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.

 

38 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 12, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW The Re-Entry Coordinator takes a lead role in coordinating program services to assist incarcerated individuals with their transition back into the community through collaboration with the various agencies already embedded in the jail, as well as seeking other agencies to enhance transition from jail to community, thereby reducing recidivism. The Re-entry Coordinator will be responsible for completing assessments on incarcerated individuals to identify those that are at high risk due to chemical dependency or mental health diagnosis. The incumbent will facilitate case management activities to include, but not limited to, referrals to community-based agencies for treatment, education, housing, and housing assistance. He/she will be responsible to maintain statistical records and reports to provide information to Corrections Division leadership and justify continuation of the program. The Re-entry Coordinator will oversee all of the embedded services and ensure they are following policies and procedures related to safety and security. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree in one of the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, or closely related field from a college or university recognized by the US Department of Educations AND Two years of progressively responsible professional experience in service program planning and administration; 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 QUALIFICATIONS Previous law enforcement or corrections experience. Work experience in social services programs Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university. 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 multi-phased testing process including a credit and criminal background check through law enforcement agencies and a lie detection examination. Within one year of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess Washington State ACCESS Certification Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of community resources available for those that were incarcerated Knowledge of case management principles and support services available Knowledge of planning principles, practices, and techniques as they relate to human services and community development, with special emphasis on programs and services for the population served. Understanding of data collection and analysis, social service research methodologies, and principles and techniques of program evaluation and monitoring. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local rules, regulations, codes and ordinances as they relate to area of assignment. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to vulnerable persons 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 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 primarily in an office environment located in the jail. Requires clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately both in-person and on the telephone. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when exposed to the inmate population and to violent or hostile individuals. The incumbent must have the ability to quickly assess information and remain calm in extremely stressful situations. Positions in this class typically require: bending, stooping, reaching, handling/grasping documents, sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, walking short distance, vision sufficient to read source materials and computer screen data and repetitive motions for computer use. Requires exertion of force of up to 30 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing violent or hostile individuals or when driving/traveling to off-site locations. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Performs program work such as interviewing or counseling individuals that are incarcerated, assessing treatment needs, developing and administering work plans, participating in court hearings, review case materials, etc. Works directly with non-violent individuals who are incarcerated, the Corrections Division team, and local service providers to plan for reintegration from incarceration into the Kitsap community. Serves as the central point of contact between the Corrections Division and service providers. Conducts initial inmate screening to determine the level of service and support needed. Provides oversight/compliance of case management services through a system of care. Attends program and agency related meetings and conferences. Works closely with the Corrections leadership in the collection of data, report writing and follow-up. Ensures individual participant case planning encompasses key partners, support and services. Develops and facilitates a strategy for community education and awareness of offender re-entry programs and community notification regarding the return of specific offenders. Builds and maintains relationships & contracts within network of local service providers. Develops and maintains working relationships with community, regional, State and national contacts. 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 and follow the Civil Service recruitment plan outlined below. In accordance with RCW 41.14.100, applicants must be a citizen of the United States or a lawful permanent resident who can read and write the English language. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 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 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. (NOTE: Don't make this statement unless hiring manager indicates - most Courthouse/Front Counter jobs aren't able to be flexible off these hours). Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection. Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Grant funded for 2022 with additional grant funding requested for 2023. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: This Civil Service position within the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office will follow a merit-based recruitment process to develop a hiring register. In order to qualify for a position on the hiring register, you are required to successfully pass a review of qualifications and an oral board interview. REVIEW OF QUALIFICATIONS : Human Resources will review applications to ensure applicants meet the required experience and education for the position. This review is tentatively scheduled for the week of August 29, 2022. ORAL BOARD INTERVIEWS : The oral board interview score will reflect 100% of the applicants overall score for register placement. Oral board interviews are tentatively scheduled for September 22, 2022. HIRING REGISTER : When an applicant on the hiring register is offered permanent employment it is contingent upon the applicant successfully passing a polygraph examination, psychological and a complete reference and background investigation, executive board interview, and any other process deemed necessary (which may include medical and psychological) by the Sheriff's Office. Any conviction record may be disqualifying. The term of the hiring register shall normally be for six (6) months and in no event longer than two (2) years. Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 12, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is looking for the best and brightest individuals who want to advance their career within our family. Kitsap County offers challenging and exciting careers in one of the most beautiful areas in Washington State. We love where we work and live. 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. At Kitsap County, the sky is the limit. What you do here really matters, so stand out, be bold, and be your best self. Position Information The ideal candidate for this position of the PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER will be an individual who can develop this position from the ground up. This position is responsible for top-level communications planning and developing, implementing, and evaluating communications services for the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). The incumbent will serve as the primary liaison between KCSO, the media, employees, and the public to appropriately and effectively communicate the Sheriff's message. The successful candidate will have skill in providing high level communications advice and support and complex research and analysis in relation to the development, coordination, implementation, and review of policies. Ideally you will have experience managing social media and web sites, including content creation and public records retention as well as experience implementing new communications strategies, programs, and technologies. Incumbents in this position are the designated spokesperson for the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. This is an appointed, at-will position in accordance with RCW 41.14.070. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in communications, business or public administration, English, or directly related field AND Five years of progressively responsible communication management experience to include experience in the areas of public relations, communications or administration. 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 and Experience Specific work experience in law enforcement or local government 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. 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. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of : Project management, from concept through completion Developing communication, political, and program strategies Communication principles, practices, and strategies Budget development and contract management Common software used for communications Command of the English language, both orally and in writing Skills and/or Ability to : Creative and dynamic leadership skills, including experience with building relationships and coalitions. Interpersonal relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Skill in planning, assigning, directing and evaluating work of project participants. Skill in conflict resolution, problem solving and negotiation Skill in budget development and monitoring. Skill in providing program advice and education to the public. Skill in presenting information to audiences of all sizes. Ability to research, gather and analyze data as well as writing statistical and analytical reports. Gather, analyze, synthesize and evaluate a variety of data. Organize facts and present findings, conclusions and recommendations in a clear, concise and logical manner. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. 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 the office and in the field. Work will be performed at sites of public events, press conferences, critical incidents, and/or community emergencies. Work is subject to 24-hour call out for critical incidents. The Sheriff's Office is a critical 24/7 public safety agency which operates in all weather and emergency conditions. The incumbent may be required to respond regardless of external factors. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hostile or uncooperative individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Manages communications programs and projects, including oversight of program deliverables, vendor management and contract management. Develops and manages projects and programs from concept to completion, including communication, political, and program strategies. Develops, implements, and manages marketing, communication, and public relations strategies and policies for KCSO. Develops, implements, and monitors KCSO's graphic standards and branding as approved by the Sheriff. Develops key communications tools, resources and materials, including fact sheets, displays, newsletters, pamphlets, reports, news releases, advertising, and live and taped broadcasting. Writes and edits monthly newsletter for the staff, articles for the KCSO annual report and other education and outreach materials. Works with and oversees department level communications contacts to coordinate consistent communication. Creates content for internal and external distribution. Oversee projects to include development of scope, methodology and oversight of deliverables. Consults with the KCSO Leadership Team and leads any KCSO communications staff. Develops policy and procedures regarding communication strategies and channels. Develops and implements long-range strategic plans, formulates goals and objectives, resolves customer concerns. Serve as a member of KCSO Leadership Team and contribute to Office's strategies in support of core values of the Sheriff's Office. Responsible for internal and external communication for KCSO. Provide oversight of KCSO's social media strategy and presence. Advise Command Staff of media stories and PR concerns. Manages the external website, ensuring it serves as a communication resource for constituents. Provides direction and oversight to staff at all levels of the organization in regards to Office communications. Regularly evaluates emerging software to enhance communication efforts. Responsible for meeting records requirements in all channels and manages third party applications to ensure archival processes. Directs KCSO's emergency public information and communications efforts and represents the Sheriff in county-wide or region-wide emergencies. Coordinate with law enforcement and County Communications Manager regarding communications issues during inclement weather and other critical incidents and provide timely and accurate information to the community. Work in the Joint Information Center during emergencies and create real-time communications for updates. Anticipates and advises the Undersheriff and Sheriff about a variety of issues affecting public perception and emerging concerns. Articulates KCSO's values to constituents and its position on key policies to build awareness and understanding through consistent communication. Assists the Sheriff with responses to requests from the news media and the public for information, interviews, perspectives and opinions on issues. Prepare, manage, and monitor communications budget. Create and disseminate news releases that reflect the Sheriff's official position. Act as primary Public Information Officer during critical incidents involving the Sheriff's Office. Represent the Sheriff at public meetings, news briefings, or events. Writes and edits press releases, briefs the media and manages local and national media representatives on scene of events. Develops content for internal communications, messaging, talking points and presentations. 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. This position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is classified as "at will". Incumbent's continued employment is at the discretion of the Sheriff. 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 typically be Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Work is subject to 24-hour call out for critical incidents. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: In order to proceed to the next steps in the process, you are required to successfully pass the following requirements: Review of qualifications and oral board interviews. An applicant must successfully pass each examination requirement before being able to proceed to the next process. ORAL BOARD INTERVIEWS : The oral board interview score reflects 100% of the applicant's overall score. When an applicant is offered employment it is contingent upon the applicant successfully passing a truth verification examination, psychological examination, drug screening, a complete reference and background investigation, and any other process deemed necessary by the Sheriff's Office. Any conviction record may be disqualifying. This position is open until filled, but applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible. First screening of applications will take place the week of August 22, 2022 and interviews of qualified applicants will begin soon after. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 11, 2022
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. Kitsap County Sheriff's Office seeks full-time and part-time Court Security Officers to join our team! The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Court Security Officers are responsible for patrolling and ensuring the security of the Kitsap County Courthouse and other court facility locations, such as the Juvenile Detention Facility. Our new team member will have knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations governing security operations, to include search and seizure. Must have solid investigative techniques and the knowledge and ability to follow safe weapons handling practices and procedures. The incumbent must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse public and with all levels within the County. This position is governed by the Sheriff's Office policies and directives, and works under the direct supervision of Sheriff's Office supervisory staff. This posting will be used to fill a current full-time and part-time opening, and will also be used create a register for future positions. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Two years experience in investigative, law enforcement, criminology or a related field that displays the ability to perform the essential job functions Education can be substituted for only one year of experience. The ability to obtain and maintain a Sheriff's Office limited commission is required Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Completion of a federal or state police academy, reserve academy or corrections academy. Experience working with the public in a security setting. Experience monitoring systems, monitoring assigned security areas, and responding to unusual occurrences. Proven experience and certification with a firearm (ability to qualify with a weapon) 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 if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. These tests may include, but are not limited to, oral interviews, medical examination, truth verification test, psychological evaluation and weapons qualification with passing scores set by Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: Be able to obtain and maintain a valid and current Sheriff's Office limited commission as provided by the current Sheriff. Within six months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess CPR, First Aid and AED certification. 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.) Work is performed both in an office environment and around the Kitsap County Courthouse or other court facility locations. Incumbents must be able to travel to other locations to assist as needed. Positions in this class typically require : Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Ability to climb, twist, stoop, bend, and reach (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), grasp, and occasionally run or climb/descend stairs in response to emergency conditions. Exposure to potentially hazardous conditions associated with dealing with hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations will require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically apprehend or subdue a person or to confiscate forbidden articles or weapons. Substantial in-person contact with the public and law enforcement agencies require that the incumbent have the ability to communicate effectively. Ability to carry a firearm in the performance of assigned duties and to pass weapons qualification with a passing score set by the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. Hearing adequate to communicate on the telephone and in person and to hear and understand radio communications and audible alarms. Exertion of force up to 50 pounds intermittently, 35 pounds occasionally and/or 10 pounds frequently to lift/carry/move objects, files, and other materials. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potential hazards associated with all weather conditions. Exposed to hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue or apprehend violators of infractions. Required to confiscate forbidden articles and weapons. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Greet visitors at the Kitsap County Courthouse, or other assigned location, and ensure visitors pass through screening. Patrol assigned location, watching for irregularities such as fire hazards, vandalism, property damage, loiterers, and/or persons engaged in criminal acts. Monitor surveillance system and respond to unusual occurrences. Enter data into a security log, including visual occurrences, suspicious visitors, and other information collected from campus inspections and visitor entry. Warn violators of infractions for possession of forbidden articles or rule violations. Provide for temporary storage of legal weapons. Expel persons engaging in suspicious or criminal activities. 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 collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308 and the Kitsap County Personnel Manual ( https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx ) Membership in the union is optional. 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. Employees must wear the office issued uniform for Court Security Officers. This posting will be used to fill a current opening and to create a register for future openings. RECRUITMENT PROCESS: This position is being posted to fill a full-time and part-time opening, and to create a new hiring register for future full-time and part-time openings in the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. In order to qualify for a position on the hiring register, you are required to successfully pass the following requirements: Review of qualifications and oral board interviews. An applicant must successfully pass each examination requirement before being able to proceed to the next process. APPLICATION REVIEW: Civil Service representatives will review applications to ensure candidates meet the minimum qualifications. Applications will then be reviewed for the preferred education, experience, and certifications to rank order the top candidates to move to the interview phase. ORAL BOARD INTERVIEWS : The oral board interview score reflect 100% of the applicants overall score for register placement. This posting is open continuously. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis. HIRING REGISTER : When an applicant on the hiring register is offered permanent employment it is contingent upon the applicant successfully passing a truth verification test, psychological and a complete reference and background investigation, executive board interview and any other process deemed necessary (which may include medical and drug testing) by the Sheriff's Office. Any conviction record may be disqualifying. The term of the hiring register shall normally be for six (6) months and in no event longer than two (2) years. 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: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 10, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW This position is open until filled. First screening of applications will occur the week of August 22, 2022. Applicants are encouraged to apply on or before August 22, 2022 to be considered in the first screening. *After August 22, 2022, if a candidate is not selected from the received applicants, the applications will be reviewed weekly. Position Overview: Perform professional duties in the development, implementation and administration of risk management policies, programs, and procedures in the areas of occupational safety, loss control, worker's compensation, and related programs to control and to help minimize the County's liability and loss exposure. Oversee risk management programs, develop processes and practices, and lead risk projects. Provide technical, professional, and analytical risk management support to managers, supervisors, and employees. Apply appropriate laws, policies, and contract language to risk management issues and provide responsive, approachable, and effective customer service to all internal and external customers. Oversee complex and/or technical risk management processes, proactively identifying issues that require research or change, and taking the lead on most projects. Perform complex research and evaluation of risk management programs and serve as lead over professional level risk management program administration. Research, prepare, and assist with statistics and analysis for budget development and presentations. Perform professional level work in various risk management areas with minimal supervision and decision making authority to ensure employee safety and protection of resources. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience: - Bachelor's Degree in related field; and - Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in occupational safety and health related programs; OR - Equivalent combination of education and experience. - First Aid CPR with AED Instructor certification OR ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications : - Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC) certification - CSP, ASP, ARM, CSHM, or related certifications Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy of 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 : C ategory 2 : Driver may operate 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 copies of valid certifications and/or 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 posting. - Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. - Submit a copy of their State driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances governing safety and loss prevention Knowledge of loss prevention measures and methods of reducing risk and exposure Knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in this fields of risk management, safety, loss control, and loss prevention. Knowledge of emergency management concepts and incident command system principles. Knowledge of principles, policies, and procedures of development and maintenance of County safety and risk management programs. Knowledge of contract management principles and techniques Knowledge of methods, materials, and tools used in Risk Management and Safety work. Knowledge of proper use of risk management safety devices or equipment. Skill in coordinating work unit activities and handling multiple tasks Skill in analysis and problem-solving Skill in budget development and monitoring Skill in gathering, manipulating and using data utilizing a computer and other tools Skill in providing program advice and education to the public Skill in program evaluation, advocacy and promotion Skill in conducting effective research and investigations, use analytical skills, and interpret complex detailed information, make sound judgements, and recommendations. Skill in establishing personal relations and positive working relationships. Abilities to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance, Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, the citizens and representatives of other agencies. Ability to physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Ability to work effectively under general supervision, independently, ans as a member of a service-oriented team. Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Ability to generate complex reports. Ability to Work effectively on several projects concurrently. Ability to clearly explain or provide instruction in the application of complex laws and regulations, work procedures, and use of safety equipment. 