City of Seattle

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

79 job(s) at City of Seattle

City of Seattle, WA 15th Avenue West, WA
May 30, 2018
Temporary
Position Description The Seattle Animal Shelter is seeking an energetic, dedicated individual to join our team as a temporaryAnimal Care Officer. The Seattle Animal Shelter promotes public safety, animal welfare, enforces Seattle's laws regarding animals, administers animal sheltering and adoption programs, and manages a spay and neuter clinic. Reporting to the Animal Care Manager, this position is responsible for providing quality care and sanitary housing for all shelter animals. The work of this position contributes to sustaining the shelter's current gold standard save rate for animals. Job Responsibilities • Rinse, scrub, and disinfect animal cages, hallways, floors, walls and isolation/quarantine areas; clean water and food dishes, and related kennel equipment. • Answer questions, in person or by telephone from the general public concerning adoptions, redemptions, lost animals, impounding of animals, the operations and policies of the shelter, and animal control ordinances. • Use a computer to input information regarding animals received in the shelter and to process adoptions and redemptions. • Prepare food; feed and water animals. • Receive and inspect animals delivered to the shelter, vaccinate if necessary, and record necessary information. • Identify sick and diseased animals, taking precautions to prevent the spread of disease to other animals or humans. • Identify and handle wild or vicious animals, using proper handling precautions. • Notify pet owners by phone or certified letter of their pet's detainment. • Assist in euthanizing animals. • Counsel potential pet owners in selecting an animal of the appropriate size, breed, and disposition; explain responsibilities of animal ownership including the importance of proper care, feeding, grooming, and spay/neutering. • Give tours of the animal shelter. • Conduct educational activities and work with volunteers. Qualifications • Requires a minimum of one year experience in the care of and treatment of animals (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Work Environment/Physical Demands • Must have the ability to care for and treat animals in a humane manner; deal courteously with citizens; carry out oral and written instructions; act quickly and calmly in emergency situations; perform strenuous manual tasks in the upkeep of the Animal Shelter; work in conditions of extreme stress. • Frequent contact with hostile and abusive members of the public. • Must be able to lift animals weighing at least 50 pounds. • Required to work weekends and holidays for an indefinite period of time. • Necessary inoculations for rabies, etc., are required and will be provided by the employer. • Must stand, walk, bend and stoop to perform duties. • Must be able to lift over 50 pounds. • May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public. • Exposed to noise, dangerous animals with a potential for attack and animal feces that may be contaminated with zoonotic disease transmittable to humans. • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. Additional Information Hiring Process: Applicantswill be reviewed as they are received. We reserve the right to hire at any time and close this process. . To be considered, you must submit the following: 1. NEOGOV online (or paper) application 2. Supplemental Questionnaire 3. Attach aresumé to your application Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and resumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check. Learn more about the Seattle Animal Shelter by visiting our http://www.seattle.gov/animalshelter Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA City Light North and South Service Centers, WA
Jul 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. We are seeking to hire Journey-level Lineworkersforthe Transmission and Distribution Business Unit of Seattle City Light. Lineworkers areresponsible for constructing, installing, repairing, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical power systems, transmission, distribution and non-network underground systems, and street lighting systems. This position will report to the Electrical Construction and Maintenance Supervisor. Lineworkerswill report out of the North Service Center or the South Service Center. Job Responsibilities Perform skilled work in the construction and maintenance of electrical power transmission and distribution systems (4.1 KV and 26 KV). Set, raise and guy wooden poles, using climbers and belts. Operate bucket trucks to install and maintain overhead systems. Test, troubleshoot and repair defective circuits. Work Splice overhead and underground wire and cable. Install conductors in conduit and pan trenches. Work on energized lines and equipment using rubber protective devices or hotline tools. Trains and instructs Lineworker Apprentices, Line Helpers and other crew members. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned. Qualifications Requires successful completion of a Lineworker apprenticeship program, including two years' experience working with 2200 volt or higher three phase primary distribution (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience, which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Successful completion of a 4 year apprenticeship can substitute for 1 year of Journeyworker experience. Certification/License: Driver License with a Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class "A" endorsement. Desired Qualifications: Three years journey level experience in line construction Work Environment and Physical Demands: Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather. Work is performed at varying heights, in and around high voltage and energized equipment, in construction areas, and around moving traffic. Work requires prolonged physical exertion and lifting of objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. Requires working evenings, weekends, holidays and long hours during emergency and outage situations. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and 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: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Various, WA
Jul 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. The Generation Operation & Engineering Business Unit is hiring multiple journey level Electrician Constructors to join our teams at our remote power generation facilities at the Boundary Hydroelectric Project in Metaline, Washington and the Skagit Hydroelectric Project based out of Newhalem, Washington.Electrician Constructors perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of equipment and facilities used in the generation, transmission and distribution of electric power.These positions report to the Electrical Constructor Crew Chief at their respective Hydroelectric Projects. Both appointments will provide an opportunity to live and/or work at our hydro generating facilities located amongstWashington State's most beautiful and scenic regions.The Boundary Hydroelectric Project is located approximately 100 miles north of Spokane near the town ofMetalineFalls and the Canadian Border in theSelkirk mountain range.The Skagit Hydroelectric Project is based out ofNewhalem, Washington, located 116 miles northeast of Seattle, and is nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range. Job Responsibilities Perform journey-level work in the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of equipment and facilities used in the generation, distribution and transmission of electrical power. The work requires expert knowledge of electrical theory and principles, familiarity with the tools and equipment used in the electrical trades, ability to interpret and apply drawings, electrical diagrams, specifications and codes, and knowledge of safety rules and procedures. Installs, maintains, tests and repairs generators, control equipment, electrical motors, power circuit breakers, voltage regulators, automatic generation control equipment, transformers, and other electrical equipment. Installs and repairs conduit and wiring in and around substations, powerhouses and other installations. Installs, inspects and repairs security systems, protection and control relays, station batteries, and chargers. Diagnoses, repairs and replaces water-level monitoring and control systems, hoisting equipment,spillgates, intake gates, overhead cranes, and elevator systems. Operates specialized mobile equipment and vehicles. Instructs and monitors the work of Electrical Helpers and Electrician-Constructor Apprentices. Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Works on or near energized high voltage equipment, at heights, and in confined areas. May be exposed to toxic/hazardous substances. Requires physical exertion and lifting or manipulating of objects that weigh more than 50 pounds. Qualifications Requires a minimum of three years experience in the electrical trades as an apprentice or helper, including one year working with 2200 volt or higher electrical equipment (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Certification/License: Current Washington State Drivers' License. Commercial Driver's License with Class B endorsement may be required. Desired Qualifications: Three years journey level experience in electrical construction. Additional Information Initial screening will be based on the information contained in your application materials. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to the first stage of the hiring process, which is the written exam. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and 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: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Urban Forestry Division within Maintenance Operations of the Seattle Department of Transportation presents an 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. This position performs tree care activities such as pruning and removing green belt, arterial and residential street trees. Tree care is conducted to provide for public safety, protection of property, and for the health and longevity of City trees. The Tree Trimmer reports to the Tree Crew Supervisor. Job Responsibilities Participates in the work of a tree crew Prunes, and removes green belt, arterial, park, and street trees to provide public safety and maintain healthy trees Climbs trees of varying heights using rope, saddles, spurs, ladders, or aerial hydraulic lift truck to safely prune or remove trees Fells trees and salvages fallen timber, removes trees and stumps Responds to emergency calls to remove damaged sections or entire trees Maintains, inspects, and operates a variety of equipment such as hydraulic aerial lift trucks, hand and power saws, compressors, wood chippers, winches, blowers, and stump cutters Evaluates tree health for potential hazard to property and public safety Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice 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 Experience One-year experience in urban forestry, landscape maintenance, tree farming, or tree trimming which involves the use of safety harnesses, climbing equipment, aerial hydraulic lift trucks, rigging, and chain saws and includes the application of arboricultural practices, proper pruning methods, and related safety practices (combinations of education, training, and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability) Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base Licensing/Certification/Other Requirements Current Washington State CDL driver's license Pre-Placement Physical: A job offer is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam Ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR card, and Flagging/Traffic Control card within 90 days of employment Additional training and Washington Pesticide Operator's License may be required for some positions Familiarity with State and Federal regulations regarding tree trimming is required A background check may be required for this position Work Environment/Physical Demands Required to stand, walk, climb trees, or bend for extended periods Frequently required to lift objects weighing more than 50 pounds May require handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances Required to work outdoors in all types of weather Required to be on-call at all times in case of emergencies Required to work at varying heights and within legal/safe distances to electrical hazards and with the possible dangers of falling Required to operate machinery and equipment with extreme caution, including hydraulic aerial lift trucks, wood chippers, stump cutters, winches, chainsaws, and handsaws Desired Qualifications Journey Line Clearance Tree Trimmer ISA Certified Arborist or Certified Tree Worker Experience working along high-volume transportation corridors or related sites where pedestrian and traffic control measures are required for work operations Knowledge and practical experience in work site hazard/traffic safety setup Good interpersonal communication skills Multilingual Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and resumé is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Job offer is contingent upon verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process and may include an oral interview, reference and criminal history background check, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Who May Apply: This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The Seattle Human Resources Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 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. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time:
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work cross divisionally in the Project Development and Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) Division of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. This position will serve in a leadership role in the delivery of Move Seattle Levy projects within the City of Seattle. Working within the Communication Services group as part of a multi-disciplinary project team, this position will work towards the successful implementation of transportation capital projects by developing public outreach plans and coordinating the communication of project elements to public and private stakeholders, affected communities, and other City staff and agencies. Note, this recruitment may be used to fill multiple openings within the Communication Services group of the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures Division. Job Responsibilities Serve as primary contact for public communication on transportation capital projects which includes working with constituents, community members, consultants, and other City staff to implement the outreach elements of transportation capital improvements projects Develop and make presentations or briefings on projects and issues to community groups, key City officials, review boards, and permit agencies, providing clear and concise information on mitigation efforts or explanations for certain project design decisions Develop and implement public involvement plans; disseminate outreach materials (fact sheets, newsletters, fliers, web content, etc.); plan and organize public meetings Prepare routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, and reports; coordinate internal communication with other SDOT divisions, City departments and staff, and with City Council and the Mayor's Office Coordinate consultant selection processes consistent with the City's Consultant Contract Procedures for Women and Minority Business Inclusion Plan; develop scopes of work and budgets for Outreach and Communications consultants, oversee consultants' progress; review and authorize invoices for accuracy and authorize payments Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice in keeping with the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative; ensure that outreach materials are translated, interpreted as needed, and culturally competent 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 : Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning, or related field Three years of project or construction management or related experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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. Desired Qualifications : Working knowledge of traffic planning, transportation projects and familiarity with Seattle Moderate to advanced skill using PowerPoint, Adobe Pro, or other graphics software Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills Multilingual Required Certifications/Licenses : Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Work Environment/Physical Demands : Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment. May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather and potentially hazardous construction sites. Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed periodically. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and 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 checks, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) 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 will support a multi-discipline, multi-department, and multi-agency team in the initiation, execution, and close-out of our most complex, highly visible capital improvement projects and programs. This is professional work serving as an advisor and/or consultant in the strategic planning and strategic initiatives of the City. The focus of the work is the planning, analysis, and coordination of professional engineering and/or functions related to inspection and plan review for SDOT. Job Responsibilities Supervise three or more SDOT Project Managers Prepare and present highly authoritative transportation policy, project, or program recommendations to elected officials, department head, and executive management; develop policies with significant long-term impacts on the city's priority transportation capital projects and programs Strongly influence the scope of department capital project and program direction by acting as a key advisor to management and/or department head Communicate to internal and external clients and stakeholders as an authoritative representative of elected official(s), department head, and executive management on a variety of significant issues related to the City's priority transportation projects and programs Actively provide leadership, focus, and direction to cross-functional or departmental project teams as an authoritative representative of the department Act as a technical expert in a specific field involving independent technical decision-making, and advise on technical matters which is relied upon by the department to make decisions affecting the City's highly visible transportation projects Serve as Project Manager for the most complex and controversial transportation capital projects including, but not limited to, transit projects, arterial asphalt and concrete projects, bike/pedestrian facility projects, and other medium to large transportation capital projects Manage project scope, schedule, and budget from design through construction; lead coordinate consultant selection processes, negotiate and manage contracts, and evaluate consultant and contractor performance Facilitate and lead team meetings; monitor and coordinate project team activities to ensure responsibilities are fulfilled and problems are resolved or elevated in a timely manner Develop and negotiate agreements with other agencies and departments; review and approve invoices from consultants and agencies, process payments, change orders, and other documents Develop and defend policies affecting the department's ability to fund and deliver a wide portfolio of capital projects and programs; advise elected officials and/or department head, and management on policies which may involve long term impacts to the City's transportation infrastructure and operations Provide recommendations for development of significant transportation capital projects and programs to elected officials, department heads, or executive management Communicate to internal and external clients and stakeholders on behalf of elected officials, department head, and executive management on a variety of significant or highly controversial transportation related issues Act on behalf of and represent priorities and interests of the department on a variety of cross functional, departmental, or jurisdictional teams delivering transportation capital projects Assist Paving, Bike/Pedestrian, and ADA Program Managers along with other CPRS Program Managers with Program Management duties Provide monthly project status updates for reporting to management, department head, or elected officials; identify, track, and manage project risks; prepare project change forms to document changes in project scope, schedule, and budget Provide input on department policies related to transportation infrastructure, operations, or services, and provide recommendations on policy and procedures related to short term and long-term transportation operations Communicate and negotiate policy and procedural information with internal and external clients and stakeholders Participate in and assist with coordinating or facilitating cross functional, departmental, or jurisdictional teams for delivering and wide portfolio of transportation capital projects Operate regularly with technically related matters, and apply specialized knowledge in analyzing a variety of issues related to transportation capital improvements; lead and facilitate options analysis work or value engineering work on large, complex transportation capital projects Coordinate with public outreach communications lead to develop and implement inclusive public outreach and involvement efforts; respond to general questions, comments, and concerns about the project Support department goals in promoting diversity, racial equality, and social justice 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Public or Business administration, Urban or Transportation Planning, or related field Five years of experience managing the scope, schedule, and budget for transportation capital improvement projects from planning, design, and through construction 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 : Advanced degree in Civil Engineering, Public or Business administration, Urban or Transportation Planning, or related At least seven years of project management experience At least 2 years of supervisory experience Experience working for a municipal transportation department Experience working with and developing consensus with various constituencies Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, set goals and objectives, and re-prioritize as needed Excellent graphic, analytical, interpersonal, and writing and oral communication skills to support the development of urban design concepts and to deliver effective presentations to community groups, elected officials, and professional colleagues Ability to grasp complex issues, identify alternative approaches to problems and issues, develop policy recommendations, and exercise sound judgment Ability to work effectively in a multicultural workplace and with a diverse customer base Multilingual Work Environment/Physical Demands : Work is typically performed in a normal city/office environment. May be required to work evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, and travel overnight. Additional Information Application Process : This is a continuous recruitment that will be opened until it is filled. Applications are reviewed periodically. Do not hesitate to apply. Submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and 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: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects & Roadway Structures (CPRS) 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. CPRS is seeking multiple Project Managers for its Project Management team . The Project Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating the efforts of a diverse team of City and non-City staff, consultants, and community members, to deliver our projects on time and within budget. The Project Manager will manage transportation capital projects and coordinate the planning, design, and construction processes for capital improvement projects. Job Responsibilities Serve as Project Manager for Arterial Asphalt & Concrete paving projects, Bike/Ped Facility Projects, Bridge Seismic/Bridge Planning Projects, multi-modal corridor projects, in addition to other capital projects as needed; manage project scope, schedule, and budget from design through construction Manage consultant contracts and lead project teams from project definition through construction completion As a licensed Engineer, prepare and/or oversee the design and engineering work performed by project team staff; stamp, sign, and seal engineering plans and drawings on an as needed basis Conduct project associated public outreach and attend meetings to determine objectives, program plans, and project scope Develop and negotiate schedules for design and construction; and monitor and coordinate activities of contractors, consultants, committees, community organizations, and users during construction Coordinate project closeout and budget reconciliation Monitor and evaluate projects to ensure adherence to project specifications and standards Prepare reports, correspondence, advertisements, and official documents Support the planning of capital improvement and other City funded/sponsored projects by preparing necessary documents outlining scope of project, objectives, methodologies, and major duties of project participants Provide information to the public at public meetings and hearings to explain project activities and answer questions Serve as liaison with other departments and agencies with respect to projects assigned Coordinate consultant selection process; negotiate and administer consultant contracts; coordinate all aspects of contract between other staff; and evaluate consultant performance Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice 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 : Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology Five years of professional civil engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the state of Washington or the ability to obtain by date of hire. Desired Qualifications : Strong proficiency in using MS Word, MS Project, and MS Excel with experience using project management software Demonstrated written communication and good oral communication skills, and supporting public involvement processes Strong organizational, time management, and customer service skills Demonstrated capability to actively manage multiple projects and monitor and maintain the progress of schedules to meet milestones and budget expenditures Multilingual 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 holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for these outstanding opportunities: 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, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division of Seattle Department of Transportation as a leader in the Construction Management Services group working with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. Reporting to the Office Engineering Supervisor, the Senior Office Engineer will perform office engineering administration of larger scale public works construction contracts. Job Responsibilities Instruct and train consultants and less experienced in-house staff on construction documentation procedures; act as a technical resource for all contract administration activities Administer multiple projects at once, some with Federal funding and subject to federal requirements Prepare and process monthly and final contractor payments, measurement, and payment of force account work and materials on hand Review and process standard construction paperwork such as RFIs, design changes, field memos, materials submittals, serial letters, etc.; will require occasional field work to verify contract compliance and that work completed is being measured and paid per plans and specifications Read and interpret plans, specifications, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Track and process contractor submittals and other project correspondence Assist in project closeout and ensure that construction files, photos, and as-builts are archived appropriately Assist in preparation of back up documentation for change orders Prepare various construction notices and related documents Participate in and assist with pre-construction meetings as well as weekly progress meetings; prepare minutes and solicit review comments Interact with a wide range of stakeholders such as contractors, property owners, businesses, designers, project managers, resident engineers, inspectors, etc. Coordinate and cooperate with other agencies, departments, divisions, and private utilities involved in or affected by projects Set up and manage electronic and hard copy of construction project files Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice These responsibilities are a summarization 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 : Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Four years of Civil Engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Fundamental of Engineering (FE) also referred to as the Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering Experience administering public works construction contracts, including projects with Federal funding Prior specialty contracting experience (GCCM, JOC, Design Build) Knowledge of the principles and practices of civil and construction engineering, including methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used in civil engineering, construction, and inspection Ability to read and interpret plans, specs, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Strong proficiency in using MS Word, MS Excel, SharePoint Online, and Adobe Professional Multilingual 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 holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and 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, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) Capital Projects & Roadway Structures division is seeking qualified candidates for the Senior Communications Lead (Capital Projects Coordinator, Senior) position. This position will develop and coordinate the communication and public outreach elements for the successful implementation of transportation capital projects. Will work as part of a multi-disciplinary project team, develop public outreach plans and coordinate the communication of project elements to public and private stakeholders, affected communities, and other City staff and agencies. Job Responsibilities Serve as primary contact for public communication on transportation capital projects which includes working with constituents, community members, consultants, and other City staff to implement the outreach elements of transportation capital improvements projects Develop and make presentations or briefings on projects and issues to community groups, key City officials, review boards and permit agencies, providing clear and concise information on mitigation efforts or explanations for certain project design decisions Develop and implement public involvement plans, disseminate outreach materials (fact sheets, newsletters, fliers, web content, etc.); plan and organize public meetings Prepare routine and advanced correspondence including letters, memoranda, official documents, and reports; coordinate internal communication with other SDOT divisions, City departments and staff, and with City Council and Mayor's Office Execute consultant selection processes consistent with the City's Consultant Contract Procedures for Women and Minority Business Inclusion Plan; develop scopes of work and budgets for Outreach and Communications consultants, oversee consultants' progress; review and authorize invoices for accuracy and authorize payments Support departmental goals in promoting diversity and social justice; ensure that outreach materials are translated and interpreted as needed and culturally competent 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 : Bachelor Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field Four years project or construction management experience, or related experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Demonstrated capability to actively manage multiple projects and monitor and maintain the progress of schedules to meet milestones and budget expenditure targets Experience leading or supporting public involvement processes Working knowledge of traffic planning, transportation projects, and familiarity with Seattle Proficiency in using MS Word, MS Project, and MS Excel with experience using project management software Moderate to advanced skill using PowerPoint, Adobe Pro, or other graphics software Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Multilingual 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 holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Hiring Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and 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: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Work in the Capital Projects and Roadway Structures Division of Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) as a leader in the Construction Management Unit working with a team of professionals whose vision is to be the most innovative and responsive transportation agency in the region. This position will perform office engineering administration of public works construction contracts. Position will report to the Office Engineering Supervisor and support departmental goals in promoting diversity, race, and social justice. Job Responsibilities Prepare and process monthly and final contractor payments, including measurement and payment of force account work and materials on hand Review and process standard construction paperwork such as RFIs, design changes, field memos, materials submittals, serial letters, etc.; will require occasional field work to verify contract compliance and that work completed is being measured and paid per plans and specifications Read and interpret plans, specifications, construction schedules, contracts, and other construction documents to ensure contract compliance Track and process contractor submittals and other project correspondence Assist in project closeout and ensure that construction files, photos, and as-builts are archived appropriately Assist in preparation of back up documentation for change orders Participate and assist with pre-construction meetings as well as weekly progress meetings; prepare meeting minutes and solicit review comments Interact with a wide range of stakeholders such as contractors, property owners, businesses, designers, project managers, resident engineers, inspectors, etc. Set up and manage electronic and hard copy of construction project files Support department goals in promoting diversity and social justice 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 : Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology Two years of Civil Engineering experience Ability to effectively work in a multicultural 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 : A valid Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : Fundamental of Engineering (FE) also referred to as the Engineer in Training (EIT) Certification Previous experience administering public works construction contracts Proficiency in using MS word, MS excel, Adobe professional, and SharePoint Online Prior specialty contracting experience (GCCM, JOC, Design Build) Multilingual 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 holidays. Overnight travel may be required. Additional Information Application Process : Applications are reviewed after the job posting closes. Complete or submit the following to be considered for this outstanding opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND résumé Your application may be rejected if these items are missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and 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, medical exam, and a review of driving history. Learn more about Seattle Department of Transportation by visiting our webpage . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Seattle, WA Rockport, WA
Jul 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. The Generation Operations & Engineering Business Unit is seeking a safety focused Maintenance Laborer to work out of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project grounds. Newhalem, Washington is located 116 miles northeast of Seattle, in a very remote, rural area nestled in the northern Cascade mountain range at one of Washington State's most beautiful and scenic hydro generating facilities. This positionperforms semi-skilled and/or skilled work in a variety of locations such as street areas, solid waste transfer stations, landfills, shops, warehouses, and various City Light facilities. The Maintenance Laborer has the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects and participate in the operation and maintenance activities that strengthen, beautify, and improve the maintenance and reliability of hydroelectric plants. This position reports to the Grounds Maintenance Crew Chief. Job Responsibilities Assists a variety of skilled trade personnel in coordinating and performing skilled work; Assists in the maintenance, repair, and construction of buildings and other facilities Performs maintenance work on grounds including mowing, edging, and trimming lawns using power hand and small riding mowers, edger's, and sweepers; water and weed lawns, shrubs, and flower beds; rake and clear litter; saw, split, and stack wood; assist in other gardening assignments; Performs repair, maintenance and construction of buildings and other facilities and streets/walks for asphalt and concrete paving operations; Provide manual assistance to other workers and use various types of hand and small power tools such as hammers, saws, axes, drills, jackhammers, rotary drills, weed eaters, backpack blowers, shovels, and scythes; Operate hand held scrubbers and polishers; sweep floors and wash windows; Perform janitorial duties including picking up trash, sweeping floors, dust, wash, disinfect, and vacuum to keep public areas clean; May lead and/or perform office relocations and delivery, storage and disposition of materials, forms, furniture and equipment; Drives pickup trucks and other motorized vehicles or equipment in connection with work activities; Performs other building services work including assisting with motor pool operations, and event set ups; Assist in the participation of opening, backfilling, and shoring of trenches and other excavations; Assists and participates in the maintenance and repair of bridges, tunnels and drainage systems. Washes and chlorinates reservoirs and elevated tanks with high pressure water hoses; Maintains routine records and reports; and May serve as deckhand on passenger-carrying vessels. For the performance of these duties you must be enrolled in our US Coast Guard pool. Duties include loading of guests on the boats, maintaining safe operations onboard, and collecting fares. Qualifications One year of experience performing general laboring/manual work involving the construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of public facilities (Combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Require specialized knowledge of practices, methods, materials, and equipment utilized in painting and surface preparation, safety procedures and supervisor ability. Knowledge of safety precautions necessary for working at great heights is required. Certification/License: Washington State Drivers' License Washington State Forklift Safety & Operation certificate may be required Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools, ability to operate various types of machinery and equipment, and employ proper techniques for leading a crew. Work Environment/Physical Demands: May be required to work nights, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays; Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time; Frequently required to lift objects up to 50 pounds. May occasionally be required to lift objects weighing more than 50 pounds; Occasionally requires handling or working with toxic/hazardous substances; Work may be performed in confined spaces and at heights up to 130 feet; Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employmentprocess including the completion of a preemployment physical and a background check which includes criminal history and driving historyreview. Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/. Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Seattle Department of Transportation seeks two (2) Maintenance Laborers to work as a part of a crew repairing potholes, cutting vegetation, installing sidewalk shims, and providing emergency response during inclement weather. Will be required to drive assigned vehicles. Job Responsibilities May supervise the work of subordinate employees by planning, training, assisting, monitoring, and evaluating work. Assists a variety of skilled trade personnel in coordinating and performing skilled work; will also assist in the maintenance, repair, and construction of buildings and other facilities and in preparing walks and streets for asphalt and concrete paving operations. May plan, or assist in planning for materials, equipment, and staffing required for work assignments or areas. Mows, edges, and maintains lawns using riding lawn movers, assigned tractors, edgers, and sweepers. Drives pickup trucks and other motorized vehicles or equipment in connection with work activities. May lead and/or perform office relocations and delivery, storage and disposition of materials, forms, furniture and equipment. Performs other building services work including motor pool operations, and event set ups, change-overs, and support. Provides regular and ongoing care, preparation, and maintenance for medium to large sized parks (over 20 acres) containing over four distinct outdoor recreational features i.e. ball fields, tennis courts, fountains, picnic grounds, play areas, wading pools, horse shoe courts, etc. Assist in the participation of opening, backfilling, and shoring of trenches and other escalations. Assists and participates in the maintenance and repair of bridges, tunnels and drainage systems. Performs minor repairs and maintains wooden and metal playground equipment, picnic tables, bleachers, and other outdoor recreation facilities. Washes and chlorinates reservoirs and elevated tanks with high pressure water hoses. Maintains routine records and reports. Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned and lower level duties of Utility Laborer and Laborer. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: One year of experience performing general laboring/manual work involving the construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of public facilities (Combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). License, Certification and Other Requirements: Washington State driver's license may be required. City of Seattle Grade IV or Grade V Boilers Firemen's license may be required for some positions. Washington State Forklift Safety and Operation certificate may be required for some positions. Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on department/section assignment. Desired Qualifications: Ability to effectively work in a multi-cultural workplace with a diverse customer base. Familiar with City of Seattle streets Multilingual Additional Information Required to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions and in heavy traffic. Washington State Flagger card required. Occasionally required to be on call 24 hours a day during emergency situations and inclement weather. Current Washington State drivers license. A background check may be required for this position. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 14, 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: ingenuity, integrity, inclusion, commitment and respect. The Seattle Department of Human Resources Compensation and Classification Unit is seeking qualified candidates to fill one Personnel Analyst opportunity. The Compensation and Classification Unit provides specialized service related to implementation and maintenance of the City's classification and compensation systems and programs. This journey level offers a challenging opportunity to participate in or serve as lead on classification and compensation related projects with citywide impact. Job Responsibilities Conduct job analysis by analyzing job duties, conducting research and interviews, synthesizing data and analyzing information and determining appropriate position classifications. Based on the job analysis, write formal determination reports and prepare and defend classification recommendations. Provide customer focused service and consultation to City departments often involving hands on support to management and human resources professionals. Utilize technical knowledge and expertise on major aspects of the classification and compensation system involving represented and non-represented bodies of work. Interpret City Personnel Rules and regulations, policies and procedures, ordinances and labor implications. Participate in employee grievance meetings and classification reconsideration and classification appeal meetings which include: preparation and research, explanation of City personnel and classification/compensation policies, procedures and processes, defense of analytical process and resulting determination, and perform follow-up actions necessary for implementation of resolution. Perform work independently, assignments are generally reviewed for outcome and for conformance with policy, procedure and precedents. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills. The ability to write a variety of communications clearly, concisely, and effectively to all levels of employees, as well as the ability to communicate orally to diverse audiences to explain and defend decisions, exchange information, persuade and negotiate. Interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures for City management and human resources representatives. ?? Qualifications A baccalaureate degree in human resource management, business or public administration, social sciences, or a related field and two years experience in professional human resources department (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 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, WA
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) serves more than 650,000 Seattle residential and 60,000 business customers--that's every house, building and business in Seattle with drinking water, sewer, drainage, garbage and recycling. "Our Promise" to the community is to deliver efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. Our customers depend on us to be there for them - to deliver utility services reliably and to spend their dollars wisely. SPU has the opportunity fora contracting professional to serve as our Contracts and ProcurementManager. The manager is responsible for leading and directing SPU's team of contract and procurement professionals to ensure we keep "Our Promise" to the community. Additionally, s/he will manage contract and procurement policies, processes and procedures through application of federal and state rules and regulations, Seattle Municipal Codes and industry best practices. Success in the position requires technical expertise in public procurement practice, close collaboration with stakeholders and championing equitable and compliance procurement practices. Job Responsibilities Proactively work with leadership and staff to plan procurement needs, scopes of services, and deliverables Provide advice and consultation on contract and procurement issues Evaluate strategies and approaches to develop innovative methods to maximize competition while meeting customers' operational needs of cost savings, compliance, and improved efficiencies Ensure continuity and transparency in department-wide application of contracting and procurement. Champion innovative application of process, procedures and best practices for contract administration and contract management Successfully embed women and/or minority-owned (WMBE) inclusion and equity in contracting and procurement policies, processes and procedures to eliminate barriers through maximum competition Lead the development of both standard and nonstandard contracts and legal agreements for professional services, construction projects, consulting services, materials and equipment purchases, joint financing agreements, leases and licenses, asset sales and purchases and other specialized services and arrangements . Agreements include inter-governmental agency and internal department agreements Serve as a contracting and procurement expert to project managers; division staff, and other stakeholders from the initial request through successful negotiation and award of the contract. Serve as the technical resource concerning contract terms and conditions interpretation Develop and implement contracting and procurement policies, practices, procedures, and tools, that maximize competition and minimize risk Provide leadership regarding the impact of procurement decisions and practices on the Utility, its employees, property, and reputation, determining the legal, professional, and business risks Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability, perform appropriate risk assessments, develop, and implement corrective action plans for resolution of issues Support the success of the Contracts and Procurement team by establishing clear roles and responsibilities . Manage staff development to maximize skills in current procurement practices through coaching and training. Seek opportunities to utilize and enhance staff skills and abilities to meet business priorities. Address roadblocks impeding staff success. Ensure work of the division is appropriately resourced and identify opportunities to develop business unit capacity and capabilities Manage and implement training to SPU leadership and staff on procurement policies, processes and procedures (e.g.. procurement options, best purchasing methods, bidding requirements, ethical requirements, appropriate product/vendor evaluation, utilization of consultant rosters, contract administration and problem resolution) Engage in frequent, open, and transparent communication on trends, metrics, and relevant information with respect to contracting and procurement Develop, prepare, and deliver reports and presentations to SPU leadership and staff on contract administration, procurement processes, general operations, and achievements Manage the expectations of the contracting communities; provide prompt and concise feedback or corrective action as necessary; and administer consultant contracting solicitation protests; and develop partnerships with intra and inter government procurement agencies and professional procurement organizations to incorporate best practices Provide central coordination and support for the SPU's response to audits and audit-related requests. Audit to verify adherence to policies and procedures to ensure they are effective and robust. Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of exercising sound independent judgment and technical expertise in assuring the integrity of procurement and contracting activities in a public-sector environment. Their reputation is as a strong leader who develops mutually respectful relationships, achieves consensus among competing interests, keeps stakeholders timely informed and fosters a collaborative approach to problem solving. Education: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, or a certified equivalency for foreign studies, in business administration, construction management, contract management, public administration or a related field. Experience: Five years of experience that demonstrate the ability to perform job functions as outlined which must include two years of management or supervision. Certification: Certification as a Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPP) or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council is preferred. Education/Experience/Certification Equivalency: Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Due to the fiduciary responsibilities of the position, job offers are contingent on review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. Additional Information At Seattle Public Utilities, our job is to protect the area's quality of life. We pledge to meet community and environmental needs by: Maintaining some of the nation's best drinking water Preventing sewer backups, flooding, and landslides Helping Seattle residents and businesses be recycling leaders Protecting local waterways and the Sound from sewage overflows and polluted stormwater runoff. We do this while always keeping in mind that we need to spend customers' money wisely. We are also making sure that as Seattle grows, it's even better for future generations. A place where: Less garbage is shipped to the landfill The drinking water is protected Utility infrastructure is well-built and maintained And where salmon thrive in healthy waterways. Seattle is known as a progressive leader in technology, innovation, and the environment. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible. Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA City Light North and South Service Centers, WA
Jul 13, 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 is seeking to hire a skilled Gardener(s) to provide maintenance of landscapes surrounding City Light properties and Service Centers. This position will report to the Landscapes Supervisor in the Powerline Clearance and Landscapes unit within Transmission and Distribution Operations Division. The Gardener position will report out of either the North or SouthService Centers. This position, under general supervision, will perform skilled gardening and landscaping capabilitiessuch as identifying symptoms and methods of control of plant diseases and insect pests. This role will also make recommendations on and implements the type of landscape maintenance needed for a given site.Work requires knowledge of standard methods, materials, procedures, tools, and equipment associated with landscaping and gardening. Job Responsibilities The Powerline Clearance and Landscapes Unit at Seattle City Light is responsible for the management of vegetation in and around City Light assets (properties, electrical equipment, overhead lines, etc.) to ensure public safety and reliable power distribution. The unit is made up of four groups: Transmission ROW Maintenance, Distribution Power Line Clearance, Urban Forestry and Landscapes Maintenance. For the Landscapes Maintenancegroup, this includes the maintenance of planted landscapes and turf at 12 active substations as well as 60+ other properties owned and maintained by the Utility, and the control of undesirable vegetation in substation interiors. Regular maintenance duties include, but are not limited to: Assist the Landscapes Supervisor in the planning and execution of maintenance regimes at various sites; Control of undesirable plants inside substations; Troubleshoot and make repairs to irrigation systems/lines/timers Troubleshoot and make minor field-repairs to power-tools and mowing equipment; Restore private and public property impacted by other City Light work groups; Control weeds and maintain existing landscapes at various sites by weeding, pruning, mulching, applying herbicides, removing litter, planting/transplanting plant material, fertilizing/edging/mowing lawns and most other aspects of landscape maintenance; Work Environment / Physical Demands: Position requires the use of hand tools and small power equipment such as mowers, edgers, string trimmers, blowers, chainsaws, aerators, rototillers, etc., and the ability to work independently and in small groups. Knowledge of various weed control techniques with a emphasis on reducing pesticide use and the ability to correctly identify weeds, plants and insects is essential.The position requires the ability to work safely in and around energized electrical facilities, handle or work with toxic/hazardous substances, and areas of high vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Incumbents must be ableto stand, bend and/or walk for extended periods of time and lift objects that weigh up to 50 pounds. This position will also work in all weather conditions. Qualifications Minimum of two years work experience in landscape construction or maintenance, or in the propagation and maintenance of flowers, plants, shrubs, and trees at a conservatory, greenhouse, or nursery (Combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability). Certification/License: Ability to obtain Washington State Pesticide Operators License within six months of employment. A Washington State Driver's License or equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications: Understanding of IPM (Integrated Pest Management). Basic computer (Windows office suite) skills. Prior horticultural education from classes, trainings or seminars. Experience in landscape design, renovation and construction. Understanding of and experience with irrigations systems, and ability to perform basic repairs. Additional Information Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a pre-employment physical and 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: 7/31/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 13, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Are you looking to join a team of talented, skilled, and dedicated professionals who are committed to providing excellent service? The Facility Operations Division of the Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill a vacant HVAC Technician position. This position reports to the Facilities Technical Supervisor and will operate, maintain, and install heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning equipment in facilities under the management of FAS. The Facility Operations Division operates and maintains approximately 3 million square feet of City-owned facilities and provides support, maintenance and repair of building systems for the City departments and other users that occupy space in buildings under its jurisdiction. Employees are provided with training and advancement opportunities as well as paid time off and excellent medical and retirement benefits. Job Responsibilities • Operate and maintain equipment listed but not limited to: heat pumps, coolers, refrigeration units, air handlers, VAV systems, exhaust systems, condensers, evaporators, coils, strip heaters, boilers, thermostats, VFDs, and hot water systems as requested by the Supervisor and the shop maintenance work order system. • Assist with troubleshooting and repairing DDC and pneumatic controls • Maintain documentation of service performed and materials used in the shop work order management system • Uses computerized controls • May perform other FAS maintenance support tasks such as: Respond to facilities related e-mail. Coordinate with other City departments. May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. May be required to work some overtime work. Maintain cleanliness and safety of mechanical spaces. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: • Two years of experience in the operation and maintenance of HVACR systems or two years of technical school HVACR coursework (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). License, Certification, and Other Requirements: • Within 90 days of appointment: City of Seattle Grade III Steam Engineer's license; City of Seattle Refrigeration Mechanic's License class A; EPA CFC Universal Certificate Washington State Electrician Specialty License. • Current Washington State driver's license or be able to obtain one by the start date. Desired Qualifications: • Knowledgeable in the proper use of all tools, equipment, materials, and codes. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Organizational and time management skills are essential. • Ability to work in an environment with multiple projects and priorities. • Initiative and independent judgment within defined procedures and practices is required. • Positive customer service orientation with both internal and external clients. Additional Information Work Environment/Physical Demands: • Work requires exposure to excessive noise and requires taking safety precautions around equipment. • Required to work outdoors and in all types of weather. • Required to work at extreme heights and in hazardous and confined areas. • The work includes exposure to chemicals, dust, pollution, noise, and asbestos. • Required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time. • May be required to lift in excess of 50 lbs. Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 13, 2018
Temporary
Position Description The Finance and Administrative Services Department is seeking a journey level Electrician to fill a temporary assignment. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of highly skilled and experienced electricians with whom you can learn and broaden your skill set, share your knowledge and expertise, and work together to provide high level facility support and customer service to a multitude of City departments. The assignment would report to the Electrical Crew Chief within the Facilities Operations Division, which manages and operates approximately 100 buildings, including City Hall, the Justice Center, fire and police stations, and many other government and community facilities. This temporary assignment is projected to last approximately 4 months with the possibility of an extension. Current city employees will be considered for an out-of-class assignment. Job Responsibilities • Diagnose and repair electrical equipment and control systems. • Install lighting fixtures, power outlets, and control devices. • Run conduit and pull wire for new and existing electrical installations. • Conduct preventative maintenance service on electrical equipment, including generators, automatic transfer switches, and UPS systems. • Review blue prints, electrical schematics, and electrical equipment specifications. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: • Completion of an accepted four-year apprenticeship training program; and • Journey-level electrician status (or an equivalent combination of education and/or training and/or experience); and • Current, valid Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility. Desired Qualifications : • Current Washington State Journey Electrical License (EL-01). • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in electrical maintenance and troubleshooting motors, controls and lighting systems. • Experience using personal computers. • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and as a team member. • Ability to communicate facts and ideas clearly, both orally and in writing, with a variety of vendors and City personnel. Work Environment/Physical Demands : • Works occasionally with electrically energized lines when power cannot be disconnected. • Works at heights with ladders, boom trucks or on catwalks. • Ability to stand, walk, crawl, or bend for extended periods of time. • Ability to work at heights on ladders, lifts, and in confined spaces. • May require handling or working with toxic and/or hazardous substances. Additional Information Please note that there will be several steps for this process including a written test, a functional, hands-on test and an interview process for those who are selected. Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check, driving record and a pre-employment physical exam. This temporary assignment is expected to last approximately four months, but there is a potential for an extension. An applicant who is a current City of Seattle employee will be considered for an out-of-class assignment. Closing Date/Time: 7/31/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a dynamic, forward-looking public utility that provides solid waste, drainage, waste water, and drinking water for over 650,000 residential and 60,000 businesses customers in Seattle. We also supply over 700,000 customers in the Puget Sound area with drinking water. SPU's 2015-2020 Strategic Business Plan links utility rates to actions based on direction from City Council. As part of this plan, SPU has deepened its commitment to service equity - a concept that all customers must have equitable access and support to fully benefit from our services. The Environmental Justice and Service Equity Division (EJSE) leads from within SPU by providing guidance on the Utility's Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) goals. EJSE is seeking a passionate individual to serve as a Racial Equity Advisor. This position will provide guidance and support ongoing efforts to further embed Race and Social Justice into SPU Branches and partnering organizations, This position will also lead the development of EJSE's communication and storytelling platform using social media, blogs, and other culturally relevant and accessible information systems. Job Responsibilities In addition to the above, the Racial Equity Advisor will: Lead the development of EJSE's Racial Equity Strategic Plan including mechanism for monitoring and sharing the Division's work (e.g. annual report, monthly & quarterly reports Lead the development of the Division's communication strategies and work plan development to build awareness, educate, expand the advocate pool, and resources for both internal and external key stakeholders Facilitate meetings and learning opportunities for both internal and external partners and stakeholders. Develop effective tools, messaging and strategies to structurally embed racial equity performance measures and other forms of accountability related to the Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) into all SPU work. Partner with SPU Community Affairs & EJSE staff to advise and develop communication tools, messaging and strategies that are effective and accessible to internal and external SPU customers - particularly indigenous peoples, people of color, people with low income, immigrant, refugee, and limited English proficient customers. Partner with Community Affairs and other utility staff to lead the development and implementation of SPU's Language Access Plan. Develop and maintain relationships with local media, SPU lines of business and staff, other city departments and government agency staff, Community Based Organizations (CBO's), schools, foundations, and businesses. Lead the development of an external website and internal SharePoint® online site for EJSE. Develop and deliver presentations to stakeholders and other city audiences on program activities and outcomes. Qualifications Education: Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Art, Human Rights, Communications, Public Administration, Marketing, Journalism, Education, History or a related field. Experience: Three or more years professional experience: Working with indigenous people, people of color, people with low income, immigrant, refugee, and limited English Proficient (LEP) communities, and supporting the development of culturally appropriate communication tools and strategies that centers the community's experiences and narrative. Developing, delivering, and advising on communication and marketing strategies and tools that are grounded in racial and economic equity. Providing leadership, focus, and direction on Racial Equity to multidisciplinary work groups across organizational lines. Researching, analyzing, developing, and maintaining data systems and assessment tools. Researching and writing reports, articles, information sheets, and other communication mediums. Equivalency Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements. Additional Information The ideal candidate is an experienced and effective advocate for systemic change, grounded in principles of racial equity, economic equity, and social justice. An effective collaborator with a proven track record of working with government, other institutions, and communities most impacted by racial and economic inequities This position will occasionally require work in the evening and on the weekend. A Washington state driver license is required. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 12, 2018
Full Time
Position Description The Department of Finance & Administrative Services, Business License and Tax Administration unit is seeking a dynamic Tax Outreach Specialist (Strategic Advisor 2, Gen Gov) to join our team. The Business License and Tax Administration unit is a key part of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services. License and Tax Administration administers and collects Business & Occupation Tax, Utility Tax, Gambling Tax, Commercial Parking Tax, Admission Tax, Sweetened Beverage Tax and Firearm/Ammunition Tax. Any new taxes proposed and passed by the City are developed and implemented through this division. To work in this environment, staff must be competent, decisive and able to adapt to changes quickly. Thorough understanding of complex databases and web services is crucial. Not only do we have to have systems ready to collect and monitor the different tax types, we must be able to interpret the tax and communicate the information to a customer base of nearly 100,000 businesses. The Tax Outreach Specialist position is responsible for developing and implementing an outreach and education plan for existing taxes administered by FAS and all new taxes. This position is responsible for training staff in the Business Licensing Operations Unit, the Tax Audit Unit, and staff in the Enforcement Unit of Regulatory Compliance and Consumer Protection (RCCP) Division. This position is also responsible for outreach to the taxpayer community on all existing taxes, new taxes, and any changes in tax policy, which will include correspondence, design and maintenance of the taxpayer website, and development and maintenance of job aids for taxpayers and tax preparers. The best candidate will be a person that can strategize and develop training and outreach programs in an ever-changing environment; meeting the needs of a diverse audience. This position reports to the Business License Manager. Job Responsibilities Responsible for all education and outreach activities for the Tax Administration organization in FAS. Design, develop, implement, and coordinate outreach and education activities using media relations, translation services, community outreach, presentations, trainings, meeting and other networking strategies. Manage the design, implementation and maintenance of a new multi-channel taxpayer engagement capability, which will include chat, mobile and text communication. Develop, implement and maintain a training protocol for existing employees, as well as for on-boarding future employees to ensure that unit knowledge-based materials are available for easy reference and consistent responses to taxpayer inquiries. Responsible for reacting to an increasingly data-driven world by ensuring that LTA understands its customers' needs and protects the privacy of their data. Develop the policies regarding data ownership, data access, and continued use of customer data analytics. Responsible for ensuring that taxpayers, general public and stakeholders are aware of all parameters of new taxes, including tax filing, payment deadlines, notification requirements and compliance obligations. Responsible for developing "plain talk" communication tools to ensure that the external audience understand the implications of all new tax proposals and understand the application of existing taxes. Design, develop and implement a communications strategy for tax-related materials for audiences who may not have access to technology, are uncomfortable utilizing digital channels, need translations services, or if unable to complete their tasks they want the ability to seamlessly transition to direct engagement. Required to manage the public hearing process required for any new tax proposal, which involves a great deal of public/taxpayer interaction and coordination. Responsible for developing and implementing confidentiality training. Responsible for making recommendations regarding financial commitments needed to support outreach activities including printing, distribution, and translation of education and outreach materials. Provide leadership, focus and direction to cross-functional or cross-jurisdictional teams to ensure a thorough understanding of existing tax policies or new, emerging tax proposals. Act as an expert resource and spokesperson regarding taxes at community and other public events. Research and interpret the Seattle Municipal Code, Seattle Tax Rules, and other legislation. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in communications, business or a related field. Two years of experience in communications and website development/maintenance. Successful Candidates will have the following: Strong leadership, teaching and curriculum development and writing capabilities. Proven ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups and establish ongoing relationships. Knowledge of design, implementation and maintenance of records management and archival systems. Ability to be a self-starter and work independently. Ability to speak publicly to various audiences. Desired Qualifications: Graduate degree in communication, business or a related field. Emphasis in taxation or finance preferred. Forward thinking in regards to technology. Experience with technical writing and documentation. Additional Information Application Process Pleasecomplete or submit the following to be considered for this opportunity: NEOGOV online (or paper) application Supplemental questionnaire A cover letter AND resumé Your application may be rejected if one of these items is missing or incomplete. Simply providing a cover letter and/or resume is not a substitute for completing the application itself. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
City of Seattle, WA Seattle, WA
Jul 11, 2018
Temporary
Position Description The Seattle Police Department Payroll Unit is seeking a Payroll Technician to serve in an out-of-class or temporary employment services assignment scheduled to last up to one year. This position is required to have extensive experience administering payroll for multi unions and ensuring payroll records are in compliance with SPD, CBA's, City Personnel Rules and all applicable federal regulations. Experience in ADP/EV5 or other payroll system needed as well as experience in HRIS/Access Query database or other database system. Job Responsibilities In this lead position, the Acct Tech III must exhibit independence of action, exercise sound judgment, and have the ability to engage in the complexity and financial impact of this work. This position has department and City-wide visibility. The class requires a working knowledge of City and departmental manuals, guidelines, procedures, contracts and ordinances relating to payroll records maintenance. Assignments require exercising judgment in leading subordinates, performing complex payroll records maintenance activities and recommending work methods and processes. Work is performed independently except in unusual or non-routine instances. This position is also HR based and integrated on many levels. Personal contacts are with departmental employees, all levels of chain of command (base line supervisors up to the Chief of Police), other departments, other agencies, vendors, multi-union groups, and the public for the purposes of coordinating work, resolving problems, negotiating and/or providing information. Leads in preparation of complex payroll records and documents. Leads in preparation/reconciliation of Department of Retirement Systems for LEOFF officers. Serves as lead worker over subordinate staff to coordinate assignments, resolve problems, monitor work, provide instruction on tasks and ensure proper work methods. Performs more complex duties associated with the reconciliation, balancing or processing of vouchers, ledgers, journals, reports or statements. Coordinates, prepares and reviews reports, transactions statements, or other documents. Assists in the implementation of new payroll procedures and methods. Coordinates and leads in the maintenance of control records, files and accounts. Prepares special reports, summaries and statements. Interprets City Personnel Rules and CBA's to employees and their chain of command. Audits and monitors leave balance accumulators. Responsible for payroll and HR processes for new hires, separations and transfers. Manual Salary Warrant Requests preparation and submission to City Payroll. Performs multiple regular payroll audits using the HRIS Access Query database. Qualifications Requires three years of previous accounting and/or bookkeeping experience or one-year work experience as an Accounting Technician II (or a combination of education/experience/training which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class). Desired Qualifications : Associate degree in Accounting. Experience working with spreadsheets. Knowledge of the City's Summit Financial Management System or a similar financial system as well as the City's policies and procedures regarding purchasing and accounts payable. Computer proficient in Microsoft Excel and creating tables, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Access. A team-player and excellent organizational and communications skills. Demonstrated ability to successfully participate in a customer service environment and work independently and as part of a team. Able to produce and complete a high volume of complex work while meeting and maintain multiple deadlines. Flexibility to switch job functions/duties appropriate to title. HRIS/Access Query database experience: running and auditing large amounts of payroll and HR data, setting up tables. Experience with ADP/EV5 and HRIS Web Reports. Ability to maintain sensitive and highly confidential information. Personable and professional. Strong auditing skills. Position Requirements : Pass an employment background Investigation. Additional Information The Seattle Police Department is comprised of approximately 2,100 dedicated law enforcement professionals all committed to creating and fostering a work environment that is collaborative, innovative and leading the way in law enforcement principles and practices. Ours is a culture that encourages top performers to adhere to a standard of excellence in the identification of and resolution to complex challenges. The Seattle Police Department values diverse perspectives and life experiences; people of color, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. How to Apply : If you are encouraged by and meet the qualifications you just read, we invite you to applying online at http:// www.seattle.gov/jobs or complete an application, cover letter, resume and drop it off at the Human Resources Department, Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 - 5th Avenue, Suite 5400, Seattle, WA 98124-4028. Job Number 2018-01022. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific