions when driving or maintaining spraying at various locations in a variety of weather conditions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class). Essential Job Functions: Work with the County Weed Coordinator to detect, identify and eradicate noxious weed infestations. Take notes and maintain records related to noxious weed reports and complaints. Assist with administrative duties associated with RCW 17.10 Perform unskilled and semi-skilled on-site weed control work. Other Job Functions: Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are: This temporary position is considered "Extra Help" and categorized as seasonal. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and are not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is open continuously until filled. The first review of applications is the week of April 10, 2017. Applications will then be reviewed weekly thereafter, until a candidate is selected.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. Position Overview Performs and applies highly technical office and field civil engineering and construction management assignments in sewer infrastructure construction and inspection. The incumbent is responsible for conducting office and on-site inspections of infrastructure construction, for assisting in the administration of contracts, for monitoring the quality of the work being performed by the contractor, and for ensuring quality control of the materials utilized in the project. Is expected to work independently, and together with project team members and stakeholders. Work will occur in both office and field environments. Work is reviewed periodically for timely completion of required tasks through reports, conferences and meetings. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related engineering field; and Two years related inspection/engineering work experience for sewer infrastructure, utility or road construction projects; and Experience utilizing various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Construction management or related coursework from a college, university or business school recognized by the US Department of Education Previous contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects. Experience with contracts and evaluations. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Vehicle Use Policy while operating the County business. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must receive : Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Basic civil engineering and construction management principles and practices as they relate to the construction and inspection of sewer system infrastructure including mechanical, electrical, and structural components. Basic engineering mathematics and construction surveying. Standard utility and roadway infrastructure construction methods and requirements. Procedures, methods and equipment used in the testing of soil compaction and composition, asphalt, and concrete. State guidelines such as Washington State Department of Transportation Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction and Department of Ecology Criteria for Sewage Design. State and local permitting requirements for buildings, roadways, and environmental impacts. Standard office software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Project, etc. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Maintain and monitor complex records and documents. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications. Perform basic engineering and surveying measurements and calculations. Make responsible decisions on sewer construction projects. Monitor several projects at the same time. Perform, interpret, and understand material testing and prepare appropriate recommendations. Prepare draft technical material effectively and accurately for construction projects. Work independently and establish priorities. Perform the physical requirements of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 100 pounds occasionally and 50 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in the field environment conducting field or community inspection work; with some office environment work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Conducts on-site inspections of infrastructure construction projects to monitor the performance of the prime contractor and sub-contractors to ensure conformance with the approved plans and specifications. Documents daily project activity and material tracking. Maintains professional relationships with all project participants, including other departments and divisions, contractors, other agencies, and the general public. Participates as a design team member in reviewing construction design plans and specifications. Assists in the preparation of technical provisions for contract plans. Assists in coordinating quality control and contractibility reviews of County projects Attends and participates in pre-construction and weekly on-site progress project meetings. Supports various pre-construction and/or design activities such as coordination of utility meetings, coordination of utility potholing. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION: Classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled and will be reviewed weekly.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works Position Overview Performs highly responsible, technical tasks involving contract compliance monitoring of County roadway infrastructure construction projects and inspection of County Right-of-Way Permits. Responsible for tracking and regulating the activities of contractors working on construction projects to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications, the County Road Standards, Right-of-Way Permits, and applicable federal, state and local regulations. Standard policies and procedures cover most work situations. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related engineering field; and Two years related inspection/engineering work experience for roadway infrastructure construction projects; and Experience utilizing various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with bridge safety inspections and evaluations. Certified Erosion Control Lead. Experience with contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects, including Right of Way permits. Certification to operate a Nuclear Densometer gauge. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must receive : Certification to operate a Nuclear Densometer gauge. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Basic civil engineering and construction management principles and practices as they relate to the construction and inspection of roadway infrastructure. Basic engineering mathematics and construction surveying. Standard roadway infrastructure construction methods and requirements. Procedures, methods and equipment used in the testing of soil compaction and composition, asphalt, and concrete. Principles of radiation safety relating to operation of Nuclear Densometer. Washington State Department of Transportation guidelines and publications, such as the Construction Manual, Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction, Laboratory Manual and American Standards of Materials Testing. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications. Perform basic engineering and surveying measurement. Perform, interpret, and understand material testing and prepare appropriate recommendations. Work independently and establish priorities. Safely operate, monitor and store a Nuclear densometer gauge. Lift and carry construction materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 100 pounds occasionally and 50 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in an office environment with some field or community inspection work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Completes daily legal records of contractor progress and site conditions, quantities of work completed, and various administration documents. Completes various on-site material tests, and/or obtains various material samples for laboratory testing, and/or completes various laboratory material tests, relating to road and bridge construction. Ensure that all materials incorporated into the project meet material specifications and have been appropriately documented. Perform Right-of-Way Permit inspections to ensure compliance with approved plans, County Road Standards and Right of Way Permits Maintain professional relationships with all project participants, including other departments and divisions, contractors, other agencies, and the general public. Supports various pre-construction and or design activities such as coordination of utility meetings, coordination of utility potholes. Assists in coordinating quality control and contractibility reviews of County projects and compiles project comments. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION: Classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled and will be reviewed weekly.
Kitsap County Public Works Port Orchard, WA, United States
Jun 15, 2017
Full Time
The incumbent plans, organizes, and provides project leadership in the design and implementation of the various components of the County's asset management system and Geographical Information System (GIS).  The employee performs higher-level computer programming, advanced database management, advanced geo-processing and spatial analysis, GIS and asset management related project management and/or higher-level systems administration, development and testing to support operations of the Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management and GIS layers.  Responsibilities include implementing Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management systems.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Seasonal
OVERVIEW This is a seasonal part-time position located in the Kitsap County Parks & Recreation Department and will be mainly working in the Parks Division at the Fairgrounds. The desired start date for these positions is April 2017. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and are not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification include performing basic and routine activities under close supervision in various County functions. Work involves following specific instruction in accomplishing one or more defined tasks. Distinguishing Characteristics The County Worker is a stand alone. Positions in this class may include short-term and training positions as well as positions in which basic/routine work allows for little or no judgment or discretion. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED. Preferred Education and Experience One year of related experience in park maintenance. Six (6) months of experience in event set-up, grounds keeping, facility/parks maintenance, athletic fields or turf maintenance, or related field. Current First Aid / CPR certification. Working with the public in a recreational setting. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Be 18 years of age. Pass a criminal history background check. Pass medical evaluations, which may include audiometric testing in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both in the field and inside Parks and Recreation structures and facilities. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Reaching, handling/grasping tools and documents. Walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, depending upon assignment. Vision sufficient to observe activities and elements of the work site and read source materials. Repetitive motions/manual dexterity for use of tools. Bending, stooping and reaching while cleaning facilities or maintaining grounds. Walking and balancing while traversing uneven terrain. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 25 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move tools and other materials. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions when operating power and hand tools, when driving or maintaining facilities at various locations in a variety of weather conditions, and when fertilizing grounds. Dust, exhaust fumes, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Inclement weather. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of basic grammar, spelling and punctuation, math sufficient to perform the job. Knowledge of basic filing and maintenance techniques sufficient to perform the job. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Knowledge of basic knowledge of modern office practices. Skilled in greeting customers, clients and visitors; Skilled in basic office and/or maintenance techniques. Ability to learn and follow instructions including new work processes and procedures such as computer data entry or operation of equipment; Ability to use basic maintenance or office equipment. Ability to communicate, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Examples of Duties (May vary by position) Answers phones and greets visitors; takes messages and directs calls to appropriate parties. Directs visitors to appropriate destination. Opens, sorts, date stamps and distributes mail; prepares outgoing mail. Gathers, organizes, copies, binds, and prepares documents under supervision. Types and/or enters data into a computer for a variety of documents. Pulls and files documents under supervision; routes requested information. Performs basic cleaning duties such as sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, emptying waste baskets, clearing debris and washing dishes. Sets up and takes down equipment such as folding chairs and tables; opens and closes facilities including checking, securing and locking facility. Packs, loads, transports and unloads various supplies, meals or other materials at or to designated locations. Performs manual labor and operates equipment under supervision in maintaining County parks, facilities, roads or grounds. Performs public service work such as: serving meals, taking reservations or registrations; and basic cashiering task. Runs errands such as picking up mail and reports and distributing files. Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Incumbents are responsible for providing responsible support work in the field of alcohol and drug recovery services and are primarily responsible for detoxification and triage services. Incumbents are expected to be available to work all shifts and/or weekends for the 24-hour County Recovery Center. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the second level of a three-level treatment classification series. The Treatment Assistant acts as a lead worker, when assigned, on weekend and night shifts. This position is distinguished from the Treatment Aide by experienced level activities related to the care and safety of alcohol and drug dependent patients.Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and may not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience One year of responsible support work experience including six months experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in alcohol or drug treatment facility. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there be no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Assistant. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must: Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance, and a positive work ethic/attitude. Alcohol and drug related problems. Terminology utilized in the alcohol and drug field. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear, and stay, for schedule work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately, maintain routine logs and records. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Report accurately, in writing, conditions noted during assigned shift. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Exercise good judgment skills and provide work direction to staff as assigned. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents to be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Admit and release patients from triage and detoxification program in compliance with proper procedures. Assure admission and discharge procedures are followed. Provide work direction to Treatment Aides, assist in training and provide input into evaluations. Monitor activities led by outside guests and speakers and intervene when necessary. Provide treatment services in detoxification, triage and intensive inpatient programs. Enforce all rules and regulations of the facility; maintain safety of patients and facility; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; respond to emergencies. Maintain patient information confidentiality and demonstrate respect for patient's right to privacy. Provide guidance, encouragement and support to patients in their treatment program. Maintain logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Provide phone support for crisis calls from the public and bed management/admission requests from health care facilities, such as Harrison Hospital, and other referral sources, such as family. Transport patients to appointments or other locations as needed. Observe urinalysis collection. Other Job Duties: May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. Perform other duties as required including assistance with food service to patients and resident guests, housekeeping and laundry duties as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help policy. THIS POSITION IS OPEN CONTINUALLY FOR ON-CALL WORK. IT WILL BE SCREENED PERIODICALLY FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL. IT MAY BE 6-8 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
May 05, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW This position performs skilled installation or replacement of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment used at the Kitsap County Parks Facilities, to include new lighting and lighting control systems, receptacles, motors and motor controlling equipment, heating equipment, electrical panels and sub panels, and building automation systems that control the operation of all of the facility's energy usage. This position is on-call, as needed, with the exception of the time frame for the Kitsap County Fair. Must be available to work 40+ hours for the week of preparation for and during the operation of the the County Fair. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Successful applicants will have a Washington State Journeyman Electrician's License, two years of experience in electrical trades and must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification within 6 months of employment. At least six months experience in temporary power installation for large events and festivals is preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools, and materials used in the electrical trades. Occupational hazards and safe working practices and procedures for electrical work. Two and Three phase motors, relays, logic, control loops, PLC's and field instrumentation. Instrumentation theory and process control application. Washington State Labor & Industries compliance requirements for electrical work. Skill in using electrical testing devices and maintenance or repair of electrical motors, light fixtures, outlets, switches, and panels. Must be able to read and interpret equipment repair manuals and engineered plans and sketches. Must be able to work independently and carry out instructions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Lighting and electrical outlet repair Lighting and electrical outlet installation Electrical distribution repair and testing Other miscellaneous wiring repair or installation OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position is on-call/extra help and is not considered a regular County employee. This position is governed by the Extra Help policy as contained within the Personnel Manual.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public. Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs a variety of accounting/financial support activities which apply complex regulations with numerous deadlines for the Payroll section of Public Works. Work may involve access to confidential information. Work assignments are performed independently with little technical instruction, exercising specialized knowledge and independent judgment within statutory requirements and established policies, guidelines and procedures. Supervision consists of statements of desired objective, discussion of unusual problems and general review of results achieved. The supervisor is available for discussion and guidance of unusual problems and general review of results achieved for accuracy, timeliness, quality of service provided, and adherence to policies, procedures and accounting principles. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED; AND One year (1) year experience as clerical or office support which includes six months of experience performing account maintenance in a financial system, proficient data entry, MS Office Suite including MS Word, Excel; 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. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : General and specialized clerical, recordkeeping, and fiscal office (generally accepted accounting principles/cost accounting) practices and procedures. Organizational and filing system techniques and practices. Fundamental accounting and bookkeeping principles and practices. Fundamental business mathematics. Use of databases and data entry Correct and effective use of English grammar, spelling and punctuation. Standard office software, such as Word and Excel. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Proficient computer skills. Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing. Excellent customer service Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Work independently and establish priorities. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete multiple tasks and meet regular deadlines. Read, interpret 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. Perform a variety of tasks including mathematical calculations quickly and accurately. Operate a personal computer/terminal to keep accounting records, entering and retrieving data. Keyboard and 10-key accurately. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Perform the essential functions and physical requirements of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in an office environment. 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 of 20 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hostile or uncooperative individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Process departmental payroll for all Public Works funds; including data entry, reviewing and auditing payroll records in compliance with laws, county policies, collective bargaining agreements and the Personnel Manual. Track employee pay records, time entry, leave, schedules, holidays and absences. Research and resolve issues related to employee pay and leave balances. Maintain files ensuring all documentation is filed appropriately and accessible. Files are maintained, and archived pursuant to Washington State retention schedule. Monitor collective bargaining agreements for Public Works to ensure correct interpretations as they relate to payroll/personnel issues. This also includes working with local unions verifying that all represented employees are current with monthly dues and pension submittals. Maintain work order files, issue work order numbers and ensure proper cost distribution. Initiate cost recovery when necessary, such as labor distribution and billing of internal and external customers. Coordinate with employees and supervisors on personnel, hiring and termination/retirement issues. Track employee Family and Medical Leave and work with Human Resources Department staff to ensure accurate records are being maintained. Maintenance of employee leave balances/usage including leave without pay. Perform other duties as assigned OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Is non-union and covered under the Personnel Manual.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Aug 11, 2017
Full Time
Performs professional office land surveying activities requiring the application of surveying principles and practices for Public Works road, bridge, and capital projects. Duties involve professional and technical complex work in preparing and reviewing surveys, plats, section subdivisions, right-of-way plans, and property descriptions for parcel boundaries, right-of-ways, road vacations, easements, annexations, and other county projects. Work assignments are received with general and limited technical instruction and require considerable independence in the selection of courses of action and resolution of complex or unique problems within the framework of accepted surveying and departmental policies, procedures and applicable regulations. Work is reviewed by the County Surveyor for effective management through conferences, reports, and successful project completion.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, United States
Aug 04, 2017
Full Time
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Aug 04, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Superior Court is the court of general jurisdiction in Kitsap County, having original and appellate jurisdiction as authorized by the Washington State Constitution and the laws of the State of Washington. The Superior Court is created to resolve criminal felony cases, civil cases, juvenile offender and dependency cases, family law cases including paternity matters and adoptions, private and guardianship matters, domestic violence cases, mental health cases, and appeals from the District and Municipal Courts in Kitsap County. The Superior Court is a court of record, and is required to always be open, except on non-judicial days. Superior Court has an employment opportunity for a Drug Court Compliance Specialist. This position is responsible for monitoring participant compliance with all policies, procedures and requirements set out in the Treatment Court programs (e.g., Adult Drug Court, Veterans Court, and/or Family Dependency Drug Court). In addition, other duties may include periodic documentation of behavior which may affect the legal status of participants; gathering data to assist the Treatment Court team(s) in evaluating participant progress; on-going liaison with multiple agencies to assist participants in meeting program guidelines; and, ongoing intervention to provide direction, coordination and alternatives to the participants' present and changing behaviors. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Five years progressively responsible work experience in social work, court services, probation or counseling, or Bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences, criminal justice or a related field with at least one year of related experience; OR Any equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and abilities required to perform the work. Data entry, word processing and spreadsheet experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel is required. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Previous experience working in treatment courts , probation, or in a criminal justice environment and work experience with individuals in substance abuse recovery. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. 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. At time of appointment the successful candidate must : (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Valid Washington State driver's license. Appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Ability to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Criminal Justice system, including court rules and procedures as related to Treatment Courts . Available community resources and agencies. Computer information systems related to area of assignment. Database operations and report writing. Microsoft products specifically Word and Excel. Methods and techniques of research and analysis. Pertinent Federal, State and local statutes, codes and regulations applicable to the Treatment Courts . Modern office procedures. Relevant treatment services and public systems regarding chemically dependant participants and the support used by public clients including outpatient and inpatient treatment services. Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize a heavy workload and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Read, interpret, and apply work-related laws, codes, ordinances and other regulations and guidelines governing work assignments. Conduct effective investigations, analyze findings, and prepare recommendations for the Court. Communicate detailed information and recommendations effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships, using tact, patience and courtesy, with participants and their families, attorneys, law enforcement personnel, other agencies, Treatment Court team members, and the general public. Utilize various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Prepare detailed and summary reports. Coordinate the activities of the assigned Treatment Courts. Develop policies and procedures in coordination with assigned Treatment Court teams. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required. Work outside of the normally scheduled work day (including non-sequential days and hours); weekdays, weekends, holidays and evening/night hours as determined by participant availability, work projects and special projects as assigned. 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 in an office environment with off-site visits to different locations to make unannounced participant visits. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when driving/traveling to off-site locations in a variety of environments and weather conditions, or when exposed to highly emotional, unstable or hostile individuals in stressful situations. Requires clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Positions in this class typically require: reaching, handling/grasping documents, sitting for extended periods of time, walking and standing for short periods, vision sufficient to observe the behavior of program participants, read source materials and computer screen data, repetitive motions/manual dexterity for computer use and completion of required logs/reports. Requires exertion of force of 25 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be : Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when interacting with violent 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 : Ensure participant compliance with guidelines and individual requirements imposed in the assigned Treatment Court program. Enforce all program rules with participants and report any violations to the Court through the Treatment Court team. Assist participants to comply with the unique requirements established by the Treatment Court judge. Identify and, with each participant, address any other pending arrest warrants, legal financial obligations (LFO's), and/or suspended or revoked driving privileges. Monitor participant interaction with other governing departments and agencies (WA State Patrol, Department of Transportation, Clerk's Office, other courts). Supervise Treatment Court participants and hold participants accountable for Court-sanctioned behavior. Make ongoing, periodic contact with participants at their homes, places of employment and any other location where participants are obligated to be present. Conduct regularly-scheduled participant interviews. Give instruction on all program rules and expectations. Prepare and present progress and/or non-compliance reports weekly regarding individual compliance by Treatment Court participants. Present written and oral reports to the appropriate Treatment Court team(s) regarding participant progress and compliance. Recommend whether or not participants should continue in the assigned Treatment Court program. Regularly meet with the appropriate Treatment Court team(s) and make recommendations on possible, alternative plans of action. Suggest/offer services and resources that support successful participant rehabilitation and compliance. Meet with assigned Treatment Court participants. Make unannounced and/or unscheduled calls, either alone or in coordination with other Treatment Court professionals, on Treatment Court participants. Arrange transportation for participants who are engaged in unlawful or sanction-able behavior in the community. Work directly in consultation with assigned Sheriff's Department personnel. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Treatment Court participants and their support systems, attorneys, and law enforcement personnel, other agencies, co-workers and the general public. Work closely with treatment agencies and other community resources to monitor programs and assess participants' compliance with treatment plans. Encourage and monitor participant compliance in the payment of treatment fees and Treatment Court participation fees. Administer, including observation when appropriate, drug testing, including urine (UA), sweat patches, oral swabs or other approved techniques, according to applicable Treatment Court policy. Provide results promptly and accurately to the Treatment Court Manager and/or appropriate Treatment Court team. Coordinate special events, services, programs, projects or activities with Treatment Court participants that promote healthy and positive life-skills and/or reward participants for compliant and progressive behaviors. Encourage/motivate positive behaviors and promote compliance with all program requirements. Compile, analyze and maintain complete, accurate and timely records of contact and information obtained relative to each participant. Update records in a timely manner. Research available grants. Apply and write grant proposals under the direction of the Treatment Court Manager and/or Superior Court Administrator. Other Job Duties : Provide courtroom testimony as required. Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that if this position is a change from union to non-union it may cause changes to your benefits and accruals. Please see the benefits tab for links to research any changes. This is an "at will" appointed position. An "at will" employee's continued employment with the County is at the discretion of the Superior Court Administrator and Presiding Superior Court Judge and may have their appointment revoked at any time with or without cause and without right to appeal. This position is grant funded through the 1/10th of 1% sales tax.