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, and in the field. •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 and 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 computer use. •Requires exertion of force of 25 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials as required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES • Coordinate and maintain the Countywide employee Accident Prevention Program and all related safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. • Organize, coordinate, and/or conduct safety training courses as well as Countywide training programs; assist in the development of training content. • Perform accident and incident investigations and analysis to determine the root cause of an accident, injury, or near miss incident. Implement and/or recommend preventative measures to prevent future occurrences. • Ensure County and departmental compliance with applicable safety laws, regulations, and other legal requirements. • Responsible for assisting and guiding departments with implementation and maintenance of Safety Data Sheet (SDS) updating and tracking and inventory in accordance with Chemical Hazard Communication Program standards. • Manage the Hazard Reporting Program to include dispersing and educating on hazard report form use; collect, investigate, analyze and correct hazards as they arise. • Provide assistance in the development, implementation, administration, and review of safety and risk management policies and procedures. • Coordinate and participate in Countywide Safety Committees to assure compliance with regulations; prepare and distribute meeting minutes; lead discussion on current mitigation solutions. Review accident reports for trends and ensure appropriate corrective actions and prevention measures. • Oversee injury reporting system and reporting to Labor & Industries. May participate in L&I inspections and investigations. • Effectively promote safety awareness through safety programs and a wide variety of communication methods. • Perform periodic scheduled and unscheduled safety inspections of County property and work sites in conjunction with County regulations. • Coordinate and partner with Emergency Management to manage, prepare, plan, and protect personnel and assets before, during and after emergency events. • Create and manage safety teams, establish and maintain evacuation plans for all facilities; appoint and train Emergency Team Leaders for preparation. • Assure proper safety devices have been installed in all county properties; maintain and monitor devices; assure personal protective equipment is available. • Develop and implement Respirator Program for county; perform Fit Tests and conduct training for applicable County employees as required. Conduct respirator hazard assessments and air monitoring to ensure appropriate protection measures are identified. • Manage Hearing Conservation program including the annual audiogram testing process and environmental noise level testing throughout departments. • Perform an annual check to confirm the status of drivers' licenses countywide for employees required to drive as part of their jobs. Provide review and analysis of drivers' abstracts submitted in consideration of employment • Assist with administration of the county's purchased insurance programs such as liability, property, workers' compensation excess coverage, boiler and machinery, etc. Analyze the feasibility and effectiveness of services, coverage, and options available; recommend changes, alternative coverage, or funding sources; and implement modifications to programs. • Assist in the evaluation and administration of the county's self-insured programs such as liability, property, automobile physical damage, and worker's compensation; act as a county's liaison with third party administrators to provide research and information. • Assist with the determination of insurance requirements for special activities and make recommendations for compliance with legal codes, regulations, and insurer recommendations. • Ensure County RMIS database is accurate and current and provide reports and data analysis for trending, forecasting, and program development. • Conduct Job Hazard Assessments (JHA) to identify task or activity specific hazards, develop safety protocols, identify necessary PPE, and provide training. Manage and maintain database of JHA's for offices and departments. • Remain current with relevant technological advancements as it relates to employee safety, industrial hygiene, and occupational health. • May be assigned to support critical County priorities during disasters or other emergencies. 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. FIRST REVIEW IS SCHEDULED FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 22, 2022 *After August 22, 2022, if a candidate is not selected from the received applicants, the applications will be reviewed weekly. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 09, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Department is dedicated to making our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs skilled, semi-skilled, and manual work in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges for the Kitsap County Public Works Department. The incumbent is progressively responsible for performing a wide variety of heavy physical labor, for driving single and tandem axle trucks to and from designated locations for the purpose of hauling materials, equipment and personnel, and for operating heavy duty or specialized construction equipment. The incumbent may work as part of a crew and/or as an individual performing various road maintenance work. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Three years of experience in road maintenance and construction, or related work which includes experience operating heavy road maintenance equipment, and/or tandem axle trucks; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. 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 appointment the successful candidate must: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric 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 Within 30 days of appointment, the successful candidate must: Posses CDL permit and medical card. Within twelve months of appointment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aid certification Possess current Erosion and Sediment Control 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 [have a current or obtain 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 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Knowledge of: Standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in road maintenance work. The use of hand and power tools used in construction trades. Occupational hazards and safety precautions associated with the operation and maintenance of construction equipment including safe lifting techniques. Safe operation of commercial vehicles. Applicable traffic laws, ordinances, and rules, including proper flagging techniques, proper and safe vehicle operation. Proper load distribution in loading vehicles. Methods, tools and materials used in maintaining equipment. Correct lifting techniques. Skills and/or Ability to: Operate equipment and tools such as commercial and standard motor vehicles, heavy equipment, shovels, rakes, and small tools. Apply appropriate safety measures and use of personal protective equipment. Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Learn and perform a wide variety of manual labor tasks. Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Work independently, as well as part of a team, in the performance of assigned duties. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Safely operate and progress in the various types of road equipment, heavy trucks (CDL), and tools. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Accurately document work accomplished, materials incorporated, and equipment utilized. Plan and organize work assignments, and to complete them within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required including working nights, weekends and holidays. 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. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24 hour standby duty.) Physically perform the essential functions of the position under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. 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 primarily in the field (outside) for extended periods of time under unfavorable weather conditions: maintaining roads and road rights of way, maintenance yard working with material stockpiles and equipment, and quarry mines processing materials. Hazards associated with this work include working in traffic, around construction equipment and while operating hand and power tools including occasional exposure to associated machinery vibration, chemicals, vapors, and dust. Positions require traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites when walking, standing and balancing for extended periods of time such as flagging; exposure to all weather conditions. Sitting when operating vehicles or equipment. Frequent bending, stooping, and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist). Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone; speaking adequate to communicate effectively and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 75 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to use and operate a variety of power equipment, shovel large quantities of materials, and operate heavy equipment such as backhoes, pavers, dozers and graders. Requires use of protective gear such as rain gear, rubber boots, or coveralls, as needed. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Examples of Duties (May vary upon assignment) Heavy manual labor in the maintenance of County Roads and Bridges, such as digging ditches, cleaning culverts, cutting brush, raking materials, sweeping and operation of small tools such as chain saws, weed eaters, hedge trimmers and plate compactors. Operate heavy duty or specialized road construction equipment while in-training, as part of a crew or in isolation, such as: oil distribution truck, dozers, excavators, belt loader, loaders, ditching machines, graders, pavers, rollers, brush cutters, spray trucks, backhoe, rock screen, single axle trucks, tandem axle trucks, snow plow, brine truck, bucket truck, asphalt milling machine, etc. Traffic Control Flagging which includes: Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow. Maintain daily reports of time, equipment usage and material handling. Provide on the job training and mentorship to entry level personnel. Perform duties of lower classifications as needed. 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) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589 https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Collective-Bargaining-Agreements.aspx ) and the Kitsap County Personnel Manual ( https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx ) Membership in the Union is optional. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 06, 2022
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. KITSAP COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system, and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. Due to a recent internal promotion, DCD has another exciting opportunity for a Permit Technician to join our team! Candidates should be dynamic professionals who are focused on excellent customer service & accurate data entry and who enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment. Please learn more about the department at our website . Priority will be given to applications received by August 15th. Interviews will be tentatively scheduled for the week of August 22nd. This position is full-time, limited term through December 31, 2023. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED and three years of advanced office support experience and high level customer service experience, OR A combination of work experience and higher education that provides the applicant with the desired qualifications (completion of college or vocational/technical coursework may be substituted for up to one year of work experience). Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have 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 The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all 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. Within two years of appointment, the candidate must: Obtain a certification as a Permit Technician issued by International Code Council (ICC) or other equivalent certification issued by a recognized agency. 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.) Positions in this class typically require: Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. 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, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Intake, process, and review permit applications for completeness. Review submittal information for over 200 permit types to ensure accurate and complete submittals. Assist customers in understanding technical worksheets and completion of application forms and documents so they can achieve a complete submittal for a permit. Data entry and validation of permit data entered into a computerized tracking system. Review site and construction plans for completeness and accuracy of scale. Locate and review GIS maps, surveys, and other mapping resources to determine critical drainage area, urban census area, easements, and other site features and designations. Receipting and cash handling. Reconcile receipts daily as needed. Participate in cross-training efforts ensure consistency and coverage of various tasks. Prepare permits for further review or issuance. Review, approve, and issue permits not needing review and enter inspection requests. Process other miscellaneous requests such as temporary addresses for power and signing off basic Title Elimination requests. Perform zoning review of building permit applications. Perform addressing associated tasks such as road naming, assigning addresses, and address maintenance for County site addresses. Contact and interact with customers in-person, by phone, or electronically to ascertain their needs, proactively inform, and educate them about County and related processes and procedures. Provide information regarding permitting requirements, perform status checks on various permit types, and inform customers of status and next steps in the permitting process. Respond to permit submittal, fee estimate, and general permitting inquiries with promptness, professionalism and courtesy. Perform research regarding permit applications to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations, active code compliance violations, and other permits related to the project. Perform research related to the lot to be developed and the lot boundary shown on the site plan. Perform parcel research with customers to determine site features such as zoning designation, location details, code compliance violations, and related permits. Educate the public and permit applicants on the options for and scheduling of permit related meetings with technical staff and facilitate such meetings as needed. 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 collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308. 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. Employees joining the union will be required to pay union dues through payroll deduction. 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 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible work hours and telework opportunities are available, as approved by Management. This position is full-time, limited term through December 31, 2023. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 04, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community! Do what you love while serving the citizens where you live. The Kitsap County District Court has openings for Court Clerks to join our team! The Kitsap County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, and has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes. Court Clerks perform a variety of duties for the Court including researching court files and records, preparing and processing documents and orders, administering oaths, and managing court calendars. They play an integral part of the District Court team, by creating, preserving, and protecting the official record of the court. Accuracy is vital to protect the rights of participants and to maintain the integrity of the judicial process. Court Clerks work closely with the four elected judges, staff, defense attorneys, prosecuting attorneys, interpreters, and other criminal justice partners. The District Court of Kitsap County recently issued Emergency Administrative Order 2021-11 which mandates Covid-19 vaccinations for all employees of District Court. If you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working for the District Court. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma AND Two years progressively responsible clerical experience in a Criminal Justice related work area which includes personal computer data entry and working with the public in a customer service focused position such as front office or reception. Note: Up to six months of related coursework from a college, university or business school recognized by the US Department of Education may be substituted for up to six month of experience. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years clerical or office experience in the courts, legal or criminal justice fields. Previous cashiering, cash handling or retail experience. The ideal candidate will have recent (within five years) experience working with or in the justice system. 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 Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualification. 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. 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 an office setting, and you may be required to lift at least 20 pounds. Incumbents may be exposed to hostile individuals while in the courtroom or office setting ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Performs oversight of certain legal processes to ensure the timely release of defendants from custody, the issuance and quashing of arrest warrants, and assignment of legal counsel Proficiently utilize multiple computer/software programs simultaneously to independently evaluate, input and disseminate legal documents pursuant to governing state statutes, and state and local court rules. Read, interpret and apply a variety of legal documents while upholding the utmost level of confidentiality where required. 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 collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308 and 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. Employees joining the union will be required to pay union dues through payroll deduction. Membership in the union is optional. 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 Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the application materials submitted. Per RCW 42.56.250, all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant are exempt from public inspection. The District Court of Kitsap County recently issued Emergency Administrative Order 2021-11 which mandates Covid-19 vaccinations for all employees of District Court. If you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with Kitsap County District Court. Closing Date/Time: 8/17/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 02, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Our new team member will have knowledge of the local aging service delivery systems and other health and human services delivery systems. You should share our philosophy of coordinating care in a client-centered manner, and have the ability to manage complex interventions across diverse professional disciplines and service systems. You must have professional case management ethics and the ability to establish and maintain a professional demeanor and effective working relationships. Apply to join us today! For more information on our program, visit us at: Aging and Long-Term Care (kitsapgov.com) QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in behavior or health sciences AND two years of paid, on-the-job social service experience OR A general Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or equivalent AND four years of paid, on-the-job social service experience. Preferred Education and Experience Master's degree in behavioral or health sciences with one year of social service experience is preferred. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and comply with the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy.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 UsePolicy. This position is categorized as: Category 2 : Driver operates 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. 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.pd f 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 an office or hospital setting. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Accept referrals from acute care hospital for discharge planning and assist with care transitions to home Conduct comprehensive assessment (including the physical, psychological, and social needs of the individual) Maintain client records Develop and implement the goals identified in the service plan to mobilize the formal and informal resources and services identified in the assessment to meet the needs of the individual, including coordination of the resources and services Coordination and monitoring of formal and informal service delivery, including coordination and monitoring to ensure that services specified in the plan are being provided Access & actively utilize a resource database including remaining current on local service providers, applying basic research tools to assist clients with accessing services outside of Kitsap County, and conducting research regarding new services Assist with representing the Aging & Long Term Care staff with community events, outreach, and public information activities 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 across all Aging divisions for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are typically Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This position is open until filled, but interested applicants are encourage to apply as soon as possible. First screening of this job will take place the week of August 15, 2022. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 29, 2022
Seasonal
OVERVIEW Juvenile Detention and Family Court Services is seeking a seasonal worker for maintenance of the facility grounds. The successful applicant must have knowledge of grounds maintenance tools and their safe operation. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, High School Diploma or GED, and have a valid driver license. 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 WILL 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. If selected for a position, students will not be able to begin work unless these certifications are current, no exceptions . Prior to employment the successful candidate must: 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. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Working Conditions (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 outside on the Juvenile Detention campus. Must be able to communicate clearly and have hearing sufficient to communicate and hear safety hazards. Potentially hazardous conditions may be present when working with maintenance equipment. May require lifting/carrying/moving objects or materials occasionally up to 50 pounds. Will be exposed to all weather conditions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES This position will be responsible for: Mowing Applying and raking beauty bark Operating weed eaters, mowers, and other landscaping equipment Weeding landscaped areas Pruning and cutting trees and bushes Maintaining landscaped areas after clean up 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. Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy 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 may be used to fill future openings. This is a part-time, seasonal position. Hours of work are flexible, 16 hrs/week initially and then fewer hours for ongoing maintenance. This position will run through October 2022. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 28, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Summary of position: This position supports the departments Data Analytics and Records Management Programs. The incumbent is responsible for the following: Processing public records requests following procedures prescribed by law, including reviewing confidential or sensitive records and applying redactions or exemptions, communicating with other County records staff including the Prosecutor's Office, and coordinating with other departments that may have responsive records. Developing the Department's Strategic Records Management Plan and working with management and staff to develop short and long term goals to implement projects and carry out actions set forth within the plan, including managing and properly destroying records in accordance with Washington State Retention Schedules, developing, documenting, and implementing policies and procedures related to the records management, overseeing record imaging efforts and migration of records to public facing platforms, and providing training to department staff on industry changes and best practices. Coordinating data and analysis requests and collaboratively developing or creating reports and dashboards with the Data Analytics Team to ensure data and information integrity and sustainability. The incumbent will act as liaison in providing data analysis to support program stakeholders and outside entities regarding functions of the department. The incumbent will also serve as a department SharePoint Coordinator in assisting with Microsoft Teams and SharePoint development to implement efficiencies through collaborative solutions. Performing complex, discrete, specialized, and technical duties in the coordination of programs for the assigned department, including preparation and flow of documents and data required to develop and implement efficiencies. Program responsibilities include development, coordination, preparation, implementation, oversight, maintenance, and flow of work, including development of documentation of key processes. This positions also provide back-up support for administrative duties across the department on an as needed basis. About the department: DCD focuses on enabling and assisting our Kitsap residents in building affordable, structurally sound, and environmentally conscious developments in the Kitsap Community. We provide our team the opportunity to learn and grow within our positive and innovative work environment; we empower our team to make decisions and pride ourselves on a culture of continuous improvement. Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system, and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. Please learn more about the department at our County webpage . This position will be posted continuously until filled. The first screening of applicants will take place the week of August 8. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate's degree in related field AND Three years of full-time professional experience in office administration working with data, legal requirements relating to records management and/or public disclosure utilizing Microsoft products and Adobe Professional OR Bachelor's degree in related field AND One year of full-time professional experience in office administration working with data, legal requirements relating to records management and/or public disclosure utilizing Microsoft products and Adobe Professional OR An equivalent combination of experience and education that would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill and ability to perform the work. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Process Improvement or Project Management Certificate such as Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Project Management Professional, etc. Records Professional Certification such as Certified Public Records Officer, Librarian, or Archivist, etc. College level coursework in business, records management, or related field. Previous experience working with a computerized database application (i.e., SharePoint, SMARTGov, PowerBI, GovQA, etc.) and using MS Visio or other process flow software. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised 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 Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from a college or university or business school accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent 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. 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.) Work is performed primarily in an office environment and positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. 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, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. Ability to work in an open office environment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when exposed to violent or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Conducts review of sensitive or confidential materials related to email communications, attorney/client privilege information, personnel matters, code compliance matters, and redacting records and communicating with the Prosecutor's Office on legal concerns related to high profile or sensitive requests to ensure compliance with the Public Records Act. Providing recommendations on records projects, developing implementation plans, and executing plans. Coordinating with Washington State Archivist on records retention. Properly maintaining and destroying records in accordance with the Washington State Retention Schedules. Overseeing departments filing organization and structure. Coordinating record imaging efforts. Providing training to staff on industry changes and best practices for preserving and maintaining records and information. Leading data clean-up. Performing data analysis in support of leadership decisions and regarding functions or performance of the department. Creating and maintaining PowerBI dashboards or reports. Serving as a SharePoint Coordinator in assisting with the development of Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Platforms, intranet build out and integrating PowerBI dashboard reporting mechanisms. Serving as department contact for incoming data requests. Coordinating with the County Records Manager and other departments on permitting requests and Fire Marshal on investigation requests, including assigning activities to other departments as needed on requests where DCD is the point of contact. Reviewing and preparing documents to determine its responsiveness and if it should be released. 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 non-exempt and eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME-1308. 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. Employees joining the union will be required to pay union dues through payroll deduction. 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 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible/Hybrid work schedule may be available as approved by manager. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 28, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Position Information Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs skilled mechanical work on gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and equipment, performing a variety of mechanical, preventive maintenance and related work to ensure effective readiness and operation of the County's vehicles including but not limited to autos, pickups, trucks, road maintenance and sewer equipment. Other assignments include servicing and Diagnosing equipment, repairing and mounting tires, modifying and fabricating equipment and parts, welding broken items and maintaining tools and the shop area in a clean and orderly condition. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates degree in automotive/diesel technology or related field; and Two years recent experience as a heavy duty diesel/gasoline mechanic; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Master Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certificate or equivalent. Experience in electrical/electronics, hydraulics, and hydraulics systems with air or low voltage control circuits Metal Fabrication, welding and/or machine shop experience. Washington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy of a current driving record/abstract to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment. The successful incumbent must obtain and retain 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 have a current Washington Class A endorse N or X with air brake restriction removed required within 1 year of appointment into position. 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. d shs.wa.gov/sites/default/fi les/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 medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400 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. 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. Within 12 months employment the successful candidate must : Obtain Forklift Certification Obtain aWashington State Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the operation of related equipment with Endorsement N or X and air brake restriction removed. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Standard practices, procedures, tools, materials/parts, utilized in gasoline and diesel repair. Gas and electric welding and cutting. Vehicle/Equipment computer systems. Safety regulations, standards, wear tolerances and applicable replacement criteria. Hydraulic systems. Service and Repair HVAC systems. Parts ordering work-order's and fleet software systems. Safe working practices and procedures. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees and the general public. Provide outstanding customer service Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Read and understand technical materials such as repair manuals, parts catalogs, electrical and hydraulic schematics and gasoline/diesel specifications. Maintain records and reports. Proficiently diagnose defects in and repair a wide variety of maintenance and construction equipment as well as general automotive equipment. Use fleet software, evaluate fleet data, and maintain work force performance. Operate diagnostic computers. Comply with safety standards concerning the wearing of personal safety clothing and protective equipment. Maintain a safe and clean work area. Work over 40 hours in a workweek as required. Be available on standby work when required. 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 is performed primarily in a vehicle repair shop and outside field and some mining locations. Test-driving of vehicles is required. Must be able to work safely around heavy equipment and work in awkward positions such as operating tools while lying on your back under a vehicle. Exposure to loud noises, exhaust fumes, power tools and equipment is inherent in the job. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing, adequate vision to operate power equipment, etc. Adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and traffic and other signals, to operate equipment and read instructions and plans. Able to communicate instructions, diagnosis and other important information. Hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, signals, radio and telephone. Exertion of force of up to 50 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continually to lift/carry/move objects and to operate a variety of power equipment. Incumbents may be: Exposed to other physical hazards out in the field. Exposed to potentially hazardous conditions when dealing with disgruntled or hostile individuals. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Perform Preventative Maintenance the County's vehicles and equipment using the tools required for the job. Inspect, diagnose and make repairs to OEM specification on all County vehicles and equipment such as; loaders, graders, dozers, compactors, medium and heavy-duty trucks and accessories, light duty trucks, automobiles using the tools required for the job. Inspect, diagnose and make repairs to Engine, Transmission and Emission systems also air, electric, hydraulic controls and circuits found on County owned vehicles and equipment using the tools required for the job. Fabrication (plasma cutting, oxygen / acetylene cutting and welding arc welding, mig welding) using the tools required for the job. Other Job Duties: Perform related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are: Who May Apply: 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 non-exempt and is eligible to earn overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFCSME 1308 and the Kitsap Membership in the (union) is optional. 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. The 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 other vacancies in this classification. OPEN UNTIL FILLED This position is open until filled with the first review scheduled for the week of August 15, 2022. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 16, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Our mission is to provide the citizens of Kitsap County with quality service in the planning, maintenance and operations of public works facilities. We are committed to delivering these services in a courteous, expedient, and professional manner. Position Information M&O Sign/Traffic Technician Position Information $23.70 - 30.33 an hour Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for performing semi-skilled to skilled tasks related to the installation of pavement markings and maintaining non-electrical traffic control devices in a defined geographical area. M&O Sign/Traffic Specialist Position Information $27.72 - $35.48 The incumbent at the M&O "Sign/Traffic" Specialist position is responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and working with a crew of semi-skilled and skilled workers with the installation of pavement markings, the fabrication of traffic signs, and the installation and maintenance of signs and non-electrical traffic control devices in a defined geographical area. The Specialist position may be a lead worker and provide work direction to lower level positions as needed. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience M&O Traffic Technician One year of experience in road maintenance or construction, landscaping or any other labor intensive work or experience performing traffic control or traffic equipment and device maintenance; OR Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would provide the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the job. Per the union contract: Candidates hired as a M&O Traffic Technician will automatically promote to the M&O Specialist position once they have obtained a CDL, IMSA level 1 & 2 certification; and satisfactory performance at the M&O Traffic Technician level. (CDL is required within 12 months of employment, IMSA Level 1 Certification required within the first 24 months of employment; IMSA Level 2 Certification required within 36 months of obtaining a Level 1 certification.) M&O Traffic Specialist Three years of experience as a M&O Traffic Technician experience performing traffic control or traffic equipment and device maintenance; and Washington State Commercials Driver's License, IMSA Level 1 & 2 Certification are required. Per the union contract: Candidates hired as a M&O Traffic Technician will not progress beyond step 9 on the pay scale until they have obtained a Long Line Paint Striper Certification and have demonstrated their proficiency on the Paint Striper. 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 a Category 1 Driver that 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. In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement once hired employees must obtain a Level I and II Traffic Signal Certification through the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA). For specific guidelines please review the bargaining agreement at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/PersonnelManualBargUnits/BargAgreements/Council.pdf Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Valid Washington State driver's license and Washington State Commercial License Permit (CLP). Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, will be 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. Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university 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. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. At time of appointment the successful candidate must: (Evidence of ability to obtain these by appointment may be required at any time in the selection process.) Meet the requirements of the Risk Management Program Vehicle Use Policy. M&O Traffice Technicians: Within 12 months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: Must obtain a class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the air brake restriction removed. Must pass a breath alcohol test and urine drug screen. (In accordance with federal regulations and Kitsap County Drug and Alcohol Policy and Procedures, no applicant will be allowed to operate CDL vehicles or equipment in this position for Kitsap County until he/she has successfully passed urine drug and breath alcohol testing.) Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Washington State Traffic Flagging Certification M&O Traffic Technicians: Within 24 months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: Must obtain IMSA Level 1 Certification M&O Traffic Technicians: Within 36 months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications: Must obtain IMSA Level 2 Certification Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Methods, materials and techniques commonly used in the installation and maintenance of non-electrical traffic control devices. Basic computer operation. Equipment necessary to accomplish tasks. Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to assigned area. Knowledge of; the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Mechanical ability and knowledge to troubleshoot and repair striping systems on long line paint striper. Various tools when troubleshooting these systems. Skills and/or Ability to: Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy with other employees and the general public. Effectively plan and organize work and complete tasks within prescribed timeframes.Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Utilize maps. Perform a wide variety of manual labor tasks. Adhere to policy and procedures of the department. Work various shifts, weekends, holiday and overtime as required, including on-call duty.Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of 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. Respond as required when on stand-by duty. (Note: This position is subject to 24-hour standby duty. 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 outside on and around roadways and in a shop environment. Exposure to hazards associated with working around traffic, power equipment, and machinery and exposure to all types of weather conditions and terrain. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking standing for long periods of time may be required when installing and maintaining traffic control devices and pavement markings, adequate vision sufficient to work as a flag person, to inspect and place traffic control devices and to safely drive a vehicle, hearing/speaking adequate to communicate effectively, and manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. Exertion of force of up to 100 pounds occasionally with assistance, and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or 20 pounds constantly to lift, carry or move objects. 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: Traffic Sign Maintenance - Install, repair, replace, and maintain traffic control signs / devices according to the MUTCD and County policy. Responsibilities include maintaining traffic control signs in a defined geographic area. Fabricate traffic control and specialty signs according to WSDOT Sign Fabrication Manual/FHWA Standard Highway Signs and MUTCD. Input maintenance records in the County's road and sign log database using a laptop computer. Maintain current records of traffic control devices and maintenance activities. Complete work order forms for new traffic controls sign installations or changes. Perform and document night time sign reviews of County signs to ensure proper reflectivity and recommend sign replacements. Install traffic control devices for emergency road closure / detours. Install and maintain pavement markings on the county road system using traffic equipment such as the long line paint striper, thermoplastic equipment, and Raised Pavement marking equipment. Perform general maintenance duties on traffic equipment. Train and provide work direction to lower level technicians and summer help employees as needed. Other Job Duties: Perform other related work as required. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : 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 collective bargaining agreement with Council and the Kitsap County Personnel Manual ( https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Pages/Personnel-Manual-2019.aspx ) Membership in the (union/guild) is optional. 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. 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. Are you able to meet this requirement? Closing Date/Time: 8/15/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 12, 2022
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. The Kitsap County Auditor's Office, Financial Services Division, is looking for an exceptional individual with a strong desire to serve the citizens of Kitsap County. We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our team! Our new team member will perform professional and technical level countywide financial accounting and internal audit work. This position is expected to independently perform professional accounting work and to have an excellent working knowledge of accounting principles, theories, concepts, practices and terminology. The Financial Analyst must have the ability to recognize and define complex accounting problems and use independent judgment to offer creative solutions within the framework of applicable statutory requirements. The position comes with considerable flexibility and opportunity for independent judgment within the framework of applicable statutory requirements. Kitsap County Auditor's Office, Financial Services Division, is responsible for maintenance of the county's financial management system, preparation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report, and is the subject matter expert in accounting and finance matters for all county departments and offices. The Division is also responsible for processing payroll and accounts payable for all county departments and offices, and certain special purpose districts. This position is limited term through June 30, 2024. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in accounting, public or business administration with major coursework in accounting; AND Four years of experience in fiscal management, accounting, or governmental and/or not-for-profit accounting; OR Any equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the work. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Experience creating and/or contributing to the production of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). Audit experience, preferably governmental financial statement audits and/or grant audits performed by the State Auditor's Office, and/or Federal and State governmental agencies. Any equivalent combination of related education, training and experience which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the work. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will have unsupervised 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. 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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 an office setting, and may be required to lift at least 20 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Maintain the financial management system (backup/support to the Financial Manager) . Troubleshoot and resolve performance issues and reporting issues; develop a clear understanding of the financial structure within the financial management system in order to accurately set up various accounting elements such as funds, programs, ledger accounts, and worktags; make recommendations for development and modification of the financial management system to improve procedures and comply with statutory requirements. Prepare or review accounting adjustments (journal entries) . The Auditor's Office is responsible for processing and approving all manual journal entries (except for certain Treasurer transactions). Prepare accounting journals or review accounting journals prepared by others for completeness, accuracy, compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, and established best practices. Prepare the county's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (selected sections, as assigned) . Work alongside the Financial Manager and Financial Analyst in creating the annual report (ACFR) and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) . Knowledge of current Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements is essential, as well as the ability to research, analyze, and make recommendations about implementation of applicable standards. Provide support as needed during the annual financial statement and grant audits by the State Auditors. Review Kitsap County contracts . Review all Kitsap County contracts for accuracy of accounting information and federal grant requirements as applicable. Departments and Offices prepare contracts and route them to various departments including the Auditor's Office, for review and approval prior to execution. 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. The Financial Analyst position is classified as exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308 and the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Membership in the union is optional. 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 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 09, 2022
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. NO WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS OR ON-CALL! The Kitsap County Human Services department provides essential services that address individual and community needs, preserve the rights and dignity of those that are served, and promote the health and well-being of all Kitsap residents. The Division of Aging and Long Term Care serves the needs of older or disabled adults, their families, and caregivers residing in Kitsap County. We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our team in an administrative case management capacity. This Medicaid funded position functions in consulting role and works closely with case managers to provide medical expertise for state and Medicaid programs. Our new team member will receive referrals regarding a variety of client medical issues, including health status assessment, review of service plans, making medically related referrals, providing on-site care provider training, and review of care provider performance. The ideal candidate must be a Registered Nurse, with the ability to complete comprehensive assessments using the CARE assessment tool, knowledge of professional nursing principles, concepts, and procedures, as well as knowledge of available community resources. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited college or university Three years of experience as a Registered Nurse Must have Washington State Department of Health Registered Nurse license in good standing Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Two years of Home Health experience and/or long term care experience Experience in other Administrative Nursing positions Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. 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 : Driver may operate 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. 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 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (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 the office or in the field such as individual homes, hospitals, or long term care settings. May need to negotiate rough terrain to reach client homes. May come into contact with environmental hazards such as pets, clutter, dirt, rodents, structural instability, and cigarette smoke. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Collaborate with Area Agency on Aging (AAA) case managers and Home Community Services (HCS) staff across a variety of programs to develop and maintain effective care of clients, and implement timely adjustments to service plans. Recommend changes in service plans, when indicated, to the case manager, and give feedback on quality of care provided. Utilize assessment and service plan documents; referral requests; document as required in the Service Episode Record System (SERS); report monthly visits; and maintain number of visit hours; client reports, and records. Enter case notes into the computer system in a timely manner. As needed, maintain an active caseload of clinically complex clients until stabilized; complete comprehensive assessments using the CARE assessment tool; perform other case management functions for clients on the caseload; return stabilized clients to general Case Management as appropriate. As needed, co-Case Manage medically complex cases with social worker Case Managers; complete comprehensive assessments using the CARE assessment tool; perform other case management functions; collaborate with social worker Case Manager to provide appropriate care, based on client's need and condition. Refer to appropriate health care providers as necessary to assure appropriate care and medical service delivery based on client's need and condition. Provide training to the care provider on-site, or direct further formal training for the provider as necessary. Participate in monitoring activities with subcontractors. 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. Work hours for this position are typically Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours may be available, as approved by management . This position is open until filled, but interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. First screening of this position will take place the week of July 25, 2022. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin soon after. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Position Overview Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, performs technical work in negotiation and acquisition of right of way, easements, and real property for road construction, road improvements, and utility projects for the Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Associates Degree in related field; and Two years of associated with land acquisition, real property appraisal, title examination, right of way negotiation or related experience; OR Equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related field and/or Senior Right of Way Associate and/or Washington State Real Estate Salesperson or Broker's (License may be considered in lieu of college degree.) Completion of IRWA Course 100, 102 and 105 Notary Public in the State of Washington Member of International Right of Way Association (IRWA) Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy of 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 : Driver may operate 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 copies of valid certifications and/or 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. Within 12 months of Employment, the successful candidate must: Obtain Right of Way Association (IRWA) Membership Notary Public in State of Washington Completion of IRWA Course 100, 102 and 105 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Appraisal methods; negotiation principles, policies, procedures and techniques; legal descriptions of land and instruments of ownership; real estate law, title examination procedures and principles of proper Skilled in: Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Utilize a personal computer and navigate various computer programs, prepare and review legal documents, and inspect sites as necessary. Maintain a professional demeanor under heavy workload and stressful situations. Abilities to: Perform the essential functions of the position; Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. Work independently without regular direction, and troubleshoot problems in assigned area of responsibility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, property owners, appraisers, engineers, attorneys, the general public, and representatives of other agencies using tact, courtesy and good judgment. 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: Primarily works in an office environment, and in the field. 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 computer use Requires exertion of force of 25 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials as required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Reviews right of way and construction plans for accuracy and conformity to Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) standards; conducts, or acquires, title searches to locate property owners; inspects affected property and identifies implications of County project on the property and/or structures. Prepares preliminary cost estimates and acquisition documents; prepares letters of opinion of value, short form appraisals for total and/or partial acquisitions and easements to establish just compensation to the property owner; prepares or orders and reviews appraisals; orders and reviews title reports; and assists in correct and legal means of meeting title requirements. Prepares all legal instruments for conveyance of needed property rights. Acquires land rights needed for public projects for various County departments. Contacts property owners and negotiates for purchase, lease, donation, or acquisition of real property and/or permanent and temporary property rights; informs property owner of their rights, translates applicable laws and regulations; negotiates claims and/or settlements with owners. Performs all functions by knowing and implementing practices under the Uniform Act and WSDOT guidelines. Responds to routine inquiries by the public, other departments, and outside agencies regarding right of way and various property issues. Conducts research in response to inquiries and determines course of action to achieve solutions. Interprets and explains procedures, policies, state, and federal regulations. Assists with public and other agency requests for road vacations, sale of real properties, and easements on County owned land. 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) 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. FIRST REVIEW IS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 1, 2022 *After August 1, 2022, if a candidate is not selected from the received applicants, the applications will be reviewed weekly. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jul 08, 2022
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. KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to work for an award winning organization? Kitsap County DCD has earned national awards for the permitting system, public disclosure request system and risk check program. It has received two Governor's Awards for comprehensive planning efforts and is recognized for its natural resources program by federal and state agencies as the "go to organization" for Puget Sound Restoration efforts. The department has very engaged employees dedicated to delivering effective and efficient services to the citizens of Kitsap County. Nearly all employees are Lean Six Sigma trained and have development plans that encourage career growth at all levels. DCD is seeking a dynamic fire professional to fill our vacant Deputy Fire Marshal 2 position. Please learn more about the department at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/dcd/default.htm Position Summary: An employee in this classification investigates fires to determine origin, cause and circumstance, conducts criminal investigation of fires determined to be arson or involving other criminal activity, reviews fire alarm, sprinkler, building construction, fire protection and water supply plans for code compliance, inspects new construction projects and existing occupancies for code compliance and, undertakes enforcement actions as required for conditions found to be out of compliance with adopted fire and building codes. Serves as a program lead. The incumbent works closely with and provides assistance to individuals in Community Development, other county departments, fire districts, law enforcement, other prosecutorial agencies, the public, and project applicants. This position will be posted continuously until filled. The first screening of applicants will take place the week of July 25, 2022. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school diploma or GED; AND Five (5) years' experience in fire prevention and investigation, plan review, existing occupancy, and new construction inspection; OR two (2) years' experience at the Deputy Fire Marshal 1 Level, AND Current ICC (International Code Council) certification as a Fire Inspector II, AND Current ICC Fire Plan Review, Building Inspector or Commercial Plan Reviewer is required at the time of hire; AND Certification as a Fire and Explosion Investigator issued by the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI), or as a Fire Investigator issued by the International Association of Arson Investigators is required within twelve months of the date of hire. An Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Position may be underfilled as a Deputy Fire Marshal 1 (four years of related experience, twenty-four months to obtain investigator certification. PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Current Fire Investigator certification issued by either NAFI or IAAI. Additional ICC certifications relating to fire protection or commercial building construction and use. Associate or higher degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Investigation, Fire Science, Fire Technology, or a closely related field. One (1) year experience as a supervisor or lead worker. Additional education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience. 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: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Submit proof of current required certifications. 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. Be able to fulfill all 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, including possessing and maintaining a valid Washington State Driver's License and the appropriate amount of automobile insurance. Prior to employment, the selected applicant must provide a copy of their State driving record. Be able to pass Law Enforcement background check. Within 12 months of appointment (24 months for DFM 1): Incumbent must obtain a Fire Investigator certification issued by either (NAFI) or (IAAI). 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 the office, at construction sites, within existing occupancies and at fire and other emergency scenes. Positions in this class typically require: Walking, bending, stooping and twisting. Reaching above and/or below shoulders. Handling/grasping documents for equipment. 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, on the telephone, or using other electronic media. Hearing audible signals, traffic, equipment, warnings. Vision sufficient to drive a vehicle during daylight and nighttime hours, read source materials, plans and drawings, to read computer and similar screens and see detail or color. Repetitive motions for computer/tool/equipment use. Exertion of force of 50 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, and/or 5 pounds continuously to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and field equipment necessary to conduct inspections. Climbing steps and ladders, traversing rough, slippery and / or uneven terrain on construction or other sites. Field inspections or evaluations may require extended periods of walking or standing, driving or riding in a passenger vehicle, keyboarding, looking up or down and handling small hand tools like flashlights and clipboards. Ability to occasionally fit into sometimes limited spaces like attics and crawl spaces. Ability to crawl, climb ladders or temporary scaffolding stoop, duck, kneel, twist, extend arms above head to accomplish required examinations; and balance sufficient to traverse walkways, uneven or slippery surfaces, ascend and descend ladders and stairs. Exposure to a variety of weather conditions may occur while driving or conducting field work. Exposure to physical hazards from obstacles, heavy equipment, construction materials, locations at, above or below grade, various airborne pollutants including smoke, heat and the byproducts of combustion at fire scenes, chemicals, heavy metals, spray paints, loud noises, and domestic animals. Requires daily contact with other individuals some of whom may not be compliant with applicable regulations and unreceptive to regulatory contacts. The ability to don and work in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including firefighting bunker gear, full and partial face respirators, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), fall protection, head, hearing, foot, eye, and other PPE or protective equipment as required. Ability to effectively function with exposure to fire and law enforcement apparatus at emergency scenes where flashing or oscillating colored lights are present. Ability to work in an open office environment. Ability to work with an incident command structure. Incumbents may be: Exposed to individuals in stressful situations who may not be stable (physically or mentally) or who may become uncooperative or combative at fire and emergency scenes or during investigations. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role you will be able to: Perform on scene and follow up investigations as needed to determine the origin, cause, and circumstances of fires; identify and secure evidence to support cause determinations; document fire scenes using photography and video or other formats and prepare detailed and accurate reports of findings and conclusions. Serve in a standby capacity to respond 24/7 to fire scenes, building collapses or other emergencies as required to investigate fires and other situations in inclement and other weather conditions Review all manner of applications and plans submitted for new building construction, land use activities, fire protection systems, operational and construction permits, temporary and special uses to determine compliance with applicable fire and building codes. Prepare detailed reports and necessary permit processing functions as needed to approve applications. Maintain records of application reviews in the department's electronic permitting system (SmartGov). Conduct on-site inspections of new and existing buildings and tenant spaces as needed to support construction or permitting activities. Approve, deny and/or make recommendations concerning applications based on inspection findings. Prepare detailed reports of inspection results and maintain inspection records in the department's electronic permitting system Conduct criminal investigations of fires determined to be caused by arson or other criminal activity in cooperation with the Sheriff's Office, the Prosecutor's Office, and other law enforcement and/or insurance investigative agencies Provide expert witness courtroom testimony concerning facts and opinions about various fires as required. Investigate fire trends and detect possible criminal activity, evidence of arson or other criminal activity. Identify and preserve collected evidence and prepare and maintain proper records of activities. Develop detailed case files and make expert opinion statements of fact to document the fire loss and prepare case reports for civil and criminal litigation. Provide expert witness courtroom testimony concerning facts and opinion regarding the point of origin and cause of fires. Issue notices identifying fire hazards, code violations and initiating enforcement action, setting time limitations for abatement and authorizing issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, permits and licenses. Coordinate inspections and identify violations or necessary code modifications for contractors, building, property, and business owners. Perform acceptance testing for the installation of fire protection systems (fire sprinklers, alarms, water supply systems and fire flow). Document inspection and plan review findings and recommendations and maintain corresponding reports. Provide communication on code requirements, interpretations, rules or policy and on-site problems revealed by inspections. Act as lead worker over assigned employees: organizing, assigning, advising, motivating, training, and making recommendations of the evaluation, discipline and selection of employees. Assist the public by phone, virtual, and in person with fire and safety code questions regarding applications for permits and review of building plans. Maintain electronic files, databases and official files and records of inspections, complaint investigations, plan reviews and related documentation in accordance with record-keeping policies. 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 collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 1308 and the Kitsap County Personnel Manual (INSERT MANUAL) Membership in the (union/guild) is optional. 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. Employees joining the union will be required to pay union dues through payroll deduction. 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 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jun 17, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Department of Human Services and Salish Behavioral Health The Salish Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization (SBH-ASO) Division of Human Services has an exciting opportunity for a Care Manager/Recovery Navigator Program Supervisor to join our team. Our new team member will perform advanced level professional human services planning to assist with the administration of regional behavioral health programming across the 3-county region (Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap Counties). This team member will be responsible for the administration of the Recovery Navigator Program (RNP) within the Salish Region. The Recovery Navigator Program, via five (5) subcontracted teams, provides in the field outreach and case management to individuals with substance use or co-occurring needs and may have frequent law enforcement contacts. The program is driven by harm-reduction, trauma informed and culturally inclusive principles. This team member's duties will also include: ensuring the quality of behavioral health services within our community by coordinating with individuals with behavioral health needs, treatment providers/facilities, and participating in statewide planning initiatives; assisting with behavioral health systems coordination; serving as a liaison for provider agencies and subcontractors by providing technical assistance and clinical consultation; and assisting in the development and implementation of new behavioral health programming. The successful candidate will have knowledge of Washington State behavioral health regulations and behavioral health diagnosis, treatment techniques, and practices. Must have experience with program development and implementation to include monitoring grant requirements and subcontractor compliance, and the ability to administer plans based on identified community priorities. The SBH-ASO was formed through an Interlocal Agreement between Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam County. This consortium of counties provides planning, contracting, and administration for the regional crisis system and limited behavioral health programs and services to low income/uninsured individuals in the three-county region. Kitsap County serves as the Administrative Entity for SBH-ASO. The SBH-ASO Division of the Human Services Department administers an annual operating budget in excess of $17 million, including State Funding, Federal Grants, and Apple Health Medicaid. HUMAN SERVICES IS OFFERING A $5,000 SIGNING INCENTIVE! Effective May 19, 2022, new hires are eligible for the incentive. The recruitment incentive will be paid in a lump sum amount upon hire in the first regular payroll. In consideration for the recruitment incentive, the candidate will agree to remain employed with Human Services for a minimum of two years. Should employment end, for any reason, prior to the two-year expiration, the lump sum will be repaid in a pro-rated amount based upon the number of months that remain. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in the social sciences or closely related field and Four years of program related experience and One year of lead or supervisory experience Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work; Must have active licensure in one of the following areas: Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), Social Work (LICSW), and/or Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in one of the social sciences 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. 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 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 an office setting utilizing standard office equipment. Travel will be required for offsite meetings with local, regional, and statewide groups as needed. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Ensure the quality of clinical services provided to behavioral health consumers Act as clinical treatment liaison between the SBH-ASO and providers, state hospitals, inpatient facilities, and residential treatment facilities. Participate in the resolution of sensitive or complex inquiries, problems, complaints, or emergencies affecting the availability or quality of behavioral health services. Conduct Utilization Management Reviews. Address over and under-utilization through clinical consultation with providers and through review of utilization management data. Represent the SBH-ASO in local, regional, and statewide meetings as needed. Direct on-going comprehensive needs assessment, audits, and program evaluation. Audit program for compliance with federal, state, and SBH-ASO requirements. Analyst program for effectiveness and recommend improvements to existing services and system operations. Provide planning leadership and direction and develop short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for the behavioral health system. Work with provider agencies, consumers, and other stakeholders to plan and implement changes across the region. Serve as a liaison for provider agencies and subcontractors, providing technical assistance, consultation, and training. 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. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Due to the Governor's Proclamation for healthcare providers and contractors, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with Kitsap County Human Services SBH-ASO. This position is open until filled and will be screened weekly. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jun 10, 2022
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public Works Department makes our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Position Overview The position has many facets but a strong engineering background in design and construction of sanitary sewer or stormwater collection and conveyance systems is the foundation. The incumbent actively provides direction to a team of professionals in design review and inspection of developers' sewer system extension projects, permitting, and asset management. Is competent to make quality decisions to assure that county sewer systems and connections are designed and constructed in compliance with Federal, State, and County regulations, codes, and standards. The supervisor for the engineering group collaborates closely with all the operations, maintenance, and capital program supervisors to streamline processes between engineering and the other Sewer Utility work groups. Takes initiative developing or updating different programs to collect relevant data for monitoring flows, inspections, and cost projections. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a vital part of the position for managing staff, making occasional presentations, and interfacing directly with other departments, agencies, engineers, and the public. The incumbent desires to provide a positive work culture to fit in with the great work environment of Kitsap County. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelors Degree in Engineering (civil, mechanical or environmental) and six years of engineering experience to include two years of supervisory/management experience; OR Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) and two years of supervisory/management experience. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Two years of experience working in sewer system design, maintenance engineering or sewer constructions. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy of 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 : Driver may operate 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 copies of valid certifications and/or 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: Principles, practices, and standards of engineering design, repair, maintenance, and construction for underground piping, mechanical, and electrical systems, structural elements, and roads; Development and function of infrastructure asset management systems; Principles and practices of geographical information systems and use of spatial and geographic data; Methodologies of process improvement; Principle and practices of piping infrastructure monitoring, planning, analysis, and reporting; Application and interpretation of federal, state, and local regulations, permitting, codes, and standards as they relate to sanitary sewer systems; Use of instruments and equipment for pipe maintenance and inspection, flow monitoring, surveying, and locating infrastructure; Management and supervisory principles and practices including program planning, budgeting, process improvements, coordination, and performance evaluation. Skilled in: Leadership, Supervision, and Personnel Management; Project and Program Management; Analyzing engineering plans, data reports, work performance and accomplishments, and staffing and budgetary needs; Developing and monitoring processes to identify deficiencies and options for improvements; Performing technical engineering and statistical mathematics; Technical research work and problem solving to provide reliable advice or recommendations on difficult engineering and process issues. Effective communication, both orally and written and to make professional public presentations of technical, complex, and, often controversial information; Using a variety of computer software and applications for engineering, tracking, monitoring, report writing, modeling, and database management. Abilities to: Perform the essential functions of the position; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, contractors, engineers, the public, and other local, state and federal agencies; Schedule, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff; Develop and manage programs for monitoring and analyzing infrastructure condition and make recommendations for short and long-term improvements; Review engineering plans, specifications and technical reports; Inspect field work sites; Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations. 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 on construction sites. 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 computer use Requires exertion of force of 25 pounds occasionally, 10 pounds frequently, to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials as required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Manage the Sewer Utility engineering group: Supervise staff (scheduling, performance evaluations, discipline, and training) Evaluate staffing organization and needs Make process adjustments to improve work efficiencies Be innovative to explore and incorporate technology into daily operations Establish and monitor employee performance expectations, provide feedback on goals, and support employee development opportunities Coordinate work within the Sewer Utility and with other Public Works divisions and County departments Instill a positive culture and a team environment Supervise the sewer system plan review, inspection, and permitting on development projects: Monitor workload and work progression to meet permitting time lines and requirements Evaluate and change the Sewer Utility's processes to streamline the work and improve efficiencies where needed Coordinate the Sewer Utility permitting process with Community Development's permitting procedures to eliminate redundancy and improve work progression Provide professional written or verbal communication with staff, developers, engineers, contractors and customers Evaluate the inspection duties and requirements and incorporate changes in technology to manage field documentation with sewer system records Determine work group performance indicators for evaluating and reporting work progression, changes in workloads, and providing statistical data for establishing fees and budgeting Perform engineering analysis and make recommendations on sewer system designs and constructability Provide guidance or assist staff in addressing project issues, customer concerns, and billing questions. Implement and maintain an asset management system: Coordinate separate data systems and software capabilities into a complete asset management program Determine how to track, assess, evaluate, and report assets for prioritizing in-house projects, capital projects, cost analysis, and budgeting Track and review maintenance and repair activities on the sewer collection and conveyance systems Involvement with regional wastewater utilities to exchange ideas on developing, assessing, and improving the Sewer Utility's asset management program. Identify applications for collecting and using data to streamline other Sewer Utility processes Standardize elements of the asset management program such as data collection, analysis methods, and report writing to produce consistent and reliable data. Develop and maintain programs, activity plans, and working documents: Review and update applicable policies and procedures Maintain and update the County sewer standards to meet regulation changes and maintenance needs Develop an inflow and infiltration program to track and report wet and dry weather flows Update the fats, oils, and grease (FOG) program including inspection process, reporting, and outreach methods Establish an annual budget and track and monitor costs regularly Develop activity plans for maintaining work progression and tracking accomplishments Make public presentations 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) 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. Salary listed on this posting includes a 10% retention premium pay that will sunset on 12/31/2024. 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. THIS POSITION WILL BE REVIEWED WEEKLY! Closing Date/Time: