KITSAP COUNTY

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

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

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

24 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Office of the County Auditor Serving the people of Kitsap County by providing essential services in a manner that ensures quality, accountability and accessibility. The Auditor's Office, located in Port Orchard, is responsible for conducting elections, auditing county payments, financial reporting, payroll, recording property records, licensing vehicles and vessels, and issuing marriage licenses. To learn more about working in the Auditor's Office please visit: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/auditor/Pages/default.aspx General Statement This position is responsible for providing technical oversight and direction for the Auditor's Office financial, licensing and recording systems. The incumbent is the technical expert to the Auditor's Office and works directly with the management team to analyze management issues, conduct research to develop strategies and make recommendations. In addition, this position develops and implements processes for monitoring and measuring outcomes. This is a specialized position that works in collaboration with central IS to implement solutions for the Auditor's Office that have a County wide impact. Incumbent is responsible for ensuring staff is properly trained to effectively apply and use software applications and equipment to complete work responsibilities. Scope of responsibilities include managing major and complex IT programs for the Auditor's Office, providing a high level technical expertise to analyze solutions and process improvement projects in information technology and work flow development. Includes development of database extraction report programming, for analyzing program data information, and providing comprehensive plans, summaries, recommendations, progress and special reports. Provide internal consulting services to executives related to business needs, solution options, technology alternatives, operational impacts, process improvement opportunities, project costs, budget management and strategic planning for achieving desired outcomes and project objectives. Responsible for ensuring that IT and process improvement projects utilize standardized approaches and methodologies, meet industry standards and best practices, identify and develop key deliverable, metrics, and standards, and adhere to Auditor's governance and policies. This position coordinates systems user ID additions, changes, deletions for systems access and day-to-day needs, including security, workflow development, forms development and troubleshooting, paperless systems development, report writing; and managing and coordinating successful system upgrades. This position also serves as the Financial, Licensing and Recording SharePoint coordinator, web coordinator, and primary ITK and Washington State Department of Licensing DRIVES key contact. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor Degree focusing on information services, computer sciences, business administration or closely related field; AND Two (2) years of experience as a business analyst, database manager, computer data analyst or closely related field; OR An equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education and Experience Certified Green Belt Lean Six Sigma. Process improvement activities such as mapping out current processes, analyzing data, providing recommendations to senior level managers. At least one year of experience in Project Management. At least one year of experience in records and data management. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of structured design and programming methodology. Knowledge of the principles of data administration and relational database management systems design and development. Knowledge of project management techniques and general governmental procedures and practices. Knowledge of department functions, processes and technology in the County Auditor's Office. Knowledge and experience in a work environment with the latest releases of common office software such as: Windows, Access, Excel, Word, MS-DOS, and Front Page. Knowledge of operating systems and applications software typically used with personal computers; basic hardware and software troubleshooting techniques. Knowledge of current technology available to accomplish services needed by the County Auditor's Office. Knowledge of research techniques and methodologies. Knowledge of records management, records retention techniques and principles. Skill in using SharePoint designer and content management platforms and troubleshooting issues that arise. Skill in report writing. Skill in evaluating and providing input to establish procedures, anticipate change and developing timelines. Skill in working with Information Services to troubleshoot a wide variety of computer workstation, network and server issues for all applications used by the County Auditor's Office. Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of users. Skill in using SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL * Plus, PL/SQL, MS Office tools, SharePoint Designer, DOS and familiarity with the Windows.NET environment. Skill in installing and configuring personal computers and peripherals is required. Skill in independently ascertaining user needs. Skill in analyzing problems, identify their basic elements and identify and implement logical solutions. Skill in customer service techniques and proper phone etiquette. Ability to work effectively as a team member. Ability to evaluate department work flow processes and define applications to information systems. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, vendors and representatives of other agencies. Ability to learn new computer information systems quickly. Ability to adapt to hardware and software changes. Ability to evaluate statistical information, calculations and manipulation. Ability to manage time and projects within set timelines. Ability to communicate both written and spoken in order to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to give instructions and receive work directions. Ability to interpret and apply departmental and County policies and procedures. Ability to analyze, diagnose and develop possible solutions to various technological issues and support users of all levels of authority and competency. Ability to assist with e-discovery/disclosure requests. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, predictable and punctual attendance. Ability to prioritize and organize work to meet prescribed deadlines. 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. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions Provide technical expertise to management and leadership in the administration of the Auditor's Office financial, licensing and recording systems and continuous development of the operational and technical aspects of the programs. Responsible for organizing people and resources throughout multiple phase projects which includes: providing expert leadership in planning, coordinate technology-related projects, setting work priorities, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating and training in the Auditor's Office in collaboration with central IS and in accordance with IS policies and procedures. Provide technical assistance and direction to employees and/or contractors/vendors for a variety of jobs related to the financial, Licensing and Recording programs and other electronic equipment as needed and appropriate. Ensure adequate and appropriate technical training of County Auditor employees; includes database extraction report development using SQL Data retrieval report writing software, data validation and data presentation, using tables, charts and other plots or diagrams. Analyze project software and system needs. Perform cost benefit analysis in the purchase of software applications or programs which will provide the best possible cost and result. Evaluate effectiveness of services provided to the County Auditor's Office and propose and implement modifications for improvement. Provide analysis of federal, state and local laws, regulations and codes, interpretation, recommendation and development of operation procedures and processes. Develop operations instructions, procedures, standards and best practices. Serves as programs coordinator and liaison with Information Services to meet the day-to-day application needs, including folder permissions, to stay abreast of constantly evolving technologies used by the County Auditor's Office. Development and preparation of complex comprehensive plans, summaries, recommendations, progress and special reports for the County Auditor relating to budget, licensing, recording and financial management analysis. Designing, developing and testing of related program applications. Includes the ability to extract data for the purpose of developing analysis reports, or quality assurance through database extraction using Structured Query Language (SQL) data retrieval report writing. Report writing consists of creating the reports based on data distributed across multiple data tables. SQL report writers need to write code for extracting, summarizing, aggregating or presenting data from the database system. The report results must be validated, and presented in the form of tables, pie charts, bar charts and other plot programs. Because writing SQL queries, sub queries, joining (data tables), etc. can get quite involved, strong data skills and analysis skills are required. Disseminate project or program data and provide executive level presentations, narratives, executive summaries, reports and communications. Provides assistance to the Division Managers and Elected County Auditor in planning for procurement, improvement and/or upgrade of equipment and software replacement; assist in compiling yearly budget by providing cost estimates. Provide input to development and preparation of short and long-range plans; provide recommendations to facilitate economical and effective use of personnel and equipment. Manage assigned functions to achieve operational goals within budgeted funds and available personnel. Supporting user requests; provide or assist with resolution to technical issues; provide first-line support to staff and vendors via telephone, electronically, or in person to diagnose and troubleshoot a wide variety of issues and work stoppages; monitor and document results; analyze and develop solutions. Oversee, manage, advise, and participate in system design and layout of new or modified electronic systems in coordination with central IS. Analyze and document errors. Provide recommendations on all technology needs for the Auditor's Office. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as ineligible 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 for emergency situations.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 21, 2017
Part Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Assessor's Office The Assessor's Office establishes the assessed value of all real and personal property for property tax purposes. We are required by law to assess all taxable property at 100% of market value. These values are used to calculate and set levy rates for the various taxing districts in the county, and to equitably distribute tax responsibility among taxpayers. We also administer property tax exemptions and maintain tax parcels number, boundaries and subdivisions. To learn more about the Assessor's Office please visit: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/assessor/Pages/default.aspx General Statement Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the Appraiser Assistant learns to locate properties and to gather the information required for the valuation of residential property. This position is performed in the field and in an office environment. Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification are to gather and document real estate sales and related data and take photographs and make drawings of buildings from site inspections and details from plans. Distinguishing Characteristics This classification is distinguished from the Residential and Commercial Appraiser classification series in that incumbents are primarily responsible for gathering and documenting real estate sales and for collecting income expense and data, while the Residential and Commercial Appraiser classifications are primarily for appraising residential and commercial properties to determine the value of these properties. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED AND; One year of full-time experience in real estate, surveying, engineering, construction, customer service, data analysis or related field. Preferred Education and Experience Experience with Microsoft Office products; mainly Excel. Excellent customer service skills when working with the public. 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 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. Pass pre-employment fit for duty physical examination. ******** Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Possess a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle to perform field work. Within One Year of Appointment: Within one year of appointment the successful candidate must pass the State of Washington Real Property Accreditation examination to continue employment (RCW 36.21.015). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge: Understanding of basic math functions. Use of personal computers. County road system. General real estate and construction practices and terminology. Appraising techniques and principles. Local and state laws and regulations regarding real property valuation. Manual and automated drafting techniques and principles. Data collection techniques and principles. Maps including quarter section maps. Building construction techniques and principles. Skills: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Organize, schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work successfully within the context of a team as a team player. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Operate a computer to perform data entry, analysis, and retrieval. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Interpret and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Perform a variety of recordkeeping tasks quickly and accurately including mathematical calculations. Learn the County organization and procedures. Read maps. Work with minimum supervision. Learn appraisal procedures. Neatly and legibly record data. Maintain an on-going program of self-education. Reading blueprints. Taking photographs. Interpreting legal descriptions and understanding assessor maps. Abilities: Travel to properties in all areas of Kitsap County. Work outdoors in all types of weather and sloped/hilly terrain. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in a field and office environment. Positions in this class typically require: Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Walking and balancing on all types of terrain, Bending, stooping, twisting, and climbing steps, Reaching above and/or below shoulder, Handling/grasping documents or equipment, Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone; Hearing audible signals, traffic, & equipment. Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, see detail or color, Repetitive motions for computer use. Incumbents may be exposed to : Inclement weather (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces) Road and traffic hazards, Potentially hazardous conditions and/or violent or hostile individuals and/or animals when dealing with the public and property owners. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Locate property from Assessor's maps; read maps and legal descriptions; Inspect property throughout Kitsap County. Verify , collect and record data pertaining to land, new and existing structures, additions and remodels. Learn appraisal methods and techniques best suited to particular properties and conditions. EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES (May vary by job) Gather and document real estate sales information. Utilize this data to determine the focus of real estate sales. Make drawings of buildings manually or using automated CAD system. Assist the Appraisers to perform a variety of tasks. Read legal description to verify property locations. Meet with representatives from other local public agencies and private companies to obtain plans and information on buildings. Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and maybe subject to an initiation fee. Currently budgeted at .9 FTE.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs semi-skilled and skilled manual labor work, which involves maintaining, improving and protecting Kitsap County parks, grounds and facilities. The incumbent is responsible for performing a wide variety of duties ranging from manual labor activities requiring physical exertion to tasks requiring manipulative skill. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the first level or in some positions the trainee level of Maintenance and Operations Series, distinguished from higher levels within the series by the unskilled or semi-skilled nature of the work performed by the incumbent. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED; AND Six (6) months of manual labor or maintenance experience; OR Education in a related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent may be substituted for up to one year of experience. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Prior parks or athletic field maintenance experience; prior sports tournament experience. Prior forklift experience. Washington State Public Pesticide Applicator's license. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certification. Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI). 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 history background check. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass medical evaluations, which may include audiometric testing in accordance with WAC 296-817-400 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. Possess the appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within six months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Obtain CPR and First Aid certificate. Note : For some positions in this classification the incumbent may be required to obtain a Washington State Public Pesticide Applicator's license and/or ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) certification. Required Knowledge: Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of general purpose tools, materials and chemicals Knowledge of safety and security precautions necessary and applicable in area of assignment Knowledge of ordinary lawn maintenance tools and equipment Knowledge of basic horticulture and landscape plants. Knowledge of materials, methods, techniques and equipment commonly used in building, grounds, ball fields, parks, facilities maintenance and construction activities. Knowledge of principles and practices applied in the safe and efficient use of tools and equipment used in construction, repair, and maintenance. . Knowledge of proper methods of transplanting and protecting natural trees, shrubs, plants and flowers. Knowledge of fire prevention and suppression methods and equipment. Knowledge of basic chemicals and safe procedures used in fertilization and weed control. Required Skills and Abilities: Skill in effective communication, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information, and to receive work direction Skill in customer service techniques Basic computer skills required to enter and extract information from automated systems and related software applications Skill in the operation of automotive vehicles and equipment requiring less than a commercial drivers' license Skill using two-way radios and/or traffic control techniques Skill in the safe handling and proper disposal of general purpose cleaning chemicals Skill in working with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships Ability to work and stand outdoors for extended periods, under unfavorable weather conditions. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-standard work week and work on holidays, weekends and be subject to 24 hour availability. Ability to learn and operate assigned equipment skillfully, safely and in conformance with applicable laws or regulations. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and with other County employees. Ability to physically perform the essential job functions. Ability to meet the assignment locations and travel requirements of the position. Ability to trailer and tow a variety of pieces of equipment. Ability to perform emergency procedures during winter months, including shoveling and de-icing sidewalks and outside entryways. 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 : Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Reaching, handling/grasping tools and documents, walking for extended periods of time while inspecting field sites. Vision sufficient to observe activities and elements of the work site and read source materials. Repetitive motions/manual dexterity for use of tools and computers. Bending, stooping and reaching while digging ditches, planting trees, fertilizing grounds and traversing sites. Exertion of force of 75 pounds occasionally and/or 50 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move tools and other materials. Incumbents may be exposed to : Performing work both in the field and inside Parks and Recreation structures, and facilities. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when operating power and hand tools, when driving or maintaining facilities at various locations in a variety of weather conditions, and when fertilizing grounds. Dust, exhaust fumes, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. 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 Functions Performs a variety of routine unskilled activities in maintaining County buildings, roads, right-of ways, parks and facilities clearing brush piles; picking up litter; cleaning culvert pipes; performing basic sprinklers, fence and other repair; directing traffic and/or visitors; and shoveling snow. Places traffic cones and signs; flags traffic. Operates equipment and vehicles (involving operation of vehicles which do not require a commercial driver's license) requiring minimal technical skill, such as hand and power tools, and small vehicles. Performs operational checks and simple maintenance activities; reports needed repairs. Maintains various records including work performed, time spent, materials used and related information; enters and extracts data using automated systems; maintain manuals records as required. Performs grounds maintenance activities on County right of ways, parks or other property such as mowing, trimming and planting vegetation. Performs cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, stripping, sealing, waxing, buffing, and/or vacuuming and cleaning public restrooms. Provides substantial in-person assistance to public and County employees, including responding to inquiries, explaining program rules and regulations, and assisting with maintenance of public safety. Disposes of waste in a safe and appropriate manner; assesses waste category of materials to be disposed; places waste in appropriate containers for recycling; informs the public regarding proper recycling disposal areas. Employs any and all protective equipment necessary to perform tasks when working with chemicals or in the disposal of waste. Exposure to all weather conditions, hazardous traffic conditions, including dust and exhaust fumes and hazards associated with operating power/hand tools and assorted chemicals; may be exposed to herbicides and insecticides. Participates as a Instructs temporary/extra-help workers engaged in assigned maintenance and construction activities. Works with inmate laborers, community volunteers, community service and services groups and assigns work. Performs a variety of routine unskilled activities in maintaining County buildings, roads, right-of ways, parks and facilities clearing brush piles; picking up litter; cleaning culvert pipes; performing basic sprinklers, fence and other repair; directing traffic and/or visitors; and shoveling snow. Places traffic cones and signs; flags traffic. Operates equipment and vehicles (involving operation of vehicles which do not require a commercial driver's license) requiring minimal technical skill, such as hand and power tools, and small vehicles. Performs operational checks and simple maintenance activities; reports needed repairs. Maintains various records including work performed, time spent, materials used and related information; enters and extracts data using automated systems; maintain manuals records as required. Performs grounds maintenance activities on County right of ways, parks or other property such as mowing, trimming and planting vegetation. Performs cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, stripping, sealing, waxing, buffing, and/or vacuuming and cleaning public restrooms. Provides substantial in-person assistance to public and County employees, including responding to inquiries, explaining program rules and regulations, and assisting with maintenance of public safety. Disposes of waste in a safe and appropriate manner; assesses waste category of materials to be disposed; places waste in appropriate containers for recycling; informs the public regarding proper recycling disposal areas. Employs any and all protective equipment necessary to perform tasks when working with chemicals or in the disposal of waste. Exposure to all weather conditions, hazardous traffic conditions, including dust and exhaust fumes and hazards associated with operating power/hand tools and assorted chemicals; may be exposed to herbicides and insecticides. Instructs temporary/extra-help workers engaged in assigned maintenance and construction activities. Works with inmate laborers, community volunteers, community service and services groups and assigns work. Other Job Duties Perform other related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment.
Kitsap County Public Works Port Orchard, WA, United States
Jun 15, 2017
Full Time
The incumbent plans, organizes, and provides project leadership in the design and implementation of the various components of the County's asset management system and Geographical Information System (GIS).  The employee performs higher-level computer programming, advanced database management, advanced geo-processing and spatial analysis, GIS and asset management related project management and/or higher-level systems administration, development and testing to support operations of the Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management and GIS layers.  Responsibilities include implementing Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management systems.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 14, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound Restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. DCD is seeking dynamic professionals to fill our vacant positions. Please learn more about the department at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/dcd/default.htm General Statement This Program Specialist position supports the Hearing Examiner and Planning Commission program. The incumbent is responsible for performing complex, specialized and technical duties in the coordination, preparation and flow of documents required for processing of land use applications for public hearing before the Hearing Examiner, Planning Commission, and Board of County Commissioners following procedures prescribed by law. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs complex and specialized work in the coordination of programs for the assigned department. Program responsibilities include development, coordination, preparation, implementation, oversight, maintenance and flow of work, including development of documentation of key processes. This position works within a dynamic team where continuous cross training occurs and team members work together to ensure key deliverables and deadlines are met. Class Summary - Programs Specialist Positions in this classification serve as a technical resource for work teams handling multi-disciplinary or technically challenging analytical or planning projects and programs. Positions coordinate program services and resources; act as a program liaison and provide consultation to program participants and outside entities regarding functions of the program; interpret, review and apply program specific policies, procedures and regulations; assess program needs; and develop courses of action to carry out program activities. Program coordination also requires performance of tasks and application of knowledge unique to the program and not transferable or applicable to other areas of the organization. A program is a specialized area with specific complex components and discrete tasks which distinguish it from the main body of an organization. A program is specific to a particular subject. The specialized tasks involve interpretation of policies, procedures and regulations, budget coordination/administration, independent functioning and typically, public contact. Duties are not of a general support nature transferable from one program to another. Performance of clerical duties is in support of incumbent's performance of specialized tasks. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the second level within a five level Programs series. This classification is distinguished from the next level within the series in that Programs Analysts perform expert level work and may serve as a lead over a program. It is distinguished by professional level planning, implementing, monitoring and coordinating of service delivery within a County program. Positions at this level work under general supervision and plan, organize, direct and coordinate operations for programs such as the business enterprise, volunteer services and community resources, elections examination/administration programs. Incumbents oversee day-to-day program operations, function as the program representative and resource, have extensive contact with program participants and outside entities, and resolve problems within a delegated area of authority. Unusual problems, probable outcomes and solutions are presented to higher levels for resolution. Incumbents may be delegated limited authority to approve budget expenditures and may assist higher-level staff with developing and coordinating statewide program activities. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associate's degree in office administration or related field; AND Four years of full-time experience in office administrative and program oversight coordination; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education that would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill and ability to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Previous experience supporting a commission or public hearing process. Previous experience working with computerized database applications such as Access, SMARTGov and MS Visio or other process flow software. One year of computer experience using the most current version of Microsoft Office. 45 wpm accurate keyboarding. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from a college or university or business school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: 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: Land use application review and hearing process. Adopted land use policies and ordinances. Common Lean Six Sigma Language. Microsoft Office software (SharePoint, Word, and Excel). Correct and effective use of English grammar, spelling and punctuation. Acceptable telephone techniques. Skills: Microsoft Office Software (SharePoint, Word, Excel, and Access). Develop process flowcharts to assist in identifying inefficiencies and implementing process improvements. Read understand and execute complex and/or legal oral or written instructions. Apply guidelines to widely varied situations. Apply problem solving tools to improve processes and work well in a culture of continuous process improvement. Establish and maintain complex, specialized filing and record-keeping systems. Abilities: Obtain notary license. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, property owners, developers, contractors, public officials, the general public, and representatives of other agencies. Work independently and make appropriate decisions regarding work methods and priorities. Meet legal time frames. Use a high degree of tact and diplomacy. Work successfully within the context of a team as a team player. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Compose clear written explanations of procedures and provide detailed technical training. Interpret, develop and implement a variety of documents, policies and procedures. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions and consequences. Perform a variety of tasks requiring a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Effectively employ principles of good business correspondence. Perform a variety of tasks quickly and accurately such as typing and keyboarding. Operate a variety of office equipment such as computers, copy machines, recording equipment, calculators, printers, and projectors. Utilize various computer applications specific to the department including databases, word processing, document imaging, spreadsheets, and web based systems for entering, retrieving and researching data and records. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, 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.) Work is performed primarily in an office environment and 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. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. Ability to work in an open office environment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when exposed to violent or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions Facilitate public hearings and support hearing examiners. Receiving, logging, and conducting initial review to determine necessary action for processing of land use applications to be approved by the Hearing Examiner. Distributing information to all affected agencies and the public for review prior to public hearing. Scheduling technical reviews among the affected government agencies, planning staff, project engineers and applicants Following procedures prescribed by law and Kitsap County Code, and preparing agendas for all land use public hearings for the Hearing Examiner in a timely manner. Facilitate Planning Commission meetings and support the Planning Commissioners. Prepare and distribute meeting agendas, attend public meetings, transcribe and publish accurate proceedings of the meetings, and index files. Prepare and distribute Notice of Decisions and Legal Notices and oversee the distribution of any other noticing. Prepare and schedule publication of legal advertising as required by law and Kitsap County Code. Describing all land use applications and issues to be brought before the Hearing Examiner or the Planning Commission at public hearing. Research and identify landowners within various radius's of each individual land use application. Compose and distribute notices of subject public hearings, setting forth all pertinent information regarding the project. Provide support to the current and long range planning divisions by preparing staff meeting agendas. Assisting with implementation of process improvement initiatives. Act as a Team Lead for Office Assistants. 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. May be required to work over 40 hours in a workweek.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 14, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Information The incumbent plans, organizes, and provides project leadership in the design and implementation of the various components of the County's asset management system and Geographical Information System (GIS). The employee performs higher-level computer programming, advanced database management, advanced geo-processing and spatial analysis, GIS and asset management related project management and/or higher-level systems administration, development and testing to support operations of the Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management and GIS layers. Responsibilities include implementing Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management systems. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelors Degree in geography, environmental management, computer science or closely related field; and Four years of experience performing complex analytical analysis using ArcGIS software and an asset management system, and experience with Global Positioning System (GPS) data collection and processing; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Technical Certification for ArcGIS software. Two years of experience directly involved with implementing or managing asset management systems. 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 all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Positions in this class typically require: Work is primarily performed in the office. Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time. Bending, reaching, handling and grasping various items such as: documents. Visual acuity sufficient to view computer data and read written materials. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Exertion of force of 25 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects and/or files. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Principles, theories and methods of cartography, computer programming, GIS and surveying, particularly as they relate to the ESRI suite of software. Principles, practices, techniques and concepts used in performing geoprocessing and data analysis functions. Spatial database management procedures; computerized mapping hardware capabilities and operations. Hydrology concepts, hydraulics and computer modeling. Asset management concepts, techniques, principles and practices used in allocating capital and maintenance resources. Database management, concepts and structures. Systems administration methods. Trends and developments within the GIS field. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Utilize the computer to program, create, analysis, manage, track data in a database.. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Identifying and understanding issues, problems and opportunities; makes sounds, well informed and objective decisions. Comprehend and apply problem solving techniques to complicated mapping and data systems. Operate and use GIS hardware, software, and related peripheral equipment in area of assignment. Physically perform the essential functions of the position. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Manage and implement Stormwater, Roads, and Traffic asset management software. Assists personnel in making decisions regarding allocating capital and maintenance resources more effectively and making better decisions about rehabilitating or replacing aging assets. Analyze data management and application needs. Design, develop and integrate programs and application procedures as needed to provide a comprehensive asset management/GIS/data management system. Design and develop graphical user interfaces for personnel to securely access, edit and search data. Develop and implement standards and procedures in the maintenance of data, quality assurance and quality control standards. Identify errors and provide technical support for the correction of county Asset Management/GIS and other data. Maintain and manage databases and programs for accessing and storing data, including processes to maintain the continuity and integrity of the data. Provide technical support and training for the use of applications and tools for accessing and editing data. Perform moderate to advanced level computer programming, geoprocessing scripting, relational database management system (RDBMS) development and manipulation for applications. Design and diagram and implement workflow solutions for data users and provide training and follow up technical support. Performs advanced GIS and spatial analysis and provides database for hydraulic sewer modeling applications. Perform a variety of graphic services. Other Job Functions: Perform related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as eligible for exempt from earning overtime. Non-union and covered under the Personnel Manual.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 13, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Information Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent supervises and assists crews in the construction and maintenance of underground utilities and grounds mainly associated with the County Sewer Utility and Stormwater Divisions and provides assistance to the Solid Waste Division at times. This position will supervise and is responsible for a shift or crew, including training, evaluation, and assigning work to subordinates. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Five years of progressively responsible work experience in sanitary sewer and stormwater collection and conveyance systems including pump stations construction, repair, operations and maintenance, including two years of supervisory or lead responsibility; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Certification from the Washington Wastewater Collection Personnel Association Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Possess a valid Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed and a valid medical card. Possess Washington State Industrial First Aid certification,Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification, and Erosion and Sediment Control certification. Must pass a breath alcohol test and urine drug screen. NOTE : In accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures, no applicant will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening. At time of appointment the successful candidate must : Posses appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Positions in this class typically require: Work is primarily performed in both the office and field Sitting (when driving or in office) or standing for long periods of time. Bending, reaching, handling and grasping various items such as: documents, materials, hand tools, shovels debris. Walking, balancing over rough, uneven or undeveloped terrain. Visual acuity sufficient to drive, view computer data, read written materials and road signs, see detail of maps, gauges and discriminate color. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 35 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to unfavorable working conditions such as in inclement weather. Exposed to heavy traffic conditions and vehicle exhaust fumes. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of the standard practices and methods, as well as the use of tools, and materials utilized in the construction, repair, and operation and maintenance of underground utilities. Safe working practices, procedures, and regulations. Vegetation management requirements. Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to assigned area. Effective supervisory principles and techniques. Equipment, tools and materials used by workers. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinates. Assist supervisor in planning for and accomplishing maintenance projects through the skillful use of personnel and equipment. Organize and oversee work programs, including work schedules and progress reviews. Diagnose problems in and assess integrity of piping systems. Read and interpret engineered drawings and specifications. Assist in developing short and long range plans and objectives. Establish and maintain accurate records and documentation of assigned activities and operations. Utilize the computer to access and track data and information, prepare, and edit reports and presentations. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Monitor project progress and make adjustments to meet deadlines. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Mathematical skills to calculate slopes, grades, volumes, estimate quantities, and provide basic cost analysis. Wear protective gear as needed. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, including on-call duty. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Provide cost analysis for purchasing sewer and stormwater materials, supplies, small tools, and equipment. Identify needed resources for sewer utility. Inventory management to ensure proper levels of tools, materials and supplies are ordered, maintained and available. Supervise assigned staff, including setting work priorities, planning , organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating, scheduling, and provide training as necessary. Reviewing and providing recommendations on engineering design for sewer retrofit, developer, and capital construction projects. Review, make recommendations, and change build sheets for new purchased ER&R equipment. Assess emergency repair situations, make recommendations and complete repairs as the situation requires. Respond to complaints and emergencies from the general public regarding sewer and stormwater. Coordinate and facilitate all necessary repairs to ER&R equipment. Evaluate the work of assigned staff including approval of staff's timecards, suggest disciplinary action, provide employee guidance, conduct or assist with job interviews, and make recommendations regarding hiring or transfers. Submit monthly and yearly performance indicators. Assess gravity sewer and stormwater piping from maintenance records and closed circuit TV video, monitor hydrogen sulfide (H2S) levels and impact to sewer forcemain pipe integrity, and recommend prioritization of infrastructure upgrades based on assessments. Stand 24-hour duty as supervisor for both the Sewer and Stormwater Divisions. Perform the duties of the M&O Supervisor when absent. Other Job Functions: Perform related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Union membership or service fee obligation is mandatory within 30 days of employment which includes a monthly fee and may be subject to an initiation fee.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works. Position Information Install repair and maintain electrical control systems used in traffic signal control devices, speed signs, school flashers, count stations, warning flashers and roadway illumination. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years experience as a traffic signal technician or three years experience performing electrical work in an industrial, utility, or construction environment is required; OR Any equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Traffic signal technician experience. IMSA 1 Certification for Signals Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL with air brake restriction removed) Lead worker experience. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement once hired employees must obtain a Level I and II Traffic Signal Certification through the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA). For specific guidelines please review the bargaining agreement at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/PersonnelManualBargUnits/BargAgreements/Council.pdf Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Valid Washington State driver's license and Washington State Commercial Driver Instruction Permit (CDIP). Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, will be conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400, medical evaluations. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. 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. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. At time of appointment the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Meet the requirements of the Risk Management Program Vehicle Use Policy. Within 12 months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: Must obtain a class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the air brake restriction removed. Must pass a breath alcohol test and urine drug screen. (In accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures, no applicant will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed urine drug and breath alcohol testing.) Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools, and materials used in the electrical trade. Principles and practices of construction, installation and maintenance of electrical and electronic traffic control devices. The Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.(Guide for approved practices) Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to assigned area. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Read and interpret wiring diagrams and connect electrical systems Operate man lift equipment to perform the installation, maintenance and repair of highway lighting, traffic signal power systems or electrical inventory. Make approved splices; pull, solder, hang and terminates cables. Install, splice and maintain fiber optic cable. Diagnoses system failures and initiate corrective action, operate test equipment; test and measure electrical circuits; perform work to electrical codes and State highway standards and County specifications as they apply to electrical construction and maintenance of traffic control devices. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of scheduled shift, even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared, as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Positions in this class typically require: Work is performed primarily in a field environment in all types of weather conditions on and around roadways. Exposure to physical hazards when working around traffic, power equipment and machinery. Exposure to noxious fumes and working in confined spaces are inherent in the job. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, balancing, standing, working high above the ground for long periods of time may be required when installing, repairing, and maintaining traffic signal and roadway illumination devices. Vision sufficient to read source materials, operate power equipment, and establish traffic control. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in person and/or on the telephone. Hearing audible signals, traffic and equipment. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Install, operate, maintain, evaluate, repair, program, and update traffic signal, roadway illumination, and traffic count systems comprised of detector units; control cabinets; service wiring to control devices, including underground conduit and overhead cable systems; fiber optic and copper communication devices; back guys and signal heads; ballast and light sources and lamps; interior illuminated signs; traffic support structures, including wood, aluminum, steel structures and concrete bases. Interpret wiring layouts, electrical job assignments and procedures, diagnoses system failures and initiate corrective action, operate test equipment; test and measure electrical circuits; perform work to electrical codes and State highway standards and County specifications as they apply to electrical construction and maintenance of traffic control devices. Perform field evaluations to ensure traffic control devices, illumination systems, and traffic count systems can be constructed or modified as proposed in the plans and specifications and make recommendations for necessary changes. Prepare required written reports of work accomplished; update and modify as-built plans as required; maintain service and signal timing records; maintain wiring diagrams and maintenance manuals for power side of control cabinets. Other Job Duties: Perform other related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: FLSA - Non-exempt Represented by a union and membership or service fee obligation within 30 days of employment is mandatory.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 12, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works provides "must have" services to keep your every day running smoothly. We develop, support and maintain public services that enhance the quality of life for residents and economic vitality for businesses through responsible and sound management, innovation, teamwork, and vision. We provide dependable, high quality, and cost effective public works Position Overview Performs highly responsible, technical tasks involving contract compliance monitoring of County roadway infrastructure construction projects and inspection of County Right-of-Way Permits. Responsible for tracking and regulating the activities of contractors working on construction projects to ensure compliance with approved plans and specifications, the County Road Standards, Right-of-Way Permits, and applicable federal, state and local regulations. Standard policies and procedures cover most work situations. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related engineering field; and Two years related inspection/engineering work experience for roadway infrastructure construction projects; and Experience utilizing various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with bridge safety inspections and evaluations. Certified Erosion Control Lead. Experience with contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects, including Right of Way permits. Certification to operate a Nuclear Densometer gauge. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must receive : Certification to operate a Nuclear Densometer gauge. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Basic civil engineering and construction management principles and practices as they relate to the construction and inspection of roadway infrastructure. Basic engineering mathematics and construction surveying. Standard roadway infrastructure construction methods and requirements. Procedures, methods and equipment used in the testing of soil compaction and composition, asphalt, and concrete. Principles of radiation safety relating to operation of Nuclear Densometer. Washington State Department of Transportation guidelines and publications, such as the Construction Manual, Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction, Laboratory Manual and American Standards of Materials Testing. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications. Perform basic engineering and surveying measurement. Perform, interpret, and understand material testing and prepare appropriate recommendations. Work independently and establish priorities. Safely operate, monitor and store a Nuclear densometer gauge. Lift and carry construction materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 100 pounds occasionally and 50 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in an office environment with some field or community inspection work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Completes daily legal records of contractor progress and site conditions, quantities of work completed, and various administration documents. Completes various on-site material tests, and/or obtains various material samples for laboratory testing, and/or completes various laboratory material tests, relating to road and bridge construction. Ensure that all materials incorporated into the project meet material specifications and have been appropriately documented. Perform Right-of-Way Permit inspections to ensure compliance with approved plans, County Road Standards and Right of Way Permits Maintain professional relationships with all project participants, including other departments and divisions, contractors, other agencies, and the general public. Supports various pre-construction and or design activities such as coordination of utility meetings, coordination of utility potholes. Assists in coordinating quality control and contractibility reviews of County projects and compiles project comments. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION: Classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled first review is scheduled the week of July 10, 2017 and then weekly thereafter.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Jun 07, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW The mission of Kitsap Recovery Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and communities through superior, responsive, cost-effective chemical dependency treatment services leading to improved quality of life for those involved in or affected by chemical dependency. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in East Bremerton, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. KRC is state-approved and utilizes the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) treatment criteria. Treatment Aides assist in providing responsible alcohol and drug recovery services support work in accordance with established standards at Kitsap Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. In addition to working with alcohol and drug dependent patients, duties include assisting with light housekeeping, laundry, and food service for patients and resident guests housed in the facility. Employees must be able to rotate shifts, with varying days off, work nights and/or weekends and are expected to be able to perform the functions and duties of all shifts. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six months of responsible support work experience in the area of health care and/or inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in or medical environment; AND/OR Experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there by no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Aide. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance and a positive work ethic/attitude. Ability to : Appear, and stay, for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately maintain routine/basic logs and records. Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Exercise tact, initiative and good judgment in performing duties. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require : Work is performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents must be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends, and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards may occur occasionally when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision is necessary when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions : Assist in delivery of treatment services in detoxification and intensive inpatient programs. Under supervision, assist in providing medication to patients. Assist administering the urinalysis (UA) testing process as well as completing and maintaining records and document in support of programs and services administered by the Kitsap Recovery Center. Assist in maintaining logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Assist in enforcing all rules and regulations of the facility; maintaining safety of patients, resident guests and facility and making regular security checks on rooms and facilities. Respond to emergencies. Interact with patients and provide encouragement and support in their treatment program. Perform light housekeeping and laundry duties. Assist with food service to patients and resident guests. Other Job Duties : May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. May assist with guest data collection and closer monitoring activities of the guests, such as reporting guest progress at staffing and assisting guests in problem solving. Assure guests are following program rules and requirements including management of guest room cleanliness, assuring guest follow-through with their daily activity plan, writing pertinent communications in the Guest Log Book regarding each guest. Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. This is a continuous opening, and is screened periodically as the need for additional on-call employees arises. Qualified applicants will be forwarded, as requested, to the department. If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified via email to schedule yourself through the online hiring system.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Jun 07, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW Incumbents are responsible for providing responsible support work in the field of alcohol and drug recovery services and are primarily responsible for detoxification and triage services. Incumbents are expected to be available to work all shifts and/or weekends for the 24-hour County Recovery Center. Distinguishing Characteristics This is the second level of a three-level treatment classification series. The Treatment Assistant acts as a lead worker, when assigned, on weekend and night shifts. This position is distinguished from the Treatment Aide by experienced level activities related to the care and safety of alcohol and drug dependent patients.Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and may not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience One year of responsible support work experience including six months experience or training in an alcohol or drug related field. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in an inpatient/live-in alcohol or drug treatment facility. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Declare availability to work rotating shifts, nights and/or weekends and overtime as needed. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Declare understanding of and willingness to comply with the requirement that there be no misuse of alcohol or drugs while employed as a Treatment Assistant. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must: Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Common business practices and expectations of employers in relation to reliability, good attendance, and a positive work ethic/attitude. Alcohol and drug related problems. Terminology utilized in the alcohol and drug field. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear, and stay, for schedule work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Work around and deal effectively with stressful situations and interpersonal conflict. Accurately, maintain routine logs and records. Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing software Maintain a consistently fair attitude toward patients while exercising authority under demanding situations. Report accurately, in writing, conditions noted during assigned shift. Secure the confidence, respect and cooperation of patients. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective and productive working relationships with staff, co-workers, patients and the public. Exercise good judgment skills and provide work direction to staff as assigned. Read, understand, and comply with policies, procedures and protocols. Work a non-traditional workweek with non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, rotating shifts and work over 40 hours in a workweek as necessary. Respond to on-call assignments with short notice. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed primarily at the Recovery Center, which is a 24-hour facility. The incumbents to be able to work a rotating schedule that may include various shifts, nights, weekends and irregular days and hours. Occasionally to split or cover an additional shift. Exposure to physical hazards when working with hostile patients with a potential for violence. Adequate vision when providing authorized prescription medication, conducting security inspections, observing patients, and manually preparing log entries. Extended standing, sitting and walking through the work area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Admit and release patients from triage and detoxification program in compliance with proper procedures. Assure admission and discharge procedures are followed. Provide work direction to Treatment Aides, assist in training and provide input into evaluations. Monitor activities led by outside guests and speakers and intervene when necessary. Provide treatment services in detoxification, triage and intensive inpatient programs. Enforce all rules and regulations of the facility; maintain safety of patients and facility; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; respond to emergencies. Maintain patient information confidentiality and demonstrate respect for patient's right to privacy. Provide guidance, encouragement and support to patients in their treatment program. Maintain logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by patients, etc. Provide phone support for crisis calls from the public and bed management/admission requests from health care facilities, such as Harrison Hospital, and other referral sources, such as family. Transport patients to appointments or other locations as needed. Observe urinalysis collection. Other Job Duties: May assist the physician (or other health care provider) in documenting patient medical/nursing problems and providing support in the delivery of patient care; ensures prescription orders and other ordered health care referrals are implemented and that individualized patient self-care treatment plans are met. Perform other duties as required including assistance with food service to patients and resident guests, housekeeping and laundry duties as needed. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered under the Kitsap County Extra Help policy. THIS POSITION IS OPEN CONTINUALLY FOR ON-CALL WORK. IT WILL BE SCREENED PERIODICALLY FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS. IF SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL. IT MAY BE 6-8 WEEKS AFTER APPLICATION.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jun 06, 2017
Temporary
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound Restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. **Please note this is an Extra Help position, but the job posting may be used to fill future Deputy Fire Marshal 2 positions.** Please learn more about the department at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/dcd/default.htm General Statement An employee in this classification investigates fires to determine origin, cause and circumstance, conducts criminal investigation of fires determined to be arson or involving other criminal activity, reviews fire alarm, sprinkler, building construction, fire protection and water supply plans for code compliance; inspects new construction projects and existing occupancies for code compliance; undertakes enforcement actions as required for conditions found to be out of compliance with adopted fire and building codes. Serves as a program lead. Works closely with and provides assistance to individuals in Community Development, other county departments, fire districts, law enforcement, other prosecutorial agencies, the public, and project applicants. Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification are to investigate fires, conduct criminal fire investigations, perform plan reviews and on-site inspections for permit applications and existing occupancies to determine for fire code compliance and provide information to the public related to fire safety requirements, new laws reduction of fire risk in existing buildings and businesses. Initiates enforcement actions as needed to assure compliance with applicable codes, regulations or ordinances relating to fire and safety. Provides guidance and direction to Deputy Fire Marshal 1. Distinguishing Characteristics This classification is the second level of a three level professional series. It is distinguished from the Deputy Fire Marshal 1 in that the assignments of the Deputy Fire Marshal 2 classification is responsible for fire investigation procedures, complex plan reviews, criminal investigations, knowledge of applicable criminal laws, fire and safety codes and acts as a lead worker to Deputy Fire Marshal 1, while the Deputy Fire Marshal 1 classification focuses on fire/occupancy inspections and plan reviews of less complex projects. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associate's Degree in Fire Prevention, Fire Science, Fire Technology, Fire Protection Engineering or related field; AND Three (3) years experience in fire prevention and investigation, plan review, existing occupancy and new construction inspection; AND ICC certified as a Fire Inspector II is required; AND Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Preferred Education and Experience Current Fire Investigator certification issued by either NAFI or IAAI. ICC certification in Fire Plans Review, Building Plans Review or Building Inspector. Bachelor degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Investigation, Fire Science, Fire Technology or a closely related field. One (1) year experience as a supervisor or lead worker. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Must be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business, including possessing and maintaining a valid Washington State Driver's License and the appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Must have a safe driving record, subject to verification. Prior to employment, the selected applicant must provide a copy of their State driving record. Must be able to pass Law Enforcement background check. Within 12 months of appointment: Incumbent must obtain a Fire Investigator certification issued by either (NAFI) or (IAAI). Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in the office, at construction sites, within existing occupancies and at fire and other emergency scenes. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. May require climbing steps and ladders, traversing rough, slippery and / or uneven terrain on construction or other sites. Field inspections or evaluations may require extended periods of walking or standing, driving or riding in a passenger vehicle, keyboarding, looking up or down and handling small hand tools like flashlights and clipboards. Ability to occasionally fit into sometimes limited spaces like attics and crawl spaces. Ability to crawl, climb ladders or temporary scaffolding stoop, duck, kneel, twist, extend arms above head to accomplish required examinations; and, balance sufficient to traverse walkways, uneven or slippery surfaces, ascend and descend ladders and stairs. Exposure to a variety of weather conditions may occur while driving or conducting field work. May be exposed to physical hazards from obstacles, heavy equipment, construction materials, locations at, above or below grade, various airborne pollutants including smoke, heat and the byproducts of combustion at fire scenes, chemicals, heavy metals, spray paints, loud noises, and domestic animals. May require climbing steps and ladders, traversing rough, slippery and / or uneven terrain on construction or other sites. Requires daily contact with other individuals some of whom may not be compliant with applicable regulations. The ability to don and use bunker gear or similar physical protection, SCBA, head, hearing, foot, eye, respiratory and fall protection (as needed) PPE is required. Ability to work in an open office environment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to individuals in stressful situations who may not be stable (physically or mentally) or who may become uncooperative or combative at fire and emergency scenes or during investigations. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of techniques and methods of fire and arson investigation. Knowledge of laws pertaining to fire and criminal investigations. Knowledge of techniques and methods used to identify, document, preserve, protect and secure evidence. Knowledge of principles and practices of effective fire prevention and inspection techniques. Knowledge of National Fire Codes and Standards and State and local fire and safety codes, ordinances, and regulations. Knowledge of fire sprinkler, alarm, and protection systems. Knowledge of fire and building code plan review processes. Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in fire suppression. Knowledge of chemistry and thermo-dynamics of fire. Geography of Kitsap County. Knowledge of fire, building, mechanical and plumbing codes. Physics, electricity and power supply systems. Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products, SharePoint applications and database management. Knowledge of current principles and practices of fire prevention, plan review, inspection procedures, International Fire and Building Codes, National Fire Codes and Standards, State and local fire and safety codes, ordinances, regulations and building practices. Knowledge of physics, electricity and power supply systems. Knowledge of law enforcement techniques applicable to a criminal investigation. Knowledge of fire alarm and detection systems and devices, water supply requirements for fire protection. Knowledge of principles of combustion and fire growth, construction and occupancy classification. Knowledge of Kitsap County geography. Knowledge of reporting writing, documentation, data collection techniques and principle. Skill in reading, interpreting, comparing and evaluating a variety of documents submitted for new construction or projects to determine compliance with applicable codes, ordinance and regulations. Skill in comparing approved construction documents to conditions found on site during inspection to determine compliance with approved plans, design parameters and code requirements. Skill in evaluating conditions found in existing occupancies to determine their compliance with applicable codes and regulations. Skill in effectively analyzing fire scenes to determine point of origin and cause. Ability to bring about acceptable levels of fire and life safety as well as code compliance in the built environment while maintain effective, positive relationships with property owners. Skill in planning and organizing work. Skill in using personal computer and related software applications. Skill in interpreting regulations and procedures. Skill in performing a variety of recordkeeping tasks quickly and accurately including mathematical calculations. Skill in operating hand and light power tools, lighting equipment, radios, passenger vehicles, cameras, gas sniffers or other analysis tools. Ability in problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making. Interpersonal communication. Ability to serve in a standby capacity to respond 24/7 to fire scenes, building collapses or other emergencies as required to investigate fires and other situations in inclement and other weather conditions. Ability to appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Ability to schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Ability to work successfully within the context of a team as a team player Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations, including exercising skill and good judgment in dealing tactfully with the public in stressful situations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to act as a lead worker. Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and procedures. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all areas and aspects of investigations including report writing. Ability to obtain and maintain all required certifications related to position. Ability to utilize a computer to input, retrieve and manipulate data using software and specialized databases. Ability to analyze fire scenes to determine point of origin and cause. Ability to detect fire and life safety hazards, code violations and enforce corrective action. Ability to read, interpret and apply plans, specifications, maps and engineering drawings related codes, ordinances, legal property descriptions and regulations governing the building processes. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of investigation and inspection activities. Ability to accurately perform semi-complex mathematical calculations. Ability to lead, train and mentor other employees. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions Perform on scene and follow up investigations as needed to determine the origin, cause and circumstances of fires; identify and secure evidence to support cause determinations; document fire scenes using photography and video or other formats and prepare detailed and accurate reports of findings and conclusions. Serve in a standby capacity to respond 24/7 to fire scenes, building collapses or other emergencies as required to investigate fires and other situations in inclement and other weather conditions Review all manner of applications and plans submitted for new building construction, land use activities, fire protection systems, operational and construction permits, temporary and special uses to determine compliance with applicable fire and building codes. Prepare detailed reports and necessary permit processing functions as needed to approve applications. Maintain records of application reviews in the department's electronic permitting system (SmartGov). Conduct on-site inspections of new and existing buildings and tenant spaces as needed to support construction or permitting activities. Approve, deny and/or make recommendations concerning applications based on inspection findings. Prepare detailed reports of inspection results and maintain inspection records in the department's electronic permitting system Conduct criminal investigations of fires determined to be caused by arson or other criminal activity in cooperation with the Sheriff's Office, the Prosecutor's Office and other law enforcement and/or insurance investigative agencies Provide expert witness courtroom testimony concerning facts and opinions about various fires as required. Investigate fires to determine point of origin and cause to evaluate fire trends and detect possible criminal activity, evidence of arson or other criminal activity. Identify and preserve collected evidence and prepare and maintain proper records of activities. Conduct criminal investigations of fires determined to be caused by arson or criminal activity in conjunction with the Sheriff's Department, Prosecutor's Office, other law enforcement and insurance investigators in order to identify and prosecute those responsible. Develop detailed case files and make expert opinion statements of fact to document the fire loss and prepare case reports for civil and criminal litigation. Provide expert witness courtroom testimony concerning facts and opinion regarding the point of origin and cause of fires. Issue notices identifying fire hazards, code violations and initiating enforcement action, setting time limitations for abatement and authorizing issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, permits and licenses. Coordinate inspections and identify violations or necessary code modifications for contractors, building, property and business owners. Perform acceptance testing for the installation of fire protection systems (fire sprinklers, alarms, water supply systems and fire flow). Document inspection and plan review findings and recommendations and maintain corresponding reports. Provide communication on code requirements, interpretations, rules or policy and on-site problems revealed by inspections. Act as lead worker over assigned employees: organizing, assigning, advising, motivating, training and making recommendations of the evaluation, discipline and selection of employees. Assist the public by phone and in person with fire and safety code questions regarding applications for permits and review of building plans. Maintain electronic files, databases and official files and records of inspections, complaint investigations, plan reviews and related documentation in accordance with record-keeping policies. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification : Are classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Are considered Extra Help positions and follow Kitsap County's Extra Help Policy. May be called during fire investigations and other emergencies. May be required to work evenings and weekends and may be subject to come in for emergency situations.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
May 05, 2017
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW This position performs skilled installation or replacement of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment used at the Kitsap County Parks Facilities, to include new lighting and lighting control systems, receptacles, motors and motor controlling equipment, heating equipment, electrical panels and sub panels, and building automation systems that control the operation of all of the facility's energy usage. This position is on-call, as needed, with the exception of the time frame for the Kitsap County Fair. Must be available to work 40+ hours for the week of preparation for and during the operation of the the County Fair. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Successful applicants will have a Washington State Journeyman Electrician's License, two years of experience in electrical trades and must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification within 6 months of employment. At least six months experience in temporary power installation for large events and festivals is preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools, and materials used in the electrical trades. Occupational hazards and safe working practices and procedures for electrical work. Two and Three phase motors, relays, logic, control loops, PLC's and field instrumentation. Instrumentation theory and process control application. Washington State Labor & Industries compliance requirements for electrical work. Skill in using electrical testing devices and maintenance or repair of electrical motors, light fixtures, outlets, switches, and panels. Must be able to read and interpret equipment repair manuals and engineered plans and sketches. Must be able to work independently and carry out instructions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Lighting and electrical outlet repair Lighting and electrical outlet installation Electrical distribution repair and testing Other miscellaneous wiring repair or installation OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. This position is on-call/extra help and is not considered a regular County employee. This position is governed by the Extra Help policy as contained within the Personnel Manual.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
May 05, 2017
Seasonal
OVERVIEW About WSU Kitsap Extension WSU Kitsap Extension has been serving the citizens of Kitsap County since 1917. As the front door to the University, Extension programs build the capacity of individuals, organizations, businesses and communities and empower them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. WSU Extension engages people, organizations and communities to advance knowledge, economic well-being and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning and the applications of research. In addition, Washington State University provides over 2,200 publications, numerous online educational opportunities, and other statewide educational programs and technical assistance from four Research and Extension Centers, 15 Academic Departments and six of WSU's Academic Colleges. Noxious & Invasive Species Program Mission Statement The mission of the Kitsap County Noxious weed Control Board is to educate county residents, property owners and managers to be responsible stewards of the land and resources of Kitsap County by protecting and preserving all lands and natural resources of the county from the degrading impact of invasive noxious weeds Position Information Under direction of the assigned supervisor, the inspector assists in implementation of the Noxious Weed Board programs by performing unskilled and semi-skilled labor related to the control of noxious weeds in Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Six month's work experience in grounds keeping or a related field; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Previous experience with controlling noxious weeds. Previous experience using a GPS system. Previous community outreach work experience. Previous work experience keeping records. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting - including a pre-employment medical examination. At time of appointment the successful candidate must: Possess a valid Washington State Drivers License. Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Techniques and methods of weed identification. General safety precautions for working on roadways. General safety precautions for working with chemicals and registered herbicides. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and retain general procedures and workflow practices. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Comply with safety protocol. Operate weed eradication equipment. Work in adverse and physically taxing field conditions. Take good and legible notes. Read and apply directions from maps or GPS system and travel throughout Kitsap County. Follow labels and specific directions on them. Work with registered herbicides. Working Condition/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Positions in this class typically require: Work is performed primarily in a field environment with travel throughout Kitsap County to perform on-site weed control work. May be exposed to pesticides while performing on-site weed control. Positions typically require bending, balancing, reaching, and/or stooping while traversing all types of terrain. May be required to walk and stand for long periods of time while pulling weeds, etc. Must be able to safely operate power equipment/tools. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Dust, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Potentially hazardous conditions when driving or maintaining spraying at various locations in a variety of weather conditions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks that may be found in positions of this class). Essential Job Functions: Work with the County Weed Coordinator to detect, identify and eradicate noxious weed infestations. Take notes and maintain records related to noxious weed reports and complaints. Assist with administrative duties associated with RCW 17.10 Perform unskilled and semi-skilled on-site weed control work. Other Job Functions: Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are: This temporary position is considered "Extra Help" and categorized as seasonal. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and are not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is open continuously until filled. The first review of applications is the week of April 10, 2017. Applications will then be reviewed weekly thereafter, until a candidate is selected.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Apr 25, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public Works strives to be a recognized leader in the delivery of Public Works services. It is our mission to plan, maintain, operate and construct public works facilities for the citizens of Kitsap County in a courteous, cost effective and professional manner. Position Overview Performs and applies highly technical office and field civil engineering and construction management assignments in sewer infrastructure construction and inspection. The incumbent is responsible for conducting office and on-site inspections of infrastructure construction, for assisting in the administration of contracts, for monitoring the quality of the work being performed by the contractor, and for ensuring quality control of the materials utilized in the project. Is expected to work independently, and together with project team members and stakeholders. Work will occur in both office and field environments. Work is reviewed periodically for timely completion of required tasks through reports, conferences and meetings. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related engineering field; and Two years related inspection/engineering work experience for sewer infrastructure, utility or road construction projects; and Experience utilizing various computer applications, databases, word processing, spreadsheets and web based systems for entering, retrieving, managing and researching data and records; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Construction management or related coursework from a college, university or business school recognized by the US Department of Education Previous contract compliance monitoring of Public Works projects. Experience with contracts and evaluations. Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must : Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit copy of official certification, if certifications are being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must : Be able to fulfill all traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Vehicle Use Policy while operating the County business. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must receive : Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead Traffic Control Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Basic civil engineering and construction management principles and practices as they relate to the construction and inspection of sewer system infrastructure including mechanical, electrical, and structural components. Basic engineering mathematics and construction surveying. Standard utility and roadway infrastructure construction methods and requirements. Procedures, methods and equipment used in the testing of soil compaction and composition, asphalt, and concrete. State guidelines such as Washington State Department of Transportation Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction and Department of Ecology Criteria for Sewage Design. State and local permitting requirements for buildings, roadways, and environmental impacts. Standard office software, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Project, etc. Skills and/or Ability to : Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees, contractors and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Maintain and monitor complex records and documents. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Read and interpret complex construction plans and specifications. Perform basic engineering and surveying measurements and calculations. Make responsible decisions on sewer construction projects. Monitor several projects at the same time. Perform, interpret, and understand material testing and prepare appropriate recommendations. Prepare draft technical material effectively and accurately for construction projects. Work independently and establish priorities. Perform the physical requirements of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities ( The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .) Positions in this class typically require : Walking through, bend, stoop, and twist while traversing undeveloped terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents or equipment. Standing or sit for long periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Vision sufficient to read source materials, plans, inspect community sites and see computer screen data. Exertion of force of 100 pounds occasionally and 50 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. Work performed primarily in the field environment conducting field or community inspection work; with some office environment work. Environmental and physical hazards associated with construction sites ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Conducts on-site inspections of infrastructure construction projects to monitor the performance of the prime contractor and sub-contractors to ensure conformance with the approved plans and specifications. Documents daily project activity and material tracking. Maintains professional relationships with all project participants, including other departments and divisions, contractors, other agencies, and the general public. Participates as a design team member in reviewing construction design plans and specifications. Assists in the preparation of technical provisions for contract plans. Assists in coordinating quality control and contractibility reviews of County projects Attends and participates in pre-construction and weekly on-site progress project meetings. Supports various pre-construction and/or design activities such as coordination of utility meetings, coordination of utility potholing. Other Job Duties : Perform other related duties as requested. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION: Classified as non-exempt and eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. This position is open until filled first review is the week of May 15, 2017 and then weekly thereafter.
Kitsap County Bremerton, WA, USA
Apr 04, 2017
Seasonal
OVERVIEW This is a seasonal part-time position located in the Kitsap County Parks & Recreation Department and will be mainly working in the Parks Division at the Fairgrounds. The desired start date for these positions is April 2017. Temporary positions are considered "Extra Help" and categorized as on-call, seasonal, or limited term. In compliance with the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy, employees in these positions may not work more hours than is stipulated in the policy and are not eligible for Kitsap County benefits, including but not limited to health or life insurance benefits, vacation, holiday or sick leave. The employment of extra-help employees is terminable at will, and either Kitsap County or the employee may terminate the employment for convenience. Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification include performing basic and routine activities under close supervision in various County functions. Work involves following specific instruction in accomplishing one or more defined tasks. Distinguishing Characteristics The County Worker is a stand alone. Positions in this class may include short-term and training positions as well as positions in which basic/routine work allows for little or no judgment or discretion. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High school diploma or GED. Preferred Education and Experience One year of related experience in park maintenance. Six (6) months of experience in event set-up, grounds keeping, facility/parks maintenance, athletic fields or turf maintenance, or related field. Current First Aid / CPR certification. Working with the public in a recreational setting. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Be 18 years of age. Pass a criminal history background check. Pass medical evaluations, which may include audiometric testing in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both in the field and inside Parks and Recreation structures and facilities. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Reaching, handling/grasping tools and documents. Walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, depending upon assignment. Vision sufficient to observe activities and elements of the work site and read source materials. Repetitive motions/manual dexterity for use of tools. Bending, stooping and reaching while cleaning facilities or maintaining grounds. Walking and balancing while traversing uneven terrain. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 25 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move tools and other materials. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions when operating power and hand tools, when driving or maintaining facilities at various locations in a variety of weather conditions, and when fertilizing grounds. Dust, exhaust fumes, chemical fumes, herbicide, insecticides and pesticides. Inclement weather. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of basic grammar, spelling and punctuation, math sufficient to perform the job. Knowledge of basic filing and maintenance techniques sufficient to perform the job. Knowledge of customer service techniques. Knowledge of basic knowledge of modern office practices. Skilled in greeting customers, clients and visitors; Skilled in basic office and/or maintenance techniques. Ability to learn and follow instructions including new work processes and procedures such as computer data entry or operation of equipment; Ability to use basic maintenance or office equipment. Ability to communicate, both oral and written, sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Examples of Duties (May vary by position) Answers phones and greets visitors; takes messages and directs calls to appropriate parties. Directs visitors to appropriate destination. Opens, sorts, date stamps and distributes mail; prepares outgoing mail. Gathers, organizes, copies, binds, and prepares documents under supervision. Types and/or enters data into a computer for a variety of documents. Pulls and files documents under supervision; routes requested information. Performs basic cleaning duties such as sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, emptying waste baskets, clearing debris and washing dishes. Sets up and takes down equipment such as folding chairs and tables; opens and closes facilities including checking, securing and locking facility. Packs, loads, transports and unloads various supplies, meals or other materials at or to designated locations. Performs manual labor and operates equipment under supervision in maintaining County parks, facilities, roads or grounds. Performs public service work such as: serving meals, taking reservations or registrations; and basic cashiering task. Runs errands such as picking up mail and reports and distributing files. Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are : Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, WA, USA
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time
OVERVIEW Class Summary The responsibilities of this classification are to provide shift supervision of Detention Officers and physical admission and release of detainees to and from the County's Juvenile Detention Facility, a confined, secure facility. Distinguishing Characteristics This classification is the second level of a three level professional series. It is distinguished from the Detention Officer in that the Detention Supervisor is responsible for supervision of duties including assigning, reviewing and scheduling work of Detention Officers and the accurate admission and release of juvenile detainees to and from the Facility. The Detention Officer classification is based on providing direct supervision, direction and guidance to juveniles housed in the facility and following well-defined written disciplinary procedures. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, Social or Behavioral Science, Law Enforcement or related field; AND Three years of recent detention experience with one year of experience as a supervisor or lead worker. -OR- An equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the required knowledge, skills and abilities as listed. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Test and Other Requirements Please Note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit a driving abstract from the appropriate State Department of Licensing to verify eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. (Please note: This position drives as a part of their essential functions of their position and more than 5 hours a workweek and must meet and follow the Fleet Risk Control Policies to operate a motor vehicle on County Business.) Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. Pass a pre-employment medical examination. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License. Complete Blood borne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current Food Handler's Permit. Within one year of appointment, the successful candidate must: Satisfy the training requirements established by RCW 43.101.220, the Criminal Justice Training Commission for Detention Officer and Custodial Supervisor Academy. Within two years of appointment, the successful candidate must: Complete the Kitsap County Supervisory Certification Program. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of safety procedures and self defense practices. Knowledge of criminal justice system rules and regulations; and juvenile behavior theories. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and the juvenile court system. Knowledge of detention facility operations, practices, policies, procedures and regulations. Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology. Skills in monitoring, evaluating and scheduling work for employees. Skills in performing pat downs and personal searches on detainees. Ability to use a hand-held radio and medal detector, surveillance equipment, automated locking devices, office equipment, fingerprinting and mug equipment, camera, corrections vehicle, hand and leg cuffs, restraint belt, keys, cell extraction shield and other specialized equipment. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Ability to compile, prepare, and tabulate statistical data, reports, statements and summaries. Ability to use independent judgment in deciding courses of action and to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, recognizing actual and potential dangers and determine an appropriate course of action. Required Working Conditions / Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed primarily in the Juvenile Detention Unit of the Kitsap County Juvenile Department. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to: Violent or hostile individuals. Inclement weather (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces). Road and traffic hazards. Environmental hazards (list from JHA). Use personal protective equipment, including riot shields, spit shields, gloves, biohazard suits. Positions in this class typically require: Walking and balancing (short or long distances). Climbing. Bending, stooping, twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulder. Handling/grasping documents or equipment. Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone. Hearing audible signals, traffic, and equipment. Vision sufficient to read source materials, meters, gauges, computer screen data, see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer and equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 180 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 20 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials list equipment. Physical exertion may be required while supervising high-risk juvenile offenders. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Assist the Juvenile Detention Manager in the development and administration of the detention facility. Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, work rules, safety requirements, performance standards, and manuals consistent with legal and safety requirements and County standards. Recruit, train, evaluate, mentor, supervise and discipline employees. Interpret policies and regulations. Reviews and verifies court orders and documents regarding conditions of confinement and release by determining legal criteria to accept a juvenile into detention. Coordinate, assess, and evaluate detainees brought into detention facility by law enforcement to ensure detainees meet mandated guidelines for admittance. Supervise, coordinate, evaluate and authorize detainee intake, custody, care, and release. Maintain a safe and secure of facility for detainees and employees; makes decisions regarding security measures by reading logs and incident reports. Coordinate the logistics and scheduling involved with the provision of educational, therapeutic, medical, and court escort services. Facilitate and coordinate various health care services and programs such as Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous, Alateen, Prison Fellowship, Aggression Replacement Therapy, and Independent Living Skills for detainees. Order operational supplies including detainee clothing, cleaning and personal hygiene supplies, paper products, and basic equipment and request maintenance work. Track staffing and supply expenditures to assure compliance with approved budget. Provide presentations for and facilitate court-ordered tours. Serve as liaison with supervisors, Court Services Officers, service providers, school staff, kitchen staff, medical staff, as well as members of other community agencies and law enforcement. Coordinate and oversee all maintenance, housekeeping and meal activities. Other Job Duties: Perform other related duties as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: Open until filled with a first review date of December 13, 2016. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. In accordance with the Kitsap County Inclement Weather Policy, Juvenile Department employees are required to report to work regardless of inclement weather conditions.