KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County employs over 1100 employees in jobs that allow employees to make their mark and make a difference in their local community.  The County strives to provide effective and efficient services by continually assessing its purpose, promoting and rewarding innovation and fostering employee development.  Kitsap's Human Resources team provides the employee programs and benefits to keep Kitsap a great place to work.

​- Nancy Buonanno Grennan, Human Resources Director

Our Mission

​Human Resources recruits talented, career-minded leaders; supports employee development; builds trust; celebrates teamwork; works with integrity and clear communication.

Our Vision

 If we are successful, Kitsap County will be a trusting & competitive organization that employs and develops the most effective, professional & friendly staff available.

Our Values

We make decisions out of a sense of fairness & we will remember the "Human" part of HR.
We focus on the needs of our customers & work to earn their trust.
We do the right thing, no matter who is involved.
We are relentlessly positive.

 

13 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 04, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. Summary of position: The Kitsap County Juvenile Detention Facility has an opportunity for an individual to providefood services support in our department.This positionperformswork involving food preparation and service work for individuals housed in the secured facility.Duties includecooking, baking, preparing food, setting up and serving a variety of meals, and performing related cleaning tasks under established guidelines of the highest sanitation and safety standards. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in large scale or institutional cooking operations; time scheduling, sanitation, and safety procedures used in food service operations; the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations; and culinary organizational skills. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience One yearof experience and/or training in food preparation, including the set up and operation of basic kitchen equipment, is required; OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience in large scale food preparation or in an institutional food service setting. Food Science degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education and Safe Servecompletion. Possession of a Safe Serve Certificate. Custodial or high standard kitchen cleaning experience. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must : Pass a criminal history background check, including fingerprinting,through law enforcement agencies. Possess and submit verification of a valid and current food handler's permit. Within 30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Obtain or possess current First Aid and CPR certification. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter.) Complete Blood borne/Airborne Pathogens training. Receive the Hepatitis B vaccine series or sign a waiver. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age. As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Work is performed in a kitchen area of a secured facility. Adequate vision and coordination to operate food service and preparation equipment. Sufficient physical strength, coordination, dexterity and mental alertness to assure safety. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately. Walking and standing for extended periods. Bending, stooping, reaching, handling/grasping tools. Requires exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 20 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move food service equipment, and materials.Assistance is typically available for the heaviest lifting. Incumbents may be : In contact with juvenile detainees who arehoused and fed in the facility Exposed to environmental hazards associated with food preparation and service and chemicals related to sanitation of the equipment and food service area. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Prepare, cook, bake, and serve a variety of foods with a well balanced and nutritional emphasis. Maintain proper standards of sanitation by cleaning equipment such as stoves, kettles, pots and pans, dishes, cooler, storage and food service areas. Wash and sanitize dishes, kitchen equipment and appliances, kitchen and dining area; sweep and mop floors according to established procedures. Set up lunch and dinner food service lines and serve meals. Clean kitchen, dining areas or perform light housekeeping in the facility. Record required information for documentation as requested by the supervisor. Observe and report any problems, discrepancies, and suggestions regarding the food service operation in a timely manner Fold towels,washcloths, blankets, kitchen towels/potholders,and detainee outer/underclothing. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a bargaining agreement with the Juvenile Detention Officers Guild Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position will vary and may include weekend and evening shifts. This position is considered an essential position and incumbents must report for work regardless of County closures related to inclement weather or other conditions. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified applicants to join our team as a Corrections Officer. We welcome all candidates who want to serve their community by pursuing a law enforcement career. Please see below for important informationabout required qualifications and the recruitment process. Also, visit our webpage and follow us on Facebook . Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Positions Information Kitsap County offers challenging and exciting careers for Corrections Officers at one of the most beautiful areas in Washington State. When you become part of the team, you are welcomed into our close-knit family. Our department is progressive and prides itself on keeping up with the latest technology and equipment. Our personalized approach to your future growth includes progressive job-related training, development of leadership skills and on-the-job training. This position is working inside our correctional facility performing booking, searching, releasing, transportation, supervision, and security work. Employees are responsible for the operations of the jail on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis in order to keep our community safe! Join our team and have a career where what you do really matters. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level) Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience - Entry Level Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Required Education and Experience - Lateral Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); AND One year of full-time experience as a federal, county, or municipal Corrections Officer; AND Successful completion of the agency's corrections FTO and probationary programs (to include graduation from the Washington State Criminal Justice Corrections Academy oran equivalent certification from another state's recognized basic corrections academy); AND Applicants must be currently employed or not be separated from employment as a federal,county, or municipal Corrections Officer. All interestedentry level and lateral candidates should also review KCSO agency information, requirements, disqualifying criteria, and application process information at our Public Safety Agency Page . Application Process The start point for all KCSO law enforcement positions is with a valid Public Safety Testing (PST) Law Enforcement Exam ( www.publicsafetytesting.com ). Here are the steps to get started: Visit the PST website and choose your career path (Corrections). Select Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in. Review and agree tothe requiredqualifications to join our team. Select a date and time foryourLaw Enforcement Exam Create an applicant profile. Filling out your profile ensures that agencies have the information required for the hiring process. Take your test. Be prepared to succeed when you arrive at your test location. If you list Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in, we will receive the results of your written and physical fitness tests. We will then send you an invitation to apply to Kitsap County . We willreceive your onlineapplication,screen itto ensure you qualify, and then place you on a hiring register if you meet our eligibility requirements. Your PST score will determine your position on that register.You will be eligible for further steps in the hiring process (i.e., background investigation, oral boards, etc.) for six months after placement on the hiringregister. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works is currently recruiting for a seasoned Treatment Plant Operator! The ideal candidate will have a Washington State Wastewater Operator Group I or II Certification with the ability to obtain a Group III. Preference will be given to candidates in possession of a Group III certification. Reciprocity from another State is welcomed. The Sewer Utility Division The Sewer Utility Division operates fourwastewater treatment plants and maintains 58 pump stations, 148 miles of gravity pipe, 37 miles of force mains and 3,775 manholes in Kitsap County. Recycled water services are planned for future demand. Other services include construction plan review and inspections, sewer utility billing, community education and outreach, GIS mapping, maintenance of sewer records and responding to public information requests. It is our goal to protect public health and the environment while providing cost effective service for our customers. To learn more about what we do check out this video: https://vimeo.com/39645552 Position Information The incumbent is responsible for wastewater treatment plant and pump station operation and maintenance. Monitors and makes adjustments to the wastewater treatment process control, operates various equipment for the liquid and solid processes, and perform routine wastewater laboratory tests and analysis. Responsibilities include maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of a variety of wastewater treatment process equipment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Oneyear of treatment plant experience and GroupI Wastewater Operation Certification; OR GroupII Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note : In order to progress beyond pay grade step 8 of the pay scale an employee must obtain a Group II Wastewater Certification. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Group III Wastewater Operator Certification. Certification information available at: https://ecology.wa.gov/Regulations-Permits/Permits-certifications/Wastewater-operator-certification/Certification-information Please note: Employees within the classification of Plant Operator who are assigned to work at CKTP and who have obtained a Level III certification shall receive premium pay as follows: a. For work performed during the day shift on weekdays: five percent (5%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. b. For work performed during the swing or grave shifts on weekdays or for any work performed on a Saturday or Sunday: ten percent (10%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. Driving Requirements : The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400, medical evaluations. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within six months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications : Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) The standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in the mechanical trades. Processes involved in wastewater treatment. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Wastewater mathematics as related to process control Read and understand engineered drawings. Read meters and gauges correctly. Keep records and make reports. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other employees. Operate automotive equipment, generators and standard equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Maintain and repair various mechanical equipment for wastewater treatment processing. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evening, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call as required. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Wear protective gear as needed. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both inside and outside the wastewater treatment plants. Exposure to physical hazards associated with working around pumping equipment, generators, all forms of sewage (solid, liquid, gaseous) and large diesel/gasoline vehicles. Enter confined spaces under alternate entry procedures which ensure safety. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing and working high above ground, adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and operate equipment and prepare log books, and hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, speaking adequate to communicate effectively, manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. The exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. To pull 50 ft. hoses, weighing at least 25 lbs. each, which includes bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling motions. To turn sometimes difficult large, 24 inch diameter, wheel valves up to 30 revolutions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Operate Wastewater Treatment Process Control: Collect samples, perform routine laboratory tests and analysis, interpret data for process control, make process adjustments based on laboratory analysis, examine micro-organisms for biological conditioning of the plant, filament identification to determine corrective action, chemical addition for process recovery, perform calculations for process adjustments, and understand and troubleshoot plant processes. Operate Wastewater Solids Process - Dewatering/Thickening/Septic Receiving: Operate: centrifuge for biosolids dewatering, rotary drum thickeners/gravity belt thickeners for sludge thickening, maintain and monitor septage receiving station Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, emergency generators and transfer switches. Observe variations in operating conditions and test results to determine processing requirements. Perform Plant Maintenance: Operate and troubleshoot plant equipment, Surface preparation and painting, use hypochlorite for cleaning and algae control, wash down, pressure washing and cleaning tanks, and grounds maintenance. Perform Preventative Maintenance and operate: motors, pumps, clarifiers, dewatering and thickening equipment, relevant mechanical equipment, exercise valves and rotate equipment, and UV disinfection system. Monitoring of Plant Systems: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer application for monitoring plant operations, Telemetry program and Plant PLC's. Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, and observe operating conditions Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Teamsters Local 589. The contract is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Documents/CBA-Teamsters589PublicWorksUtilities.pdf . Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. This position is open until filled and will be review weekly! Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Public Works Port Orchard, WA, USA
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
The County Road Engineer leads and manages the activities of the Road Division of the Public Works Department including the administration and management of the Roads Engineering, Transportation/Traffic Operations and Road Maintenance functions and serves as the Assistant Public Works Director – Roads Division.  The Road Division is composed of approximately 150 full time employees executing a $40+ million annual budget. The County Road Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the Road Division is managed in accordance with the County Road Administration Board (CRAB) Standards of Good Practice and applicable State law.  Responsible for managing the revenue, expenditures, prioritization, and forecasting of the County Road Fund.  Establishes design criteria and standards for transportation related facilities. Prepares, updates and assures compliance with applicable County code.  Oversees the development of new and amended policies or ordinances to contribute to more effective operations.  Provides Road Division and County representation regarding road facility planning, engineering and maintenance related issues on various state, regional, and local committees and before community groups.  Serves as the key liaison with the Board of County Commissioners on related issues. The primary focus of the County Engineer in the near term will be to address the revenue needed to sustain and preserve the County road system, retain and build the engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance staff needed, and shape the future organization to deliver levels of service required in a rapidly growing, urbanized transportation environment. Work is assigned and performed in terms of broad general objectives by the Public Works Director. The County Engineer is given considerable latitude for independent judgment, initiative and resourcefulness on both technical and administrative matters, in adapting existing policies and practices to specific situations and in developing new or improved methods of obtaining effective results. Work is reviewed by the Director through reports, meetings, and conferences and evaluated for results obtained, fulfillment of program objectives, and for adherence to program budget.
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks qualified applicants to join our team as a Deputy Sheriff. We welcome all candidates who want to serve their community by pursuing a law enforcement career. Please see below for important information about required qualifications and the recruitment process. Also, visit our webpage and follow us on Facebook . Teamwork,Integrity,Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff1 (Entry Level) Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience - Entry Level Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED). Required Education and Experience - Lateral Candidates High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).; AND One year of employment as a full-time (full police powers) commissioned law enforcement officer for a state police/patrol, county sheriff's office or municipal police agency; AND Successfully completed an agency's law enforcement patrol FTO and probationary program; AND Applicants must be currently employed or not be separated from employment for more than one year as a full-time, commissioned law enforcement officer by a state police/patrol, county sheriff's office or municipal police agency at the time of application. All interested entry level and lateral candidates should also review KCSO agency information, requirements, disqualifying criteria, and application process information at our Public Safety Agency Page . Application Process The start point for all KCSO law enforcement positions is with a valid Public Safety Testing (PST) Law Enforcement Exam ( www.publicsafetytesting.com ). Here are the steps to get started: Visit the PST website and choose your career path (Law Enforcement, Corrections, or both). Select Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in. Review and agree to the required qualifications to join our team. Select a date and time for your Law Enforcement Exam. Create an applicant profile. Filling out your profile ensures that agencies have the information required for the hiring process. Take your test. Be prepared to succeed when you arrive at your test location. If you list Kitsap County as one of the agencies you are interested in, we will receive the results of your written and physical fitness tests. We will then send you an invitation to apply to Kitsap County . We will receive your online application, screen it to ensure you qualify, and then place you on a hiring register if you meet our eligibility requirements. Your PST score will determine your position on that register. You will be eligible for further steps in the hiring process (i.e., background investigation, oral boards, etc.) for six months after placement on the hiring register. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Entry Level Candidates: Base Salary $69,160 - $88,254 currently, with an approved 3.5%wage increase in 2021. Assignment pay for special duty (Detective, Investigator, K9, Bomb Tech, S&R, FTO, Traffic Collision Specialist, SWAT, SRO, CRO, Drug Recognition Expert) Longevity incentives. Language pay (2%) for certified bilingual capability in approved languages. Shift Differential pay. Lateral Candidates: Base Salary for eligible lateral candidates ranges from $72,612 - $88,254 currently, with an approved 3.5%wage increase in 2021. All pay incentives outlined above. KCSO may, at its discretion, offer one or more of the following lateral hiring incentives: Recognize prior service time as a full-time commissioned law enforcement officer for purposes of calculating longevity and annual leave accrual rate One week (53.3 hours) of annual leave and one week of sick leave in addition to determined accrual rate A sign-on bonus not to exceed $5,000 with half to be paid upon hire and half to be paid upon completion of the probationary period More information about the pay and benefits offered to Kitsap County Deputy Sheriffs can be found in the Deputy Sheriff's Guild Collective Bargaining Agreement .Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. The Public Works Department is seeking a dynamic leader to be our next Stormwater Asset Manager! Position Overview The Stormwater Asset Manager performs a variety of advanced professional assignments in the Kitsap County Public Works Stormwater Division. The Stormwater Asset Manager supervises Stormwater Asset Management Program, Stormwater Capital Facilities Program, Stormwater Facility Inspection, and Stormwater Retrofit & Repair (R&R) Program. This position may also manage consultant contracts for capital and retrofit design and construction projects. The Stormwater Asset Manager has primary responsibility for all Stormwater Division conveyance, treatment, and flow-control assets in accordance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Stormwater Permit regulatory requirements. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelors Degree inCivil/Environmental Engineering or related field; and Five years of progressivelyresponsible technical civil engineering;with attwo years in the area of specialization involving construction management, engineering management, contract administration, communications and engineering design review; and Two years of supervisory experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferre d Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience performing operations and management tasks including asset management. Experience withArcGIS and asset management administration(CarteGraph is used at Kitsap County; candidates with this expertise will be highly desired). WA Professional Engineer's License Experience working with municipal and state codes, policies, procedures and regulations related to Stormwater management. Experience with NPDES Municipal permit requirements. Experience with Stormwater System Operation and Maintenance (O&M). Experience in low impact development/green Stormwater infrastructure design and O&M. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as : Category 1 Driver: operates County-owned vehicle, and C ategory 2 : Drivermayoperate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Stormwater Asset Management; Engineering Design and Plan Review, NPDES; Permit Regulatory Requirements; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Stormwater System Operations and Maintenance; Green Stormwater Infrastructure (LID), and Environmental Policy related to NPDES Permits and Stormwater Management. Skilled in: Leadership, Supervision, and Personnel Management; Project and Program Management; Public Speaking and Presentations, Grant Application, Writing andManagement; and Basic Statistical Data Analysis. Abilities to: Perform the essential functions of the position; Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff;Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, consultants, the general public, partner agencies and other local, state and federal agencies;Develop scopes of work and track for each program topic; Assist in developing long range plans and objectives for assigned area; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;Make informed decisions, upon consultation with management, on policies and procedures; Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations; and Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Primarily works in an office environment, with routine field inspections/activities. Position may require: walking and balancing (short or long distances), bending, stooping, twisting, reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents, Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time, clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone; sufficient hearing and vision, repetitive motions for computeruse Requires exertion of force of25 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials as required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Manage assigned operations to achieve goals within budgeted funds and available personnel. Plan and organize workloads and staff assignments and review progress. Direct changes in priorities and schedules as required to address weather conditions, emerging requirements and legal regulations. Coordinate assigned activities within the KCPW Stormwater Division and with other Public Works Divisions, County departments, other agencies or organizations. Prepare and justify budget for assigned area based on staffing and resource requirements, cost estimates, division objectives and departmental goals. Monitor and document expenditures for assigned area, assuring compliance with approved budget and applicable requirements. Supervise assigned staff, including setting work priorities, planning, organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating and training as necessary. Establish work rules and performance standards and evaluate the work of assigned staff and participate in the selection of new employees, including making recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Provide for the training and motivation of subordinates in order to make full use of individual capabilities and to meet changing system demands. Oversee the development and implementation of the stormwater Capital Facilities Plan (CFP)and the stormwater asset management plan, to include scheduling and prioritization of projects. Coordinate with other KCPW divisions, KC departments, and external stakeholders. Help set priorities to select which projects become part of the CFP and coordinate timing of project design and construction with the Roads Engineering Division. Coordinate with the assigned project manager from the Roads Engineering Division to provide project management necessary for stormwater construction projects. Assist in the preparation of requests for proposals or qualifications (RFPs/RFQs) or bid documents, coordinate and participate in the screening and selection of consulting engineers and contractors. Administer contracts, including developing the scope of work, schedule and budget; monitoring progress of work; reviewing invoices and change order requests; and ensuring compliance with approved contract and County ordinances. Coordinate with the assigned Construction Manager/Inspection Staff to provide necessary construction management oversight of all projects including any grant compliance issues. Oversight of Stormwater System Retrofit and Repair (R&R) Program. Coordinate small scale construction projects that may be completed by KCPW Stormwater Crews or private small works contractors. Organize work, prepare budgets & contract documents, scheduling meetings, safety meetings, pre-construction reviews of plans, and oversee construction in progress to ensure compliance with KCPW standards and plans. Assist Stormwater Division Manager with special projects as requested, including but not limited to: grant applications and project proposals for external funding for stormwater capital projects; Comprehensive stormwater Management Plan updates; development and implementation of regional drainage plans. Oversight of Stormwater Inspection Program. Inspect of all public and commercial/private storm water treatment facilities and conveyance systems in accordance with County Code and NPDES permit requirements. Provide technical assistance to commercial/private storm water system owners/operators. Respond to public inquiries within established time parameters. Work closely with Source-Control and Spill Prevention staff to avoid duplication and ensure prompt response to emergent issues. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play! Kitsap County Public Workshas a unique opportunity to join the stormwater team as aMonitoring and OutreachManager. The ideal candidate will be experienced in stormwater management and have extensive experience in stormwater monitoring, data analysis, public education and outreach. They will be a seasoned professional that has a successful track record for coaching, developing and empoweringprofessional level staff! Position Overview Manages and performs a variety of advanced and independent professional assignments and staff. Monitoring and Outreach Manager supervises the Education and Outreach Program and StormwaterQuality Monitoring Program, as well as the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE), Source Control, and Spill Response Programs. This position also manages consultant contracts for program development projects, coordinates the Clean Water Kitsap (CWK) program, performs grant writing and management, and leads the Municipal Stormwater NPDES permit reporting program. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelors Degree inEnvironmental Science/Studies, Environmental Education, Biology/Ecology, Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field; and Five years of progressive responsibility in one or more of the following:stormwater monitoring, data analysis, public education, and environmental policy experience; and two years of supervisory experience supervising professional level staff; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Certification or Degree Concentration in Public Education and Outreach Experienceworking with municipal and state codes, policies, procedures and regulations related to stormwater management. Experience with NPDES Municipal stormwater permit requirements. Experience with stormwater best management practices related to source control, spill response, and IDDE. Five years of experience supervising professional level staff. Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Required Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Stormwater Management; Stormwater/Water Quality (WQ) Monitoring; Public Education & Outreach and Stewardship; National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES); Stormwater Permit Regulatory Requirements; Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination (IDDE) and Source Control & Spill Response Measures; Environmental Policy related to Stormwater Management. Leadership, Supervision, and Personnel Management; Project and Program Management; Public Speaking and Presentations; Grant Application Writing and Grant Management; Basic Statistical Data Analysis. Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, consultants, the general public, partner agencies and other local, state and federal agencies. Develop scopes of work and track for each program topic. Assist in developing long range plans and objectives for assigned area. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, as well as make informed decisions, upon consultation with management, on policies and procedures Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions ofthe position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work is performed primarily in anoffice and in the field environment. Position requires walking and balancing (short or long distances), climbing, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching above and/or below shoulder, Handling/grasping documents; Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time; Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone; Sufficient hearing; Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, documents and drawings. Requires exertion of force of25 pounds occasionally, and/or25 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Manage assigned operations to achieve goals within budgeted funds and available personnel. Plan and organize workloads and staff assignments and review progress. Prepare and justify budget for assigned area based on staffing and resource requirements, cost estimates, division objectives and departmental goals. Monitor and document expenditures for assigned area, assuring compliance with approved budget and applicable requirements. Coordinate assigned activities within the KCPW Stormwater Division and with other Public Works Divisions, County departments, other agencies or organizations. Direct changes in priorities and schedules as required to address weather conditions, emerging maintenance requirements and legal regulations. Supervise assigned staff, including setting work priorities, planning, organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating and training as necessary.Establish work rules and performance standards and evaluate the work of assigned staff and participate in the selection of new employees, including making recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination.Provide for the coaching, training, developmentand motivation of subordinates in order to make full use of individual capabilities and to meet changing system demands. Manage Clean Water Kitsap (CWK) partner scopes of work and budgets. Oversight of Stormwater Division Education and Outreach (E&O) Program including compliance with NPDES Permit requirements. Maintain E&O program records that provide for the proper evaluation and documentation of required activities. Represent KCPW on regional, state, and local E&O working groups. Oversight of Stormwater Division Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE), Source Control, and Spill Response Program to maintain NPDES Permit compliance. Direct the resolution of inquiries, problems, complaints, or emergencies affecting availability or quality of services related to KCPW stormwater systems. Oversight of Stormwater - Water Quality (WQ) Monitoring Program. Coordinate complex monitoring projects that may be completed by KCPW Stormwater Staff or private contractors. Organize work, prepare budgets & contract documents, scheduling meetings, safety meetings, pre-project reviews of plans, and oversee WQ monitoring in progress to ensure standards are maintained and goals are achieved. Other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position has been updated, reposted and remains open until filled. The first review of candidates will be the week of June 15, 2020. If candidates are not selected out of the first review, candidates received after that date may be considered. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jun 27, 2020
Part Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community. Become a part of the Kitsap County team! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The mission of Kitsap Recovery Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and communities through superior, responsive, cost-effective chemical dependency treatment services leading to improved quality of life for those involved in or affected by chemical dependency. Kitsap Recovery Center (KRC), located in Port Orchard, provides both inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. Under immediate supervision and established guidelines, the incumbent performs routine entry level work involving food preparation and service work for individuals housed in Kitsap County facilities, including secured facilities.Duties may include: cooking, baking, and otherwise preparing food, setting up and serving a variety of meals, and performing cleaning and housekeeping tasks under established guidelines of the highest sanitation and safety standards. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED, and six months of experience and/or training in food preparation, including the set up and operation of basic kitchen equipment, is required. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Six months of housekeeping duties. Possession of a Safe Serve Certificate. Custodial or high standard kitchen cleaning experience. If you use education to meet the requirements for the position, a copy of your official transcripts must be submitted prior to your first day of employment. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Drivermayoperate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. If driving on county business the incumbent must meet and follow the Fleet Risk Control Policies to operate a motor vehicle on County Business. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note : The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements . Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum or preferred qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Possess and submit verification of a valid and current food handler's permit. Be able to fulfill all of the traveling requirements of this position and meet the qualifications and guidelines of the Fleet Risk Control Policies in the operation of a motor vehicle on County business. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter.) Within 30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Obtain or possess current First Aid and CPR certification. Complete Blood borne/Airborne Pathogens training. Receive the Hepatitis B vaccine series or sign a waiver. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Walking and standing for extended periods, Twisting, stooping, bending, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), and grasping tools. Adequate vision and coordination to operate food service and preparation equipment. Adequate hearing to sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Mental alertness, physical strength, coordination, dexterity to ensure safety. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to lift/carry/move food service equipment and materials. Incumbents may be: Subject to exposure to physical hazards associated with use of food preparation equipment and chemicals commonly used in kitchen sanitation and cleaning. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Pick up client meals from contracted facility at scheduled times for lunch and dinner. Heat breakfast items at time of service to food service standards and temperatures. Receive and accept shipments of food service supplies. Review inventory list to ensure invoices are correct. Coordinate food and supply inventory. Order food and housekeeping supplies. Shop as needed for food supplies and special diet. Operate food service equipment in a safe manner according to the operator's manuals and in compliance with policies and procedures. Maintain proper standards of sanitation by cleaning equipment such as stoves, kettles, pots and pans, dishes, coolers, storage and food service areas Observe and report any problems, discrepancies and suggestions regarding food service and housekeeping operations including needed building or other repairs in a timely manner. Will perform general housekeeping duties such a vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, dusting and cleaning of restrooms. May collect and remove trash andlaunder linens. In Charge of cleaning the whole facility, pick up trash outside, empty trash within counselor offices and report and follow up work orders. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Tuesday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Closing Date/Time: 7/5/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Jun 27, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Department makes our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. The Public Works Department is currently seeking a seasoned crewsupervisor to lead, develop and coach staff. This position is a working supervisor position, so the ideal candidate will not only have the ability to lead, but will also have a strong background in maintenance/mechanic equipment associated with wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump stations. Position Information Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbentfor a Maintenance/Mechanic Crew Supervisor position assists and oversees the operation, maintenance, repair and/or replacement of a variety of gasoline, propane, and diesel powered mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment plants and sewage pump stations. This is a working supervisor position with responsibilities that include maintaining and repairing equipment, supervising crews, assigning and scheduling workloads, securing necessary parts and materials, and coordinating work with other supervisors. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Fouryears of progressively responsiblework experience involving maintenance, repair and/or replacement ofvarious types ofequipment including gas, propane, and diesel equipment, including one year of supervisory or lead responsibility; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience using MicrosoftOffice Suite, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience working on mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment plants and sewage. Current Washington StateCDL Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Current Washington Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade I Certification. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as: CDL Driver: Operating County owned vehicles and CDL vehicles. Successful candidate must obtain (and retain) within 12 months of employment a Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed. Prior to CDL Assignment: CDL drivers must submit a driving abstract and a current medical card. CDL Drivers in accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures for CDL Drivers, no employee will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed a breath alcohol test and urine drug screening; and enter into a random DOT regulated drug and alcohol testing process. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Other Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements: Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audio metric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within12 months of employment the successful candidate must : Possess Washington State Industrial First Aid certification Washington State and Traffic Flagging Certification Within 24 months of employment the successful candidate must obtain and retain: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I certification* Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Sound machine shop practices. Metallurgy and corrosion prevention. Proper crane rigging. Proper use of tools and materials used in mechanical trades including: PVC, copper, iron, high density polyethylene, and other piping materials, pumps, generators, power tools, wrenches, air tools, hydraulic tools, and Water or wastewater treatment process and sewage conveyance systems. Safe working practices and procedures. Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to assigned area. Effective supervisory principles and techniques. Equipment, tools and materials used by workers. Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel and Outlook. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work and complete assigned tasks within a reasonable period of time. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgment. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Plan, direct, supervise and evaluate the work of subordinates. Write memos, procedures and other professional documents. Establish and maintain accurate records and documentation of assigned activities and operations. Utilize the computer to access and track data and information, prepare, and edit reports, enter data accuratelyand create presentations. Effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Monitor project progress and make adjustments to meet deadlines. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Wear protective gear as needed. Work various shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as required, including on-call duty. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Welding (MIG, TIG and oxygen). Fabrication. Plasma cutting. Operate pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Operate and maintain milling equipment (mills, lathes). Basic computer skills with the ability to run a preventative maintenance software. Troubleshoot and repair a variety of mechanical equipment associated with wastewater treatment, sewage pump stations, and lift stations. Read and understand construction drawings, specifications, flow diagrams, and equipment manuals. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: 70% of the work is performed in the field at wastewater treatment plants, sewage pump/lift stations, or driving and 30% is in an office, shop or classroom environment. Sitting (when driving or in office) or standing for long periods of time. Bending, reaching, handling and grasping various items such as: documents, materials, hand tools, shovels debris, sewage lines. Walking, balancing over rough, uneven or undeveloped terrain. Visual acuity sufficient to drive, view computer data, read written sewage lines, materials and road signs, see detail of maps, gages and discriminate color. Sufficient physical strength, coordination, dexterity and mental alertness to assure safety and operate power equipment; Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally and/or 35 pounds. Incumbents may be: Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to toxic chemicals, noxious fumes and wastewater, work in confined spaces underground, and when exposed to traffic and road hazards. Work is also performed outdoors in inclement weather. Subject to call-out during non-working hours. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Supervise Assigned Staff, including setting work priorities, planning, organizing, scheduling, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating, and training as necessary. Provide performance evaluation of assigned staff, address performance issues, and interview and participate in the selection of new employees. Make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Responsible for the efficient and safe operation of work crews in various treatment plant and/or collection field operations Preventative Maintenance and performs routine maintenance on: pumps, a variety of valves and gear mechanisms, motors, generators, small tools, other equipment associated with wastewater treatment process and pumping systems including odor control, grit/solids removal, clarifiers, aeration, solids thickening and dewatering, gas scrubbers, ultra violet and chlorine disinfection system, and anaerobic digestion. Maintain coating systems on mechanical equipment. Refueling gas, propane, and diesel equipment.Check fluid levels, belt, gauges, meters all for proper operations. Troubleshoot and test backflow assemblies. Corrective Maintenance and Repair and perform major overhauls on: pumps, a variety of valves and gear mechanisms, motors, generators, small tools, other equipment associated with