City of Seattle

The City of Seattle, also known as the Emerald City, offers an amazing array of career opportunities, with more than 1,100 job titles from 26 operating departments. The nearly 10,000 employees of the City of Seattle enjoy competitive pay and benefits packages, generous leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Seattle a great place to live, work, and play.

88 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Entry Level Police Officer describes a candidate with no prior law enforcement experience and those who have completed a self-sponsored academy and have not worked as a commissioned officer/deputy for a law enforcement agency. Exceptional Entry Police Officer describes a candidate who has successfully completed a basic law enforcement academy and FTO, but who does not have the required 24 months of full-time service as a law enforcement officer in the last 36 months in order to qualify as a lateral applicant. Exceptional Entry Police Officer candidates must test with the entry-level candidates, and are not eligible to take the Lateral entry exam. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Individuals may not have been discharged from military service under dishonorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the exam date. The written/video Police Entry exam will be administered on July 14, 2018. Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission rules limit applicants to testing once every six months. Individuals who took the entry level Police exam on April 14, 2018 are not eligible to take the July 14, 2018 exam. Individuals who took the April 14, 2018 exam are welcome to test again on October 20, 2018. Minimum Employment Standards: The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written/video exams are scheduled to be administered on July 14, 2018. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Personnel Department regarding location, time and exam administration details. Individuals traveling from outside Washington to take the written exam will be scheduled to take the Physical Agility Teston July 14, 2018(in the afternoon) if they pass the written and video exams that morning. Out of state candidates who pass the physical agility test will have their Personal History Information Packet collected by a Background Detective. Out of stateapplicants who aresuccessfully screenedwill then be scheduled to participate in their oral board interview on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Out-of-state candidates who pass their oral board interview will be scheduled to participate in aone-on-one interview with a Background Detective on Monday or Tuesday, July 16 or 17, 2018. After a conditional offer of employment,an out-of-state applicant will need to travel to Seattle a second time to complete the polygraph, psychological andmedical exams.In-state candidates who pass the written and video exams will be scheduled to participate in the Physical Agility Test on July 21, 2018, and their oral board interview on July 22 or 28, 2018. Immediately upon successfully completing the Physical Agility Testall candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day you take the Physical Ability Test. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. The Seattle Police Department is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in its workforce. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) provides retirement income to thousands of former City of Seattle employees and their beneficiaries. There are approximately 10,500 active employee members and 6,000 retired employee members who participate in the plan. SCERS stewards just over $2.8 billion in assets as of the latest reporting period. SCERS is seeking a Retirement Specialist with strong math calculation abilities, the desire to help people, and a proven track record in customer service to join our Member Services team. This position reports to the Member Services Manager. Candidates are required to complete the application, submit a current resume' and cover letter that addresses how you meet the qualifications of this position. Only candidates who attach the required documents will be considered for this position. Job Responsibilities The Retirement Specialist is responsible for all pension operations related to the transition of active/vested SCERS members and those with dual membership through the retirement process. Typical duties include: Researching and calculating retirement estimates for members, including conducting in-depth one-on-one retirement interviews. Calculating final retirement benefits. Preparing a monthly multi-million dollar retiree payroll. Researching and calculating buybacks. Conducting educational seminars designed for members at different stages of their career and representing SCERS at benefit fairs and other functions. Performing quality control audits to ensure the accuracy of the retirement process. Utilizing pension administration and centralized systems to gather and analyze member data used in the calculation of retirement benefits. Utilizing customer service system (CRM) to maintain and manage member requests and execution of action to resolve inquiries. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, or related field and two (2) years of professional experience in human resources, accounting, public pension administration, or other retirement plan administration (or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the ability to perform the work required). Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated, successful experience in customer service. Aptitude in mathematical calculations. Technical and detail oriented individual that can thrive in deadline oriented office. Familiarity with PeopleSoft, EV5, RIS II (or similar large-scale HRIS System) and customer service system (CRM). Demonstrated successful ability to maintain positive work relations and support work teams by communicating in a clear, timely, constructive, and professional manner. Demonstrated ability to foster an integrated organizational culture of trust, innovation, and engagement. Demonstrated ability to work independently and with initiative. Demonstrated ability to maintain the confidentiality of the position. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel. Must be willing and able to conduct retirement seminars to a class of future retirees, which may require travel to some off-site facilities. Some seminars are conducted after work hours. Additional Information Work is performed in a small City office environment and involves an often heavy workload, pressure of deadlines, and frequent interruptions. Employee may be required to work after normal work hours to conduct evening retirement seminars and/or tor travel to some off-site facilities. The 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. This position is open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle City Employees' Retirement System (SCERS) 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. SCERS encourages people of all background to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Municipal Court (SMC) is one of the highest volume Courts of Limited Jurisdiction in the state with 7 elected Judges, 6 appointed Magistrates, and over 200 staff. The Court adjudicates misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes, infractions, and civil violations. SMC is a highly innovative and progressive court with a community-based approach to judicial administration. For more information, visit us online: http://www.seattle.gov/courts/ Court Clerks work within Judicial Operations, which includes all courtroom clerks, jury operations and court records. They play a critical role in the courtroom and prepare the official record of all courtroom sessions through SMC's electronic case filing system and audio recordings. They work closely as a team with our judges, magistrates, bailiffs, defense attorneys, prosecuting attorneys, interpreters and other criminal justice partners. This is an exciting time to join the court as we work to develop a new case management system to help the court become even more innovative and efficient. We are currently accepting applications from qualified candidates who are interested in working as a Court Clerk. The ideal candidate: Enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment; Can succeed in a tense working environment; Is an active listener with good communication skills; Has an aptitude for learning new systems; and Pays attention to detail and can multi-task. The person in this role must be able to work any shift Monday through Saturday and holidays, and maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Job Responsibilities Accurately records and reviews details of court proceedings and a variety of case related information into a court database (ECF, FTR & MCIS). Monitors court proceedings to schedule court dates, answer questions and ensure processes happen according to policy. Handles multiple tasks including: scheduling court dates; answering questions; responding to emails; and monitoring the court proceedings. Listens and communicates information between judges, attorneys, defendants, court personnel, outside agencies and the public. Maintains confidentiality with highly sensitive information. Remains calm and professional throughout stressful court proceedings. Engages in peer training. Shares knowledge and courtroom processes/procedures with team members. Keeps current on changing court technology, policies and procedures in a constantly changing environment. Qualifications Minimum Q u alifications: Equivalent of one year of experience in a court clerk or other similarly related experience, or a combination of education, training, and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the work of the position. Examples of related experience include: accurately record and maintain database entries, manage large and complex calendars, transcription (transcribing meeting minutes, faculty lectures or medical information), handle sensitive/confidential information, work with executives and the public providing guidance around rules, policies, procedures and/or laws. Desired Qualifications: 2+ years working inside or in support of a criminal courtroom. Associates Degree and/or a Bachelor's Degree, or certification from an accredited college in a Paralegal program. Experience and proficiency in criminal justice systems such as JIS, DISCIS, WASIC, SCOMIS or MCIS. Knowledge and experience using Windows, Word, Excel and database computer programs. Able to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality, and interact tactfully with a diverse group of people (judges, attorneys, defendants, court personnel, outside agencies and the public). Able to multi-task accurately, independently and calmly under stress and pressure. Maintains flexibility and professionalism when fulfilling responsibilities for all assigned courtrooms and calendars. Additional Information Hiring Proce s s Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered. Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current resume indicating relevant experience and education. Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. By completing the supplemental questions, you are attesting that the information you have provided is true and accurate. The Court will review any information provided in your application package and misstatements or falsification of information will eliminate you from consideration and/or employment if discovered after selection for the position. Attaching or pasting a cover letter and resume alone is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. A job offer is contingent upon successfully passing the court's background check. The background check includes a criminal history background review, fingerprinting and reference checks. Selected candidates will be required to join the Local 763 union within 30 days of hire and must complete a one year probationary period. The Court may consider applicants from this recruitment process for other part-time, temporary and full-time Court Clerk openings that may come available within the next six months. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle wants every child to have the opportunity to succeed in their education. This journey starts with providing access to high-quality early education to our youngest learners. To achieve this goal, Seattle has created the Seattle Preschool Program, which is a pilot program that aims to create a universal high-quality prekindergarten education. Teachers need to provide instruction that builds on children's skills and develops their sense of engagement as lifelong learners. To ensure that we are providing teachers with the support they need, we need enthusiastic Early Learning Coaches to bring expert guidance, coaching, and training for our preschool and early learning programs. Working within the Department of Education and Early Learning, you will work with administrators and teachers to align their goals with City and state priorities, ensuring a high-functioning Instructional Leadership Team. You will use your evaluation skills to conduct program and classroom observations and analyze the overall performance of teachers, individual learners, and the program as a whole. To make sure educators have the resources they need, you will provide on-site instructional and reflective coaching to teachers, providing guidance through new curriculum implementation and ensuring that positive outcomes are achieved for all children and programs by using culturally and linguistically appropriate services and anti-bias practices. You will be required to continuously review current research and pertinent literature, as well as complete continuing education. This position requires you to be innovative and work independently, but also to work within a team environment to ensure that performance standards and monitoring requirements are met. Job Responsibilities Do you want to learn more about being part of this program? In this position: Your top 3 priorities will be: Ensuring the coaching approach is implemented with fidelity Supporting teachers in improving classroom quality and instruction to achieve greater academic gains for children Creating in-service professional learning modules and protocols Your day-to-day responsibilities will include: Provide continuous quality coaching, mentoring, training, and implementation of approved curriculum and research-based early learning best practices. Review, analyze, and interpret assessment data and support quality improvements for all preschool and early learning programs. Develop and implement professional development trainings for early childhood teachers, directors, and other staff. Facilitate inquiry groups of early learning professionals to inform teaching practices and curriculum implementation. Work with interdisciplinary and interdepartmental teams to coordinate health services, assessments, professional development, training, and coaching at all preschool and early learning sites. Develop and monitor contracts. Cross-train early education specialists on selected curriculum and assessments. Review state and federally required agency self-assessments and other documentation to develop quality improvement plans. Work with preschool programs to develop and monitor teacher professional development plans Qualifications In addition to the qualities mentioned above, you will need to possess the below required qualifications (or a combination of education, training or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class): Master of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or Teaching Credential with emphasis on Preschool through 3rd grade education Four years professional experience in early learning, including teaching, coaching, and/or training OR Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Development, or Teaching Credential with emphasis on Preschool through 3rd grade education Five years professional experience in early learning, including teaching, coaching, and/or training As well as the following requirements: A valid driver's license Ability to pass a criminal background and education check Ability to be approved by the Washington State Trainer Approval System Desired Qualifications: The most successful candidates will also possess: HighScope Preschool Curriculum Certification Classroom Assessment Scoring System certification (CLASS) Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scales certification Washington State MERIT-approved trainer Experience working with family child care providers Additional Information This position is classified as an Early Education Specialist, Senior and will require daily travel to coaching assignments in Seattle and cities that border Seattle. DEEL 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. Please visit http://www.seattle.gov/education to learn more about the Department of Education & Early Learning. APPLICATION PROCESS: To be considered for this position, you must submit your application, attaching both a cover letter and resume at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ . This job will be open until filled, with the first application review taking place at 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The Seattle Department of Education & Early Learning reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during this posting period. This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Department of Education & Early Learning 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 Department of Education & Early Learning 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 . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The mission of the Seattle Fire Department is to save lives and protect property through emergency medical services, fire and rescue response, and fire prevention. We respond immediately when any member of our community needs help with professional, effective, and compassionate service. The Seattle Fire Department is a national leader in responding to, and preventing, emergencies with a commitment to excellence and teamwork. We seek a diverse workforce who embrace the following values: Integrity - We are honest, trustworthy, and accountable. Honor guides our actions. Teamwork - We each bring our own skills and experience, yet we recognize that we are better together. We support and depend on each other to achieve our goals. Compassion - Caring is part of our job. We could not do what we do without a deep and motivating empathy for those we serve. Courage - We show fortitude and determination in a crisis. Diversity - We respect the different identities, experiences, and perspectives of those that we work with and the community we serve. Job Responsibilities OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION - Under general supervision, a Firefighter responds to fires, accidents, and medical emergencies to protect life and property; participates in fire inspections, fire prevention activities, station maintenance, and training activities; and performs related work as required. All Seattle Firefighters are either EMT or paramedic certified. 80% of emergency calls received by the Department are medical in nature. Qualifications REQUIREMENTS AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT - The requirements listed below are not required at the time of application, but are required before a candidate can be hired. A. Minimum Age : Candidatesmust be at least 18 years of age B. Education : Candidates must have a high school diploma ormust have passed an equivalency test (G.E.D.) C. License : Candidatesmust possess a validDriver's License D. EMT Certification : Candidates need to hold a current Washington state EMT certification or be eligible for certification sponsorship upon hire. The Seattle Fire Department will offer an EMT course to selected candidates who do not meet the EMT requirement. For more information, please visit the following webpage: http://www.seattle.gov/firejobs/emt-requirement Additional Information DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Good communication skills Good driving history - A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Ability to effectively interact with people from diverse backgrounds. SALARY RANGE : The starting annual salary for a Fire Recruit is just under $73,000 per year with step, longevity, and cost-of-living pay increases per union contract. $6,075/month - Starting Recruit Firefighter Pay $6,439/month - 6 months $6,803/month - 18 months $7,166/month - 30 months $7,530/month - 42 months In addition to promotional opportunities, there are several premium pay assignments available to Firefighters. These assignments include between 5 and 20 percent premium pay. VACANCIES : It is anticipated that approximately 25-50positions will be filled annually, depending on attrition and budget. EXAM APPLICATION INFORMATION : Applications will be acceptedApril 17 through June 12, 2018. FIREFIGHTER EXAM DATES : Candidates must be available to participate in all parts of the exam process as listed below: Video Exam: Offered April 30 - June 23, 2018. Video Exams will be conducted by the National Testing Network in Washington State locations. Candidates who pass the video exam may be scheduled for an oral exam: Oral Exam: August 1- 25, 2018 (These dates are tentative and will be adjusted as necessary) SCOPE OF EXAMINATION : Video Exam: A description of the video exam will be included in your exam notification. Oral Board (oral interview exams): Candidates who pass the video exam may be scheduled for an oral board exam. REASONABLE TESTING ACCOMMODATION: All accommodation requests will require documentation from a medical professional. To apply for Reasonable Testing Accommodation for the video exam, you must fill out the request forms and submit them by mail to National Testing Network (NTN). NTN will consider all requests for Reasonable Testing Accommodation. Candidates will be informed of their decision. Please follow these steps: Do not schedule your test. Your accommodations must be approved before you can schedule your test. Print and fill out the Reasonable Testing Accommodation forms completely and mail them to National Testing Network at the address below. You can download the form here . All sections of the form must be completed; if one of the forms does not apply, please complete it as "not applicable". When you have completed the forms mail them to this address: National Testing Network Accommodation Request 18720 33rd AVE W Lynnwood, WA 98037 National Testing Network will inform you of their decision. If you have National Testing Network approval, you will be contacted to schedule your test. Please start this process as early as you can, as it may take several weeks to complete. EXAMINATION PROCESS : Candidates who pass all portions of the exam (video test and oral board) will be placed on an eligible list according to their final examination grade (including veteran's preference points, if applicable). Candidates will be informed of their final score and ranking on the eligible list by approximately September 15, 2018. The role of the Seattle Department of Human Resourcesis to establish an eligible list and, upon request by the Seattle Fire Department, to certifythe top 25% of all the candidates on the eligible list. The Fire Department will directly contact those individuals who willproceed to the next step in the pre-employment process. The Seattle Fire Department makes all hiring decisions after apre-employment selection process, which includes a background investigation, additional interviews, physical agility exam, and psychological and medical exams. A pre-employment drug test is required by the Seattle Fire Department. Dishonesty or failure to disclose a material fact during any stage of the hiring process is grounds for disqualification. The City of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in its workforce. NOTES : Candidates must pass each part of the examination process to be placed on the eligible list. All candidates will be required to present government-issued identification showing a photograph at each phase of the examination process (e.g. driver's license, military identification, etc.). After appointment to a regular Firefighter position,the employee must serve a one-yearprobationary period during which the employee must demonstrate the ability to perform the work assigned to the position. Applicantsmust make prompt notification of a change of address to the Seattle Department of Human Resources in writing through the online application system. Candidates who qualify for veteran's preference pointswill (after passing the video exam) be required to submit documentation (e.g., a copy of their long-form DD214 showing their honorable discharge) to support their claim for veteran's preference points. Candidates must pass all portions of the civil service exam process (video exam and oral board) before veteran's preference points can be added to their scores. A final exam score will then be established and veteran's preference points will be added to that score. Firefighter Candidate Information To stay up-to-date with information on the examination and pre-employment processes, candidates should visit the following webpage: http://www.seattle.gov/fire/jobs-and-opportunities Closing Date/Time: 6/12/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Salary: $70,115 to $140,000 annually; depending on experience. The Seattle City Attorney's Office seeks an attorney with substantial experience in employment law and litigation to join ten other Assistant City Attorneys, four paralegals, and three legal assistants in the Employment Section. Our attorneys play a critical role in addressing legal issues arising from Seattle's diverse workforce of over 10,000 employees in a variety of City departments. Employment Section attorneys are generalists in the field of labor and employment, and handle all aspects of litigation in state court, federal court, and administrative forums. Each employment attorney must also assist in implementing the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative in all aspects of our work. Day-to-day work in the Employment Section is dynamic and fast paced. Attorneys must be comfortable with substantial responsibility. Attorneys are responsible for all aspects of the litigation, including setting strategy, discovery, preparing and arguing motions, overseeing mediation and settlement, and taking cases to trial and through any appeal. We take a collaborative, team-oriented approach to litigation and advice work, seeking to build effective teams and strong, lasting relationships with City Departments and their leadership. An orientation toward collaboration and teamwork is essential. Job Responsibilities Litigation: Defense of the City of Seattle in labor and employment matters before federal court, state court, and administrative agencies. Advice: Legal counsel to City policy makers, departmental leadership, and human resources professionals. Race and Social Justice : Collaborative work with clients to bring about social change. Qualifications Minimum Washington State Bar Membership Employment litigation experience Labor and employment counseling experience Commitment to the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative Desired Eight or more years of experience in employment litigation and counseling First-chair litigation experience Appellate litigation experience Experience providing sophisticated, nuanced employment advice to executives and managers Experience providing legal advice to elected officials Knowledge of and experience with traditional labor law Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently Ability to handle a variety of matters simultaneously Excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience evaluating and applying policies and practices related to equity Additional Information Please note: the Civil Division of the City Attorney's Office seeks to set salaries based on objective measures of experience. Salaries typically are not subject to negotiation. In addition to completing the on-line application fully, please submit a cover letter, describing the reasons for your interest in the position and outlining your relevant experience, a resume, and a writing sample. Closing Date/Time: 5/8/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full Time
Position Description With the passage of the new police accountability legislation in May of 2017, the scope and authority of the Office of Police Accountability (OPA) has greatly increased, and its composition has shifted to a fully civilianized leadership team. Consequently, OPA is seeking applicants to supervise teams of investigators and oversee investigations. The OPA Investigation Supervisors are responsible for managing and overseeing complex, sensitive and high profile investigations into allegations of police misconduct. This position will be responsible for ensuring thorough, timely and objective investigations conducted by a team of highly skilled investigators. This position will report directly to the OPA Deputy Director of Investigations. ABOUT THE OFFICE OF POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY: The Office of Police Accountability is an independent office within the Seattle Police Department (SPD). With a staff comprised of both civilian and sworn individuals, OPA is a unique hybrid police oversight agency that investigates complaints of police misconduct made by members of the community and SPD. The mission of OPA is to provide for civilian oversight of the complaint process; promote public awareness of and full access to that process; advance accountability within SPD; and strive for procedural justice for all involved in the accountability system. The Mayor appoints the civilian OPA Director, who reports directly to the Mayor. OPA has independent budget authority from SPD. To find out more about OPA visit http://www.seattle.gov/opa . Job Responsibilities The Investigations Supervisor will be expected to: Supervise and manage complex, sensitive and high profile investigations into allegations of police misconduct. Ensuring thorough, timely and objective investigations conducted by a team of highly skilled investigators. Responsible for implementing policies, procedures, and operating guidelines related to investigating complaints of police misconduct, including: intake; scope; investigation plans; interviewing; collecting and analyzing evidence; applying facts to SPD policies, constitutional and state law, and police training; writing reports and findings; and closing out investigation processes consistent with applicable collective bargaining agreements. Directly supervise a team of four to five investigators. Be detailed oriented and have the ability to analyze cases presented by investigators and identify gaps in the investigations. Be able to conduct fair and unbiased investigations in accordance with the tenets of procedural justice. Understand the legal standards of preponderance of the evidence, clear and convincing evidence, and beyond a reasonable doubt and be able to appropriately apply those standards. Under the direction of the OPA Deputy Director of Investigations, supervise intake, classification, and investigation processes to ensure complainants, named employees, and the public receive consistent, fair, and equitable treatment. Qualifications The minimum qualifications required for this position include: A law degree and at least 3 years of working in criminal, civil, employment, constitutional, or another related area of law. OR A professional degree with at least 5 years of working in criminal, civil, employment, constitutional, or another related area of law. AND A history of strong team leadership. Experience as a detective, investigatory supervisor and/or demonstrated skills in case management Ability to analyze complex information and develop logical conclusions based on evidence. Ability to weigh evidence and credibility of witnesses. Ability to keep an open mind, maintain objectivity and mitigate the effects of personal bias. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to dynamically lead both sworn and civilian employees. May NOT have been formerly employed by the Seattle Police Department as a sworn officer. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications desired for this position include: A demonstrated interest in the field of police accountability. A demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written work despite short timelines. A demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with community leaders, institutions, and organizations. Demonstrated experience working with marginalized communities and communities of color. Position Requirements: The individual in this position must pass a background investigation. Additional Information HOW TO APPLY: Please complete your application at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle and attach a cover letter, resume and answers to the required questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have questions, please contact Charles Gilmore at charles.gilmore@seattle.gov . Please refer to: JOB #: 2018-00649. OPA 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. Closing Date/Time: 5/15/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full Time
Position Description With the passage of the new police accountability legislation in May of 2017, the scope and authority of the Office of Police Accountability (OPA) has greatly increased, and its composition has shifted to a fully civilianized leadership team. Consequently, OPA is seeking applicants for a Deputy Director of Investigations to oversee investigations. The Deputy Director of Investigations is responsible for managing and overseeing complex, sensitive and high profile investigations into allegations of police misconduct. This position will be responsible for ensuring thorough, timely and objective investigations conducted by a team of highly skilled investigators. This position will report directly to the OPA Director. ABOUT THE OFFICE OF POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY: The Office of Police Accountability is an independent office within the Seattle Police Department (SPD). With a staff comprised of both civilian and sworn individuals, OPA is a unique hybrid police oversight agency that investigates complaints of police misconduct made by members of the community and SPD. The mission of OPA is to provide for civilian oversight of the complaint process; promote public awareness of and full access to that process; advance accountability within SPD; and strive for procedural justice for all involved in the accountability system. The Mayor appoints the civilian OPA Director, who reports directly to the Mayor. OPA has independent budget authority from SPD. To find out more about OPA visit http://www.seattle.gov/opa . Job Responsibilities The Deputy Director of Investigations will be expected to: Oversee complex, sensitive and high profile investigations into allegations of police misconduct, ensuring thorough, timely and objective investigations. Interpret SPD policies, training, and law, and apply those standards to alleged misconduct by SPD employees. With significant autonomy, direct oversight of investigation functions and processes in OPA. Responsible for policies, procedures, and operating guidelines related to investigating complaints of police misconduct, including: intake; scope; investigation plans; interviewing; collecting and analyzing evidence; applying facts to SPD policy, constitutional law, and police training; writing reports and findings; and closing out investigation processes consistent with applicable collective bargaining agreements. Serve as OPA's subject matter expert on misconduct investigation policies and guidelines, and be responsible for identifying, developing, and training OPA Investigators on consistent best practices and investigation processes. Develop expertise in SPD training and tactics, police use of force, and possess a strong understanding of federal and state constitutional law as it applies to police officer conduct. Represent OPA's interests in this area with outside constituents. Manage intake, classification, and investigation processes to ensure complainants, named employees, and the public receive consistent, fair, and equitable treatment under the accountability system. Qualifications The minimum qualifications required for this position include: A law degree and at least 7 years of working in criminal, civil, employment, constitutional, or another related area of law. OR A professional degree with at least 10 years of working in criminal, civil, employment, constitutional, or another related area of law. AND A history of strong team leadership. Experience as a detective, investigatory supervisor, and/or demonstrated skills in case management. Ability to analyze complex information and develop logical conclusions based on evidence. Ability to weigh evidence and credibility of witnesses. Ability to keep an open mind, maintain objectivity, and mitigate the effects of personal bias. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to dynamically lead both sworn and civilian employees. May NOT have been formerly employed by the Seattle Police Department as a sworn officer. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications desired for this position include: A demonstrated interest in the field of police accountability. A demonstrated ability to produce high-quality written work despite short timelines. A demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships with community leaders, institutions, and organizations. Demonstrated experience working with marginalized communities and communities of color. Position Requirements: The individual in this position must pass a background investigation. Additional Information Please complete your application at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle and attach a cover letter, resume and answers to the required questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have questions, please contact Charles Gilmore at charles.gilmore@seattle.gov . Please refer to: JOB #: 2018-000648. OPA 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Human Services finance and budget team manages the Department's funds. The Grants Management Unit provides centralized control over the Department's grant and general fund expenditures, prepares financial reports, and prepares reimbursement requests to grantors. Accounts Payable maintains financial records and makes payments to a Department subcontractors and other vendors. Human Services Department (HSD). HSD invests over $120 million dollars with community providersand operate programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community--families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, and case management for aging services and persons with disabilities services. We invest in programs that help people gain self-sufficiency and success Job Responsibilities We are seeking an Accounting Technician II to join our dynamic, energetic, yet humorous unit. The successful candidate will have an eye for accuracy and detail, agile flexibility to manage changing priorities with a calm demeanor. The Accounting Technician II will perform accounting duties related to accounts payable, and minor general ledger functions. This position will report to and under the direction of the Seattle Human Services Department's (HSD) Accounting, Audit, and Payroll Supervisor. Process vendor invoices for payment which includes direct vouchers, direct voucher exceptions (including client specific, Amy Wong and Kinship Care), blanket contracts and associated invoices. Will also be evaluating and assessing use tax on invoices as appropriate. Processing requires adherence to schedules and deadlines, voucher corrections, and demands a high degree of accuracy in a high volume, fast paced environment. Review and process employee advances or expense reimbursements including travel and training registration payments. This will include preparing and reconciling credit card charges for employee air travel/registration and assigning travel trip numbers. Applicant will be cardholder and make purchases via City Commercial Credit Card for approved business related transactions. Maintain invoice log and route invoices to be approved and coded per Department policy. Match and evaluate appropriateness of source or supporting documentation for invoices such as budgetary documentation, purchasing documentation, receipt of goods/services, signature authorization, or other documentation depending on the nature of the transaction. Audit invoices for accuracy of mathematical computations such as extensions, discounts, taxes, and footings. Respond to vendors, City employees and other City Departments and answer inquiries regarding invoice status and discrepancies. Proactively communicates with the Grant Management Unit team and vendor, and/or employee about disputed invoices or improving the quality of invoices submitted. In addition, timely review of vendor statements and provide solutions for unpaid invoices Prepare and update cash receipt log for deposit, shared with other team members. Setup projects and activity ids directly in the Accounting System (SUMMIT). Keeps current on Department and City wide accounting, purchasing, commercial credit card usage, contracting, employee travel and reimbursement policies and procedures. Communicates policies and procedures upon employee inquiry or upon review of documentation as appropriate and new or expired blanket (purchasing) contracts. Ensure that vendor is appropriately setup in financial system prior to receipt of invoices when appropriate. Perform other duties assigned by the Accounting, Audit, and Payroll Supervisor. This may include performing audit confirmations for Funded Agencies and supporting the general ledger team with processing journals. Perform administrative support relating to accounts receivable and payable functions such as: filing, archiving, and date stamping and handling of daily invoice and mail. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires two years accounting/bookkeeping experience or one year experience as an Accounting Technician I; (or a combination of education/training/experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications: Certification in bookkeeping and Associate's Degree or higher in accounting, business, or related field. Experience working in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger journal entries, reconciliation, financial analysis, and use tax compliance. Proficiency working with a major financial system or business accounting software as well as Windows-based software including Internet and Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) Excellent mathematic skills with proven ability to maintain attention for extended periods of time to meet productivity and quality standards. Experience providing support to customers, vendors, and buyers in a courteous manner while resolving concerns to purchases or contracting. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to appropriately communicate with executives, staff, community-based organizations, and government agencies. Ability to work independently to complete deadlines with proven experience working in a fast-moving, collaborative, team-oriented environment. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Some positions also require a pre-employment exam. For more information on the Human Services Department, please visit: www.seattle.gov/humanservices Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle's Municipal Court (SMC) is one of the highest volume Courts of Limited Jurisdiction in the state with seven elected Judges, six appointed Magistrates, and over 200 staff. The Court adjudicates all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes, infractions, and civil violations authorized under the Seattle Municipal Code and certain Revised Code of Washington Statutes. The Finance and Administrative Services Division gives internal support to the Court and our employees by providing superior, responsive, and effective services. This small unit is responsible for the budgeting and accounting functions of the Court, which include giving the judges and leadership tools and information needed to develop and set prudent fiscal management of the Court. This unit also manages the facility and equipment to ensure that employees and visitors in the Seattle Justice Center have a safe, functional, and welcoming environment. We are recruiting for an outstanding Facilities Supervisor to work with the Finance and Administrative Services Division of the Court. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual with excellent project management skills and a strong work ethic. This full-time position is responsible for coordinating all facilities matters in the Seattle Justice Center. The ideal candidate: Has a solid background in building management, space planning and purchasing; Has a passion for project management; Has an aptitude for identifying a customer's needs and takes initiative to resolve issues; Can communicate effectively at all levels, with an openness to ideas and recommendations. This position reports to the Budget Manager and will oversee two staff members. Job Responsibilities Proactively plan, schedule, coordinate and document facility projects, routine maintenance and space planning; Serve as the primary contact and liaison between Court management, City departments, contractors and vendors; Monitor the facility's budget and expenditures on projects; Resolve disputes between the court and other city departments and/or external vendors; Actively communicate project status and timeline of project completion; Receive and respond to all facility related requests from staff and Judicial officers; Maintain Courtrooms and public spaces to the satisfaction of stakeholders; Supervise and coordinate work of two administrative staff. Coach and mentor staff as needed; Streamline processes and document work flows; Manage annual reporting on new and retired fixed and small assets for the Summit Financial System; Manage supply warehouse inventory; Oversee facility purchase requests from Judges, Court Management and Staff (furniture, equipment and routine supplies); Supervise the processing of the court's mail/deliveries; Coordinate, plan, and schedule the archiving of Court Records; Issue court keys and maintain key log; Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Q u alifications: Bachelor's degree in business or public administration or related field 2+ years of administrative experience OR A combination of education, training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background to perform the work of the class. Desired Qualifications: 2+ years of experience as a lead or supervisor providing team leadership and motivation. 2+ years of project management experience with a focus on facilities/property management Strong written and verbal communication skills Experience in purchasing. Experience working in the criminal justice, legal field or court operations. Demonstrated ability to: Manage multiple priorities and balance competing needs; Plan, delegate and coordinate work Work effectively with diverse groups of individuals including the public, staff of the court, judicial officers, and building support service personnel; Maintain a friendly and professional disposition; Work under pressure; Handle sensitive information with a high degree of confidentiality; Solve problems; Understand, interpret, and apply standard policies and procedures; Be flexible and adapt to changes in procedures and/or polices; Function proficiently in a highly regulated environment; Additional Information Work Environment and Physical Demands: Required to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Required to lift up to 40 pounds. May require handling or working with materials containing toxic/hazardous substances. Required to operate equipment such as pallet jacks and/or dollies. 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. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current resume indicating relevant experience and education. Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete . By completing the supplemental questions, you are attesting that the information you have provided is true and accurate. The Court will review any information provided in your application package and misstatements or falsification of information will eliminate you from consideration and/or employment if discovered after selection for the position. Attaching or pasting a cover letter and resume alone is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. A job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and successfully passing the court's background check. The background check includes a criminal history background review, fingerprinting and reference checks. The full hourly compensation range for this job classification is listed above This position may be required to work on-call, stand-by and/or weekends as the business needs dictate. Closing Date/Time: 5/15/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Police Department is actively recruiting a Forensic Senior Photographer. This position provides all aspects of forensic and advanced level photography. This requires performing complex, and sensitive forms of photography using specialized cameras, lighting techniques, related equipment, and photographic processing of processed latent images. This position reports to the Photographic Services Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Primary responsibly of this position are: Utilize advanced digital imaging techniques to photograph latent fingerprints. Scanning, importing and exporting of digital images for photo lineups, bulletins and digital case files. Provide expert witness testimony. Prepare exhibits for court. Photograph latent blood evidence, grease prints, foot, tire and tool impressions, arson, aerial photographs, accident investigation simulations and excavation sites. Provide Administrator support to the Department's Digital Evidence Management System (DEMS). Monitor photographic inventory, supplies and other record systems. Establish chain of custody for photographic evidence and prepare crime scene and/or laboratory notes. Print photographs for investigations, prosecutors and court use. Access electronic booking of arrest images from King County's Mug System. Troubleshoot and perform routine preventative maintenance on cameras, computers, lab equipment and maintain quality control of printing devices. Specialized printing of large custom photographs and archive various department images. Train SPD personnel on Police photography techniques. Work in inclement weather. Be available for on call , 24/7 to respond to photograph crime scenes and other special events. Qualifications Requires three years' journey level experience in professional technical photography and photographic laboratory experience or an Associate's degree in Technical Photography, Commercial Photography or comparable education (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides and equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in advanced photographic techniques involving the application of forensic, and medical/legal photographic methodologies. Knowledge of imaging/graphic programs (Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Bridge, Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Proficient in both Mac and PC environments. Experience in the acquisition and storing of digital images. Experience with studio lighting, equipment and portraiture. Temperament to view and photograph graphic and disturbing scenes (domestic violence, child abuse, traffic accidents, rape, murder and fire related deaths). Ability to work independently and in a team setting, coordinating photographic projects. Strong oral and written communication. Must have a strong understanding of customer service skills and a willingness to periodically work extended shifts. Experience capturing video with DSLR cameras and video editing software a plus. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Must satisfy a Seattle Police Department background investigation. Candidates selected for this position will be required to provide a conviction history. A pre-placement physical will be required. Must have a Washington State Driver's License. Must be willing to become Forensic Photographer Certified by the IAI. (International Association for Identification) Required to stand, walk or bend for extended periods of time. Required to lift objects generally weighing less than 50 lbs. Required work with potentially toxic or hazardous chemicals; and in close proximity to high voltage. Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Additional Information The Seattle Police Department is comprised ofapproximately 2,100 dedicated law enforcement professionalsall committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. At SPD we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. HOW TO APPLY : Apply online at http:// www.seattle.gov/jobs. A computer is available for use to complete an on-line application and is located at the Personnel Department, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA 98124-4028. Please refer to: JOB #: 2018-00602. To find out more about the department visit: http://www.seattlepolicejobs.com Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Part Time
Position Description The Seattle Public Library is Seattle's center of information and knowledge and one of the most popular and valued services in the city. Library staff members are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. Staff members are committed to the Library's organizational values of respect, partnership, engagement, diversity, transparency and recognition. In particular, they demonstrate respect, engage in partnerships, and are transparent in their communications and intentions. A strategic priority of the Library is to foster an internal culture of innovation which focuses on creativity, engagement, learning and staff development. Under the direction of the Event Services Manager, this position provides audio-visual and technology services support for events occurring primarily at the Central Library, in an auditorium and in meeting rooms of varying capacities, utilizing a variety of audio/video technologies. This position will also include providing audio-visual support for special events in branch libraries. This position will provide assistance to the Event Coordinators and in some instances be the event lead for smaller events. The work of this position takes place in the Library meeting rooms as well as in the Event Services office. The incumbent will interact with members of the public, Events staff and Library staff. Essential Functions In audio/video (A/V) functions of this position, the incumbent must demonstrate excellent technical knowledge of current A/V technology and equipment to perform equipment set-up, operation, break down and storage of complex A/V equipment and media equipment. This position will also perform basic maintenance, track inventory, and recommend upgrades of the A/V equipment. This position will schedule equipment booking for events. Specific duties include providing on-site audio/video support for Library events; attending weekly event discussion meetings; interfacing with internal and external clients to ensure that their audio-video needs are understood and can be met; read daily work orders and prepare the A/V equipment accordingly. The Event Assistant functions include providing on-site support for meetings and events as assigned, including greeting clients and ensuring prompt access to meeting rooms, ensuring that room set-up is as requested, responding to last minute requests or changes, and being available during the event in case of unexpected issues. This position may also provide on-site assistance to the lead Event Services Coordinator or library Program Manager for large events. This position may serve as the main contact for event attendees for small and previously arranged meetings occurring on the weekend, early morning or evenings. In both roles, this position will also provide feedback to the Event Services Manager regarding equipment or event issues. Job Responsibilities High School Diploma or GED required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a technology related field is desirable. Minimum of 2 years current experience using, operating and troubleshooting a wide range of complex audio/video and media equipment including: standing and wireless microphones, DVD/CD players, data projectors, laptops and media carts in various audio/video, media and event production support methods including using both fixed and mobile audio/video systems, in differing technology support and operating system platforms. Ability to recognize, learn and respond to changing audio/video, media and event production technology needs. At least one year of experience providing customer support to program managers and presenters of various backgrounds and experience. Minimum of 2 years demonstrated experience using and troubleshooting MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), web-based email systems (Yahoo and Hotmail); web browsers, CD-ROM technology; and knowledge of wireless computer technology. Experience using and troubleshooting office equipment including: printers, fax machines and scanners is also required. Excellent communication skills. The ability to communicate effectively to a diverse internal and external client base, orally and in writing, and comprehend spoken and written English is required. Effective stress management and problem solving skills. Experience recognizing and prioritizing problems, finding complex solutions, and taking quick and effective action while remaining calm, often during stressful situations. Experience working effectively independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Candidates must be flexible in adjusting work hours, being available to participate in events when they are scheduled, and demonstrate the ability to work with others as part of a team on projects and work groups. Additional Information How to Apply To be considered for this vacancy candidates must submit the Neogov application and attach to it: A Cover Letter describing how your qualifications and experience meet those required for the position Resume All application materials must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018. THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROMOTES DIVERSITY and PRACTICES INCLUSION. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please let us know. Closing Date/Time: 4/27/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Office of Police Accountability (OPA) is seeking threeCommunity Engagement Specialists to interact daily with community members about policing in Seattle, raise public awareness of OPA, and increase community access to the police accountability system. Job Responsibilities Implement a community outreach and engagement strategy and influence the nature and scope of the OPA's public involvement. Facilitate engagement of the public to better understand community needs regarding areas such as access to OPA, the process of filing complaints, and OPA customer service and communication. Use a variety of tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) to inform the public about the police accountability system and how to access. Maintain regular communication with complainants about the status of their investigations including information about disciplinary appeals and grievances. Create and maintain a reporting system of community contacts for use in program and project management. Work with OPA policy staff to analyze and implement community expertise and recommendations. Build and maintain relationships with policy accountability stakeholders. Organize and participate in OPA sponsored community engagement events, as well as those sponsored by outside organizations. Ability to translate information and material into formats that are digestible and desired by a variety of different audiences. Qualifications A minimum of two years of experience conducting community outreach 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). Strong communication skills, both written and oral. An ability to build collaborative relationships with community members/leaders, institutions, and organizations. A commitment to listening, creating spaces for diverse perspectives, and pursing inclusive, just, and racially equitable outcomes. Experience using multiple engagement platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Desire three years of experience conducting community outreach. A demonstrated interest in police accountability, including support for constitutional policing, ongoing system effectiveness, and police excellence. An ability to translate complex information into a variety of formats to suit different audiences. An ability to handle sometimes hostile, politically-sensitive situations, and negotiate solutions despite varying opinions. Experience using software and/or databases to track metrics and organizational participation for use in reporting. Speaking proficiency in a language other than English. Position Requirements: The individual in this position must pass a background investigation. Additional Information The Office of Police Accountability is an independent office within the Seattle Police Department (SPD). With a staff comprised of both civilian and sworn individuals, OPA is a unique hybrid police oversight agency that investigates complaints of police misconduct made by members of the community and SPD. The mission of OPA is to provide for civilian oversight of the complaint process; promote public awareness of and full access to that process; advance transparency and accountability within SPD, and to strive for procedural justice for all involved in the accountability system. The Mayor appoints the civilian OPA Director, who reports directly to the Mayor. OPA has independent budget authority from SPD. WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all candidates who meet the qualifications. The Seattle Human Resources Department 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. HOW TO APPLY : Please complete your application at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle and attach a cover letter, resume and answers to the required questions. If you have questions, please contact Charles Gilmore at charles.gilmore@seattle.gov . A computer is available for use to complete an on-line application and is located at the Personnel Department, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA 98124-4028. Please refer to: JOB #: 2018-00606. To find out more about the department visit: http://www.seattle.gov/opa Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Office of Police Accountability is an independent office within the Seattle Police Department which investigates complaints of police misconduct made by members of the community and complaints made internally by members of the Seattle Police Department. The mission of the Office of Police Accountability is to provide for civilian oversight of the complaint process; to promote public awareness of and full access to that process; and to advance accountability within the Seattle Police Department. This position will work directly with all members of the OPA team, including directly reporting to the Deputy Director. Due to the nature of the sensitive information, the person in this position must sign a confidentiality agreement. Job Responsibilities Obtain, catalog and digitally sort the confidential digital records, reports, recordings, videos and other evidence identified and collected by Office of Police Accountability intake and investigation sergeants. Must become proficient with all software and applications to obtain records, which include CAD reports, In-Car-Videos, General Offense Reports, Crisis Templates, external videos and recordings, Force-Investigation reports. Setting up confidential case files. Creating initial investigations documents. Composing, editing and preparing correspondence and interdepartmental memos. Drafting closed case summaries. Train new personnel and orient them to the various computer and software programs and databases utilized by the Office of Police Accountability. Review all in-coming correspondences, e-emails, requests for information and complaints. Interpret to determine nature for required response and direct correspondences to the appropriate sergeant. Maintain strict confidentiality of all records and cases. Qualifications Requires two years of office clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training, and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class). DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledgeable in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment when responding to questions. Ability to deal with the public and Department personnel in a professional and courteous manner. Perform assigned tasks under time constraints with frequent interruptions. Efficient and organized work style with an ability to prioritize quickly and confidently. Possess good oral and written communication skills. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a background investigation. Additional Information The Office of Police Accountability is administratively within SPD, but located in offices outside of SPD. With a staff comprised of both civilian and sworn OPA is a unique hybrid police oversight agency that investigates allegations involving SPD employees. At OPA we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages and experiences. WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all candidates who meet the qualifications. The Seattle Human Resources Department 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. HOW TO APPLY : Apply online at http:// www.seattle.gov/jobs. A computer is available for use to complete an on-line application and is located at the Personnel Department, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500, Seattle, WA 98124-4028. Please refer to: JOB #: 2018-00600. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 17, 2018
Full Time
Position Description DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Enterprise Financial Reports Lead in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Applications Division. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for Citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. Join this newly created division and become an integral player on an exciting team!! Job Responsibilities Position Overview : City of Seattle recently upgraded and re-implemented PeopleSoft 9.2 Financials system. The PeopleSoft Summit Re-Implementation (SRI) project has redesigned and standardized financial and accounting business processes across the city; this resulted in a new process for managing departmental requests for financial reports. These reports will be designed and developed against data from operational systems as well as from external data warehouses, using variety of reporting mechanisms built within PeopleSoft and various external reporting and visualization tools. This position will be part of Seattle IT's Business Intelligence & Data Analytics team and is responsible for coordinating the design, development, implementation and support of all financial reports. The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience in implementing information technology processes within PeopleSoft or other ERP systems and is expected to provide expert level business process guidance on citywide financial reporting. This individual will collaborate with functional, technical and business teams throughout the organization to ensure successful implementation of financial reporting services. The person in this role will closely work with the SRI implementation team, Seattle IT Finance Applications support team and all city departments to streamline the delivery of financial reports. As the Enterprise Financial Reports Lead, you will be provided the opportunity in developing standards for financial reporting across all departments and must be able to work with variety of project staff including customers, subject matter experts, project managers, business analysts, developers, QA staff, managers and executives. Successful candidates will have a strong PeopleSoft reports development background, be detailed-oriented and have excellent problem solving and communication skills. Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities Enterprise wide planning and coordination of financial reports requests from various city departments. Plan and lead financial reports design meetings with a combination of IT professionals, business owners, functional leads and other subject matter experts (SMEs). Document and track global issues, test cases, test results and coordinate resources as needed to address all financial reporting needs. Create and maintain a detailed inventory of all existing and new financial reports requests. Carefully review business requirements and closely work with report developers to consolidate financial reports across all departments. Collaboratively work with Enterprise Architecture team to build roadmaps for implementing citywide financial data warehouse and business intelligence reporting tools. Translate customer requirements into unambiguous, scalable, robust and flexible technical solutions for implementation. Lead and mentor other technical staff in the analyses, design, development and maintenance of complex integrated systems. Clearly and concisely communicate status of all assigned tasks to stakeholders, managers and executives. Qualifications Note: Equivalent combinations of education/experience/training will be considered for the required qualifications except where specifically noted. 5 years' experience developing financial reports using various PeopleSoft Reporting Tools. Demonstrated experience pertaining to building and maintaining data warehouses. Process-oriented and ability to make ongoing improvements to existing IT/business processes. Must be a self-starter who can work independently yet be a strong team player with excellent attention to detail and customer service skills. Experience in creating and maintaining requirements specification and technical design documents. Ability to prioritize, initiate and complete multiple projects and other technical tasks with minimal instruction and supervision. Establish strong working relationships with coworkers, customers and end-users across all levels of the organization. Strong oral and written communication skills to convey technical details to non-technical staff and customers. Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science or related field. Note: Submit cover letter and resume along with NeoGov application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17 Additional Information Desired Qualifications 5 years financial ERP systems experience including upgrades and/or replacements. Experience with PeopleSoft Financials Warehouse and Marts. Knowledge in version control and change management processes. Experience in release management lifecycle including scheduling and managing releases and updates. Aptitude for learning new development tools and technologies quickly. Ability to work within a multicultural workforce serving a diverse customer base. Master's degree in computer science, computer technology or related field. Prior work experience in public sector and/or Government IT organization. Closing Date/Time: 5/8/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 13, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle City Attorney's Office Domestic Violence Unit prosecutes city ordinance violations in Seattle Municipal Court, involving crimes of misdemeanor intimate partner domestic violence, family violence involving siblings or adult children, elder abuse, and child abuse/neglect cases. The Domestic Violence Unit provides support and resources for all domestic violence victims: women, men, children and the elderly. The Domestic Violence Unit is composed of experienced prosecutors and victim advocates, as well as dedicated support staff. The Unit is proud of its diversity and is represented by people of various cultures and ethnic/racial backgrounds. This also includes an advocate who speaks Vietnamese and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese dialects), as well as Spanish. Domestic Violence victim advocates work with victims of domestic violence, family violence involving adult children, elder abuse, child abuse and neglect. All of the advocates work on teams with prosecutors to give victims the best possible assistance and representation in both arrest and non-arrest incidents of domestic and family violence, elder and child abuse/neglect. The majority of cases are domestic violence involving intimate partners. This position will assist with intimate partner, elder, and possibly parent/adult child cases. Job Responsibilities Provides direct service to victims of domestic violence, conducting needs assessments, providing crisis counseling, making referrals to social service agencies, and educating victims about domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, and the criminal justice system. Discusses with victims the pros and cons of participating in the criminal justice system, giving a realistic picture of what that experience might look like and the limits of the criminal justice system to respond to their needs. Allow victims to make informed decisions about their participation throughout the process, explaining their rights and offering opportunities to give input. Acts as representative of the prosecutor's office, explaining the decisions made by the prosecutor as to whether cases are filed or not, and the outcome of cases in court. Coordinates with the prosecuting attorney to ensure the victim's voice is heard throughout the process, advising the prosecutor on the victim's emotional condition and stance toward prosecution and the possibility of testifying. Advocates for the victim's position with the prosecutor, probation officers, and to the court. Provides assistance to a wide variety of individuals including adults, children, the elderly, refugee populations, the physically or mentally disabled, those with addictions, and the homeless. Offers assistance through outreach over the phone following police intervention. Victims are often reluctant, therefore motivational interviewing skills and patience are important. Utilizes interpreter services when needed. Attends court hearings with victims, maintains a caseload of criminal misdemeanor cases, tracking the progress of the case and updating victims along each step of the case. Utilizes time and case management skills to prioritize and respond to case needs appropriately. Documents all victim contact and summarizes in written format for discovery purposes. Assists victims with completing victim impact statements and requesting restitution; advises victims of their rights under RCW 7.69.030; serves as liaison between victim and social service and domestic violence agencies. Qualifications Bachelors degree in a counseling, social work, one of the social sciences or a related area, and two years of experience working with victimized populations, including direct management of individual cases (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform this work). Desired Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of criminal justice system and experience in field of domestic violence services. Fluent language capability in a language besides English (Korean, Somali, Tagalog). Ability to work well in a team setting with individuals of different disciplines; ability to work with resistant clients, excellent crisis management and communications skills; ability to work with individuals from various backgrounds without judgment; strong case management skills and ability to prioritize competing demands; strong writing skills and case documentation; ability to work with supervision, receiving and responding to feedback and following policies and procedures. Additional Information Most work is performed in a normal City work/office or courtroom environment. Field work is rare but may include meeting in client's homes, or transporting clients to incident-related appointments. Exposed to individuals who are distraught, violent or abusive. Please attach a cover letter and resume. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check . Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA 15th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Animal Shelter is committed to providing compassionate and quality care to pets and low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to any dog or cat in need. We are currently looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician (Spay & Neuter Tech). Under the direct supervision of a Veterinarian, the Licensed Veterinary Technician prepares animals for surgery, monitors conditions before, during and after surgery; administers anesthetic and cleans and assembles surgical materials and equipment. This position also assists the Shelter's veterinarian in examining animals that are in the Shelter's care. Job Responsibilities • Prepares and administers pre-anesthetics, vaccines and other drugs/medications to animals under the direction of the Veterinarian; administers and monitors intravenous, intramuscular and inhalation anesthetics; intubates animals for gas anesthesia. • Restrains animals of varying sizes and temperaments when loading them into individual cages and when administering pre-anesthetics, vaccines and other drugs/medications. • Prepares animals for surgery by shaving, vaccinating, scrubbing, and disinfecting the surgical site. • Assists veterinarian during surgery by monitoring rate and depth of animal's respiration, heart rate and color of mucous membranes; administering antibiotics and vaccines as indicated; providing supplies and adjusting anesthetic levels. • Monitors post-operative condition; alerts and assists veterinarian with emergencies. • Cleans, disinfects, or sterilizes surgical supplies and equipment such as towels, wraps, drapes, instruments, clinic attire, and syringes. • Monitors supply inventory and orders supplies when needed. • Admits and discharges animals; sells animal licenses. • Cleans, feeds, waters and exercises animals; cleans animal cages. • Washes clinic linens; loads washing and drying machines with cloths. • Stocks supply cabinets. • Assists the Shelter's veterinarian in examining, diagnosing and treating various medical conditions related to animals in the Shelter's care. • Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. • Operates and oversees the maintenance of the autoclave. Qualifications Required Qualifications • A minimum of two years of experience as a licensed veterinary technician in the care and treatment of animals, at least one year of which was in assisting a licensed veterinarian in an animal clinic or hospital. • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds. • Ability to lift and carry over 40 pounds with mechanical and/or personnel assistance • Valid Washington State Driver's License or the ability to obtain one by the time of hire. • Must be Licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Washington. Desired Qualifications • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook and PetPoint. Additional Information • The work involves frequent exposure to agitated animals, feces, blood and disease. • Selected candidates may be required to complete a background check. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The mission of the Human Services Department (HSD) is to connect people with resources and solutions during times of need. HSD lives out its mission, as one of the largest contributors to Seattle's safety net. HSD is responsible for providing $105 million in contracts to more than 170 community-based human service providers that support the city's most vulnerable each year. Through the lens of equity, HSD supports programs, initiatives, and policies that address six key platforms: Preparing youth for success Supporting affordability and livability Addressing homelessness Promoting Public Health Responding to Gender-Based Violence Promoting Healthy Aging You will have an impact by: Partnering with agencies to provide support for youth and families Preparing contracts that reflect HSD's six key service platforms Finding solutions with agencies that provide effective and efficient service delivery Consider applying if you excel at the following: Contract negotiation skills Math and budgeting skills Writing and editing skills Results driven problem solving skills Paying attention to details Developing and maintaining relationships Prioritizing racial equity If you have a passion for racial equity and improving the lives of the Seattle community, come work for the Seattle Human Service Department. Job Responsibilities Develops, prepares, and negotiates sub-contractor, agency, and consultant service agreements and amendments, including program goals and objectives, performance standards, reporting requirements, budgets, etc. Monitors and evaluates effectiveness and efficiency of services provided by sub-contractors; reviews monthly and quarterly reports; conducts on-site visits; prepares written program evaluations to determine compliance with performance standards and Federal, State, and local regulations; recommends program modifications or funding changes as appropriate. Reviews and monitors accounting and service records of subcontractors to determine actual costs for services provided; reviews and monitors monthly invoices; ensures amounts charged comply with contract provisions and applicable laws, rules, and regulations; approves release of funds to reimburse contractor; conducts annual fiscal assessments and semi-annual analysis of contractor expenditure reports. Participates in community relations efforts; provides technical assistance to committees, task forces, and advisory councils. Represents department to other agencies, community groups, service providers, and the public. Provides technical assistance and training to subcontractors to increase their ability to provide quality services. Participates on intradepartmental task forces and leads special projects as assigned. Drafts reports, briefing papers, correspondence, and other written material. Attends department, division, unit meetings, workgroups, and provider meetings. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's Degree. in Social Sciences, Human Services, Business or Public Administration, or a related field is required (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Experience: Two years of professional experience in contract administration, budget management, planning, or human services administration. DesiredQualifications: Master's Degree in Public Administration, Contract Administration, Social Work, Public Health, or other human services related field. Experience working in human services field. Experience developing contracts and monitoring for compliance with fiscal and programmatic standards. Experience implementing, analyzing, and/or ensuring compliance with complex State/Federal laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in the provision of services to vulnerable populations. Experience in providing technical assistance to strengthen compliance with contract terms or service delivery. Experience staffing and/or facilitating small and large community meetings. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with peers, external partners, HSD and YFE leadership. Understanding of race & social justice principals and impacts of systemic racism and oppression on communities served by YFE and HSD. Experience in proficiency with standard computer software including Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, and Excel). Additional Information Hiring Process Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete. Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered. Completed NEOGOV online application. Supplemental questionnaire responses. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. Interviews will be heldduring the week of May 7th, 2018. 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. Some positions also require a pre-employment exam. For more information on the Human Services Department, please visit: www.seattle.gov/humanservices This recruitment process may be used in the future depending on hiring needs to select qualified candidates for this position. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Human Services, a department of the City of Seattle, funds and operates programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community - families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, seniors, and persons with disabilities. We invest in programs that help people gain independence and success. We are looking for a Human Services Coordinator to lead our Out of School Time Meal Programs which include the following United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs: The Summer Food Service Program and the Afterschool Meal Program. The combined coordination of these 2 programs will create a seamless, year round, out-of-school meal program for children and youth participating in after school programs during the school year and summer meals during the summer. The Human Services Department (HSD) strives to embed the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative into its work with children and families and seeks staff that value the importance of working together as a community and a government to eliminate racial disparities and achieve racial equity. This position will report to the Supervisor of the Food & Nutrition Programs. Job Responsibilities Outreach, recruitment and qualification of sites to participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and afterschool meal Program. Qualifies sites using school and census data in coordination with the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and USDA regulations. Meets with the Seattle School District to develop menus to comply with the USDA meal pattern and meet the needs of the youth served. Assists Supervisor to coordinate needs of the SFSP prior to the beginning of the program, which includes hiring temporary staff, securing phones and vehicles for use during the summer, and gathering training information for staff. Assists Supervisor with training temporary staff in the operation of the program, so they understand the USDA rules and regulations. Provides training to participating after-school sites to ensure compliance with USDA's guidelines and regulations regarding the review of sites, menus served and the number of children participating in the meal service. Coordinates day to day operations of the program. Answers questions for sites and facilitates the correct amount of meals delivered to sites. Meets with the Seattle School District to verify meals delivered and to work out issues during the duration of the Program. Reviews monthly invoices for compliance with USDA regulations regarding record keeping, menus served and accurate meal counts Facilitates accuracy of paperwork for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) billing Facilitates accurate record keeping for the end of program year for OSPI review. Plans and conducts onsite reviews of afterschool sites, 3 times during the school year. Attend department, division, unit meetings and workgroups involved in increasing the number of sites and meals served to children and youth during their out of school time. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education : B.S. in Nutrition, Social Sciences, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or a 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). Experience : Requires one-year experience as a coordinator of children and youth program, Summer Food Service Program or any USDA funded program and/or contract administration. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is conducted in an office environment; frequently required to conduct site reviews Occasional evening and weekend work required Certification/License: Valid Washington State Drivers license Desired Qualifications: Highly organized, motivated and a self-starter, with the ability to meet deadlines Experience working with USDA meals programs such as the At-Risk Afterschool Meal Program, the Summer Food Service Program or the Child And Adult Care Food Program Ability to work effectively with persons from culturally, socio-economically and ethnically diverse backgrounds Ability to work with a minimum of supervision Ability to be flexible Excellent oral and written communication skills Creative problem solving and conflict resolutions skills Intermediate experience working with Microsoft Office Understanding of race & social justice principals and impacts of systemic racism and oppression on communities served by HSD Second language fluency such as Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Tagalog and Amharic, with the ability to effectively communicate in writing in English and a second language Ability to collaborate with community based and governmental agencies 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. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education. 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. Some positions also require a pre-employment exam. For more information on the Human Services Department, please visit: www.seattle.gov/humanservices In addition to filling the vacancy advertised, this recruitment may be used to fill additional, short term assignments on a temporary or Out-of-Class basis as needed for up to six months. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Mayor's Office of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (MODVSA) coordinates a regional response to intervene, prevent, and end domestic violence, sexual assault, and commercial sexual exploitation (under the umbrella of "gender-based violence."). MODVSA invests close to $9 million annually in prevention, intervention, systems enhancement, and offender accountability programs. These services are offered in partnership with community-based, non-profit agencies in Seattle and King County. Investments include in-school and in-community prevention efforts, outreach and education, hotline services, mobile advocacy and flexible client assistance, shelter and housing, legal assistance, coalition building, and programs which hold offenders accountable. MODVSA is located in the City of Seattle, Human Services Department (HSD). HSD invests over $120 million dollars with community providers,and operate programs and services that meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable people our community--families and individuals with low incomes, children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims, homeless people, and case management for aging services and persons with disabilities services. We invest in programs that help people gain self-sufficiency and success. Job Responsibilities We are seeking an Administrative Specialist II with passion for serving the community and anti-violence work. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, solid attention to details, and have passion and empathy for addressing racial equity. This is a dynamic and unique work environment that requires the Administrative Specialist to make judgements and decisions within established guidelines, interpret and apply specific department/program rules, procedures and criteria. This will report to the Mayor's Office on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Manager. Job Responsibilities: Provide meeting support for all MODVSA related public and City convenings; including but not limited to blocking out dates, rooms, sending out meeting reminders Lead coordinator for Office communications; including but not limited to setting up new email and phone for new staff Assist Grants and Contracts Specialist and Planners with contracts and Request for Proposal Processes Assist MODVSA Manager with team meetings and retreats; including but not limited to room reservation, invitation, meeting logistics Answer phone; Act as hub for MODVSA calls including information and referrals Update contact lists and listservs on a regular basis (quarterly) and as needed Manage supplies including checking inventory, stocking, ordering, replenishing printers, replace ink cartridges Lead coordinator for information technology troubleshooting; including but not limited to providing computer updates, placing orders, and troubleshooting Onboarding new staff; including introduction of new staff to team, floor, essential MODVSA and HSD protocols and procedures Assist MODVSA Manager with team building and team appreciation events and activities (i.e. birthday celebrations, holiday lunch, contract season breakfast) Assist MODVSA Manager with submitting reports, data, and related Lead and/or assist in the coordination of MODVSA related events. In example: January Human Trafficking Awareness Month, April Sexual Assault Awareness Month, July WSCADV 5K, and October Domestic Violence Awareness Month Assist with special projects (i.e. Peace in the Home Helpline, Access to Advocacy, etc.) Lead coordinator of MODSVA data for submission to the Data Team Represent MODVSA by participating on departmental teams (i.e. Floor Warden, ERC, Change Team). Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Requires two years of clerical support experience (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides evidence of the ability to perform work of the class). Desired Qualifications At least 3-5 years of full-time Administrative Specialist experience. B.S. in Social Sciences, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or a related field is highly desirable. Previous experience working a human services setting. Previous work experience in an anti-violence agency and a strong commitment to anti-violence and anti-oppression. Strong written communication skills. Proficiency in computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Proven ability to work effectively with diverse staff, stakeholders, and volunteers. Previous experience working in jobs which includes the practice of working independently, assessing priorities, taking initiative, handling multiple assignments, and meeting deadlines. Possess a strong work ethic. Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with individuals and organizations. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team. Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands Work is performed in an office environment. Interviews will be scheduled the week of April 23, 2018. Closing Date/Time: 4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific