City of Seattle

As a city, Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible.

You might be surprised by the variety and range of opportunities that are available at the City of Seattle. We have more than 1,200 job titles in 24 different departments, from the Office of Immigrant and Refugees Affairs or the Office of Arts & Culture to the Public Utilities and Department of Transportation. Our positions range from seasonal work at the City’s parks and recreation facilities to skilled trade workers, accounting, communications and information technology professionals, and middle and senior-level management. Whatever your line of work, we hope you consider the City of Seattle in your job search. We likely have the opportunity for you.

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77 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Temporary
Position Description The Seattle Parks and Recreation Department (SPR) provides numerous benefits to the people of Seattle-healthy people, a healthy environment, financial sustainability and strong communities. This Department manages a 6,200-acre park system of 465 parks and extensive natural areas including four golf courses, three driving ranges, and the pitch-and-putt course. SPR golf courses provide a high-quality golf experience for golfers. More than 200,000 rounds of golf are played annually at the courses and help is needed to smoothly run the ground maintenance operations. We are currently looking for a temporary Grounds Equipment Mechanic to work 6-9 months in a part-time or full-time capacity. Under general supervision, perform diagnostic, maintenance and repair activities for a variety of grounds and general facility maintenance equipment such as small gas-powered hand tools, mowers, tractors and pumps; operate welding and grinding equipment; and order and inventory some equipment parts. Job Responsibilities Perform the maintenance and repair of all golf course equipment, maintain an inventory of parts and equipment, coordinate warranty and service agreements with outside venders. Perform the more complex diagnostic, maintenance and repair on specialized equipment including complex hydraulic equipment, repair and maintenance on tricksters, large and small tractors, triplex and walk green and tee mowers, multi-deck rotary mowers, large and small aerifiers, core harvesters, blowers, sweepers and small gas powered equipment. Check and diagnose charging, starting, and electrical systems, conduct voltage, resistance and capacity tests, traces and repairs on lighting and other electrical systems. Operate reel grinders and lathes and perform minor welding and fabrication. Qualifications Requires one year of trade school, community college or similar training in automotive, small engine or grounds equipment maintenance and repair work, and two years of experience in repair and maintenance of diesel and gas powered equipment and pneumatic or hydraulic power tools. (or a combination of education, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent). A current, valid Washington State Driver's License. Desired Qualifications: Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to work under pressure while prioritizing tasks and effectively communicating with golf supervisors, vendors and Premier Golf of Seattle representatives. Successfully balance repair. Good judgment and problem solving skills. Reliable with good attendance. A self-starter with the ability to handle a variety of tasks and assignments in a fast-paced environment. Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 09, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Center is seeking a highly skilled professional to join our trades' team with the Technical Facilities Management (TFM) unit. This position is responsible for repairing equipment, buildings, machinery and vehicles. This position requires that the person know how to interpret drawings and specifications and be able to lay-out work using blueprints, schematics along with manuals. Technical guidelines and metal fabrication work procedures are used in deciding how to repair or fabricate a piece of equipment. Knowledge of metal working skills, as well as advanced knowledge of constructions and maintenance of a variety of machines, is required. This position reports directly to the Plumbers Crew Chief. Job Responsibilities Fabricate and repair brackets, frames, pump installations, tanks, piping, panels, tools, shafts and related mechanical equipment. Weld materials using arc, carbon arc, metallic inert gas, tungsten inert gas and oxygen-acetylene processes on a variety of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Interpret drawings and specifications and lays out work; marks dimensions, angles, cutouts on metal plates and pipe. Shape, punch, drill and secure metal parts, cages, steel decks, trusses, machinery foundations, brackets and handguard rails. Repair piping for Boilers and chilled water systems. Prepare preliminary cost estimates of materials and labor for specific tasks when needed. Design, layout and fabricate a variety of sheet metal ducts, guards, doors and flashings for items such as heating/ventilating/air conditioning systems, machinery, cages, buildings and roofs. Coordinate work activities with other skilled trades depending upon work task. Perform preventive maintenance and repair of small engines (i.e. Electric Scooters, Backpack Blowers, Diesel Pressure Washer/Generators. Communicate and coordinate with the crew chief and TFM campus team for support when needed. Make suggestions to crew chief about different/better ways to manage and maintain equipment. This position will serve as the department Certified Playground Safety Inspector. This is an integral part of Seattle Centers metal campus operations and responsibilities. A Playground Safety Inspector Certification is required (or obtained during the first 6 months of employment). Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Requires a journey-level status in structural iron, sheet metal or metal fabrication, layouts, repair, welding or burning or four years as a metal trades helper under a metal trades journey worker (or a combination of education and/or apprentice training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). License, Certification and Other Requirements: Valid Washington State driver's license Certified Playground Safety Inspector (within 6 month of employment) Desired Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who possess these Desired Qualifications: Possess a Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) Certification. Ability to interpret drawings and specifications. Read and understand blueprints, manuals and schematics. Possess excellent customer service skills with theability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Seattle Center is a values-based organization that encourages employee participation, open communication, teamwork and collaborative problem-solving. Must be willing to solve issues constructively. Ability to work within a diverse workforce and be effective in a team setting or alone after being given oral or written instructions. Ability to organize work, solve medium to complex problems and manage competing and inflexible deadlines. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Must have ability to lift 50 pounds and may participate in work that requires frequent lifting of more than 50 pounds. Must be able to stand, walk or bend for extended periods of time. Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather. Must be able to work in cramped spaces as well as all heights. Required to handle or work with toxic/hazardous equipment and substances. Additional Information How to Apply: Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Submit the following items to be considered for these vacancies: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Note, simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical . Selected candidates will be required to submit a Driver's Abstract (at your own expense) that demonstrates a good driving record. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons offered employment are required to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States at time of hire. About Seattle Center: With over 12 million visitors each year, the Seattle Center is one of the top tourist attractions in Seattle. The various venues and event types happening on campus reflect the rich diversity of our community. Seattle Center employees directly impact the way people see, understand and experience the City of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest region. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment performing a critical function that offers complexity, variety and fun - all while contributing to the legacy of an iconic Seattle community asset. For additional information about Seattle Center, please visit our website at: www.seattlecenter.com Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 04, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The mission of the City of Seattle Human Resources Department is to provide strategic and operational human resource services the meet the City's workforce and organizational needs. Our values reflect our best thinking of how we want to act and interact with customers, consumers, stakeholders and each other: integrity, equity, adaptability, excellence, integration, accountability and respect. We are seeking three qualified candidates for the Sr. Compensation/Classification Analyst role with the Compensation and Classification Services Unit.Two of these positions will be a regular, full-time position and the third will be a 6-month temporary position (possible extension). The incumbents in these positions will participate as members of the Compensation/Classification Team to provide specialized services related to the implementation and maintenance of the City's classification and compensation systems and programs. This senior leveloffers achallenging opportunity to work independently on exceptionallysensitive, visible and sometimes controversial classification and payprogram issues. Job Responsibilities A successful candidate for this position will have demonstrated a drive for results and proven innovation and creativity in their knowledge and experience related to compensation. Specifically, the work requires: Experience with planning and coordination of classification & pay studies for represented and non-represented positions. Knowledge ofjob analysis and evaluation, including point factor methods, to determine classification placement. Writing formal determination reports; prepare and support classification recommendations; develop and/or revise class specifications. Ability to apply compensation knowledge of program design, market pricing techniques and methodologies, and salary administration practices to create, implement, maintain and evaluate employee compensation programs at the City. Skill presenting and supporting salary recommendations consistent with the City's compensation philosophy and pay administration systems at labor negotiations and management meetings using market pricing and internal alignment analyses. Ability tolead the development and design of complex, innovative classification and pay programs. Ability to review position classification requests and advise departments regarding job design. Interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures for City management and human resource representatives Skill to determine proper sources of and appropriate use of data, perform complex analyses and data manipulation and provide recommendations appropriate for pay and/or classification adjustments. Willingness toprepare requests for project proposals, coordinate consultant selection and monitor project processes. Drive to develop, research, design and present audits and reports for Mayor's staff, City Council, management, and unions. Ability to serve as lead on special assignments and projects as assigned. Qualifications A baccalaureate degree in human resource management, business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field and three years experience in professional personnel administration (or a combination of education, training, or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Additional Information If you have questions, please contact Aisha Foster at Aisha.Foster@seattle.gov . This position is classified as a Personnel Analyst, Sr. - Comp We are seeking three qualified candidates for the Sr. Compensation/Classification Analyst role with the Compensation and Classification Services Unit.Two of these positions will be a regular, full-time position and thethird will be a 6-month temporary position (possible extension). Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Department encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Mission: To deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. Vision: A vibrant Seattle with connected people, places, and products. Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) portfolio of work is vast. From filling potholes to paving streets, tweaking traffic signals and helping buses and freight deliveries run on time, creating enjoyable public spaces and building out a network of bike lanes and sidewalks to serve all ages and abilities. And that's just a snapshot. In our quickly growing city, how we get around - how safe it is, how much it costs, how much time it takes, and how reliable it is - is top of mind for most of us just about every day. Our core values drive our work toward creating a safe, connected, vibrant, affordable, and innovative city for all. The Street Use Division ofSDOTis looking for an individual who is ready for a challenging and exceptional opportunity working with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a safe, reliable, efficient, and socially equitable transportation system that enhances Seattle's environment and economic vitality. The Street Improvement Plan (SIP) Supervisor will oversee the team of SIP Project Managers that review right of way improvements associated with major development projects. Job Responsibilities Supervises a team of permitting project managers or serves as the leads for right of way improvements associated with large development projects. Supervises the review of more complex projects by contractors to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Coordinates with other departments and divisions to ensure thorough and complete reviews from technical experts. Coordinates with the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspection to ensure that private development projects are consistent with Department of Transportation policies and long-term plans. Ensures that processes and procedures are maintained and adhered to by all staff. Develops and ensures implementation of agreements, new policies, and code requirements. Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology; Six (6) yearsof professional civil engineering experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Washington. Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Additional Desired Qualifications: Experience in regulatory or permitting activities in a complex governmental and urban environment. Project design or management experience on major/complex projects in an urban environment. Proficient in reading construction plans, interpreting and articulating applicable codes, ordinances, and rules and regulations to internal and external stakeholders. Ability to develop work plans and workload forecasting for review staff. Demonstrated meeting management skills including the ability to negotiate, mediate, and facilitate contentious issues to a satisfactory conclusion within a charged atmosphere. Strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint. Experience with Hansen, Accela, and BlueBeam Revu. Ability to work successfully with, value and manage, individuals and groups at all levels of the organization with diverse views, background, and interests. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites. May be required to lift over 50 pounds. May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Please attach your resume and cover letter when applying. Failure to do so will result in your application not being considered. Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Closing Date/Time: 10/9/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 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 12,000 active employee members and 6,500 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 hands-on leader and manager with a "big picture" vision and the proven ability to identify solutions for business problems to fill the position of Finance and Accounting Manager. This position is responsible for managing SCERS's daily finance, budget, and accounting functions. The successful candidate will be capable of developing proactive solutions while building relationships with all stakeholders. This position will be the key advisor to the Chief Finance and Operations Officer, Chief Investment Officer, as well as the Executive Director in managing the overall finance and accounting operations of SCERS. This position reports to the Chief Finance and Operations Officer (CFOO) and functions as a member of the SCERS's leadership team. The position will lead a team of up to four (4) direct reports. Please note that the Civil Service Exempt status of this position is currently under review. Candidates are required to complete the on-line application, submit a current resume', and a cover letter that addresses how you meet the qualifications for this position. Only candidates who complete the application and attach the required documents will be considered for this position. Job Responsibilities Supports the CFOO and SCERS's leadership in administering the work of accounting/finance; participate as an active member of the leadership team; act on behalf of and represent the CFOO when needed. Serves in both leadership and supportive roles on cross-functional, departmental, or jurisdictional teams; communicate appropriately and effectively with individuals in a wide range of roles. Is department Subject Matter Expert in finance, budgeting, and accounting. Oversees the accounting function of SCERS's investment portfolio and works closely with the Investment Team and CFOO to ensure that the investment portfolio is accurate and up to date so that the Investment Team can make appropriate decisions based on correct, secure, and timely information. Manages, supervises, and oversees four technical staff who are responsible for all financial, accounting, and payroll functions associated with management of SCERS's funds. Oversees SCERS's enterprise activities including vendor contracting, payables, monthly retiree payroll, treasury services/banking, tax reporting and periodic processes, internal department payroll, financial reporting and supporting the leadership team in developing and managing financial plans and budgets. Resolves particularly sensitive problems and responds to complaints and concerns of staff, other City departments, and the public. Supervises and directs the annual audit process for SCERS. Maintain technical knowledge/expertise of applicable accounting standards, laws, and regulations (e.g., GAAP, GASB, City policies and ordinances, etc.) Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Education : A baccalaureate degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or closely related field (or a combination of education, training, and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the responsibilities listed on the job description). Knowledge, Skills, and Experience : Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the accounting/finance field.This should include at least three (3) years of supervisory experience and demonstrated leadership/management skills with the proven ability to maximize performance. Demonstrated experience in budget management. Experience developing and expanding staff capacity to achieve business results Exceptionally strong fiscal and analytical ability is required. Outstanding project management skills, including the ability to produce, track, and manage multiple deliverables with overlapping deadlines in a high-performing, fast-paced environment. Strong process and continuous improvement strategies. Other required skills include the ability to manage conflict to facilitate effective communications and influence without direct authority/ work effective in a large, complex multicultural and diverse organization; exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines; display sound judgment when recommending a course of action; prepare clear, concise, accurate and persuasive reports, correspondence, analytical studies and other written materials; must have attentive listening skills, and be proficient with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional certification as a CPA. Five years supervisory experience. Extensive knowledge of accounting and financial reporting systems such as PeopleSoft financial system or other enterprise systems. Experience in pension systems is strongly desirable and/or working within local or state government. Experience with developing and documenting accounting processes and procedures. Ability to be well-organized and manage multiple priorities, interruptions, exceptions, and keep projects and work queues on schedule. Additional Information Work is performed in a small City office environment that involves a heavy workload, pressure of deadlines, and frequent interruptions.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: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. This position is responsible for leading the security programs that effectively protect our employees and the physical assets of the utility. The Physical Security Program Manager will provide comprehensive leadership in delivering a holistic, best-in-class security program aimed at mitigating risks, development and implementation of programs and safeguarding the company's most important assets, our employees. This role is actively engaged in all facets of physical security, to include the downtown Seattle administrative offices and service centers, local and remote substations and hydro projects, global access controls for all facilities, and other physical elements associated with maintaining the physical integrity of City Light's utility infrastructure. This includes specific responsibility for compliance obligations under the regulatory oversight of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). This position is a key member of the City Light Leadership team and will report to the Director of Facilities, Security, and Emergency Management. Job Responsibilities The Physical Security Program Manager plays a vital role in helping the utility meet its mission of delivering affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electricity services by securing our physical assets. The duties of the Physical Security Program Manager include but are not limited to: Strategic Planning/Thinking Developing, implementing, and/or managing policies, procedures, standards, training and methods for identifying and protecting City Light property assets, personnel, facilities, operations and material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, sabotage or loss. Developing, implementing, participating and/or managing programs with direct impact to providing a safe and secure workplace for City Light employees and visitors to include coordination of the Workplace Violence requirements. Providing oversight to and coordination of the implementation of comprehensive City strategies to ensure a safe and secure environment involving critical City Light interests. Conducting threat and vulnerability assessments (TVA) at predetermined time intervals (i.e. quarterly) or as required. Analyzing TVA findings to develop and implement risk management strategies in compliance with regulatory obligations. Leadership Providing clear security expectations and ensures implementation and use of new security solutions and processes in a consistent way in cooperation with other departmental and city-wide functions. Managing an annual operating budget of over $3-million annually plus a Capital Improvement Project budget of $6-Million+. Exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style with a commitment to get the job done through effective delegation of responsibilities. Briefing senior and executive management on the status of security issues and concerns. Maintaining positive working relations with City, County, State and federal law enforcement agencies and intelligence divisions. Representing the utility in several regional and national forums that are facilitated by Homeland Security, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). People Management Supervising a full-time staff of 10 security, admin, and locks and keys specialists; including full-time support to the City Light Visitors Center. Overseeing the 24/7 Security Monitoring Center and 24/7 roving guards (30 Security Officers throughout SCL facilities, including remote locations). Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in business administration, criminal justice, public administration or similar field of study or equivalent years of demonstrated/documented experience Experience: 5-7 years' security experience in a large, complex and multicultural environment, including investigations, conducting vulnerability, threat and risk assessments, supervision and managing others, understanding of the administration and operation of various security technologies including closed-circuit TV systems; access control; intrusion alarms; and incident reporting software and hardware. Experience providing incident, tracking/trending information and proposals via verbal and written presentations to senior and executive management. Experience managing a large budget ($3M+) to include vendor contracting, purchasing, facilities management and personnel. Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office 365. Certification/License: Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in business administration, criminal justice, or similar field of study. CPP Certified Protection Professional and prior project management or oversight experience preferred. Skilled in the conduct, evaluation and resolution of a wide-range of sensitive investigations, knowledgeable and experienced in the use of investigative tools and is aware of the legal consequences involving investigation techniques, procedures and individual rights. Manager/Supervisor for a medium to large size organization in a highly regulated industry. 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. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Capital Development & Construction Management Division (CDCM) in the Finance and Administrative Services Department is seeking a Senior Capital Project Manager to support the delivery of its Planning, Design & Major Projects Program. This senior-level professional will work under the general direction of a Program Manager and will manage a portfolio of complex capital facility improvement projects through the planning, programming, design, permitting, construction, and close out phases. Requires superior communication skills along with knowledge of architectural design and engineering processes, design and construction task durations, contracts, project budgeting, scheduling, and cost estimating. The central role of this position is to combine these skills and knowledge with the project manager's professional judgment in order to execute capital projects on time, within budget, and in compliance with the governing laws and statutes. CDCM is responsible for the planning and execution of the FAS 6-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which supports FAS's 100+ building portfolio consisting of public safety facilities (fire and police), Civic downtown campus and City shops and maintenance yards. CDCM oversees City workspace design in FAS-owned facilities, provides capital planning, architectural guidance and project management services to City departments seeking to redesign and remodel tenant spaces and execute client facility capital projects. Job Responsibilities Plan and manage all phases of capital projects, including schedules, consultant selection, design, permitting, construction, closeout, and warranty; Perform space planning and capital planning studies to assess viability and funding considerations for strategic capital programs and development projects; Conduct preliminary engineering/design reviews to establish scope, schedule and budget for future projects; Negotiate and administer consultant contracts; Execute projects via various purchasing and public works contracting methods; Oversee selection and coordinate activities of vendors, contractors, and consultants; Work with committees, community groups and tenants/end users during scoping, design, and construction in order to achieve project objectives; Manage project budgets, review and authorize payments to vendors/consultants/contractors; Administer construction, including change orders, field directives, and contingency management; Establish, monitor, and report on project budgets and schedules; Coordinate the efforts of multi-disciplinary, multi-agency project teams; Coordinate design reviews at appropriate project milestones with various stakeholders; Work closely with Operations and Maintenance staff to ensure that projects will meet their needs and successfully transition to operations staff at end of project; Perform project management services for City tenant departments requesting tenant improvements in FAS-owned or tenant-owned facilities. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction/Project Management or related field and four years' experience in capital project management, architectural/interior design or construction management (or a combination of education and experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class.) Certification/License: Driver's license or equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Preference given to project managers with experience in managing facility projects and public works construction contracts in the public sector; Architecture/Engineering background and/or experience, particularly as an owner's representative; Architectural or interiors design experience, particularly in space programing and tenant improvements; Team leadership in an architectural or engineering environment, managing multiple disciplinary teams and/or project portfolios; Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work force including the skilled trades, contractors, consultants, customers and regulatory agency personnel; Strong history of successful delivery of capital projects; Excellent time management skills and the ability to successfully move several projects forward at the same time; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project and CAD; Good customer service and the ability to develop project communication plans. 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. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 07, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Imagine a city where every child, regardless of language and cultural differences, receives a quality education, and feels safe and included. The Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL)'s mission is to transform the lives of Seattle's children, youth, and families by eliminating opportunity gaps and preparing students for kindergarten, improving academic achievement, and ensuring students graduate prepared for college and a career. DEEL administers the Families and Education Levy (FEL), the Seattle Preschool Program (SPP), and other funding sources, including the Sweetened Beverage Tax (SBT), to support Seattle's children and students. DEEL's 2018 adopted budget is $80M and we currently employee approximately 75 FTEs. SBT funding at the City is used to address the disparities in education and healthy food access for a more equitable Seattle. DEEL received approximately $6M in SBT funding in 2018. Initial investments include Funding for a parent-child home program, school-based mentoring, an innovation high school pilot, summer learning, and helping college-bound students enroll in college. SBT also funds several new early learning programs to provide comprehensive program support for child care providers who serve children ages birth to three and early childhood behavioral intervention support. To support SBT funding, we are looking for a Sweetened Beverage Tax Fund Advisor. In this role, you will support the Director of Finance and Operations in the development of fiscal policies, program budgets, and financial oversight of the new SBT funding source. You will also perform other financial management duties for K-12 & postsecondary programs within DEEL. The department strives to embed the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative into its education objectives and seeks staff that value the importance of working together as a government and community to eliminate racial disparities and achieve racial equity. Job Responsibilities Here is more of what you'll be doing : Overseeing DEEL's Sweetened Beverage Tax investments ($6 million in 2018). Collaborating with other DEEL finance team members to develop, recommend, establish, and manage procedures, controls, and the structure for financial accountability to create consistent and effective financial practices across the department. Developing reports, presenting, and answering financial questions on SBT for DEEL staff, DEEL leadership, the Mayor's Office, City Budget Office, City Council, and others, as requested. Monitoring revenues, expenditures, and variances and making recommendations for reallocation of unspent funds. Developing and implementing financial systems for budget allocations, performance pay allocations, and expenditure monitoring. Providing ongoing budget/financial planning assistance as needed to external agencies. Preparing and justifying year-end carryforward requests related to SBT funding. Calculating financials for program Requests for Information (RFIs). Qualifications You will be most successful if you have demonstrated significant technical knowledge in financial analysis and budgeting, particularly in a complex public, government, or non-profit organization. A commitment to listening, creating space for diverse perspectives, and the pursuit of inclusive and just outcomes must be at the center of your professional practice. The ability to communicate at all levels tactfully and effectively will also contribute to your success. You will need to be skilled in fostering and developing mutually respectful relationships, achieving amenable solutions for those with competing interests, and fostering a collaborative approach to problem solving. Specifically, you will be most prepared for this role if you have: Experience in: Project or program management Developing and implementing financial systems Utilizing your attention to detail and time management skills Working to eliminate structural racism in programs, processes, and policies A dvanced knowledge of: Excel PeopleSoft 9.2 The below qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Public Policy, Finance, Public Administration, Government (or a related field) 3 or more years of financial experience, ideally in government or non-profit/public sector Additional Information This position is classified as a Strategic Advisor 2 - Exempt. 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 a cover letter and resume, at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/ no later than 4:00pm Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. 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: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Temporary
Position Description The Seattle Municipal Court (SMC) is one of the highest volume Courts of Limited Jurisdiction in the State of Washington with 12 judicial officers and over 200 staff. It was established in accordance with State law and is the judicial branch of government for the City. The Court is authorized by the State of Washington and the Seattle Municipal Code to hear and decide both criminal and civil matters. For more information on the Seattle Municipal Court, visit www.seattle.gov/courts. SMC, recognized for our proactive and innovative approach, is seeking experienced law enforcement or corrections officers for the position of On-call Court Marshal. Join the Court's specially-commissioned team as an on-call officer responsible for all aspects of security and creating a safe environment for defendants, the public, and Court employees. This high volume seeks to hire dedicated, agile, and motivated staff. An On-Call Court Marshal can be assigned to work 4 to 8 hour shifts Monday through Saturday between 7 AM and 6 PM with some holiday coverage assigned. The unit consists of 11 specially-commissioned officers withSergeant Floyd Hickmon, Sergeant Jef Boyd, and Chief Elisa Sansalone leading the team.The ideal candidate will have successfully completed a law enforcement or corrections academy and have three (3) years of full-time law enforcement or corrections experience. Applicants seeking temporary employment or to supplement their income are encouraged to apply.This is a long-term, on-going temporary position that provides coverage when our regular Court Marshals are absent. Job Responsibilities Guard and protect prisoners, Court staff and the public in courtrooms, jail holding cells and court-related areas. Intervene and make arrests in potential incidents of violence or warrant service. Escort prisoners or detainees between secured facilities and courtrooms. Book out-of-custody defendants into jail and search holding cells for contraband on a regular basis. Monitor, assist, and oversee security screeners to ensure screening of the general public is conducted in a professional manner. Operate security devices: firearm, baton, Taser, etc. Act as first responder to fire alarms, bomb threats and various safety concerns, and assist with building evacuations. Complete incident and police type reports and various required paperwork. Successfully secure and maintain Seattle Police Department special commission which includes passing an annual firearm qualification. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Frequently exposed to individuals who are distraught, hostile or abusive. Qualifications This position has a special commission issued by the Seattle Police Department (SPD) which requires all Court Marshal candidates to meet certain hiring standards.Please review the automatic and case-by-case disqualifiers to determine if you are qualified to submit your application for the On-Call Court Marshal position. SPD is interested in the applicant's life story as a complete picture.SPD understands that, at times, people encounter challenges in their lives.During the background investigation process, SPD will learn in great detail about those challenges, as well as the lessons learned and the life changes the applicant has made. It is imperative that you are forthcoming in your responses; honesty is expected throughout this process. Automatic Disqualifiers The following are automatic disqualifiers - applicants should not apply to our agency if any of the following apply: Criminal Record :any adult felony conviction; any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity; or any domestic violence conviction. Drug Use : MARIJUANA: An applicant has not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months prior to the date of this application, and COCAINE/CRACK: An applicant has not used cocaine or crack within the ten (10) years prior to the date of this application, and CLUB DRUGS : An applicant has not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the five (5) years prior to the date of this application, and HALLUCINOGENS : An applicant has not used any Hallucinogens; PCP, Angel Dust, Wet, Phencyclidine, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin, within the ten (10) years prior to the date of this application, and OPIATES : An applicant has not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the ten (10) years prior to the date of this application, and STIMULANTS: An applicant has not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the ten (10) years prior to the date of this application, and AEROSOLS: An applicant has inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the five (5) years prior to the date of this application, and An applicant has not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the ten (10) years prior to the date of this application, and An applicant has not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and An applicant has not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s), and An applicant has not sold or facilitated the sale of illegal drugs. Case-by-Case Disqualifiers The following are behaviors that will be given case-by-case consideration. Military Discharge :Any discharge from any military service other than honorable circumstances (fair employment laws apply). Traffic Record :An applicant's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying include:Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), reckless driving or hit and run driving, or suspension of your driver's license within five years of the date of application. Employment Record :An applicant'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 :An applicant's credit history will be thoroughly assessed and related decision-making issues may be grounds for disqualification. The following are areas of concern:Failure to pay income tax and failure to pay child support. Professional Appearance :All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times.SPD has the discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position the applicant is applying for. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of 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. Other Minimum Qualifications: Certified by a criminal justice or corrections academy program AND who have at least three years of full-time law enforcement or corrections experience . Other types of law enforcement work experience will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Copy of certification or transcript from Washington State or an equivalent certified criminal justice academy program is required. Valid Washington State Driver's license. At least 21 years of age upon hire. High school diploma or GED. Must be a U.S. citizen. As noted above, the successful candidate must pass the SPD background investigation, which requires full disclosure of the applicant's past.Any negative factors found in the candidate's background will be evaluated in terms of the circumstances and facts surrounding its occurrence.Deliberate inaccuracies or omissions may disqualify an applicant from advancing in the process. Desired Qualifications: Current First Aid Certificate, CPR, and use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Bi-lingual Proficient using a computer to access email, trainings, and timesheet. Demonstrated ability to: Engage in proactive intervention to defuse conflicts and maintain orderly conduct in public group situations; Use defensive tactics and the appropriate use of force, including weapons such as firearms and batons Perform strenuous physical tasks such as running, subduing, and detaining individuals. Confront problematic situations and exercise sound judgment under stress and in emergency situations Provide excellent communication, observation, and problem-solving skills Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Judges, Court employees, and outside law enforcement agencies Work in close contact with persons who are mentally ill or who have physical illness. Additional Information This recruitment is open continuous. To ensure consideration, please apply by July 10th. Applicants from this recruitment process may be considered for part-time and full-timeCourt Marshalopenings that become available. The entire recruitment process: application to start date takes approximately eight (8) months. Hiring Process Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered. Completed NEOGOV online ( www.seattle.gov/jobs ) . 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. Candidates selected for first round interviews will be asked to provide a copy of their law enforcement or corrections certification or transcript. 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 subsequent to selection for the position. Attaching or pasting a cover letter and resume alone is not a substitute for completing the application itself. All applications will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in two rounds of interviews.Out-of-state candidates, at their own expense, must make travel arrangements to participate in-person for at least one interview, either the first or second. Top candidates, who successfully pass the second round, will be asked to submit the completed Personal History Information (PHI) packet.An extensive background investigation conducted by the Seattle Police Department.The complete PHI packet can be downloaded from the Seattle Police Department's website at: https://www.seattle.gov/police/police-jobs/apply Incomplete or untimely submissions will result in disqualification from the hiring process. Make sure and attach photocopies of your driver's license, social security card, DD 214 and law enforcement or corrections academy certification. The Release of Information & Credit History Release forms MUST be notarized. Candidates asked to participate in the background check process will have an in-depth test and interview with an SPD detective.Out-of-state candidates must make travel arrangements, at their own expense, to participate in-person for this portion of the recruitment process. Successful candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment must pass the final investigation phase conducted by Seattle Police Department, which includes polygraph, psychological, medical, and drug testing. Out-of-state candidates must make travel arrangements, at their own expense, to participate in-person for this portion of the recruitment process. Union Information: This position is represented by Seattle Municipal Court Marshal's Guild. You will be required to join the guild within 30 days of your start date. . Recruitment Process and Timeline : The entire recruitment process: application to start date takes approximately eight (8) months. Special Commission :As a condition of employment, Marshals must obtain and maintain a Special Commission issued by the Seattle Police Department, which includes annual firearms qualifications. Note:The Physical Agility Test (PAT) and WA State Basic Law Enforcement equivalency academy training are not required. For more information on the Seattle Municipal Court, visit www.seattle.gov/courts. Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
Position Description PLEASE NOTE: This is a special administration of the Lateral Entry Seattle Police Officer exam to be administered in Indianapolis, Indiana. This exam is for qualifying certified experienced law enforcement officers only. The Seattle Police Department is seeking individuals committed to understanding and protecting the ethical, cultural and ethnic values of the City of Seattle and its residents as Police Officers. As first responders, Police Officers are vital to public safety and under regular supervision, perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the City of Seattle Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws. Lateral Entry Police Officer candidates are experienced police officers who have worked for other municipal, county, or state agencies for at least 24 of the past 36 months (post academy experience) at the time of testing, with full police powers and duties. If you are currently a police officer but do not meet the experience requirements of a Lateral Police Officer, you may qualify to test as an Exceptional Entry candidate. Exceptional Entry candidates should apply as an Entry Level Police Officer. Job Responsibilities Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. Explains laws and police procedures to residents. Operates a patrol car. Patrols city streets, areas and businesses to deter criminal activity and promote public safety. Investigates conditions hazardous to life or property; conducts initial investigations of crime and crime scenes; may assist detectives in criminal investigation work. Conducts search and seizure activities as appropriate. Collects and preserves crime scene and evidence. Arrests and/or detains suspected violators of the law. Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved. Records facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities. Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries. Transports individuals in custody. Presents evidence and testimony in judicial settings. The City of Seattle provides police service 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Shift work, including nights, weekends, and holidays, is required. Qualifications Eligibility Standards: Be at least twenty and half (20.5) years of age. Hold United States citizenship. Attained a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalency (GED). Two (2) years of post-academy experience as a certified law enforcement officer (municipal, county, state) with FULL law enforcement power and duties during the last 36 months. For individuals who have been discharged from military service, discharge from military service under honorable conditions. Applicants must meet all eligibility standards by the written exam date. The written exam for Lateral Entry Seattle Police Officer will be administered in Indianapolis on November 5, 2018. Candidates who pass the written exam will be scheduled for an oral board interview on November 6 or 7, 2018. Candidates who pass both the written exam and oral board exam will be scheduled for an extensive interview with a background detective on November 6 or 7, 2018. Candidates should plan on being available for testing/interviewing on all three days: November 5 through November 7. Minimum Employment Standards : The following standards apply to all candidates for Police Officer. Drug Use. Prior to the exam date: Have not used Marijuana within twelve (12) months, and Have not used cocaine or crack within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used club drugs, such as, but not limited to: Ketamine, GHB, Rohypnol, or MDMA (ecstasy) within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used any Hallucinogens, LSD, Mushrooms, or Psylocybin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used PCP, Angel Dust, Wet or Phencyclidine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Opium, Morphine, or Heroin within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used Methamphetamine, Crank, Crystal, Ice, Speed, Glass, or Amphetamine within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not inhaled aerosols, sometimes referred to as Huffing (paint) or Whippits (Nitrous Oxide) or used Khat within the previous five (5) years, and Have not used four (4) or more controlled substances within the previous ten (10) years, and Have not used any illegal drug(s) while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity, and Have not manufactured or cultivated illegal drug(s) for the purpose of the sales/marketing of the drug(s). Please note that use of illegal drugs and the illegal use of prescription drugs, referred to in this standard, means the use of one or more drugs, the possession or distribution of which is unlawful under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Offers of employment are conditioned upon a pre-employment drug screening to confirm abstinence from illegal drug use. Traffic Record A candidate's driving record will be thoroughly assessed and may be a factor for disqualification. Examples of infractions/traffic crimes that may be disqualifying: Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Reckless Driving, or Hit & Run Driving. Suspension of your driver's license within five (5) years of the exam date Three (3) or more moving violations (speeding, negligent driving, etc.) within five (5) years of the exam date will be carefully reviewed. Two (2) or more accidents within five (5) years of the exam date, wherein candidate was judged to be at fault and/or charged with a moving violation. Criminal History A candidate's criminal history, including all arrests, prosecutions, deferred prosecutions, "Alford" pleas, and non-conviction information will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Any adult felony conviction. Any misdemeanor or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice and/or law enforcement capacity. Any domestic violence conviction. Employment Record A candidate's employment history, including any terminations, or leaving an employer in lieu of termination, will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. Financial Record A candidate's credit history, including excessive credit card debt or unresolved accounts in collection will be thoroughly assessed and may be grounds for disqualification. The following will be disqualifying: Failure to pay income tax or child support. Professional Appearance All applicants are expected to maintain a professional appearance at all times. SPD has the sole discretion in determining what is considered professional, as it relates to the position of Police Officer. Any and all tattoos, branding (intentional burning of the skin to create a design), voluntary disfigurement (marring or spoiling of the appearance or shape of a body part), or scarification (intentional cutting of the skin to create a design) shall be carefully reviewed by SPD on a case-by-case basis. A valid Washington State Driver's License is required prior to being hired. Ability to accurately type at least 35 wpm is highly desirable. Seattle residence is not required for application or appointment. Job offers are contingent on review of credit, criminal and driving history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application. Additional Information IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be screened for employment eligibility by the Seattle Personnel Department. Applicants will be informed as to whether or not they are eligible to participate in the testing process. Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Seattle Police Department's "Careers and Opportunities" web pages for further information about the hiring process. The written exam is scheduled to be given November 5, 2018. Eligible applicants will receive a scheduling notice from the Seattle Personnel Department regarding location, time and exam administration details. Immediately upon successfully completing the oral board interview on November 6 or 7, 2018, candidates will be required to submit a Personal History Information Packet which is available as a download on the Seattle Police Department "Careers and Opportunities" webpage. You are required to submit the Personal History Information Packet on the day of the oral board exam. The information and documentation required to complete the Personal History Information Packet is extensive and applicants are encouraged to review the form and begin collecting the required data in advance of the written exam. The City of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Closing Date/Time: 11/1/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The City of Seattle, Finance and Administrative Services (FAS), City Purchasing and Contracting Services, has an outstanding opportunity as a Senior Policy Advisor (Strategic Advisor II, Exempt). This position provides the City Purchasing and Contracting Services Division Director with strategic policy advice and operational support. This Division addresses many policy issues, initiatives, and relationships, including labor equity, women and minority business initiatives, and consultant contract policies for the City. Many polices require extensive stakeholder input and collaboration with elected officials and their staffs; the Senior Policy Advisor will assure those policy processes are effectively guided and executed. Additionally, this position will coordinate operational and administrative management on behalf of the Division Director to include attending public and internal forums, strategizing and facilitating effective communication with stakeholders, and providing research or analysis that supports decision processes. Job Responsibilities • Lead and/or participate in policy initiatives in collaboration with relevant managers. • Strategize, review, manage, or follow-up with communications to and from the Division Director withother managers, stakeholders, and City staff -particularlyfor items requiring urgent response. • Review materials for accuracy and to ensure professional and visual expectations are met. • Support Division administrators by tracking tasks and issues, following-up as needed. • Complete special projects as assigned, to include: analysis of legislative activities; tracking budgets and approved payments; drafting or finalizing correspondence; attending public meetings on behalf of the Director; conducting specialized research. • Remain connected with key stakeholders on behalf of the Director to assure stakeholders have access to the Director or other managers. • Assist in matters that may be confidential or sensitive, such as coordinating and/or assisting in issues or complaints by staff or contractors. Full confidentiality must be maintained. • Research policies, rules, and procedures and advise on proposed materials. • Track routine deliverables such as quarterly report updates and products with regular deadlines. • Support hiring processes. • Represent the division on internal committees. • Generate and interpret reports utilizing a range of software programs, including: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Project; Visio; and specialized budget programs, such as Summit. • Attend community meetings when needed to provide visibility for the Division. Duties will include taking notes and providing support to Division managers. This may include occasional evening or weekend time commitment. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree, and • Five (5) years ofexperience in a policy role that requires unusual levels of judgment and sensitivity in a public agency role. Desired Qualifications: • Experience and strong background in City and public agency processes, policies, and administration. • Exceptional interpersonal skills. • Exceptional ability to communicate positively and effectively with a professional and multicultural, diverse workforce at all levels, including elected officials, executives, and line staff. • Work independently with little guidance. • Demonstrate a high-level of accountability and reliability, with the ability to develop mutually-respectful business relationships with managers, employees, and other staff. • Take initiative and be self-motivated with the ability to work effectively on teams. • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and adhere to tight deadlines. • Experience with budgeting, contracting, and financial processes. • Experience working with City Human Resources' rules and procedures (ex: collective bargaining agreements, hiring processes, etc.). • Experience working with sensitive information and maintaining full confidentiality. • Ability to understand technical concepts that are peculiar to various disciplines. • Experience interpreting laws, policies, and procedures. • Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project and Visio. Additional Information This position may require occasional evening or weekend work. A cover letter and resume must be attached to be considered for this position. Closing Date/Time: 10/16/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of O365 Developer 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! Position Overview This position will continue to support the operationalization of the Office 365 Enterprise Applications (O365EA) team's development needs. With departmental/organizational SharePoint Online (SPO) and Office 365 Application needs increasing in demand, O365 Enterprise Applications requires expertise to support the build out of new solutions and provide operational support, maintenance, enhancement and improvement/correction of existing solutions. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact for the City of Seattle. NOTE: In effort to expand the applicant pool we have extended the application period to October 2, 2018. Job Responsibilities Responsible for identifying and recommending solutions to operational problems by implementing new software changes, integration of business processes into existing applications on the Office 365 platform. Works collaboratively with project managers to provide project support as needed. Defines project objectives by working closely with and engaging business customers at all levels, up to senior management. Identifies, recommends, and documents specific business and technology requirements for applications in Office 365 Ensures business goals and strategies are reflected in the recommended solution. Examines security, privacy and risk issues that are uncovered through research into technical solution possibilities. Recommends changes to policy to adapt a new or changed process or technology into the organization. Documents and presents to all levels of management recommended policy changes with defensible language. Develops software fit/gap analyses, functional specifications, preliminary and detailed business requirements, use cases/user stories, software requirements, and process/work flow diagrams. Develops solutions on Office 365 applications (SharePoint Online, Office 365 Groups, PowerApps, Flow, etc.), leveraging other Microsoft-based development technologies as needed. Design, develop, implement and troubleshoot Office 365 solutions. Consult on design and analyze departmental solutions, including integration of Dynamics 365 with SharePoint Online, PowerBI and/or other Microsoft platforms/tools. Provide architecture/design(s) for Office 365 solutions. Define high level and detailed requirements, technical specifications, use cases, and test cases, for large-scale government enterprise application projects. Managed all phases of application design -- from coding and prototyping through system testing, integration and deployment. Manage and maintain documentation related to Office 365 solutions. Work with .Net Developers to analyze solution implementations with the goal of supporting business acquisition ventures and to automate business services workflow. Evaluate business and reporting requirements. Design custom reports and dashboards. Help with customer workflow improvements, lowering costs and identifying risk mitigation. Work with Testers and Power Users to do ongoing modifications. Engage and work closely with business customers from front-line to mid-level management. Work with the quality assurance resources to deliver sound test plans and quality results by reviewing process and system changes. Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the business processes and the associated IT systems as informed by business staff. Build a strong working relationship with application owners, key business stakeholders, and all of the various IT resources to ensure the IT organization is delivering the right services and products required by the business. Gather and evaluate information from multiple sources for operational planning, requirements gathering, including: interpreting high-level information; abstracting from low-level information to a general understanding; and evaluating user requests to perceive the underlying needs of the business. Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts on system design and documentation. Qualifications Required Qualifications: In-depth experience in SharePoint Development (typically 3+ years) Significant experience in .Net (typically 2+ years) Significant experience with PowerApps and Microsoft Flows (typically 2+ years) Experience with the following: JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, C# SharePoint Designer workflows InfoPath forms SharePoint Framework PowerShell BCS SharePoint Online Desired Qualifications: Experience with: Adobe Sign DocuSign SharePoint Online Branding Additional Information NOTE: Submit cover letter and resume along with NeoGov application. Position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Seattle and Local 77 IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) Position is paid hourly and eligible for overtime and/or compensatory time for time worked over 40 hours in a workweek Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17 Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Seattle City Light has one of the longest-running energy conservation programs in the country and we've accomplished this distinction in a large part because of our team of dedicated, forward-thinking employees. The Customer Energy Solutions (CES) Division is seeking an Information Analyst to assist the division with document/record/information management and database administration. This position will primarily work to provide the Division with support for document management and set standards for database controls. This position will report to the Planning and Development Supervisor in the Agreement and Rebate Processing group. This is a new position in this Unit and was created to perform new duties associated with the administration of the division's new Demand Side Management (DSM) Tracking System, reporting, and content management. Job Responsibilities Design, implement, and administer document/record/information management systems for the CES Division. Establish and manage systems, programs, workflows, and procedures that allow users to capture, organize, store, share, retrieve, and purge electronic records and paper documents. Establish a governance structure and protocols for electronic storage of documents, including security level, function, and purpose. Prepare and provide detailed instructions and training to staff for standardized content management. Provide support with document auditing, cleanup, records retention, and retrieval. Maintain documents/records, including customer contracts and rebate records, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and City of Seattle policies. Assist in the development and implementation of the division's Demand Side Management (DSM) Tracking and Reporting System. Responsible for database administration and data integrity. Support the division, including the Lighting Design Lab, with maintaining contractor lists and data for outreach functionality within the DSM system. Provide technical support for the DSM Tracking and Reporting System and other technical tools. Create work instructions, checklists, hands-on trainings, and other technical references for the division. Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of operating procedures. Assist in the implementation of a new project management dashboards and tools to track and report energy savings, forecasting, and scheduling. Create annual/monthly energy savings and budget commitment reports rolled up at a measure, program, sector, customer, contractor, or Org Unit perspective Position will work as a supporting database administrator and will serve as the database resource within the contracting team. Investigates and resolves performance issues with database procedures, functions, and views. Communicates with field staff to resolve any data irregularities and ensure correct customer/project information. Provide records and prepare reports for regulatory agencies, division metrics, contract milestone reports, and project information. Supply ad-hoc reporting as needed with clear graphs and charts. Support the Agreements and Rebates Processing unit with complex, specialty, and/or unique contracts such as whole building projects, or those projects spanning multiple years. Support the supervisor to review the contracts prepared for these specialized projects. Other duties as assigned Qualifications Requires two years in systems, operational, procedures, research or analysis and a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, finance, computer science or a related field (or a combination of education, training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to performs he work of the class). Desired Qualifications: Experience in digital asset management, standardizing metadata, indexing, integration, visioning, and storage for all types of documents. Developed in document and content classification taxonomies to facilitate information capture, search, and retrieval. Experience in records management for audit purposes and effectively managed a high volume of projects. Experience managing high transactional database systems and/or relational databases. Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities for technical solutions. Ability to create workflows and work instructions using technical solutions such as Visio. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously and participate in continuous improvement processes that enhance procedures/processes to ensure system efficiency Ability to work independently to analyze and provide recommendations to management/team. Must understand the basic tenets of relational database technology and document storage. Strong written, oral, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a team. Proficiency working with Windows-based software including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. We are looking for an Information Technology Advisor to support City Light. The City Light IT Advisor is responsible for working with City Light's organizational units to understand their needs and to ensure those needs are reflected in City Light's IT work plan and the Seattle Information Technology Department's (ITD) service level agreements. In this role, you will serve as a "trusted advisor," and lead prioritization of City Light IT projects based on organizational needs/ strategy/priorities and City Light's workload and budget planning. This role will coordinate the activities of the City Light IT Planning Committee, Utility Advisory Board, and IT Executive Board, and partner with the Seattle Information Technology Department's Client Service Director for City Light, along with that Department's Executive Team, Advisory Boards and Committees. The role involves being a thought leader to align IT priorities with business strategies; establishing and maintaining a strategic relationship with appropriate level key stakeholders and Seattle IT; ensuring City Light business needs are conceptually addressed by appropriate technical solutions; representing City Light's business strategies and priorities to Seattle IT; and ensuring that IT solutions support the City's short-term and long-term business goals/strategy and align with City Light strategy. As the CITA, you must be able to communicate clearly, negotiate, listen, mitigate conflict, build alliances, have an in-depth knowledge of Seattle City Light's business and Seattle IT services, and achieve desired results using strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills. Successful candidates will possess a strong understanding of City Light business functions, have the ability to demonstrate experience building trusted relationships with multiple roles, and be passionate about coaching and motivating others to work collaboratively. This position will report to Seattle City Light's Chief Financial Officer. Job Responsibilities Key Responsibilities: Advise City Light Officers, Directors, Managers and individuals as well as the ITD Client Service Director on the nature and scope of program direction for significant programs, policies, and strategies as well as City Light IT issues. Make IT-related policy recommendations to City Light Officers and Directors. Communicate on a variety of significant issues related to City Light's priority programs and services, for the purpose of garnering support, shaping opinions, advocating controversial positions, and achieving important City Light objectives. Actively provide leadership, focus and direction to cross-functional, departmental or jurisdictional teams to achieve important City Light objectives related to the City's priority programs and services. Act as a technical expert for information technology to help Officers, Directors, Managers and individuals make decisions affecting City Light's highly visible or high impact services and/or programs. Develop, in conjunction with City Light's IT Planning Committee, an annual and quarterly prioritized City Light IT work plan. Understand and anticipate direction of City Light's business area(s)/unit(s), identify opportunities and makes recommendations to support desired future states. Update City Light's functional IT road maps. Ensure ITD updates a technical roadmap using City Light's functional IT roadmaps. Work closely with ITD's Client Service Director for City Light to resolve City Light/ITD-related issues. Communicate new and modified City Light IT policies, processes and standards that impact ITD to ITD's City Light Client Service Director. Monitor the level of service provided to City Light, working with ITD's City Light Client Service Director on behalf of City Light to escalate and resolve issues. Communicate with City Light leaders and other stakeholders to ensure awareness of ITD projects that impact City Light. Work with stakeholders and technical resources to cultivate appropriate IT solutions required to meet business goals. Act as an advocate for business needs and required results. Identify and mitigate potential problems and conflicts with IT delivery. Negotiate agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between City Light business stakeholders and ITD. Report on IT initiatives that impact City Light to the City Light IT Executive Board. Identify Information Technology and Operational Technology convergence opportunities. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education/experience/training will be considered for the required qualifications except where specifically noted. Education : Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Experience: 10 years internal/external IT experience. 5+ years' experience successfully leading large, complex projects in business/IT consulting/management roles. Demonstrated experience with in-depth knowledge of the electric utility business, business requirements and IT processes. Proven in-depth proficiency in leadership, communication, and relationship-building skills. Detailed knowledge of project management and business analysis. 5 years' experience working with large, distributed public utility management or operations, preferably in technology or information services disciplines. Capabilities : Ability to build trust and engagement with executives, customers, peers and team. Seizes opportunities to coach and mentor. Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Experience in creating strong working relationships with business units, technology teams and stakeholders. Strong oral and written communication skills in order to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers, commitment to excellent customer service and outstanding customer relationship skills. Proven ability to proactively solve problems and recommend solutions. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Process orientation with strong attention to detail. High energy; able to deal with demanding pace and changing priorities and the ability to remain calm under pressure. Ability to maintain confidentiality and a sense of humor, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with a diverse workforce within the City. Desired Qualifications: Experience with managed services contracts and Service Level Agreements. Experience with vendor management, software selection, and technology project implementation. Working knowledge of Oracle and Microsoft applications and systems. Government/public sector experience. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Description DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Information Assurance Manager in the Seattle Information Technology's Security, Risk & Compliance 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. The City's consolidated IT operation is over 700 strong, providing professional technology services across City government and beyond. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Position Overview & Description: This key position reports directly to the CISO/Director of Security, Risk & Compliance and provides a unique opportunity to positively impact the information security of over 13,000 City employees across over all City Departments. The Manager of Information Assurance is responsible for leading a team of risk analysts and vulnerability management specialists in assessing the cyber risk of IT projects, applications, and systems, and providing actionable remediation guidance to mitigate and minimize the risk to acceptable levels. A successful candidate will not only manage multiple risk assessment projects, but also have a strategic eye to discover recurring issues and work cross-functionally to develop policies, standards, and guidelines to reduce systemic issues over time. The Information Assurance Manager is expected to be a working manager, actively engaged in assessing critical, high-impact IT projects. A successful candidate will have excellent time management skills, able to balance overseeing a team of risk analysts and vulnerability management specialists while conducting assessments on critical IT projects. Projects may last months or, in some cases, years, and require security reviews throughout project stage gates, including, but not limited to, RFP requirements definition, contract review, security testing, vendor agreements, compliance reviews, and the creation and delivery of risk assessment reports. A successful candidate will have experience in conducting risk assessments for large IT projects using established frameworks, standards, and guidelines, such as National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53, NIST CSF, Cloud Security Alliance, CIS Top 20, OWASP, etc. The City is required to maintain regulatory compliance in many areas and, therefore, preference is given to candidates with familiarity in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and others. Experience in the public sector is a plus. This role will work closely with project managers, business sponsors, executive leadership, quality control, vendors, and staff in both IT and other City Departments. The Information Assurance Manager should be able to articulate risk in non-technical, concise messaging that is easily digestible and actionable. Furthermore, the Manager is expected to manage a team of analysts and assessment processes that provides City Departments with a consistent, thorough, and streamlined approach to discover and report on risk as early as possible. Strong interpersonal and cross-functional leadership skills are highly desired. A successful candidate will also possess strong project management skills and can manage a team responsible for deliverable-driven risk assessments for over one hundred IT projects. This person should be committed to delivering exceptional customer service and contributing to the development of high-performing teams. Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities: Develop, perform, facilitate, and manage Seattle IT's City-wide incident detection and response program, including the development and enhancement of incident response plans, processes, and tools to effectively manage the program. Track and report incidents and investigation activities with clear, concise messaging that speak to overall risk to the City and current success and areas of improvement for tools and processes. Demonstrate knowledge in compliance, federal, and state notification requirements as well as Washington State RCW, Seattle Municipal Code and ordinance provisions. Oversee SIEM operations, forensic lab and investigations, and threat hunting activities across all City Departments in an ever-changing technology landscape. Continuously monitor and assess information about changes to or affecting City projects and programs, legal and regulatory requirements, information technologies, business operations, contracts, and third parties, and evaluate and communicate the effects of such changes. Build and maintain effective relationships with the SRC team, the IT Department, Human Resources, and other stakeholders in multiple City Departments. Manage a team of five to six security operations professionals and facilitate their professional and technical development. Provide leadership, guidance, evaluation, and advocacy for incident detection and response plans and processes. Perform assignments commensurate with classified position level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education/experience/training will be considered for the required qualifications. Education : Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Business Administration, or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience : Minimum of 5 years' experience in information technology positions Minimum of 2 years' experience performing work in information security and/or risk management Minimum of 2 years' experience in personnel management. Ability to plan, manage, and execute multiple tasks and projects within defined timelines. Experience in assessing risk for IT projects and providing recommendations Experience in managing multiple projects and processes. Strong communication skills, including experience in delivering executive-level presentations and tracking and reporting on metrics. Understanding of federal, state, and regulatory compliance drivers and requirements relevant to municipal governments and utility organizations. Excellent analytical ability, problem-solving, and leadership skills. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with NeoGov application. Additional Information Desired Qualifications: Prior experience in public sector/government IT organization. Familiarity with Cloud Security Alliance, NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, CIS Top 20. Experience in threat modeling (STRIDE, DREAD, etc.). Knowledge of PCI-DSS, NERC, and/or CJIS. Desired certifications include CISSP, CISM, PMP, or equivalent. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Department Overview: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Digital Services Web Designer in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Office of Digital Engagement. 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 their customers. 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. The City's consolidated IT operation is 700 strong providing professional technology services across City government and beyond. We are looking for a talented professional who has a passion for service, community, and technology to join our exciting team! Job Responsibilities Program Overview The newly created Digital Services team is responsible for all public-facing City of Seattle web properties and plays a significant role in helping coordinate digital content strategy, user experience, and social media management throughout the City. The Digital Services unit includes three work groups, each led by a Team Lead or Supervisor who reports to the Digital Services Manager: Production & Customer Care, Usability & Design, and Development & Integration. Usability & Design Team The Usability & Design team provides services to City departments to create usable, customer-centered digital experiences. The Web Designer will contribute to the creation and maintenance of the City of Seattle's user experience standards. This group establishes design practices, develops usability standards and guidelines, and provides consultative services across City departments. Digital Services Web Designer This position reports to the Usability & Design Program Lead. The ideal candidate should be passionate about designing experiences that are intuitive and bring value to Seattle residents and business owners. You seek to empathize and understand your customer's needs, then translate those needs into specific interactions and designs. You will work closely with fellow designers, production and development team members to successfully research, ideate, prototype and iterate on meaningful experiences. Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities Analyze and make recommendations for improving current digital experiences within an omnichannel ecosystem. Use data and research to justify your design decisions. Quickly and thoroughly create user flows/journey maps, wireframes, and design prototypes to effectively conceptualize foundational digital experiences. Simplify and distill complex processes into intuitive and elegant information architecture and interactions. Document detailed interaction behaviors, recommend and maintain effective specifications and design patterns. Responsibly and effectively advocate for the customer in a government environment. Champion best practices in user experience, including information architecture, content design and taxonomy. Coordinate reviews and approvals as needed. Perform duties as assigned commensurate to the IT Professional level. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education/experience/training will be considered for the required qualifications. Minimum 2 years' experience as a user experience professional. Education Equivalent to an AA Degree or certification in Human-Centered Design, Information Science, User Experience, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, or similar. Experience in user research and usability testing methods. Experience in the wireframing, prototyping, and web presentation of digital content. Experience with web content management systems and publication workflows. Experience designing for WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 compliance. Familiarity with agile management practices and their role in managing a team and web products. Strong skills building professional relationships at all levels within an organization. Strong time management and communication skills. NOTE: Submit cover letter & resume along with application. NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance 14.17. NOTE: This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit; International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 77. Additional Information Desired Qualifications BA Degree or certification in Design, User Experience, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Science, Psychology, or similar. Experience crafting design research and generating insights. Experience presenting to team members and internal customers. Experience using the Ingeniux web content management system (CMS). Experience working as a consultant in user experience. Closing Date/Time: 10/16/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Communications Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) with a team of professionals whose mission is to deliver a high-quality transportation system for Seattle. This position requires a passionate and seasoned expert who have a masterful command of digital and social media platforms, strategic editorial and thought content development. The individual in this position will coordinate with SDOT's media and outreach & engagement teams to digitally distribute transparent messages, develop social and digital strategic plans, and launch digital campaigns that give the public, timely, accurate and clear information and data about important programs, projects and initiatives. Job Responsibilities Execute paid social media and content campaigns from planning, set up, execution, management and optimizations Stay on top of new and emerging trends across the digital landscape. Supervise small group of communication professionals. Demonstrate strong understanding of the role and value of digital and social media strategies Plan and lead campaigns and plans across social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) or advertising (display, SEM, social advertising, etc.). Establish strong internal staff and external stakeholder relationship management. Use strong organizational skills and ability to work across multiple projects, operate in a team environment, and meet deadlines appropriately. Manage multi funnel traffic optimization. Leverage web and social media analytics data to identify key opportunities for improvement as well as quantify the impact of efforts. Work cross collaboratively with communications teams, on SEO driven content recommendations and strategy. Develop process for continual improvements based on analytics data. Utilize behavior monitoring and traditional analytics data to find areas of opportunity, ensuring performance enhancements and accessible documentation Define and document results, themes and best practices for analytics and optimization Monitor website traffic, ranking and report on important KPIs and site metrics Work with analytics to create, maintain, and deliver various dashboards and reports for key partners Ensure consistent tracking, analysis, and reporting of core website and web product KPIs Manage cross-functional projects to develop new web capabilities Collaborate with internal staff to support their web needs Develop and communicate ideas for improving strategies, practices and approaches. Lead the successful implementation of those ideas Keep pace with online marketing and website analytics trends and developments, have a pulse on the industry to ensure that new ideas and methodologies are known to SDOT These responsibilities are only a summary of typical functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications : Requires three years professional experience in public relations, marketing, journalism, or related field involving the preparation and distribution of public information materials, and a Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Other combinations of education, training, and/or experience that provide an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class may be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities easily, accurately, and positively Detail oriented; strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Visio) and the ability to quickly learn new computer applications Ability to apply maximum confidentiality in exposure to sensitive and confidential employee information Positive attitude, proven history of good attendance and punctuality Experience with a wide range of social platforms such as HootSuite, Sprout, Sprinklr, Spredfast. Have a working knowledge of digital tracking and measurement technologies such as DoubleClick, Webtrends, and Omniture. Multilingual Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Submit the following to be considered for these vacancies: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and résumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: 9/25/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. This Director position has four main areas of responsibility: Implementing the current FERC license for the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project through 2025 Relicensing this Project by 2025 Ensuring that all capital and operations and maintenance projects undertaken at the Skagit and Boundary hydroelectric projects comply with environmental regulations and City Light's environmental stewardship policies Overseeing the management of 16 environmental scientists and planners This position will report to, and work closely with, the Chief Environmental Officer. Job Responsibilities The Director of Natural Resources and Hydro Licensing is in Seattle City Light's Environment, Land and Licensing Business Unit. The business unit is responsible for conducting all environmental and real estate work for the utility, including compliance with environmental regulations and implementation of environmental measures in City Light's hydroelectric project licenses. This position will be responsible for overseeing the management of the natural and cultural resource programs in the current FERC license for the Skagit River and Newhalem Creek hydroelectric projects; City Light's Avian Protection Program; and all environmental permitting needed for capital and maintenance projects at the utility's generation facilities. It will also be responsible for directing the process and work of relicensing the Skagit River and Newhalem Creek projects, which will occur over the next 7 years, and obtaining a new FERC license for these projects. Direct the work of the Natural Resources and Hydro Licensing Division, which includes the Skagit License Organization Unit (OU) and the Natural Resources and Permitting OU. Each OU has a working manager and 5-7 environmental scientists and planners, as well as several interns. Oversee the budget for the division; review employee performance and work plans; set salaries; assist with hiring processes, and ensure that personnel matters are quickly and appropriately addressed. Coordinate with the OU managers to ensure that the division is fulfilling its obligation to provide timely environmental review and hydro license support. Ensure compliance with the existing Skagit Project license including, FERC reporting; budget tracking; QA/QC of reports; invoicing; contract/MOA/grant management; Skagit Tour planning; and agency/tribal coordination. Work with the Natural Resources and Permitting Manager to ensure that capital and maintenance projects being conducted at City Light's generation plants comply with federal, state, and local environmental laws and follow best practices. Work with the Skagit License Manager to refine the strategy, schedule, and budget for the Skagit River and Newhalem Creek project relicensing processes and ensure the availability of adequate resources. Participate with an interdivisional team to address economic, engineering and operational issues for the Skagit Project relicensing process. Work closely with the Chief Environmental Officer and Power Production Officer on relicensing stakeholder negotiation strategy and process. Review all license documents prior to submittal to FERC to ensure that the utility's position is accurately defined and reflected. Represent the utility in meetings with federal and state resource agencies, tribes, and NGOs. Ensure that field work conducted by Division staff is in accordance with City Light safety policies and practices. Represent the Business Unit in the absence of the Chief Environmental Officer. Work with the Chief Environmental Officer on developing and implementing utility environmental policies and best practices; preparing responses to proposed changes in environmental regulations; and communications with regulators and policy makers. Provide guidance to Business Unit managers and other directors on interpreting and complying with environmental and cultural resources. Lead all division meetings and participate in Business Unit, City Light Leadership, all-staff, and Director meetings, as well as required training. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree in biology, applied ecology, environmental studies, botany, fisheries, environmental engineering or other related field in natural, physical or environmental sciences. Experience: At least 10 years leading and managing scientists and planners, including staff in supervisory positions. Experience in overseeing and reviewing environmental studies, projects, research, and permitting and planning processes for electric utilities. Other combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability. Certification/License: Driver's license Desired Qualifications: Advanced degree in natural or physical sciences, environmental law, or environmental engineering; Demonstrated leadership role in a public or private electric utility. Relevant and recent experience with FERC hydroelectric license compliance and relicensing in the western United States; Demonstrated understanding of natural and cultural resource issues associated with hydroelectric projects; A strong understanding of federal and state regulations related to endangered species, wetlands, water quality, land disturbance, and cultural resources; Demonstrated experience with ESA and Section 106 consultation and associated negotiations; Background in working with local, Washington state and federal regulatory agencies and tribes; Demonstrated experience in managing and tracking budgets and schedules; Demonstrated experience managing and working with staff in supervisory roles and in collaborating with others in leadership positions; Strong organization skills and the ability address multiple and varied priorities effectively and efficiently under time-sensitive deadlines; Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and effectively represent City Light issues and concerns in negotiations with agencies, tribes, and non-governmental organizations Excellent written and oral communication, as demonstrated by presentations and publications; Ability to provide thorough technical QA/QC review of scientific reports and documents related to City Light environmental policies and practices; Ability to work effectively with people of all types and provide excellent customer service; Experience in the use of MS Office; Demonstrated drive and initiative with a professional approach Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/ . Closing Date/Time: 10/9/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Chief Technology Officer (CTO), reports to the Mayor and sets and defines the operating model, and provides strategic leadership, direction and management of the City's information technology resources. These include telecommunications, data, and supporting physical infrastructure; applications and application infrastructure; computer engineering and operations; data centers, servers, storage, and backup equipment; desktop, mobile, and printing devices; cloud services; digital engagement services; and the services to provide, maintain, and support Information Technology for the City. The CTO is the principal technology leader for the City of Seattle with overall responsibility for the management, leadership, and vision of the information technology strategy. The CTO oversees the delivery of all technology services, leads an organization of 667 FTEs and manages an annual budget of $253 million with a capital budget of $39.9 million. The CTO serves as a leader who oversees the development and ongoing updates of the strategic plan and works collaboratively with city leadership, staff, and stakeholders to continue to transform the City's technology services and investment into highly visible, effective, and efficient assets. Job Responsibilities Fulfills the IT mission and strategic plan by providing resources, products and services that departments, staff and residents depend upon for their business needs while bringing a deep understanding of future technology trends and acting as a proactive advisor to help the City anticipate problems and develop solutions. Develops an in-depth understanding of the City's priorities and sets clear information technology goals that anticipate needs and are responsive to the City's strategic plan and goals. Creates and identifies and evaluates new technological tools and advise on their appropriateness for the City and their alignment with the information technology strategy. Provides the leadership and vision for IT strategic and tactical planning, including managing appropriate governance structures to address goals to foster innovation, prioritize initiatives, and manage current and future IT systems and resources that assure continued high-quality services provided on the city network, data centers, and systems. Develops plans, policies, and standards for acquiring, implementing, and operating IT systems and other technology assets; Has knowledge of trends and issues in the IT industry, including technologies and pricing,especially as they relate to government. Recruits, hires, and retains talented division leaders. Assures the security and integrity of all City information resources and that IT best practices are applied. Identifies opportunities for appropriate IT investments and funding strategies. Fosters and promotes technology access to support a more diverse and equitable community. Qualifications The ideal candidate will possess an extensive knowledge base regarding information systems and technology as well as at least seven years' experience in a senior IT leadership role within a substantial and complex government agency, a not-for-profit or a for-profit corporation that involves leading a diverse staff and management of significant funds. Candidates should bring strengths in both external relations and high-level internal management, with an ability to balance the two. Critical to this role is the ability to use technology to translate client needs into workable business solutions. The successful candidate will report directly to the Mayor and serve on her cabinet. This position requires City Council confirmation. For this important role, the City of Seattle is seeking candidates with a combination of technical, business, and emotional intelligence. The successful candidate will possess a record of professional experience that demonstrates progressive responsibilities and significant senior-level management experience in a complex IT environment. The CTO should have experience providing an environment which facilitates and supports collaboration, using secure methodologies, providing access to resilient and fault tolerant systems, and promoting enterprise systems. The ideal candidate will have a passion for public service and will lead by example to gain the confidence of the public, elected officials and staff. Additional Information Persons interest in this position should submit a cover letter and current resume directly to the City's recruitment partner Karras Consulting . If you have questions regarding this announcement,please call Marissa Karras at 360-956-1336. The Seattle Information Technology Department (Seattle IT) is a relatively new department, created in April 2016, comprised of information technology staff and resources previously located throughout City departments and in the City's previous IT department, the Department of Information Technology (DoIT). With a full view and understanding of the City's IT needs, Seattle IT can address common issues more efficiently and find tools to meet common business case needs. Seattle IT serves the City's more than 12,000 employees and is responsible for the City's policy approach to technology innovations and digital security. Seattle is working toward digital equity, to ensure all residents and neighborhoods have the information technology capacity needed for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services. Data drives innovation, improving both the quality of life and economic productivity and creates new opportunities to help reduce traffic congestion, foster economic development, improve air quality, and make local governments more open, responsive, and efficient. Seattle IT is committed to collaborating with community and business partners on intentional strategies and investments to create opportunities, improve the qualityof life, and to reduce and eliminate historical barriers to technology access and use. Seattle IT is organized into seven divisions: Engineering and Operations; Strategy and Planning; Digital Engagement; Business Office; Security, Privacy, and Compliance; Application Services; and Client Services. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ people, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2018 12:00 AM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, Washington, United States
Sep 20, 2018
Full Time
Position Description DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW: The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time Broadband & Cable Program Analyst position with Seattle Information Technology's Digital Engagement Office/Cable Communications. 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. The Office of Cable Communications is part of the Seattle IT's Digital Engagement Office and is responsible for all regulatory activities associated with the provision of cable services within the City of Seattle, along with broadband planning and telecommunication liaison work Job Responsibilities Reporting to the Broadband & Cable Program Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing the following functions: Provide regulatory compliance oversight of Seattle cable operators and cable franchise agreements; Support Seattle's Cable Customer Bill of Rights and other customer advocacy efforts, and resolve cable customer complaints; Assist Senior Management Systems Analyst in administration of cable and internet discount programs; Assist with community outreach and educational events, including development of outreach materials, related to cable and broadband services and associated discount programs; Maintain Office of Cable Communications website content; Support administration of contract with the non-profit corporation that operates Public Access TV; Conduct research to support policy recommendations pertaining to cable, broadband and wireless services; Prepare reports, recommendations and analyses to inform department leadership, elected officials, the public, and the media about cable, broadband and telecommunications issues; and Oversee the work of technical, legal and financial consultants as needed. Perform tasks commensurate with the Management Systems Analyst level, as required. Qualifications NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience will be considered for the required qualifications except where specifically noted. Two years' experience in systems, operational, procedures, research or analysis. The successful candidate will posses legislative or financial analysis, public administration, consumer protection, contract administration or similar field. Bachelor's degree in public or business administration, finance, communications or a related field; or equivalent combination of skills and education that demonstrate attributes to be successful in this position. NOTE: Submit cover letter & 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: Three years' experience in telecommunications, utilities or other industry regulations. Experience in cable industry regulation or providing consulting services to local government regulatory agencies. Knowledge of broadband, cable and telecommunication issues at the Federal, state and local level. Ability to proactively solve problems and recommend solutions; strong analytical and critical thinking skills; process orientation with strong attention to detail. Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments. Ability to work in a technical, regulatory environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service orientation. Demonstrated commitment to collaborative team work. Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to express complex technical or legal issues in a manner easily understood by non-technical individuals. Ability to maintain confidentiality, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse multi-cultural individuals within City staff and customer base. Experience with content management system (CMS), preferably Ingeniux. Experience with MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 4:00 PM Pacific