wastewater treatment process and pumping systems including odor control, grit/solids removal, , aeration, solids thickening and dewatering, gas scrubbers, ultra violet and chlorine disinfection system, and anaerobic digestion. Prepare and paint mechanical equipment. Operates Equipment: electric and hydraulic crane trucks for lifting equipment, equipment trucks, portable and fixed generators, portable pumps, milling machines, lathes, metal inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), and oxygen welders, and hand and power tools. Use manual and computer based preventative maintenance programs to: clearly document routine maintenance checks, generate work orders for repairs, help prioritize work and improve efficiencies, help troubleshoot mechanical irregularities, and use for ordering and maintaining inventory for parts and supplies. Know and be able to explain policies and procedures related to assigned area. Remain current with relevant technological advancements as it relates to the field. Other Job Functions: Perform related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Who May Apply : These positionsare open to the public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as non-exempt and is eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Public Works employees are considered 'essential employees' and are expected to report to duty on time and remain at work until the end of the scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared. This position is covered under the Public Works Utilities Teamsters Local 589. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. *The requirement for the WW Treatment Plant Operator I certification is pending bargaining agreement approval. This position may be used to fill future openings. Closing Date/Time: 7/13/2020 12:00 AM Pacific
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Jun 26, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Kitsap Coroner's Office has aunique opportunity for an Autopsy Technician to work in a dynamic and Nationally Accredited Agency with International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners.The ideal candidate willhave proven experience working with Forensic Pathologist on Autopsies. Nationally Accredited Agency with anInternational Association of Coroners and MedicalExaminers. Position Information The responsibilities of this classification include assisting the Forensic Pathologist in the performance of autopsies and other postmortem examinations; collects and preserves physical, biological, and toxicological evidence; performs histology related work; x-rays and photographs human remains; transports human remains; maintains office records, supplies, inventory, and evidence gathering information. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years of related experience in a medical related discipline or related scientific related field, to include one or more years' experience assisting with autopsies and/or laboratory work; OR Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the applicant with the skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the work. Note: Relevant secondary education from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in biology, physiology, forensic studies and anatomy may substitute to up to one year of required experience. Preferred Education, Experience and Other Qualifications Six months experience working a Forensic Pathologist performing autopsy's for Coroners, Medical Examiners, or Law Enforcement. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1 Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting.Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical and psychological evaluation. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Within six months of employment the successful candidate must: Possess a current Washington State First Aid/CPR certification Within three years of employment the successful candidate must: Possess National Death Investigators Certification through ABMDI (American Board of Medico-legal Death Investigators). Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities State an Autopsy procedures and practices, and human anatomy Equipment and supplies necessary to maintain and operate a morgue facility Pathology laboratory practices and procedures The use of and operation of photograph and x-ray equipment State and local laws regarding deaths and human remains Methods, techniques, equipment and practices of handling deceased individuals Approved methods and procedures for evidence collection and processing Standard safety procedures Standard office practices and chain of custody procedures Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Communicate Effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, the citizens and representatives of other agencies. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. Ability to successful complete all required background investigations. Ability to travel to death locations, if needed. This position is required to take calls from home after regular office hours.This position is required to serve "on call" on a rotational basis outside regular office hours and on weekends and, when on call, must be able to report for duty to the Coroner's Office within 30 minutes of the call. Maintain detailed reports, records, and storing of evidence information Order and maintain supplies and related inventory Work under stressful environment and hazardous working conditions Participate in various training programs as required Work as a member of a team including, maintain teamwork with other employees, and assisting other employees in times of overload or high priority Make independent judgments and initiate appropriate action while operating under broad supervisory guidelines Prepare clear and comprehensive written reports Deal tactfully and courteously with the public Establish and maintain effective, productive and cooperative working relationships both inter- and intra-departmental and with other agencies and jurisdictions Effectively manage time and work independently with minimal supervision Communicate effectively and persuasively both verbally and in writing, to audiences of various social, education and economic backgrounds Testify accurately and with professional demeanor in Court Learn assigned tasks readily and adhere to prescribed routines Maintain confidentiality and discretion on sensitive and confidential matters Effectively coordinate, perform, and complete multiple duties and assignments concurrently and in a timely manner Meet the travel requirements of the position and safely drive Coroner's Office vehicles. Ability to make independent judgments and initiate appropriate action. Work holidays, during inclement weather conditions, weekends, over 40 hours in a work week, and all shifts as needed. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed in a variety of settings office and field. Sitting (when driving) or standing. Bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, handling and grasping various items while conducting investigations. Walking, balancing sometimes over rough, uneven or undeveloped terrain. Visual acuity sufficient to drive, read written materials and road signs, see detail of maps, gauges, etc., Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately when conveying or receiving information or instruction. Exertion of force of 100 pounds with or without assistance occasionally,and/or 35 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to unfavorable working conditions such as in inclement weather, accident scenes, infectious disease, or blood-borne pathogens. Exposed to hazards while driving. Subject to 24-hour availability and must be willing to work non-standard hours, including long shifts, rotating shifts, holidays and week-ends, as required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class.) Essential Job Functions: Prepare body for autopsy; weigh and measure human remains; incise body; dissect and remove organs; take tissue and fluids samples from the body and forward related information and samples to laboratories for further analysis; restore organs to body; and suture and clean body. Assist forensic pathology in the collecting and handling of trace, physical, and biological evidence and finger and palm prints. Ensure proper handling, transfers, labeling, and storing of histological specimens (tissue, blocks, slides). Ensure proper handling, transfers, labeling, and storing of histological specimens (tissue, blocks, slides); Perform computer data entry and retrieval; Prepare and file medicolegal evidence forms; and maintain records and data of work performed; Clean and maintain work areas.Do laundry and related activities.Implement safety and biohazard control measures and recordkeeping. Mix, handle, store, and dispose of chemicals. Operate x-ray equipment; take photographs of human remains; coordinate handling, storage, and transfer of film and photographs; and maintain all related records and files. Maintain inventory of morgue supplies, equipment, tools, instruments, and other replacement supplies. Transport human remains from hospitals, nursing homes, and other locations. Release bodies to funeral homes and other organizations. Document and transfer personal property and evidence and keep records. Assist in the removal, handling, and reconstruction of skeletal remains. Provide testimony in court or other legal proceeding as needed. Other Job Duties: Perform other related duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position iscovered by AFSCME Local 1308 bargaining unit.The collective bargaining agreement is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Collective-Bargaining-Agreements.aspx Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Work hours may vary; but will include weekends, evenings and holidays. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. First review will be conducted on the week of July 13, 2020 and then weekly there after. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jun 23, 2020
Part Time
OVERVIEW The Superior Court of Kitsap County seeks four part-time temporary Treatment Aides to support the work of the Treatment Courts. Incumbents are responsible for providing alcohol and drug recovery services support work. Incumbents work with treatment court participants, and perform services directly related to urinalysis collection and testing. This position is responsible for monitoring, collecting and recording same-sex client urine samples. This work involves interfacing with felony offenders and other client populations who may have substance use disorders. Additional duties include maintenance of supplies and inventory, photocopying, and assistance with clerical duties. Extensive computer experience is required. Incumbents are expected to be available to work all shifts and/or weekends. The Superior Court will hire two female and two male Treatment Aides to ensure proper gender observation coverage for all shifts. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED AND Six months responsible support work experience in the area of healthcare and/or inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Criminal Conviction Standards :The successful incumbent will have unsupervised access to a vulnerable adult or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in a laboratory setting and involve observation of participants submitting samples for urinalysis testing. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role you will have opportunity to: Assist in administering the urinalysis (UA) testing process to include completing and maintaining records and documentation Assist in maintaining logs and records on patient behavior, security checks, prescriptions provided to and taken by participants, etc. Assist in enforcing all rules and regulations of the facility including participant safety. Interact with participants and provide encouragement and support in their treatment program OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy and is classified as "at will". Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Superior Court Administrator. This position is grant funded through 2020 with plans for funding through 2021. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position will vary weekly, Monday - Saturday Closing Date/Time: 7/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jun 23, 2020
Part Time
OVERVIEW The Superior Court of Kitsap County seeks two part-timeExtra Help Program Technicians to conduct urinalysis testing for the Drug Court. This position is created to serve as the onsite coordinator for the treatment court urinalysis (UA) collection and testing function to ensure it is completed according to national best practice standards. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for testing UA samples provided by treatment court participants using a prescribed scientific UA testing instrument. The incumbent, in consultation with the Treatment Court Manager, will monitor extra help treatment aides to ensure their performance adheresto standardized UA collection and custody protocols. The incumbent will be responsible for scheduling treatment aidesbased on the facility's hours of operations. The incumbent will also be responsible for scheduling treatment court participants for multiple, weekly, randomized UA collection according to program standards and requirements. The Superior Court will be hiring one male and one female Program Technician for appropriate gender observation shift coverage. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED AND One year experience or training in a medical, healthcare, or laboratory setting PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree in medical or healthcare related field Experience working with technical scientific instruments and/or chemicals CRIMINAL CONVICTION STANDARDS: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ffa/disqualifying-list-crimes-and-negative-actions PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) The duties in this position are performed in a laboratory setting utilizing urinalysis testing equipment. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Test UA samples using a highly-technical scientific testing instrument. Schedule treatment court participants randomly for UA collection days and times. Schedule treatment aides for weekly part-time shifts based on hours of operation and participant schedules. Monitor the adherence of treatment aides with prevailing UA collection procedures to ensure standardized protocols are strictly followed. Backfill treatment aides and conduct observed UA collection when sufficient staffing is unavailable. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply: This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy and is classified as "at will". Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Superior Court Administrator. This position is grant funded through the end of 2020 with plans for funding for 20201. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position will vary, Monday - Saturday. Closing Date/Time: 7/6/2020 11:59 PM Pacific