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165 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Position Description An online application including response to the supplemental questionnaire must be fully completed for consideration . Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is looking for a Senior Control Systems Engineer to be a crucial member of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Engineering team at SPU! The successful candidate will ensure effective design, operations and maintenance of equipment comprising of SPU control systems. The purpose of the SCADA team is to lead all aspects of the upgrade and ongoing functioning of the SCADA system that is used to supervise and control the SPU water and wastewater systems. This vital team is responsible for long-range planning and development of the control system, as well as 24 hour/7 days per week continuous operation and maintenance of the SCADA system. About Seattle Public Utilities (SPU): Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to cultivate balanced people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably lead water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four (4) major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. SPU contributes to Our City Values and Race and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We support and hold ourselves accountable to this commitment by eliminating barriers to access and providing employees with equitable opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Job Responsibilities Providing I&C design and electrical review for SPU capital projects. This includes conceptual and detailed design including schematics, wiring, point lists, and documentation. Providing technical support for electrical, instrumentation and control aspects during construction, testing, acceptance, operation and/or maintenance of projects such as water and wastewater pump stations; reservoirs, valve stations, and SCADA improvements. In-house project planning and leading all electrical and instrumentation work on various utility assets, including water and wastewater pump stations, and SCADA monitoring sites, to ensure the work is done safely, efficiently, on time, and on budget. Preparing preliminary project and labor estimates, schedules, material requirements, specifications, cutover instructions, and schedule maintenance instructions. Reviewing final contract documents and work of consultants, electrical contractors, and department field crews. Design control panels, sizing power supplies, crafting loop sheets, and develop wiring drawings, I/O integration, and power distribution. Preparation of calculations, P&IDs, data sheets and specifications. Responsible for bidding and procurement of equipment for construction phases of projects. Creating and maintaining standards, procedures and records for SPU instrumentation projects. All-encompassing I&C support. Qualifications Experience: Five (5) years professional electrical engineering experience or related work. Education : Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, OR four (4) additional years of qualifying experience. Education/Experience Equivalency : Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments may entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, high voltage energized equipment and work in or near construction sites. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Overnight travel may be required. License, Certification and Other Requirements: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Producing process and instrumentation diagrams and control descriptions specifications. Experience with Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs), like Allen-Bradley, Opto22 and Siemens. Extensive knowledge of hardware related to SCADA systems including network equipment, telecommunication systems, programmable automation controllers (PACs), diagnostic equipment, computer servers, workstations and peripherals. Good written and oral communication skills, especially when conveying technical information to non-technical audiences. Excellent interpersonal and documentation capabilities. Experience with AutoCAD in electrical design and as-built documentation. Experience in standards development or application. Application Expectation: An online application including response to the supplemental questionnaire must be fully completed for consideration. Please DO NOT attach resumes and cover letters, as they will not be considered in the review of candidate qualifications. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. A driver’s license and Pre-employment physical will be required for candidates selected for this 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. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 (Download PDF reader). A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020. 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. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 9/6/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Position Description This position is your opportunity to join the Solutions Design & Management (SDM) team in a Program Manager role leading the design, build, and implementation of customer-facing programs that center our customers’ energy needs and further our commitment to our organizational values. Our team has ownership of 35+ programs across our program portfolio, including: transportation electrification (e.g., EV charging, personal mobility electrification), renewables (e.g., solar production incentives, green power purchasing), energy efficiency (e.g., performance-based incentives, midstream programs), and affordability (e.g., utility discount program). The program portfolio is continuing to grow and diversify, as we prepare for our carbon-free future and seek to equitably serve our customers through our programs. This Program Manager position will be responsible for cradle-to-grave development and ongoing management of innovative programs within our portfolio. Work responsibilities can be both tactical and strategic in nature, and may focus on a single initiative or multiple programs. Success in this position will require disciplined program management, including leadership of cross-functional program teams, effective communication with internal and external stakeholders, diligent planning, organization, and documentation, and a focus on continuous improvement to achieve the program business goals. This individual will work within a growing team of program managers and will work collaboratively with other teams in the Customer Energy Solutions (CES) department and across the utility to develop and deliver innovative programs that continue to push the envelope and create our post-carbon future. This position will report to the Energy Planning Supervisor. Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. 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. Job Responsibilities Here is more about what you’ll be doing: Collaborates in the cross-functional design, development, and management of customer-facing energy programs across the CES program portfolio. This includes establishing business objectives, identifying and mapping workstreams, collaborating with project managers, and ensuring that the program delivers on business objectives. Works with program teams in the cradle-to-grave program development process from initial concept and market identification, to pilot development and scale up, to on-going evaluation and maintenance, through to final exit strategy. Leads the development of program targets, workplans, milestones, staffing, budgets, materials and other resources necessary for successful deployment. Oversees the implementation of programs and monitors work progress relative to schedules, goals, objectives and performance expectations. Ensures that programs align to business strategy and are on track to achieving established goals and objectives. Identifies and manages risk. Oversees the completion of required program documentation, including stage-gate Program Life Cycle documentation - business case, program plan, implementation plan, change request and program exit. Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that solutions and product initiatives are consistent and leveraged with other City Light, City and Regional offerings, and that they are supportive of customer and trade ally needs. Contributes to the program design process including defining customer eligibility, baselines, evaluation needs, incentive and rate structures, and delivery mechanisms. Keeps abreast of industry best practices, identifies markets and channels for programmatic focus and promotion, defines participation processes, and establishes programmatic policies and procedures. Contributes to the development of program tools which may include workbooks, calculators, technical specifications, workflow diagrams, forms and other customer-facing communications. Prepares consultant contracts, participates in the selection of consultants coordinates, and manages the work of consultants. Qualifications Required Qualifications: In addition to the skills and experience mentioned below, a successful applicant will have experience that reflects a commitment to creating fair and equitable outcomes and has: Requires two years of experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation; or other work directly related to City planning and development work; and a baccalaureate degree in planning, urban design, environmental studies, public administration, or related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications - You will be successful if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities: Demonstrated experience and success with program management and life-cycle (stage-gate) management processes. Experience working in cross-functional and collaborative teams that involve multiple, internal and external stakeholders while requiring limited supervision. Experience in planning and contributing to public engagement processes involving the design, review, implementation and evaluation of energy program programs. Experience using technical and programmatic knowledge of energy management related areas including energy-efficiency, conservation, renewable energy, transportation electrification, and building electrification. Experience researching, analyzing, and synthesizing complex information and data, and using that analysis to develop, prepare and present recommendations and reports. Demonstrated ability to meet established business goals and targets and manage risks in line with business strategy. Experience coordinating and/or managing large public professional services contracts, preparing budgets and overseeing delivery of services and invoicing. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships with business contacts, the public, consultants, trade ally community, and employees at all level of the organization. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make public presentations. Strong, independent decision-making skills. Valuing a multicultural and diverse workforce as a community asset. 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 Application Process Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement A current resume of your educational and professional work experience. Who May Apply : This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light 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. Seattle City Light encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process, including the completion of a background check and COVID-19 vaccination verification. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance , SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 . A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020 . Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The Office of the Mayor of Seattle’s Vision Statement is: One Seattle . This vision is accompanied by our Accountability statement, which is: Bringing everyone together to inspire the best in one another, One Seattle is a city where our strength and excellence are defined by leading with equity, kindness, inclusion, humility, and accountability. Additionally, the Mayor's Office is mandated by City Charter to provide citywide leadership to address Seattle’s housing and homelessness crisis; deliver a safer, more just, and equitable city; build economic opportunity by connecting young people to free college and jobs; and, create a greener city with fewer cars and more transit. We are looking for a Mayoral Assistant to join our team and provide high-level administrative support and, from time to time, coordinate projects on behalf of members of the Mayor’s Executive Team. In this role, you will leverage technology to provide senior level support to multiple executives, coordinate calendars, create agendas, take minutes, and participate in editing documents, conducting research, and writing correspondence while maintaining unquestionable integrity and confidentiality. Our office believes professional and constructive communication creates a work environment where we learn how to address issues in a professional, respectful, and solution-oriented way, thereby, promoting a positive and professional work environment. With this in mind, you will actively contribute to creating a workplace where every employee feels safe, secure, respected, and appreciated. Job Responsibilities You will support executive officers by : Managing the administrative functions for appointed executive officers, including maintaining complex calendars, preparing correspondence, and creating presentations Monitoring and tracking key action items and ensuring follow-up Prioritizing requests, ensuring time is spent efficiently and cost-effectively Serving as a liaison between your executive team members, the Executive Team, and the Mayor’s staff Coordinating travel for executives, including travel itineraries, conference registration, booking flights, making hotel reservations, arranging transportation, and reconciling expense reports You will support the Mayor’s Office as a whole by : Drafting agendas, preparing materials, taking meeting minutes, and following up on action items for certain committees, workgroups, and key meetings Assisting with developing lists and other SharePoint site components Assisting with organizing employee events and department all-staff meetings Interacting both internally and externally (constituents, vendors, elected officials, executive leadership throughout the City, peer team members, etcetera) in a diplomatic and professional manner Assisting with other administrative activities (such as timekeeping, coaching, and training) You will be most successful in this role if you have a combination of the following: Experience : Providing senior level administrative support to an executive, or multiple executives, under minimal oversight. Identifying and managing highly sensitive and confidential matters with unquestionable integrity and ethics, both internally and externally Working effectively with multi-cultural communities Skills : Using technology to organize work, research details/issues, manage projects with tight deadlines, and solve problems. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and Teams. Writing correspondence and other documents for internal and external use with diverse groups Building respectful and collaborative relationships with people at all levels of an organization The ability to : Think critically, creatively, and strategically under the pressure of tight deadlines Provide guidance to executives in an environment of change Flourish in a demanding work environment Bring a positive energy and professionalism into all interactions with a diverse workforce, executives, and external agencies Understand and interpret policies and procedures Qualifications In addition to the skills, experience, and ability to perform the tasks described above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications: Four years of experience as an administrative staff assistant, administrative staff analyst, budget analyst or in a related field Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or other field related to administrative work OR Five years of experience as an administrative staff assistant, administrative staff analyst, budget analyst or in a related field Associate degree in business or public administration, or other field related to administrative work OR Six years of experience as an administrative staff assistant, administrative staff analyst, budget analyst or in a related field Additional Information This position is classified a Mayoral Staff Assistant 2 and is exempt from the Civil Service System. Additional positions may become available over the next six months. This applicant pool may be revisited to fill those roles. Applicants must successfully pass a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17. Applicants will be given a chance to explain or correct background information and provide verifiable information of good conduct and rehabilitation. The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, cover letter, and resume at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 . The first review of applications will take place at 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. This position is open to all applicants that meet the minimum qualifications. 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The City of Seattle encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. If you have questions, please contact Lindsey King at Lindsey.King@seattle.gov . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 9/6/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is recruiting for a Modeling Manager (Mgr. 3) to lead the Drainage & Wastewater (DWW) Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H/H) modeling and system capacity assessment team. This position supervises a small team of modelers and engineers that provide the DWW Line of Business (LOB) with modeling and GIS services from planning through operations. Additionally, the team builds, calibrates, manages, maintains, stewards, and utilizes DWW system network models; selects locations and reviews data for monitoring, oversees modeling work completed by consultants, develops and updates modeling standards and guidelines, and provides technical assistance related to H/H modeling to staff across SPU and provides DWW specific GIS support to the LOB. About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to foster healthy people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make. SPU commits to Our City Values and Race and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase service equity. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting, hiring and promotional opportunities. Why join us? We know work isn't only about what you do it’s also about who you work for and with! SPU provides a fun and family-friendly work environment that supports a work life balance, including: Hybrid work schedule opportunities Family-friendly and multicultural work environment? Generous benefits package?? Free public transportation options? City pension plan with employer/employee contributions.? Growth potential and advancement opportunities Job Responsibilities Provide leadership to staff focused on providing H/H modeling services supporting various business activities including short- and long-term system planning, strategic maintenance planning, development services and plan review, risk management investigations, capital program development, floodplain management, and system operations. Develop, establish, and implement a visionary framework for the DWW LOB modeling program including the continued development, management and stewardship of drainage and wastewater system network models. Continue to build and strengthen the collaborative work relationship between SPU and King County modeling staff as part of a long-term effort to improve DWW services by exploring opportunities for joint system operations through optimization of existing and/or new facilities. Provide oversight, direction, and review to staff conducting calibration and validation of drainage and wastewater models; develop, establish, and administer SPU standards and guidelines; and perform system capacity assessments. Manage flow/depth monitoring, including site identification, data review, and vendor coordination, to support model development, calibration, and/or validation. Provide leadership to a small team of GIS professionals who provide GIS support to the DWW LOB. Work effectively in team situations and establish strong relationships with Planning, Capital Projects, Operations, Pipe Rehabilitation, Policy, and other teams where overlap of project work exists. Qualifications Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience that demonstrate the ability to achieve the primary responsibilities as outlined. Experience must include two (2) years of supervisory experience. Education: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, environmental engineering, environmental studies, or related field ( or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). License: Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. The ideal candidate should possess some/most of the following: Track record of effectively building relationships with internal and external stakeholders Experience with hydraulic modeling and modeling platforms such as PCSWWM and MIKE URBAN/MIKE+ Experience developing, monitoring, and managing projects, budgets, schedules, and teams Experience with ArcGIS software Experience working with consultants, including leading procurement processes, negotiating contracts, leading consultant teams, developing scopes of work, and managing scope, schedule, and budget Excellent time and data management, communication, and interpersonal skills Enthusiastic about learning, pushing technical boundaries, and finding new, innovative modeling solutions Demonstrated ability to work intensively, communicate openly, and coordinate efficiently within a team-focused environment Demonstrated ability to meet project deadlines and program goals within scope, schedule, and budget 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 communicate and work effectively within a multi-cultural workforce serving a diverse customer base. Additional Information All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Failure to submit proof of vaccination or qualify for a reasonable accommodation will result in withdrawal of a job offer. Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment; however, due to the ongoing pandemic and Covid-19 state and local restrictions, hybrid telework/office/field assignment work will be available consistent with HR guidelines, and as circumstances dictate. We continue to seek guidance from local public health agencies and will proceed accordingly with any necessary changed or needs regarding "workplace location" expectations. Who may apply: The City of Seattle encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. 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 of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 9/13/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
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 the number of customers served. 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. City Light is recruiting for an Organizational Change Manager (OCM) to help guide, communicate, document, and implement defined strategies to support City Light staff, customers and other stakeholders prepare for and successfully adopt changes associated with enterprise change management, business process improvements and customer service needs. In partnership with business units and project staff, this role will identify potential change impacts and perform readiness assessment to identify strengths, risks, gaps, and opportunities. The Organizational Change Manager is responsible for developing strategies to improve cultural environments, based on approved best practices, processes and templates so that our Utility teams are enabled to successfully deliver services. The cultural changes include helping leadership to adopt, embrace, model, and demonstrate servant leadership, and create a culture of high engagement and high performing teams. The Organizational Change Manager role includes and is not limited to development and delivery of enabling practices and processes, following best practices of Organizational Change Management such as ACMP® standards and Performance Metrics development for the projects we deliver. This position will report to the Enterprise Change & Business Process Manager that rolls up to City Light’s Chief of Staff in the General Manager’s Office. Job Responsibilities The OCM Manager will be a highly motivated, self-starter with a strong work ethic, emphasis on continuous learning and improvement, excellent communication, and facilitation skills. This role requires high energy and strong passion for teamwork when supporting the people side of change and enable them to be their best every day to the roles they fill. To achieve OCM success criteria such as strong customer focus, defined business processes, development, and execution of effective OCM plan, effective training, continuous improvements, and alignment to SCL mission and vision, we are looking for a strategic and hands-on team player who can personally drive and execute the following roles and responsibilities: Gather and evaluate information from multiple sources for planning and readiness enablement, including interpreting high-level information, abstracting from low-level information to a general understanding, and evaluating behaviors to perceive the underlying needs of the team and/or individual. Establish and lead teams to self-develop their own culture roadmap, identify their functional role statements, and create a self-directed model of success, in alignment with project and departmental goals. Perform and support readiness assessments and stakeholder analyses to quickly and accurately identify strengths, risks, gaps, and opportunities to facilitate individual and group success to inform mitigation strategies to help individuals move from current to future state. Provide guidance and advice to a broad range of department leadership and other stakeholders on how to leverage strategic change management principles. Develop and execute documented change management plans with specific actions and deliverables such as formal communications strategy, staff training, reference/collateral documentation, sponsorship roadmap, etc. Help determine, and in some cases have lead responsibility for collecting and reporting on appropriate metrics to measure change management progress, reinforce behavior, and identify issues and needed adjustments. Based on defined change management success criteria for assigned projects, directly support practitioners and leaders in creating and executing concrete action plans to improve change readiness and change adoption rates in people, processes, and technologies across stakeholder groups. Actively participate in shared OCM communities of practice workgroup to ensure overall coordination, alignment, shared best practices, training resources, coaching and team support with other project specific OCM efforts within the utility and across other City departments. Provide other special OCM staffing support to the General Manager’s Office as needed. Lastly, this role is required to manage change process utilizing change management framework/methodology. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (e.g., industrial and organizational development/psychology, public policy, public administration, business administration) or a related field or equivalent combinations of education and experience. Strong change management experience within the following delivery areas: strategic change, organizational development, business transformation, communications, training, and leadership development. Three (3) years of experience managing complex organizational change projects and providing planning & strategic recommendations for executive management or elected officials. Three (3) years of experience of developing and applying change methodology to large, complex service delivery initiatives and organizational environments. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated experience presenting to an organization’s senior leadership. Ability to build trust and engagement across teams and organizational structures, including engagement with all levels of an organization, including executive, management, and front-line staff. Seasoned group facilitator with demonstrated experience managing conflict among diverse stakeholders and audiences. Ability to move easily between leading, supporting, designing, developing, implementing roles. Strong problem-solving, negotiation, and project management skills, and the ability to work collaboratively, be self-directed and hands-on. Demonstrated experience using data and performance metrics to inform, measure, report out on progress and make needed course corrections. Certification/License: Washington State Driver’s License Desired Qualifications: Masters or other advanced degree or continuing education with specialization in organizational development, organizational change management or related field; certification in organizational development and/or change management may be considered in lieu of a master’s degree. Prior experience building programs and initiatives using design thinking and systems thinking principles. Prosci® certification. Ability to grow organizational capacity, leveraging such standards as: Application of continuous improvement principles and methodologies, including problem solving, Value stream mapping, Customer journey mapping, Visual management Functional role development Mapping individual performance to department performance to organizational strategies in support of cultural accountability and success development. Ability to move easily between leading, supporting, designing, developing, and implementing roles.Good judgment and balance between leadership, advisory, coaching, and individual contributor roles depending on needs and circumstances; emphasis on a hands-on, led by example approach in directly driving, owning, and executing work tasks and deliverables.Successfully work across matrix teams, and quickly grasp the key elements of a new business domain without being overwhelmed by the complexity and a large amount of 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. Additional Information Application Process. Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement A current resume of your educational and professional work experience. *Applications without a cover letter and a current resume may be removed from consideration.* Who May Apply : This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light 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. Seattle City Light encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance , SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 . A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020 . Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 9/6/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
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 the number of customers served. 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 Spatial Analytics team is looking to add an GIS Analyst, Senior (Electrical Engineering Specialist, Senior). The GIS Analyst, Sr position performs the most complex and technically sophisticated work of the group. This position will report to the GIS Analyst Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Here is more about what you’ll be doing: • Complex and sophisticated configuration of GIS web applications used by customers to perform various work tasks • Provisioning of complex data reporting supporting both ad hoc and annual reporting of information about the distribution system and other internal customer data • Creation and maintenance of automated scripting used to compile and refresh data sets associated with GIS web applications • Interfacing with customers to gather requirements, perform configuration, deploy, and provide training for complex GIS web applications • Serves as a principal SME supporting enterprise projects/programs (GIS, OMS, WAMS/WACS, CCB, VMC) • Performs Lead Analyst duties when the Lead Analyst is out of office Qualifications Required Qualifications: In addition to the skills and experience mentioned below, a successful applicant will have experience that reflects a commitment to creating fair and equitable outcomes and has: Requires two years experience equivalent to an Associate Electrical Engineering Specialist (4 years total) and an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or two years college coursework in electrical engineering (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Work Environment/Physical Demands Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field visits may entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances, high voltage energized equipment and work in or near construction sites. Overnight travel may be required. License, Certification and Other Requirements Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications - You will be successful if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities: Analysis/Publishing/Development Programs: ArcPro, ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Enterprise (Portal), ArcGIS Online, ESRI Field Apps, ArcGIS Experience Builder, ESRI StoryMaps, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access Spatial analysis workflows and processes Create and edit features and feature geometry Data publishing best practices (Feature Service, Map Service, Tiled Service, Vector Tile, Scene Layer, Mobile Map Package) Plan methodologies for performing analysis Create databases Compile data from various sources Map Design principles, Map Production Manage ESRI content in Portal and AGOL Create ESRI Web Maps Use ESRI App templates, Web App Builder, Story Maps Databases/Scripting Data automation Data maintenance best practices Monitor SQL database performance Back up databases Programs: Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SQL Server, ArcCatalog, Oracle, ETL processes SQL proficiency Develop SQL or Python scripts for data processing 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 Application Process. Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement A current resume of your educational and professional work experience. Who May Apply : This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light 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. Seattle City Light encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance , SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 . A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020 . Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle is a leader on wage, labor and workforce practices that enhance equity, address wage gaps, and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents. The mission of the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice. We are seeking a results-driven, self-motivated Court Navigation Program Coordinator (Paralegal) to coordinate and administer the new Court Navigation Program under the Independent Contractors Protections Ordinance , an ordinance newly created in 2021. This is an excellent opportunity to help shape and build this innovative, progressive program to further workers’ right with an equity focus and lens. Job Responsibilities Interested in being part of this program? Here is more about what you will be doing: Program Administration: Work closely with the Enforcement Team to help develop the new Court Navigation Program. You will also coordinate and administer the program, as well as provide intake and referral information, outreach, and education to the public on the provisions and procedures of that Ordinance. You will maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the Ordinance, administrative rules, and OLS policy, and court rules and procedures. Complaint Procedure Management: Initiate and track a complaint procedure under the Ordinance, including requiring independent contractor complainants and hiring entities to provide information pursuant to that procedure. Work closely with OLS Investigators to draft and send notices and other materials to appropriate parties pursuant to complaint procedure. Assist with and support the collection, processing, and distribution of monetary recovery for workers, and administration of this process. Data Tracking & Case Management: Perform data entry and track referrals to various legal assistance resources, where OLS refers independent contractors. Track and process cases and case activities using case management databases. Prepare various reports. Conduct records research when necessary to identify and locate employers, hiring entities, employees, and independent contractors. Perform legal and factual research and summarize information containing recommended courses of action and/or solutions to legal issues. Administrative Support: Serve as back up for front desk receptionist, manage office supply inventory, schedule meetings, etc. Manage invoice processing, petty cash reimbursements and other financial task as needed or in the absence of the Operations Manager. Public Disclosure Request Support: Support OLS’s Public Disclosure Officer with responses to Public Disclosure Requests (PDRs) received from the public. Review enforcement documents and apply the laws of public disclosure. Keep up to date on City PDR procedures and Washington State’s Public Records Act by attending regular PDR trainings. Coordinate and/or conduct staff training on public disclosure and assist staff with public disclosure questions or issues. You will be prepared for this role if you have the following experience, knowledge, and skills: Understanding of racial equity and social justice principles and institutional racism, with the demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge to daily work. Outstanding case management skills, including the ability to produce, track and manage multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines in a high-performing environment, using case management systems. Proficiency Microsoft 365 suite of products (Excel, Dynamics, and SharePoint) for communications, presentations, and reports, as well as Microsoft Teams and WebEx. Familiarity with court systems and/or legal services. Familiarity with case management and case files. Your effectiveness in this role will depend on your ability to: Build collaborative, productive, and respectful relationships with others. Model racial equity in relationships, respect people’s lived experience and reflect a deep understanding of race, social justice, and equity in your interactions and work. Provide exceptional customer service and work effectively both as a team member and independently with minimal supervision. Interact with people with a high level of empathy and emotional intelligence for the parties involved. Be highly organized, detailed, and accurate. Be self-motivated and self-directed. Produce, track, and manage multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines. Contribute positively to a diverse working environment. Field, research and respond to requests for information and records. Assist, research or respond to requests related to legal matters. 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 QUALIFICATIONS: Typically, people are qualified to do this work by obtaining technical expertise through the attainment of: Bachelor's degree AND competence through two (2) years of professional paralegal duties OR A Certification from a nationally accredited paralegal training institution OR an Associate Degree AND three (3) years related experience. OR Four (4) years of professional paralegal duties We recognize that there are other ways a person can gain the expertise and ability to perform this work. Education, experience, and training that provides evidence of the ability to perform the job responsibilities set forth in this job announcement will be evaluated for equivalency to the established education and experience qualifications. Examples of work that would be evaluated include: volunteer paralegal work and certification; legal research; or attainment of a Juris Doctor degree. Additional Information This full-time position is classified as a Paralegal. It is an overtime eligible, full time status position. The work associated with this position is expected to be a hybrid combination of telecommuting and onsite work and meetings, as directed by business needs. Why work at the City? The City of Seattle recognizes every City employee must play a role in ending institutional and structural racism. Our culture is the result of our behavior, our personal commitments, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same. To cultivate an antiracist culture, we seek employees who will engage in the Race and Social Justice Initiative by working to dismantle racist policies and procedures, unlearn the way things have always been done, and provide equitable processes and services. Employees of the City of Seattle enjoy competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package generous leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play. Explore City of Seattle - Benefits at a Glance (Download PDF reader) for more information. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate: All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. APPLICATION PROCESS: For optimal consideration, please include a resume and cover letter with your application. We encourage you to use your cover letter to discuss why you want to do this work and how you meet the qualifications for the position. Your resume should summarize the talent, experience, knowledge, and skills you bring to this work. In evaluating equivalency, we consider: Coursework towards a bachelor’s degree, certification, or attainment of an advance degree in a related field. The standard for “year” experience is a full-time (40 hrs./wk.) position held for twelve months where the activities outlined are a primary job function. If you have performed the outlined activities as a job assignment indicate how frequently you engaged in the activity (i.e. deliver weekly half-day training, spend a day each pay period). Volunteer work. Make sure you quantify your time (i.e. weekly spend four hours providing technical assistance in community based legal aid organization). Who may apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. 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 with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. Questions? Please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov To learn more about the Office of Labor Standards, please visit: https://www.seattle.gov/laborstandards The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Vision: Seattle is a thriving and equitable community powered by dependable transportation. Mission: To deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability - are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all. SDOT’s core responsibilities include maintenance and operations of the city's transportation right-of-way, the expansion of the city's bicycle and pedestrian network, care of over 240 bridges, permitting use of public spaces and enhancing access to the regional transit system. With approximately 1,100 dedicated staff, SDOT maintains an operational presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions to serve and ensure Seattle’s public mobility. SDOT has exciting opportunities for two detailed and people-oriented leaders to work in the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division in the Bridge Maintenance Unit. Bridge Carpentry & Maintenance Leads (BCMLs) coordinate and leads a crew of workers engaged in the maintenance, repair, and construction of bridges and related structures. The BCML will also perform heavy timber carpentry and maintenance of wooden/concrete bridges and other roadway structures, as well as play a crucial role as an emergency and disaster responder in support of SDOT's emergency readiness plan, goals, and objectives. This position will report to the Bridge Maintenance Crew Chief. Come help keep Seattle moving! Job Responsibilities Leads a crew of workers engaged in wooden bridge or trestle maintenance or repair, including the rigging of scaffolding, removal of weakened members, inserting jacks, replacing caps, stringers, floor planking, guard rails, posts, cross and sash bracing, and related components as required. Acts in a lead capacity in the construction or repair of concrete, concrete slab, and/or wooden sea walls, retaining walls, barricades, rails, and stairways; designs and constructs wooden forms for concrete; and assists in concrete finishing. Inspects upcoming jobs to determine repair work required; inspects completed jobs for completeness and quality of workmanship. Establishes traffic control at the work sites by setting up traffic diversion devices. Performs rigging, rebar placement, and hazardous tree removal. Operates power tools, jacks, and other specialized equipment of the trade; and maintains tools and equipment. Drives and operates a variety of equipment in excess of 26,000 GVW. Supports department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience: Three (3) years of experience in heavy timber construction or in general bridge construction, maintenance, or repair work. OR: An equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties. License, Certification, and Other Requirements: A valid Washington State Commercial Driver's License with the airbrake restriction removed and a valid Medical Certificate (or the ability to obtain them within 90 days of employment). Positions in this class may require a Class "A" or "B" CDL and other endorsements as required by law. A "Full Employment" Abstract of Driving Record (obtained at applicant's expense) from the State of Washington Department of Licensing. Pre-employment tests in compliance with the Federal Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements. A valid Washington State Flagging Card, First Aid/CPR card, and/or a defensive driving course certificate within six (6) months of employment. Appropriate crane certification, as required by law, is required within six (6) months of employment. Though not requirements, strong candidates will have some of the following experience or are able to describe comparable experience: Demonstrates lead abilities with construction & maintenance staff and projects. Ability to read and deliver on project plan sets. Ability to be on-call and respond to emergencies per organizational needs and policies for the position. Conveys an understanding of cost-effectiveness related to time & materials on projects Demonstrates a history and ability to operate heavy equipment i.e.. backhoes, front loaders etc. Other Requirements: Work Environment / Physical Demands: Work is performed at extreme heights, frequently while suspended from baskets, scaffolding, or safety belts. Required to work with potentially hazardous equipment such as welding equipment, and under dangerous conditions such as high bridge structures or in small boats under piers. Work is frequently performed outdoors in all weather conditions, in heavy traffic, and with regular exposure to noise, fumes, dirt, dust, and cold. Required to climb, bend, stoop, and lift objects weighing over fifty pounds. May be required to work overtime, irregular hours, holidays and weekends to respond to emergency situations. This may require being on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application.Supplemental questionnaire responsesCurrent résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including a potential background check and pre-employment physical. 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. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 9200 8th Ave SW, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Vision: Seattle is a thriving and equitable community powered by dependable transportation. Mission: To deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all. SDOT's core responsibilities include maintenance and operations of the city's transportation right-of-way, the expansion of the city's bicycle and pedestrian network, care of over 240 bridges, permitting the use of public spaces, and enhancing access to the regional transit system. With approximately 1,200 dedicated staff, SDOT maintains an operational presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions to serve and ensure Seattle's public mobility. Position Overview This position is essential in order to perform the required maintenance of our Urban Forestry Assets as well as respond to emergencies in the interest of public safety. This position performs and leads the work of others in tree care activities such as pruning and removing the green belt, arterial, park, and street trees. Tree care is conducted to provide for public safety, protection of property, and the health and longevity of City trees. Job Responsibilities Leads, directs, and participates in the work of a tree crew. Prioritizes the work and organizes it in the most efficient and effective manner. Completes work orders. Coaches and trains new employees. Arranges for equipment maintenance and vehicle inspections. Inspects trees and tree roots to detect hazardous conditions or tree diseases. Responsible for crew adherence to safety policy and procedures. Records conditions of trees and makes recommendations for future actions. Prepares required reports and time sheets as directed by supervisor. Performs all the duties of the journey level, and other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in urban forestry, landscape maintenance, tree farming, or tree trimming which involves the use of safety harnesses, climbing equipment, aerial hydraulic lift trucks, rigging, and chain saws and includes the application of arboricultural practices, proper pruning methods, and related safety practices. One year of experience directing and leading the work of others. Or Combinations of education, training, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. Desired Qualifications: ISA Arborist Certification ISA Tree Risk Assessor Qualification Experience pruning trees on the Right of Way Electrical Hazard Awareness Program (EHAP) training. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Required to stand, walk, climb trees, or bend for extended periods. Frequently required to lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds. May require handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances. Required to be on-call at all times in case of emergencies. Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Required to work at varying heights and within legal/safe distances to electrical hazards and with the possible dangers of falling. Required to operate machinery and equipment with extreme caution, including hydraulic aerial lift trucks, woodchippers, stump cutters, winches, chainsaws, and handsaws. Other Requirements: Current Washington State Driver's License License, Certification may be obtained within 6 months of hire Washington State Flagging/Traffic Control certification Current First Aid/CPR certification Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake restriction removed and valid medical certificate Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application.Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications.Supplemental questionnaire responses. Attached is a copy front and back side of your current valid Washington State Commercial Driver's License Class "B" with the airbrake restriction removed. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. 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. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Vision: Seattle is a thriving and equitable community powered by dependable transportation. Mission: To deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all. SDOT's core responsibilities include maintenance and operations of the city's transportation right-of-way, the expansion of the city's bicycle and pedestrian network, care of over 240 bridges, permitting the use of public spaces, and enhancing access to the regional transit system. With approximately 1,200 dedicated staff, SDOT maintains an operational presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions to serve and ensure Seattle's public mobility. Position Overview This position is essential in order to perform the required maintenance of our Urban Forestry Assets as well as respond to emergencies in the interest of public safety. This position performs a variety of tree care activities such as pruning and removing the green belt, arterial, park, and street trees. Tree care is conducted to provide for public safety, protection of property, and the health and longevity of City trees. The SDOT Tree Trimmer works on a tree crew that performs tree maintenance in the SDOT Right of Way. Job Responsibilities Participates in the work of a tree crew. Prunes, and removes green belt, arterial, park, and street trees to provide public safety and maintain healthy trees. Climbs trees of varying heights using rope, saddles, spurs, ladders, or aerial hydraulic lift truck in order to safely prune or remove trees. Fells trees and shave fallen timber, removes trees and stumps. Responds to emergency calls to remove damaged sections or entire trees. Maintains, inspects, and operates a variety of equipment such as hydraulic aerial lift trucks, hand and power saws, compressors, woodchippers, winches, blowers, and stump cutters. Evaluates a tree’s health for potential hazards to property and public safety. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned Qualifications Minimum Qualifications One year of experience in urban forestry, landscape maintenance, tree farming, or tree trimming which involves the use of safety harnesses, climbing equipment, aerial hydraulic lift trucks, rigging, and chain saws and includes the application of arboricultural practices, proper pruning methods, and related safety practices. Or combinations of education, training, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. Desired Qualifications: ISA Arborist Certification ISA Tree Risk Assessor Qualification Experience pruning trees on the Right of Way Electrical Hazard Awareness Program (EHAP) training Work Environment/Physical Demands: Required to stand, walk, climb trees, or bend for extended periods. Frequently required to lift objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds. May require handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances. May be required to be on-call at all times in case of emergencies. Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Required to work at varying heights and within legal/safe distances to electrical hazards and with the possible dangers of falling. Required to operate machinery and equipment with extreme caution, including hydraulic aerial lift trucks, woodchippers, stump cutters, winches, chainsaws, and handsaws. Other Requirements: Current Washington State Driver's License License, Certification may be obtained within 6 months of hire Washington State Flagging/Traffic Control certification Current First Aid/CPR certification Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake restriction removed and valid medical certificate. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Attached is a copy front and back side of your current valid Washington State Commercial Driver's License Class "B" with the airbrake restriction removed. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. 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. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Vision : Seattle is a thriving and equitable community powered by dependable transportation. Mission : To deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability - are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all. SDOT’s core responsibilities include maintenance and operations of the city's transportation right-of-way, the expansion of the city's bicycle and pedestrian network, care of over 240 bridges, permitting use of public spaces and enhancing access to the regional transit system. With approximately 1,100 dedicated staff, SDOT maintains an operational presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions to serve and ensure Seattle’s public mobility. The Environmental Mitigation Manager leads the City's development of an environmental mitigation plan that will eliminate or minimize impacts from the West Seattle-Ballard Link Extensions (WSBLE) project. The mitigation plan is tied to impacts identified in the project’s NEPA/SEPA Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and will be developed jointly with Sound Transit. Mitigation measures identified in the plan will be incorporated into the project’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) and support streamlined permitting of the project. Job Responsibilities Lead an interdepartmental team of City subject matter experts in the resolution of the City comments on the WSBLE DEIS and development of the mitigation plan. Coordinate City review of FEIS and resolving inconsistencies among City department reviewers. Facilitate resolution of City departmental comments with Sound Transit. Facilitate and manage City development of an environmental mitigation plan and negotiation with Sound Transit to ensure mitigation measures are incorporated into the FEIS and ROD. Update and manage the multi-year work plan for the City WBSLE Environmental Review workgroup. Consult with the City’s Attorney Office as appropriate on legal issues related to SEPA and NEPA mitigation. Assist the Seattle Center, Seattle Parks, and Recreation, and the City’s Historic Preservation Officer with Section 4(f) consultation. Assist the City’s Historic Preservation Officer with Section 106 consultation. Serve on the WSBLE Racial Equity Toolkit Leadership Team in bridging gaps in the WSBLE RET and Environmental Justice analyses and impact identification to assist in the development of mitigation measures. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in Public Policy, Planning, Environmental Sciences, Transportation Planning or related field. Experience: Five (5)+ years of progressively greater responsibility in leading or managing environmental reviews of civil projects, including one (1)+ year of project management experience and experience in leading NEPA environmental reviews for large civil projects. OR: A combination of education, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background may be substituted. Though not requirements, strong candidates will have some of the following experience or are able to describe comparable experience: Master's degree in Public Policy, Planning, Environmental Sciences, Transportation Planning or related field. Excellent oral and written ability to communicate and lead effectively with other professionals at all levels within the organization. Ability to prioritize multiple workstreams and deliverables and respond to emerging issues. Effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Work is usually performed in an office environment. Additional Information Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process: Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: 1. Completed NEOGOV online application. 2. Supplemental questionnaire responses. 3. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. 4. Current resumé indicating relevant experience and education. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate: City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including a potential background check. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including a potential background check. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Position Description This hiring process will be used to fill multiple part-time and full-time Recreation Attendant vacancies in Community Centers across the city. Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is a national leader and innovator in the services and programs we provide to our residents who enjoy our public spaces such as parks, community centers, specialty gardens and swimming pools. Our mission is providing welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community and promote responsible stewardship of the land. We promote healthy people, a healthy environment and strong communities. Delivering excellent customer service to each visitor and participant is a core value. Traditionally, we have provided recreation opportunities through our network of community centers, pools, and other facilities. As we respond to the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and structural racism, we are innovating how we provide recreation programs in partnership with the communities we serve. We are building our capacity to bring recreation programs to the people-not just in our facilities, but also in parks, in streets, and through partners, with goals of reducing racial health disparities and empowering historically mis-served communities. SPR commits to City of Seattle Workplace Values and Expectations , and Racial Equity and Social Justice as core principles that guide our work. We support and hold ourselves accountable by striving to eliminate barriers to access and provide employees with equitable opportunities for professional growth and advancement. The Recreation Division of SPReliminates barriers through responsive, exceptional recreation services. We operate over 50 recreation facilities (community centers, teen centers, pools, school-based learning centers, environmental learning centers, and boating and sailing centers) and provide opportunities for people to play, learn, and lead healthy, active lives. Our programs and events include fitness and athletics, licensed childcare and preschool, swimming and boating, youth development and job preparation, academic enrichment, and more - including programs designed for older adults and people with disabilities, as well as grant and partnership programs designed and implemented with immigrant and refugee communities. With nearly 300 regular employees and a budget of nearly $40 million annually, Recreation is a major operation with significant impact on the communities we serve. About Community Centers: Seattle Parks and Recreation operates 26 Community Centers across Seattle that offer a wide array of services and programming to Seattle residents of all ages including drop-in recreational activities, educational classes, cultural events, preschool and school-age care programs, and more. Community Centers strive to provide welcoming and safe space to promote healthy people and strong communities. Job Responsibilities Seattle Parks and Recreation is recruiting experienced customer service-oriented individuals to work as a first-line receptionist at the front desk/counter providing customer service and assistance with inquiries from the public and employees internal and external to the department regarding recreational activities. These positions will also process program registrations and scholarships and assist in planning, organizing, and supervising indoor/outdoor recreational activities. Customer Service: Greet and engage community members and visitors of all ages and diverse backgrounds including teens, young adults, people experiencing homelessness or in crisis, and all other customers, in a positive manner, in person and over the phone. Provide information regarding the facility, programs, events, or other activities occurring within the facility or department. Explain policies, procedures, and requirements related to class enrollment, program participation, or facility use. Engage customers to resolve problems and complaints, adhering to program and operations policies and procedures. Recreation: Open and close facility and prepare facility spaces for daily activities. Monitor users in general building and associated grounds areas to ensure compliance with rules and regulations. Assist in conducting organized youth and adult recreational activities and sports programs. Financial Procedures and Cash Handling: Use a computerized database registration system to register participants for various activities and programs, and schedule facility rentals. Collect associated fees and payments in cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, and/or automated debts. Provide receipts, refunds, credits, and/or change due to customers. Prepare bank deposits of collected receipts. Adhere to department, city, and state policies and procedures with respect to cash handling, payment cards, and secure financial and personal information. Computer Registration Software and Report Printing: Generate and retrieve reports from computerized database registration system and/or manually complete reports on admission, reservations, and attendance using basic math skills. Open and close customer accounts, respond to requests, verify and/or change customer information for proper billing and collections; and collect payments and fees. Working with People: Provide excellent communication to both internal and external customers in oral and written formats. Provide accurate and prompt information to colleagues, customers, and teammates. Work in a team environment with a "can do" attitude that is positive and welcoming. Able to work in a highly dynamic, fast past environment. Other Duties: Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications License, Certification and Other Requirements: American Red Cross Multi-Media First Aid Card and CPR certification within 30 days of employment. Successfully complete Payment Card Industry (PCI) training and comply with standards, within 30 days of employment. Successfully complete cash handling training and maintain departmental compliance standards, within 30 days of employment. Available to work some evenings, weekends, irregular hours, and/or split shifts. The most competitive candidate will have: At least one year of customer service experience in a busy work setting with many competing priorities. Excellent "people skills" with the ability to effectively serve and partner with a wide range of ages, diversity, and cultures. Ability to speak another language other than English. A proven record of working well as part of a team with volunteers and staff. At least 6 months of experience utilizing a computerized point of sale/event registration system for various daily sales and reporting. At least intermediate experience using Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, and Excel. Experience using a multi-line phone system. Outstanding organizational skills. Excellent writing and oral communication skills. Ability to interpret and comply with policy and procedures including cash handling, scholarships and third-party billing, and general SPR policy and procedure. Some experience coordinating volunteers. Additional Information You may be required to lift up to 50 pounds. This hiring process involves a background check of conviction and arrest records 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 submit with your application: A PDF of your current resume Answer the Supplemental Questions APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: RECREATION ATTENDANT - Job # 2022-01573 http://www.seattle.gov/jobs If you are unable to apply on-line you may submit a paper application by the closing date to our office. OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: Seattle Municipal Tower 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500 Seattle, WA 98104 Careers@seattle.gov Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. 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 Department 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 experiences. Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request. The City is a Drug Free Workplace. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Temporary
Position Description The Employment Section of the Seattle City Attorney's Office seeks a paralegal to support attorneys representing the City in employment-related litigation. The paralegal in this position will assist in all aspects of representation, including interviews with clients; managing discovery; actively participating in trials, arbitrations, and civil service proceedings, and participating in discussions of strategy. The work of the Employment Section is dynamic and often fast-paced. The attorneys and staff take a collaborative, team-oriented approach to both litigation and advice work, seeking to build effective teams and strong, lasting relationships with City departments and their leadership. Paralegals in the Employment Section are critical to this professional philosophy and are valued members of our enthusiastic and experienced team. Please note: This is a temporary non-benefitted position. Job Responsibilities Assist attorneys in preparing for, strategizing, and conducting trials and hearings. Assist in development of practices and procedures for case administration, including document collection, ingestion, data analysis, review, and production using Nuix eDiscovery software. Take primary responsibility for discovery workflow in employment litigation, using Nuix eDiscovery software. Work closely with attorneys and legal assistants to facilitate teamwork and assure work is completed on time and with the highest quality. Perform legal, factual, and records research. Assist with preparation of legal documents, including pleadings and discovery. Prepare and organize documents for exhibits and respond to discovery requests. Assist Employment Section attorneys in other ways, as assigned and as required to provide the City with the best legal representation possible. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two years of experience performing paralegal duties, OR a certification from a nationally accredited paralegal training institution and three years related experience, OR a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work. Desired Qualifications: The most successful candidate will possess the following experience, skills, and abilities: Significant litigation experience, particularly with electronic and traditional discovery; High degree of competence using Nuix or other e-discovery tools, including such activities as collection, processing, analytics, strategic review, and production. Key functions include-- Staging documents on a network and mapping them in Nuix, focusing on eventual production Preserving and using metadata Maintaining chain-of-custody information and tracking data Problem spotting through analysis of the ingestion and production phases of discovery; Ability to work collaboratively with other team members;Excellent research, writing, communication and interpersonal skills;Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously;Capable of providing timely products with great attention to detail;Represent the City Attorney’s Office in a professional and ethical manner at all times and demonstrate professionalism in all interactions with both employees and outside contacts;Excellent judgment, ability to work independently, self-motivation, and initiative;Ability to analyze big-picture issues and contribute in team strategy discussions;Ability to take direction from multiple supervising attorneys with different priorities and excellent ability to follow up on all tasks; andAbility to anticipate and address Employment Section Attorney in both routine and unusual situations. Additionally, the City Attorney’s Office is committed to integrating the City of Seattle’s Race and Social Justice Initiative into both the work provided to clients as well as within the organization. The person hired will be an active participant in these efforts. Additional Information For your application to be accepted, please: Submit a resume detailing your relevant experience Attach a cover letter describing your interest in the position and how you meet the above qualifications For questions regarding the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, this position, or the application process, please contact Law_HR@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. This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspective 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Seattle City Attorney’s Office encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Temporary
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 the number of customers served. 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 Information and Data Management Team is seeking a talented and experienced professional to join our team as a Reporting Business Analyst. This position will work with the Information and Data Management and Strategic Planning and Performance teams on the We Power Dashboard Project. This project is one of five data and analytics initiatives on City Light’s Utility Technology Road Map. The goal of the project is to develop dashboards with key performance indicators and metrics for each division as well as some key programs at City Light. Currently, the project is projected to develop 30 dashboards over the course of five years. The position will report to Information and Data Management Manager. Job Responsibilities Business Analysis: * Work with division directors and key staff to understand core business capabilities and existing business processes in order to define strategic metrics and key performance indicators. * Develop logic models to capture high-level business processes. * Document business requirements. * Collaborate with business stakeholders on design and functionality of dashboard solutions. Present options through the creation of wireframes. * Profile databases and data sources used by the business. * Facilitate user acceptance testing. * Train and assist business users on dashboard maintenance and application to decision making. * Track and manage requests for dashboard enhancements. Report Development: * Provide guidance on improvements to data collection process or data source design. * Create data flows using Tableau Prep. * Write complex SQL queries to bring data into dashboards. * Develop dashboards based on business and technical requirements using Tableau Desktop. Although Tableau is the main reporting tool for this project Power BI, SharePoint, Power Automate, and Power Apps are also used. * Optimize dashboard performance through query tuning. * Conduct data validations and unit tests. Troubleshoot any issues. * Conduct peer reviews on dashboards that are in development for this project. * Document reporting logic through creation of technical specifications and traceability matrices. * Strong critical thinking around creating solutions and troubleshooting bugs and data source challenges. Training: * Train and assist business users on dashboard maintenance and application to decision making. * Train new users on Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep. Qualifications Requires three years of experience in systems, operations, procedures, research or analysis and a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, computer science 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). Certification/License: Driver’s License or equivalent mobility. Seattle City Light operates facilities throughout Washington State. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: The successful individual needs to have demonstrated experience in business analysis, metrics design, report development, and performance reporting. The role will work with all areas of the business and benefit from an ability to quickly understand many operational elements of City Light. Possess a positive, service-oriented attitude with strong time management and organizational skills with exceptional follow-through to maintain workload. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Temporary
Position Description Seattle’s Office of Housing works to build strong, healthy communities and increase opportunities for people of all income levels to live in our city. Our initiatives support the development and preservation of affordable rental and for-sale housing, allowing individuals and families to thrive and neighborhoods to provide a full range of housing choices and opportunities. We are looking for a temporary Housing Levy Planning & Development Analyst who will work closely with the Strategic Initiatives Manager to support the planning and development efforts for the 2023 Seattle Housing Levy, as well the creation of the updated Administrative & Financial Plan and Housing Funding Policies to accompany the 2023 Housing Levy. The position will collaborate with various stakeholders-internal and external to the City-to schedule, prepare, and document meetings. This position will ensure timely summary of stakeholder input, analysis of available data, and synthesis of relevant research through creation of supporting documents for these major housing funding and policy development efforts. Job Responsibilities H ere’s more about what you’ll be doing: Process Coordination and Collaboration Coordinate and collaborate with OH Housing Levy team-including Strategic Initiatives Manager and Housing Levy Communications Manager-to ensure information is flowing properly and accurately, analysis needs are met, and deliverables are completed on time. Provide support for presentations to various stakeholders, including OH staff, Mayor’s Office, City Council, and other key local stakeholders. Lead on meeting preparation, coordination, and logistics. Outreach Support OH outreach efforts by assisting with stakeholder meetings and collecting input from key stakeholders and the public about housing needs. Research Support OH research efforts by gathering and analyzing data to inform key funding and policy decisions for stakeholder meetings and following up from meetings to respond to questions raised. Champion Equity Apply race and social justice lens to all work and engage in office efforts to eliminate racial disparities, advance racial equity in City government policies and practices, and achieve equitable outcomes for the broader community. You will be successful in this role if you possess a combination of any of the below: Experience in: Affordable housing, supportive housing, homeless services, planning or a related field Scheduling and coordinating meetings with high-level stakeholders (Mayor’s Office, City Council, etc.) as well as preparing meeting documents Tracking deliverables, review periods, and project timelines Reporting tools and familiarity with data system architecture and ability to understand various data structures Supporting and developing technical presentations Understanding & Familiarity in: Recognizing that systemic racism through the investments and policies by government and the private sector have caused generational harm and resulted in disinvestments in Black, Indigenous, and communities of color (BIPOC) Racial equity, especially as it pertains to the workplaces, workplace policies, and policy making Ability to: Work with a diverse array of internal and external stakeholders to deliver highly technical information in a format that is easy to absorb and process Adapt easily to changing priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and political environment Working in an independent, self-directed manner and collaborating with a team Stay organized and maintain attention to detail Skills in: Applying strong analysis and reasoning skills to quickly understand, evaluate, and assess information and effectively communicate findings to stakeholders Manage projects with multiple deliverables and matrixed teams Effectively design and implement qualitative and quantitative data gatherings strategies Communicate with clarity and tact, created trusted partnerships, and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills Microsoft Office Suite (Excel in particular) Qualifications In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education and/or experience and/or training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation or other work directly related to City planning and development work OR Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation or other work directly related to City planning and development work Associate Degree in planning, public administration, or related field OR One year of progressively responsible experience in planning and research related to land use, urban economics, human services, environmental issues, conservation or other work directly related to City planning and development work Bachelor’s Degree in planning, public administration, or related field Additional Information This temporary position is classified as a Planning & Development Spec I* and is expected to last approximately until December 2023. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your complete application, attaching a resume, at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 . This position is open to all applicants that meet the minimum qualifications. The Office of Housing 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, medical condition, or pregnancy. The Office of Housing encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. If you have questions, please contact Ivana Ramos at Ivana.Ramos@seattle.gov. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Position Description The Department of Facilities and Administrative Services (FAS) at the City of Seattle is seeking an innovative, inspirational, and collaborative leader to lead its human resources division. FAS is a collaborative workplace with collective accountability to promote equity, respect, civility, integrity, inclusiveness and fairness for all employees. The Human Resources Division Director is at the forefront of the department promoting a workplace that emphasizes equity and inclusion. The position reports directly to the Chief of Staff and plays a vital role in developing, implementing, and communicating human resource strategies that align with the goals of the department. Job Responsibilities The HR Division Director is a member of the FAS Leadership Team. The position is a key stakeholder, strategic partner and collaborator on all major department objectives and is responsible for ensuring equitable and inclusive outcomes. The position provides oversight and hands-on support for the Human Resources Division - a small team providing the full array of human resource support - to design, implement, and administer all human resource initiatives. This role promotes the FAS workplace culture that emphasizes customer service, respect, equity, safety, and empathy through management of the following programs: Labor relations : FAS has the most diverse lines of businesses in the City and our employees are represented by 15 distinct labor organizations. You are responsible for maintaining labor relations, overseeing joint labor management committees, and partnering with labor on matters impacting the workforce. Employee relations : FAS adopted a restorative approach to employee relations that focuses first on solving root cause problems and providing sound advice to management. You are responsible for providing the overall direction and strategy implementation. Talent Acquisition : Equity is the focus of FAS’ recruiting efforts. You provide overall direction to talent and recruitment staff, develop relevant policies and procedures, and help reach diverse and highly qualified candidate pools for our hardest to fill positions. Workforce Development : FAS ensures that our employees thrive in an equitable and inclusive work culture and you will help develop training initiatives, performance agreement and performance management programs, classification and compensation procedures, and similar initiatives. Records Management : Human resources creates, maintains, and curates a variety of employee records and documents. You oversee this work emphasizing accuracy, timeliness, and confidentiality. Safety : The safety of our workforce is paramount. You provide overall direction to our safety staff in ensuring that our workforce thrives in a safe and healthy work environment. Qualifications The successful candidate will be an inclusive, results-oriented leader whose work is grounded by a commitment to racial equity, partnership building, and developing transformative strategy. You will bring extensive operational expertise and experience to implement equitable solutions to difficult problems. You must exercise good judgment, discretion, and diplomacy and maintain cooperative working relationships with diverse groups of people. Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resources, or related field. Experience: Five (5) years of progressively increasing professional responsibilities in human resources or labor relations positions; plus, three (3) years of management experience with programs and/or operations. 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 will be a collaborative leader with outstanding interpersonal and communications skills, and have demonstrated experience: Championing workforce equity and diversity. Problem-solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making. Effectively delivering strategic advice and recommendations relating to operations and/or programs. Assessing workflows and strategically developing and deploying organizational policy and systems improvements. Managing multiple competing projects simultaneously and drive projects to completion. Leading, coaching, and mentoring staff for high quality performance. Proficient use of MS Windows-based software including MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Internet, and Adobe Acrobat. The most competitive candidates will possess: Graduate degree in Law, Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resources, or another discipline related to human resources management. Understanding of labor law and working in a unionized setting. Experience in workplace investigations and risk management. Extensive management and leadership experience in a municipal government setting. Experience in organization-wide change management. Additional Information COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate: All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. Work Environment This position requires onsite work. Alternative Work Arrangements and hybrid telework schedules for work conducted in a normal office environment may be considered and will be based on operational needs and consistency with FAS policies. FAS 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, we invite you to apply for this position. To Apply: Please submit an online application, a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience, and a current resume in order to be considered for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Finalists may be required to undergo a background check. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
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 the number of customers served. 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. Seattle City Light is seeking a Distributed Energy Resources ( DER) Planning Engineer to provide distribution-focused expertise in power system studies and project development by carrying out assignments associated with the technical review and modeling of generation and storage facilities interconnecting with the distribution system and integrating these new resources into City Light’s long-term system planning processes. The role requires experience with the modeling, analyses, and planning level designs of DERs, the radial and network distribution topologies, and substation facilities in an electric power system. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Grid Modernization and Strategic Technology initially and will transfer to the System Planning group in the future. Strategic Alignment Why you want to work here The City of Seattle is a leader in efforts to fight climate change through decarbonization. Seattle City Light has been a pioneer in clean energy and environmental stewardship. City Light’s Electrification and Strategic Technology Division is driving the utility’s efforts on transportation and building electrification, grid modernization, and strategic technology implementation. With increasing electrification, the overall goal is to provide solutions for added growth and improved reliability implemented in an equitable fashion across the service territory. Within the division, the Grid Modernization team focuses on developing long-range strategies for electric system and customer-technology improvements by assessing both traditional solutions and new technologies such as DERs Job Responsibilities As a subject matter expert on DERs, you will be creating the models, defining tool requirements, and finding data sources to help create short- and long-term planning solutions for the distribution system that enable and leverage renewable technologies, battery storage, and electrification technologies and other behind-the-meter or grid-side DERs while maintaining grid integrity, reliability, and resilience. You will be leading the technical DER interconnection process, locating data, assembling models, and running studies to assess the impact of DERs on the local grid and system-wide. As the subject matter expert, you will be integrating DERs into planning and operational processes. Here is more about what you’ll be doing Drive the SCL technical DER Interconnection Standards and keep them up to date per industry norms, in conjunction with regulations of Federal, State and Local regulatory authorities. (DERs are typically loosely defined and can include the following systems and components: solar, inverters, batteries, microgrid, demand response, flexible load, etc. Understand the existing DER interconnection business processes, policies, rates, account setup, required studies, construction inspections, etc. Recommend changes to DER related work in distribution system planning and operation in the context of evolving challenges Provide technical expertise. This is a technical DER lead position (non-supervisory) Leads technical review of work performed by consultants Develop the distribution system power flow model for the purpose of studying the impacts of interconnecting DERs Locate and validate data sources for specific studies, including data from Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) data, Geographic Information System (GIS) data, and Customer Information System (CIS) data Assess and analyze of proposed solutions associated with the integration of DER and associated impact on the utility’s system. Integrate DERs with the knowledge of the power system through use of modeling and simulation software for steady state power flow, voltage, short circuit, and stability Apply industry best practices distribution planning standards for DERs Interface and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders such as: system planning, transmission, distribution, network, and substation engineering, asset management, environmental and permitting, operations, etc. to integrate DERs with system needs and proposed plans to mitigate issues identified in studies and assessments Investigate new technologies and tools in the industry and assess the applicability to and relevance of these with an end goal of broad electrification. Support exploration and establishment of new technical areas such as analysis of non-wire solutions (NWS) to address transmission and distribution system capacity and reliability needs. NWS can include distributed energy resources such as transmission or distribution-sited Battery Energy Storage Systems, Solar PV, Flexible Loads, Demand Response, Thermal Storage, District Energy, and Energy Efficiency, and others Advise on Dispatchers and Crew work practices related to DERs Tracks latest industry developments on emerging technologies and processes related to DERs and grid modernization Strong communication, interpersonal, presentation, negotiation and persuasion skills both verbal and written. Provide technical expertise in the development of engineering standards for the design, construction, and interconnection of DERs Participate in technical and leadership activities to support utility-wide technology adoption, including EPRI Develop new, and manage existing, technical relationships within the utility and with external partners through project interactions and outreach Support both on-the-job and classroom training efforts for yourself and less experienced team members Explore and integrate the City of Seattle and Seattle City Light’s broad strategic goals and initiatives, including the race and social justice program Qualifications Required Qualifications: In addition to the skills and experience mentioned above, a successful applicant will have experience that reflects a commitment to creating fair and equitable outcomes and has: Requires six years of progressively responsible, difficult and highly complex or visible electrical power systems engineering experience and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or other combinations of education and/or experience which provides preparation to do professional electrical engineering work on major electrical power systems. Work Environment/Physical Demands May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Overnight travel may be required. License, Certification and Other Requirements Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Registration as a Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of Washington. Desired Qualifications - You will be successful if you have the following experience, skills, and abilities: Master’s degree in electrical engineering with a specialization in Power SystemsAt least four years of experience in the areas of Utility Distribution/Transmission/Resource Planning or New Technology ImplementationExperience evaluating system performance and developing solutions using traditional and new Strategic TechnologiesExhibited knowledge of Operational Technologies that facilitate Grid ModernizationExperience with customer-side electrical equipmentExperience with load flow softwareProgram and Project Management experienceDelivering engineering projects, on time and on schedule Quick learner with ability to be flexible and growth-oriented to adapt to new situationsStrong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and writtenWillingness to learn and accept responsibility; comply with safety rules and regulations; and work efficiently, effectively, and independently. 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 Application Process. Please submit the following with your online application: A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, experience, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in the job announcement A current resume of your educational and professional work experience. Who May Apply : This position is open to all candidates that meet the qualifications. Seattle City Light 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. Seattle City Light encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check. The background check will involve a criminal history check, which includes conviction and arrest records in compliance with the Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance , SMC 14.17 and the City of Seattle Personnel Rule 10.3 . A driving history review may be conducted in compliance with SMC 4.79.020 . Applicants will be provided an opportunity to explain or correct background information. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 9/6/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Vision: Seattle is a thriving and equitable community powered by dependable transportation. Mission: To deliver a transportation system that provides safe and affordable access to places and opportunities. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is a nationally recognized municipal transportation agency at the leading edge of multi-modal transportation. In our quickly growing city, accessibility, safety, affordability, and reliability - are top of mind for us every day! Our core values drive our work toward creating an equitable, sustainable, and vibrant city for all. SDOT’s core responsibilities include maintenance and operations of the city's transportation right-of-way, the expansion of the city's bicycle and pedestrian network, care of over 240 bridges, permitting use of public spaces and enhancing access to the regional transit system. With approximately 1,200 dedicated staff, SDOT maintains an operational presence 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in all weather conditions to serve and ensure Seattle’s public mobility. Position Overview: SDOT has both a regular and *Out-of-Class (OOC) vacancies as a Construction Hub Coordinator (under the City classification title of Senior Civil Engineering Specialist). These roles will coordinate construction-related closures in the SDOT Construction Hubs within the City. The roles involve in-depth review of engineering plans, schedules, permit applications, traffic control plans, and other supporting documentation. Additionally, the roles require proactive discussions with one or several contractors and City teams to optimize available right of way for the traveling public during necessary construction. These positions will report to the Project & Construction Coordination Manager. *The OOC is expected to last up to six (6) months with a possible extension, depending on business need, and is open to current and eligible SDOT employees only. Job Responsibilities Create, maintain, and integrate tools to document and communicate project schedules and impacts before and during construction to minimize effects as well as provide guidance on construction methods. Work closely with: Our Street Use work groups. SDOT divisions and other City departments, contractors, developers, community leaders, business owners, and stakeholders. Take the lead on: Developing and improving tools for project scheduling, mapping, and process touch points. Review and coordinate Hub project schedules and right-of-way impacts of: Property Development projects. Utility projects. Capital projects. Conduct site visits and report on and document project impacts and coordination conflicts.Respond to internal and external inquiries and complaints on project statuses, schedules, and impacts.Supporting SDOT goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires four (4) years of Civil Engineering experience and an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two (2) years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Successful candidates will possess many of these additional qualifications or be able to demonstrate comparable experience and expertise: Experience facilitating outcome-oriented meetings in person and online. Effective oral and written communication skills across a variety of audiences. Ability to read, interpret, and articulate applicable codes, ordinances, and rules and regulations. One (1) + years of experience in regulatory or permitting activities in a complex governmental and urban environment. Experience balancing multi-modal transportation demands. Project management/customer service/de-escalation skills. Experience in data entry and computer skills including GIS, Word, Excel, and knowledge of databases and their application/use in a work environment Effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. Overnight travel may be required. 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. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2022 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Temporary
Position Description Are you an advocate of racial equity and social justice and value a relational work culture? Are you passionate about helping individuals in need and advocating for resources so they can live their best lives? Are you a lifelong learner who continuously strives to grow and develop? If so, then we have the perfect job opportunity for you! The Human Services Department’s Aging & Disability Services (ADS) is seeking term-limited temporary Case Managers for Full-Time, 1 year positions at either our Renton or Seattle offices. Bilingual language skills in Punjabi, Somali, Russian, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Spanish are highly desired. This is a special project position that will assist with activities related to caseload reduction and unwinding of pandemic flexibilities. Case managers will be assessing eligibility for long-term services and supports, assisting with applications, preparing cases for transfer, conducting home visits and assisting clients to find in-home caregivers. (Note: ADS is a case management program and does not provide direct mental health or other medical counseling.) These positions report to a Human Services Superivsor Sr. and may be located in either our Seattle or Renton office. These positions are eligible for hybid work schedules, comprising of work from home, in field and in office. About the Human Services Department: Human Services funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people in our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, people with homelessness, seniors, and persons with disabilities. HSD provides essential services to our communities in three ways: 1) funder, grantor and steward of public investment dollars to community agencies, 2) direct service provider primarily through case management, and 3) convener through community and stakeholder engagement activities. Our department is committed to the advancement of racial equity and social justice as we plan for and do our work. We value our community, our employees, innovation, and results. For more information, please visit our website. http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/ . About the Aging and Disability Services (ADS) Division: ADS is the state-designated local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Seattle and King County and manages a continuum of care for older individuals and those living with a disability, and their families. ADS acknowledges historical truths that have led to unequal 1) promote healthy aging to ensure that our communities are great places for people to grow up and grow old, 2) improve the health and quality of life for the clients we serve, 3) connect clients with needed resources, and 4) provide support for caregivers. For more information visit our website https://www.agingkingcounty.org/what-we-do/programs-services/ . Please note the first pull of resumes will be on August 30th, and the second will be on September 20th. After that we will continue to review resumes as needed. Job Responsibilities Conduct comprehensive assessments in client’s home; gather and review medical information including reported diagnoses, skin condition(s), medications, treatment(s), psych/social information, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Work with clients who are experiencing chronic, complex medical, and/or behavioral health issues. Develop care plans and document client activities, contacts, and ensure accuracy of client record. Monitor cases on a continuous basis and work with interpreters as needed. Review financial eligibility, evaluate client assessment data with healthcare professionals, mental health providers, nursing staff, and others. Include professional staff in the development of the plan of care and modifying the plan as needed. Connect clients and caregivers to needed services, e.g., substance use treatment, mental health, and medical care. Assist with and/or arrange equipment or transportation. Advocate with agencies or persons to help clients receive appropriate benefits or services. Assist clients with recruiting, contracting, and termination of their individual personal providers and/or home care agency. Monitor individual provider and home care agency provider performance. Authorize and adjust payment for client-approved Medicaid-funded services or terminate in the State of Washington electronic records such as Comprehensive Assessment Reporting Evaluation (CARE), ProviderOne, and Individual ProviderOne. Assist clients enrolled in the DSHS New Freedom program with their budgets, spending plans, and payment authorizations with use of the web portal. Assist with placements in nursing, assisted living, and adult family homes, etc., assessments and/or termination planning. Close case management services when indicated. Provide witness testimony during client and independent provider client appeal process. Maintain work standards to ensure compliance with DSHS Quality Assurance and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) expectations. Prepare cases for transfer and complete all transfer activites for cases being moved out of the office. Track cases transferred out of the office. Assist with pandemic ‘unwinding’ activities such as gathering signatures, completing home visits and verifying eligibility for services. Required Approach You are an advocate of racial equity and social justice; you advocate on behalf of your clients and the community to address systemic inequities. You possess a non-judgmental attitude and value individual differences. You are responsive to cultural differences when serving clients and working with all and can build relationships to best serve, regardless of cultural background, age, gender, literacy skill level or disability. Active listening and critical thinking without bias or prejudice is essential. You embrace lifelong learning. Whether attending training, receiving constructive feedback, or when differences in opinion occur, you embrace these experiences as learning opportunities and strive to develop your own professional competence. When faced with multiple competing demands, you possess the ability to triage and prioritize clients’ needs and competing work assignments so they are addressed in a timely manner. You are adaptive to change and skilled at crisis intervention, managing conflict, and problem-solving. When faced with challenging work, you possess the skill and ability to practice self-care to promote and maintain a healthy work-life balance to ensure optimal health and well-being. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Education : Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Psychology, or a related field (or an equivalent combination of education, experience, training and/or work experience required). Note: If using an equivalency to meet the education requirement, job offer is contingent on waiver approval from DSHS Aging and Long-Term Care Administration (ALTSA). Experience: Three years’ social services experience involving interviewing, counseling, or crisis intervention. Certification/License : Driver’s license for the ability to make on-site visits to clients and attend meetings and trainings. Special Requirements : Selected candidates are required to pass a background check, medical clearance, and meet state guidelines for education (Bachelor’s or equivalency with waiver for language). Desired Qualifications: Experience conducting comprehensive medical/psychosocial assessments and monitoring service delivery in a social service, health, and/or government agency. Experience serving elder adults or adults with disabilities with high risk factors, e.g., multiple physical and/or mental health problems, long-term care needs, and/or drug/alcohol problems. Experience developing and implementing confidential individualized service plans. Application of Motivational Interviewing and behavior change strategies. Experience using DSHS databases and tools, e.g., CARE, ProviderOne, ACES, PPL, and Barcode. Experience with Office Suite products, e.g., Teams, Word, Outlook, Excel, etc. Bilingual candidates (Punjabi, Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, ASL, Bosnian, Somali preferred) are encouraged to apply. Additional Information Additional Requirements: Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Supplemental questionnaire responses Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Renton, Washington, United States
Aug 17, 2022
Full Time
Position Description Are you an advocate of racial equity and social justice and value a relational work culture? Are you passionate about supporting staff to help individuals in need so they can live their best lives? Are you a lifelong learner who continuously strives to grow and develop? If so, then we have the perfect job opportunity for you! We are currently looking for a Senior Counselor/Case Manager for our Aging and Disability Services Division. This position reports to the Program Manager and will be responsible for leading special projects and work groups; supporting supervisors and providing support and technical assistance to case managers. This position is located in the Renton Office (600 SW 39th St). This requisition may be used in the future to hire additional permanent or Out of Class Sr. Counselors for either our Renton or Seattle Offices. The position is eligible for remote work, but must report to the office a minimum of two days per week. About the Human Services Department: Human Services funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people in our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, people with homelessness, seniors, and persons with disabilities. HSD provides essential services to our communities in three ways: 1) funder, grantor and steward of public investment dollars to community agencies, 2) direct service provider primarily through case management, and 3) convener through community and stakeholder engagement activities. Our department is committed to the advancement of racial equity and social justice as we plan for and do our work. We value our community, our employees, innovation, and results. For more information, please visit our website. http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/ . About the Aging and Disability Services (ADS) Division: ADS is the state-designated local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Seattle and King County and manages a continuum of care for older individuals and those living with a disability, and their families. ADS acknowledges historical truths that have led to unequal outcomes for communities of color and partners with stakeholders in our community to: 1) promote healthy aging to ensure that our communities are great places for people to grow up and grow old, 2) improve the health and quality of life for the clients we serve, 3) connect clients with needed resources, and 4) provide support for caregivers. For more information visit our website https://www.agingkingcounty.org/what-we-do/programs-services/ . Job Responsibilities Assist with training of new staff. Accompany staff on field visits in a supportive or educational role. Review and collaborate with Home and Community Services on file transfer issues and assign new client intakes within 5 days of receipt. Assign new intakes to team based on zip codes, language and caseload size. Process and review closed and transferring client files for accuracy and completeness Under the supervisor’s direction, assign, prioritize and monitor workload; coordinate training; conduct staff and regular individual meeting sessions with the assigned team members Provide clinical problem solving to staff regarding their work with frail, vulnerable individuals to include review of mandatory reporting and documentation records Oversee and lead staff through new service delivery programs and approaches Work collaboratively with community services providers and other governmental agencies Consult with the Trainers to help support CMP staff on policy and procedure implementation Provide leadership and coordination for HASP Committee, Forms Committee and other work groups as assigned. Assist in the development of policies and procedures. Resolve calls from clients, family members, and service providers Consult with team staff concerning caregiver character, competency and character reviews ensuring that the final decision is clearly documented and all steps were properly completed Review available program reports (ProviderOne, IPOne call center, Barcode, APS and other CARE ticklers, required contacts, MTC, authorization errors, etc.) for staff to ensure timeliness in meeting deadlines and/or to help staff plan for peak workload periods Review nursing referral work, status of referrals (update tracking log) and utilization; arrange for nurse consultation for medically complex cases Review and follow up on monthly Services After Death reports Coordinate with Trainers to provide support with client overpayments, fraud reports and other payment issues Review DME process and payments; follow up with case managers with outstanding billing issues Maintain expert level of skills in all case management functions Keep abreast of Management Bulletins Track Provider One code errors and resolve with supervisors and case management staff Conduct formal and informal Quality Assurance assessment audits and review for new and existing employees. Review nursing services documentation and waiver services for the team. Collaborate with the aging and disability community partners. Maintain effective working relationships with culturally diverse staff and clients. Provide motivational leadership and actively cultivate a positive, team oriented workplace. Stays current with City of Seattle, Human Service policies and initiatives, health care reform, motivational interviewing and actively participate in supervisory meetings. Complete assessments and provide caseload assistance when needed. Be available to work M-F, 8-5:00. A minimum of two days per week are in office. Required Approach You are an advocate of racial equity and social justice; you advocate on behalf of our clients, your team and the community to address systemic inequities. You possess a non-judgmental attitude and value individual differences. You are responsive to cultural differences when serving clients and staff. You can build relationships to best serve, regardless of cultural background, age, gender, literacy skill level or disability. Active listening and critical thinking without bias or prejudice is essential. You embrace lifelong learning. Whether attending training, receiving constructive feedback, or when differences in opinion occur, you embrace these experiences as learning opportunities and strive to develop your own professional competence. When faced with multiple competing demands, you possess the ability to triage and prioritize client needs, employee needs and competing work assignments so they are addressed in a timely manner. You are adaptive to change and skilled at crisis intervention, managing conflict, and problem-solving. When faced with challenging work, you possess the skill and ability to stay positive and practice self-care to promote and maintain a healthy work-life balance to ensure optimal health and well-being You understand each team is part of the whole and we are most successful when we work together. You approach work with staff as partnership, valuing their humanity, diversity and unique abilities. You seek ways to bring change and opportunity for others. You are able to adapt your communication and teaching style to best serve your audience. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education : Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Human Services, Business or Public Administration or a related field (or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform the work of the class). Experience : Three years social services in human services or contract administration, service delivery, community organizing including one year of experiences working in Long Term Services and Supports (or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform the work of the class). Certification/License : Driver’s license for the ability to make on-site visits to clients and attend meetings and trainings. OR: An equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the position duties. Desired Qualifications: Positive attitude, flexibility and ability to adapt to changing policies and priorities. Demonstrated ability to contribute to a positive work environment. Experience in systems integration and project management. Proactive problem solving with demonstrated follow-through. Extensive knowledge and experience with Medicaid, waiver programs and other case management programs (RCL, WA Roads, New Freedom, Care Coordination, Health Home, CFC, COPES). Expert level skills with CARE, IPOne, ProviderOne, CMC and other programs used by Case Management Program. Excellent clinical skills, problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to use sound judgment when making decisions. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a manner that can be easily understood by diverse audiences with varying learning styles. Experience working with elderly or disabled adults who have unstable health conditions and risk factors including multiple physical and/or mental health problems, long-term care needs, and/or drug/alcohol problems. Experience with administering and monitoring client service plans and home care related services. Demonstrated proficiency and use of electronic mail and industry standard computer software including Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, etc.). Strong leadership skills working with diverse teams and commitment to equity, inclusion and race and social justice. Additional Information COVID 19 Vaccination Mandate - City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your employment start date. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Employees may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation. 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. A pre-employment exam is also a requirement for this opportunity. For more information on the Human Services Department, please visit: www.seattle.gov/humanservices . Additional Requirements: Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Hiring Process Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered: Completed NEOGOV online application.Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Supplemental questionnaire responses Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract. 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 as needed for up to six months to fill additional regular or out of class positions, depending on hiring needs to hire qualified candidates for this position The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. More information about employee benefits is available on the City's website at: "Most" Employees Plans - Human Resources | seattle.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2022 4:00 PM Pacific