King County, WA
Seattle, WA, USA
Clean Water & Beyond Be part of the "Utility of the Future" The Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) is recruiting for a highly professional individual to fill the manager of our Project Planning and Delivery Section. This position requires a high performing senior manager who will work in partnership with the director and the management team to lead the division. The selected person will serve as an integral part of the division management team and will work directly with consultants, contractors, elected officials, and state and local jurisdictions to meet the expectations of our customers. This position reports to the division director. WTD is a clean water utility that reliably conveys and treats wastewater and is the largest wastewater utility in the Pacific Northwest. We operate three regional treatment plants and two local plants, four wet weather treatment facilities, 49 pump stations, and over 400 miles of conveyance lines, conveying and treating over 200 million gallons per day during dry periods and flows of over 650 million gallons per day during storm events. We steward over $6 billion in infrastructure assets and have a biannual 2017/18 operating budget of $301.7 million and a six-year capital improvement program for fiscal years 2017 through 2022 of $1.38 billion. We are also essential managers of sustainable resources. WTD is leading the way as an emerging environmental leader seeking the least-cost/highest return environmental and social solutions. The Division operates critical public infrastructure providing 24/7 services in a highly technical arena with the need to balance delivery of services with regional policies directly related to urban growth and address an array of complex federal and state regulatory compliance requirements. This award winning organization has been recognized with ten national, regional, and statewide awards for operational excellence. More information about the Wastewater Treatment Division is available here: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/dnrp/wtd.aspx The ideal candidate will have strength in leadership that includes: Ability to create and communicate vision Drives for results Has integrity and is trusted by peers and colleagues Solves problems Builds effective teams and motivates them Manages a diverse group of employees and business lines Deals constructively with ambiguity Develops direct reports and has a passion for mentoring Designs and measures work processes and systems Knows how to manage conflict WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified applicants. WORK LOCATION: King Street Center, 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, Washington. WORK SCHEDULE: This full-time, career service position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and is not overtime eligible. The regular workweek is full-time 40 hours, Monday through Friday. JOB SUMMARY: This position will manage and direct the work of subordinate supervisors, technical, professional and administrative staff as section manager of the Project Planning and Delivery (PPD) Section. The PPD section provides the technical and project delivery services required to support operations and maintenance of treatment plant(s), wastewater conveyance and reclaimed water distribution systems and associated facilities. The section consists of 175 employees in the Planning, Inspection, Modeling & Monitoring; Project Management; Construction Management; Engineering and Technical Resources; and Project Control & Contract Management Units. To learn more about the Wastewater Treatment Division click on the below links: http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wtd/About.aspx http://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wtd/About/Vision.aspx Job Duties: PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Oversee and direct the work of unit managers responsible for a wide variety of design, construction and planning services that provides regional wastewater treatment and resource recovery systems. Serve on Wastewater Treatment Division's senior management team. Provide strategic direction and guidance on regional wastewater treatment and resource recovery system and act as a key advisor on strategic and policy issues. Serve as high level agency representative with top levels of management at local, federal and state regulatory agencies. Develop, implement, and maintain standards, policies and procedures for all planning, engineering and project management related work for the division. Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive planning project to support operating and capital projects. Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive asset management program for the division. Assist the division director and other section managers to develop and implement the division's improvement measures and annual goals and objectives. Develop performance measures and standards for work units within the section including performance standards for unit managers, technical, professional and administrative staff. Develop the section bi-annual budget, allocate resources and budget for assigned projects and monitor expenditures to stay within established guidelines. Develop, implement and maintain innovative staffing models to insure that all operating and capital projects are completed on time and within budget. Perform the full scope of human resources responsibilities including hiring, training, performance evaluations and recommending disciplinary actions for assigned staff and subordinates. Provide support to County-wide initiatives and programs such as developing capital systems County-wide, ensuring ESJ elements are considered in the Divisions' capital program. Qualifications: Demonstrated advanced experience and knowledge in supervisory techniques and principles in a highly technical and political environment Advanced knowledge of capital project and strategic planning techniques and principles and the application of this knowledge to establish the direction and make decisions regarding multiple competing internal and external programs or projects Advanced knowledge of public utility finance, budgeting techniques and principles. Advanced knowledge of project planning and management, construction, project control, and contract administration techniques and principles Knowledge of engineering techniques and principles Knowledge of the legislative process and skill in working with elected officials, regulatory agency representatives and the general public Demonstrated skill in assessing risks and establishing means to mitigate risks. Ability to quickly assess problems during crises and make decisions to protect the public and employees' health and safety and mitigate property damages and costs Demonstrated skill in assessing and determining the necessary resources to successfully complete work programs with multiple technical disciplines, regulatory agencies and the community. Demonstrated skill in evaluating information to make decisions within and outside of established guidelines with limited documentation Skill in negotiating and identifying solutions that balance the division's and the County's interests and those of the negotiating partner(s) within financial capacity and other constraints Excellent oral and communication skills are necessary to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences and convince others to initiate action. Demonstrated skill in conflict resolution techniques and principles. Knowledge of team building techniques and principles and demonstrated skill in working with others in achieving common goals and objectives. HIGHLY DESIRABLE Qualifications: Increasingly responsible experience in a large, complex industrial or utility setting, preferably wastewater treatment, with experience in project management, comprehensive planning, engineering design, construction and/or maintenance, in an environment associated with major asset management I capital replacement programs. Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, project management, planning, or a closely related field, or, an equivalent combination of education and experience Professional Engineering license Experience supervising Project Managers working on large-scale, complex industrial or utility projects. Project Management certification (Project Management Institute (PMI) or similar program) LICENSE / CERTIFICATION: A Valid Washington State Driver's License APPLICATIONS PROCESS: King County application, http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs Resume Cover letter detailing qualifications for position SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants meeting qualifications will be screened based upon the clarity, completeness, content, grammar and punctuation of their application materials. Selection process may also include written and/or computer exams, panel interview, references and final interviews. UNION MEMBERSHIP: This position is a represented position by Teamsters, Local 117 $2.00 per hour from the base wage will be submitted to the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund. For more information regarding this recruitment, please contact: Diana Eberly-Shepard Senior Human Resource Analyst 206-477-6899 Diana.eberly-shepard @kingcounty.gov King County and the Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) values diverse perspectives and life experience and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, and veterans.
Stanislaus County, CA
Stanislaus County, CA, USA
About the Department and the Position This recruitment is being conducted to fill a vacancy for Stanislaus County Parks and Recreation and to establish an eligibility list to fill future full-time and part-time vacancies throughout Stanislaus County. Oral examinations are tentatively scheduled for the week of January 29, 2018. Cell phones are typically incompatible with the online application format or browser. We recommend using a desktopor laptop computer. If you are still having technical difficulties, please call NEOGOV at 1-855-524-5627. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Stanislaus County Parks and Recreation is responsible for planning, developing, operating, and maintaining parks, reservoirs, and county facilities throughout Stanislaus County. The goal of the department is to manage Parks and Recreation facilities in ways that will provide the best possible experience for people to enjoy the out-odoors at the most reasonable cost. The Department of Parks and Recreation maintains five regional parks, 12 neighborhood parks, 10 community parks, two off- highway vehicle parks, four cemeteries, two bridges, La Grange historical areas, five fishing access points along rivers and lakes, one swimming pool, one organized youth camp, numerous acres of open space and river bottom, including landscape/groundmaintenanceservices and streetscape maintenance for various county service areas, county centers, libraries, landscape maintenance districts, and other governmental buildings in the unincorporated areas of the County. These facilities provide a vast array of recreational opportunities including, but not limited to, picnicking, sailing, power boating, water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, hunting, and horseback and biking trails. The Department consists of three divisions: Administration, Community Parks/County Centers, and Regional Parks and is comprised of approximately 42 full--time employees. ABOUT THE POSITION: The Parks Manager has the overall responsibility for one of thefollowing: Woodward Regional Park, Modesto Regional Park and and La Grange Regional Park, orCounty Centers / Community Parks including Frank RainesRegional Park. This position is specifically to manage Modesto Reservoir and La GrangeRegional Parks. Administrative responsibilities include interviewing, makingrecommendations for hire, training, supervising, andevaluations of employees; working with employees to correctdeficiencies; implementing discipline procedures in conjunction with the Assistant Director and the Human Resource Manager; preparing and prioritizingannual work plans for the maintenance and operations of thefacilities; maintaining park facilities at maximum efficiency;oversee construction projects, maintenance of parks andfacilities, landscaped areas and equipment maintenance ofparks and facilities;provide risk management; participate in the forecast ofadditional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials andsupplies; provide specifications and quotes necessary for thepurchasing of equipment, materials and supplies; and protectand preserve natural resources. Typical Tasks Supervise, plan, coordinate and evaluate jobperformance for assigned personnel; Supervise and/or perform the more skilled work in thegrading, planting, renovating, and maintenance of Countylandscaped areas; Provide training and supervision to other employees inpesticide safety and other safety procedures; Oversee the construction and maintenance of parks andgrounds, installation structures, maintenance of facilities,equipment repair and the maintenance of all water, sewerand irrigation systems within the assigned area; Work collaboratively with the Department Director,Assistant Director, Leadership Team, professional staff andclerical staff in all aspects of implementing the projects ofthe Department of Parks and Recreation; Provide day-to-day leadership for employees throughcommunication and demonstration of the organization'sVision, Mission, and Values; Write reports and attend meetings with communitygroups and other agencies; Maintain positive and effective relationships with othercounty departments, other public and private agencies,the community and staff of the Department; Ensure accountability for duties and projects assigned tostaff; Management of projects to ensure they are completed ontime and within budget; and Keep necessary written records, prepare reports, andevaluations, and review time cards of assignedpersonnel. Minimum Qualifications (Skills, Ability, Knowledge, Education/Experience) SKILLS/ABILITIES Establish and maintain effective working relationshipswith others; Communicate effectively with park users, other staff,division managers, and the general public, both orally andin writing; Instruct, train, evaluate, and provide work direction tosubordinate employees and volunteers; Analyze situations accurately and take effective action; Visualize park enhancements and estimate costs ofdevelopment and benefits; Prepare and justify annual operating and maintenanceplans and forecast funding needs; Develop, implement and direct work schedules andassignments for park maintenance personnel; Enforce park rules and regulations; Operate and maintain a variety of equipment and tools; Maintain and repair park facilities; Perform administrative tasks such as keeping accuraterecords, collecting money auditing others' records, andbuying supplies; Use a computer and various software; Apply or supervise the application of pesticides inaccordance with State of California regulations;and Maintain wastewater treatment equipment, andcontainment structures. KNOWLEDGE Techniques used in landscape maintenance, planning,cultivating, pruning, propagating and care of shrubs,plants, flowers and turf; Materials and methods used in construction and repairprojects; Fertilizers and pesticides and their proper use andapplication; Plant diseases and pests common to the area and themeans of their control or eradication; Occupational hazards and safety precautions includingpertinent CAL-OSHA requirements; Hazards and safety precautions in construction andmaintenance trades categories; Equipment and hand tools use, maintenance, repair and management; Landscaping design and application; Basic carpentry, plumbing, and electricity sufficient toperform required building maintenance and repair; Administrative and departmental policies and procedures; Principles of supervision, training, and performanceevaluation; Financial record keeping practices; Personnel procedures sufficient to provide work directionto permanent and seasonal employees, and volunteers; Fiscal procedures sufficient to participate in the forecastof funding needs; Computer applications; and Natural and cultural resources and managementpractices. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE PARK MANAGER I Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation Management,Horticulture, Architectural Landscaping, EnvironmentalStudies or a related field; AND One (1) year of experience as asupervisor. (Progressively responsible experience in a related area may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis) PARK MANAGER II Meet education/experience requirements of the Park Manager I classification; AND One (1) year of Park Management experience equivalent to a Park Manager I. Proof of education may be required for verification purposes after the eligible list has been established as part of the selection interview process. Proof of education (transcripts and/or degree) may be attached at the time of online application submission if available. LICENSE Applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License and remain free from repeated preventable accidents. CERTIFICATES Individualsappointed to this classification must possess orobtain certificates below and issued by the State of Californiawithin one year from the date of appointment. Failure to do somay result in demotion or termination. Qualified Applicator's Certificate: Laws, regulations and basic principles;Landscape Maintenance;Right of Way Waste Water Plant Operator Certificate Water Treatment Plant Operator's Certificate In addition to the minimum qualifications, applicant screening will focus on the following desirable qualifications. Please list any of these qualifications you may have within the "Duties" section of the online application. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Arborist Certificate; OR First Aid, CPR, AED Certification; OR Backflow Certification; OR Grade I Water Distribution Certification. Application and Selection Procedures CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION Unless otherwise provided, this position is part of the Unclassified Service of the County and considered "at will" for labor relations purposes. Incumbents are also subject to overtime, standby, callback, weekend, holiday and shift assignments. The individual selected will participate in the Stanislaus County Pay-for-Performance program, as well as receive additional benefits. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The County of Stanislaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit online application(s) for open position(s). Stanislaus County is committed to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, supervisors, and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy related condition, marital status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (over 40), political affiliation or belief, or military or veteran status. APPLICATION PROCEDURES/FINAL FILING DATE Applications cannot be submitted later than 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date. Make your online application as complete as possible so a full and realistic appraisal may be made of your qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Attaching your resume and cover letter are an optional feature for those who wish to do so in addition to completing the required application. Information on your resume and cover letter will not substitute for the education, work experience and required fields on the County application. The online County application is the primary tool used to evaluate your job qualifications. RECRUITMENT ACCOMMODATIONS Arrangements may be made to accommodate disabilities and religious convictions. Applicants requiring testing accommodations are required to complete and submit the Testing Accommodation Request Form prior to the test administration date. Special arrangements for religious convictions should be included in the "Additional Information" section of the application form. http://www.stancounty.com/personnel/pdf/ADATestingForm.pdf GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS Pass County-paid pre-employment drug screening and job-related background investigation. Perform job duties in a manner assuring a safe working environment for oneself and others. Maintain confidential information according to the legal standards and/or County regulations as required. APPLICATION AND/OR EXAMINATION APPEAL RIGHTS Application and/or examination results may be appealed by applicants presenting facts alleging irregularity, fraud and/or error in application screening or in exam scoring. Appeals must be in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer within seven (7) days after the examination results are mailed. DISCLAIMER Stanislaus County reserves the right to revise the examination plan described in this bulletin to better meet the needs of County service. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an express or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The information contained in the bulletin is information, which sets forth a general summary of benefits for this respective position. This information is not legally binding. The benefits and other information regarding this position may be found in the Stanislaus County Code, the Stanislaus County Personnel Policies manual, or in the applicable Memorandum of Understanding, and such information prevails over information contained in this bulletin. Questions regarding this bulletin may be directed to the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office/ Human Resources. The Job Task Analysis provides information detailing the physical and functional demands of the classification. For the complete job task analysis, visit the Risk Management website at http://www.stancounty.com/riskmgmt/ under "Disability Management."