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City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Position Description This position offers an exciting opportunity to be on the leading edge of police reform. The Office of Inspector General for Public Safety (OIG) was established by Ordinance 125315 as part of the City of Seattle's police accountability reform effort. OIG's charge, as established by ordinance, is "to help ensure the fairness and integrity of the police system as a whole in its delivery of law enforcement services by providing civilian auditing of the management, practices, and policies of SPD and OPA and oversee ongoing fidelity to organizational reforms implemented pursuant to the goals of the 2012 federal Consent Decree in United States of America v. City of Seattle, 12 Civ. 1282 (JLR)." The goal of OIG is to ensure constitutional, accountable, effective, and respectful policing that reflects the values of Seattle's diverse communities and engenders community trust. The first Inspector General was confirmed by the Council on April 30, 2018. This position analyzes police practices and participates in decision-making that furthers the purpose and goals of OIG. This position is expected to have the expertise to (1) generate advanced, high-quality work products in support of OIG's mission with a high level of autonomy, and (2) advise the position's supervisor and the Inspector General about effective courses of action in a complex, highly scrutinized environment. This position provides key support for OIG auditing of the management, practices, and policies of the Seattle Police Department (SPD) and Office of Police Accountability (OPA). Pursuant to Ordinance 125315, an applicant must not have been employed by the Seattle Police Department as a sworn officer and must pass a background check. Job Responsibilities The position may perform the following duties: Lead or participate in risk management reviews and performance audits, including analysis of sample and aggregate data, to identify patterns, trends, and systemic issues with criminal justice system operations that involve SPD or OPA; Example audit areas include SPD police intelligence and surveillance data, SPD handling of serious incidents, and SPD use of force; Conduct audits and reviews for any areas that may: (a) involve potential conflicts of interest; (b) involve possible fraud, waste, abuse, inefficiency, or ineffectiveness; (c) undermine accountability or be unethical; or (d) otherwise compromise the public trust in the police or the criminal justice system; Assist with the establishment of OIG policies and protocols related to auditing and investigations; Utilize the knowledge and expertise of this position to assist with the development of other OIG work products; and Other relevant activities as assigned. Job expectations also include the following: The ability to clearly and concisely communicate the body of work to both internal and external audiences; Occasionally serve on, or participate in, cross-functional, cross-departmental, or cross-jurisdictional teams related to the position; and The ability to use discretion and care in the handling of confidential and sensitive information. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of relevant work experience in auditing, or a closely related field. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Two years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree; Excellent written, analytical, and verbal communication skills; Knowledge of GAGAS Yellow-Book, preferably advanced; and Work experience with police practices, police oversight, auditing, investigations, or analysis in a related field. Desired Qualifications: Education/Subject Matter Expertise Certified Government Auditing Professional or similar certification; Ability to critically and objectively analyze and investigate a matter and spot issues and trends; Familiarity with law enforcement operations, laws, and regulations and ability to effectively determine the adequacy and compliance of SPD internal controls, management practices, record keeping, and reporting; Experience leading performance audits, preferably related to law-enforcement; Familiarity with government infrastructure, political dynamics, and budget processes; Experience analyzing and assessing complex aggregate data for patterns and trends; Ability to exercise sound judgment, independence, fairness, and objectivity in an environment where controversy is common. Work Skills Ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information; Ability to maintain a high standard of integrity and professionalism in the office; Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with department staff and members of other organizations on sensitive or controversial issues; An appreciation of the city's ethnic and socio-economic diversity, and proven experience working with and valuing the perspectives of diverse groups and individuals. Work Environment Team player who can also work independently and offer thoughtful input to the team on systemic reform issues; Highly organized; Ready and willing to work attitude. Additional Information To be considered, please submit an online application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle by 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 . Qualified candidates must attach to the online application a letter of interest, resume, and a writing sample that has not been significantly edited or contributed to by others that reflects your own work product and writing abilities. Candidates who do not submit all three attachments may not be considered. Job offers are contingent upon the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the successful completion of a background check. If you have any questions, please contact Jane Park at Jane.ParkLEG@seattle.gov . Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Invitation to Compete #31-19 Security Officer Safety and Security Services 80 hours per pay period $25.21 - $30.58 per hour (2018 Pay Rates) Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019. This recruitment is for a regular, full-time, FLSA non-exempt and benefited position. Hours for this position will include weekdays, weekends and evenings. This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. Overview The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff members are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library's organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development. The Library also supports the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative to end institutionalized racism by eliminating barriers to access, providing the staff and public with opportunities for growth, and developing equitable access to the programs and services we offer. If you share those values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for this position. The Library organization consists of a Central Library, 26 branch facilities and over 700 staff. Each year, there are approximately 1.5 million visits to the Central Library and 4.5 million to Branches. Security personnel and programs protect patrons, staff and volunteers from criminal acts, harassment, theft and crime, and enforce the Library's Rules of Conduct and security related policies. Uniformed, unarmed Security Officers patrol the library facilities and handle security problems referred by staff and the public and security related emergencies, including medical emergencies, evictions and evacuations. Security Officers work with the public and staff to explain and, when needed, enforce Library Rules of Conduct, policies and procedures. Their most important tools are their interpersonal communication skills, conflict resolution skills and their ability to obtain cooperation. Security Officers must be savvy in recognizing and handling conflicts, infractions and emergencies. They must understand and appreciate the different roles of security and law enforcement personnel. They must also have excellent judgment in knowing when and how to apply Library policies to individual situations. Security Officers are required to regularly work with building security systems. Security Officers must be able to collaborate with managers and staff in order to appreciate the unique challenges, distinctive user groups and security needs of each location. Successful candidates will have skills equivalent to those gained from previous service in a security or criminal justice capacity and have current or previous experience providing customer service to the general public in a high density, urban environment. The ideal candidate will project an energetic, positive presence and demonstrate a passion for customer service. Job Responsibilities Essential Functions Security patrol: Patrol and monitor all library facilities as assigned in order to identify, prevent and respond to violations of the Library's Rules of Conduct, policies and procedures. Evaluate problems related to the security of Library staff, volunteers, patrons, and property and take appropriate preventative and protective actions. Explain rules and procedures to library visitors and solicit cooperation and compliance. Investigate and handle disturbances and, as needed, obtain police and law enforcement assistance. When needed, enforce exclusion policies. Perform crowd control duties for special events. Emergency management: Respond to medical emergencies. Take lead roles in responding to building emergencies and evacuations. Prevention activities: Identify and report security and/or safety conditions and concerns. Identify and recommend procedures and methods to prevent property loss and damage. Work with Library staff to identify and resolve security problems and to keep the Safety and Security Manager informed of activities and/or problems. Liaison activities: When assigned, serve as liaison between Library staff, police agencies and personnel, contracted security personnel and the public. Security support activities: Obtain, record, and maintain necessary documentation, records and reports. Operate security and property-related programs such as lost and found materials, staff training, building access control, and surveillance activities. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Experience requirement: Minimum of one (1) year of employment experience performing duties similar to those described above in settings that (1) require highly visible and sensitive public contact, (2) require exercising conflict resolution and problem-solving skills and (3) require the ability to respond appropriately to critical incidents in an occupational setting, is required. Three (3) or more years of professional experience performing essential functions similar to this position is desired. Five (5) years or more of experience operating in a security capacity in an employer-operated (non-contract) security department is preferred, but not required. Educational and general skills requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. A two (2) year degree in criminal justice or a related field is desired. Excellent verbal communication skills are required. This includes the ability to communicate in English and to communicate with Library visitors for whom English is a second language. Knowledge of conversational Spanish, Asian languages, African languages, Eastern European languages or American Sign Language is a plus. Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. Ability to communicate clearly and diplomatically with Library Staff and the public while enforcing security rules, often under stressful situations. Ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate solutions without resorting to force or provoking unneeded conflict. Ability to persuade. Ability to elicit cooperation and compliance under difficult or stressful circumstances. Able to respond to hostile patrons calmly and confidently while using their words and excellent judgment to gain cooperation without using force. The ideal candidate will excel in an environment where they rely on integrity, initiative, empathy, common sense, and teamwork The ideal candidates will have an equal amount of experience gained from previous service in security or criminal justice capacity and experience providing customer service to the public. Works comfortably in a highly visible open environment and serves a diverse population with an equitable mindset while keeping focused on safety and customer service. Occupation-specific skill requirements: Knowledge of accepted practices relating to security operations in an employer-operated (non-contract) security department, particularly those that relate to public facilities. Excellent observation skills; an ability to remain alert and attentive, anticipate potential disruptive behavior and safety or security threats and take preventative action. Ability to prepare clear, detailed and accurately written reports, logs and other documentation. Ability to operate two-way radio, communications and surveillance equipment. Possession of a currently valid First Aid & CPR certification, or ability to obtain certification within sixty days of employment. Ability to perform the physical activities inherent in security patrol duties, such as walking, running, standing, rapidly ascending and descending stairs in a hi-rise building and lifting a fully grown adult in emergency situations. Other requirements: Possession of a currently valid WA state driver's license. Library vehicles are available for Security use. If an officer is required to use a personal vehicle for work-related activities, mileage reimbursement is provided. Able to work evenings and weekends as required and must have a work history of reliably reporting for assigned shifts and being consistently punctual. If selected, candidates will be required to provide a driver's record abstract and to authorize a check of criminal convictions. Any offer of employment or continuation of employment is contingent on the results of these checks. A record of conviction will not automatically bar employment but the circumstances may be considered in determining if employment will be offered or continued. This position requires the employee to wear the supplied uniform and related security gear including, non-lethal defensive equipment and a two-way radio. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered for this vacancy candidates must submit an online application with supplemental questions via this bulletin. All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019. Note: If considered further, you will be invited to a panel interviews and take a written exam. If successful you will receive an invitation back to participate in a one-on-one walk through of the Central Library where you will get the opportunity to learn more about the library system and security team as well as meet with the Security Supervisor. The final call back will involve an interview with the Director of Administrative Services. If you have questions about this bulletin or general questions regarding employment at the Library, please call 386-4121 or email jobapplications@spl.org. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROUDLY PROMOTES DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EMPLOYMENT. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time: 6/3/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The People & Culture Business Unit is hiring a Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the Talent Acquisition Team. In this role, you will be aligned with the Skilled Trades business units and serve as their sole recruiter in their effort to recruit, hire, and retain a diverse, high-performing workforce. This position must draw on extensive knowledge of Talent Acquisition and functional areas of the business, forging dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and People & Culture business partners. You will report to the Talent Acquisition Manager. Job Responsibilities Cultivate relationships and deliver exceptional customer service with managers and employees in Transmission & Distribution, Generation Operations & Engineering, Systems Control Center, Customer Operations and Apprenticeship. Act as liaison between Subject Matter Experts (SME) and People & Culture to ensure consistent and professional recruitment/hiring processes; Advise business units on job postings, screening tools, interview instructions, and questions, Facilitating and proctoring written and working tests, and the development of interview panels; Promote an excellent candidate experience including candidate notification, offer letters, background checks and/or physicals, and assist with start date coordination; Provide advice on hiring procedures, staffing priorities, recruitment strategies and salary guidelines for Step Progression positions; Interpret and apply a broad range of employment laws, public personnel administration practices, and labor relations guidelines; Utilize social media recruiting efforts thru LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Actively participate and promote the company at career fairs on college campuses and local job fairs. Develop innovative and strategic recruitment and advertisements; Research and resolve complex issues and make sound judgments on the applicability of conflicting guidelines; Maintain the integrity of department data and employee information in a confidential manner Track and monitor all hiring transactions in various employment databases Qualifications Education: A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field. Experience: 2 years of professional experience in personnel administration, human resources, or related experience. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Human Resources Information Systems database programs (e.g. HRIS) or comparable database systems, as well as experience working with confidential information. Certification/License: Must have a Washington State Driver's License Work Conditions: This position may require some infrequent travel including overnight stays in Spokane and Pullman, Washington for Career Fairs at our local Universities. Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated success in closing hard-to-fill roles Experience utilizing NeoGov Applicant Tracking System. High volume recruiting Must be detail oriented Experience coordinating hiring processes in a complex, unionized organization Experience working with skilled-trades employees, industrial, manufacturing and/or factory workers and knowledge of public sector organizational practices Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships at all levels of the organization Broad knowledge and application of employment law Experience using applicant tracking systems Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Excellent judgment, ability to work independently, self-motivated, and able to take initiative Excellent problem-solving abilities with the ability to foresee potential obstacles and proactively identify solutions and resolve issues Ability to drive for results, manage shifting priorities with very little direction, and to deliver superior customer service Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs. Additional Information Please submit a cover letter and resume describing how your qualifications and experience meet the required and desired for the position. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle City Attorney's Office (CAO) seeks a strategic and collaborative technology manager to lead the Information Technology (IT) Section of the Administration Division. Do you adapt quickly to technology changes? Are you adept at identifying and addressing system challenges in real time? Do you have expertise in meeting the unique technology needs of a legal or compliance driven office? When critical services are down or processesdo not complywith discovery, retention and public disclosure rules, the financial and human impacts can be significant for CAO and the City. The CAO IT Section is critical to preventing service disruption by implementing and supporting department-wide applications, software, and databases; managing stand-alone and virtual servers and required hardware; collaborating within the department and with other departments to identify process improvements; and providing day-to-day technical support for approximately 220 legal staff in the CAO. The services we provide not only affect our staff but other City departments, external partners, and the public at-large. While our IT work is done in partnership with the Seattle Information Technology Department (Seattle IT), the CAO IT Section did not consolidate into the larger SeattleITand as such, supports many of its own functions directly. As IT Manager, you will serve as a key change management stakeholder on cross departmental IT projects and programming with other non-consolidated IT departments and ITD management. Over the next two years, this position will be critical in the implementation of a new prosecution case management system, replacing the 20-year-old legacy system. New to this role will be an exciting opportunity to lead the formulation and implementation of a comprehensive CAO IT Strategic Plan. This position reports to the Administrative Division Chief and leads a team of six employees. Job Responsibilities In this role you will: Lead key projects involving subject matter experts, CAO Technology staff and business representatives and apply reliable project management methodology to perform readiness assessments, analysis, development, and implementation of technology solutions. Create and implement a five-year CAO IT Strategic Plan to align current or new business processes with long-term hardware and software solutions managed both in-house and with our ITD partners. Serve as the subject matter expert for the City Attorney and Administrator on department technology needs utilizing technical and business expertise in critical in areas such as: Database administration (Oracle and Microsoft); SQL coding (procedures, triggers and functions); Data and process workflow; Business process and process improvement support; and, Internal and external reporting to various stakeholders. Oversee day-to-day work implementation of department technology needs by: Directly supervising six IT professionals including four technical staff (IT Pro C BU), one IT Specialist, and one IT Business Process Analyst; Managing work associated with department-wide applications, databases, servers, desktops, and technology services; and, Working closely and collaboratively with in-house legal experts and external partners to ensure solutions adhere to best practices related to Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS), public disclosure, discovery, and data retention compliance. Implementing IT management best practices and protocols to ensure delivery of quality services that meet customer needs. Effectively collaborate with other City IT stakeholders by: Coordinating inter-department business processes and data exchanges to insure continuity; and, Serving as a liaison for City-wide IT efforts to assist with planning andchange management, and ensure legal compliance of new technologies. Regularly prepare materials on project status for office leadership and operating Division Management and perform other related tasks as assigned. Qualifications A successful applicant will have a professional career that reflects a commitment to providing superior IT leadership, project management, strategic development, and customer service complemented by a demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise in these areas: Database Administration supporting Oracle and Microsoft database servers Server infrastructure management Desktop management Business process support and solution mapping Technical compliance with CJIS, public disclosure or discovery requirements or related technical compliance experience The successful applicant will also have: Successful experience managing mid to complex IT projects reflected in size of project, size of project team scope of project (i.e. mid to high enterprise-wide, multi-departmental, large business impact). Significant and successful experience in supervising a team of five or more employees of varying levels. The ability to handle complex assignments in a lead role while working independently The ability to operate in a highly sensitive, political environment - comfortable working with elected officials. Excellent research, communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously. Additional Information To be considered, all candidates must complete the application and attach the following: Cover letter Resume Applications that are not complete or that don't have the required documents will not be considered . A background check including a conviction history will be required for candidates selected for this position.For questions regarding the Seattle City Attorney's Office, this position, or the application process, please contact Sarah Price-Mitchell, HR Business Partner, at 206-684-8237 or sarah.price-mitchell@seattle.gov . If you have trouble uploading the documents, please reach out prior to the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 25, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Are you an attorney with expertise in wage, labor and employment law? Are you passionate about economic justice solutions in Seattle? The Seattle City Attorney's office has an exciting opportunity to advance these goals in an environment that makes them a top priority. This is a new position that will work specifically with the Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) which enforces Seattle Labor Standards Ordinances such as Minimum Wage, Paid Sick and Safe Time, Wage Theft, and Secure Scheduling. Join us and collaborate with dedicated colleagues and research impactful legal issues on a regular basis. This attorney will join the Regulatory Enforcement and Economic Justice (REEJ) Section of the Civil Division. This practice group provides legal advice and civil litigation services to all City departments in code enforcement matters. This work includes defending appeals of agency investigations, plaintiff's litigation on behalf of investigating departments, and advising departments regarding enforcement matters, investigations, and legislation. Job Responsibilities Advise OLS on legislation and rulemaking by providing legal review and analysis on the development of labor standards. Represent OLS when the lawfulness of labor standards are challenged. Support OLS by providing legal review, analysis and advice regarding investigations, findings, appeals, and enforcement policies and procedures. Litigate all enforcement actions and appeals. Work with colleagues to find creative solutions to policy and enforcement challenges. Provide individual and group trainings to OLS staff on issues related to labor standards. Qualifications The successful candidate will have: Demonstrated significant technical knowledge and expertise in wage and hour law, employment law, and labor law. Substantial litigation experience with the demonstrated ability to take on a lead role on cases shortly after joining the office. Excellent research, writing, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to handle complex assignments independently and a variety of tasks simultaneously, are crucial to being successful in this role. This position requires membership in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association. Candidates who are current Bar members in other states and can obtain membership in Washington within 6 months will be considered. Additional Information Please Note : The Civil Division of the City Attorney's Office seeks to set salaries based on objective measures of experience. Salaries typically are not subject to negotiation. To be considered, all candidates must complete the application AND attach the following: Cover letter Resume Writing Sample Applications that are not complete or that don't have the required documents will not be considered . For questions regarding the Seattle City Attorney's Office, this position, or the application process, please contact Sarah Price-Mitchell, HR Business Partner, at 206-684-8237 or sarah.price-mitchell@seattle.gov . If you have trouble uploading the documents, please reach out with enough time to submit the required materials prior to the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Temporary
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), Contracts and Procurement workgroup, is seeking qualified candidates for a Strategic Analyst, Srposition. This position is responsible for developing process and system documentation and training materials; strategizing and advancing process and system improvements and generating methods and means to track metrics and provide reporting. The position reports to the Contracts and Procurement Manager and supports departmental goals in promoting diversity, race, and social justice. The person in this temporaryposition will act independently, perform analytical tasks intended to improve organizational efficiency, and evaluate and improve existing business processes. This position will be located within the Contracts and Procurement work group in the Finance & Administration Division. The position will involve working across the entire organization, as well as collaborating with staff from other departments within the City of Seattle Job Responsibilities Serve as SDOT's Procurement Lead Engage in User Acceptance Testing of the SDOT Contracts & Procurement Data warehouse Partner with other groups around SDOT to complete cross-functional projects Evaluate existing business processes and develop new and improved procedures Develop process and system documentation and training materials Strategize and advance process and system improvements usingLEAN methodologies Generate methods and means to track metrics and generate reports Deliver presentations to management and SDOT staff Perform analytical tasks focusing on improving performance using Tableau, Power BI, or other analytical software Design and apply knowledge of organizational structure, function and procedures Coordinate research/analysis activities as part of data gathering for research and analytical purposes Develop work plans and goals based upon objectives and priorities Manage group SharePoint and Access data cube Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, computer science, engineering or a related field (or a combination of education, training or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Three years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research or analysis Ability to effectively work in a multicultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Desired Qualifications: One year of government procurement (purchasing specifically) NIGP (National Institute of Government Procurement) certification LEAN certification and/or knowledge (Yellow Belt) One year of experience in systems analysis of complex business systems, documenting business process flow, and user and functional requirements. Advanced proficiency in using Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio or other analytical software Familiarity and/or experience with data cubes. High level of customer service skill. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work independently while keeping supervisor informed of progress and issues Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing work conditions and priorities Multilingual ability a plus. Additional Information Additional Information: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility A background check may be required for this position Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and resumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, medical exam, review of complete driving history, and reference and criminal history background checks. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This recruitment process may be used in the future depending on hiring needs to hire qualified candidates for this position. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description PLEASE NOTE: This exam is for fully certified experienced law enforcement officers only . The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Lateral Entry Police Officer candidates are experienced police officers who have worked for other municipal, county, or state agencies for at least 24 of the past 36 months (post academy experience) at the time of testing, with full police powers and duties. An applicant MUST have experience as a patrol officer who has responded to 911 calls. Experience gained solely as a Corrections Officer does not qualify an applicant for lateral entry status, even if the applicant has completed an equivalent basic law enforcement academy. If you are currently a police officer but do not meet the experience requirements of a Lateral Police Officer, you may qualify to test as an Exceptional Entry candidate. Exceptional Entry candidates should apply as an Entry Level Police Officer and take the entry-level exam. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required. Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Two (2) years of post-academy experience as a certified law enforcement officer (municipal, county, state) with FULL law enforcement power and duties during the last 36 months. For individuals who have been discharged from military service, discharge from military service under honorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the written exam date. The written exam for Lateral Entry Police Officer will occur on August 23, 2019. Candidates who pass the written exam will be scheduled for an oral board interview on August 24, 2019. Out of state candidates who pass both the written exam and oral board exam will be scheduled for an extensive interview with a background detective on August 24 or 25, 2019. Minimum Employment Standards : The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written exam is scheduled to be given August 23, 2019. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Personnel Department regarding location, time and exam administration details. Immediately upon successfully completing the oral board interview on August 24, candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day of the oral board exam. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. The City of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Closing Date/Time: 8/9/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities. And that's just a snapshot. In our quickly growing city, how we get around - how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. The Street Use division of SDOT regulates all types of activities in the public right-of-way, issuing and inspecting approximately 24,000 permits per year of various levels of complexity. The Program Development Supervisor (under the City classification specification of Strategic Advisor II) is within the division's Public Space Management (PSM) Program, a program charged with promoting and regulating a vibrant, safe, accessible and attractive shared right-of-way. The PSMProgram includes more than 40 program areas, including short-term activations (block parties, play streets, community events), business amenities (signs, sidewalk café/streateries, merchandise displays, vending), long-term private uses (fences, walls, moorage, structural overhangs, private utilities) and other community place-making installations; inter-departmental agreements and contracts; program evaluation and development; and other public space related policy analysis. This position will be responsible for developing policy recommendations, creating and evaluating programs, and drafting legislation to implement PSM programs and other Street Use initiatives. Job Responsibilities This position implements, creates, measures, monitors and communicates to the media and stakeholders of the 40 program areas included within Public Space Management, as well as, implements other Street Use policy initiatives. The scope of duties performed and the level of responsibility required for this position are significant and the result of direction from the Mayor, City Council, and SDOT Director to better link citywide policy goals encouraging public space activation with regulatory actions and permitting. The position develops and manages sometimes contentious programs and is responsible for project and policy negotiations among stakeholders, including elected officials, governmental agencies, consultants, private landowners, businesses, business associations, community groups, and internal staff. The position is directly responsible for the following duties: Work directly with customers and community groups to ensure customer service and other program goals are achieved Provide strategic direction and advice directly to elected officials, SDOT management, other City departments and community and business stakeholders on policy and programmatic decisions Create and perform program promotion and outreach, including community partnerships for public space activation Manage the program budget, monitor progress and prepare annual reports; and supervise employees, including interns Perform research and interpret state laws, the Seattle Municipal Code, City Ordinances and resolutions, the Right-of-Way Improvements Manual and City of Seattle Standard Plans and Specifications for permit issuance Prepare and present legislation to City Council Negotiate and prepare Memorandums of Agreements and contracts with other departments and agencies Support department/City goals in promoting diversity and social justice Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Public Administration, or related field Five (5) years' experience in transportation or related field Two (2) years of experience in program oversight or management Current Washington State driver's license or ability to obtain one by start date Additional Desired Qualifications: Proven experience implementing policy and program initiatives, including preparing legislation Meeting management skills, including the ability to mediate and facilitate contentious issues to resolution within a charged atmosphere Ability to read, interpret and articulate applicable ordinances, municipal codes, plans and specifications and street improvement manuals Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills Experience in customer service and community outreach Effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment, although occasional offsite meetings and site visits may be required May require overnight travel, and working nights and weekends to attend public meetings/community events. Additional Information Please attach a cover letter and resume to your application. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description The Race & Social Justice Initiative [RSJI] is the City of Seattle's long-term commitment to end institutional and structural racism and achieve racial equity in Seattle. Seattle Information Technology (IT) strives to reflect the community's innovative culture while being transparent with its actions to engender trust for maintaining highly reliable and secure IT systems. The Race & Social Justice Initiative Program Lead serves as the IT organizational advisor working to ensure the integrity and outcomes which the IT teams deliver, include emphasis of and adherence to our city-wide commitment to equity and social justice. Leadership within Seattle Information Technology is committed to improve and manage how our services contribute to the city-wide initiative and to the public we serve. Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Race & Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) Program Lead with Seattle Information Technology (IT). As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship and social justice amongst other things, making our City what it is today and shaping our exciting future. The organization's workforce plays a critical in making this possible. Seattle IT is the technology backbone of the City of Seattle's complex operations and its ability to deliver a wide array of services for the residents of Seattle. The 700+ strong professionals in Seattle IT are involved in the full spectrum of a modern IT enterprise offering many dynamic career opportunities. Our vision is simple: be a Best-in-Class digital services delivery team and set best practices for others to follow. Job Responsibilities Position Description & Job Responsibilities The Seattle IT RSJI Program Lead is a new full-time position serving as lead for the implementation of Seattle IT's department wide RSJI strategy and ensuring its impact integrity. This position will be responsible for implementation of Seattle IT's RSJI Program. They will develop a comprehensive program that ensures city-wide RSJI principles are incorporated into all aspects of the employee and customer experiences. This position will leverage processes, tools, and guidelines to carry out their responsibilities as well as introduce changes to our current policies, programs, practices, and measurement systems to drive diversity and inclusion in the workplace and with our customers. The RSJI Program Lead will be responsible for implementing the Seattle IT RSJI program as defined by the RSJI Change Team. In collaboration with the RSJI Change Team and executive leadership, the Program Lead implements RSJI strategies and has signoff authority on the completeness of RSJI deliverables for selected technology projects. The position also conducts service and workforce equity studies and coordinates the RSJI events and training curriculum. The RSJI Program Lead will be accountable to orchestrate the preparation and presentation of Seattle IT's annual detailed, analytical, statistical, and narrative report to City Council covering Seattle IT's performance on RSJI objectives and agreed upon RSJI service performance. The RSJI Program Lead will work with Seattle IT leadership to ensure RSJI is a core component of Seattle IT's strategic plan and that all organizational levels define effective RSJI objectives. The individual will contribute to RFP development, contract development, and Statement of Work (SOW) development as needed for the acquisition of training and other RSJI-related services, managing the related contracts and budgets. The Program Lead will supervise the external consulting teams that perform the facilitation, training, and other RSJI services on behalf of Seattle IT. This individual will work with the RSJI Change Team and negotiate with Seattle IT leadership on budgetary and resource needs throughout the biennium and develop supplemental budget requests in support of department RSJI initiatives and allocation to ensure the success of the RSJI program. This individual will coordinate with the Seattle IT Talent & Development sounding board to design and implement an RSJI curriculum of learning opportunities for employees at all levels of Seattle IT. The RSJI Program Lead will collaborate with Seattle's Office of Civil Rights and other cross-departmental and City-wide RSJI projects and working groups. These responsibilities are only a summary of typical functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. This role may perform other duties commensurate with the Strategic Advisor 2 level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education, experience and/or training will be considered for the recruitment qualifications. Bachelor's Degree in public administration, social services, American studies, or closely related field. Two or more years' experience developing and implementing programs that address institutional racism, structural racism, racial equity, diversity and inclusion, and/or social justice. Experience with program design and implementation, delivering equity training, developing and implementing equity tools, applying an equity lens to programs and outreach strategies. Experience managing an equity program or projects, or other relevant experience. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Background investigation may include CJIS certification conducted under the purview of Seattle Police Department. You will be successful in this position if you have: 3 or more years in leadership with significant people management skills. Advanced knowledge of strategic planning principles and practices and engagement strategies. Must be able to think strategically and implement locally. Advanced knowledge and skill in financial planning and quantitative performance analysis for a public agency with multiple and diverse services. Demonstrated ability to lead technology projects targeted towards the advancement of disadvantaged communities. Demonstrated knowledge in with the full technology project lifecycle of initiation, planning, execution, and closeout. Experience implementing equity and inclusion programs and change initiatives within a complex organization. Demonstrating sound judgment while taking into account varied perspectives. Skill in synthesizing information and making recommendations within and outside of established policies and procedures. Knowledge of the legislative process. Ability to work across departments to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders, influence others, and manage laterally to outcomes. Skills discussing and addressing issues regarding race, class, and privilege. Experience working in diverse teams. Completion of multiple diversity, inclusion, race, and privilege related training classes or programs. Experience in meeting facilitation or group mediation. Extensive project or program management experience. Excellent cross-cultural oral and written communications skills. Experience developing and/or delivering diversity and inclusion training. Experience planning and implementing events, trainings, and large-scale projects. Strong organizational skills, including the ability to produce multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines. Additional Information Desired Qualifications Strong creative problem-solving, negotiation, and facilitation skills, and the ability to work collaboratively, and be self-directed. Prior experience building programs and initiatives using design thinking principles. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Intern
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is seeking either an undergraduate intern to learn about and help support the Logistics Division - Fleets and Warehouse portion of SPU's Risk and Resiliency Plan. Additionally, the intern will also provide hands-on support for the division's Emergency Logistics function such as data gathering and physical inventory of emergency kits and containers. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following: • Inventory data entry • Data gathering, assembly and analysis • Assist with workflow development • Document and diagram business processes; • Document procedures and create guidelines, rules and practices. • Develop training materials There is one undergraduateinternship opportunity available, and is projected to start inmid-June, and is expected to lastup to 18 months or graduation, whichever comes first. We require a minimum 1-year commitment from the selected candidate. Learning objectives include but are not limited to: Exposure to risk management, emergency logistics management planning, inventory management, and database systems Experience working fora large public sector agency. Job Responsibilities Perform inventory data entry Gather and analyze data Assist with workflow development Document and diagram business processes Document procedures and create guidelines, rules and practices Assist in the development oftraining materials. Qualifications Education: Applicants must currently be enrolled (at least part-time or full-time) asan undergraduatestudent, pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Computer Science or related field. Exception: Student isnot required to be enrolled during the summer session, but at the end of Spring quarter must provide documentation of continued Fall enrollment. Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA. Licensing: A valid Washington State driver's license is required for this internship in order to operate a City vehicle to travel to jobsite. Additional Information Hours : During school sessions, work hours will be scheduled to complement class schedules (15-20 hours per week). The internship opportunity may permit up to32-40 hours per week during breaks and the summermonths. Work is normally performed between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday. How to Apply: Upload your college/university's unofficial transcript. An official transcript will be required at time of hire. Cover letter indicating your interest in this internship. Resume clearly identifying how you meet qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of customers served. Over the years, City Light has worked hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Meter, Relay, and Communication Operations Manager provides leadership and management for 3 teams embedded in Transmission and Distribution Operations. The position serves as a key member of the management team. The position will have 6 direct reports, and an overall staff of 75 represented employees. Associated teams are responsible for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the City Light's technical metering operations, protection and control systems, and operational communication systems. This includes the construction, maintenance, regulatory compliance, and associated customer service aspects of these business functions. This position directly reports to the Transmission and Distribution Operations Director over Network, Substations, and Service Operations. Job Responsibilities Provide management and leadership direction to 75 employees including 6 direct reports. These direct reports include 2 Technical Metering Supervisors, 1 Relay Supervisor, and 1 Communication Supervisor. Directly responsible for $3M Capital Improvement Project budget and $10M Operations & Maintenance budget. Additionally, provide oversight for other CIP and O&M projects to which crews will be assigned to support Generation and Transmission and Distribution Operation. Oversee the deployment of electrical crews conducting testing and verification of relay protection schemes. Oversee the deployment of system communications crews responsible for utility owned communication infrastructure such as radios, microwaves, and telephones. Oversee the direct deployment of technical metering crews responsible for meters and current diversion. Integrate the newly implemented Advance Metering Program into technical metering operations. Develop and oversee technical maintenance programs for associated utility assets. Manage associated NERC, WECC, FERC, and FCC Compliance programs. Provide leadership for the efficient and effective scheduling of work with substations, generation, system control, and transmission and distribution operations teams. Oversee and coordinate the training and safety programs associated with each of group ensuring ongoing technical proficiency. Routinely visit work sites and use site assessments and monthly safety meetings to drive an effective and positive safety culture. Establish effective and efficient work practices/policies/procedures. Demonstrate a strong commitment to process improvement. Build a collaborative working relationship with associated engineering teams. Make sound business decisions based on organizational best practices regarding customer service, crew and public safety, system reliability, operational priorities, compliance, and contract bargaining. Responsible for the application of bargaining agreements, budget preparation, and efficient utilization of resources. Serve as a key member of the Division's Management Team. Work on special projects, assignments, or working groups in support of the Division Director. Effectively communicate and demonstrate Seattle City Light's mission, vision, and values and Workplace Expectations while working with employees, colleagues, and customers. Qualifications Education: A Bachelor's degree in engineering, economics, business administration, public administration or related field or a combination of related education, training, skill and experience. Experience: Extensive management and leadership experience in utility engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance or related area of responsibility; 5 or more years of progressively responsible supervisory or management level experience. Certification/License: Current Washington State Driver's License. Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of public sector organizational practices, including labor relations and budgeting. Experience resolving complex personnel issues. Knowledge of applicable Washington State and electrical utility safety rules and work practices. Skilled communicator capable of providing management direction in a changing environment. Experience collaborating with technical teams and field personnel to make difficult decisions, drive innovation, and accomplish work with limited resources. Strong ability to set clear expectations and to coach, counsel, and develop employees in a diverse workforce. Ability to lead and influence peers to continually improve culture, policies, and procedures. Experience building teams focused on customer service and operational excellence. Experience managing electric utility crews. Experience taking a large complex project and integrating it into field operations. In-depth knowledge of electrical operations, construction and maintenance activities in the areas of overhead & underground distribution systems, generation, network distribution, transmission systems and substations, communication systems, and meters. Experience creating and sustaining a workforce that values diversity. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Office 365 Data Governance Lead with Seattle Information Technology (IT). As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship and social justice amongst other things, making our City what it is today and shaping our exciting future. The organization's workforce plays a critical in making this possible. Seattle IT is the technology backbone of the City of Seattle's complex operations and its ability to deliver a wide array of services for the residents of Seattle. The 700+ strong professionals in Seattle IT are involved in the full spectrum of a modern IT enterprise offering many dynamic career opportunities. Our vision is simple: be a Best-in-Class digital services delivery team and set best practices for others to follow. Job Responsibilities Position Description & Responsibilities This position will provide key support to the modernization of the City of Seattle's workforce tools and processes, by leading the Office 365 (O365) Data Governance team in Digital Workplace, supporting the development of a Best-in-Class digital service delivery team. This position reports to the Director of Digital Workplace in Seattle IT. Under minimal supervision, individual in this position will: Ensure Seattle IT can support mission critical applications within Digital Workplace (Architecture, Education and Training, Operational Support, Implementation, Delivery Excellence, Customer Service, Aligns with City of Seattle ITSM standards, etc.): O365 - Retention & eDiscovery; Data Governance (AIP, WIP, DLP); O365 Identity Protection (MFA, RBAC, Conditional Access, etc.); Reporting & Alerting. Provide input into Digital Workplace Strategy. Provide strategic and technical leadership for O365 Data Governance applications and technologies. Align with the Digital Workplace Solution Architect to ensure that Digital Integration's Roadmap is in alignment with Digital Workplace roadmap and all solution architecture adheres to Digital Workplace's standards. Provide input into Digital Workplace OKRs and ensure that the O365 Data Governance team can achieve stated OKRs. Coach/Mentor/Lead staff to be able to support the various O365 Data Governance technologies. Provide input into the Office 365 Governance model at the City of Seattle as it pertains to O365 Data Governance technologies. Ensure support and maintenance of applications owned by the team meets service level expectations. Ensure service acceptance criteria from completed projects for O365 Data Governance are met/exceeded by team. Create and continually refine the roadmap for these technologies. Communicate effectively and build strong working relationships with Citywide customers on technical and business tasks. Deliver to department's executive leadership technical knowledge, data, best practices, and recommendations for decision making. Partner with various entities throughout the City on Citywide challenges (Governance, IT Projects, Public Disclosure, eDiscovery, Identity Protection, etc.). Consult with the City's various departments on the capabilities and usage of O365 Data Governance technologies. Manage SCC Permissions & Access Control. Standardizing usage and promoting best practices. Provide Incident Management leadership when outages or incidents occur for the technologies. Collaborate with subject matter experts on system design, troubleshooting and documentation. Partner with Security Risk and Compliance team on SCC features and functionality. Perform varied job assignments commensurate with the Strategic Advisor 2 level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education, experience and/or training will be considered for the recruitment qualifications. Bachelor's Degree in business, public administration, computer science, Information Technology Management, economics, or a related field. Ability to communicate effectively and build strong working relationships with City Legal department, various departmental Public Disclosure Officers, IT infrastructure teams, and business stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. High energy; able to deal with demanding pace and quickly changing priorities; ability to remain calm under pressure. Demonstrated technical writing ability. Ability to maintain confidentiality, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse workforce within the City and customer base. Excellent customer service skills. Strong business ethics and work ethic. Practical change management experience. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills. Prior experience in leveraging performance management to create high productivity teams. Demonstrated experience to presenting to an organization's senior leadership. Seasoned facilitator of discussions amongst diverse stakeholders. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Background investigation may include CJIS certification conducted under the purview of Seattle Police Department. Additional Information Desired Qualifications Strong creative problem-solving, negotiation, and facilitation skills, and the ability to work collaboratively, and be self-directed. Prior experience building programs and initiatives using design thinking principles. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of IT Office 365 Lead with Seattle Information Technology (IT). As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship and social justice amongst other things, making our City what it is today and shaping our exciting future. The organization's workforce plays a critical in making this possible. Seattle IT is the technology backbone of the City of Seattle's complex operations and its ability to deliver a wide array of services for the residents of Seattle. The 700+ strong professionals in Seattle IT are involved in the full spectrum of a modern IT enterprise offering many dynamic career opportunities. Our vision is simple: be a Best-in-Class digital services delivery team and set best practices for others to follow. Job Responsibilities Position Description & Responsibilities This position reports to the Director of Digital Workplace in Seattle IT. Under minimal supervision, individual in this position will drive to build Seattle IT into a Best-in-Class digital service delivery team through: Ensure Seattle IT can support mission critical applications within Digital Workplace (Architecture, Education and Training, Operational Support, Implementation, Delivery Excellence, Customer Service, Aligns with City of Seattle ITSM standards, etc.): Exchange Online Microsoft People Skype for Business Teams O365 Forms Microsoft Stream O365 Planner O365 Groups Provide input into Digital Workplace Strategy. Provide strategic and technical leadership for Office 365 collaboration applications. Align with the Digital Workplace Solution Architect to ensure that Office 365's Roadmap is in alignment with Digital Workplace roadmap and all solution architecture adheres to Digital Workplace's standards. Provide input into Digital Workplace OKRs and ensure that the Office 365 team can achieve stated OKRs. Coach/mentor staff to be able to support the various technologies. Manage Office 365 Governance through chairing the Office 365 Governance Committee. Ensure support and maintenance of applications owned by the teams meet service level expectations. Ensure service acceptance criteria from completed projects for Office 365 are met/exceeded by team. Create and continually refine the roadmap for these technologies. Communicate effectively and build strong working relationships with Citywide customers on technical and business tasks. Deliver to department's executive leadership technical knowledge, data, best practices, and recommendations for decision making . Partner with various entities throughout the City on Citywide challenges (Governance, IT Projects, Public Disclosure, Security, Cloud Adoption, Modernization of Collaboration, etc.) . Consult with the City's various departments on the capabilities and usage of Office 365 applications. Provide Incident Management leadership when outages or incidents occur for the technologies. Perform varied job assignments commensurate with the IT Professional A level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education, experience and/or training will be considered for the recruitment qualifications. Bachelor's Degree in business, public administration, computer science, Information Technology Management, economics, or a related field. Five (5) years' experience leading and/or managing process improvement within complex high change impact projects and providing planning & strategic recommendations for executive management or elected officials. Three (3) years' experience of developing, training and applying Lean principals, including identification of Standard Work, Problem Solving techniques, identification of 8 Wastes and 5 S methodologies to diverse teams. Strong experience in Office 365 Administration. Ability to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers. Demonstrated technical writing ability. Ability to interact with diverse workforce within the City and customer base. Excellent customer service skills. Strong business ethics and work ethic. Basic Project management skills, i.e.: and ability to use MS Project or similar tools to help teams visualize project phases and work breakdown structure. Knowledge of Objectives & Key Results [OKRs], development of performance metrics and key performance indicators in strategy execution and process improvement. Ability to identify and lead teams to self-develop their own continuous process improvement, identify their Functional Role statements, and create a self-directed model of success, in alignment with Departmental goals. Able to engage with all levels of an organization, including executive and senior-level staff and front-line staff. Ability to move easily between leading, supporting, designing, developing, implementing roles. Ability to execute, design and deliver a Continuous Process Improvement program in a large, complex environment. Demonstrable experience of process reengineering with diverse stakeholders and use of technology. Proven experience in developing and implementing process improvement strategies, validating positive results through the establishment of performance tracking capabilities. Demonstrated ability to execute and lead through others on process improvement methodologies with emphasis on Lean principles. Process improvement experience such as Kaizen, LEAN or Six Sigma. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. Background investigation may include CJIS certification conducted under the purview of Seattle Police Department. Additional Information Desired Qualifications Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. High energy; able to deal with demanding pace and quickly changing priorities; ability to remain calm under pressure. Ability to maintain confidentiality, use good judgment and discretion. Strong creative problem-solving, negotiation, and facilitation skills, and the ability to work collaboratively, and be self-directed. Proven cultural change skills, demonstrated experience of how to support development of a culture by design. Ability to build trust and engagement across teams and organizational structures. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) provides the residents of Seattlewelcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment, and strong communities. We strive to deliver excellent customer service to each visitor and program participant. SPR is also deeply committed to advancing the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) by working to end institutional and structural racism. SPR manages a 6,400-acre park system of over 485 parks and extensive natural areas. SPR provides athletic fields, tennis courts, play areas, specialty gardens, and more than 25 miles of boulevards and 120 miles of trails. The system comprises about 12% of the city's land area. SPRs also manages many facilities, including 27 community centers , eight indoor swimming pools , two outdoor (summer) swimming pools , three environmental education centers , two small craft centers , four golf courses , an outdoor stadium, and much more. Over 900 SPR employees work hard to develop partnerships with park neighbors, non-governmental organizations, volunteer groups, non-profit agencies, local businesses, and Seattle Public Schools to effectively respond to a growing population and increasing utilization of Seattle's park and recreation facilities. Job Responsibilities The Human Resource Director provides strategic and tactical support to shape, develop and implement human resource initiatives and programs with the goal of achieving the City's commitment to excellence in government and equitable treatment of all city employees. Consistent with the City's values of workforce equity and SPR's strategic objectives, the accountabilities of the Director include: Work to improve workforce equity and human resource service quality, ensuring that Race and Social Justice objectives are embedded into all human resource strategies, programs and activities; Provide oversight and coordination of the delivery of human resource services connecting day-to-day human resource service delivery with citywide human resource strategies and SPR operations, objectives, and goals; Innovate on our people initiatives, provide great internal customer support, and drive human resource functional excellence and process improvement. Partners and advises in developing and driving organizational design, effectiveness, and leadership development; Proactively manage the unique business needs of SPR, assuring individual divisional leaders and their staff have the support to do their best work; facilitates open and transparent communications with department staff and our labor partners; and identifies and eliminates bottlenecks in human resource service delivery. Human resource services are delivered within the City of Seattle through a combination of central Human Resource functions supported by the Seattle Department of Human Resources (SDHR) and direct services provided by department based human resource teams. The position reports to the SPR Superintendent, and is a member of both the SPR Executive Team and citywide Human Resources Leadership Team (HRLT). Qualifications This is an opportunity for a strategic leader who builds inclusive and welcoming culture, has a passion for human resources and a reputation as an effective collaborator, trusted partner, practical problem-solver, and compassionate listener. The successful candidate will be a strategic leader whose work is grounded by a commitment to equity and people, takes a systems approach to problem solving and consistently delivers human resource programs and services that produce positive, and measurable, outcomes. Their work includes actions that strive to create and sustain a workforce free of racism, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and that values and champions diversity. They are a human resources generalist whose career history demonstrates business acumen, excellence in human resource consultation and consistency in service delivery. They build strong teams, have held a human resources leadership role and have served an organization with multiple worksites. They take joy from their work, empower others, are data driven and navigate difficult conversations with compassion and tact. Finally, their work reflects SPR's Core Competencies of : Accountability and Action: Holding yourself accountable for achieving goals, completing tasks, and delivering quality work. Demonstrating thoughtful initiative in actions and decision-making, and promoting high quality standards. Equity and Inclusion: Supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative and the City's commitment to workforce equity. Communication : Sharing and exchanging information and ideas with people in a variety of ways to help them understand and remember the information. Service: An ongoing commitment to base decisions and actions on the needs and priorities of the City. Teamwork: Leading as an engaged member of a team to build a cohesive team and facilitate the achievement of work group goals. Due to the fiduciary nature of the work, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. In compliance with Seattle's Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17 , applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Additional Information All interested parties should apply immediately to the City by submitting a cover letter and resume. This position is considered open until filled; applicants should apply by June 24, 2019 for optimal consideration. For confidential inquiries or questions about the recruitment process, please contact Pam Inch at Pam.Inch@seattle.gov. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is recruiting for a Financial Systems Administrator Manager. The successful candidateis SPU's technical lead who'llwork with software developers, report writers and subject matter experts in developingand maintaining an enterprise financial data and reporting environment which includes financial, budgetary and project management data, financial business systemsand related processes critical for effective financial management. Our City Values The City of Seattle is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are and can do their best work. As City employees, we commit to the citywide values of equity, inclusion, learning, accountability, and stewardship so that we can each thrive in the workplace. Our values shape how we create and maintain a work environment that is based on care, consideration, and respect so we can best serve our communities and support one another as colleagues. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements, and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence, and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and the other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable utility services and to provide value for dollar. With that goal in mind, we pursue everything we do with the following core areas of focus: • Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery • Increase Affordability and Accountability • Improve Investment Value • Enhance Public Health and Environment • Ensure Equity and Inclusion • Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships. Job Responsibilities Define and document business requirements for new and existing financial systems including budgeting systems and financial data martthat interfaces with the PeopleSoft Financial System (SUMMIT) Provide software product management expertise forfinancial data mart and budget application used across the department. This includes: o Lead the ideation, prioritization and execution of high-impact features for a financial data mart and budget application o Drive feature development and work with IT professionals including business analysts, developers and quality analysts (QA) to maintain & enhanceapplications o Write detailed specifications for new features that account for business rationale, user journeys, technical components, and success criteria o Partner with department users to develop reporting solutions that enables them to better manage their operations from a financial perspective o Define and manage communication of system and service value, launch strategy, and training materials o Be a subject matter expert in SPU financial systems. Facilitate the development of reporting packages in Cognos Framework Manager Lead the preparation of test cases, scenarios and scripts; execute system and user acceptance testing; conduct quality assurance testing Lead organizational change management activities necessary to adopt and use financial business systems including implementing communications plan, data analysis, and the development and implementation of user training Participate in project teams to define project scope, objectives, options and recommendations; contribute expertise to governance documentation and decisions Provide technical expertise to standardize and manage data administration processes and procedures, including data QA/QC Supervise staff, including assigning and reviewing work, performance management and staff development. Qualifications Education : A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Public Administration, or a related field. Experience: Three years of system administrator or business analyst experience working with financial systems. Education and Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Additional Information The ideal candidate should possess: Experience with IBM TM1 or other OLAP technology Experience with IBM Cognos or similar business intelligence (BI) tools Experience with SQL+, PL/SQL Experience implementing BI and analytical solutions Lead orsupervisory experience in a medium to large financial organization Background and experience with computer communications technology, planning and project delivery, or product development, preferably for financial systems Advanced knowledge and/or skill in current information management practices and technologies Ability to apply components of software development life cycle and project management methodologies Strong interpersonal and communication skills includingthe ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience Ability to work within the organizational framework of SPU Workplace Expectations including our values on Safety, Respect, Diversity, Trust, Humor, Productivity, Integrity, Innovation and Partnership Ability to work effectively within a multicultural workforce serving a diverse customer base. For more information visit: www.seattle.gov/utils Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)is recruitingfor an Associate Civil Engineering Specialist in the Development Services Office (DSO). This role will support the water availability certification process, utility system improvement process and utility plan review. The Associate Civil Engineering Specialist performs support and coordination functions by partnering with other City departments and SPU work units to help customers obtain the services they seek while ensuring compliance with DSO policies and processes. Our City Values The City of Seattle is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are and can do their best work. As City employees, we commit to the citywide values of equity, inclusion, learning, accountability, and stewardship so that we can each thrive in the workplace. Our values shape how we create and maintain a work environment that is based on care, consideration, and respect so we can best serve our communities and support one another as colleagues. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements, and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence, and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.4 million regional customers in Seattle and the other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable utility services and to provide value for dollar. With that goal in mind, we pursue everything we do with the following core areas of focus: Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery Increase Affordability and Accountability Improve Investment Value Enhance Public Health and Environment Ensure Equity and Inclusion Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships. Please note: Due to the availability of budget, this position is scheduled to end on 12/31/2023. Job Responsibilities Receive, review and track development and customer related infrastructure plans to determine and establish SPU service requirements for water. Process and review applications for Water Availability Certificates (WACs), research and consult with appropriate party to ensure compliance with SPU policies, issue certificates, enter data in WAC tracking system. Assist customers in person, over the phone, and via email, or redirect appropriately. Conduct intake sessions to process additional water service requests, respond to water policy questions, and process other related customer inquiries. Perform project intake including creating new projects within the project management system, assisting customers with gathering required project documentation and answering general development and utility-related questions. Identify technical issues and work with water system experts as needed to determine site-specific elements of water system requirements. Prepare a variety of reports, key performance indicators (KPIs), correspondence and official documents for project leads, engineers and leadership team members. Please note that this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Qualifications Experience: Two years of Civil engineering office experience Education: AnAssociate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Experience and Education Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Additional Information The ideal candidate should possess: Dedication to providing excellent customer service, with two (2) or more years of direct customer contact experience in person, over the telephone or via email. Proven ability to communicate professionally and work effectively within a multi-cultural workforce serving a diverse customer base. Experience working in a team environment, demonstrating a strong ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across different departments and workgroups. Ability to clearly interpret and convey SPU's policies, processes and other technical information to customers and other work groups. Experience with reviewing utility site plans. Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office programs and possess an aptitude for learning new computer systems and applications quickly. Proven history of good attendance and punctuality. Ability to work within the organizational framework of SPU Workplace Expectations including our values on Safety, Respect, Diversity, Trust, Humor, Productivity, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership and Accountability. Please note: Due to the availability of budget, this position is scheduled to end on 12/31/2023. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Position Description This Administrative Staff Assistant position is part of the Fire Department's Emergency Medical Services Division located inside of Harborview Medical Center, and reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Emergency Medical Services.The position supervises an Administrative Specialist III and an Administrative Specialist II in supporting six administrative Fire Medical Service Officers and 70 Paramedics. The Staff Assistant interacts with department heads, physicians, legal professionals and the public on a daily basis, dealing with highly-confidential, sensitive information.A successful candidate will have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of people. Job Responsibilities Track budget for medical & pharmaceutical supplies for the Medic Units, station and office supplies.This requires use of Harborview's Materials Management Procurement database and other vendorsystems for ordering supplies, tracking shipments, reconciling invoices and preparing statements for payment. This also involves procurement of controlled pharmaceuticals in accordance with DEA regulations. The Staff Assistant also researches and analyzes cost and fundingsource detailswhen procuring new equipment. The Staff Assistant is theTravel Coordinator for Battalion 3, makingall travel/training arrangements the division. The Staff Assistant manages credit card purchases for the division, and reconciles charges. Tracking of Continuing Medical Education (CME) hours for paramedics. This is a complex, ongoing task requiring updating and tracking annual certification hours for each Paramedic, earned by attending classes, lectures, and performing field intubations and IVs. Drafts annual Paramedic Recertification Report. Compiles data, prepares and submits complex Annual Report with King County and State EMS requirements detailed for each Seattle Fire Paramedic. Manages service agreements for the City's special events. The division contracts with sports venues, festival and special event promoters to deliver emergency medical coverage during their events. This requires submitting proposals for the needed staffing, equipment and estimated costs. Oversight of the hiring within Local 27 requirements and invoicing for 500+ annual events. Coordinate intake of Seattle Firefighters into Paramedic Training and the transition of graduating Paramedic students into the field. Organize and schedule selection process for new students selected for the Paramedic Training Program. Assist with logistical support of Paramedic students transitioning into Operations. Research databases for investigation of complaints, citizen inquiries, public disclosure requests. Office and station maintenance - submit work requests for repair of buildings and appliances, housekeeping, and office equipment through the Fire Department and Harborview. Maintenance of the Medic One SharePoint website to facilitate and develop communications between 4 rotating shifts of Paramedics Supervise anAdministrative Specialist III and an Administrative Specialist II. Other projects and tasks, as assigned. Qualifications Requires one year of experience in administrative analysis, budget administration or preparation, office management, personnel administration, program administration, as staff assistant, or in a closely related field; and a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or another closely related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). A successful candidate will also possess the following experience and skills: Supervisory or lead experience. Advanced Outlook, Word and Excel experience. Experience workingwith confidential information. Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and meet demanding timelines. Attention to detail and accuracy is a key qualification for this position. Ability to work effectively in a diverse environment. Strong communication skills, verbally and in writing. SharePoint experience preferred. Additional Information The mission of the Seattle Fire Department is to save lives and protect property through emergency medical services, fire and rescue response and fire prevention. The Seattle Fire Department is a national leader in responding to and preventing emergencies with a commitment to excellence and teamwork. We seek a diverse workforce who embrace the following values: Integrity- We are honest, trustworthy, and accountable. Honor guides our actions. Teamwork - We each bring our own skills and experience, yet we recognize that we are better together. We support and depend on each other to achieve our goals. Compassion- Caring is part of our job. We could not do what we do without a deep and motivating empathy for those we serve. Diversity- We respect the different identities, experiences, and perspectives of those that we work with and the community we serve. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 23, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Are you looking for an end goal, long-termcareer opportunity that offers comprehensive benefits including: medical, dental, vision, (dependent children at no-cost!) an excellent retirement program,long term disability, group term life insurance, paid parental leave, maternity and paternity leave, deferred compensation options, a freeORCApassand much, much more? Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR), Facilities Maintenance Division, is seekingfull-time plumbers towelcome intoour dynamic team! Please Note: All candidates for this position must submit a current, FULL driving abstract to be considered. Seattle Parks and Recreation provides the residence of Seattle of a welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment, and strong communities. Our Facilities Maintenance Division maintains more than 25 miles of boulevards, manages many facilities, including; 26 community centers , 8 indoor swimming pools , 2 outdoor (summer) swimming pools , 4 environmental education centers , 2 small craft centers , 4 golf courses , an outdoor stadium, and much more. This position willrun continuously only until filled so apply today! There are currently 2vacancies!! Job Responsibilities Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair drainage & irrigation systems, sewage disposal systems and other waste lines Performbackflowprevention testing Clear plumbing stoppages, repair fittings & valves, line breaks and leaks Inspect plumbing installations and conduct required tests to ensure jobs are completed Read blueprints and review project plans to ensure compliance with applicable codes, specifications and standards Cut and thread pipes Dig trenches for irrigation systems Perform soldering and brazing work for plumbing installation and maintenance repairs Order necessary parts & supplies and maintain required records Respond to emergency situations, make recommendations and perform required repairs Maintain job status updates through online work order system Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Requires a minimum of four years of experience working at the plumbing and pipe fitting trade under a qualified journey level supervisor or completion of an accepted plumber apprenticeship program (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background). LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, & OTHER REQUIREMENTS Current Washington State Journeyman Plumber's license. Valid Washington State Driver's License A current, 5-year driving abstract from the Department of Licensing is required to be submitted to this application or faxed to 206-615-0302 by the closing date for consideration in this process. City of Seattle Gas Piping License (must be obtained within 6 months of hire) DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS City of Seattle Fire Protection Certification License Experience working with online work order systems Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently Possess customer service and effective communication skills Knowledge and ability to work with Outlook and Microsoft Office BackflowTester license PHYSICAL ACUITY Must be able to stand, walk, bend for extended periods and lift in excessive of 50 pounds Work is performed indoors and outdoors and in all inclement weather conditions May be required to perform work over and in water; on ladders scaffolds and lifts Some locations may be performed in confined spaces and in cramped locations A pre-placement exam, including a respiratory exam is required for this position Additional Information CHECK OUT OUR BENEFITS PACKAGE HERE!: http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/benefits/pubs/2018_Benefits_At_A_Glance.pdf Current shift schedules are 4/10 (4 days a week - 10 hour days) Depending on work, may be required to work varying shifts May be required to work on-call ( additional compensation is provided for this work) All candidates for this position will be required to perform working tests and must submit a current, complete driving abstract to be considered . The most successful candidates will be put into a qualified candidate pool of applicants that may be used for filling future Plumber vacancies for up to one year within the Parks and Recreation Department. SPR's Core Competencies are: Accountability & Action: Holding yourself accountable for achieving goals, completing tasks, and delivering quality work. Demonstrating thoughtful initiative in actions and decision-making, and promoting high quality standards. Equity and Inclusion: Supporting the goals of the Race and Social Justice Initiative and the City's commitment to workforce equity. Communication : Sharing and exchanging information and ideas with people in a variety of ways to help them understand and remember the information. Service: An ongoing commitment to base decisions and actions on the needs and priorities of the City. Teamwork : Participating as an engaged member of a team to achieve group goals. Effectively working with internal and external people to complete tasks and achieve work group goals. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
May 23, 2019
Full Time
Position Description City of Seattle's Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) is a dynamic organization comprised of three business units, 15 divisions and about 630 employees providing approximately $200 million a year in services to City departments and constituents. FAS provides a wide-array of services: facility management; vehicle rental and maintenance; property acquisition and management; capital development and construction management; economic forecasting and fiscal management; treasury; City-wide accounting and payroll services; risk management; business licensing and tax administration; front-line customer service; public records act management; ADA Title II compliance management; consumer protection and regulatory enforcement; contracting and purchasing; and the Seattle Animal Shelter. The FAS Leadership Team includes seven Director's Office staff, three Business Unit Officers (Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Operating Officer and City Finance Director) and 15 Division Directors. Each Business Unit Officer oversees five divisions. FAS strives to be a respectful, equitable and collaborative workplace with collective accountability to promote equity, respect, civility, integrity, inclusiveness and fairness for all employees. Job Responsibilities FAS seeks a highly accomplished professional for the position of Deputy Department Director. The Deputy Department Director is the Department Director's closest advisor, provides general oversight of the department and helps develop department strategies, priorities, performance measures and agreements. The Deputy Department Director represents the Department Director in various forums and has regular interactions with the Mayor's Office, City Council, department heads, inter jurisdictional partners, all levels of staff, business, constituents and acts on the Department Director's behalf when he is unavailable. The Deputy Director provides direct leadership and guidance to three Business Unit Officers. The Deputy Department Director must possess exceptional strategic leadership skills; a commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce and respectful and inclusive work environment; a clear vision for how to achieve progress and results in collaboration with other partners; and a demonstrated history of transparency, accountability, efficiency and innovation. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Serve as the Department Director's key advisor on all aspects of FAS management, operations, strategic planning and best management practices. Collaborate with FAS leadership in the development of performance goals and long-term operational plans. Develop and implement department strategies, policies and procedures in coordination with Business Unit Officers. Support Business Unit Officers and division directors in setting short- and long-term objectives, and planning and implementing projects. Provide leadership in decision making, problem solving and cross department coordination. Provide leadership and strategic guidance to the department executive and leadership teams on high profile priorities and projects. Provide leadership on efforts to ensure FAS is a respectful, equitable and collaborative workplace. Serve as Director's Office representative on key issues and oversee high profile mayoral priorities and special projects. Develop and present policy and project strategies and recommendations to the FAS Director, Mayor, and City Council. Develop and maintain strong relationships with the department executive and leadership teams, Mayor's Office, City Council, department directors and key stakeholders. Oversee the FAS emergency planning, preparedness, and response efforts, including overall logistical support for City response during emergencies. Work with divisions to develop solutions for current and future policy and operational needs. Ensure the quality of department work products presented to the Department Director, Mayor and Council. Serve as the Department Director when he is unavailable. Attend cabinet and sub cabinet meetings. Qualifications Required Qualifications Extensive knowledge of, and experience with, operations, financial and project management, government structure, procedures, legal requirements, public policy, budgeting, human resource management, labor relations, and municipal services. Ability to interpret and explain all. Strong analytical skills, ability to easily understand technical concepts and translate to all audiences. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent managerial, interpersonal and problem-solving skills and the ability to work with a broad range of staff, elected officials, businesses, customer departments and other constituents. Ability to exercise considerable discretion and independent judgment in choosing approaches, methods and resources to solve problems and achieve results. Excellent organization, time management, prioritization and planning skills. A strong commitment to equity, race and social justice. A Bachelor's Degree in a related field and six years of relevant work experience or equivalent progressively responsible and relevant work experience. A graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for two years of work experience. Desired Qualifications Strong ability to work effectively with interdepartmental and division leadership and ensure the delivery of high-quality customer service. Proven track record of leading and delegating to a competent staff and fostering an attitude of teamwork and creativity in problem solving, while being accountable for the quality and effectiveness of overall performance. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and develop creative, innovative solutions to issues and problems. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Is a forward thinking, inclusive, results-oriented leader with experience managing within a large and complex publicly accountable organization. They will have experience working with elected officials, building strong teams and fostering an inclusive workplace culture with the ability to navigate difficult conversations and empower others. Additional Information Please submit an online application, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience, anda current resume in order to be considered for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Finalists will be required to undergo a background check. Closing Date/Time: 6/11/2019 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 98045, Washington, United States
May 22, 2019
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to manage the Cedar River Watershed Public and Cultural Programs Sectionof the Watershed Management Division. The successful candidate willlead and manage a team ofsix (6) regular staff, temporary employees, and volunteers who conduct public education programs and facility operations at the Cedar River Watershed Education Center, which provides opportunities for 30,000visitors a year to learn about the complex issues surrounding the region's drinking water and watershed resources. The successful candidate will manage the cultural resource program in the Cedar and Tolt Watersheds and lead coordination of recreation programs on the periphery of the municipal watersheds, working with diverse stakeholder groups in these program areas. Our City Values The City of Seattle is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are and can do their best work. As City employees, we commit to the citywide values of equity, inclusion, learning, accountability, and stewardship so that we can each thrive in the workplace. Our values shape how we create and maintain a work environment that is based on care, consideration, and respect so we can best serve our communities and support one another as colleagues. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides essential utility services to a rapidly growing and increasingly complex city and region. With more people living in Seattle than ever before, we face a range of new challenges, requirements, and responsibilities. This is an exciting time for us, as we embrace the challenge of balancing environmental enhancement, service excellence, and compliance with affordability. We are exploring and sharing approaches to meeting new and future demands. SPU strives to be a Community Centered Utility working to make Seattle the best place to live for everyone. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. We also provide drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and the other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable utility services and to provide value for dollar. With that goal in mind, we pursue everything we do with the following core areas of focus: Achieve Excellence in Core Service Delivery Increase Affordability and Accountability Improve Investment Value Enhance Public Health and Environment Ensure Equity and Inclusion Expand our Impact through Strong Partnerships. Job Responsibilities Manage the Watershed Education Program which provides educational programs for schoolchildren, families, and the general public. Manage the Cultural Resource Program that provides stewardship of the Tolt and Cedar River Watershed's archeological and historical sites and collected material. Lead implementation of the Cedar River Watershed Cultural Resource Management Plan to comply with federal and state requirements while assuring SPU's ability to operate the water system for high-quality drinking water supply. Manage the Public Recreation Program that provides recreational opportunities at Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area, Landsburg Park, and other Limited Use Areas on the periphery of the municipal watersheds. Support management of the Cedar and South Fork Tolt Municipal Watersheds by representing the Public and Cultural Programs Section at leadership forums and participating in the Watershed Management Division's Leadership Team. Assist in crafting and reviewing policy, staying apprised of current operations and matters that affect management. Perform as a member of the Incident Command System's (ICS) Command Staff. Deliver policy-level information on education, cultural resources and recreation to City Council, to the General Manager of Seattle Public Utilities, and to the Leadership Teams of the Water Line of Business and the Watershed Management Division. Provide technical expertise on cultural resource management, including guidance on the relevance and potential impact of federal and state law to watershed management activities, such as ground-disturbing operations, archeological excavation permits, consultation with and notification to regulatory agencies and tribes, and curatorial stewardship of cultural resource collections. Develop and manage the biennial O&M budget for the Public/Cultural Programs Section and the Capital budgets for specific projects. Supervise six (6) regular staff and oversee recruitment and supervision of temporary staff and volunteers at the Education Center. Develop the Section's annual work plan, assigning lead responsibility for specific work tasks, monitoring and reviewing work products, and providing employee feedback and performance reviews. Represent SPU and Water Line of Business in matters related to education about Seattle's water system history, operations and watershed management, cultural resource management and recreation in the vicinity of the municipal watersheds. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years experience of program management in relevant areas of environmental education, education on natural resource stewardship challenges, cultural resource management, interpretation of natural and cultural heritage and/or recreation management, including two (2) years of supervisory or lead experience. Education: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in education, cultural resource management, archeology, public policy, communications or a related field. Education and Experience Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. The ideal candidate has: Five (5) years of experience in recreation management. Three (3) years of facility management experience. Strong experience working with diverse teams in a leadership capacity. High level empathy and ability to use historical information to assess future needs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Additional Information Offers of employment are contingent on a review of criminal history, along withverification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Work Environment: This position offers a unique environment with time spent indoor and outdoor in locations primarily at the Watershed Headquarters and Cedar River Watershed Education Center at Cedar Falls, near North Bend, Washington. At Seattle Public Utilities, our job is to protect the area's quality of life. We pledge to meet community and environmental needs by: Maintaining some of the nation's best drinking water Preventing sewer backups, flooding, and landslides Helping Seattle residents and businesses be recycling leaders Protecting local waterways and the Sound from sewage overflows and polluted stormwater runoff. We do this while always keeping in mind that we need to spend customers' money wisely. We are also making sure that as Seattle grows, it's even better for future generations. A place where: Less garbage is shipped to the landfill The drinking water is protected Utility infrastructure is well-built and maintained And where salmon thrive in healthy waterways. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Closing Date/Time: 6/4/2019 4:00 PM Pacific