City of Spokane

The City of Spokane has about 2,000 employees and operates a Mayor-Council, or “strong mayor,” form of government. The Mayor is the head of the executive branch, similar to the governor's role at the state level and the President's role at the federal level. The City Administrator, meanwhile, serves in the capacity of the City's chief operating officer. The other key elected members in our government are the seven members of the City Council, who make up the legislative branch of the City's government.

The Spokane community is nestled in the stunning inland Pacific Northwest and known for its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and world class colleges and universities. Spokane’s vibrant downtown features a rich food scene and a plethora of breweries and wineries. Spokane has all the perks of a big city, without the big city inconveniences.

With four distinct seasons, the outdoor actives are limitless. There are 76 lakes within 50 miles of Spokane and 5 ski resorts within 2 hours. We have 86 parks and 7 public golf courses, as well as 12 conservation areas within 10 miles of downtown. With an average commute time of 19 minutes, Spokane locals spend less time commuting and more time living. Our community has 29 unique neighborhoods and is truly one of the most beautiful cities in the country. Spokane is a great place to live and play. Learn more about our city, here!

 

 

 

 

47 job(s) at City of Spokane

CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 19, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The City of Spokane invites applications for the position of Deputy Treasurer DEPARTMENT PURPOSE Demonstrate accountability to Spokane's citizens by safeguarding the City's fiscal integrity through the development and implementation of sound financial policies and practices. POSITION PURPOSE Assists with the establishment of policies and procedures for treasury management with a focus on continuous improvement and delivering value to customers. Plans, manages, and directs all city treasury programs and activities including treasury operations, debt, and the investment portfolio. Oversees day-to-day management of treasury operations and ensures maintenance of sound internal controls over the city's cash and securities assets. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Plans, organizes and directs operations and activities of the department, assisting in the more technical aspects of work performed by subordinates. This position works independently under direction as established by the Chief Financial Officer. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Participates in the resolution of complex treasury issues. Calculates and understands financial market-debt ratios, for the present, future, and discounting calculations. Manages and oversees debt and financing-related programs. Assists personnel and professional staff, in performing complex financing and other treasury-related duties. Advises city leadership on Treasury related issues. Prepares and makes presentations to city staff, Mayor and City Council as needed. Performs and/ or oversees complex cash management analyses to forecast funds available for investment. Oversees monitoring of available funds in bank accounts to ensure that optimal cash balances are maintained while minimizing bank fees. Anticipates large cash disbursement needs for the city and department programs. Provides city-wide management and oversight of electronic and cash payment processes including online payments, cashiering credit cards and cash payments, debit cards, automated clearing house and lockboxes. Works with department staff to establish electronic payment methods, processes, procedures, PCI compliance, cash handling and internal controls. Maintains relationships, monitors performance, and negotiates contracts with credit card processors, banks, and other financial institutions. Liaisons with the city's bank on credit card merchant accounts and related equipment. Drives initiatives, in collaboration with departments and IT, to improve banking and cash management infrastructure and processes. Develops investment strategies in consultation with the City's investment advisor(s). Evaluates various investment recommendations, considering length of time, return on dollars, and flexibility of terms to maximize return on idle funds consistent with the fiduciary nature of the position and applicable investment policies. Confers with personnel in city departments to incorporate cash flow needs, investment expectations, and risk tolerance. Establishes, monitors, and maintains investment controls and policies. Analyzes investment transactions designed to improve overall returns within the context of a prudent, safe, and appropriately liquid investment portfolio. Maintains relationships with and monitors performance of third-party managers, trustees, and custodians. Administers the city's investment management software. Oversees preparation of reports for the City Council and Mayor describing investment performance. Provides direction, support and supervision of the annual Business Improvement District (BID) and Local Improvement District (LID) assessments, billings, and collections. Participates in evaluating alternative debt instruments, prepares proposals and evaluates responses. Participates in presentation to and maintains key relationships with credit rating agencies, bond insurers, lenders, investors and other participates in the bond market. Prepares or reviews final documents to accommodate the debt transaction and complete the closing. Oversees annual bond disclosures, reporting requirements, covenant compliance, arbitrage compliance certifications and bond payments. Prepares year-end investment and debt audit work papers. REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of sound cash management; Governmental accounting principles; Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and guidelines; City's tax ordinances and pertinent regulations; Banking activities including, but not limited to, deposits, EFT's, credit cards, online payments, contracts; Principles of supervision, training and performance feedback; Principles, methods, strategies, and techniques of debt analysis and bond financing; Financial market trends and economics; Principles and practices of municipal bond issuance and management; Investment regulations for municipal bond proceeds; Automated financial management systems and software, including client-server technology; Principles of governmental accounting, budgeting operations, capital, and financial management; Electronic banking and e-government operations; Research methods and report writing techniques; Statistical and financial analysis techniques. Ability to : Manage multiple projects, meet critical deadlines, and make decisions under pressure; Analyze complex financial issues and develop, recommend, and implement solutions; Analyze and interpret complex financial and legal documents; Maintain expertise in current techniques and laws; Formulate and install standard and special accounting methods, procedures, forms, records and receipting systems Complex cash management analyses to forecast funds available for investment, while anticipating large cash disbursement needs for City and department programs and functions; Calculate and understand financial market-debt ratios, present, future, and discounting calculations; Manage and oversee debt and financing-related programs within the City treasury; Understand contracts, leases, agreements and ordinances affecting finances; Effectively supervise and train staff; supervise subordinate personnel and professional staff, in performing complex financing and other treasury-related duties; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is conducted primarily in an office setting. It involves frequent attendance at meetings to include some irregular hours and potentially out-of-town travel. Incumbents in this classification are expected to communicate verbally, in person, and by telephone. A computer terminal is used and requires the use of repetitive arm-hand movements. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally this will include: Education : Bachelor's degree in financial management, business administration, public administration, accounting, economics, or related field. Experience: Seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in finance, banking, or accounting with five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in cash management, investment of funds, or debt management; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Two (2) years of supervisory experience. BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS As an exempt employee of the City of Spokane, the Deputy Treasurer is subject to the City's Code of Ethics set forth in Chapter 1.04A of the Spokane Municipal Code. As such, "it is the policy of the City of Spokane to uphold, promote, and demand the highest standards of ethics from all of its employees who shall maintain the utmost standards of responsibility, trustworthiness, integrity, truthfulness, honesty and fairness in carrying out their public duties, avoid any improprieties in their roles as a public servant including the appearance of impropriety, and never use their City position, authority or resources for personal gain. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. Closing Date/Time: 2022-06-19
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 17, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The City of Spokane Engineering Services Department is looking to hire a driven, detail-orientated Public Works Journey Level Inspector to join our team. When you join the Engineering Services Department, you will work among collaborative and energetic colleagues who share a passion for serving our Spokane citizens and improving the community in which we live and work. The Engineering Services Department is the design and construction arm for the City of Spokane. We provide design and construction management for the utility and street projects. You would be responsible for inspecting public works projects for compliance with specifications and ordinances. A successful applicant possesses the knowledge to interpret engineer drawings and specifications. In addition, a Public Works Journey Level Inspector should demonstrate a sound understanding of public works construction and strong interpersonal skills. This position offers guaranteed pay increases annually and opportunities for advancement. As a City of Spokane employee, you will also be part of an excellent work environment with a great compensation plan, including medical, pension and 457 plan. A career with the City of Spokane is more than a pathway to success. It's all of us, helping to build a better community, every day. If you find yourself wanting to pursue a career with the City of Spokane, then we encourage you to apply today! EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Inspects public works projects for compliance with specifications and ordinances. Checks the grade, sub-grade, line and location; forms, depth and thickness; connections and seals; backfill, compaction, and repaving; temperature of the mix and application. Obtains load tonnage tickets. Computes volumes, takes measurements, records locations and connections, and makes final check upon completion of project. Prepares and submits required inspection reports; measures, sketches and calculates project quantities; prepares and submits as-built drawings for review. Prepares final project acceptance documents. Performs compaction tests. Collects samples of construction materials as necessary and delivers to laboratory for testing. Develops the necessary laboratory data for determining compaction. Assists in bridge monitoring and inspection. Inspects foundry products and precast concrete products for compliance with plans and specifications. Prepares Material Acceptance Reports. Conducts or monitors water test, sewer line air pressure, exfiltration, and infiltration tests. Performs tests on concrete for slump, air entrainment, unit weight, and concrete factor. Inspects and tests concrete and asphalt aggregates. Takes samples of aggregate for laboratory testing. Checks proportions of dry mix, time and temperature, quality, weight, and stockpile. Receives or collects core samples, and conducts laboratory tests and analyses of mixes for adherence to specifications. May be required to make trips to inspect construction materials at the manufacturing source. Monitors and enforces all City ordinances relating to City right-of-way, including the City's obstruction permit program. Investigates complaints, as directed, concerning unsafe street conditions; investigates complaints concerning project issues and reports on-site complaints to supervisor. Operates an automobile, computer, calculator, and occasionally uses an engineer level and transit. May be assigned duties as an engineering technician during the non-construction season and participate in snow removal. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education: Completion of two years of college (90 quarter credit hours or 60 semester credit hours) in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, or a similar field with related course work emphasis in math and science, AND Experience: Completion of one year of experience in public works construction in a technical or supervisory capacity (such as Inspector, Quality Control Lead, Project Manager, Project Engineer, Project Superintendent, or Foreperson). Substitution: Additional technical or supervisory experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. License and Certifications: (Qualified applicants and employees in this job class must meet these requirements.) Possession of a valid driver's license. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the filing cut-off date. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. The examination will consist of an online, multiple-choice test, with weights assigned as follows: Multiple-Choice Test 100% EXAMINATION DETAILS: This is an online examination and will require a computer. If you do not have access to a computer, please notify Civil Service so that one may be provided. A link to the Public Works Journey Level Inspector examination, with instructions, will be emailed prior to 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Please note that this email will be sent from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com). The test will be available for log-in from 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 2, 2022, until 4:00 p.m. Pacific time the following Tuesday, June 7, 2022. NOTE: You may begin the exam at any time during the test period; however, once you begin, you will have 2 hours to complete the examination. The examination may include such subjects as: Technical Knowledge Interpersonal Relations & Customer Service Research Mathematical Reasoning Safety We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time: 2022-05-31
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 17, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs skilled technical inspection work in inspecting commercial and residential constructions to verify conformance with safety laws, codes and ordinances. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Performs field inspections of residential and commercial new construction, remodels, and repairs for footings, foundation walls, framing, trusses, insulation, ceiling, roofing, grading, finishing, med-gas, concrete, structural steel, sheet metal work, and other structural element systems related to construction. Reviews building plans and materials lists to interpret specifications and methods of installation. Inspects and notifies builders and owners of code violations as appropriate. Assists contractors, homeowners, architects and others regarding the inspection process and code requirements. Maintains records of inspections and prepares reports as required. Issues "stop work orders" when necessary, investigates complaints, and may be required to testify at hearings or in courts of law on code, laws and ordinance violations. May be required to perform inspections other than building inspections. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements in one of the following paths at the time of application.) Government Inspection Path Education: High school diploma or equivalent, AND Experience: Two years of experience as a building inspector with a government agency. Building Construction Foreperson Path Education: High school diploma or equivalent, AND Experience: Four years of experience as a building construction foreperson. Education Path Education: Four years of education in a college or university with major course work in architecture, engineering, building theory and practice, construction management, or a related field. Substitution (optional): Appropriate experience in the field of building trades as a foreperson or higher level may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis for up to two years. License and Certifications: (Qualified applicants and employees in this job class must meet these requirements.) Possession of a valid driver's license. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the filing cut-off date. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. The examination will consist of an online, Training and Experience Evaluation, with weights assigned as follows: T & E 100% TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION DETAILS: This is an online examination and will require a computer. If you do not have access to a computer, please notify Civil Service so that one may be provided. A link to the Building Inspector examination, with instructions, will be emailed prior to 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Please note that this email will be sent from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com). The test will be available for log-in from 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 23, 2022, until 4:00 p.m. Pacific time the following Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Copies of your college or university transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted) may be a required part of this application and will be used to verify that you meet the minimum qualifications as posted on the job announcement. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See above," etc., and copy/paste from a previous answer are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. TIP: It may be more efficient to develop your responses in a word processing document and then paste them into the online questionnaire to be submitted. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time: 2022-06-13
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 17, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Do you pride yourself on your dependable nature? Would you consider yourself a people-person? Do you have the ability to communicate with others while "clacking" away at the keyboard? Like being the person that has their "fingers on the pulse"? Be a voice and face of MY SPOKANE 311 , where knowledge, friendly, and quality service are at the forefront for the City of Spokane. My Spokane 311 is a small, but an essential department to the City of Spokane serving over 7+ departments across multiple facilities including utility billing, city parks and recreation, and citizen engagement. The department is seeking a friendly team player who can work in a fast-paced environment. You would be providing outstanding customer service to the citizens of Spokane by phone, online chat, or in-person by assisting clients with the multitude of services the City has to offer. This position offers opportunity to progress to a Customer Service Specialist after the first year of employment with guaranteed pay increases annually. You will also be part of an excellent work environment with a great compensation plan, including medical, pension and 457 plan. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Interacts with the public to provide a full range of customer-service related support activities, which includes providing information, handling or obtaining details of complaints, submitting service requests, and receiving payments for various City services. Receives and responds to a high volume of telephone inquiries and web/chat requests, representing the City to the public over the telephone and through written correspondence in a professional and effective manner. Resolves service or billing complaints by providing detailed information regarding policies and regulations or referring unresolved customer grievances to the appropriate department for further investigation. Registers and takes payments from participants for parks and recreation activities, and provides information on scheduled classes or events; quotes rates for tours, activities, or other products and services. Performs various clerical and office support tasks to include typing, proofreading, filing, record keeping, mailing, sorting, and retrieving documents. Operates a variety of office equipment to correspond with customers, and transmits information and documents using a desktop computer, facsimile machine, or postal mail. Utilizes various computer software applications to perform record-keeping activities including, but not limited to, the following: determine the status of accounts, enter monetary transactions and issue receipts, create or make adjustments to service requests, document details of customer interactions, including any actions taken, and retrieve, research, and review information related to customer comments, inquiries or complaints. May assist with in-person customer inquiries or payments for services at the public counter, depending on the department to which assigned. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education: High school diploma or equivalent; AND Experience: Six months of customer service experience where a significant portion of the work included using a computer to enter and retrieve data. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the filing cut-off date. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. The examination will consist of an online, multiple-choice test, with weights assigned as follows: Multiple-Choice Test 100% EXAMINATION DETAILS: This is an online examination and will require a computer. If you do not have access to a computer, please notify Civil Service so that one may be provided. Multiple-choice examination links with instructions will be emailed prior to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time on the start dates, and will expire at 4:00 p.m. on the due dates as listed below. Keep in mind that the test link will be emailed from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com). Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Monday, May 16, 2022, and Tuesday, May 31, 2022, will test Thursday, June 2, 2022, through Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Wednesday, June 1, 2022, and Monday, June 20, 2022, will test Thursday, June 23, 2022, through Thursday, June 28, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, June 21, 2022, and Monday, July 18, 2022, will test Thursday, July 21, 2022, through Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, July 19, 2022, and Monday, August 8, 2022, will test Thursday, August 11, 2022, through Tuesday August 16, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, August 9, 2022, and Monday, August 22, 2022, will test Thursday, August 25, 2022, through Tuesday, August 30, 2022. NOTE: You may begin the exam at any time during the test period; however, once you begin, you will have 2 hours to complete the examination. You may take the exam only once during the open recruitment period. The examination may include such subjects as: Computer Skills Customer Service Decision Making All examination results will be merged into one eligible list according to final ratings, pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 11, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY The City of Spokane invites applicants to apply for the position of TEMP SEASONAL - WEB CONTENT EDITOR NATURE OF WORK: Performs technical work in development, implementation, and administration of website content for the City's World Wide Web sites and intranet applications. Employee has regular contact with employees of other departments, and with professionals outside the City to obtain and supply factual information. Duties are sedentary in nature performed under normal office conditions and require concentrated attention to prevent errors. Schedule may vary from 4-8 hours per day M-F, not to exceed a total of 960 hours in a 12-month period from date of hire. Work may be performed remotely after initial training at Spokane City Hall has been completed; however, employees will be required to work a minimum of two (2) days per week at Spokane City Hall. A laptop will be provided for remote work. SUPERVISION: Employee works under direct supervision of the Web Technologies Manager; plans and arranges own work, while working under project guidelines. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. Researches, writes and edits copy within web pages for internal and public audiences. Assists with the creation of content used to build and sustain awareness about the City. Responsible for taking digital photographs, manipulating them and preparing them for online delivery. Consults with department users to identify, recommend, develop and update text and graphic content for use on City websites. Responsible for maintaining metadata for website content in support of search engine optimization (SEO) ensuring content on City websites is easy access and read by internet search engines. Responsible for editing online content, updating and proofreading. Performs related work as required. REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques of writing for public information, advertising, marketing, and public relations. Considerable ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using correct grammar, spelling, punctuation and the appropriate style for the audience. Considerable ability to operate a computer using word processing, desktop publishing and other standard text and graphics software. Ability to conduct research, assimilate technical information and present it to the general public in an easily understood manner. Knowledge of World Wide Web Consortium programming languages to include HTML, XHTML, and CSS. Knowledge of principles and practices of sound business communication. Knowledge of internet concepts and practices. Understanding of basic internet search engine optimization (SEO) techniques and best practices. Detailed oriented with excellent attention to detail. Ability to meet deadlines and be adaptable to unexpected changes. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and outside contacts. Ability to independently prioritize and organize work assignments to meet critical deadlines. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to see well enough to read fine print displayed on a computer screen. Ability to hear and speak well enough to converse on the telephone. Ability to use office equipment, particularly computers. Enough body mobility to move about the office. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination equivalent to the experience and education that would likely provide the relevant knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Generally this will include: Two-year (associate) degree from an accredited college in journalism, English, communications, mass media, marketing, public relations, or a closely related field; AND two years of experience in internet/intranet site maintenance. Additional experience may substitute for the education on a year for year basis. To be considered for this position, please upload a cover letter and resume. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. Closing Date/Time: 2022-08-10
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 10, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Manages the wildland protection and forestry conservation programs and projects for the Spokane Fire Department; ensures designation of wildland urban interface areas with the City and implementation of fire prevention measures, such as fire service infrastructure and wildland defense improvements. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS This description was prepared to indicate the kinds of activities and levels of work difficulty required of positions in this class. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Implements plans and projects, which includes establishing priorities; reading maps to understand locations and types of terrain; resources required, timeline, and critical milestones; and managing contracts with governmental agencies, vendors, and landowners. Develops and maintains the wildland urban interface designated areas in the City and coordinates updates to the mapping as development progresses. Reviews and analyzes potential projects, which includes determining feasibility and environmental impacts, creating and filing Department of Natural Resources agreements; determining cost effectiveness of projects; analyzing the potential impact on cooperative and neighboring areas; and reviewing other related issues. Develops project plans that outline type of plan, project benefits, plan development recommendations, desired outcomes, impacts to the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) and other agencies, environmental impacts, and any other pertinent information. Oversees the operation of a variety of wildland fire programs and vegetation management projects. Duties may include planning, prioritizing, and organizing work of operations personnel involved in projects; setting goals and objectives for project team; and making formal recommendations to leadership regarding wildland fire response. Applies for, receives, and manages fuel mitigation and land management grants and grantees, as well as support grantees within the city, in cooperation with City Accounting. Activities include gathering data, creating maps, preparing and monitoring budgets, controlling expenditures within limitations of grant budgets, completing grant applications, complying with grant acceptance procedures, including presenting at City Council briefings, and fulfilling all grant reporting obligations. Creates Requests for Proposal (RFP's) for projects, interviews potential contractors, sends and receives liability forms, leads onsite meetings with staff and contractors, conducts job walks, coordinates purchases, and manages invoicing. Coordinates as needed with City Purchasing. Responds to brush fires and acts as a liaison between SFD Operations personnel and landowner during initial attack to avoid impacting sensitive habitat. Leads suppression repair activities, including mapping the fire and bulldozer/handlines, ensuring that broken items are repaired, and conducting damage surveys. Manages SFD's Incident Qualification System and wildland training program (Federal Red Card); acts as the primary liaison between SFD and the Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service. Creates maps and collects GIS data to support project, grant, training, and management plans and other activities. Uses Intterra and ArcGIS to create and manipulate GIS data, including creating shapefiles and analyzing aerial and multi-spectral imagery; Collects perimeters and origins of vegetation fires and maintains a database of annual fire occurrences. Maintains effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders; serves as a liaison to operations command staff, partner agencies, governmental agencies, consultants and vendors, the general public, and SFD as wildland and wildland urban interface subject matter expert. Leads and attends meetings as a representative of the Fire Chief, both in and out of county; provides clear communication to diverse audiences while maintaining positive relationships. Attends a variety of continuing education classes, seminars, and meetings in an effort to remain current on applicable codes, regulations, policies, and procedures. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Combinations of education and experience that are equivalent to the following minimum qualifications may be acceptable. Open Entry Requirements: Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Fire Science, Forestry or a closely related field; AND Experience: Four years of responsible project/program management work directly related to wildland fuel reduction and management. Substitution: Additional experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis. Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid driver's license, to be maintained throughout employment. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the filing cut-off date. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. The examination will consist of a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E), with scoring weight assigned as follows: T&E 100% TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION DETAILS The T&E examination consists of a Supplemental Questionnaire. The questions may be viewed online under the tab marked " QUESTIONS " on the job announcement page. The T&E must be submitted online at the time of application. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online, by 4:00 on the filing cut-off date. Copies of your college or university transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted) may be a required part of this application and will be used to verify that you meet the minimum qualifications, as posted on the job announcement. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See above," etc., and copy/paste from a previous answer are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. TIP: It may be more efficient to develop your responses in a word processing document and then paste them into the online questionnaire to be submitted. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time: 2022-05-31
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 10, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs lead and skilled work in the operation and maintenance of high pressure stationary steam and refrigeration equipment. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Plans, assigns and supervises the operating and maintenance schedules for high pressure boilers, refrigeration systems, compressors, air conditioning, odor control, biofilters, methane systems and auxiliary equipment. Performs more difficult or dangerous work such as locating and repairing pressure or methane gas leaks. Makes periodic inspections of machinery and equipment, diagnoses trouble, directs or effects repair, checks work performed. Supervises overhaul of boilers, refrigerants, compressors, cooling tower, pumps and motors. Maintains facility in good condition which includes various building repairs and pump station HVAC. Instructs employees in occupational hazards and safety precautions; trains new employees in duties. Purchases supplies as needed. Analyzes records on energy consumption. Suggests equipment usages or changes that may reduce energy consumption. Performs regulated combustion analysis and monitoring on boilers. Analyzes water chemistry for boilers, cooling towers, condensate and closed loop system. Performs research for development ideas related to facility operations and safety improvement. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Experience: Completion of two years experience in the operation and maintenance of large high pressure heating plants with some experience or training on refrigerating plants or HVAC equipment, and at least one year experience as a boiler operator in a high pressure plant. Substitution: Course work at an accredited college in air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating or related field may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to one year of the required experience. (45 quarter or 30 semester credit hours equal one year of education.) License: Possession of a valid driver's license. Promotional Requirements: Current classified employees who meet the open entry requirements may apply on a promotional basis. License and Certifications: (Employees in this job class must meet these requirements.) Applicants must obtain a second class boiler operator's license by the City of Spokane prior to employment. Incumbent must obtain a first class boiler operator's license within one year of hire date. EXAMINATION DETAILS Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position, to be eligible for hire. We encourage you to apply immediately. Online applications must be completed and submitted before 4:00 p.m. on the closing date. Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. The examination will consist of an online multiple-choice examination with scoring weighted at 100% for open-entry candidates, and 80% for promotional candidates. TESTING DETAILS : The OPEN-ENTRY examination is an online examination and will require a computer. If you do not have access to a computer, please notify Civil Service so that one may be provided. Multiple-choice examination links with instructions will be emailed prior to 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on the start dates and will expire at 4:00 p.m. on the due dates as listed below. Keep in mind that the test link will be emailed from FastTest ( noreply@fasttestweb.com ). Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Monday, May 9, 2022, and Monday, June 6, 2022, and will test Thursday, June 9, 2022, through Tuesday, 14, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, June 7, 2022, and Tuesday, July 5, 2022, will test Thursday, July 7, 2022, through Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Wednesday, July 6, 2022, and Monday, August 1, 2022, will test Thursday, August 4, 2022, through Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Qualified PROMOTIONAL candidates will receive notification of in-person examination date and time upon acceptance of their application. NOTE: Remote examinees may begin the exam at any time during the test period; however, once you begin, you will have 2 hours to complete the examination. You may take the exam only once during the open recruitment period. All examination results will be merged into one eligible list according to final ratings, pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations. The examination may include such subjects as: Leadership and Interpersonal Skills Safety Technical Knowledge Promotional Evaluation Details (PAR - weighted 20% for promotional candidates): Pursuant to Civil Service Rule VI, Section 9, an evaluation of an employee's job performance (in the form of a Performance Appraisal Review (PAR)) shall be a subject in all promotion exams. The PAR should be administered by the employee's supervisor within the past year. The employee's most recent PAR is the Promotional Evaluation for this position. If the most recent PAR is expired (older than one year), the employee's payroll clerk and supervisor are notified. The supervisor is responsible for submitting an updated PAR to the HR department for approval prior to the closing date. If an updated PAR is not received by the closing date, the most recent PAR on file will be used, regardless of date administered We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time: 2022-08-01
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 10, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs a variety of routine clerical and office support activities requiring proficiency in basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Types forms, statements, letters, receipts, reports, and other material from rough drafts or general instructions, which frequently require independent action and discretion on difficulties encountered. Composes routine letters. Operates a personal computer or visual display terminal and utilizes modern business software including word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, etc. May perform secretarial work in a small office where stenographic ability is not required. Maintains, develops, and refines filing systems and procedures; prepares and files various records. Performs computations and posts to simple bookkeeping records. Waits on the counter, and answers telephones, giving and receiving information. Refers complaints pertaining to departmental policies and regulations to the appropriate person. Copies data, compiles records and reports, and tabulates and posts data in record books. Processes payroll and personnel transactions. Operates visual display terminal to retrieve and research information; enters data from different source media. Checks complex data being entered into terminal for correctness, corrects errors. Opens and routes incoming mail, and prepares outgoing mail. Acts as receptionist for the department to which assigned. Maintains routine operating and production records. Maintains office supplies for the department to which assigned. Operates basic office machines. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry Requirements (Must be met at time of application.) Education: High school diploma or equivalent; AND Experience: One year of clerical, office support, or data entry experience. Substitution: One year of undergraduate education (30 semester or 45 quarter hours) may be substituted for experience. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online by 4:00 p.m. on the filing cut-off date. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. The examination will consist of an online, multiple-choice test, with weights assigned as follows: Multiple-Choice Test 100% EXAMINATION DETAILS: This is an online examination and will require a computer. If you do not have access to a computer, please notify Civil Service so that one may be provided. A link to the Clerk II examination, with instructions, will be emailed prior to 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Please note that this email will be sent from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com). The test will be available for log-in from 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, June 2, 2022 until 4:00 p.m. Pacific time the following Tuesday, June 7, 2022. NOTE: You may begin the exam at any time during the test period; however, once you begin, you will have 1 and 1/2 hours to complete the examination. You may take the exam only once during the open recruitment period. The examination may include such subjects as: Clerical Computer Skills Interpersonal Relations Mathematical Reasoning Oral & Written Communication We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time: 2022-05-31
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Firefighter at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SFD is responsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigating the consequences from disasters, and rescue activities. In addition to emergency work, members provide a wide range of services to the community, including blood pressure screening, tours of fire stations and apparatus, and on-duty fire and life safety presentations within the community. Not only does a career as a Firefighter offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. The Spokane Fire Department operates 16 stations throughout the city and provides emergency response, prevention education, and training. Firefighters also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Responds to fire incidents with a company; lays hose; holds and directs nozzle and water streams; raises and climbs ladders; uses standard firefighting equipment; removes persons from danger; administers emergency medical treatment; performs salvage and overhaul operations. Performs fire prevention functions such as inspection of business establishments, apartment complexes and schools in assigned district. Assists residents in eliminating hazards and fire dangers. Performs general housekeeping and maintenance work in the upkeep of the assigned station and equipment. Participates in the recovery, cleaning and inspection of equipment after incidents. Drives and operates various automotive, mechanical, and auxiliary fire apparatus. May be assigned specialized duties in addition to regular duties. Responds to medical emergencies and operates emergency medical equipment and exercises clinical judgment within the licensed scope of practice. May be assigned as a member of any apparatus staffed or operated by the Fire Department. Periodically inspects assigned "first-due" area and become familiar with buildings, locations and condition of fire hydrants, streets potential fire hazards and dangers and to compile comprehensive pre-incident plans. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry (Open entry applicants must meet all requirements at the time of application.) Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: No previous experience necessary. Certifications : Possession of a valid driver's license. Applicants must have successfully completed Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training and be eligible for Washington State EMT certification, at the time of application. Paramedic Applicants: In addition to the above requirements, paramedic applicants must currently possess the National Registry Paramedic credential or Washington State Paramedic license at the time of application. Procedural Requirements: Applicants will specify the certifications for which they are qualified. The Fire Department will specify on their requisitions the certifications required to fill a vacant position and only those on the eligible list meeting such specification shall be certified. NOTE: Minimum medical and health standards for this classification are established by state laws. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass the necessary examinations prior to appointment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print, such as maps, identify shapes at night such as house numbers and to distinguish shapes through smoky conditions. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse on a radio or telephone and give or receive orders in muffled conditions. Ability to climb a variety of ladders. Enough body mobility to maintain balance in precarious positions and to crawl in confined spaces.. Enough manual dexterity to maintain and operate necessary equipment and tools. Enough strength to rescue heavy people while in protective clothing and carry equipment up a ladder. Tolerance and stamina to work under adverse, hazardous conditions, such as smoke, gas, heat, cold and confined spaces, for extended periods of time. NEW: In compliance with the Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21-14-1, all employees in this classification shall be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the employee is granted a medical or religious exemption that the City can reasonably accommodate. EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. Firefighter applicants must pass the Public Safety Testing, Inc., examination to be eligible for hire by the City of Spokane. After you have completed the PST exam, you must apply through the City website for review and placement on the eligible list. PST scores must be less than one year old. City of Spokane offers one free test per year for those who apply only to City of Spokane and take the test on the designated "free testing" date at the Spokane, Washington, location. The next FREE PUBLIC SAFETY TESTING is scheduled for SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2022. Sign up through the Public Safety Testing, Inc. website, here: www.publicsafetytesting.com . NOTE: The standard PST written test cost is $49, which allows applicants to choose up to two (2) agencies to receive their results. Applicants may select more agencies, for additional fees. Applicants who apply to agencies other than City of Spokane, or who take the test at a date or location other than the designated free test date in Spokane, are responsible for all costs incurred. Additional examinations shall be administered as applications are received with results merged into one eligible list according to final ratings, pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations. Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Police Officer at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity. Not only does a career as a Police Officer offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. A day in the life of a Spokane Police officer means doing work, each day that is vital to our community. Police Officers also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations. Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations. Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities. Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court. May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc. Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public. Performs related work as required MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS NOTE: Before applying, please read the City of Spokane Police Department Hiring Standards . Police Officer - Entry Level Requirements (Applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education : Completion of high school or equivalent. General Requirements Must be 20 years of age at application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment; within normal weight range for height. Physical requirements for this position, including eyesight, hearing, and other physical abilities are consistent with state law and guidelines. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass a post-offer physical and psychological examination prior to appointment. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be a United States citizen. A police record may be grounds for rejection. Physical Ability Test (PAT) All candidates must pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT). Click here for details. The PAT will be typically administered in the following order: 300 meter run Push-ups Sit-ups 1.5 mile run/walk EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. Police Officer applicants must pass the Public Safety Testing, Inc. examination, to be eligible for hire by City of Spokane. After you have completed the PST, you will be invited to apply for the position. PST scores must be less than one year old. City of Spokane offers one free test per year for those who apply only to City of Spokane and take the test on the designated "free testing" date at the Spokane, Washington, location. Sign up through the Public Safety Testing, Inc. website, here: www.publicsafetytesting.com . NOTE: The standard PST written test cost is $50, which allows applicants to choose up to two agencies to receive their results. Applicants may select more agencies, for additional fees. Applicants who apply to agencies other than City of Spokane, or who take the test at a date or location other than the designated free test date in Spokane, are responsible for all costs incurred. Additional examinations shall be administered as applications are received, with results merged into one eligible list, according to final ratings and pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations. Upon request and at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests, to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Have you successfully completed the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy? Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If you answered yes to these questions, a career as a Police Officer at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity. Not only does a career as a Police Officer offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. A day in the life of a Spokane Police officer means doing work, each day that is vital to our community. Police Officers also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations. Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations. Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities. Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court. May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc. Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS NOTE: Before applying, please read the City of Spokane Police Department Hiring Standards . Police Officer - Certified Requirements (Applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education: Completion of high school or equivalent. Completion of the Washington State Criminal Justice Basic Law Enforcement Academy. Certifications: Valid WSCJTC BLEA certification, at the time of hire. NOTE: No prior law enforcement experience is required. General Requirements Must be 20 years of age at application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment; within normal weight range for height. Physical requirements for this position, including eyesight, hearing, and other physical abilities are consistent with state law and guidelines. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass a post-offer physical and psychological examination prior to appointment. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be a United States citizen. A police record may be grounds for rejection. Physical Ability Test (PAT) All candidates must pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT). Click here for details. The PAT will be typically administered in the following order: 300 meter run Push-ups Sit-ups 1.5 mile run/walk EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. You must complete both the online application and the Training and Evaluation examination (T&E), in order to be eligible for hiring by City of Spokane. T&E Examination Details: The Training and Experience examination with instructions will be emailed out via a link from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com) upon review of the applicant's minimum qualifications. You will have two weeks to complete the examination. The T&E has a scoring weight of 100%. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each examination question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See Above", etc., are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you currently serving as a law enforcement officer, or have you recently left your officer position in good standing? Are you interested in continuing your career in public safety? If so, coming to work for the City of Spokane could be your next great career move! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD is committed to community outreach, public service, community policing and inclusivity. SPD offers a generous compensation package that includes a pension plan and annual pay increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Exercises powers of arrest and control; defends self and uses force and deadly force; enforces motor vehicle laws; operates vehicle under emergency conditions and provides emergency assistance; responds to crime scenes and performs criminal investigations; participates in special operations. Patrols a designated area on foot or in a radio and computer equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic and to enforce traffic and parking regulations. Answers calls and investigates complaints involving accidents, fires, misdemeanors and felonies; investigates suspicious activities. Administers first aid, interviews witnesses, gathers information and evidence, makes arrests, prepares reports, testifies as witness in court. May be assigned, on a permanent or shift basis, to such specialized technical or administrative duties as: working police desk, maintenance of criminal records, license inspection, photographic and identification work, traffic safety training, field training, radio operation, etc. Advises public on laws and ordinances, provides general information and otherwise assists the public. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS NOTE: Before applying, please read the City of Spokane Police Department Hiring Standards . Police Officer - Lateral Requirements (Applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Experience: Two years of sworn, non-military, patrol officer experience. Certifications: State-issued Basic Law Enforcement certificate. Status: Currently employed as a law enforcement officer or have left such employment in good standing and have a valid law enforcement commission, at time of hire . NOTE: Applicants from states other than Washington must have the ability to obtain Basic or Equivalency Law Enforcement certification by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, within the probationary period. General Requirements Must be 20 years of age at application and 21 years of age at the time of appointment; within normal weight range for height. Physical requirements for this position, including eyesight, hearing, and other physical abilities are consistent with state law and guidelines. Applicants must be certified by the police physician as physically fit to perform the prescribed duties. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be a United States citizen. A police record may be grounds for rejection. Physical Ability Test (PAT) All candidates must pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT). Click here for details. The PAT will be typically administered in the following order: 300 meter run Push-ups Sit-ups 1.5 mile run/walk EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. You must complete both the online application and the Training and Evaluation examination (T&E), in order to be eligible for hiring by City of Spokane. T&E Examination Details The Training and Experience examination with instructions will be emailed out via a link from FastTest (noreply@fasttestweb.com) upon review of the applicant's minimum qualifications. You will have two weeks to complete the examination. The T&E has a scoring weight of 100%. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each examination question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See Above", etc., are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Do you have one year of continuous experience (full time or equivalent) as a Police Radio Dispatcher? Have you been employed in the last 18 months as a law enforcement radio dispatcher utilizing a Computer Aided Dispatch System? If so, coming to work for the City of Spokane could be your next great career move! The Spokane Police Department (SPD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SPD operates off the values of integrity, professionalism and compassion. SPD offers a generous compensation package that includes a pension plan and annual pay increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Receives operational calls and messages by police radio, telephone and computer. Provides requested information or transmits messages and information to mobile units Dispatches additional police units on trouble calls, as directed. Relays messages between mobile units, portable units and other City departments Operates an electronic message recorder. Maintains an operational log, monitors other City department radio frequencies, and takes indicated action in an emergency. Prepares and maintains necessary reports, records and files. Performs extensive operation at computer terminals. Receives emergency calls, transferred through 911 operators. Dispatches emergency personnel and equipment, in accordance with departmental policy or as directed. Enters, updates and receives information, emergency and non-emergency, using the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) computer. Assists in maintaining appropriate radio files Maintains radio, telephone and computer contact with other agencies and public safety support organizations. Assists in preparation and maintenance of records and reports. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Combinations of education and experience that are equivalent to the following minimum qualifications are acceptable. Open Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Experience : One year of continuous experience (full-time or equivalent hours) and employed within the last eighteen months, as a law enforcement radio dispatcher utilizing a Computer Aided Dispatch System. Note: Within one year of appointment, employees in this classification must have the ability to type a minimum of 200 keystrokes (40 words) per minute. EXAMINATION DETAILS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. The examination will consist of a training and experience evaluation (T&E) with scoring weight assigned as follows: T&E: 100% T&E EVALUATION DETAILS The T&E examination consists of a Supplemental Questionnaire. The questions may be viewed online under the tab marked "QUESTIONS" on the job announcement page. The T&E must be submitted online at the time of application. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online in order to be considered. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments to the application will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See above," etc., are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. Changes or corrections to your responses cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted. TIP: It may be more efficient to develop your responses in a word processing document and then paste them into the online questionnaire to be submitted. Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL DEPARTMENT AND TURN WASTE TO ENERGY! The City of Spokane Solid Waste Disposal Department is looking for temp-seasonal workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the success of our city. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Performs daily operation at the Waste To Energy Scale House that may include but are not limited to: Assist permanent employees Use a computer program to weigh in private and commercial customers dumping various types of material Collect various types of payments Balance cash drawer Answer questions for the public and other City employees in person and on the phone MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS VARIABLE HOUR SHIFTS: Staffing from 7: 30 am to 5:45 pm Sites open 7 days per week DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS: Must be dependable Must be able to work well with others Must have above average communication and customer service skills Must have cash handling/cashiering experience Must have basic computer skills Must be willing to work weekends Must have reliable transportation (reliable public transportation not available to the site) EXAMINATION DETAILS Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOIN THE SPOKANE CITY WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT TODAY! We are looking for temp-seasonal Wastewater Maintenance workers to be a part of our winning team, contributing to the success of our City. NATURE OF WORK: The purpose of this position is to perform unskilled and semi-skilled manual work. This is a temporary-seasonal position that will work up to forty (40) hours per week (8 hours a day, 5 days a week) for six (6) months in duration. The work is heavy in nature, performed under various weather conditions, and requires normal attention to prevent errors. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists in the maintenance of grounds keeping. Assists journeyman level workers in the functions of their jobs. Be able to follow written and verbal instructions and work with a team. Performs related work as required MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess a valid driver's license without restrictions. Knowledge of methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in which work is assigned. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions. Ability to work as a team. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to read and understand manuals and specifications. Ability to operate motor vehicles. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (with or without reasonable accommodations): Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print such as maps. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse in person, over a two-way radio, and on the telephone. Enough body mobility to climb, crawl, walk, kneel, and work in confined areas. Enough strength to lift and carry heavy objects weighing up to 100 pounds. Enough stamina to stand, kneel, and crouch for up to four hours at a time with only one 15-minute break. Tolerance to work under adverse weather conditions. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY JOINT THE SPOKANE CITY PARKS DEPARTMENT AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY! The Grounds and Operations Specialist is responsible for cleanliness and general upkeep of facilities, green spaces and hardscapes as assigned. This position is located at Riverfront Park, Spokane's premier park in the heart of the city. Your contributions will provide a valuable service to our community and your efforts will help to maintain effective environmental stewardship of our magnificent Riverfront Park and the surrounding area. As a park employee, you will be part of a valued team where your contributions make a positive daily impact. Our valued employees receive ongoing training to enhance your skill and provide opportunities for upward mobility. As a team member, you will also receive a bus pass, flexible schedule options and the ability to enjoy concerts and events held at Riverfront park that occur during your shift. https://my.spokanecity.org/riverfrontspokane/calendar/ This position will be eligible for up to 29 hours part-time per week. Variable schedules will be available. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Maintains restrooms and picnic facilities. Operates small, motorized, hand-held landscaping equipment, including line-trimmer, power edger, and blower. Requires frequent interaction with public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be physically able to lift 50 lbs. Must be physically able to work on your feet for the entire shift (breaks allowed). Valid driver's license with no restrictions. Must be able to pass a drug screening test prior to start date (including marijuana). Training will be provided. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Are you passionate about serving others and your community? Do you have a desire to help people on a daily basis? Would others describe you as professional and ethical? If so, a career as a Firefighter at the City of Spokane may be the perfect profession for you! The Spokane Fire Department (SFD) seeks applicants that are interested in joining a team of dedicated individuals to protect and serve Spokane citizens. SFD is responsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigating the consequences from disasters, and rescue activities. In addition to emergency work, members provide a wide range of services to the community, including blood pressure screening, tours of fire stations and apparatus, and on-duty fire and life safety presentations within the community. Not only does a career as a Firefighter offer various advancement opportunities and diverse career paths but also rewarding and fulfilling work. The Spokane Fire Department operates 16 stations throughout the city and provides emergency response, prevention education, and training. Firefighters also receive an excellent benefits package including a pension plan and annual salary increases! Why choose the Spokane region: Why do locals love Spokane? It may depend on whom you ask but most will tell you it is because of the abundance of outdoor recreation, numerous waterways within a close driving distance, arts and culture, a plethora of breweries and wineries, and a rich food scene in the vibrant downtown core. With its natural beauty, entertainment, award winning K-12 schools and excellent colleges and universities it's no wonder why Spokane continues to grow! Learn more about our city here . EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Responds to fire incidents with a company; lays hose; holds and directs nozzle and water streams; raises and climbs ladders; uses standard firefighting equipment; removes persons from danger; administers emergency medical treatment; performs salvage and overhaul operations. Performs fire prevention functions such as inspection of business establishments, apartment complexes and schools in assigned district. Assists residents in eliminating hazards and fire dangers. Performs general housekeeping and maintenance work in the upkeep of the assigned station and equipment. Participates in the recovery, cleaning and inspection of equipment after incidents. Drives and operates various automotive, mechanical, and auxiliary fire apparatus. May be assigned specialized duties in addition to regular duties. Responds to medical emergencies and operates emergency medical equipment and exercises clinical judgment within the licensed scope of practice. May be assigned as a member of any apparatus staffed or operated by the Fire Department. Periodically inspects assigned "first-due" area and become familiar with buildings, locations and condition of fire hydrants, streets potential fire hazards and dangers and to compile comprehensive pre-incident plans. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Lateral Entry (All requirements must be met at the time of application.) Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience: Minimum of five years of full-time experience as a professional firefighter. Must be currently employed or have been laid off or retired in good standing within the past 6 months. Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver's license Valid Firefighter 1 certification Hazmat Operations certification CPAT passed within the previous 12 months Current EMT or Paramedic certification (If certified outside Washington State, must have completed National Registry Certification as an EMT or Paramedic) Procedural Requirements: Applicants will specify the certifications for which they are qualified. The Fire Department will specify on their requisitions the certifications required to fill a vacant position and only those on the eligible list meeting such specification shall be certified. NOTE: Minimum medical and health standards for this classification are established by state laws. All successful candidates who have been offered a position will be required to pass the necessary examinations prior to appointment. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print, such as maps, identify shapes at night such as house numbers and to distinguish shapes through smoky conditions. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse on a radio or telephone and give or receive orders in muffled conditions. Ability to climb a variety of ladders. Enough body mobility to maintain balance in precarious positions and to crawl in confined spaces. Enough manual dexterity to maintain and operate necessary equipment and tools. Enough strength to rescue heavy people while in protective clothing and carry equipment up a ladder. Tolerance and stamina to work under adverse, hazardous conditions, such as smoke, gas, heat, cold and confined spaces, for extended periods of time. NEW: In compliance with the Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21-14-1, all employees in this classification shall be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the employee is granted a medical or religious exemption that the City can reasonably accommodate. EXAMINATION DETAILS Recruitment for this job classification is open until further notice. Candidates must pass the examination for this classification to be eligible for employment by the City of Spokane. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit a City of Spokane employment application online. Upon request, at time of application, the City will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. Upcoming Public Safety Testing Spokane Dates: Saturday, November 20, 2021 - CPAT Orientation/Practice Test Sunday, November 21, 2021 - CPAT Test The examination will consist of a Training and Experience examination (T&E) with scoring weight assigned as follows: • T&E: 100% T&E Evaluation Details The Training and Experience examination with instructions will be emailed out from NEOGOV (info@governmentjobs.com) . You will be notified upon passing minimum qualifications. Responses to your T&E questions should be consistent with the information given in your application details. Answers are subject to verification. Failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score; therefore, it is advantageous for you to provide a full and complete response to each examination question. Resumes or questionnaires uploaded as attachments will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question online. "See Resume" or "See above", etc., are not qualifying responses and will not be considered. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY NATURE OF WORK: Performs routine custodial and minor maintenance work in the cleaning and care of a municipal building. Duties are routine and performed within prescribed limits. Possible errors are easily detected or minor in nature. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The following Responsibilities and Requirements are functions the individual who holds or desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and waxes floors; vacuums and shampoos carpeting. Washes walls, inside windows and woodwork. May wash ground floor outside windows. Cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies; cleans stairs. Dusts, polishes, arranges, and moves furniture and equipment; removes rubbish and waste paper; cleans and polishes fixtures. Performs minor maintenance and repair tasks, such as painting small areas, repairing furniture, plumbing and plumbing fixtures, and replacing window panes and light bulbs or tubes; unstops lavatories and toilets. Polices and maintains area surrounding assigned building, such as sweeping walks, shoveling snow, or raking, mowing, and watering lawn. Uses hand tools or small power equipment applicable to the work. May assist in arranging furniture. Performs related duties as required. REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: Knowledge of building cleaning practices, methods, supplies, and equipment. Ability to perform routine and repetitive custodial tasks without immediate supervision. Ability to maintain harmonious relations with other employees and the public. Ability to perform moderately heavy manual work. Ability to understand and use M.S.D.S. sheets PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to see, with or without corrective lenses, well enough to read fine print, such as labels. Ability to hear, with or without a hearing aid, and speak well enough to converse in person. Ability to climb ladders up to ten (10) feet high. Enough body mobility to walk, kneel, crouch, and bend in order to mop, sweep, buff, and dust. Enough manual dexterity to use small tools. Enough strength to lift and carry items weighing up to fifty (50) lbs. Tolerance to work under adverse conditions, such as among dust, dirt, and cleaning agent odors and outdoors in heat and cold. SCHEDULE: This position will perform duties four (4) hours per day with up to twenty (20) hours per week, Monday - Friday. Flexible schedules may be available throughout the normal workday hours of 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM. For example, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, etc. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE: Some previous janitorial experience is desirable but not required. May be required to pass a pre-employment drug test. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Performs semi-skilled manual work in various departments which requires some previous experience and special knowledge acquired on the job. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS Work performed varies with department to which assigned. May supervise small labor crew. Participate in loading, unloading and similar operations. Assists in setting up and dismantling playground equipment. Receives calls, investigates and dispatches night crews to remedy routine complaints, reports major complaints to supervisor. Checks excavations for compliance with safety regulations. Acts as helper or assigned as apprentice to Craft Specialist and skilled trade workers in maintenance and repair of assigned buildings. May assist in minor maintenance of an assigned heating plant. Performs various tasks in support of solid waste disposal operations including, but not limited to, attending household hazardous waste and recycling facility, removing refrigerants from appliances, and directing the public. Operates compressors, jack hammers, cement mixers, brush chippers, chain saws, post-hole diggers, sewer augers and other similar power-driven equipment related to the job. Drives various trucks, operates rubber-wheeled tractors with attachments, front-end loaders and fork lifts. May be required to operate equipment of the next higher class on occasion. Assists in snow removal operations. Mounts sander boxes and tanks. Performs minor maintenance on street cleaning equipment. Services assigned equipment. Makes minor field repairs. Reports major defects. Prepares necessary reports. Assists in installation, repair and disconnection of water mains, hydrants and valves. Operates pipe and leak locating equipment or performs other operations peculiar to the assigned job. Assists in maintenance and construction of sanitary sewer and storm water infrastructure. Supervises crew engaged in installation, repair and maintenance of traffic signs and markers. Operates lane and crosswalk painting machines, and fabricates traffic signs using silk screens. Performs related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Open Entry Requirements: (Open-entry applicants must meet all requirements when they apply.) Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience: Two years of laboring experience. License: Possession of a valid driver's license. Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brake endorsement EXAMINATION DETAILS Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and pass the examination for this position to be eligible for hire. We encourage you to apply immediately. Online applications must be completed and submitted before 4:00 p.m. on the closing date. Upon request, at time of application, City of Spokane will provide alternative accessible tests to individuals with disabilities that impair manual, sensory or speaking skills needed to take the test, unless the test is intended to measure those skills. The examination will consist of a written test, with scoring weight assigned as follows: Multiple-Choice Examination: 100% EXAMINATION DETAILS: Two methods of testing will be offered. Candidates will choose which method is best for them and self-schedule accordingly. Self-schedule notifications will be sent to candidates upon approval of application review. Written Testing will be conducted in the Civil Service Test Room (4th floor, City Hall) on the following dates: Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, March 29, 2022, and Monday, April 25, 2022, will test on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Pacific time. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, April 26, 2022, and Tuesday, May 31, 2022, will test on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Pacific time. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Wednesday, June 1, 2022, and Monday, June 20, 2022, will test on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Pacific time. Online Remote Testing will be offered . Multiple-choice examination links with instructions will be emailed prior to 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on the start dates and will expire at 4:00 p.m. on the due dates as listed below. Keep in mind that the test link will be emailed from FastTest ( noreply@fasttestweb.com ). Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, March 29, 2022, and Monday, April 25, 2022, and will test Thursday, April 28, 2022, through Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Tuesday, April 26, 2022, and Tuesday, May 31, 2022, will test Thursday, June 2, 2022, through Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Applicants who apply and meet the minimum qualifications between Wednesday, June 1, 2022, and Monday, June 20, 2022, will test Thursday, June 23, 2022, through Tuesday, June 28, 2022. NOTE: Remote examinees may begin the exam at any time during the test period; however, once you begin, you will have 1.5 hours to complete the examination. You may take the exam only once during the open recruitment period. The test may include such subjects as: Applied Technology Interpersonal Skills Organizational Awareness Safety & Occupational Hazards Teamwork Technical Competence Vehicle Operations All examination results will be merged into one eligible list according to final ratings, pursuant to the Merit System Rules of the Civil Service Commission: Rule IV, Section 13 - Continuous Examinations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. As a Fair Chance employer, City of Spokane does not conduct initial background screening for non-public safety positions. Closing Date/Time:
CITY OF SPOKANE, WA 808 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201
May 08, 2022
Full Time
CLASS SUMMARY Our team is looking for adult and youth flag football referees and adult softball umpires. The primary duties of a sports official are to officiate assigned games for league and tournament play. Must be able to make instantaneous decisions on rules of play set forth by Spokane Parks and Recreation. Decisions should be made based on rules and policies set forth by the department. Approx. 2.5 - 20 hours a week, based on availability. Paid training is also available. This may include mechanics and rules of the game both on the filed and in the classroom and de-escalation training. Hourly pay is $16.50/hr or more Depending On Experience. EXAMPLES OF JOB FUNCTIONS The primary duties of the Sports Official include, but are not limited to: Observe actions of players, regulate play, ensure guidelines, rules and sportsmanship are enforced Resolve conflict among players, spectators, and others in stressful situations. Officials may confer with other officials or department staff to coordinate actions and discuss problems. Other responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Record keeping Document game and/or incident reports Document accidents/injuries Inspect sports equipment and/or players to ensure safety and compliance with rules; Put player safety and health first by dealing effectively with unsafe situations or player conduct, including coaches and the general public. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Previous experience working within recreation programs, and/or previous team-sports experience (officiating experience desired but not required). Seeking outgoing and professional individuals who possess the ability to make instantaneous decisions, resolve conflicts, and be able to handle stress and pressure well. Must be 18 years of age and have reliable transportation Applicants are subject to background checks & drug test. EXAMINATION DETAILS Have excellent communication skills and decision-making skills Ability to work as a team member and/or independently Availibilty to work evening and weekend hours Ability to lift 20-50 lbs with or without reasonable accommodation We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran/military status or disability status. Closing Date/Time: