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.

 

18 job(s) at KITSAP COUNTY

Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Oct 18, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. 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. ThePublic WorksEngineering Divisionis looking for Engineers thatare interestedin Contract Specification and/orDesigntojoin our team! Engineer 1 -Design and/or Contract Specifications Performs professional office and field civil engineering activities requiring the application of basic engineering principles and methods for the design of Public Works road, bridge, culvert and other transportation projects. Duties involve technical and complex work in researching, designing, drafting, estimating, preparing specifications, final contract documents applying basic engineering principles and methods and performing senior level technical computer aided design and drafting (CADD) for assigned County projects. May lead the work of lower level technical staff. Working knowledge with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and with Microsoft Word and Excel software applications required. Knowledge of codes, policies and procedures as they relate to construction contract administration and public project bidding, principles and practices and project construction is a plus. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience for all Positions Registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT)*; or Bachelor's Degree in Related Engineering** field; or Equivalent four years related engineering* experience working under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Preferred Experience Experience usingAutoCAD, Civil 3D and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with WWHM Windows and Western Washington Hydrology Model software program. Experience working with codes, policies and procedures as they relate to construction contract administration and public project bidding, principles and practices and project construction methods. **"Engineering" means the "practice of engineering" as defined in RCW 18.43.020. Note: Qualifications for this position must be met; no other equivalencies will be accepted. Verification Requirement Kitsap County requires verification of education, certification and/or experience. The following information is required to meet the minimum qualifications for this position: Certification: A copy of the Engineer in Training Certificate; OR Education: Official transcripts from an ABET Accredited School of Engineering; OR Experience : Complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of work performed under the direct supervision of a Professional Engineer, Professional Engineersignature and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current license; OR Combination of Education and Experience: Official Transcripts from an ABET Accredited Schooland complete a verification form and submit it during the application process. The form includes verification of the work performed under the direct supervision of the Professional Engineer, Professional Engineer and PE stamp/seal or a copy of their current 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 a Category 1 Driver and 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 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. Required 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.) Exposure to a variety of weather conditions while driving or conducting field work. Exposure to physical hazards from traffic, field site environment and construction equipment. Requires lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling various survey,inspection and testing equipment and materials up to 50 pounds (to 10% of time). Requires bending/stooping/climbing/twisting while traversing rough, undeveloped terrain or construction sites or while conducting inspections and surveys. Requires reaching, sitting, standing, mobility, and grasping; talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in the classification are : Who May Apply : These positionsare 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) 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. Flexible workhours are available, as approved by management. This posting may be used to fill future full time and part time openings. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Oct 16, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW **This is an extra help, full-time position that is temporary and will run through the end of February 2020. This position may be eligible for medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act.** Summary of Position: We have an exciting opportunity for an Office Support Specialist in our Human Services Department. The incumbent will perform advanced and specialized administrative support functions under minimal supervision on a daily basis for the Human Services Department, within the Salish Behavioral Health Organization (SBHO). Support workflow of the office and for multiple professional staff to meet deadlines as requested by management. Respond to difficult inquiries and perform duties which require a high level of confidentiality and integrity. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED; AND Three or more years specialized office, customer service, or technical program experience. Experience in the work environment with the MS Office Suite. Preferred Education and Experience: Associates or Bachelor's degree, Experience taking minutes for meetings using speed writing or equivalent method or tool. Experience with recordkeeping and records archiving. Prioritizing and coordinating workloads, including multiple programs and staff. Knowledge of insurance operations. Knowledge of Accounting procedures. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Pass all job-related examinations/test necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and self-direct on daily tasks and projects. General and specialized office management principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of proper English grammar, usage and spelling. Skill in operating office equipment. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Keyboarding skills (45 WPM) and skill in taking minutes/note-taking during meetings. Oral and written communication skills. Ability to research, prepare and maintain databases of statistical records and other reports. Ability to read, research, and interpret a variety of fiscal and legal documents. Schedule and prioritize workflow to complete multiple tasks and meet regular deadlines. Ability to decipher complicated questions and route calls to appropriate personnel. Flexible, with the ability to react to changing circumstances in a positive, solution oriented manner. Must be organized, with excellent time management skills. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Coordinates, overseas, communicates, and performs all administrative office operational duties including organizing and managing mailings, ordering and distributing office supplies, support for special events and projects, clerical support, and working as a team member with other support staff and supervisor. Prepare confidential correspondence and reports in support of regional mental health and substance use programs. Prepare and support board meetings, minute-taking, and agenda packet preparation for various programs. Prepare and update brochures, flyers and booklets for various programs. Respond to public inquiries regarding program processes and procedures and provide referral information, including insurance based inquiries. Maintain and archive hard copy files. Tracking of deliverables, due dates, and maintenance of files for future reference. Maintains office equipment, machines, troubleshoots problems, and assists users; sends faxes and retrieves and routes incoming faxes. Enters data into appropriate databases. Updates of policies and procedures. Archiving with adherence to tracking, storing, and destruction logs. Record keeping withcreating and maintaining desk instruction manuals for purchasing, archiving, contracting, and equipment. Serves as a resource for department and the public on department policy and procedures. Ensures adherence to HIPAA privacy standards and regulations. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Positions in this classification are: Classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Closing Date/Time: 11/3/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Oct 14, 2019
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 Facilities Maintenance Department is excited to announce that we are creating an in-house Custodial crew! With an estimated start date of December 2019, the Custodial crew will be responsible forthe care and maintenance of county-owned and/or occupied public buildings. Facilities include: Main County campus Kingston and Silverdale Sheriff's offices Public Works Road Sheds Public Works Annex Coroner's Offices County Jail visitation/reception area Juvenile Detention Givens Community Center Kitsap County will hireten Custodians, with two openings for day shift (6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) and eight positions for swing shift (3:30 p.m. - midnight). Summary of position: Incumbents in the Custodial position will be responsible for all aspects of custodial service in and around assigned buildings. The ideal candidate will be able to work relatively independently with general instructions. Our new team members will have excellent interpersonal skills and be effective in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships across all departments and levels in the County, as well as in interactions with the public. Must be able to perform general custodial duties to include spot cleaning carpets and furniture, sanitizing restrooms, and mopping and waxing floors. Must be able to safelyoperate power equipment and tools needed to perform the duties of the job. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED and Six months general custodial experience PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: One or more years general custodial experience. Custodial experience in public/heavy traffic buildings. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and prior to employment must submit a copy a current driving record/abstract(from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and must 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,and 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, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements (Exclude if none required) The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Successfully pass a pre-employment physical to determine eligibility to perform the essential functions of the job. 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 generally performed inside but will require some outside work which may expose incumbent to inclement weather An employee in this class may be required to assist in loading, unloading, and moving of supplies, equipment, and furniture (up to 50 pounds) Work also requires exposure to hazardous chemicals and biohazardous material Work involvesduties using power equipment and requires the usepersonal protection equipment Physical hazards may occur when working with power scrubbers, buffers, waxers, power tools, climbing on ladders, and lifting up to 50 pounds. The employee must be willing to work the assigned shift and in all County buildings, including the Jail and the Coroner's office. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have the opportunity to: Sweep, mop, scrub, strip, wax and buff floors, hallways, stairways, and restrooms Vacuum and clean carpets Collect and remove waste paper, trash and recyclable materials from offices, halls, and restrooms Wash walls, windows, mirrors, light fixtures, and drinking fountains Dust, clean, and maintain furniture, fixtures, window sills, and railings Clean and disinfect toilets, wash bowls, and urinals Replenish paper towels, tissues, soaps, and other restroom supplies Assist in loading, unloading, and moving of supplies, equipment, and furniture up to 50 pounds Follow infectious control practices including hand washing techniques, standard precautions, and isolation techniques Maintain the security of the building at all times, including securing doors and windows. Assist visitors and members of the public to promote good safety and public relations practices Report the need for building repairs for issues such as clogged sinks, toilets, drains, etc. 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: 10/28/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Oct 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Join the County team in the Department of Administrative Services! The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) operates under the Board of County Commissioners and helps county departments optimizeperformance by providing centralized services and support in a cost effective manner. We have an opportunity for a Fiscal Support Technician to join our team in support of nine county departments. This position will perform a variety of accounting and fiscal activities, including centralizedpayroll and AP functions. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of basic costaccounting principles and ability to prepare, calculate, verify, audit, and reconcile journal entries and financial data. Must be able to multi-task and meet multiple competing deadlines within a fast paced office environment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED and One year of clerical support experience to include six months of accounting/bookkeeping experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, OR QUALIFICATIONS: Two or more years of work experience in a fiscal office performing accounts maintenance utilizing a computerized financial system Accounts payable, accounts receivable and/or payroll experience Experience using JD Edwards, Workday, and KRONOS 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 a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s) and access to confidential employee information. 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 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. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Code invoices and process daily vouchers for multiple County departments. Reconcile monthly bank statements. Match invoices to purchase orders to assure accurate coding for cost distribution. Enter data into accounting system and manage payments for vendors. Create purchase orders as requested by internal customers. Maintain and process monthly payments for various external accounts such as Employment Security, Excise Taxes, and property and operational transfers. Monitor and reconcile discretionary funds. Research and problem solve unclaimed money through the Department of Revenue. Process payroll to include data entry, review and audit records for compliance with policies and collective bargaining agreements, time entry and adjustments for leave, and research and resolve any issues related to pay and leave balances. Assist with monitoring of the employee parking program. Facilitate door access control system maintenance to include monitoring employee access by department and location, issuing badges, and monitoring access to public events. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This position is non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This recruitment is being used to fill an existing open position, and may be used to fill future openings for up to six (6) months. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Oct 03, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works is currently recruiting for a seasoned Treatment Plant Operator! The ideal candidate will have a Washington State Wastewater Operator Group I or II Certification with the ability to obtain a Group III. Preference will be given to candidates in possession of a Group III certification. Reciprocity from another State is welcomed. The Sewer Utility Division The Sewer Utility Division operates fourwastewater treatment plants and maintains 58 pump stations, 148 miles of gravity pipe, 37 miles of force mains and 3,775 manholes in Kitsap County. Recycled water services are planned for future demand. Other services include construction plan review and inspections, sewer utility billing, community education and outreach, GIS mapping, maintenance of sewer records and responding to public information requests. It is our goal to protect public health and the environment while providing cost effective service for our customers. To learn more about what we do check out this video: https://vimeo.com/39645552 Position Information The incumbent is responsible for wastewater treatment plant and pump station operation and maintenance. Monitors and makes adjustments to the wastewater treatment process control, operates various equipment for the liquid and solid processes, and perform routine wastewater laboratory tests and analysis. Responsibilities include maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of a variety of wastewater treatment process equipment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Oneyear of treatment plant experience and GroupI Wastewater Operation Certification; and GroupII Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note : In order to progress beyond pay grade step 8 of the pay scale an employee must obtain a Group II Wastewater Certification. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Group III Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note: Employees within the classification of Plant Operator who are assigned to work at CKTP and who have obtained a Level III certification shall receive premium pay as follows: a. For work performed during the day shift on weekdays: five percent (5%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. b. For work performed during the swing or grave shifts on weekdays or for any work performed on a Saturday or Sunday: ten percent (10%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. Driving Requirements : The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400, medical evaluations. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within six months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications : Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) The standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in the mechanical trades. Processes involved in wastewater treatment. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Wastewater mathematics as related to process control Read and understand engineered drawings. Read meters and gauges correctly. Keep records and make reports. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other employees. Operate automotive equipment, generators and standard equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Maintain and repair various mechanical equipment for wastewater treatment processing. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evening, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call as required. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Wear protective gear as needed. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both inside and outside the wastewater treatment plants. Exposure to physical hazards associated with working around pumping equipment, generators, all forms of sewage (solid, liquid, gaseous) and large diesel/gasoline vehicles. Enter confined spaces under alternate entry procedures which ensure safety. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing and working high above ground, adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and operate equipment and prepare log books, and hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, speaking adequate to communicate effectively, manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. The exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. To pull 50 ft. hoses, weighing at least 25 lbs. each, which includes bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling motions. To turn sometimes difficult large, 24 inch diameter, wheel valves up to 30 revolutions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Operate Wastewater Treatment Process Control: Collect samples, perform routine laboratory tests and analysis, interpret data for process control, make process adjustments based on laboratory analysis, examine micro-organisms for biological conditioning of the plant, filament identification to determine corrective action, chemical addition for process recovery, perform calculations for process adjustments, and understand and troubleshoot plant processes. Operate Wastewater Solids Process - Dewatering/Thickening/Septic Receiving: Operate: centrifuge for biosolids dewatering, rotary drum thickeners/gravity belt thickeners for sludge thickening, maintain and monitor septage receiving station Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, emergency generators and transfer switches. Observe variations in operating conditions and test results to determine processing requirements. Perform Plant Maintenance: Operate and troubleshoot plant equipment, Surface preparation and painting, use hypochlorite for cleaning and algae control, wash down, pressure washing and cleaning tanks, and grounds maintenance. Perform Preventative Maintenance and operate: motors, pumps, clarifiers, dewatering and thickening equipment, relevant mechanical equipment, exercise valves and rotate equipment, and UV disinfection system. Monitoring of Plant Systems: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer application for monitoring plant operations, Telemetry program and Plant PLC's. Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, and observe operating conditions Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Teamsters Local 589. The contract is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Documents/CBA-Teamsters589PublicWorksUtilities.pdf . Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Poulsbo, Washington, United States
Sep 27, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Kitsap County Public Works is currently recruiting for a seasoned Treatment Plant Operator! The ideal candidate will have a Washington State Wastewater Operator Group I or II Certification.Reciprocity from another State is welcomed. The Sewer Utility Division The Sewer Utility Division operates fourwastewater treatment plants and maintains 58 pump stations, 148 miles of gravity pipe, 37 miles of force mains and 3,775 manholes in Kitsap County. Recycled water services are planned for future demand. Other services include construction plan review and inspections, sewer utility billing, community education and outreach, GIS mapping, maintenance of sewer records and responding to public information requests. It is our goal to protect public health and the environment while providing cost effective service for our customers. To learn more about what we do check out this video: https://vimeo.com/39645552 Position Information The incumbent is responsible for wastewater treatment plant and pump station operation and maintenance. Monitors and makes adjustments to the wastewater treatment process control, operates various equipment for the liquid and solid processes, and perform routine wastewater laboratory tests and analysis. Responsibilities include maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of a variety of wastewater treatment process equipment. The department currently has two vacancies to fill from this recruitment; one isa regular budgeted position and the other is a limited term temporary position. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Oneyear of treatment plant experience and GroupI Wastewater Operation Certification. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications GroupII Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note : In order to progress beyond pay grade step 8 of the pay scale an employee must obtain a Group II Wastewater Certification. Group III Wastewater Operator Certification. Please note: Employees within the classification of Plant Operator who are assigned to work at CKTP and who have obtained a Level III certification shall receive premium pay as follows: a. For work performed during the day shift on weekdays: five percent (5%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. b. For work performed during the swing or grave shifts on weekdays or for any work performed on a Saturday or Sunday: ten percent (10%) of the employee's base hourly pay for hours actually worked during this time period; provided, employees shall receive this premium for non-worked hours taken as sick leave. Driving Requirements : The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment the successful candidate must: Pass a criminal background check through law enforcement agencies. Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400, medical evaluations. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Provide references that demonstrate reliability, a good attendance record and a positive work ethic/attitude. Within six months of employment must obtain (and maintain during employment) the following licenses and certifications : Washington State Industrial First Aid/CPR certification Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) The standard practices, methods, tools and materials used in the mechanical trades. Processes involved in wastewater treatment. Occupational hazards and safe practices as applied to the work performed. Wastewater mathematics as related to process control Read and understand engineered drawings. Read meters and gauges correctly. Keep records and make reports. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with other employees. Operate automotive equipment, generators and standard equipment used in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant. Maintain and repair various mechanical equipment for wastewater treatment processing. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Work various shifts, evening, weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call as required. Work under the occupational hazards and safety precautions required when performing assignments. Wear protective gear as needed. Report for duty on time and remain at work until the end of their scheduled shift even if an inclement weather event or emergency is declared as an "Essential Employee" under the Public Works Inclement Weather/Emergency Response policy. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Work performed both inside and outside the wastewater treatment plants. Exposure to physical hazards associated with working around pumping equipment, generators, all forms of sewage (solid, liquid, gaseous) and large diesel/gasoline vehicles. Enter confined spaces under alternate entry procedures which ensure safety. Bending, stooping, reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist), walking, standing and working high above ground, adequate vision sufficient to view gauges and operate equipment and prepare log books, and hearing sufficient to respond to audible alarms, speaking adequate to communicate effectively, manual dexterity to grasp/handle equipment and materials. The exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 35 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. To pull 50 ft. hoses, weighing at least 25 lbs. each, which includes bending, stooping, reaching, and pulling motions. To turn sometimes difficult large, 24 inch diameter, wheel valves up to 30 revolutions. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Operate Wastewater Treatment Process Control: Collect samples, perform routine laboratory tests and analysis, interpret data for process control, make process adjustments based on laboratory analysis, examine micro-organisms for biological conditioning of the plant, filament identification to determine corrective action, chemical addition for process recovery, perform calculations for process adjustments, and understand and troubleshoot plant processes. Operate Wastewater Solids Process - Dewatering/Thickening/Septic Receiving: Operate: centrifuge for biosolids dewatering, rotary drum thickeners/gravity belt thickeners for sludge thickening, maintain and monitor septage receiving station Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, emergency generators and transfer switches. Observe variations in operating conditions and test results to determine processing requirements. Perform Plant Maintenance: Operate and troubleshoot plant equipment, Surface preparation and painting, use hypochlorite for cleaning and algae control, wash down, pressure washing and cleaning tanks, and grounds maintenance. Perform Preventative Maintenance and operate: motors, pumps, clarifiers, dewatering and thickening equipment, relevant mechanical equipment, exercise valves and rotate equipment, and UV disinfection system. Monitoring of Plant Systems: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) computer application for monitoring plant operations, Telemetry program and Plant PLC's. Monitor: gauges, meters, alarms, control panels, and observe operating conditions Perform other duties as assigned. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Public Works Utilities - Teamsters Local 589. The contract is available at: https://www.kitsapgov.com/hr/Documents/CBA-Teamsters589PublicWorksUtilities.pdf . Internal applicants should be aware that a change in union status or bargaining unit may impact your benefits and accruals. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This posting may be used to fill future openings. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Sep 23, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentmakes ourcommunities better and safer places to live, work, and play. The Public Works Department is seeking a dynamic leader to manage the retrofit, operations and asset management programs for the Stormwater Division! Position Overview This position performs a variety of advanced professional assignments in the Kitsap County Public Works Stormwater Division, supervises the OperationsandMaintenance (O&M) Program, Stormwater Asset Management Program, and Stormwater Retrofit andRepair (R&R) Program and inspection program. This position also manages consultant contracts for capital and retrofit design and construction projects. Theprimary responsibility for all Stormwater Division conveyance, treatment, and flow-control assets in accordance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Stormwater Permit regulatory requirements. This position is also the primary liaison between the Stormwater Division and Road Engineering and Road Operations Divisions of Public Works. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelors Degree inCivil/Environmental Engineering or related field; and Five years of progressivelyresponsible technical civil engineering;performing operations and management tasks including asset management, with attwo years in the area of specialization involving construction management, engineering management, contract administration, communications and engineering design review; and Two years of supervisory experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Two years ArcGIS and asset management administration(CarteGraph is used at Kitsap County; candidates with this expertise will be highly desired). WA Professional Engineer's License Experience working with municipal and state codes, policies, procedures and regulations related to Stormwater management. Experience with NPDES Municipal permit requirements. Experience with Stormwater System Operation and Maintenance (O&M). Experience in low impact development/green Stormwater infrastructure design and O&M. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as : Category 1 Driver: operates County-owned vehicle, and C ategory 2 : Drivermayoperate a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Any employee using a personal vehicle on official County business shall be required to maintain auto liability insurance, in addition to having a valid driver's license. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check through law enforcement agencies. Submit a copy of their State employment driving record abstract to verify their eligibility to drive for Kitsap County. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Stormwater Asset Management; Engineering DesignandPlan Review, NPDES; Permit Regulatory Requirements; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Stormwater System OperationsandMaintenance; and Environmental Policy related to Stormwater Management. Skilled in: Leadership, Supervision, and Personnel Management; Project and Program Management; Public Speaking and Presentations, Grant Application, Writing andManagement; and Basic Statistical Data Analysis. Abilities to: Perform the essential functions of the position; Plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of assigned staff;Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, consultants, the general public, partner agencies and other local, state and federal agencies;Develop scopes of work and track for each program topic; Assist in developing long range plans and objectives for assigned area; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;Make informed decisions, upon consultation with management, on policies and procedures; Apply judgment and discretion in resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations; and Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Working Conditions/Physical Activities (The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Kitsap County provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Positions in this class typically require: Primarily works in an office environment, with routine field inspections/activities. Position may require: walking and balancing (short or long distances), bending, stooping, twisting, reaching above and/or below shoulder, handling/grasping documents, Sitting and/or standing for short or extended periods of time, clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone; sufficient hearing and vision, repetitive motions for computeruse Requires exertion of force of50 pounds occasionally, 25 pounds frequently, to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents, and other materials as required. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Manage assigned operations to achieve goals within budgeted funds and available personnel. Coordinate assigned activities within the KCPW Stormwater Division and with other Public Works Divisions, County departments, other agencies or organizations. Prepare andmanage budget for assigned area based on staffing and resource requirements, cost estimates, division objectives and departmental goals. Monitor and document expenditures for assigned area, assuring compliance with approved budget and applicable requirements. Supervise assigned staff, including setting work priorities, planning, organizing, assigning, advising, assisting, motivating and training as necessary. Establish work rules and performance standards and evaluate the work of assigned staff and participate in the selection of new employees, including making recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, transfer and termination. Provide for the training and motivation of subordinates in order to make full use of individual capabilities and to meet changing system demands. Assists in the development and implementation of the Stormwater capital facilities plan and the Stormwater asset management plan, to include scheduling and prioritization of projects. Coordinate with other divisions,departments, and external stakeholders. Ensure all assigned Stormwater Division vehicles and equipment are maintained in proper and safe working condition. Coordinates vehicle replacement. Oversight of Stormwater System Operations and Maintenance Program including compliance with NPDES Permit requirements, program records,program evaluation and documentation. Direct the resolution of inquiries, problems, complaints, or emergencies affecting availability or quality of services related to KCPW Stormwater systems. Oversight of Stormwater System Retrofit and Repair Program. Coordinate complex construction projects that may be completed by Stormwater Crews or private contractors. Prepare construction budgetsandcontract documents, scheduling meetings, safety meetings, pre-construction reviews of plans, and oversee construction in progress to ensure compliance withstandards and plans. 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 OCTOBER 7, 2019! Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETYTESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Positions Information Kitsap County offers challenging and exciting careers for Corrections Officers at one of the most beautiful areas in Washington State. When you become part of the team, you are welcomed into our close-knit family. Our department is progressive and prides itself on keeping up with the latest technology and equipment. Our personalized approach to your future growth includes progressive job-related training, development of leadership skills and on-the-job training. This position is working inside our correctional facility performing booking, searching, releasing, transportation, supervision, and security work. Employees are responsible for the operations of the jail on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis in order to keep our community safe! Join our team and have a career where what you do really matters. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Corrections Officer 1 (Entry Level) Corrections Officer 2 (Lateral/Experienced) 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 Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Sep 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW IMPORTANT CANDIDATE INFORMATION: ENTRY LEVEL AND LATERAL APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA PUBLIC SAFETYTESTING! To apply: www.publicsafetytesting.com Teamwork,Integrity,Professionalism Mission : Through our vision and values, we are dedicated to providing quality public safety services in partnership with our diverse communities. Vision :To be recognized as a respected and trusted Sheriff's Office while making Kitsap County a safer place to live, work, and visit. Full descriptions for each position are available by selecting the classification link below and/or on the Public Safety website. Deputy Sheriff1 (Entry Level) Deputy Sheriff2 (Lateral/Experienced) 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
Sep 06, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY COMMUNITY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DCD) Kitsap County DCD seeks a PLANNER to join our team of professionals. Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbent performs varied and responsible professional planning work to evaluate, review, and process routine land use and environmental applications related to regional and community development in accordance with established procedures. Our planners specialize in plan reviews of a specific nature, support development of planning studies, and make recommendations pertaining to land use, environmental use, and advanced planning impacts. Planners will perform code development research and drafting, support implementation of land use and environmental regulations, and present technical reports and recommendations to hearings bodies. 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. Please learn more about the department at our County webpage . QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor Degree in Planning, Environmental Planningor closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education; AND Two (2)years of full-time professionalexperiencewith planning processes related to permit processing and community development is required; OR An equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Experience with land use or current planning. Experience with environmental permitting. Experience with permit processing practices under differing sub-area plans. Experience with electronic plan submittal and review. American Institute of Certified Planners certification. 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. 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 Review land use and environmental applications and site plans for compliance with local and state regulations and plans. Conduct project review meetings and site inspections as necessary to identify any applicable conditions and potential impact of project. Monitor assigned land use and environmental applications through approval, developing and preparing additional related data as required. Prepare staff reports of findings, including recommendations and supporting data for approval and submission to the Hearing Examiner, Planning Commission and/or Board of County Commissioners. Provide information to property owners, investors, real estate developers and other interested parties pertaining to land use applications, ordinances, codes and related community development information. Assists zoning and building inspectors in assuring compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Works with the staff for legal action to resolve troublesome or non-complying cases. Communicate with the public on a variety of land use and environmental matters. Conduct and prepare limited technical research and recommendations for drafting or revising local development legislation and plans. 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: Working primarily in an office with some field inspection work. Attendance at meetings outside of normal working hours at various locations throughout the County and occasional travel outside the County may be required. Walking and balancing (short and long distances) Climbing, including property slopes and banks anduneven ground Bending, stooping, twisting Reaching above and/or below shoulder Handling/grasping documents or equipment Sitting for extended periods of time Standing for long periods of time and the ability to walk through rough or uneven terrain may be required to conduct field inspections. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Hearing audible signals, safety warning devices, phones, traffic, and equipment Vision sufficient to read source materials, computer screen data, see detail or color, review plans, inspect field sites and discriminate color-coded safety information. Repetitive motions for computer, tool and equipment use. Requires exertion of force of 20 pounds occasionally, 35 pounds intermittently to lift/carry/move objects, files/documents and other materials or equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to: Potentially hazardous conditions on construction sites, including machinery and forklifts. Violent or hostile individuals. Inclement weather while conducting field inspections (temperature extremes, slippery surfaces). Road and traffic hazards. Nuisance dust. 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 not eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Incumbents may be required to work over 40 hours in a workweek. 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 normally Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing Date/Time: 10/25/2019 12:00 PM Pacific
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Aug 19, 2019
Variable Shift
OVERVIEW KITSAP COUNTY JUVENILE AND FAMILY SERVICES DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND SERVE THE CITIZENS WHERE YOU LIVE Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Services is seeking an on-call Custody Investigator to performfamily investigative work for the SuperiorCourt. If you have experience conducting investigations, writing investigation case reports, working with families while settingappropriate boundaries and working as part of a team whostrives to reach forthe best possible outcomes for children and families that live in Kitsap County, we want you to apply! Position Overview This position performs specialized family investigative work for the Superior Court. Investigators are appointed by the Superior Court and are expected to apply specialized knowledge and skills and use independent judgment and initiative to plan, organize and conduct a time-sensitive custody investigation. The Custody Investigator generally works independently and is generally discharged by the Superior Court following a hearing upon their written report and recommendation. Supervision usually consists of a statement of desired objectives, discussion of unusual problems and review of results obtained. We are looking for anindividual who has previous experienceas a Guardian Ad Litem or CASA workeror investigating child custody related cases in a law enforcement or social services setting. The ideal candidate will have the ability to be flexible with their scheduling commitments, as the number ofcasesfluctuate from month to month. The candidate we are looking for will be committed to obtaining factual information regarding their assigned case andkeeping thechildren's best interest at the forefront. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, social science, health science or behavioral science or a closely related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education or equivalent; AND Experience as a Guardian Ad Litem/CASA worker; OR Four(4)years of specifically related child custody/child welfare investigative experience in law enforcement and/or social services work. Preferred Education and Experience One year ofexperience as a Guardian Ad Litem/CASA worker. 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, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf Required Licenses, Certificates, Examinations/Tests and Other Requirements Please note: The incumbent is responsible for obtaining and maintaining all of the following required licenses, certifications and other requirements. Prior to employment, the successful candidate must: Submit official transcripts from an accredited college or university or business school, if education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, as determined by the hiring authority at time of job posting. Pass a criminal history background check, with fingerprinting,through law enforcement agencies. Once a conditionaloffer of employmenthas been madeto the successful candidate, they will be required to pass both apsychological examination and polygraph prior to final offer of employment being extended. At time of appointment, the successful candidate must: 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. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: The principles, practices and techniques of effective investigation. Applicable laws and regulations and Superior Court procedures. Conflict resolution principles and techniques. Interviewing techniques and practices as they relate to both adults and children. Indications and signs of sexual and/or physical abuse of children. Indications and signs of drug and alcohol abuse and/or mental health issues. Family systems and family dynamics. Available state, local and community resources. Modern office practices and procedures including Standard English usage and legal terminology used in report writing. 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 in multiple environments including, but not limited to, office, courtroom, schools, community, private homes, and work locations of involved parties. Visual acuity when conducting investigations. Clear speaking and adequate hearing sufficient to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in-person and/or on the telephone Incumbents may be: Exposed to physical hazards when dealing in highly emotional and stressful situations with potentially volatile or violent individuals or when visiting private locations. 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: Plan, organize and initiate a child custody investigation upon receiving appointment to the case by the Superior Court. Determine steps to be taken to gather all relevant information and prepare a written recommendation to the Court within limited time frames, typically 5-7 weeks. Utilize appropriate techniques to effectively interview parents, children and other parties (such as social service agency workers) to gather factual information related to the custody case assigned. Observe child and parent behavior, home conditions and other evidence. Seek and gather information from various sources readily available. Analyze collected information to reach a conclusion as to actual circumstances which are or would be in the child(ren)'s best interest. Work within and has knowledge of the applicable sections of the Washington State Law. Make notations in case files of all investigatory steps taken to document facts gathered in support of recommendations made to the Superior Court. Prepare a written investigation case report and submit a recommendation to the Superior Court Judge regarding issues of visitation, temporary and/or permanent placement of the child(ren), as well as other general recommendations in the best interests of the child(ren) OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION Who May Apply : This position is open to the general public. Applications will be screened for qualifications and completion of all the required materials and forms. The most competitive applicants may be contacted for further steps in the selection process, which may include testing for office and computer skills. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This position is covered by the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy 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 positionvary by appointed case. This on-call position is open until filled. Weekly screenings will begin the week of 8/26/19. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Due to an ongoing demand to recruit for this position, this position will be continually open to fill vacancies throughout the year as needed by the department. Applicants willbe screened on a continuous basis and interviews will be conducted when a valid applicant pool has been established. Once interviews have been completed, passing scores will be utilizedto establish a hiring register. Hiring registers are valid for only six months. Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomaking our communities better and safer places to live, work, and play . For more information about our Public Works Roads division please see the website at: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/roads.htm M&O Worker (Apprentice) $16.98-$23.41 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are trainingto be able tolearna wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges. Successful incumbents may progress to the technician level upon receiving a satisfactory review, required certifications/licenses, successful completion of on the job training, and meeting all requirements of the M&O Technician position. M&O Technician (2nd level/Experienced) $20.45-$28.18 Under the direction of the assigned supervisor, the incumbents are responsible for performing a wide variety of manual labor duties in the maintenance and construction of County roads and bridges which includes progressively responsible semi-skilled to skilled tasks.The work involves heavy physical labor performed over extended periods of time, often under unfavorable working conditions and in inclement weather.Assignments involve responsibility for safe operation of equipment, Countytrucksand safety of others working in the immediate area. *Candidates may be hired into the higher classification (M&O Technician) if they meet all requirements at the time of appointment. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS M&O WORKER Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Six months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required; OR Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work. Preferred Experience Experience performing road maintenance, construction and drainage installation and repair work. M&O TECHNICIAN Required Education and Experience High School Diploma (or GED); and Twelve months of experience in road maintenance or construction, farming, forestry, landscaping or any other labor intensive work experience that directly involves the skills required to operate machinery, small tools, power tools, vehicles or equipment is required. 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: Pass a medical/physical evaluation, including audiometric testing, conducted in accordance with WAC 296-817-400. Pass all job-related examinations/test 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 employment, the successful candidate must: Possess a CDL permit and medical card. Within 12 months of employment, the successful candidate must: Possess current Washington State Traffic Flagging certification. Possess current Washington State Industrial First Aide 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: Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle. 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 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities : Knowledge of : The basic/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 safe practices as applied to the work performed. 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 co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Complete tasks within prescribed timeframes. Work all shifts including swing, graveyard, holiday, and weekend. Learnand performa wide variety of manual labor tasks. Operate various types of road equipment, heavy trucks and tools. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Work out of doors for extended periods under unfavorable working and inclement weather conditions. Operate equipment and tools such as motor vehicles, shovels, rakes, asphalt and concrete tools safely. Demonstrate sufficient strength, agility and dexterity to perform the work of the position. Apply the safety precautions associated with the occupational hazards of the work performed. Perform manual labor under uncomfortable or adverse conditions. 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.) Perform manual labor 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 maintaining roads and road rights of way, clearing roadbeds, and picking up litter and debris. 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 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. 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 (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 : Dig ditches, clean culverts, cut brush and weeds. Repair roadways, roadway shoulders and related structures, such as bridges and guard rails.Patch, sweep, fill holes and level surfaces. Assist in installation of drainage facilities. Flag traffic and place traffic cones and other devices to insure a smooth flow of traffic (upon certification). Load and unload supplies, equipment and other materials. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and hand tools. May operate County vehicles, light equipment in transporting, and single-axle trucks. May operate commercial vehicles upon completion of requirements and possession of the appropriate Class A driver's license. Promote good safety and public relations practices. Other Job Duties : May work with striping crew. Perform other manual labor duties as 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) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) 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. Please note: Candidates thatinterviewed for this position within the last six months and apply again theirpriorinterview scores would be applied. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Kitsap County, Washington, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Due to an ongoing demand to recruit for this position, this position will be continually open to fill vacancies throughout the year as needed by the department. Applicants will be screened on a continuous basis and interviews will be conducted when a valid applicant pool has been established. Once interviews have been completed, passing scores will be utilized to establish a hiring register. Hiring registers are valid for only six months. Kitsap County Public Works Kitsap County Public WorksDepartmentisdedicated tomakingour communities better and safer places to live, work, and play. Public Works prepares for Board approval the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Annual Construction Program.The purpose of the TIP is to update and coordinate the County's future plans for road and transportation improvements. For more information click on this link: http://www.kitsapgov.com/pw/sixyear_tip.htm Important Information This posting is to establish a register for M & O Specialist positions within the Public Works Roads Division for the next six months (the register may be extended up to one year upon the Public Works Director's request). 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 High School Diploma or GED Three years of experience in road maintenance and construction, or related work which includesexperience 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 Within30 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. This position is classified as eligible for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement with Council (Operating Engineers 302, Teamsters 589) Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Become a part of the Kitsap County Team! Do what you love, while serving the citizens where you live. Information Services is the central information technologyhub for Kitsap County, located in the County Courthouse. The group provides technology infrastructure, development, support and network solutions to all County departments and some other local government entities. We have an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer to join our team. The incumbent will provide engineering support, primarily in a Microsoft Windows, Cisco, and Check Point Security environment. This position is the technical IT contact for all CJI audits for the County, and supports network infrastructure in a complex LAN/WAN environment. The ideal candidate will be highly technically skilled, with the ability to operate independently while exercising considerable judgment within departmental policies. Must have thorough knowledge ofnetwork infrastructure,protocol analyzers, and expert level knowledge of Ethernet, TCP/IP, Cisco routers and switches, and current networking protocols and topologies with MS Enterprise System Suite. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Mathematics, or closely related field. Four years of progressively responsible experience in the design and engineering of enterprisenetwork environments Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent competency/training is preferred. Must obtain CCNP within 6 months of hire. Checkpoint Firewall Administrator (CCSA) or equivalent competency,SANS Security Training, andEthical Hacker Training are preferred Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the work. Must have enterprise level experienceconfiguring and deploying Cisco core switches and routers, administrating local and wide area networks; configuring network encryption; creating and configuring VLANs; andcreating VPNs.Experience conforming to CJIS policies is preferred. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position. 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 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 accessto 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, whichwill include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/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 primarilyin an office setting. Travel may be required to work at remote County sites. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES In this role, you will have opportunity to: Maintain and support a fleet of data network switches - routers, firewalls, and other security edge appliance equipment. Accomplish version upgrades and security patches, maintain and support local and wide area (LAN/WAN) regional network, to include Internet (ISP) and Inter-Governmental to State (IGN) redundancy and alternate path routing. Provide third-tier support to Network Administrator, I/S Customer Service Technicians, and Programmer/Analysts to assist in their support of County staff, cities, junior districts, health districts, fire districts, and law enforcement agencies. Evaluate new platforms and technologies as they relate to the county's technological and budgetary requirements. Collect, analyze, and report on operational and performance data for use in maintenance, tuning,and capacity planning. Provide disaster recovery support for the county data network. Develop and maintain appropriatenetwork documentation. 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) Covered under a collective bargaining agreement. 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. Work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Flexible hours are available, as approved by management. This position is open until filled. It will be screened weekly, with the first screening the week of 2/18/19. Posting modified on 2/15/19 to remove the sentence "supports software using MS Active Director, MS Exchange, and VMWare virtual services" from the summary of the position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Bremerton, Washington, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Kitsap County Coroner's Office is seeking a seasoned professional to serve the county as the nextForensic Pathologist! The ideal candidate will have experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Nationally Accredited Agency with anInternational Association of Coroners and MedicalExaminers. Position Information Performs investigations to determine cause(s) of sudden, unexpected, violent, suspicious or unnatural deaths using forensic medical knowledge, expertise and techniques. This position is at-will. QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience Certification as a forensic pathologist by the American board of pathology; or a qualified physician eligible to take the American board of pathology exam in forensic pathology within one year of being appointed. A physician specializing in pathology who is appointed to the position of forensic pathologist and who is not certified as a forensic pathologist must pass the pathology exam within three years of the appointment. Licensed as a Physician and Surgeon by the State of Washington. If not currently licensed by the State of Washington, Licensure must be obtained prior to the start of employment. Preferred Experience Experience working in a Coroner's Office or Medical Examiners Office as a Forensic Pathologist. Driving Requirements The successful incumbent must meet the driving requirements of this position and submit a copy a current driving record/abstract (from state of residency) to review for eligibility to drive for Kitsap County prior to employment.The successful incumbent must obtain a valid Washington State Driver's License prior to hire and maintain a satisfactory driving record as outlined in the Kitsap County Vehicle Use Policy. This position is categorized as Category 1: Driver operates County-owned vehicle and a Category 2 : Driver operates a personal vehicle as an essential function for official County business. Criminal Conviction Standards: The successful incumbent will or may have unsupervised access to children under 18 years of age, a vulnerable adult, or a vulnerable person, or access to a secured/confidential facility or computer system(s). As a result, Kitsap County will be conducting an extensive criminal background check by law enforcement agencies, which may include fingerprinting. Please review the following list of disqualifying crimes and negative actions to determine if you meet our standard for this position: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sites/default/files/FSA/bccu/documents/Secretary%27sCrimesListforALLPrograms.pdf 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 certification. 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 medical evaluation that includes a physical, audiometric testing, respirator testing, andpsychological exam. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Perform autopsy examinations; transcribe findings. Confer with attorneys and provide accurate testimony in court. Participate in regular review of cases accepted by the deputy coroners following death investigations, including decisions about jurisdiction and type of examination. Provide technical support and training for those staff performing forensic autopsy technician duties. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (May vary by position) Autopsy procedures and practices, and human anatomy Equipment and supplies necessary to maintain and operate a morgue facility Pathology laboratory practices and procedures The use of and operation of photograph and x-ray equipment State and local laws regarding deaths and human remains Methods, techniques, equipment and practices of handling deceased individuals Approved methods and procedures for evidence collection and processing Standard safety procedures Standard office practices and chain of custody procedures Appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Communicate Effectively, orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, the citizens and representatives of other agencies. Physically perform assigned duties and essential functions of the position. Perform autopsies Testify in court Execute the policy directives of the governing authority in an effective and timely manner Understand the problems surrounding the notification of the next of kin and application of methods of assistance Direct the development and implementation of office procedures and standards and evaluate their efficiency Plan, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates Understand and follow written and verbal instructions Work effectively and productively with others Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to audiences of various social, cultural, ethnic, educational, and economic backgrounds Effectively coordinate, perform, and complete multiple duties and assignments concurrently, and in a timely manner Meet the travel requirements of the position Physically perform the essential job functions of the classification Successfully complete all required background investigations Travel to death locations, if needed Take calls from home after regular office hours.Ability to make independent judgments and initiate appropriate action. Ability to safely drive Coroner's Office vehicles. Additional education, licenses, certifications and other requirements determined to be necessary to meet the business needs of the employing unit may be 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 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 Coroner. Non-represented and covered under the Kitsap County Personnel Manual. Kitsap County is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact our Human Resources Office. This position is open until filled. Closing Date/Time:
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Apr 30, 2019
Full Time
OVERVIEW Make a difference in your community! Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth as a Juvenile Detention Officer. If you are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community and have a professional and caring demeanor, this careermight be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer toto join our team.Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities includeproviding direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate,and in accordance with well-defined procedures.If you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, value diversity, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the position for you! To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma; AND Two years offull-time experience working indetention, security,residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in the Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Law Enforcement or related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Must have at least one year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity 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 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 a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology, Knowledge of basic self defense techniques and security precautions, Knowledge ofmethods of data collection, documentation and report writing, Knowledge of and ability to preform First aid and CPR treatment. Skill in applyingconstructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information to detainees and others. Skill in planning andorganizing work and completing tasks within prescribed timeframes. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule, including irregular hours and possibly irregular days and be subject to on-call responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain routine paper and computer records. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Ability to successfully complete and pass all required tests, examinations and training. 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 : Twisting, stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, crouching, sitting, standing, walking and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist) in the course of the job. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. 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 : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: 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 under a collective bargaining agreement. 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. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Employees in this department are considered essential employees and must report to work regardless of inclement weather or other conditions. Open until filled and the applications received for this recruitment may bereviewedforfuture openings. If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Kitsap County Port Orchard, Washington, United States
Mar 30, 2019
Variable Shift
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. Make a difference in your community! Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is looking to create an extra help roster for all shifts. We are seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth as a Juvenile Detention Officer. If you are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community and have a professional and caring demeanor, this career might be right for you! We have an exciting opportunity for Juvenile Detention Officer to join our team. Incumbents in this position provide supervision and care of juveniles placed in the Kitsap County Detention Facility. Responsibilities include providing direction and guidance to juveniles, as well as disciplining when appropriate, and in accordance with well-defined procedures. If you have experience working with youth, are able to set appropriate boundaries, value diversity, and feel that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the position for you! To learn more about Kitsap County and Juvenile and Family Court Services please visit our website at: https://spf.kitsapgov.com/juv/Pages/default.aspx To learn more about Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Academy please visit their website at: https://fortress.wa.gov/cjtc/www/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=408&Itemid=262 QUALIFICATIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Required Education and Experience High School diploma; AND Two years offull-time experience workingin detention, security,residential treatment, military security or supervision, or closely related field. Must be at least 21 years of age. Preferred Education, Experience or Other Qualifications Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in the Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, Law Enforcement or related field from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Must have at least one year of working with youth in either a volunteer or professional capacity. 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 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 a comprehensive background investigation/criminal background check which includes fingerprinting through law enforcement agencies. Pass all job-related examinations/tests necessary to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities, in a multi-phase testing process. These tests may include, but are not limited to, physical agility, written, oral, skill, medical examination, polygraph, and psychological examination. Within 30 days after employment the successful candidate must : Complete Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens training and receive Hepatitis B vaccine or sign a waiver. Complete a Tuberculosis Test (and yearly thereafter). Possess and submit a copy of a valid and current CPR/First Aid Certificate. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of basic principles of human behavior and adolescent psychology, Knowledge of basic self defense techniques and security precautions, Knowledge ofmethods of data collection, documentation and report writing, Knowledge of and ability to preform First aid and CPR treatment. Skill in applyingconstructive techniques in communicating instructions and procedural information to detainees and others. Skill in planning andorganizing work and completing tasks within prescribed timeframes. Ability to appear for scheduled work with regular, reliable and punctual attendance. Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule, including irregular hours and possibly irregular days and be subject to on-call responsibility. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative, effective, and productive working relationships using tact, patience and courtesy. Ability to understand, learn, enforce in a positive manner, and comply with facility policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond appropriately to emergency situations in an institutional setting. Ability to maintain routine paper and computer records. Ability to maintain a consistently fair attitude toward detained juveniles while exercising authority under demanding situations. Ability to maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Ability to successfully complete and pass all required tests, examinations and training. 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 : Twisting, stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, crawling, climbing, crouching, sitting, standing, walking and reaching (over shoulders, at waist and below waist) in the course of the job. Adequate vision to observe the behavior of detainees and assess the safety and security of the facility. Adequate hearing to monitor all radio communications for safety and security of the facility, workers, and incarcerated youth. Repetitive motions when manually completing required logs/reports. Speaking/talking when communicating with juvenile detainees. Exertion of force of up to 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be : Subject to exposure to physical hazards such as: restricted work areas or blood and body fluids requiring the use of safe biohazard and blood borne pathogen prevention methods. Exposed to potentially violent or hostile individuals in volatile and dangerous situations within the facility which require sufficient strength and flexibility to physically subdue a juvenile weighing over 100 pounds. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Essential Job Functions : Monitor eating, bathing and dressing of juveniles; search quarters and new admissions for contraband and hazardous items; escort juveniles to areas of the Departments buildings. Maintain safety of the pod on assigned shift; assure security procedures are followed; screen approved visitors. Provide supportive encouragement and guidance to youth on a personal basis, utilizing the opportunities afforded during direct supervision pod assignments either in one-to-one or small group situations, and give instruction, advice and assistance on personal problems. Observe and record behavior; physically control disturbed juveniles; respond to emergency situations; make regular security checks on rooms and facilities; discipline juveniles for rule infraction. Prepare a file on each juvenile admitted to the facility and maintain a written shift record of activities of juveniles.Create a computer record of admission and release of each juvenile in computer system. Maintain orderly appearance of assigned area; launder clothing and bedding utilizing hazardous waste protocol if needed; dispense health and grooming items. Assist the arresting law enforcement officer or intake officer in admitting or releasing juveniles from the facility. Collect data on juveniles to compile social history; provide data for use in diagnosis and Court reports; participate with the supervisor in preparing diagnostic/behavioral reports. Central control and lead post pod position includes responsibility for all internal movement, control and security; monitoring of all two-way radio communications and all camera and security systems. Assist juveniles in cultivating appropriate social, behavioral, and interpersonal skills and attitudes useful in community living; lead recreational activities and give instruction in games. Respond to inquiries within scope of knowledge or transfer inquiries to supervisor. OTHER POSITION RELATED INFORMATION This position is: 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 under the Kitsap County Extra Help Policy. 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. Work hours will vary, depending on assigned shift. Employees in this department are considered essential employees and must report to work regardless of inclement weather or other conditions. Open until filled and the applications received for this recruitment may bereviewedforfuture openings. If you are having technical difficulties, creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 525-5627 or email support@neogov.com. Closing Date/Time: Continuous