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.

16 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system, and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. DCD is seeking a Permit Technician to join our team. Candidates should be dynamic professionals who are focused on excellent customer service & accurate data entry and who enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment. Please learn more about the department at our website . QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED and three years of full-time experienceofcustomer service/office support, OR A combination of work experience and higher education that provides the applicant with the desired qualifications (completion of college or vocational/technical coursework may be substituted for up to one year of work experience). Our ideal candidate would also possess: At least three years of office support work experience involving filing and the interpretation and application of regulations or technical guidelines. At least one year of experience of high level customer service providing detailed information and assistance to the public in the areas of building, land use or environmental permitting. At least one year of experience with data entry. At least one year of experience workingwith SharePoint. 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. Within two years of appointment, the candidate must: Obtain a certification as a Permit Technician issued by International Code Council (ICC) or other equivalent certification issued by a recognized agency. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES The incumbent participates in establishing and maintaining procedures for the processing of permits and associated duties for the Department of Community Development. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for the initial intake and review of building and land development permit applications, issuance of approved permit applications, and providing information to the public regarding code requirements and the permitting process. They provide general information about other divisions within the department to customers and refer them to appropriate outside agencies as necessary. Emphasis is on providing comprehensive customer service to ensure accurate and efficient response to requests. Customer contact occurs by walk-ins, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) cases, electronic mail, and postal mail. The customer service focus provides a foundation for all technical work and processes. The employee works within a team of people assigned to Permit Services where continuous cross training occurs and team members work together to ensure key deliverables and deadlines are met while providing the highest level of customer service possible. Complexities in the work situation call for reliance upon the employees' judgment, discretion and understanding of code requirements as well as the Department's goals and stated policies. Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Demonstrate sufficient inventiveness, imagination and innovation to understand the customer's project; identify issues and options; facilitate problem solving and issue resolution with the customer; all within generally prescriptive approval standards or criteria in various adopted County codes, policies and regulations. Explain complex or technical permitting requirements to customers in a way that they understand. Interpret, follow, and explain a variety of documents, policies and procedures Work independently without constant direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Perform a variety of tasks requiring accuracy and attention to detail. Establish and maintain effective customer and working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment in all interactions, including those with aggravated or challenging people, in a fast-paced environment. Able to work within a fast paced, changing environment that promotes continuous improvement. Essential Functions Intake, process, and review permit applications for completeness. Review submittal information for a wide variety of permit types to ensure accurate and complete submittals. Assists customers in understanding technical worksheets and completion of application forms and documents so they can achieve a complete submittal for a permit. Enter permit data into a computerized tracking system. Greet customers at the counter, ascertain their needs, proactively inform and educate them about County and related processes and procedures. Schedule permit related meetings with technical staff for customers. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION 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: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. Ability to work in an open office environment. Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under the AFSCME 1308 collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and maybe subject to an initiation fee. Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes. The Kitsap County District Court is currently seeking individuals to serve as aCourt Clerk. Court Clerks, under the direction of the assigned supervisor, perform complex legal, administrative, and accounting duties. Court Clerks play an integral part of the District Court team, by creating, preserving, and protecting the official record of the court. Accuracy is vital to protect the rights of participants and to maintain the integrity of the judicial process. Court Clerks work closely with the four elected judges, staff, defense attorneys, prosecuting attorneys, interpreters, and other criminal justice partners. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Successful applicants for this position will have: 2 years clerical or office experience including cashiering or cash handling, preferably in the courts, legal, or criminal justice fields. 2 years computer experience, preferably with Microsoft Office. Any equivalent of experience and education that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. The ideal candidate will have recent (within five years) experience working in the Washington Courts. Must have knowledge of Court procedures and strong customer service skills.. Knowledge General and specific knowledge of court and legal methodologies and case flow management. General office functions including methods, procedures and equipment. Standard English, spelling, proper grammar and punctuation. Application of court rules and procedures, cultural diversity, and the dynamics of domestic violence. Business and accounting practices, and use of a personal computer and peripheral equipment including video equipment. General safety rules and procedures. Skills and Abilities Effectively prioritize responsibilities to meet changing deadlines. Maintain accurate court records. Read, interpret and implement legal documents, statutes, codes and local court rules. Effectively assist attorneys, law enforcement and the general public. Handle several tasks simultaneously. Proficiency using multiple computer programs designed specifically for courts. Maintain composure and communicate effectively with people who may be angry, upset, confrontational and/or abusive. Quickly troubleshoot and respond to computer, audio and video equipment errors. Willingness to learn and adapt to constant changing procedures and laws. Act independently and evaluate situations that affect the safety of the general public, and respond appropriately. Work independently and alongside the judge to plan, organize and execute responsibilities. Communicate effectively and tactfully in an adversarial environment. Follow and enforce courtroom procedures. Maintain and uphold the utmost level of confidentiality where required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Performs oversight of certain legal processes to ensure the timely release of defendants from custody, the issuance and quashing of arrest warrants, and assignment of legal counsel, without which said diligence would cause future arrests, unlawful imprisonment, law suits and the violation of constitutional rights. Proficiently utilize multiple computer/software programs simultaneously to independently evaluate, input and disseminate legal documents pursuant to governing state statutes, and state and local court rules. Read, interpret and apply a variety of legal documents while upholding the utmost level of confidentiality where required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Union Membership This position is covered under AFSCME Local 1308 Courthouse Employees 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. To view the bargaining agreement please visit our website: http://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/PersonnelManualBargUnits/CollectiveBargainingAgreements.htm Closing Date/Time: 2/26/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County W A St, Pasco, WA 99301, USA
Jan 26, 2018
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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Nov 01, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Court Security Officers are responsible for patrolling and ensuring the security of the campus at the Kitsap County Courthouse and other court facility locations, such as the Juvenile Detention Facility or Bremerton Municipal Court. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years experience in investigative, law enforcement, criminology or a related field that displays the ability to perform the essential job functions is required; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Education can be substituted for only one year of experience. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Completion of a federal or state police academy, reserve academy or corrections academy. Experience working with the public in a security setting. Experience monitoring systems, monitoring assigned security areas, and responding to unusual occurrences. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. These tests may include, but are not limited to, oral interviews, medical examination, truth verification test, psychological evaluation and weapons qualification with passing scores set by Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Be able to obtain and maintain a valid and current Sheriff's Office limited commission as provided by the current Sheriff. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess CPR, First Aid and AED certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing Courthouse security operations and search and seizure. Investigative techniques. Legal terminology, legal documents and court operations and procedures. Safe weapons handling practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships with the public, co-workers, law enforcement agencies and others using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Apply constructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information. Understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Successfully complete basic Defensive Tactics training. Exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in a security setting. Maintain routine paper and computer records. Deal tactfully, impartially and effectively with individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds. Communicate effectively with a diverse population, both orally and in writing. Quickly comprehend and carry out oral and written instructions. Interview suspects to solicit relevant information. Safely use position equipment such as metal detection screening devices, tasers, handcuffs, pepper spray, and carry a firearm in the course of work. Operate a personal computer and use basic computer applications. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed both in an office environment and around the Kitsap County Courthouse or other court facility locations. Positions in this class typically require : Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Ability to climb, twist, stoop, bend, and reach (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), grasp, and occasionally run in response to emergency conditions. Substantial in-person contact with the public and law enforcement agencies require that the incumbent have the ability to communicate effectively. Ability to carry a firearm in the performance of assigned duties and to pass weapons qualification with a passing score set by the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. Hearing adequate to communicate on the telephone and in person and to hear and understand radio communications and audible alarms. Exertion of force up to 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potential hazards associated with all weather conditions. Exposed to hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue or apprehend violators of infractions. Required to confiscate forbidden articles and weapons. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Required to wear the issued uniform. Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This recruitment is open continuously and applications will be reviewed periodically as needed to fill vacant positions. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW IMPORTANT CANDIDATE INFORMATION: ENTRY LEVEL AND LATERAL APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETYTESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork,Integrity,Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Review the job brochure: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sheriff/pdf_scripts/10024_sheriff_recruitment.pdf Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff1 (Entry Level): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=881467&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=857542&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County W A St, Pasco, WA 99301, USA
Jan 27, 2018
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. Employees in this position are covered under Kitsap County's Extra Help Policy. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience One year of responsible support work experience including six months experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in alcohol or drug treatment facility. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there be no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Assistant. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must: Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance, and a positive work ethic/attitude. Alcohol and drug related problems. Terminology utilized in the alcohol and drug field. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear, and stay, for schedule work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately, maintain routine logs and records. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Report accurately, in writing, conditions noted during assigned shift. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Exercise good judgment skills and provide work direction to staff as assigned. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents to be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Admit and release patients from triage and detoxification program in compliance with proper procedures. Assure admission and discharge procedures are followed. Provide work direction to Treatment Aides, assist in training and provide input into evaluations. Monitor activities led by outside guests and speakers and intervene when necessary. Provide treatment services in detoxification, triage and intensive inpatient programs. Enforce all rules and regulations of the facility; maintain safety of patients and facility; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; respond to emergencies. Maintain patient information confidentiality and demonstrate respect for patient's right to privacy. Provide guidance, encouragement and support to patients in their treatment program. Maintain logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Provide phone support for crisis calls from the public and bed management/admission requests from health care facilities, such as Harrison Hospital, and other referral sources, such as family. Transport patients to appointments or other locations as needed. Observe urinalysis collection. Other Job Duties: May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. Perform other duties as required including assistance with food service to patients and resident guests, housekeeping and laundry duties as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help policy. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Temporary
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship for a minimum of 20 hours per week (and up to 40hrs)during the 2018 Summer College Break. KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. Stormwater/GIS Internship Description: The Stormwater/GIS Team in the County Public Works Department is seeking motivated individuals for summer intern positions in the Stormwater Division. The successful intern will learnhow stormwater systems work and different types of infrastructure. Interns will also learn about water quality requirements and how policy/infrastructure help Kitsap County meet Clean Water Act requirements. Interns maybe assigned a special project in addition to regular duties. These positions will be a combination of office and field observation work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level Geography, GIS, Surveying, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge of: How to collect stormwater infrastructure data in the field using high accuracy GPS; Migrating field data to GIS; Entering data into an asset management system; Analyzing GIS data for watershed planning; Basic hydrology understanding; ArcGIS Using a GPS Increase Intern Ability to: communicate effectively both written and orally with contractors and County departments; assist with daily reports and quality tracking work effectively in stressful situations; work with supervisors of different groups to solve problems affecting project progress; work independently or with limited supervision; handle many priorities at one time and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Closing Date/Time: 4/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 16, 2018
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Human Resources Department supports over 1,100 County employees. We recruit talented & career-minded leaders, support employee development, build trust, celebrate teamwork, and work with integrity. The County HR Department has an exciting opportunity for an HR Benefits Technician to join our team.Our new team member willperformspecialized technicalhuman resources work, including a variety of responsible and complex information processing,and willassistassigned departments in the areas of employee benefits, absence management, and ADA accommodations.Duties include processing, calculating, entering and troubleshooting human resources/payroll/benefit information for pay cycle deadlines and administering programs and policies in compliance with federal and state laws and timelines. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience: At least three years of office administration/support work experience with at least one year of experience in the Human Resources field OR A combination of work experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired qualifications (completion of college or vocational/technical coursework in business, benefits administration, HR, payroll, or closely related fields may be substituted for up to one year of work experience). Human Resources or Payroll experience in the public sector and experience working with JD Edwards (HR Information System) is preferred. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of employee benefits programs and procedures; federal, state, and local laws pertaining to benefits and leave administration; ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures for both union and non-union groups; and must possess strong analytical ability to independently research and determine solutions to difficult or complex problems. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Examples of Duties (non-exhaustive list): Process and enter human resources/payroll information into the Financial Management System (FMS) in accordance with applicable policies and procedures. Assist in trouble-shooting, diagnosing, resolving and responding to problems associated with benefits. Coordinate with third party administrators regarding eligibility. Respond to employee and department inquiries regarding basic interpretation of policies related to benefits. Communicate benefit rules, coverage levels and rates. Process new hire benefit enrollment and benefit changes, including open enrollment and COBRA qualifying events. Interpret, administer, and provide technical guidance and problem resolution to departments/employees on leave programs and policies in accordance with federal and state employment laws. Coordinate, organize and maintain medical information ensuring that guidelines are closely monitored and executed in compliance with applicable law. Type correspondence, reports and other documents with high standards of accuracy, style of presentation, completeness and correctness of content. Compose responses to routine inquiries from other agencies and County departments. Provide back up support to the HR Front Office for lunches, breaks, vacations, and as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is non-represented and is covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is classified as non-exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 03, 2018
Temporary
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship for a minimum of 20 hours per week (and up to 40hrs)from May - September 2018 . KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. Field Surveying Internship Description: The Surveying teamin the Kitsap County Public Works Department is seeking motivated individuals for summer intern positions in the Engineering Division. The successful intern will learn to assist Field Survey staff inestablishing survey control, right of way location, GPS observations, GLO retracementsearches, setting or maintaining survey monuments and construction staking. These positions will be a combination of office and field observation work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level Civil Engineering, Land Surveying Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge of: Basic understanding if land surveying activities; Right of Way map and historical drawings; Use of basic surveying equipment Basic surveying measurements and mathematics Techniques to prepare engineering design base maps Work performed on an active construction site Increase Intern Ability to: Communicate effectively both written and orally with customers and County departments; Assist with daily reports and quality tracking Work effectively in stressful situations; Work with supervisors of different groups to solve problems affecting project progress; Work independently or with limited supervision; Handle many priorities at one time and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Closing Date/Time: 4/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Temporary
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship for a minimum of 20 hours per week (and up to 40hrs)fromJune - September 2018 . KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. Environmental Education Internship Description: The Education and Outreach Teamin the County Public Works Department is seeking motivated individuals for summer intern positions in the Solid Waste Division. The successful intern will learn to assistwith the implementation of waste reduction and recycling, hazardous waste collection and municipal solid waste disposal programs. Daily tasks and opportunities will be focused on promoting proper usage of the solid waste system, community behavior change and public awareness of the Solid Waste Divisions initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level Environmental Studies (environmental science, policy or education), Public Administration, Communication or Education Freshman(1y completed)- Senior(4y or higher) Knowledge and Abilities to Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge of: Extensive public interactions including; event staffing and door-to-door outreach and addressing citizen questions How to interpret and manipulate data How to measure project progress and success Field assessments of recycling and disposal receptacles Administering customer surveys and analyzing the data Researching projects pertaining to policy and other programs Assisting staffwith business recycling technical assistance and in-house recycling programs Increase Intern Ability to: Communicate effectively both written and orally withcommunity membersand County departments; Assist with daily reports and quality tracking Work effectively in stressful situations; Work with supervisors of different groups to solve problems affecting project progress; Work independently or with limited supervision; Handle many priorities at one time and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. Understand basic marketing concepts SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Closing Date/Time: 4/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jan 25, 2018
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 bridge and road construction inspection. Position duties include: coordinating, assigning and conducting on-site inspections of road and bridge construction to monitor the quality of the work being performed by the contractor and quality control of the materials utilized in the project for conformance to approved plans and specifications; supervising, assigning, coordinating and reviewing for compliance required materials testing as specified in the plans and specifications of projects; representing the County as the principal inspector on large and complex road and bridge projects; coordinating and conducting safety inspections of existing bridges in accordance with mandated timetables and requirements; applying civil engineering principles to solve problems as they arise in the construction process including making "in-field' engineering decisions in collaboration with the Construction Engineer to generate necessary change orders. This position typically serves as a lead on large scale, complex engineering projects; and/or lead worker to lower level engineers; and/or supervisor to the technicians. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) or ConstructionManager Professional; or Engineer in Training (EIT) and four years of related engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer; or Bachelor's Degree in related engineering field and four years related engineering* work experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE); and One year of lead worker or supervisory experience. *"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 Professional Engineer Certification; or Certification and experience: A copy of the Engineer in Training Certification 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; or 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 PE Registration form available at: http ://www.dol.wa.gov/business/engineerslandsurveyors/engapply-exam.html 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. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with bridge safety inspections and evaluations. Experience with organizational management principles, such as Lean Six-Sigma, Theory of Constraints. Three yearsof experience as a project lead/supervisor/manager oras a Superintendent or Forman for Infrastructure construction. Washington State Bridge Inspection Certification. Certified Erosion Control Lead. Experience with contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects. Driving Requirements • The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as a Category 1 Driver and operates County-owned vehicle. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit 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. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Engineering principles, techniques,practices, materials (plans, maps and specifications), draftingand equipment involved in the design and estimating of civil construction projects. Hardware, software and applications relating to engineering. Principles, procedures, and practices of contract administration and construction management processes. 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 : Perform technical research work and complex technical computations to provide reliable advice on difficult engineering problems. Complete assigned tasks within prescribed timeframes. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. To serve as a lead to subordinate employees by training, assigning, prioritizing, reviewing and monitoring the workflow of staff to ensure quality of work and services; provides guidance in processing of legal or other documents requiring specialized knowledge. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with internal and external staff and clients using tact, patience, courtesy and good judgment. Communicate effectively orally and in writing with the public, developers, contractors and other governmental agencies and County departments; understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Operate a computer, utilizing various computer applications specific to the Department including standard databases, permit-tracking databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web-based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Prepare memorandums, staff reports and participate in technical reviews, hearings and presentations to the public, Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners. Effectively respond to and reconcile competing interests of governmental entities, community and service organizations, public representatives and the development community as they affect the planning and operation of programs. Read, interpret, and apply work related codes, project descriptions, legal property descriptions, site plans, maps, ordinances, and other regulations and guidelines applicable to area of assignment. Make effective public presentations of technical, complex, and often controversial information, programs and projects. To utilize related computer software including: MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook Evaluate priorities and organize a variety of projects without jeopardizing project continuity or project deadlines. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Work various shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in an office environment with some field or community inspection work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Manages assigned projects activities, which include preparation of designs, plans, drawings, specifications, estimates, spreadsheets, and graphic materials, recommending and approving materials, approving schedules, resolving problems, negotiating change orders, collecting, gathering and interpreting engineering data, and recommending pay estimates and providing quality control. Provide technical work direction, coordinate activities/tasks of assigned staff; may assist/or prepare work schedules and monitoring work quality and quantity for adherence to standards on specific tasks. Coordinating, assigning and conducting on-site inspections of road and bridge construction to monitor the quality of the work being performed by the contractor. Conducts safety inspections of existing bridges in accordance with mandated timetables and requirements. Applies civil engineering principles to solve problems as they arise in the construction process including making "in-field' engineering decisions in collaboration with the Construction Engineer to generate necessary change orders. Coordination and participation in pre-bid, pre-construction and technical review meetings. Reviews construction plans prepared by consultants and county engineering staff to assure completeness and accuracy. May be assigned to both short and long term projects and may have more than one project assignment at any one time. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled and reviewed weekly. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jan 24, 2018
Temporary
OVERVIEW This is a paid internship for a minimum of 20 hours per week (and up to 40hrs)from May - September 2018 . KITSAP COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Kitsap County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principals and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field. Construction Management Internship Description: The Construction ManagementTeam in the County Public Works Department is seeking motivated individuals for summer intern positions in the Roads/Engineering Division. The successful intern will learn to assist Construction Managers and Engineering Construction Inspectors in the inspection of road projects including; drainage, paving, resurfacing, asphalt, curb and sidewalks, sub-grade placement, storm and sewer pipe andinstallation of culverts. These positions will be a combination of office and field observation work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Minimum Qualifications : Must be able to show proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution at the time of internship. If the internship occurs during the summer, the student may provide proof of summer or fall enrollment. Desired Majors and Class Level Civil Engineering, Materials and/or Construction Management Sophomore(2Y) - Senior(4Y) Knowledge and Abilities To Obtain Over the Course of the Internship: Increase Intern Knowledge of: basic understanding of Civil Construction Plans and Specifications, including WSDOT specifications; engineering plans, reports, maps and terminology; operating a computer/table utilizing various construction applications in the office and in the field (databases, permit-tracking, word processing, spreadsheets, web-based systems); basic engineering measurements and mathematics materials lab testing on and off site working onsite on an active construction project Increase Intern Ability to: communicate effectively both written and orally with contractors and County departments; assist with daily reports and quality tracking work effectively in stressful situations; work with supervisors of different groups to solve problems affecting project progress; work independently or with limited supervision; handle many priorities at one time and accomplish tasks in a timely manner. SUPERVISION Intern will receive supervision from an administrative superior as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and accepted practices. Work is reviewed through status reports, meeting and observations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION RECRUITMENT INFORMATION : Applications will be screened as they are received. Positions in the classification are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Closing Date/Time: 4/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jul 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETY TESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision : To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Review the job brochure: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sheriff/pdf_scripts/10024_sheriff_recruitment.pdf Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=856943&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced): http://agency.governmentjobs.com/kitsap/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=882295&agency=2172&viewOnly=yes OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Jan 13, 2018
Seasonal
OVERVIEW The Public Works Summer Employment Program positions performs varied tasks under the direct supervision of a regular Public Works employee to assist the department and assigned division with seasonal needs. Important Recruitment Information: Interviews will be held in February, March and April . This is an ongoing recruitment; positions are filled as applications are received. Once candidates are screened and meet all of the criteria, the department will be contacting them for interviews. Candidates that do not meet the criteria or who submit incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates that submit closer to the closing dates also may not be considered, because these positions may already be filled. Distinguishing Characteristics The Public Works Summer Employment Program positions are distinguished from regular Kitsap County classified positions by the temporary work assignment and training provided to the participants. The training provided for up to four summers allows participants to progress from entry level to more skilled duties and responsibilities, depending upon assignment, years of participation and training progress.Work is performed under immediate supervision and the participants are expected to learn tasks and to carry out assignments as directed. An evaluation completed by the worker's supervisorassists with determining eligibility to continue to return for summer employment in the following years. Thesummer worker is evaluated on: ability to work without constant supervision, willingness to perform assigned tasks, punctuality and dependability, self-motivation, safety habits, ability to get along with co-workers and supervisors, and contribution to the County program assigned. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as either "on-call", "seasonal" or "limited term".Initial employment is typically designated as "seasonal". Position Statement (Participants are assigned to specific temporary work assignments in various divisions of the Public Works Department.) Road Maintenance/Flagging - Union membership required (26 summerpositions) The Maintenance/Flagging Worker performs a wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of the County roads and bridges. The work involves physical manual labor while performing road repair, preventative maintenance and traffic control (flagging) tasks. Employees will operate a County vehicle and miscellaneous light equipment and practice good safety habits. Job duties may include: driving and flagging; setting up and moving signs; moving fences and setting mailboxes; asphalt work (raking and shoveling); loading and unloading materials; filling pot holes for utilities, shoveling rock; cutting brush and weeds/feeding chipper; mixing cement; rip rap headwalls; and other duties as assigned. Sign Shop Maintenance - Union membership required (18 summerpositions) The Sign Shop Maintenance Worker performs manual labor duties assisting full-time staff which may include: striping roads with yellow and white paint; placing pavement markings; replacing signs, installing new signs, and repair of flashing lights; traffic control (flagging); setting out road signs; driving pilot car; cleaning equipment, shop and yard; filling bead tanks; performing daily service of trucks and vehicle inspections; loading equipment and materials; marking pavement and painting; various sign maintenance tasks; assisting with making of signs; data entry, word processing and scanning; and other duties as assigned. StormwaterUtility Laborers - Non union (27 summer positions) The Sewer Utility LaborerWorker performs manual labor and operates miscellaneous power tools while working with a team and assisting in the maintenance of the storm water detention and retention ponds. Job duties may include: driving and flagging, setting up and moving signs, using a weed eat brush, removing and clearing small trees and brush; mowing in uneven areas; cleaning and maintaining equipment; and other duties as assigned. Sewer Utility Laborer - Non union (4 summer positions) The Wastewater LaborerWorker assists in maintaining grounds at Wastewater facilities throughout the County and assists in inspecting, testing and performing preventive maintenance at pumping stationsand treatment plants. Work is primarily performed outside and includes cleaning and painting buildings and equipment indoors or out. Job duties may include: mowing grass, applying and raking out beauty bark, operating weed eaters, weeding landscaped areas, washing vehicles; preparing for painting; maintaining buildings; cleaning and maintaining equipment; and other duties as assigned. Clerical Assistant - Non union (1 summer positions) The Clerical AssistantWorker assists Administration in providing clerical support services todivisions of the Public Works Department. Job duties may included: Data entry, word processing and scanning; delivering mail; ordering supplies; copying, faxing and filing; answer phones (reception); archiving records; assisting with the resource library; and other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, High School Diploma or GED, and have a valid driver license. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements.If selected for a position, students will not be able to begin work unless these certifications are current, no exceptions . Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Complete classes for flagging and First Aid/CPR each year prior to the beginning of the summer work sessions. (Classes are provided by Public Works.) Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. For some positions in this classification, the successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Equipment used in area of assignment. Basic safety precautions. First Aid/CPR.Flagging procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Learn, interpret and implement procedural and technical instructions. Work in a team environment. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public. Safely operate a motor vehicle and other equipment if in a driving assignment. Operate a computer if applicable to assignment. Commit to work a minimum of 480 hours (approximately 12 weeks), excluding overtime and approved time off. This commitment is necessary for scheduling purposes, as the construction season has a limited time frame. Exceptions may be made when a short work schedule fits with a supervisor's specific work needs. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Physically perform the assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in a County office or facility or in the field, depending upon position assignment. All positions require clear speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present for some positions when traveling to off-site locations or working in roadways or field locations. All positions typically require: reaching, handling/grasping documents or materials, sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, walking short distances, vision sufficient to read source materials or computer screen data and repetitive motions for computer or hand tool use. All positions require exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other material. Some field positions may require lifting/carrying/moving objects or materials up to 90 pounds. All physical exertion is performed under the supervision of a regular Public Works employee who provides on-site training or assistance to ensure appropriate safety precautions. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classifications are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) May be covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment; as well as a $150.00 yearly initiation fee. Monthly union dues for union positions are $29.00. Important Recruitment Information Qualified candidates must be available to interview (via phone or SKYPE) during February, March and April . Positions are filled by returning qualified students first. Point of Contact for the Summer program is Citas Brooks at360.337.4490 or cbrooks@co.kitsap.wa.us Non-Union Union *Pending ratification and board approval . 1st Year$12.83 $13.48 2nd Year$14.17$15.52 3rd Year$15.25$15.63 4th Year$15.64 $16.03 Closing Date/Time: 4/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Oct 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) DCD focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building quality, affordable, structurally and environmentally safe developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Please learn more about the department at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/dcd . CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 - GENERAL OVERVIEW An employee in the Construction Inspector 1 classification performs basic general and discipline specific plan review and on-site inspection work in support of a variety of residential, commercial, development engineering, fire, land use or other applications, projects, inquiries or compliance actions. Maintains inspection records in electronic and paper formats as required. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2 - GENERAL OVERVIEW An employee in Construction Inspector 2 classification reviews plans submitted for residential, commercial, engineering, site development, fire or construction permit applications to assure compliance with the applicable codes, ordinances and regulations. Authorizes issuance or denial of permits and directs, coordinates, supervises and monitors the work of staff assigned to the construction review team to assure that building permits and related applications are processed consistent with adopted procedures and within established time frames. This position also may be assigned to perform field inspections of approved and issued building permits. Answers citizen requests for information within established timeframes, performs code research as needed and proposes code, process and procedure changes as needed. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; AND Two (2) years residential or commercial construction inspection or plan review experience; OR Equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education and Experience Associate or higher Degree or technical certificate in engineering, fire protection, building construction or related field. Current certification from the International Codes Council (ICC) in Building or Residential Inspection or Plans Examiner. Current certification from the International Codes Council (ICC) as a Plumbing or Mechanical Inspector. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2 Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in Construction Management, Building Construction, or closely related field; AND Two (2) years of combined experience in building plan review or building construction inspection that includes commercial and residential projects; AND Must possess at least two (2) of the following certifications: Commercial Plans examiner certification issued by the by I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Plans Examiner certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Commercial Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council); AND Equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education and Experience One year of supervisory or lead worker experience. Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Fire Protection, Building Construction or related field. Additional certifications from the International Codes Council (ICC) in Residential or Building Inspection. Building, Mechanical and/or Plumbing Inspector Certification issued by International Code Council (ICC). Experience in building plan review that includes commercial and residential projects and building construction inspection in a County or City jurisdiction. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 1 : Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements (Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements.) Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit a copy of required ICC certification (Construction Inspector 2) Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a medical evaluation that includes a physical, fitness audiometric testing. Construction Inspector 1 Within six months of appointment, the successfulcandidate must: Obtain at least one of the following International Code Council (ICC) certifications: Commercial Plans examiner certification issued by the by I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Plans Examiner certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Residential Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Commercial Construction Inspector certification issued by the I.C.C. (International Code Council). Working Conditions/Physical Activities (Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in an office environment and in the field at construction sites. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting, Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. May occasionally be exposed to physical hazards from obstacles, heavy equipment, construction materials, locations at, above or below grade, various airborne pollutants, chemicals, heavy metals, spray paints, loud noises, and domestic animals on construction sites. May require climbing steps and ladders, entry into attics and crawl spaces, traversing rough, slippery and / or uneven terrain on construction or other sites. Field inspections or evaluations may require extended periods of walking or standing, driving or riding in a passenger vehicle, keyboarding, looking up or down and handling small hand tools like flashlights and clipboards. Don and use head, hearing, foot, eye and fall protection (as needed) Personal Protection Experience is required. Ability to crawl, climb ladders or temporary scaffolding stoop, duck, kneel, twist, extend arms above head to accomplish required examinations; and, balance sufficient to traverse walkways, uneven or slippery surfaces, ascend and descend ladders and stairs. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions at constructions sites. Required Knowledge of: Construction practices, applicable codes, ordinances, regulations and techniques relative to residential, commercial, and civil construction activities. Requirements, responsibilities and authority of county and local governments regarding land development, building construction, fire protection and land use. Skills and/or Abilities to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Operate a computer with specialized permit management software and the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Read, interpret and evaluate construction or other documents (plans, specifications, maps, engineering drawings, calculations, reports and similar to determine compliance with applicable regulations or design parameters. Correctly apply the requirements of the applicable codes, standards and regulations to materials submitted in support of permit applications. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of plan review activities. Perform semi-complex mathematical calculations. Interact effectively with applicants and the public to provide general information and answer specific questions relative to applications. To learn the geography of Kitsap County. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 1 Essential Job Functions Evaluate proposed plans and specifications for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Inspect structures being constructed for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Perform mathematical calculations such as allowable building height, number of stories, heat loss, stress compliance factors, composition of structural components, soils, and load bearing capacity. Check fire-resistive construction for required exterior walls, occupancy and area separations, floor-ceiling assemblies, including fire doors and erosion control and backflow prevention. Authorize issuance or denial of permits. Prepare a list of corrections or clarification of reviewed plans and communicate this to applicant, contractor and/or engineers orally or in writing as required. Prepare a post-inspection list for applicants regarding corrections required. Respond to public inquiries in person, in writing, and on the phone, regarding construction related matters and permit process procedures, translating technical and building code information and available alternatives. Participate in staff consultations advising applicants of code requirements and trouble-shooting potential construction problems. Maintain regular office hours and meet with applicants and the public during office hours. Provide code interpretations, research questionable issues, providing necessary office and field support as needed. Perform building inspections. Perform site evaluations as required to determine adequacy of submittals. Use the department's record-keeping and permit management system to track permit activities, building inspection results, permit files, permit status, and related records. Keep current on changing codes and building practices through continuing education (seminars, classes, meetings) and reading of applicable journals. Maintain required certifications. CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR 2 Essential Job Functions Perform Journeyman level inspections of proposed residential and commercial plans and specifications for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority. Perform Journeyman level inspections of residential and commercial structures being constructed for compliance with building, plumbing, mechanical, fire, energy, storm water control, environmental, flood hazard, and accessibility codes and ordinances and resolve conflicts within the scope of individual authority May assign, delegate, coach, develop and train subordinate staff. Investigates complaints by verifying that site conditions or usages comply with County ordinances; and determines if proper permits have been obtained. Reviews construction plans and details; determines code compliance; and identifies critical details for field investigations. Notifies property owners of deficiencies and safety hazards; issues final notices of non-compliance; sets forth time limitations; and writes follow-up letters. Recommends abatements or condemnations where public health, safety and welfare may be in jeopardy; cleans and secures nuisance properties, recommends contractors, scrap processors and tow companies and directs them on abatement and clean up procedures. May contribute to performance appraisals to evaluate subordinates; assist and/or give input regarding employee selection and discipline. Participate in or lead process improvement efforts applicable to the mission, goals and objectives of the department. May assign, delegate, coach, develop and train subordinate staff. Investigates complaints by verifying that site conditions or usages comply with County ordinances; and determines if proper permits have been obtained. Notifies property owners of deficiencies and safety hazards; issues final notices of non-compliance; sets forth time limitations; and writes follow-up letters. Recommends abatements or condemnations where public health, safety and welfare may be in jeopardy; cleans and secures nuisance properties, recommends contractors, scrap processors and tow companies and directs them on abatement and clean up procedures. May contribute to performance appraisals to evaluate subordinates; assist and/or give input regarding employee selection and discipline. Participate in or lead process improvement efforts applicable to the mission, goals and objectives of the department. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and maybe subject to an initiation fee. May be required to work evenings and weekends and may be subject to call back for emergency situations. Important Recruitment Information This position is open until filled; applications will be reviewed weekly. This position may be utilized for future openings and limited term project positions. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Kitsap County, WA, USA
Jan 24, 2018
Seasonal
OVERVIEW The County Parks and Noxious Weed Summer Employment positions perform varied tasks under the direct supervision of a regularemployee to assist the department and assigned division with seasonal needs. Important Recruitment Information: Interviews will be held in February, March and April . This is an ongoing recruitment; positions are filled as applications are received. Once candidates are screened and meet all of the criteria, the department will be contacting them for interviews. Candidates that do not meet the criteria orsubmit incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates that submitlater in the posting time frame also may not be considered, because this position may already be filled.Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" andare typically designated as "seasonal". Position Statements (Participants are assigned to specific temporary work assignments in various divisions of the County Parksand Noxious Weed Departments.) ParksMaintenance (*Driving Required) - (2 summerpositions available) Visit KITSAP COUNTY PARKS on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/KitsapCountyParks/ Duties may include: routine grounds maintenance to include; mowing and weed eating, parks restroom cleaning, litter, garbage and vandalism policing and ensuring public safety. Parks/Fairgrounds (Driving - not Required)(3summerpositions available) Visit KITSAP COUNTY PARKS on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/KitsapCountyParks / Duties may include: grounds maintenance, athletic field preparation, landscaping, building maintenance and repair, event setup and tear down and janitorial. Noxious Weed Inspection- (*Driving Required)(8 summer positions available) Visit the KITSAP NOXIOUS WEEDS on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/kitsap.weeds Dutiesmay include: manual labor, proper use of herbicides, light equipment maintenance, plant ID, data collection and record keeping, GPS/Smart phone infestation mapping, communicate rules/regulations/technical information to landowners. *County Driving Requirements: The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. These positionsare categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Entry-Level/Trainee positions require no experience. For driving positions: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, High School Diploma or GED, and have a valid driver license. PreferredEducation and Experience Six (6)months of experience in noxious weed inspection, event set-up, grounds keeping, facility/parks maintenance, athletic fieldsor turf maintenance. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements.If selected for a position, students will not be able to begin work unless these certifications are current, no exceptions . Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Driving positions only: Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Complete classes/certifications for specific positions. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. For specific positions: Pass a medical evaluation that includes a physical, fitness, audio metric testing. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in a County office or facility or in the field, depending upon position assignment. All positions require clear speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present for some positions when traveling to off-site locations or working in roadways or field locations. All positions typically require: reaching, handling/grasping documents or materials, sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, walking short distances, vision sufficient to read source materials or computer screen data and repetitive motions for computer or hand tool use. All positions require exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other material. Some field positions may require lifting/carrying/moving objects or materials up to 90 pounds. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classifications are: Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Important Recruitment Information Qualified candidates must be available to interview during February, March and April or until all positions are filled Closing Date/Time: 4/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific